Sonny Rollins finishes the recording of ‘No Problem’ with Bobby Hutcherson, Bobby Broom et al (1981)

Sonny Rollins' 'No Problem' is an album recorded between December 9 and 15, 1981 with Bobby Broom, Bobby Hutcherson, Bob Cranshaw and Tony Williams and released the same year by Milestone.Track Listing : 1.No Problem (Sonny Rollins) - 07:40 . 2.Here You Come Again (Barry Mann, Cynthia Weil) - 05:32 . 3.Jo Jo (Bobby Hutcherson) - 05:05 . 4.Coconut Bread (Sonny Rollins) - 04:22 . 5.Penny Saved…

Atlantic tape ‘The Modern Jazz Quartet at Music Inn Volume 2’ with Sonny Rollins on two numbers (1958)

'The Modern Jazz Quartet at Music Inn Volume 2' is a live album recorded on August 3 & 31, 1958 with Sonny Rollins appearing on two numbers and released in 1959 By Atlantic.Track Listing : 1.Medley: Stardust/I Can'T Get Started/Lover Man (Hoagy Carmichael, Mitchell Parish/Vernon Duke, Ira Gershwin/Jimmy Davis, Ram Ramirez, James Sherman) - 08:15 . 2.Yardbird Suite (Charlie Parker) - 05:14 .…

Sonny Rollins records ‘Our Man in Jazz’ at The Village Gate in New York Cit (1962)

Sonny Rollins' 'Our Man in Jazz' is an album recorded at The Village Gate in New York City on July 27–30, 1962 and February 20, 1963 and released by RCA Victor.1 . Oleo 2 . There Will Never Be Another You (Denmark, 1965) Track listing : . Oléo (Sonny Rollins) - 25:26 . Dearly Beloved (Jerome Kern, Johnny Mercer) - 08:17 . Doxy (Sonny Rollins) - 15:17 . You Are My Lucky Star (Nacio Herb Brown,…

We Remember Sonny Boy Williamson. ‘Sonny Boy’

This day (May 25, 1965), in Helena, Arkansas, died Sonny Boy Williamson, an American blues harmonica player, singer and songwriter, from Mississippi., Digest Tracklist : My Younger Days (1964) . Live In Denmark (1964) . Keep It To Yourself (1963) . Bye Bye Bird . Nine Below Zero (1963) . I'M A Lonely Man . w/ Muddy Waters, Memphis Slim & Willie Dixon - Bye bye blues . Tracklist : Nine Below…

We all wish a Happy Birthday to Cher

May 20, 19** - Miss Cherilyn Sarkisian better known simply as Cher, American singer and actress is @)_!. Happy Birthday Miss you do not want to missThe Jackson 5 5, Bob Hope and more at"Sonny & Cher Comedy Hour"on CBS >> 19 MINUTES on RVM >> you do not want to miss David Bowie guesting at "The Cher Show" on CBS >> 14 MINUTES on RVM >> you do not want to miss Cher…

Sonny Rollins records ‘East Broadway Run Down’ with Freddie Hubbard, Jimmy Garrison and Elvin Jones (1966)

Sonny Rollins' 'East Broadway Run Down' is an album recorded on May 9, 1966 with Freddie Hubbard, Jimmy Garrison and Elvin Jones and released the same year by Impulse!.Track Listing : 1.East Broadway Run Down (Sonny Rollins) – 20:27 . 2.Blessing In Disguise (Sonny Rollins) – 12:27 . 3.We Kiss In A Shadow (Oscar Hammerstein Ii, Richard Rodgers) – 05:40Chuck Stewart ALSO READWikipediaOhio…

We Remember Sonny Bono

January 5, 1998 - Mr.Salvatore Phillip Bono a.k.a. Sonny Bono, American singer and one half of Sonny & Cher died from a ski accident aged 62. He is remembered. you do not want to missThe Jackson 5 5, Bob Hope and more at "Sonny & Cher Comedy Hour" on CBS >> 19 MINUTES on RVM >> you do not want to miss Cher and Sonny Bono' s reunion at "Late Night with David Letterman" on…

