Miles Davis records ‘Round About Midnight’ with John Coltrane, Red Garland, Paul Chambers and Philly Joe Jones (1956)

Miles Davis' 'Round About Midnight' is an album recorded on October 26, 1955; June 5 and September 10, 1956 and released on March 18, 1957 by Columbia.1 . Round About Midnight (1967) 2 . Round Midnight ( La Pinède, Juan-les-Pins, France - July 25, 1969) Track listing . 1.'Round Midnight (Thelonious Monk, Cootie Williams) - 06:00 . 2.Ah-Leu-Cha (Charlie Parker) - 05:55 . 3.All of You (Cole…

Santana releases their twenty-second album : ‘Corazón’ recorded with Gloria Estefan, Juanes, Miguel and others (2014)

Santana's 'Corazón' is their twenty-second studio album recorded with various singers and released on May 6, 2014 by Rca/Sony Latin Iberia. .Track Listing : 1.Saideira (Rodrigo Leão, Samuel Rosa, Juan Pablo Sorin) - 03:55 . 2.La Flaca (Pau Dones) - 04:10 . 3.Mal Bicho (Flavio Oscar Cianciarulo) - 03:37 . 4.Oye 2014 (Niles Hollowell-Dhar, Armando Christian Perez, Tito Puente) - 03:22 . 5.Iron Lion…

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 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…

Happy Birthday Roy Haynes. ‘Vive Le Roy’

This day (March 13, 1925 ), in Boston, Massachusetts, is born Roy Owen Haynes, an American jazz drummer.Tracklist : w/ David Kikoski (2019) . The 7-Decade Career of Drummer Roy Haynes (2018) . w/ The Fountain Of Youth Quartet - At Dizzy'S Club (2011) . Interview . Various (2009) . w/ Chick Corea - Duet (2009) . w/ Pat Metheny, Dave Holland - How Insensitive (1992) . Red Rodney All Stars - At…

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 Mike Stern. ‘Upside Mike’

This day (January 10, 1953), in Boston, Massachusetts, is born Mike Sedgwick a.k.a. Mike Stern, an American jazz guitarist,Tracklist : w/ Jeff Lorber - Righteous (2019) . w/ Manu Katche Richard Bona & Niels Lan Doky - @Jazz in Marciac (2018) . Out Of The Blue (2017) . Chromazone (2016) . Kate (2015) . w/ Eric Johnson - Cliffs of Dover (2013) . January 1 (2012) . w/ Didier Lockwood -…

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 >>…

Happy Birthday John Scofield. ‘Sco Hand’

This day (December 26, 1951), in  Dayton, Ohio, is born John Scofield, an American jazz guitarist and composer.Tracklist : Self Portrait in Three Colors (2020) . w/ Jon Cleary – @Reigenlive (2019) . Icons at the fair (2018) . w/ Uberjam Band – Blue Matter (2017) . w/ Mehldau Guiliana – Wake Up (2016) . w/ Joe Lovano Quartet – Chariots (2015) . Lawns (2014) . w/ Organic Trio @ Jazzwoche Burghausen…

Happy Birthday Frank Gambale. ‘Keep on Tuning!’

This day (December 22, 1958), in Canberra, Australia, is born Frank Gambale, an Australian jazz fusion guitarist.Tracklist : @ NAMM (2020) . w/ Dennis Chambers, Mike Pope, Sean Wayland - No Neck Louie (2019) . Fear of Flyin (2018) . Checked Out (2016) . Clinic (2015) . Solo (2014) . w/ Boca – Open Your Mind (2012) . Natural High (2010) . w/ Return To Forever Iv – Guitar Solo . Playing A Funk…

Happy Birthday Randy Brecker. ‘Brother Randy’

This day (November 27, 1945), in Cheltenham, Pennsylvania, is born Randy Brecker, an American trumpeter and flugelhornist.Digest Tracklist : Now's the Time (2020) . w/ Chad Lefkowitz-Brown & F. Giachino trio – @ Torino Jazz Festival (2019) . Some Skunk Funk (2018) . w/ Marvin Stamm – A Night of Jazz (2017) . w/ Andrei Kondakov – ДЖАЗ НА ДНЕПРЕ (2016) . w/ Bob Mintzer – Some skunk funk (2012)…

Mike Stern plays in NYC (2015)

November 20, 2015 - Mike Stern is with trumpeter Randy Brecker, drummer Dennis Chambers and bassist Tom Kennedy at Iridium in New-York City

