We remember Charlie Byrd. ‘Last Flight’

This day (December 2, 1999), in Annapolis, Maryland, died Charlie Byrd, an American guitarist known for his association with Stan Getz. and Brazilian music.Tracklist : 1 . Corcovado 2 . He loves, she loves & How long has this been going on 3 . w/ Tal Farlow, Barney Kessel – Seven Come Eleven (1988) 4 . w/ Luiz Bonfa - Samba de Orfeu 5 . w/ Barney Kessel and Herb Ellis – Medley (1980) 6 .…

Warner Bros. Records publish George Benson’s album : ‘In Flight’ (1977)

George Benson's 'In Flight' is an album released on February 4, 1977 by Warner Bros. Records.1 . Nature Boy (Montreux, 2007) 2 . The Ghetto 3 . Gonna Love You More 4 . Valdez In The Country (Sevilla, 1991) 5 . Valdez In The Country (w/ Carlos Santana - ) 6 . Everything Must Change (w/ Rachelle Ferrell) George Benson - In Flight Track Listing : 1.Nature Boy (Eden Ahbez) - 05:58 . 2.The Wind…

‘Strange Angels: In Flight With Elmore James’

'Strange Angels: In Flight With Elmore James' is a multi-artist album featuring Keb Mo', Tom Jones, Warren Haynes, Billy Gibbons, Bettye LaVette among others and released on January 26, 2018 by Sylvan Songs (Source 'Strange Angels: In Flight With Elmore James' | Official Site)'Strange Angels: In Flight With Elmore James' AMAZON . ITUNES .

Chicago release their third (and double) album : ‘Chicago III’ (1971)

Chicago's 'Chicago III' is their third studio album released as a double album on January 11, 1971. 1 . I Don't Want Your Money (7/21/1970, Tanglewood) 2 . I Don't Wanna Live Without Your Love 3 . Mother (7/21/1970, Tanglewood) 4 . Mother (Live) Track Listing : 1.Sing A Mean Tune Kid (Robert Lamm) - 09:13 . 2.Loneliness Is Just A Word (Robert Lamm) - 02:36 . 3.What Else Can I Say (Peter Cetera)…

Joe Lovano records, with Michel Petrucciani, Dave Holland and Ed Blackwell ‘From the Soul’ for Blue Note (1991)

Joe Lovano's 'From the Soul' is an album recorded on December 28, 1991 with Michel Petrucciani, Dave Holland and Ed Blackwell and released in 1992 by Blue Note.1 . Portrait Of Jenny 2 . Live! 3 . George Mraz & Al Foster Track Listing : 1.Evolution (Joe Lovano) - 08:59 . 2.Portrait Of Jenny (Gordon Burdge, J. Russel Robinson) - 07:56 . 3.Lines And Spaces (Joe Lovano) - 06:20 . 4.Body And…

Happy Birthday Lonnie Liston Smith. ‘Mr. Smith Goes To Liston’

This day ( December 28, 1940), in  Richmond, Virginia, is born Lonnie Liston Smith, Jr., an American jazz, soul, and funk musician.Tracklist : 1 . Session for Jazz FM (2017) 2 . Expansions ( 2010) 3 . Interview – On The Corner With Miles Davis. 4 . Interview 5 . w/ Phyllis Hyman – On Bet 6 . w/ Phyllis Hyman – Obsession 7 . What Is This Thing Called Love ? Tracklist : Expansions . A Chance for…

Pat Metheny records ‘Question and Answer’ with Dave Holland and Roy Haynes (1989)

Pat Metheny's 'Question and Answer' is an album recorded on December 21, 1989, with Dave Holland and Roy Haynes and released in 1990 by Geffen.1 . Solar (Parte Uno) 2 . Question And Answer 3 . All The Things You Are (Live, 1980) Track Listing : 1.Solar (Miles Davis) - 08:27 . 2.Question And Answer (Pat Metheny) - 07:07 . 3.H&H (Pat Metheny) - 06:51 . 4.Never Too Far Away (Pat Metheny) -…

Happy Birthday Wadada Leo Smith. ‘Leo Rising’

This day (December 18, 1941), in Leland, Mississippi, is born Wadada Leo Smith, a trumpeter and composer of avant-garde jazz.Tracklist : 1 . Awakening Emmett Till (2017) 2 . w/ The Stone (2015) 3 . w/ Golden Quartet @ Jazzadlia in San Sebastián (2014) 4 . w/ John Lindberg – Live in Switzerland (2012) 5 . Documentary 6 . w/ Louis Moholo, Steve Noble – Live in London (2010) 7 . w/ Golden Quartet –…

Happy Birthday Joan Armatrading. ‘She Herself And Us’

