Gil Evans starts the recording of ‘New Bottle Old Wine’ with Cannonball Adderley (1958)

Gil Evans' 'New Bottle Old Wine' is an album featuring Cannonball Adderley as the only soloist, recorded between April 9 and May 26, 1958 and released the same year by World Pacific.Track Listing : 1.St. Louis Blues (W. C. Handy) - 05:26 . 2.King Porter Stomp (Jelly Roll Morton) - 03:19 . 3.Willow Tree (Fats Wallerandy Razaf) - 04:40 . 4.Struttin' With Some Barbeque (Lil Armstrong) - 04:34 .…

The Byrds release ‘Mr. Tambourine Man,’ their debut album featuring ‘All I Really Want to Do’ (1965)

The Byrds' 'Mr. Tambourine Man' feat. "All I Really Want to Do" is their debut album released on June 21, 1965 by Columbia.1 . Mr. Tambourine Man (w/ McGuinn, Hilman, Crosby and Dylan) 2 . I'll Feel A Whole Lot Better (5/11/65 3 . I'll Feel A Whole Lot Better (6/12/65 4 . The Bells of Rhymney 5 . Bells of Rhymney (Live) 6 . All I Really Want To Do (8/12/65 7 . I Knew I'd Want You (5/8/65 8 .…

Happy Birthday Marcus Miller. ‘Marcus Imperator’

This day (June 14, 1959), in Brooklyn, New York, is born Marcus Miller, an American bass player, composer, producer and multi-instrumentalist.Tracklist : 1 . Trip Trap & Bitches Brew (2020) 2 . Laid Black (2019) 3 . w/ Kinga Glyck - Blast (2018) 4 . w/ Tom Ibarra - Tutu (2016) 5 . Solo (2013) 6 . Tightrope (2012) 7 . Blast (2008) 8 . Jean Pierre (2008) 9 . Come Together (2007) 10 . Bruce Lee…

John Mayer releases ‘Born and Raised,’ his fifth album produced with Don Was (2012)

John Mayer's 'Born and Raised' is his fifth studio album produced with Don Was and released on May 22, 2012 by Columbia, Sony Music.Track Listing : 1.Queen Of California (John Mayer) - 04:10 . 2.The Age Of Worry (John Mayer) - 02:38 . 3.Shadow Days (John Mayer) - 03:53 . 4.Speak For Me (John Mayer) - 03:45 . 5.Something Like Olivia (John Mayer) - 03:01 . 6.Born And Raised (John Mayer) - 04:48 .…

Happy Birthday Eric Burdon. ‘Once An Animal’

This day (May 11, 1941), in Walker, Newcastle upon Tyne, is born Eric Burdon, an English singer best known as vocalist of The Animals, and War.Digest Tracklist : w/ Paint In Black (2019) . Spill the Wine (2017) . It's My Life (2015) . When I Was Young (2013) . w/ The Animals - House of The Rising Sun (2011) . Mother Earth Live (2006) . When I Was Young (1998) . w/ Brian Auger Band - Tobacco…

On Web TV, Kris Kristofferson at ‘One On One Session’ (2017)

<img src='//rvm.pm/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/On-Web-TV-Kris-Kristofferson-at-One-On-One-Session-2017.jpg' alt='' class='image_product'/>April 29, 2017 - Kris Kristofferson sits down for a One On One Session, available at the One On One YouTube channel, at City Winery in New York

Epic release ‘Dance to the Music,’ Sly & the Family Stone’s second album (1968)

'Dance to the Music' by Sly & the Family Stone is their second studio album produced by Sly Stone and released on April 27, 1968 by Epic.Track Listing : 1.Dance To The Music (Sylvester Stewart) - 03:00 . 2.Higher (Sylvester Stewart) - 02:49 . 3.I Ain'T Got Nobody (For Real) (Sylvester Stewart) - 04:26 . 4.Dance To The Medley (Sylvester Stewart) - 012:12 . 5.Ride The Rhythm (Sylvester Stewart)…

Bruce Springsteen releases his fourteenth album : ‘We Shall Overcome: The Seeger Sessions’ celebrating Pete Seeger (2006)

