Miles Davis records ‘Live at the 1963 Monterey Jazz Festival’ with George Coleman, Herbie Hancock, Ron Carter and Tony Williams (1963)

Miles Davis' 'Live at the 1963 Monterey Jazz Festival' is an album recorded with George Coleman, Herbie Hancock, Ron Carter and Tony Williams on September 20, 1963 and released on July 31, 2007 By Monterey Jazz Festival Records.Track Listing : 1.Waiting For Miles – 0:41 . 2.Autumn Leaves (Joseph Kosma, Johnny Mercer, Jacques Prévert) – 11:24 . 3.So What (Miles Davis) – 11:20 . 4.Stella By…

Miles Davis records ‘In Europe’ with Ron Carter, George Coleman, Herbie Hancock and Tony Williams at Festival du Jazz in Antibes (1963)

Miles Davis' 'In Europe' is an album with Ron Carter, George Coleman, Herbie Hancock and Tony Williams, recorded on July 27, 1963 at Festival Mondial du Jazz in Antibes and released in 1964 by Columbia.1 . Joshua( 1964) 2 . All Of You( 1964) 3 . Live '64 (w/ Wayne Shorter) Track listing : . 1.Autumn Leaves (Johnny Mercer / Jacques Prévert) - 13:52 . 2.Milestones (Miles Davis) - 09:16 . 3.I…

The George Coleman Quartet plays in New-York City (2013)

June 5, 2013 - The George Coleman Quartet - that is George Coleman (s), Joe Farnsworth (d), David Hazeltine (p), John Webber (b) - plus special guests Eric Alexander (s) and Peter Bernstein (g) attend one of Linda's Jazz Nights in New-York City.

Sonny Rollins records ‘Tour de Force’ with Kenny Drew, George Morrow, Max Roach and Earl Coleman (1957)

Sonny Rollins ' 'Tour de Force' is an album recorded on December 7, 1956 with Kenny Drew, George Morrow, Max Roach and vocals by Earl Coleman on two tracks and released in 1957 By Prestige.Track Listing : 1.Ee-Ah (Sonny Rollins) - 06:52 . 2.B. Quick (Sonny Rollins) - 09:13 . 3.Two Different Worlds (Al Frisch, Sid Wayne) - 07:37 . 4.B. Swift (Sonny Rollins) - 05:15 . 5.My Ideal (Newell Chase, Leo…

Warner Bros. publish George Benson’s album : ’20/20′ (1985)

George Benson's '20/20' is a studio album released on January 7, 1985 by Warner Bros.1 . Nothing's Gonna Change 2 . Nothing's Gonna Change My Love For You (Java Jazz Festival, 2011) 3 . Beyond The Sea (Montreux, 1986) 4 . 20/20 (Montreux, 1986) Track Listing : 1.No One Emotion (Tommy Keane, Clif Magness, Mark Mueller) - 03:55 . 2.Please Don'T Walk Away (James Newton Howard, Steve Lukather) -…

Concord publish Al Jarreau’s ‘My Old Friend, Celebrating George Duke’ recorded with Stanley Clarke (2014)

Al Jarreau's 'My Old Friend, Celebrating George Duke' is a special tribute reorded with Stanley Clarke and released on August 5, 2014 by Concord.1 . My Old Friend, Celebrating George Duke 2 . George Duke Memorial Service (w/ Al Jarreau, Aug. 19th, 2013, Los Angeles) 3 . Stanley Clarke and Al Jarreau on George Duke Tribute Album Track Listing : 1.My Old Friend (Steve George, John Lang, Richard…

Atlantic publish Ornette Coleman’s fifth album : ‘This Is Our Music’ recorded with Don Cherry et al (1960)

Ornette Coleman's 'This Is Our Music' is his fifth album recorded on July 19 & 26 and August 2, 1960 and released In February 1961 by Atlantic.Track Listing : 1.Blues Connotation (Ornette Coleman) - 05:16 . 2.Beauty Is A Rare Thing (Ornette Coleman) - 07:13 . 3.Kaleidoscope (Ornette Coleman) - 06:36 . 1.Embraceable You (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin) - 04:54 . 2.Poise (Ornette Coleman) -…

We Remember Coleman Hawkins. ‘The True Mister Bean’

This day (May 19, 1969), in New York City, New York, died Coleman Hawkins, an American jazz tenor saxophonist.Digest Tracklist : Disorder At The Border . With Lester Young . With Harry Edison . South Of France Blues . Body and Soul (1967) . With Charlie Parker (1950) . Tracklist : Greensleeves . Body And Soul . La Rosita . Smoke Gets in Your Eyes . Desafinado . One Note Samba (Samba De Uma Nota…

