A classic revisited

A Classic Revisited was a regular feature at jazz.com from December 2007 through October 2009. Five days per week, jazz.com featured a great track from the past. In order to qualify, a performance stood out as a work of exceptional merit and had to be at least 25 years old. Below is a list of all tracks featured as A Classic Revisited at jazz.com, each with a link to its review, which in turn provides a link for fast, easy and legal downloading.



A Classic Revisited:


Charles Mingus: Goodbye Pork Pie Hat

A Complete Roster of Classics Revisited:

October 2009
Larry Young: Testifying
Charlie Christian: Stompin' at the Savoy
Stan Getz: Blood Count
Glenn Miller: Pennsylvania 6-5000
Tony Bennett: Lover
Thelonious Monk (with John Coltrane): Ruby, My Dear
Louis Jordan: Let the Good Times Roll
Johnny Dodds: Perdido Street Blues
Kid Ory: Muskrat Ramble
Wayne Shorter: Armageddon
Billie Holiday: Me, Myself & I
Ahmad Jamal: Autumn in New York
João Gilberto: Chega de Saudade
Art Tatum: Sweet Georgia Brown
Gerald Wilson: Nancy Jo
Oscar Peterson: When Lights Are Low
Lee Morgan: Ceora
Dizzy Gillespie: Guarachi Guaro
Chet Baker: But Not for Me
Slim Gaillard: Babalu (orooney)
Ella Fitzgerald (with Chick Webb): A-Tisket, A-Tasket


September 2009
Milton Nascimento: Anima
Duke Ellington: Black, Brown & Beige
Larry Coryell: Spaces (Infinite)
Steve Lacy: Work
Dave Brubeck & Paul Desmond: You Go to My Head
Cannonball Adderley: Bohemia After Dark
Cal Tjader: Soul Sauce
Bud Shank & Bob Cooper: Sweet Georgia Brown
Gunther Schuller (featuring Ornette Coleman): Abstraction
Lew Tabackin: Rites of Pan
Meade Lux Lewis: Honky Tonk Train Blues
Terry Riley: In C
Emily Remler: The Firefly
Art Tatum: Willow Weep for Me (live)
Hampton Hawes: I Love You
Jelly Roll Morton: The Crave
Mary Lou Williams: Medi No. 2
Paul Bley: Closer
Eric Dolphy (with Booker Little): Bee Vamp
Dicky Wells: Japanese Sandman
Stan Kenton (with Chris Connor): All About Ronnie


August 2009
James Booker: Junco Partner
Eureka Brass Band: Just a Closer Walk with Thee
Count Basie (with Lester Young): Song of the Islands
Herbie Hancock: Butterfly
Erroll Garner: That Old Black Magic
Sun Ra: Easy Street
Billy Hart: Shadow Dance
Sonny Rollins (with John Coltrane): Tenor Madness
Bud Powell: Just One of Those Things
Charlie Barnet: Over the Rainbow
Dexter Gordon: Fried Bananas
Ted Heath: Henry IX
Weather Report: Palladium
Count Basie: I Left My Baby
Freddie Keppard: Stock Yards Strut
Charlie Ventura: I'm Forever Blowing Bubbles
Red Norvo: Dance of the Octopus
Modern Jazz Quartet: The Golden Striker
Django Reinhardt: Djangology
Charles Mingus: So Long Eric
Louis Armstrong: Heebie Jeebies
Don Ellis: Hey Jude


July 2009
Garoto: Nosso Choro
Julius Hemphill: Reflections
Tony Williams Lifetime: Emergency
Phineas Newborn, Jr.: Lush Life
Gerald Wilson: Dissonance in Blues
Adrian Rollini: Beatin' the Dog
Terry Gibbs: Nose Cone
Hubert Laws: Amazing Grace
Raymond Scott: The Penguin
Aníbal Troilo: Quejas de Bandoneón
Fletcher Henderson: Variety Stomp
Jan Garbarek: Witchi-Tai-To
Carla Bley: Utviklingssang
Nancy Wilson: Can't Take My Eyes Off of You
Lambert, Hendricks & Ross: Cotton Tail
John Coltrane & Johnny Hartman: Lush Life
Andrew Hill: Compulsion
Nina Simone: Mood Indigo
Cab Calloway: Pickin' the Cabbage
Paul Desmond: Wendy
Cal Tjader: When Lights Are Low
Earl Hines: Warm Valley


