1 July 2012

The Cookers - Live in Milan '12

Having re-uploaded an "old concert" by Billy Harper, is natural to post a more recent one.
"The Cookers is an all-star ensemble made up primarily of veteran bandleaders and star soloists, including tenor saxophonist Billy Harper, trumpeters Eddie Henderson and David Weiss, alto saxophonist Craig Handy, pianist George Cables, bassist Cecil McBee, and drummer Billy Hart."

Rec. live at "Teatro Manzoni", Milan, Italy, on February 19, 2012 (mics recording)

Eddie Henderson/David Weiss,trumpets
Craig Handy,alto sax & flute
Billy Harper,tenor sax
George Cables,piano
Cecil McBee,bass
Billy Hart,drums

1. Capra Black [B.Harper] (11:13)
2. Peacemaker [C.McBee] (19:34)
3. Croquet Ballet [B.Harper] (16:53)
4. Sweet Rita Suite, Pt.2: Her Soul [G.Cables] (13:15)
5. The Cure [F.Hubbard] (27:30)
6. Priestess (encore) [B.Harper] (13:00)

Total Time 1:41:27

Croquet Ballet (excerpt)


riccardo said...

mp3 (236 MB):
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flac (625 MB):
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Wallofsound said...

Did I mention that I love The Cookers.

duck said...

Hi there, I am a late starter just found this blog. Thank you for the Cookers Live in Milan. you can be sure I will go through your complete list and check it all out.

boogieman said...

Good one ! The Strata East survivors! It made me nostalgic for the long-gone Strata East Fan Club (and a few others), the Search for the Holy Grail (which turned out to be pretty disappointing as a record). Was it the golden age of jazz blogging?

Dr. Puck said...

Thanks for this super group.

Anonymous said...

Re-up please.

francisco santos said...

re post, please...