Mike’s Weekly Playlist #1

IMG_5367Playlist for Friday Feb 14, 2014:

1.  Face In the Water by Bill Connors (with Jan Garbarek, Gary Peacock and Jack DeJohnette) from the album “Of Mist and Melting” (ECM)
2.  Sad Twilight by Don Byron (with Bill Frisell, Drew Gress and Jack DeJohnette) from the album “Romance With the Unseen” (Blue Note)
3.  Nicolette by Kenny Wheeler (with Lee Konitz, Dave Holland and Bill  Frisell) from the album “Angel Song” (ECM)
4.  Cry, Want by Jimmy Giuffre (with Paul Bley and Steve Swallow) from the album “1961” (ECM)
5.  Creeper by Gary Peacock and Ralph Towner from the album “A Closer View” (ECM)
6.  Requiem for a Dreamer by John Taylor (with Julian Arguelles, Palle Danielsson and Martin France) from the album “Requiem for a Dreamer” (CAM Jazz)
7.  Article Four by Paul Bley (with Gary Peacock, Tony Oxley and John Surman) from the album “In the Evenings Out There” (ECM)
8.  Bird Song by Paul Motian (with Chris Potter and Jason Moran) from the album “Lost In a Dream” (ECM)
9.  Silence by Charlie Haden and John Taylor from the album “Nightfall” (Naim)
10.  Hot Blood by Craig Taborn Trio (with Thomas Morgan and Gerald Cleaver) from the album “Chants” (ECM)

This playlist is mostly mellow and admittedly quite ECM heavy, though most of the artists are American.  This being the first playlist in what I intend to be an ongoing weekly project, I’m sure I thought WAY too much.  I don’t mean to do that.