Michael Brecker records ‘Wide Angles,’ an album for Verve (2003)

Michael Brecker's 'Wide Angles' is an album recorded on January 22 & 24, 2003 and released on September 9, 2003 by Verve.1 . Broadband, 2004 2 . Blue Note Tokyo, 2004 Track Listing : 1.Broadband (Michael Brecker) - 06:45 . 2.Cool Day In Hell (Michael Brecker) - 07:51 . 3.Angle Of Repose (Michael Brecker) - 06:41 . 4.Tumbuktu (Michael Brecker) - 07:51 . 5.Night Jessamine (Michael Brecker) -…

We remember Michael Brecker. ‘Ace Brecker’

This day (January 13, 2007), in New York City, New York, died Michael Brecker, an American jazz saxophonist and composer.Tracklist : 1 . Softly As In A Morning Sunrise (2003) 2 . Delta City Blues (1998) 3 . Peep (1990) 4 . w/ Bill Evans, Ernie Watts, Stanley Turrentine – Four Sleepers / Pools (1989) 5 . w/ Pat Metheny – Song For Bilbao 6 . Choral (1983) 7 . w/ Ben Sidran – Someday My Prince Will…

Joni Mitchell releases ‘Shadows and Light,’ a double live album recorded with Pat Metheny, Jaco Pastorius, Michael Brecker et al (1979)

Joni Mitchell's 'Shadows and Light' is a double live album released in September 1979 and recorded with Pat Metheny, Jaco Pastorius, Michael Brecker and others and released in September 1980 by Asylum.1 . The Dry Cleaner From Des Moines 2 . Shadows And Light 3 . Amelia (Live, 1979) 4 . Hejira (Japan) 5 . Free Man In Paris (London, 1983) 6 . God Must Be A Boogie Man (London, 1983) Track listing…

Michael Brecker plays a concerto (2000)

August 2, 2000 - Michael Brecker and the Orchestra Sinfonica dell'Emilia-Romagna "Arturo Toscanini" conducted by Marcello Rota premiere John Psathas' sax concerto "Omnifenix" in Bologna

Michael Brecker Band plays in Berlin (1987)

July 17, 1987 - the Michael Brecker Band - that is Mike Stern (g), Michael Brecker (ts), Joey Calderazzo (p, kb), Jeff Andrews (b) and Adam Nussbaum (d) - is at "Jazz Festival Berlin" in Germany

Michael Brecker Band plays at North Sea Jazz (1987)

July 11, 1987 - Michael Brecker Band - that is Michael Brecker (ts, Steiner EWI), Mike Stern (g), Joey Calderazzo (p), Jeff Andrews (b) and Adam Nussbaum (d) - will perform at "North Sea Jazz Festival" in The Hague, The Netherlands

Michael Brecker releases his seventh album ‘Nearness of You: The Ballad Book’ recorded with Herbie Hancock and Pat Metheny (2001)

Michael Brecker's 'Nearness of You: The Ballad Book' is his seventh studio album recorded with Herbie Hancock, Pat Metheny , Charlie Haden and Jack DeJohnette and released on June 19, 2001 by Verve.1 . Chans Song (w/ Rembrandt) 2 . My Ship (w/ Herbie Hancok & Roy Hargrove) 3 . Don't Let Me Be Lonely Tonight (w/ Nils Landgren and friends) Track Listing : 1.Chan'S Song (Herbie Hancock) -…

Heads publish Michael Brecker’s final album : ‘Pilgrimage’ recorded with Pat Metheny, Herbie Hancock et al (2007)

Michael Brecker's 'Pilgrimage' is his final studio album released on May 22, 2007 by Heads Up.Track Listing : 1.The Mean Time (Michael Brecker) - 06:55 . 2.Five Months From Midnight (Michael Brecker) - 07:40 . 3.Anagram (Michael Brecker) - 10:09 . 4.Tumbleweed (Michael Brecker) - 09:36 . 5.When Can I Kiss You Again? (Michael Brecker) - 09:42 . 6.Cardinal Rule (Michael Brecker) - 07:31 . 7.Half…

Chick Corea records ‘Three Quartets’ with Michael Brecker, Eddie Gomez and Steve Gadd (1981)

