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…

Warner Bros. publish Miles Davis’ ‘Amandla,’ his third (and final) collaboration with Marcus Miller (1989)

Miles Davis' 'Amandla' is his third (and final) collaboration with Marcus Miller, released on May 18, 1989 by Warner Bros.Track Listing : 1.Catémbe (Marcus Miller) - 05:35 . 2.Cobra (George Duke) – 5:15 . 3.Big Time (Marcus Miller) - 05:40 . 4.Hannibal (Marcus Miller) - 05:49 . 5.Jo-Jo (Marcus Miller) - 04:51 . 6.Amandla (Marcus Miller) - 05:20 . 7.Jilli (John Bigham) – 5:05 . 8.Mr. Pastorius…

Marcus Miller releases his seventh album : ‘Silver Rain’ (2005)

Marcus Miller's 'Silver Rain' is his seventh album released on March 8, 2005 by Koch.Track Listing : 1.Intro Duction (Marcus Miller) - 00:30 . 2.Bruce Lee (Marcus Miller) - 05:23 . 3.La Villette (Lalah Hathaway, Marcus Miller) - 05:54 . 4.Behind The Smile (Marcus Miller) - 06:24 . 5.Frankenstein (Edgar Winter) - 06:33 . 6.Moonlight Sonata (Ludwig Van Beethoven) - 07:38 . 7.Boogie On Reggae Woman…

The Beatles release ‘The Beatles,’ their ninth eponymous album also called ‘The White Album’ (1968)

'The Beatles' is their ninth eponymous studio album also called 'the White Album' produced by George Martin and released on November 22, 1968 by Apple. Track Listing : 1.Back In The U.S.S.R. (Lennon–Mccartney) - 02:43 . 2.Dear Prudence (Lennon–Mccartney) - 03:56 . 3.Glass Onion (Lennon–Mccartney) - 02:17 . 4.Ob-La-Di, Ob-La-Da (Lennon–Mccartney) - 03:08 . 5.Wild Honey Pie (Lennon–Mccartney) -…

Happy Birthday Trilok Gurtu. ‘The Beat Of Trilok’

This day (October 30, 1951), in Mumbai, India, is born Trilok Gurtu, an Indian percussionist and composer.Digest Tracklist : @ Imola (2019) . @ Udupa Music Festival (2018) . @ Mekudeshet (2017) . w/ Jan Garbarek - Tharros (2016) . w/ Paolo Fresu & Omar Sosa - @Jazz_in_Marciac (2015) . @ Saptak Annual Music Festival (2013) . Trilok Gurtu Band (2012) . w/ Marcus Miller – Balahro (2011) .…

Beyoncé releases ‘B’Day,’ her second solo album featuring ‘Déjà Vu,’ ‘Ring the Alarm,’ ‘Irreplaceable’ and ‘Beautiful Liar’ (2006)

Beyoncé's 'B'Day' is her second studio album on September 4, 2006, by Columbia.Track Listing : 1.Déjà Vu (Beyoncé Knowles, Rodney Jerkins, Delisha Thomas, Makeba Riddick, Keli Nicole Price, Shawn Carter) - 04:00 . 2.Get Me Bodied (Beyoncé Knowles, Solange Knowles, Kasseem Dean, Sean Garrett, Makeba Riddick, Angela Beyincé) - 03:25 . 3.Suga Mama (Beyoncé Knowles, Rich Harrison, Makeba Riddick,…

Concord publish George Benson’s ‘Songs and Stories’ produced with Marcus Miller (2009)

George Benson's 'Songs and Stories' is a studio album co-produced with Marcus Miller and released on August 25, 2009 by Concord.Track listing : 1.Don't Let Me Be Lonely Tonight (James Taylor) - 03:48 . 2.Family Reunion (Catero Colbert, Rod Temperton) - 04:18 . 3.Show Me the Love (Steve Lukather, Marcus Miller, David Paich) - 04:16 . 4.A Telephone Call Away (Bill Withers) - 05:54 . 5.Someday We'll…

The Manhattan Transfer release their twelfth album : ‘The Offbeat Of Avenues’ (1991)

