Journey release ‘Evolution,’ their first album with drummer Steve Smith (1979)

Journey's 'Evolution' is their fifth studio album (their first with drummer Steve Smith), produced by Roy Thomas Baker and released on April 5, 1979 by Columbia.Track Listing : 1.Majestic (Steve Perry, Neal Schon) - 01:16 . 2.Too Late (Steve Perry, Neal Schon) - 02:58 . 3.Lovin', Touchin', Squeezin' (Steve Perry) - 03:55 . 4.City Of The Angels (Steve Perry, Gregg Rolie, Neal Schon) - 03:12 .…

Columbia publish Tyler, The Creator’s fourth album : ‘Flower Boy’ featuring Frank Ocean, ASAP Rocky, Lil Wayne, Kali Uchis, Steve Lacy, Estelle, Jaden Smith among other guests (2017)

Tyler, The Creator's 'Flower Boy' is his fourth studio album featuring Frank Ocean, ASAP Rocky, Anna of the North, Lil Wayne, Kali Uchis, Steve Lacy, Estelle, Jaden Smith and Rex Orange County as guests and released on July 21, 2017 by Columbia Records1 . See You Again (w/ Kali Uchis) 2 . NPR Music Tiny Desk Concert 3 . Foreword + Boredom (Atlanta, Ga 2/10/18) 4 . Who Dat Boy 5 . Boredom (Panorama…

Jimmy Smith records in Los Angeles ‘Root Down’ a live album for Verve (1972)

Jimmy Smith's 'Root Down' is a live album recorded on February 8, 1972 at The Bombay Bicycle Club in Los Angeles and released the same year by Verve.Track Listing : 1.Sagg Shootin' His Arrow (Jimmy Smith) - 07:09 . 2.For Everyone Under The Sun (Peter Chase) - 05:56 . 3.After Hours (Erskine Hawkins, Avery Parrish) - 07:45 . 4.Root Down (And Get It) (Jimmy Smith) - 07:44 . 5.Let'S Stay Together…

Aerosmith rock Maryland (1977)

December 22, 1977 - Aerosmith - that is Steven Tyler (voc), Joe Perry (g), Brad Whitford (g), Tom Hamilton (b) and Joey Kramer (d) - will be on stage at Capital Centre in Landover, MD

Happy Birthday Wadada Leo Smith. ‘Leo Rising’

This day (December 18, 1941), in Leland, Mississippi, is born Wadada Leo Smith, a trumpeter and composer of avant-garde jazz.Tracklist : 1 . Awakening Emmett Till (2017) 2 . w/ The Stone (2015) 3 . w/ Golden Quartet @ Jazzadlia in San Sebastián (2014) 4 . w/ John Lindberg – Live in Switzerland (2012) 5 . Documentary 6 . w/ Louis Moholo, Steve Noble – Live in London (2010) 7 . w/ Golden Quartet –…

Cat Stevens releases his fourth album : ‘Tea for the Tillerman’ featuring ‘Wild World’ (1970)

Cat Stevens' 'Tea for the Tillerman' feat. 'Wild World' is his fourth studio album released on November 23, 1970 by Island.1 . Where Do The Children Play 2 . Where Do The Children Play 3 . Hard Headed Woman 4 . Wild World (1971) 5 . Miles From Nowhere (Festival De Viña, 2015) 6 . But I Might Die Tonight (Australia) 7 . Longer Boats 8 . Longer Boats 9 . Into White 10 . Into White 11 . On The…

Cat Stevens releases his sixth album : ‘Catch Bull at Four’ (1972)

Cat Stevens' 'Catch Bull at Four' is his sixth studio album released on September 27, 1972 by Island /A&M.1 . Ruins (Live Earth, 2007) Track Listing : 1.Sitting (Cat Stevens) - 03:14 . 2.Boy With A Moon & Star On His Head (Cat Stevens) - 05:57 . 3.Angelsea (Cat Stevens) - 04:30 . 4.Silent Sunlight (Cat Stevens) - 03:00 . 5.Can'T Keep It In (Cat Stevens) - 02:59 . 6.18Th Avenue (Cat…

Aerosmith release ‘Pump,’ their tenth studio album featuring ‘Love in an Elevator,’ ‘Janie’s Got a Gun’ and ‘What It Takes’ (1989)

