Steve Turre brings his Sanctified Shells to ‘Jazz a Vienne’ (1997)

July 13, 1997 - Steve Turre & Sanctified Shells - that is Stafford Hunter (tb, shells), Wycliffe Gordon (tb, shells), William Cepeda (tb, shells), Aaron Johnson (tb, shells), Tommy Williams (tp, shells), Dan Faulk (ts), Leon Pendarvis (p), Charles Fambrough (b), Roland Guerrero (congas), Kweyao Agyapon (djembe) and Gene Jackson (d) - will perform at "Jazz à Vienne" in Vienne, France

J. J. Johnson records ‘J.J. Inc.’ with Freddie Hubbard and Clifford Jordan (1960)

J. J. Johnson's 'J.J. Inc.' is an album recorded on August 1 & 3, 1960 with Freddie Hubbard and Clifford Jordan and released on April 10, 1961 By Columbia.Track Listing : 1.Mohawk (J.J. Johnson</a) - 09:22 . 2.Minor Mist (J.J. Johnson</a) - 05:08 . 3.In Walked Horace (J.J. Johnson</a) - 05:11 . 4.Fatback (J.J. Johnson</a) - 06:35 . 5.Aquarius (J.J. Johnson</a) - 05:56 .…

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) -…

Carmen Lundy sings at The Madrid (2005)

February 18, 2005 - Carmen Lundy has gathered some great musicians - Robert Glasper, Nathan East, Phil Upchurch, Victor Lewis, Steve Turre, Bobby Watson and many more. at The Madrid Theatre in Los Angeles, CA

Woody Shaw records ‘Rosewood,’ an album for Columbia (1978)

Woody Shaw's 'Rosewood' is an album recorded on December 15-19, 1977 with a sextet and released in 1978 by Columbia.Track Listing : 1.Rosewood (Woody Shaw ) - 07:11 . 2.Everytime I See You (Onaje Allan Gumbs) - 07:14 . 3.The Legend Of The Cheops (Victor Lewis) - 06:03 . 4.Rahsaan'S Run (Woody Shaw ) - 05:10 . 5.Sunshowers (Clint Houston) - 07:48 . 6.Theme For Maxine (Woody Shaw ) - 07:15…

We remember Chico Hamilton. ‘Mr. Chic Man’

This day (November 26, 2013), in Manhattan, died Chico Hamilton, an American jazz drummer and bandleader.Digest Tracklist : Blue Sands . Drum Solo . Documentary . My Funny Valentine (1989) . The Baron . Chico Hamilton Top 10 : For Mods Only . The Morning Side Of Love . The Dealer . Larry Of Arabia . A Trip . Conquistadores . El Toro . Baby, You Know . Gengis . Magic Fingers . Wikipedia : This…

Happy Birthday Carmen Lundy. ‘Good Morning Carmen’

This day (November 1, 1954), in Miami, Florida, is born Carmen Lundy, an American jazz singer, composer, songwriter, actress and painter.Digest Tracklist : @ Bird's Basement (2018) . Black and Blues (2017) . Never Gonna Let You Go . Live From Vienna 2011 . w/ Kip Hanrahan - Look The Moon (Stuttgart July 91) . Mini-Documentary . Carmen Lundy Top 10 : All Day, All Night . The Night Is Young .…

This week In Jazz Legends 23/52

Stan Getz, Miles Davis, Wayne Shorter, Herbie Hancock, Ron Carter, Tony Williams, Paul Desmond, Dave Brubeck, Monty Alexander, Ray Brown, Herb Ellis, Hilton Ruiz, Cyrus Chestnut, Berklee Sextet, Paquito D'Rivera, Hendrik Meurkens, Stanley Turrentine, Kamasi Washington, Anthony Braxton, Steve Lacy Quartet, Sun Ra Arkestra

Ice Cube releases ‘AmeriKKKa’s Most Wanted,’ his first album after his split from N.W.A. (1990)

Ice Cube's 'AmeriKKKa's Most Wanted' is his solo debut studio album released on May 16, 1990 after his split from N.W.A. by Priority.Track Listing : 1.Better Off Dead (Sir Jinx) - 01:03 . 2.The Nigga Ya Love To Hate (Ice Cube, E. Sadler) - 03:15 . . 3.Amerikkka'S Most Wanted (Ice Cube, E. Sadler, Keith Shocklee) - 04:05 . . 4.What They Hittin' Foe? (The Average White Band, Ice Cube) - 01:20 .…