The Manhattan Transfer's 'The Offbeat Of Avenues' is their twelfth album released on August 13, 1991 by Columbia.Track listing : 1.The Offbeat of Avenues (Cheryl Bentyne, Prince) - 04:55 . 2.Sassy (Cheryl Bentyne, Bill Bodine, Janis Siegel) - 04:49 . 3.10 Minutes Till the Savages Come (Jeff Lorber, Janis Siegel, Brock Walsh) - 03:58 . 4.What Goes Around Comes Around (Alan Paul) - 04:51 . 5.Blue…

The Big Beat (Goes On)

From 'Dat Dere' to 'Sakeena's Vision' , we have mixed 20 'Jazz, Rock & Blues' tunes around the theme of 'Art Blakey's Album "The Big Beat"'. "The Big Beat (Goes On)" has Fats Domino, The Horace Silver Quintet, Eight To The Bar, Willie Dixon and many more.

This week In New Music Videos N°195

Lorde, Paola Meza, Alok . John Legend, Katy B, Kito, Magdalena Bay, Rüfüs Du Sol, Olivia Vedder, Eddie Vedder, Glen Hansard, Nao, Josienne Clarke, Jennifer Hudson, AniqoThey are the performers of the music videos that caught, these past days, our interest and musical or visual liking. Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy!Tracklist 1 . Lorde . Mood Ring Lyrics >> Review…

‘Vous Avez Dit Bizarre’ New Music Videos N°68

Claud, Lil Nas X, 3OH!3, King Gizzard . The Lizard Wizard, jxdn, Bea Miller, Gaye Su Akyol, Oneohtrix Point Never, NEFFEX . Martha Hill, Gabriels, JeromeThey are the performers of twelve brand new videos that amused, puzzled and sometimes shocked us, these past days. Beware (possibly) NSFW Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy!Tracklist 1 . Claud . Gold More by the same :…

‘Vous Avez Dit Bizarre’ New Music Videos N°66

Jordindian, Ilegales, Vladimir Cauchemar . Alyona Alyona, Neha Bhasin, Little Big Town, Sega Bodega . Låpsley, Mike Sabath, Bea Miller, Puscifer, Danny Elfman, Astrid S, AwolnationThey are the performers of twelve brand new videos that amused, puzzled and sometimes shocked us, these past days. Beware (possibly) NSFW Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy!Tracklist 1 . Jordindian…

Atlantic publish ‘The Exciting Wilson Pickett,’ his second album featuring ‘Land of 1000 Dances’ and ‘In the Midnight Hour’ (1966)

'The Exciting Wilson Pickett' is his second album (containing 'Land of 1000 Dances' and 'In the Midnight Hour') released in August 1966 by Atlantic.1 . Land Of 1000 Dances ("Letterman") 2 . In The Midnight Hour (Live) 3 . In The Midnight Hour (w/ Bruce Springsteen, 1999 Induction Ceremony) Track listing : . 1.Land of 1000 Dances (Chris Kenner) - 02:28. 2.Something You Got (Chris Kenner) -…

N.W.A. release their debut album : ‘Straight Outta Compton’ (1988)

N.W.A.'s 'Straight Outta Compton' is their debut studio album produced by Dr. Dre with DJ Yella and released August 8, 1988 by Ruthless Records.1 . Straight Outta Compton (Official Video) 2 . Express Yourself 3 . Dopeman (Houston, 1989) Track Listing : 1.Straight Outta Compton (Ice Cube, Mc Ren, The D.O.C., Eazy-E) - 04:18 . {Samples : "Funky Drummer" By James Brown; "You'Ll Like It Too" By…

Concord publish Al Jarreau’s ‘My Old Friend, Celebrating George Duke’ recorded with Stanley Clarke (2014)

Al Jarreau's 'My Old Friend, Celebrating George Duke' is a special tribute reorded with Stanley Clarke and released on August 5, 2014 by Concord.1 . My Old Friend, Celebrating George Duke 2 . George Duke Memorial Service (w/ Al Jarreau, Aug. 19th, 2013, Los Angeles) 3 . Stanley Clarke and Al Jarreau on George Duke Tribute Album Track Listing : 1.My Old Friend (Steve George, John Lang, Richard…

Teddy Pendergrass releases his fifth album : ‘TP’ featuring ‘Can’t We Try’ and ‘Love T.K.O.’ (1980)

