This week In Soul Artists 30/52

Earth Wind and Fire, Zapp, Teddy Pendergrass, Solomon Burke, Macy Gray, James Brown, Mary Wilson, Jill Scott, Terence Trent D'Arby, DJ Jazzy Jeff, The Fresh Prince, The Roots, Rachelle Ferrell

This week In Soul Artists 28/52

Ray Charles, Rachelle Ferrell, Booker T. Jones, Mavis Staples, Lionel Richie, James Brown, Chaka Khan, Childish Gambino, Terence Trent D'Arby, Incognito , D'Angelo, Maceo Parker

This week In Singing Ladies 27/52

Diana Krall, Dianne Reeves, Nina Simone, Lianne La Havas, Betty Wright, Esperanza Spalding, Chaka Khan, Rachelle Ferrell, Amy Winehouse, Björk, The Go Go'S, Lauryn Hill

Quincy Jones releases ‘Q’s Jook Joint,’ an album featuring Stevie Wonder, Bono and Ray Charles among other famous guests (1995)

Quincy Jones' 'Q's Jook Joint' is an album (his first in six years) released on November 7, 1995 by Qwest.1 . Let The Good Times Roll (w/ Stevie Wonder & Nikki Yanofsky ) 2 . Cool Joe, Mean Joe (Killer Joe) 3 . Moody's Mood For Love (w/ Take 6, Brian Mcknight, Patti Austin) 4 . Moody's Mood For Love 5 . Do Nothing Till You Hear From Me Track Listing : 1.Jook Joint Intro (Quincy Jones) -…

George Duke records ‘A Brazilian Love Affair’ with Flora Purim, Milton Nascimento and Airto Moreira (1979)

George Duke's 'Duke' is an album released on March 29, 2005 by Bizarre Planet Entertainment.Track Listing : 1.Trust (George Duke) - 05:04 . 2.I Wanna Know (George Duke) - 05:32 . 3.Superwoman (Stevie Wonder) - 05:59 . 4.No One (George Duke, Rachelle Ferrell) - 04:58 . 5.T-Jam (George Duke) - 05:47 . 6.Somebody'S Body (George Duke) - 05:01 . 7.Sausalito (George Duke) - 06:16 . 8.Saturday Night…

Singing (and Playing) With George Benson

George Benson whose birthday is today . Happy Birthday BTW . has played guitar or sang with . myriad of artists, either jazz or soul. We have selected twelve of them. . They are . Rachelle Ferrell . Marcus Miller, Al Jarreau, Carlos Santana, Jill Scott, Earl Klugh, Minnie Riperton, Lee Ritenour, Natalie Cole, Benny Goodman, Noa, Count Basie Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist.…

This week In One-Off Collaborations 09/52

Snoop Dogg . Gorillaz, Ed Sheeran, Jimmy Fallon . The Roots, Bonnie Raitt . Bo Diddley, Johnny Cash . James Taylor, Grace Slick . Hot Tuna, Tom Jones . Dusty Springfield, Rachelle Ferrell . Jennifer Hudson, Robert Glasper . Lalah Hathaway, Mary . Blige, Brandy, Aretha Franklin, Chaka Kahn, Cece Winans . Whitney Houston, Billy Joel . Roger Daltrey, Bruce Springsteen, Eddie Vedder . Tom Morello,…

Warner Bros. Records publish George Benson’s album : ‘In Flight’ (1977)

George Benson's 'In Flight' is an album released on February 4, 1977 by Warner Bros. Records.1 . Nature Boy (Montreux, 2007) 2 . The Ghetto 3 . Gonna Love You More 4 . Valdez In The Country (Sevilla, 1991) 5 . Valdez In The Country (w/ Carlos Santana - ) 6 . Everything Must Change (w/ Rachelle Ferrell) George Benson - In Flight Track Listing : 1.Nature Boy (Eden Ahbez) - 05:58 . 2.The Wind…

Bizarre Planet publish George Duke’s 29th album : ‘Duke’ (2005)

George Duke's 'Duke' is his 29th album released on March 29, 2005 by Bizarre Planet Entertainment.Track Listing : 1.Trust (George Duke) - 05:04 . 2.I Wanna Know (George Duke) - 05:32 . 3.Superwoman (Stevie Wonder) - 05:59 . 4.No One (George Duke, Rachelle Ferrell) - 04:58 . 5.T-Jam (George Duke) - 05:47 . 6.Somebody'S Body (George Duke) - 05:01 . 7.Sausalito (George Duke) - 06:16 . 8.Saturday…