Kenny Burrell records ‘Midnight Blue’ with Stanley Turrentine and Ray Barretto (1963)

Kenny Burrell's 'Midnight Blue' is an album (and one of his best-known) recorded on January 8, 1963 with Stanley Turrentine & Ray Barretto among others and released in 1963 By Blue Note.Track Listing : 1.Chitlins Con Carne (Kenny Burrell) - 05:30 . 2.Mule (Kenny Burrell, Major Holley, Jr.) - 06:56 . 3.Soul Lament (Kenny Burrell) - 02:43 . 4.Midnight Blue (Kenny Burrell) - 04:02 . 5.Wavy…

Stanley Clarke releases ‘Up’ by The Stanley Clarke Band (2014)

Released on September 30, 2014, "Up" is an album by The Stanley Clarke Band with many guests (and friends), covering Clarke's own hits. Track Listing : 1.Pop Virgil (Stanley Clarke) - 03:17 . 2.Last Train To Sanity (Stanley Clarke) - 03:32 . 3.Up (Stanley Clarke) - 03:16 . 4.Brazilian Love Affair (For George Duke) (George Duke) - 06:36 . 5.Bass Folk Song #13: Mingus (Stanley Clarke) - 00:57 . 6.I…

Concord publish Al Jarreau’s ‘My Old Friend, Celebrating George Duke’ recorded with Stanley Clarke (2014)

Al Jarreau's 'My Old Friend, Celebrating George Duke' is a special tribute reorded with Stanley Clarke and released on August 5, 2014 by Concord.1 . My Old Friend, Celebrating George Duke 2 . George Duke Memorial Service (w/ Al Jarreau, Aug. 19th, 2013, Los Angeles) 3 . Stanley Clarke and Al Jarreau on George Duke Tribute Album Track Listing : 1.My Old Friend (Steve George, John Lang, Richard…

CTI publish Eumir Deodato’s ‘Deodato 2’ featuring John Tropea and Stanley Clarke (1973)

Eumir Deodato's 'Deodato 2' is an album recorded with John Tropea & Stanley Clarke and released on July 18, 1973 by Cti.1 . Skyscrapers (Leverkusen Forum) 2 . Skyscrapers (Sesc Brasil) 3 . Super Strut (w/ Euro Groove Department, Arona, Italy, 2011) 4 . Superstrut 5 . Rhapsody in Blue (Sesc Brasil) Track Listing : 1.Nights In White Satin (Justin Hayward) - 06:01 . 2.Pavane For A Dead Princess…

Paul McCartney releases his third solo album produced by George Martin : ‘Tug of War’ featuring ‘Ebony & Ivory’ (1982)

Paul McCartney's 'Tug of War' feat. 'Ebony & Ivory' is his third solo studio album produced by George Martin and released on April 26, 1982 by Parlophone.Track Listing : 1.Tug Of War (Paul McCartney) - 04:22 . 2.Take It Away (Paul McCartney) - 04:14 . 3.Somebody Who Cares (Paul McCartney) - 03:19 . 4.What'S That You'Re Doing? (Paul McCartney, Stevie Wonder) - 06:19 . 5.Here Today (Paul…

On TV today, Kiss meet Tom Snyder (1979)

October 31, 1979 - you do not want to miss Kiss - that is, in full costume and make-up, Gene Simmons (b), Paul Stanley (g), Peter Criss (d) and an obviously inebriated Ace Frehley (g) - holding a "conversation" with Tom Snyder at "Tomorrow" on NBC

The Replacements release their third album : ‘Let It Be’ (1984)

The Replacements' 'Let It Be' is their third studio album produced by Steve Fjelstad, Peter Jesperson and frontman Paul Westerberg and released on October 2, 1984 by Twin/Tone Records1 . I Will Dare (Live, 1991) 2 . Favorite Thing (Riot Fest, Fort York, Toronto, August 25, 2013) 3 . Tommy Gets His Tonsils Out (ACL Fest 2014) 4 . Androgynous (Riot Fest Denver, 2013) 5 . Unsatisfied (Hometown…

Casablanca release Kiss ‘Alive!’ their first live double album (1975)

Kiss 'Alive!' is their first live double album recorded between May and July 1975 and released on September 10, 1975 by Casablanca.1 . Hotter Than Hell 2 . Firehouse ("The Mike Douglas Show", 1974) 3 . C'mon And Love Me (Cobo, 1/26/76) 4 . She (Cobo, 1/26/76) 5 . Black Diamond (1975 ) 6 . Rock And Roll All Nite ("Kiss Exposed") 7 . Let Me Go, Rock 'N' Roll (Cobo, 1/26/76) 8 . Strutter (On…

Parlophone publish Supergrass’ debut album : ‘I Should Coco’ featuring ‘Alright’ (1995)

Supergrass' 'I Should Coco' is their debut studio album featuring 'Alright,' produced by Sam Williams and released on May 15, 1995 by ParlophoneTrack Listing : 1.I'D Like To Know (Supergrass) - 04:02 . 2.Caught By The Fuzz (Supergrass) - 02:16 . 3.Mansize Rooster (Supergrass) - 02:34 . 4.Alright (Supergrass) - 03:01 . 5.Lose It (Supergrass) - 02:37 . 6.Lenny (Supergrass) - 02:42 . 7.Strange Ones…

Kiss release their fourth album : ‘Destroyer’ produced by Bob Ezrin (1976)

Kiss' 'Destroyer' is their fourth studio album produced by Bob Ezrin and released on March 15, 1976 by Casablanca Records.Track Listing : 1.Detroit Rock City (Paul Stanley, Bob Ezrin) - 05:17 . 2.King Of The Night Time World (Paul Stanley, Kim Fowley, Mark Anthony, Bob Ezrin) - 03:19 . 3.God Of Thunder (Paul Stanley) - 04:13 . 4.Great Expectations (Gene Simmons, Bob Ezrin) - 04:24 . 5.Flaming…

Kiss mark the ‘End Of The Road’ in LA (2020)

March 4, 2020 - the "End of the Road" world tour of legendary band Kiss - that is Paul Stanley (g, voc), Gene Simmons (b, voc), Eric Singer (d, voc) and Tommy Thayer (g, voc) - stops at Staples Center in Los Angeles

Columbia publish Earth, Wind & Fire’s twelfth album : ‘Powerlight’ featuring ‘Fall in Love with Me’ (1983)

Earth, Wind & Fire's 'Powerlight' is their twelfth studio album produced by Maurice White and released on February 3, 1983 by Columbia. 1 . Fall In Love With Me (Official Video) Earth, Wind & Fire - Powerlight Track Listing : 1.Fall In Love With Me (Wayne Vaughn, Wanda Vaughn, Maurice White) - 05:54 . 2.Spread Your Love (Azar Lawrence, Beloyd Taylor, Maurice White) - 03:51 . 3.Side By…

Happy Birthday Graham Nash. ‘Nash Flow’

This day (February 2 , 1942), in Blackpool, Lancashire, is born Graham William Nash simply known as Graham Nash, English singer and songwriter, best known as a member of The Hollies and of Crosby, Stills & Nash (& Young)Tracklist : 1 . Look through any window (w/ The Hollies ) 2 . Carrie Anne (w/ The Hollies, 1967 ) 3 . Marrakesh Express & Blackbird (w/ CSN, Woodstock 1969) 4 . Lee…

A&M publish Peter Frampton’s double live album : ‘Frampton Comes Alive!’ (1975)

Peter Frampton's 'Frampton Comes Alive!' is a double live album (one of the best-selling live of all time .) released on January 6, 1976 by A&M.1 . Doobie Wah (2011, Live) 2 . Doobie Wah (2/14/1976, Capitol Theatre) 3 . Show Me The Way ("Midnight Special," 1975) 4 . Show Me The Way (1976, Live) 5 . It's A Plain Shame 6 . It's A Plain Shame (2/14/1976, Capitol Theatre) 7 . All I Want To Be…

Tori Amos releases her debut album : ‘Little Earthquakes’ featuring ‘Silent All These Years’, ‘China’, ‘Winter’ and ‘Crucify’ (1992)

Tori Amos''Little Earthquakes' is her debut solo album featuring 'Silent All These Years', 'China', 'Winter' and 'Crucify' and released in England on January 6, 1992 by East West/ Atlantic.1 . Crucify (Official Video) 2 . Silent All These Years (Official Video) 3 . Silent All These Years (Montreux 1991/1992) 4 . Silent All These Years 5 . Precious Things 6 . Precious Things (Montreux, 1991) 7 .…

We remember Alphonse Mouzon. ‘Fusion Moves On’

This day (December 26, 2016), in Los Angeles, California, died Alphonse Mouzon, a jazz-fusion drummer and percussionist Tracklist : 1 . w/ Larry Coryell & The 11th House – Right On, Y’all (2013) 2 . I Wonder Why (2012) 3 . Jams 4 . w/ Paul Jackson & Herbie Hancock – Hang Up Your Hang Ups (1979) 5 . w/ Jaco Pastorius, Albert Mangelsdorff – Zores Mores (1976) 6 . w/ Miroslav Vitous &…

Duke Ellington begins the recording with his orchestra of ‘The Far East Suite’ (1966)

Duke Ellington's 'The Far East Suite' is an album recorded in New-York City, with his orchestra from December 19 till 21, 1966 and released in 1967 By Rca.1 . Isfahan Track Listing : 1.Tourist Point Of View (Duke Ellington, Billy Strayhorn) - 05:09 . 2.Bluebird Of Delhi (Mynah) (Duke Ellington, Billy Strayhorn) - 03:18 . 3.Isfahan (Duke Ellington, Billy Strayhorn) - 04:02 . 4.Depk (Duke…

Verve record ‘Johnny Hodges with Billy Strayhorn and the Orchestra’ (1962)

Johnny Hodges with Billy Strayhorn and the Orchestra' is a studio album arranged by Billy Strayhorn, featuring many members of Duke Ellington's orchestra and recorded on December 11–12, 1962 and released in June 1962 by Verve.Track Listing : 1.Don'T Get Around Much Anymore (Duke Ellington, Bob Russell) - 03:00 . 2.I Got It Bad (And That Ain'T Good) (Duke Ellington, Paul Francis Webster) - 03:35 .…

Frank Sinatra records the album ‘A Man and His Music’ for Reprise (1965)

Frank Sinatra's 'A Man and His Music' is a double album recorded from December 19, 1960 till October 21, 1965, with various conductors and released in 1965 by Reprise.1 . Luck Be A Lady (1966) 2 . My Kind Of Town (Live) 3 . The Oldest Established (w/ Dean Martin) 4 . I'Ve Got You Under My Skin 5 . Witchcraft 6 . Young At Heart 7 . Young At Heart (1965) Track Listing : 1.Put Your Dreams Away…

Alicia Keys releases her second album : ‘The Diary of Alicia Keys’ featuring ‘You Don’t Know My Name,’ ‘If I Ain’t Got You’ and ‘Diary’…

'The Diary of Alicia Keys' feat. 'You Don't Know My Name' is her second studio album released on December 2, 2003 by J Records. 1 . Karma (Official Video) 2 . Karma (Live) 3 . Karma (Itunes Festival, 2012) 4 . Heartburn (Hollywood Bowl) 5 . Heartburn 6 . You Don't Know My Name (Official Video) 7 . You Don't Know My Name (Itunes Festival, 2012) 8 . If I Ain't Got You (Official Video) 9 . If I…

Duke Ellington starts the recording of the album ‘Afro-Bossa’ for Reprise (1962)

Duke Ellington's 'Afro-Bossa' is a studio album recorded on November 29, 1962, December 20, 1962 & January 4 & 5, 1963 and released in April 1963 by Reprise.1 . Afro Bossa (Baghdad, Iraq, 1965) Track Listing : 1.Afro-Bossa (Duke Ellington) - 04:22 . 2.Purple Gazelle (Duke Ellington) - 02:44 . 3.Absinthe (Billy Strayhorn) - 03:34 . 4.Moonbow (Duke Ellington) - 02:33 . 5.Sempre Amoré…

This week In Jazz Legends 48/52

Stan Getz, Charlie Byrd , Chico Hamilton, Herbie Hancock, Randy Brecker, Michael Brecker, Oscar Peterson, Count Basie, Stanley Turrentine, Joe Henderson, Kenny Wheeler, Freddie Hubbard, Dizzy Gillespie , Bill Evans, Jaco Pastorius, Rahsaan Roland Kirk

John Coltrane records ‘Coltrane Jazz’ with McCoy Tyner and Elvin Jones (1959)

John Coltrane's 'Coltrane Jazz' is his sixth studio album recorded on March 26, November 24, December 2, 1959 & October 21, 1960 with McCoy Tynerr and Elvin Jones and released in February 1961 by Atlantic.Track Listing : 1.Little Old Lady (Hoagy Carmichael, Stanley Adams) - 04:28 . 2.Village Blues (John Coltrane) - 05:23 . 3.My Shining Hour (Harold Arlen, Johnny Mercer) - 04:54 . 4.Fifth…

The Beatles release ‘The Beatles,’ their ninth eponymous album also called ‘The White Album’ (1968)

'The Beatles' is their ninth eponymous studio album also called 'the White Album' produced by George Martin and released on November 22, 1968 by Apple. 1 . Revolution Track Listing : 1.Back In The U.S.S.R. (Lennon–Mccartney) - 02:43 . 2.Dear Prudence (Lennon–Mccartney) - 03:56 . 3.Glass Onion (Lennon–Mccartney) - 02:17 . 4.Ob-La-Di, Ob-La-Da (Lennon–Mccartney) - 03:08 . 5.Wild Honey Pie…

Columbia publish Miles Davis’ album : ‘Get Up with It’ (1974)

Miles Davis' 'Get Up with It' is an album (his last before a five years retirement) collecting tracks recorded between 1970 and 1974 and released on November 22, 1974 by Columbia.1 . Honky Tonk (Oslo, 1971) 2 . Honky Tonk (Philadelphia 1970) 3 . Calypso Frelimo 4 . Calypso Frelimo (10/27/73, Stockholm) 5 . Electric 73 Track Listing : 1.He Loved Him Madly (Miles Davis) - 32:05 . 2.Maiysha…

Island publish Grace Jones’ sixth album : ‘Living My Life’ featuring ‘Nipple to the Bottle’ and ‘My Jamaican Guy’ (1982)

Grace Jones' 'Living My Life' is her sixth studio album (and the last of the three albums she recorded at the Compass Point Studios in the Bahamas) released on November 7, 1982 by Island.1 . My Jamaican Guy Track Listing : 1.My Jamaican Guy (Grace Jones) - 06:00 . 2.Nipple To The Bottle (Grace Jones, Sly Dunbar) - 05:55 . 3.The Apple Stretching (Melvin Van Peebles) - 07:08 . 4.Everybody Hold…

Clifford Jordan records ‘Glass Bead Games’ for Strata-East (1973)

Clifford Jordan's 'Glass Bead Games' is a double album recorded on October 29, 1973 and released in 1974 By Strata-East.Track Listing : 1.Powerful Paul Robeson (Clifford Jordan) - 05:42 . 2.Glass Bead Games (Clifford Jordan) - 04:36 . 3.Prayer To The People (Clifford Jordan) - 04:16 . 4.Cal Massey (Stanley Cowell) - 02:42 . 5.John Coltrane (Bill Lee) - 06:48 . 6.Eddie Harris (Bill Lee) - 04:19…

Columbia publish Al Di Meola’s debut album : ‘Land of the Midnight Sun’ (1976)

Al Di Meola's 'Land of the Midnight Sun' is his first album released on October 25, 1976 by Columbia.1 . The Wizard 2 . Short Tales Of The Black Forest (w/ John Mclaughlin) Track Listing : 1.The Wizard (James Mingo Lewis) – 06:46 . 2.Land Of The Midnight Sun (Al Di Meola) – 09:10 . 3.Sarabande From Violin Sonata In B Minor, (Partita No. 1 In B Minor, Bwv 1002) (Johann Sebastian Bach) – 01:20 .…

Concord publish ‘Givin’ It Up’ by Al Jarreau and George Benson (2006)

'Givin' It Up' by Al Jarreau & George Benson is their first collaboration album, released on October 24, 2006 by Concord.1 . Givin' It Up (EPK) 2 . Summer Breeze (Live) Track Listing : 1.Breezin' (Bobby Womack, Al Jarreau) - 05:40 . 2.Mornin' (Al Jarreau, David Foster, Jay Graydon) - 05:02 . 3.'Long Come Tutu (Marcus Miller, Al Jarreau) - 06:37 . 4.God Bless The Child (Billie Holiday,…

Jamie Cullum releases his third album : ‘Twentysomething’ (2003)

Jamie Cullum's 'Twentysomething' is his third album released on October 20, 2003 by UCJ, Candid Records, & Verve.1 . What A Difference A Day Made 2 . These Are The Days 3 . The Singin' Umbrella Mashup (Music Matters, 2009) 4 . Twentysomething (V Festival, 2004) 5 . But for Now 6 . I Could Have Danced All Nigh (Live) 7 . BBC Prom, 2010 8 . Lover You Should Have Come Over 9 . Next Year Baby…

Ella Fitzgerald records ‘Ella at Duke’s Place’ with the Duke Ellington Orchestra (1965)

Ella Fitzgerald's 'Ella at Duke's Place' is a studio album recorded on October 18,19,20, 1965, with the Duke Ellington Orchestra and released in 1965 By Verve.1 . Côte D'Azur (w/ Duke Ellington) 2 . Imagine My Frustration (w/ Duke Ellington) Track Listing : 1.Something To Live For (Duke Ellington, Billy Strayhorn) – 03:35 . 2.A Flower Is A Lovesome Thing (Aka Passion) (Billy Strayhorn) –…

Mercury publish The Teardrop Explodes’ debut album : ‘Kilimanjaro’ (1980)

The Teardrop Explodes' 'Kilimanjaro' is their debut album produced mostly by Bill Drummond & David Balfe a.k.a. The Chameleons and released on October 10, 1980 by Mercury1 . Ha Ha, I'm Drowning 2 . Treason / Its Just A Story (1981) 3 . Treason (Top Of The Pops, Thursday 30 April, 1981) 4 . Poppies 5 . When I Dream Track Listing : 1.Ha Ha I'M Drowning (Julian Cope, Gary Dwyer, Michael…