Melissa Aldana & Crash Trio

Released in June 2014, "Melissa Aldana & Crash Trio" is the third album of Chilean tenor saxophonist Melissa Aldana with Crash Trio — Chilean bassist Pablo Menares and Cuban drummer Francisco Mela.Track Listing : 1.M&M (Melissa Aldana) - 04:57 . 2.Turning (Melissa Aldana) - 05:45 . 3.You'Re My Everything (Mort Dixon / Harry Warren / Joe Young) - 05:34 . 4.Bring Him Home (Melissa Aldana) -…

The new Esperanza Spalding feels like Robert Wyatt in bed with Judy Garland. It has that organic intellectualism that implies ‘I put twelve spells on you because you’re mind’

Esperanza Spalding's '12 Little Spells' is her seventh album released on October 19, 2018 by Concord. Visual artist Ethan Samuel Young has directed the video version of the album. (Source Esperanza Spalding - 12 Little Spells | Official Site)Rolling Stone ...that will make your head spin with its exquisite intergenre oddity, like the prog-meets-pop-meets-spoken-word mini opus WBGO ..a word that…

Happy Birthday Jon Faddis. ‘The Dizzyple’

This day (July 24, 1953), in Oakland, California, is born Jon Faddis, an American jazz trumpet player and conductor.Tracklist : 1 . w/ Barcelona Jazz Orquestra - Groovin' For Nat (2020) 2 . w/ Melissa Aldana - New picture (2017) 3 . I Can't Get Started (2013) 4 . Autumn Leaves 5 . Con Alma 6 . Sophisticated Lady (1999) 7 . w/ the Michel Camilo New York Big Band - Not Yet 8 . Dizzy Gillespie…

Happy Birthday Marcus Miller. ‘Marcus Imperator’

This day (June 14, 1959), in Brooklyn, New York, is born Marcus Miller, an American bass player, composer, producer and multi-instrumentalist.Tracklist : 1 . Trip Trap & Bitches Brew (2020) 2 . Laid Black (2019) 3 . w/ Kinga Glyck - Blast (2018) 4 . w/ Tom Ibarra - Tutu (2016) 5 . Solo (2013) 6 . Tightrope (2012) 7 . Blast (2008) 8 . Jean Pierre (2008) 9 . Come Together (2007) 10 . Bruce Lee…

Happy Birthday Kenny G. ‘Super G’

This day (June 5, 1956), in Seattle, Washington, is born Kenneth Bruce Gorelick a.k.a Kenny G, an American contemporary and smooth jazz saxophonist.Tracklist : 1 . Midnight Motion (1988) 2 . w/ Stevie Wonder – Besame Mucho (2009) 3 . w/David Foster & Friends - Love Theme From St. Elmo'S Fire (2008) 4 . w/ Yolanda Adams - I Believe I Can Fly (2004) 5 . The Moment 6 . w/ Michael Bolton - How Am…

Happy Birthday Christian McBride. ‘The Prince McBride’

This day (May 31, 1972), in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, is born Christian McBride, an American jazz bassist.Tracklist : 1 . w/ Patrice Rushen (2019) 2 . w/ New Jawn – John Day (2018) 3 . Disco Soul (2016) 4 . Jazz Series (2015) 5 . w/ Lynn Seaton (2013) 6 . Used ‘Ta Could (2012) 7 . The Shade Of The Cedar Tree (2011) 8 . Chick Corea Freedom Band – Straight No Chaser (2010) 9 . Documentary (2009)…

Happy Birthday Gonzalo Rubalcaba. ‘Rubalcaba De Cuba’

This day (May 27, 1963), in Havana, Cuba, is born Gonzalo Rubalcaba, a Grammy Award-winning Cuban jazz pianist and composer.Digest Tracklist : Joy, Joie (2019) . Gitaneria (2018) . w/ Anna Maria Jopek - Twe Usta Klamia (2017) . Volcan Trio (2016) . Joao (2014) . Supernova (2012) . Promenade (1999) . Agua De Beber (1995) . Giant Steps (1992) . & Chick Corea – Inprovisation (1991) . Autumn…

Sixth ‘International Jazz Day’ happens in Cuba (2017)

April 30, 2017 - Ambrose Akinmusire, Melissa Aldana, Richard Bona, Regina Carter, Kurt Elling, Roberto Fonseca, Kenny Garrett, Herbie Hancock, Quincy Jones, Ivan Lins, Marcus Miller, Youn Sun Nah, Gonzalo Rubalcaba, Antonio Sánchez, Esperanza Spalding, Chucho Valdés and many more are gathered at Gran Teatro de la Habana Alicia Alonso in Cuba for the 6th "International Jazz Day"

Happy Birthday Quincy Jones. ‘Today is ‘Super Q’s Day”

This day (March 14, 1933), in Seattle, Washington, is born Quincy Delightt Jones a.k.a. Quincy Jones, an American record producer, conductor, arranger, film composer, ..Tracklist : w/ Big Band - Moanin' . The 75Th Birthday Celebration Live At Montreux (2008) . w/ Toots Thielemans, Patti Austin - Setembro (1996) . Back On Block Live (1991) . w/ Tamia & Babyface - Slow Jams . w/ Miles Davis -…

The Mistresses Of Sax

Today being Candy Dulfer's birthday, we take a closer at her colleagues from all over the world.Candy Dulfer, Melissa Aldana, Hanna Paulsberg, Elin Larsson, Chika Asamoto, Mihoko Abe, Saori Yano, Erena Terakubo, Grace Kelly, Mindi Abair, Jessy J, Pamela Williams, Kaori Kobayashi, Yucco Miller, they are the "The Mistresses of Sax." Track listing : 1.Candy Dulfer / Strasbourg St. Denis – 10:48 .…