Bob, Janiva et al attend the Blues Music Awards (2018)

May 9, 2018 - Southern Avenue, Tas Cru, Rich DelGrosso,Eric & LaDonna Gales, Benny Turner, Larkin Poe, Fabrizio Poggi, Altered Five Blues Band, Meg Williams, Kirby Newman,Wee Willie Walker, Anthony Paule, Jimmy Carpenter, Bob Margolin, Janiva Magness, Annie Mack, Jeff Jensen. They all take part in the "2018 Blues Music Awards" in Memphis

We remember Luther Allison. ‘The Blues is On’

This day ( August 12, 1997), in Madison, Wisconsin, died Luther Allison, an American blues guitarist who played with Howlin' Wolf's band and backed James Cotton.Tracklist : 1 . Watching You 2 . Soul Fixin' Man (1994) 3 . w/ Johnny Hallyday - La Guitare fait mal (1992) 4 . Bad News is Coming 5 . Otis Rush & Luther Allison & Eric Clapton – Every Day I Have The Blues 6 . Serious (1985) 7 .…

We remember Koko Taylor. ‘Koko Queen Of Blues’

This day (June 3, 2009), in Chicago, Illinois, died Koko Taylor, an American Chicago blues musician, known as the Queen of the Blues.Tracklist : 1 . Mother Nature (2008) 2 . I’M A Woman (2007) 3 . Can’T Let Go (1993) 4 . I’M Ready 5 . Let The Good Times Roll (1987) 6 . w/ Little Walter,Willie Dixon – Wang Dang Doodle (1967) Tracklist : Wang Dang Doodle . I’m a Woman . Don’t Mess With The Messer…

We remember Chuck Berry. ‘Ageless Rocker & Bluesman’

This day (March 18, 2017), in St. Charles County, Missouri, died Charles Edward Anderson 'Chuck' Berryan American guitarist, singe, songwriter and rock and roll pioneerTracklist : Johnny B. Goode (1958) . You Never Can Tell . Roll over Beethoven (1972) . Maybellene (1958) . Sweet Little Sixteen . No Particular Place To Go . w/ Tina Turner - Rock n roll music . Carol . w/ Robert Cray - Brown Eyed…

Happy birthday Buddy Guy. ‘Best Guy’

This day (July 30, 1936), in Lettsworth, Louisiana, is born Buddy Guy, an American blues guitarist and singer.Tracklist : 1 . Kingfish (2020) 2 . Cognac (2019) 3 . w/ Jimmy Vaughan/Q. Sullivan - I Just Want to Make Love to You 4 . w/ Keb' Mo' - Born To Play Guitar (2016) 5 . Skin Deep & Blues (2014) 6 . Damn Right I've Got The Blues (2013) 7 . Hoochie Coochie Man (2010) 8 . w/ Eric Clapton…

Happy Birthday Mick Jagger. ‘Live Like Jagger’

This day (July 26, 1943), in Dartford, Kent, England, is born Sir Michael Philip Jagger simply known as Mick Jagger, English singer, songwriter, one of the founders of the Rolling StonesTracklist : 1 . Not Fade Away (w/ The Rolling Stones, 1964) 2 . As tears go by (1965) 3 . Get Off of My Cloud (w/ The Rolling Stones, 1967) 4 . Little Queenie (w/ The Rolling Stones, 1969) 5 . Dead Flowers (w/…

Happy Birthday Slash

July 23, 1965 - Saul Hudson better known as Slash, English-American guitarist, long time member of Guns N' Roses is 57. Happy Birthday SirTracklist : 1 . Sweet Child O' Mine (w/ Guns N' Roses, Official Music Video) 2 . November Rain (w/ Guns N' Roses) 3 . Slither (w/ Velvet Revolver, Official Video) 4 . Patience + Solo (Live In Stoke) 5 . Beautiful Dangerous (w/ Fergie) 6 . Hey Joe (Jimi…

Happy Birthday Lalo Schifrin. ‘El Señor Director Schifrin’

