This week In Jazz Legends 05/52

Bill Evans, Carmen McRae, The Modern Jazz Quartet, Ella Fitzgerald & Sammy Davis Jr., J.J. Johnson & Kai Winding, Tony Bennett, Wayne Shorter, Sonny Rollins & Jim Hall, Anita O'Day, Weather Report, Donald Byrd, Herbie Hancock

This month In Blues Legends 01/12

Willie Dixon, Bobby 'Blue' Bland, Lightnin' Hopkins, Junior Wells, Albert Collins, BB King, Jimmy Johnson, Hubert Sumlin ,David Johansen, Charlie Musselwhite, Lucky Peterson, Muddy Waters, Howlin' Wolf, Taj Mahal, Gregg Allman

XL Recordings publish ‘Vampire Weekend’ their eponymous debut album (2008)

'Vampire Weekend' is their debut studio album released on January 29, 2008 by XL Recordings. 1 . Mansard Roof (Reading Festival) 2 . Mansard Roof (Reading Festival, 2008) 3 . Oxford Comma ("Jools Holland Rave") 4 . Oxford Comma (Glastonbury, 2008) 5 . AP(unk / Oxford Comma - Reading Festival, 2009) 6 . Cape Cod Kwassa Kwassa (Glastonbury, 2010) 7 . Cape Cod Kwassa Kwassa 8 . M79 ("Pitchfork…

Curtis Mayfield records his first album ‘Curtis/Live!’ at The Bitter End in New York (1971)

Curtis Mayfield’s 'Curtis/Live!' is his first album, after leaving The Impressions.recorded in January, 1971 at The Bitter End in New York City and released in May by Curtom.1 . People Get Ready / Move On Up ("Ohne Filter") 2 . People Get Ready 3 . The Making Of You 4 . We The People Who Are Darker Than Blue / Give Me Your Love (Live) Track Listing : 1.Mighty Mighty (Spade And Whitey) (Curtis…

ABC are 80s legends in LA (2017)

January 28, 2017 - legendary English pop band ABC are among the acts lined up for the "80's Weekend #3" at Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles

Joe Henderson records with Lee Morgan, Curtis Fuller, Bobby Hutcherson et al, ‘Mode for Joe’ an album for Blue Note (1966)

Joe Henderson's 'Mode for Joe' is his fifth studio album recorded on January 27, 1966 with Lee Morgan, Curtis Fuller, Bobby Hutcherson & more and released the same year by Blue Note.Track Listing : 1.A Shade Of Jade (Joe Henderson) - 07:08 . 2.Mode For Joe (Cedar Walton) - 08:00 . 3.Black (Cedar Walton) - 06:51 . 4.Caribbean Fire Dance (Joe Henderson) - 06:41 . 5.Granted (Joe Henderson) -…

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 .…

George Duke takes his Friends on a Cruise (2007)

January 25, 2007 - George Duke & Friends - that is Mindi Abair, Tom Braxton, Jonathan Butler, Najee and Marcus Miller - perform aboard the MS Zuiderdam during The Smooth Jazz Cruise. <img src='//' alt='George Duke – Duke' width='190' height='161'/>

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

Sony Music publish ‘Two Friends One Century Of Music’ by Caetano Veloso and Gilberto Gil, recording during their previous summer tour (2016)

'Two Friends One Century Of Music' by Caetano Veloso & Gilberto Gil is a live album (also titled ' Due amici, un secolo di musica!') recorded during summer 2015 and released on January 22, 2016 by Sony Music.1 . Two Friends, One Century Of Music (EPK) 2 . Nossa Gente (Avisa Lá) (Live) 3 . Esotérico (Milano, Villa Arconati, 11/07/2015) 4 . Drão (Milano, Villa Arconati, 11/07/2015) 5 . In…

Phil Lesh & Friends reinvent ‘Workingman’s Dead’ (2017)

January 20, 2017 - Phil Lesh and Friends - that is Chris Robinson (g, voc), Neal Casal (g), Tony Leone (d), Adam MacDougall (kb, voc), Ross James (g) - will perform the seminal Dead album (in full and in its original order) "Workingman's Dead" at Brooklyn Bowl in Las Vegas, NV

This week In Jazz Legends 03/52

Gerry Mulligan, Herbie Hancock, Miles Davis , Ornette Coleman, Jean Luc Ponty, Billy Cobham, Stanley Clarke, Jason Moran, Eliane Elias, Lionel Loueke, Charlie Hunter, Nels Cline & Fred Frith

Neil Young & Crazy Horse attend Austin City Limits Festival (2012)

