We Remember Charles Mingus. ‘Mingus Maximus’

This day ( January 5, 1979), in  Cuernavaca, Mexico,, died Charles Mingus Jr. , an American jazz musician, composer and bandleader.Tracklist : 1 . Shortnin’ Bread 2 . Sue’s Changes (1975) 3 . Sue’s Changes (1975) 4 . Sue’s Changes (1975) 5 . w/ Eric Dolphy – Live in Stockholm (1964) 6 . In belgium 7 . Take the ‘A’ Train 8 . Flowers For A Lady (1974) Tracklist : Goodbye Pork Pie Hat .…

Sonny Rollins records ‘Tour de Force’ with Kenny Drew, George Morrow, Max Roach and Earl Coleman (1957)

Sonny Rollins ' 'Tour de Force' is an album recorded on December 7, 1956 with Kenny Drew, George Morrow, Max Roach and vocals by Earl Coleman on two tracks and released in 1957 By Prestige.Track Listing : 1.Ee-Ah (Sonny Rollins) - 06:52 . 2.B. Quick (Sonny Rollins) - 09:13 . 3.Two Different Worlds (Al Frisch, Sid Wayne) - 07:37 . 4.B. Swift (Sonny Rollins) - 05:15 . 5.My Ideal (Newell Chase, Leo…

Duke Ellington records ‘Money Jungle’ with Charles Mingus and Max Roach (1962)

Duke Ellington's 'Money Jungle' is a studio album recorded with Charles Mingus and Max Roach on September 17, 1962 by United Artists.Track Listing : 1.Money Jungle (Duke Ellington) - 05:30 . 2.Fleurette Africaine (African Flower) (Duke Ellington) - 03:36 . 3.Very Special (Duke Ellington) - 04:26 . 4.Warm Valley (Duke Ellington) - 03:33 . 5.Wig Wise (Duke Ellington) - 03:21 . 6.Caravan (Juan…

Max Roach records ‘We Insist! (Freedom Now Suite)’ with Abbey Lincoln on Vocals (1960)

Max Roach's 'We Insist!' (subtitled 'Max Roach's Freedom Now Suite') is an album recorded on August 31 and September 6, 1960 and released the same year by Candid Records.Track listing : 1.Driva Man (Max Roach, Oscar Brown) - 05:17 . 2.Freedom Day (Max Roach, Brown) - 06:08 . 3.Triptych: Prayer/Protest/Peace (Max Roach) - 08:09 . 4.All Africa (Max Roach, Brown) - 08:01 . 5.Tears for…

We remember Max Roach. ‘Smart Max’

This day (August 16, 2007), in Manhattan, New York, died Max Roach, an American jazz percussionist, drummer, and composer.Tracklist : 1 . The Third Eye 2 . W/ Randy Weston Duo (Ii) - Well You Needn'T (1999) 3 . Live In Israel 4 . W/ Dizzy Gillespie – Manteca 5 . Big Sid / It’S Time 6 . w/ Abbey Lincoln - Driva Man (1964) 7 . Drum Solo 8 . w/ Art Blakey & Elvin Jones - Battle Tracklist :…

Dinah Washington records in Hollywood ‘Dinah Jams,’ a live album with Clifford Brown, Clark Terry, Maynard Ferguson and Max Roach among others (1954)

Dinah Washington's 'Dinah Jams' is a live album recorded in Hollywood on August 15, 1954, featuring Clifford Brown, Clark Terry, Maynard Ferguson and Max Roach among others and released in February 1955 by EmArcy1 . Lover, Come Back To Me / Send Me To The 'Lectric Chair Track Listing : 1.Lover Come Back To Me (Oscar Hammerstein Ii, Sigmund Romberg) - 09:46 . 2.Alone Together (Arthur Schwartz) -…

Columbia Records publish Maxwell’s third studio album : ‘Now’ (2001)

Maxwell's 'Now' is his third studio album released on August 14, 2001, by Columbia Records.1 . Get To Know Ya (Official Video) 2 . Lifetime (Official Video) 3 . Lifetime (On "The Late Show") 4 . This Womans Work (Live) Track Listing : 1.Get To Know Ya (Hod David, Stuart Matthewman, Maxwell) - 04:22 . 2.Lifetime (Hod David, Stuart Matthewman, Maxwell) - 05:29 . 3.W/As My Girl (Hod David, Stuart…

Max Roach records ‘M’Boom’ with eight other drummers and percussionists (1979)

Max Roach's 'M'Boom' is an album recorded on July 25, 26 & 27, 1979 and released the same year by Columbia.Track Listing : 1.Onomatopoeia (Omar Clay) - 05:17 . 2.Twinkle Toes (Warren Smith) - 03:33 . 3.Caravanserai (Joe Chambers) - 04:01 . 4.January V (Max Roach) - 03:24 . 5.The Glorious Monster (Max Roach) - 06:46 . 6.Rumble In The Jungle (Omar Clay) - 07:15 . 7.Morning/Midday (Omar Clay,…

