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East West publish En Vogue’s third album : ‘EV3’ featuring ‘Don’t Let Go (Love)’ (1997)

En Vogue's 'EV3' feat. 'Don't Let Go (Love)' is their third studio album released on June 17, 1997 on East West Records. 1 . Whatever (Official Music Video) 2 . Don't Let Go (Official Video) 3 . Too Gone, Too Long (Official Video) 4 . Too Gone, Too Long (Live, 1997) Track Listing : 1.Whatever (Babyface, Keith Andes, Giuliano Franco) - 04:20 . 2.Don'T Let Go (Andrea Martin,Ivan Matias, Organized…

P J Harvey releases her sixth studio album ‘Uh Huh Her’ fully done by herself (2004)

PJ Harvey's 'Uh Huh Her' is her sixth studio album fully written, recorded and produced by herself and released on May 31, 2004 by Island.1 . The Life and Death of Mr Badmouth (Live 04) 2 . Shame 3 . Who The Fuck? 4 . Who The Fuck (Live 04) 5 . The Pocket Knife (Sydney Festival) 6 . The Letter 7 . You Come Through 8 . You come through 9 . It's you (Live ! 2004) 10 . It's You (Live) 11 . The…

Thundercat releases ‘Drunk’ featuring Kenny Loggins, Michael McDonald, Kendrick Lamar, Wiz Khalifa & Pharrell as guests (2017)

Thundercat's 'Drunk' is his third studio album featuring Kenny Loggins, Michael McDonald, Kendrick Lamar, Wiz Khalifa & Pharrell a guests and released on February 24, 2017 by Brainfeeder.Track Listing : 1.Rabbot Ho (Stephen Bruner, Dennis Hamm) - 00:38 . 2.Captain Stupido (Stephen Bruner, Steve Ellison) - 01:41 . 3.Uh Uh (Stephen Bruner, Zack Sekoff) - 02:16 . 4.Bus In These Streets (Stephen…

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) -…

As we wish Terry Ellis of En Vogue, a Happy Birthday, the day has come for an ‘En Vogue At their Bests’ post

As we wish, today, American singer, Terry Ellis a 'Happy @|#} th Birthday,' the time has come to playlist the 'BESTS' of her band : En Vogue CREDITSPhoto : SOMBILON STUDIOSAudio : Free Your Mind . Don't Let Go (Love) . My Lovin' (You're Never Gonna Get It) . Giving Him Something He Can Feel . Hold On . Don't Let Go . Give It Up, Turn It Loose . Whatever . Love Don't Love You . Riddle . Video :…

Oscar Peterson records ‘The Trio’ at the London House in Chicago (1961)

Oscar Peterson's 'The Trio' is a live album recorded with Ray Brown and Ed Thigpen on July 28 and 29, 1961 at the London House jazz club in Chicago and released the same year by Verve.Track listing : 1.I've Never Been in Love Before (Frank Loesser) - 05:35 . 2.In the Wee Small Hours of the Morning (Bob Hilliard, David Mann) - 08:07 . 3.Chicago (Fred Fisher) - 08:55 . 4.The Night We Called It a…

Bob Marley & The Wailers record the album ‘Live!’ at The Lyceum in London (1975)

'Live!' by Bob Marley & The Wailers is an album recorded on July 18 and 19, 1975 at The Lyceum in London and released on December 5, 1975 By Island.Track Listing : 1.Trenchtown Rock (Bob Marley) - 04:23 . 2.Burnin' And Lootin' (Bob Marley) - 05:11 . 3.Them Belly Full (But We Hungry) (Leon Cogill, Carlton Barrett) - 04:36 . 4.Lively Up Yourself (Bob Marley) - 04:33 . 5.No Woman, No Cry…

Donny Hathaway releases his debut album : ‘Everything Is Everything’ featuring ‘The Ghetto’ (1970)

