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Mr. Big go big in San Francisco (1992)

March 28, 1992 - Mr Big - that is Pat Torpey (d), Billy Sheehan (b), Eric Martin (voc) and Paul Gilbert (g) - will be on stage at Warfield Theater in San Francisco

Count Basie records with his orchestra ‘The Atomic Mr. Basie’ for Roulette (1957)

Count Basie's 'The Atomic Mr. Basie' is an album a.k.a. 'E=MC2' and originally called 'Basie' recorded with his orchestra. on October 21 & 22, 1957 and released in 1958 by Roulette.1 . The Kid From Red Bank (But Really Whirly Bird) (w/ Lockjaw Davis ) 2 . Flight Of The Foo Birds 3 . Lil Darlin' (Neil Hefti) Track Listing : 1.Kid From Red Bank (Count Basie, Neal Hefti) . 2.Duet (Neal…

Big Boi releases his debut solo album : ‘Sir Lucious Left Foot: The Son of Chico Dusty’ (2010)

Big Boi's 'Sir Lucious Left Foot: The Son of Chico Dusty' is his debut solo studio album released on July 5, 2010 by Purple Ribbon / Def Jam1 . Daddy Fat Sax (Rooftop Session) 2 . Follow Us (w/ Vonnegutt, Official Video) 3 . Follow Us (Atlanta, GA, Smith's Olde Bar) 4 . Shutterbugg (w/ Cutty, Official Video) 5 . General Patton (Official Video) 6 . You Ain't No DJ (w/ Yelawolf, Official Video) 7 .…

Capitol publish The Band’s debut album : ‘Music from Big Pink’ with a cover painted by Bob Dylan (1968)

The Band's 'Music from Big Pink' is their debut studio album released on July 1, 1968 by Capitol.. 1 . Tears of Rage (7/20/1976, Casino Arenal) 2 . Caledonia Mission 3 . Long Black Veil 4 . Long Black Veil (12/31/1983, San Francisco Civic Auditorium) 5 . Chest fever 6 . Chest Fever (Wembley) 7 . This Wheel's On Fire (Live) 8 . This Wheel's On Fire (11/25/1976, Winterland) 9 . I Shall Be Released…

Thad Jones & Mel Lewis bring their big band to Norway (1974)

June 26, 1974 - Thad Jones on flugelhorn and Mel Lewis on drums plus trumpeters Jon Faddis, Steve Furtado, Jim Bossy, Cecil Bridgewater, trombonists Jimmy Knepper, Billy Campbell, Quentin 'Butter' Jackson, Dave Taylor, reedmen Jerry Dodgion, Ed Xiques, Billy Harper, Ron Bridgewater, Pepper Adams, pianist Walter Norris and bassist George Mraz will be on stage at Kongsberg Jazz Festival in Norway

Art Pepper records ‘Art Pepper + Eleven – Modern Jazz Classics’ with a big band conducted by Marty Paich (1959)

'Art Pepper + Eleven – Modern Jazz Classics' is an album recorded on March 12, 24 & May 12, 1959 with a jazz big band conducted and arranged by Marty Paich and released the same year by Contemporary.Track Listing : 1.Move (Denzil Best) - 03:26 . 2.Groovin' High (Dizzy Gillespie) - 03:22 . 3.Opus De Funk (Horace Silver) - 03:13 . 4.'Round Midnight (Bernie Hanighen, Thelonious Monk, Cootie…

Geffen release Macy Gray’s fouth album : ‘Big’ featuring Natalie Cole and Justin Timberlake among other guests (2007)

Macy Gray's 'Big' is her fourth studio album featuring Natalie Cole, Fergie, Justin Timberlake, Will.I.Am as guests and released on March 21, 2007 by Geffen.Track Listing : 1.Finally Made Me Happy (Natalie Hinds, Teedra Moses, Cassandra O'Neil, Justin Meldal-Johnson, Victor Indrizzo) - 04:02 . 2.Shoo Be Doo (Natalie Hinds, Jared Gosselin, Phillip White, Meldal-Johnson, Printz Board, Mary Brown,…

Joni Mitchell releases ‘Ladies of the Canyon’ featuring ‘Big Yellow Taxi’, ‘Woodstock’ & ‘The Circle Game’ (1970)

Joni Mitchell's 'Ladies of the Canyon' feat. 'Big Yellow Taxi', 'Woodstock' and 'The Circle Game' is her third album released in March 1970 by Reprise.Track Listing : 1.Morning Morgantown (Joni Mitchell) - 03:12 . 2.For Free (Joni Mitchell) - 04:31 . 3.Conversation (Joni Mitchell) - 04:21 . 4.Ladies Of The Canyon (Joni Mitchell) - 03:32 . 5.Willy (Joni Mitchell) - 03:00 . 6.The Arrangement (Joni…