Bruce Springsteen's 'We Shall Overcome: The Seeger Sessions' is his fourteenth studio album featuring thirteen songs made popular by Pete Seeger, released on April 25, 2006 by Columbia Records.Track Listing : 1.Old Dan Tucker (Traditional) - 02:31 . 2.Jesse James (Billy Gashade) - 03:47 . 3.Mrs. Mcgrath (Traditional) - 04:19 . 4.O Mary Don'T You Weep (Traditional) - 06:05 . 5.John Henry…

The Moody Blues release ‘On the Threshold of a Dream,’ their fourth album (1969)

The Moody Blues' 'On the Threshold of a Dream' is their fourth album produced by Tony Clarke and released on April 25, 1969 by DeramTrack Listing : 1.In The Beginning (Graeme Edge) - 02:08 . 2.Lovely To See You (Justin Hayward) - 02:35 . 3.Dear Diary (Ray Thomas) - 03:56 . 4.Send Me No Wine (John Lodge) - 02:20 . 5.To Share Our Love (John Lodge) - 02:54 . 6.So Deep Within You (Mike Pinder) - 03:07…

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,…

Ella Fitzgerald records ‘Sings Songs from ‘Let No Man Write My Epitaph” for Verve (1960)

Ella Fitzgerald's 'Sings Songs from 'Let No Man Write My Epitaph'' is an album recorded on April 14 - 19, 1960 and released the same year by Verve.Track Listing : 1.Black Coffee (Sonny Burke, Paul Francis Webster) - 03:27 . 2.Angel Eyes (Earl Brent, Matt Dennis) - 03:27 . 3.I Cried For You (Gus Arnheim, Arthur Freed, Abe Lyman) - 03:26 . 4.I Can'T Give You Anything But Love, Baby (Dorothy Fields,…

The Isley Brothers release ‘Givin’ It Back,’ their ninth album featuring only covers of ‘white rock acts’ (1971)

The Isley Brothers's 'Givin' It Back' is their ninth album (covering famous songs by white rock acts), released on April 8, 1971 by T-Neck.Track Listing : 1.Ohio / Machine Gun (Neil Young / Jimi Hendrix) - 09:13 . 2.Fire And Rain (James Taylor) - 05:29 . 3.Lay Lady Lay (Bob Dylan) - 010:22 . 4.Spill The Wine (Charles Miller, Howard E. Scott, B.B. Dickerson, Lonnie Jordan, Harold Ray Brown, Thomas…

MGM publish ‘Eric Burdon Declares “War”,’ a collaboration between Burdon and funk band War (1970)

'Eric Burdon Declares "War"' is the first of two collaboration albums between Burdon and Californian funk band War, released in April 1970 by MGM Records.Track Listing : 1.The Vision Of Rassan (Papa Dee Allen, Harold Brown, Eric Burdon, B.B. Dickerson, Lonnie Jordan, Charles Miller, Lee Oskar, Howard E. Scott) - 07:40 . - Dedication (Papa Dee Allen, Harold Brown, Eric Burdon, B.B. Dickerson,…

Polydor publish Toots Thielemans’ ‘Live’ recorded in Holland (1974)

Toots Thielemans' 'Live' is an album recorded in Holland with an European rhythm section and released on April 4, 1974 by Polydor Of Holland.Track Listing : 1.Days Of Wine And Roses (Henry Mancini, Johnny Mercer) - 06:11 . 2.Lullaby (Toots Thielemans) - 03:33 . 3.Tenor Madness (Sonny Rollins) - 07:59 . 4.Nice To Be Around (John Williams, Paul Williams) - 03:13 . 5.Strange Boogie Man (Toots…

We remember Gil Evans

March 20, 1988 - Mr.Gil Evans, Canadian jazz pianist, arranger, composer and bandleader passed away aged 74. He is remembered.Recorded on November 18 & 30, December 10 & 15, 1960, "Out of the Cool" is an album by The Gil Evans Orchestra. >> Miles Davis' "Porgy and Bess" is a studio album (featuring arrangements by Davis and Gil Evans from the George Gershwin's opera) recorded on…

