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Casablanca publish Parliament’s ‘Motor Booty Affair’ featuring ‘Rumpofsteelskin’ and ‘Aqua Boogie (A Psychoalphadiscobetabioaquadoloop)’ (1978)

Parliament's 'Motor Booty Affair' is an album featuring 'Rumpofsteelskin' and 'Aqua Boogie' and released on November 20th, 1978 by Casablanca.1 . Mr. Wiggles (Live, 1979) 2 . Mr Wiggles 3 . Rumpofsteelskin / Much Thrust (w/ Bernie Worrell ) 4 . Aqua Boogie (D.C., 1979) 5 . Aqua Boogie (w/ George Clinton + P Funk Allstars, Paradiso, Amsterdam, 2014/07/27) 6 . Motor Booty Tour, 1979 7 .…

Death Row publish Snoop Dogg’s second album : ‘Tha Doggfather’ (1996)

Snoop Dogg's 'Tha Doggfather' is his second studio album released on November 12, 1996, by Death Row / Interscope Records. 1 . Doggfather (w/ Charlie Wilson) 2 . Vapors 3 . Upside Ya Head (Live ) Track Listing : 1.Intro - 00:46 . 2.Doggfather (Calvin Broadus Jr., Delmar Arnaud) - 03:57 . 3.Ride 4 Me (Calvin Broadus Jr., Ralph Aiken, Tyrone Crum, Keith Harrison, Robert Neal Jr., Roger Parker,…

Kevin Parker a.k.a. Tame Impala releases his second album : ‘Lonerism’ (2012)

Tame Impala's 'Lonerism' is their second studio album produced by main member Kevin Parker and released on October 5, 2012 by Modular Recordings. 1 . Be Above It (Live) 2 . Sestri Levante, Endors Toi (Olympia, Paris, 2013) 3 . Endors Toi, Sestri Levante Intro (Live, MHOW, 2012) 4 . Apocalypse Dreams 5 . Apocalypse Dreams (Reading Festival, 2013]) 6 . Mind Mischief (- Official Video) 7 .…

Maceo Parker visits Canada (2013)

August 16, 2013 - Maceo Parker and his band - that is Bruno Speight (g), Rodney "Skeet" Curtis (b) and Marcus Parker (d) at Markham Jazz Festival, Ontario Canada

Prince shows his ‘Musicology’ to Detroit (2004)

July 31, 2004 - the "Musicology Live 2004ever" tour with Prince backed by John Blackwell (d), Rhonda Smith (b), Mike Scott (g), Renato Neto (kb), Chance Howard (kb), Greg Boyer (tb), Maceo Parker (s) and Candy Dulfer (s) stops at The Palace of Auburn Hills in Auburn Hills, MI

Charlie Parker & Dizzy Gillespie record ‘Bird & Diz’ for Clef Records (1950)

'Bird & Diz' by Charlie Parker & Dizzy Gillespie is a studio album recorded (primarily) on June 6, 1950 with Thelonious Monk and Buddy Rich and released in 1952 by Clef.Track Listing : 1.Bloomdido (Charlie Parker) - 03:25 . 2.My Melancholy Baby (Ernie M. Burnett, George A. Norton) - 03:24 . 3.Relaxin' With Lee (Charlie Parker) - 02:47 . 4.Passport (Charlie Parker) - 03:00 . 5.Leap Frog…

David Bowie releases his eighth album : ‘Diamond Dogs’ featuring ‘Rebel Rebel’ and ‘1984’ (1974)

David Bowie's 'Diamond Dogs' feat. 'Rebel Rebel'" is his eighth studio album released on May 24, 1974 by RCA.Track Listing : 1.Future Legend (David Bowie) - 01:05 . 2.Diamond Dogs (David Bowie) - 05:56 . 3.Sweet Thing (David Bowie) - 03:39 . 4.Candidate (David Bowie) - 02:40 . 5.Sweet Thing (Reprise) (David Bowie) - 02:31 . 6.Rebel Rebel (David Bowie) - 04:30 . 7.Rock 'N' Roll With Me (David…

