Happy Birthday Eddie Henderson. ‘Fusionable’

This day (October 26, 1940), in New York, is born Eddie Henderson, an American jazz trumpet and flugelhorn player influenced by Booker Little, Clifford Brown, Woody Shaw and Miles Davis.Tracklist : 1 . Phantoms 2 . w/ Al Foster quintet – Live in Paris 3 . Live in Poland 4 . Portrait of Jennie (2007) 5 . w/ Billy Harper – I Do Believe (1995) 6 . w/ Herbie Hancock´s Mwandishi 6tet – Toys (1972)…

Freddie Hubbard records ‘Red Clay’ with Joe Henderson and Herbie Hancock for CTI (1970)

Freddie Hubbard's 'Red Clay' is an album .recorded on January 27, 28 & 29, 1970 with Joe Henderson & Herbie Hancock and released the same year by CTI.1 . Red Clay (Ancona Jazz, 1985) 2 . The Intrepid Fox 1 (To Be Cont.) 3 . The Intrepid Fox 2 4 . The Intrepid Fox (w/ RAI Big Band, Rome, 1981) Track Listing : 1.Red Clay (Freddie Hubbard) - 12:11 . 2.Delphia (Freddie Hubbard) - 07:23 .…

Freddie Hubbard records the album ‘Keystone Bop Vol. 2: Friday & Saturday’ with Joe Henderson and Bobby Hutcherson (1981)

Freddie Hubbard's 'Keystone Bop Vol. 2: Friday & Saturday' is a live album recorded on November 27 & 28, 1981 with Joe Henderson and Bobby Hutcherson and released in 1996 By Prestige.1 . Round About Midnight 1 2 . Round About Midnight 2 3 . Red Clay (Ancona Jazz, 1985) Track Listing : 1.One Of Another Kind (Freddie Hubbard) - 17:30 . 2.'Round Midnight (Bernie Hanighen, Thelonious…

Freddie Hubbard records ‘Straight Life’ with Joe Henderson, Herbie Hancock, George Benson , Ron Carter, Jack DeJohnette et al (1970)

Freddie Hubbard's 'Straight Life' is a soul/funk influenced jazz album recorded on November 16, 1970 with Joe Henderson, Herbie Hancock, George Benson , Ron Carter, Jack Dejohnette and more and released in January 1971 By Cti.1 . Straight Life Track Listing : 1.Straight Life (Hubbard) - 17:30 . 2.Mr. Clean (Weldon Irvine) - 13:37 . 3.Here'S That Rainy Day (James Van Heusen , Johnny Burke) -…

Freddie Hubbard, Joe Henderson et al attend Aurex Jazz (1980)

September 7, 1980 - Robben Ford (g), Freddie Hubbard (tp), Randy Brecker (tp), Michael Brecker (ts), Joe Farrell (ts), Joe Henderson (ts), George Duke (kb), Alphonso Johnson (b) and Peter Erskine (d) are gathered at "Aurex Jazz Festival" at Yokohama Stadium, Japan

We remember Freddie Hubbard ‘Hubiquity’

This day (December 29, 2008), in Sherman Oaks, California, died Freddie Hubbard, an American jazz trumpeter.Tracklist : 1 . w/ Joe Henderson, Herbie Hancock, Ron Carter - Cantaloupe Island (1985) 2 . The Intrepid Fox (1990) 3 . w/ Joe Henderson - Maiden Voyage (1986) 4 . Fantasy In D (1982) 5 . w/ Art Blakey - Moanin' (1992) 6 . Straight Life (1975) 7 . Birdlike (1967) Tracklist : Red Clay .…

Joe Henderson records ‘Our Thing’ with Kenny Dorham, Andrew Hill et al (1963)

Joe Henderson's 'Our Thing' is an album recorded on September 9, 1963, with Kenny Dorham, Andrew Hill, Pete La Roca and Eddie Khan and released in May 1964 by Blue Note.Track Listing : 1.Teeter Totter (Joe Henderson) - 08:33 . 2.Pedro'S Time(Kenny Dorham) - 10:04 . 3.Our Thing (Joe Henderson) - 05:36 . 4.Back Road (Kenny Dorham) - 06:19 . 5.Escapade (Kenny Dorham) - 08:05 Reid MilesALSO…