Donny Hathaway's 'Everything Is Everything' is his first studio album released on July 1, 1970 by Atco.Track Listing : 1.Voices Inside (Everything Is Everything) (Richard Evans, Ric Powell, Phil Upchurch) - 03:28 . 2.Je Vous Aime (I Love You) (Donny Hathaway, Leroy Hutson, Edward Kennedy) - 03:31 . 3.I Believe To My Soul (Ray Charles) - 03:51 . 4.Misty (Johnny Burke, Erroll Garner) - 03:38 .…

Jazzin’Around Baby Please Don’t Go

Starting and ending with Big Joe Williams's composition 'Baby Please Don't Go', we have mixed 18 'Jazz with some Blues' tunes around the theme of ' Big Joe Williams'. It has Brigitte Bardot, Roy Eldridge & His Orchestra, Patsy Cline, Francine Reed and many more.

Verve publish The Mothers of Invention’s second album : ‘Absolutely Free’ (1967)

'Absolutely Free' by The Mothers of Invention is their second album produed by Frank Zappa and released on May 26, 1967 by Verve.Track Listing : 1.Plastic People (Frank Zappa) - 03:40 . 2.The Duke Of Prunes (Frank Zappa) - 02:12 . 3.Amnesia Vivace (Frank Zappa) - 01:01 . 4.The Duke Regains His Chops (Frank Zappa) - 01:45 . 5.Call Any Vegetable (Frank Zappa) - 02:19 . 6.Invocation & Ritual…

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…

Charles Mingus records ‘Mingus Dynasty’ produced by Teo Macero for Columbia (1959)

Charles Mingus' 'Mingus Dynasty' is an album companion to 'Mingus Ah Um' and recorded on November 1–13, 1959 and released the same year by Columbia.Track Listing : 1.Slop (Charles Mingus) - 06:14 . 2.Diane (Charles Mingus) - 07:28 . 3.Song With Orange (Charles Mingus) - 06:47 . 4.Gunslinging Bird (Charles Mingus) - 05:12 . 5.Things Ain'T What They Used To Be (Mercer Ellington, Ted Persons) -…

We remember George Duke. ‘ReCounted’

This day (August 5, 2013) in Los Angeles, California, died George Duke, a multi-faceted American musician,keyboard pioneer, composer, singer and producer .Digest Tracklist : w/ Jean-Luc Ponty - King Kong (2012) . Leverkusener Jazztage Live (2011) . w/ Lee Ritenour, Marcus Miller & Vinnie Colaiuta - It'S On . w/ Stevie Wonder, Aretha Franklin - Until You Come Back To Me . w/ Marcus Miller,…

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 EllisThey are the "Jazz Legends" performers selected among the 419 Posts we publish this week. Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist.…

Ella Fitzgerald records ‘Ella Fitzgerald Sings the Duke Ellington Song book’ with the Duke Ellington Orchestra (1957)

Ella Fitzgerald Sings the Duke Ellington Song book' is a studio album recorded with the Duke Ellington Orchestra on June 25 and October 17, 1957 and released the same year By Verve Records.1 . Côte d'Azur - I 2 . Côte d'Azur - II 3 . w/ Duke Ellington (1968) 4 . I'm Just a Lucky So-and-So 5 . sings In a Mellow Tone (w/ Oscar Peterson) 6 . It Don't Mean a thing (1974) 7 . Just a sittin…

Jill Scott releases her fourth album : ‘The Light of the Sun’ (2011)

Jill Scott's 'The Light of the Sun' is the fourth (her first release after a four-year hiatus) studio album released on June 21, 2011 by Blue Babe.1 . Blessed (Official Video) 2 . Blessed (Live Performance) 3 . So In Love (w/ Anthony Hamilton, Official Video) 4 . So In Love (46th Annual Hampton Jazz Festival 2013) 5 . Shame (w/ Eve & The A Group) 6 . So Gone (What My Mind Says) (w/ Paul…

Columbia publish Billie Holiday’s last album during her lifetime : ‘Lady in Satin’ (1958)

