We remember Claude Bolling. ‘Le Souvenir De Monsieur Claude’

This day (December 29, 2020), in Saint-Cloud, France, died Claude Bolling,  a French jazz pianist and composer.Digest Tracklist : Cherokee (2012) . w/ Brigitte Bardot – Everybody Loves My Baby (1968) . Flying Home (1994) . w/ Jean-Pierre Rampal – Javanaise . w/ Oscar Peterson, Michel Legrand – Blues For Big Scotia . w/ Jean-Pierre Rampal – Baroque And Blue . Les Parisiennes – Borsalino .…

Eurythmics release their sixth album ‘Revenge’ featuring ‘Missionary Man’ (1986)

Eurythmics' 'Revenge' feat. 'Missionary Man' is their sixth album released on June 30, 1986 by RCA.1 . Missionary Man (Official Video) 2 . Missionary Man (Peacetour Live) 3 . Thorn In My Side (Official Video) 4 . Thorn in My Side (Peacetour Live) 5 . When Tomorrow Comes (Official Video) 6 . When Tomorrow Comes (Peacetour Live) 7 . The last time 8 . The Last Time (Revenge Tour, 1987) 9 . Miracle of…

Polydor publish ‘Os Mutantes’ their debut eponymous album (1968)

'Os Mutantes' is their debut eponymous album produced by Manoel Barenbein, featuring Jorge Ben and Gilberto Gil among other guests and released in June 1968 by Polydor.1 . Panis et circenses (French TV, 1969) 2 . Panis Et Circenses (Ao Vivo) 3 . A Minha Menina (Ao Vivo) 4 . A Minha Menina (Amoeba) 5 . Baby (Ao Vivo) 6 . Bat Macumba (1969) 7 . Bat Macumba (Ao Vivo, w/ Devendra Banhart, Noah…

Atlantic Records release Brandy’s ‘Afrodisiac,’ her fourth album (2004)

Brandy's 'Afrodisiac' is her fourth studio album produced in part by Timbaland and released on June 28, 2004 by Atlantic Records.1 . Afrodisiac (Official Video) 2 . Afrodisiac (Mobo Awards) 3 . Who Is She 2 U (Miss Teen USA) 4 . Talk About Our Love (The Soul Train Awards, 2016) 5 . Talk About Our Love (w/ Kanye West, TOTP) Track Listing : 1.Who I Am (Warryn Campbell, Joi Campbell) - 03:35 .…

Feliz Aniversário Hermeto Pascoal. ‘Hermetismo’

This day (June 22, 1936), in Arapiraca, Alagoas, Brazil, is born Hermeto Pascoal, a Brazilian composer and multi-instrumentalist.Tracklist : 1 . Tamancos e Piloes (2018) 2 . Depois do baile (2016) 3 . w/ Hamilton de Holanda - Forró Brasil (2016) 4 . w/ Claudio Cacao De Queiroz (2013) 5 . Taynara (2011) 6 . Documentary (2002) 7 . w/ Sivuca - Bebê (2001) 8 . Live In Búzios (1999) 9 . Beer Improv 10…

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 –…

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…

Dio rock Philadelphia (1986)

June 17, 1986 - Dio - that is Ronnie James Dio (voc), Jimmy Bain (b), Vinny Appice (d), Craig Goldy (g) and Claude Schnell (kb) - will be on stage at Spectrum in Philadelphia

Antônio Carlos Jobim records ‘Wave,’ his fourth album for A&M (1967)

Antônio Carlos Jobim's 'Wave' is his fourth (and his most successful album to date) album recorded on May 22-24 and June 15, 1967 and released in September 1967 By A&M.1 . Wave Track Listing : 1.Wave (Antônio Carlos Jobim) - 02:56 . 2.The Red Blouse (Antônio Carlos Jobim) - 05:09 . 3.Look To The Sky (Antônio Carlos Jobim) - 02:20 . 4.Batidinha (Antônio Carlos Jobim) - 03:17 . 5.Triste…

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…

Virgin publish Neneh Cherry’s debut album ‘Raw Like Sushi’ featuring ‘Buffalo Stance’ (1989)

