Warner Bros. publish ‘Fourplay,’ their debut album Harvey Mason, Lee Ritenour, Nathan East & Bob James (1991)

'Fourplay' is their eponymous debut album (featuring Harvey Mason, Lee Ritenour, Nathan East & Bob James) released on September 17, 1991 by Warner Bros. Records.Track listing : 1.Bali Run (Lee Ritenour, Bob James) - 05:32 . 2.101 Eastbound (Nathan East, Marcel East) - 05:57 . 3.Foreplay (Lee Ritenour) - 05:26 . 4.Moonjogger (Bob James) - 06:16 . 5.Max-O-Man (Harvey Mason, Sr., Michael Lang)…

Harvey Mason – Chameleon

Released on April 29, 2014, "Chameleon" is the debut album from legendary session drummer Harvey MasonTrack Listing : 1.Black Frost (Bob James, Grover Washington, Jr.) - 06:08 . 2.Montara (Bobby Hutcherson) - 05:31 . 3.If I Ever Lose This Heaven (Pam Sawyer, Leon Ware) - 05:58 . 4.Looking Back (Mark De Clive-Lowe, Paul Jackson, Harvey Mason, Sr.) - 01:35 . 5.Before The Dawn (Patrice Rushen) -…

Happy Birthday P J Harvey

October 9, 19** - Miss Polly Jean Harvey simply known as PJ Harvey, English musician, singer-songwriter is @)_!. Happy Birthday Miss PJ Harvey's 'Uh Huh Her' is her sixth studio album fully written, recorded and produced by herself and released on May 31, 2004 by Island. >> PJ Harvey' s 'To Bring You My Love' is her third studio album released on February 27, 1995 by Island Records…

Concord publish ‘Lee Ritenour’s 6 String Theory’ recorded with John Scofield, Taj Mahal, Pat Martino, Joe Bonamassa, Robert Cray, Slash, George Benson, B.B. King, Steve Lukather,…

'Lee Ritenour's 6 String Theory' is an album recorded for his 50th birthday with John Scofield, Taj Mahal, Pat Martino, Joe Bonamassa, Robert Cray, Slash, George Benson, B.B. King, Steve Lukather, Mike Stern and more and released on June 29, 2010 by Concord.1 . John Scofield & Lee Ritenour 2 . Cause We've Ended as Lovers 3 . Lee Ritenour, Steve Lukather and Andy McKee 4 . Drifting (La…

Columbia publish Herbie Hancock’s ‘Sunlight’ recorded with Tony Williams and Jaco Pastorius (1978)

Herbie Hancock's 'Sunlight' is an album recorded with Tony Williams and Jaco Pastorius and released on June 15, 1978 by Columbia.1 . I Thought It Was You Track Listing : 1.I Thought It Was You (Herbie Hancock, Melvin Ragin, Jeffrey Cohen) – 08:56 . 2.Come Running To Me (Herbie Hancock, Allee Willis) – 08:25 . 3.Sunlight (Herbie Hancock) - 07:12 . 4.No Means Yes (Herbie Hancock) - 06:21 . 5.Good…

Marlena Shaw records the album ‘Who Is This Bitch, Anyway?’ for Blue Note (1974)

Marlena Shaw's 'Who Is This Bitch, Anyway?' is an album recorded on June 12 and December 3, 4, 5 & 6, 1974 by Blue Note.1 . Feel like making love (New Morning, Paris 29.03.2010) Track Listing : 1.You, Me And Ethel / Street Walking Woman (Marlena Shaw / Loonis Mcglohon, Byron Olson) - 06:20 . 2.You Taught Me How To Speak In Love (Molly Ann Leiken, Art Munson) - 03:52 . 3.Davy (Bernard Ighner)…

Atlantic Records publish Brandy’s second album : ‘Never Say Never’ featuring ‘The Boy Is Mine’ with Monica (1998)

Brandy's 'Never Say Never' is her second studio album produced mostly by Rodney Jerkins and released on June 9, 1998 by Atlantic Records.1 . The Boy Is Mine (Official Video, w/ Monica) 2 . The Boy Is Mine (Live, 1998) 3 . Almost Doesn't Count (Puerto Rico) 4 . Top of the World (Live, w/ Mase) 5 . Sitting On Top of The World (Live) 6 . You Don't Know Me 7 . Never Say Never 8 . Have You Ever (AMA…

