We remember Earl Hines. ‘Our Fatha Hines’

This day (April 22, 1983), in Oakland, California, died Earl Hines a.k.a Earl 'Fatha' Hines, an American jazz pianist. Digest Tracklist : Love Is Just Around The Corner . Antibes (1979) . Virginia (1976) . Berlin (1970) . Memories Of You (1965) . w/ Teddy Wilson - All Of Me (1965) . Save It, Pretty Mama . Tracklist : I Ain't Got Nobody . Black And Tan Fantasy . Rosetta . Fantastic, That's You .…

Columbia publish Tony Bennett’s album : ‘Tony’ (1957)

Tony Bennett's 'Tony' is an album (re-titled 'Tony Bennett Showcase') produced by Ernest Altschuler and released on January 14, 1957 by Columbia. 1 . Love Walked In (1959) 2 . Taking A Chance On Love 3 . Without A Song (1959) 4 . Without A Song (Danny Thomas Show, 1/12/59) Track Listing : 1.It Had To Be You (Isham Jones, Gus Kahn) - 02:58 . 2.You Can Depend On Me (Charlie Carpenter, Louis…

Verve publish Diana Krall’s ninth album : ‘From This Moment On’ (2006)

Diana Krall's 'From This Moment On' is her ninth album released on September 19, 2006 by Verve.1 . Exactly Like You 2 . Exactly Like You (Rio) 3 . Come Dance With Me Track listing : 1.It Could Happen To You (Johnny Burke, Jimmy Van Heusen) – 03:29 . 2.Isn't This a Lovely Day? (Irving Berlin) – 06:07 . 3.How Insensitive (Vinicius de Moraes, Norman Gimbel, Antonio Carlos Jobim) – 05:20 .…

Ray Charles records ‘Dedicated to You’ with Betty Carter (1960)

Ray Charles' 'Dedicated to You' is an album recorded on August 23, 1960 with Betty Carter and released In January 1961 by ABC Paramount.Track Listing : 1.Hardhearted Hannah (Jack Yellen, Milton Ager, Charles Bates, Bob Bigelow) - 03:14 . 2.Nancy (With The Laughing Face) (Jimmy Van Heusen, Phil Silvers) - 03:02 . 3.Margie (Con Conrad, J. Russel Robinson, Benny Davis) - 02:44 . 4.Ruby (Mitchell…

Sufjan Stevens releases his fifth album : ‘Illinois’ (2005)

Sufjan Stevens' 'Illinois' is his fifth studio album released on July 4, 2005 by Asthmatic Kitty /Secretly Canadian / Rough Trade1 . Concerning the UFO Sighting Near Highland, IL (Manchester) 2 . Concerning The UFO Sighting Near Highland, Illinois 3 . Come on! Feel the Illinoise! 4 . Come on Feel the Illinoise (End Of The Road Festival, 2015) 5 . John Wayne Gacy Jr 6 . John Wayne Gacy, Jr.…

Eliane Elias releases ‘I Thought About You’ as ‘A Tribute to Chet Baker’ (2013)

Eliane Elias' 'I Thought About You' is an album sub-titled 'A Tribute to Chet Baker' released on May 28, 2013 by Concord.Track Listing : 1.I Thought About You (James Van Heusen, Johnny Mercer) - 04:56 . 2.There Will Never Be Another You (Mack Gordon, Harry Warren) - 04:42 . 3.This Can'T Be Love (Lorenz Hart, Richard Rodgers) - 03:53 . 4.Embraceable You (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin) - 05:04 .…

Satchmo Loves Company

Louis Armstrong's exuberant and gravelly voice happened to be the perfect match with the mellifluous or crooning voices of his contemporaries. His blasting trumpet, the perfect contrast with the pianist.Who ever they were, Billie Holiday, Bing Crosby, Danny Kaye, Dean Martin, Ella Fitzgerald, Frank Sinatra, Johnny Cash, Marlene Dietrich, Peggy Lee, Earl Hines, Duke Ellington, Oscar Peterson and so…

More Than Youmans

From 'Carioca' to 'Orchids In The Moonlight' , we have mixed 20 'Jazz' tunes written or co-written by 'Vincent Youmans'. It has Blossom Dearie, Dave Brubeck, Tommy Dorsey, Sonny Criss and many more.

Blue, Stormy, It’s Monday After All

From 'Stormy Monday Blues for the Count' to 'Blue Monday' , we have mixed 17 'Mostly Blues' tunes around the theme of 'Monday'. It has Buddy Guy, T-Bone Walker, Fats Domino, Etta James and many more.

