Happy Birthday Les McCann. ‘Yes! McCann’

This day (September 23, 1935), in Lexington, Kentucky, is born Les McCann, an American soul jazz piano player and vocalist .Tracklist : 1 . Morning Song (1989) 2 . The Theme 3 . Billy Taylor Meets Mccann 4 . w/ His Magic Band – Just Like Magic (1983) 5 . w/ Eddie Harris – Live In Ghana (1971) 6 . w/ Eddie Harris – Compared To What (1969) Tracklist : Burnin’ Coal . Boo-Go-Loo . Watermelon Man .…

Eddie Harris & Les McCann Trio record ‘Swiss Movement’ at The Montreux Jazz Festival (1969)

'Swiss Movement' by Eddie Harris & Les McCann Trio is a live album recorded on June 21, 1969 at The Montreux Jazz Festival in Switzerland and released in 1969 By Atlantic1 . Cold Duck Time (Montreux, 1969) 2 . Kathleen's Theme (Montreux, 1969) Track Listing : 1.Compared To What (Gene Mcdaniels) - 08:41 . 2.Cold Duck Time (Eddie Harris) - 06:31 . 3.Kathleen'S Theme (Les Mccann) - 05:45 .…

Lou Rawls records his debut album : ‘Stormy Monday’ a.k.a. ‘I’d Rather Drink Muddy Water’ with the Les McCann trio (1962)

Lou Rawls' 'Stormy Monday' is his debut album also known as 'I'd Rather Drink Muddy Water' recorded on February 5–12, 1962, with the Les McCann trio and released the same year by Capitol.Track Listing : 1.(They Call It) Stormy Monday (T-Bone Walker) - 03:45 . 2.God Bless The Child (Arthur Herzog, Billie Holiday) - 04:30 . 3.See See Rider (Ma Rainey) - 03:11 . 4.Willow Weep For Me (Ann Ronell) -…

This week In Soul Artists 45/52

Aretha Franklin, Ronald Isley, Dennis Edwards, Isaac Hayes, Earth Wind and Fire, Whitney Houston, Etta James, Dr. John, Allen Toussaint, Les Mccann, Eddie Harris, Narada Michael Walden, Parliament Funkadelic , The Pointer Sisters, Snoop Dogg, Wu Tang Clan, A Tribe Called Quest

Atlantic publish Roberta Flack’s third album : ‘Quiet Fire’ (1971)

Roberta Flack's 'Quiet Fire' is her third studio album released in November 1971 by Atlantic.Track Listing : 1.Go Up Moses (Flack, Jesse Jackson, Joel Dorn) - 05:20 . 2.Bridge Over Troubled Water (Paul Simon) - 07:13 . 3.Sunday And Sister Jones (Gene Mcdaniels) - 04:48 . 4.See You Then (Jimmy Webb) - 03:40 . 5.Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow (Carole King, Gerry Goffin) - 03:59 . 6.To Love…

We remember Eddie Harris. ‘Incomparable’

This day (November 5, 1996), in Los Angeles, died Eddie Harris, an American tenor saxophone player.Tracklist : 1 . w/ Les Mccann – Compared To What 2 . That Is Why You’Re Over Weight 3 . w/ John Scofield – She’S So Lucky (1994) 4 . w/ Les Mccann & Eddie Harris Live In Ghana (1971) 5 . Listen Here (1969) 6 . w/ Les Mccann – Compared To What (1969) Eddie Harris Top 10 : Listen Here . It’s All…

Warner Bros. publish Fourplay’s second album : ‘Between the Sheets’ (1993)

Fourplay's 'Between the Sheets' is their second album released on August 17, 1993 by Warner Bros.1 . Chant 2 . Chant (Cape Town) 3 . Monterey Intro 4 . Between The Sheets (w/ Chaka Khan) Track listing : 1.Chant (Bob James) - 06:24 . 2.Monterey (Lee Ritenour) - 06:12 . 3.Between the Sheets (Ernie Isley, Marvin Isley, O'Kelly Isley, Ronald Isley, Rudolph Isley, Chris Jasper) - 06:45 . 4.Li'l…

We remember George Duke. ‘ReCounted’

This day (August 5, 2013inLos Angeles, California, died George Duke, a multi-faceted American musician,keyboard pioneer, composer, singer and producer .Tracklist : 1 . w/ Jean-Luc Ponty - King Kong (2012) 2 . Leverkusener Jazztage Live (2011) 3 . w/ Lee Ritenour, Marcus Miller & Vinnie Colaiuta - It'S On 4 . w/ Stevie Wonder, Aretha Franklin - Until You Come Back To Me 5 . w/ Marcus Miller,…

