Atlantic publish Aretha Franklin’s album : ‘Young, Gifted and Black’ (1972)

Aretha Franklin's 'Young, Gifted and Black' is an album (its title being borrowed from the Nina Simone song 'To Be Young, Gifted and Black) released on January 24, 1972 by Atlantic.1 . Oh Me, Oh My (1971) 2 . Oh Me Oh My 3 . Border Song (w/ Elton John) Track Listing : 1.Oh Me Oh My (I'M A Fool For You Baby) (Jim Doris) - 03:42 . 2.Day Dreaming (Aretha Franklin) - 04:00 . 3.Rock Steady…

Sarah Vaughan records her last album : ‘Brazilian Romance’ produced by Sérgio Mendes (1987)

Sarah Vaughan's 'Brazilian Romance' is her last (and her third of Brazilian music) album produced by Sérgio Mendes, recorded in January 1987 and released the same year by Columbia.1 . So Many Stars 2 . So Many Stars (1988) Track Listing : 1.Make This City Ours Tonight (Tracy Mann, Milton Nascimento) - 02:57 . 2.Romance (Danilo Caymmi, Tracy Mann, Paulo César Pinheiro) - 03:30 . 3.Love And…

Wes Montgomery records his nineteenth album : ‘Down Here on the Ground’ for A&M (1967)

Wes Montgomery's 'Down Here on the Ground' is his nineteenth album recorded on December 20, 21, 1967 & January 22, 26, 1968 and released in 1968 By A&M.Track Listing : 1.Wind Song (Herb Alpert, Nick Ceroli, Neil Larsen, John Pisano, Paul Francis Webster) - 02:22 . 2.Georgia On My Mind (Hoagy Carmichael, Stuart Gorrell) - 02:46 . 3.The Other Man'S Grass Is Always Greener (Tony Hatch,…

Milton Nascimento records ‘Courage,’ an album for CTI (1969)

Milton Nascimento's 'Courage' is an album recorded on December 19, 1968 and February 26 & 27, 1969 and released the same year by CTI.1 . Vera Cruz (w/ Wagner Tiso ) 2 . Outubro 3 . Morro Velho Track Listing : 1.Bridges (Travessia) (Milton Nascimento, Fernando Brant, Gene Lees) - 03:52 . 2.Vera Cruz (Milton Nascimento) - 03:12 . 3.Tres Pontas (Milton Nascimento) - 02:45 . 4.Outubro…

Milt Jackson begins the recording ‘Goodbye,’ an album for CTI (1972)

Milt Jackson's 'Goodbye' is an album recorded on December 12, 1972 and December, 1973 with various top class musicians and released in 1974 By Cti.1 . S.K.J. (Jazz Baltica, 1999) 2 . S.K.J. (Sandra K. Jackson) (w/ Benny Golson, Art Farmer & NHøP ) Track Listing : 1.Old Devil Moon (E. Y. Harburg, Burton Lane) - 05:50 . 2.S.K.J. (Milt Jackson) - 06:47 . 3.Opus De Funk (Horace Silver) - 06:46…

Stanley Turrentine records for CTI ‘Sugar,’ an album with Freddie Hubbard, George Benson, Ron Carter et al (1970)

Stanley Turrentine's 'Sugar' is an album recorded mainly during November 1970 with among others, Freddie Hubbard, George Benson, Ron Carter, ... and released In 1971 By CTI.1 . Sugar Track Listing : 1.Sugar (Stanley Turrentine) - 10:03 . 2.Sunshine Alley (Butch Cornell) - 10:48 . 3.Impressions (John Coltrane) - 14:14 . 4.Gibraltar (Stanley Turrentine) - 9:35 Pete Turner ALSO READOfficial…

Atlantic publish Roberta Flack’s third album : ‘Quiet Fire’ (1971)

