Dianne Reeves releases ‘The Calling: Celebrating Sarah Vaughan’ produced by George Duke (2001)

Dianne Reeves' 'The Calling: Celebrating Sarah Vaughan' is a studio album produced by George Duke and released on February 13, 2001 by Blue Note.Track Listing : 1.Lullaby Of Birdland (George Shearing, George David Weiss) - 04:44 . 2.Send In The Clowns (Stephen Sondheim) - 06:03 . 3.Speak Low (Ogden Nash, Kurt Weill) - 06:26 . 4.Obsession (Tracy Mann, Danilo Caymmi, Gilson Peranzzetta) - 07:37 .…

Happy Birthday Dianne Reeves. ‘Lady Dianne’

This day (October 23, 1956), in Detroit, Michigan, is born Dianne Reeves, an American jazz singer. Digest Tracklist : w/ Michael Olatuja & Lionel Loueke - Soki (2020) . w/ Chucho Valdés – My Foolish Heart (2019) . w/ Makoto Ozone – In A Sentimental Mood (2018) . I Wish You Love (2017) . w/ Romero Lubambo – Our love is here to stay (2015) . Waiting In Vain (2014) . Tango Du Jour (2013) . Women…

This week In Singing Ladies 27/52

Diana Krall, Dianne Reeves, Nina Simone, Lianne La Havas, Betty Wright, Esperanza Spalding, Chaka Khan, Rachelle Ferrell, Amy Winehouse, Björk, The Go Go'S, Lauryn Hill

Happy Birthday Kenny G. ‘Super G’

This day (June 5, 1956), in Seattle, Washington, is born Kenneth Bruce Gorelick a.k.a Kenny G, an American contemporary and smooth jazz saxophonist.Tracklist : 1 . Midnight Motion (1988) 2 . w/ Stevie Wonder – Besame Mucho (2009) 3 . w/David Foster & Friends - Love Theme From St. Elmo'S Fire (2008) 4 . w/ Yolanda Adams - I Believe I Can Fly (2004) 5 . The Moment 6 . w/ Michael Bolton - How Am…

We remember Sarah Vaughan. ‘Define The Divine’

This day (April 3, 1990), in Hidden Hills, California, died Sarah Lois Vaughan a.k.a. Sarah Vaughan, an American singer, nicknamed 'Sailor Sassy' and 'The Divine One'Digest Tracklist : George Gershwin Medley . On A Clear Day (1990) . Round Midnight (1987) . Chelsea Bridge (1983) . Send In The Clowns (1981) . Once In A While ( 1978) . w/ Bill Bailey - Won'T You Please Come Home (1964) . Lover Man…

This week In Soul Artists 11/52

Marvin Gaye, Earth, Wind, Fire, Sly, the Family Stone, Quincy Jones, will.i.am, Donna Summer, Barry Manilow, Aaron Neville, Soulive, Gil Scot, Etta James . Nancy Wilson, Dianne Reeves, Sam Cooke. They are the Soul Artists selected among the 330 Posts we publish this week. Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy!Tracklist 1 . Marvin Gaye . All The Way Around Lifted from : Tamla…

This week In Singing Ladies 11/52

Norah Jones, Joni Mitchell, k.d. lang, Melissa Etheridge, Dianne Reeves, Sharleen Spiteri, Adele, Nancy Wilson . Ann Wilson, Madonna, Alanis Morissette, Rebecca Lovell . Megan Lovell, Samantha Fish They are the 12 Singing Ladies selected among the 330 Posts we publish this week. Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy!Tracklist 1 . Norah Jones . Come Away With Me Lifted from :…

We Remember McCoy Tyner. ‘Really McCoy?’

This day (March 6, 2020), in  Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, died Alfred McCoy Tynerr, jazz pianist member of the John Coltrane Quartet before embracing a long solo career.Tracklist : w/ John Scofield - Fly with the wind (2018) . For All We Know (2012) . XXXI Cartagena Jazz Festival (2011) . Trailer For Guitars (2008) . Naima (2002) . w/ Joe Lovano - Live At Forte Di Bard (2010) . Giant Steps…

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…

This week In Singing Ladies 07/52

Sarah Vaughan, Katie Melua, Jennifer Rush, Ane Brun, Stacey Kent, Brandi Carlile, Nneka, Susan Tedeschi, Ann Wilson, Alison Moyet, Kate Bush, Dianne Reeves They are the 12 Singing Ladies selected among the 283 Posts we publish this week. Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy!Tracklist 1 . Sarah Vaughan . Send In The Clowns Lifted from : Sarah Vaughan records with the Count…

Vertigo publish ‘Black Sabbath’ their eponymous debut album featuring ‘N.I.B.’ (1970)

'Black Sabbath' is their eponymous debut studio album released on February 13, 1970 in the UK by VertigoTrack Listing : 1.Lullaby Of Birdland (George Shearing, George David Weiss) - 04:44 . 2.Send In The Clowns (Stephen Sondheim) - 06:03 . 3.Speak Low (Ogden Nash, Kurt Weill) - 06:26 . 4.Obsession (Tracy Mann, Danilo Caymmi, Gilson Peranzzetta) - 07:37 . 5.If You Could See Me Now (Tadd Dameron,…

We remember Al Jarreau. ‘Al Is For Always’

