We remember French composer & conductor Michel Legrand

This day (January 26, 2019), in Paris, France, died Michel Legrand, a French musical composer, arranger, conductor, and pianist.Tracklist : 1 . w/ Sarah Vaughan - Sweet Gingerbread Man (1972) 2 . w/ Meow Meow - Sans Toi (2011) 3 . w/ Natalie Dessay - The Summer Knows (2012) 4 . w/ Oscar Peterson - Watch What Happens 5 . w/ Tamara Gverdtsiteli - Les Parapluies de Cherbourg 6 . w/ Barbra…

Stan Getz plays while Michel Legrand conducts (1972)

April 29, 1972 - you do not miss Stan Getz with a Symphony Orchestra conducted by Michel Legrand on French television. <img src='//rvm.pm/wp-content/uploads/2014/06/Stan-Getz-Getz-à-Go-Go-RVJ.jpeg' alt='Stan Getz - Getz à Go Go' width='190' height='161'/><img src='//rvm.pm/wp-content/uploads/2013/05/6a00e008dca1f088340167687ceeea970b-800wi.jpg' alt='Stan…

This week In One-Off Collaborations 04/52

Ann-Margret & Tina Turner, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Maria McKee, David Sanborn & Van Dyke Parks, Jeff Beck & Beth Hart , The Corrs & Bono, Sting & Cheb Mami, Milva & Aaron Neville, George Duke & Anita Baker, Elis Regina & Michel Legrand, John Hiatt & Lyle Lovett, Roger Miller & Danny Gatton, Yo-Yo Ma & T. M. Krishna, Michael Hutchence & Ray Charles

This week In Jazz Legends 17/52

John Coltrane, Dexter Gordon, Jimmy Smith, Count Basie, Joshua Redman, Benny Golson, Freddie Hubbard, Stan Getz, Michel Legrand, Sarah Vaughan, Ella Fitzgerald, The Modern Jazz Quartet, Toots Thielemans, Fred Hersch, Diane Schuur

Singing With Barbra Streisand

Michael Bublé, Céline Dion, Il Divo, Vince Gill, Ray Charles, Louis Armstrong, Neil Diamond, Barry Gibb, Kris Kristofferson, Judy Garland, Burt Bacharach, Michel Legrand

Columbia publish Barbra Streisand’s album : ‘The Way We Were’ featuring ‘All In Love Is Fair’ (1974)

Barbra Streisand's 'The Way We Were' feat. 'All In Love Is Fair' is an album recorded in 1973 and released in January 1974 By Columbia.Track Listing : 1.Being At War With Each Other (Carole King) - 04:01 . 2.Something So Right (Paul Simon) - 04:26 . 3.The Best Thing You'Ve Ever Done (Martin Charnin) - 02:49 . 4.The Way We Were (From The Way We Were) (Marvin Hamlisch, Alan Bergman, Marilyn Bergman)…

Atlantic publish Dusty Springfield’s fifth album : ‘Dusty in Memphis’ featuring ‘Son of a Preacher Man’ (1969)

Dusty Springfield's 'Dusty in Memphis' is her fifth studio album produced by Jerry Wexler, Arif Mardin and Tom Dowd, recorded at American Sound Studio in Memphis and released on January 18, 1969 by Atlantic Records.1 . Son Of A Preacher Man 2 . Son Of A Preacher Man 3 . I Don't Want To Hear It Anymore ("The Hollywood Palace," 1969) Track Listing : 1.Just A Little Lovin' (Barry Mann, Cynthia…

Phil Woods release ‘Musique du Bois,’ a studio album recorded with Jaki Byard, Richard Davis and Alan Dawson (1974)

Phil Woods' 'Musique du Bois' is a studio album recorded with Jaki Byard, Richard Davis & Alan Dawson and released on January 14, 1974 by Muse.1 . Willow Weep For Me (w/ Robert Anchipolovsky & Tony Pancella ) 2 . The Summer Knows (w/ Michel Legrand, 2001, Montreal ) Track Listing : 1.Samba Du Bois (Phil Woods) - 06:58 . 2.Willow Weep For Me (Ann Ronell) - 10:07 . 3.Nefertiti (Wayne…

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…

Frank Sinatra records ‘My Way,’ an album produced By Don Costa and Sonny Burke, for Reprise (1969)

Frank Sinatra's 'My Way' is an album recorded on December 30, 1968 and February 18, 20, 24, 1969. 1 . For Once In My Life Track Listing : 1.Watch What Happens (Norman Gimbel, Michel Legrand) - 02:17 . 2.Didn'T We? (Jimmy Webb) - 02:55 . 3.Hallelujah, I Love Her So (Ray Charles) - 02:47 . 4.Yesterday (John Lennon, Paul Mccartney) - 03:56 . 5.All My Tomorrows (Sammy Cahn, Jimmy Van Heusen) - 04:35…

