Happy Birthday Ahmad Jamal. ‘Ahmadeus’

This day (July 2, 1930 ), in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, is born Ahmad Jamal, an American jazz pianist,.Tracklist : 1 . Autumn Leaves (2017) 2 . w/ Abd Al Malik - Marseille (2016) 3 . Blue Moon (2014) 4 . Saturday Morning (album teaser)(2013) 5 . w/ Yusef Lateef -Jazz in_Marciac (2011) 6 . Jazz à Vienne 2011 7 . Acorn (2001) 8 . Poinciana (2005) 9 . Ponciana ( 1998) 10 . Live in Cannes ( 1981) 11…

Ahmad Jamal records his first live album : ‘At the Pershing: But Not for Me’ (1958)

Ahmad Jamal's 'At the Pershing: But Not for Me' is his first live album recorded on January 16, 1958 and released the same year by Argo.Track Listing : 1.But Not For Me (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin) - 03:32 . 2.The Surrey With The Fringe On Top (Richard Rodgers, Oscar Hammerstein Ii) - 02:35 . 3.Moonlight In Vermont (Karl Suessdorf, John Blackburn) - 03:09 . 4.(Put Another Nickel In) Music,…

Ahmad Jamal rocks near Paris (2009)

October 14, 2009 - Ahmad Jamal with James Cammack (b), Kenny Washington (d) and Manolo Badrena (perc) performs at l'Espace Carpeaux in Courbevoie, France

Ahmad Jamal and Yusef Lateef release ‘Live at the Olympia: June 27, 2012’ (2014)

Ahmad Jamal and Yusef Lateef's 'Live at the Olympia, June 27, 2012' is a live album released on September 9, 2014.Track Listing : 1.Autumn Rain (Ahmad Jamal) - 08:15 . 2.Blue Moon (Lorenz Hart, Richard Rodgers) - 08:32 . 3.The Gypsy (Billy Reid) - 04:07 . 4.Invitation (Bronislau Kaper) - 11:12 . 5.I Remember Italy (Ahmad Jamal) - 07:42 . 6.Laura (Johnny Mercer, David Raksin) - 05:00 . 7.Morning…

We remember Idris Muhammad. ‘Funky Idris’

This day (July 29, 2014), in New Orleans, Louisiana, died Leo Morris a.k.a Idris Muhammad, an American jazz drummer.Tracklist : 1 . Idris Muhammad – Live in Pittsburgh 2 . w/ Ahmad Jamal – The Aftermath (2008) 3 . w/ Ahmad Jamal – Poinciana (2007) 4 . w/ Chico Freeman - Salt + Peanuts (1993) 5 . Bessie's Blues (1993) 6 . w/ Sam Rivers etc - Lester Leaps In (1992) Tracklist : Loran's Dance .…

Jay-Z releases his debut album : ‘ Reasonable Doubt’ featuring Mary J. Blige and The Notorious B.I.G. (1996)

Jay-Z' 'Reasonable Doubt' is his debut studio album featuring Mary J. Blige and The Notorious B.I.G. among others and released on June 25, 1996 by Roc-A-Fella / Priority1 . Can't Knock the Hustle (w/ Mary j. Blige) 2 . Can't Knock the Hustle (w/ Mary j. Blige, at David Letterman 04.04.2008) 3 . The Making of Reasonable Doubt: Brooklyns Finest 4 . Dead Presidents (Official Video) 5 . Dead…

Common releases ‘Be,’ his sixth album produced by Kanye West and J Dilla (2005)

Common's 'Be' is his sixth studio album produced by Kanye West and J Dilla and released on May 24, 2005 by Geffen / GOOD MusicTrack Listing : 1.Be (Lonnie Lynn, Kanye West, Albert Jones) - 02:24 . . 2.The Corner (Lonnie Lynn, Kanye West, Abiodun Oyewole, Umar Bin Hassan, Leon Moore) - 03:45 . . 3.Go! (Lonnie Lynn, Kanye West, John Mayer, Linda Lewis) - 03:44 . . 4.Faithful (Lonnie Lynn, Kanye…

Miles Davis records ‘Miles Davis at Carnegie Hall’ with Hank Mobley, Wynton Kelly, Paul Chambers and Jimmy Cobb (1961)

'Miles Davis at Carnegie Hall' is a live album subtitled 'The Legendary Performances of May 19, 1961' and released the next year by Columbia.Track Listing : 1.So What (Miles Davis) – 12:04 . 2.Spring Is Here (Lorenz Hart, Richard Rodgers) - 03:58 . 3.No Blues (Miles Davis) – 10:55 . 4.Oleo (Sonny Rollins) - 07:23 . 5.Someday My Prince Will Come (Frank Churchill, Larry Morey) - 02:43 . 6.The…

Miles Davis, John Coltrane et al record ‘Workin’ with the Miles Davis Quintet’ (1956)

'Workin' with the Miles Davis Quintet' is an album recorded on May 11 and October 26, 1956 with John Coltrane on every track but two and released in September 1959 by Prestige.Track Listing : 1.It Never Entered My Mind (Richard Rodgers) - 05:26 . 2.Four (Miles Davis) - 07:15 . 3.In Your Own Sweet Way (Dave Brubeck) - 05:45 . 4.The Theme (Miles Davis) - 02:01 . 5.Trane'S Blues (A.K.A. Vierd…

