United Artists Records publish Don McLean’s second album : ‘American Pie’ (1971)

Don McLean's 'American Pie' is his second studio album released on October 24, 1971 by United Artists Records.Track Listing : 1.American Pie (Don Mclean) - 08:33 . 2.Till Tomorrow (Don Mclean) - 02:11 . 3.Vincent (Don Mclean) - 03:55 . 4.Crossroads (Don Mclean) - 03:34 . 5.Winterwood (Don Mclean) - 03:09 . 6.Empty Chairs (Don Mclean) - 03:24 . 7.Everybody Loves Me, Baby (Don Mclean) - 03:37 .…

Jackie McLean records ‘New Soil’ with trumpeter Donald Byrd (1959)

Jackie McLean's 'New Soil' is an album recorded on May 2, 1959 with Donald Byrd on trumpet and released rhe same year by Blue Note. .Track Listing : 1.Hip Strut (Jackie Mclean) - 11:20 . 2.Minor Apprehension (Jackie Mclean) - 07:34 . 3.Greasy (Walter Davis Jr.) - 07:25 . 4.Sweet Cakes (Walter Davis Jr.) - 06:46 . 5.Davis Cup (Walter Davis Jr.) - 05:26 Musicians : Jackie Mclean - Alto Saxophone .…

Jackie McLean records ‘Capuchin Swing’ for Blue Note (1960)

Jackie McLean"s 'Capuchin Swing' is an album recorded on April 17, 1960 by Blue Note.Track Listing : 1.Francisco (Jackie Mclean) - 09:33 . 2.Just For Now (Walter Bishop, Jr.) - 07:33 . 3.Don'T Blame Me (Dorothy Fields, Jimmy Mchugh) - 04:24 . 4.Condition Blue (Jackie Mclean) - 08:13 . 5.Capuchin Swing (Jackie Mclean) - 06:10 . 6.On The Lion (Walter Bishop, Jr.) - 04:44 Francis WolffALSO…

We remember Jackie Mclean. ‘Jackie Left His Bag’

This day (March 31, 2006), in Hartford, Connecticut, died John Lenwood 'Jackie' McLean, an American jazz alto saxophonist.Digest Tracklist : Round Midnight (2004) (1/2) . Round Midnight (2004) (2/2) . w/ Roy Hargrove - tribute to Charlie Parker (1992) . w/ Miles Davis and Friends - Jean-Pierre (1991) . w/ Sadao Watanabe - Confirmation (1988) . w/ Woody Shaw - Sonny's Crib (1986) . w/ McCoy…

Concord publish Kurt Elling’s album ‘The Gate’ produced by Don Was (2011)

Kurt Elling's 'The Gate' is a studio album produced by Don Was and released on February 7, 2011 by Concord.Track Listing : 1.Matte Kudasai (Adrian Belew, Bill Bruford, Robert Fripp, Tony Levin) - 04:19 . 2.Steppin' Out (Joe Jackson) - 04:48 . 3.Come Running To Me (Herbie Hancock, Allee Willis) - 06:06 . 4.Norwegian Wood (This Bird Has Flown) (Lennon And Mccartney) - 05:39 . 5.Blue In Green (Miles…

Jackie McLean records the album ‘Destination… Out!’ for Blue Note (1963)

Jackie McLean's 'Destination... Out!' is an album recorded on September 20, 1963 by Blue Note.Track Listing : 1.Love And Hate (Grachan Moncur Iii) - 08:25 . 2.Esoteric (Grachan Moncur Iii) - 09:02 . 3.Kahlil The Prophet (Jackie Mclean) - 10:23 . 4.Riff Raff (Grachan Moncur Iii) - 07:07 Francis WolffALSO READWikipediaJazztimes @ PinterestMusicians : Jackie Mclean - Alto Saxophone . Grachan Moncur…

Elvis Presley releases his last studio album : ‘Today’ featuring ‘ T-R-O-U-B-L-E’ (1975)

Elvis Presley's 'Today' feat. ' T-R-O-U-B-L-E' is an album (his last in studio), released on May 7, 1975 by RCA Records.Track Listing : 1.T-R-O-U-B-L-E (Jerry Chesnut) - 03:06 . 2.And I Love You So (Don Mclean) - 03:41 . 3.Susan When She Tried (Don Reid) - 02:20 . 4.Woman Without Love (Jerry Chesnut) - 03:37 . 5.Shake A Hand (Joe Morris) - 03:52 . 6.Pieces Of My Life (Troy Seals) - 04:07 .…

Drake releases ‘Take Care,’ his second studio album featuring ‘Marvins Room,’ ‘Headlines,’ ‘Make Me Proud,’ ‘The Motto’ and ‘Take…

