Pink Martini release their debut album : ‘Sympathique’ (1997)

Pink Martini's 'Sympathique' is their first full-length album released on November 11, 1997 by Heinz Records.1 . Amado Mio 2 . Sympathique (w/ China Forbes, Seattle) 3 . Sympathique (w/ China Forbes, Official Video) 4 . Que Sera Sera ("Le Grand Studio RTL") 5 . Donde Estas Yolanda (Portland) 6 . The Black Lizard (London, Royal Albert Hall) 7 . Bolero 8 . Bolero & Amado Mio (w/ Storm…

Cecil Taylor backs a ballet in Berlin (1983)

October 30, 1983 - Cecil Taylor will perform in West Berlin with Jimmy Lyons (as, perc), Brenda Bakr (voc), William Parker (b), Rashid Bakr (d), Andre Martinez (d) plus ballet dancers Doretha Davidson, Leon Brown, Philip Bond and Pauline Zaguhei

Taylor Swift releases ‘1989,’ her fifth album featuring ‘Blank Space’ and ‘Wildest Dreams’ (2014)

Taylor Swift's '1989' is her fifth studio album featuring 'Blank Space' and 'Wildest Dreams' and released on October 27, 2014 by Big Machine1 . Welcome To New York (1989, "Secret Session With Iheartradio," 20141(0-27)) 2 . Blank Space 3 . Blank Space (The Grammy Museum) 4 . Style 5 . Out Of The Woods 6 . Shake It Off 7 . Shake It Off ("In The Live Lounge") 8 . I Wish You Would (1989, World Tour)…

Pink Martini release their second album : ‘Hang On Little Tomato’

Pink Martini's 'Hang On Little Tomato' is their second album released on October 19, 2004, (seven years after their first) by Heinz Records.1 . Let's Never Stop Falling In Love ( w/ China Forbes, Portland) 2 . Let's Never Stop Falling In Love (Athens, Lycabettus, 11/7/2012) 3 . Anna / El Negro Zumbon 4 . La Bucuresti / Anna / El Negro Zumbon 5 . Hang On Little Tomato 6 . Hang On Little Tomato…

Pink Martini release their sixth album ‘Get Happy’ featuring Rufus Wainwright, Phyllis Diller and more guests (2013)

Pink Martini's 'Get Happy' is their sixth studio album recorded with Phyllis Diller, Philippe Katerine, Meow Meow, Ari Shapiro, the von Trapps, and Rufus Wainwright as guests and released on September 24, 2013 by Heinz Records.1 . Până Când Nu Te Iubeam (w/ Storm Large, Portland, 2013) 2 . Get Happy (2013, Preview) 3 . Get Happy (2013, Behind The Scenes Preview) 4 . Get Happy (2013, Je Ne T'Aime…

Concord publish Ray Charles’ posthumous and final album : ‘Genius Loves Company’ recorded with Norah Jones, James Taylor, Diana Krall and more famous guests (2004)

Ray Charles' 'Genius Loves Company' is his final studio album posthumously released on August 31, 2004 by Concord/Hear Music.1 . (w/ Norah Jones, Elton John, Bb King 2 . (w/ Michael Mcdonald, Willie Nelson & Van Morrison Track listing : 1.Here We Go Again (Don Lanier, Red Steagall) - 03:59 . 2.Sweet Potato Pie (James Taylor) - 03:47 . 3.You Don't Know Me (Eddy Arnold, Cindy Walker) - 03:55 .…

Pink Martini play in Stuttgart (2010)

July 19, 2010 - Pink Martini - that is Thomas Lauderdale (p), China Forbes (voc), Robert Taylor (tb), Gavin Bondy (tp), Martin Zarzar (d, perc), Brian Davis - (d, perc), Derek Rieth (per), Phil Baker (b), Timothy Nishimoto (voc, perc), Daniel Faehnle (g), Nicholas Crosa (viol) and Pancy Chang (cello) - will headline at "JazzOpen Stuttgart" in Stuttgart, Germany

Pink Martini release ‘Hey Eugene!’ their third album (2007)

Pink Martini's 'Hey Eugene!' is their third full-length album released on May 15, 2007 by Heinz Records.Track Listing : 1.Everywhere (China Forbes, Thomas Lauderdale) - 03:10 . 2.Tempo Perdido (Ataulfo Alves) - 03:42 . 3.Mar Desconocido (Martin Zarzar, Frederic Chopin) - 03:12 . 4.Taya Tan (Taku Izumi, Michio Yamagami) - 02:42 . 5.City Of Night (China Forbes, Thomas Lauderdale) - 04:19 . 6.Ojalá…

