Art Blakey and the Giants of Jazz – Live at the Monterey 1972 Jazz Festival –
| Art Blakey and the Giants of Jazz
Live at the Monterey 1972 Jazz Festival
MJF – 2008
Monterey Jazz Festival Records/Concord Music Group has released a new series of never-before-heard concert performances by jazz icons: Art Blakey, Dave Brubeck, Shirley Horn, Tito Puente, Cal Tjader and classic blues singer Jimmy Witherspoon.
The new series features the following 6 releases, available on CD and digitally:
The MJF record label was founded in 2007 in celebration of the 50th anniversary the Monterey Jazz Festival. It made its debut with a remarkable series of historic Live-at-Monterey CDs, rolled out shortly before the September festival, including recordings of legendary artists such as Louis Armstrong & His All Stars (recorded in ’58), Miles Davis Quintet (’63) and Thelonious Monk Quartet (’64), with all proceeds from recordings going to Monterey Jazz Festival-supported jazz education programs.
“We’re not going to be stuck in a jazz time warp. We’re excited to deliver