Happy Birthday Gonzalo Rubalcaba. ‘Rubalcaba De Cuba’

This day (May 27, 1963), in Havana, Cuba, is born Gonzalo Rubalcaba, a Grammy Award-winning Cuban jazz pianist and composer.Digest Tracklist : Joy, Joie (2019) . Gitaneria (2018) . w/ Anna Maria Jopek - Twe Usta Klamia (2017) . Volcan Trio (2016) . Joao (2014) . Supernova (2012) . Promenade (1999) . Agua De Beber (1995) . Giant Steps (1992) . & Chick Corea – Inprovisation (1991) . Autumn…

XL publish Basement Jaxx’ debut album : ‘Remedy’ featuring ‘Red Alert’ (1999)

Basement Jaxx' 'Remedy' is their debut studio album featuring 'Red Alert,' produced by members Felix Buxton and Simon Ratcliffe and released on May 10, 1999 by XLTrack Listing : 1.Rendez-Vu (Felix Buxton, Simon Ratcliffe) - 05:45 . 2.Yo-Yo (Felix Buxton, Simon Ratcliffe) - 04:29 . 3.Jump N' Shout (Felix Buxton, Mark James, Simon Ratcliffe) - 04:42 . 4.U Can'T Stop Me (Felix Buxton, Simon…

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…

Toni Braxton releases ‘The Heat’ featuring ‘He Wasn’t Man Enough’ and ‘Spanish Guitar’ (2000)

Toni Braxton's 'The Heat' feat. "He Wasn't Man Enough" is her third studio album released on April 25, 2000 by Laface.Track Listing : 1.He Wasn'T Man Enough (Rodney Jerkins, Fred Jerkins Iii, Lashawn Daniels, Harvey Mason, Jr.) - 04:21 . 2.The Heat (Keri Lewis, Toni Braxton) - 03:30 . 3.Spanish Guitar (Diane Warren) - 04:47 . 4.Just Be A Man About It (Toni Braxton, Johntá Austin, Teddy Bishop,…

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…

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.Track Listing : 1.Nature Boy (Eden Ahbez) - 05:58 . 2.The Wind And I (Ronnie Foster) - 05:04 . 3.The World Is A Ghetto (War) - 09:41 . 4.Gonna Love You More (Morris Albert) - 04:37 . 5.Valdez In The Country (Donny Hathaway) - 04:29 . 6.Everything Must Change (Berard Ighner) - 08:07 Antonin KratochvilALSO…

Happy Birthday Lee Ritenour. ‘Captain Lee’

This day (January 11, 1952), in Los Angeles, California, is born Lee Ritenour, an American jazz guitarist.Tracklist : w/ Dave Grusin - KNKX Studio Session (2019) . Stone Flower (2018) . w/ Dave Grusin - Amager Bio (2017) . A Little Bit of This and a Little Bit of That (2016) . Rio Funk (2015) . w/ Friends - @ Jarasum Jazz Festival (2013) . w/ Dave Grusin - Minden Jazz Club ( 2012 = . w/ Mike…

George Benson records ‘Breezin” an album produced By Tommy Lipuma for Warner Bros. (1976)

George Benson's 'Breezin'' is an album produced By Tommy Lipuma, recorded on January 6, 7 & 8, 1976 and released the same year by Warner Bros.Track Listing : 1.Breezin' (Bobby Womack) - 05:40 . 2.This Masquerade (Leon Russell) - 08:03 . 3.Six To Four (Phil Upchurch) - 05:06 . 4.Affirmation (José Feliciano) - 07:01 . 5.So This Is Love? (George Benson) - 07:03 . 6.Lady (Ronnie Foster) - 05:49…

Happy Birthday Bob James. ‘One, Two, Three, Fourplay’