Roberta Flack's 'Quiet Fire' is her third studio album released in November 1971 by Atlantic.Track Listing : 1.Go Up Moses (Flack, Jesse Jackson, Joel Dorn) - 05:20 . 2.Bridge Over Troubled Water (Paul Simon) - 07:13 . 3.Sunday And Sister Jones (Gene Mcdaniels) - 04:48 . 4.See You Then (Jimmy Webb) - 03:40 . 5.Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow (Carole King, Gerry Goffin) - 03:59 . 6.To Love…

Weather Report record ‘I Sing the Body Electric’ for Columbia (1971)

Weather Report's 'I Sing the Body Electric' is their second album (with two new members : percussionist Dom Um Romão and drummer Eric Gravatt) recorded during November 1971 and January 1972 and released on May 26, 1972 By Columbia.1 . Dr.Honoris Causa / Directions 2 . Orange Lady (1972) Track Listing : 1.Unknown Soldier (Josef Zawinul) - 08:00 . 2.The Moors (Wayne Shorter) - 04:45 . 3.Crystal…

Quincy Jones releases ‘Q’s Jook Joint,’ an album featuring Stevie Wonder, Bono and Ray Charles among other famous guests (1995)

Quincy Jones' 'Q's Jook Joint' is an album (his first in six years) released on November 7, 1995 by Qwest.1 . Let The Good Times Roll (w/ Stevie Wonder & Nikki Yanofsky ) 2 . Cool Joe, Mean Joe (Killer Joe) 3 . Moody's Mood For Love (w/ Take 6, Brian Mcknight, Patti Austin) 4 . Moody's Mood For Love 5 . Do Nothing Till You Hear From Me Track Listing : 1.Jook Joint Intro (Quincy Jones) -…

Stevie Wonder releases his twenty third album : ‘A Time to Love’ featuring ‘So What the Fuss’ (2005)

Stevie Wonder's 'A Time to Love' is his twenty third (and his first in ten years) studio album released on October 18, 2005 by Motown.1 . If Your Love Cannot Be Moved 2 . From The Bottom Of My Heart (Live) 3 . So What The Fuss ("Live 8," 2005) 4 . Positivity 5 . So What The Fuss (NBA Finals) Track Listing : 1.If Your Love Cannot Be Moved (Stevie Wonder) - 06:11 . 2.Sweetest Somebody I Know…

Antônio Carlos Jobim records his tenth album : ‘Urubu’ for Warner Bros. (1975)

Antônio Carlos Jobim's 'Urubu' is his tenth album recorded on October 16–23, 1975 and released in November 1976 by Warner Bros.1 . Ligia Track Listing : 1.Bôto (Porpoise) (Antônio Carlos Jobim, Jararaca) - 06:07 . 2.Ligia (Antônio Carlos Jobim) - 04:13 . 3.Correnteza (Antônio Carlos Jobim, Luiz Bonfá) - 02:41 . 4.Angela (Antônio Carlos Jobim) - 02:50 . 5.Saudade Do Brasil (Antônio Carlos Jobim)…

Playing Coltrane

Dave Liebman, Wayne Shorter, Jack DeJohnette, Michael Brecker, Joshua Redman, McCoy Tyner, Ravi Coltrane, Christian McBride, Roy Haynes, Bobby Hutcherson, Marcus Miller, Wynton Marsalis, Marcus Roberts, Branford Marsalis, Raul de Souza, Kurt Rosenwinkel, Wes Montgomery, Carlos Santana, John McLaughlin, Pat Metheny, etc

Charles Mingus records ‘Let My Children Hear Music,’ an album for Columbia (1971)

Charles Mingus' 'Let My Children Hear Music' is an album recorded on September 23 – November 18, 1971 with a large jazz orchestra by Columbia.Track Listing : 1.The Shoes Of The Fisherman'S Wife Are Some Jiveass Slippers (Charles Mingus) - 09:34 . 2.Adagio Ma Non Troppo (Charles Mingus) - 08:22 . 3.Don'T Be Afraid, The Clown'S Afraid Too (Charles Mingus) - 09:26 . 4.Taurus In The Arena Of Life…