Neneh Cherry's 'Raw Like Sushi' is her debut studio album featuring 'Buffalo Stance' and released on June 5, 1989 by Virgin1 . Buffalo Stance (Official Music Video) 2 . Buffalo Stance (Glastonbury 2019) 3 . Manchild 4 . Manchild (The BRITs 1990) 5 . Kisses On The Wind 6 . Kisses on the Wind (Club MTV, 1989) 7 . Inna City Mamma 8 . The next generation + Buffalo Blues (1991 TV) 9 . Heart 10 . So…

Happy Birthday Paquito D’Rivera. ‘D’Riveracana’

This day (June 4, 1948), in Havana, Cuba, is born Paquito D'Rivera, a alto saxophonist, clarinetist and soprano saxophonist. Tracklist : 1 . Manteca (2019) 2 . Nocturno en la Celda (2018) 3 . w/ Hendrik Meurkens – Bluesette (2017) 4 . w/ Chucho Valdés – @ White House (2016) 5 . At Jamboree-Barcelona (2014) 6 . w/ Trio Corrente – (2013) 7 . w/ Zinco Big Band – Chucho (2009) 8 . Mozart’S Adagio…

Sonny Rollins record ‘Tenor Madness’ with John Coltrane for Prestige (1956)

Sonny Rollins' 'Tenor Madness' is an album recorded on May 24, 1956 with John Coltrane and released the same year by Prestige.Track Listing : 1.Tenor Madness (Sonny Rollins) - 12:16 . 2.When Your Lover Has Gone (Einar Aaron Swan) - 06:11 . 3.Paul'S Pal (Sonny Rollins) - 05:12 . 4.My Reverie (Larry Clinton, Claude Debussy) - 06:08 . 5.The Most Beautiful Girl In The World ( Richard Rodgers,…

GRP/Verve publish George Benson’s ‘Absolute Benson’ featuring ‘The Ghetto’ (2000)

George Benson's 'Absolute Benson' is a studio album released on May 23, 2000 by Grp/Verve Records.Track Listing : 1.The Ghetto (Al Eaton, Donny Hathaway, Leroy Hutson, Todd Shaw) - 04:56 . 2.El Barrio (George Benson, Kenny Gonzalez, Joe Henderson, Louie Vega) - 03:34 . 3.Jazzenco (Marc Antoine) - 05:48 . 4.Deeper Than You Think (Joe Sample) - 05:55 . 5.One On One (Joe Sample) - 07:05 . 6.Hipping…

Dexter Gordon records for Blue Note ‘Our Man in Paris’ with Bud Powell et al (1963)

Dexter Gordon's 'Our Man in Paris' is an album recorded on May 23, 1963 in Paris, with Bud Powell, Kenny Clarke and Pierre Michelot and released the same year by Blue Note.Track Listing : 1.Scrapple From The Apple (Charlie Parker) - 07:22 . 2.Willow Weep For Me (Ann Ronell) - 08:47 . 3.Broadway (Billy Byrd, Teddy Mcrae, Henri Woode) - 06:44 . 4.Stairway To The Stars (Matty Malneck, Mitchell…

Parlophone publish Queen’s thirteenth album : ‘The Miracle’ (1989)

Queen's 'The Miracle' is their thirteenth studio album recorded in 1988 and released on May 22, 1989 by Parlophone / Capitol.Track Listing : 1.Party (Freddie Mercury, Brian May, John Deacon) - 02:24 . 2.Khashoggi'S Ship (Queen) - 02:47 . 3.The Miracle (Freddie Mercury, John Deacon) - 05:02 . 4.I Want It All (Brian May) - 04:41 . 5.The Invisible Man (Roger Taylor) - 03:55 . 6.Breakthru (Freddie…

Verve release The John Scofield Band’s second album : ‘Up All Night’ (2003)