The Deep Mix

From 'How Deep Is The Ocean' to 'River Deep Mountain High' , we have mixed 14 'Mainly Jazz With A Touch Of Pop' tunes around the theme of 'Depth'. It has Sonny Clark, Charlie Christian, Earl Hines, Harry Nilson and many more.

Between Night And Day

From 'Somewhere In The Night' to 'Summer Night Night And Day' , we have mixed 19 'Jazz Old and New' tunes around the theme of 'Night And …. Day'. It has Chick Corea, Jack Teagarden, Jane Monheit, Keely Smith and many more.

A Night in Tunisia (and Everywhere Else)

From 'A Night in Tunisa' to 'Paris Nights' , we have mixed 18 'Jazz with a slice of Latin' tunes around the theme of 'Nights Around The World'. It has Kai Winding Sextet, Johnny Guitar, Al Di Meola, Nino Rota and many more.

He Answers (Sort Of)

From 'God Only Knows' to 'I Don't Know Why (I Just Do)' , we have mixed 19 'Jazz' tunes around the theme of 'Answers That Men Give'. "He Answers (Sort Of)" has Mike Stern, Buddy Guy and Junior Wells, Benny Golson, Bill Evans and many more.

Paternity Taste

From 'One For Daddy-O' to 'My Heart Belongs To Daddy' , we have mixed 19 'Jazz' tunes around the theme of 'Fathers, Daddies & Papas'. "Paternity Taste" has Cannonball Adderley & Miles Davis, Henri Salvador, Henry Mancini, Earl Hines and many more.


From 'Remind Me' to 'Forgetting To Remember' , we have mixed 20 'Lady Jazz Singers' tunes around the theme of 'Remembering'. It has Claire Martin, Dolores Duran, Irany e Seu Conjunto, Trijntje Oosterhuis and many more.

Jazz In The Cities

From 'Calcutta' to 'Nostalgia De Mexico', we have mixed 20 'Pure Jazz' tunes around the theme of 'Worldwide Cities'. It has Nina Simone, Johnny Griffin, Kenny Ball & His Jazzmen, Astor Piazzolla - Gerry Mulligan and many more.

Epic publish ‘Who Else!’ Jeff Beck’s seventh album featuring Jennifer Batten (1999)

Jeff Beck's 'Who Else!' is his seventh studio album featuring Jennifer Batten on guitar and released on March 16, 1999 by Epic.1 . Psycho Sam 2 . Blast From The East (Ronnie Scott's) 3 . Space For The Papa (Live) 4 . Angel (Footsteps) (Ronnie Scott's) 5 . Even Odds (October 1, 2013, Bayou Music Center, Houston, Tx) 6 . Declan (Tuning Regular) Jeff Beck - Who Else! Track Listing : 1.What…

RCA publish Sam Cooke’s last album of his lifetime : ‘Ain’t That Good News’ featuring ‘A Change Is Gonna Come’ (1964)

Sam Cooke's 'Ain't That Good News' is a studio (and the final to be issued during his lifetime) album released on March 1, 1964 by RCA.1 . Ain't That Good News (1964) 2 . Ain't That Good News Sam Cooke - Ain't That Good News Track Listing : 1.Ain'T That Good News (Sam Cooke) - 02:30 . 2.Meet Me At Mary'S Place (Sam Cooke) - 02:44 . 3.Good Times (Sam Cooke) - 02:28 . 4.Rome Wasn'T Built In A Day…

Island publish Burning Spear’s third album : ‘Marcus Garvey’ (1975)

Burning Spear's 'Marcus Garvey' is his third album named after the Jamaican National Hero and Rastafari movement prophet and released on December 12, 1975 by Island Records.1 . Old Marcus Garvey (Paris, Zenith 88) Track Listing : 1.Marcus Garvey (Winston Rodney, Phillip Fullwood) - 03:27 . 2.Slavery Days (Winston Rodney, Phillip Fullwood) - 03:34 . 3.The Invasion (Winston Rodney, Carl Paisley,…

GRT publish Minnie Riperton’s debut solo album : ‘Come to My Garden’ (1970)

Minnie Riperton's 'Come to My Garden' is her debut solo album produced by Charles Stepney and recorded on November 24–26, 1969 and released in November 1970 By Grt.Track Listing : 1.Les Fleurs (Charles Stepney, Richard Rudolph) - 03:18 . 2.Completeness (Charles Stepney, Rose Johnson) - 03:32 . 3.Come To My Garden (Richard Rudolph) - 03:19 . 4.Memory Band (Charles Stepney) - 04:05 . 5.Rainy…

Nonesuch publish Joni Mitchell’s ‘Travelogue,’ an album featuring orchestral re-recordings of her previous songs (2002)

