Bud Powell records ‘The Genius of Bud Powell’ with Ray Brown and Buddy Rich (1950)

'The Genius of Bud Powell' is a studio album (originally titled 'Bud Powell's Moods') recorded on July 1, 1950 and in February 1951 and released in 1956 By Mercury / Clef.Track Listing : 1.Tea For Two (Vincent Youmans, Irving Caesar) - 04:13 . 2.Hallelujah! (Vincent Youmans, Leo Robin, Clifford Grey) - 02:59 . 3.Parisian Thoroughfare (Aka Parisienne Thorofare) (Bud Powell) - 02:28 . 4.Oblivion…

Buddy Rich records ‘Richcraft’ with a big band arranged by Ernie Wilkins (1959)

Buddy Rich's 'Richcraft' is a studio big band album with arrangements by Ernie Wilkins, recorded on April 9–10, 1959 and released in 1959 by Mercury.Track Listing : 1.Indiana (Back Home Again In Indiana) (Ballard Macdonald, James F. Hanley) - 03:38 . 2.Richcraft (Ernie Wilkins) - 03:06 . 3.Sweets Tooth (Ernie Wilkins) - 04:01 . 4.Clap Hands! Here Comes Charley! (Ballard Macdonald, Joseph Meyer,…

We remember Buddy Rich. ‘My Buddy Was Rich’

This day (April 2, 1987), in Los Angeles, California, died Bernard 'Buddy' Rich, an American jazz drummer and bandleader.Digest Tracklist : Just In Time (1987 ) . Channel One Suite (1983) . The Carioca (1982) . Vs Animal - The Muppet Show (1980) . Norwegian Wood (1973) . Basically Blues (1970) . w/ Gene Krupa - Famous Drum Battle (1966) . w/ Jerry Lewis - Drum Solo Battle (1965) . Parkinson Last…

Oscar Peterson records with Ray Brown, Herb Ellis and Buddy Rich, ‘Oscar Peterson Plays Count Basie’ for Clef (1955)

'Oscar Peterson Plays Count Basie' is an album of music associated with Count Basie, recorded on December 27, 1955 with Ray Brown, Herb Ellis and Buddy Rich and released in 1955 by Clef.Track Listing : 1.Lester Leaps In (Lester Young) - 03:58 . 2.Easy Does It (Sy Oliver, Lester Young) - 06:28 . 3.9:20 Special (William Engvick, Earle Warren) - 03:40 . 4.Jumping At The Woodside (Count Basie) -…

Six drummers celebrate Buddy Rich (1989)

October 14, 1989 - Six top drummers Gregg Bissonette, Vinnie Colaiuta, Dennis Chambers, Louie Bellson, Dave Weckl, Steve Gadd play with a reunited 15-piece Buddy Rich Band at the Wiltern Theatre, Los Angeles CA

Buddy Rich takes his big band to North Sea Jazz (1978)

July 14, 1978 - Buddy Rich will be accompanied by flutists Andy Fusco & Chuck Wilson, saxophonists Steve Marcus, Chuck Wilson, Gary Pribeck & Gerg Smith, trumpeters John Marshall, Mike McGovern, Mark Ohlsen & Chuck Schmidt, trombonists Glenn Franke, Dale Kirkland & George Moran, pianist Bob Kaye and bassist Tom Warrington at "North Sea Jazz Festival" in The Hague, The Netherlands…

Columbia publish ‘Carlos Santana & Buddy Miles! Live!’ recorded in Honolulu at the ‘Sunshine ’72 Festival’ (1972)

'Carlos Santana & Buddy Miles! Live!' is a live album recorded in Honolulu at the 'Sunshine '72 Festival' and released on June 7, 1972 by Columbia.Track Listing : 1.Marbles (John McLaughlin) - 04:18 . 2.Lava (Buddy Miles) - 02:10 . 3.Evil Ways (Sonny Henry) - 06:36 . 4.Faith Interlude (Buddy Miles, Carlos Santana) - 02:13 . 5.Them Changes (Buddy Miles) - 05:50 Musicians : Carlos Santana -…

Lionel Richie releases his tenth album : ‘Tuskegee’ recorded with country music artists (2012)