Mike Stern takes his Trio to Poland (2015)

November 14, 2015 - Mike Stern Trio - that is Mike Stern (g, voc), Dennis Chambers (d) and Tom Kennedy (b) - plus Bob Franceschini on saxophone will be at "Grupa Azoty Jazz Contest" in Tarnów, Poland

Capitol publish George Clinton’s debut solo album : ‘Computer Games’ (1982)

George Clinton's 'Computer Games' is his debut solo album, self produced and released by Capitol Records on November 5, 1982Track Listing : 1.Get Dressed (George Clinton, Bootsy Collins) - 03:41 . 2.Man'S Best Friend/Loopzilla (George Clinton, Kenneth Gambrell, Garry Shider, David Spradley) - 12:51 . 3.Pot Sharing Tots (George Clinton, Walter Morrison) - 03:45 . 4.Computer Games (George…

Santana release their nineteenth album : ‘All That I Am’ featuring among others Michelle Branch, Steven Tyler, Sean Paul et al (2005)

Santana's 'All That I Am' is their nineteenth studio album recorded in collaboration with other artists and released on November 1, 2005 by Arista.Track Listing : 1.Hermes (Carlos Santana) - 04:08 . 2.El Fuego (Carlos Santana, Jean Shepherd, Richard Shepherd) - 04:17 . 3.I'M Feeling You (Michelle Branch, Kara Dioguardi, John Shanks) - 04:30 . 4.My Man (Antwan Patton) - 04:37 . 5.Just Feel Better…

John Scofield Band goes to Hamburg (1988)

October 26, 1988 - the John Scofield Band - that is John Scofield (g), Jim Beard (kb), Gary Graininger (b) and Dennis Chambers (d) - is at the 13th NDR-Jazzfestival in Hamburg, Germany<img src='//rvm.pm/wp-content/uploads/2014/01/John-Scofield-Überjam-RVJ.jpg' alt='The John Scofield Band - Überjam ' width='190' height='161'/><img src='…

Arista publish Santana’s eighteenth album : ‘Shaman’ featuring ‘The Game of Love’ with Michelle Branch and ‘Why Don’t You & I’ with Alex Band…

Santana's 'Shaman' is their eighteenth studio album released on October 22, 2002 by Arista.Track Listing : 1.Adouma (Angelique Kidjo, Jean Hebrail) - 04:15 . 2.Nothing At All (Rob Thomas, Cori Rooney) - 04:28 . 3.The Game Of Love (Gregg Alexander, Rick Nowels) - 04:15 . 4.You Are My Kind (Rob Thomas) - 04:19 . 5.Amoré (Sexo) (Macy Gray, Lester Mendez, Dallas Austin, Javier Vazquez) - 03:51 . 6.Foo…

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

Happy Birthday Victor Wooten. ‘Bass Slapped’

This day (September 11, 1964), in Mountain Home, Idaho, is born Victor Wooten, an American bass player.Digest Tracklist : w/ Marcus Miller - Red Baron (2020) . w/ Dennis Chambers – Liz & Opie (2019) . Funky D (2018) . Amazing Grace (2016) . w/ Doug Wimbish – Bass Duet (2015) . w/ Victor Wooten Band @ Jazz Series 2014 . Victor’S Jam . Live In Vienna (2013) . Yesterday (2011) . Amazing Grace…

Herbie Hancock releases ‘Possibilities,’ his forty-fifth album featuring John Mayer, Stevie Wonder, Christina Aguilera, Angélique Kidjo, Annie Lennox, Joss Stone, Carlos Santana, Paul…

<pHerbie Hancock's 'Possibilities' is his forty-fifth studio (featuring a myriad of famous guests) album released on August 29, 2005 by Vector/Hear Music.Track listing : 1.Stitched Up (Herbie Hancock, John Mayer) - 05:27 . 2.Safiatou (Harold Alexander) - 05:25 . 3.A Song for You (Leon Russell) - 07:05 . 4.I Do It for Your Love (Paul Simon) - 05:58 . 5.Hush, Hush, Hush (Paula Cole) - 04:46 .…

John Coltrane records his debut album as a leader : ‘Coltrane’ (1957)

John Coltrane's 'Coltrane' is his debut album as a leader, recorded on May 31, 1957 and released the same year by Prestige.Track Listing : 1.Bakai (Calvin Massey) - 08:44 . 2.Violets For Your Furs (Tom Adair, Matt Dennis) - 06:18 . 3.Time Was (Gabriel Luna De La Fuente, Paz Miguel Prado, Keith Russell) - 07:31 . 4.Straight Street (John Coltrane) - 06:21 . 5.While My Lady Sleeps (Gus Kahn,…