We remember Cecil Taylor. ‘Still Ahead Cecil’

This day ( April 5, 2018), in New York City, died Cecil Percival Tayloran American free jazz pianistDigest Tracklist : Perugia (2009) . Improvisation #1 (Excerpt) (2007) . Song 2 (2004) . w/ Max Roach - Duo (2000) . w/ Thurman Barker - Frankfurt (1995) . @ Jazz Ost-West Festival (1984) . w/ Art Ensemble Of Chicago - Live (1984) . Tracklist : Bemsha Swing . Rick Kick Shaw . Song . Azure . Steps .…

This week In Guitar Virtuosi 13/52

Stevie Ray Vaughan, Jeff Beck & Eric Clapton, Jimi Hendrix, Joe Satriani, John Petrucci & Uli Roth, Buckethead, Angus Young, Steve Hackett, Peter Frampton, Tommy Emmanuel, Shawn Lane, Gilad Hekselman, Larry Coryell

Neal Hefti

From 'Song of India' to 'Little Pony', we have mixed 20 'Jazz' tunes written or co-written by 'Neal Hefti'. It has Alan Hawkshaw, Count Basie, Woody Herman, Neal Hefti & His Orchestra and many more.

Texas release their fourth album : ‘White on Blonde’ featuring ‘Say What You Want,’ ‘Halo,’ ‘Black Eyed Boy’ and ‘Insane’ (1997)

Texas' 'White on Blonde' is their fourth (and their best selling so far) studio album, released on February 3, 1997 by Mercury Records.1 . Say What You Want (Paris) 2 . Say What You Want (Le Grand Studio RTL) 3 . Halo (Paris) 4 . Halo 5 . Put Your Arms Around Me (Torino, 1997) 6 . Put Your Arms Around Me (Glastonbury, 1999) 7 . Insane (Paris) 8 . Insane (Live) 9 . Black Eyed Boy (Live, "Bij…

This week In Male Balladeers 04/52

D'Angelo, José James, Aaron Neville, Michael Hutchence, Curtis Mayfield, Steve Forbert, Neil Diamond, Caetano Veloso, Gilberto Gil, Lowell George, Dean Martin, Robert Wyatt, Neil Finn

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Andy Williams, Bob Dylan, Tony Bennett, Dean Martin, The Doors, Kurt Elling, Paul Simon, Elvis Presley, Ry Cooder, James Taylor, Donny Hathaway, Beck

‘Pretenders’ is their debut eponymous album featuring ‘Stop Your Sobbing’ and ‘Brass in Pocket’ (1980)

'Pretenders ' feat. 'Stop Your Sobbing' & 'Brass in Pocket' is their debut eponymous studio album produced by Chris Thomas and released on 7 January 1980 by Real / Sire.1 . Precious (Capitol Theatre, Sept 27th 1980) 2 . Precious (Rockpalast, 17/07/1981) 3 . Precious 4 . Up The Neck 5 . Up The Neck (Rockpalast, 17/07/1981) 6 . Tattooed Love Boys 7 . Tattooed Love Boys (w/ Chrissie Hynde,…

Diana Krall’s ‘Christmas Songs’ is her ninth album published by Verve (2005)

Diana Krall's 'Christmas Songs' is her ninth album performed with the Clayton-Hamilton Jazz Orchestra and released on November 1, 2005 by Verve Records.1 . Jingle Bells (w/ The Clayton-Hamilton Jazz Orchestra) 2 . Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas (Live) 3 . Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas Track Listing : 1.Jingle Bells (James Pierpont) - 03:26 . 2.Let It Snow (Jule Styne, Sammy…

The Beatles release their fourth album : ‘Beatles for Sale’ featuring ‘Rock and Roll Music’ and ‘Eight Days a Week’ (1964)

The Beatles' 'Beatles for Sale' is their fourth studio album produced by George Martin and released on December 4, 1964 by Parlophone. 1 . Baby's In Black (Empire Pool) 2 . Baby's In Black (Germany) 3 . Rock And Roll Music (Live) 4 . Rock And Roll Music (Paris) 5 . Kansas City, I'm A Loser, Boys ("Shindig Show," 1964 ) 6 . Words Of Love 7 . Everybody's Trying To Be My Baby Track Listing :…