Joe Bonamassa releases his fourteenth live album : ‘Live at the Greek Theatre,’ a tribute to Albert King, B.B. King and Freddie King (2016)

Joe Bonamassa's ‘Live at the Greek Theatre’ is his fourteenth live album (a tribute to the"Three Kings" : Albert King, B.B. King and Freddie King) released on September 23, 2016.1 . Ole Time Religion (The Greek Theatre) 2 . Oh, Pretty Woman (The Greek Theatre) 3 . Angel Of Mercy (The Greek Theatre) 4 . Let The Good Times Roll( The Greek Theatre) 5 . Breaking Up Somebody's Home (The Greek Theatre)…

We remember Perez Prado. ‘Last Mambo In Prado’

This day (September 14, 1989), in Mexico City, Mexico, died Damasa Perez Prado, Cuban bandleader often referred to as the 'King of the Mambo'.Tracklist : 1 . Mambo N° 8 2 . Cherry Pink And Apple Blossom White 3 . Guaglione 4 . Piano Solo 5 . Mambo # 5 6 . Politecnico 7 . Patricia/El Ruletero 8 . w/ Amalia Aguilar – Sabrosura 9 . Voodoo Suite 10 . Mambo Rock Tracklist : Patricia . Mambo No. 5 .…

This week In Jazz Legends 36/52

Herbie Hancock, Larry Coryell, Gary Burton, Sonny Rollins, Miles Davis, Ahmad Jamal, Joshua Redman, Brad Mehldau, George Duke, Marcus Miller, David Sanborn, Dave Liebman, Wayne Shorter, Weather Report, Archie Shepp, Freddie Hubbard, Joe Henderson

Joe Pass records ‘Virtuoso,’ a solo album for Pablo Records (1973)

Joe Pass' 'Virtuoso' is an album recorded on August 28, 1973 and released In December, 1973 By Pablo.1 . Stella By Starlight 2 . Cherokee (G-Solo, 1984, Berlin 3 . All Things You Are 4 . The Song Is You Track Listing : 1.Night And Day (Cole Porter) - 03:32 . 2.Stella By Starlight (Ned Washington, Victor Young) - 05:10 . 3.Here'S That Rainy Day (Sonny Burke, Jimmy Van Heusen) - 03:36 . 4.My Old…

Nonesuch publish Randy Newman’s eleventh album : ‘Dark Matter’ (2017)

Randy Newman 's 'Dark Matter' is his eleventh studio album released on August 4, 2017 by Nonesuch.1 . NPR Music Tiny Desk Concert 2 . Putin (Official Video) 3 . Sonny Boy 4 . It's A Jungle Out There (Hollywood in Vienna, 2014) 5 . She Chose Me (Electric Lady Sessions) 6 . Takes On Politics With His New Album (HBO) Track Listing : . 1.The Great Debate (Randy Newman) - 08:09 . 2.Brothers (Randy…

This week In Jazz Legends 31/52

Herbie Hancock, David Sanborn, Marcus Miller, Steps Ahead, Spyro Gyra, Arturo Sandoval, Wayne Bergeron, Gerry Mulligan, Dave Brubeck, Doc Severinsen, Miles Davis, Chet Baker, Sonny Rollins, Joshua Redman, Brad Mehldau, Wayne Shorter

Roland Kirk records ‘Volunteered Slavery’ for Atlantic Records (1969)

Roland Kirk's 'Volunteered Slavery' is an album recorded on July 7, 1968 at Newport Jazz Festival, and on July 22 & 23, 1969 in studio and released in 1969 by Atlantic.1 . Volunteered Slavery 2 . Say A Little Prayer 3 . Three For Festival / Volunteered Slavery (Bologna, 1973) Track listing : 1.Volunteered Slavery (Roland Kirk) - 05:43 . 2.Spirits Up Above (Roland Kirk) - 03:37 . 3.My Cherie…

