Verve record ‘On the Town with the Oscar Peterson Trio,’ a live album with Peterson, Herb Ellis and Ray Brown (1958)

'On the Town with the Oscar Peterson Trio' is a live album recorded on July 1-5 1958 with Herb Ellis and Ray Brown and released the same year by Verve.1 . A Gal In Gallico (1958) Track Listing : 1.Sweet Georgia Brown (Ben Bernie, Kenneth Casey, Maceo Pinkard) - 07:47 . 2.Should I? (Nacio Herb Brown, Arthur Freed) - 05:04 . 3.When Lights Are Low (Benny Carter, Spencer Williams) - 05:57 . 4.Easy…

We remember Ray Brown. ‘Jazz Celloist’

This day (July 2, 2002), in Indianapolis, Indiana, died Ray Brown, an American jazz double bassist,Tracklist : 1 . Black Orpheus (2001) 2 . Ray'S New Funk (2000) 3 . Blue Monk 4 . Summertime 5 . w/ John Clayton - Five O'Clock Whistle (1994) 6 . Documentary 7 . w/ Oscar Peterson – Live In Montreux (1977) 8 . w/ Oscar Peterson Trio - Live In Italy (1961) Tracklist : Tangerine . Sister Sadie .…

Bud Powell records ‘The Genius of Bud Powell’ with Ray Brown and Buddy Rich (1950)

'The Genius of Bud Powell' is a studio album (originally titled 'Bud Powell's Moods') recorded on July 1, 1950 and in February 1951 and released in 1956 By Mercury / Clef.Track Listing : 1.Tea For Two (Vincent Youmans, Irving Caesar) - 04:13 . 2.Hallelujah! (Vincent Youmans, Leo Robin, Clifford Grey) - 02:59 . 3.Parisian Thoroughfare (Aka Parisienne Thorofare) (Bud Powell) - 02:28 . 4.Oblivion…

Cannonball Adderley records ‘Cannonball Adderley & the Poll-Winners’ with Wes Montgomery, Ray Brown, Victor Feldman and Louis Hayes (1960)

'Cannonball Adderley & the Poll-Winners' is an album recorded on May 21, June 5, 1960, with Wes Montgomery, Ray Brown, Victor Feldman and Louis Hayes and released in 1961 by Riverside. .Track Listing : 1.The Chant (Victor Feldman) - 06:36 . 2.Lolita (Barry Harris) - 08:06 . 3.Azule Serape (Victor Feldman) - 06:29 . 4.Au Privave (Charlie Parker) - 03:54 . 5.Yours Is My Heart Alone (Franz…

Ella Fitzgerald records ‘Ella and Oscar’ with Oscar Peterson and Ray Brown, live in Los Angeles (1975)

Ella Fitzgerald's 'Ella and Oscar' is an album recorded with Oscar Peterson and Ray Brown, on May 19, 1975 and released .the same year by Pablo.Track Listing : 1.Mean To Me (Fred E. Ahlert, Roy Turk) - 03:30 . 2.How Long Has This Been Going On? (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin) - 04:59 . 3.When Your Lover Has Gone (Einar Aaron Swan) - 04:58 . 4.More Than You Know (Edward Eliscu, Billy Rose,…

Sonny Rollins records ‘Way Out West’ with Ray Brown & Shelly Manne (1957)

Sonny Rollins' 'Way Out West' is an album recorded on March 7, 1957 with Ray Brown and Shelly Manne and released the same year by Contemporary.Track Listing : 1.I'M An Old Cowhand (From The Rio Grande) (Johnny Mercer) - 05:42 . 2.Solitude (Duke Ellington) - 07:52 . 3.Come, Gone (Sonny Rollins) - 07:53 . 4.Wagon Wheels (Peter Derose) – 10:11 . 5.There Is No Greater Love (Isham Jones) - 05:17 .…

Oscar Peterson records with Ray Brown, Herb Ellis and Buddy Rich, ‘Oscar Peterson Plays Count Basie’ for Clef (1955)

'Oscar Peterson Plays Count Basie' is an album of music associated with Count Basie, recorded on December 27, 1955 with Ray Brown, Herb Ellis and Buddy Rich and released in 1955 by Clef.Track Listing : 1.Lester Leaps In (Lester Young) - 03:58 . 2.Easy Does It (Sy Oliver, Lester Young) - 06:28 . 3.9:20 Special (William Engvick, Earle Warren) - 03:40 . 4.Jumping At The Woodside (Count Basie) -…