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…

RCA publish Graham Parker’s ninth album : ‘The Mona Lisa’s Sister’ (1988)

Graham Parker's 'The Mona Lisa's Sister' is his ninth album co-produced with Brinsley Schwarz and released in April 1988 by RCATrack Listing : 1.Don'T Let It Break You Down (Graham Parker) - 03:34 . 2.Under The Mask Of Happiness (Graham Parker) - 03:34 . 3.Back In Time (Graham Parker) - 03:24 . 4.I'M Just Your Man (Graham Parker) - 03:41 . 5.Ok Hieronymus (Graham Parker) - 04:15 . 6.Get Started.…

Prince brings Musicology to LA (2004)

March 29, 2004 - Prince's "Musicology Live 2004ever" tour featuring Maceo Parker and Candy Dulfer on saxophones stops for its second concert at Staples Center in Los Angeles

We remember Charlie Parker. ‘The Bird Flew Away’

This day (March 12, 1955), in New York City, New York, died Charles Parker, Jr. simply known as Charlie Parker, an American jazz saxophonist .Tracklist : Laughing At Coleman Hawkins . w/ Dizzy Gillespie - Hot House . The Charlie Parker Story . Charlie Parker documentary BBC . Tracklist : Ornithology . All The Things You Are . Now's the Time . Just Friends . Lover Man . A Night in Tunisia .…

Steely Dan release their third album ‘Pretzel Logic’ featuring ‘Rikki Don’t Lose That Number’ (1974)

Steely Dan's 'Pretzel Logic' is their third studio album fully written by Walter Becker and Donald Fagen and released on February 20, 1974 by ABC.Track Listing : 1.Rikki Don'T Lose That Number (Walter Becker, Donald Fagen) - 04:30 . 2.Night By Night (Walter Becker, Donald Fagen) - 03:36 . 3.Any Major Dude Will Tell You (Walter Becker, Donald Fagen) - 03:05 . 4.Barrytown (Walter Becker, Donald…

Happy Birthday Maceo Parker. ‘Pass The Year, Maceo’

This day ( February 14, 1943), in Kinston, North Carolina, is born Maceo Parker, an American funk and soul jazz saxophonist.Tracklist : @ Jazz San Javier (2019) . Make it Funky! (2018) . P-Funkin' (2016) . Go Ahead / Uptown Up / Shake Everything You Got (2014) . Make it funky (2012) . Medley (2010) . Let'S Get It On . At North Sea Jazz (1/2) (2005) . At North Sea Jazz (2/2) (2005) . Uptown Up…

Your Favourite Charlie Parker

From 'Ornithology' to 'Salt Peanuts', the 16 most popular songs of Charlie Parker, 'an American jazz saxophonist and composer, a leading figure in the development of bebop, a form of jazz characterized by fast tempos, virtuoso technique, and improvisation. '

Hip-Hop & Soul N°151 – New Music Videos

J. Cole, Dax, Internet Money, Loui, Young M.A, DDG . OG Parker, DJ Khaled, Nicki Minaj, Drake, Lil Wayne, Hopsin, Tobe Nwigwe, Pressa, Lil Nas XThey are the performers of the twelve brand new hip-hop, soul, etc. songs that caught, these past days, our interest and liking. Beware absolutely NSFW Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy!Tracklist 1 . J. Cole . a . a . i Lyrics…

Hip-Hop & Soul N°134 – New Music Videos

Chris Brown, Megan Thee Stallion, DDG, OG Parker, Saweetie, Young Thug . Gunna, Stonebwoy, IDK, Offset, Snoop Dogg, Quando Rondo, Bino Rideaux, AJ Tracey, Masicka, Sean Paul, SkillibengThey are the performers of the twelve brand new hip-hop, soul, etc. songs that caught, these past days, our interest and liking. Beware absolutely NSFW Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist.…