We remember Claude Bolling. ‘Le Souvenir De Monsieur Claude’

This day (December 29, 2020), in Saint-Cloud, France, died Claude Bolling,  a French jazz pianist and composer.Tracklist : 1 . w/ Brigitte Bardot – Everybody Loves My Baby (1968) 2 . Flying Home (1994) 3 . w/ Jean-Pierre Rampal – Javanaise 4 . w/ Oscar Peterson, Michel Legrand – Blues For Big Scotia 5 . w/ Jean-Pierre Rampal – Baroque And Blue 6 . Les Parisiennes – Borsalino 7 . Interview…

We remember Stephane Grappelli. ‘Le Souvenir de Stéphane’

This day ( December 1st, 1997), in Paris, France, died Stéphane Grappelli, a French jazz violinist and founder of Quintette du Hot Club de France with Django Reinhardt.Tracklist : 1 . How High The Moon (1991) 2 . Swing 42 3 . 90 Minutes Live 4 . w/ John Etheridge, Julian Bream, George Shearing – 70th birthday concert 5 . w/ Michel Legrand – London ( 1984) 6 . Meeting Grappelli (BBC Documentary)…

Sarah Vaughan ends the recording of ‘A Time in My Life’ (1971)

Sarah Vaughan's 'A Time in My Life' is a studio album (arranged by Ernie Wilkins and recorded between November 16 and 26, 1971 and released in 1972 By Mainstream.1 . Sweet Gingerbread Man (w/ Michel Legrand, 1972) 2 . If You Could See Me Now (Live) Track Listing : 1.Inner City Blues (Make Me Wanna Holler) (Marvin Gaye, James Nyx) - 04:08 . 2.Imagine (John Lennon) - 04:36 . 3.Sweet Gingerbread…

Oscar Peterson records ‘Walking the Line’ for Mps (1970)

Oscar Peterson's 'Walking the Line' is an album recorded on November 10-13, 1970 1970 and released the same year by Mps.1 . Teach Me Tonight 2 . Just Friends (w/ Joe Pass) 3 . Just Friends (w/ Oliver Jones) Track Listing : 1.I Love You (Cole Porter) - 05:14 . 2.Rock Of Ages (Jack Fascinato, Tennessee Ernie Ford) - 05:32 . 3.Once Upon A Summertime (Eddie Barclay, Michel Legrand, Eddy Marnay,…

A&M publish Herb Alpert’s album : ‘S.R.O.’ recorded with the Tijuana Brass (1966)

Herb Alpert's 'S.R.O.' is her seventh album recorded with the Tijuana Brass and released in November 1966 by A&M1 . The Work Song (1966) 2 . Mame And Palace Medley (1966) 3 . Mame (1967) 4 . Mame (w/ Louis Armstrong) Track Listing : 1.Our Day Will Come (Mort Garson, Bob Hilliard) - 02:21 . 2.Mexican Road Race (Sol Lake) - 02:30 . 3.I Will Wait For You (Michel Legrand) - 03:15 . 4.Bean Bag…

Naive publish ‘Love Songs,’ a collaboration album between Brad Mehldau & Anne Sofie von Otter (2010)

'Love Songs' by Brad Mehldau & Anne Sofie von Otter is a collaboration album between the pianist and the mezzo-soprano, released on October 26, 2010 by Naive.1 . Anne Sofie Von Otter Talks About Her Collaboration With Brad Mehldau 2 . Calling You (Opéra Garnier, Paris) Track Listing : 1.It May Not Always Be So (Brad Mehldau) - 05:43 . 2.We Met At The End Of The Party (Brad Mehldau) - 04:02…

Columbia publish Barbra Streisand’s album : ‘Till I Loved You’ (1988)

Barbra Streisand's 'Till I Loved You' is a studio album released on October 25, 1988 by Columbia.Track Listing : 1.The Places You Find Love (Glen Ballard, Clifton Magness) - 05:09 . 2.On My Way To You (Alan Bergman, Marilyn Bergman, Michel Legrand) - 03:44 . 3.Till I Loved You (Maury Yeston) - 05:10 . 4.Love Light (Burt Bacharach, Carol Bayer Sager) - 04:32 . 5.All I Ask Of You (Andrew Lloyd…

Barbra Streisand releases ‘Love Is the Answer,’ an album produced by Diana Krall (2009)

