Three Concerts with Anthony Jackson

Bassist (and contra bassist) extraordinaire, Anthony Jackson, who turns 69 today - Happy Birthday - has been for almost 50 years a "top session bassist".Very much in demand, Anthony has played on numerous albums and behind the greatest (you want to verify ? click on //go.rvm.pm/anthonyjackson).The 'Three Concerts with Anthony Jackson' are with Chaka Khan, Michel Petrucciani and Hiromi plus a…

Hiromi releases ‘Spark,’ her tenth album, recorded with Anthony Jackson and Simon Phillips (2016)

Hiromi Uheara's 'Spark"' is her tenth album recorded with bassist Anthony Jackson and drummer Simon Phillips and released on April 1, 2016 by Concord.Track Listing : 1.Spark (Hiromi) - 09:04 . 2.In A Trance (Hiromi) - 08:54 . 3.Take Me Away (Hiromi) - 07:26 . 4.Wonderland (Hiromi) - 05:42 . 5.Indulgence (Hiromi) - 08:14 . 6.Dilemma (Hiromi) - 08:50 . 7.What Will Be, Will Be (Hiromi) - 07:42 .…

Hiromi Uehara records ‘Voice’ with bassist Anthony Jackson and drummer Simon Phillips (2011)

Hiromi Uehara's 'Voice' is an album recorded on November 9–11, 2010, as part of her Trio Project featuring bassist Anthony Jackson and drummer Simon Phillips and released on June 7, 2011 by Telarc Digital.Track Listing : 1.Voice (Hiromi Uehara) - 09:13 . 2.Flashback (Hiromi Uehara) - 08:39 . 3.Now Or Never (Hiromi Uehara) - 06:15 . 4.Temptation (Hiromi Uehara) - 07:54 . 5.Labyrinth (Hiromi…

Janet Jackson releases her third album : ‘Control’ featuring ‘What Have You Done for Me Lately,’ ‘Nasty,’ ‘When I Think of You,’ ‘Control’…

Janet Jackson's 'Control' is her third studio album produced by Jam and Lewis and released on February 4, 1986 by A&M. Track Listing : 1.Control (James Harris Iii, Terry Lewis, Janet Jackson) - 05:55 . 2.Nasty (James Harris Iii, Terry Lewis, Janet Jackson) - 04:03 . 3.What Have You Done For Me Lately (James Harris Iii, Terry Lewis, Janet Jackson) - 04:59 . 4.You Can Be Mine (James Harris Iii,…

Michael Jackson releases his sixth album : ‘Thriller’ featuring ‘The Girl Is Mine,’ ‘Billie Jean,’ ‘Beat It,’ ‘Wanna Be Startin’…

Michael Jackson's 'Thriller' is his sixth studio album co-produced with Quincy Jones and released on November 30, 1982 by Epic Records.Track Listing : 1.Wanna Be Startin' Somethin' (Michael Jackson) - 06:03 . 2.Baby Be Mine (Rod Temperton) - 04:20 . 3.The Girl Is Mine (Michael Jackson) - 03:42 . 4.Thriller (Rod Temperton) - 05:57 . 5.Beat It (Michael Jackson) - 04:18 . 6.Billie Jean (Michael…

As we wish Happy Birthday to Anthony Kiedis, the day is perfect for a ‘Red Hot Chili Peppers At Their Bests’ post

As we wish, today, American singer Anthony Kiedis a Happy Birthday, the time has come to playlist the 'BESTS' of his band : Red Hot Chili Peppers CREDITSPhoto : Shane HirschmanAudio : Californication . Under the Bridge . Scar Tissue . Otherside . Dani California . By the Way . Can't Stop . Give It Away . Snow (Hey Oh) . Parallel Universe . Video : Californication . Otherside . Scar Tissue . Dani…

Asylum publish Jackson Browne’s second album : ‘For Everyman’ (1973)

Jackson Browne's 'For Everyman' is his second album released in October 1973 by Asylum. Track Listing : 1.Take It Easy (Jackson Brown, Glenn Frey) – 3:39 . 2.Our Lady Of The Well (Jackson Browne) - 03:51 . 3.Colors Of The Sun (Jackson Browne) - 04:26 . 4.I Thought I Was A Child (Jackson Browne) - 03:43 . 5.These Days (Jackson Browne) - 04:41 . 6.Redneck Friend (Jackson Browne) - 03:56 . 7.The…