Columbia publish Maxwell’s fourth album ‘BLACKsummers’night’ featuring ‘Pretty Wings’ (2009)

Maxwell's 'BLACKsummers'night' is his fourth studio album released July 7, 2009 by Columbia Records.1 . Bad Habits (Official Director's Cut) 2 . Bad Habits (GMA) 3 . Pretty Wings (Official Video) 4 . Pretty Wings (on Letterman) 5 . Fistful of Tears (Official Video) Track Listing : 1.Badhabits (Musze, Hod David) - 05:52 . 2.Cold (Musze, Hod David) - 04:02 . 3.Prettywings (Musze, Hod David) -…

Maxwell releases his fifth album : ‘blackSUMMERS’night’ (2016)

Maxwell' s 'blackSUMMERS'night' is his fifth studio album co-produced with Hod David and released on July 1, 2016 by Columbia Records1 . Lake By the Ocean (Official Video) 2 . 1990x (Official Video) 3 . 1990 (Behind the Scenes) 4 . Gods (Official Video) 5 . Lost (Zenith Paris La Villette) Track Listing : 1.All The Ways Love Can Feel (Musze, Hod David, Travis Sayles) - 05:21 . 2.The Fall (Musze,…

Maxi Priest et al live at the ‘Amsterdam Reggae Village’ (2014)

June 28, 2014 - Gyptian, Tommy Lee Sparta, Gentleman & Daddy, Earl16 & Al Campbell, Maikal X & The Royal The Roots Band, Rass Motivated, KaliBwoy, Black Omolo, Le Prince, Maxi Priest, Kenny B. They all take part in the "Amsterdam Reggae Village Festival" at Heineken Music Hall in Amsterdam, The Netherlands

As we wish, today, Maxi Jazz a Happy Birthday, the time has come to playlist the ‘BESTS’ of his band : Faithless

As we wish, today, English musician, rapper, singer and DJ, Maxwell Fraser better known as Maxi Jazz a Happy Birthday, the time has come to playlist the 'BESTS' of his band : Faithless Video Tracklist : 1 . Insomnia 2 . We Come 1 3 . God Is a DJ 4 . One Step Too Far (w/ Dido) 5 . Why Go? (w/ Estelle) 6 . Mass Destruction 7 . Take The Long Way Home 8 . Tarantula 9 . Miss U Less See U More 10 .…

Dizzy Gillespie, Charlie Parker, Bud Powell, Charles Mingus & Max Roach a.k.a. ‘The Quintet’ record ‘Jazz at Massey Hall’ (1953)

'Jazz at Massey Hall' by Dizzy Gillespie, Charlie Parker, Bud Powell, Charles Mingus & Max Roach a.k.a. 'The Quintet' is a live album recorded on May 15, 1953 and released the same year In 1953 by Debut.Track Listing : 1.Perdido (Juan Tizol, Hans Lengfelder, Ervin M. Drake) - 07:47 . 2.Salt Peanuts (Dizzy Gillespie, Kenny Clarke) - 07:44 . 3.All The Things You Are / 52Nd Street Theme (Jerome…

Maxwell releases ‘Maxwell Urban Hang Suite,’ his debut concept-album via Columbia (1996)

'Maxwell's Urban Hang Suite' is Maxwell's debut (and concept) album released on April 2, 1996 by Columbia Records.Track Listing : 1.The Urban Theme (Maxwell) - 02:42 . 2.Welcome (Maxwell, Stuart Matthewman) - 05:18 . 3.Sumthin' Sumthin' (Maxwell, Leon Ware) - 04:18 . 4.Ascension (Maxwell, Itaal Shur) - 05:46 . 5.Dancewitme (Maxwell, Hod David) - 06:15 . 6....Til The Cops Come Knockin' (Maxwell,…

Abbey Lincoln records ‘Straight Ahead’ with Eric Dolphy, Coleman Hawkins & Max Roach (1961)

Abbey Lincoln's 'Straight Ahead' is an album recorded on February 22, 1961 with Eric Dolphy, Coleman Hawkins, Max Roach and others and released the same year by Candid.Track Listing : 1.Straight Ahead (Abbey Lincoln, Earl Baker, Mal Waldron)- 05:24 . 2.When Malindy Sings (Oscar Brown, Paul Lawrence Dunbar)- 04:05 . 3.In The Red (Chips Bayen, Abbey Lincoln, Max Roach)- 08:32 . 4.Blue Monk (Abbey…

Sepultura release ‘Roots,’ their sixth album and the the last one with Max Cavalera (1996)