Oscar Peterson records ‘At the Stratford Shakespearean Festival’ with Ray Brown and Herb Ellis (1956)

Oscar Peterson's 'At the Stratford Shakespearean Festival' is a live album recorded on August 8, 1956, with Ray Brown and Herb Ellis and released the same year In 1956 by Verve.Track Listing : 1.Falling In Love With Love (Lorenz Hart, Richard Rodgers) - 06:15 . 2.How About You? (Ralph Freed, Burton Lane) - 05:53 . 3.Flamingo (Edmund Anderson, Ted Grouya) - 04:59 . 4.Swinging On A Star (Johnny…

EMI publish D’Angelo’s debut album : ‘Brown Sugar’ featuring ‘Lady’ (1995)

D'Angelo's 'Brown Sugar' is his debut album (that was going to spend 65 weeks on the Billboard 200 chart) released on July 3, 1995 by EMI.1 . Brown Sugar (Official Video) 2 . Jonz In My Bonz (Paris Zénith, 2012) 3 . Me And Those Dreamin' Eyes Of Mine (Official Video) 4 . Cruisin' (Official Video) 5 . Lady (Official Video) 6 . Lady (w/ Spanky, Saadiq, Ali Shaheed & ?uestlove) 7 . Higher…

Bobby Brown releases ‘Don’t Be Cruel,’ his second album featuring ‘My Prerogative’ (1988)

Bobby Brown's 'Don't Be Cruel' feat. 'My Prerogative' is his second studio album released on June 20, 1988 by MCA Records.1 . Don't Be Cruel (Official Video) 2 . My Prerogative 3 . Roni (Live) (Official Video) 4 . Roni ( Live ) 5 . Rock Wit'cha (Official Video) 6 . Every Little Step (Official Video) 7 . Every Little Step (The Arsenio Hall Show, 1988) 8 . I'll Be Good To You (Japan, 1989) Track…

Clifford Brown records ‘Memorial Album,’ his first album for Blue Note (1953)

Clifford Brown's 'Memorial Album' is the first album under his leadership recorded on June 9, 1953 and released in 1956 by Blue Note. Track Listing : 1.Hymn Of The Orient (Gigi Gryce) - 04:07 . 2.Easy Living (Ralph Rainger, Leo Robin) - 03:44 . 3.Minor Mood (Clifford Brown) - 04:34 . 4.Cherokee (Ray Noble) - 03:27 . 5.Wail Bait (Quincy Jones) - 04:02 . 6.Brownie Speaks (Clifford Brown) - 03:46 .…

Ray Charles records ‘In Person’ in Atlanta, Georgia for Atlantic Records (1959)

Ray Charles 'In Person' is a live album recorded on May 28, 1959 at Morris Brown College's Herndon Stadium in Atlanta, Georgia and released In July 1960 by Atlantic. Track Listing : 1.The Right Time (Lew Herman, Nappy Brown, Ozzie Cadena) - 03:42 . 2.What'D I Say (Ray Charles) - 04:21 . 3.Yes, Indeed (Sy Oliver) - 02:33 . 4.The Spirit Feel (Milt Jackson) - 04:16 . 5.Frenesi (Alberto Dominguez) -…

Duke Ellington records ‘The Nutcracker Suite,’ his take on the Tchaikovsky’s work, arranged by himself and Billy Strayhorn (1960)

Duke Ellington's 'The Nutcracker Suite' is an album featuring jazz interpretations of 'The Nutcracker' by Tchaikovsky, arranged by Ellington and Billy Strayhorn, recorded on May 26 & 31, June 3, 21 & 22, 1960 and released in 1960 By Columbia.Track Listing : 1.Overture (Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky) - 03:22 . 2.Toot Toot Tootie Toot (Dance Of The Reed-Pipes) (Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky) - 02:30 .…

Elton John releases ‘Captain Fantastic and the Brown Dirt Cowboy,’ his ninth album (1975)