Lionel Richie's 'Tuskegee' is his tenth studio album recorded with different country music artists and released on March 5, 2012 by Mercury.Track Listing : 1.You Are (Lionel Richie, Brenda Harvey Richie) - 05:00 . 2.Say You, Say Me (Lionel Richie) - 05:09 . 3.Stuck On You (Lionel Richie) - 03:21 . 4.Deep River Woman (Lionel Richie) - 04:09 . 5.My Love (Lionel Richie) - 05:33 . 6.Dancing On The…

Buddy Guy releases his twenty sixth album : ‘Living Proof’ (2010)

Buddy Guy's 'Living Proof' is his twenty sixth (and his highest charting) studio album released on October 25, 2010 by Silvertone, Jive.Track Listing : 1.74 Years Young (Tom Hambridge, Gary Nicholson) - 04:34 . 2.Thank Me Someday (Buddy Guy, Tom Hambridge) - 05:42 . 3.On The Road (Richard Fleming, Tom Hambridge) - 04:11 . 4.Stay Around A Little Longer (Tom Hambridge, Gary Nicholson) - 05:00 .…

In ‘The Blues Is Alive And Well,’ Buddy Guy invites some famous friends, adds some melancholy and pours a lot of booze in his blues

Buddy Guy' s 'The Blues Is Alive And Well' is his eighteenth studio album produced by Tom Hambridge, featuring Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Jeff Beck, James Bay and The McCrary Sisters as guests and released on June 15, 2018 by RCA(Source Buddy Guy - The Blues Is Alive And Well | Official Website)<img src='//rvm.pm/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/The-Blues-Is-Alive-And-Well-RVM-SMALL.jpg'…

This week In Jazz Legends 27/52

Stan Getz Quartet, Pat Metheny Group, Astor Piazzolla, Oscar Peterson, Ray Brown, Niels Henning Orsted Pedersen, Buddy Rich, Modern Jazz Quartet, Louis Armstrong, Jaco Pastorius, Lionel Hampton, Billy Cobham, George Duke Band, John Coltrane, Don Ellis

Charlie Parker & Dizzy Gillespie record ‘Bird & Diz’ for Clef Records (1950)

'Bird & Diz' by Charlie Parker & Dizzy Gillespie is a studio album recorded (primarily) on June 6, 1950 with Thelonious Monk and Buddy Rich and released in 1952 by Clef.Track Listing : 1.Bloomdido (Charlie Parker) - 03:25 . 2.My Melancholy Baby (Ernie M. Burnett, George A. Norton) - 03:24 . 3.Relaxin' With Lee (Charlie Parker) - 02:47 . 4.Passport (Charlie Parker) - 03:00 . 5.Leap Frog…

We remember Mel Tormé. ‘The Velvet Prince’

This day ( June 5, 1999), in Los Angeles, California, died Melvin Howard Tormé, nicknamed The Velvet Fog, American jazz singer.Tracklist : 1 . Comin Home Baby 2 . Stardust 3 . w/ Ella Fitzgerald - Lady Be Good 4 . Judy Garland & The Trolley Song 5 . Fascinating Rhythm 6 . w/ Buddy Rich - Lady Be Good 7 . w/ George Shearing - In Berlin 89 (1/2) 8 . w/ George Shearing - In Berlin 89 (2/2)…

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 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…

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…

We remember Charlie Parker. ‘The Bird Flew Away’

This day (March 12, 1955), in New York City, New York, died Charles Parker, Jr. simply known as Charlie Parker, an American jazz saxophonist .Tracklist : Laughing At Coleman Hawkins . w/ Dizzy Gillespie - Hot House . The Charlie Parker Story . Charlie Parker documentary BBC . Tracklist : Ornithology . All The Things You Are . Now's the Time . Just Friends . Lover Man . A Night in Tunisia .…

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…

This week In Jazz Legends 10/52

Herbie Hancock, Ron Carter . Billy Cobham, Sonny Rollins, Ernestine Anderson, Art Blakey . The Jazz Messengers, Buddy Rich . His Orchestra, Freddie Hubbard, Les Mccann . Eddie Harris, Duke Ellington, Louis Armstrong, Stan Getz . Flora Purim, Milton Nascimento . Naná Vasconcelos, Bobby McferrinThey are the "Jazz Legends" performers selected among the 286 Posts we publish this week. Here, they are…