Antony & the Johnsons release ‘I Am a Bird Now,’ their second album produced by frontman Anohni (2005)

Antony & the Johnsons' 'I Am a Bird Now' is their second album produced by frontman Anohni and released on February 1, 2005 by Secretly Canadian1 . Hope There's Someone ("Later Archive") 2 . My Lady Story (Live) 3 . My Lady Story (solo) 4 . For Today I Am A Boy (BBC4, 2006) 5 . For Today I Am A Boy 6 . Man Is The Baby (Live) 7 . You Are My Sister ( w/ Boy George, On "Jonathan Ross") 8 .…

Happy Birthday Sadao Watanabe. ‘Tanjoubi Omedetou, Mister’

This day (February 1, 1933), in Utsunomiya, Japan, is born Sadao Watanabe,a Japanese jazz alto & sopranino saxophonist and flutist.Tracklist : 1 . Chega De Saudade (2017) 2 . Kaze no yukue(Where the wind goes) / Share the world 3 . w/ Kids - Kuroi Hitomi(Black Eyes) 4 . w/ Gordon Goodwin - Get In Line 5 . w/ Don Grusin & La All Stars - The Chaser 6 . Chega De Saudade (2001) 7 . Orange…

Jackie McLean records ‘Right Now!’ an album for Blue Note (1965)

Jackie McLean's 'Right Now!' is an album recorded on January 29, 1965 and released the same year by Blue Note.Track Listing : 1.Eco (Jackie Mclean) - 06:09 . 2.Poor Eric (Larry Willis) - 10:12 . 3.Christel'S Time (Larry Willis) - 10:34 . 4.Right Now (Charles Tolliver) - 09:29 Francis WolffALSO READWikipediaJazztimes @ PinterestMusicians : Jackie Mclean - Alto Saxophone . Larry Willis - Piano .…

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…

Lana Del Rey releases her second album : ‘Born to Die’ featuring ‘Video Games’ (2012)

Lana Del Rey's 'Born to Die' is her second studio album released on January 27, 2012 by Interscope Records1 . Born To Die 2 . Off To The Races Live (2015, Hollywood Bowl, Los Angeles) 3 . Blue Jeans 4 . Blue Jeans (The Scala Club) 5 . Video Games (The Premises) 6 . Diet Mountain Dew (Official Video) 7 . National Anthem 8 . National Anthem (Live) 9 . Carmen (Official Video) 10 . Carmen (Jazz…

Warner Bros. Records publish Bootsy’s Rubber Band’s third album : ‘Bootsy? Player of the Year’ (1978)

'Bootsy? Player of the Year' by Bootsy's Rubber Band is their third album led by Bootsy Collins and released on January 27, 1978 by Warner Bros. Records.1 . Very Yes 2 . Bootzilla / RotoR(ooter - BB King Blues Club, NYC 6/13/12) 3 . Bootzilla/RotoR(ooter - SESC Pompéia, São Paulo) Track Listing : 1.Bootsy? (What'S The Name Of This Town) (Bootsy Collins, George Clinton, Maceo Parker) - 06:59 .…

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,…

Barbra Streisand records her debut album : ‘The Barbra Streisand Album’ for Columbia (1963)

'The Barbra Streisand Album' is her debut album (in both mono and stereo) recorded on January 23-25, 1963 and released on February 25, 1963 by Columbia. 1 . Cry Me A River 2 . Happy Days Are Here Again (w/ Judy Garland) 3 . On "The Jack Paar Show" Track Listing : 1.Cry Me A River (Arthur Hamilton) - 03:37 . 2.My Honey'S Lovin' Arms (Joseph Meyer, Harry Ruby) - 02:14 . 3.I'Ll Tell The Man In…

Warner Bros. publish Bootsy’s Rubber Band’s album : ‘Ahh…The Name Is Bootsy, Baby!’ produced by George Clinton (1977)