Chick Corea's 'Three Quartets' is an album recorded in January & February 1981 with saxophonist Michael Brecker, bassist Eddie Gomez and drummer Steve Gadd and released in July 1981 by Stretch Records.Track Listing : 1.Quartet No. 1 (Chick Corea) - 10:16 . 2.Quartet No. 3 (Chick Corea) - 09:41 . 3.Quartet No. 2 - Part I (Dedicated To Duke Ellington) (Chick Corea) - 07:09 . 4.Quartet No. 2 -…

Happy Birthday Randy Brecker. ‘Brother Randy’

This day (November 27, 1945), in Cheltenham, Pennsylvania, is born Randy Brecker, an American trumpeter and flugelhornist.Tracklist : 1 . Now's the Time (2020) 2 . w/ Chad Lefkowitz-Brown & F. Giachino trio – @ Torino Jazz Festival (2019) 3 . Some Skunk Funk (2018) 4 . w/ Marvin Stamm – A Night of Jazz (2017) 5 . w/ Andrei Kondakov – ДЖАЗ НА ДНЕПРЕ (2016) 6 . w/ Bob Mintzer – Some skunk funk…

The Brecker Brothers are at Montreux Jazz (1980)

July 9, 1980 - the Brecker Brothers that is Michael Brecker (s) and Randy Brecker (tp), Neil Jason (b), Richie Morales (d), Barry Finnerty (g) and Mark Gray (kb) - - play at "Montreux Jazz Festival" in Switzerland

Michael Franks begins the recording of ‘The Art of Tea’ (1975)

Michael Franks' 'The Art of Tea' is his second studio album recorded between May 22 and June 9, 1975 and released in 1976 by Reprise.Track Listing : 1.Nightmoves (Michael Franks) - 04:03 . 2.Eggplant (Michael Franks) - 03:34 . 3.Monkey See—Monkey Do (Michael Franks) - 03:33 . 4.St. Elmo'S Fire (Michael Franks) - 03:58 . 5.I Don'T Know Why I'M So Happy I'M Sad (Michael Franks) - 04:16 . 6.Jive…

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Elektra publish Carly Simon’s fourth album : ‘Hotcakes’ featuring ‘Mockingbird’ and ‘Haven’t Got Time for the Pain’ (1974)

Carly Simon's 'Hotcakes' is her fourth studio album produced by Richard Perry and released on January 11, 1974 by Elektra. 1 . Mockingbird (w/ James Taylor) 2 . Mockingbird (w/ Stephen Colbert) Track Listing : 1.Safe And Sound (Carly Simon, Jacob Brackman) - 3:40 . 2.Mind On My Man (Carly Simon) - 02:59 . 3.Think I'M Gonna Have A Baby (Carly Simon) - 03:57 . 4.Older Sister (Carly Simon) - 03:09…

Atlantic publish Bette Midler’s third album : ‘Songs for the New Depression’ (1976)

Bette Midler's 'Songs for the New Depression' is her third studio album released on January 8, 1976 by Atlantic Records. 1 . Love Says It's Waiting 2 . Marihuana Track Listing : 1.Strangers In The Night (Bert Kaempfert, Charles Singleton, Eddie Snyder) - 03:22 . 2.I Don'T Want The Night To End (Phoebe Snow) - 03:53 . 3.Mr. Rockefeller (Jerry Blatt, Bette Midler) - 04:05 . 4.Old Cape Cod (Claire…

Happy Birthday Joe Lovano. ‘Sounds of Joe’

This day (December 29, 1952), in Cleveland, Ohio, United States, is born Joseph Salvatore Joe Lovano an American jazz saxophonist, alto clarinetist, flautist.Tracklist : 1 . All As One (2020) 2 . Tapestry (2019) 3 . w/ Dave Douglas Sound Prints – The Corner Tavern (2018) 4 . On This Day (2016) 5 . w/ John Scofield – @ The City (2015) 6 . w/Brussels Jazz Orchestra – Gent Jazz Festival (2013) 7 .…

Casablanca Records publish Parliament’s fourth album : ‘Mothership Connection’ (1975)

Parliament's 'Mothership Connection' is their fourth (and the first to feature Maceo Parker and Fred Wesley) album released on December 15, 1975 by Casablanca Records.1 . Give Up The Funk 2 . Give Up The Funk (Mothership Connection, Houston, 1976) 3 . Sick Nasty Supergroovalisticprosifunkstication 4 . Give Up The Funk 5 . Give Up The Funk (Rockefeller Park, NYC, 7/12/12) 6 . One Nation Under A…