Teddy Pendergrass ' 'TP' feat. 'Can't We Try' & 'Love T.K.O.' is his fifth album released on July 25, 1980 by Philadelphia International Records.1 . Love TKO (London 1982) Track Listing : 1.Is It Still Good To Ya? (Nickolas Ashford, Valerie Simpson) - 04:36 . 2.Take Me In Your Arms Tonight (Duet With Stephanie Mills) (Dexter Wansel, Cynthia Biggs) - 05:28 . 3.I Just Called To Say (Cecil…

Missy Elliott releases her debut album : ‘Supa Dupa Fly’ featuring Busta Rhymes, Ginuwine, Lil’ Kim and Aaliyah among other guests (1997)

Missy Elliott's 'Supa Dupa Fly' is her debut studio album featuring Busta Rhymes, Ginuwine, Lil' Kim and Aaliyah among other guests, produced by Timbaland and released on July 15, 1997 by The Goldmind / Elektra1 . Hit Em Wit Da Hee (Official Video) 2 . Sock It 2 Me (w/ Da Brat, Official Video) 3 . Beep Me 911 (Official Video) 4 . Sock It 2 Me (Live, 1997) 5 . The Rain (Official Video) Track…

Big Boi releases his debut solo album : ‘Sir Lucious Left Foot: The Son of Chico Dusty’ (2010)

Big Boi's 'Sir Lucious Left Foot: The Son of Chico Dusty' is his debut solo studio album released on July 5, 2010 by Purple Ribbon / Def Jam1 . Daddy Fat Sax (Rooftop Session) 2 . Follow Us (w/ Vonnegutt, Official Video) 3 . Follow Us (Atlanta, GA, Smith's Olde Bar) 4 . Shutterbugg (w/ Cutty, Official Video) 5 . General Patton (Official Video) 6 . You Ain't No DJ (w/ Yelawolf, Official Video) 7 .…

Concord publish ‘Lee Ritenour’s 6 String Theory’ recorded with John Scofield, Taj Mahal, Pat Martino, Joe Bonamassa, Robert Cray, Slash, George Benson, B.B. King, Steve Lukather,…

'Lee Ritenour's 6 String Theory' is an album recorded for his 50th birthday with John Scofield, Taj Mahal, Pat Martino, Joe Bonamassa, Robert Cray, Slash, George Benson, B.B. King, Steve Lukather, Mike Stern and more and released on June 29, 2010 by Concord.1 . John Scofield & Lee Ritenour 2 . Cause We've Ended as Lovers 3 . Lee Ritenour, Steve Lukather and Andy McKee 4 . Drifting (La…

Columbia publish Tony Bennett’s ‘I Left My Heart in San Francisco’ recorded with the Count Basie Orchestra (1962)

Tony Bennett's 'I Left My Heart in San Francisco' is an album recorded with the Count Basie Orchestra and released on June 18, 1962 by Columbia.1 . Once upon a time (Helsinki August 6, 2012) 2 . Smile (9/2/2012) 3 . Taking a chance on love 4 . The Best Is Yet to Come (from Viva Duets) Track Listing : 1.I Left My Heart In San Francisco (Douglass Cross, George Cory) - 02:52 . 2.Once Upon A Time…

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.…

Luther Vandross releases ‘Dance with My Father,’ his thirteenth and final album (2003)

Luther Vandross 'Dance with My Father' is his thirteenth and final studio album released on June 10, 2003 by J Records.1 . Dance With My Father 2 . The Closer I get to you (w/ Beyonce) Track Listing : 1.If I Didn'T Know Better (Ezekiel Lewis, Luther Vandross, Reed Vertelney) - 04:07 . 2.Think About You (James Porte, Luther Vandross) - 05:04 . 3.If It Ain'T One Thing (Robbie Nevil, Luther…

We remember Ray Charles. ‘Ray Of Light’

This day (June 10, 2004), in Beverly Hills, California, died Ray Charles, an American singer and musician.Tracklist : 1 . Ray Charles & Stevie Wonder - Living For The City 2 . A Song For You (1999) 3 . What' D I Say (1997) 4 . Hit The Road Jack (1982) 5 . America The Beautiful 6 . La Mama (1979) 7 . Aretha Franklin & Ray Charles – It Takes Two To Tango (1975) 8 . Georgia On My Mind 9 .…

Happy Birthday Kenny G. ‘Super G’

