Gil Evans brings his Orchestra to New-York (1988)

January 11, 1988 - Gil Evans and his Orchestra - that is Miles Evans (tp), Lew Soloff (tp) Shinzo Ono (tp), Alex Foster (ts), Chris Hunter (as), John Clark (f hrn), Dave Taylor (tb), Dave Bargeron (tb), Tom "Bones" Malone (bs, tuba), Gil Goldstein (synth), Pete Levin (synth), Hiram Bullock (g), Mark Egan (b) and Danny Gottlieb (d)- perform at Sweet Basil in New-York City

Steely Dan release their seventh album : ‘Gaucho’ featuring ‘Hey Nineteen’ (1980)

Steely Dan's 'Gaucho' feat. 'Hey Nineteen' is their seventh studio album released on November 21, 1980 by Mca.Track Listing : 1.Babylon Sisters (Walter Becker, Donald Fagen) - 05:55 . 2.Hey Nineteen (Walter Becker, Donald Fagen) - 05:10 . 3.Glamour Profession (Walter Becker, Donald Fagen) - 07:29 . 4.Gaucho Walter Becker, Donald Fagen, Keith Jarrett) - 05:32 . 5.Time Out Of Mind (Walter Becker,…

Warner Bros. publish ‘Chaka Khan’ her eponymous fourth solo album (1982)

'Chaka Khan' is her eponymous fourth solo album released on November 17, 1982 by Warner Bros. Records.1 . Slow Dancing (w/ Toad The Wet Sprocket) Track Listing : 1.Tearin' It Up (Bunny Sigler, Jane Lumibao) - 06:39 . 2.Slow Dancin' (Featuring Rick James) (Loz Netto) - 05:22 . 3.Best In The West (Dominick Bugatti, Frank Musker) - 04:00 . 4.Got To Be There (Elliot Willenski) - 04:00 . 5.Be Bop…

Sting releases his second solo album : ‘…Nothing Like the Sun’ featuring ‘Englishman in New York,’ ‘We’ll Be Together,’ ‘They Dance Alone’ and…

Sting's '…Nothing Like the Sun' is his second solo album ( with a title borrowed from from Shakespeare's Sonnet #130) released on October 13, 1987 by A&M.1 . Lazarus Heart (Ottawa, Ontario, 1985) 2 . Be Still My Beating Heart 3 . Be Still My Beating Heart (Tokyo) 4 . Englishman In New York 5 . They Dance Alone (Cueca Solo) 6 . They Dance Alone (Viña Del Mar, 2011) 7 . Fragile 8 . We'll Be…

Singing & Playing With Stevie Ray Vaughan

Johnny Copeland, Buddy Guy, BB King, Dick Dale, Albert King, Jeff Healey, The Fabulous Thunderbirds, Lonnie Mack , Night Music Band, Jeff Beck, Albert Collins, Carlos Santana

On TV today, Carole King with David Letterman (1982)

August 26, 1982 - you do not want to miss Carole King chatting and performing "Locomotion/One Fine Day," "Read Between the Lines" and "It's a War" backed by Robert McEntee (g), Richard Hardy (s) and Hiram Bullock (p) at "Late Night With David Letterman" on NBC

Paul Simon releases ‘One-Trick Pony,’ his fifth solo album, produced with Phil Ramone (1980)

Paul Simon's 'One-Trick Pony' is his fifth solo studio album col-produced with Phil Ramone and released on August 12 1980 by Warner Bros. Records1 . Late In The Evening (Official Video) 2 . One-Trick Pony (Live) 3 . Ace In The Hole (Live) 4 . Long, Long Day (Live) 5 . Late In The Evening (Webster Hall) 6 . One-Trick Pony (Live) Track Listing : 1.Late In The Evening (Paul Simon) - 04:02 .…

Atlantic release ‘Roberta Flack & Donny Hathaway’ featuring ‘Where Is the Love’ (1972)

'Roberta Flack & Donny Hathaway' feat. 'Where Is the Love' is a duet album released on May 6, 1972 by Atlantic.Track Listing : 1.I (Who Have Nothing) (Jerry Leiber, Mike Stoller, Carlo Donida) - 05:00 . 2.You'Ve Got A Friend (Carole King) - 02:34 . 3.Baby I Love You (Jimmy Holiday, Ronnie Shannon) - 03:24 . 4.Be Real Black For Me (Charles Mann, Donny Hathaway, Roberta Flack) - 03:30 .…

