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George Benson releases ‘Give Me The Night,’ an album produced by Quincy Jones (1980)

George Benson's 'Give Me The Night' is an album by produced by Quincy Jones and released in August, 1980 by Qwest Records. 1 . Love X Love (Montreux, 1986) 2 . Off Broadway (w/ Pat Kelley) 3 . Give Me The Night Track listing : . 1.Love X Love (Rod Temperton) - 04:45 . 2.Off Broadway (Rod Temperton) - 05:23 . 3.Moody's Mood (Eddie Jefferson, James Moody) - 03:24 . 4.Give Me the Night (Rod…

Benny Goodman attends a Belgian festival (1966)

August 6, 1966 - the Benny Goodman Sextet - that is Benny Goodman (cl), Bernie Leighton (p). Les Spann (g), Al Hall (b), Doc Cheatham (tp) and Morey Feld (d) - performs at "Belgium Jazz Festival"

Pat Benatar releases her second album : ‘Crimes of Passion’ featuring ‘Hit Me with Your Best Shot’ (1980)

Pat Benatar's 'Crimes of Passion' is her second studio album (her best selling so far) released on August 5, 1980 by Chrysalis Records. 1 . Treat Me Right (Live, 2001) 2 . You Better Run 3 . Hit Me With Your Best Shot (Live) 4 . Hell is for children (Live) 5 . Little Paradise 6 . I'm gonna follow you 7 . Treat me Right, Sept. 4, 198) 8 . You Better Run (Live) 9 . Hit Me With Your Best Shot (Live,…

Motown publish Michael Jackson’s second solo album : ‘Ben’ featuring ‘I Wanna Be Where You Are’ (1972)

Michael Jackson's 'Ben' is his second studio album recorded while he was still a member of The Jackson 5 and released on August 4, 1972 by Motown.1 . Shoo-be-doo-be-doo-da-day (w/ Jackson 5) 2 . Ben Track listing : 1.Ben (Walter Scharf, Don Black) - 02:44 . 2.Greatest Show on Earth (Mel Larson, Jerry Marcellino) - 02:48 . 3.People Make the World Go 'Round (Thom Bell, Linda Creed) - 03:15 .…

Happy Birthday Tony Bennett. ‘My Heart Is With Tony’

This day (August 3, 1926), in Astoria, Queens, is born Anthony Dominick Benedetto a.k.a Tony Bennett, an American singer.Tracklist : 1 . The Way You Look Tonight (2020) 2 . Tony Bennett Celebrates 90 3 . w/ Lady Gaga - Winter Wonderland 4 . w/ Billy Joel - New York State Of Mind (2002) 5 . w/ Liza Minnelli - Maybe This Time (1995) 6 . The Man She Loves 7 . I Left My Heart In San Francisco (1994)…

Virgin release Ben Harper’s second album : ‘Fight for Your Mind’ (1995)

Ben Harper's 'Fight for Your Mind' is his second (and last before adding the Innocent Criminals to his line-up) album released on August 1, 1995 by Virgin.1 . Ground On Down 2 . Ground On Down 3 . Another lonely day 4 . Please Me Like You Want To (w/ Jack Johnson) 5 . Gold to Me 6 . Burn One Down 7 . Excuse Me Mr 8 . Excuse Me Mr (Eurockéennes, 2008) 9 . Fight For Your Mind (Rockpalast, 1998) 10…

George Benson records his third album : ‘The George Benson Cookbook’ (1966)

'The George Benson Cookbook' is his third album produced by John Hammond and recorded on August 1 & October 19, 1966 and released the same year by Columbia.1 . Trumpet and Guitar Workshop 7/2/1966, Newport Jazz Festival 2 . All of me Track Listing : 1.The Cooker (George Benson) - 04:18 . 2.Benny'S Back (George Benson) - 04:10 . 3.Bossa Rocka (George Benson) - 04:20 . 4.All Of Me (Gerald…

GRP release George Benson’s ‘That’s Right,’ an album produced by Tommy Lipuma (1996)

