Nat King Cole records ‘St. Louis Blues’ with Nelson Riddle as arranger and conductor (1963)

Nat King Cole's 'St. Louis Blues' is an album (OST to the film of the same name staring Cole) recorded on January 29–31, 1958 with Nelson Riddle as arranger and conductor and released in May, 1963 by Capitol. 1 . Morning Star (w/ Pearl Bailey) Nat King Cole - St. Louis Blues Track Listing : 1.Overture (Introducing Love Theme)/Hesitating Blues (Nelson Riddle) – 3:08 . 2.Harlem Blues (W.C.…

Nat King Cole records an album arranged by Nelson Riddle : ‘Nat King Cole Sings for Two In Love’ (1953)

'Nat King Cole Sings for Two In Love' is an album arranged by Nelson Riddle, recorded on January 27, 28, 1953 and August 23, 25, 1955 and released by Capitol.1 . A Handful Of Stars 2 . Tenderly (w/ Oscar Peterson) 3 . There Will Never Be Another You Track Listing : 1.Love Is Here To Stay (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin) - 02:49 . 2.A Handful Of Stars (Jack Lawrence, Ted Shapiro) - 03:26 . 3.This…

Ornette Coleman begins the recording of ‘Tomorrow Is the Question!’ with Don Cherry, Percy Heath, Shelly Manne and Red Mitchell (1959)

Ornette Coleman's 'Tomorrow Is the Question!' is his second album subtitled 'The New Music of Ornette Coleman!', recorded on January 16, February 23 and March 9–10, 1959 with Don Cherry, Percy Heath, Shelly Manne and Red Mitchell and released the same year bBy Contemporary.1 . North Sea Jazz 2010 Track Listing : 1.Tomorrow Is The Question! (Ornette Coleman) - 03:09 . 2.Tears Inside (Ornette…

We remember Natalie Cole. ‘Everlasting’

This day (December 31, 2015), in Los Angeles, California, died Natalie Maria Cole ,an American singer, songwriter and performer, the daughter of jazz legend Nat King Cole.Tracklist : 1 . w/ Diana Krall – Better Than Anything 2 . Summer Sun (2009) 3 . Calling You (2002) 4 . Unforgetable 5 . Non Dimenticar (2004) 6 . w/ Andrea Bocelli – Christmas Song (2009) 7 . w/ Frank Sinatra – I Get A Kick Out…

Ornette Coleman records his sixth album : ‘Free Jazz: A Collective Improvisation’ for Atlantic Records (1960)

Ornette Coleman's 'Free Jazz: A Collective Improvisation' is his sixth album recorded on December 21, 1960 September 1961 and released by Atlantic Records.1 . Free Jazz (1 Of 3) 2 . Free Jazz (2 Of 3) 3 . Free Jazz (3 Of 3) Track Listing : 1.Free Jazz (Part One) (Ornette Coleman) - 19:55 . 2.Free Jazz (Part Two) (Ornette Coleman) - 16:28Musicians : Don Cherry — Pocket Trumpet . Scott Lafaro —…

On TV today, Nat King Cole’s last show (1957)

December 17, 1957 - NBC airs the last episode of "The Nat King Cole Show" with Billy Eckstine guesting. Nat himself has decided to stop the show for lack of sponsors. "Madison Avenue is afraid of the dark" he said.<img src='//rvm.pm/wp-content/uploads/2014/02/Nat-King-Cole-Cole-Español-RVJ.jpg' alt='Nat King Cole - Cole Español ' width='190' height='161'/>

Pat Metheny and Ornette Coleman record together ‘Song X’ for Geffen (1985)

'Song X' by Pat Metheny & Ornette Coleman is a collaborative studio free jazz album recorded on December 12–14, 1985 and released In June 1986 By Geffen.Track Listing : 1.Song X (Ornette Coleman) - 05:38 . 2.Mob Job (Ornette Coleman) - 04:13 . 3.Endangered Species (Ornette Coleman, Pat Metheny) - 13:19 . 4.Video Games (Ornette Coleman) - 05:21 . 5.Kathelin Gray (Ornette Coleman, Pat…

Sonny Rollins records ‘Tour de Force’ with Kenny Drew, George Morrow, Max Roach and Earl Coleman (1957)

Sonny Rollins ' 'Tour de Force' is an album recorded on December 7, 1956 with Kenny Drew, George Morrow, Max Roach and vocals by Earl Coleman on two tracks and released in 1957 By Prestige.Track Listing : 1.Ee-Ah (Sonny Rollins) - 06:52 . 2.B. Quick (Sonny Rollins) - 09:13 . 3.Two Different Worlds (Al Frisch, Sid Wayne) - 07:37 . 4.B. Swift (Sonny Rollins) - 05:15 . 5.My Ideal (Newell Chase, Leo…