June 2009
Ali Farka Touré: Sidi Gouro
Henry Mancini: The Pink Panther Theme
Gigi Gryce: Minority
Archie Shepp: Consequences
Jimmie Lunceford: Harlem Shout
Pat Metheny: The First Circle
Charles Mariano: Avoid the Year of the Monkey
Bill Evans: Solo - In Memory of His Father
Al Haig: All God's Chillun Got Rhythm
Stan Kenton: The Peanut Vendor
Thelonious Monk: Well You Needn't
Horace Silver: Señor Blues
Jimmy Giuffre: Blue Monk
Richard Twardzik: I'll Remember April
Sonny Stitt: I Got Rhythm
Shuggie Otis: The Time Machine
Art Blakey (with Freddie Hubbard): Blue Moon
Stanley Turrentine: Buster Brown
Pepper Adams: I've Just Seen Her
Fats Waller: African Ripples
Stanley Clarke: Rock 'N Roll Jelly
Albert Ayler: Four


May 2009
Gary Burton: Blue Comedy
Grover Washington, Jr.: Mister Magic
Chick Corea: Song for Sally
Bud Powell: Un Poco Loco
Paul Bley: King Korn
Benny Carter: NIghtfall
Red Mitchell & Harold Land: Catacomb
Roscoe Mitchell: Music for Trombone and B Flat Soprano
Clifford Brown: Joy Spring
Gary McFarland & Steve Kuhn: St. Tropez Shuttle
Lars Gullin: Silhouette
Claude Thornhill: Snowfall
Sun Ra: Future
Dexter Gordon & Wardell Gray: The Chase
Stevie Wonder: Golden Lady
Warne Marsh: Moose the Mooche
Charlie Parker with Machito: Okiedoke
Benny Goodman: And the Angels Sing
George Benson: Plum
King Oliver: Riverside Blues


April 2009
Fats Navarro: Nostalgia
Red Garland: He's a Real Gone Guy
Stéphane Grappelli and Stuff Smith: How High the Moon
Elvin Jones: Gingerbread Boy
Herbie Nichols: The Gig
Miles Davis: Flamenco Sketches
Ada Falcón: Yira Yira
Zoot Sims: Wrap Your Troubles in Dreams
George Lewis: Homage to Charlie Parker
John Lewis: The Golden Striker
Benny Carter: Blue Lou
Art Ensemble of Chicago: Magg Zelma
Harold Land: The Fox
Joe Pass: Darn That Dream
McCoy Tyner: Blues on the Corner
George Shearing: East of the Sun
Julie London: Cry Me a River
David Murray: Coney Island
Bud Shank: Casa de Luz
Mary Lou Williams: The Scarlet Creeper
Terje Rypdal: Per Ulv


March 2009
Jack Teagarden: I Gotta Right to Sing the Blues
Denny Zeitlin: Blue Phoenix
Roland Kirk: You Did It, You Did It
Jimmy Smith: Blues for J
John Coltrane: Aisha
Lee Konitz: Subconscious-Lee
Buddy Rich: Norwegian Wood
Don Byas: Laura
Willie "The Lion" Smith: Echoes of Spring
The Poll Winners: Volare
Jeff Beck: Love Is Green
Les Brown: Rock Me To Sleep
Tommy Dorsey: Lonesome Road
Air: Abra
Mose Allison: Parchman Farm
George Adams & Don Pullen: Big Alice
Mills Brothers with Duke Ellington: Diga Diga Doo
The Swingle Singers: Bach's Prelude #9
Lennie Tristano: I Can't Get Started
Ali Farka Touré: La Drogue
Lou Rawls: Lost and Lookin'
Cecil Taylor: Song
Bill Bruford: (square root) q.e.d.

February 2009
Weather Report: The Man in the Green Shirt
Peggy Lee: Fever
George Russell: 'Round Midnight
Bill Evans & Jim Hall: Darn That Dream
The Boswell Sisters: Shout, Sister, Shout
Joe Henderson: Blue Bossa
Eddie Lang & Joe Venuti: Raggin' the Scale
Mamie Smith: Crazy Blues
Etta James: At Last
Johnny Hodges: Prelude to a Kiss
The Jazz Makers: The Real Funky Blues
Sidney Bechet: Strange Fruit
Blossom Dearie: They Say It's Spring
Chick Webb: Liza
Rose Murphy: I Can't Give You Anything But Love
Boogaloo Joe Jones: Right On
John Klemmer: Touch
Elmo Hope: Vi-Ann
Benny Golson / Jazztet: Park Avenue Petite
Fred Frith: No Birds

