Wynton Marsalis starts the recording of ‘Marsalis Standard Time, Vol. 1’ with Marcus Roberts on Piano (1986)

Wynton Marsalis' 'Marsalis Standard Time, Vol. 1' is an album recorded on May 29 and September 25, 1986 by Cbs/Columbia.1 . visit to CHICAGO HIGH SCHOOL (Michelle Obama's alma mater, 1986 ) 2 . Cherokee (8/19/1989, Newport Jazz Festival) 3 . The New Orleans Function (8/19/1989, Newport Jazz Festival) Track Listing : 1.Caravan (Juan Tizol) - 08:18 . 2.April In Paris (Vernon Duke, E.Y. "Yip"…

Marcus Roberts – Keys r Us

This day (August 7, 1963), in Jacksonville, Florida, is born Marcus Roberts, an American jazz pianist.Wikipedia : This day (August 7, 1963), in Jacksonville, Florida, is born Marcus Roberts, an American jazz pianist.Marcus Roberts : Roberts’ deep respect for the contributions and achievements of the great masters of jazz and classical music has led to his highly innovative and original piano style…

Concord publish George Benson’s ‘Songs and Stories’ produced with Marcus Miller (2009)

George Benson's 'Songs and Stories' is a studio album co-produced with Marcus Miller and released on August 25, 2009 by Concord.1 . Don't Let Me Be Lonely Tonight (w/ Marcus Miller) 2 . Don't Let Me Be Lonely Tonight (2013, Jazz Fest) 3 . The George Benson Sessions: The Making Of Songs And Stories: Living In High Definition Track listing : 1.Don't Let Me Be Lonely Tonight (James Taylor) - 03:48…

Epic publish Luther Vandross’ ‘The Night I Fell in Love,’ his fourth album produced by Marcus Miller (1985)

Luther Vandross' 'The Night I Fell in Love' is his fourth studio album co-produced with Marcus Miller and released on March 8, 1985 by Epic. Track Listing : 1.'Til My Baby Comes Home (Luther Vandross, Marcus Miller) - 05:31 . 2.The Night I Fell In Love (Luther Vandross, Marcus Miller) - 06:06 . 3.If Only For One Night (Brenda Russell) - 04:15 . 4.Creepin' (Stevie Wonder) - 04:04 . 5.It'S Over Now…

Playing Coltrane

Dave Liebman, Wayne Shorter, Jack DeJohnette, Michael Brecker, Joshua Redman, McCoy Tyner, Ravi Coltrane, Christian McBride, Roy Haynes, Bobby Hutcherson, Marcus Miller, Wynton Marsalis, Marcus Roberts, Branford Marsalis, Raul de Souza, Kurt Rosenwinkel, Wes Montgomery, Carlos Santana, John McLaughlin, Pat Metheny, etc

Wynton Marsalis’ ‘Crescent City Christmas Card’ is a holiday album featuring Kathleen Battle and Jon Hendricks (1990)

Wynton Marsalis' 'Crescent City Christmas Card' is a holiday album featuring Kathleen Battle and Jon Hendricks and released in January, 1990 by Columbia.1 . Winter Wonderland 2 . w/ Kathleen Battle 3 . 'twas The Night Before Christmas 4 . Jazz Christmas Song (The Hudson Union Society) Track Listing : 1.Carol Of The Bells (Mykola Leontovych, Traditional) - 04:56 . 2.Silent Night (Franz Gruber,…

Wynton Marsalis begins the recording of ‘J Mood’ for Columbia (1985)

Wynton Marsalis' 'J Mood' is an album recorded between December 17 and 20, 1985 and released in 1986 by Columbia Records.Track Listing : 1.J Mood (Wynton Marsalis) - 08:35 . 2.Presence That Lament Brings (Wynton Marsalis, Marcus Roberts) - 05:53 . 3.Insane Asylum (Donald Brown, Wynton Marsalis) - 06:34 . 4.Skain'S Domain (Wynton Marsalis) - 06:30 . 5.Melodique (Wynton Marsalis) - 04:32 .…