The Roots release their fifth album ‘Phrenology’ recorded with Cody Chesnutt, Musiq Soulchild, Talib Kweli and Jill Scott (2002)

The Roots' 'Phrenology' is their fifth studio album featuring Cody ChesnuTT, Musiq Soulchild, Talib Kweli and Jill Scott and released on November 26, 2002 by Mca, Geffen.1 . The Seed (w/ Cody Chesnutt, Official Video) 2 . Thought ("Work Live On The 2$ Bill") 3 . The Seed (Glastonbury) 4 . Break You Off (w/ Musiq, On "Conan," 2002) 5 . Break You Off (w/ Musiq) 6 . Water (Live) 7 . Quills…

Atlantic publish Solomon Burke’s fifth album : ‘Rock N Soul’ featuring ‘Cry to Me’ (1964)

Solomon Burke's 'Rock 'n Soul' is his fifth studio album featuring 'Cry to Me,' produced by Bert Berns and released in November 1964 by Atlantic1 . Cry To Me (Montreux, 2006) 2 . If You Need Me 3 . If You Need Me / Tonight's The Night Medley 4 . Just Out Of Reach / He'll Have To Go / It's Just A Matter Of Time Track Listing : 1.Goodbye Baby (Wes Farrell, Bert Russell) - 03:16 . 2.Cry To Me (Bert…

Enrique Iglesias releases his fourth album : ‘Enrique’ featuring ‘Bailamos,’ ‘Rhythm Divine’ and ‘Be with You’ (1999)

Enrique Iglesias's 'Enrique' feat. 'Bailamos' is his fourth studio album (his first in English) released on November 23, 1999 by Interscope. 1 . Rhythm Divine 2 . I Have Always Loved You (Live) 3 . I'm Your Man (Poland, 2000) 4 . Oyeme (Poland, 2000) 5 . Could I Have This Kiss Forever (w/ Whitney Houston, Official Video) 6 . U Are My Number One 7 . Bailamos (Remix) 8 . Bailamos (Hamburg,…

Adele releases ’25,’ her third album featuring ‘Hello,’ ‘When We Were Young’ and ‘Send My Love (To Your New Lover)’ (2015)

Adele's '25' feat. 'Hello' is her third studio album released (after a four years hiatus) on November 20 , 2015.1 . Hello 2 . Hello (w/ Jimmy Fallon & The Roots, "Classroom Instruments") 3 . Send My Love To Your New Lover 4 . Send My Love To Your New Lover (O2 Arena, London, 21st March 2016) 5 . I Miss You (The Wiltern, 2/12/2016) 6 . I Miss You (Glasgow, 25/03/2016) 7 . When We Were Young…

Polydor release James Brown’s album : ‘Get On the Good Foot’ featuring ‘Cold Sweat’ and ‘Please, Please, Please’ (1972)

James Brown's 'Get On the Good Foot' feat. 'Cold Sweat' & 'Please, Please, Please' is a double album released on November 20, 1972 by Polydor.1 . Get On The Good Foot 2 . Good Foot 3 . Cold Sweat (The Boston Garden) 4 . Please Please Please (The Apollo Theatre, 1985) 5 . Ain't That A Groove (w/ The Famous Flames ) 6 . Make It Funky Track Listing : 1.Get On The Good Foot, Pts. 1& 2…

Snoop Dogg releases his seventh album : ‘R&G (Rhythm & Gangsta): The Masterpiece’ featuring ‘Drop It Like It’s Hot’ and ‘Signs’ (2004)

Snoop Dogg's 'R&G (Rhythm & Gangsta): The Masterpiece' is his seventh studio album released on November 16, 2004, by Doggystyle Records.1 . Drop It Like It's Hot (w/ Pharrell Williams, Official Video) 2 . Drop It Like It's Hot ("AOL Sessions") 3 . Ups & Downs 4 . Let's Get Blown (w/ Pharrell Williams) 5 . Let's Get Blown (w/ Pharrell Williams) 6 . Fresh Pair Of Panties On (w/ Ole…

Drake releases ‘Take Care,’ his second studio album featuring ‘Marvins Room,’ ‘Headlines,’ ‘Make Me Proud,’ ‘The Motto’ and ‘Take…