This day (December 25, 1939), in Marshall, Missouri, is born Bob James, a keyboardist, arranger and producer.Tracklist : Mister Magic (2019) . Submarine (2018) . Westchester Lady (2016) . w/ Fourplay & New Japan Philharmonic Orchestra – Westchester Lady (2013) . The Fourplay – Sonnymoon (2012) . Angela . w/ Angels of Shanghai – Celebration (2006) . Westchester Lady . Mind Games (1999) . w/…

Geffen Records publish Mary J. Blige’s seventh album : ‘The Breakthrough’ (2005)

Mary J. Blige's 'The Breakthrough' is her seventh studio album released on December 20, 2005 by Geffen Records.Track Listing : 1.No One Will Do (Erik Ortiz, Kevin Crowe, Clifford Brown Iii, Dave Young, Bunny Sigler) - 04:46 . 2.Enough Cryin (Mary J. Blige, Rodney Jerkins, Sean Garrett, Shawn Carter) - 04:20 . 3.About You (Mary J. Blige, William Adams, Keith Harris, Anthony Newley, Leslie Bricusse)…

Happy Birthday Robben Ford. ‘Model Blue’

This day (December 16, 1951), in Woodlake, California, is born Robben Ford , an American blues, jazz and rock guitarist.Tracklist : w/ Ciprian Leu (2020) . What I Haven’t Done (2019) . at GuitarTown (2018) . Good Times (2017) . High Heels And Throwing Things (2016) . w/ hr-Bigband – Different People (2015) . 12 Bar Blues Improvisation (2014) . w/ Omar Hakim, Joey DeFrancesco & Rick Margitza –…

Four Concerts with Nathan East

Bassist extraordinaire, Nathan East, who turns 65 today - Happy Birthday BTW - has been for almost 40 years a "top session bassist".Very much in demand, Nathan has played on numerous albums and behind the greatest (you want to verify ? click on //go.rvm.pm/nathaneast).The 'Four Concerts with Nathan East' are with Eric Clapton, Herbie Hancock, Fourplay and Toto. plus a Q&A Session bonus.…

We remember Antônio Carlos Jobim. ‘Quiet Star’

This day (December 8, 1994), in New York, died Antônio Carlos Brasileiro de Almeida Jobim a.k.a Tom Jobim, a Brazilian songwriter, composer, arranger, singer, and pianist/guitarist.Tracklist : One Note Samba . Insensatez . Samba De Uma Nota Só (1986) . Garota de Ipanema . Corcovado . Wave . Chega de saudade . Agua De Beber . Tracklist : Wave . Insensatez . Triste . Desafinado . The Girl From…

Columbia publish Herbie Hancock’s twenty-fourth album : ‘Directstep’ (1978)

<pHerbie Hancock's 'Directstep' is his twenty-fourth album produced By David Rubinson & Friends, Inc and released on December 2, 1978 by Columbia.Track Listing : 1.Butterfly (Herbie Hancock, Bennie Maupin) - 07:55 . 2.Shiftless Shuffle (Herbie Hancock, Paul Jackson, Harvey Mason, Bill Summers) - 07:10 . 3.I Thought It Was You (Jeffrey Cohen, Herbie Hancock, Melvin Ragin) - 15:30Musicians :…

We remember Jon Hendricks. ‘Jon, He ‘s Only Singing

This day (November 22, 2017), in Manhattan, New York, died Jon Hendricks, an American jazz singer, one of the originators of vocaleseDigest Tracklist : w/ Mel Torme - Down For Double . w/ André Minvielle – Live In Paris (2009) . In Walked Bud (1983) . Soul For Sale (1997) . Lambert Hendricks And Ross - Airegin . Chega De Saudade (1993) . w/ The Manhattan Transfer – Airegin (1991) . Jon Hendricks…

Mary J. Blige releases her tenth album : ‘My Life II… The Journey Continues (Act 1)’ (2011)

Mary J. Blige's 'My Life II... The Journey Continues (Act 1)' is her tenth studio album released as a sequel to her 1994 album 'My Life' on November 21, 2011 by Matriarch.Track Listing : 1.Intro (Mary J. Blige, Jerry Duplessis, Kendu Isaac, Arden Altino, Sean Combs) - 01:16 . 2.Feel Inside (Mary J. Bligeandrea Martin, Duplessis, Altino, Nasir Jones, Dennis Coles, Robert Diggs, Gary Grice, Lamont…