Bootsy's Rubber Band's 'Ahh...The Name Is Bootsy, Baby!' is an album produced by George Clinton and Bootsy Collins and released on January 14, 1977 by Warner Bros. Records.1 . The Name Is Bootsy Baby (1998) 2 . Ah The Name Is Bootsy Baby / Disco To Go 3 . Pinocchio's Theory 4 . What's A Telephone Bill (The Key Club, Hollywood) 5 . We Want Bootsy... (Paris, 2011) Track Listing : 1.Ahh...The…

Kurt Elling records ‘Man in the Air’ his sixth album for Blue Note (2003)

Kurt Elling's 'Man in the Air' is his sixth album recorded on January 13 & 17, 2003 and released on July 22, 2003 By Blue Note.1 . Winelight (Poland) 2 . Time To Say Goodbye (w/ Metropole Orchestra, Arr. By Erica Seguine) 3 . Higher Vibe (w/John McLean, Tel Aviv) Track Listing : 1.Minuano (Six-Eight) (Pat Metheny, Lyle Mays) - 07:53 . 2.In The Winelight (William Eaton, Paul Gladston, Kurt…

Bill Evans records the album ‘The Solo Sessions, Vol. 2’ (1963)

Bill Evans' 'The Solo Sessions, Vol. 2' is an album recorded on January 10, 1963 and released in 1992 By Milestone.1 . I Loves You Porgy (NYC 1969) Track Listing : 1.All The Things You Are (Oscar Hammerstein Ii, Jerome Kern) - 09:10 . 2.Santa Claus Is Coming To Town (J. Fred Coots, Haven Gillespie) - 04:33 . 3.I Loves You Porgy (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin, Dubose Heyward) - 05:50 . 4.What…

Verve publish ‘The Swinging Guitar of Tal Farlow’ by guitarist Tal Farlow (1957)

'The Swinging Guitar of Tal Farlow' is an album by Tal Farlow released on January 9, 1957 by Verve.Track Listing : 1.Taking A Chance On Love (Vernon Duke, John Latouche, Ted Fetter) - 04:43 . 2.Yardbird Suite (Charlie Parker) - 05:15 . 3.You Stepped Out Of A Dream (Nacio Herb Brown, Gus Kahn) - 05:39 . 4.They Can'T Take That Away From Me (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin) - 05:42 . 5.Like Someone In…

We remember Bucky Pizzarelli. ‘A century for Bucky’

This day (April 1, 2020), in Saddle River, New Jersey, died John Paul 'Bucky' Pizzarelli, an American Jazz guitarist and banjoistTracklist : All Through The Night (1983) . w/ Frank Vignola - Fly Me To The Moon . On 7-String 2010 . w/ The Byo - Stompin' At The Savoy (2008) . w/ Craig Wagner, Brandon Coleman - All The Things You Are (2011) . w/ John Pizzarelli - Your Eyes/Nuages . w/ Tony Scott -…

We remember Dizzy Gillespie. ‘Dizzy Pieces’

This day (January 6, 1993), in Englewood, New Jersey, died Dizzy Gillespie, an American jazz trumpeter, bandleader, composer and occasional singer.Tracklist : 1 . w/ Stan Getz: – A Night In Tunisia (1978) 2 . w/ Lalo Schifrin – Here it tis (1992) 3 . w/ Miriam Makeba – Live The Future 4 . w Bernard Purdie (1982) 5 . w/ James Moody/Gene Harris/Ray Brown/Grady Tate – Ow! (1985) 6 . w/ Charlie…

Marvin Gaye records for Tamla, ‘Marvin Gaye Live!’ at Oakland Coliseum in California (1974)