This day (June 21, 1932), in Buenos Aires, Argentina, is born Boris Claudio Schifrin a.a.k. Lalo Schifrin, an Argentine composer, pianist and conductor.Tracklist : 1 . w/ Al Jarreau - The Fox (2012) 2 . w/ Bbc Bigband - Mission: Impossible Theme (2006) 3 . w/ & James Morrison - Millennium Blues (2010) 4 . The Fox (2007) 5 . Montuno (1999) 6 . w/ Dizzy Gillespie, Ray Brown & Grady Tate –…

We All remember Ella Fitzgerald. ‘Hello Ella’

This day (June 15, 1996), in Beverly Hills, California, died Ella Fitzgerald, an American jazz and song vocalist, also known as the First Lady of Song, Queen of Jazz, and Lady Ella, who had a vocal range spanning three octaves and was noted for her purity of tone, impeccable diction, phrasing and intonation, and a horn-like improvisational ability, particularly in her scat singing.Tracklist : 1 .…

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 Tom Jones. ‘Miner Tom’

This day (June 7, 1940), in Treforest, Pontypridd, Wales, is born Sir Thomas John Woodward a.k.a Tom Jones, a Welsh singer.Tracklist : 1 . Knock On Wood (2020) 2 . w/ Bethzienna Williams - Cry To Me (2019) 3 . Don't Knock (2017) 4 . New Kiss (2016) 5 . Take My Love (2015) 6 . w/ Sally Barker - Walking In Memphis (2014) 7 . Soul of a Man (2012) 8 . Sex Bomb (1999) 9 . Green Green Grass Of Home…

Happy Birthday Steve Vai. ‘Vai Day’

This day (June 6, 1960), in Carle Place, New York, is born Steve Vai, an American guitarist.Tracklist : 1 . Tender Surrender (2019) 2 . Dark Matter (2018) 3 . For The Love of God (at the Vai Academy 2017) - 4 . Whispering A Prayer (2016) 5 . Gravity Storm (2013) 6 . The Crying Machine (TEC Awards 2012) 7 . Hendrix tribute day (Santa Cruz Blues Festival, 2011) 8 . I'm The Hell Outta Here…

Metallica release their sixth album : ‘Load’ featuring ‘Until It Sleeps’ (1996)

Metallica's 'Load' feat. 'Until It Sleeps' is their sixth studio album released on June 4, 1996 by Elektra Vertigo.1 . Ain't My Bitch (Live, Cunning Stunts) 2 . Ain't My Bitch (Reading Festival, 1997) 3 . 2x4 (1995.08.26, Donington, U.K.) 4 . 2x4 (1995.08.23 London, UK) 5 . Until It Sleeps (Official Music Video) 6 . Until it Sleeps (Live, Cunning Stunts) 7 . Until It Sleeps (Video Music Awards…

Happy Birthday Bob Dylan. ‘We Do Look Back’

This day (May 24, 1941), in Duluth, Minnesota is born Robert Allen Zimmerman better known as Bob Dylan, American singer, poet & songwriter and Nobel prizeDigest Tracklist : Blowing In The Wind (1963) . Mr. Tambourine Man (Newport Folk Festival, 1964) . Like a Rolling Stone (1966) . I Threw It All Away (The Johnny Cash Show, 1969) . Soundcheck in NYC (w/ George Harrison, 1971) . Knockin' on…

Happy Birthday Taj Mahal. ‘Senor Mahal’

This day (May 17, 1942), in Harlem, New York, is born Henry Saint Clair Fredericks a.k.a Taj Mahal, an American blues musician.Digest Tracklist : w/ Keb' Mo' - She Knows How To Rock Me (2018) . Corrina (2016) . Queen Bee (2015) . Diving Duck Blues (2013) . Checkin' Up On My Baby (2012) . Senor Blues (2010) . w/ The Phantom Blues Band - New York (2012) . If The River Was Whiskey (2008) . w/ Eric…

We Remember B.B. King. ‘Long Lived The King’