This week In Jazz Legends 22/52

Roy Hargrove Quintet, Wynton Marsalis, Eliane Elias, Mary Lou Williams, Christian McBride, Count Basie, Ella Fitzgerald, Doc Cheatham, Herbie Hancock, Miles Davis, Marcus Miller, Joe Henderson, Sun Ra Arkestra , Pete Escovedo

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…

Charlie Wilson releases his fifth album : ‘Just Charlie’ featuring ‘You Are’ (2010)

Charlie Wilson's 'Just Charlie' feat. 'You Are' is his fifth studio album released on December 3, 2010 by Jive.1 . You Are (Le Trianon, Paris, 2013/07/15) 2 . You Are Track Listing : 1.My Girl Is A Dime (Carl M. Days Jr., Charlie Wilson, Dennis Bettis, Mahin Wilson, Wirlie Morris) - 03:48 . 2.You Are (Carl M. Days Jr., Charlie Wilson, Dennis Bettis, Mahin Wilson, Wirlie Morris) - 04:10 . 3.I…

Mary J. Blige releases her tenth album : ‘My Life II… The Journey Continues (Act 1)’ (2011)

Mary J. Blige's 'My Life II... The Journey Continues (Act 1)' is her tenth studio album released as a sequel to her 1994 album 'My Life' on November 21, 2011 by Matriarch.1 . 25/8 2 . Don't Mind (Official Video) 3 . Mr. Wrong (w/ Drake) 4 . Mr. Wrong + Interview (On "The View") 5 . Mr. Wrong (On "Today Show") 6 . Why? (w/ Rick Ross, Official Video) 7 . The Living Proof (Live) 8 . The Living…

John Legend releases ‘Evolver,’ his third album featuring Kanye West, Brandy, Estelle, Andre 3000 et al (2008)

John Legend's 'Evolver' is his third studio album featuring Kanye West, Brandy, Estelle and Andre 3000, among other guests and released on October 28, 2008 by Good, Columbia. 1 . Good Morning 2 . Green Light (w/ André 3000, Official Video) 3 . Green Light (on "Letterman") 4 . Everybody Knows (Official Video) 5 . Everybody Knows (Live) 6 . This Time (NBC) 7 . Good Morning 8 . If You´Re Out There…

Concord publish ‘Givin’ It Up’ by Al Jarreau and George Benson (2006)

'Givin' It Up' by Al Jarreau & George Benson is their first collaboration album, released on October 24, 2006 by Concord.1 . Givin' It Up (EPK) 2 . Summer Breeze (Live) Track Listing : 1.Breezin' (Bobby Womack, Al Jarreau) - 05:40 . 2.Mornin' (Al Jarreau, David Foster, Jay Graydon) - 05:02 . 3.'Long Come Tutu (Marcus Miller, Al Jarreau) - 06:37 . 4.God Bless The Child (Billie Holiday,…

No Doubt release their third album ‘Tragic Kingdom’ featuring ‘Don’t Speak’ (1995)

No Doubt's 'Tragic Kingdom' feat. 'Don't Speak' is their third studio album produced by Matthew Wilder and released on October 10, 1995 by Trauma / Interscope Records. 1 . Spiderwebs (Official Video) 2 . Excuse Me Mr. (Official Video) 3 . Excuse Me Mr. (Acoustic, Las Vegas, Rock In Rio USA, 5/8/2015) 4 . Just A Girl 5 . Just A Girl (LiveTragic Kingdom) 6 . Happy Now? (Live, 2012) 7 .…

Warner Bros. Records publish Chaka Khan’s fifth album : ‘I Feel for You’ (1984)

Chaka Khan's 'I Feel for You' is her fifth solo album released on October 1, 1984 by Warner Bros. Records.1 . This Is My Night (Official Video) 2 . This Is My Night ( "Toppop") 3 . Eye To Eye (Official Video) 4 . I Feel For You (Official Video) 5 . I Feel For You (Live) 6 . Through The Fire (Official Video) 7 . Through The Fire Track Listing : 1.This Is My Night (David Frank, Mic Murphy)…

