Wynton Kelly Plays the Blues on “Bags Meets Wes” (LOTW #218)

Wynton Kelly is known as one of the great sidemen in jazz. He began his tenure in Miles Davis’ first great quintet, and continued on to play with everyone who was anyone! This includes Wes Montgomery and Milt Jackson, some jazz greats who often played with Wynton. Check out this blues they play on a […]

Bill Evans Solo Break on “One for Helen” (LOTW #217)

On this opening solo break by Bill Evans from the famous recording “Live at Town Hall” (1966) he shows us some of his best. He expertly outlines the minor chord changes of this tune while using a variety of eighth note and sixteenth note rhythms. This lick contains some of Bill Evans’ best playing in […]