This day (May 14, 2015), in Las Vegas, died Riley B. King a.k.a. B.B. King (B.B. short for Blues Boy), an American blues guitarist and singer.Digest Tracklist : In Sing Sing Prison (1973) . w/ John Mayer, Tedeschi Trucks - Finale, Hollywood Bowl (2012) (1/2) . w/ John Mayer, Tedeschi Trucks - Finale, Hollywood Bowl (2012) (2/2) . When The Saints Go Marching In . All Over Again (1989) . w/ Eric…

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…

Happy Birthday to Ron Carter. ‘Beau Ron’

This day (May 4, 1937), in Ferndale, Michigan, is born Ron Carter, an American jazz double-bassist. Digest Tracklist : w/ Al Foster & Eli Degibri - United Blues (2019) . Foursight (2018) . You Are My Sunshine (2015) . Golden Striker Trio (2013) . My Funny Valentine (2011) . Dear Miles (2010) . w/ Helen Sung - First Trip (2009) . Autumn Leaves (2006) . Little Walts (1990) . w/ Bobby…

We remember Marvin Gaye. ‘I Heard It Through Marvin’

This day ( April 1, 1984), in Los Angeles, California, died Marvin Pentz Gay a.k.a. Marvin Gaye , an American singer and songwriter.Digest Tracklist : Take This Heart Of Mine . What'S Going On? . How Sweet It Is (1974) . Distant Lover . Heavy Love Affair . I Heard It Through The Grapevine . Can I Get A Witness . Let'S Get It On . Pride And Joy . Motown On Showtime (2/6) . Motown On Showtime (3/6)…

Happy Birthday Norah Jones. ‘The Divine In Miss Jones’

This day (March 30, 1979), in Denton, Texas (USA), is born Norah Jones, an American singer and musician.Digest Tracklist : Hurts To Be Alone (2020) . Begin Again (2019) . Flipside (2018) . Black Hole Sun (2017) . Day Breaks (on KCRW) . Everybody Needs A Best Friend (2014) . The life and times of Norah Jones . Just like a Woman (2013) . Happy Pills (2012) . Cry Cry Cry (2010) . Young Blood (2009)…

Strut Records publish Mulatu Astatke’s first solo album since the 1980s : ‘Steps Ahead’ (2010)

Mulatu Astatke's 'Steps Ahead' is his first solo album since the 1980s released on March 29, 2010 by Strut Records.Track Listing : 1.Radcliffe (Mulatu Astatke) - 07:54 . 2.Green Africa (Mulatu Astatke) - 05:13 . 3.The Way To Nice (Mulatu Astatke) - 05:09 . 4.Assosa (Arr.Mulatu Astatke) - 02:39 . 5.I Faram Gami I Faram (Mulatu Astatke) - 05:33 . 6.Mulatu'S Mood (Mulatu Astatke) - 05:56 . 7.Ethio…

Happy Birthday Sir Elton John. ‘Rocket John (It Still Is A Long Long Time)’

This day (March 25, 1947), in Pinner, Middlesex, England, is born Reginald Kenneth Dwight better known as Elton John, English singer, composer and pianistDigest Tracklist : Your Song (BBC, 1970) . Levon (BBC, 11971) . Rocket Man (Royal Festival Hall, 1972) . Goodbye Yellow Brick Road (TOTP, 1973) . Daniel (Watford, 1974) . Pinball Wizard (Dodger Stadium, 1975) . Don't Go Breaking My Heart (w/…

Happy Birthday Chaka Khan. ‘Ain’t Nobody Like Chaka’

This day (March 23, 1953), in Chicago, Illinois, is born Yvette Marie Stevens a.k.a. Chaka Khan, an American singer.Tracklist : Like Sugar (2019) . A'nt Nobody (Jools Holland 2016/2017) . Live Medley (Tokyo 2014) . Ain't nobody (2012) . Edisons (2010) . w/ Stevie Wonder - Tell me Something Good 2003 . Im Every Woman (2002) . hrough The Fire (1995) . w/ Fourplay - Between The Sheets . w/ Bb King,…