Chaka Khan releases ‘What Cha’ Gonna Do for Me,’ her third album produced by Arif Mardin (1981)

Chaka Khan's 'What Cha' Gonna Do for Me' is her third solo album produced by Arif Mardin and released on April 15, 1981 y Warner Bros.Track Listing : 1.We Can Work It Out (John Lennon, Paul McCartney) - 03:43 . 2.What Cha' Gonna Do For Me (Ned Doheny, Hamish Stuart) - 03:54 . 3.I Know You, I Live You (Chaka Khan, Arif Mardin) - 04:29 . 4.Any Old Sunday (Andy Fraser, Danny Ironstone, Linda Mccrary,…

Warner Bros. release Chaka Khan’s second solo album : ‘Naughty’ produced By Arif Mardin (1980)

Chaka Khan's 'Naughty' is her second solo album produced By Arif Mardin and released on March 26, 1980 by Warner Bros.Track Listing : 1.Clouds (Nickolas Ashford, Valerie Simpson) - 04:28 . 2.Get Ready, Get Set (Kathy Anderson, Ellison Chase, Bill Haberman, Art Jacobson) - 03:42 . 3.Move Me No Mountain (Jerry Ragovoy, Aaron Schroeder) - 04:14 . 4.Nothing'S Gonna Take You Away (Deborah Ash, Bill…

Happy Birthday Chaka Khan. ‘Ain’t Nobody Like Chaka’

This day (March 23, 1953), in Chicago, Illinois, is born Yvette Marie Stevens a.k.a. Chaka Khan, an American singer.Tracklist : Like Sugar (2019) . A'nt Nobody (Jools Holland 2016/2017) . Live Medley (Tokyo 2014) . Ain't nobody (2012) . Edisons (2010) . w/ Stevie Wonder - Tell me Something Good 2003 . Im Every Woman (2002) . hrough The Fire (1995) . w/ Fourplay - Between The Sheets . w/ Bb King,…

This month Mike Stern records ‘Upside Downside,’ his second album (1986)

Mike Stern's 'Upside Downside' is his second studio album recorded in March & April 1986 and released the same year by Atlantic.Track Listing : 1.Upside Downside (Mike Stern) - 05:43 . 2.Little Shoes (Mike Stern) - 05:33 . 3.Goodbye Again (Mike Stern) - 06:35 . 4.Mood Swings (Mike Stern) - 06:05 . 5.After You (Mike Stern) - 05:28 . 6.Scuffle (Mike Stern) - 06:10 Musicians : Mike Stern –…

We remember Gil Evans

March 20, 1988 - Mr.Gil Evans, Canadian jazz pianist, arranger, composer and bandleader passed away aged 74. He is remembered.Recorded on November 18 & 30, December 10 & 15, 1960, "Out of the Cool" is an album by The Gil Evans Orchestra. >> Miles Davis' "Porgy and Bess" is a studio album (featuring arrangements by Davis and Gil Evans from the George Gershwin's opera) recorded on…

GRP Records publish Marcus Miller’s album : ‘Live & More’ recorded in the nineties (1998)

Marcus Miller's 'Live & More' is a live album recorded in 1996 and released on March 10, 1998 by GRP Records.Track Listing : 1.Intro (Marcus Miller) - 02:26 . 2.Panther (Marcus Miller) - 09:06 . 3.Tutu (Marcus Miller) - 10:59 . 4.Funny (All She Needs Is Love) (Marcus Miller, Boz Scaggs) - 012:42 () . 5.Strange Fruit (Lewis Allan) - 03:56 . 6.Summertime (Ira Gershwin, George Gershwin, Dubose…

Island publish Chaka Khan’s twelfth album ‘Hello Happiness’ featuring ‘Like Sugar’ (2019)

Chaka Khan's 'Hello Happiness' is her twelfth album (her first in 12 years) produced by Dave ‘Switch’ Taylor & Sarah Ruba and released on February 15, 2019 by Island(Source Chaka Khan - Hello Happiness | Official Site)The Guardian Its sound is based on an intricate knowledge of her back catalogue – the vivid funk she recorded with Rufus 40 years ago The Arts Desk it is the soundtrack to the…