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Herbie Hancock

Kurt Elling records ‘Man in the Air’ his sixth album for Blue Note…

Kurt Elling’s ‘Man in the Air’ is his sixth album recorded on January 13 & 17, 2003 and released on July 22, 2003 By Blue Note. Track Listing : 1.Minuano (Six-Eight) (Pat Metheny, Lyle Mays) – 07:53 . 2.In The Winelight (William Eaton, Paul Gladston, Kurt Elling) – 06:38 . 3.Resolution (John Coltrane, Kurt Elling) […]

Bill Evans records ‘Re: Person I Knew,’ a live album with Eddie…

Bill Evans ‘Re: Person I Knew’ is a live album recorded on January 11 & 12, 1974 with Eddie Gomez and Marty Morell and released in 1981 by Fantasy. Track Listing : 1.Re: Person I Knew (Bill Evans) – 05:20 . 2.Sugar Plum (Bill Evans) – 08:17 . 3.Alfie (Burt Bacharach, Hal David) – 04:59 […]

Happy Birthday Chris Potter

This day (January 1st, 1971), in Chicago, Illinois,, is born Chris Potter, an American jazz saxophonist, composer and multi-instrumentalist.

Herbie, Aretha et al honor Lionel Hampton (1992)

December 30, 1992 – CBS airs the Kennedy Center Honors ceremony where the recipients are Lionel Hampton, Paul Newman & Joanne Woodward, Ginger Rogers, Mstislav Rostropovich and Paul Taylor. The Lionel Hampton segment features Herbie Hancock, Aretha Franklin and more.

Wayne Shorter records ‘Speak No Evil’ with Freddie Hubbard, Herbie…

Wayne Shorter’s ‘Speak No Evil’ is his sixth album recorded on December 24, 1964 with Freddie Hubbard, Herbie Hancock, Ron Carter and Elvin Jones and released in 1966 By Blue Note. Track Listing : 1.Witch Hunt (Wayne Shorter) – 08:07 . 2.Fee-Fi-Fo-Fum (Wayne Shorter) – 05:50 . 3.Dance Cadaverous (Wayne Shorter) – 06:45 . 4.Speak […]

Wes Montgomery records his nineteenth album : ‘Down Here on the…

Wes Montgomery’s ‘Down Here on the Ground’ is his nineteenth album recorded on December 20, 21, 1967 & January 22, 26, 1968 and released in 1968 By A&M. Track Listing : 1.Wind Song (Herb Alpert, Nick Ceroli, Neil Larsen, John Pisano, Paul Francis Webster) – 02:22 . 2.Georgia On My Mind (Hoagy Carmichael, Stuart Gorrell) […]

Milton Nascimento records ‘Courage,’ an album for CTI (1969)

Milton Nascimento’s ‘Courage’ is an album recorded on December 19, 1968 and February 26 & 27, 1969 and released the same year by CTI. Track Listing : 1.Bridges (Travessia) (Milton Nascimento, Fernando Brant, Gene Lees) – 03:52 . 2.Vera Cruz (Milton Nascimento) – 03:12 . 3.Tres Pontas (Milton Nascimento) – 02:45 . 4.Outubro (October) (Fernando […]

Milt Jackson begins the recording ‘Goodbye,’ an album for CTI (1972)

Milt Jackson’s ‘Goodbye’ is an album recorded on December 12, 1972 and December, 1973 with various top class musicians and released in 1974 By Cti. Track Listing : 1.Old Devil Moon (E. Y. Harburg, Burton Lane) – 05:50 . 2.S.K.J. (Milt Jackson) – 06:47 . 3.Opus De Funk (Horace Silver) – 06:46 . 4.Detour Ahead […]

Terence Blanchard records ‘Flow,’ an album produced by Herbie…

Terence Blanchard’s ‘Flow’ is an album produced by Herbie Hancock and recorded on December 11–14, 2004 June 7, 2005 and released in 1974 By Blue Note Track Listing : 1.Flow, Pt. 1 (Terence Blanchard, Derrick Hodge) – 05:29 . 2.Wadagbe (Intro) (Lionel Loueke) – 04:14 . 3.Wadagbe (Lionel Loueke) – 010:26 . 4.Benny’S Tune (Lionel […]

Singing (and Playing) with Tom Jobim

Antonio Carlos Jobim – who passed away today twenty five years ago – has performed with a myriad of artists Brazilian or not, of all genres. We have selected twelve of them : João Donato, Elis Regina, Pat Metheny , Edu Lobo, Gal Costa, Danilo Caymmi, Quinteto Vocal , Frank Sinatra, Herbie Hancock, João Gilberto […]

Four Concerts with Nathan East

Bassist extraordinaire, Nathan East, who turns 63 today – Happy Birthday BTW – has been for almost 40 years a “top session bassist”. Very much in demand, Nathan has played on numerous albums and behind the greatest (you want to verify ? click on The ‘Four Concerts with Nathan East’ are with Eric Clapton, […]

Herbie Hancock records his ninth album : ‘Mwandishi’ for Warner…

Herbie Hancock’s ‘Mwandishi’ is his ninth album rRecorded in December 1970, Track Listing : 1.Ostinato (Suite For Angela) (Herbie Hancock) – 13:10 . 2.You’Ll Know When You Get There (Herbie Hancock) – 10:22 . 3.Wandering Spirit Song (Julian Priester) – 21:26 Musicians : Herbie Hancock – Fender Rhodes Piano . Buster Williams – Bass . […]

Wes Montgomery records his fifteenth album : ‘Goin’ Out of My…

Wes Montgomery’s ‘Goin’ Out of My Head’ is his fifteenth album, arranged and conducted by Oliver Nelson and recorded on December 7, 8 & 22, 1965 and released in 1966 by Verve. Track Listing : 1.Goin’ Out Of My Head (Teddy Randazzo, Bobby Weinstein) – 02:14 . 2.Once I Loved (Vinicius De Moraes, Antonio Carlos […]