Blue Note publish Joe Lovano’s ‘Joyous Encounter’ recorded with George Mraz, Paul Motian and Hank Jones (2005)

Joe Lovano's 'Joyous Encounter' is an album recorded with George Mraz, Paul Motian and Hank Jones and released on May 10, 2005 by Blue Note.Track Listing : 1.Autumn In New York (Vernon Duke) – 10:00 . 2.Bird'S Eye View (Joe Lovano) - 05:28 . 3.Don'T Ever Leave Me (Thad Jones) - 03:45 . 4.Alone Together (Arthur Schwartz) - 05:24 . 5.Six And Four (Oliver Nelson) - 05:30 . 6.Pannonica (Thelonious…

We remember George Shearing. ‘The Lullaby of Shearing Land’

This day ( February 14, 2011), in New York City, New York, died Sir George Shearing, an Anglo-American jazz pianist.Tracklist : w/ Peggy Lee - Lullaby Of Birdland . w/ Mel Torme - Medley At Newport . At The Boston Pops . I'Ll Be Around . Move . w/ Pat Boone - Two Well Knowns In Paradise . Tracklist : Guilty . Lullaby Of Birdland . September In The Rain . Pick Yourself Up . Conception . I'll…

Columbia publish Miles Davis’ album : ‘Four & More: Recorded Live in Concert’ (1964)

Miles Davis' 'Four & More: Recorded Live in Concert' is an album recorded on February 12, 1964 at Philharmonic Hall Of Lincoln Center, New York City and released on January 17, 1966 by Columbia. Track Listing : 1.So What (Miles Davis) - 09:10 . 2.Walkin' (Richard Henry Carpenter) - 08:06 . 3.Joshua/Go-Go (Victor Feldman) - 11:14 . 4.Four (Eddie Vinson) - 06:18 . 5.Seven Steps To Heaven…

Jimmy Smith records ‘The Sermon!’ with Lee Morgan, Lou Donaldson, Kenny Burrell, Art Blakey et al (1957)

Jimmy Smith's 'The Sermon!' is an album recorded on August 25, 1957 and February 25, 1958 and released in 1959 by Blue Note.1 . The Sermon (1964) 2 . The Sermon (90's) Track listing : 1.The Sermon (Jimmy Smith) – 20:12 . 2.J.O.S. (Jimmy Smith) – 11:56 . 3.Flamingo (Edmund Anderson, Ted Grouya) – 08:02 . Francis WolffALSO READWikipediaJazztimes @ PinterestMusicians : Jimmy Smith – organ . Lee…

We remember Idris Muhammad. ‘Funky Idris’

This day (July 29, 2014), in New Orleans, Louisiana, died Leo Morris a.k.a Idris Muhammad, an American jazz drummer.Tracklist : 1 . Idris Muhammad – Live in Pittsburgh 2 . w/ Ahmad Jamal – The Aftermath (2008) 3 . w/ Ahmad Jamal – Poinciana (2007) 4 . w/ Chico Freeman - Salt + Peanuts (1993) 5 . Bessie's Blues (1993) 6 . w/ Sam Rivers etc - Lester Leaps In (1992) Tracklist : Loran's Dance .…

This week In Jazz Legends 30/52

Sonny Rollins, Frank Foster, John Faddis, Jimmy Smith, Kenny Burrell, VSOP II, Laurindo Almeida, Johnny Griffin, Herbie Hancock, Santana, Gil Evans, Rahsaan Roland Kirk, Miles Davis, Charles Mingus, Globe Unity Orchestra, Ornette Coleman

Happy Birthday Ahmad Jamal. ‘Ahmadeus’

This day (July 2, 1930 ), in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, is born Ahmad Jamal, an American jazz pianist,.Tracklist : 1 . Autumn Leaves (2017) 2 . w/ Abd Al Malik - Marseille (2016) 3 . Blue Moon (2014) 4 . Saturday Morning (album teaser)(2013) 5 . w/ Yusef Lateef -Jazz in_Marciac (2011) 6 . Jazz à Vienne 2011 7 . Acorn (2001) 8 . Poinciana (2005) 9 . Ponciana ( 1998) 10 . Live in Cannes ( 1981) 11…

Blue Note publish Herbie Hancock’s fifth album : ‘Maiden Voyage’ (1965)

