Omar visits Paris (2018)

January 11, 2018 - British soul singer Omar backed by Lex Cameron (kb, voc), Darren Abraham (d), Chris Ballin (voc), Gordon Mulraine (b) and Allan Simpson (g) will be in concert at New Morning in Paris

Feliz Cumpleaños Omara Portuondo. ‘La Gran De Este Mundo’

This day (October 29, 1930), in Havana, Cuba, is born Omara Portuondo Peláez, a Cuban singer and dancer.Tracklist : 1 . w/ Joss Stone – Cuba (2019) 2 . Unplugged in Havana Cuba (2018) 3 . w/ Natalia Lafourcade – Tú Me Acostumbraste (2017) 4 . w/ Eliades Ochoa – Lágrimas Negras (2015) 5 . La Sitiera 6 . Dos Gardenias y Besame mucho (2005) 7 . Flor de Amor 8 . Suavecito 9 . w/ Ibrahim Ferrer –…

Omar Sosa plays in Ramatuelle (2014)

August 19, 2014 - Omar Sosa Quarteto AfroCubano - that is Omar Sosa (p, fender rhodes, voc), Childo Tomas (b, voc), Ernesto Simpson (d) and Leandro Saint-Hill (s, fl, perc, voc) - is at Ramatuelle Jazz Festival in Ramatuelle, France

Omara Portuondo releases her nineteenth solo album : ‘Flor de Amor’ (2004)

Omara Portuondo's 'Flor de Amor' is her nineteenth solo album containing a collection of love songs and released on May 25, 2004 by World Circuit.Track Listing : 1.Tabú (Margarita Lecuona) - 04:19 . 2.Amor De Mis Amores (María Teresa Lara) - 03:23 . 3.Alma De Roca (Lily Batet) - 03:35 . 4.Mueve La Cintura Mulato (Alejandro Enis Almenares) - 03:35 . 5.Junto A Un Cañaveral (Omara Portuondo) - 03:30…

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…

David Bowie releases his tenth album : ‘Station to Station’ featuring ‘Golden Years,’ ‘TVC 15’ and ‘Wild Is the Wind’ (1976)

David Bowie's 'Station to Station' feat. 'Golden Years' is his tenth studio album released by RCA Records on 23 January 1976. 1 . Station To Station ("Christiane F," 1980) 2 . Station To Station (Live, 1976) 3 . Word On A Wing (Vancouver, 1976) 4 . Word On A Wing (Paris, 1999) 5 . Tvc15 (Musikladen, 05/30/78) 6 . Tvc 15 ("Live Aid," 1985) 7 . Stay (BBC London 2000) 8 . Stay ("Dinah Shore…

Pink Floyd release their tenth album : ‘Animals’ (1977)

Pink Floyd's 'Animals' is their tenth studio album released on January 23, 1977 by Harvest Records.1 . Sheep (Live 1977, Part 1) 2 . Sheep (Live 1977, Part Part 2) 3 . Pigs On The Wing (Part 1 & 2) Track Listing : 1.Pigs On The Wing 1 (Roger Waters) - 01:25 . 2.Dogs (Roger Waters, David Gilmour) - 17:03 . 3.Pigs (Three Different Ones) (Roger Waters) - 11:25 . 4.Sheep (Roger Waters) - 10:25…

As ‘Filhas’ De Elis Regina

Carla Cristina, Luisa Maita, Katia Merak, Ivete Sangalo, Gabriela . Raphaela, Bia Ferreira, Paula Lima, Fran Rosas, Maria Rita, Mari Cardoso, Rachell Luz, Marianna Leporace

We remember Elis Regina. ‘A Rainha Regina’

This day (January 19, 1982), in São Paulo, Brazil, died Elis Regina, an important singer of Brazilian popular music .Tracklist : 1 . Águas de Março 2 . Madalena (1979) 3 . w/ Milton Nascimento – Caxangá (1976) 4 . Tatuagem (1976) 5 . Como Nossos Pais 6 . Cadeira Vazia (1973) 7 . Upa Neguinho (1968) Tracklist : Como Nossos Pais . Madalena . Águas De Março . Romaria . Canto De Ossanha . Só Tinha…

David Bowie releases his eleventh album : ‘Low’ featuring ‘Breaking Glass’ (1977)

David Bowie's 'Low' is his eleventh studio album (part of 'the Berlin Trilogy') co-produced with Tony Visconti and released on January 14, 1977 by RCA Records.1 . Speed Of Life 2 . Breaking Glass (Loreley, 1996) 3 . Breaking Glass (Olympia, 2002) 4 . What In The World (Isolar II, The 1978 World Tour, Dallas) 5 . What In The World (Montreux Jazz Festival, 18/7/2002) 6 . Sound And Vision…

Wes Montgomery records his nineteenth album : ‘Down Here on the Ground’ for A&M (1967)

Wes Montgomery's 'Down Here on the Ground' is his nineteenth album recorded on December 20, 21, 1967 & January 22, 26, 1968 and released in 1968 By A&M.Track Listing : 1.Wind Song (Herb Alpert, Nick Ceroli, Neil Larsen, John Pisano, Paul Francis Webster) - 02:22 . 2.Georgia On My Mind (Hoagy Carmichael, Stuart Gorrell) - 02:46 . 3.The Other Man'S Grass Is Always Greener (Tony Hatch,…