Billie Holiday's 'Lady in Satin' is an album released in June 1958 (the last during her lifetime) by Columbia.1 . It's easy to remember (w/ Mary Osborne) 2 . Foolin´Myself / Easy To Remember / Little Moonlight Can Do (1958-07-10, Art Ford) Track Listing : 1.I'M A Fool To Want You (Frank Sinatra, Joel Herron, Jack Wolf) - 03:23 . 2.For Heaven'S Sake (Elise Bretton, Sherman Edwards, Donald…

Tamla publish Smokey Robinson’s ‘Smokey,’ his first solo album (1973)

Smokey Robinson's 'Smokey' is his first solo album after his departure from The Miracles, released on June 19, 1973 by Tamla.Track Listing : 1.Holly (Smokey Robinson) - 04:37 . 2.Medley: Never My Love/Never Can Say Goodbye (Don Addrisi, Dick Addrisi, Clifton Davis) - 03:52 . 3.A Silent Partner In A Three-Way Love Affair (Smokey Robinson, Rose Ella Jones) - 04:37 . 4.Just My Soul Responding…

Happy Birthday Bernard Purdie. ‘So Pretty’

This day (June 11, 1939), in Elkton, Maryland, is born Bernard Lee Purdie a.k.a Pretty Purdie, an American session drummer.Tracklist : 1 . w/ Sugaray Rayford - (2018) 2 . w/ Roy Bennett - Battle (2016) 3 . Souper Groove (2015) 4 . Funky Grooves in Japan (2013) 5 . @ NAMM (2012) 6 . w/ Chuck Rainey, David T Walker, Lou Donaldson - Tighten Up (1993) 7 . w/ Under Kontrol - Live in France (2011) 8…

This week In Jazz Legends 23/52

Stan Getz, Miles Davis, Wayne Shorter, Herbie Hancock, Ron Carter, Tony Williams, Paul Desmond, Dave Brubeck, Monty Alexander, Ray Brown, Herb Ellis, Hilton Ruiz, Cyrus Chestnut, Berklee Sextet, Paquito D'Rivera, Hendrik Meurkens, Stanley Turrentine, Kamasi Washington, Anthony Braxton, Steve Lacy Quartet, Sun Ra Arkestra

We remember Stan Getz. ‘Getz à Go Go’

This day (June 6, 1991), in Malibu, California, died Stan Getz, an American jazz saxophone player who was known as The Sound. Tracklist : 1 . Lush Life (1983) 2 . Yours And Mine (1990) 3 . Blood Count (1989) 4 . Dream’S (1986) 5 . w/ Chet Baker - Airegin (1983) 6 . w/ Dizzy Gillespie - I Can'T Get Started (1978) 7 . Chega De Saudade (1976) 8 . A Nightingale Sang In Berkeley Square (1967) 9 . w/…

alt-J release their debut album : ‘An Awesome Wave’ (2012)

alt-J's 'An Awesome Wave' is their debut album produced by Charlie Andrew & Mark Bishop and released on May 25, 2012 by Infectious.Track Listing : 1.Intro (Joe Newman, Gus Unger-Hamilton, Gwilym Sainsbury, Thom Green) - 02:37 . 2.❦ (Joe Newman, Gus Unger-Hamilton, Gwilym Sainsbury, Thom Green) - 01:12 . 3.Tessellate (Joe Newman, Gus Unger-Hamilton, Gwilym Sainsbury, Thom Green) - 03:02 .…

Warner Bros. publish Dio’s debut album : ‘Holy Diver’ produced by Ronnie James Dio (1983)

Dio's 'Holy Diver' is their debut studio album produced by band leader Ronnie James Dio and released on May 25, 1983 by Warner Bros. / VertigoTrack Listing : 1.Stand Up And Shout (Ronnie James Dio, Jimmy Bain) - 03:18 . 2.Holy Diver (Ronnie James Dio) - 05:51 . 3.Gypsy (Ronnie James Dio, Vivian Campbell) - 03:39 . 4.Caught In The Middle (Ronnie James Dio, Vinny Appice, Vivian Campbell) - 04:14 .…

Eastwest publish En Vogue’s second album : ‘Funky Divas’ featuring ‘Free Your Mind’ (1992)