<pHerbie Hancock's 'Maiden Voyage' is his fifth album released on May 17, 1965 by Blue Note.>Track Listing : 1.Maiden Voyage (Herbie Hancock) - 07:53 . 2.The Eye Of The Hurricane (Herbie Hancock) - 05:57 . 3.Little One (Herbie Hancock) - 08:43 . 4.Survival Of The Fittest (Herbie Hancock) - 09:59 . 5.Dolphin Dance (Herbie Hancock) - 09:16 Reid MilesALSO READWikipediaRETINARTViljami…

Miles Davis records ‘Seven Steps to Heaven’ produced By Teo Macero for Columbia (1963)

Miles Davis' 'Seven Steps to Heaven' is his eighth studio album recorded April 16-17 and May 14, 1963 and released the same year In 1963 by Columbia Records..Track Listing : 1.Basin Street Blues (Spencer Williams) - 10:29 . 2.Seven Steps To Heaven (Victor Feldman, Miles Davis) - 06:26 . 3.I Fall In Love Too Easily (Sammy Cahn, Jule Styne) - 06:46 . 4.So Near, So Far (Tony Crombie, Benny Green) -…

Happy Birthday Carla Bley. ‘Carla Over The Hill’

This day (May 11, 1936), in Oakland, California, is born Carla Bley, an American jaz pianist, organist and band leader.Digest Tracklist : w/ Steve Swallow, Andy Sheppard - RUT . Lawns (2018) . w/ Dave Douglas - Dean Gods (2017) . Encore (2015) . w/ Steve Swallow - Ning My Tune (2011) . w/ Nec Jazz Orchestra & Steve Swallow - Three Strikes (2011) . w/ Steve Swallow & Andy Sheppard - Ups…

Happy Birthday to Ron Carter. ‘Beau Ron’

This day (May 4, 1937), in Ferndale, Michigan, is born Ron Carter, an American jazz double-bassist. Digest Tracklist : w/ Al Foster & Eli Degibri - United Blues (2019) . Foursight (2018) . You Are My Sunshine (2015) . Golden Striker Trio (2013) . My Funny Valentine (2011) . Dear Miles (2010) . w/ Helen Sung - First Trip (2009) . Autumn Leaves (2006) . Little Walts (1990) . w/ Bobby…

We remember Billy Higgins. ‘Soldier Higgins’

This day (May 3, 2001), in Inglewood, California, died Billy Higgins, an American jazz drummer who played on over 700 recordings.Tracklist : 1 . w/ Charles Lloyd – Forest Flower (1999) 2 . w/ Joshua Redman, Pat Metheny & Christian mcBride (1993) 3 . w/ Tete Montoliu Trio – Lament (1990) 4 . w/ Pat Metheny, Charlie Haden – Lonely Woman (1986) 5 . w/ Freddie Hubbard & Johnny Griffin – Well…

Happy Birthday Herbie Hancock

This day (April 12, 1940 ), in Chicago, Illinois, is born Herbert Jeffrey Herbie Hancock, an American pianist, keyboardist and composer.Digest Tracklist : Actual Proof (Austin City Limits) . SoCal Connected (2014) . w/ Friends - Walkin (2012) . w/ Pink, Seal, India Arie - Imagine (2010) . w/ Christina Aguilera - A Song For You (2008) . w/ .Wynton Marsalis - Chicago. Part 2 (1981) . w/ Wayne…

We remember Tony Williams

This day (February 23, 1997), in Daly City, California, died Anthony Tillmon 'Tony' Williams, an American drummer and pioneer of jazz fusion.Tracklist : w/ Miles Davis, Herbie Hancock, Wayne Shorter, Ron Carter - Agitation (1963) . 2 Solos Tribute To Miles Davis (1992 ) . w/ Herbie Hancock, Wayne Shorter, Wallace Roney, Ron Carter - So What . w/ Dizzy,Mccoy Tyner,Ron Carter & Freddie…

Miles Davis records for Columbia, ‘My Funny Valentine’ at Lincoln Center in New York City (1964)

Miles Davis' 'My Funny Valentine' is a live album recorded on February 12, 1964 at Philharmonic Hall of Lincoln Center in New York City and released in May 1965 by Columbia.Track Listing : 1.My Funny Valentine (Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart) – 15:03 . 2.All Of You (Cole Porter) – 14:57 . 3.Stella By Starlight (Ned Washington, Victor Young) – 13:01 . 4.All Blues (Miles Davis) – 08:57 . 5.I Thought…

Columbia publish Bob Dylan’s thirty-sixth album : ‘Shadows in the Night’ (2015)