Janet Jackson releases her fourth album : ‘Rhythm Nation 1814’ featuring ‘Miss You Much,’ ‘Escapade,’ ‘Black Cat’ and ‘Love Will Never Do (Without…

Janet Jackson's 'Rhythm Nation 1814' is her fourth studio album released on September 19, 1989 by A&M Records. Track listing : 1.Interlude: Pledge - 00:47 . 2.Rhythm Nation (Janet Jackson, James Harris III, Terry Lewis) - 05:31 . 3.Interlude: T.V. - 00:22 . 4.State of the World (Janet Jackson, James Harris III, Terry Lewis) - 04:48 . 5.Interlude: Race - 00:05 . 6.The Knowledge (James Harris…

Al Di Meola records ‘Elegant Gypsy,’ his second album for Columbia (1977)

Al Di Meola's 'Elegant Gypsy' is his second album recorded between May and September 1977 and released the same year by Columbia..1 . Flight Over Rio, Elegant Gypsy (Toronto Jazz Festival, 2015) 2 . History of Mediterranean Sundance 3 . Mediterranean Sundance (w/ Paco De Lucia) 4 . Mediterranean Sundance/Rio Ancho (w/ Paco De Lucia) Track Listing : 1.Flight Over Rio (Mingo Lewis)- 07:16 .…

Grover Washington grooves in Philadelphia (1981)

June 27, 1981 - Grover Washington, Jr. plus Richard Tee (kb), Ralph MacDonald (perc), Paul Griffin (synth), Eric Gale (g), Anthony Jackson (b) and Steve Gadd (ds) are at the Shubert Theatre in Philadelphia

Warner Bros. Chaka Khan’s sixth album : ‘Destiny’ (1986)

Chaka Khan's 'Destiny' is her sixth studio album released on June 14, 1986 by Warner Bros.1 . So Close (Live) Track Listing : 1.Love Of A Lifetime (David Gamson, Green Gartside) - 04:21 . 2.Earth To Mickey (Joshua Fried, Reggie Griffin, Arif Mardin, Charlie Singleton, Jeremy Wolff) - 05:37 . 3.Watching The World (John Lang, Richard Page, Steve George) - 04:44 . 4.The Other Side Of The World (B.…

Three Concerts with Eric Gale

Legendary Jazz and R&B guitarist, Eric Gale, who died today twenty-eight years ago has been from the sixties on, a "top session musician"....

Columbia publish ‘Splendido Hotel,’ a double album by Al Di Meola (1980)

Al Di Meola's 'Splendido Hotel' is a double album released on May 10, 1980 by Columbia.Track Listing : 1.Alien Chase On Arabian Desert (Al Di Meola) - 08:58 . 2.Silent Story In Her Eyes (Al Di Meola) - 07:35 . 3.Roller Jubilee (Philippe Saisse) - 04:44 . 4.Two To Tango (Al Di Meola) - 04:13 . 5.Al Di'S Dream Theme (Al Di Meola) - 06:50 . 6.Dinner Music Of The Gods (Al Di Meola) - 08:33 .…

Atlantic release ‘Roberta Flack & Donny Hathaway’ featuring ‘Where Is the Love’ (1972)

'Roberta Flack & Donny Hathaway' feat. 'Where Is the Love' is a duet album released on May 6, 1972 by Atlantic.Track Listing : 1.I (Who Have Nothing) (Jerry Leiber, Mike Stoller, Carlo Donida) - 05:00 . 2.You'Ve Got A Friend (Carole King) - 02:34 . 3.Baby I Love You (Jimmy Holiday, Ronnie Shannon) - 03:24 . 4.Be Real Black For Me (Charles Mann, Donny Hathaway, Roberta Flack) - 03:30 .…

Chaka Khan releases ‘What Cha’ Gonna Do for Me,’ her third album produced by Arif Mardin (1981)

Chaka Khan's 'What Cha' Gonna Do for Me' is her third solo album produced by Arif Mardin and released on April 15, 1981 y Warner Bros.Track Listing : 1.We Can Work It Out (John Lennon, Paul McCartney) - 03:43 . 2.What Cha' Gonna Do For Me (Ned Doheny, Hamish Stuart) - 03:54 . 3.I Know You, I Live You (Chaka Khan, Arif Mardin) - 04:29 . 4.Any Old Sunday (Andy Fraser, Danny Ironstone, Linda Mccrary,…