Aerosmith's 'Pump' is their tenth studio album produced by Bruce Fairbairn and released on September 12, 1989 by Geffen.1 . Young Lust (Rio, Brazil, 1994) 2 . F.I.N.E (Germany, 1997) 3 . Love In An Elevator (Official Video) 4 . Janie's Got A Gun (Official Video) 5 . The Other Side (Official Video) 6 . Hoodo Voodo Medicine Man (Live) 7 . What It Takes (Official Video) 8 . Love In An Elevator (From…

DreamWorks publish Elliott Smith’s fourth album : ‘XO’ (1998)

Elliott Smith's 'XO' is his fourth studio album co-produced with Rob Schnapf & Tom Rothrock and released on August 25, 1998 by DreamWorks1 . Sweet Adeline 2 . Tomorrow Tomorrow (Amoeba Records) 3 . Waltz #2 (Xo) 4 . Waltz #2 (On "2 Meter Sessions") 5 . Baby Britain 6 . Pitseleh (The Knitting Factory, Nyc 1/1/00) 7 . Pitseleh 8 . Independence Day (On "The Jon Brion Show") 9 . Independence Day…

Aerosmith release their ninth studio album : ‘Permanent Vacation’ featuring ‘Angel’ and ‘Dude (Looks Like a Lady)’ (1987)

Aerosmith's 'Permanent Vacation' is their ninth studio album produced by Bruce Fairbairn and released on August 18 1987 by Geffen Records.1 . Hearts Done Time 2 . Dude (Looks Like A Lady) (Official Video) 3 . Angel (Official Video) 4 . Rag Doll (Monsters Of Rock, 2013) 5 . Dude (Looks Like A Lady) (Live, 2014) 6 . Angel Track Listing : 1.Heart'S Done Time (Joe Perry, Desmond Child) - 04:42 .…

We remember Steve Grossman. ‘New Year’

This day (August 13, 2020), died Steve Grossman an American jazz fusion and hard bop saxophonistTracklist : 1 . Grabacion 2 . w/ Andrea Nunzi (2012) 3 . Una Mas (2010) 4 . Take The D Train (2008) 5 . live at Ischia (2010) 6 . Sunside Jazz Club (2007) 7 . Steve Grossman Quartet – Gouvy (2008) 8 . The Pace Report Interview 9 . w/ Miles Davis – Jean-Pierre (1991) 10 . Unknown 11 . In A Sentimental…

Sufjan Stevens releases his fifth album : ‘Illinois’ (2005)

Sufjan Stevens' 'Illinois' is his fifth studio album released on July 4, 2005 by Asthmatic Kitty /Secretly Canadian / Rough Trade1 . Concerning the UFO Sighting Near Highland, IL (Manchester) 2 . Concerning The UFO Sighting Near Highland, Illinois 3 . Come on! Feel the Illinoise! 4 . Come on Feel the Illinoise (End Of The Road Festival, 2015) 5 . John Wayne Gacy Jr 6 . John Wayne Gacy, Jr.…

Steve Vai releases ‘Sound Theories vol. I & II,’ an album recorded with the Metropole Orchestra in Netherlands (2007)

Steve Vai's 'Sound Theories vol. I & II' is an album recorded with the Metropole Orchestra in Netherlands and released on June 26, 2007 by Epic / Red Ink.1 . Kill The Guy With The Ball...The God Eaters 2 . The Murder 3 . Gentle Ways 4 . Answers (Hammersmith Apollo London England 02 Dec 2012) 5 . Salamanders in the Sun (Acoustic, Best Buy Theater, New York, 9/11/12) 6 . Liberty (w/ Brian May,…

Aerosmith hard rocks Houston (1977)

June 24, 1977 - hard rock superstars Aerosmith - that is Steven Tyler (voc), Joe Perry (g), Brad Whitford (g), Tom Hamilton (b) and Joey Kramer (d) - will be on stage at The Summit in Houston, TX

Prefab Sprout release ‘Steve McQueen,’ their second album featuring ‘When Love Breaks Down’ (1985)

Prefab Sprout's 'Steve McQueen' is their second album produced by Thomas Dolby, featuring 'When Love Breaks Down' and released on June 22, 1985 by Kitchenware Records. 1 . Faron Young (Munich 1985) 2 . Faron Young 3 . Bonny (Munich 1985) 4 . Appetite 5 . Appetite (Live) 6 . When Love Breaks Down (Official Video) 7 . When Love Breaks Down (Whistle Test) 8 . Goodbye Lucille #1 (Johnny Johnny, OGWT)…

Rough Trade Records release The Smiths’ third album : ‘The Queen Is Dead’ (1986)