Bob Dylan's 'Shadows in the Night' is his thirty-sixth studio album featuring standards already sung by Frank Sinatra and released on February 3, 2015 by Columbia Records.1 . I'm A Fool To Want You (Córdoba, 9/07/2015) 2 . The Night We Called It A Day (on "David Letterman") 3 . Autumn Leaves (October 3, 2015) 4 . Autumn Leaves (Lucca Summer Festival, 01/07/2015) 5 . Why Try To Change Me Now?…

Happy Birthday James Blood Ulmer. ‘Blood Alright’

This day (February 2, 1942), in St. Matthews, South Carolina, is born James 'Blood' Ulmer, an American jazz and blues guitarist and singer.Tracklist : 1 . Are You Glad To Be In America? (2019) 2 . @ International House Philadelphia (2018) 3 . President Of Hell (2017) 4 . Final (2016) 5 . solo @ Skopje Jazz Festival (2015) 6 . w/ David Murray Big Band - Love lockdown (2013) 7 . w/ Vernon Reid -…

Carmen McRae records the album ‘Carmen Sings Monk’ (1988)

Carmen McRae's'Carmen Sings Monk' is a studio album recorded on January 30 and February 1, 1988 and released in 1988 by Novus.Track Listing : 1.Get It Straight (Straight, No Chaser) (Thelonious Monk, Sally Swisher) - 03:58 . 2.Dear Ruby (Ruby, My Dear) (Thelonious Monk, Sally Swisher) - 06:01 . 3.It'S Over Now (Well, You Needn'T) (Thelonious Monk, Mike Ferro) - 05:28 . 4.Monkery'S The Blues…

The Roots release their second album : ‘Do You Want More?!!!??!’ (1995)

The Roots' 'Do You Want More?!!!??!' is their second studio album released on January 17, 1995 on DGC Records two years after their debut album, 'Organix'1 . Proceed 2 . Proceed (Live Tv, 1995) 3 . Distortion To Static 4 . Mellow My Man (Live) 5 . Live In France (1996) 6 . Silent Treatment 7 . Silent Treatment (3/9/95) 8 . The Lesson Part 1 (w/ Questlove rapping) Track Listing :…

Blue Note publish Eliane Elias’ eighteenth album : ‘Something for You’ featuring music by Bill Evans (2008)

Eliane Elias' 'Something for You' is her eighteenth album featuring music by Bill Evans and released on January 15, 2008 by Blue Note.1 . Waltz For Debby Track Listing : 1.You And The Night And The Music (Arthur Schwartz) - 03:17 . 2.Here Is Something For You (Eliane Elias, Bill Evans) - 02:58 . 3.A Sleepin' Bee (Harold Arlen, Truman Capote) - 02:51 . 4.But Not For Me (George Gershwin) - 03:51 .…

We remember Bucky Pizzarelli. ‘A century for Bucky’

This day (April 1, 2020), in Saddle River, New Jersey, died John Paul 'Bucky' Pizzarelli, an American Jazz guitarist and banjoistTracklist : All Through The Night (1983) . w/ Frank Vignola - Fly Me To The Moon . On 7-String 2010 . w/ The Byo - Stompin' At The Savoy (2008) . w/ Craig Wagner, Brandon Coleman - All The Things You Are (2011) . w/ John Pizzarelli - Your Eyes/Nuages . w/ Tony Scott -…

On TV today, Louis, Dizzy et al at ‘Timex Jazz’ (1959)

January 7, 1959 - you do not miss Coleman Hawkins, Roy Eldridge, Dizzy Gillespie, Louis Armstrong, Vic Dickenson, Jo Jones, Duke Ellington, George Shearing, Barbara Dane, Dakota Staton, Gene Krupa among others at the "Timex All-Star Jazz Show" on CBS hosted by Jackie Gleason

John Legend releases his debut album : ‘Get Lifted’ featuring ‘Ordinary People’ (2004)

John Legend's 'Get Lifted' feat. 'Ordinary People' is his debut studio album released on December 28, 2004, '1 . Let's Get Lifted (on "Letterman") 2 . Used To Love U (Official Video) 3 . Ordinary People (Official Video) 4 . Ordinary People (on "Letterman") 5 . Stay With You (Live) 6 . So High (Piano Acoustic) 7 . So High (Official Video) 8 . I Can Change Live Track Listing : 1.Prelude (John…

Bill Evans records, with Paul Motian and Scott LaFaro, ‘Portrait in Jazz’ for Riverside (1959)

