Polydor publish Return to Forever’s second album : ‘Light as a Feather’ (1972)

Return to Forever's 'Light as a Feather' is their second studio album, led by pianist Chick Corea and released in November 1972 by Polydor.1 . Spain 2 . Spain, 1975 3 . Light As E Feather (w/ Stanley Clarke & Lenny White; Buenos Aires, Gran Rex, 6/06/2012) 4 . Captain Marvel (w/ Stan Getz Quartet, Montreux, 1972) 5 . 500 Miles High ( w/ Return To Forever, 1972 ) 6 . Children's Songs (w/…

Return to Forever record ‘Hymn of the Seventh Galaxy,’ their third album (1973)

Return to Forever's 'Hymn of the Seventh Galaxy' is their third studio album recorded in August 1973, at Record Plant Studios, N.Y.and released the same year by by Polydor.1 . Hymn Of The Seventh Galaxy (Montreux, 2008 2 . After the Cosmic Rain (Ruth Eckard Hall Clearwater, 2011 3 . Captain Senor Mouse, Israel, 2011 4 . Senor Mouse Track listing : 1.Hymn of the Seventh Galaxy (Chick Corea) -…

Return to Forever return after 32 years with a live album called …. ‘Returns’ (2009)

Return to Forever's 'Returns' is a live album (and their first after 32 years) recorded during summer 2008 and released on March 17, 2009 by Eagle.Track Listing : 1.Opening Prayer (Chick Corea) - 02:03 . 2.Hymn Of The Seventh Galaxy (Chick Corea) - 03:43 . 3.Vulcan Worlds (Stanley Clarke) - 13:45 . 4.Sorceress (Lenny White) - 11:22 . 5.Song To The Pharaoh Kings (Chick Corea) - 27:13 . 6.Al'S…

Return to Forever record their sixth album : ‘Romantic Warrior’ for Columbia (1976)

Return to Forever's 'Romantic Warrior' is their sixth studio album recorded in February 1976 and released the same year by Columbia.Track Listing : 1.Medieval Overture (Chick Corea) - 05:14 . 2.Sorceress (Lenny White) - 07:34 . 3.The Romantic Warrior (Chick Corea) - 010:52 . 4.Majestic Dance (Al Di Meola) - 05:01 . 5.The Magician (Stanley Clarke) - 05:29 . 6.Duel Of The Jester And The Tyrant (Part…

Returning to, Forever

From 'Maybe I'll Come Back' to 'Lover Come Back To Me', we have mixed 17 'Jazz' tunes around the theme of 'Returning'. It has Julie London, Bobby Vee & The Strangers, Kenny Burrell, Judy Garland and many more.

This week In Jazz Legends 34/52

Branford Marsalis, Wayne Shorter, Freddie Hubbard, Woody Shaw, Joe Henderson, McCoy Tynerr, Mahavishnu Orchestra, Herbie Hancock, Return to Forever, Stan Kenton, Jimmy Smith, Maynard Ferguson, Gerry Mulligan, Modern Jazz Quartet, Martial Solal, Toots Thielemans

Lupe Fiasco releases his debut album : ‘Lupe Fiasco’s Food & Liquor’ (2006)

Lupe Fiasco's 'Food & Liquor' is his debut studio album released on September 19, 2006 by 1st & 15th Entertainment / Atlantic Records1 . It Just Might Be Okay 2 . Kick, Push (Official Video) 3 . Kick Push (Chicago) 4 . I Gotcha (Official Video) 5 . I Gotcha (w/ Robert Glasper Experiment) 6 . The Instrumental (Aol Sessions) 7 . Sunshine ("AOL Sessions") 8 . Daydreamin' (w/ Jill Scott,…

Freddie Hubbard records the album ‘First Light’ for CTI (1971)

Freddie Hubbard's 'First Light' is an album featuring string arrangements by Don Sebesky and recorded on September 14, 15 & 16, 1971 by By CTI1 . Fantasy In D Track Listing : 1.First Light (Freddie Hubbard) - 11:05 . 2.Uncle Albert/Admiral Halsey (Paul Mccartney) - 08:17 . 3.Moment To Moment (Henry Mancini, Johnny Mercer) - 05:43 . 4.Yesterday'S Dreams (Norman Martin, Don Sebesky) - 03:55 .…

4th & B’way Records publish Eric B. & Rakim’s debut album : ‘Paid In Full’ (1987)

Eric B. & Rakim's 'Paid in Full' is their debut album released on July 7, 1987 by 4th & B'way Records. 1 . I Ain't No Joke 2 . My Melody (Dirty Music Video) 3 . I Know You Got Soul (Soul Train, 1987) 4 . Move The Crowd 5 . Paid In Full 6 . As The Rhyme Goes On (Music Video) Track Listing : 1.I Ain'T No Joke (Eric B. & Rakim) - 03:54 . . 2.Eric B. Is On The Cut (Eric B. & Rakim) -…

Happy Birthday Stanley Clarke. ‘Mr. Stanley, I Presume’