Barbra Streisand's 'Love Is the Answer' is an album (produced by Diana Krall) of jazz standards with Krall on piano, released on September 29, 2009 by Columbia.1 . If You Go Away (The Village Vanguard) 2 . Ne Me Quitte Pas (If You Go Away) (Live, 2009) 3 . One Night Only (The Village Vanguard, Trailer) 4 . Some Other Time (6 Juni 2013, Ziggo Dome, Amsterdam) Track Listing : 1.Here'S To Life…

Tony Bennett releases ‘Duets II’ recorded with seventeen famous guests (2011)

Tony Bennett's 'Duets II' is an album recorded with seventeen very famous guests and released on September 20, 2011 by Columbia. 1 . The Lady Is A Tramp (w/ Lady Gaga) 2 . The Lady Is A Tramp (w/ Lady Gaga, éA Very Gaga Thanksgiving") 3 . One For My Baby (And One More For The Road) (w/ John Mayer) 4 . Body And Soul (w/ Amy Winehouse) 5 . Don't Get Around Much Anymore (In Studio Version) 6 .…

Bill Evans in Europe – The Sixties

For the first time, in August 1964, Bill Evans goes to Europe. Taking drummer Larry Bunker and bassist Chuck Israels to Stockholm in Sweden for a session with local singer Monica Zetterlund ...

Columbia publish Barbra Streisand’s ‘Barbra Joan Streisand’ (1971)

Barbra Streisand's 'Barbra Joan Streisand' is an album released in August 1971 by Columbia.Track Listing : 1.Beautiful (Carole King) - 02:15 . 2.Love (John Lennon) - 03:06 . 3.Where You Lead (Carole King, Toni Stern) - 02:58 . 4.I Never Meant To Hurt You (Laura Nyro) - 03:51 . 5.Medley: One Less Bell To Answer/A House Is Not A Home (Burt Bacharach, Hal David) - 06:33 . 6.Space Captain (Matthew…

We remember Stan Getz. ‘Getz à Go Go’

This day (June 6, 1991), in Malibu, California, died Stan Getz, an American jazz saxophone player who was known as The Sound. Tracklist : 1 . Lush Life (1983) 2 . Yours And Mine (1990) 3 . Blood Count (1989) 4 . Dream’S (1986) 5 . w/ Chet Baker - Airegin (1983) 6 . w/ Dizzy Gillespie - I Can'T Get Started (1978) 7 . Chega De Saudade (1976) 8 . A Nightingale Sang In Berkeley Square (1967) 9 . w/…

Concord publish Arturo Sandoval’s ‘A Time for Love’ featuring Chris Botti on one track (2010)

Arturo Sandoval's 'A Time for Love' is a studio album including a collection of classical pieces, standards and ballads and. released on May 11, 2010 by Concord. Track Listing : 1.Après Un Rêve (After A Dream) (Gabriel Fauré) - 05:09 . 2.Emily (Johnny Mandel, Johnny Mercer) - 04:25 . 3.Speak Low (Ogden Nash, Kurt Weill) - 04:37 . 4.Estate (Bruno Brighetti, Bruno Martino) - 04:00 . 5.A Time For…

Tony Bennett releases ‘If I Ruled the World: Songs for the Jet Set,’ an album arranged by Don Costa (1965)

Tony Bennett's 'If I Ruled the World: Songs for the Jet Set' is a studio album arranged by Don Costa and released on April 19, 1965 by Columbia.Track Listing : 1.Samba Do Avião (Song Of The Jet) (Antonio Carlos Jobim, Gene Lees) - 03:34 . 2.Fly Me To The Moon (Bart Howard) - 04:00 . 3.How Insensitive (Vinicius De Moraes, Norman Gimbel, Antonio Carlos Jobim) - 04:23 . 4.If I Ruled The World…

Columbia publish Andy Williams’ extremely successful album : ‘Born Free’ (1967)

Andy Williams' 'Born Free' is an album (due to remain on Billboard's Top LP's chart for 79 weeks), released on April 10, 1967 by Columbia Records.Track Listing : 1.Born Free (John Barry, Don Black) - 02:27 . 2.Somewhere My Love (Maurice Jarre, Paul Francis Webster) - 02:38 . 3.Spanish Eyes (Bert Kaempfert, Charlie Singleton, Eddie Snyder) - 03:04 . 4.Strangers In The Night (Bert Kaempfert,…

Tamla release Smokey Robinson’s ‘A Quiet Storm’ (1975)