Bill Evans' 'Portrait in Jazz' is an album recorded on December 28, 1959 with Paul Motian and Scott LaFaro and released in 1960 by Riverside.1 . Autumn Leaves (w/ Alex Riel, 1965) Track Listing : 1.Come Rain Or Come Shine (Harold Arlen, Johnny Mercer) - 03:24 . 2.Autumn Leaves (Joseph Kosma, Jacques Prévert, Johnny Mercer) – 6:00 . 3.Witchcraft (Cy Coleman, Carolyn Leigh) - 04:37 . 4.When I…

Tony Bennett records ‘In Person!’ an album with the Count Basie Orchestra (1958)

Tony Bennett's 'In Person!' is an album recorded on December 22 & 30, 1958 with the Count Basie Orchestra and released in 1959 by Columbia.1 . Just In Time Track Listing : 1.Just In Time (Betty Comden, Adolph Green, Jule Styne) - 01:45 . 2.When I Fall In Love (Edward Heyman, Victor Young) - 02:20 . 3.Taking A Chance On Love (Vernon Duke, Ted Fetter, John Latouche) - 01:57 . 4.Without A…

Charlie Haden records ‘Quartet West,’ an album for Verve (1986)

Charlie Haden's 'Quartet West' is an album recorded on December 22 and 23, 1986 and released in 1987 by Verve.Track Listing : 1.Hermitage (Pat Metheny) - 07:59 . 2.Body And Soul (Frank Eyton, Johnny Green, Edward Heyman, Robert Sour) - 06:19 . 3.The Good Life (Ornette Coleman) - 04:39 . 4.In The Moment (Charlie Haden) - 06:06 . 5.Bay City (Charlie Haden) - 06:46 . 6.My Foolish Heart (Ned…

Frank Sinatra records the album ‘A Man and His Music’ for Reprise (1965)

Frank Sinatra's 'A Man and His Music' is a double album recorded from December 19, 1960 till October 21, 1965, with various conductors and released in 1965 by Reprise.1 . Luck Be A Lady (1966) 2 . My Kind Of Town (Live) 3 . The Oldest Established (w/ Dean Martin) 4 . I'Ve Got You Under My Skin 5 . Witchcraft 6 . Young At Heart 7 . Young At Heart (1965) Track Listing : 1.Put Your Dreams Away…

Asylum publish Jackson Browne’s fourth album : ‘The Pretender’ (1976)

Jackson Browne's 'The Pretender' is his fourth album produced by Jon Landau and released in November 1976 by Asylum1 . The Fuse (Live) 2 . Linda Paloma (w/ David Lindley, Brescia,Italy, 1997/4/9) 3 . Here Comes Those Tears Again 4 . Sleeps Dark And Silent Gate 5 . Sleeps Dark And Silent Gate (1990) 6 . The Pretender (NYC, June 9, 1996) 7 . The Pretender (w/ Crosby, Stills And Nash, Madison…

Columbia publish Mahalia Jackson’s debut album : ‘The World’s Greatest Gospel Singer’ (1955)

Mahalia Jackson's 'The World's Greatest Gospel Singer' is her debut album recorded on November 23, 1954 and released on March 14, 1955 By Columbia.1 . Didn't It Rain 2 . Jesus And The Woman At The Well (In Concert, 1961 ) 3 . In Concert, Hamburg, 1961 Track Listing : 1.I'M Going To Live The Life I Sing About In My Song (Thomas A. Dorsey) - 02:37 . 2.When I Wake Up In Glory (Traditional) - 04:20…

Epic publish Michael Jackson’s tenth and final album : ‘Invincible’ featuring ‘You Rock My World’ (2001)

Michael Jackson's 'Invincible' is his tenth and final (and his first in six years) studio album, released on October 30, 2001 by Epic.1 . You Rock My World (2001) 2 . You Rock My World (Official Video) 3 . (Speechless) 4 . Cry (Official Video) Track Listing : 1.Unbreakable (Michael Jackson, Rodney Jerkins, Fred Jerkins Iii, Lashawn Daniels, Nora Payne, Robert Smith, Christopher Wallace) -…

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 .…

Pink Martini release their second album : ‘Hang On Little Tomato’

Pink Martini's 'Hang On Little Tomato' is their second album released on October 19, 2004, (seven years after their first) by Heinz Records.1 . Let's Never Stop Falling In Love ( w/ China Forbes, Portland) 2 . Let's Never Stop Falling In Love (Athens, Lycabettus, 11/7/2012) 3 . Anna / El Negro Zumbon 4 . La Bucuresti / Anna / El Negro Zumbon 5 . Hang On Little Tomato 6 . Hang On Little Tomato…