Drake's 'Take Care' feat. 'Marvins Room' is his second studio album released on November 15, 2011 by Young Money / Cash Money / Republic Records..Track Listing : 1.Over My Dead Body (Aubrey "Drake" Graham, Noah "40" Shebib, Anthony Palman, Chantal Kreviazuk) - 04:32 . . 2.Shot For Me (Aubrey "Drake" Graham, Noah "40" Shebib, Abel Tesfaye, Rainer Millar Blanchaer) - 03:44 . . 3.Headlines (Aubrey…

This week In Male Balladeers 46/52

Bryan Ferry, Meat Loaf, Aloe Blacc, Morrissey, Don McLean, Frank Sinatra, Akon, Gilbert O' Sullivan, Gary Barlow, Robbie Williams, Barry Manilow, Willie Nelson, Ray Charles, Leon Russell, Chris Martin, John Hammond They are the Male Balladeers selected among the 380 Posts we publish this week. Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy!Tracklist 1 . Bryan Ferry . Loop De Li Lifted…

This week In Male Balladeers 43/52

Gregory Isaacs, Robbie Williams, Ben Harper, Don McLean, Leonard Cohen, Milton Nascimento, Lou Reed, Caetano Veloso, Thom Yorke, Jamie Cullum, David Sylvian, Bon Iver They are the Male Balladeers selected among the 419 Posts we publish this week. Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy!Tracklist 1 . Gregory Isaacs . Night Nurse Lifted from : We remember Gregory Isaacs. 'Gregorian…

Happy Birthday John Mayer

October 16, 1977 - John Clayton Mayer simply known as John Mayer, American singer, songwriter & guitarist is 43. Happy Birthday SirJohn Mayer 's 'Room for Squares' is his debut studio album released on June 5, 2001 by Aware / Columbia Records. >> John Mayer 's 'Heavier Things' is his second studio album produced by Jack Joseph Puig and released on September 9, 2003 by Columbia >>…

Barbra Streisand releases her twenty-sixth album : ‘Back to Broadway’ (1993)

Barbra Streisand's 'Back to Broadway' is her twenty-sixth studio album (and her second collection of Broadway musicals songs) released on June 29, 1993 by Columbia.1 . Streisand Concert 1993 Live Jay Leno Track Listing : 1.Some Enchanted Evening (Oscar Hammerstein, Richard Rodgers) - 03:52 . 2.Everybody Says Don'T (Stephen Sondheim) - 02:34 . 3.The Music Of The Night (Andrew Lloyd Webber,…

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…

Reprise publish Randy Newman’s ‘Sail Away’ featuring the original ‘You Can Leave Your Hat On’ (1972)

Randy Newman's 'Sail Away' is an album fully written and composed by Newman and released in May 1972 by Reprise. Track Listing : 1.Sail Away (Randy Newman) - 02:56 . 2.Lonely At The Top (Randy Newman) - 02:32 . 3.He Gives Us All His Love (Randy Newman) - 01:53 . 4.Last Night I Had A Dream (Randy Newman) - 03:01 . 5.Simon Smith And The Amazing Dancing Bear (Randy Newman) - 02:00 . 6.Old Man (Randy…

Hyperdub Records publish ‘Burial,’ his eponymous debut album (2006)

'Burial' is his debut eponymous studio album released on May 15, 2006 by Hyperdub records. Track Listing : 1. (William Bevan) - 00:36 . . 2.Distant Lights (William Bevan) - 05:26 . . 3.Spaceape (William Bevan, Stephen Gordon) - 04:01 . 4.Wounder (William Bevan) - 04:51 . 5.Night Bus (William Bevan) - 02:20 . . 6.Southern Comfort (William Bevan) - 05:01 . 7.U Hurt Me (William Bevan) - 05:22 .…

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.Digest Tracklist : w/ Charles Lloyd - Forest Flower (1999) . Documentary (1996) . w/ Joshua Redman, Pat Metheny & Christian mcBride (1993) . w/ Tete Montoliu Trio - Lament (1990) . w/ Pat Metheny, Charlie Haden - Lonely Woman (1986) . w/ Freddie Hubbard &…

Happy Birthday Herbie Hancock

This day (April 12, 1940 ), in Chicago, Illinois, is born Herbert Jeffrey Herbie Hancock, an American pianist, keyboardist and composer.Digest Tracklist : Actual Proof (Austin City Limits) . SoCal Connected (2014) . w/ Friends - Walkin (2012) . w/ Pink, Seal, India Arie - Imagine (2010) . w/ Christina Aguilera - A Song For You (2008) . w/ .Wynton Marsalis - Chicago. Part 2 (1981) . w/ Wayne…

Happy Birthday Terence Blanchard. ‘Terence Scores 50 something’