Fourplay perform in Milano (2011)

November 11, 2011 - Fourplay - that is Bob James (kb), Nathan East (b), Chuck Loeb (g) and Harvey Mason (d) - will be at Blue Note Milano in Italy

Fourplay go to a German Club (2011)

November 5, 2011 - all-star quartet Fourplay - that is Bob James (kb), Chuck Loeb (g), Nathan East (b, voc) and Harvey Mason (d) - plays at Jazz Club Minden, Germany

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.Track Listing : 1.Unbreakable (Michael Jackson, Rodney Jerkins, Fred Jerkins Iii, Lashawn Daniels, Nora Payne, Robert Smith, Christopher Wallace) - 06:26 . 2.Heartbreaker (Michael Jackson, Rodney Jerkins, Fred Jerkins Iii, Lashawn Daniels, Mischke Butler, Norman…

Heads Up publish Fourplay’s eleventh studio album : ‘Let’s Touch the Sky’ (2010)

Fourplay's 'Let's Touch the Sky' is their eleventh (and the first with Chuck Loeb on guitar) studio album released on October 25, 2010 by Heads Up.Track Listing : 1.Let'S Touch The Sky (Bob James) - 05:22 . 2.3Rd Degree (Chuck Loeb) - 05:07 . 3.More Than A Dream (Harvey Mason) - 05:03 . 4.Pineapple Getaway (Harvey Mason) - 05:52 . 5.I'Ll Still Be Lovin' You (Nathan East) - 05:18 . 6.Gentle Giant…

John Legend releases ‘Once Again,’ his second album featuring ‘Heaven’ and ‘Save Room’ (2006)

John Legend's 'Once Again' is his second studio album recorded with Kanye West, will.i.am, Raphael Saadiq, etc. and released on October 24, 2006 by Good Music.Track Listing : 1.Save Room (Buddy Buie, James B. Cobb, Jr., Jessyca Wilson, John Stephens, William Adams, Robot) - 03:55 . 2.Heaven (Alexandra Louise Brown, Jessyca Wilson, John Stephens, Kanye West, Milton Bland) - 03:34 . 3.Stereo (Devon…

We remember Shirley Horn. ‘Two Heads, One Horn’

This day (October 20, 2005), in Washington, D.C., died Shirley Horn, an American jazz singer and pianist.Digest Tracklist : Our Love Is Here To Stay (2002) . How Insensitive (1999) . Fever (1998) . Once I Loved (1994) . This is the end of a beautiful friendship (1990) . w/ Wynton Marsalis - Basin Street Blues . This Can'T Be Love / Song I Love You In A Place (1981) . Shirley Horn Top 10 : Winter…

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 .…

Herbie Hancock releases his twelfth album : ‘Head Hunters’ featuring ‘Chameleon’ and ‘Watermelon Man’ (1973)

<pHerbie Hancock's 'Head Hunters' is his twelfth studio album co-produced with David Rubinson and released on October 13, 1973 by Columbia.Track Listing : 1.Chameleon (Herbie Hancock, Paul Jackson, Harvey Mason, Bennie Maupin) – 15:41 . 2.Watermelon Man (Herbie Hancock) – 06:29 . 3.Sly (Herbie Hancock) – 10:15 . 4.Vein Melter (Herbie Hancock) – 09:09 Victor MoscosoALSO READWikipediaOfficial…

Concord publish George Benson’s ‘Guitar Man’ (2011)

George Benson's 'Guitar Man' is a studio album featuring jazz and pop standards and released on October 4, 2011 by Concord.Track Listing : 1.Tenderly (Jack Lawrence, Walter Gross) - 02:01 . 2.I Want To Hold Your Hand (John Lennon, Paul McCartney) - 05:10 . 3.My Cherie Amour (Henry Cosby, Sylvia Moy, Stevie Wonder) - 04:08 . 4.Naima (John Coltrane) - 03:41 . 5.Tequila (Daniel Flores) - 04:30 .…

Toni Braxton releases her fifth album : ‘Libra’ (2005)

