Miles Davis records ‘Seven Steps to Heaven’ produced By Teo Macero for Columbia (1963)

Miles Davis' 'Seven Steps to Heaven' is his eighth studio album recorded April 16-17 and May 14, 1963 and released the same year In 1963 by Columbia Records..Track Listing : 1.Basin Street Blues (Spencer Williams) - 10:29 . 2.Seven Steps To Heaven (Victor Feldman, Miles Davis) - 06:26 . 3.I Fall In Love Too Easily (Sammy Cahn, Jule Styne) - 06:46 . 4.So Near, So Far (Tony Crombie, Benny Green) -…

John Coltrane records ‘Giant Steps’ for Atlantic Records (1959)

John Coltrane's 'Giant Steps' is his fifth studio album as leader recorded on May 4–5, 1959 & December 2, 1959 and released on January 27, 1960 by Atlantic.Track Listing : 1.Giant Steps (John Coltrane) - 04:43 . 2.Cousin Mary (John Coltrane) - 05:45 . 3.Countdown (John Coltrane) - 02:21 . 4.Spiral (John Coltrane) - 05:56 . 5.Syeeda'S Song Flute (John Coltrane) - 07:00 . 6.Naima (John…

Strut Records publish Mulatu Astatke’s first solo album since the 1980s : ‘Steps Ahead’ (2010)

Mulatu Astatke's 'Steps Ahead' is his first solo album since the 1980s released on March 29, 2010 by Strut Records.Track Listing : 1.Radcliffe (Mulatu Astatke) - 07:54 . 2.Green Africa (Mulatu Astatke) - 05:13 . 3.The Way To Nice (Mulatu Astatke) - 05:09 . 4.Assosa (Arr.Mulatu Astatke) - 02:39 . 5.I Faram Gami I Faram (Mulatu Astatke) - 05:33 . 6.Mulatu'S Mood (Mulatu Astatke) - 05:56 . 7.Ethio…

Bobby Bland releases his debut album : ‘Two Steps from the Blues’ (1961)

Bobby Bland's 'Two Steps from the Blues' is his debut album released on January 1, 1961 by Duke.Track Listing : 1.Two Steps From The Blues (Deadric Malone, John Riley Brown) - 02:34 . 2.Cry Cry Cry (Deadric Malone) - 02:43 . 3.I'M Not Ashamed (Don Robey, Joseph Scott) - 02:36 . 4.Don'T Cry No More (Don Robey) - 02:28 . 5.Lead Me On (Deadric Malone) - 02:06 . 6.I Pity The Fool (Deadric Malone) -…

The Boo Radleys – Giant Steps

The Boo Radleys' 'Giant Steps' is their third album produced by Andy Wilkinson along with members Martin Carr and Tim Brown and released on August 31, 1993 by Creation(Source The Boo Radleys - Giant Steps | Official Site)The Boo Radleys' 'Giant Steps' | RVM MAMAZON . ITUNES .

Chucho Valdés releases ‘Chucho’s Steps’ recorded with the Afro-Cuban Messengers (2010)

Chucho Valdés' 'Chucho's Steps' is an album recorded with the Afro-Cuban Messengers and released on August 31, 2010 by Four Quarters.Track listing : 1.Zawinul's Mambo (Chucho Valdés) - 11:22 . 2.Danzón (Chucho Valdés) - 09:08 . 3.Both Sides (Chucho Valdés) - 08:55 . 4.Begin to Be Good (Chucho Valdés) - 05:14 . 5.New Orleans (Chucho Valdés) - 04:43 . 6.Yansá (Chucho Valdés) - 07:50 . 7.Julián…

Steps Ahead play at North Sea Jazz (1985)

July 14, 1985 - Steps Ahead - that is Mike Mainieri (vb), Michael Brecker (s), Chuck Loeb (g), Victor Bailey (b) and Peter Erskine (d) - will be on stage at "North Sea Jazz Festival" in The Hague, The Netherlands

Jazzin’Around Giant Steps

Starting and ending with John Coltrane's composition 'Giant Steps', we have mixed 18 'Jazz with some Soul and a slice of Rock' tunes around the theme of 'John Coltrane'. It has Stan Getz, Louis Prima, Ella Fitzgerald, The Mar-Keys and many more.