Verve publish The Mothers of Invention’s debut album : ‘Freak Out!’ (1966)

The Mothers of Invention's 'Freak Out!' is their debut album (one of the first concept rock albums) released on June 27, 1966 by Verve.1 . Who are the brain police Track Listing : 1.Hungry Freaks, Daddy (Frank Zappa) - 03:32 . 2.I Ain'T Got No Heart (Frank Zappa) - 02:34 . 3.Who Are The Brain Police? (Frank Zappa) - 03:25 . 4.Go Cry On Somebody Else'S Shoulder (Frank Zappa, Ray Collins) - 03:43 .…

This week In Jazz Legends 25/52

Dexter Gordon, Horace Silver, The Bad Plus, Joshua Redman, Chris Barber, Joe Williams, Eddie Harris, Dave Holland, Quincy Jones, Lalo Schifrin, John Surman, Miles Davis, The Great Quartet

Hyperdub Records publish ‘Burial,’ his eponymous debut album (2006)

'Burial' is his debut eponymous studio album released on May 15, 2006 by Hyperdub records. Track Listing : 1. (William Bevan) - 00:36 . . 2.Distant Lights (William Bevan) - 05:26 . . 3.Spaceape (William Bevan, Stephen Gordon) - 04:01 . 4.Wounder (William Bevan) - 04:51 . 5.Night Bus (William Bevan) - 02:20 . . 6.Southern Comfort (William Bevan) - 05:01 . 7.U Hurt Me (William Bevan) - 05:22 .…

We Remember Donald Duck Dunn. ‘Just Our Duck’

This day (May 13, 2012), in Tokyo, Japan, died Donald Duck Dunn, an American bass guitarist and session musician.Digest Tracklist : Blues Brothers Band - Hold On I'M Coming . w/ Steve Cropper - Green Onions (2011) . Booker T & The Mg'S - Green Onions (2003) . Neil Young – The Dock Of The Bay (1993) . Blues Brothers Band - Last Night (1988) . Eric Clapton - She'S Waiting (1985) . Gerry…

Four Concerts With Cornell Dupree’

One of the greatest R&B guitarists, Cornell Dupree, who died today ten years ago has been for almost 50 years a "top session guitarist".Very much in demand, Cornell has played on numerous albums and behind the greatest (you want to verify ? click on //go.rvm.pm/cornelldupree).The 'Four Concerts with Cornell Dupree' are with Les McCann, Various Friends, Stuff and King Curtis plus a bonus Aretha…

Virgin Records release the third Massive Attack’s album : ‘Mezzanine’ (1998)

Massive Attack's 'Mezzanine' is their third studio album co- produced with Neil Davidge and released on 20 April 1998 by Virgin Records.Track Listing : 1.Angel (Horace Hinds, Grantley Marshall, Robert Del Naja, Andrew Vowles) - 06:19 . . 2.Risingson (Grantley Marshall, Robert Del Naja, Andrew Vowles) - 04:58 . . 3.Teardrop (Elizabeth Fraser, Grantley Marshall, Mushroom, Robert Del Naja) - 05:30…

A Tribe Called Quest release ‘People’s Instinctive Travels and the Paths of Rhythm’ featuring ‘Can I Kick It?’ (1990)

A Tribe Called Quest's 'People's Instinctive Travels and the Paths of Rhythm' is their debut album released on April 17, 1990 by Jive Records.Track Listing : 1.Push It Along (Q-Tip, Phife Dawg, Jarobi White) - 07:42 . . 2.Luck Of Lucien (Q-Tip, Lucien Revolucien) - 04:32 . . 3.After Hours (Q-Tip) - 04:39 . . 4.Footprints (Q-Tip) - 04:00 . . 5.I Left My Wallet In El Segundo (Q-Tip, Phife…

Bad Boy / Arista Record publish Notorious B.I.G.’s second and final album : ‘Life After Death’ (1997)

Notorious B.I.G.'s 'Life After Death' is his second and final studio album released on March 25, 1997 by Bad Boy / Arista Records, sixteen days after his deathTrack Listing : 1.Life After Death Intro (Christopher Wallace, Sean Combs, Steven Jordan) - 01:39 . . 2.Somebody'S Gotta Die (Christopher Wallace, Nashiem Myrick, Carlos Broady, Sean Combs, Anthony Hester) - 04:26 . . 3.Hypnotize…