Drake's 'Take Care' feat. 'Marvins Room' is his second studio album released on November 15, 2011 by Young Money / Cash Money / Republic Records..1 . Shot For Me (Official Video) 2 . Headlines 3 . Take Care (w/ Rihanna) 4 . We'll Be Fine (Official Video) 5 . HYFR (w/ Lil Wayne) 6 . Crew Love (w/ The Weeknd) Track Listing : 1.Over My Dead Body (Aubrey "Drake" Graham, Noah "40" Shebib, Anthony…

Death Row publish Snoop Dogg’s second album : ‘Tha Doggfather’ (1996)

Snoop Dogg's 'Tha Doggfather' is his second studio album released on November 12, 1996, by Death Row / Interscope Records. 1 . Doggfather (w/ Charlie Wilson) 2 . Vapors 3 . Upside Ya Head (Live ) Track Listing : 1.Intro - 00:46 . 2.Doggfather (Calvin Broadus Jr., Delmar Arnaud) - 03:57 . 3.Ride 4 Me (Calvin Broadus Jr., Ralph Aiken, Tyrone Crum, Keith Harrison, Robert Neal Jr., Roger Parker,…

Bronze Records publish ‘Ace of Spades,’ Motörhead’s fourth album (1980)

Motörhead's "Ace of Spades" is their fourth studio album produced by Vic "Chairman" Maile and released on November 8, 1980 by Bronze Records. 1 . Ace Of Spades (Live) 2 . Love Me Like A Reptile (Live) 3 . Love Me Like A Reptile (Stage Fright) 4 . Shoot You In The Back (Live) 5 . Shoot You In The Back (Live, 1980) 6 . Fast And Loose Live (Wacken, 2006) 7 . Fast And Loose (Wacken, 2006) 8 . The…

Island publish Robert Palmer’s eighth solo album : ‘Riptide’ featuring ‘Addicted to Love’ (1985)

Robert Palmer's 'Riptide' feat. 'Addicted to Love' is his eighth solo studio album produced by Bernard Edwards, recorded at Compass Point Studios in Bahamas and released in November 1985 by Island. 1 . Riptide 2 . Riptide (w/ Live) 3 . Hyperactive (Live) 4 . Addicted To Love (Official Video) 5 . Addicted To Love (NYC, 1997) 6 . Trick Bag 7 . Get It Through Your Heart 8 . I Didn't Mean To Turn…

Parlophone publish Queen’s fifteenth and final album : ‘Made in Heaven’ (1995)

Queen's 'Made in Heaven' is their fifteenth and final studio album released on November 6, 1995 by Parlophone / Hollywood Records fouryears after Freddie Mercury's death1 . Made In Heaven (Official Video) 2 . I Was Born To Love You 3 . Heaven For Everyone (Official Video) 4 . You Don't Fool Me 5 . A Winter's Tale (Official Video) Track Listing : 1.It'S A Beautiful Day (Freddie Mercury, John…

Arista publish Santana’s eighteenth album : ‘Shaman’ featuring ‘The Game of Love’ with Michelle Branch and ‘Why Don’t You & I’ with Alex Band…

Santana's 'Shaman' is their eighteenth studio album released on October 22, 2002 by Arista.1 . The Game Of Love (w/ Michelle Branch) 2 . Nothing At All (w/ Musiq) 3 . The Game Of Love 4 . Foo Foo 5 . Foo Foo (Montreux, 2011) 6 . Victory Is Won (Japan ) 7 . Hoy Es Adios (w/ Alexandro, Live) Track Listing : 1.Adouma (Angelique Kidjo, Jean Hebrail) - 04:15 . 2.Nothing At All (Rob Thomas, Cori…

Tony Bennett releases ‘Viva Duets’ an album recorded with Marc Anthony, Thalía, Christina Aguilera, Gloria Estefan, Juan Luis Guerra, Vicente Fernández and more Latin American singers…

Tony Bennett's 'Viva Duets' is a studio album recorded with Latin American singers and released on October 22, 2012 by Rpm / Columbia.1 . The Best Is Yet To Come 2 . The Way You Look Tonight (w/ Thalia) 3 . Steppin Out With My Baby (w/ Christina Aguilera, Emmy Awards) 4 . For Once In My Life 5 . Are You Havin' Any Fun? 6 . Who Can I Turn To 7 . Just In Time (w/ Juan Luis Guerra, "David…