January 2009
Miles Davis: My Ship
Gerry Mulligan: You Took Advantage of Me
Sauter-Finegan Orchestra: These Foolish Things
Big Joe Turner: Cherry Red
Muddy Waters: Country Blues
David "Fathead" Newman (with Ray Charles): Willow Weep for Me
Roy Haynes: Reflection
Richard "Groove" Holmes: Misty
Frank Sinatra: The House I Live In
Don Redman: Chant of the Weed
Hugh Masekela: Grazing in the Grass
Mahavishnu Orchestra: Dream
Hank Mobley: Venus De Mildew
Billy Bauer: Lincoln Tunnel
Serge Chaloff: A Handful of Stars
Ethel Waters: Stormy Weather
Stan Getz: Nature Boy
Nellie Lutcher: Kiss Me Sweet
Biréli Lagrène: Wave
Barney Kessel: Viva el Toro!
Hal McKusick: Jambangle

December 2008
Freddie Hubbard: Lament for Booker
Jan Garbarek: A.I.R.
Freddie Hubbard: Theme for Kareem
Jaki Byard: Twelve
Jimmy McGriff: I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus
Duke Ellington: Caravan
John Handy: Spanish Lady
Gene Krupa & Roy Eldridge: Rockin' Chair
Dave Brubeck: Take Five
Vince Guaraldi: O Tannenbaum
Moe Koffman: The Swinging Shepherd Blues
Ornette Coleman: Beauty is a Rare Thing
Machito: Tanga
Jim Hall: Things Ain't What They Used to Be
Frank Sinatra: Jingle Bells
Coleman Hawkins: Honeysuckle Rose
John Abercrombie: Red and Orange
Bob Dorough: Baltimore Oriole
Wayne Shorter: Infant Eyes
Chet Baker: Winter Wonderland
Sun Ra: Enlightenment
Sonny Rollins: The Freedom Suite
Lester Young: All of Me


November 2008
Red Allen All-Stars: Wild Man Blues
Freddie Hubbard: Red Clay
Joni Mitchell: Goodbye Pork Pie Hat
John Carter: Dauwhe
Don Byas: Riffin' and Jivin'
Ella Fitzgerald & Louis Armstrong: Summertime
Shakti: Joy
Enrico Rava: The Pilgrim and the Stars
Oliver Nelson: Stolen Moments
Weather Report: Teen Town
Donald Byrd: Here Am I
Bill Evans: Reflections in D
Herbie Mann: Comin' Home, Baby
Louis Armstrong: Potato Head Blues
Jelly Roll Morton: Doctor Jazz
Paul Bley: When Will the Blues Leave
Frank Zappa: Peaches en Regalia
Max Roach: All Africa (from Freedom Now Suite)
Arsenio Rodriguez: Adivinalo
Nat King Cole: Straighten Up and Fly Right
J.J. Johnson: Poem for Brass


October 2008
Charlie Haden's Liberation Music Orchestra: War Orphans
Antonio Carlos Jobim: Chega de Saudade
Jabbo Smith: Jazz Battle
Thelonious Monk: Blue Monk (live 1964)
Oscar Pettiford: Not So Sleepy
Cannonball Adderley: Love for Sale
Bunny Berigan: I Can't Get Started
Ahmad Jamal: But Not For Me
Kid Ory: Ory's Creole Trombone
Teddi King (with Dave McKenna): How Long Has This Been Going On?
New Orleans Rhythm Kings: Weary Blues
Mildred Bailey: Rockin' Chair
Count Basie: Lil' Darlin'
Johnny Hartman: These Foolish Things
Wynton Marsalis: Sister Cheryl
Jack DeJohnette: One for Eric
Ron Carter: Lawra
Glenn Miller: In the Mood
Tony Scott: Is Not All One?
Red Norvo: In a Mist
Ornette Coleman: Ramblin'
Gabor Szabo: Spellbinder


