This week In Jazz Legends 23/52

Stan Getz, Miles Davis, Wayne Shorter, Herbie Hancock, Ron Carter, Tony Williams, Paul Desmond, Dave Brubeck, Monty Alexander, Ray Brown, Herb Ellis, Hilton Ruiz, Cyrus Chestnut, Berklee Sextet, Paquito D'Rivera, Hendrik Meurkens, Stanley Turrentine, Kamasi Washington, Anthony Braxton, Steve Lacy Quartet, Sun Ra Arkestra

Happy Birthday Willie Nelson. ‘Simple Nelson’

This day (April 29, 1933), in Abbott, Texas, U.S., is born Willie Hugh Nelson a.k.a Willie Nelson, American singer, songwriter and activist

Tracklist :

1 . Hello Walls

2 . Mr. Record Man (1969)

3 . Bloody Mary Morning (Austin City Limits, 1974)

4 . If You’ve Got The Money Honey (1977)

5 . Live Medley (w/ Bee Gees, Glen Campbell, 1979)

6 . Blue Eyes Crying In The Rain (Midnight Special 1980)

7 . Somewhere Over the Rainbow (Austin City Limits, 1981)

8 . You Were Always On My Mind (1982)

9 . Stardust (HBO Special, 1983)

10 . On the Road Again (Farm Aid, 1985)

11 . Whiskey River (Farm Aid, 1986)

12 . Island In The Sea (1987)

13 . I Never Cared For You (1988)

14 . There You Are

15 . City of New Orleans (w/ The Highwaymen)

16 . Graceland (w/ Paul Simon, Farm Aid, 1992)

17 . Hard Times (w/ Bob

This week In Jazz Legends 14/52

Joshua Redman, John Coltrane, Chris Potter, Paquito D'Rivera, Gato Barbieri, Benny Carter, Sonny Rollins, James Moody, Kenny Garrett, Benny Maupin, Peter Brötzmann , David Murray

This week In Jazz Legends 46/52

Art Blakey, The Jazz Messengers, Paquito D'Rivera, Tete Montoliu, Sonny Rollins, United Jazz and Rock Ensemble, Keith Jarrett, Paul Motian, Dewey Redman, Charlie Haden, Phil Woods, Sheila Jordan, Benny Carter All Stars, Freddie Hubbard, John Zorn, Masada, Jimmy Smith, Sam Rivers, Charles Mingus

Willie Nelson does not sing Frank Sinatra’s repertoire like Sinatra. He sings it his way.

Willie Nelson's 'My Way' is his sixty-eighth studio album featuring Norah Jones on one song, produced by Buddy Cannon and Matt Rollings and released on September 14, 2018 by Legacy Recordings

Willie Nelson

Rolling Stone



“He didn’t worry about behind the beat or in front of the beat, or whatever – he could sing it either way, and that’s the feel you have to have.”

The Mainichi



a bluesy intimacy that may make some of those who don't care much for Sinatra's braggadocio and bombast on his own version give the song another chance. The Art Desk

He doesn’t amp up the croon factor or melodrama like so many young Bublé wannabes. He simply inhabits the songs

Willie Nelson - My Way

AMAZON . ITUNES .

Recorded on January 12 & 13, 2007, "Two Men with the Blues" is a

Couples Only

From 'Russell And Eliot' to 'Nicholas And Alexandra' , we have mixed 18 'Jazz and Other Musics' tunes around the theme of 'Famous Couples'. It has Serge Gainsbourg & Brigitte Bardot, John Hurt, Dieter Reith, Miles Davis and many more.

Helen Sung – Anthem For A New Day

Released in January 2014, "Anthem For A New Day" is the sixth studio album by Helen Sung and her first with a quintet.

Track Listing : 1.Brother Thelonious (Helen Sung

) - 05:37 . 2.Armando'S Rhumba (Chick Corea) - 04:37 . 3.Hidden (Helen Sung) - 05:48 . 4.It Don'T Mean A Thing (If It Ain'T Got That Swing) (Duke Ellington, Irving Mills) - 04:10 . 5.Hope Springs Eternally (Helen Sung) - 05:33 . 6.Anthem For A New Day (Helen Sung) - 05:43 . 7.Never Let Me Go (Ray Evans, Jay Livingston) - 07:18 . 8.Chaos Theory (Helen Sung) - 05:04 . 9.Epistrophy (Kenneth Clarke, Thelonious Monk) - 05:30 . 10.Equipoise (Stanley Cowell) - 02:16

Musicians : Helen Sung

- Fender Rhodes, Foot Percussion, Hand Percussion, Piano . Seamus Blake - Sax (Soprano), Sax (Tenor) . Obed Calvaire - Drums, Foot Percussion,…

Conga Summit

Featuring Patato . Giovanni Hidalgo . Ray Barretto . Tata Guines . La Percusion Cubana . Jack Constanzo . Armando Peraza . Congas . Bongos . Poncho Sanchez . Latin Music . Ruben Blades . Tito Gomez . Ban Ban Quere . Francisco Aguabella . Santana