Happy Birthday David Murray. ‘One More Circle’

This day (February 19, 1955), in Oakland, California, is born David Murray, an American musician who plays mainly tenor saxophone and sometimes bass clarinet.Tracklist : w/ Saul Williams - Citizens (2018) . w/ Hamid Drake (2017) . w/ Lydian Sound Orchestra (2015) . @ Jamboree Jazz Club (2014) . w/ Cuban Ensemble - At The Nyc Winter Jazz Fest (2012) . w/ James Blood Ulmer - Blues Big Band…

David Bowie releases his tenth album : ‘Station to Station’ featuring ‘Golden Years,’ ‘TVC 15’ and ‘Wild Is the Wind’ (1976)

David Bowie's 'Station to Station' feat. 'Golden Years' is his tenth studio album released by RCA Records on 23 January 1976. 1 . Station To Station ("Christiane F," 1980) 2 . Station To Station (Live, 1976) 3 . Word On A Wing (Vancouver, 1976) 4 . Word On A Wing (Paris, 1999) 5 . Tvc15 (Musikladen, 05/30/78) 6 . Tvc 15 ("Live Aid," 1985) 7 . Stay (BBC London 2000) 8 . Stay ("Dinah Shore…

David Bowie releases his eleventh album : ‘Low’ featuring ‘Breaking Glass’ (1977)

David Bowie's 'Low' is his eleventh studio album (part of 'the Berlin Trilogy') co-produced with Tony Visconti and released on January 14, 1977 by RCA Records.1 . Speed Of Life 2 . Breaking Glass (Loreley, 1996) 3 . Breaking Glass (Olympia, 2002) 4 . What In The World (Isolar II, The 1978 World Tour, Dallas) 5 . What In The World (Montreux Jazz Festival, 18/7/2002) 6 . Sound And Vision…

David Ruffin begins the recording of ‘David,’ a posthumous album (1969)

David Ruffin's 'David' is an album (also known as 'The Unreleased Album') recorded between January 6, 1969 & May 26, 1971 and released on June 25, 2004 by Hip-O.Track Listing : 1.Each Day Is A Lifetime (Henry Cosby, Dino Fekaris, Nick Zesses) - 03:11 . 2.I Want You Back (The Corporation, Berry Gordy, Jr., Alphonso Mizell, Fonce Mizell, Freddie Perren, Deke Richards) - 02:50 . 3.Out In The…

David Bowie releases ‘Scary Monsters,’ his fourteenth album’ featuring ‘Ashes to Ashes’ and ‘Fashion’ (1980)

David Bowie's 'Scary Monsters' feat. 'Ashes to Ashes' is his fourteenth studio album (full titled 'Scary Monsters (And Super Creeps)') released on September 12, 1980 by RCA Records1 . Scary Monsters (Live, 1996) 2 . Teenage Wildlife (Live, 1995) 3 . Scary Monsters (And Super Creeps) (Live, NPA, 1997) 4 . Ashes To Ashes (2000) 5 . Fashion (Olympia, 2002) Track Listing : 1.It'S No Game (David…

RCA publish David Bowie’s ‘Stage,’ his second live album (1978)

David Bowie's 'Stage' is his second live album recorded during Spring 1978 and released on September 8, 1978 by RCA. 1 . Five Years & Soul Love 2 . Station To Station (Live, 1978) 3 . Fame ("The Cher Show", 1975) 4 . (Live in Warszawa, 1978) 5 . Speed Of Life(Live, 1978) 6 . Sense Of Doubt (Bremen, 1978) 7 . What In The World (Live, 1978) 8 . Blackout (Dallas, 1978) 9 . Beauty And The Beast…

David Bowie releases ‘Lodger,’ his thirteenth album and the last of the Berlin Trilogy (1979)

David Bowie's 'Lodger' is his thirteenth studio album (the last of the Berlin Trilogy) recorded in Switzerland and New York and released on May 18, 1979 by RCA.Track Listing : 1.Fantastic Voyage (David Bowie, Brian Eno) - 02:55 . 2.African Night Flight (David Bowie, Brian Eno) - 02:54 . 3.Move On (David Bowie) - 03:16 . 4.Yassassin (David Bowie) - 04:10 . 5.Red Sails (David Bowie, Brian Eno) -…

