Philips publish Jorge Ben’s fourteenth album : ‘África Brasil’ (1976)

Jorge Ben's 'África Brasil' is his fourteenth studio album featuring 'Taj Mahal,' produced by Marco Mazzola and released on September 23, 1976 by Philips1 . Ponta De Lança Africano (Umbabarauma) (Official Video) 2 . O Filósofo 3 . Meus Filhos Meu Tesouro (Circo Voador) 4 . A Princesa E O Plebeu 5 . Taj Mahal 6 . Xica Da Silva (Recording Studio) 7 . Camisa 10 Da Gávea 8 . Cavaleiro Do Cavalo…

Happy Birthday Jorge Ben. ‘Parabéns! Mas Que Todos, Jorge’

This day (March 22, 1942), in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, is born Jorge Duilio Lima Menezes a.k.a. Jorge Ben Jor , a Brazilian popular musician.Tracklist : Taj Mahal (2019) . São Valentin (2018) . Psicodália (2018) . País Tropical @ Rio 2016 Opening Ceremony . Zumbi / Bebete Vambora / Take It Easey My Brother Charles (2014) . Mas Que Nada (2012) . w/ Lucio Dalla - Mas Que Nada (2007) . Que…

Warner Bros. Records publish George Benson’s album : ‘In Flight’ (1977)

George Benson's 'In Flight' is an album released on February 4, 1977 by Warner Bros. Records.1 . Nature Boy (Montreux, 2007) 2 . The Ghetto 3 . Gonna Love You More 4 . Valdez In The Country (Sevilla, 1991) 5 . Valdez In The Country (w/ Carlos Santana - ) 6 . Everything Must Change (w/ Rachelle Ferrell) George Benson - In Flight Track Listing : 1.Nature Boy (Eden Ahbez) - 05:58 . 2.The Wind…

Columbia publish Tony Bennett’s tribute album to Billie Holiday : ‘Tony Bennett on Holiday’ (1997)

'Tony Bennett on Holiday' is a studio album recorded in tribute to Billie Holiday and released on February 4, 1997 by Columbia.1 . Solitude 2 . All Of Me ("Later With Jools Holland," 1997) 3 . All Of Me 4 . Good Morning Heartache (w/ Sheryl Crow, Live, 2001) Track Listing : 1.(In My) Solitude (Eddie Delange, Duke Ellington, Irving Mills) - 02:57 . 2.All Of Me (Gerald Marks, Seymour Simons) -…

George Benson records ‘Breezin” an album produced By Tommy Lipuma for Warner Bros. (1976)

George Bensons 'Breezin'' is an album produced By Tommy Lipuma, recorded on January 6, 7 & 8, 1976 and released the same year by Warner Bros.1 . Breezin' 2 . This Masquerade 3 . Masquerade 4 . 6 To 4 (w/ Earl Klugh) 5 . Lady (On "The Tonight Show") Track Listing : 1.Breezin' (Bobby Womack) - 05:40 . 2.This Masquerade (Leon Russell) - 08:03 . 3.Six To Four (Phil Upchurch) - 05:06 .…

Hollywood Records publish Seu Jorge’s ‘The Life Aquatic Studio Sessions,’ an album of covers of David Bowie songs (2005)

Seu Jorge's 'The Life Aquatic Studio Sessions' is an album (featuring a collection of David Bowie songs recorded in Portuguese for the film 'The Life Aquatic') released on November 22, 2005 by Hollywood Records.1 . Rebel Rebel / The Life Aquatic (w/ Steve Zissou) 2 . Rebel Rebel 3 . Life On Mars 4 . Ziggy Stardust (Chicago, 2006) 5 . Lady Stardust 6 . Changes 7 . Five Years 8 . Quicksand Track…

Tony Bennett releases ‘Viva Duets’ an album recorded with Marc Anthony, Thalía, Christina Aguilera, Gloria Estefan, Juan Luis Guerra, Vicente Fernández and more Latin American singers…

Tony Bennett's 'Viva Duets' is a studio album recorded with Latin American singers and released on October 22, 2012 by Rpm / Columbia.1 . The Best Is Yet To Come 2 . The Way You Look Tonight (w/ Thalia) 3 . Steppin Out With My Baby (w/ Christina Aguilera, Emmy Awards) 4 . For Once In My Life 5 . Are You Havin' Any Fun? 6 . Who Can I Turn To 7 . Just In Time (w/ Juan Luis Guerra, "David…

George Benson records ‘Weekend in L.A.’ featuring ‘On Broadway’ (1977)