Happy Birthday Steve Gadd. ‘He Is So Gadd’

This day (April 9, 1945), in Irondequoit, New York, is born Steve Gadd, an American session and studio drummer.Digest Tracklist : w/ Hermine Deurloo (2020) . w/ Blicher & Hemmer - Up Close (2019) . Can't turn you loose (2018) . w/ Chick Corea (Blue note NYC 2016) . Way Back Home (2015) . w/ Buddy Rich Big Band - Unknown . w/ James Taylor - Your Smiling Face (2012) . w/ Friends - Caravan…

Lalo Schifrin records ‘Black Widow’ featuring Patti Austin for CTI (1976)

Lalo Schifrin's 'Black Widow' is an album featuring, among others, Patti Austin on vocals and recorded on March 29 & 30, 1976 and released the same year by CTITrack Listing : 1.Black Widow (Lalo Schifrin) - 04:11 . 2.Flamingo (Edmund Anderson, Ted Grouya) - 04:31 . 3.Quiet Village (Les Baxter) - 05:45 . 4.Moonglow/Theme From Picnic (Will Hudson, Irving Mills, Eddie Delange/George Duning, Steve…

Warner Bros. release Chaka Khan’s second solo album : ‘Naughty’ produced By Arif Mardin (1980)

Chaka Khan's 'Naughty' is her second solo album produced By Arif Mardin and released on March 26, 1980 by Warner Bros.Track Listing : 1.Clouds (Nickolas Ashford, Valerie Simpson) - 04:28 . 2.Get Ready, Get Set (Kathy Anderson, Ellison Chase, Bill Haberman, Art Jacobson) - 03:42 . 3.Move Me No Mountain (Jerry Ragovoy, Aaron Schroeder) - 04:14 . 4.Nothing'S Gonna Take You Away (Deborah Ash, Bill…

Happy Birthday Hiromi Uehara. ‘Super Hiromi’

This day (March 26, 1979), in Hamamatsu, Japan, is born Hiromi Uehara, a Japanese jazz composer and pianist.Digest Tracklist : Kaleidoscope (2020) . Seeker (2018) . w/ Edmar Castaneda – Fire (2017) . w/ Anthony Jackson & Simon Phillips – @ Nave de Vero in Jazz (2016) . w/ Anthony Jackson & Simon Phillips – Desire (2015) . w/ Anthony Jackson & Steve Smith – Labyrinth (2013) . Teatro…

Roberta Flack releases her fifth album : ‘Feel Like Makin’ Love’ featuring the eponymous song (and big hit) (1975)

Roberta Flack's 'Feel Like Makin' Love' is her fifth solo album produced by Rubina Flake and released on March 1, 1975 by Atlantic.Track Listing : 1.Feelin' That Glow (Bobby Fusco, Sister Charlotte Laws, Gene Mcdaniels, Maurice Mckinley, Leon Pendarvis) - 05:48 . 2.I Wanted It Too (Ralph Macdonald, William Salter) - 02:51 . 3.I Can See The Sun In Late December (Stevie Wonder) - 12:48 . 4.Some…

This week In Jazz Legends 06/52

Michel Petrucciani, Anthony Jackson . Steve Gadd, John Coltrane, Chick Corea, Dizzy Gillespie, Jimmy Smith, Wayne Shorter Quartet, Ramsey Lewis, Milt Jackson, Benny Golson, Art Farmer . Nhøp, Lalo Schifrin, The Bad Plus, Stan Kenton, Count BasieThey are the "Jazz Legends" performers selected among the 281 Posts we publish this week. Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist.…

Warner Bros. publish George Benson’s album : ’20/20′ (1985)

George Benson's '20/20' is a studio album released on January 7, 1985 by Warner Bros.Track Listing : 1.No One Emotion (Tommy Keane, Clif Magness, Mark Mueller) - 03:55 . 2.Please Don'T Walk Away (James Newton Howard, Steve Lukather) - 03:51 . 3.I Just Wanna Hang Around You (Danny Sembello, Michael Sembello) - 04:41 . 4.Nothing'S Gonna Change My Love For You (Gerry Goffin, Michael Masser) - 04:04…

We remember Michel Petrucciani. ‘Piano Giant’