Sting releases his eleventh album : ‘The Last Ship’ based on his eponymous musical to be premiered the following year (2013)

Sting's 'The Last Ship' is his eleventh (his first since 2003) studio album released on September 20, 2013 by Cherrytree, Interscope, A&M.1 . The Last Ship Interview (BBC Breakfast, 2013) 2 . The Origins Of The Last Ship 3 . A Practical Arrangement (BBC The One Show, 2013) Track Listing : 1.The Last Ship (Sting) - 03:50 . 2.Dead Man'S Boots (Sting) - 03:29 . 3.And Yet (Sting) - 03:52 .…

Lil Wayne releases his ninth album : ‘Tha Carter IV’ featuring ‘She Will,’ ‘6 Foot 7 Foot’ and ‘How to Love’ (2011)

Lil Wayne's 'Tha Carter IV' is his ninth studio album released on August 29, 2011 by Young Money / Cash Money / Universal Republic.1 . Blunt Blowin (Official Video) 2 . 6 Foot 7 Foot (w/ Cory Gunz, Official Video) 3 . Nightmares Of The Bottom (Live, 2011 4 . John (w/ Rick Ross, Official Video) 5 . How To Love (Official Video) 6 . 6 Foot 7 (Summer Jam, 2011 7 . John (w/ Rick Ross, Summer Jam, 2011…

Jimi Hendrix records ‘Jimi Plays Monterey’ a.k.a. ‘Live at Monterey” (1967)

'Jimi Plays Monterey' a.k.a. 'Live at Monterey' is a posthumous live album by the Jimi Hendrix Experience, recorded on June 18, 1967 at the Monterey Pop Festival.1 . Wild Thing (Guitar Sacrifice) Track Listing : 1.Introduction By Brian Jones - 0:39 . 2.Killing Floor (Chester Burnett) - 03:14 . 3.Foxy Lady (Jimi Hendrix) - 03:28 . 4.Like A Rolling Stone (Bob Dylan) - 07:07 . 5.Rock Me Baby (B. B.…

Warner Bros. Chaka Khan’s sixth album : ‘Destiny’ (1986)

Chaka Khan's 'Destiny' is her sixth studio album released on June 14, 1986 by Warner Bros.1 . So Close (Live) Track Listing : 1.Love Of A Lifetime (David Gamson, Green Gartside) - 04:21 . 2.Earth To Mickey (Joshua Fried, Reggie Griffin, Arif Mardin, Charlie Singleton, Jeremy Wolff) - 05:37 . 3.Watching The World (John Lang, Richard Page, Steve George) - 04:44 . 4.The Other Side Of The World (B.…

The Rolling Stones release ‘Dirty Work’ featuring ‘Harlem Shuffle’ (1986)

The The Rolling Stones' 'Dirty Work' feat. 'Harlem Shuffle' is their eighteenth British (and twentieth American) studio album released on March 24, 1986 by The Rolling Stones/Columbia Records.Track Listing : 1.One Hit (To The Body) (Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Ronnie Wood) - 04:44 . 2.Fight (Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Ronnie Wood) - 03:09 . 3.Harlem Shuffle (Bob Relf, Ernest Nelson) - 03:23 .…

Elektra publishes the second Anita Baker’s album ‘Rapture’ (1986)

Anita Baker's 'Rapture' is her second (and breakout) album released on March 20, 1986 by Elektra.Track Listing : 1.Sweet Love (Anita Baker, Louis A. Johnson, Gary Bias) - 04:26 . 2.You Bring Me Joy (David Lasley) - 04:24 . 3.Caught Up In The Rapture (Garry Glenn, Dianne Quander) - 05:07 . 4.Been So Long (Anita Baker) - 05:07 . 5.Mystery (Rod Temperton) - 04:56 . 6.No One In The World (Ken…