George Benson's 'Weekend in L.A.' is a live album recorded between September 30 and October 2, 1977 and released In 1978 By Warner Bros.1 . Weekend In La (Montreux, 1986) 2 . The Greatest Love Of All Track Listing : 1.Weekend In L.A. (George Benson) - 07:28 . 2.On Broadway Song Review (Jerry Leiber, Barry Mann, Mike Stoller, Cynthia Weil) - 10:07 . 3.Down Here On The Ground (Gale Garnett, Lalo…

Tony Bennett releases ‘Duets II’ recorded with seventeen famous guests (2011)

Tony Bennett's 'Duets II' is an album recorded with seventeen very famous guests and released on September 20, 2011 by Columbia. 1 . The Lady Is A Tramp (w/ Lady Gaga) 2 . The Lady Is A Tramp (w/ Lady Gaga, éA Very Gaga Thanksgiving") 3 . One For My Baby (And One More For The Road) (w/ John Mayer) 4 . Body And Soul (w/ Amy Winehouse) 5 . Don't Get Around Much Anymore (In Studio Version) 6 .…

‘Duetos Brasileiros’ gathers 22 major Brazilian (and one Belgian) artists performing (you guessed it!) a duet.

Starting and ending with a contribution by Gal Costa - whose birthday is today, "Duetos Brasileiros" gathers 22 major Brazilian (and one Belgian) artists performing (you guessed it!) a duet.Gal Costa, Caetano Veloso, Chico Buarque, Maria Bethânia, Gonzaguinha, Luiz Melodia, Elza Soares, Ney Matogrosso, Maysa, Rildo Hora, Leny Andrade, Toots Thielemans, Elis Regina, Tom Jobim, João Gilberto, Bebel…

Jazzin’Around Manha De Carnaval

Starting and ending with Luiz Bonfá / Antônio Maria's composition 'Manha De Carnaval', we have mixed 18 'Brazilian Music' tunes around the theme of 'Luiz Bonfá / Antônio Maria'. It has Noel Rosa, Jorge Veiga e Conjunto de José Meneses, Nora Ney, Wanda de Sa & Sergio Mendes and many more.

Happy Birthday Joshua Redman. ‘Joshua Free’

This day (February 1, 1969), in Berkeley, California, is born Joshua Redman, an American jazz saxophonist and composer .Tracklist : 1 . @ Torino Jazz Festival (2019) 2 . w/ James Farm - Farm (2018) 3 . NattJazz (2017) 4 . Blackwell's Message (Blue Note Milano, 2016) 5 . As This Moment Slips Away (w/ The Bad Plus, KNKX, 2015) 6 . Let It Be (Jazz in Marciac, 2013) 7 . w/ James Farm - Two Steps,…

Arista Records publish Kenny G’s second cover album : ‘At Last…The Duets Album’ (2004)

Kenny G's 'At Last...The Duets Album' is his second cover album recorded with David Sanborn , Arturo Sandoval, Leann Rimes, Earth, Wind & Fire, Yolanda Adams, Daryl Hall, Chaka Khan, Gladys Knight, Richard Marx, Barbra Streisand and more and released on November 23, 2004 by Arista Records.1 . I Believe I Can Fly (w/ Yolanda Adams) 2 . Pick Up The Pieces (w/ Craig Richard, Live) 3 . Sorry…

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…

Nonesuch publish Caetano Veloso’s album : ‘Livro’ (1998)

Caetano Veloso's 'Livro' is an album released on November 10, 1998 by Nonesuch.1 . Os Passistas 2 . Livros 3 . Doideca 4 . Um Tom 5 . How Beautiful Could A Being Be 6 . How Beautiful Could A Being Be 7 . Não Enche Track Listing : 1.Os Passistas (Caetano Veloso) - 03:23 . 2.Livros (Caetano Veloso) - 04:31 . 3.Onde O Rio E Mais Baiano (Caetano Veloso) - 03:22 . 4.Manhatã (Para Lulu Santos)…

Leona Lewis releases her debut album : ‘Spirit’ featuring ‘A Moment Like This,’ ‘Bleeding Love’ and ‘Better in Time’ (2007)

Leona Lewis ' 'Spirit' is her debut studio album recorded after she won 'The X Factor ' and released on November 9, 2007 by Syco Music.1 . Bleeding Love (Official Video) 2 . Bleeding Love (The O2) 3 . Whatever It Takes (The O2) 4 . Whatever It Takes (Rock In Rio, 22nd May, 2010) 5 . Homeless (The O2) 6 . Better In Time (Official Video) 7 . Better In Time (The O2) 8 . Take A Bow (The O2) 9 . I…

