Happy Birthday Lonnie Liston Smith. ‘Mr. Smith Goes To Liston’

This day ( December 28, 1940), in  Richmond, Virginia, is born Lonnie Liston Smith, Jr., an American jazz, soul, and funk musician.Tracklist : 1 . Session for Jazz FM (2017) 2 . Expansions ( 2010) 3 . Interview – On The Corner With Miles Davis. 4 . Interview 5 . w/ Phyllis Hyman – On Bet 6 . w/ Phyllis Hyman – Obsession 7 . What Is This Thing Called Love ? Tracklist : Expansions . A Chance for…

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…

Stanley Turrentine records for CTI ‘Sugar,’ an album with Freddie Hubbard, George Benson, Ron Carter et al (1970)

Stanley Turrentine's 'Sugar' is an album recorded mainly during November 1970 with among others, Freddie Hubbard, George Benson, Ron Carter, ... and released In 1971 By CTI.1 . Sugar Track Listing : 1.Sugar (Stanley Turrentine) - 10:03 . 2.Sunshine Alley (Butch Cornell) - 10:48 . 3.Impressions (John Coltrane) - 14:14 . 4.Gibraltar (Stanley Turrentine) - 9:35 Pete Turner ALSO READOfficial…

We remember Steve Grossman. ‘New Year’

This day (August 13, 2020), died Steve Grossman an American jazz fusion and hard bop saxophonistTracklist : 1 . Grabacion 2 . w/ Andrea Nunzi (2012) 3 . Una Mas (2010) 4 . Take The D Train (2008) 5 . live at Ischia (2010) 6 . Sunside Jazz Club (2007) 7 . Steve Grossman Quartet – Gouvy (2008) 8 . The Pace Report Interview 9 . w/ Miles Davis – Jean-Pierre (1991) 10 . Unknown 11 . In A Sentimental…

Jay-Z releases his debut album : ‘ Reasonable Doubt’ featuring Mary J. Blige and The Notorious B.I.G. (1996)

Jay-Z' 'Reasonable Doubt' is his debut studio album featuring Mary J. Blige and The Notorious B.I.G. among others and released on June 25, 1996 by Roc-A-Fella / Priority1 . Can't Knock the Hustle (w/ Mary j. Blige) 2 . Can't Knock the Hustle (w/ Mary j. Blige, at David Letterman 04.04.2008) 3 . The Making of Reasonable Doubt: Brooklyns Finest 4 . Dead Presidents (Official Video) 5 . Dead…

Miles Davis records ‘On the Corner’ for Columbia (1972)

Miles Davis' 'On the Corner' is a studio album recorded on June 1, 6 and July 7, 1972 and released on October 11, 1972 by Columbia.1 . Turnaroundphrase (November 3 1973, Vienna) 2 . On The Corner Session (Interviews NY) Track Listing : 1.On The Corner; New York Girl; Thinkin' One Thing And Doin' Another; Vote For Miles (Miles Davis) - 20:02 . 2.Black Satin (Miles Davis) - 05:20 . 3.One And One…

Chrysalis Records release Guru’s ‘Jazzmatazz, Vol. 1’ (1993)

Guru's 'Jazzmatazz, Vol. 1' is one of the first albums combining a live jazz band with hip hop, released on May 18, 1993 by Chrysalis Records.Track Listing : 1.Introduction- 01:20 . 2.Loungin'- 04:38 . 3.When You'Re Near- 04:02 . . 4.Transit Ride - 03:58 . . 5.No Time To Play - 04:54 . . 6.Down The Backstreets - 04:47 . 7.Respectful Dedications - :54 . 8.Take A Look (At Yourself) - 03:59 . .…

Columbia publish ‘Big Fun,’ an album by Miles Davis recorded over a period of four years (1974)

Miles Davis 'Big Fun' is a double album recorded between 1969 and 1972 and released on April 19, 1974 by Columbia.Track Listing : 1.Great Expectations (Miles Davis, Joe Zawinul) / Orange Lady (Joe Zawinul) – 27:23 . 2.Ife (Miles Davis) – 21:34 . 3.Recollections (Joe Zawinul) - 18:55 . 4.Trevere (Miles Davis) – 05:55 . 5.Go Ahead John (Miles Davis) – 28:27 . 6.Lonely Fire (Miles Davis) – 21:21 .…

Roland Kirk records ‘Here Comes the Whistleman’ for Atlantic Records (1965)

Roland Kirk's 'Here Comes the Whistleman' is an album recorded on March 14, 1965 and released the same year by Atlantic.Track Listing : 1.The Roots (Roland Kirk) - 04:09 . 2.Here Comes The Whistleman (Roland Kirk) - 04:53 . 3.I Wished On The Moon (Dorothy Parker, Ralph Rainger) - 04:48 . 4.Making Love After Hours (Roland Kirk) - 04:20 . 5.Yesterdays (Otto Harbach, Jerome Kern) - 03:54 .…

Pharoah Sanders records ‘Karma,’ an album for Impulse! (1969)

Pharoah Sanders' 'Karma' is an album recorded on February 14 & 19, 1969 and released the same year by Impulse!.Track Listing : 1.The Creator Has A Master Plan (Pharoah Sanders, Leon Thomas) - 32:46 . 2.Colors (Pharoah Sanders, Leon Thomas) - 05:37Musicians : Pharoah Sanders – Sax (Tenor) . Leon Thomas – Percussion, Vocals . Julius Watkins – French Horn . James Spaulding – Flute On (1) .…