Sepultura's 'Roots' is their sixth (and the last with Max Cavalera) studio album featuring Carlinhos Brown, produced by Ross Robinson and released on February 20, 1996 by RoadrunnerTrack Listing : 1.Roots Bloody Roots (Max Cavalera, Sepultura) - 03:32 . 2.Attitude (Max Cavalera, Dana Wells) - 04:15 . 3.Cut-Throat (Max Cavalera, Sepultura) - 02:44 . 4.Ratamahatta (Sepultura, Carlinhos Brown) -…

Tricky releases ‘Maxinquaye,’ his debut album featuring Martina Topley-Bird (1995)

Tricky's 'Maxinquaye' is his debut album featuring Martina Topley-Bird on vocals and released on February 20, 1995 by Island. Track Listing : 1.Overcome (Marcella Detroit, Tricky) - 04:30 . . 2.Ponderosa (Howie B, Martine, Tricky) - 03:31 . . 3.Black Steel (Chuck D, William Drayton, Carlton Ridenhour, Eric "Vietnam" Sadler, Hank Shocklee) - 05:40 . . 4.Hell Is Round The Corner (Isaac Hayes,…

Sonny Rollins records with Oscar Pettiford and Max Roach ‘Freedom Suite’ for Riverside (1958)

Sonny Rollins 'Freedom Suite' is an album recorded on February 11 & March 7, 1958 with Oscar Pettiford and Max Roach and released the same year by Riverside.Track Listing : 1.The Freedom Suite (Sonny Rollins) - 19:17 . 2.Someday I'Ll Find You (Noël Coward) - 04:35 . 3.Will You Still Be Mine? (Tom Adair, Matt Dennis) - 02:54 . 4.Till There Was You (Meredith Willson) - 04:54 . 5.Shadow Waltz…

Bill Frisell releases his thirty fourth album : ‘When You Wish Upon A Star’ (2016)

Bill Frisell's 'When You Wish Upon A Star' is his thirty fourth album (a "re-imagination of time-honored gems of music for film and television") released on January 29, 2016 by Sony Masterworks.1 . When You Wish Upon A Star 2 . When You Wish Upon A Star 3 . Shadow Of Your Smile + Surfer Girl (w/ The Big Sur Sextet, Copenhagen, 2013) 4 . Moon River (Jazz Middelheim, 2015) Bill Frisell - When You…

Rihanna releases her eighth album : ‘Anti’ featuring ‘Work,’ ‘Needed Me’ and ‘Love on the Brain’ (2016)

Rihanna's 'ANTI' is her eighth studio album released on January 28, 2016 by Westbury Road / Roc Nation.1 . Consideration (Anti World Tour, Jacksonville) 2 . James Joint (Official Video) 3 . Kiss It Better (Anti World Tour, Jacksonville) 4 . Kiss It Better 5 . Work (w/ Drake) 6 . Work (The Brit Awards, 2016, w/ Drake) 7 . Desperado 8 . Desperado 9 . Desperado (Tampa, Anti World Tour) 10 . Woo…

Bruce Springsteen releases his sixteenth album : ‘Working on a Dream’ (2009)

Bruce Springsteen's 'Working on a Dream' is his sixteenth studio album produced by Brendan O'Brien and released on January 27, 2009 by Columbia Records.1 . Working On A Dream (Glastonbury, 2009) 2 . Outlaw Pete (Glastonbury, 2009) 3 . Outlaw Pete (Stockholm Stadion) 4 . My Lucky Day 5 . Working On A Dream (Making Of Queen Of The Supermarket Videoclip) 6 . Queen Of The Supermarket (2013/05/07,…

Elton John releases his sixth album : ‘Don’t Shoot Me I’m Only the Piano Player’ featuring ‘Crocodile Rock’ and ‘Daniel’ (1973)

Elton John's 'Don't Shoot Me I'm Only the Piano Player' feat. 'Crocodile Rock' & 'Daniel' is his sixth studio album produced by Gus Dudgeon and released on January 26, 1973 by DJM Records 1 . Daniel (Edinburgh, 1976) 2 . Daniel (Festival De Viña, 2013) 3 . Teacher I Need You (Sydney, Australia 1984) 4 . Elderberry Wine 5 . Have Mercy On The Criminal (w/ Melbourne Symphony Orchestra, Sydney,…

Wes Montgomery records his fourth album for Riverside : ‘The Incredible Jazz Guitar of Wes Montgomery’ (1960)

'The Incredible Jazz Guitar of Wes Montgomery' is his fourth album recorded on January 26–27, 1960 and released the same year by Riverside.1 . Four On Six (1965) 2 . West Coast Blues 3 . Quartet, 1965 Track Listing : 1.Airegin (Sonny Rollins) - 04:26 . 2.D-Natural Blues (Wes Montgomery) - 05:23 . 3.Polka Dots And Moonbeams (Johnny Burke, Jimmy Van Heusen) - 04:44 . 4.Four On Six (Wes Montgomery)…