Freddie Hubbard records ‘Ready for Freddie’ with Wayne Shorter, McCoy Tyner et al (1961)

Freddie Hubbard's 'Ready for Freddie' is his fourth album recorded on August 21, 1961 with Bernard McKinney, Wayne Shorter, McCoy Tyner, Art Davis and Elvin Jones and released the same year by Blue Note.1 . Birdlike (1967) 2 . Birdlike (w/ Woody Shaw, Joe Henderson & McCoy Tyner) 3 . Birdlike (w/ McCoy Tyner Trio & Joe Henderson) Track Listing : 1.Arietis (Freddie Hubbard) - 06:41 .…

McCoy, Freddie and Joe meet in Perugia (1986)

July 15, 1986 - McCoy Tynerr(p), Freddie Hubbard(tp), Joe Henderson(ts), John Scofield (eg), Avery Sharpe (b) and Louis Hayes (d) will share the stage at "Umbria Jazz Festival" in Perugia, Italy

Herbie Hancock records his ninth album : ‘Mwandishi’ for Warner Bros. (1970)

Herbie Hancock's 'Mwandishi' is his ninth album rRecorded in December 1970,1 . w/ Mwandishi, Molde, 1971 Track Listing : 1.Ostinato (Suite For Angela) (Herbie Hancock) - 13:10 . 2.You'Ll Know When You Get There (Herbie Hancock) - 10:22 . 3.Wandering Spirit Song (Julian Priester) - 21:26Musicians : Herbie Hancock – Fender Rhodes Piano . Buster Williams – Bass . Billy Hart – Drums . Eddie Henderson…

This week In Jazz Legends (‘Jazz tours Europe’) 43/52

Miles Davis, Horace Silver, Herbie Hancock, Mwandishi, Benny Goodman, Gil Evans, Orchestra, Freddie Hubbard, Sun Ra, Arkestra, Joe Pass, Niels Henning Ørsted Pedersen, Sonny Rollins, Joe Lovano, Sound Prints, Terence Blanchard, E Collective, John Coltrane

Herbie Hancock releases ‘Gershwin’s World’ his forty-second album recorded with Joni Mitchell, Chick Corea, Stevie Wonder and Wayne Shorter (1998)

Herbie Hancock's 'Gershwin's World' is his forty-second album recorded with Joni Mitchell, Chick Corea, Stevie Wonder, Wayne Shorter, etc and released on October 20, 1998 by Verve.1 . Fascinating Rhythm (w/ Cyro, BET Jazz) 2 . The Man I Love (w/ Trijntje Oosterhuis) 3 . St. Louis Blues (w/ Terri Lyne Carrington, Live) 4 . St. Louis Blues (w/ Jools Holland) 5 . Hana (w/ Joni Mitchell) 6 .…

Herbie Hancock records ‘V.S.O.P.’ at Newport Jazz Festival (1976)

Herbie Hancock's 'V.S.O.P.' is a live album recorded at Newport Jazz Festival, New York on June 29, 1976 and released in April 1977 by Columbia..1 . Eye Of The Hurricane 2 . Hang Up Your Hangups (1979) 3 . Paul Jackson bass w/ Herbie Hancock (Live, 1979) Track Listing : 1.Piano Introduction - 04:33 . 2.Maiden Voyage (Herbie Hancock) - 13:18 . 3.Nefertiti (Wayne Shorter) - 05:17 . 4.Introduction…

Jay-Z releases his debut album : ‘ Reasonable Doubt’ featuring Mary J. Blige and The Notorious B.I.G. (1996)

Jay-Z' 'Reasonable Doubt' is his debut studio album featuring Mary J. Blige and The Notorious B.I.G. among others and released on June 25, 1996 by Roc-A-Fella / Priority1 . Can't Knock the Hustle (w/ Mary j. Blige) 2 . Can't Knock the Hustle (w/ Mary j. Blige, at David Letterman 04.04.2008) 3 . The Making of Reasonable Doubt: Brooklyns Finest 4 . Dead Presidents (Official Video) 5 . Dead…

Herbie Hancock releases ‘Sextant,’ the last album of the Mwandishi period (1973)