We remember Gal Costa. ‘Costa Bella’

This day (November 9, 2022), in São Paulo, Brazil, died Gal Costa, a Brazilian singer of popular music. Tracklist : 1 . O Que É Que Há 2 . Não Identificado 3 . Mansidão (2013) 4 . Wave 5 . Luz Do Sol (2006) 6 . Sua Estupidez (2002) 7 . w/ Caetano Veloso – Tá Combinado (1996) 8 . Eu Sei Que Vou Te Amar (1992) 9 . Açai / Festa Do Interior (1982) 10 . Jorge Ben & Gal Costa – Que Pena 11 . Volta…

Eric Clapton releases his eleventh album : ‘Journeyman’ featuring ‘Before You Accuse Me’ and ‘Bad Love’ (1989)

Eric Clapton's 'Journeyman' is his eleventh studio album produced By Jill Dell'Abate & Russ Titelman and released on November 7 1989 by Duck / Reprise.1 . Pretending (Official Video) 2 . Pretending (The Royal Albert Hall, 1990 ) 3 . Anything For Your Love (Hartford, 1992) 4 . Anything For Your Love (London Royal Albert Hall, May, 2009) 5 . Bad Love (Live, 1990) 6 . Running On Faith ("24…

Carlos, Steve & Ry play for the Indians (1992)

October 10, 1992 - Carlos Santana will share the stage with brother Jorge Santana, Ry Cooder and Steve Miller for "All Our Colors - The Good Road Concert," a benefit to help Native American Indians at Shoreline Amphitheatre in Mountain View, California

Michael Bublé releases his sixth album : ‘Crazy Love’ (2009)

Michael Bublé's 'Crazy Love' is his sixth studio album released on October 9, 2009 by 143 Records..1 . Cry Me A River (X-Factor) 2 . All Of Me (Baden-Baden, Germany) 3 . All Of Me (2009-10-13) 4 . Georgia On My Mind (Live) 5 . Georgia (Live) 6 . Crazy Love (Official Video) 7 . Crazy Love (Baden-Baden, Germany) 8 . Haven't Met You Yet (Official Video) 9 . All I Do Is Dream Of You…

Concord Records publish Diane Schuur’s ‘Friends for Schuur,’ an album featuring among others Ray Charles and Stevie Wonder (2000)

Diane Schuur's 'Friends for Schuur' is an album featuring duets with Ray Charles and Stevie Wonder and released on September 26, 2000 by Concord Records.1 . Had To Be You (Ray Charles & Diane Schuurit, Live) Track Listing : 1.Easy Living (Ralph Rainger, Leo Robin) - 04:26 . 2.I'D Fly (Riccardo Cocciante, Jean Paul Drean, Roxanne Seeman) - 05:07 . 3.For The First Time (Gerry Goffin, Ken…

Joss Stone releases her second album : ‘Mind Body & Soul’ featuring ‘You Had Me’ (2004)

Joss Stone's 'Mind Body & Soul' is her second studio album released on September 15, 2004 by Relentless.1 . Right To Be Wrong (SWU Music And Arts Festival, Brazil, 2010) 2 . Jet Lag (São Paulo, 2012) 3 . Jet Lag (Jakarta, Java Jazz Festival, 01-03-2013) 4 . You Had Me 5 . Spoiled 6 . Don't Cha Wanna Ride 7 . Don't Cha Wanna Ride (Rio, 13 Jun 08) 8 . Less Is More (Paradiso Amsterdam ) 9 . Torn…

Sony Legacy publish Earth, Wind & Fire’s twentieth album : ‘Now, Then & Forever’ (2013)

Earth, Wind & Fire's 'Now, Then & Forever' is their twentieth studio album released on September 10, 2013 by Sony Legacy. 1 . Sign On (Rehearsal) 2 . My Promise (Rehearsal) 3 . My Promise (Live, Bei Tv Total) 4 . Dance Floor (Rehearsal) 5 . On The Now, Then & Forever Album Track listing : . 1.Sign On (Philip Bailey, Sharlotte Gibson, Austin Jacobs, Daniel McClain, Neal H. Pogue,…

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 .…

Quincy Jones releases ‘Back on the Block’ recorded with famous jazz, soul and hip-hop artists (1989)