Toni Braxton's 'Libra' (her astrological sign) is her fifth studio album released on September 27, 2005 by Blackground Records.Track Listing : 1.Please (Scott Storch, Makeba Riddick, Vincent Herbert, Kameron Houff) - 03:57 . 2.Trippin' (That'S The Way Love Works) (Bryan-Michael Cox, Kendrick Dean, Johnta Austin, Toni Braxton) - 04:05 . 3.What'S Good (Bryan-Michael Cox, Johnta Austin, Toni Braxton,…

‘Jobim, Hancock & Friends’ Tom Jobim’s last concert

On September 27, 1993, in Sao Paulo 'Tom' Jobim joins a group of American and Brazilian artists - Herbie Hancock, Joe Henderson, Gonzalo Rubalcaba, Ron Carter, Harvey Mason, Shirley Horn, John Hendricks, Gal Costa, Oscar Castro-Neves, Paulo Jobim and Alex Acuna - to perform four songs during what will stay as his last Brazilian public performance. Jobim will pass away the next year.Track Listing…

Herbie, Shirley et al pay tribute to Jobim (1993)

September 27, 1993 - Shirley Horn, Gal Costa, Jon Hendricks, Joe Henderson, Herbie Hancock, Gonzalo Rubalcaba, Oscar Castro-Neves, Ron Carter, Harvey Mason pay tribute to Brazilian Icon Antônio Carlos Jobim at the Free Jazz Festival in Sao Paulo, Brazil

Happy Birthday Gal Costa. ‘Costa Bella’

This day (September 26, 1945), in Salvador, Bahia, is born Gal Costa, a Brazilian singerDigest Tracklist : O Que É Que Há . Estratosférica . Mansidão (2013) . Wave . Luz Do Sol (2006) . Sua Estupidez (2002) . w/ Caetano Veloso – Tá Combinado (1996) . Eu Sei Que Vou Te Amar (1992) . Açai / Festa Do Interior (1982) . Jorge Ben & Gal Costa – Que Pena . Volta (1973) . Tracklist : Shirley…

Concord Records publish Diane Schuur’s ‘Friends for Schuur,’ an album featuring among others Ray Charles and Stevie Wonder (2000)

Diane Schuur's 'Friends for Schuur' is an album featuring duets with Ray Charles and Stevie Wonder and released on September 26, 2000 by Concord Records.Track Listing : 1.Easy Living (Ralph Rainger, Leo Robin) - 04:26 . 2.I'D Fly (Riccardo Cocciante, Jean Paul Drean, Roxanne Seeman) - 05:07 . 3.For The First Time (Gerry Goffin, Ken Hirsch) - 04:44 . 4.It Might Be You (Alan Bergman, Marilyn…

Columbia publish Earth, Wind & Fire’s seventh album : ‘Spirit’ featuring ‘Getaway’ and ‘Saturday Nite’ (1976)

Earth, Wind & Fire's 'Spirit' is their seventh studio album released in September 1976 by Columbia Records.Track listing : 1.Getaway (Peter Cor, Beloyd Taylor) - 03:47 . 2.On Your Face (Charles Stepney, Maurice White, Phillip Bailey) - 04:33 . 3.Imagination (Charles Stepney, Maurice White, Phillip Bailey) - 05:15 . 4.Spirit (Larry Dunn, Maurice White) - 03:12 . 5.Saturday Nite (Maurice…

Beyoncé releases ‘B’Day,’ her second solo album featuring ‘Déjà Vu,’ ‘Ring the Alarm,’ ‘Irreplaceable’ and ‘Beautiful Liar’ (2006)

Beyoncé's 'B'Day' is her second studio album on September 4, 2006, by Columbia.Track Listing : 1.Déjà Vu (Beyoncé Knowles, Rodney Jerkins, Delisha Thomas, Makeba Riddick, Keli Nicole Price, Shawn Carter) - 04:00 . 2.Get Me Bodied (Beyoncé Knowles, Solange Knowles, Kasseem Dean, Sean Garrett, Makeba Riddick, Angela Beyincé) - 03:25 . 3.Suga Mama (Beyoncé Knowles, Rich Harrison, Makeba Riddick,…