Miles Davis starts the recording of ‘Miles Ahead’ with Gil Evans (1957)

Miles Davis' 'Miles Ahead' is his first collaboration with Gil Evans after the' Birth of the Cool' sessions, recorded on May 6, 10, 23, 27 and August 22, 1957 and released In November 1957 by Columbia. Track Listing : 1.Springsville (John Carisi) - 03:27 . 2.The Maids Of Cadiz (Léo Delibes) - 03:53 . 3.The Duke (Dave Brubeck) - 03:35 . 4.My Ship (Kurt Weill) - 04:28 . 5.Miles Ahead (Miles Davis,…

Columbia publish Nas debut album : ‘Illmatic’ (1994)

Nas 'Illmatic' is his debut studio album released on April 19, 1994 by Columbia RecordsTrack Listing : 1.The Genesis (Nasir Bin Olu Dara Jones, F. Braithwaite) - 01:45 . . 2.N.Y. State Of Mind (Nasir Jones, C.F. Martin) - 04:53 . . 3.Life'S A Bitch (Nasir Jones, A. Cruz, Olu Dara, Ronnie Wilson, Oliver Scott) - 03:30 . . 4.The World Is Yours (Nasir Jones, Pete Rock) - 04:50 . . 5.Halftime…

Miles Davis records with John Coltrane, ‘Milestones’ an album for Columbia (1958)

Miles Davis' 'Milestones' is a studio album recorded with John Coltrane on February 4 and March 4, 1958 and released in April 1958 by Columbia.Track Listing : 1.Dr. Jekyll (Aka Dr. Jackle) (Jackie Mclean) - 05:47 . 2.Sid'S Ahead (Miles Davis) – 12:59 . 3.Two Bass Hit (John Lewis – Dizzy Gillespie) - 05:13 . 4.Milestones (Miles Davis) - 05:45. 5.Billy Boy (Traditional, Ahmad Jamal) - 07:14 .…

We remember Yusef Lateef. ‘You Say Flute’

This day (December 23, 2013), in Amherst, Massachusetts, died Yusef Lateef, an American multi-instrumentalist and composer.Tracklist : w/ Ahmad Jamalf – Live in France (2011) . w/ Adam Rudolph - Formative Impulses (2003) . w/ Belmondo – Live in Russia (2008) . Untitled (1972) . Yesterdays . w/ Cannonball Adderley - Jive Samba (1963) . w/ Cannonball Adderley Sextet - Live in Tokyo (1963) .…

This week In Jazz Legends 51/52

Miles Davis, Kenny Garrett, Grover Washington Jr, Milton Nascimento, Wagner Tiso, Tony Bennett, Ahmad Jamal, Yusef Lateef, Arturo O'Farrill, The Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra, Oscar Peterson, Joe Pass, Pat Metheny, Brad Mehldau, Cyrus Chestnut, Buster Williams, Lenny White, Michael Brecker, David Liebman, Joe Lovano, Wadada Leo Smith, Ornette Coleman SextetThey are the "Jazz Legends" performers…

Hiromi Uehara records her debut album : ‘Another Mind’ for Telarc Jazz (2002)

Hiromi Uehara's 'Another Mind' is her debut album recorded between September 16 and 18, 2002 and released on April 22, 2003 by Telarc Jazz.Track listing : 1.XYZ (Hiromi Uehara) - 05:37 . 2.Double Personality (Hiromi Uehara) - 11:57 . 3.Summer Rain (Hiromi Uehara) - 06:07 . 4.Joy (Hiromi Uehara) - 08:29 . 5.010101 (Hiromi Uehara) - 0Binary System) - (Hiromi Uehara) - 08:23 . 6.Truth and Lies…

This week In Jazz Legends 36/52

<p class='nature_product'Herbie Hancock, Larry Coryell, Gary Burton, Sonny Rollins, Miles Davis, Ahmad Jamal, Joshua Redman, Brad Mehldau, George Duke, Marcus Miller, David Sanborn, Dave Liebman, Wayne Shorter, Weather Report, Archie Shepp, Freddie Hubbard, Joe HendersonThey are the "Jazz Legends" performers selected among the 323 Posts we publish this week. Here, they are reunited…

“Illmatic” by Nas

"Illmatic" by Nas is his debut studio album released on April 19, 1994.Track Listing : 1.The Genesis (Nasir Bin Olu Dara Jones, F. Braithwaite) - 01:45 . . 2.N.Y. State Of Mind (Nasir Jones, C.F. Martin) - 04:53 . . 3.Life'S A Bitch (Nasir Jones, A. Cruz, Olu Dara, Ronnie Wilson, Oliver Scott) - 03:30 . . 4.The World Is Yours (Nasir Jones, Pete Rock) - 04:50 . . 5.Halftime (Nasir Jones,…

Colours Moon

From 'Blue Moon' to 'Strawberry Moon' , we have mixed 16 'Jazz with a bit of Reggae and New-Orleans' tunes around the theme of 'The Different Colours Of The Moon'. It has Anita O'Day, Michel Legrand, Laurindo Almeida & Charlie Byrd, Cassandra Wilson and many more.