Rahsaan Roland Kirk records his final album : ‘Boogie-Woogie String Along for Real’ (1977)

Rahsaan Roland Kirk's 'Boogie-Woogie String Along for Real' is his final album recorded on July 18, 1977 with a string section and orchestra and released the same year by Warner Bros.Track Listing : 1.Boogie Woogie String Along For Real (Rahsaan Roland Kirk) - 08:52 . 2.I Loves You, Porgy (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin, Dubose Heyward) - 01:51 . 3.Make Me A Pallet On The Floor (Traditional) -…

Ella Fitzgerald records ‘A Perfect Match’ with the Count Basie Orchestra at the Montreux Jazz Festival (1979)

Ella Fitzgerald's 'A Perfect Match' is a live album recorded on July 12, 1979 at the Montreux Jazz Festival, with the Count Basie Orchestra and released the same year by PabloTrack Listing : 1.Please Don'T Talk About Me When I'M Gone (Sidney Clare, Sam H. Stept) - 02:02 . 2.Sweet Georgia Brown (Ben Bernie, Kenneth Casey, Maceo Pinkard) - 03:07 . 3.Some Other Spring (Arthur Herzog Jr., Irene…

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,…

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 .…

We remember Dr John. ‘Doctor Who? Doctor John!’

This day (June 6, 2019), in , died Malcolm John 'Mac' Rebennack, Jr. a.k.a. Dr. John an American singer-songwriter, pianist and guitaristTracklist : 1 . The Monkey (2016) 2 . I Walk On Guilded Splinters (2013) 3 . Right Place Wrong Time (2012) 4 . w/ Johnny Winter - Junior Parker'S Tribute 5 . w/ The Lower 911 - At Celebrate Brooklyn! 6 . w/ Lou Reed - Perfect Day 7 . Mess Around 8 . w/ Etta…

We remember Tito Puente. ‘Tito El Timbalero’

This day (June 1, 2000), in New York City, New York, died Ernesto Antonio Puente a.k.a Tito Puente, a Latin jazz and salsa musician and composer.Tracklist : 1 . Oye Como Va 2 . w/ Celia Cruz – Celia & Tito (1999) 3 . Machito Forever (1995) 4 . El Rey Del Timbal 5 . Maria Cervantes (1983) 6 . w/ The Latin Percussion Jazz Ensemble (1980) 7 . w/ Frankie Figueroa – Nina Y Senora (1972) 8 . El…

This month In ’60s Throwback’ 05/12

Barbra Streisand, Jackie Wilson, Sonny & Cher, Jimi Hendrix, The Isley Brothers, Judy Collins, The Rolling Stones, Stevie Wonder, Small Faces, The Byrds, Bob Dylan, Lonnie Donegan

We Remember Duke Ellington. ‘Le Duke’

This day (May 24, 1974), in New York City, died Edward Kennedy Ellington a.k.a Duke Ellington, an American composer, pianist and big-band leader.Digest Tracklist : Take The A Train . La Plus Belle Africaine (1969) . Duke Ellington Orchestra - Prologue To The Black And Tan Fantasy/ Creole Love Call/ The Mooche (1966) . On The Fringe Of The Jungle (1967) . & Ella Fitzgerald - Lush Life (1965)…

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,…

We Remember Coleman Hawkins. ‘The True Mister Bean’

This day (May 19, 1969), in New York City, New York, died Coleman Hawkins, an American jazz tenor saxophonist.Digest Tracklist : Disorder At The Border . With Lester Young . With Harry Edison . South Of France Blues . Body and Soul (1967) . With Charlie Parker (1950) . Tracklist : Greensleeves . Body And Soul . La Rosita . Smoke Gets in Your Eyes . Desafinado . One Note Samba (Samba De Uma Nota…

