Happy Birthday Paquito D’Rivera. ‘D’Riveracana’

This day (June 4, 1948), in Havana, Cuba, is born Paquito D'Rivera, a alto saxophonist, clarinetist and soprano saxophonist. Tracklist : 1 . Manteca (2019) 2 . Nocturno en la Celda (2018) 3 . w/ Hendrik Meurkens – Bluesette (2017) 4 . w/ Chucho Valdés – @ White House (2016) 5 . At Jamboree-Barcelona (2014) 6 . w/ Trio Corrente – (2013) 7 . w/ Zinco Big Band – Chucho (2009) 8 . Mozart’S Adagio…

Paquito D’Rivera plays Mozart (2008)

February 16, 2008 - Paquito D'Rivera accompanied by Alex Brown (p), Renaud Garcia-Fons (db) and Mark Miralta (d) - sits in with the Tenerife Symphony Orchestra in Tenerife, Canary Islands.

Paquito D’Rivera records ‘Portraits of Cuba,’ an album for Chesky Records (1996)

Paquito D'Rivera's 'Portraits of Cuba' is an album recorded on February 6 & 7, 1996 and released the same year by Chesky Records.Track Listing : 1.La Bella Cubana (Jose White) - 05:14 . 2.The Peanut Vendor (L. Wolfe Gilbert, Moisés Simons, Marion Sunshine) - 04:38 . 3.Tu (Eduardo Sanchez De Fuentes) - 05:35 . 4.Tu, Mi Delirio (César Portillo De La Luz) - 06:31 . 5.No Te Importe Saber (René…

Herb, Carlos et al say ‘Viva Miami!’ (1989)

January 20, 1989 - in preparation of this week-end Superbowl, CBS airs a special "Viva Miami: The Night of Super Sounds" with so many famous guests Herb Alpert, Maria Conchita Alonso, Willy Chirino, Paquito D'Rivera, Little Joe and La Familia, Mongo Santamaria, Willie Nelson, Linda Ronstadt, Carlos Santana, Cheech Marin.

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, Miles Davis, Sam Rivers, Charles Mingus

Feliz Cumpleaños Chucho Valdés. ‘Qui Va Chucho Va Piano’

This day (October 9, 1941), in Quivicán, Cuba, is born Chucho Valdés, a Cuban pianist, bandleader and founder of Irakere.Tracklist : 1 . Jazz Batá 2 (2019) 2 . El Gueije (2018) 3 . w/Kenny Garrett – Chucho’s Step (2017) 4 . w/ Paquito D’Rivera – en la Casa Blanca (2016) 5 . Lorena’s Tango (2015) 6 . w/ Buica – Siboney, My One And Only Love, Santa Cruz (2014) 7 . w/ Bebo Valdes- La Comparsa Calle…

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(Source Willie Nelson - My Way | Official Site)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.”…

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 activistDigest Tracklist : Hello Walls . Mr. Record Man (1969) . Bloody Mary Morning (Austin City Limits, 1974) . If You’ve Got The Money Honey (1977) . Live Medley (w/ Bee Gees, Glen Campbell, 1979) . Blue Eyes Crying In The Rain (Midnight Special 1980) . Somewhere…

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

Happy Birthday Herb Alpert

March 31, 1935 - Herb Alpert, American trumpet player, member of the Herb Alpert's Tijuana Brass is 85. Happy Birthday, SirReleased in November 1966, "S.R.O." is the seventh album by Herb Alpert and the Tijuana Brass. >> you do not miss Herb Alpert & the Tijuana Brass at "The Andy Williams Show" on NBC. >> 10 MINUTES on RVM >> in preparation of this week-end Superbowl,…

This week In Jazz Legends (special pianists) 11/52

Mccoy Tyner, Michel Petrucciani, John Lewis, Makoto Ozone, Chick Corea, Brad Mehldau, Omar Sosa, Georges Cables, Danilo Perez, Michel Camilo, Vana Gierig, ‪Tania MariaThey are the "Jazz Legends (special pianists)" performers selected among the 330 Posts we publish this week. Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy!Tracklist 1 . Mccoy Tyner . The Seeker Lifted from : McCoy…

We remember Al Jarreau. ‘Al Is For Always’

This day (February 12, 2017), in Los Angeles, died Alwin 'Al' Lopez Jarreau, a seven-time Grammy Award winning American jazz singer.Tracklist : w/ Alita Moses - Summertime (Montreux Jazz Festival, 2015) . Take Five / Blue Rondo a la Turk / Jazz Day 2013 . w/ Mattia Bazar - San Remo Festival (2012) . Spain (2011) . High Crime (2000) . w/ Kurt Elling - Take 5 . Don'T You Worry (1995) . w/ Miki…

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.

Mambo With A Drop Of Rumba And A Slice Of Cha Cha

From 'The Rumba Jumps' to 'Al Compás Del Mambo', we have mixed 22 'Jazz & Latin Music' tunes around the theme of 'Mambo, Cha Cha & Rumba'. It has Miles Davis, Cachao Israel Lopez, Machito and His Orchestra, Art Pepper Quintet 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 .…

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