This day (December 9, 1950), in Basseterre, Saint Kitts, is born Joan Armatrading, a British singer and songwriter.Tracklist : 1 . I Like It When We’re Together (2018) 2 . Down To Zero (2016) 3 . Me Myself I (2015) 4 . Willow 5 . Woman in love (2012) 6 . Love And Affection (2007) 7 . All Shapes And Sizes (1995) 8 . Love and Affection (1988) 9 . I’m Lucky 10 . Call Me Names (1987) 11 . Down To…

Hard & Metal New Music Videos N°207

Host, Revolution Saints, Crown The Empire, Beyond The Black, Induction, Band-Maid, Thundermother, Illumishade, Delain, Metallica, Feuerschwanz, Leather

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

The Avalanches release “Since I Left You,” their debut album in Australia (2000)

The Avalanches' "Since I Left You" is their debut studio album produced by group members Robbie Chater and Darren Seltmann and released on November 27, 2000 by Modular Recordings.1 . Since I Left You 2 . Since I Left You (Paradiso, Amsterdam, 27/06/2017) 3 . Close To You 4 . Frontier Psychiatrist (Official Video) 5 . Extra Kings / Electricity Track Listing : 1.Since I Left You (Robbie Chater,…

John Coltrane records ‘Coltrane Plays the Blues’ with McCoy Tyner, Steve Davis and Elvin Jones (1960)

John Coltrane's 'Coltrane Plays the Blues' is an album recorded on October 24, 1960 during the sessions for 'My Favorite Things.' Track Listing : 1.Blues To Elvin (Elvin Jones) - 07:53 . 2.Blues To Bechet (John Coltrane) - 05:46 . 3.Blues To You (John Coltrane) - 06:29 . 4.Mr. Day (John Coltrane) - 07:56 . 5.Mr. Syms (John Coltrane) - 05:22 . 6.Mr. Knight (John Coltrane) - 07:31 Musicians : John…

Count Basie records with his orchestra ‘The Atomic Mr. Basie’ for Roulette (1957)

Count Basie's 'The Atomic Mr. Basie' is an album a.k.a. 'E=MC2' and originally called 'Basie' recorded with his orchestra. on October 21 & 22, 1957 and released in 1958 by Roulette.1 . The Kid From Red Bank (But Really Whirly Bird) (w/ Lockjaw Davis ) 2 . Flight Of The Foo Birds 3 . Lil Darlin' (Neil Hefti) Track Listing : 1.Kid From Red Bank (Count Basie, Neal Hefti) . 2.Duet (Neal…

Polydor publish Lloyd Cole and the Commotions debut album :’ Rattlesnakes’ (1984)

Lloyd Cole and the Commotions' 'Rattlesnakes' is their debut album produced by Paul Hardiman and released on October 12, 1984 by Polydor / Geffen1 . Perfect Skin 2 . Perfect Skin (1984) 3 . Speedboat (Live) 4 . Speedboat (Whistle Test, 27/11/84) 5 . Rattlesnakes 6 . Rattlesnakes (Live, 1984) 7 . Down On Mission Street (Live, 1985) 8 . Forest Fire 9 . Forest Fire (Live, 1985) 10 . Charlotte…

Deutsche Grammophon publish Anoushka Shankar’s seventh album : ‘Traces of You’ (2013)

Anoushka Shankar's 'Traces of You' is her seventh studio album featuring vocals by Norah Jones on three tracks and released in October 2013 by Deutsche Grammophon.1 . Traces Of You (Dortmund) 2 . About "Raga" on "Traces Of You" 3 . Traces Of You (w/ Norah Jones – ) 4 . About "Respect" And "Traces Of You" 5 . About "Metamorphosis" on "Traces Of You" Track Listing : 1.The Sun Won'T Set…

Creation Records publish ‘Screamadelica,’ Primal Scream’s third album featuring ‘Movin’ On Up’ and ‘Loaded’ (1991)

Primal Scream's 'Screamadelica' is their third studio album featuring 'Movin' On Up' and 'Loaded' and released on September 23, 1991 by Creation Records1 . Movin' On Up (The Word, 1991) 2 . Moving On Up (Glastonbury, 2013) 3 . Slip Inside This House (Live) 4 . Don't Fight It, Feel It (Official Video) 5 . Don't Fight It,Feel It (1991) 6 . Higher Than The Sun (Official Video) 7 . Higher Than The Sun…

Happy Birthday Jose Feliciano. ‘Feliz Feliciano’