Malagasy Steps

Featuring Monja Manintsindava . Afindrafindrao . Wawa . Izio Anao Navy . Kama Kaosa . Mangaliba Refamo De Vangaindrano . Salegy Sotrasotra . Ninie Doniah . Hely . Bory . Salegy . Ny Voninavoko . Waliwala . Salegy Mafonja . Tsiliva . I Love You

We remember Bobby Blue Bland. ‘A Bland Blue Day’

This day (June 23, 2013), in Memphis, Tennessee, died Bobby Blue Bland, a;k.a. the Lion of the Blues an American singer of blues and soul.Tracklist : 1 . w/ Bobby Rush, Johnnie Taylor - Medley 2 . Greenville (2011) 3 . w/ Kenny Neal - Medley Vista Lounge 4 . Ain'T No Sunshine When She'S Gone 5 . Live Pt. 1 6 . I'Ll Take Care Of You 7 . w/ Wyne Bennet And Mel Brown - Chicago (1981) 8 . w/ BB King…

Happy Birthday Donald Harrison. ‘Sax Donald’

This day (June 23, 1960), in New Orleans, Louisiana, is born Donald Harrison, an American jazz saxophonist.Tracklist : 1 . Big Chief (2019) 2 . Charlie Parker w Strings (2018) 3 . Cherokee (2016) 4 . Hu Ta Nay (2015) 5 . w/ Christian Scott – Live In New York (2012) 6 . w/Congo Nation Salon (2011) 7 . Documentary (2011) 8 . w/ Glen David Andrews - When The Saints Go Marching In (2011) 9 . w/ Ali…

Columbia tape ‘Miles Davis at Fillmore’ with Steve Grossman, Chick Corea, Dave Holland, Jack Dejohnette and Airto Moreira (1970)

'Miles Davis at Fillmore' is a live album recorded on June 17 - 20, 1970 at the Fillmore East in New York and released in December 1970 by Columbia.1 . It's About That Time (1970) 2 . Bitches Brew (Tanglewood, 1970) Track Listing : 1.Directions (Joe Zawinul) - 02:29 . 2.Bitches Brew (Miles Davis) - 00:53 . 3.The Mask (Miles Davis) - 01:35) . 4.It'S About That Time (Miles Davis) - 08:12 .…

Chet Baker records ‘Chet Baker in Tokyo’ (1987)

'Chet Baker in Tokyo' is a live album recorded on June 14, 1987 less than a year before his death and released posthumously by Evidence.1 . Stella By Starlight 2 . For Minors Only 3 . You'd Be So Nice To Come Home To (Tokyo) 4 . Arborway (Tokyo) 5 . Four (Tokyo) 6 . Almost Blue (Tokyo) 7 . Beatrice (Tokyo) 8 . My Funny Valentine (Tokyo) 9 . Seven Steps To Heaven (Tokyo) Track Listing : 1.Stella…

Bob Dylan releases ‘Self Portrait,’ his tenth album (1970)

Bob Dylan's 'Self Portrait' is his tenth studio (and a double) album featuring mostly covers and released on June 8, 1970 by Columbia Records.Track Listing : 1.All The Tired Horses (Bob Dylan) - 03:12 . 2.Alberta #1 (Traditional) - 02:57 . 3.I Forgot More Than You'Ll Ever Know (Cecil A. Null) - 02:23 . 4.Days Of 49 (Alan Lomax, John Lomax, Frank Warner) - 05:27 . 5.Early Mornin' Rain (Gordon…

Miles Davis records ‘Round About Midnight’ with John Coltrane, Red Garland, Paul Chambers and Philly Joe Jones (1956)

Miles Davis' 'Round About Midnight' is an album recorded on October 26, 1955; June 5 and September 10, 1956 and released on March 18, 1957 by Columbia.1 . Round About Midnight (1967) 2 . Round Midnight ( La Pinède, Juan-les-Pins, France - July 25, 1969) Track listing . 1.'Round Midnight (Thelonious Monk, Cootie Williams) - 06:00 . 2.Ah-Leu-Cha (Charlie Parker) - 05:55 . 3.All of You (Cole…

The Police release ‘Synchronicity,’ their fifth and final album featuring ‘Every Breath You Take’ (1983)

The Police's 'Synchronicity' is their fifth, final and most popular studio album co-produced with Hugh Padgham and released on June 1, 1983 by A&M.1 . Synchronicity Live in Usa 2 . Walking In Your Footsteps (Oakland 1983) 3 . Walking in your footsteps 4 . O, My God (Oakland '83) 5 . O, My God 6 . Synchronicity II 7 . Synchronicity II (Montreal '83) 8 . Every Breath You Take (Official Video)…

Miles Davis records ‘On the Corner’ for Columbia (1972)