Iggy Pop releases his first solo album ‘The Idiot’ co-written with David Bowie (1977)

Iggy Pop's 'The Idiot' is his debut solo album co-written with David Bowie and released on March 18, 1977 by RCA.Track Listing : 1.Sister Midnight (Carlos Alomar, James Osterberg, David Bowie) - 04:19 . 2.Nightclubbing (Ames Osterberg, David Bowie) - 04:14 . 3.Funtime (Ames Osterberg, David Bowie) - 02:54 . 4.Baby (Ames Osterberg, David Bowie) - 03:24 . 5.China Girl (Ames Osterberg, David Bowie)…

This week In One-Off Collaborations 27/52

Lauryn Hill & The Roots, Judy Garland & Count Basie, Macy Gray & David Murray, Gregory Porter & James Carter, Sam Moore & The Blues Brothers, Cyndi Lauper & Rod Stewart, Gweneth Paltrow & Huey Lewis, Richard Ashcroft & Coldplay, Tom Petty & Eddie Vedder, Bob Dylan & Grateful Dead, John Mayall & Gary Moore, Paul McCartney & Ringo Starr

This week In Jazz Legends 14/52

Joshua Redman, John Coltrane, Chris Potter, Paquito D'Rivera, Gato Barbieri, Benny Carter, Sonny Rollins, James Moody, Kenny Garrett, Benny Maupin, Peter Brötzmann , David Murray

This week In One-Off Collaborations 38/52

Candy Dulfer & Pink Floyd, Tom Petty & Stevie Nicks, Billy Idol & Miley Cyrus, Macy Gray & David Murray, Beth Hart & Joe Bonamassa, Sheryl Crow & The Dixie Chicks, Barbra Streisand & Barry Gibb, Andy Williams & Judy Garland, Ricky Skaggs & John Scofield, Elvis Costello & The Roots, Buddy Guy & John Mayer, Eric Clapton & Mark KnopflerThey are the 12…

We remember Ornette Coleman. ‘Ornette, What Else?’

This day (June 11, 2015), in New-York City, died Ornette Coleman, an American saxophonist, violinist, trumpeter, composer and one of the major innovators of the free jazz movement.Tracklist : 1 . At North Sea Jazz (2010) 2 . J.S. Bach (2010) 3 . Lonely Woman (2008) 4 . w/ Prime Time - Latin Genetics 5 . w/ Prime Time - Stadtgarten Cologne (1987) 6 . In Germany (1978 ) 7 . In Roma (1974)…

We remember Billy Higgins. ‘Soldier Higgins’

This day (May 3, 2001), in Inglewood, California, died Billy Higgins, an American jazz drummer who played on over 700 recordings.Tracklist : 1 . w/ Charles Lloyd – Forest Flower (1999) 2 . w/ Joshua Redman, Pat Metheny & Christian mcBride (1993) 3 . w/ Tete Montoliu Trio – Lament (1990) 4 . w/ Pat Metheny, Charlie Haden – Lonely Woman (1986) 5 . w/ Freddie Hubbard & Johnny Griffin – Well…

This week In Jazz Legends 08/52

Cassandra Wilson, David Murray, Lambert, Hendricks and Bavan, Blue Note All Stars, Art Blakey, Lee Morgan, McCoy Tyner, Bill Evans, Herbie Hancock Quintet VSOP, Benny Carter, Larry Coryell, Larry Carlton, John Abercrombie, John Scofield, Tal Farlow, Clark Terry, Steve Gadd, Dinah WashingtonThey are the "Jazz Legends" performers selected among the 297 Posts we publish this week. Here, they are…

Happy Birthday Henry Threadgill. ‘Henry Makes Another Move’

This day (February 15, 1944), in Chicago, Illinois, is born Henry Threadgill, an American saxophonist and flautist .Tracklist : With or Without Card (2019) . w/ Flea, Denardo Vibe @ Blues Connotation (2016) . w/ Zooid @ The Jazz Gallery, NYC (2013) . w/ Zooid - Jazzarium Fest (2011) . Playing It Unsafe Composer Journeys (1/2) . Playing It Unsafe Composer Journeys (2/2) . w/ Zooid @ Festival…

Happy Birthday James Blood Ulmer. ‘Blood Alright’