This day (March 13, 1962), in New Orleans, Louisiana, is born Terence Blanchard, an American jazz trumpeter, bandleader and film score composer.Tracklist : @ Trumpet Days at Jazz Dock (2019) . Levees (2017) . NPR Music Tiny Desk Concert (2015) . Plays From The Album Choices, . Footprints (2010) . w/ Metropole Orkest - North Sea Jazz (2007) . w/ Poncho Sanchez - Epk . Perugia (1994) . Tribute To…

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 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…

Return to Forever record their sixth album : ‘Romantic Warrior’ for Columbia (1976)

Return to Forever's 'Romantic Warrior' is their sixth studio album recorded in February 1976 and released the same year by Columbia.Track Listing : 1.Medieval Overture (Chick Corea) - 05:14 . 2.Sorceress (Lenny White) - 07:34 . 3.The Romantic Warrior (Chick Corea) - 010:52 . 4.Majestic Dance (Al Di Meola) - 05:01 . 5.The Magician (Stanley Clarke) - 05:29 . 6.Duel Of The Jester And The Tyrant (Part…

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 .…

Dee Dee Bridgewater begins the recording of ‘Dear Ella,’ a tribute album to Ella Fitzgerald for Verve (1997)

Dee Dee Bridgewater's 'Dear Ella' is a studio album (in tribute to Ella Fitzgerald, who had died the previous year)recorded between January 29 and February 19, 1997 and released on September 30, 1997 by Verve. Track Listing : 1.Eco (Jackie Mclean) - 06:09 . 2.Poor Eric (Larry Willis) - 10:12 . 3.Christel'S Time (Larry Willis) - 10:34 . 4.Right Now (Charles Tolliver) - 09:29 Musicians : Jackie…

Happy Birthday Benny Golson. ‘Along Came Benny’

This day (January 25, 1929), in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, is born Benny Golson,an American bebop & hard bop jazz tenor saxophonist.Tracklist : Take The A Train (2009) . Killer Joe (2009) . Interview & Live. . Milt Jackson & Benny Golson & Art Farmer & NHØP - Blues for Diahann (1997) . Freddie Hubbard & Stablemates (1989) . w/ Alan Branscombe, Dave Goldberg, Tubby Hayes -…

Daptone publish Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings fifth album : ‘Give the People What They Want’ (2014)

'Give the People What They Want' by Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings is their fifth studio album released in January 2014 by Daptone.Track Listing : 1.Retreat! (Bosco Mann) - 03:31 . 2.Stranger To My Happiness (Bosco Mann) - 03:31 . 3.We Get Along (Joe Crispiano / Homer Steinweiss) - 03:03 . 4.You'Ll Be Lonely (Cochemea Gastelum) - 03:45 . 5.Now I See (Homer Steinweiss) - 03:10 . 6.Making Up And…

Reprise publish Ry Cooder’s second album : ‘Into the Purple Valley’ (1972)

Ry Cooder's 'Into the Purple Valley' is his second studio album released in January 1972 by Reprise.Track Listing : 1.How Can You Keep Moving (Unless You Migrate Too) (Agnes Sis Cunningham) - 02:25 . 2.Billy The Kid (Traditional, Ry Cooder) - 03:45 . 3.Money Honey (Jesse Stone) - 03:28 . 4.Fdr In Trinidad (Fitz Maclean) - 03:01 . 5.Teardrops Will Fall (Dickey Doo, Marion Smith) - 03:03 .…

We remember Freddie Hubbard ‘Hubiquity’

This day (December 29, 2008), in Sherman Oaks, California, died Freddie Hubbard, an American jazz trumpeter.Tracklist : w/ Joe Henderson, Herbie Hancock, Ron Carter - Cantaloupe Island (1985) . The Intrepid Fox (1990) . w/ Joe Henderson - Maiden Voyage (1986) . Fantasy In D (1982) . Straight Life (1975) . Birdlike (1967) . w/ Art Blakey - Moanin' (1992) . Tracklist : Red Clay . Open Sesame .…

Happy Birthday Lenny White. ‘Next of Skin’

This day (December 19, 1949), in New York City, is born Lenny White, an American jazz fusion drummer.Tracklist : w/ Oz Noy Trio - @the Iridium (2018) . w/ Cyrus Chestnut & Buster Williams (2016) . Drum Solo - Jazz À Vienne (2011) . w/ Jimmy Herring - Drum Boogie (2010) . Anomaly . Tribute To Miles Davis - at the Prague Castle . Montreal Drum Festival (2008) . w/ Victor Bailey - Drum Solo .…

