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.Digest Tracklist : Idris Muhammad – Live in Pittsburgh . w/ Ahmad Jamal – The Aftermath (2008) . w/ Ahmad Jamal – Poinciana (2007) . w/ Chico Freeman - Salt + Peanuts (1993) . Bessie's Blues (1993) . w/ Sam Rivers etc - Lester Leaps In (1992) . Tracklist : Loran's Dance . Power Of…

Stanley Turrentine records ‘Don’t Mess With Mister T.’ for CTI (1973)

Stanley Turrentine's 'Don't Mess With Mister T.' is an album arranged by Bob James and recorded on June 7–8, 1973 by CTI.1 . Don't Mess With Mr. T (Live) Track Listing : 1.Don'T Mess With Mister T. (Marvin Gaye) - 09:51 . 2.Two For T. (Stanley Turrentine) - 07:06 . 3.Too Blue (Stanley Turrentine) - 07:21 . 4.I Could Never Repay Your Love (Bruce Hawes) - 08:22 Alen MacweeneyALSO READOfficial…

Young Turks publish Jamie xx debut album : ‘In Colour’ (2015)

Jamie xx' 'In Colour' is his debut studio album featuring The xx members Romy and Oliver Sim and released on May 29, 2015 by Young Turks.1 . Gosh 2 . Gosh (Official Video) 3 . Sleep Sound 4 . Sleep Sound (Official Video) 5 . Stranger in a room & SeeSaw (BBC R1, w/ Romy & Olivier) 6 . Obvs + Could Heaven Ever Be Like This? (Yotaspace, Moscow, 30.10.15) 7 . Loud Places (w/ Romy) 8 . Loud…

Randy Weston records ‘The Spirits Of Our Ancestors’ for Verve (1991)

Randy Weston's 'The Spirits Of Our Ancestors' is an album recorded on May 20, 21 & 22, 1991 with an all-star cast of musicians and released the same year by Verve.Track Listing : 1.African Village Bedford-Stuyvesant (Randy Weston) - 03:21 . 2.The Healers (Randy Weston) - 10:48 . 3.African Cookbook (Randy Weston) - 17:16 . 4.La Elaha-Ella Allah/Morad Allah (Traditional) - 06:43 . 5.The Call…

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…

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 .…

Roberta Flack releases her fifth album : ‘Feel Like Makin’ Love’ featuring the eponymous song (and big hit) (1975)

Roberta Flack's 'Feel Like Makin' Love' is her fifth solo album produced by Rubina Flake and released on March 1, 1975 by Atlantic.Track Listing : 1.Feelin' That Glow (Bobby Fusco, Sister Charlotte Laws, Gene Mcdaniels, Maurice Mckinley, Leon Pendarvis) - 05:48 . 2.I Wanted It Too (Ralph Macdonald, William Salter) - 02:51 . 3.I Can See The Sun In Late December (Stevie Wonder) - 12:48 . 4.Some…

Kudu Records publish Grover Washington, Jr’s debut album : ‘Inner City Blues’ (1972)

Grover Washington, Jr's 'Inner City Blues' is his debut album produced By Creed Taylor and released on January 3, 1972 by Kudu Records.Track Listing : 1.Inner City Blues (Marvin Gaye) - 07:10 . 2.Georgia On My Mind (Hoagy Carmichael, Stuart Gorrell) - 04:38 . 3.Mercy Mercy Me (The Ecology) (Marvin Gaye) - 05:07 . 4.Until It'S Time For You To Go (Buffy Saint-Marie) - 04:35 . 5.I Loves You Porgy…

Roberta Flack releases her sixth album : ‘Blue Lights in the Basement’ featuring ‘The Closer I Get to You’ with Donny Hathaway (1977)

Roberta Flack's 'Blue Lights in the Basement' is her sixth studio album released on December 13, 1977 by Atlantic.Track Listing : 1.Why Don'T You Move In With Me (Gene Mcdaniels) - 04:54 . 2.The Closer I Get To You (Reggie Lucas, James Mtume) - 04:41 . 3.Fine, Fine Day (Rachel Perry) - 04:51 . 4.This Time I'Ll Be Sweeter (Pat Grant, Gwen Guthrie) - 04:27 . 5.25Th Of Last December (Gene Mcdaniels)…

2Pac releases his debut album : ‘2Pacalypse Now’ (1991)

2Pac's '2Pacalypse Now' is his debut studio album released on November 12, 1991, by Interscope / EastWest RecordsTrack Listing : 1.Young Black Male (2Pac) - 02:35 . . 2.Trapped (2Pac) - 04:44 . . 3.Soulja'S Story (2Pac) - 05:05 . . 4.I Don'T Give A Fuck (2Pac) - 04:20 . 5.Violent (2Pac) - 06:25 . . 6.Words Of Wisdom (2Pac) - 04:54 . . 7.Something Wicked (2Pac) - 02:28 . . 8.Crooked Ass Nigga…

Beastie Boys release their second album : ‘Paul’s Boutique’

Beastie Boys' 'Paul's Boutique' is their second studio album released on July 25, 1989 by Capitol.Track listing : 1.To All the Girls (Beastie Boys, Dust Brothers) - 01:292.Shake Your Rump (Beastie Boys, Dust Brothers) - 03:193.Johnny Ryall (Beastie Boys, Dust Brothers) - 03:004.Egg Man (Beastie Boys, Dust Brothers) - 02:57."Drop it in the Slot" by Tower of Power."Dance to the Music" by Sly &…

Let’s Rock

From 'Buddy's Rock' to 'I Want To Rock' , we have mixed 16 'Jazz' tunes around the theme of 'Rock'. It has Buddy Rich, Bradley Leighton, Johnny Hodges, Duke Ellington and many more.