The Dave Brubeck Quartet records with Leonard Bernstein : ‘Bernstein Plays Brubeck Plays Bernstein’ (1960)

'Bernstein Plays Brubeck Plays Bernstein' by The Dave Brubeck Quartet is an album recorded on January 30 and February 14, 1960 with Leonard Bernstein as conductor and released in 1961 by Columbia.Track Listing : 1.Dialogues For Jazz Combo And Orchestra (Allegro) (Howard Brubeck) – 06:55 . 2.Dialogues For Jazz Combo And Orchestra (Andante-Ballad) (Howard Brubeck) – 05:13 . 3.Dialogues For Jazz…

We remember Leonard Bernstein. ‘Finale’

This day (October 14, 1990), in New York City, New York, died Leonard Bernstein, American composer (of who composed the music for 'West Side Story' among others), pianist and conductorTracklist : 1 . Candide Overture: Leonard Bernstein conducting 2 . w/ Eileen Farrell – Some Other Time! 3 . Family Reminiscences 4 . John Axelrod – On the Waterfront (1/2) 5 . John Axelrod – On The Waterfront…

Lang Lang plays Grieg, Gershwin and more in Germany (2015)

December 31, 2015 - pianist Lang Lang will play Edward Grieg, George Gershwin, Leonard Bernstein, Cole Porter and Herman Hupfeld with mezzo-soprano Rinat Shaham, baritone Lucas Meachem and the members of Semperoper Dresden conducted by Christian Thielemann at Staatskapelle in Dresden, Germany

Barbra Streisand records her fifth live album in Las Vegas : ‘Timeless: Live in Concert’ (1999)

Barbra Streisand's 'Timeless: Live in Concert' is her fifth live album recorded on December 31, 1999 – January 1, 2000 in Las Vegas, Nevada and released on September 19, 2000 by Columbia.Track Listing : 1.Opening/You'Ll Never Know (Harry Warren, Mack Gordon) - 02:31 . 2.Something'S Coming (Leonard Bernstein, Stephen Sondheim) - 03:41 . 3.The Way We Were (Marvin Hamlisch, Alan Bergman, Marilyn…

Motown publish The Temptations’s album : ‘In a Mellow Mood’ (1967)

The Temptations' 'In a Mellow Mood is an album composed mostly of standards and released on November 27, 1967 by Motown.1 . Hello Young Lovers 2 . For Once In My Life 3 . Old Man River 4 . Ol' Man River Track Listing : 1.Hello Young Lovers (Richard Rodgers, Oscar Hammerstein Ii) - 03:01 . 2.A Taste Of Honey (Ric Marlow, Bobby Scott) - 02:08 . 3.For Once In My Life (Ron Miller, Orlando Murden) -…

Columbia publish Barbra Streisand’s twenty-fourth album : ‘The Broadway Album’ (1985)

Barbra Streisand's 'The Broadway Album' is her twenty-fourth studio album released on November 5, 1985 by Columbia.1 . Being Alive 2 . Somewhere (Official Video) Track Listing : 1.Putting It Together (Stephen Sondheim) - 04:20 . 2.If I Loved You (Oscar Hammerstein Ii, Richard Rodgers) - 02:38 . 3.Something'S Coming (Leonard Bernstein, Stephen Sondheim) - 02:55 . 4.Not While I'M Around (Stephen…

Naive publish ‘Love Songs,’ a collaboration album between Brad Mehldau & Anne Sofie von Otter (2010)

'Love Songs' by Brad Mehldau & Anne Sofie von Otter is a collaboration album between the pianist and the mezzo-soprano, released on October 26, 2010 by Naive.1 . Anne Sofie Von Otter Talks About Her Collaboration With Brad Mehldau 2 . Calling You (Opéra Garnier, Paris) Track Listing : 1.It May Not Always Be So (Brad Mehldau) - 05:43 . 2.We Met At The End Of The Party (Brad Mehldau) - 04:02…

Barbra Streisand releases ‘Love Is the Answer,’ an album produced by Diana Krall (2009)

Barbra Streisand's 'Love Is the Answer' is an album (produced by Diana Krall) of jazz standards with Krall on piano, released on September 29, 2009 by Columbia.1 . If You Go Away (The Village Vanguard) 2 . Ne Me Quitte Pas (If You Go Away) (Live, 2009) 3 . One Night Only (The Village Vanguard, Trailer) 4 . Some Other Time (6 Juni 2013, Ziggo Dome, Amsterdam) Track Listing : 1.Here'S To Life…

Barbra Streisand releases ‘Partners,’ her thirty-fourth album featuring duets with Stevie Wonder, Michael Bublé, Billy Joel, John Legend, John Mayer, Andrea Bocelli, Lionel Richie and…

Barbra Streisand's 'Partners' is her thirty-fourth studio album devoted to vocal duets and released on September 16, 2014.1 . It Had To Be You (Official Video) 2 . People (Official Video) 3 . Evergreen (Official Video) 4 . Come Rain Or Come Shine (Official Video) 5 . New York State Of Mind (Official Video) 6 . The Way We Were (Official Video) 7 . How Deep Is The Ocean (Official Video) 8 . Love Me…

Bill Evans in Europe – The Sixties

For the first time, in August 1964, Bill Evans goes to Europe. Taking drummer Larry Bunker and bassist Chuck Israels to Stockholm in Sweden for a session with local singer Monica Zetterlund ...