This day (September 10, 1945), in Lares, Puerto Rico, is born Jose Feliciano, a Puerto Rican singer and guitarist .Tracklist : 1 . w/ Ricchi e Poveri - Che sarà (2021) 2 . Love Is Here To Stay (2019) 3 . Living In A World (2017) 4 . Knockin’ On Heaven’s Door (2015) 5 . Medley (2014) 6 . w/ Arisa – Che Sarà (2012) 7 . California Dreamin’ 8 . w/ Ricky Martin, Carlos Santana – Light My Fire 9 . w/…

At 76, Paul McCartney adds fourteen super fresh songs to his huge opus. Don’t say ‘mummification’ at ‘Egypt Station’

Paul McCartney' 'Egypt Station' is his fifteenth studio album produced mostly by Greg Kurstin and released on September 7, 2018 by Capitol.(Source Paul McCartney - Egypt Station | PaulMcCartney.com)Exclaim! McCartney's voice is a little craggy with age, but it's got character and is the perfect foil to the slick, lush production. The Guardian it’s a point borne out by Egypt Station, which is at…

EMI publish Iron Maiden’s fifth studio album : ‘Powerslave’ (1984)

Iron Maiden's 'Powerslave' is their fifth studio album produced by Martin Birch and released on September 3, 1984 by EMI / Capitol Records1 . Aces High (Official Video) 2 . 2 Minutes To Midnight (Official Video) 3 . Rime Of the Ancient Mariner ("Flight 666 Dvd") Track Listing : 1.Aces High (Steve Harris) - 04:31 . 2.2 Minutes To Midnight (Adrian Smith, Bruce Dickinson) - 06:04 . 3.Losfer Words…

Happy Birthday Al Di Meola. ‘Sundancer’

This day (July 22, 1954), in Jersey City, New Jersey, is born Al Di Meola, an American jazz fusion and Latin jazz guitarist, Tracklist : 1 . Orient Blue (2020) 2 . Solo / Because (2019) 3 . Mediterranean Sundance/Río Grande (2018) 4 . w/ Steve Vai (2017) 5 . Song to The Pharaoh King (2016) 6 . Eleanor Rigby (2014) 7 . w/ G3 Jam – Rockin in the Free World (2012) 8 . If (2010) 9 . Egyptian Danza 10…

4th & B’way Records publish Eric B. & Rakim’s debut album : ‘Paid In Full’ (1987)

Eric B. & Rakim's 'Paid in Full' is their debut album released on July 7, 1987 by 4th & B'way Records. 1 . I Ain't No Joke 2 . My Melody (Dirty Music Video) 3 . I Know You Got Soul (Soul Train, 1987) 4 . Move The Crowd 5 . Paid In Full 6 . As The Rhyme Goes On (Music Video) Track Listing : 1.I Ain'T No Joke (Eric B. & Rakim) - 03:54 . . 2.Eric B. Is On The Cut (Eric B. & Rakim) -…

Al Di Meola records ‘Elegant Gypsy,’ his second album for Columbia (1977)

Al Di Meola's 'Elegant Gypsy' is his second album recorded between May and September 1977 and released the same year by Columbia..1 . Flight Over Rio, Elegant Gypsy (Toronto Jazz Festival, 2015) 2 . History of Mediterranean Sundance 3 . Mediterranean Sundance (w/ Paco De Lucia) 4 . Mediterranean Sundance/Rio Ancho (w/ Paco De Lucia) Track Listing : 1.Flight Over Rio (Mingo Lewis)- 07:16 .…

Hip-Hop & Soul N°294 – New Music Videos

A1 X J1, Lil Harold, Lil Nas X & Nba Youngboy, Lil Durk, Dot Da Genius, Busy Signal, Eminem & Snoop Dogg, Kevin Gates, French Montana & Harry Fraud, Flight, Meechy Darko, YG, Tyga, 21 Savage

Wes Montgomery records his seventh (and first live) album : ‘Full House’ with Johnny Griffin, Wynton Kelly, Paul Chambers and Jimmy Cobb (1962)

Wes Montgomery's 'Full House' is his seventh (and first live) album recorded on June 25, 1962 by Riverside/Ojc.1 . Full House 2 . Full House Track Listing : 1.Full House (Wes Montgomery) - 09:14 . 2.I'Ve Grown Accustomed To Her Face (Alan Jay Lerner, Frederick Loewe) - 03:18 . 3.Blue 'N' Boogie (Dizzy Gillespie, Frank Paparelli) - 09:31 . 4.Cariba (Wes Montgomery) - 09:35 . 5.Come Rain Or Come…

Reprise publish Joni Mitchell’s fourth album ‘Blue’ featuring ‘River’ (1971)

