Dee Dee Bridgewater releases ‘Dee Dee’s Feathers,’ recorded with the New Orleans Jazz Orchestra directed by Irvin Mayfield (2015)

Dee Dee Bridgewater's 'Dee Dee’s Feathers' is a collaborative album recorded with the New Orleans Jazz Orchestra directed by trumpeter Irvin Mayfield and released on April 20th, 2015 by Masterworks / Okeh Records.Track Listing : 1.One Fine Thing (Harry Connick, Jr.) - 06:32 . 2.What A Wonderful World (Bob Thiele, George David Weiss) - 07:21 . 3.Big Chief (Earl King Johnson) - 06:20 . 4.Saint…

This week In Jazz Legends 21/52

Christian Scott, Quintet, Bob James, David Sanborn, George Benson, Southside Aces, Evan Christopher, Irvin Mayfield, Duke Ellington, Ella Fitzgerald, Dee Dee Bridgewater, Lou Donaldson, Dr. Lonnie Smith, Camilo, Tomatito, Ramsey Lewis Trio, Gonzalo Rubalcaba, Ben Sidran, Archie Shepp

Def Jam publish Frank Ocean’s debut album : ‘Channel Orange’ featuring John Mayer, Earl Sweatshirt and André 3000 as guests (2012)

Frank Ocean's 'Channel Orange' is his debut studio album featuring John Mayer, Earl Sweatshirt and André 3000 as guests, produced by Malay, Om'Mas Keith and Pharrell Williams among others and released on July 10, 2012 by Def Jam Recordings.Track Listing : 1.Start (Christopher Breaux, James Ho) - 00:45 . 2.Thinkin Bout You (Christopher Breaux, Shea Taylor) - 03:20 . 3.Fertilizer (James Fauntleroy,…

Happy Birthday Dee Dee Bridgewater. ‘Lady Dee Dee’

This day (May 27, 1950), in Memphis, Tennessee, is born Denise Eileen Garrett a.k.a Dee Dee Bridgewater, an American Jazz singer.Digest Tracklist : Peace (2019) . Tiny Desk Concert (2018) . Memphis (2017) . La belle vie (2015) . Festival Heineken Jazzaldia (2014) . Afro Blue ( 2012) . Bye Bye Blackbird (1997) . J'ai Deux Amours Tour (2005) . & Mike Hucknall - You've Got a Friend . Just…

New Orleans invades Minneapolis (2012)

May 26, 2012 - New Orleans luminaries Evan Christopher (cl), Davell Crawford (p, voc), Irvin Mayfield (tp, p) & Stephen Walker (tb) will sit with local trad New Orleans hand the Southside Aces at the Dakota jazz club in Minneapolis, MN,

Happy Birthday Stevie Wonder. ‘Wonder Day In Wonderland’

This day (May 13, 1950), in Saginaw, Michigan, is born Stevland Hardaway Morris a.k.a Stevie Wonder, an American singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist.Digest Tracklist : Lean On Me, Love's In Need of Love Today (2020) . Easy like Sunday Morning (Lionel Richie Tribute Kennedy Center Honors, 2019 ) . Isn’t She Lovely ( Global Citizen 2017 New York) . Faith (w/ Ariana Grande, 2016) . w/ Sting…

This week In Soul Artists 16/52

Stevie Wonder, Bill Withers, Richie Havens, Nina Simone, Whitney Houston, Dee Dee Bridgewater, Kelis, Earth Wind, Fire, Parliament, Prince, Chic, A Tribe Called Quest, Al Green, Lyle Lovett

This week In Singing Ladies 16/52

Dee Dee Bridgewater, Madeleine Peyroux, Judy Garland, Nina Simone, Laura Mvula, ABBA, Tina Turner, Mary J. Blige, Madonna, Pj Harvey, Sheryl Crow, Patti Smith

Atlantic publish Aretha Franklin’s album : ‘Soul ’69’ (1969)

Aretha Franklin's 'Soul '69' is an album of cover material released on January 17, 1969 by Atlantic. Track Listing : 1.Ramblin' (Maybelle Smith) – 03:10 . 2.Today I Sing The Blues (Curtis Lewis) – 04:25 . 3.River'S Invitation (Percy Mayfield) – 02:40 . 4.Pitiful (Rosie Marie Mccoy, Charlie Singleton) – 03:04 . 5.Crazy He Calls Me (Bob Russell, Carl Sigman) – 03:28 . 6.Bring It On Home To Me (Sam…

Toni Braxton releases her fourth album : ‘More Than a Woman’ featuring ‘Hit the Freeway’ (2002)

Toni Braxton's 'More Than a Woman' is her fourth studio album released on November 19, 2002 by Arista Records.1 . Hit The Freeway & Loon Track Listing : 1.Let Me Show You The Way (Out) (Toni Braxton, Tamar Braxton, Keri Lewis, Curtis Mayfield, Ernest D. Wilson) - 04:19 . 2.Give It Back (Tamar Braxton, Toni Braxton, Byron Thomas, Bryan Williams) - 03:38 . 3.A Better Man (Ivan Matias, Gerrard…

Impulse publish Diana Krall’s fourth album : ‘Love Scenes’ produced by Tommy LiPuma (1997)

Diana Krall's 'Love Scenes' is her fourth album produced by Tommy LiPuma and released on August 26, 1997 by Impulse!.1 . All Or Nothing At All 2 . All Or Nothing At Al 3 . Peel Me A Grape (on "Jazz 606" BBBC 2, 1.4.1998) 4 . I Don't Know Enough About You (2009, Live) 5 . I Don't Know Enough About You (Australia) 6 . I Miss You So 7 . They Can't Take That Away From Me (w/ Russell Malone, Paul…

Joe Williams records an album with the Count Basie Orchestra and it is called …’Count Basie Swings, Joe Williams Sings’ (1955)

'Count Basie Swings, Joe Williams Sings' is an album by Joe Williams with the Count Basie Orchestra recorded on July 26, 1955 and Jun 27, 1956 and released the same year by Verve.1 . Every Day I Have The Blues (w/ Joe Williams) 2 . Well Alright ,Okay,You WinJ (w/ Joe Williams) 3 . All right Okay You Win 4 . Ever Day I Have The Blues (w/ Joe Williams) Track Listing : 1.Every Day I Have The Blues…

Ray Charles records in New-York ‘The Genius of Ray Charles’ (1959)

'The Genius of Ray Charles' is his sixth studio album mixing big band songs with string-backed ballads, recorded on May 6 and June 23, 1959 and released in October 1959 by Atlantic. .Track Listing : 1.Let The Good Times Roll (Sam Theard, Fleecie Moore) - 02:53 . 2.It Had To Be You (Gus Kahn, Isham Jones) - 02:45 . 3.Alexander'S Ragtime Band (Irving Berlin) - 02:53 . 4.Two Years Of Torture (Percy…