Abbey Lincoln records her third album : ‘It’s Magic,’ with Benny Golson, Wynton Kelly et al (1958)

Abbey Lincoln's 'It's Magic' is her third album recorded on July 24 and August 15, 1958 and released the same year by Riverside.Track Listing : 1.I Am In Love (Cole Porter) - 02:49 . 2.It'S Magic (Sammy Cahn, Jule Styne) - 04:03 . 3.Just For Me (Jimmy Komack) - 03:36 . 4.An Occasional Man (Ralph Blane, Hugh Martin) - 03:23 . 5.Ain'T Nobody'S Business (Porter Grainger, Everett Robbins) - 04:29 .…

Abbey Lincoln records ‘Straight Ahead’ with Eric Dolphy, Coleman Hawkins & Max Roach (1961)

Abbey Lincoln's 'Straight Ahead' is an album recorded on February 22, 1961 with Eric Dolphy, Coleman Hawkins, Max Roach and others and released the same year by Candid.Track Listing : 1.Straight Ahead (Abbey Lincoln, Earl Baker, Mal Waldron)- 05:24 . 2.When Malindy Sings (Oscar Brown, Paul Lawrence Dunbar)- 04:05 . 3.In The Red (Chips Bayen, Abbey Lincoln, Max Roach)- 08:32 . 4.Blue Monk (Abbey…

Max Roach records ‘We Insist! (Freedom Now Suite)’ with Abbey Lincoln on Vocals (1960)

Max Roach's 'We Insist!' (subtitled 'Max Roach's Freedom Now Suite') is an album recorded on August 31 and September 6, 1960 and released the same year by Candid Records.Track listing : 1.Driva Man (Max Roach, Oscar Brown) - 05:17 . 2.Freedom Day (Max Roach, Brown) - 06:08 . 3.Triptych: Prayer/Protest/Peace (Max Roach) - 08:09 . 4.All Africa (Max Roach, Brown) - 08:01 . 5.Tears for…

We remember Max Roach. ‘Smart Max’

This day (August 16, 2007), in Manhattan, New York, died Max Roach, an American jazz percussionist, drummer, and composer.Tracklist : 1 . The Third Eye 2 . W/ Randy Weston Duo (Ii) - Well You Needn'T (1999) 3 . Live In Israel 4 . W/ Dizzy Gillespie – Manteca 5 . Big Sid / It’S Time 6 . w/ Abbey Lincoln - Driva Man (1964) 7 . Drum Solo 8 . w/ Art Blakey & Elvin Jones - Battle Tracklist :…

Polydor publish Ayo’s debut album : ‘Joyful’ featuring ‘Down On My Knees’ (2006)

Ayo's 'Joyful' is her debut album released on June 12, 2006 by Polydor.1 . Down On My Knees (Official Video) 2 . Down on my Knees (Live) 3 . Without you 4 . Without you (Athens 26/6/07) 5 . Letter by Letter (Live) 6 . Letter by letter (New Pop Festival 2007) 7 . Watching you 8 . Only you 9 . Help Is Coming (Official Video) 10 . What is Love (Olympia, France O) Track Listing : 1.Down On My Knees…

Universal publish Dee Dee Bridgewater’s album : ‘Red Earth’ recorded with african musicians (2007)

Dee Dee Bridgewater's 'Red Earth' is an album (subtitled 'A Malian Journey') released on April 17, 2007 by Universal.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 Sissoko (Dee Dee Bridgewater) - 02:57 . 4.Mama Don'T Ever Go Away (Dee Dee Bridgewater) - 05:39 . 5.Long Time Ago (Dee Dee…

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

Carmen McRae's'Carmen Sings Monk' is a studio album recorded on January 30 and February 1, 1988 and released in 1988 by Novus.Track Listing : 1.Get It Straight (Straight, No Chaser) (Thelonious Monk, Sally Swisher) - 03:58 . 2.Dear Ruby (Ruby, My Dear) (Thelonious Monk, Sally Swisher) - 06:01 . 3.It'S Over Now (Well, You Needn'T) (Thelonious Monk, Mike Ferro) - 05:28 . 4.Monkery'S The Blues…