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.Track Listing : 1.It'S Not Right, But It'S Okay (Rodney Jerkins, Fred Jerkins Iii, Lashawn Daniels, Isaac Phillips, Toni Estes) - 04:52 . 2.Heartbreak Hotel (Kenneth Karlin, Tamara Savage, Carsten Schack) - 04:41 . 3.My Love Is Your Love…

Columbia publish Barbra Streisand’s twenty seventh album : ‘Higher Ground’ (1997)

Barbra Streisand's 'Higher Ground' is her twenty seventh (and her first in four years) studio album released on November 11, 1997 by Columbia.Track Listing : 1.I Believe/You'Ll Never Walk Alone (Ervin Drake, Irvin Graham, Jimmy Shirl, Al Stillman, Oscar Hammerstein Ii, Richard Rodgers) - 06:12 . 2.Higher Ground (Kent Agee, Steve Dorff, George Green) - 04:24 . 3.At The Same Time (Ann Hampton…

We remember Roy Hargrove. ‘The Groove Factor’

This day (November 2, 2018), in Los Angeles, died Roy Hargrove, an American jazz trumpeter.Digest Tracklist : The Seattle Vibe (2017) . Washington DC (2014) . Seoul Jazz Festival (2013) . Roy Allen (2010) . w/ The Rh-Factor - Rich Man'S Welfare (2009) . Strasbourg Saint Denis (2007) . w/ The Rh-Factor, Renee Neufville - Forget Regret (2005) . w/ Herbie Hancock - Butterfly (2005) . w/ The Rh…

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…

Four Jazz Messengers Euro Gigs

On October 9, 1989, two days before his 70th birthday, Art Blakey took his Jazz Messengers to the Leverkusen Jazz festival in Germany.The concert turned out to be a special event when ex Messengers joined the party. From the Fifties / Sixties line-ups : Benny Golson, Wayne Shorter, Freddie Hubbard, Curtis Fuller, Jackie McLean. From the Eighties : Terence Blanchard and Donald Harrison.Benny…

Art Blakey celebrates his 70th birthday with an all-star band (1989)

October 9, 1989 - for his 70th birthday, Art Blakey has invited past members of the Jazz Messengers such as Freddie Hubbard, Terence Blanchard, Curtis Fuller, Jackie McLean, Donald Harrison, Benny Golson, Wayne Shorter, Walter Davis, Jr., Buster Williams, Roy Haynes and Michelle Hendricks at Leverkusen Jazz Festival in Germany

We remember Miles Davis. ‘Last Miles’

This day (September 28, 1991), in Santa Monica, California, died Miles Dewey Davis III a.k.a. Miles Davis, a America trumpeter.Digest Tracklist : w/ Chaka Khan – Human Nature (Montreux 1989) . DonT Stop Me Now (Paris 1989) . Time After Time (1985) . Bitches Brew (1970) . Perfect Way . Joshua (1964) . w/ Marcus Miller – Mr Pastorius . Gingerbread Boy (1967) . Round About Midnight (1967) . Autumn…

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) .…

Andra Day releases ‘Cheers To the Fall,’ her first album produced by Adrian Gurvitz and Raphael Saadiq (2015)

Andra Day's 'Cheers To the Fall' is her first album produced by Adrian Gurvitz and Raphael Saadiq and released on August 28, 2015 by Buskin / Warner Bros.Track Listing : 1.Forever Mine (Andra Day, Rob Kleiner) - 03:19 . 2.Only Love (Andra Day, Adrian Gurvitz) - 03:24 . 3.Gold (Andra Day, Chris Seefried) - 03:45 . 4.Not Today (Andra Day, Adrian Gurvitz) - 03:53 . 5.Mistakes (Andra Day, Adrian…

Happy Birthday Wayne Shorter. ‘You Are So Wayne’

This day (August 25, 1933), in Newark, New Jersey, is born Wayne Shorter, an American jazz saxophonist and composer.Digest Tracklist : The Three Marias (2017) . w/ Wynton Marsalis & JLCO – Yes Or No (2016) . w/ Herbie Hancock – @Jazz_in_Marciac (2014) . w/ Esperanza Spalding – Footprints (2013) . w/ Herbie Hancock, Brian Blade, Dave Holland – Sonrisa (2004) . w/ Carlos Santana – Apache (2003)…

Hip-Hop & Soul N°175 – Vintage 90s Music Videos

Salt~N~Pepa, Shaggy, Rayvon, Us3, Mark Morrison, Vivienne McKone, Sinclair, Chaka Demus . Pliers, Bitty Mclean, Inner Circle, Brownstone, G. H. E. T. T. O. U. T., Kim ApplebyThey are the performers of the twelve vintage hip-hop, soul, etc. tracks that were ranked in the UK charts, this week (31/52) BUT ... in the Nineties 90s. (Source) Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist.…