James Brown records ‘Sex Machine,’ a double live album with the original J.B.’s (1969)

James Brown's 'Sex Machine' is a double live album recorded on October 14, 1969, with the original J.B.'s featuring Bootsy Collins and Catfish Collins and released In 1970 By King.1 . Sex Machine (1971) 2 . Brother Rapp 3 . Give It Up Or Turn It Loose (Palasport, Bologna Italy April, 1971) 4 . (On "The Mike Douglas Show," 1969) 5 . It's A Man Man World (1971) 6 . Please, Please, Please…

Sting releases ‘Brand New Day,’ his sixth solo album featuring ‘Desert Rose’ with Cheb Mami (1999)

Sting's 'Brand New Day' is his sixth solo studio album featuring 'Desert Rose' with Cheb Mami and released on September 24, 1999 by A&M Records.1 . A Thousand Years 2 . Desert Rose 3 . Desert Rose 4 . After The Rain Has Fallen 5 . Perfect Love Gone Wrong 6 . Perfect Love Gone Wrong (Live) 7 . Tomorrow We'll See 8 . Fill Her Up (Live) 9 . Fill Her Up 10 . Ghost Story ("A Winter's Night- From…

Guitarist Marc Ribot enrols Tom Waits, Meshell Ndegeocello, Steve Earle et al in the resistance. ‘Here comes back the protest song’

Marc Ribot's "Songs of Resistance 1942-2018" is his twenty fourth album recorded with among other guests Tom Waits, Sam Amidon, Steve Earle, Tift Merritt and Meshell Ndegeocello and released on September 14, 2018 by Anti.(Source Marc Ribot - Songs of Resistance 1942-2018 | Official Site)<img src='//rvm.pm/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/Marc-Ribot-Songs-of-Resistance-RVM-SMALL.jpg'…

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 .…

Tina Turner releases her seventh album : ‘Foreign Affair’ featuring ‘The Best’ and ‘Steamy Windows’ (1989)

Tina Turner's 'Foreign Affair' is her seventh solo album (including the hit song The Best ) released on September 13, 1989 by Capitol.1 . The Best (Official Video) 2 . Undercover Agent For The Blues (Barcelona) 3 . Look Me In The Heart (Official Video) 4 . Can´T Stop Me Loving You (Spanish TV, 1990) 5 . Ask Me How I Feel (Live, 1990) 6 . I Don't Wanna Lose You (Live, 1990) 7 . Foreign Affair…

Epic publish George Jones’ fifty first album : ‘The Grand Tour’ (1974)

George Jones's 'The Grand Tour' is his fifty first album produced by Billy Sherrill and released in August 1974 by Epic1 . The Grand Tour 2 . The Grand Tour 3 . Once You've Had The Best 4 . Once You've Had The Best (Farm Aid, 1985) 5 . The Weatherman Track Listing : 1.The Grand Tour (Norro Wilson, George Richey, Carmol Taylor) - 03:06 . 2.Darlin' (Ray Griff) - 02:05 . 3.Pass Me By (H. B. Hall) -…

The Weeknd releases his second album ‘Beauty Behind the Madness’ featuring Ed Sheeran and Lana Del Rey (2015)

The Weeknd's 'Beauty Behind the Madness' is his second studio album featuring Labrinth, Ed Sheeran and Lana Del Rey as guests and released on August 28, 2015 by XO / Republic Records.1 . Tell Your Friends (Official Video) 2 . Losers ("Capital Live Session") 3 . Often (Official Video) 4 . The Hills (Official Video) 5 . Acquainted 6 . Can't Feel My Face (Official Video) 7 . Shameless 8 . Earned It…

EMI Robbie Williams’ third album : ‘Sing When You’re Winning’ featuring ‘Rock DJ’ and ‘Supreme’

Robbie Williams' 'Sing When You're Winning' is his third studio album produced by Guy Chambers & Steve Power and released on August 28, 2000 by EMI1 . Let Love Be Your Energy 2 . Better Man (Knebworth 3 . Rock DJ 4 . Supreme 5 . Kids (w/ Kylie Minogue 6 . Forever Texas 7 . The Road To Mandalay 8 . Let Love Be Your Energy 9 . Better Man (Moscow, Lmey Tour, 2015 10 . Rock DJ (Knebworth) 11 .…