Stan, Chick, Dizzy et al go to the White House (1982)

December 4, 1982 - American president Ronald Reagan has invited a few top jazz players to the White House - that is Diane Schuur, Stan Getz, Chick Corea, Miroslav Vitouš, Roy Haynes, Dizzy Gillespie, Jon Faddis next to classical violonist Itzhak Perlman - for a private concert More Info<img src='//rvm.pm/wp-content/uploads/2014/06/Stan-Getz-Getz-à-Go-Go-RVJ.jpeg' alt='Stan Getz…

We remember Stan Getz. ‘Getz à Go Go’

This day (June 6, 1991), in Malibu, California, died Stan Getz, an American jazz saxophone player who was known as The Sound. Tracklist : 1 . Lush Life (1983) 2 . Yours And Mine (1990) 3 . Blood Count (1989) 4 . Dream’S (1986) 5 . w/ Chet Baker - Airegin (1983) 6 . w/ Dizzy Gillespie - I Can'T Get Started (1978) 7 . Chega De Saudade (1976) 8 . A Nightingale Sang In Berkeley Square (1967) 9 . w/…

Happy Birthday Billy Joel. ‘Billy The King’

This day (May 9, 1949), in The Bronx, New York City, is born Billy Joel, American singer-songwriter and pianistDigest Tracklist : Ballad Of Billy The Kid (The Midnight Special, 1975) . New York State Of Mind (1976) . The Stranger (1977) . Movin' Out (1978) . Stiletto (Houston, 1979) . It's Still Rock and Roll to Me . You're My Home (1981) . Angry Young Man (1982) . Uptown Girl . The Longest Time…

Happy Birthday Roy Haynes. ‘Vive Le Roy’

This day (March 13, 1925 ), in Boston, Massachusetts, is born Roy Owen Haynes, an American jazz drummer.Tracklist : w/ David Kikoski (2019) . The 7-Decade Career of Drummer Roy Haynes (2018) . w/ The Fountain Of Youth Quartet - At Dizzy'S Club (2011) . Interview . Various (2009) . w/ Chick Corea - Duet (2009) . w/ Pat Metheny, Dave Holland - How Insensitive (1992) . Red Rodney All Stars - At…

This week In One-Off Collaborations 10/52

Alice In Chains . Heart, David Gilmour . The Who, Iggy Pop . Metallica, Jonny Lang . Eric Johnson, Gary Clark Jr. . William Bell, Chicago . REO Speedwagon, Robert Plant . Sheryl Crow, Blake Shelton . Trace Adkins, Lionel Richie . Blake Shelton, Sharon Corr . Vonda Shepard, Billy Joel . Itzhak Perlman, Larry Graham . Mark KingThey are the 12 one-off collaborations selected among the 286 Posts we…

It Takes Many To Be Alone

From 'Alone In The City' to 'Lonely Boy Blues', we have mixed 17 'Jazz and Blues' tunes around the theme of 'Solitude'. It has Mal Waldron, Brenda Lee, Wes Montgomery, Ray Charles and many more.