Freddie Hubbard records the album ‘First Light’ for CTI (1971)

Freddie Hubbard's 'First Light' is an album featuring string arrangements by Don Sebesky and recorded on September 14, 15 & 16, 1971 by By CTI1 . Fantasy In D Track Listing : 1.First Light (Freddie Hubbard) - 11:05 . 2.Uncle Albert/Admiral Halsey (Paul Mccartney) - 08:17 . 3.Moment To Moment (Henry Mancini, Johnny Mercer) - 05:43 . 4.Yesterday'S Dreams (Norman Martin, Don Sebesky) - 03:55 .…

Dionne Warwick releases ‘The Windows Of The World,’ her eighth album featuring ‘I Say a Little Prayer’ (1967)

Dionne Warwick's 'The Windows Of The World' feat. 'I Say a Little Prayer' is her eighth studio album produced By Burt Bacharach & Hal David and released on August 31, 1967 by Scepter.1 . I Say A Little Prayer 2 . I Say A Little Prayer 3 . Say A Little Prayer (w/ Martin Ernst Allstars 4 . The Windows Of The World 5 . (There's) Always Something There To Remind Me ("Strictly Come Dancing") 6 .…

Tom Waits starts the recording of ‘Blue Valentine,’ his sixth album (1978)

Tom Waits' 'Blue Valentine' is his sixth studio album recorded from July 24 till August 26, 1978 and released in September 1978 by Asylum.1 . Kentucky Avenue 2 . A Sweet Little Bullet From A Pretty Blue Gun 3 . Christmas Card From a Hooker in Minneapolis Track listing : 1.Somewhere (From West Side Story) (Leonard Bernstein, Stephen Sondheim) - 03:53 . 2.Red Shoes by the Drugstore (Tom Waits) -…

Warner Bros. publish Alice Cooper’s fifth album : ‘School’s Out’ (1972)

Alice Cooper's 'School's Out' is his fifth studio album produced by Bob Ezrin and released on June 30, 1972 by Warner Bros.1 . School's Out (1972) 2 . School's Out (from "Alice Cooper: Trashes The World") 3 . Gutter Cat vs. The Jets (from "Alice Cooper: Trashes The World") 4 . Gutter Cats vs The Jets / Killer / School's Out ('72 colorized) 5 . Street Fight/Killer (Live) 6 . Live In STL, 7/25/19…

Barbra Streisand releases her twenty-sixth album : ‘Back to Broadway’ (1993)

Barbra Streisand's 'Back to Broadway' is her twenty-sixth studio album (and her second collection of Broadway musicals songs) released on June 29, 1993 by Columbia.1 . Streisand Concert 1993 Live Jay Leno Track Listing : 1.Some Enchanted Evening (Oscar Hammerstein, Richard Rodgers) - 03:52 . 2.Everybody Says Don'T (Stephen Sondheim) - 02:34 . 3.The Music Of The Night (Andrew Lloyd Webber,…

Tony Bennett and Bill Evans end the recording of ‘The Tony Bennett Bill Evans Album’ for Fantasy (1975)

‘The Tony Bennett Bill Evans Album' is a studio album recorded on June 10–13, 1975 and released the same year by Fantasy.1 . Bill Evans with Tony Bennett (Johnny Carson's Tonight Show 10/27/75) 2 . Together Again 3 . Jazz Inspired Track Listing : 1.Young And Foolish (Albert Hague, Arnold B. Horwitt) - 03:54 . 2.The Touch Of Your Lips (Ray Noble) - 03:56 . 3.Some Other Time (Leonard Bernstein,…

Since it’s Agnetha’s Birthday, let’s have a ‘ABBA At Their Bests’ post

As we wish, today, singer Agnetha Fältskog a 'Happy @|#} th Birthday,' we found it was the perfect time to playlist the 'BESTS' of her band : ABBA CREDITSPhoto : Kevin OliverAudio : Dancing Queen . Mamma Mia . Take a Chance on Me . The Winner Takes It All . Waterloo . Knowing Me, Knowing You . Fernando . Super Trouper . Money, Money, Money . Lay All Your Love on Me . Video : Dancing Queen .…

We remember Buddy Rich. ‘My Buddy Was Rich’

This day (April 2, 1987), in Los Angeles, California, died Bernard 'Buddy' Rich, an American jazz drummer and bandleader.Digest Tracklist : Just In Time (1987 ) . Channel One Suite (1983) . The Carioca (1982) . Vs Animal - The Muppet Show (1980) . Norwegian Wood (1973) . Basically Blues (1970) . w/ Gene Krupa - Famous Drum Battle (1966) . w/ Jerry Lewis - Drum Solo Battle (1965) . Parkinson Last…

Nancy Wilson records ‘Broadway – My Way’ for Capitol (1962)

Nancy Wilson's 'Broadway – My Way' is an album recorded between March 16 and May 16, 1962 and released in 1964 by Capitol.Track Listing : 1.A Lot Of Livin' To Do (Lee Adams, Charles Strouse) - 02:08 . 2.You Can Have Him (Irving Berlin) - 04:42 . 3.Tonight (Leonard Bernstein, Stephen Sondheim) - 02:33 . 4.Make Someone Happy (Betty Comden, Adolph Green, Jule Styne) - 03:17 . 5.I Believe In You…

Astronomy Domine

From 'El Satelite' to 'Saturday Night On Saturn', we have mixed 17 'Jazz With a Slice Of Pop' tunes around the theme of 'Stars, Planets And Other Sky Items'. It has Benny Carter, Pat Metheny, Gene Ammons With Woody Herman & His Orchestra, Dinah Washington and many more.