En Vogue's 'Funky Divas' feat. 'Free Your Mind' is their second album recorded from May 1991 till January 1992 by Eastwest.Track Listing : 1.This Is Your Life (Denzil Foster, Thomas Mcelroy) - 05:05 . 2.My Lovin' (You'Re Never Gonna Get It) (Denzil Foster, Thomas Mcelroy) - 04:42 . 3.Hip Hop Lover (Denzil Foster, Thomas Mcelroy) - 05:13 . 4.Free Your Mind (Denzil Foster, Thomas Mcelroy) - 04:52 .…

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…

This week In Jazz Legends 18/52

Miles Davis, Gill Evans, Dexter Gordon, Wes Montgomery, Martial Solal, Johnny Griffin, Charles Mingus, Gerry Mulligan, Hank Jones, Joe Lovano, Dizzy Gillespie, Arturo Sandoval, Elvin Jones, Joshua Redman, Herbie Hancock, Ron Carter, Billy Cobham, Dave Brubeck, e.s.t., Barney Kessel, Herb Ellis

Island publish ‘Rastaman Vibration’ by Bob Marley & The Wailers (1976)

'Rastaman Vibration' by Bob Marley & The Wailers is a roots reggae album recorded at Joe Gibbs Studio, Kingston, Jamaica and released on April 30, 1976 by Island.Track Listing : 1.Positive Vibration (Vincent Ford) - 03:33 . 2.The Roots, Rock, Reggae (Vincent Ford) - 03:38 . 3.Johnny Was (Rita Marley) - 03:48 . 4.Cry To Me (Rita Marley) - 02:36 . 5.Want More (Aston Barrett) - 04:15 . 6.Crazy…

Ella Fitzgerad records ‘Ella in Rome: The Birthday Concert’ produced by Norman Granz (1958)

Ella Fitzgerad's 'Ella in Rome: The Birthday Concert' is a live album recorded on April 25, 1958 with a trio led by Lou Levy and released in 1988 by Verve.Track Listing : 1.St. Louis Blues (W.C. Handy) - 05:57 . 2.These Foolish Things (Remind Me Of You) (Harry Link, Holt Marvell, Jack Strachey) - 03:28 . 3.Just Squeeze Me (But Please Don'T Tease Me) (Duke Ellington, Lee Gaines) - 03:05 . 4.Angel…

Beyoncé releases ‘Lemonade,’ her sixth album featuring James Blake, Kendrick Lamar, The Weeknd and Jack White as guests (2016)

Beyoncé's 'Lemonade' is her sixth studio album featuring James Blake, Kendrick Lamar, The Weeknd and Jack White as guests and released on April 23, 2016 by Parkwood Entertainment / Columbia Records.Track Listing : 1.Pray You Catch Me (Beyoncé, Kevin Garrett, James Blake) - 03:15 . 2.Hold Up (Beyoncé, Thomas Wesley Pentz, Ezra Koenig, Emile Haynie, Joshua Tillman, Uzoechi Emenike, Sean Rhoden,…

Chaka Khan releases ‘What Cha’ Gonna Do for Me,’ her third album produced by Arif Mardin (1981)

Chaka Khan's 'What Cha' Gonna Do for Me' is her third solo album produced by Arif Mardin and released on April 15, 1981 y Warner Bros.Track Listing : 1.We Can Work It Out (John Lennon, Paul McCartney) - 03:43 . 2.What Cha' Gonna Do For Me (Ned Doheny, Hamish Stuart) - 03:54 . 3.I Know You, I Live You (Chaka Khan, Arif Mardin) - 04:29 . 4.Any Old Sunday (Andy Fraser, Danny Ironstone, Linda Mccrary,…

Columbia publish ‘British Steel,’ Judas Priest’s sixth album (1980)

Judas Priest's 'British Steel' is their sixth studio album produced by Tom Allom and released on April 14, 1980 by Columbia Records. Track Listing : 1.Rapid Fire (Glenn Tipton, Rob Halford, K. K. Downing) - 04:08 . 2.Metal Gods (Glenn Tipton, Rob Halford, K. K. Downing) - 04:00 . 3.Breaking The Law (Glenn Tipton, Rob Halford, K. K. Downing) - 02:35 . 4.Grinder (Glenn Tipton, Rob Halford, K. K.…