'Marvin Gaye Live!' is his second live album, recorded on January 4, 1974 at Oakland Coliseum, Oakland, California On June 19, 1974 and released by Tamla Records.Track Listing : 1.Introduction – 0:34 . 2.Overture (Marvin Gaye) - 02:24 . 3.Trouble Man (Marvin Gaye) - 06:36 . 4.Flyin' High (In The Friendly Sky)/ Mercy Mercy Me (The Ecology) (Marvin Gaye, Anna Gordy Gaye, Elgie Stover) - 04:28 .…

Happy Birthday James Carter. ‘Future Tense’

This day (January 3, 1969), in  Detroit, Michigan , is born James Carter, an American jazz saxophonist.Tracklist : 1 . Trading blues solos (2020) 2 . w/ D.D. Jackson, Darius Jones, William Parker, Ronnie Burrage & Juma Sultan – @ Vision 24 (2019) 3 . Soul Street (2018) 4 . I can’t give you anything but love (2015) 5 . Giant Steps (2014) 6 . w/ Organ Trio – Low Flame (2012) 7 . Saxophone…

Wes Montgomery records his debut album : ‘Fingerpickin” for Pacific Jazz (1957)

Wes Montgomery's 'Fingerpickin'' is his debut album recorded on December 30, 1957 and featuring seven tracks originally released as The Montgomery Brothers.Track Listing : 1.Sound Carrier (Buddy Montgomery) - 06:57 . 2.Bud'S Beaux Arts (Buddy Montgomery) - 07:33 . 3.Bock To Bock (Buddy Montgomery) - 10:08 . 4.Billie'S Bounce (Charlie Parker) - 04:42 . 5.Lois Ann (Buddy Montgomery) - 04:45 . 6.All…

We remember Freddie Hubbard ‘Hubiquity’

This day (December 29, 2008), in Sherman Oaks, California, died Freddie Hubbard, an American jazz trumpeter.Tracklist : 1 . w/ Joe Henderson, Herbie Hancock, Ron Carter - Cantaloupe Island (1985) 2 . The Intrepid Fox (1990) 3 . w/ Joe Henderson - Maiden Voyage (1986) 4 . Fantasy In D (1982) 5 . w/ Art Blakey - Moanin' (1992) 6 . Straight Life (1975) 7 . Birdlike (1967) Tracklist : Red Clay .…

Polydor publish James Brown’s ‘Revolution of the Mind : Recorded Live at the Apollo, Vol. III’ (1971)

James Brown's 'Revolution of the Mind : Recorded Live at the Apollo, Vol. III' is a live double album released in December 1971 by Polydor.1 . Bewildered (The Boston Garden) 2 . Try Me (The Apollo Theater) 3 . Try Me (Montreux, 1981) 4 . I Can't Stand Myself (The Boston Garden) 5 . Give It Up Or Turn It Loose (Palasport, Bologna, Italy, April 1971) 6 . Give It Up Or Turn It Loose (w/ The…

Columbia publish Taj Mahal’s second album : ‘The Natch’l Blues’ (1968)

Taj Mahal's 'The Natch'l Blues' is his second studio album released on December 23, 1968 by Columbia.1 . Corinna 2 . Going Up To The Country, Paint My Mailbox Blue 3 . Going Up To The Country, Paint My Mailbox Blue 4 . w/ Bonnie Raitt (On "The Today Show") 5 . Done Changed My Way Of Living ("Rhythm & Roots," 2013) 6 . She Caught The Katy (w/ Todd Rundgren, "Night Music," 10/29/89) Track…

Charlie Haden records ‘Quartet West,’ an album for Verve (1986)

Charlie Haden's 'Quartet West' is an album recorded on December 22 and 23, 1986 and released in 1987 by Verve.Track Listing : 1.Hermitage (Pat Metheny) - 07:59 . 2.Body And Soul (Frank Eyton, Johnny Green, Edward Heyman, Robert Sour) - 06:19 . 3.The Good Life (Ornette Coleman) - 04:39 . 4.In The Moment (Charlie Haden) - 06:06 . 5.Bay City (Charlie Haden) - 06:46 . 6.My Foolish Heart (Ned…