Quincy Jones's 'Back on the Block' is a studio album released on August 8, 1989 by Qwest and featuring many famous artists : Ella Fitzgerald, Miles Davis, Joe Zawinul, Ice-T, Big Daddy Kane, Sarah Vaughan, Dizzy Gillespie, George Benson, Luther Vandross, Dionne Warwick, Barry White, Chaka Khan, Take 6, Bobby McFerrin, Al Jarreau, Al B. Sure!, James Ingram, El DeBarge, Ray Charles and more.1 .…

Sony release Celia Cruz’ last studio album : ‘Regalo del Alma’ (2003)

Celia Cruz' 'Regalo del Alma' is her last studio album released on August 5, 2003 by Sony International.1 . Yo Vivire 2 . Rie Y Llora Track listing : 1.Ella Tiene Fuego (El General, Sergio George, Jorge Luis Piloto) - 04:07 . 2.José Caridad (Alain Pérez, Gradelio Pérez) - 03:58 . 3.Ríe y Llora (Sergio George, Fernando Osorio)** - 04:10 . 4.Ay, Pena, Penita (León Quiroga) - 04:56 . 5.Diagnóstico…

Sun Ra records ‘Mayan Temples’ at Mondial Sound in Milano, Italy (1990)

Sun Ra's 'Mayan Temples' is an album recorded on July 24 & 25, 1990 and released the same year by Black Saint.Track Listing : 1.Dance Of The Language Barrier (Sun Ra) - 03:58 . 2.Bygone (Sun Ra) - 05:15 . 3.Disciple No. 1 (Sun Ra) - 04:57 . 4.Alone Together (Howard Dietz, Arthur Schwartz) - 07:02 . 5.Prelude To Stargazers (Sun Ra) - 05:17 . 6.Mayan Temples (Sun Ra) - 07:40 . 7.I'Ll Never Be…

We remember Compay Segundo. ‘Buena Vida’

This day ( July 13, 2003), in Havana, died Máximo Francisco Repilado Muñoz a.k.a Compay Segundo, a Cuban guitar player and member of the Buena Vista Social Club.Tracklist : 1 . Compay Segundo - Chan Chan (1999) 2 . Compay Segundo y sus Muchachos - Mi Linda Guajira (1999) 3 . Compai Secundo & Omara Portuondo – Live in Germany (1998) 4 . Ry Cooder & Buena Vista Social Club - Y Tu Que Has…

Capitol publish ‘Woodface,’ Crowded House’s third album featuring ‘Weather with You’ (1991)

Crowded House's 'Woodface' is their third studio album featuring 'Weather with You,' produced by Mitchell Froom and band member Neil Finn and released on July 1st, 1991 by Capitol1 . It's Only Natural 2 . It's Only Natural (on The Tonight Show) 3 . Fall At Your Feet 4 . Fall At Your Feet (Acoustic Live) 5 . Tall Trees (Fremantle, WA) 6 . Tall Trees (Frankfort) 7 . Weather With You 8 . Weather…

Polydor publish ‘Os Mutantes’ their debut eponymous album (1968)

'Os Mutantes' is their debut eponymous album produced by Manoel Barenbein, featuring Jorge Ben and Gilberto Gil among other guests and released in June 1968 by Polydor.1 . Panis et circenses (French TV, 1969) 2 . Panis Et Circenses (Ao Vivo) 3 . A Minha Menina (Ao Vivo) 4 . A Minha Menina (Amoeba) 5 . Baby (Ao Vivo) 6 . Bat Macumba (1969) 7 . Bat Macumba (Ao Vivo, w/ Devendra Banhart, Noah…

We remember Ray Charles. ‘Ray Of Light’

This day (June 10, 2004), in Beverly Hills, California, died Ray Charles, an American singer and musician.Tracklist : 1 . Ray Charles & Stevie Wonder - Living For The City 2 . A Song For You (1999) 3 . What' D I Say (1997) 4 . Hit The Road Jack (1982) 5 . America The Beautiful 6 . La Mama (1979) 7 . Aretha Franklin & Ray Charles – It Takes Two To Tango (1975) 8 . Georgia On My Mind 9 .…

We remember Tito Puente. ‘Tito El Timbalero’

This day (June 1, 2000), in New York City, New York, died Ernesto Antonio Puente a.k.a Tito Puente, a Latin jazz and salsa musician and composer.Tracklist : 1 . Oye Como Va 2 . w/ Celia Cruz – Celia & Tito (1999) 3 . Machito Forever (1995) 4 . El Rey Del Timbal 5 . Maria Cervantes (1983) 6 . w/ The Latin Percussion Jazz Ensemble (1980) 7 . w/ Frankie Figueroa – Nina Y Senora (1972) 8 . El…