Joni Mitchell's 'Travelogue' is a double album featuring orchestral re-recordings of her previous songs, released on November 19, 2002 by Nonesuch.Track Listing : 1.Otis And Marlena (Joni Mitchell) - 03:54 . 2.Amelia (Joni Mitchell) - 06:48 . 3.You Dream Flat Tires (Joni Mitchell) - 03:48 . 4.Love (Joni Mitchell) - 05:40 . 5.Woodstock (Joni Mitchell) - 05:56 . 6.Slouching Toward Bethlehem (Joni…

As we wish, today, Morten Harket a Happy Birthday, the time has come to playlist the ‘BESTS’ of his band : A-ha

As we wish, today, Norwegian singer, Morten Harket a Happy Birthday, the time has come to playlist the 'BESTS' of his band : A-ha Video Tracklist : 1 . Take On Me 2 . The Sun Always Shines on T.V. 3 . Stay On These Roads 4 . Hunting High and Low 5 . Crying in the Rain 6 . Lifelines 7 . You Are the One 8 . Summer Moved On 9 . Early Morning 10 . There's Never a Forever Thing 11 . Touchy! 12 .…

Island publish Burning Spear’s ‘Man in the Hills’ (1976)

Burning Spear's 'Man in the Hills' is an album produced by Jack Ruby and released on August 18, 1976 by Island.1 . Door Peep (Paris, Zenith 1988) 2 . Door Peep (1999) Track Listing : 1.Man In The Hills (Winston Rodney) - 04:00 . 2.It'S Good (Philip Fullwood, Winston Rodney) - 02:45 . 3.No More War (Winston Rodney) - 03:19 . 4.Black Soul (Winston Rodney) - 03:25 . 5.Lion (Winston Rodney) - 03:14 .…

Columbia Records publish ‘Weather Report,’ their eponymous debut album (1971)

'Weather Report (1971) ' is their debut album released on May 12, 1971 by Columbia Records.Track Listing : 1.Milky Way (Wayne Shorter, Joe Zawinul) - 02:33 . 2.Umbrellas (Wayne Shorter, Miroslav Vitous, Joe Zawinul) - 03:27 . 3.Seventh Arrow (Miroslav Vitous) - 05:23 . 4.Orange Lady (Joe Zawinul) - 08:44 . 5.Morning Lake (Miroslav Vitous) - 04:26 . 6.Waterfall (Joe Zawinul) - 06:20 . 7.Tears…

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…

Americans in Paris

From 'Made You Love Paris' to 'Florence Sur Les Champs-Elysees' , we have mixed 20 'Pure Jazz' tunes around the theme of 'American Jazzmen in (and about) Paris'. It has Mary Lou Williams, Duke Ellington, The Ray Draper Quintet, Cal Tjader and many more.

Take Five (recounted)

From 'Take Five' to 'Five Will Get You Ten' , we have mixed 19 'Pure Jazz' tunes around the theme of 'Five'. It has Jackie McLean, Grover Washington, Eliane Elias, Gerry Mulligan and many more.

New-Year Resolutions (Of All Kinds)

From 'I'm Gonna Knock On Your Door' to 'I Ain't Gonna Pick No More Cotton' , we have mixed 20 'Blues, Latin and Soul' tunes around the theme of 'What I'm Gonna Do'. It has The Five Satins, Hank Penny, Louis Jordan & The Tympani Five, John Henry Barbee and many more.


From 'I Don't Want To Walk Without You' to 'I Don't Want To Love You (Like I Do)' , we have mixed 20 'Good Old Jazz and Blues' tunes around the theme of 'Denials'. It has John Scofield, Matt Jordan Feat. Kelli Sae, Patti Page, Thelonious Monk and many more.

All the Things Oscar

From 'I'll Take Romance' to 'Climb Ev'ry Mountain' , we have mixed 23 'Jazz' tunes written or co-written by 'Oscar Hammerstein II'. It has Terry Snyder, Antigua Jazz band, Lou Donaldson, Ella Fitzgerald and many more.

Black is Black (But Blue Too)

From 'One Black Rat' to 'Black Snake Moan' , we have mixed 19 'Blues' tunes around the theme of 'Black'. It has Snooky Pryor, Roosevelt Sykes, Brownie McGhee, John Lee Hooker and many more.

Boys Get The Blues, Girls Too

From 'Blues Boy s Tone' to 'Little Girl Won't Quit', we have mixed 18 'Strictly Blues' tunes around the theme of 'Boys & Girls'. It has Johnnie Taylor, Roosevelt Sykes, Memphis Minnie, John Primer and many more.