The John Scofield Band's 'Up All Night' is their second (and sixth for Scofield) album released on May 20, 2003 by Verve Records.Track Listing : 1.Philiopiety (John Scofield, Avi Bortnick, Adam Deitch, Yusef Lateef) - 06:23 . 2.Watch Out For Po-Po (John Scofield, Avi Bortnick, Adam Deitch, Jesse Murphy) - 06:04 . 3.Creeper (John Scofield) - 07:27 . 4.Whatcha See Is Whatcha Get (Tony Hester) -…

We Remember Coleman Hawkins. ‘The True Mister Bean’

This day (May 19, 1969), in New York City, New York, died Coleman Hawkins, an American jazz tenor saxophonist.Digest Tracklist : Disorder At The Border . With Lester Young . With Harry Edison . South Of France Blues . Body and Soul (1967) . With Charlie Parker (1950) . Tracklist : Greensleeves . Body And Soul . La Rosita . Smoke Gets in Your Eyes . Desafinado . One Note Samba (Samba De Uma Nota…

Kassav celebrate their 30th Anniversary at a Paris stadium (2009)

May 16, 2009 - French Caribbean band Kassav - that is Jocelyne Béroard (voc), Jean-Philippe Marthely (voc), Jacob Desvarieux (g), Jean-Claude Naimro (kb), Georges Décimus (b), Philippe Joseph (kb), Hervé Laval (d), Patrick Saint-Élie (perc), Claude Pironeau (s), Fabrice Adam et Freddy Hovsepian (tp), Hamid Belhocine (tb) and backing vocalists Marie-Josée Gibon, Jean-Jacques Séba and Marie-Céline…

Paul Simon releases his second solo album : ‘There Goes Rhymin’ Simon’ featuring ‘Kodachrome’ (1973)

Paul Simon's 'There Goes Rhymin' Simon' feat. 'Kodachrome' is his second solo studio album released on May 5, 1973 by Columbia.Track Listing : 1.Kodachrome (Paul Simon) - 03:32 . 2.Tenderness (Paul Simon) - 02:53 . 3.Take Me To The Mardi Gras (Paul Simon) - 03:27 . 4.Something So Right (Paul Simon) - 04:33 . 5.One Man'S Ceiling Is Another Man'S Floor (Paul Simon) - 03:44 . 6.American Tune (Paul…

Kamasi Washington releases ‘The Epic,’ a triple album recorded with a 32-piece orchestra and 20-voice choir (2015)

Kamasi Washington's 'The Epic' is his first (and triple) album recorded with a 32-piece orchestra and 20-voice choir and released on May 5, 2015 by Brainfeeder.Track Listing : Volume 1: The Plan . 1.Change Of The Guard (Kamasi Washington) - 12:15 . 2.Askim (Kamasi Washington) - 12:34 . 3.Isabelle (Kamasi Washington) - 12:12 . 4.Final Thought (Kamasi Washington) - 06:31 . 5.The Next Step (Kamasi…

Shelter Records publish ‘Leon Russell and the Shelter People’ (1971)

'Leon Russell and the Shelter People' is his second solo album released on May 3, 1971 by Shelter.Track Listing : 1.Stranger In A Strange Land (Leon Russell, Don Preston) - 04:01 . 2.Of Thee I Sing (Leon Russell, Don Preston) - 04:22 . 3.A Hard Rain'S A-Gonna Fall (Bob Dylan) - 05:08 . 4.Crystal Closet Queen (Leon Russell) - 02:59 . 5.Home Sweet Oklahoma (Leon Russell) - 03:26 . 6.Alcatraz (Leon…

Portishead release ‘Third,’ their third studio album after a 11 years hiatus (2008)

Portishead's 'Third' is their third studio album (their first in 11 years) released on April 28, 2008 by Island Records.Track Listing : 1.Silence (Geoff Barrow, Beth Gibbons, Adrian Utley) - 04:58 . 2.Hunter (Geoff Barrow, Beth Gibbons, Adrian Utley) - 03:57 . 3.Nylon Smile (Geoff Barrow, Beth Gibbons, Adrian Utley) - 03:16 . 4.The Rip (Geoff Barrow, Beth Gibbons, Adrian Utley) - 04:29 . 5.Plastic…