September 2008
Teddy Wilson: More Than You Know
Shorty Rogers: Popo
Eric Dolphy & Booker Little: Fire Waltz
McCoy Tyner: In a Sentimental Mood
Wayne Shorter: Wild Flower
Oscar Peterson: Tenderly
Toots Thielemans: East of the Sun
Herbie Hancock: Speak Like a Child
Benny Goodman: Avalon
Jaco Pastorius: Donna Lee
Stan Kenton: City of Glass
Ben Webster & Billy Strayhorn: Chelsea Bridge
Wes Montgomery: One For My Baby (And One More For the Road)
Art Blakey: A Night in Tunisia
Pat Metheny: Bright Size Life
Sonny Criss: Sonny's Dream
Sarah Vaughan: In a Sentimental Mood
Eddie Jefferson: Summertime
Miles Davis: Boplicity
Egberto Gismonti: Frevo
Horace Silver: Nica's Dream
Jimmie Lunceford: For Dancers Only


August 2008
Yusef Lateef: Playful Flute
Albert Ayler: Ghosts: First Variation
Ralph Towner & Gary Burton: Icarus
Gerry Mulligan: A Ballad
Andy Kirk: Walkin' and Swingin'
Mel Tormé: Lulu's Back in Town
Henry 'Red' Allen: It Should Be You
Lee Morgan: I Remember Clifford
Frank Rosolino: Frank 'n Earnest
Richard Twardzik: Bess, You Is My Woman
Bud Powell: Parisian Thoroughfare
Django Reinhardt: Dinah
Anita O'Day: Tea for Two
Bill Evans: Never Let Me Go
Kenny Dorham: I'll Remember April
Mahavishnu Orchestra: Thousand Island Park
Steve Reich: Music for 18 Musicians
Duke Ellington: Cottontail
Return to Forever: Five Hundred Miles High
Paul Bley: King Korn
Erroll Garner: I'll Remember April


July 2008
Tal Farlow: Fascinating Rhythm
Anthony Braxton: For John Cage
Johnny Griffin: A Monk's Dream
Gil Evans: Stratusphunk
Antonio Carlos Jobim: Meditation
John Coltrane: Naima
Benny Carter: Blue Star
June Christy: Something Cool
Dave Holland: Conference of the Birds
Thad Jones & Mel Lewis: Big Dipper
The Tony Williams Lifetime: Spectrum
Gene Ammons: Hittin' the Jug
Les Paul: Lover
Weather Report: A Remark You Made
Keith Jarrett: Bremen, Part I
Louis Armstrong & Jimmie Rodgers: Blue Yodel #9
Jimmie Noone & Earl Hines: Four or Five Times
King Pleasure: Moody's Mood for Love
Frank Sinatra (with Count Basie): I Believe in You
Woody Herman: Four Brothers
Charlie Parker: A Night in Tunisia


June 2008
Lonnie Johnson & Eddie Lang: A Handful of Riffs
Pee Wee Russell: That Old Feeling
Jelly Roll Morton: Black Bottom Stomp
Kenny Burrell: Chitlins Con Carne
Stéphane Grappelli: Body and Soul
Claude Thornhill: Yardbird Suite
Dizzy Gillespie: Groovin' High
Carmen McRae: Love is Here to Stay
Jackie McLean: Melody for Melonae
Hampton Hawes: Broadway
Bobby Hutcherson: For You, Mom and Dad
Frank Trumbauer: San
Sonny Clark: Cool Struttin'
Glenn Miller: Moonlight Serenade
Dinah Washington: There is No Greater Love
Grant Green: Ain't It Funky Now
Hot Lips Page: Lafayette
Shelly Manne: Summertime
Clifford Brown & Max Roach: Sandu
Lionel Hampton: Flying Home


May 2008
Jimmy McGriff: Back on the Track
Al Cohn & Jimmy Rowles: Them There Eyes
Peggy Lee: Cannonball Express
Gerald Wilson: Out of This World
Miles Davis: On Green Dolphin Street
Billie Holiday: What's New
Fats Waller: Ain't Misbehavin'
Art Farmer: Jubilation
Thelonious Monk: 'Round Midnight
Bob Florence: Bebop Charlie
Tina Brooks: Star Eyes
João Gilberto: Estate
Modern Jazz Quartet: Django
Hank Mobley: I Should Care
Bill Holman: You Go to My Head
Betty Carter: Mean to Me
Art Tatum: Sophisticated Lady
Charlie Parker: Parker's Mood
Freddie Hubbard: Here's That Rainy Day
Horace Silver: Song for My Father
Frank Sinatra: The Way You Look Tonight


