We remember Laurindo Almeida. ‘Brazilliant’

This day (July 26, 1995), in Van Nuys, California, died Laurindo Almeida, a Brazilian guitarist and composer.Tracklist : 1 . w/ The Modern Jazz Quartet - In the Heart to Loronix 2 . Voce E Eu 3 . Dear Heart 4 . Leverkusener Jazztage(1992) Tracklist : Girl From Ipanema Manha De Carnaval . Atabaque . Recado Bossa Nova . You Needed Me . Speak Low . Copacabana . Late Last Night . Desafinado .…

‘Collaboration’ by the Modern Jazz Quartet & Laurindo Almeida

'Collaboration' by the Modern Jazz Quartet & Laurindo Almeida is an album recorded on July 21, 1964 and released the same year by Atlantic.1 . Laurindo Almeida & The Modern Jazz Quartet Track Listing : 1.Silver (John Lewis) - 03:40 . 2.Trieste (John Lewis) - 05:22 . 3.Valeria (John Lewis) - 05:47 . 4.Fugue In A Minor (Johann Sebastian Bach) - 03:46 . 5.One Note Samba (Antonio Carlos…

This week In Jazz Legends 30/52

Sonny Rollins, Frank Foster, John Faddis, Jimmy Smith, Kenny Burrell, VSOP II, Laurindo Almeida, Johnny Griffin, Herbie Hancock, Santana, Gil Evans, Rahsaan Roland Kirk, Miles Davis, Charles Mingus, Globe Unity Orchestra, Ornette Coleman

This week In One-Off Collaborations 29/52

Miles Davis & Chaka Khan, Steve Winwood, Arturo Sandoval & Tito Puente, Bob Weir & Grace Potter, John Lee Hooker, Carlos Santana & Etta James, John Lee Hooker, Muddy Waters, Freddie King & Johnny Winter, John Mayall & Eric Clapton, Eric Clapton, David Sanborn, Steve Gadd, Marcus Miller & Joe Sample, Bobby Mcferrin & The Yellowjackets, Rick Wakeman & Jon Lord,…

Beck releases his second official album : ‘Odelay’ featuring ‘Where It’s At’ (1996)

Beck's 'Odelay' feat. 'Where It's At' is his second official studio album, originally released on June 18, 1996 by Dgc.1 . Devils Haircut (Official Video) 2 . Devils Haircut (2 Meter Sessions) 3 . Devil's Haircut (Later With Jools Holland, 1997) 4 . Hotwax (San Francisco, Treasure Island Music Festival 2013) 5 . The New Pollution (Official Video) 6 . The New Pollution (Official Video) 7 . The New…

We remember Percy Heath from the Modern Jazz Quartet. ‘Modern Jazz Percy’

This day (April 28, 2005), in Southampton, New York, died Percy Heath, an American jazz bassist, member of the Modern Jazz Quartet.Digest Tracklist : Modern Jazz Quartet - 'Round Midnight . Heath Brothers (2004) . Modern Jazz Quartet - Summertime (1987) . Documentary (2004) . Heath Brothers - Brotherly Jazz . Heath Brothers, Rome (1981) . Modern Jazz Quartet - Winter Tale (1964) . Tracklist :…

We remember John Lewis of the Modern Jazz Quartet fame. ‘John Left The Notes’

This day (March 29, 2001), in New York City, died John Aaron Lewis, an American jazz pianist, composer and musical director of the Modern Jazz Quartet.Digest Tracklist : Django (2000) . w/ Davor Kajfes - in Zagreb (1994) . w/ Hank Jones - Manha` De Carnaval . w/ Toshiko Akiyoshi - Willow Weep For Me . w/ Modern Jazz Quartet - Bags Groove (1987) . w/ Modern Jazz Quartet - The Golden Striker…

More Than Youmans

From 'Carioca' to 'Orchids In The Moonlight' , we have mixed 20 'Jazz' tunes written or co-written by 'Vincent Youmans'. It has Blossom Dearie, Dave Brubeck, Tommy Dorsey, Sonny Criss and many more.

Colours Moon

From 'Blue Moon' to 'Strawberry Moon' , we have mixed 16 'Jazz with a bit of Reggae and New-Orleans' tunes around the theme of 'The Different Colours Of The Moon'. It has Anita O'Day, Michel Legrand, Laurindo Almeida & Charlie Byrd, Cassandra Wilson and many more.

No Hard Feelings

From 'Mentirosa Conmigo' to 'Cheating In The Next Room' , we have mixed 16 'Jazz & Latin' tunes around the theme of 'Jealousy & Deception'. It has Marcos Valle, Aretha Franklin, Laurindo Almeida and Charlie Byrd, Ray Charles and many more.

Jazzin’Around Saxophone Colossus

From 'St.Thomas' to 'St.Thomas' , we have mixed 18 'linked together by a clue' tunes around the theme of 'Sonny Rollins'. It has Scott Walker, Wayne Shorter, Claude Nougaro, Sonny Rollins and many more.

…Now They are Four

From 'Trouble Maker' to 'Serenata', we have mixed 19 'Jazz' tunes around the theme of 'Quartets'. It has Edmond Hall's Celeste Quartet, John LaSalle Quartet, Oscar Peterson & Stephane Grappelli Quartet , John Cameron Quartet and many more.

Jobim Para Dois (ou Três)

From 'How Insensitive' to 'Corcovado', we have mixed 20 'Brazilian Jazz' tunes around the theme of 'Duos doing Jobim's Classics'. It has Nana Caymmi & César Camargo, Antonio Carlos Jobim & Elis Regina, Yamandu Costa & Ze Paulo Becker, Sergio Mendes & Cannonball Adderley and many more.

Jazz Menagerie

From 'Jungle bird' to 'Blue Jay Way Blackbird', we have mixed 21 'Jazzz & Latin Music' tunes around the theme of 'Animals'. It has Bent Fabric & His Piano, Yusef Lateef, Hank Jones Trio, Noro Morales and his orchestra and many more.

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, Bing Crosby, Danny Kaye, Dean Martin, Ella Fitzgerald, Frank Sinatra, Johnny Cash, Marlene Dietrich, Peggy Lee, Earl Hines, Duke Ellington, Oscar Peterson and so…