Toni Braxton releases ‘The Heat’ featuring ‘He Wasn’t Man Enough’ and ‘Spanish Guitar’ (2000)

Toni Braxton's 'The Heat' feat. "He Wasn't Man Enough" is her third studio album released on April 25, 2000 by Laface.Track Listing : 1.He Wasn'T Man Enough (Rodney Jerkins, Fred Jerkins Iii, Lashawn Daniels, Harvey Mason, Jr.) - 04:21 . 2.The Heat (Keri Lewis, Toni Braxton) - 03:30 . 3.Spanish Guitar (Diane Warren) - 04:47 . 4.Just Be A Man About It (Toni Braxton, Johntá Austin, Teddy Bishop,…

We remember Prince. ‘Someday My Prince Will Go’

This day (April 21, 2016 ), in Chanhassen, Minnesota, U.S., died Prince Rogers Nelson simply known as Prince, American singer-songwriter and musician extraordinaireDigest Tracklist : Why You Wanna Treat Me So Bad . Do Me, Baby (Capitol Theatre, 1982) . Purple Rain (1985) . Anotherloverholenyohead (1986) . 1987 VMAs . I Wish U Heaven (1988) . Electric Chair (SNL 15th Anniversary Special, 1989) .…

Rihanna releases her second album : ‘A Girl like Me’ featuring ‘SOS’ (2006)

Rihanna's 'A Girl like Me' feat. 'SOS' is her second studio album released on April 11, 2006 by Def Jam Recordings.Track Listing : 1.S.O.S. (Evan "Kidd" Bogart, Jonathan Rotem) - 04:00 . 2.Kisses Don'T Lie (E. Amelia Rogers) - 03:52 . 3.Unfaithful (Mikkel Storleer Eriksen, Tor Erik Hermansen) - 03:48 . 4.We Ride (Tor Erik Hermansen, M. Riddick) - 03:56 . 5.Dem Haters (A. Clarke, E. Amelia Rogers)…

Massive Attack release their debut album : ‘Blue Lines’ featuring ‘Daydreaming’ and ‘Unfinished Sympathy’ (1991)

Massive Attack's 'Blue Lines' is their debut studio album released on April 8, 1991 by Wild Bunch (their own label).Track Listing : 1.Safe From Harm (Grantley Marshall, Andrew Vowles, Robert Del Naja, Shara Nelson) - 05:18 . . 2.One Love (Grantley Marshall, Andrew Vowles, Robert Del Naja, Horace Andy, Claude Williams) - 04:48 . . 3.Blue Lines (Grantley Marshall, Andrew Vowles, Robert Del Naja,…

Since it’s Agnetha’s Birthday, let’s have a ‘ABBA At Their Bests’ post

As we wish, today, singer Agnetha Fältskog a 'Happy @|#} th Birthday,' we found it was the perfect time to playlist the 'BESTS' of her band : ABBA CREDITSPhoto : Kevin OliverAudio : Dancing Queen . Mamma Mia . Take a Chance on Me . The Winner Takes It All . Waterloo . Knowing Me, Knowing You . Fernando . Super Trouper . Money, Money, Money . Lay All Your Love on Me . Video : Dancing Queen .…

Jerry Lee Lewis records ‘Live at the Star Club’ in Hamburg, Germany (1964)

Jerry Lee Lewis's 'Live at the Star Club' is a live album recorded with The Nashville Teens in Hamburg, Germany on April 5, 1964 and released in 1964 by Philips. Track Listing : 1.Mean Woman Blues (Claude Demetrius) - 04:01 . 2.High School Confidential (Ron Hargrave, Jerry Lee Lewis) - 02:25 . 3.Money (That'S What I Want) (Janie Bradford, Berry Gordy) - 04:35 . 4.Matchbox (Carl Perkins) - 02:46 .…