Elton John' s 'Captain Fantastic and the Brown Dirt Cowboy' is his ninth studio album produced by Gus Dudgeon and released on May 19, 1975 by MCA / DJMTrack Listing : 1.Captain Fantastic And The Brown Dirt Cowboy (Elton John, Bernie Taupin) - 05:46 . 2.Tower Of Babel (Elton John, Bernie Taupin) - 04:28 . 3.Bitter Fingers (Elton John, Bernie Taupin) - 04:35 . 4.Tell Me When The Whistle Blows (Elton…

Ray Charles records in New-York ‘The Genius of Ray Charles’ (1959)

'The Genius of Ray Charles' is his sixth studio album mixing big band songs with string-backed ballads, recorded on May 6 and June 23, 1959 and released in October 1959 by Atlantic. .Track Listing : 1.Let The Good Times Roll (Sam Theard, Fleecie Moore) - 02:53 . 2.It Had To Be You (Gus Kahn, Isham Jones) - 02:45 . 3.Alexander'S Ragtime Band (Irving Berlin) - 02:53 . 4.Two Years Of Torture (Percy…

Ray Charles records in a New-York studio ‘The Genius Hits the Road’ (1960)

Ray Charles' 'The Genius Hits the Road' is an album recorded on March 25 and 29, 1960 and released in September 1960 by ABC-Paramount.Track Listing : 1.Alabamy Bound (Buddy Desylva, Bud Green, Ray Henderson) - 01:55 . 2.Georgia On My Mind (Hoagy Carmichael, Stuart Gorrell) - 03:35 . 3.Basin Street Blues (Spencer Williams) - 02:46 . 4.Mississippi Mud (Harry Barris, James Cavanaugh) - 03:24 .…

Geffen release Macy Gray’s fouth album : ‘Big’ featuring Natalie Cole and Justin Timberlake among other guests (2007)

Macy Gray's 'Big' is her fourth studio album featuring Natalie Cole, Fergie, Justin Timberlake, Will.I.Am as guests and released on March 21, 2007 by Geffen.Track Listing : 1.Finally Made Me Happy (Natalie Hinds, Teedra Moses, Cassandra O'Neil, Justin Meldal-Johnson, Victor Indrizzo) - 04:02 . 2.Shoo Be Doo (Natalie Hinds, Jared Gosselin, Phillip White, Meldal-Johnson, Printz Board, Mary Brown,…

James Brown & The Famous Flames work on his first album ‘Please Please Please’ (1956)

James Brown's 'Please Please Please' is his debut studio album recorded between February 24, 1956 and September 18, 1958, with the Famous Flames and released in 1959 by King. Track Listing : 1.Please, Please, Please (James Brown, John Terry) - 02:47 . 2.Chonnie-On-Chon (James Brown, Bobby Byrd) - 02:13 . 3.Hold My Baby'S Hand (James Brown, Trevor Smith) - 02:14 . 4.I Feel That Old Feeling Coming…

Naughty by Nature release ’19 Naughty III’ featuring ‘Hip Hop Hooray’ (1993)

Naughty by Nature's '19 Naughty III' feat. 'Hip Hop Hooray' is their third album released on February 23, 1993 by Tommy Boy Records.Track Listing : 1.19 Naughty Iii (Vinnie Brown, Anthony Criss, Kaygee Gist, Naughty By Nature) - 04:42 . . 2.Hip Hop Hooray (Vinnie Brown, Anthony Criss, Kaygee Gist, Naughty By Nature) - 04:26 . . 3.Ready For Dem (Vinnie Brown, Anthony Criss, Kaygee Gist, Naughty…

Keb’ Mo’ releases ‘Keep It Simple,’ his fifth album recorded with Robert Cray (2004)

Keb' Mo''s 'Keep It Simple' is his fifth studio album recorded with Robert Cray and Robben Ford and released on February 10, 2004 by Sony Music. Track Listing : 1.France (Mickey Hart, Keb' Mo', Bob Weir) - 02:51 . 2.Let Your Light Shine (Keb' Mo', Jenny Yates) - 04:07 . 3.One Friend (Keb' Mo', Zuriani) - 03:04 . 4.Shave Yo' Legs (Keb' Mo', Jeff Paris) - 04:14 . 5.Prosperity Blues (Eric Lynn, Keb'…

Ray Charles begins the recording of ‘Modern Sounds in Country and Western Music’ featuring ‘I Can’t Stop Loving You’ and ‘You Don’t Know Me’ (1962)