Huey, Sting & the ‘All Star Session’ attend the 28th Grammy Awards (1986)

February 25, 1986 - Huey Lewis & The News, a-ha, Sting, Phil Collins plus an All-Star Jam Session gathering B.B. King, Tony Williams, Stanley Clarke, Ron Carter, Michel Petrucciani, Herbie Hancock, Kenny Burrell, Stanley Jordan, Bobby Hutcherson), Gary Burton, Jon Faddis, Dizzy Gillespie , Gerry Mulligan, David Sanborn and Buddy Rich plus Sarah Vaughan, Diana Schuur, Joe Williams, Bobby…

We remember Tony Williams

This day (February 23, 1997), in Daly City, California, died Anthony Tillmon 'Tony' Williams, an American drummer and pioneer of jazz fusion.Tracklist : w/ Miles Davis, Herbie Hancock, Wayne Shorter, Ron Carter - Agitation (1963) . 2 Solos Tribute To Miles Davis (1992 ) . w/ Herbie Hancock, Wayne Shorter, Wallace Roney, Ron Carter - So What . w/ Dizzy,Mccoy Tyner,Ron Carter & Freddie…

We remember Louie Bellson. ‘Bellson’s Drum Roll Fades’

This day (February 14, 2009), in Los Angeles, California, died Luigi Paulino Alfredo Francesco Antonio Balassoni a.k.a. Louie Bellson, an Italian-American jazz drummer and bandleader.Tracklist : Setting Up His Drums (2008) . w/ Arthur Feidler & Theboston Pops Orchestra - Carnaby Street. Guessing . w/ Big Band & Harry Sweets Edison - Sweet Tooth ( 1992) . w/ Dennis Chambers, Gregg…

Happy Birthday Gary Burton. ‘Vibrant’

This day (January 23, 1943), in Anderson, Indiana, is born Gary Burton, an American jazz vibraphonist.Tracklist : w/ Chick Corea - Tiny Desk Concert (2016) . NPR Music Tiny Desk Concert (2013) . Soloing on Ballads (2012) . w/ Chick Corea - Eleanor Rigby (2011) . Libertango (2009) . w/ Pat Metheny - Falling Grace . Demonstrates The Burton Grip . w/ Chick Corea - Rhumbata (1/2) . w/ Chick Corea -…

We remember Gerry Mulligan. ‘Baritone And Gerry’

This day (January 20, 1996), in Darien, Connecticut, died Gerry Mulligan, an American jazz baritone saxophonist, clarinetist, composer and arranger.Tracklist : Satin Doll (1987) . North Atlantic Run (1981) . Out Back Of The Barn (1980) . w/ Charles Mingus - Goodbye Pork Pie Hat (1975) . w/ Dave Brubeck - Lullaby To Mexico (1969) . As Catch Can (1958) . w/ Bob Brookmeyer - Walking Shoes…

Happy Birthday David Weckl

January 8, 1960 - David Weckl, American jazz fusion drummer is 61. Happy Birthday Sir the Mike Stern Trio - that is Mike Stern (g), Jeff Andrews (b), Dave Weckl (d) - is at Jazzfestival in Hamburg, Germany >> 17 MINUTES on RVM >> guitarist Mike Stern, saxophonist Bill Evans, drummer Dave Weckl and bassist Tom Kennedy will share the stage at the Turin Jazz Festival, Italy >>…

We remember Dizzy Gillespie. ‘Dizzy Pieces’

This day (January 6, 1993), in Englewood, New Jersey, died Dizzy Gillespie, an American jazz trumpeter, bandleader, composer and occasional singer.Tracklist : w/ Stan Getz: - A Night In Tunisia (1978) . w/ Lalo Schifrin – Here it tis (1992) . w/ Miriam Makeba - Live The Future . w Bernard Purdie (1982) . w/ James Moody/Gene Harris/Ray Brown/Grady Tate - Ow! (1985) . w/ Charlie Parker - Hot…

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 .…