This day (June 5, 1956), in Seattle, Washington, is born Kenneth Bruce Gorelick a.k.a Kenny G, an American contemporary and smooth jazz saxophonist.Tracklist : 1 . Midnight Motion (1988) 2 . w/ Stevie Wonder – Besame Mucho (2009) 3 . w/David Foster & Friends - Love Theme From St. Elmo'S Fire (2008) 4 . w/ Yolanda Adams - I Believe I Can Fly (2004) 5 . The Moment 6 . w/ Michael Bolton - How Am…

Arista release Whitney Houston’s second album : ‘Whitney’ featuring ‘ I Wanna Dance With Somebody’ (1987)

Whitney Houston's ‘Whitney' feat. ' I Wanna Dance With Somebody' is her second studio album released on June 2, 1987 by Arista Records.1 . I Wanna Dance With Somebody (Official Video) 2 . I Wanna Dance With Somebody 3 . Love Will Save The Day 4 . Didn't We Almost Have It All (Official Video) 5 . Didn't We Almost Have It All (Nelson Mandella Freedom Fest, 1988) 6 . So Emotional (Japan) 7 . So…

Happy Birthday Christian McBride. ‘The Prince McBride’

This day (May 31, 1972), in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, is born Christian McBride, an American jazz bassist.Tracklist : 1 . w/ Patrice Rushen (2019) 2 . w/ New Jawn – John Day (2018) 3 . Disco Soul (2016) 4 . Jazz Series (2015) 5 . w/ Lynn Seaton (2013) 6 . Used ‘Ta Could (2012) 7 . The Shade Of The Cedar Tree (2011) 8 . Chick Corea Freedom Band – Straight No Chaser (2010) 9 . Documentary (2009)…

Melody Gardot releases her third album produced by Heitor Pereira : ‘The Absence’ (2012)

Melody Gardot's 'The Absence' is her third studio album produced by Heitor Pereira and released on May 29, 2012 by Verve Records.1 . Mira 2 . Medley (North Sea Jazz, 2012) 3 . So Long (Avo Session) 4 . So we meet again (San Sebastian Jazz Festival, 2012) 5 . Lisboa (Direct Live, October 2012) 6 . Impossible Love 7 . Goodbye (Olympia Paris, 5 November 2012) 8 . Yemanja Track Listing : 1.Mira…

Frank Sinatra starts the recording of ‘Frank Sinatra Sings for Only the Lonely’ arranged by Nelson Riddle (1958)

'Frank Sinatra Sings for Only the Lonely' is an album (also known as 'Sings for Only the Lonely' or simply 'Only the Lonely') recorded on May 29, June 24 & 26 1958 and released in September 1958 By Capitol.1 . Angel Eyes 2 . Angel Eyes Track Listing : 1.Only The Lonely (Sammy Cahn, Jimmy Van Heusen) - 04:10 . 2.Angel Eyes (Matt Dennis, Earl Brent) - 03:46 . 3.What'S New? (Bob Haggart,…

Terence Blanchard releases his nineteenth album : ‘Magnetic’ (2013)

"Magnetic" by Terence Blanchard is the nineteenth album, released on May 27, 2013.Track Listing : 1.Magnetic (Terence Blanchard) - 07:02 . 2.Jacob'S Ladder (Joshua Crumbly) - 07:59 . 3.Don'T Run (Terence Blanchard) - 07:29 . 4.Pet Step Sitter'S Theme Song (Fabian Almazan) - 10:31 . 5.Hallucinations (Terence Blanchard) - 08:42 . 6.No Borders Just Horizons (Kendrick Scott) - 07:21 . 7.Comet (Fabian…

This week In Jazz Legends 20/52

Lester Young, Coleman Hawkins, The Marsalis Family, Hank Jones, Joe Lovano, McCoy Tyner Quartet, George Benson, Earl Klugh, Miles Davis, John Scofield, Elvin Jones Trio, Esperanza Spalding, Bobby McFerrin, Miles Davis, Coleman Hawkins

Happy Birthday Stevie Wonder. ‘Wonder Day In Wonderland’

This day (May 13, 1950), in Saginaw, Michigan, is born Stevland Hardaway Morris a.k.a Stevie Wonder, an American singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist.Digest Tracklist : Lean On Me, Love's In Need of Love Today (2020) . Easy like Sunday Morning (Lionel Richie Tribute Kennedy Center Honors, 2019 ) . Isn’t She Lovely ( Global Citizen 2017 New York) . Faith (w/ Ariana Grande, 2016) . w/ Sting…