Herbie Hancock's 'Sextant' is his eleventh album (and the last with his Mwandishi Band) released on March 30, 1973 by Columbia.Track Listing : 1.Rain Dance (Herbie Hancock) - 09:16 . 2.Hidden Shadows (Herbie Hancock) - 10:11 . 3.Hornets (Herbie Hancock) - 19:35Musicians : </strongHerbie Hancock - Arp Echoplex, Clapping, Clavinet, Fender Rhodes, Fuzz-Wah, Handclapping, Keyboards, Mellotron,…

The Leaders are at Jazzwoche Burghausen (2007)

March 16, 2007 - The Leaders - that is Bobby Watson (as), Chico Freeman (ts, ss), Eddie Henderson (tp), Fred Harris (p), Cecil Mcbee (b) and Billy Hart (d) - play at Jazzwoche Burghausen in Wackerhalle, Germany

Herbie Hancock records ‘Crossings,’ the second album of his Mwandishi period in February (1972)

Herbie Hancock's 'Crossings' is his tenth (and second in his Mwandishi period) album recorded in February 1972 and released in May 1972 By Warner Bros.Track Listing : 1.Sleeping Giant (Herbie Hancock) – 24:50 . 2.Quasar (Bennie Maupin) – 07:27 . 3.Water Torture (Bennie Maupin)– 14:04Musicians : </strongHerbie Hancock - Acoustic Piano, Electric Piano, Mellotron, Percussion . Eddie Henderson -…

A Suite of Freedoms

From 'Driva' Man' to 'Freedom Swing Song' , we have mixed 20 'Jazz and More' tunes around the theme of 'Max Roach's "We Insist! Freedom Now Suite"'. It has Laura Lee, Max Roach (feat. Abbey Lincoln), Michel Camillo & Tomatito, Amalia Rodrigues and many more.

This week In Jazz Legends 04/52

Wes Montgomery, Benny Golson, Freddie Hubbard, Rahsaan Roland Kirk, Joe Lovano, Archie Shepp, Hugh Masekela & Jabu Nkosi, Sonny Rollins, Lenny White, Michael Brecker, SFJazz Collective, Chick Corea & Gary Burton

Benny Goodman records ‘The Famous 1938 Carnegie Hall Jazz Concert’ (1938)

Benny Goodman's 'The Famous 1938 Carnegie Hall Jazz Concert' is one of the first recording (done on January 16, 1938) of music issued on the new long-playing format and one of the first to sell over a million copies. ,1 . Avalon (1959) 2 . I Got Rhythm (1959) 3 . #6 (w/ The Mcguire Sisters, 1958) 4 . 1955 (China Boy) 5 . Sing, Sing, Sing (Gene Krupa, From "Hollywood Hotel Film" (1937)) Track…

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.1 . Pennies From Heaven 2 . The Best Is Yet To Come 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 .…

Dinah Washington records ‘Dinah Sings Bessie Smith,’ an album for Emarcy (1957)

Dinah Washington's 'Dinah Sings Bessie Smith' is an album recorded on December 30, 1957 and January 20, 1958.1 . Send Me To The Electric Chair Track Listing : 1.After You'Ve Gone (Turner Layton, Henry Creamer) - 03:39 . 2.Send Me To The 'Lectric Chair (George Brooks, Fletcher Henderson) - 03:17 . 3.Jailhouse Blues (Bessie Smith, Clarence Williams) - 03:12 . 4.Trombone Butter (Fletcher Henderson)…

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 : 1 . w/ Oz Noy Trio – @the Iridium (2018) 2 . w/ Cyrus Chestnut & Buster Williams (2016) 3 . Drum Solo – Jazz À Vienne (2011) 4 . w/ Jimmy Herring – Drum Boogie (2010) 5 . Anomaly 6 . Tribute To Miles Davis – at the Prague Castle 7 . Montreal Drum Festival (2008) 8 . w/ Victor…

This week In Jazz Legends 48/52

Stan Getz, Charlie Byrd , Chico Hamilton, Herbie Hancock, Randy Brecker, Michael Brecker, Oscar Peterson, Count Basie, Stanley Turrentine, Joe Henderson, Kenny Wheeler, Freddie Hubbard, Dizzy Gillespie , Bill Evans, Jaco Pastorius, Rahsaan Roland Kirk