Happy Birthday Larry Carlton. ‘Mr.335 is 74’

This day (March 2, 1948), in Torrance, California, is born Larry Carlton, an American guitarist.Tracklist : She's Out of My Life (2019) . w/ Ron King Big Band - Friday Night Shuffle (2018) . Cold Duck Time (2016) . Sleepwalk (2013) . Solo Guitar at the Iridium, N.Y. 2010 . Estival Jazz Lugano (2011) . w/ Fourplay - Blues Force (2008) . w/ Robben Ford - Tequila (2006) . w/ Steve Lukater Band -…

Playing Mr Ed

From 'Azure' to 'Do Nothin' Till You Hear From Me', we have mixed 19 'Jazz' tunes written or co-written by 'Duke Ellington'. It has Stan Getz, James Newton, Yusef Lateef , Cecil Taylor and many more.

Big Band Baby

From 'Baby youve always on my mind' to 'Baby I Need Your Lovin', we have mixed 19 'Big Band Jazz' tunes around the theme of '"Baby" and "Babies"'. It has Dinah Washington, Benny Goodman, Jay McShann and his Orchestra, Buddy Johnson and His Orchestra and many more.

Pearl Jam release their fifth album : ‘Yield’ featuring ‘Given to Fly’ (1998)

Pearl Jam's 'Yield' is their fifth studio album released on February 3, 1998 by Epic. 1 . Do The Evolution ("Live From Monkeywrench Radio") 2 . Do The Evolution ("Late Show With David Letterman") Pearl Jam - Yield Track Listing : 1.Brain Of J. (Eddie Vedder,Mike Mccready) - 02:59 . 2.Faithfull (Eddie Vedder, Mike Mccready) - 04:18 . 3.No Way (Stone Gossard) - 04:19 . 4.Given To Fly (Mike…

We Remember Buddy Holly

February 3, 1959 - Mr.Charles Hardin Holley better known as Buddy Holly, American musician & singer-songwriter died aged 22, when the plane he was in next to Ritchie Valens and The Big Bopper, crashed in Iowa. He is remembered.Tracklist : 1 . That'll Be The Day (on The Ed Sullivan Show) 2 . on the "Arthur Murray Dance Party" 12/29/57 3 . Peggy Sue (Live)

Happy Birthday James Blood Ulmer. ‘Blood Alright’

This day (February 2, 1942), in St. Matthews, South Carolina, is born James 'Blood' Ulmer, an American jazz and blues guitarist and singer.Tracklist : 1 . Are You Glad To Be In America? (2019) 2 . @ International House Philadelphia (2018) 3 . President Of Hell (2017) 4 . Final (2016) 5 . solo @ Skopje Jazz Festival (2015) 6 . w/ David Murray Big Band - Love lockdown (2013) 7 . w/ Vernon Reid -…

Factory Records publish New Order’s fifth album : ‘Technique’ (1989)

New Order's 'Technique' is their fifth studio album produced by the band and released on January 30, 1989 by Factory Records.1 . Fine Time (Official Video 2 . Fine Time ("TOTP") 3 . All The Way (Reading, 1989) 4 . Round And Round (Official Video) 5 . Round & Round 6 . Run (Official Video) 7 . Run (Big World Cafe) 8 . Vanishing Point 9 . Vanishing Point (Old Granada Studios, Manchester,…

We Remember Professor Longhair

January 30, 1980 - Mr.Henry Roeland "Roy" Byrd better known as Professor Longhair, New Orleans blues singer and pianist passed away aged 94. He is remembered.Tracklist : 1 . Big Chief 2 . Tipitina 3 . Bald Head 4 . Walk Right In / Shake,Rattle & Roll (w/ The Meters, 1974)

Caro Emerald releases her debut album : ‘Deleted Scenes from the Cutting Room Floor’ featuring ‘Back It Up’ and ‘A Night Like This’ (2010)

Caro Emerald's 'Deleted Scenes from the Cutting Room Floor' is her debut album released on January 29, 2010 by Grandmono Records..1 . That Man ("Strictly Come Dancing") 2 . Just One Dance 3 . Riviera Life (Radio 538, "Evers Staat Op") 4 . Back It Up (Acoustic, SK Session) 5 . Back It Up (Official Video) 6 . The Other Woman (Sziget, 2012) 7 . You Don't Love Me ("Clubtour") 8 . You Don't Love Me…

Dee Dee Bridgewater begins the recording of ‘Dear Ella,’ a tribute album to Ella Fitzgerald for Verve (1997)