April 2008
Larry Young: The Moontrane
Miles Davis: So What
Jimmy Giuffre: Propulsion
Ella Fitzgerald: Mack the Knife
Tony Bennett: Sometimes I'm Happy
Chico O'Farrill: Afro-Cuban Jazz Suite
Charles Mingus: Better Git It in Your Soul
Andrew Hill: Refuge
Jim Hall: Concierto de Aranjuez
Nat King Cole: Route 66
George Russell: Concerto for Billy the Kid
V.S.O.P.: One of a Kind
Cecil Taylor: Tales (8 Whisps)
Sonny Rollins: Come, Gone
Chet Baker & Phil Urso: To Mickey's Memory
Stan Getz & Jimmy Rowles: The Peacocks
Charlie Christian: Up On Teddy's Hill
Roy Eldridge & Chu Berry: Body and Soul
King Oliver: Dippermouth Blues
George Shearing: Conception
Keith Jarrett: In Front


March 2008
Ben Webster: Tenderly
Fletcher Henderson (with Louis Armstrong): Sugarfoot Stomp
Coleman Hawkins: The Man I Love
Dave Brubeck: Over the Rainbow
Lambert, Hendricks & Ross: Twisted
Bill Evans: My Foolish Heart
Duke Ellington: Jack the Bear
Don Ellis: Indian Lady
Mongo Santamaria: Watermelon Man
Stan Kenton: Artistry in Rhythm
Charles Lloyd: Forest Flower
Louis Armstrong & Earl Hines: Weather Bird
Sarah Vaughan: Lullaby of Birdland
Jimmy Smith: Walkin'
Art Pepper: Round Midnight
Bud Powell (with Fats Navarro): Wail
Wayne Shorter: Witch Hunt
Joe Williams (with Count Basie): Every Day I Have the Blues
Art Blakey: Moanin'
Django Reinhardt: Minor Swing
Lester Young: Lester Leaps In
Benny Goodman: King Porter Stomp


February 2008
Mary Lou Williams: Clean Pickin'
Joe Henderson: Mode for Joe
Bix Beiderbecke: Sorry
Herbie Hancock: Dolphin Dance
Cannonball Adderley: Mercy, Mercy, Mercy
Lennie Tristano: Line Up
Chick Corea: Steps / What Was
Luiz Bonfá: Manhã De Carnaval
Bessie Smith & Louis Armstrong: St. Louis Blues
Lee Konitz & Warne Marsh: Topsy
Dexter Gordon: 'Round Midnight
Max Roach: Valse Hot
Pine Top Smith: Pine Top's Boogie Woogie
Wes Montgomery: Besame Mucho
McCoy Tyner: Impressions
Eric Dolphy: Gazzelloni
Earl 'Fatha' Hines: Cavernism
Art Ensemble of Chicago: Folkus
Miles Davis: Bitches Brew
Vince Guaraldi: Cast Your Fate to the Wind


January 2008
Gerry Mulligan (with Zoot Sims): Come Rain or Come Shine
John Coltrane: Giant Steps
Herbie Nichols: Applejackin'
Woody Shaw: Theme for Maxine
Ramsey Lewis: The 'In' Crowd
Joe Pass: Have You Met Miss Jones?
Duke Ellington: The Harlem Suite
Dizzy Gillespie: Tin Tin Deo
Artie Shaw: Begin the Beguine
Woody Herman: Apple Honey
John Lewis: Sketch
Ornette Coleman: Embraceable You
J.J. Johnson: What's New
Jim Pepper: Witchi-Tai-To
Lee Morgan: The Sidewinder
Charles Mingus: Goodbye Pork Pie Hat
John Coltrane: Moment's Notice
Miles Davis: All Blues
Thelonious Monk & John Coltrane: Monk's Mood
Rahsaan Roland Kirk: Bright Moments
Billie Holiday & Lester Young: All of Me
Ahmad Jamal: Poinciana
Charlie Parker: Billie's Bounce

2007
Jackie Cain & Roy Kral: Auld Lang Syne
Stan Getz: I'm Late, I'm Late
Coleman Hawkins: Body and Soul
Oscar Peterson: Blues for Big Scotia
Oscar Peterson: Night Train
Chet Baker: My Funny Valentine
Cab Calloway: Minnie the Moocher
Ella Fitzgerald: But Not For Me
Sonny Rollins: It Could Happen to You
Sidney Bechet: Summertime
Count Basie: One O'Clock Jump
Duke Ellington: The Tattooed Bride
James P. Johnson: Carolina Shout
Erroll Garner: Misty
Louis Armstrong & Ella Fitzgerald: A Foggy Day