This week In Jazz Legends 46/52

Art Blakey, The Jazz Messengers, Paquito D'Rivera, Tete Montoliu, Sonny Rollins, United Jazz and Rock Ensemble, Keith Jarrett, Paul Motian, Dewey Redman, Charlie Haden, Phil Woods, Sheila Jordan, Benny Carter All Stars, Freddie Hubbard, John Zorn, Masada, Miles Davis, Sam Rivers, Charles Mingus

Quincy Jones releases ‘Q’s Jook Joint,’ an album featuring Stevie Wonder, Bono and Ray Charles among other famous guests (1995)

Quincy Jones' 'Q's Jook Joint' is an album (his first in six years) released on November 7, 1995 by Qwest.1 . Let The Good Times Roll (w/ Stevie Wonder & Nikki Yanofsky ) 2 . Cool Joe, Mean Joe (Killer Joe) 3 . Moody's Mood For Love (w/ Take 6, Brian Mcknight, Patti Austin) 4 . Moody's Mood For Love 5 . Do Nothing Till You Hear From Me Track Listing : 1.Jook Joint Intro (Quincy Jones) -…

RCA publish ‘Aretha Franklin Sings the Great Diva Classics,’ her thirty eigth album (2014)

'Aretha Franklin Sings the Great Diva Classics' is her thirty eigth studio album featuring ten covers of songs made famous by female artists and released on October 17, 2014 by Rca.Track Listing : 1.At Last (Mack Gordon, Harry Warren) - 03:53 . 2.Rolling In The Deep (Adele Adkins, Nickolas Ashford, Paul Epworth, Valerie Simpson) - 04:00 . 3.Midnight Train To Georgia (James Weatherly) - 04:21 .…

Columbia publish Earth, Wind & Fire’s tenth album : ‘Faces’ (1980)

Earth, Wind & Fire's 'Faces' is their tenth studio album released as a double-LP on October 14, 1980 by Arc/Columbia Records. 1 . Let Me Talk (Official Video) 2 . Pride & Mighty Mighty 3 . Keep Your Head To The Sky ("Live By Request") Track Listing : 1.Let Me Talk (Philip Bailey, Larry Dunn, Ralph Johnson, Al Mckay, Maurice White, Verdine White) - 04:09 . 2.Turn It Into Something Good…

When Benny Goodman played New-York

Four occasions, three years : 1985, 1974 and 1938 "When Benny Goodman played New-York"."Concert One" that he played during the tribute he received eight months before his death, at the Broadway Ballroom (yes, people were dancing to jazz then) of the newly opened Marriott Marquis Hotel.Two, a more intimate concert performed in 1974 at the Rainbow Room on the top of the RCA Building.The "concert…

Arista publish Aretha Franklin’s album : ‘Aretha’ (1980)

Aretha Franklin's 'Aretha' is an album (her second album with this title) released in October 1980 by Arista Records.Track Listing : 1.Come To Me (Willard Eugene Price) - 03:42 . 2.I Can'T Turn You Loose (Otis Redding) - 03:55 . 3.United Together (Phil Perry, Chuck Jackson) - 05:02 . 4.Take Me With You (Phil Perry, Terry Coleman, Chuck Jackson) - 04:05 . 5.Whatever It Is (Mark Gary, Eddie Setser,…

The tracklisting of the new Joe Bonamassa (King Bee?) reads like a christic journey from shakedown and wounds to reconstruction and redemption. Heavy stuff and riffs!