Happy Birthday to Bill Frisell. ‘Happy Bill Day’

This day ( March 18, 1951), in Baltimore, Maryland, is born William Richard 'Bill' Frisell, an American guitarist.Tracklist : What The World Needs Now (2020) . Goldfinger (2018) . Ramblin’ Round & Pastures Of Plenty (2016) . Surfer Girl (2014) . w/ Chick Corea – It Could Happen To You (2013) . Come Together (2012) . Just Like A Woman (2006) . Cluck Old Hen (2002) . w/ Ron Carter – (2002) .…

Riverside tape ‘The Unique Thelonious Monk’ with Art Blakey on drums (1956)

'The Unique Thelonious Monk' is an album of standards recorded on March 17 and April 3, 1956 with Art Blakey on drums and Oscar Pettiford on bass and released the same year by Riverside.Track Listing : 1.Liza (All The Clouds'Ll Roll Away) (George & Ira Gershwin, Gus Kahn) - 03:11 . 2.Memories Of You (Eubie Blakeandy Razaf) - 04:15 . 3.Honeysuckle Rose (Fats Wallerandy Razaf) - 05:32 .…

A&M publish Sting’s third album : ‘The Soul Cages’ featuring ‘All This Time’ (1991)

Sting's 'The Soul Cages' is his third studio album dedicated to his recently deceased father and released on January 22, 1991 by A&M.Track Listing : 1.Island Of Souls (Sting) - 06:41 . 2.All This Time (Sting) - 04:54 . 3.Mad About You (Sting) - 03:53 . 4.Jeremiah Blues (Part 1) (Sting) - 04:54 . 5.Why Should I Cry For You (Sting) - 04:46 . 6.Saint Agnes And The Burning Train (Sting) - 02:43 .…

Happy Birthday Mike Stern. ‘Upside Mike’

This day (January 10, 1953), in Boston, Massachusetts, is born Mike Sedgwick a.k.a. Mike Stern, an American jazz guitarist,Tracklist : w/ Jeff Lorber - Righteous (2019) . w/ Manu Katche Richard Bona & Niels Lan Doky - @Jazz in Marciac (2018) . Out Of The Blue (2017) . Chromazone (2016) . Kate (2015) . w/ Eric Johnson - Cliffs of Dover (2013) . January 1 (2012) . w/ Didier Lockwood -…

Happy Birthday Kurt Elling. ‘Elling’s Tone’

This day (November 2, 1967), in Chicago, Illinois, is born Kurt Elling, an American jazz vocalist, composer, lyricist and vocalese performer.Digest Tracklist : w/ Charlie Hunter - The Seed (2021) . My Foolish Heart (2020) . w/ Kenny Banks Jr. – Georgia on My Mind (2019) . American Tune . w/ Rosario Giuliani – I like the sunrise (2017) . w/ Patti Austin – Too Close For Comfort (2015) . Where the…

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…

Happy Birthday Pat Metheny. ‘Melting Pat’

This day (August 12, 1954,), in Lee's Summit, Missouri, is born Pat Metheny, American guitarist, leader of the Pat Metheny Group Digest Tracklist : Festival de la Guitarra (2018) . Kin - Live At The Five Angels Theater (2014) . And I Love Her (2011) . w/ Esbjorn Svensson Trio – Behind The Yashmack (2003) . w/ Paul Wertico - Follow Me (2001) . As It Is . w/ Kenny Garrett - Like Sonny (1995) .…

Booze In Blues

From 'Beer drinkin' woman' to 'Youll Never Miss The Water Till the Wells Gone Dry' , we have mixed 15 'Blues Only' tunes around the theme of 'Beverages'. It has Jimmy Gordon , Tommy Johnson , Lightnin' Hopkins , Brownie McGhee and many more.

Jazzin’Around Giant Steps

Starting and ending with John Coltrane's composition 'Giant Steps', we have mixed 18 'Jazz with some Soul and a slice of Rock' tunes around the theme of 'John Coltrane'. It has Stan Getz, Louis Prima, Ella Fitzgerald, The Mar-Keys and many more.