Joni Mitchell's 'Blue' is her fourth album released on June 22, 1971 by Reprise.1 . All I Want (Live) 2 . Joni Mitchell 3 . Carey 4 . BLUE 5 . A Case of You 6 . On Blue Track Listing : 1.All I Want (Joni Mitchell) - 03:32 . 2.My Old Man (Joni Mitchell) - 03:33 . 3.Little Green (Joni Mitchell) - 03:25 . 4.Carey (Joni Mitchell) - 03:00 . 5.Blue (Joni Mitchell) - 03:00 . 6.California (Joni Mitchell)…

Def Jam publish The Roots’ ninth album : ‘How I Got Over’ (2010)

The Roots' 'How I Got Over' is their ninth studio album released on June 22, 2010 by Def Jam.1 . Dear God 2.0 (w/ Monsters Of Folk) 2 . Walk Alone (w/ Truck North, PORN & Dice Raw, Highline Ballroom) 3 . Now or Never' 4 . How I Got Over Track Listing : 1.A Peace Of Light (Ahmir Thompson, Ray Angry) - 01:50 . 2.Walk Alone (Tariq Trotter, Jamal Miller, Greg Spearman, Karl Jenkins, Jeremy…

Happy Birthday Paul McCartney. ‘Celestial Paul’

This day (June 18, 1942), in Liverpool, England, is born Sir James Paul McCartney, English singer, songwriter, founder / member of the Beatles and WingsTracklist : 1 . Yesterday (w/ The Beatles, 1965) 2 . Don't Let Me Down (w/ The Beatles) 3 . Maybe I'm Amazed (w/ Wings) 4 . Bip Bop (1971) 5 . C Moon (w/ Wings) 6 . Acoustic Medley (1973) 7 . The Backyard Tapes( 1974) 8 . Venus and Mars/Rock…

Happy Birthday Steve Vai. ‘Vai Day’

This day (June 6, 1960), in Carle Place, New York, is born Steve Vai, an American guitarist.Tracklist : 1 . Tender Surrender (2019) 2 . Dark Matter (2018) 3 . For The Love of God (at the Vai Academy 2017) - 4 . Whispering A Prayer (2016) 5 . Gravity Storm (2013) 6 . The Crying Machine (TEC Awards 2012) 7 . Hendrix tribute day (Santa Cruz Blues Festival, 2011) 8 . I'm The Hell Outta Here…

Concord Jazz publish George Benson’s ‘Inspiration: A Tribute to Nat King Cole’ (2013)

George Benson's 'Inspiration: A Tribute to Nat King Cole' is a studio album (featuring covers of Cole’s greatest songs) released on June 4, 2013 by Concord Jazz.1 . Route 66 2 . When I fall In Love (w/ Janey Clewer, Java Jazz Festival 2011) 3 . Unforgettable (Kongresshaus in Zurich 11.7.13) 4 . Medley (North Sea Jazz, 2009) 5 . Smile (North Sea Jazz, 2009) 6 . Straighten up and fly right 7 . I'm…

Deep Purple release ‘in Rock,’ their fourth album featuring Ian Gillan on vocals (1970)

Deep Purple's 'in Rock' is their fourth studio album featuring Ian Gillan on vocals and released on June 3, 1970 by Harvest.1 . Speed King (Perfect Strangers, 1984) 2 . Bloodsucker (Live, 1995) 3 . Into the Fire (Live, 1971, German TV) 4 . Into the Fire (..from the Setting Sun, Wacken) 5 . Hard Lovin' Man (2011) Track Listing : 1.Speed King (Ritchie Blackmore, Ian Gillan, Roger Glover, Jon Lord,…

The Rolling Stones release ‘Still Life,’ a live album recorded during their previous year American Tour (1982)

The Rolling Stones' 'Still Life' is a live album recorded during the band's American Tour in 1981 and released on June 1, 1982 by Rolling Stones/Virgin.1 . Let's Spend The Night Together (Tempe, Arizona '81) 2 . Shattered (Tempe, Arizona '81) 3 . The Shattered (Hampton Coliseum , 1981) 4 . The Twenty Flight Rock (Hampton Coliseum, 1981) 5 . Twenty Flight Rock (Tempe, Arizona '81) 6 . The Going To…

The Steve Miller Band release ‘Book of Dreams,’ their tenth album (1977)

The Steve Miller Band's 'Book of Dreams' is their tenth album released in May 1977 by Capitol / Mercury 1 . Jet Airliner (Chicago) 2 . Jet Airliner (11/26/1989, Cow Palace) 3 . Winter Time (Chicago 2008) 4 . Winter Time (2007 LiVe) 5 . Swingtown (Live) 6 . Swingtown (11/26/1989, Cow Palace) 7 . True Fine Love (Busch Gardens 3-9-2014) 8 . Jungle Love (8/20/1983, Loreley Amphitheatre) 9 . Jungle…