We remember Bob Marley. ‘Leaving Babylon’

This day (May 11, 1981), in Miami, Florida, died Robert Nesta Marley a.k.a Bob Marley, a Jamaican singer and songwriter.Digest Tracklist : w/ The Wailers - Coming In From The Cold (1980) . War (1979) . w/ The Wailers - Exodus (1977) . The Roots Rock Reggae (1976) . w/ The Wailers - Kinky Reggae (1975) . Lively Up Yourself (1974) . w/ The Wailers - Get up Stand up (1973) . Bob Marley and Peter…

Happy Birthday Donovan

May 10, 1946 - Donovan Philips Leitch simply known as Donovan, Scottish singer, songwriter and guitarist is 75. Happy Birthday Sir if in England, you do not want to miss "live on the BBC", the "New Musical Express Pollwinners 1965" with The Moody Blues, Freddie & the Dreamers, Georgie Fame & the Blue Flames, The Seekers, Herman's Hermits, The Ivy League, Sounds Incorporated, Wayne…

Island publish Grace Jones’ fourth album : ‘Warm Leatherette’ featuring ‘Private Life’ (1980)

Grace Jones' 'Warm Leatherette' is her fourth (more reggae & New Wave than disco) studio album released on May 9, 1980 by Island. Track Listing : 1.Warm Leatherette (Daniel Miller) - 05:38 . 2.Private Life (Chrissie Hynde) - 06:19 . 3.A Rolling Stone (Deniece Williams, Fritz Baskett, Grace Jones) - 03:30 . 4.Love Is The Drug (Bryan Ferryandy Mackay) - 08:41 . 5.The Hunter Gets Captured By The…

Happy Birthday Joe Bonamassa. ‘Hey Joe’

This day (May 8, 1977), in New Hartford, New York, is born Joe Bonamassa, an American blues rock guitarist and singer.Digest Tracklist : Walk In My Shadow (2020) . This Train (2019) . Redemption (2018) . Drive (At Carnegie Hall, 2017) . Mountain Climbing (2016) . Sloe Gin (Muddy Wolf at Red Rocks, 2015) . Oh Beautiful (PinkPop, 2014) . Athens to Athens ( LIVE at Vienna Opera House) . Driving…

Parlophone publish Paul McCartney ‘s ‘Flaming Pie,’ his tenth solo album (1997)

Paul McCartney's 'Flaming Pie' is his tenth solo studio album (his first in more than four years) released on May 5, 1997 by Parlophone / Capitol. Track Listing : 1.The Song We Were Singing (Paul McCartney) - 03:55 . 2.The World Tonight (Paul McCartney) - 04:06 . 3.If You Wanna (Paul McCartney) - 04:38 . 4.Somedays (Paul McCartney) - 04:15 . 5.Young Boy (Paul McCartney) - 03:54 . 6.Calico Skies…

Tina Turner releases her ninth solo album : ‘Wildest Dreams’ featuring ‘GoldenEye’ (1996)

Tina Turner's 'Wildest Dreams' feat. "GoldenEye" is her ninth solo album produced by Trevor Horn & Terry Britten and released on April 22, 1996 by Parlophone/Virgin.Track Listing : 1.Do What You Do (Terry Britten, Graham Lyle, Conner Reeves) - 04:23 . 2.Whatever You Want (Arthur Baker, Taylor Dayne, Fred Zarr) - 04:52 . 3.Missing You (Mark Leonard, Chas Sandford, John Waite) - 04:36 . 4.On…

Michael Bublé publishes his eighth album : ‘To Be Loved’ (2013)

Michael Bublé's 'To Be Loved' is his eighth studio album produced by Bob Rock and released on April 22, 2013 by 143 / Reprise Track Listing : 1.You Make Me Feel So Young (Mack Gordon) - 03:06 . 2.It'S A Beautiful Day (Michael Bublé, Bob Rock, Alan Chang) - 03:19 . 3.To Love Somebody (Barry Gibb, Robin Gibb) - 03:15 . 4.Who'S Lovin You (William Smokey Robinson, Berry Gordy) - 02:56 . 5.Something…

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…