James Van Heusen Goes All The Way

From 'Polka Dots And Moonbeams' to 'Darn That Dream' , we have mixed 21 'Jazz' tunes written or co-written by 'James Van Heusen'. It has Bobby Darin, Chico Hamilton, Frank Sinatra, Oscar Peterson and many more.

We remember Luther Allison. ‘The Blues is On’

This day ( August 12, 1997), in Madison, Wisconsin, died Luther Allison, an American blues guitarist who played with Howlin' Wolf's band and backed James Cotton.Digest Tracklist : Watching You . Soul Fixin' Man (1994) . w/ Johnny Hallyday…

This month In Blues Legends 07/12

Big Mama Thornton, Muddy Waters, Earl King, Taj Mahal, Magic Slim, Eric Bibb, Buddy Guy, Junior Wells, Johnny Winter, Jeff Healey, John Lee Hooker , Keb' Mo', Albert King They are the "Blues Legends" performers selected among the 1777 Posts…

This month In Blues Legends 10

Bobby 'Blue' Bland, Bobby Rush, Johnnie Taylor, Gary Moore, Albert Collins, Lurrie Bell, David Bromberg, Albert King, Sippie Wallace, John Mayall, The Bluesbreakers, James Cotton, John Lee Hooker, B.B. King, Eric Clapton, Magic Slim, The…

We remember Muddy Waters. ‘Still Waters’

This day (April 30, 1983), in Westmont, Illinois, died McKinley Morganfield a.k.a. Muddy Waters, an American blues musician.Digest Tracklist : Manish Boy . w/ The Rolling Stones - Champagne And Reefer (1981) . w/ Sonny Boy Williamson - Got…

We remember Otis Spann. ‘Sketches Of Spann’

This day ( April 24, 1970), in Chicago, Illinois, died Otis Spann, an American blues musician.Digest Tracklist : w/ Muddy Waters, Memphis Slim, Willy Dixon et al - Bye Bye Blues . w/ Muddy Waters - Nobody Knows My Trouble (1968 ) . Blues…

Singing (and Playing) With Keith Richards

Keith Richards whose birthday is today - Happy Birthday BTW - has performed with, beside his famous Rolling Stones colleagues, a myriad of bands or solo artists of all genres. We have selected twelve of them. They are The Faces, Jerry Lee…

Robben Ford – A Day In Nashville

Released in February/March 2014, "A Day In Nashville" is the latest studio album by guitarist Robben Ford and his band recorded in one day.Track Listing : 1.Green Grass, Rainwater (Robben Ford) - 04:06 . 2.Midnight Comes Too Soon (Robben…

Openings (and Closings)

From 'Open Your Eyes You Can Fly' to 'Open Up The Doghouse' , we have mixed 19 'Jazz and Latin' tunes around the theme of 'Openings (and Closings)'. It has Joanie Sommers, Dean Martin, Paulo Fresu, Richard Galliano & Jan Landgren,…

A Match Made In Blues Heaven

From 'God don't like it' to 'Devil Is Watching You', we have mixed 16 'Blues' tunes around the theme of 'God vs Devil, Good vs Evil'. It has Blind Gary Davis, Meade Lux Lewis, Muddy Waters, Reverend Utah Smith and many more.

Everybody Is A Busy Body

From 'Everybody Calls Me Crazy' to 'Everybody Loves The Sunshine', we have mixed 19 'Jazz With a Slice Of Pop' tunes around the theme of 'Everybody'. It has Wynonie Harris, Brigitte Bardot, Henry Mancini, Trijntje Oosterhuis and many…

Boys Get The Blues, Girls Too

From 'Blues Boy s Tone' to 'Little Girl Won't Quit', we have mixed 18 'Strictly Blues' tunes around the theme of 'Boys & Girls'. It has Johnnie Taylor, Roosevelt Sykes, Memphis Minnie, John Primer and many more.

Please Weight on Line

From 'Fat Boy Rag' to 'Fine Fat Daddy', we have mixed 17 'Jazz and Latin Music' tunes around the theme of 'Fat and Fats'. It has Roland Kirk, Dave Brubeck, Astor Piazzolla & Goyeneche, Swing Shift Band and many more..

We remember Cab Calloway. ‘Follow That Cab’

This day (November 18, 1994), in Hockessin, Delaware, died Cab Calloway, an American jazz singer and bandleader.Digest Tracklist : Geechy Joe / Stormy Weather (1943) . It Ain't Necessarily So . Hi De Ho Man . Minnie the Moocher (1958) .…

Satchmo Loves Company

Louis Armstrong's exuberant and gravelly voice happened to be the perfect match with the mellifluous or crooning voices of his contemporaries. His blasting trumpet, the perfect contrast with the pianist.Who ever they were, Billie Holiday,…

A Box Of Candies

From 'Chocolate Shake' to 'Candy Man' , we have mixed 18 'Jazz And Latin' tunes around the theme of 'Chocolates & Candies'. It has Stan Getz , Taj Mahal & Ry Cooder, Les Primitifs Du Futur, Juan Formell Y Los Van Van and many…

‘Unforeseen Blessings’ by The Leaders

'Unforeseen Blessings' by The Leaders is their third album featuring an all-star jazz group - that is Lester Bowie, Chico Freeman, Arthur Blythe, Cecil McBee, Kirk Lightsey and Don Moye - recorded on December 19–20, 1988 and released in…

UnBlues

From 'Untrue Blues' to 'Unchain My Heart', we have mixed 17 'Jazz & Blues' tunes around the theme of '"Un"words'. It has John Lee Hooker, Stacey Kent, Lina Nyberg & Esbjörn Svensson, Ana Popovic and many more.