Geffen publish Mary J. Blige’s eighth album : ‘Growing Pains’ featuring ‘Just Fine’ (2007)

Mary J. Blige's 'Growing Pains' is her eighth studio album released on December 18, 2007 by Geffen Records. 1 . Work That 2 . Work That 3 . Just Fine ("The Neighborhood Ball:An Inauguration Celebration") 4 . Just Fine (Official Video) 5 . Just Fine (w/ Lil' Mama) 6 . Feel Like A Woman 7 . Stay Down (Official Video) 8 . Til The Morning (Official Video) 9 . Smoke (Official Video) 10 . Come To Me…

Wynton Marsalis begins the recording of ‘J Mood’ for Columbia (1985)

Wynton Marsalis' 'J Mood' is an album recorded between December 17 and 20, 1985 and released in 1986 by Columbia Records.Track Listing : 1.J Mood (Wynton Marsalis) - 08:35 . 2.Presence That Lament Brings (Wynton Marsalis, Marcus Roberts) - 05:53 . 3.Insane Asylum (Donald Brown, Wynton Marsalis) - 06:34 . 4.Skain'S Domain (Wynton Marsalis) - 06:30 . 5.Melodique (Wynton Marsalis) - 04:32 .…

Happy Birthday Robben Ford. ‘Model Blue’

This day (December 16, 1951), in Woodlake, California, is born Robben Ford , an American blues, jazz and rock guitarist.Tracklist : 1 . w/ Ciprian Leu (2020) 2 . What I Haven’t Done (2019) 3 . at GuitarTown (2018) 4 . Good Times (2017) 5 . High Heels And Throwing Things (2016) 6 . w/ hr-Bigband – Different People (2015) 7 . 12 Bar Blues Improvisation (2014) 8 . w/ Omar Hakim, Joey DeFrancesco…

Alicia Keys’ ‘The Element of Freedom’ featuring ‘Try Sleeping with a Broken Heart’ and ‘Un-Thinkable (I’m Ready)’ (2009)

Alicia Keys' 'The Element of Freedom' is her fourth studio album released on December 11, 2009 by J Records.1 . Love Is Blind (Official Video) 2 . Doesn't Mean Anything (Official Video) 3 . Doesn't Mean Anything (AOL Sessions) 4 . Try Sleeping With A Broken Heart (Official Video) 5 . Try Sleeping With A Broken Heart (AOL Sessions) 6 . UnT(hinkable (Official Video)) 7 . Unthinkable (Itunes…

The Roots release their fifth album ‘Phrenology’ recorded with Cody Chesnutt, Musiq Soulchild, Talib Kweli and Jill Scott (2002)

The Roots' 'Phrenology' is their fifth studio album featuring Cody ChesnuTT, Musiq Soulchild, Talib Kweli and Jill Scott and released on November 26, 2002 by Mca, Geffen.1 . The Seed (w/ Cody Chesnutt, Official Video) 2 . Thought ("Work Live On The 2$ Bill") 3 . The Seed (Glastonbury) 4 . Break You Off (w/ Musiq, On "Conan," 2002) 5 . Break You Off (w/ Musiq) 6 . Water (Live) 7 . Quills…

Weather Report record ‘Live and Unreleased’ (1975)

Weather Report's 'Live and Unreleased' is their third official live album recorded in November 1975, 1977 & 1978,1 . Freezin Fire / Scarlet Woman (1975, Berlin) 2 . Fast City (Live, 1983) 3 . A Portrait Of Tracy 4 . Portrait Of Tracy (w/ Jaco Pastorius) 5 . Teen Town 6 . Two Lines (Live, 1983) 7 . In A Silent Way Track Listing : 1.Freezing Fire (Wayne Shorter) - 08:14 . 2.Plaza Real…

Anti publish Tom Waits’ live album : ‘Glitter and Doom’ (2009)

Tom Waits' 'Glitter and Doom' is a live album recorded during Waits' 'Glitter and Doom Tour' in the summer of 2008 and released on November 23, 2009 by Anti.1 . Trampled Rose ("The Orphans Tour," 2006) 2 . (Le Grand Rex, Paris / May 24, 2008) 3 . Get Behind The Mule (Paris, Le Grand Rex, 2000) 4 . Dirt In The Ground (Milan, Teatro Degli Arcimboldi) 5 . Make It Rain ("Letterman," 09.09.04) 6…

Warner Bros. publish Chaka Khan’s seventh album : ‘CK’ (1988)

Chaka Khan's 'CK' is her seventh (the first without Arif Mardin) studio album released on November 22, 1988 by Warner Bros. Records.1 . Signed Sealed Delivered 2 . The End Of A Love Affair 3 . The End Of A Love Affair Track Listing : 1.Signed, Sealed, Delivered (I'M Yours) (Stevie Wonder, Syreeta Wright, Lula Mae Hardaway, Lee Garrett) - 04:45 . 2.Soul Talkin' (Brenda Russell) - 04:15 . 3.It'S…