Tuesday, 2 September 2014

83rd birthday of Clifford Jordan

 (Born 2 September 1931, Chicago, US)
 Percipient tenor saxophonist and composer who, for 30 years, beginning in the mid-1950s, builds up an impressive range of collaborative work with leading rhythm and brass instrument-bandleaders of the age including Roach, Mingus, Chambers, Davis, Waldron, Walton, Weston, Hill, Gillespie, Morgan, Farmer, Reece as well as work with multiinstrumentalist Dolphy and fellow tenorist Gilmore

(Andrew Hill Quartet, “Monk’s glimpse”, featuring Clifford Jordan [{personnel: Hill, piano; Jordan, tenor saxophone; Rufus Reid, bass; Ben Riley, drums; recorded: Barigozzi Studio, Milan, Italy, 3/4 July 1986} “Domani” {personnel and recording as in “Monk’s glimpse”}, Andrew Hill Trio,“Tripping” {personnel: Hill, piano; Reid, bass; Riley, drums; recording as in the previous}]) 

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