Muzică Lăutărească de Colectie

Today December 1st, as we celebrate Romania's national day, we take a closer look at one facet of its rich musics : Muzică Lăutărească de ColectieTracklist : Ion Dragoi - Joc Moldovenesc . Ion Dragoi & Georgel Dragoi . Dona Dumitru Siminica - Puisorul Meu Dorit . Dona Dumitru Siminica & Faramita Lambru . Faramita Lambru - Inel, Inel De Aur . Ileana Sărăroiu - Unde E Târgoviştea? . Ileana…

Robbie Williams releases his fourth album : ‘Swing When You’re Winning’ featuring ‘Somethin’ Stupid,’ a duet with Nicole Kidman (2001)

Robbie Williams' 'Swing When You're Winning' is his fourth studio album produced by Guy Chambers and released on November 19, 2001 by Capitol1 . I Will Talk And Hollywood Will Listen 2 . I Will Talk And Hollywood Will Listen (The Albert, 2001) 3 . Mack The Knife (The Albert, 2001) 4 . Somethin' Stupid (w/ Nicole Kidman ) 5 . Somethin' Stupid (w/ Nicole Kidman, Totp2) 6 . Do Nothin' Till You…

On TV today, Oscar Peterson, Stan Getz et al sit in with Nat King Cole (1957)

October 15, 1957 - for his own NBC show, Nat King Cole is accompanied by Jazz At The Philharmonic - that is Illinois Jacquet (ts), Ray Brown (b), Roy Eldridge (tp), Stan Getz (ts), Coleman Hawkins (ts), Oscar Peterson (p), Flip Phillips (ts), Herb Ellis (g) and Papa Jo Jones (d) - .<img src='//rvm.pm/wp-content/uploads/2014/02/Nat-King-Cole-Cole-Español-RVJ.jpg' alt='Nat King…

On Web TV today, Nicki Nicole at ‘Tiny Desk (Home) Concert’ (2021)

October 13, 2021 - if in front of a computer, do not miss Argentinian rapper and singer Nicki Nicole - along Andres Cortes (mando, g), Ayelen Zucker (voc, perc), Camila Ibarra (voc, perc), Flor Iribarne (p), Jeremias Segall (d), Juan Gimenez Kuj (b), Lautaro Greco (bando), Alma Quiroga (violín), Natalia Cabello (violín), Carla Regio (viola), Jacqueline Oroc (cello) - performing live at NPR "Tiny…

Polydor publish Lloyd Cole and the Commotions debut album :’ Rattlesnakes’ (1984)

Lloyd Cole and the Commotions' 'Rattlesnakes' is their debut album produced by Paul Hardiman and released on October 12, 1984 by Polydor / Geffen1 . Perfect Skin 2 . Perfect Skin (1984) 3 . Speedboat (Live) 4 . Speedboat (Whistle Test, 27/11/84) 5 . Rattlesnakes 6 . Rattlesnakes (Live, 1984) 7 . Down On Mission Street (Live, 1985) 8 . Forest Fire 9 . Forest Fire (Live, 1985) 10 . Charlotte…

Ornette Coleman records ‘Change of the Century’ with Don Cherry, Charlie Haden and Billy Higgins (1959)

Ornette Coleman's 'Change of the Century' is his fourth studio album recorded on October 8 and 9, 1959, with Don Cherry, Charlie Haden and Billy Higgins and released In June 1960 By Atlantic.Track Listing : 1.Ramblin' (Ornette Coleman) - 06:39 . 2.Free (Ornette Coleman) - 06:24 . 3.The Face Of The Bass (Ornette Coleman) - 06:59 . 4.Forerunner (Ornette Coleman) - 05:16 . 5.Bird Food (Ornette…

Coleman Hawkins plays in London (1964)

October 2, 1964 - tenor saxophonist Coleman Hawkins, trumpeter Harry Sweets Edison, pianist Charles Thompson and drummer Jo Jones play at the Wembley Town Hall in London

On TV today, An Evening With Nat King Cole (1963)

September 21, 1963 - you do not want to miss "An Evening with Nat King Cole," a live recording aired on the English BBC<img src='//rvm.pm/wp-content/uploads/2014/02/Nat-King-Cole-Cole-Español-RVJ.jpg' alt='Nat King Cole - Cole Español ' width='190' height='161'/>

Happy Birthday Steve Coleman. ‘Bluesman’

This day (September 20, 1956), in Chicago, Illinois, is born Steve Coleman, a saxophone player, composer and band leader.Tracklist : 1 . En Session live TSFJAZZ (2020) 2 . @ The Jazz Gallery (2018) 3 . @ Skopje Jazz Festival (2017) 4 . Residency at Blue Whale, Los Angeles (2015) 5 . MacArthur Fellow (2014) 6 . w/ Five Elements – Rhythm People 7 . Urban 8 . Newport (2011) 9 . w/ Five Elements –…

Miles Davis records ‘Live at the 1963 Monterey Jazz Festival’ with George Coleman, Herbie Hancock, Ron Carter and Tony Williams (1963)