This week In Jazz Legends 10/52

Herbie Hancock, Ron Carter . Billy Cobham, Sonny Rollins, Ernestine Anderson, Art Blakey . The Jazz Messengers, Buddy Rich . His Orchestra, Freddie Hubbard, Les Mccann . Eddie Harris, Duke Ellington, Louis Armstrong, Stan Getz . Flora Purim, Milton Nascimento . Naná Vasconcelos, Bobby McferrinThey are the "Jazz Legends" performers selected among the 286 Posts we publish this week. Here, they are…

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.Tracklist : w/ Miles Davis, Herbie Hancock, Wayne Shorter, Ron Carter - Agitation (1963) . 2 Solos Tribute To Miles Davis (1992 ) . w/ Herbie Hancock, Wayne Shorter, Wallace Roney, Ron Carter - So What . w/ Dizzy,Mccoy Tyner,Ron Carter & Freddie…

This week In One-Off Collaborations 06/52

Angélique Kidjo . Buddy Guy, Paul Simon . Chris Thile, Post Malone . Red Hot Chili Peppers, Sharon Stone . Aerosmith, Slash . Carole King, Marianne Faithfull . Bill Frisell, Candy Dulfer . Trijntje Oosterhuis, Dionne Warwick . Chuck Jackson, Norah Jones, Willie Nelson . Wynton Marsalis, Gregory Porter . Laura Mvula, Paul McCartney, Joe Walsh . Diana Krall, Lou Rawls . Stanley TurrentineThey are…

This week In Soul Artists 06/52

Whitney Houston, Erykah Badu, Diana Ross, Brandy, Roberta Flack, Ray Charles, Lou Rawls, Dionne Warwick . Chuck Jackson, Luther Vandross, D'Angelo, Lauryn Hill, Kanye West. They are the Soul Artists selected among the 281 Posts we publish this week. Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy!Tracklist 1 . Whitney Houston . You Give Good Love Lifted from : We remember Whitney…

This week In Male Balladeers 06/52

Lenny Kravitz, Bryan Ferry, Paul Simon, Michael Bublé, Father John Misty, Ed Kowalczyk, Keb' Mo', Kurt Elling, Stuart Staples, Paul McCartney, Lou Rawls, Arlo Guthrie They are the Male Balladeers selected among the 281 Posts we publish this week. Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy!Tracklist 1 . Lenny Kravitz . Dancin' Til Dawn Lifted from : Virgin publish Lenny Kravitz'…

Fire Departments

From 'Burnin' Coal' to 'Fuegos artificiales' , we have mixed 18 'Jazz & Latin' tunes around the theme of 'Four Elements (Fire)'. It has Jazz Crusaders, Sonora Ponceña, Eddie Harris, Celia Cruz and many more.

Geffen Records publish Mary J. Blige’s seventh album : ‘The Breakthrough’ (2005)

Mary J. Blige's 'The Breakthrough' is her seventh studio album released on December 20, 2005 by Geffen Records.1 . Enough Cryin (w/ Brook Lynn, Official Video) 2 . Enough Cryin' (Live) 3 . Be Without You (Official Video) 4 . Take Me As I Am (Official Video) 5 . Take Me As I Am (Live) 6 . Baggage (Live) 7 . Can't Hide From Luv (w/ JayZ(, "Sessions @ AOL) ) 8 . One (w/ U2, Official Video) Track…

RCA publish Lou Reed’s second album : ‘Transformer’ featuring ‘Walk on the Wild Side,’ ‘Satellite of Love’ and ‘Vicious’ (1972)

Lou Reed's 'Transformer' is his second studio album released on November 8, 1972 by RCA.1 . Vicious (Hard Rock Cafe, 1997) 2 . Vicious (2000, Düsseldorf) 3 . Perfect Day ("Later... With Jools Holland," 2003, BBC Two) 4 . A Walk On The Wild Side (Farm Aid, 1985) 5 . Walk On The Wild Side Track Listing : 1.Vicious (Lou Reed) - 02:55 . 2.Andy'S Chest (Lou Reed) - 03:17 . 3.Perfect Day (Lou Reed)…

Atlantic publish ‘Led Zeppelin IV’ their fourth album featuring ‘Stairway to Heaven,’ ‘Black Dog’ and ‘Rock and Roll’ (1971)