Dee Dee Bridgewater's 'Dear Ella' is a studio album (in tribute to Ella Fitzgerald, who had died the previous year)recorded between January 29 and February 19, 1997 and released on September 30, 1997 by Verve. 1 . AT(isket, asket (1997, The Jazzfest Berlin)) 2 . Mack The Knife 3 . Undecided (w/ The Italian Big Band) 4 . Mr. Paganini (1997, The Jazzfest Berlin) 5 . Cotton Tail (1997, The Jazzfest…

As we wish, today, Nick Carter, a ‘Happy Birthday,’ the time has come to list the ‘BESTS’ of his band : Backstreet Boys

As we wish, today, Nick Carter, musician and singer a 'Happy Birthday,' the time has come to list the 'BESTS' of his band : Backstreet Boys Video Tracklist : 1 . I Want It That Way 2 . As Long As You Love Me 3 . Everybody 4 . No Diggity (w/ Dr. Dre, Queen Pen) 5 . Shape Of My Heart 6 . Show Me The Meaning Of Being Lonely 7 . Incomplete 8 . Drowning 9 . Quit Playing Games 10 . Larger Than Life…

We Remember Pete Seeger

January 27, 2014 - Mr.Pete Seeger, American folk music legend passed away aged 94. He is remembered.Tracklist : 1 . Garden Song (Inch by inch) 2 . Waist Deep in the Big Muddy 3 . Bring 'em Home 4 . I'm gonna be an engineer 5 . Where Have all the Flowers Gone 6 . w/ Arlo Guthrie - You gotta walk that lonesome valley 7 . What Did You Learn in School Today? (w/ Tom Paxton) 8 . Freight Train 9 .…

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)…

This week In Jazz Legends 04/52

Wes Montgomery, Benny Golson, Freddie Hubbard, Rahsaan Roland Kirk, Joe Lovano, Archie Shepp, Hugh Masekela & Jabu Nkosi, Sonny Rollins, Lenny White, Michael Brecker, SFJazz Collective, Chick Corea & Gary Burton

Archie Shepp begins the recording of ‘Attica Blues,’ an album for Impulse! (1972)

Archie Shepp's 'Attica Blues' is an album (in direct reference to the Attica Prison riots) recorded on January 24–26, 1972 at A&R Recording, NYC and released the same year by Impulse!1 . Blues For Brother G. Jackson (w/ Attica Blues Big Band) Track Listing : 1.Attica Blues (Archie Shepp, Beaver Harris) - 04:49 . 2.Invocation: Attica Blues (Archie Shepp, Beaver Harris) - 00:18 . 3.Steam,…

Elvis Costello releases ‘Trust,’ his fifth album recorded with the Attractions (1981)

Elvis Costello's 'Trust' is his fifth album recorded with the Attractions.and released on January 23, 1981 by F-Beat / Columbia 1 . Clubland (w/ The Attractions) 2 . Watch Your Step (1981) 3 . New Lace Sleeves (w/ The Attractions) 4 . New Lace Sleeves Track Listing : 1.Clubland (Elvis Costello) - 03:42 . 2.Lover'S Walk (Elvis Costello) - 02:17 . 3.You'Ll Never Be A Man (Elvis Costello) -…

Happy Birthday Lizz Wright. ‘The Gospel According To Lizz’

This day (January 22, 1980), in Hahira, Georgia (USA), is born Lizz Wright, an American jazz/R&B singer.Tracklist : 1 . Blessed the Brave (2020) 2 . Strange Fruit (2019) 3 . Blue Rose (2018) 4 . Seems I’m Never Tired Lovin’ You (2017) 5 . w/ hr-Bigband - Summertime (2016) 6 . Salt (2015) 7 . w/ Raul Midon - Stop (2012) 8 . When I Fall (2011) 9 . Amazing Grace (2011) 10 . My Heart 11 . Speak…

We remember Peggy Lee. ‘Feverish’

This day (January 21, 2002), in Los Angeles, California, died Norma Deloris Egstrom a.k.a. Peggy Lee, an American jazz and popular music singer.Tracklist : 1 . Is That All There Is? (1969) 2 . Peggy Lee And Toots Thielemans – Makin’Whoopee 3 . w/ Petula Clark – Wedding Bell Blues 4 . Why Don’T You Do Right 5 . Manana (1950) 6 . w/ Andy Williams – St Louis Blues 7 . Fever 8 . Big Spender…

Happy Birthday Al Foster. ‘You Can Call Him Al’

This day ( January 18, 1943), in Richmond, Virginia, is born Al Foster, an American jazz drummer.Tracklist : 1 . Live in Serbia (2012) 2 . In Odessa (2010) 3 . w/ Joe Lovano, George Mraz – His Dreams. 4 . w Mccoy Tyner – Drum Solo (2000) 5 . w/ Joe Henderson Trio – Recordame 6 . In Paris 7 . w/ Tony Lakatos Cecil Mcbee,Joanne Brackeen – Filenes (1995) 8 . w/ Joe Henderson Trio – Take The A Train…