We Remember B.B. King. ‘Long Lived The King’

This day (May 14, 2015), in Las Vegas, died Riley B. King a.k.a. B.B. King (B.B. short for Blues Boy), an American blues guitarist and singer.Digest Tracklist : In Sing Sing Prison (1973) . w/ John Mayer, Tedeschi Trucks - Finale, Hollywood Bowl (2012) (1/2) . w/ John Mayer, Tedeschi Trucks - Finale, Hollywood Bowl (2012) (2/2) . When The Saints Go Marching In . All Over Again (1989) . w/ Eric…

We remember Billy Higgins. ‘Soldier Higgins’

This day (May 3, 2001), in Inglewood, California, died Billy Higgins, an American jazz drummer who played on over 700 recordings.Digest Tracklist : w/ Charles Lloyd - Forest Flower (1999) . Documentary (1996) . w/ Joshua Redman, Pat Metheny & Christian mcBride (1993) . w/ Tete Montoliu Trio - Lament (1990) . w/ Pat Metheny, Charlie Haden - Lonely Woman (1986) . w/ Freddie Hubbard &…

We remember Muddy Waters. ‘Still Waters’

This day (April 30, 1983), in Westmont, Illinois, died McKinley Morganfield a.k.a. Muddy Waters, an American blues musician.Digest Tracklist : Manish Boy . w/ The Rolling Stones - Champagne And Reefer (1981) . w/ Sonny Boy Williamson - Got My Mojo Working . w/ Foghat- I Just Want To Make Love To You (1978) . w/ Clark Terry - Stormy Monday Blues (1977) . The Blues Had A Baby (And They Named Rock…

We remember Otis Spann. ‘Sketches Of Spann’

This day ( April 24, 1970), in Chicago, Illinois, died Otis Spann, an American blues musician.Digest Tracklist : w/ Muddy Waters, Memphis Slim, Willy Dixon et al - Bye Bye Blues . w/ Muddy Waters - Nobody Knows My Trouble (1968 ) . Blues Don't Like Nobody (1966) . It Ain't Nobody's Business but I Do (1966) . Spann's Blues (1963) . Tracklist : Country Boy . It Must Have Been the Devil . Worried…

We remember Tony Williams

This day (February 23, 1997), in Daly City, California, died Anthony Tillmon 'Tony' Williams, an American drummer and pioneer of jazz fusion.Tracklist : w/ Miles Davis, Herbie Hancock, Wayne Shorter, Ron Carter - Agitation (1963) . 2 Solos Tribute To Miles Davis (1992 ) . w/ Herbie Hancock, Wayne Shorter, Wallace Roney, Ron Carter - So What . w/ Dizzy,Mccoy Tyner,Ron Carter & Freddie…

ATCO publish Dr. John’s debut album : ‘Gris-Gris’ (1968)

Dr. John's 'Gris-Gris' is his debut album recorded in 1967 in Los Angeles and released on January 22, 1968 by ATCOTrack Listing : 1.Gris-Gris Gumbo Ya Ya (Dr. John Creaux) - 05:36 . 2.Danse Kalinda Ba Doom (Dr. John Creaux, Harold Battiste) - 03:39 . 3.Mama Roux (Dr. John Creaux, Jessie Hill) - 02:59 . 4.Danse Fambeaux (Dr. John Creaux) - 04:56 . 6.Croker Courtbullion (Battiste) - 06:00 . 7.Jump…

Muddy Waters releases his thirteenth album : ‘I’m Ready’ produced by Johnny Winter (1978)