Freddie Hubbard records the album ‘First Light’ for CTI (1971)

Freddie Hubbard's 'First Light' is an album featuring string arrangements by Don Sebesky and recorded on September 14, 15 & 16, 1971 by By CTI1 . Fantasy In D Track Listing : 1.First Light (Freddie Hubbard) - 11:05 . 2.Uncle Albert/Admiral Halsey (Paul Mccartney) - 08:17 . 3.Moment To Moment (Henry Mancini, Johnny Mercer) - 05:43 . 4.Yesterday'S Dreams (Norman Martin, Don Sebesky) - 03:55 .…

Atlantic publish Roberta Flack’s second album : ‘Chapter Two’ (1970)

Roberta Flack's 'Chapter Two' is her second album, released on August 12, 1970 by Atlantic.1 . Reverend Lee 2 . Gone Away' (The Soul To Soul Concert In Ghana, 1971) Track Listing : 1.Reverend Lee (Gene Mcdaniels) - 04:31 . 2.Do What You Gotta Do (Jimmy Webb) - 04:09 . 3.Just Like A Woman (Bob Dylan) - 06:14 . 4.Let It Be Me (Gilbert Bécaud, Mann Curtis, Pierre Delanoë) - 05:00 . 5.Gone Away…

Atlantic publish The Young Rascals’ third album : ‘Groovin’’ (1967)

The Young Rascals' 'Groovin'' is their third album released on July 31, 1967 by Atlantic1 . A Girl Like You (on "Ed Sullivan") 2 . HOW CAN I BE SURE (1967) 3 . Groovin' (1967) 4 . Groovin' (1969, NRK-TV) 5 . YOU BETTER RUN Track Listing : 1.A Girl Like You (Felix Cavaliere, Eddie Brigati) - 02:51 . 2.Find Somebody (Felix Cavaliere, Eddie Brigati) - 03:48 . 3.I'M So Happy Now (Gene Cornish) -…

CTI publish Eumir Deodato’s ‘Deodato 2’ featuring John Tropea and Stanley Clarke (1973)

Eumir Deodato's 'Deodato 2' is an album recorded with John Tropea & Stanley Clarke and released on July 18, 1973 by Cti.1 . Skyscrapers (Leverkusen Forum) 2 . Skyscrapers (Sesc Brasil) 3 . Super Strut (w/ Euro Groove Department, Arona, Italy, 2011) 4 . Superstrut 5 . Rhapsody in Blue (Sesc Brasil) Track Listing : 1.Nights In White Satin (Justin Hayward) - 06:01 . 2.Pavane For A Dead Princess…

Jay-Z releases his debut album : ‘ Reasonable Doubt’ featuring Mary J. Blige and The Notorious B.I.G. (1996)

Jay-Z' 'Reasonable Doubt' is his debut studio album featuring Mary J. Blige and The Notorious B.I.G. among others and released on June 25, 1996 by Roc-A-Fella / Priority1 . Can't Knock the Hustle (w/ Mary j. Blige) 2 . Can't Knock the Hustle (w/ Mary j. Blige, at David Letterman 04.04.2008) 3 . The Making of Reasonable Doubt: Brooklyns Finest 4 . Dead Presidents (Official Video) 5 . Dead…

Paul Desmond records ‘From the Hot Afternoon’ produced By Creed Taylor for A&M/CTI (1969)

Paul Desmond's 'From the Hot Afternoon' is an album recorded on June 24–25 & August 13–14, 1969 and released the same year by A&M/CTITrack Listing : 1.October (Outubro) - (Fernando Brant, Milton Nascimento) - 03:00 . 2.Round N' Round (Gira Girou) (Milton Nascimento) - 04:32 . 3.Faithful Brother (Irmão De Fé) (Milton Nascimento) - 03:09 . 4.To Say Goodbye (Edu Lobo) - 04:01 . 5.From The…