This day (February 2, 1942), in St. Matthews, South Carolina, is born James 'Blood' Ulmer, an American jazz and blues guitarist and singer.Tracklist : 1 . Are You Glad To Be In America? (2019) 2 . @ International House Philadelphia (2018) 3 . President Of Hell (2017) 4 . Final (2016) 5 . solo @ Skopje Jazz Festival (2015) 6 . w/ David Murray Big Band - Love lockdown (2013) 7 . w/ Vernon Reid -…

Playing Mr Ed

From 'Azure' to 'Do Nothin' Till You Hear From Me', we have mixed 19 'Jazz' tunes written or co-written by 'Duke Ellington'. It has Stan Getz, James Newton, Yusef Lateef , Cecil Taylor and many more.

Count Strayhorn

From 'Satin Doll' to 'Day Dream', we have mixed 20 'Jazz' tunes written or co-written by 'Billy Strayhorn'. It has Ella Fitzgerald, David Sanborn, Archie Shepp, Jimmy Smith and many more.

Elton John releases his sixth album : ‘Don’t Shoot Me I’m Only the Piano Player’ featuring ‘Crocodile Rock’ and ‘Daniel’ (1973)

Elton John's 'Don't Shoot Me I'm Only the Piano Player' feat. 'Crocodile Rock' & 'Daniel' is his sixth studio album produced by Gus Dudgeon and released on January 26, 1973 by DJM Records 1 . Daniel (Edinburgh, 1976) 2 . Daniel (Festival De Viña, 2013) 3 . Teacher I Need You (Sydney, Australia 1984) 4 . Elderberry Wine 5 . Have Mercy On The Criminal (w/ Melbourne Symphony Orchestra, Sydney,…

Columbia publish ‘Blue Öyster Cult’ their eponymous debut album featuring ‘Cities on Flame with Rock and Roll’ (1972)

'Blue Öyster Cult' is their eponymous debut studio album released on January 16, 1972 by Columbia. 1 . Transmaniacon MC 2 . Stairway To The Stars (Live, 1976) 3 . Before The Kiss, A Redcap (The NY State Fair, 8/27/10) 4 . Cities On Flame Track Listing : 1.Transmaniacon Mc (Eric Bloom, Albert Bouchard, Donald Roeser, Sandy Pearlman) - 03:21 . 2.I'M On The Lamb But I Ain'T No Sheep (Eric Bloom,…

Sarah Vaughan records her last album : ‘Brazilian Romance’ produced by Sérgio Mendes (1987)

Sarah Vaughan's 'Brazilian Romance' is her last (and her third of Brazilian music) album produced by Sérgio Mendes, recorded in January 1987 and released the same year by Columbia.1 . So Many Stars 2 . So Many Stars (1988) Track Listing : 1.Make This City Ours Tonight (Tracy Mann, Milton Nascimento) - 02:57 . 2.Romance (Danilo Caymmi, Tracy Mann, Paulo César Pinheiro) - 03:30 . 3.Love And…

The Jacksons release their twelfth album : ‘Destiny’ featuring ‘Blame It on the Boogie’ and ‘Shake Your Body (Down to the Ground)’ (1978)

The Jacksons' 'Destiny' is their twelfth album released on December 17, 1978 by Epic.1 . Destiny 2 . All Night Dancin' ("Destiny Tour" ) 3 . All Night Dancin 4 . News Orleans Full Concert (1979, "Destiny Tour" ) Track Listing : 1.Blame It On The Boogie (Mick Jackson, David Jackson, Elmar Krohn) - 03:36 . 2.Push Me Away (The Jacksons) - 04:19 . 3.Things I Do For You (The Jacksons) - 04:05 .…

Alicia Keys releases her second album : ‘The Diary of Alicia Keys’ featuring ‘You Don’t Know My Name,’ ‘If I Ain’t Got You’ and ‘Diary’…

'The Diary of Alicia Keys' feat. 'You Don't Know My Name' is her second studio album released on December 2, 2003 by J Records. 1 . Karma (Official Video) 2 . Karma (Live) 3 . Karma (Itunes Festival, 2012) 4 . Heartburn (Hollywood Bowl) 5 . Heartburn 6 . You Don't Know My Name (Official Video) 7 . You Don't Know My Name (Itunes Festival, 2012) 8 . If I Ain't Got You (Official Video) 9 . If I…