Miles Davis' 'On the Corner' is a studio album recorded on June 1, 6 and July 7, 1972 and released on October 11, 1972 by Columbia.1 . Turnaroundphrase (November 3 1973, Vienna) 2 . On The Corner Session (Interviews NY) Track Listing : 1.On The Corner; New York Girl; Thinkin' One Thing And Doin' Another; Vote For Miles (Miles Davis) - 20:02 . 2.Black Satin (Miles Davis) - 05:20 . 3.One And One…

Happy Birthday Gonzalo Rubalcaba. ‘Rubalcaba De Cuba’

This day (May 27, 1963), in Havana, Cuba, is born Gonzalo Rubalcaba, a Grammy Award-winning Cuban jazz pianist and composer.Digest Tracklist : Joy, Joie (2019) . Gitaneria (2018) . w/ Anna Maria Jopek - Twe Usta Klamia (2017) . Volcan Trio (2016) . Joao (2014) . Supernova (2012) . Promenade (1999) . Agua De Beber (1995) . Giant Steps (1992) . & Chick Corea – Inprovisation (1991) . Autumn…

Happy Birthday Patti Labelle. ‘Lady LaBelle’

This day (May 24, 1944), in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, is born Patricia Louise Holte-Edwards a.k.a Patti Labelle, an American singer.Digest Tracklist : Lady Marmalade (1975) . When You'Ve Been Blessed (2011) . If You Asked Me Too (2011) . Two Steps Away . w/ Luther Vandross - If Only For One Night (2000) . Change Is Gonna Come . Natural Woman (1993) . New Attitude (1985) . w/ The Blue Belles -…

Miles Davis records ‘Miles Davis at Carnegie Hall’ with Hank Mobley, Wynton Kelly, Paul Chambers and Jimmy Cobb (1961)

'Miles Davis at Carnegie Hall' is a live album subtitled 'The Legendary Performances of May 19, 1961' and released the next year by Columbia.Track Listing : 1.So What (Miles Davis) – 12:04 . 2.Spring Is Here (Lorenz Hart, Richard Rodgers) - 03:58 . 3.No Blues (Miles Davis) – 10:55 . 4.Oleo (Sonny Rollins) - 07:23 . 5.Someday My Prince Will Come (Frank Churchill, Larry Morey) - 02:43 . 6.The…

Alanis Morissette releases her sixth album : ‘So-Called Chaos’ (2004)

Alanis Morissette's 'So-Called Chaos' is her sixth studio album released on May 18, 2004.Track Listing : 1.Eight Easy Steps (Alanis Morissette) - 02:52 . 2.Out Is Through (Alanis Morissette) - 03:52 . 3.Excuses (Alanis Morissette) - 03:32 . 4.Doth I Protest Too Much (Alanis Morissette) - 04:03 . 5.Knees Of My Bees (Alanis Morissette) - 03:38 . 6.So-Called Chaos (Alanis Morissette) - 05:03 . 7.Not…

Happy Birthday Taj Mahal. ‘Senor Mahal’

This day (May 17, 1942), in Harlem, New York, is born Henry Saint Clair Fredericks a.k.a Taj Mahal, an American blues musician.Digest Tracklist : w/ Keb' Mo' - She Knows How To Rock Me (2018) . Corrina (2016) . Queen Bee (2015) . Diving Duck Blues (2013) . Checkin' Up On My Baby (2012) . Senor Blues (2010) . w/ The Phantom Blues Band - New York (2012) . If The River Was Whiskey (2008) . w/ Eric…

This week In Jazz Legends 20/52

Lester Young, Coleman Hawkins, The Marsalis Family, Hank Jones, Joe Lovano, McCoy Tyner Quartet, George Benson, Earl Klugh, Miles Davis, John Scofield, Elvin Jones Trio, Esperanza Spalding, Bobby McFerrin, Miles Davis, Coleman Hawkins

Paula Abdul releases ‘Spellbound’ featuring ‘Rush Rush’ (1991)

Paula Abdul's 'Spellbound' feat. "Rush Rush" is her second studio album released on May 14, 1991 by Virgin Captive..Track Listing : 1.The Promise Of A New Day (Paula Abdul, Peter Lord, Sandra St. Victor, V. Jeffrey Smith) - 04:32 . 2.Rock Housea (Paula Abdul, Peter Lord, Sandra St. Victor, V. Jeffrey Smith) - 04:11 . 3.Rush Rush (Peter Lord) - 04:52 . 4.Spellbound (Paula Abdul, Peter Lord, Sandra…

Concord publish Arturo Sandoval’s ‘A Time for Love’ featuring Chris Botti on one track (2010)

Arturo Sandoval's 'A Time for Love' is a studio album including a collection of classical pieces, standards and ballads and. released on May 11, 2010 by Concord. Track Listing : 1.Après Un Rêve (After A Dream) (Gabriel Fauré) - 05:09 . 2.Emily (Johnny Mandel, Johnny Mercer) - 04:25 . 3.Speak Low (Ogden Nash, Kurt Weill) - 04:37 . 4.Estate (Bruno Brighetti, Bruno Martino) - 04:00 . 5.A Time For…

Last week In Visual Artists 04

Boa Mistura, John Van Hamersveld, William Claxton, Don Hunstein, John Squire, Banksy, Joni Mitchell, Mati Klarwein, Milton Glaser, Patrick Henry Johnson, Lee Friedlander, . They are the 11 Visual Artists selected among the 163 Posts we published last week. Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy!Tracklist 1 . Boa Mistura - #SéTúMismo (by Más de 100 Razones) Lifted from :…

Happy Birthday to Ron Carter. ‘Beau Ron’

This day (May 4, 1937), in Ferndale, Michigan, is born Ron Carter, an American jazz double-bassist. Digest Tracklist : w/ Al Foster & Eli Degibri - United Blues (2019) . Foursight (2018) . You Are My Sunshine (2015) . Golden Striker Trio (2013) . My Funny Valentine (2011) . Dear Miles (2010) . w/ Helen Sung - First Trip (2009) . Autumn Leaves (2006) . Little Walts (1990) . w/ Bobby…

Virgin publish Janet Jackson’s seventh album : ‘All for You’ (2001)

Janet Jackson's 'All for You' is her seventh studio album produced by Jimmy Jam & Terry Lewis and released on April 24, 2001 by Virgin. Track Listing : 1.Intro (Janet Jackson) - 01:00 . 2.You Ain'T Right (James Harris, Janet Jackson, Terry Lewis, Dana Stinson) - 04:32 . 3.All For You (Wayne Garfield, Janet Jackson, Terry Lewis, Mauro Malavasi, David Roman) - 05:29 . . 4.2Wayforyou…

Polar publish ‘ABBA,’ the Swedish quatuor’s third album featuring ‘Mamma Mia’ & ‘SOS’ (1975)

'ABBA' feat. 'Mamma Mia' & 'SOS' is their eponym third studio album released on April 21, 1975 by Polar.Track Listing : 1.Mamma Mia (Benny Andersson, Björn Ulvaeus, Stig Anderson) - 03:32 . 2.Hey, Hey Helen (Benny Andersson, Björn Ulvaeus) - 03:16 . 3.Tropical Loveland (Benny Andersson, Björn Ulvaeus, Stig Anderson) - 03:05 . 4.Sos (Benny Andersson, Björn Ulvaeus, Stig Anderson) - 03:22 .…

Columbia release ‘Johnny Winter,’ his self-titled second album (1969)

'Johnny Winter' is his eponymous second official album, released on April 15 1969, by Columbia.Track Listing : 1.I'M Yours & I'M Hers (Johnny Winter) - 04:33 . 2.Be Careful With A Fool (Joe Josea, B. B. King) - 05:17 . 3.Dallas (Johnny Winter) - 02:48 . 4.Mean Mistreater (James Gordon) - 03:54 . 5.Leland Mississippi Blues (Johnny Winter) - 03:32 . 6.Good Morning Little School Girl - (Sonny…

Beth Hart releases ‘Better Than Home,’ her seventh album (2015)

Beth Hart's 'Better Than Home' is her seventh solo studio album released on April 14, 2015, Track Listing : 1.Might As Well Smile (Beth Hart) - 04:01 . 2.Tell 'Em To Hold On (Beth Hart) - 04:24 . 3.Tell Her You Belong To Me (Beth Hart) - 05:56 . 4.Trouble (Beth Hart) - 04:42 . 5.Better Than Home (Beth Hart) - 04:37 . 6.St. Teresa (Beth Hart) - 05:07 . 7.We'Re Still Living In The City (Beth Hart) -…

Chucho Valdés records the album ‘Live at the Village Vanguard’ for Blue Note (1999)

Chucho Valdés' 'Live at the Village Vanguard' is an album recorded on April 9–10, 1999 and released on April 11, 2000 by Blue Note.Track Listing : 1.Anabis (Chucho Valdés) - 09:44 . 2.Son Xxi (Para Pia) (Enrique Ubieta) - 05:27 . 3.Punto Cubano (Chucho Valdés) - 06:18 . 4.My Funny Valentine (Lorenz Hart, Richard Rodgers) - 05:37 . 5.To Bud Powell (Chucho Valdés) - 10:45 . 6.Drume Negrita (Eliseo…