The Smiths' 'The Queen Is Dead' is their third studio album produced by members Morrissey & Johnny Marr and released on June 16, 1986 by Rough Trade Records1 . The Queen Is Dead (Official Video) 2 . Frankly Mr. Shankly 3 . The Boy With The Thorn In His Side (Official Video) 4 . The Boy With The Thorn In His Side 5 . Vicar in a tutu 6 . Vicar in a Tutu (Whistle Test, 1986) 7 . There Is A…

Happy Birthday Steve Vai. ‘Vai Day’

This day (June 6, 1960), in Carle Place, New York, is born Steve Vai, an American guitarist.Tracklist : 1 . Tender Surrender (2019) 2 . Dark Matter (2018) 3 . For The Love of God (at the Vai Academy 2017) - 4 . Whispering A Prayer (2016) 5 . Gravity Storm (2013) 6 . The Crying Machine (TEC Awards 2012) 7 . Hendrix tribute day (Santa Cruz Blues Festival, 2011) 8 . I'm The Hell Outta Here…

Run–D.M.C. release their third album : ‘Raising Hell’ featuring ‘Walk This Way’ with Aerosmith (1986)

Run–D.M.C.'s 'Raising Hell' feat. "Walk This Way". is their third studio album released on May 15, 1986 by Profile / Arista.Track Listing : 1.Peter Piper (Joseph Simmons, Darryl Mcdaniels) - 03:23 . 2.It'S Tricky (Joseph Simmons, Darryl Mcdaniels, Doug Fieger, Berton Averre) - 03:03 . 3.My Adidas (Joseph Simmons, Darryl Mcdaniels) - 02:47 . 4.Walk This Way (Joe Perry, Steven Tyler) - 05:09 .…

Columbia publish Aerosmith’s fourth album : ‘Rocks’ (1976)

Aerosmith's 'Rocks' is their fourth studio album co-produced with Jack Douglas and released on May 3, 1976 by Columbia. Track Listing : 1.Back In The Saddle (Steven Tyler, Joe Perry) - 04:40 . 2.Last Child (Steven Tyler, Brad Whitford) - 03:26 . 3.Rats In The Cellar (Steven Tyler, Joe Perry) - 04:05 . 4.Combination (Joe Perry) - 03:39 . 5.Sick As A Dog (Steven Tyler, Tom Hamilton) - 04:16 .…

Geffen Records publish Aerosmith’s eleventh album ‘Get a Grip’ featuring ‘Livin’ on the Edge’ (1993)

Aerosmith's 'Get a Grip' feat. 'Livin' on the Edge' is their eleventh studio album released on April 20, 1993 by Geffen Records.Track Listing : 1.Intro (Steven Tyler, Joe Perry, Jim Vallance) - 00:24 . 2.Eat The Rich (Steven Tyler, Joe Perry, Jim Vallance) - 04:11 . 3.Get A Grip (Steven Tyler, Joe Perry, Jim Vallance) - 03:59 . 4.Fever (Steven Tyler, Joe Perry) - 04:15 . 5.Livin' On The Edge…

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…

Columbia publish Aerosmith’s third album : ‘Toys in the Attic’ featuring ‘Walk This Way’ (1975)

Aerosmith's 'Toys in the Attic' is their third (and their most commercially successful) studio album, released on April 8, 1975 by Columbia.Track Listing : 1.Toys In The Attic (Steven Tyler, Joe Perry) - 03:07 . 2.Uncle Salty (Steven Tyler, Tom Hamilton) - 04:09 . 3.Adam'S Apple (Steven Tyler) - 04:33 . 4.Walk This Way (Steven Tyler, Joe Perry) - 03:41 . 5.Big Ten Inch Record (Fred Weismantel) -…

Singing (Ladies only) Aerosmith

Morgan James, Kelly Clarkson, Ariadne Vocci, Anna Christelle, Hollie Aires, Amanda Taylor, The Breeders, Dollface, Carrie Underwood, Shakira, P!Nk, Kelly Maglia

Happy Birtday Steven Tyler. ‘Aerophone’

This day (March 26, 1948 ), in Manhattan, New York, is born Steven Victor Tallarico better known as Steven Tyler, American singer and mainly lead singer of AerosmithDigest Tracklist : Dream On (Midnight Special, 1974) . Train Kept A-Rollin'(w/ Aerosmith, Pontiac 1976) . Toys In The Attic Live (w/ Aerosmith, 1977) . Chiquita (w/ Aerosmith) . Same Old Song And Dance (w/ Aerosmith, Texas Jam '78)…

Columbia publish Aerosmith’s twelfth album : ‘Nine Lives’ featuring ‘Pink’ (1997)

Aerosmith's 'Nine Lives' feat. 'Pink' is their twelfth studio album co-produced with Kevin Shirley and released on March 18, 1997 by Columbia.Track Listing : 1.Nine Lives (Steven Tyler, Joe Perry, Marti Frederiksen) - 04:01David Campbell . 2.Falling In Love (Is Hard On The Knees) (Steven Tyler, Joe Perry, Glen Ballard) - 03:26 . 3.Hole In My Soul (Steven Tyler, Joe Perry, Desmond Child) - 06:10 .…

Aerosmith issues their second album ‘Same Old Song and Dance’ and ‘Get Your Wings’ featuring ‘Train Kept A-Rollin’ (1974)

Aerosmith's 'Get Your Wings' is their second studio album produced by Jack Douglas and released on March 1, 1974 by Columbia.Track Listing : 1.Same Old Song And Dance (Steven Tyler, Joe Perry) - 03:53 . 2.Lord Of The Thighs (Steven Tyler) - 04:14 . 3.Spaced (Steven Tyler, Joe Perry) - 04:21 . 4.Woman Of The World (Steven Tyler, Don Solomon) - 05:49 . 5.S.O.S. (Too Bad) (Steven Tyler) - 02:51 .…

Steve Vai releases ‘Real Illusions: Reflections,’ his seventh studio album (2005)

Steve Vai's 'Real Illusions: Reflections' is his seventh studio album (and the first part of a three-part concept album) released on February 22, 2005 by Epic.Track Listing : 1.Building The Church (Steve Vai) - 04:58 . 2.Dying For Your Love (Steve Vai) - 04:50 . 3.Glorious (Steve Vai) - 04:35 . 4.K'M-Pee-Du-Wee (Steve Vai) - 04:00 . 5.Firewall (Steve Vai) - 04:19 . 6.Freak Show Excess (Steve Vai)…

Eric, Steve, Roger Nile et al pay a ‘Tribute to Ginger Baker’ (2020)

February 17, 2020 - Eric Clapton, his band - that is Paul Carrack (org, kb), Chris Stainton (kb), Sonny Emory (d), Steve Gadd (d), Willie Weeks (b), Katie Kissoon & Sharon White (bck voc) - plus special guests : Steve Winwood, Roger Waters, Nile Rodgers, Ronnie Wood, Kofi Baker, Kenney Jones, Henry Spinetti and Will Johns will share the stage for a special "Tribute to Ginger Baker" at Eventim…

This week In Guitar Virtuosi 06/52

Gary Moore, Jeff Beck, Tommy Emmanuel, Ronny Jordan, Pat Metheny, Frank Gambale, Julian Lage, Shawn Lane, Eric Clapton, Joe Bonamassa, Neal Schon, Eddie Van Halen

Frank Gambale releases his eighth album : ‘Coming to Your Senses’ (2000)

Frank Gambale's 'Coming to Your Senses' is his eighth studio album released on February 8, 2000 by Favored Nations. 1 . Concert With Class (Part.3, w/ Steve Smith, Da Edge1607) 2 . Loch Ness Monster (Querétaro, México ) Frank Gambale - Coming to Your Senses Track Listing : 1.Up In Beachwood (Frank Gambale) - 06:55 . 2.Circular Quay (Frank Gambale) - 05:41 . 3.Major Fascination (Frank…

This week In Guitar Virtuosi 02/52

Al Caiola, Frank Vignola, Bucky Pizzarelli, John Pizzarelli, Marc Ribot, Jim Hall, Mike Stern, Lee Ritenour, John Mclaughlin, Paco De Lucia, Al Di Meola, George Benson, Jan Akkerman, Robben Ford, Jimmy Page

Hiromi Uehara records ‘Voice’ with bassist Anthony Jackson and drummer Simon Phillips (2011)

Hiromi Uehara's 'Voice' is an album recorded on November 9–11, 2010, as part of her Trio Project featuring bassist Anthony Jackson and drummer Simon Phillips and released on June 7, 2011 by Telarc Digital.1 . Labyrinth (w/ Anthony Jackson & Steve Smith, San Sebastian Jazzaldia Festival, 2013) 2 . Labyrinth (Solo) 3 . Haze 4 . Haze ( w/ Interview) 5 . Beethoven 'Pathetique' ("The Trio…