Atlantic publish Aretha Franklin’s album : ‘Soul ’69’ (1969)

Aretha Franklin's 'Soul '69' is an album of cover material released on January 17, 1969 by Atlantic. Track Listing : 1.Ramblin' (Maybelle Smith) – 03:10 . 2.Today I Sing The Blues (Curtis Lewis) – 04:25 . 3.River'S Invitation (Percy Mayfield) – 02:40 . 4.Pitiful (Rosie Marie Mccoy, Charlie Singleton) – 03:04 . 5.Crazy He Calls Me (Bob Russell, Carl Sigman) – 03:28 . 6.Bring It On Home To Me (Sam…

Warner Bros. publish John Fogerty’s third solo album : ‘Centerfield’ featuring ‘The Old Man Down the Road’ (1985)

John Fogerty's 'Centerfield' is his third solo studio album featuring 'The Old Man Down the Road' and 'Rock and Roll Girls' and released on January 14, 1985 by Warner Bros.1 . The Old Man Down The Road (Official Video) 2 . Old Man Down The Road 3 . Rock And Roll Girls 4 . Rock And Roll Girls (Live) 5 . Big Train (Bonnaroo) 6 . Centerfield 7 . Centerfield 8 . Vanz Kant Danz Track Listing : 1.The…

Eric Clapton releases ‘Rush,’ a soundtrack album to the eponymous movie (1992)

Eric Clapton's 'Rush' is the soundtrack album to the movie of the same name fully written and performed by Clapton and released on January 14, 1992 by Duck / Reprise,Track Listing : 1.New Recruit (Eric Clapton) - 01:30 . 2.Tracks And Lines (Eric Clapton) - 03:00 . 3.Realization (Eric Clapton) - 02:41 . 4.Kristen And Jim (Eric Clapton) - 03:38 . 5.Preludin Fugue (Eric Clapton) - 03:19 . 6.Cold…

Muddy Waters releases the album ‘Hard Again’ produced by Johnny Winter (1977)

Muddy Waters' 'Hard Again' is an album produced by Johnny Winter and released on January 10, 1977 by Blue Sky.1 . Manish Boy 2 . Mannish Boy (w/ The Rolling Stones, Checkerboard Lounge) 3 . The Blues Had A Baby Track Listing : 1.Mannish Boy (Mckinley Morganfield, Ellas Mcdaniel, Mel London) - 05:23 . 2.Bus Driver (Mckinley Morganfield, Terry Abrahamson) - 07:44 . 3.I Want To Be Loved (Willie…

Muddy Waters releases his thirteenth album : ‘I’m Ready’ produced by Johnny Winter (1978)

Muddy Waters' 'I'm Ready' is his thirteenth (and second produced by Johnny Winter) studio album released in January 1978 by Blue Sky,Track Listing : 1.I'M Ready (Willie Dixon) - 03:26 . 2.33 Years (Mckinley Morganfield) - 05:20 . 3.Who Do You Trust (Mckinley Morganfield) - 05:00 . 4.Copper Brown (Mckinley Morganfield) - 04:58 . 5.I'M Your Hoochie Coochie Man (Willie Dixon) - 03:59 . 6.Mamie…

Columbia publish Bob Dylan’s seventeenth album : ‘Desire’ featuring ‘Hurricane’ and ‘Mozambique’ (1976)

Bob Dylan's 'Desire' is his seventeenth studio album produced by Don Devito and released on January 5, 1976 by Columbia Records.Track Listing : 1.Hurricane (Bob Dylan, Jacques Levy) - 08:33 . 2.Isis (Bob Dylan, Jacques Levy) - 06:58 . 3.Mozambique (Bob Dylan, Jacques Levy) - 03:00 . 4.One More Cup Of Coffee (Valley Below) (Bob Dylan) - 03:43 . 5.Oh, Sister (Bob Dylan, Jacques Levy) - 04:05 .…

Weather Report record ‘8:30,’ a double live album for Columbia (1979)

Weather Report 's '8:30' is a double album recorded live (except for 2 tracks) in January–February 1979, produced by Joe Zawinul & Jaco Pastorius and released the same year by Columbia.1 . Black Market (Montreux, 1976) 2 . Black Market 3 . Scarlet Woman 4 . Teen Town (w/ Jaco Pastorius, Midnight Special 1977) 5 . A Remark You Made 6 . Slang (w/ Jaco Pastorius, solo, 10/28/78 Lisner…