January 13, 2012 - Neil Young & Crazy Horse participate in the Austin City Limits Music Festival at Zilker Park in Austin, Texas<img src='//éjà-Vu-RVM.jpg' alt='Déjà Vu' by Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young' width='190' height='161'/>

We remember Teddy Pendergrass. ‘For Every Lady, Teddy’

This day ( January 13, 2010), in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania, died Theodore DeReese Teddy Pendergrass, an American R&B/soul singer and songwriter.Tracklist : 1 . Lady 2 . Close The Door 3 . Joy (2009) 4 . W/ Harold Melvin The Blue Notes – Wake Up Everybody 5 . The Whole Town’S Laughing At Me (1982) 6 . If You Don’T Know Me By Now 7 . Is It Still Good To Ya? (1980) 8 . Love Tko Tracklist : Close…

Bugge Wesseltoft bring his Friends to NYC (2013)

January 12, 2013 - Bugge Wesseltoft (p, rhodes, synth), Erik Truffaz (tp), Ilhan Ersahin (s), Joaquin Joe Claussell (perc) and Erik Holm (perc) will share the stage at Le Poisson Rouge in New York City

XL Recordings publish Vampire Weekend’s second album : ‘Contra’ (2010)

Vampire Weekend's 'Contra' is their second studio album released on January 11,2010 by XL Recordings. 1 . Horchata (Juan's Basement) 2 . Horchata (Q Tv) 3 . White Sky (Q Tv) 4 . California English 5 . White Sky 6 . Holiday ("Ellen," 09/28/10) 7 . I Think Ur A Contra (Paramount, Seattle Wa, 9/23/10) 8 . Holiday (BNN That's Live) 9 . Holiday / California English (Pitchfork Fest, 2012) 10 .…

‘Pretenders’ is their debut eponymous album featuring ‘Stop Your Sobbing’ and ‘Brass in Pocket’ (1980)

'Pretenders ' feat. 'Stop Your Sobbing' & 'Brass in Pocket' is their debut eponymous studio album produced by Chris Thomas and released on 7 January 1980 by Real / Sire.1 . Precious (Capitol Theatre, Sept 27th 1980) 2 . Precious (Rockpalast, 17/07/1981) 3 . Precious 4 . Up The Neck 5 . Up The Neck (Rockpalast, 17/07/1981) 6 . Tattooed Love Boys 7 . Tattooed Love Boys (w/ Chrissie Hynde,…

This week In Jazz Legends 01/52

Dr. Lonnie Smith, James Carter Organ Trio, Chris Potter, Michel Petrucciani, David Sanborn, Grover Washington Jr., Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers, Dizzy Gillespie, Stan Getz, Charles Mingus, Mccoy Tyner, Erroll Garner, The Timex All Star

Elektra publish ‘The Doors,’ their eponymous debut album featuring ‘Light My Fire’, ‘Alabama Song’ and ‘The End’ (1967)

'The Doors' feat. 'Light My Fire', 'Alabama Song' & 'The End' is their eponymous debut album produced by Paul A. Rothchild and released on January 4, 1967 by Elektra.1 . Break On Through (1966) 2 . Break On Through (KTLA-Tv) 3 . The Story Of "Break On Through" 4 . Soul Kitchen (Matrix, San Francisco, 1967) 5 . The Crystal Ship 6 . Alabama Song (Live) 7 . Light My Fire (Official Video)…

On TV today, David Sanborn & Friends (1999)

January 1, 1999 - you do not want to miss Eric Clapton, Di Angelo, Cassandra Wilson and Gang Starr guesting at "David Sanborn & Friends - The Super Session II" broadcasted on ABC in the early hours of the year

Sarah Vaughan records her last album : ‘Brazilian Romance’ produced by Sérgio Mendes (1987)

Sarah Vaughan's 'Brazilian Romance' is her last (and her third of Brazilian music) album produced by Sérgio Mendes, recorded in January 1987 and released the same year by Columbia.1 . So Many Stars 2 . So Many Stars (1988) Track Listing : 1.Make This City Ours Tonight (Tracy Mann, Milton Nascimento) - 02:57 . 2.Romance (Danilo Caymmi, Tracy Mann, Paulo César Pinheiro) - 03:30 . 3.Love And…

Rod Stewart spends NYE at a Brazilian beach (1994)

December 31, 1994 - Rod Stewart and his band - that is Jeff Golub (g), Shane Fontayne (g), Carmine Rojas (b), David Palmer (d), Chuck Kentis (kb), Ian McLagan (kb), Jimmy Roberts (s), Don Teschner (viol, mando, g) and on backing vocals : Fred White, Joey Diggs & Lamont Van Hook - perform at Copacabana Beach in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil