Paul Gilbert gives a masterclass in Geneva (2019)

April 29, 2019 - Guitarist Paul Gilbert of Mr. Big will give a master class and play with local musicians Ivan Rougny (b), Maxence Sibille (d), Christophe Godin (g) and Ben G (g) at ETM Ecole des musiques actuelles in Geneva, Switzerland

Odeon publish João Gilberto’s debut album : ‘Chega De Saudade’ produced by Antônio Carlos Jobim (1959)

João Gilberto's 'Chega de Saudade' is his debut album produced by Antônio Carlos Jobim and released in 1959 by Odeon1 . Chega De Saudade 2 . Brigas Nunca Mais (1978) 3 . Desafinado 4 . Rosa Morena 5 . Rosa Morena 6 . Morena Boca De Ouro 7 . Morena Boca De Ouro 8 . Aos Pés Da Cruz (São Paulo, 1994) 9 . É Luxo Só (w/ Caetano Veloso, Gilberto Gil) Track Listing : 1.Chega De Saudade (Antônio…

On TV today, Caetano, Chico, Gilberto et al on TV Globo (1989)

December 26, 1989 - Brazilian TV Globo airs "Homen 90", a special year-end gathering of the most famous MPB male singers : Caetano Veloso, Chico Buarque, Djavan, Gilberto Gil, Hermeto Pascoal, João Bosco, Milton Nascimento, Paulinho da Viola, Antônio Carlos Jobim and many more.<img src='//rvm.pm/wp-content/uploads/2013/05/jobim-735461.jpg' alt='Antonio Carlos Jobim – The Composer…

Paul McCartney releases his fifth album : ‘Give My Regards to Broad Street’ featuring ‘No More Lonely Nights’ (1984)

Paul McCartney's 'Give My Regards to Broad Street' is his fifth studio album produced by George Martin and released on October 22 , 1984 by Parlophone 1 . Good Day Sunshine 2 . Yesterday (Anfield, Liverpool 1st June) 3 . Yesterday (Live) 4 . Wanderlust 5 . Ballroom Dancing 6 . Give My Regards To Broad Street / Not Such A Bad Boy 7 . Not Such A Bad Boy (1984) 8 . So Bad (Live, 1984) 9 . No Values…

Bebel Gilberto releases ‘Tanto Tempo,’ her third album (2000)

Bebel Gilberto's 'Tanto Tempo' is her third studio album, produced by Suba and released on April 25, 2000 by ZiriguiboomTrack Listing : 1.Samba Da Bênção (Vinicius De Moraes, Baden Powell) - 04:47 . 2.August Day Song (Bebel Gilberto, Nina Miranda, Chris Franck) - 04:37 . 3.Tanto Tempo (Bebel Gilberto, Suba, Gilberto Gil) - 03:01 . 4.Sem Contenção (Bebel Gilberto, Gerry Arling, Richard Cameron) -…

This week In Guitar Virtuosi 39/52

David Gilmour, Joe Bonamassa, Jimmie Vaughan, Gary Moore, Joe Walsh, David Lindley, Eric Clapton, Buckethead, Paul Gilbert, Adrian Belew, Marc Ribot, Steve Hackett

Singing (and Playing) Jimi Hendrix

Otis Taylor, Stevie Ray Vaughan, John Mayer, Slash, Boz Scaggs, Paul Gilbert, Gary Moore, Zakk Wylde, Ben Harper, Bruce Springsteen, Neil Young, Charlie Hunter, Steve Vai, Kenny Wayne Shepherd

This week In Guitar Virtuosi 35/52

Orianthi, Richie Sambora, Robby Krieger, Paul Gilbert, Nuno Bettencourt, Steve Hackett, Philip Sayce, Gary Clark Jr., Rory Gallagher, Joe Bonamassa, John Mayer, Buckethead, Steve Vai, Eric Clapton, Derek Trucks, Peter Frampton, Adrian Belew

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

Happy Birthday Tony Banks. Excellent day for a ‘Genesis At Their Bests’ post

As we wish, today, English musician Tony Banks a 'Happy 70th Birthday,' the time has come to playlist the 'BESTS' of his band : Genesis CREDITSPhoto : Jean-Luc OurlinAudio : I Can't Dance . Land of Confusion . Invisible Touch . That's All . Jesus He Knows Me . Mama . No Son of Mine . In Too Deep . Turn It On Again . Throwing It All Away . Video : Land Of Confusion . Jesus He Knows Me . Invisible…

Happy Birthday Steve Hackett. ‘Highly String’

This day (February 12 , 1950), in Pimlico, London, England, is born Steve William Hackett simply known as Steve Hackett , English rock (and classical) guitarist, singer and composer, member of Genesis, GTR and his own bandsTracklist : Los Endos (w/ Genesis, 1976) . Star Of Sirius . Ace of Wands (1979) . The Air Conditioned Nightmare (1981) . Funny Feeling (1982) . A Doll that's made in Japan…

Verve publish Diana Krall’s twelfth album : ‘Wallflower’ (2015)

Diana Krall's 'Wallflower' is her twelfth studio album featuring a collection of songs she first heard on vinyl and released on February 3, 2015 by Verve.1 . California Dreamin' 2 . Sorry Seems To Be The Hardest Word ("C À Vous," 24/06/2014) 3 . Wallflower (Session Off TV) 4 . Sorry Seems To Be The Hardest Word 5 . I'm Not In Love 6 . Don't Dream It's Over 7 . Don't Dream It's Over ("C À Vous,"…

Motown publish The Temptations’s album : ‘In a Mellow Mood’ (1967)

The Temptations' 'In a Mellow Mood is an album composed mostly of standards and released on November 27, 1967 by Motown.1 . Hello Young Lovers 2 . For Once In My Life 3 . Old Man River 4 . Ol' Man River Track Listing : 1.Hello Young Lovers (Richard Rodgers, Oscar Hammerstein Ii) - 03:01 . 2.A Taste Of Honey (Ric Marlow, Bobby Scott) - 02:08 . 3.For Once In My Life (Ron Miller, Orlando Murden) -…

Michael Jackson releases his eighth album : ‘Dangerous’ featuring ‘Black or White,’ ‘Remember the Time,’ ‘In the Closet’ and ‘Jam’ (1991)

Michael Jackson's 'Dangerous' is his eighth studio album released on November 26, 1991 and featuring the hits 'Black or White,' 'Remember the Time,' 'In the Closet,' 'Jam' and more by Epic Records.1 . Jam (Official Video) 2 . Jam (Royal Concert In Brunei) 3 . In The Closet (Official Video) 4 . Remember The Time (Official Video) 5 . Heal The World (Official Video) 6 . Heal The World (Munich) 7 .…

Mary J. Blige releases her tenth album : ‘My Life II… The Journey Continues (Act 1)’ (2011)

Mary J. Blige's 'My Life II... The Journey Continues (Act 1)' is her tenth studio album released as a sequel to her 1994 album 'My Life' on November 21, 2011 by Matriarch.1 . 25/8 2 . Don't Mind (Official Video) 3 . Mr. Wrong (w/ Drake) 4 . Mr. Wrong + Interview (On "The View") 5 . Mr. Wrong (On "Today Show") 6 . Why? (w/ Rick Ross, Official Video) 7 . The Living Proof (Live) 8 . The Living…

Atlantic publish ‘Bette Midler’ her eponymous second album (1973)

Bette Midler' is her eponymous second studio album produced by Arif Mardin, Barry Manilow and released on November 16, 1973 by Atlantic.1 . I Shall Be Released ("Divine Madness") 2 . I Shall Be Released (Roxy, LA, 1977) 3 . In The Mood 4 . In The Mood 5 . Twisted (w/ Rosie O'Donnell) 6 . Higher And Higher ("Ol Red Hair Is Back") Track Listing : 1.Skylark (Hoagy Carmichael, Johnny Mercer) -…

We remember Gal Costa. ‘Costa Bella’

This day (November 9, 2022), in São Paulo, Brazil, died Gal Costa, a Brazilian singer of popular music. Tracklist : 1 . O Que É Que Há 2 . Não Identificado 3 . Mansidão (2013) 4 . Wave 5 . Luz Do Sol (2006) 6 . Sua Estupidez (2002) 7 . w/ Caetano Veloso – Tá Combinado (1996) 8 . Eu Sei Que Vou Te Amar (1992) 9 . Açai / Festa Do Interior (1982) 10 . Jorge Ben & Gal Costa – Que Pena 11 . Volta…

Stax publish Sam & Dave’s third album ‘Soul Men’ featuring ‘Soul Man’ (1967)

Sam & Dave's 'Soul Men' is their third album featuring the hit 'Soul Man' and released on October 26, 1967 by Stax/Atlantic.1 . Soul Man Track Listing : 1.Soul Man (Isaac Hayes, David Porter) - 02:36 . 2.May I Baby (Isaac Hayes, David Porter) - 02:38 . 3.Broke Down Piece Of Man (Steve Cropper, Joe Shamwell) - 02:46 . 4.Let It Be Me (Gilbert Bécaud, Mann Curtis, Pierre Delanoé) - 02:45 .…

This week In Singing Ladies 43/52

Sheryl Crow, Nina Persson, Astrud Gilberto, Beth Hart, Tori Amos, Lady GaGa, Sade, Annie Lennox, Mariah Carey, Joni Mitchell, Amanda Palmer, PJ Harvey

‘Jobim, Hancock & Friends’ Tom Jobim’s last concert

On September 27, 1993, in Sao Paulo 'Tom' Jobim joins a group of American and Brazilian artists - Herbie Hancock, Joe Henderson, Gonzalo Rubalcaba, Ron Carter, Harvey Mason, Shirley Horn, John Hendricks, Gal Costa, Oscar Castro-Neves, Paulo Jobim and Alex Acuna - to perform four songs during what will stay as his last Brazilian public performance. Jobim will pass away the next year.Track Listing…

Harvest publish Wire’s third album : ‘154’ (1979)

Wire's '154' is their third album produced by Mike Thorne and released in September 1979 by Harvest / Warner Bros.1 . Two People In A Room (Rockpalast) 2 . 15th ? (Rockpalast) 3 . Single Ko (Rockpalast) 4 . A Touching Display (Rockpalast) 5 . Blessed State (Rockpalast) 6 . Once Is Enough (Rockpalast) 7 . Map Ref 43 Degrees N 110 Degrees 8 . Map Ref 43 Degrees N 110 Degrees 9 . Map Ref. 41°N 93°W…

Verve publish Diana Krall’s ninth album : ‘From This Moment On’ (2006)

Diana Krall's 'From This Moment On' is her ninth album released on September 19, 2006 by Verve.1 . Exactly Like You 2 . Exactly Like You (Rio) 3 . Come Dance With Me Track listing : 1.It Could Happen To You (Johnny Burke, Jimmy Van Heusen) – 03:29 . 2.Isn't This a Lovely Day? (Irving Berlin) – 06:07 . 3.How Insensitive (Vinicius de Moraes, Norman Gimbel, Antonio Carlos Jobim) – 05:20 .…

Ella Fitzgerald records ‘Ella Abraça Jobim,’ an album of Antonio Carlos Jobim’s songs (1980)

Ella Fitzgerald's 'Ella Abraça Jobim' is a studio album devoted to the songs of Antonio Carlos Jobim and recorded on September 17–19, 1980 and March 18–20, 1981.1 . The Girl From Ipanema 2 . In Desafinado (TV Special, Sweden, 1963) 3 . One Note Samba 4 . Useless Landscape (Montreux, 1969) 5 . Useless Landscape (1971, Sao Paulo) Track listing : . 1.Somewhere in the Hills (Favela) (Vinícius de…

Stan Getz sits in with Hermeto Pascoal & Grupo (1978)

September 14, 1978 - Hermeto Pascoal has invited Stan Getz and several others to join him and his "Grupo" during his concert at "Festival de Jazz de São Paulo" at the Palácio das Convenções do Anhembi<img src='//rvm.pm/wp-content/uploads/2014/06/Stan-Getz-Getz-à-Go-Go-RVJ.jpeg' alt='Stan Getz - Getz à Go Go' width='190' height='161'/><img…

Stan Getz records for Verve, ‘Big Band Bossa Nova’ with the Gary McFarland Orchestra (1962)

Stan Getz' 'Big Band Bossa Nova' is an album recorded on August 27 and 28, 1962 with the Gary McFarland Orchestra and released the same year by Verve.Track Listing : 1.Manha De Carnival (Morning Of The Carnival) (Luiz Bonfá) - 05:48 . 2.Balanço No Samba (Street Dance) (Gary Mcfarland) - 02:59 . 3.Melancólico (Melancholy) (Gary Mcfarland) - 04:42 . 4.Entre Amigos (Sympathy Between Friends) (Gary…

Harvest release Wire’s second studio album ‘Chairs Missing’ (1978)

Wire's 'Chairs Missing' is their second studio album released in August 1978 by Harvest.1 . Practice Make Perfect (Rockpalast) 2 . Another The Letter (Rockpalast) 3 . Heartbeat (1979) 4 . Mercy (Rockpalast) 5 . Practice Makes Perfect 6 . Heartbeat (Rockpalast) Track Listing : 1.Practice Makes Perfect (Bruce Gilbert, Colin Newman) - 04:11 . 2.French Film Blurred (Graham Lewis, Colin Newman) -…

Mercury publish The Ohio Players’ seventh album : ‘Honey’ featuring ‘Love Rollercoaster’ (1975)

The Ohio Players' 'Honey' is their seventh studio album released on August 16, 1975 by Mercury.1 . Sweet Sticky Thing (Live) 2 . Love Rollercoaster Track Listing : 1.Honey (James Williams, Clarence Satchell, Leroy Bonner, Marshall Jones, Ralph Middlebrooks, Marvin Pierce, William Beck) - 04:15 . 2.Fopp (James Williams, Clarence Satchell, Leroy Bonner, Marshall Jones, Ralph Middlebrooks, Marvin…

The Beatles release ‘Revolver’ featuring ‘Eleanor Rigby,’ ‘Good Day Sunshine’ and ‘Got To Get You Into My Life’ (1966)

The Beatles' 'Revolver' feat. 'Eleanor Rigby' is their seventh studio album produced by George Martin and released on August 5, 1966 by Parlophone.1 . Eleanor Rigby 2 . Taxman (w/ George Harrison &ic Clapton) 3 . Yellow Submarine Original Trailer, 1968 4 . Good Day Sunshine (w/ Paul McCartney, Live) 5 . For No One (w/ Paul McCartney) 6 . Live At Circus Krone, 1966 Track Listing : 1.Taxman…

Eliane Elias releases ‘Bossa Nova Stories,’ her nineteenth album featuring some famous bossa-nova standards (2008)

Eliane Elias' 'Bossa Nova Stories' is her nineteenth studio album released (in time to commemorate the 50th anniversary of bossa nova) on June 24, 2008 by Blue Note.1 . Chega de Saudade (Live) 2 . They cant take that away from me (Live) 3 . Desafinado (Heineken Concerts, 1996) 4 . Bossa Nova Stories (EPK) 5 . A RA (Marseille) Track Listing : 1.The Girl From Ipanema (Norman Gimbel) - 05:22 .…