George Benson's 'That's Right' is an album released produced by Tommy Lipuma and on July 30, 1996 by Grp .Track Listing : 1.That'S Right (Ron Smith, Michael White) - 05:02 . 2.The Thinker (Gary Haase, Bob Ward) - 05:37 . 3.Marvin Said (George Benson) - 05:20 . 4.True Blue (Adam Gus Falcon, Trevor Gale) - 05:06 . 5.Holdin' On (Gary Brown) - 05:32 . 6.Song For My Brother (Paul Peterson) - 04:16 .…

Tab Benoit meets Louisiana’s LeRoux in NOLA (2017)

July 29, 2017 - Tab Benoit backed by Corey Duplechin (b) and Terence Higgins (d) will join forces with Louisiana's LeRoux backed by Jim Odom (g), Mark Duthu (perc), Nelson Blanchard (kb) and Rod Roddy (kb) at Mid City Lanes Rock n Bowl in New Orleans

Columbia release Miles Davis’ ‘Miles in the Sky’ recorded with Wayne Shorter, Herbie Hancock, Ron Carter, Tony Williams and George Benson (1968)

Miles Davis' 'Miles in the Sky' is a studio album recorded with Wayne Shorter, Herbie Hancock, Ron Carter, Tony Williams and George Benson and released on July 22, 1968 by Columbia.Track Listing : 1.Stuff (Miles Davis) - 17:03 . 2.Paraphernalia (Wayne Shorter) - 12:42 . 3.Black Comedy (Tony Williams) - 07:31 . 4.Country Son (Miles Davis) - 13:56 Francis WolffALSO READWikipediaJazztimes @…

Benny Goodman takes his septet to North Sea (1982)

July 18, 1982 - the Benny Goodman Septet - that is Benny Goodman (Cl), Scott Hamilton (ts), Warren Vache (tp), John Bunch (p), Phil Flanagan (b), Mel Lewis (d) & Chris Flory (g). - performs at " North Sea Jazz Festival" in The Hague, Netherlands

Feliz Cumpleaños Ruben Blades. ‘Ever Blades’

This day (July 16, 1948 ), in Panama City, Panama, is born Rubén Blades, a Panamanian salsa singer and songwriterTracklist : 1 . Paraiso Road Gang (2020) 2 . LA China Medina (2019) 3 . w/ Wynton Marsalis - El Cantante (2017) 4 . w/ Roberto Delgado & Orquesta - El Cantante (2015) 5 . w/ Robi Draco Rosa - Patria 6 . Todos Vuelven 7 . w/ Luba Mason - E Com Esse Que Eu Vou vm 8 . Maestra Vida…

We remember Benny Carter. ‘Mellow Toner’

This day (July 12, 2003), in / Los Angeles, California, died Benny Carter, an American jazz alto saxophonist, clarinetist, trumpeter, composer, arranger, and bandleader.Tracklist : 1 . w/ Count Basie Orchestra - Vine Street Rumble (1997) 2 . Honeysuckle Rose (1997) 3 . w/ All Stars - Crazy Rhythm (1995) 4 . w/ The Wdr Big Band - Remember (1989) 5 . When Lights Are Low (1985) 6 . Wave (1977) 7 .…

Lee Morgan records ‘Live at the Lighthouse’ with Bennie Maupin et al for Blue Note (1970)

Lee Morgan's 'Live at the Lighthouse' is a live album recorded on July 10, 11 & 12 1970 with Bennie Maupin, Harold Mabern, Jymie Merritt and Mickey Roker and released in 1971 by Blue Note.Track Listing : 1.Absolutions (Jymie Merritt) - 19:40 . 2.The Beehive (Harold Mabern) - 16:23 . 3.Neophilia (Bennie Maupin) - 19:05 . 4.Nommo (Jymie Merritt) - 18:00 Musicians : Lee Morgan - Trumpet,…

Pat Benatar releases her third album : ‘Precious Time’ featuring ‘Fire and Ice’ (1981)

Pat Benatar's 'Precious Time' feat. 'Fire and Ice' is her third studio album recorded in Los Angeles and released on July 6, 1981. 1 . Promises In The Dark (Official Video) 2 . Fire And Ice 3 . Fire And Ice (Live) 4 . Just Like Me (Paris, France, 1980) 5 . Precious Time 6 . Precious Time (Live) 7 . It's a tuff life Track Listing : 1.Promises In The Dark (Neil Giraldo, Pat Benatar) - 04:48 .…