Frank Sinatra records the ‘Strangers in the Night’ album with Conductor/Arranger Nelson Riddle (1966)

Frank Sinatra's 'Strangers in the Night' is a studio album recorded on April 11 & May 16, 1966 and released the same year by Reprise.Track Listing : 1.Strangers In The Night (Bert Kaempfert, Charles Singleton, Eddie Snyder) - 02:25 . 2.Summer Wind (Heinz Meier, Hans Bradtke, Johnny Mercer) - 02:53 . 3.All Or Nothing At All (Arthur Altman, Jack Lawrence) - 03:57 . 4.Call Me (Tony Hatch) -…

Capitol release Faith Evans’ fourth album : ‘The First Lady’ (2005)

Faith Evans' 'The First Lady' is her fourth studio album released on April 5, 2005 by Capitol.Track Listing : 1.Goin' Out (Pharrell Williams, Terrence Thornton) - 04:06 . 2.Again (Faith Evans, Carvin Haggins, Ivan Barias, Venus Dodson, Jerry Harris) - 03:18 . 3.I Don'T Need It (Faith Evans, Carvin Haggins, Ivan Barias, Dexter Wansel, Cynthia Biggs) - 03:48 . 4.Stop N Go (Faith Evans, Carvin…

Atlantic release En Vogue’s debut album : ‘Born to Sing’ featuring ‘Hold On’ (1990)

En Vogue's 'Born to Sing' feat. 'Hold On' is their debut studio album released on April 3, 1990 by Atlantic.Track Listing : 1.Party (Denzil Foster, Thomas Mcelroy) - 01:10 . 2.Strange (En Vogue, Denzil Foster, Thomas Mcelroy) - 04:39 . 3.Lies (En Vogue, Denzil Foster, Thomas Mcelroy, Shaheed) - 04:16 . 4.Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy (Hughie Prince, Don Raye) - 00:54 . 5.Hold On (En Vogue, Denzil…

A&M Records publish Joan Baez’ ‘Diamonds & Rust’ (1975)

Joan Baez' 'Diamonds & Rust' is an album featuring the title track, a song about Bob Dylan and released in April 1975 by A&M. Track Listing : 1.Diamonds & Rust (Joan Baez) - 04:47 . 2.Fountain Of Sorrow (Jackson Browne) - 04:30 . 3.Never Dreamed You'D Leave In Summer (Stevie Wonder, Syreeta Wright) - 02:45 . 4.Children And All That Jazz (Joan Baez) - 03:07 . 5.Simple Twist Of Fate (Bob…

RSO Records publish Eric Clapton’s third album : ‘There’s One in Every Crowd’ (1975)

Eric Clapton's 'There's One in Every Crowd' is his third studio album recorded shortly after '461 Ocean Boulevard' and released in March 1975 by RSO.Track Listing : 1.We'Ve Been Told (Jesus Coming Soon) (Willie Johnson, Traditional) - 04:28 . 2.Swing Low, Sweet Chariot (Traditional, Eric Clapton') - 03:33 . 3.Little Rachel (Jim Byfield) - 04:06 . 4.Don'T Blame Me (Eric Clapton', George Terry) -…

Warner Bros. release Chaka Khan’s second solo album : ‘Naughty’ produced By Arif Mardin (1980)

Chaka Khan's 'Naughty' is her second solo album produced By Arif Mardin and released on March 26, 1980 by Warner Bros.Track Listing : 1.Clouds (Nickolas Ashford, Valerie Simpson) - 04:28 . 2.Get Ready, Get Set (Kathy Anderson, Ellison Chase, Bill Haberman, Art Jacobson) - 03:42 . 3.Move Me No Mountain (Jerry Ragovoy, Aaron Schroeder) - 04:14 . 4.Nothing'S Gonna Take You Away (Deborah Ash, Bill…