Joe Bonamassa's 'Redemption' is his thirteenth solo studio album produced by Kevin Shirley and released on September 21, 2018 by J&R Adventures (Source Joe Bonamassa - Redemption | Official Site)Blues Rock Review Bonamassa throws in a flashy solo, but his playing, as well as his vocals, have a lot of soul. He’s not phoning in this performance. Louder Want it or not, a breakup album is his…

This week In Jazz Legends 36/52

Herbie Hancock, Larry Coryell, Gary Burton, Sonny Rollins, Miles Davis, Ahmad Jamal, Joshua Redman, Brad Mehldau, George Duke, Marcus Miller, David Sanborn, Dave Liebman, Wayne Shorter, Weather Report, Archie Shepp, Freddie Hubbard, Joe Henderson

Jazz Alumni gather at Aurex Jazz (1980)

September 2, 1980 - Robben Ford (g), Freddie Hubbard (tp), Randy Brecker (tp), Michael Brecker (ts), Joe Farrell (ts), Joe Henderson (ts), George Duke (kb), Alphonso Johnson (b) and Peter Erskine (d) are gathered at "Aurex Jazz Festival" at Budokan in Tokyo,Japan

This week In Jazz Legends 35/52

Randy Weston, Buddy DeFranco, Art Blakey, Lionel Hampton, Tony Williams, Freddie Hubbard, Randy Brecker, Michael Brecker, Joe Farrell, Joe Henderson, George Duke, Alphonso Johnson, Robben Ford, Peter Erskine, Jean Luc Ponty, Jaco Pastorius, Miles Davis, Sun Ra , John Zorn, Dexter Gordon

This week In Jazz Legends 34/52

Branford Marsalis, Wayne Shorter, Freddie Hubbard, Woody Shaw, Joe Henderson, McCoy Tynerr, Mahavishnu Orchestra, Herbie Hancock, Return to Forever, Stan Kenton, Jimmy Smith, Maynard Ferguson, Gerry Mulligan, Modern Jazz Quartet, Martial Solal, Toots Thielemans

OutKast release their sixth (and potentially final) album : ‘Idlewild’ (2006)

OutKast's 'Idlewild' is their sixth studio album released on August 22, 2006 by LaFace/Jive.1 . Idlewild Blue (Don'tchu Worry 'Bout Me) 2 . Morris Brown (Official Video, w/ Scar, Sleepy Brown) 3 . Morris Brown (On "Letterman" ) 4 . Hollywood Divorce Track listing : 1.Intro - 02:12 . 2.Mighty 'O' (André Benjamin, Antwan Patton, Cab Calloway, Clarence Gaskill, Dave Robbins, Irving Mills, Patrick…

This week In Jazz Legends 25/52

Dexter Gordon, Horace Silver, The Bad Plus, Joshua Redman, Chris Barber, Joe Williams, Eddie Harris, Dave Holland, Quincy Jones, Lalo Schifrin, John Surman, Miles Davis, The Great Quartet

We remember Benny Goodman. ‘Such A Goodman’

This day (June 13, 1986), in New York City, died Benjamin David Goodman a.k.a Benny Goodman, an American jazz and swing musician, clarinetist and bandleader.Tracklist : 1 . Blue Room (1985) 2 . Sweet Lorraine / Limehouse Blues (1982) 3 . Body And Soul (1980) 4 . w/ George Benson - Salute to John Hammond (1975) 5 . In Musikhalle Hamburg Germany (1973) 6 . Moonglow (1972) 7 . w/ Jack Duffy &…

Earth, Wind & Fire release their ninth album : ‘I Am’ featuring ‘Boogie Wonderland’ & ‘After the Love Has Gone’ (1979)

Earth, Wind & Fire's 'I Am' feat. 'Boogie Wonderland' & 'After the Love Has Gone' is their ninth studio album released on June 9, 1979 by Cbs. Track Listing : 1.In The Stone (Maurice White, Allee Willis, David Foster) - 04:48 . 2.Can'T Let Go (Bill Meyers, Maurice White, Allee Willis) - 03:28 . 3.After The Love Has Gone (David Foster, Jay Graydon, Bill Champlin) - 04:26 . 4.Let Your…

Parlophone publish Paul McCartney’s ‘Flowers in the Dirt,’ his eighth album featuring ‘My Brave Face’ (1989)

Paul McCartney's 'Flowers in the Dirt' is his eighth studio solo album released on June 5, 1989 by Parlophone.1 . My Brave Face 2 . Rough Ride 3 . Distractions 4 . Distractions 5 . We Got Married 6 . We Got Married (Rio, 1990) 7 . Put it there 8 . Figure of Eight (Cincinnati, Feb 1990) 9 . How Many People (Countdown NL 1989) 10 . Paul McCartney How Many People Live Countdown NL 1989) Track…