Robbie Williams releases his fourth album : ‘Swing When You’re Winning’ featuring ‘Somethin’ Stupid,’ a duet with Nicole Kidman (2001)

Robbie Williams' 'Swing When You're Winning' is his fourth studio album produced by Guy Chambers and released on November 19, 2001 by Capitol1 . I Will Talk And Hollywood Will Listen 2 . I Will Talk And Hollywood Will Listen (The Albert, 2001) 3 . Mack The Knife (The Albert, 2001) 4 . Somethin' Stupid (w/ Nicole Kidman ) 5 . Somethin' Stupid (w/ Nicole Kidman, Totp2) 6 . Do Nothin' Till You…

Whitney Houston releases ‘My Love Is Your Love,’ her fourth album featuring ‘When You Believe,’ ‘Heartbreak Hotel,’ ‘It’s Not Right, But It’s…

Whitney Houston's 'My Love Is Your Love' feat. 'Heartbreak Hotel' is her fourth (her first in eight years) studio album released on November 17, 1998 by Arista.1 . It's Not Right But It's Okay (Official Video) 2 . My Love Is Your Love (Official Video) 3 . My Love Is Your Love (w/ Bobbi Kristina Brown) 4 . If I Told You That (w/ George Michael, Official Video) 5 . I Learned From The Best…

Elton John releases his fourth album : ‘Madman Across the Water’ featuring ‘Levon’ and ‘Tiny Dancer’ (1971)

Elton John's 'Madman Across the Water' is his fourth studio album produced by Gus Dudgeon and released on November 5 , 1971 by DJM / Uni Records.1 . Tiny Dancer (Official Video) 2 . Levon (1971, BBC Studios) 3 . Levon (New York, 2004) 4 . Razor Face (1971, BBC Studios) 5 . Madman Across The Water (1971, BBC Studios) 6 . Madman Across The Water ("Elton 60," Live) 7 . Indian Sunset 8 . Indian…

Island publish ‘One World,’ John Martyn’s seventh studio album (1977)

John Martyn's 'One World' is his seventh studio album produced by Chris Blackwell and released in on November 4, 1977 by Island1 . Dealer (1977) 2 . Dealer 3 . One World (w/ David Gilmour ) 4 . One World 5 . Big Muff 6 . Couldn't Love You More (1978) 7 . Couldn't Love You More 8 . Certain Surprise (Live, 1978) 9 . Certain Surprise (Live, 1978) 10 . Small Hours (1978) 11 . Small Hours (Live,…

Concord publish ‘Givin’ It Up’ by Al Jarreau and George Benson (2006)

'Givin' It Up' by Al Jarreau & George Benson is their first collaboration album, released on October 24, 2006 by Concord.1 . Givin' It Up (EPK) 2 . Summer Breeze (Live) Track Listing : 1.Breezin' (Bobby Womack, Al Jarreau) - 05:40 . 2.Mornin' (Al Jarreau, David Foster, Jay Graydon) - 05:02 . 3.'Long Come Tutu (Marcus Miller, Al Jarreau) - 06:37 . 4.God Bless The Child (Billie Holiday,…

Dean Martin records ‘Sleep Warm’ with an orchestra conducted by Frank Sinatra (1958)

Dean Martin's 'Sleep Warm' is an album recorded with an orchestra conducted by Frank Sinatra on October 13–15, 1958 and March 2, 1959 and released by Capitol Records .1 . Wrap Your Troubles In Dreams 2 . Send Me The Pillow That You Dream On Track Listing : 1.Sleep Warm(Lew Spence, Marilyn Keith, Alan Bergman) – 03:51 . 2.Hit The Road To Dreamland(Harold Arlen, Johnny Mercer) – 02:51 .…

Michael Bublé releases his sixth album : ‘Crazy Love’ (2009)

Michael Bublé's 'Crazy Love' is his sixth studio album released on October 9, 2009 by 143 Records..1 . Cry Me A River (X-Factor) 2 . All Of Me (Baden-Baden, Germany) 3 . All Of Me (2009-10-13) 4 . Georgia On My Mind (Live) 5 . Georgia (Live) 6 . Crazy Love (Official Video) 7 . Crazy Love (Baden-Baden, Germany) 8 . Haven't Met You Yet (Official Video) 9 . All I Do Is Dream Of You…

Columbia publish Barbra Streisand’s twenty-third album : ‘Emotion’ (1984)

