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We remember Fela Anikulapo Kuti. ‘The African King’

This day (August 2, 1997), inLagos, Nigeria, died Fela Anikulapo Kuti, a Nigerian multi-instrumentalist musician, composer and pioneer of Afrobeat music.Tracklist : 1 . Teacher Don'T Teach Me No Nonsense 2 . Confusion Break Bones 3 . w/ Egypt 80 – Paris Zenith (1984) 4 . Documentary (1984) 5 . Live In Munich (1983) 6 . w/ Africa 70 - Pansa Pansa (1978) Tracklist : Zombie . Water No Get Enemy .…

We remember Jack Bruce. ‘Big Bass Man’

This day (October 25, 2014), in Suffolk, died Jack Bruce an English vocalist, bass guitarist and founding member of Cream.Tracklist : 1 . Spectrum Road Featuring Jack Bruce, Cindy Blackman Santana, Vernon Reid And John Medeski. 2 . Born Under A Bad Sign (2011) 3 . w/ Joe Bonamassa – Midnight Blues 4 . Live On Later With Jools Holland 5 . w/ Gary Moore – White Room (1998) 6 . w/ Peter Frampton…

This week In Singing Ladies 36/52

Kate Bush, Macy Gray, Rickie Lee Jones, Alicia Keys, Alanis Morissette, Gloria Gaynor, Lauryn Hill, Salt N Pepa, P!nk, Janet Jackson, Beyonce, Siouxsie & The Banshees

Happy Birthday Lauryn Hill. ‘Over The Hill’

This day (May 26, 1975), in South Orange, New Jersey, is born Lauryn Noelle Hill simply known as Lauryn Hill, an American singer who was a member of the Fugees.Digest Tracklist : Rebel/I Find It Hard To Say (2016) . Unplugged (2014) . Could You Be Loved (2011) . Fugees – Medley (2005) . Fugees - Killing Me Softly (2004) . Adam Lives In Theory (2001) . & Carlos Santana & Cee-Lo - Do You…

MCA publish Common’s fourth album : ‘Like Water For Chocolate’ featuring ‘The Light’ (2000)

Common's 'Like Water for Chocolate' is his fourth studio album featuring 'The Light' and released on March 28, 2000 by MCATrack Listing : 1.Time Travelin' (Lonnie Lynn, Michael Archer, James Poyser, James Yancey) - 06:37 . 2.Heat (Lonnie Lynn) - 03:41 . 3.Cold Blooded (Lonnie Lynn, Ahmir Thompson, Michael Archer, Rahzel Brown, Tariq Trotter, Kelo Saunders) - 04:58 . 4.Dooinit (Lonnie Lynn, James…

Art Blakey records ‘Drum Suite’ with the Jazz Messengers and his Percussion Ensemble (1956)

Art Blakey's 'Drum Suite' is an album recorded on December 13, 1956 and February 22, 1957 with The Jazz Messengers and the Art Blakey Percussion Ensemble and released the same year by Columbia.Track Listing : 1.The Sacrifice (Art Blakey) - 05:16 . 2.Cubano Chant (Ray Bryant) - 04:01 . 3.Oscalypso (Oscar Pettiford) - 08:48 . 4.Nica'S Tempo (Gigi Gryce) - 08:24 . 5.D'S Dilemma (Mal Waldron) -…

Africanisms

From 'Para Africa Traigo Mi Son' to 'Ritmo Africano' , we have mixed 18 'Tropical Rhythms' tunes around the theme of 'Africa meets Jazz meets Latin'. It has Tabu Ley Rochereau, Dizzy Gillespie, Cal Tjader, Eubie Blake and many more.

Kendrick Lamar releases his third album ‘To Pimp A Butterfly’ featuring ‘Alright’ and ‘These Walls’ (2015)

Kendrick Lamar's 'To Pimp a Butterfly' is his third studio album featuring 'Alright' and 'These Walls' and released by Top Dawg Entertainment on March 15, 2015.Track Listing : 1.Wesley'S Theory (Kendrick Duckworth, George Clinton, Steven Ellison, Ronald Colson, Stephen Bruner, Boris Gardiner) - 04:47 . . 2.For Free? (Kendrick Duckworth, Terrace Martin, Rose Mckinney) - 02:10 . 3.King Kunta…