Happy Birthday George Benson. ‘(Bens)On Birthday’

This day (March 22, 1943), in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, is born George Benson, an American guitarist and singer.Tracklist : Turn Your Love Around -(2019) . Lady (2019) . Affirmation (Capitol Florida 2016) . Don't Know Why (Glasgow 2014) . Love X Love (North Sea Jazz 2012) . At The Mambo Inn (2011) . Ibanez Lbg300 . On Broadway (2008) . w/ Lee Ritenour - Tribute Wew Montgomery . This Masquarade…

Happy Birthday Adam Levine. The perfect day for a ‘Maroon 5 At Their Best’

As we wish, today, American singer Adam Levine a 'Happy Birthday,' the time has come to playlist the 'BESTS' of his band : Maroon 5 CREDITSPhoto : YesicaAudio : She Will Be Loved . This Love . Sunday Morning . Harder to Breathe . Makes Me Wonder . Wake Up Call . Won't Go Home Without You . One More Night . Payphone . If I Never See Your Face Again . Video : Sugar . One More Night . Moves Like…

Happy Birthday Bobby McFerrin. ‘Bobby Sings One More Note’

This day (March 11, 1950), in Manhattan, New York, is born Robert 'Bobby' McFerrin, a virtuoso American vocalist.Tracklist : w/ Ranky Tanky - All For You (2019) . @Salle Pleyel Paris (2018) . w/ MozART Group (2017) . @ Gstaad Menuhin Festival (2014) . 25:15 (2013) . w/ Boy Singing - Route 66 (Live In Kaunas) . Concert À Cappella . w/ Chick Corea - Duet Live (2012) . The Power Of The…

Happy Birthday Roger Daltrey. ‘Look Who’s Singing!’

This day (March 1, 1940), in East Acton, London, England, is born Roger Harry Daltrey, simply known as Roger Daltrey , English artist, founder and lead singer of The WhoTracklist : My Generation (w/ The Who, 1965) . Pictures of Lily (w/ The Who, 1966) . Substitute (w/ The Who, Monterey, 1967) . I Can See For Miles (w/ The Who, 1968) . Pinball Wizard (w/ The Who, 1969) . Young Man Blues (w/ The…

We remember Etta James. ‘Etta Lasts’

This day (January 20, 2012), in Riverside, California, died Jamesetta Hawkins a.k.a. Etta James,an American singer.Tracklist : Something'S Got A Hold On Me . w/ Chuck Berry - Rock N' Roll Music . w/ Gladys Knight, Chaka Khan & B.B. King - Take My Hand (1987) . w/ B.B. King Stevie Ray Vaughan - Midnight Hour . Tell Mama & I'D Rather Go Blind (1989) . At Last . w/ Grateful Dead - Hard To…

We remember Glenn Frey. ‘But You Can Never Leave!’

This day (January 18, 2016), in New York City, died Glenn Lewis Frey a.k.a. Glenn Frey, an American singer, songwriter and founder of the Eagles.Tracklist : Club Troubadour in L.A. (w/ Don Henley, 1971) . Peacefull Easy feeling (w/ Eagles, Voorburg 1973) . Midnight Flyer (w/ Eagles, DKRC, 1974) . Hotel California (w/ Eagles, 1977) . New Kid In Town (w/ Eagles, Live in Washington D C 1977) .…

We remember Lou Rawls. ‘We’ll Never Find Another Voice Like Yours’

This day (January 6, 2006), in Chicago, Illinois, U.S., died Louis Allen 'Lou' Rawls , an American soul, jazz, and blues singe.Tracklist : Lou Rawls - See You When I Get There . Dead End Street Tobacco Road . This Song Will Last Forever . You'Ll Never Find Another Love Like Mine . Love Is A Hurting Thing . w/ Aretha Franklin - At Last . Lady Love . Performing Arts Center-Interview 2005 .…

Happy Birthday Marilyn Manson. ‘Accomplished’