Barbra Streisand's 'Emotion' is her twenty-third studio album released on October 9, 1984 by Columbia.1 . Left In The Dark Track Listing : 1.Emotion (Peter Bliss) - 04:58 . 2.Make No Mistake, He'S Mine (Kim Carnes ) - 04:10 . 3.Time Machine (Maurice White, Martin George Page, Brian Fairweather) - 04:56 . 4.Best I Could (Bobby Whiteside, Richard Parker) - 04:21 . 5.Left In The Dark (Jim Steinman)…

Alicia Keys releases her first live album recorded by MTV : ‘Unplugged’ (2005)

Alicia Keys' 'Unplugged' is her first live (recorded by MTV) album released on October 7, 2005 by J Records.1 . Unbreakable (Live) 2 . Every Little Bit Hurt (Live on "Ellen De Generes") Track Listing : 1.Intro Alicia'S Prayer (Traditional) - 01:11 . 2.Karma (Kerry Brothers, Jr., Alicia Keys, Taneisha Smith) - 02:10 . 3.Heartburn (Alicia Keys, Tim Mosley, Walter Millsap Iii, Candice Nelson,…

Elton John releases ‘Goodbye Yellow Brick Road,’ his seventh album featuring ‘Saturday Night’s Alright for Fighting,’ ‘Candle in the Wind,’ ‘Bennie and…

Elton John's 'Goodbye Yellow Brick Road' feat. 'Candle in the Wind', 'Bennie and the Jets', etc. is his seventh studio album recorded at the Château d'Hérouville in France and released on October 5, 1973 by MCA / DJM.1 . Funeral For A Friend / Love Lies Bleeding 2 . Candle In The Wind 3 . Bennie And The Jets (- Official Video) 4 . Bennie And The Jets (Red Piano Show, Las Vegas) 5 . Goodbye…

Mercury publish ‘Painted from Memory’ by Elvis Costello and Burt Bacharach (1998)

'Painted from Memory' by Elvis Costello & Burt Bacharach is a collaboration alum released on September 29, 1998 by Mercury.1 . Toledo 2 . I Still Have That Other Girl 3 . I Still Have That Other Girl (On "TFI Friday") 4 . This House is Empty Now 5 . My Thief ("Session At 54th") 6 . Painted From Memory 7 . God Give Me Strength Track Listing : 1.In The Darkest Place (Elvis Costello, Burt…

Massive Attack release their second album : ‘Protection’ featuring ‘Karmacoma’ (1994)

Massive Attack's 'Protection' is their second (and the last to feature Tricky) album, released on September 26, 1994 by Circa/Virgin.1 . Protection 2 . Karmacoma 3 . Karmacoma 4 . Weather Storm 5 . Spying Glass (Belgium, 1998) 6 . Eurochild (Belgium, 1998) 7 . Sly 8 . Heat Miser (Phoenix Festival, 1996) Track Listing : 1.Protection (Andrew Vowles, Robert Del Naja, Grant Marshall, Tracey Thorn)…

Van Morrison records his second solo album : ‘Astral Weeks’ featuring ‘Cyprus Avenue’ and ‘Madame George’ (1968)

Van Morrison's 'Astral Weeks' is his second solo album recorded on September 25 and October 15, 1968 and released in November 1968 by Warner Bros. Records.1 . Astral Weeks / I Believe I've Transcended (The Hollywood Bowl, 2008) 2 . Beside You (The Hollywood Bowl, 2008) 3 . Cyprus Avenue 4 . Cyprus Avenue (Fillmore East, 9/23/70) 5 . The Way Young Lovers Do (The Hollywood Bowl, 2008) 6 . Madame…

Jill Scott releases her third album : ‘The Real Thing: Words and Sounds Vol. 3’ (2007)

Jill Scott's 'The Real Thing: Words and Sounds Vol. 3' is her third studio album released on September 25, 2007 by Hidden Beach.1 . Live!!! 2 . The Real Thing (Live) 3 . Hate On Me (The Nobel Peace Prize Concert, 2011) 4 . Hate On Me (The House Of Blues) 5 . Hate On Me (Live) 6 . Crown Royal (The House Of Blues) 7 . Epiphany (Somerset House, 10th July 2012) 8 . My Love (The House Of Blues) 9 .…