This day (June 30, 1951), in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, is born Stanley Clarke, an American jazz musician and composer known for his innovative work on both double and electric bass.Tracklist : 1 . School Days (2019) 2 . @ IL Volo Del Jazz (2018) 3 . w/ The Stanley Clarke Band -School Days (2017) 4 . w/ The Stanley Clarke Band - No Mystery (2015) 5 . w/ Beka Gochiashvili | Tbilisi Jazz…

Happy Birthday Steve Gadd. ‘He Is So Gadd’

This day (April 9, 1945), in Irondequoit, New York, is born Steve Gadd, an American session and studio drummer.Digest Tracklist : w/ Hermine Deurloo (2020) . w/ Blicher & Hemmer - Up Close (2019) . Can't turn you loose (2018) . w/ Chick Corea (Blue note NYC 2016) . Way Back Home (2015) . w/ Buddy Rich Big Band - Unknown . w/ James Taylor - Your Smiling Face (2012) . w/ Friends - Caravan…

Airto Moreira records ‘Free’ for CTI with George Benson, Keith Jarrett et al (1972)

Airto Moreira's 'Free' is an album recorded March 23 and April 12, 13 & 20, 1972 with among others George Benson and Keith Jarrett and released the same year by CTI.Track Listing : 1.Return To Forever (Chick Corea) - 10:17 . 2.Flora'S Song (Flora Purim) - 08:30 . 3.Free (Airto Moreira) - 11:50 . 4.Lucky Southern (Keith Jarrett) - 02:36 . 5.Creek (Arroio) (Victor Brazil) - 06:12 Pete Turner…

Chick Corea records ‘Now He Sings, Now He Sobs’ with Miroslav Vitouš and Roy Haynes (1968)

Chick Corea's 'Now He Sings, Now He Sobs' is an album recorded on March 14, 19 and 27, 1968, with Miroslav Vitouš on bass and Roy Haynes on drums and released the same year by Solid State.Track Listing : 1.Steps - What Was (Chick Corea) - 13:50 . 2.Matrix (Chick Corea) - 06:28 . 3.Now He Sings, Now He Sobs (Chick Corea) - 07:03 . 4.Now He Beats The Drums, Now He Stops (Chick Corea) - 10:35 .…

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…

Happy Birthday Flora Purim. ‘Pure Rhythm’

This day (March 6, 1942), in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, is born Flora Purim a Brazilian jazz singer.Tracklist : w/ Airto Moreira Live . w/ United Nation All Star Orchestra Esquinas . w/ Airto Moreira @ Telluride Jazz Festival . w/ Elaine Elias, & David Sanborn - Jobim Medley (1997) . w/ Fourth World & Diana Moreira-Purim - Time One . Rhythm Runner - Overdub By Giovanni Hidalgo & Freddie…

This week In Jazz Legends (Special Pianists) 07/52

Omar Sosa, Brad Mehldau, Tigran Hamasyan, Monty Alexander, Herbie Hancock, Chick Corea, Chick Corea, Randy Weston, Dave Brubeck . Thelonious Monk, Earl Hines, George Shearing, Eubie BlakeThey are the "Jazz Legends (Special Pianists)" performers selected among the 283 Posts we publish this week. Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy!Tracklist 1 . Omar Sosa . @ Moody Jazz Cafè…

We remember Chick Corea. ‘Hot Chick’

This day (February 9, 2021), in Tampa Bay, Florida, died Armando Anthony Corea a.k.a Chick Coreaan American jazz pianist, keyboardist and composer.Digest Tracklist : Spain (2018) . Chick Corea Elektric Band (2017) . Pastime Paradise (2015) . w/ Bela Fleck - Mountain (2014) . w/ Bill Frisell It Could Happen To You (2013) . w/ Alfredo Rodriguez - Improvisation (2012) . w/ Gary Burton - Chega De…

Happy Birthday Frank Gambale. ‘Keep on Tuning!’

This day (December 22, 1958), in Canberra, Australia, is born Frank Gambale, an Australian jazz fusion guitarist.Tracklist : 1 . @ NAMM (2020) 2 . w/ Dennis Chambers, Mike Pope, Sean Wayland - No Neck Louie (2019) 3 . Fear of Flyin (2018) 4 . Checked Out (2016) 5 . Clinic (2015) 6 . Solo (2014) 7 . w/ Boca – Open Your Mind (2012) 8 . Natural High (2010) 9 . w/ Return To Forever Iv – Guitar Solo…

Happy Birthday Lenny White. ‘Next of Skin’

This day (December 19, 1949), in New York City, is born Lenny White, an American jazz fusion drummer.Tracklist : 1 . w/ Oz Noy Trio – @the Iridium (2018) 2 . w/ Cyrus Chestnut & Buster Williams (2016) 3 . Drum Solo – Jazz À Vienne (2011) 4 . w/ Jimmy Herring – Drum Boogie (2010) 5 . Anomaly 6 . Tribute To Miles Davis – at the Prague Castle 7 . Montreal Drum Festival (2008) 8 . w/ Victor…

Men Play Before

From 'Before We Were Born' to 'One Last Cry Before I Say' , we have mixed 15 'Jazz, Blues and More' tunes around the theme of 'Before'. It has Ken Navaro, Keith Jarrett, Yusel Lateef, Mike Stern and many more.

