Columbia publish Herbie Hancock’s ‘Sunlight’ recorded with…

Herbie Hancock’s ‘Sunlight’ is an album recorded with Tony Williams and Jaco Pastorius and released on June 15, 1978 by Columbia. Track Listing : 1.I Thought It Was You (Herbie Hancock, Melvin Ragin, Jeffrey Cohen) – 08:56 . 2.Come Running To Me (Herbie Hancock, Allee Willis) – 08:25 . 3.Sunlight (Herbie Hancock) – 07:12 . […]

Weather Report release their eighth album : ‘Heavy Weather’…

Weather Report’s ‘Heavy Weather’ is their eighth (and most commercially successful) album released in March 1977 y Columbia. Track Listing : 1.Birdland (Joe Zawinul) – 05:57 . 2.A Remark You Made (Joe Zawinul) – 06:51 . 3.Teen Town (Jaco Pastorius) – 02:51 . 4.Harlequin (Wayne Shorter) – 03:59 . 5.Rumba Mamá (Manolo Badrena, Alex Acuña) […]

Warner Bros. publish Jaco Pastorius’ third album :…

Jaco Pastorius ‘Invitation’ is his third album recorded with his Word of Mouth big band and released in December 1983 by Warner Bros. Track Listing : 1.Invitation (Bronislaw Kaper) – 06:57 . 2.Amerika (Traditional) – 01:09 . 3.Soul Intro/The Chicken (Pee Wee Ellis, Jaco Pastorius) – 06:49 . 4.Continuum (Jaco Pastorius) – 04:28 . 5.Liberty […]

Jaco Pastorius records ‘The Birthday Concert’ in Florida for Warner…

Jaco Pastorius’ ‘The Birthday Concert’ is a live album recorded on December 1, 1981, at Mr. Pip’S In Ft. Lauderdale in Florida and released on September 26, 1995. by Warner Bros. Track Listing : 1.Soul Intro/The Chicken (Pee Wee Ellis, Jaco Pastorius) – 08:01 . 2.Continuum (Jaco Pastorius) – 02:34 . 3.Invitation (Bronislaw Kaper) – […]

Joni Mitchell releases ‘Shadows and Light,’ a double live album…

Joni Mitchell’s ‘Shadows and Light’ is a double live album released in September 1979 and recorded with Pat Metheny, Jaco Pastorius, Michael Brecker and others and released in September 1980 by Asylum. Track listing : 1.Introduction (Joni Mitchell) – 01:51 . 2.In France They Kiss on Main Street (Joni Mitchell) – 04:14 . 3.Edith and […]

Jaco Pastorius takes the Word of Mouth Big Band to ‘Aurex Jazz Festival…

During the first week of September 1982, Jaco Pastorius, the Word of Mouth Big Band and a couple of special guests such as Toots Thielemans took part in the “Aurex Jazz Festival” held in three different Japanese venues : Budokan, Tokyo (September 1st), Osaka Festival Hall (September 4th) and Yokohama Stadium (September 5th). Here is […]

Three Concerts with Peter Erskine

Drummer extraordinaire, Peter Erskine, who turns 64 today – Happy Birthday – has been for almost 50 years a “top session drummer”. Very much in demand, Peter has played on numerous albums and behind the greatest (you want to verify ? click on http://go.rvm.pm/PeterErskine). The ‘Three Concerts with Peter Erskine‘ are with Diana Krall, John […]

This month Mike Stern records ‘Upside Downside,’ his second album…

Mike Stern’s ‘Upside Downside’ is his second studio album recorded in March & April 1986 and released the same year by Atlantic. Track Listing : 1.Upside Downside (Mike Stern) – 05:43 . 2.Little Shoes (Mike Stern) – 05:33 . 3.Goodbye Again (Mike Stern) – 06:35 . 4.Mood Swings (Mike Stern) – 06:05 . 5.After You […]

We remember Tony Williams

This day (February 23, 1997), in Daly City, California, died Anthony Tillmon ‘Tony’ Williams, an American drummer and pioneer of jazz fusion.

Weather Report record ‘8:30,’ a double live album for Columbia…

Weather Report’s ‘8:30’ is a double album recorded live (except for 2 tracks) in January–February 1979, produced by Joe Zawinul & Jaco Pastorius and released the same year by Columbia. Track Listing : 1.Black Market (Joe Zawinul) – 09:47 . 2.Scarlet Woman (Alphonso Johnson, Wayne Shorter, Joe Zawinul) – 08:42 . 3.Teen Town (Jaco Pastorius) […]