Miles Davis records with John Coltrane, ‘Milestones’ an album for Columbia (1958)

Miles Davis' 'Milestones' is a studio album recorded with John Coltrane on February 4 and March 4, 1958 and released in April 1958 by Columbia.Track Listing : 1.Dr. Jekyll (Aka Dr. Jackle) (Jackie Mclean) - 05:47 . 2.Sid'S Ahead (Miles Davis) – 12:59 . 3.Two Bass Hit (John Lewis – Dizzy Gillespie) - 05:13 . 4.Milestones (Miles Davis) - 05:45. 5.Billy Boy (Traditional, Ahmad Jamal) - 07:14 .…

Frank Sinatra records ‘Sinatra at the Sands,’ his first live album with Count Basie and his orchestra, conducted by Quincy Jones (1966)

Frank Sinatra's 'Sinatra at the Sands' is his first live album recorded in January 1966 with Count Basie and his orchestra, conducted and arranged by Quincy Jones and released in July 1966 by Reprise.Track Listing : 1.Come Fly With Me (Sammy Cahn, Jimmy Van Heusen) - 03:45 . 2.I'Ve Got A Crush On You (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin) - 02:42 . 3.I'Ve Got You Under My Skin (Cole Porter) - 03:43 .…

This week In Soul Artists 45/52

Aretha Franklin, Ronald Isley, Dennis Edwards, Isaac Hayes, Earth Wind and Fire, Whitney Houston, Etta James, Dr. John, Allen Toussaint, Les Mccann, Eddie Harris, Narada Michael Walden, Parliament Funkadelic, The Pointer Sisters, Snoop Dogg, Wu Tang Clan, . Tribe Called Quest. They are the Soul Artists selected among the 324 Posts we publish this week. Here, they are reunited in one glorious…

Happy Birthday Sonny Rollins. ‘Still Rockin’Rollins’

This day (September 7, 1930), in New York City, is born Theodore Walter Sonny Rollins an American jazz tenor saxophonist.Digest Tracklist : There Will Never Be Another You (1965) . St. Thomas . Weaver Of Dreams (1959) . My One And Only Love (1982) . Dont Stop The Carnival (1973) . @ North Sea Jazz Festival (2010 ) . w/ Leonard Cohen – Who By Fire . w/ Jim Hall – If I Would Ever Leave (1962) .…

Philadelphia International publish ‘Back Stabbers,’ an album by The O’Jays (1972)

The O'Jays' 'Back Stabbers' is a studio album produced by Gamble & Huff and Bunny Sigler and released in August 1972 by Philadelphia InternationalTrack Listing : 1.When The World'S At Peace (Kenneth Gamble, Bunny Sigler, Phil Hurtt) - 05:21 . 2.Back Stabbers (Leon Huff, Gene Mcfadden, John Whitehead) - 03:07 . 3.Who Am I (Bunny Sigler, Phil Hurtt) - 05:14 . 4. Mr. Lucky (Kenneth Gamble, Leon…

We remember Aretha Franklin. ‘Long Live The Queen, she lives forever’

This day (August 16, 2018), in Detroit, died Aretha Franklin a.k.a. the Queen of Soul, American Soul singer.Digest Tracklist : You Make Me Feel Like A Natural Woman (Kennedy Center, 2015) . Bridge Over Troubled Water (2011) . Nessun Dorma (1998) . w/ Patti Labelle & Mary J. Blige - Essence Awards . w/ Michael Mc Donald - Ever Changing Times . Do right woman do right man (1988) .…

Teddy Pendergrass releases his fifth album : ‘TP’ featuring ‘Can’t We Try’ and ‘Love T.K.O.’ (1980)

Teddy Pendergrass ' 'TP' feat. 'Can't We Try' & 'Love T.K.O.' is his fifth album released on July 25, 1980 by Philadelphia International Records.Track Listing : 1.Is It Still Good To Ya? (Nickolas Ashford, Valerie Simpson) - 04:36 . 2.Take Me In Your Arms Tonight (Duet With Stephanie Mills) (Dexter Wansel, Cynthia Biggs) - 05:28 . 3.I Just Called To Say (Cecil Womack) - 04:29 . 4.Can'T We Try…