George Benson starts the recording of ‘Good King Bad’ for CTI (1975)

George Benson's 'Good King Bad' is an album recorded on July 1 & 8, October 9 and December 4 & 5, 1975 and released in 1976 By CTI.Track Listing : 1.Theme From Good King Bad (David Matthews) - 06:03 . 2.One Rock Don'T Make No Boulder (David Matthews) - 06:50 . 3.Em (Philip Manamworth) - 04:56 . 4.Cast Your Fate To The Wind (Vince Guaraldi) - 07:00 . 5.Siberian Workout (David Matthews) -…

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 ‘MTV Unplugged : Tony Bennett’ featuring Great American Songbook (1994)

'MTV Unplugged: Tony Bennett' is an album where he sings the Great American Songbook released on June 28, 1994 by Columbia.1 . Moonglow (MTV Unplugged) 2 . They Can't Take That Away From Me (MTV Unplugged) 3 . Fly me to the moon Track Listing : 1.Old Devil Moon (E.Y. Harburg, Burton Lane) - 02:28 . 2.Speak Low (Ogden Nash, Kurt Weill) - 03:10 . 3.It Had To Be You (Isham Jones, Gus Kahn) - 03:13…

George Benson records his twelfth album ‘Bad Benson’ for CTI (1974)

George Benson's 'Bad Benson' is his twelfth studio album recorded on April 22 and June 20, 1974 and released on October 13, 1974 by CTI.1 . Take Five (1976 Montreux 1986) 2 . My latin brother Track Listing : 1.Take Five (Paul Desmond) - 07:08 . 2.Summer Wishes, Winter Dreams (Alan Bergman, Marilyn Bergman, Johnny Mandel) - 02:56 . 3.My Latin Brother (George Benson) - 06:50 . 4.No Sooner Said…

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…

Ben Harper releases ‘The Will to Live,’ his second album recorded with the Innocent Criminals (1997)

Ben Harper's 'The Will to Live' is his second album recorded with the Innocent Criminals and released on June 17, 1997 by Virgin America.1 . Faded 2 . Faded (Live) 3 . Homeless Child (w/ Charlie Musselwhite, NYC) 4 . Roses from my friends (Firenze, Teatro Verdi, May 10th 2014) 5 . Jah Work (acoustic) 6 . Jah Work (Eurockéennes, Belfort, 2008) 7 . Jah Work (w/ The Innocent Criminals, A Lewis…

Milt Jackson, Benny Golson et al play at Jazzbaltica (1997)

June 14, 1997 - Milt Jackson (vb), Benny Golson (ts), Art Farmer (tp), Ulf Wakenius (g), Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen (b), Jonas Johansen (d), Kenny Kirkland (p), Toots Thielemans (harm) and Max Roach (d) will share the stage at Große Konzertscheue in Salzau, Germany for Jazzbaltica

We remember Benny Goodman. ‘Such A Goodman’

This day (June 13, 1986), in New York City, died Benjamin David Goodman a.k.a Benny Goodman, an American jazz and swing musician, clarinetist and bandleader.Tracklist : 1 . Blue Room (1985) 2 . Sweet Lorraine / Limehouse Blues (1982) 3 . Body And Soul (1980) 4 . w/ George Benson - Salute to John Hammond (1975) 5 . In Musikhalle Hamburg Germany (1973) 6 . Moonglow (1972) 7 . w/ Jack Duffy &…

Tony Bennett and Bill Evans end the recording of ‘The Tony Bennett Bill Evans Album’ for Fantasy (1975)

‘The Tony Bennett Bill Evans Album' is a studio album recorded on June 10–13, 1975 and released the same year by Fantasy.1 . Bill Evans with Tony Bennett (Johnny Carson's Tonight Show 10/27/75) 2 . Together Again 3 . Jazz Inspired Track Listing : 1.Young And Foolish (Albert Hague, Arnold B. Horwitt) - 03:54 . 2.The Touch Of Your Lips (Ray Noble) - 03:56 . 3.Some Other Time (Leonard Bernstein,…