Muddy Waters' 'I'm Ready' is his thirteenth (and second produced by Johnny Winter) studio album released in January 1978 by Blue Sky,Track Listing : 1.I'M Ready (Willie Dixon) - 03:26 . 2.33 Years (Mckinley Morganfield) - 05:20 . 3.Who Do You Trust (Mckinley Morganfield) - 05:00 . 4.Copper Brown (Mckinley Morganfield) - 04:58 . 5.I'M Your Hoochie Coochie Man (Willie Dixon) - 03:59 . 6.Mamie…

We remember Dizzy Gillespie. ‘Dizzy Pieces’

This day (January 6, 1993), in Englewood, New Jersey, died Dizzy Gillespie, an American jazz trumpeter, bandleader, composer and occasional singer.Tracklist : w/ Stan Getz: - A Night In Tunisia (1978) . w/ Lalo Schifrin – Here it tis (1992) . w/ Miriam Makeba - Live The Future . w Bernard Purdie (1982) . w/ James Moody/Gene Harris/Ray Brown/Grady Tate - Ow! (1985) . w/ Charlie Parker - Hot…

We remember Freddie Hubbard ‘Hubiquity’

This day (December 29, 2008), in Sherman Oaks, California, died Freddie Hubbard, an American jazz trumpeter.Tracklist : w/ Joe Henderson, Herbie Hancock, Ron Carter - Cantaloupe Island (1985) . The Intrepid Fox (1990) . w/ Joe Henderson - Maiden Voyage (1986) . Fantasy In D (1982) . Straight Life (1975) . Birdlike (1967) . w/ Art Blakey - Moanin' (1992) . Tracklist : Red Clay . Open Sesame .…

Duke Ellington records with an orchestra, ‘Masterpieces by Ellington’ for Columbia (1951)

Duke Ellington's 'Masterpieces by Ellington' is an album recorded on December 18, 1950 with an orchestra and released in 1951 by Columbia.Track Listing : 1.Mood Indigo (Duke Ellington, Barney Bigard, Irving Mills) - 15:27 . 2.Sophisticated Lady (Duke Ellington, Irving Mills, Mitchell Parish) - 11:29 . 3.The Tattooed Bride (Duke Ellington) - 11:43 . 4.Solitude (Duke Ellington, Irving Mills, Eddie…

Sire publish k.d. lang’s debut solo album : ‘Shadowland’ (1988)

k.d. lang's 'Shadowland' is her debut solo album featuring Kitty Wells, Loretta Lynn and Brenda Lee a guests, produced by Owen Bradley and released in 1988 by Sire Track Listing : 1.Western Stars (Chris Isaak) - 03:12 . 2.Lock, Stock And Teardrops (Roger Miller) - 03:28 . 3.Sugar Moon (Cindy Walker, Bob Wills) - 02:26 . 4.I Wish I Didn'T Love You So (Frank Loesser) - 03:07 . 5.(Waltz Me) Once…

Artists United Against Apartheid release a collective album ‘Sun City’ produced by Steven Van Zandt (1985)

Artists United Against Apartheid's 'Sun City' is a collective album featuring Miles Davis, Bono and Bob Dylan among other guests, produced by Steven Van Zandt and released on December 7, 1985 by EMI / Manhattan RecordsTrack Listing : 1.Sun City (Steven Van Zandt) – 07:12 . 2.No More Apartheid (Peter Gabriel) – 07:10 . 3.Revolutionary Situation - 06:06 . 4.Sun City – 05:44 . 5.Let Me See Your I.D.…

Happy Birthday Randy Brecker. ‘Brother Randy’

This day (November 27, 1945), in Cheltenham, Pennsylvania, is born Randy Brecker, an American trumpeter and flugelhornist.Digest Tracklist : Now's the Time (2020) . w/ Chad Lefkowitz-Brown & F. Giachino trio – @ Torino Jazz Festival (2019) . Some Skunk Funk (2018) . w/ Marvin Stamm – A Night of Jazz (2017) . w/ Andrei Kondakov – ДЖАЗ НА ДНЕПРЕ (2016) . w/ Bob Mintzer – Some skunk funk (2012)…