'Led Zeppelin IV' is the untitled fourth studio album by Led Zeppelin, released on November 8, 1971 by Atlantic.1 . Black Dog (Madison Square Garden, 1973) 2 . Black Dog (Celebration Day)) 3 . Rock And Roll (Knebworth, 1979) 4 . The Battle Of Evermore 5 . Misty Mountain Hop (Madison Square Garden, 1973) 6 . Misty Mountain Hop (8/4/1979) 7 . Four Sticks (w/ Jimmy Page & Robert Plant)…

Joe Cocker releases his nineteenth album : ‘Heart & Soul’ (2004)

Joe Cocker's 'Heart & Soul' is his nineteenth studio album featuring only cover songs and released on October 12, 2004.1 . What's Going On (San Sebastian) 2 . Chain Of Fools ( w/ Beverley Knight) 3 . Chain Of Fools 4 . One (w/ Allstars, Live) 5 . One ("Jay Leno") 6 . I Keep Forgetting (San Sebastian) 7 . I Put A Spell On You (San Sebastian) 8 . Every Kind Of People (w/ Allstars, Live)…

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 .…

Justin Timberlake releases his second album : ‘FutureSex/LoveSounds’ featuring ‘SexyBack,’ ‘My Love,’ ‘What Goes Around… Comes Around’ and…

Justin Timberlake's 'FutureSex/LoveSounds' is his second studio album released on September 8, 2006 by Jive Records.1 . Sexyback (Official Video, w/ Timbaland) 2 . My Love (Itunes Festival, 2013) 3 . My Love 4 . Lovestoned / I Think She Knows Interlude (Official Video) 5 . Love Stoned / I Think She Knows (Paris, 2005) 6 . What Goes Around...Comes Around (Short Version) 7 . Until The End Of Time…

Geffen Records publish Mary J. Blige’s sixth album : ‘Love & Life’ (2003)

Mary J. Blige's 'Love & Life' is her sixth studio album released on August 25, 2003 by Geffen Records.1 . Don't Go (Atlantic City) 2 . When We 3 . Not Today (w/ Eve, Vibe Awards, 21 Nov 2003) 4 . Ooh! 5 . Love At 1St Sight (w/ Method Man) 6 . It's A Wrap 7 . Special Part Of Me (Live) Track listing : 1.Love & Life Intro (Mary J. Blige, Shawn Carter, Dimitri Christo, Sean Diddy Combs, L.…

Dreamworks publish Jimmy Eat World’s fourth album : ‘Bleed American’ (2001)

Jimmy Eat World's 'Bleed American' is their fourth studio album co-produced with Mark Trombino and released on July 24, 2001, by DreamWorks1 . Bleed American (Official Video) 2 . leed American 3 . A Praise Chorus 4 . Praise Chorus (iHeart Radio, Live) 5 . The Middle (Official Video) 6 . The Middle (Reading Festival, 2014) 7 . Your House (2007, Metro (Chicago, IL), 07/30/21) 8 . Your House…

Melody Gardot releases her third album produced by Heitor Pereira : ‘The Absence’ (2012)

Melody Gardot's 'The Absence' is her third studio album produced by Heitor Pereira and released on May 29, 2012 by Verve Records.1 . Mira 2 . Medley (North Sea Jazz, 2012) 3 . So Long (Avo Session) 4 . So we meet again (San Sebastian Jazz Festival, 2012) 5 . Lisboa (Direct Live, October 2012) 6 . Impossible Love 7 . Goodbye (Olympia Paris, 5 November 2012) 8 . Yemanja Track Listing : 1.Mira…

Arista publish ‘Whitney Houston,’ her eponymous debut album featuring ‘You Give Good Love,’ ‘Saving All My Love for You’ and ‘How Will I Know’ (1985)

'Whitney Houston' feat. '"Saving All My Love for You' and 'How Will I Know' is her self-titled debut album released on February 14, 1985 by Arista.Track Listing : 1.You Give Good Love (Lala) - 04:36 . 2.Thinking About You (Kashif, Lala) - 05:24 . 3.Someone For Me (Raymond Jones, Freddie Washington) - 04:58 . 4.Saving All My Love For You (Gerry Goffin, Michael Masser) - 03:58 . 5.Nobody Loves Me…

Between Night And Day

From 'Somewhere In The Night' to 'Summer Night Night And Day' , we have mixed 19 'Jazz Old and New' tunes around the theme of 'Night And …. Day'. It has Chick Corea, Jack Teagarden, Jane Monheit, Keely Smith and many more.