This day (January 5, 1969), in Canton, Ohio, (U.S.A), is born Brian Hugh Warner a.k.a. Marilyn Manson, an American heavy metal singer, actor and painter.Tracklist : The Mephistopheles Of Los Angeles . No Reflection . Born Villain No Reason (2011) . Live Download Festival (2007) . Heart-Shaped Glasses (When The Heart Guides The Hand) . The Nobodies (Against All Gods Remix) . Interview fashion…

We remember Natalie Cole. ‘Everlasting’

This day (December 31, 2015), in Los Angeles, California, died Natalie Maria Cole ,an American singer, songwriter and performer, the daughter of jazz legend Nat King Cole.Tracklist : w/ Diana Krall - Better Than Anything . Natalie Cole - Summer Sun (2009) . I'M A Woman (2002) . Unforgetable . Non Dimenticar (2004) . w/ Andrea Bocelli - Christmas Song (2009) . w/ Frank Sinatra - I Get A Kick Out…

Happy Birthday Cassandra Wilson. ‘Here In The Future’

This day ( December 4, 1955), in  Jackson, Mississippi, is born Cassandra Wilson, an American jazz musician, vocalist and songwriter.Tracklist : w/ Liam Ó Maonlaí (2016) . Another Country (2012) . Loverly (2008) . Redemption Song (2005) . Harvest Moon . w/ Marcus Miller – Tutu (1999) . Until (1996) . Round Midnight (1990) . Tracklist : Time After Time . Harvest Moon . Fragile . Love Is Blindness…

We all wish happy birthday to Joni Mitchell. ‘Mitchell, Ma Belle’

This day (November 7, 1943), in Fort Macleod, Alberta, Canada, is born Roberta Joan Anderson a.k.a Joni Mitchell, a Canadian musician, singer songwriter and painter..Digest Tracklist : Big Yellow Taxi . Both Sides Now (2000) . Harry'S House (1998) . Hejira (1986) . w/ Herbie Hancock, Wayne Shorter, David Sanborn & Bobby Mcferrin . w/ Jaco Pastorius - The Dry Cleaner From Des Moines .…

Happy Birthday Wynton Marsalis. ‘Master Wynton’

This day (October 18, 1961), in New Orleans, Louisiana, is born Wynton Marsalis, trumpeter, composer and bandleaderDigest Tracklist : w/ JLCO Septet - Tiny Desk (Home) Concert (2021) . Amazing Grace (2020) . w/ Véronica Swift – Cherokee (2019) . w/ Ibrahim Maalouf @Jazz in Marciac (2018) . w/ Emile Parisien Quintet – Transmitting (2017) . w/ The Young Stars of Jazz – Take The ‘A’ Train (2016) .…

Marcus Roberts – Keys r Us

This day (August 7, 1963), in Jacksonville, Florida, is born Marcus Roberts, an American jazz pianist.Wikipedia : This day (August 7, 1963), in Jacksonville, Florida, is born Marcus Roberts, an American jazz pianist.Marcus Roberts : Roberts’ deep respect for the contributions and achievements of the great masters of jazz and classical music has led to his highly innovative and original piano style…

Astronomy Domine

From 'El Satelite' to 'Saturday Night On Saturn', we have mixed 17 'Jazz With a Slice Of Pop' tunes around the theme of 'Stars, Planets And Other Sky Items'. It has Benny Carter, Pat Metheny, Gene Ammons With Woody Herman & His Orchestra, Dinah Washington and many more.

Streets With A Name

From 'Fifty-First Street Blues' to 'West 42nd Street' , we have mixed 13 'Pure Jazz' tunes around the theme of 'Street Names'. It has Bill Evans, Sonny Rollins, Jay McShan, Kenny Dorham and many more.

A Witch For All Seasons

From 'Dust My Broom' to 'Spellbound' , we have mixed 17 'Jazz and Blues with a slice of Latin' tunes around the theme of 'Witchcraft'. It has Koko Taylor, David Seville, John Coltrane, The Atlantics and many more.