This day (February 12, 2017), in Los Angeles, died Alwin 'Al' Lopez Jarreau, a seven-time Grammy Award winning American jazz singer.Tracklist : w/ Alita Moses - Summertime (Montreux Jazz Festival, 2015) . Take Five / Blue Rondo a la Turk / Jazz Day 2013 . w/ Mattia Bazar - San Remo Festival (2012) . Spain (2011) . High Crime (2000) . w/ Kurt Elling - Take 5 . Don'T You Worry (1995) . w/ Miki…

Happy Birthday Lizz Wright. ‘The Gospel According To Lizz’

This day (January 22, 1980), in Hahira, Georgia (USA), is born Lizz Wright, an American jazz/R&B singer.Tracklist : Blessed the Brave (2020) . Strange Fruit (2019) . Blue Rose (2018) . Seems I’m Never Tired Lovin’ You (2017) . w/ hr-Bigband - Summertime (2016) . Salt (2015) . w/ Raul Midon - Stop (2012) . When I Fall (2011) . Amazing Grace (2011) . My Heart . Speak Your Heart (2008) . w/…

This week In One-Off Collaborations 03/52

Roger Waters . Eric Clapton, Tommy Emmanuel . John Knowles, Ryuichi Sakamoto . Caetano Veloso, Junior Walker . Buddy Miles, Etta James . Chuck Berry, Beth Hart . Joe Bonamassa, Ray Charles, Andy Williams, Cass Elliot . Elton John, Mick Taylor . Jack Bruce, Joe Perry, Slash . Johnny Depp, Bono . Johnny Depp, Brandi Carlile . Audioslave, Angelique Kidjo, Dianne Reeves . Lizz WrightThey are the 12…

Happy Birthday Lee Ritenour. ‘Captain Lee’

This day (January 11, 1952), in Los Angeles, California, is born Lee Ritenour, an American jazz guitarist.Tracklist : w/ Dave Grusin - KNKX Studio Session (2019) . Stone Flower (2018) . w/ Dave Grusin - Amager Bio (2017) . A Little Bit of This and a Little Bit of That (2016) . Rio Funk (2015) . w/ Friends - @ Jarasum Jazz Festival (2013) . w/ Dave Grusin - Minden Jazz Club ( 2012 = . w/ Mike…

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 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 Annie Lennox

December 25, 19** - Miss Annie Lennox, Scottish singer & songwriter, one half of Eurythmics with David A. Stewart is @)_!. Happy Birthday MissEurythmics' 'Be Yourself Tonight' feat. "Would I Lie to You?" is their fifth album released on April 29, 1985 by RCA >>Released on March 6, 1995, "Medusa" is the second solo album by Annie Lennox. >> Eurythmics' 'We Too Are One' is their…

Last week In Visual Artists 35

Ralph Gibson , Robert Brownjohn, John Squire, William Claxton, Alan Aldridge, Baron Wolman, Hype Williams, Director X, Clay Patrick Mcbride, David LaChapelle, Gered Mankowitz, Mat Whitecross. They are the 12 Visual Artists selected among the 205 Posts we published last week. Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy!Tracklist 1 . Ralph Gibson - David Luraschi Meets master…

This week In Singing Ladies 49/52

Corinne Bailey Rae, Adele, Diana Krall, Brandi Carlile, Cat Power, Tori Amos, Linda Ronstadt, Joan Armatrading, Tracy Chapman, Sinéad O'Connor, Dianne Reeves, Cassandra Wilson They are the 12 Singing Ladies selected among the 313 Posts we publish this week. Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy!Tracklist 1 . Corinne Bailey Rae . Put Your Records On Lifted from : On Radio today,…

Happy Birthday Kurt Elling. ‘Elling’s Tone’

This day (November 2, 1967), in Chicago, Illinois, is born Kurt Elling, an American jazz vocalist, composer, lyricist and vocalese performer.Digest Tracklist : w/ Charlie Hunter - The Seed (2021) . My Foolish Heart (2020) . w/ Kenny Banks Jr. – Georgia on My Mind (2019) . American Tune . w/ Rosario Giuliani – I like the sunrise (2017) . w/ Patti Austin – Too Close For Comfort (2015) . Where the…

This week In One-Off Collaborations 43/52

Robert Plant . Alison Krauss, Mike Oldfield . Jon Anderson, Mick Taylor . Jack Bruce, B.B. King . Eric Clapton, Tony Bennett . Juan Luis Guerra, Van Morrison . Joey Defrancesco, Lou Reed . David Stewart, Milton Nascimento . Chico Buarque, Astrud Gilberto . Emily Remler, Dianne Reeves . Makoto Ozone, Tori Kelly . Lecrae, Snoop Dogg, George Clinton . Bootsy CollinsThey are the 12 one-off…

We remember Art Blakey. ‘Art Bop’

This day (October 16, 1990), in New York City, New York, died Art Blakey, was an American jazz drummer.Digest Tracklist : Big Band - Blues March (1988) . w/ The Jazz Messengers - Along Came Betty . w/ The Jazz Messengers, Freddy Hubbard - One By One (1982) . Gipsy Folk Tales (1976) . Drum Solo (1965) . w/ The Jazz Messengers - Dat Dere (1961) . w/ The Jazz Messengers - A Night In Tunisia…

Singing Broadway

Eighty six famous artists sing seventy songs lifted from sixty-one Broadway Shows. This is our special "Singing Broadway" in video<Enjoy!Track Listing : 1.Barbra Streisand / People (From "Funny Girl") - 05:01 . 2.Judy Garland / Get Happy (From "Summer Stock") - 02:41 . 3.Tony Bennett & Buddy Rich / Manhattan (From "The Garrick Gaieties") - 03:47 . 4.Sarah Brightman / Somewhere (From "West…