This day (January 6, 1999), in New York City, died Michel Petrucciani, a French jazz pianist.Tracklist : September Second . Documentary (1997) . In a sentimental mood (1993) . w/ Jim Hall - Beautiful Love . w/ Roy Haynes & Gary Peacock - One for us (1988) . w/ Jim Hall - My Funny Valentine (1986) . I Just Say Hello . Tracklist : September Second . Looking Up . Brazillian Suite . Home .…

We remember Grover Washington Jr. ‘Just One Like Him’

This day (December 17, 1999 ), in New York city, died Grover Washington, Jr., an American jazz-funk / soul-jazz saxophonist.Tracklist : Hits Medley . Promo Video For Grover Live . Just The Two Of Us (1982) . Winelight (1981) . Let It Flow (1981) . Mister Magic (1981) . Make Me A Memory (1981) . Tracklist : Just the Two Of Us . Mister magic . Black Frost . Soulful Strut . Winelight . Let It Flow .…

Roberta Flack releases her sixth album : ‘Blue Lights in the Basement’ featuring ‘The Closer I Get to You’ with Donny Hathaway (1977)

Roberta Flack's 'Blue Lights in the Basement' is her sixth studio album released on December 13, 1977 by Atlantic.Track Listing : 1.Why Don'T You Move In With Me (Gene Mcdaniels) - 04:54 . 2.The Closer I Get To You (Reggie Lucas, James Mtume) - 04:41 . 3.Fine, Fine Day (Rachel Perry) - 04:51 . 4.This Time I'Ll Be Sweeter (Pat Grant, Gwen Guthrie) - 04:27 . 5.25Th Of Last December (Gene Mcdaniels)…

Hiromi Uehara records ‘Brain’ with bassist Tony Grey and drummer Martin Valihora (2003)

Hiromi Uehara's 'Brain' is an album recorded on December 9-11, 2003, with bassist Tony Grey and drummer Martin Valihora and released on May 25, 2004 by Telarc Distribution.Track Listing : 1.Kung-Fu World Champion (Hiromi Uehara) - 06:53 . 2.If... (Hiromi Uehara - 07:11 . 3.Wind Song (Hiromi Uehara) - 05:43 . 4.Brain (Hiromi Uehara) - 09:05 . 5.Desert On The Moon (Hiromi Uehara) - 07:08 . 6.Green…

Steely Dan release their seventh album : ‘Gaucho’ featuring ‘Hey Nineteen’ (1980)

Steely Dan's 'Gaucho' feat. 'Hey Nineteen' is their seventh studio album released on November 21, 1980 by Mca.Track Listing : 1.Babylon Sisters (Walter Becker, Donald Fagen) - 05:55 . 2.Hey Nineteen (Walter Becker, Donald Fagen) - 05:10 . 3.Glamour Profession (Walter Becker, Donald Fagen) - 07:29 . 4.Gaucho Walter Becker, Donald Fagen, Keith Jarrett) - 05:32 . 5.Time Out Of Mind (Walter Becker,…

Warner Bros. publish ‘Chaka Khan’ her eponymous fourth solo album (1982)

'Chaka Khan' is her eponymous fourth solo album released on November 17, 1982 by Warner Bros. Records.Track Listing : 1.Tearin' It Up (Bunny Sigler, Jane Lumibao) - 06:39 . 2.Slow Dancin' (Featuring Rick James) (Loz Netto) - 05:22 . 3.Best In The West (Dominick Bugatti, Frank Musker) - 04:00 . 4.Got To Be There (Elliot Willenski) - 04:00 . 5.Be Bop Medley: Hot House, East Of Suez (Come On…

This week In Jazz Legends (Special Pianists) 45/52

<p class='nature_product'Herbie Hancock, Thelonious Monk, Horace Silver, Keith Jarrett, Oscar Peterson, Duke Ellington, Joe Zawinul, Bill Evans, Vijay Iyer, Dave Brubeck, Hiromi, Count Basie, Judy GarlandThey are the "Jazz Legends (Special Pianists)" performers selected among the 324 Posts we publish this week. Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy!Tracklist 1 .…

Warner Bros. publish Paul Simon’s sixth solo album : ‘Hearts and Bones’ (1983)