Nina Simone records ‘Sings the Blues,’ her first album for RCA Victor (1966)

Nina Simone's 'Sings the Blues' is an album recorded on December 19, 1966 and released in 1967 By RCA VictorTrack Listing : 1.Do I Move You? (Nina Simone) - 02:46 . 2.Day And Night (Rudy Stevenson) - 02:35 . 3.In The Dark (Lil Green) - 02:57 . 4.Real Real (Nina Simone) - 02:21 . 5.My Man'S Gone Now (George Gershwin, Dubose Heyward) - 04:16 . 6.Backlash Blues (Langston Hughes, Nina Simone) - 02:31…

We remember Roy Hargrove. ‘The Groove Factor’

This day (November 2, 2018), in Los Angeles, died Roy Hargrove, an American jazz trumpeter.Digest Tracklist : The Seattle Vibe (2017) . Washington DC (2014) . Seoul Jazz Festival (2013) . Roy Allen (2010) . w/ The Rh-Factor - Rich Man'S Welfare (2009) . Strasbourg Saint Denis (2007) . w/ The Rh-Factor, Renee Neufville - Forget Regret (2005) . w/ Herbie Hancock - Butterfly (2005) . w/ The Rh…

Blue Note publish Cassandra Wilson’s album : ‘Glamoured’ (2003)

Cassandra Wilson's 'Glamoured' is an album released on October 7, 2003 by Blue Note.Track Listing : 1.Fragile (Sting) - 04:37 . 2.Sleight Of Time (Cassandra Wilson) - 04:12 . 3.I Want More (Fabrizio Sotti, Cassandra Wilson) - 04:21 . 4.If Loving You Is Wrong (Homer Banks, C. Hampton, Raymond Jackson) - 05:29 . 5.Lay Lady Lay (Bob Dylan) - 05:08 . 6.Crazy (Willie Nelson) - 03:02 . 7.What Is It?…

Blue Note publish Gregory Porter’s third album : ‘Liquid Spirit’ (2013)

Gregory Porter's 'Liquid Spirit' is his third album released on September 10, 2013.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 . 5.Hey Laura (Gregory Porter) - 03:20 . 6.Musical Genocide (Gregory Porter) - 03:43 . 7.Wolfcry (Gregory Porter)…

Her Wish List

From 'Thats What I Want For Christmas' to 'Give Me That Slow Knowing Smile' , we have mixed 17 'Ladies Song' tunes around the theme of 'Her Christmas List'. It has Randy Crawford, Barb Jungr, Trijntje Oosterhuis, Miss Platnum and many more.

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.

Jazzin’Around The Best Is Yet To Come

Starting and ending with Frank Sinatra's composition 'The Best Is Yet To Come', we have mixed 18 'linked together by a clue that you have to guess' tunes around the theme of 'Frank Sinatra'. It has Ibrahim Ferrer & Omara Portuondo, Bradley Leighton & Paula Prophet, Olivia Byington, Egberto Gismonti and many more.

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.

Try A Bit More Tenderness

From 'Tender As A Rose' to '(Tough and tender) Sea of fools' , we have mixed 19 'Jazz' tunes around the theme of 'Tenderness'. It has Kenny Burrell , Mississippi John Hurt, Paul Anka, Eddie Harris and many more.

(Wo)Mentalist

From 'Deep in a dream' to 'Don't Let Me Lose This Dream' , we have mixed 19 'Jazz' tunes around the theme of 'Women's Psyche'. "(Wo)Mentalist" has Victoria Spivey, Nina Simone, Astrud Gilberto , Sarah Vaughan and many more.

Bright Eyes release their fourth studio album : ‘Lifted or the Story is in the Soil, Keep Your Ear to the Ground’ (2002)

Bright Eyes' 'Lifted or The Story Is in the Soil, Keep Your Ear to the Ground' is their fourth studio album produced by Mike Mogis and released on August 13, 2002 by Saddle Creek1 . The Big Picture (w/ Conor Oberst, Cardinal Sessions) 2 . The Big Picture (Seattle) 3 . Method Acting (The Abbey Pub, 7 30 2003) 4 . Method Acting (NPR, 2005) 5 . False Advertising 6 . False Advertising (The Henry Fonda…