Funky Saxophones

Featuring Karl Denson . The Greyboy Allstars . Left Coast Boogaloo . Sunday Driver . Richard Tee . Lenny Picket . Maceo Parker . Baby Knows . Doc Kupka . The Funky Doctor . Tower Of Power . Stroke '75 . Brass Construction . Get Up . Kevin C. . Bunny Slap . Funky Sax

Heads Up publish ‘The Stanley Clarke Band’ recorded with Ruslan Sirota, Ronald Bruner, Jr. and Hiromi (2010)

'The Stanley Clarke Band' is an album recorded with Ruslan Sirota on keyboard, Ronald Bruner, Jr. on drums and Hiromi on piano and released on June 15, 2010 by Heads Up. 1 . Stanley Clarke (Live) 2 . Goodbye Pork Pie Hat (Central Park Summerstage, NYC 6-23-10) 3 . Bass Folk Song (Boston,MA 3/24/2011) 4 . Stanley Clarke Band (Rehearsal) 5 . The Stanley Clarke Band Featuring Hiromi (28.06.2010,…

We wish Happy Birthday to Diana Ross. ‘La Ross’

This day (March 26, 1944), in Detroit, Michigan, is born Diana (Ernestine Earl) Ross a.k.a. Diana Ross , an American singer, who was lead singer of The Supremes.Digest Tracklist : If We Hold on Together (2019) . I'm Coming Out-Ain't No Mountain High Enough (2017) . Baby Love/Stop! In the Name of Love (2015) . More TODAY Than Yesterday (2007) . Interview (2004) . Touch Me In The Morning (1998) .…

Happy Birthday Phil Lesh

March 15, 1940 - Philip Chapman Lesh simply known as Phil Lesh, bassist and co-founding member of the Grateful Dead, is 81. Happy Birthday, SirThe Grateful Dead 's 'Wake of the Flood' is a studio album (the first without founding member Ron 'Pigpen' McKernan) released on October 15, 1973 by Grateful Dead Records. >>Grateful Dead's 'From the Mars Hotel' is a studio album recorded in April…

Bob Dylan releases his fourteenth album : ‘Planet Waves’ recorded with The Band (1974)

Bob Dylan's 'Planet Waves' is his fourteenth studio album recorded with The Band and released on January 17, 1974 by Asylum and IslandTrack Listing : 1.On A Night Like This (Bob Dylan) - 02:57 . 2.Going, Going, Gone (Bob Dylan) - 03:27 . 3.Tough Mama (Bob Dylan) - 04:17 . 4.Hazel (Bob Dylan) - 02:50 . 5.Something There Is About You (Bob Dylan) - 04:45 . 6.Forever Young (Bob Dylan) - 04:57 .…

This week In Soul Artists 02/52

Lizz Wright, Shirley Bassey, Donny Hathaway, Teddy Pendergrass, Gil Scott-Heron, Mary J. Blige, Eternal, Sharon Jones . The Dap-Kings, Bootsy Collins, Al Green, The Jimmy Castor Bunch, Bobby Womack. They are the Soul Artists selected among the 247 Posts we publish this week. Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy!Tracklist 1 . Lizz Wright . Speak Your Heart Lifted from : Lizz…

‘L’Amour Toujours’ N°207 – New Music Videos

Anderson East, JD Pantoja, Kim Loaiza, Dylan Fuentes, Daramola, Marbelle, Matt Cooper, Towela Kaira, Joy Denalane, Alejandro Fernández, Mahalia, Roberta Campos . Natiruts . Princess Century, Mbosso They are the performers of the twelve brand new worldwide love songs that caught, these past days, our interest and liking. Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy!Tracklist 1 .…

This week In New Music Videos N°173

Jake Bugg, Alfie Templeman, Little Simz, Imagine Dragons, OneRepublic, Caroline Jones, DJ Khaled, The Black Keys, Bobby Gillespie, Jehnny Beth, Coldplay, Moby, P!nkThey are the performers of the music videos that caught, these past days, our interest and musical or visual liking. Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy!Tracklist 1 . Jake Bugg . Lost Lyrics >> Review…

Quincy’s Ladies

From 'It's My Party' to 'Jessica's day' , we have mixed 16 'Jazz & Soul' tunes around the theme of 'Ladies And Quincy Jones'Songs'. It has Sarah Vaughan, Big Maybelle, Letta Mbulu, Betty Carter and many more.

Haiti Mizik Ye Jodia

Featuring Negrillon . Camp Guatemala . Haiti . Emeline Michel . Pauline Jean . Rasenbleman . Boukman Eksperyans . Pa Kite Tan Pase . Dola . Bayo Kompa . Kamelit . Racine Mapou De Azor . Mickerline Haitian Dance Company . Ra Ra . Boukan Ginen . Pale Pale W . Nemours Jean.Baptiste . Webert Sicot . Ram . Simbi . Magnum Band . Les Frères Dejean . L'Univers

Dubbing With The King

Featuring King Tubby . Soul Syndicate . Leaving Babylon Dub . Keep on dubbing . Augustus Pablo . DubMaster . Tribute