A&M / CTI release Quincy Jones’ ‘Walking in Space’ featuring ‘Killer Joe’ (1969)

Quincy Jones' 'Walking in Space' feat. 'Killer Joe' is a studio album recorded on June 18 & 19, 1969 and released in 1969 by A&M/Cti..1 . Killer Joe (Quincy Jones 80th Birtay, 2013) Track Listing : 1.Dead End (Galt Macdermot, James Rado, Gerome Ragni) - 04:05 . 2.Walking In Space (Galt Macdermot, James Rado, Gerome Ragni) – 12:06 . 3.Killer Joe (Benny Golson) - 05:12 . 4.Love And Peace…

Three Concerts with Eric Gale

Legendary Jazz and R&B guitarist, Eric Gale, who died today twenty-eight years ago has been from the sixties on, a "top session musician"....

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 .…

George Benson starts the recording of ‘I Got a Woman and Some Blues’ (1969)

George Benson's 'I Got a Woman and Some Blues' is an album recorded on April 30, May 20, June 4, August 19 & 20and September 3, 1969 and released in 1984 by A&M.Track Listing : 1.I Got A Woman (Ray Charles, Renald Richard) - 05:01 . 2.Out Of The Blue (Henry Nemo, Will Jason) - 03:18 . 3.Bluesadelic (George Benson) - 04:14 . 4.Durham'S Turn (George Benson) - 04:06 . 5.Good Morning Blues…

Flying Dutchman publish Gil Scott-Heron’s debut album : ‘Pieces of a Man’ featuring ‘The Revolution Will Not Be Televised’ (1971)

Gil Scott-Heron's 'Pieces of a Man' is his debut studio album recorded on April 19–20, 1971 and released the same year by Flying Dutchman.Track Listing : 1.The Revolution Will Not Be Televised (Gil Scott-Heron) - 02:59 . 2.Save The Children (Gil Scott-Heron) - 04:55 . 3.Lady Day And John Coltrane (Gil Scott-Heron) - 03:10 . 4.Home Is Where The Hatred Is (Gil Scott-Heron) - 03:15 . 5.When You Are…

Grover Washington Jr. records ‘Soul Box’ arranged by Bob James (1973)

Grover Washington, Jr.'s 'Soul Box' is his third album arranged by Bob James, recorded in March 1973 and released the same year by Kudu Records.Track Listing : 1.Aubrey (David Gates) - 03:44 . 2.Masterpiece (Norman Whitfield) - 013:20 . 3.Trouble Man (Marvin Gaye) - 015:56 . 4.You Are The Sunshine Of My Life (Stevie Wonder) - 06:03 . 5.Don'T Explain (Billie Holiday, Arthur Herzog, Jr.) - 011:11 .…

Lalo Schifrin records ‘Black Widow’ featuring Patti Austin for CTI (1976)

Lalo Schifrin's 'Black Widow' is an album featuring, among others, Patti Austin on vocals and recorded on March 29 & 30, 1976 and released the same year by CTITrack Listing : 1.Black Widow (Lalo Schifrin) - 04:11 . 2.Flamingo (Edmund Anderson, Ted Grouya) - 04:31 . 3.Quiet Village (Les Baxter) - 05:45 . 4.Moonglow/Theme From Picnic (Will Hudson, Irving Mills, Eddie Delange/George Duning, Steve…

George Duke records ‘A Brazilian Love Affair’ with Flora Purim, Milton Nascimento and Airto Moreira (1979)

George Duke's 'Duke' is an album released on March 29, 2005 by Bizarre Planet Entertainment.Track Listing : 1.Trust (George Duke) - 05:04 . 2.I Wanna Know (George Duke) - 05:32 . 3.Superwoman (Stevie Wonder) - 05:59 . 4.No One (George Duke, Rachelle Ferrell) - 04:58 . 5.T-Jam (George Duke) - 05:47 . 6.Somebody'S Body (George Duke) - 05:01 . 7.Sausalito (George Duke) - 06:16 . 8.Saturday Night…