Bon Anniversaire Céline

March 30, 196** - Canadian singer, Céline Marie Claudette Dion simply known as Celine Dion is @)_!. Happy Birthday MissTracklist : I'm Alive . That's The Way It Is . A New Day Has Come . The Power Of Love . The Prayer (w/ Andrea Bocelli) . Pour Que Tu M'Aimes Encore . Ashes . Parler À Mon Père . 11:30 PM . Hits Medley . I Drove All Night . Sous Le Vent (w/ Garou) . Je Sais Pas . How Does A Moment…

EMI Columbia publish Pink Floyd ‘s fourteenth album : ‘The Division Bell’ (1994)

Pink Floyd's 'The Division Bell' is their fourteenth studio album produced by Bob Ezrin & David Gilmour and released on March 28, 1994 by Emi Columbia.Track Listing : 1.Cluster One (David Gilmour, Richard Wright) - 05:58 . 2.What Do You Want From Me (David Gilmour, Richard Wright, Polly Samson) - 04:21 . 3.Poles Apart (David Gilmour, Polly Samson, Nick Laird-Clowes) - 07:04 . 4.Marooned (David…

Joe Cocker records ‘Mad Dogs & Englishmen’ at Fillmore East with Leon Russell et al (1970)

Joe Cocker's 'Mad Dogs & Englishmen' is a live album recorded on March 27–28, 1970 at Fillmore East, New York City and released in August 1970 by A&M.Track Listing : 1.Honky Tonk Women (Mick Jagger, Keith Richards) - 03:47 . 2.Sticks And Stones (Titus Turner, Henry Glover) - 02:37 . 3.Cry Me A River (Arthur Hamilton) - 04:00 . 4.Bird On The Wire (Leonard Cohen) - 06:37 . 5.Feelin' Alright…

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/…

Philips publish Serge Gainsbourg’s tenth album : ‘Histoire De Melody Nelson’ (1971)

Serge Gainsbourg's 'Histoire de Melody Nelson' is his tenth studio album produced by Jean-Claude Desmarty and released on March 24, 1971 by Philips Track Listing : 1.Melody (Serge Gainsbourg) - 07:32 . 2.Ballade De Melody Nelson (Serge Gainsbourg, Jean-Claude Vannier) - 02:00 . 3.Valse De Melody (Serge Gainsbourg) - 01:31 . 4.Ah ! Melody (Serge Gainsbourg, Jean-Claude Vannier) - 01:47 . 5.L'Hôtel…

Happy Birthday, Billy Cogan. Here is ‘The Smashing Pumpkins At Their Best’

As we wish, today, American artist Billy Corgan a 'Happy Birthday,' the time has come to playlist the 'BESTS' of his band : The Smashing PumpkinsCREDITSPhoto : claudia.rahanmetanAudio : 1979 . Tonight, Tonight . Bullet With Butterfly Wings . Today . Disarm . Cherub Rock . Zero . Ava Adore . Perfect . Mayonaise . Video : There it goes . Rhinoceros . Reading 1992 live . The Cherub Rock . Hummer .…

Return to Forever return after 32 years with a live album called …. ‘Returns’ (2009)

Return to Forever's 'Returns' is a live album (and their first after 32 years) recorded during summer 2008 and released on March 17, 2009 by Eagle.Track Listing : 1.Opening Prayer (Chick Corea) - 02:03 . 2.Hymn Of The Seventh Galaxy (Chick Corea) - 03:43 . 3.Vulcan Worlds (Stanley Clarke) - 13:45 . 4.Sorceress (Lenny White) - 11:22 . 5.Song To The Pharaoh Kings (Chick Corea) - 27:13 . 6.Al'S…

Dizzy Gillespie All Star Big Band is at Jazzwoche Burghausen (2007)

March 15, 2007 - The Dizzy Gillespie All Star Big Band - that is Slide Hampton (Direct, b tb), Roberta Gambarini (voc), Bobby Lavell (ts), Antonio Hart (as), Mark Gross (as), Anders Boiarsky (ts), Frank Basile (bs), Claudio Roditi (tp), Roy Hargrove (tp, flug, voc), Frank Greenr (tp), Greg Gisbert (tp), James Burton (tb), Jason Jackson (tb), Steve Davis (tb), Douglas Purviance (b tb), John Lee (b…