Omara Portuondo releases her nineteenth solo album : ‘Flor de Amor’ (2004)

Omara Portuondo's 'Flor de Amor' is her nineteenth solo album containing a collection of love songs and released on May 25, 2004 by World Circuit.Track Listing : 1.Tabú (Margarita Lecuona) - 04:19 . 2.Amor De Mis Amores (María Teresa Lara) - 03:23 . 3.Alma De Roca (Lily Batet) - 03:35 . 4.Mueve La Cintura Mulato (Alejandro Enis Almenares) - 03:35 . 5.Junto A Un Cañaveral (Omara Portuondo) - 03:30…

Dire Straits release their fifth album : ‘Brothers in Arms’ including ‘Money for Nothing’ (1985)

Dire Straits' 'Brothers in Arms' feat. 'Money for Nothing' is their fifth studio album released on May 13, 1985 by Vertigo Records.Track Listing : 1.So Far Away (Mark Knopfler) - 05:12 . 2.Money For Nothing(Mark Knopfler, Sting) - 08:26 . 3.Walk Of Life (Mark Knopfler) - 04:12 . 4.Your Latest Trick (Mark Knopfler) - 06:33 . 5.Why Worry (Mark Knopfler) - 08:31 . 6.Ride Across The River (Mark…

Michael Bublé releases ‘Call Me Irresponsible,’ his fifth album (2007)

Michael Bublé's 'Call Me Irresponsible' is his fifth studio album released on May 1, 2007 by 143 Records., Track Listing : 1.The Best Is Yet To Come (Cy Coleman, Carolyn Leigh) - 03:05 . 2.It Had Better Be Tonight (Franco Migliacci, Johnny Mercer, Henry Mancini) - 03:06 . 3.Me And Mrs. Jones (Kenny Gamble, Leon Huff, Gary Gilbert) - 04:33 . 4.I'M Your Man (Leonard Cohen) - 04:59 . 5.Comin' Home…

Bebel Gilberto releases ‘Tanto Tempo,’ her third album (2000)

Bebel Gilberto's 'Tanto Tempo' is her third studio album, produced by Suba and released on April 25, 2000 by ZiriguiboomTrack Listing : 1.Samba Da Bênção (Vinicius De Moraes, Baden Powell) - 04:47 . 2.August Day Song (Bebel Gilberto, Nina Miranda, Chris Franck) - 04:37 . 3.Tanto Tempo (Bebel Gilberto, Suba, Gilberto Gil) - 03:01 . 4.Sem Contenção (Bebel Gilberto, Gerry Arling, Richard Cameron) -…

Polygram release Paco de Lucía’s ‘Live in América’ (1994)

Paco de Lucía's 'Live in América' is a live album recorded with a sextet and released on March 22, 1994 by Polygram.Track Listing : 1.Mi Niño Curro (Rondeña) (Paco De Lucía) - 08:31 . 2.La Barrosa (Alegría) (Paco De Lucía) - 04:56 . 3.Alcázar De Sevilla (Bulería) (Paco De Lucía) - 08:54 . 4.Peroche (Tanguillos) (Paco De Lucía) - 06:28 . 5.Tío Sabas (Taranta) (Paco De Lucía) - 06:34 . 6.Soniquete…

Stevie Wonder releases ‘Conversation Peace,’ his twenty second album (1995)

Stevie Wonder's 'Conversation Peace' is his twenty second album released on March 21, 1995 by Motown.Track Listing : 1.Rain Your Love Down (Stevie Wonder) - 06:08 . 2.Edge Of Eternity (Stevie Wonder) - 06:01 . 3.Taboo To Love (Stevie Wonder) - 04:25 . 4.Take The Time Out (Stevie Wonder) - 05:05 . 5.I'M New (Stevie Wonder) - 05:41 . 6.My Love Is With You (Stevie Wonder) - 05:54 . 7.Treat Myself…

This week In One-Off Collaborations 12/52

Dean Martin . Tony Bennett, George Benson . Carlos Santana, Jeff Beck . Imelda May, Mavis Staples . Jonny Lang, Allman Brothers . Eric Clapton, Bruce Springsteen . Melissa Etheridge, Billy Joel . John Fogerty, Stevie Wonder . Chaka Khan, Dolly Parton . Elton John, John Denver . Glen Campbell, Jerry Garcia . David Grisman, Jorge Ben . Lucio DallaThey are the 12 one-off collaborations selected among…