Paul Simon's 'Hearts and Bones' is his sixth solo album released on November 4, 1983 by Warner Bros.Track Listing : 1.Allergies (Paul Simon) - 04:37 . 2.Hearts And Bones (Paul Simon) - 05:37 . 3.When Numbers Get Serious (Paul Simon) - 03:25 . 4.Think Too Much (B) (Paul Simon) - 02:44 . 5.Song About The Moon (Paul Simon) - 04:07 . 6.Think Too Much (A) (Paul Simon) - 03:05 . 7.Train In The Distance…

Columbia publish Al Di Meola’s debut album : ‘Land of the Midnight Sun’ (1976)

Al Di Meola's 'Land of the Midnight Sun' is his first album released on October 25, 1976 by Columbia.Track Listing : 1.The Wizard (James Mingo Lewis) – 06:46 . 2.Land Of The Midnight Sun (Al Di Meola) – 09:10 . 3.Sarabande From Violin Sonata In B Minor, (Partita No. 1 In B Minor, Bwv 1002) (Johann Sebastian Bach) – 01:20 . 4.Love Theme From Pictures Of The Sea (Al Di Meola) – 02:25 . 5.Suite…

Warner Bros. publish Chaka Khan’s debut solo album : ‘Chaka’ featuring ‘I’m Every Woman’ (1978)

Chaka Khan's 'Chaka' is her debut solo album released on October 12, 1978.Track Listing : 1.I'M Every Woman (Nickolas Ashford, Valerie Simpson) - 04:05 . 2.Love Has Fallen On Me (Lloyd Webber, Charles Stepney) - 04:52 . 3.Roll Me Through The Rushes (David Lasley, Lana Marrano) - 04:42 . 4.Sleep On It (Andrew Kastner, Larry John Mcnally) - 04:21 . 5.Life Is A Dance (Gavin Christopher) - 04:20 .…

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…

Anita Baker releases ‘Rhythm of Love,’ her fifth album featuring ‘Body and Soul’ (1994)

Anita Baker's 'Rhythm of Love' is her fifth album released on September 13, 1994 by Elektra.Track Listing : 1.Rhythm Of Love (Anita Baker, Patrick Moten) - 05:50 . 2.The Look Of Love (Burt Bacharach, Hal David) - 04:47 . 3.Body And Soul (Rick Nowels, Ellen Shipley) - 05:42 . 4.Baby (Anita Baker) - 04:25 . 5.I Apologize (Anita Baker, Barry J. Eastmond, Gordon Chambers) - 05:09 . 6.Plenty Of Room…

Luther Vandross releases his debut album : ‘Never Too Much’ featuring ‘A House Is Not a Home’ (1981)

Luther Vandross' 'Never Too Much' is his debut album released on August 12, 1981 by Epic.Track Listing : 1.Never Too Much (Luther Vandross) - 03:50 . 2.Sugar And Spice (I Found Me A Girl) (Luther Vandross) - 04:57 . 3.Don'T You Know That? (Luther Vandross) - 04:01 . 4.I'Ve Been Working (Luther Vandross) - 06:35 . 5.She'S A Super Lady (Luther Vandross) - 05:04 . 6.You Stopped Loving Me (Luther…

Paul Simon releases ‘One-Trick Pony,’ his fifth solo album, produced with Phil Ramone (1980)

Paul Simon's 'One-Trick Pony' is his fifth solo studio album col-produced with Phil Ramone and released on August 12 1980 by Warner Bros. RecordsTrack Listing : 1.Late In The Evening (Paul Simon) - 04:02 . 2.That'S Why God Made The Movies (Paul Simon) - 03:37 . 3.One-Trick Pony (Paul Simon) - 03:53 . 4.How The Heart Approaches What It Yearns (Paul Simon) - 02:49 . 5.Oh, Marion (Paul Simon) -…

‘Madonna’ is her self-titled debut album featuring ‘Holiday,’ ‘Borderline’ and ‘Lucky Star’ (1983)

'Madonna' feat. 'Holiday' is her eponymous debut studio album released on July 27 1983 by Sire Records.Track Listing : 1.Lucky Star (Madonna) - 05:37 . 2.Borderline (Reggie Lucas) - 05:18 . 3.Burning Up (Madonna) - 03:45 . 4.I Know It (Madonna) - 03:47 . 5.Holiday (Curtis Hudson, Lisa Stevens) - 06:08 . 6.Think Of Me (Madonna) - 04:54 . 7.Physical Attraction (Reggie Lucas) - 06:39 . 8.Everybody…