Airto Moreira records ‘Free’ for CTI with George Benson, Keith Jarrett et al (1972)

Airto Moreira's 'Free' is an album recorded March 23 and April 12, 13 & 20, 1972 with among others George Benson and Keith Jarrett and released the same year by CTI.Track Listing : 1.Return To Forever (Chick Corea) - 10:17 . 2.Flora'S Song (Flora Purim) - 08:30 . 3.Free (Airto Moreira) - 11:50 . 4.Lucky Southern (Keith Jarrett) - 02:36 . 5.Creek (Arroio) (Victor Brazil) - 06:12 Pete Turner…

Antonio Carlos Jobim records ‘Stone Flower,’ arranged by Deodato, for CTI (1970)

Antonio Carlos Jobim's 'Stone Flower' is his fifth album arranged by Deodat, recorded on March 16-22, 1970 and released the same year by CTI.Track Listing : 1.Tereza My Love (Antonio Carlos Jobim) - 04:23 . 2.Children'S Games (Antonio Carlos Jobim) - 03:30 . 3.Choro (Antonio Carlos Jobim) - 02:10 . 4.Brazil (Ary Barroso) - 07:25 . 5.Stone Flower (Antonio Carlos Jobim) - 03:21 . 6.Amparo (Antonio…

Chick Corea releases the album : ‘The Ultimate Adventure’ (2006)

Chick Corea's 'The Ultimate Adventure' is an album released on February 7, 2006 by Stretch.Track Listing : 1.Three Ghouls, Pt. 1 (Chick Corea) - 01:38 . 2.Three Ghouls, Pt. 2 (Chick Corea) - 0:02 . 3.Three Ghouls, Pt. 3 (Chick Corea) - 03:11 . 4.City Of Brass (Chick Corea) - 06:38 . 5.Queen Tedmur (Chick Corea) - 05:15 . 6.El Stephen, Pt. 1 (Chick Corea) - 06:39 . 7.El Stephen, Pt. 2 (Chick…

Bizarre Planet publish George Duke’s 29th album : ‘Duke’ (2005)

George Duke's 'Duke' is his 29th album released on March 29, 2005 by Bizarre Planet Entertainment.Track Listing : 1.Trust (George Duke) - 05:04 . 2.I Wanna Know (George Duke) - 05:32 . 3.Superwoman (Stevie Wonder) - 05:59 . 4.No One (George Duke, Rachelle Ferrell) - 04:58 . 5.T-Jam (George Duke) - 05:47 . 6.Somebody'S Body (George Duke) - 05:01 . 7.Sausalito (George Duke) - 06:16 . 8.Saturday…

FRE:SH COOL & MELLOW 01 (394 minutes – 8 albums)

Six and a half hours of newly released melodious, soul & jazzy albums. : Bill Laurance . KING . Ed Motta . Nicolas Bearde . De Phazz . Hidden Jazz Quartett . DJ Cam Quartet . Radare . . . Bill Laurance - AftersunThe Snarky Puppy's pianist with his colleagues Michael League and Robert Sput Searight plus New Orleans percussionist Weedie Braihma.KING - We Are King,Twins Paris and Amber Strother…

Whitney Houston releases her third album : ‘I’m Your Baby Tonight’ featuring next to the title track ‘All the Man That I Need’ and ‘Miracle’ (1990)

Whitney Houston's 'I'm Your Baby Tonight' is the third studio album released on November 6, 1990 by Arista Records.1 . I'm Your Baby Tonight (Official Video) 2 . I'm Your Baby Tonight / My Name Is Not Susan / Who Do You Love (Live, 1992) 3 . My Name Is Not Susan (Official Video) 4 . All The Man That I Need (Official Video) 5 . Anymore 6 . Anymore (Japan) 7 . Miracle (Live, 1991) 8 . Miracle…