Miles Davis' 'Live at the 1963 Monterey Jazz Festival' is an album recorded with George Coleman, Herbie Hancock, Ron Carter and Tony Williams on September 20, 1963 and released on July 31, 2007 By Monterey Jazz Festival Records.Track Listing : 1.Waiting For Miles – 0:41 . 2.Autumn Leaves (Joseph Kosma, Johnny Mercer, Jacques Prévert) – 11:24 . 3.So What (Miles Davis) – 11:20 . 4.Stella By…

Natalie Cole releases ‘Ask a Woman Who Knows,’ an album featuring Diana Krall (2002)

Natalie Cole's 'Ask a Woman Who Knows' is an album featuring Diana Krall and released on September 17, 2002 by Verve.1 . I Haven't Got Anything Better To Do (Live) 2 . Tell Me All About It (Live) 3 . Ask A Woman Who Knows (Live) 4 . So Many Stars (Live) 5 . I'm Glad There Is You (Live) Track Listing : 1.I Haven'T Got Anything Better To Do (Lee Pockriss, Paul Vance) - 04:07 . 2.Tell Me All About…

Natalie Cole releases ‘Still Unforgettable,’ an album of standards (2008)

Natalie Cole's 'Still Unforgettable' is a studio album released on September 9, 2008 by DMI/Atco.1 . Come Rain Or Come Shine (w/ Kym Purling, National US Television) 2 . Still Unforgettable 3 . Somewhere Along the Way 4 . Something's Gotta Give Track listing : 1.Walkin' My Baby Back Home (Fred E. Ahlert, Roy Turk) – 02:59 . 2.Come Rain or Come Shine (Harold Arlen, Johnny Mercer) – 03:08 .…

Ornette Coleman starts the recording of ‘Science Fiction,’ an album for Columbia (1971)

Ornette Coleman's 'Science Fiction' is an album Recorded on September 9, 10 & October 13, 1971 and released in 1972 By Columbia.Track Listing : 1.What Reason Could I Give? (Ornette Coleman) - 03:06 . 2.Civilization Day (Ornette Coleman) - 06:04 . 3.Street Woman (Ornette Coleman) - 04:50 . 4.Science Fiction (Ornette Coleman) - 05:03 . 5.Rock The Clock (Ornette Coleman) - 03:16 . 6.All My Life…

Mute publish Richard Hawley’s fourth album : ‘Coles Corner’ (2005)

Richard Hawley's 'Coles Corner' is his fourth studio album co-produced with Colin Elliot and Mike Timm and released on September 5, 2005 by Mute1 . Coles Corner 2 . Coles Corner (Glastonbury Park Stage, 24/06/2016) 3 . Just Like The Rain (The Devil's Arse Cave) 4 . Just Like The Rain (JD Set, 2006) 5 . Hotel Room (Fib Festival 08) 6 . Hotel Room (Glasgow, 2012) 7 . Darlin' Wait For Me ("Steve…

Nat King Cole is recording his fifteenth album to be released next year by Capitol as ‘After Midnight’ (1956)

Nat King Cole's 'After Midnight' is his fifteenth album recorded in August–September 1956, produced by Lee Gillette and released in 1957 by Capitol1 . Sweet Lorraine 2 . Sometimes I'm Happy (1957, "Nat King Cole Show") 3 . Caravan 4 . The Lonely One 5 . Route 66 Track Listing : 1.Just You, Just Me (Jesse Greer, Raymond Klages) - 03:00 . 2.Sweet Lorraine (Cliff Burwell, Mitchell Parish) - 04:33 .…

On TV today, Nat King Cole “à la French” (1957)

August 13, 1957 - you do not miss Nat King Cole singing in French on the "Nat King Cole Show" specially dedicated to Paris<img src='//rvm.pm/wp-content/uploads/2014/02/Nat-King-Cole-Cole-Español-RVJ.jpg' alt='Nat King Cole - Cole Español ' width='190' height='161'/>

Nat King Cole starts the recording of ‘Just One of Those Things,’ an album arranged by Billy May (1957)

Nat King Cole's 'Just One of Those Things' is an album arranged by Billy May and recorded on July 10th, 19th, 31st, August 7th, 1957 and released in November, 1957 By Capitol.1 . The Party's Over (Live, December 17, 1957) 2 . The Party's Over Track Listing : 1.When Your Lover Has Gone (Einar Aaron Swan) - 02:33 . 2.A Cottage For Sale (Larry Conley, Willard Robison) - 03:00 . 3.Who'S Sorry Now?…

Miles Davis records ‘In Europe’ with Ron Carter, George Coleman, Herbie Hancock and Tony Williams at Festival du Jazz in Antibes (1963)

Miles Davis' 'In Europe' is an album with Ron Carter, George Coleman, Herbie Hancock and Tony Williams, recorded on July 27, 1963 at Festival Mondial du Jazz in Antibes and released in 1964 by Columbia.1 . Joshua( 1964) 2 . All Of You( 1964) 3 . Live '64 (w/ Wayne Shorter) Track listing : . 1.Autumn Leaves (Johnny Mercer / Jacques Prévert) - 13:52 . 2.Milestones (Miles Davis) - 09:16 . 3.I…