Ray Charles' 'Modern Sounds in Country and Western Music' is a studio album recorded between February 5 & 15, 1962 and released in April 1962 by ABC-Paramount.Track Listing : 1.Bye Bye Love (Boudleaux Bryant, Felice Bryant) - 02:09 . 2.You Don'T Know Me (Eddy Arnold, Cindy Walker) - 03:14 . 3.Half As Much (Curley Williams) - 03:24 . 4.I Love You So Much It Hurts (Floyd Tillman) - 03:33 .…

Duke Ellington records ‘Black, Brown and Beige’ with his orchestra and Mahalia Jackson (1958)

Duke Ellington's 'Black, Brown and Beige' is an album recorded on February 4–5 & 11-12, 1958 with his orchestra and Mahalia Jackson as guest.Track Listing : 1.Part I (Duke Ellington) - 08:17 . 2.Part Ii (Duke Ellington) - 06:14 . 3.Part Iii (Aka Light) (Duke Ellington) - 06:26 . 4.Part Iv (Aka Come Sunday) (Duke Ellington) - 07:58 . 5.Part V (Aka Come Sunday) (Duke Ellington) - 03:46 . 6.Part…

King publish James Brown’s album : ‘I Got You (I Feel Good)’ (1966)

James Brown's 'I Got You (I Feel Good)' is a studio album released on January 1, 1966 by King.Track Listing : 1.I Got You (I Feel Good) (James Brown) - 02:44 . 2.Lost Someone (James Brown, Bobby Byrd, Lloyd Stallworth) - 03:32 . 3.Night Train (Jimmy Forrest, Lewis Simpkins, Oscar Washington) - 03:37 . 4.You'Ve Got The Power (James Brown, Johnny Terry) - 02:20 . 5.Love Don'T Love Nobody (James…

We remember James Brown. ‘Mr. Feelgood’

This day (December 25, 2006), in Atlanta, Georgia, died James Brownan American singer, songwriter, musician, and recording artist who is one of the founding fathers of funk music and is a major figure of 20th century popular music and dance.Tracklist : Sex Machine (1971) . Make it Funky (2003) . I Feel Good (1989) . Its A Mans World (1981) . Nature (1979) . The Payback (1974) . Sunny (1971)…

Polydor publish James Brown’s ‘Revolution of the Mind : Recorded Live at the Apollo, Vol. III’ (1971)

James Brown's 'Revolution of the Mind : Recorded Live at the Apollo, Vol. III' is a live double album released in December 1971 by Polydor.Track Listing : 1.It'S A New Day So Let A Man Come In And Do The Popcorn (Intro) (James Brown) - 03:47 . 2.Bewildered (Teddy Powell, Leonard Whitcup) - 07:55 . 3.Get Up (I Feel Like Being A) Sex Machine (James Brown, Bobby Byrd, Ron Lenhoff) - 05:05 .…

Sarah Vaughan records ‘Sarah Vaughan with Clifford Brown’ for Emarcy (1954)

Sarah Vaughan with Clifford Brown' is an album also known as 'Sarah Vaughan,' recorded on December 18, 1954 and released in 1955 by Emarcy.Track Listing : 1.Lullaby Of Birdland (George Shearing, George David Weiss) - 04:06 . 2.April In Paris (Vernon Duke, E.Y. Yip Harburg) - 06:26 . 3.He'S My Guy (Gene De Paul, Don Raye) - 04:17 . 4.Jim (Caesar Petrillo, Edward Ross, Nelson Shawn) - 05:56 .…

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 .…

Polydor release James Brown’s album : ‘Get On the Good Foot’ featuring ‘Cold Sweat’ and ‘Please, Please, Please’ (1972)

James Brown's 'Get On the Good Foot' feat. 'Cold Sweat' & 'Please, Please, Please' is a double album released on November 20, 1972 by Polydor.Track Listing : 1.Get On The Good Foot, Pts. 1& 2 (James Brown, Fred Wesley, Joe Mims) - 05:44 . 2.The Whole World Needs Liberation (James Brown, Bobby Byrd) - 03:41 . 3.Your Love Was Good For Me (J. J. Barnes, Whiz Whisenhut) - 03:20 . 4.Cold…

James Brown records ‘Soul on Top’ with conductor Oliver Nelson and Louie Bellson & his orchestra (1969)

James Brown's 'Soul on Top' is an album recorded on November 10–11, 1969, with conductor Oliver Nelson and Louie Bellson & his orchestra and released in 1970 By King.Track Listing : 1.That'S My Desire (Helmy Kressa, Carroll Loveday) - 04:10 . 2.Your Cheatin' Heart (Hank Williams) - 02:59 . 3.What Kind Of Fool Am I? (Leslie Bricusse, Anthony Newley) - 03:06 . 4.It'S A Man'S, Man'S, Man'S…

Chuck Berry records ‘Hail! Hail! Rock ‘n’ Roll,’ a live album with Keith Richards, Eric Clapton, Robert Cray, Etta James and more (1986)

Chuck Berry's 'Hail! Hail! Rock 'n' Roll is a live album recorded on October 6 and 16, 1986 with Keith Richards, Eric Clapton', Robert Cray, Etta James and many more guests and released in October, 1987 by Mca.Track Listing : 1.Maybellene (Chuck Berry) - 02:37 . 2.Around And Around (Chuck Berry) - 02:24 . 3.Sweet Little Sixteen (Chuck Berry) - 02:42 . 4.Brown Eyed Handsome Man (Chuck Berry) -…

Macy Gray releases her eighth album : ‘The Way’ (2014)

Macy Gray's 'The Way' is her eighth studio album released on October 7, 2014 by Happy Mel Boopy Touring Co.Track Listing : 1.Stoned (Tamir Barzilay, Martin Estrada, Ethan Farmer, Macy Gray, Happy Hinds, Mel Hinds, Adam "Royal Z" Waldman) - 04:05 . 2.Bang Bang (Andre Brissett, Macy Gray, Jason Hill, Sylvester Jordan) - 03:43 . 3.Hands (Uncle Chucc, Macy Gray, Adam "Royal Z" Waldman) - 03:44 .…

Concord publish Ray Charles’ posthumous and final album : ‘Genius Loves Company’ recorded with Norah Jones, James Taylor, Diana Krall and more famous guests (2004)

Ray Charles' 'Genius Loves Company' is his final studio album posthumously released on August 31, 2004 by Concord/Hear Music.Track listing : 1.Here We Go Again (Don Lanier, Red Steagall) - 03:59 . 2.Sweet Potato Pie (James Taylor) - 03:47 . 3.You Don't Know Me (Eddy Arnold, Cindy Walker) - 03:55 . 4.Sorry Seems to Be the Hardest Word (Elton John, Bernie Taupin) - 03:59 . 5.Fever (Eddie Cooley,…

Ray Charles records ‘Dedicated to You’ with Betty Carter (1960)

Ray Charles' 'Dedicated to You' is an album recorded on August 23, 1960 with Betty Carter and released In January 1961 by ABC Paramount.Track Listing : 1.Hardhearted Hannah (Jack Yellen, Milton Ager, Charles Bates, Bob Bigelow) - 03:14 . 2.Nancy (With The Laughing Face) (Jimmy Van Heusen, Phil Silvers) - 03:02 . 3.Margie (Con Conrad, J. Russel Robinson, Benny Davis) - 02:44 . 4.Ruby (Mitchell…

Epic publish Macy Gray’s debut album : ‘On How Life Is’ featuring ‘I Try’ (1999)

Macy Gray's 'On How Life Is' feat. 'I Try' is her debut studio album produced by Andrew Slater and released on July 27, 1999 by Epic.Track Listing : 1.Why Didn'T You Call Me (Macy Gray, Jeremy Ruzumna) - 03:14 . 2.Do Something (Macy Gray, Darryl Swann, Jeremy Ruzumna, Dion Murdock, Patrick Brown, Raymon Murray, Rico Wade, Cameron Gipp, Robert Barnettandré Benjamin, Antwan Patton, Thomas Burton,…

We remember Louis Armstrong. ‘Hooray for King Louis’

This day (July 6, 1971), in Corona, Queens, died Louis Armstrong, an American jazz trumpeter and singer.Digest Tracklist : Louis Armstrong - Hello Dolly . w/ Johnny Cash - Blue Yodel No 9 (1970) . Basin Street Blues (1964) . Someday (1962) . w/ Dizzy Gillespie - Umbrella Man . w/ The All Stars - Mack The Knife (1959) . w/ Billie Holiday - The Blues Are Brewin . Dinah (1933) . Tracklist : What a…

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