Smokey Robinson's 'A Quiet Storm' is an album rReleased on March 26, 1975 by Tamla.Track Listing : 1.Quiet Storm (Smokey Robinson) - 07:47 . 2.The Agony And The Ecstasy (Smokey Robinson) - 04:43 . 3.Baby That'S Backatcha (Smokey Robinson) - 03:36 . 4.Wedding Song (Smokey Robinson) - 03:20 . 5.Happy – Love Theme From Lady Sings The Blues (Smokey Robinson, Michel Legrand)- 07:05 . 6.Love Letters…

Blue Note release ‘An Evening with Lena Horne’ recorded with the Count Basie Orchestra (1995)

'An Evening with Lena Horne' is a live album recorded on September 19, 1994 with the Count Basie Orchestra and released on March 21, 1995 by Blue Note.Track Listing : 1.I Come Runnin' (Roc Hillman) - 03:08 . 2.Maybe (Billy Strayhorn) - 02:47 . 3.I'Ve Got The World On A String (Harold Arlen, Ted Koehler) - 04:56 . 4.Old Friend (Stephen Sondheim) - 03:13 . 5.Something To Live For (Duke Ellington,…

Barbra Streisand’s ‘Color Me Barbra’ is pulled from her ( first in color) TV special (1966)

Barbra Streisand's 'Color Me Barbra' is her seventh studio album released in March 1966 by Columbia.Track Listing : 1.Yesterdays (Otto Harbach, Jerome Kern) - 03:05 . 2.One Kiss (Oscar Hammerstein Ii, Sigmund Romberg) - 02:11 . 3.The Minute Waltz (Lan O'Kun) - 01:59 . 4.Gotta Move (Peter Matz) - 02:01 . 5.Non C'Est Rien (Michel Jourdan, Armand Canfora, Joseph Basile) - 03:27 . 6.Where Or When…

Singing Broadway

Eighty six famous artists sing seventy songs lifted from sixty-one Broadway Shows. This is our special "Singing Broadway" in video<Enjoy!Track Listing : 1.Barbra Streisand / People (From "Funny Girl") - 05:01 . 2.Judy Garland / Get Happy (From "Summer Stock") - 02:41 . 3.Tony Bennett & Buddy Rich / Manhattan (From "The Garrick Gaieties") - 03:47 . 4.Sarah Brightman / Somewhere (From "West…

World Wide Xmas

From 'Christmas In Jamaica' to 'A Spaceman Came Travelling' , we have mixed 20 'Jazz & World Music' tunes around the theme of 'Xmas Around The World'. It has Chacal Y Yakarta, Ensemble del Doppio bordone, MaryLee, Aaron Neville and many more.

It’s Snow (or Never)

From 'Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let It Snow!' to 'Ornette Never Sleeps' , we have mixed 19 'Jazz' tunes around the theme of 'Snow (or … Never)'. It has George Shearing & Billy May, Michel Legrand, Quincy Jones, Art Blakey and many more.

Weather Report

From 'Grey December' to 'Frosty The Snowman' , we have mixed 18 'Jazz & Others' tunes around the theme of 'Ice, Cold & Snow'. It has Stacey Kent, Ray Charles, George Shearing, Billy May, Chet Baker and many more.

Colours Moon

From 'Blue Moon' to 'Strawberry Moon' , we have mixed 16 'Jazz with a bit of Reggae and New-Orleans' tunes around the theme of 'The Different Colours Of The Moon'. It has Anita O'Day, Michel Legrand, Laurindo Almeida & Charlie Byrd, Cassandra Wilson and many more.

A Night in Tunisia (and Everywhere Else)

From 'A Night in Tunisa' to 'Paris Nights' , we have mixed 18 'Jazz with a slice of Latin' tunes around the theme of 'Nights Around The World'. It has Kai Winding Sextet, Johnny Guitar, Al Di Meola, Nino Rota and many more.

Lovers, They Come And They Go

From 'Lover Come Back To Me' to 'Gotta Find Me A Lover' , we have mixed 15 'Jazz Singers' tunes around the theme of 'Lover'. It has Stacey Kent, Peggy Scott & Jo Jo Benson, Candi Staton, Erma Franklin and many more.

Jazzin’Around Corcovado

From 'Corcovado' to 'Quiet Night (Corcovado)' , we have mixed 18 'linked together by a clue' tunes around the theme of 'Tom Jobim'. It has Michel Legrand, Charles Mingus, Dianne Elise, Lisa Ono and many more.

Jazzin’Around Begin The Beguine

From 'Begin The Beguine' to 'Begin The Beguine' , we have mixed 18 'linked together by a clue' tunes around the theme of 'Cole Porter '. It has Nina Simone, Billy May, The Temptations, Rosemary Clooney & Perez Prado and His Orchestra and many more.