Abbey Lincoln records ‘Straight Ahead’ with with Eric Dolphy,…

04:05 . 3.In The Red (Chips Bayen, Abbey Lincoln, Max Roach)- 08:32 . 4.Blue Monk (Abbey Lincoln, Thelonious Monk)- 06:39 . 5.Left Alone (Billie Holiday, Mal Waldron)- 06:48 . 6.African Lady (Langston Hughes, Randy Weston)- 03:46 . 7.Retribution (Abbey Lincoln, Julian Priester)- 03:50 Musicians : Abbey Lincoln – Vocals ....

Abbey Lincoln records her third album : ‘It’s Magic,’ with…

Orrin Keepnews . Jack Higgins – Engineer Package : Paul Bacon – Cover Design . Orrin Keepnews – Liner Notes . Chuck Stewart – Cover Photo Recorded On July 24 And August 15, 1958. Released In 1958 By Riverside. (Source Abbey Lincoln’s ‘It’s Magic’ | Abbey Lincoln @ Wikipedia) READ...

Carmen McRae records the album ‘Carmen Sings Monk’ (1988)

...06:01 . 3.It’S Over Now (Well, You Needn’T) (Thelonious Monk, Mike Ferro) – 05:28 . 4.Monkery’S The Blues (Blue Monk) (Thelonious Monk, Abbey Lincoln) – 04:56 . 5.You Know Who (I Mean You) (Thelonious Monk, Coleman Hawkins, Jon Hendricks) – 03:31 . 6.Little Butterfly (Pannonica) (Thelonious Monk, Jon Hendricks) –...

Blue Note publish Cassandra Wilson’s album : ‘Glamoured’…

...This Train (Sotti, Cassandra Wilson) – 04:37 . 12.Throw It Away (Abbey Lincoln) – 04:36 Musicians : Cassandra Wilson – Vocals, Acoustic Guitar . Terri Lyne Carrington – Drums . Jeff Haynes – Percussion . Calvin Jones – Bass . Gregoire Maret – Harmonica . Herlin Riley – Drums, Washboard...

A Suite of Freedoms

From ‘Driva’ Man’ to ‘Freedom Swing Song’ , we have mixed 20 ‘Jazz and More‘ tunes around the theme of ‘Max Roach‘s “We Insist! Freedom Now Suite”‘. It has Laura Lee, Max Roach (feat. Abbey Lincoln), Michel Camillo & Tomatito, Amalia Rodrigues and many more. LINER NOTES IMAGE : Fire...

Try A Bit More Tenderness

...woman entered the club and asked, “Who is that horrible man?”. Still seated at the bar, a friend of the composer proudly announced, “That’s Harry Woods. He wrote ‘Try a Little Tenderness’. NPR : While performing at the Village Vanguard, Abbey Lincoln met drummer, composer, and bebop innovator Max Roach...

She Asks

From ‘What Kind Of Fool Am I’ to ‘Why must your love well be so dry’ , we have mixed 18 ‘Jazz‘ tunes around the theme of ‘Questions Women Ask‘. “She Asks” has Sarah Vaughan, Abbey Lincoln, Billie Holiday, Patsy Cline and many more. IMAGE : lessons on elocution Photo...

Polydor publish Ayo’s debut album : ‘Joyful’ featuring…

...(Joy Olasunmibo Ogunmakin) – 03:28 . 5.And It’S Supposed To Be Love (Abbey Lincoln) – 4:59 . 6.Watching You (Joy Olasunmibo Ogunmakin) – 03:53 . 7.Only You (Joy Olasunmibo Ogunmakin) – 03:55 . 8.Help Is Coming (Joy Olasunmibo Ogunmakin) – 03:55 . 9.These Days (Joy Olasunmibo Ogunmakin) – 04:48 ....

Jazzin’Around The Best Is Yet To Come

...(2.05) . Norma Bengell – On The Sunny Side Of The Street (2.20) . Abbey Lincoln – I Must Have That Man (4.00) . Bradley Leighton & Paula Prophet – That Man (3.56) . Paula Prophet – Only You (4.09) . Zebraville – Only you (2.50) . Earl Bostic –...

Her Wish List

...Trijntje Oosterhuis – I Wish (3.49) . Abbey Lincoln – Gimme A Pigfoot (3.14) . Randy Crawford – Give Me The Night (5.03) . Aga Zaryan – A Gift (3.40) . Barbara Mason – Give Me Your Love (2.46) . Nina Simone – That’s All I Want From You (2.47)...

Universal publish Dee Dee Bridgewater’s album : ‘Red Earth’…

Dee Dee Bridgewater‘s ‘Red Earth’ is an album (subtitled ‘A Malian Journey’) released on April 17, 2007 by Universal. WATCH LISTEN Track Listing : 1.Afro Blue (Oscar Brown, Jr., Mongo Santamaría) – 05:11 . 2.Bad Spirits (Dee Dee Bridgewater) – 05:49 . 3.Dee Dee (Dee Dee Bridgewater, Baba...

(Wo)Mentalist

...returned to New York in 1972 where she now lives, making annual concert tours in Japan and Europe. PLAYLIST : Ella Fitzerald – Deep in a dream (5.15) . DeeDee Bridgewater – Back Of Your Mind (3.18) . Victoria Spivey – Dope Head Blues (3.15) . Abbey Lincoln – Windmills...

Blue Note publish Gregory Porter’s third album : ‘Liquid…

Gregory Porter’s ‘Liquid Spirit’ is his third album released on September 10, 2013. WATCH LISTEN Track Listing : 1.No Love Dying (Gregory Porter) – 03:56 . 2.Liquid Spirit (Gregory Porter) – 03:36 . 3.Lonesome Lover (Abbey Lincoln, Max Roach) – 03:10 . 4.Water Under Bridges (Gregory Porter) – 03:31 ....

We remember Roy Hargrove. ‘The Groove Factor’

...in 2003, introduced his own hip hop/jazz collective The RH Factor with the groundbreaking CD Hard Groove Roy Hargrove@Facebook : @last.fm : Hargrove has recorded with a wide range of musicians, including: Sonny Rollins, Michael Brecker, Jackie McLean, Slide Hampton, Natalie Cole, Diana Krall, Abbey Lincoln, Diana Ross, Steve Tyrell,...

We remember Max Roach. ‘Smart Max’

.../ It’S Time . w/ Abbey Lincoln – Driva Man (1964) . Drum Solo . w/ Art Blakey & Elvin Jones – Battle . TOP 10 Max Roach Top 10 : January V . Freedom Day . Tears for Johannesburg . Driva’ Man . All Africa . Garvey’s Ghost ....