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…

Happy Birthday George Benson. ‘(Bens)On Birthday’

This day (March 22, 1943), in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, is born George Benson, an American guitarist and singer.Tracklist : Turn Your Love Around -(2019) . Lady (2019) . Affirmation (Capitol Florida 2016) . Don't Know Why (Glasgow 2014) . Love X Love (North Sea Jazz 2012) . At The Mambo Inn (2011) . Ibanez Lbg300 . On Broadway (2008) . w/ Lee Ritenour - Tribute Wew Montgomery . This Masquarade…

We Remember McCoy Tyner. ‘Really McCoy?’

This day (March 6, 2020), in  Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, died Alfred McCoy Tynerr, jazz pianist member of the John Coltrane Quartet before embracing a long solo career.Tracklist : w/ John Scofield - Fly with the wind (2018) . For All We Know (2012) . XXXI Cartagena Jazz Festival (2011) . Trailer For Guitars (2008) . Naima (2002) . w/ Joe Lovano - Live At Forte Di Bard (2010) . Giant Steps…

Columbia publish ‘Paul Simon,’ his eponymous second solo album featuring ‘Mother and Child Reunion,’ ‘Me and Julio Down by the Schoolyard’ and ‘Duncan’…

'Paul Simon' feat. 'Mother and Child Reunion' is his eponymous second studio album as a solo artist co-produced with Roy Halee and released on January 14, 1972 by Columbia.Track Listing : 1.Mother And Child Reunion (Paul Simon) - 03:05 . 2.Duncan (Paul Simon) - 04:39 . 3.Everything Put Together Falls Apart (Paul Simon) - 01:59 . 4.Run That Body Down (Paul Simon) - 03:52 . 5.Armistice Day (Paul…

We remember Michael Brecker. ‘Ace Brecker’

This day (January 13, 2007), in New York City, New York, died Michael Brecker, an American jazz saxophonist and composer.Tracklist : Softly As In A Morning Sunrise (2003) . Delta City Blues (1998) . Peep (1990) . w/ Bill Evans, Ernie Watts, Stanley Turrentine - Four Sleepers / Pools (1989) . w/ Pat Metheny - Song For Bilbao . Choral (1983) . w/ Ben Sidran - Someday My Prince Will Come (1978) .…

Happy Birthday David Weckl

January 8, 1960 - David Weckl, American jazz fusion drummer is 61. Happy Birthday Sir the Mike Stern Trio - that is Mike Stern (g), Jeff Andrews (b), Dave Weckl (d) - is at Jazzfestival in Hamburg, Germany >> 17 MINUTES on RVM >> guitarist Mike Stern, saxophonist Bill Evans, drummer Dave Weckl and bassist Tom Kennedy will share the stage at the Turin Jazz Festival, Italy >>…

We remember Michel Petrucciani. ‘Piano Giant’

This day (January 6, 1999), in New York City, died Michel Petrucciani, a French jazz pianist.Tracklist : September Second . Documentary (1997) . In a sentimental mood (1993) . w/ Jim Hall - Beautiful Love . w/ Roy Haynes & Gary Peacock - One for us (1988) . w/ Jim Hall - My Funny Valentine (1986) . I Just Say Hello . Tracklist : September Second . Looking Up . Brazillian Suite . Home .…

Happy Birthday Bob James. ‘One, Two, Three, Fourplay’

This day (December 25, 1939), in Marshall, Missouri, is born Bob James, a keyboardist, arranger and producer.Tracklist : Mister Magic (2019) . Submarine (2018) . Westchester Lady (2016) . w/ Fourplay & New Japan Philharmonic Orchestra – Westchester Lady (2013) . The Fourplay – Sonnymoon (2012) . Angela . w/ Angels of Shanghai – Celebration (2006) . Westchester Lady . Mind Games (1999) . w/…

We remember Grover Washington Jr. ‘Just One Like Him’

This day (December 17, 1999 ), in New York city, died Grover Washington, Jr., an American jazz-funk / soul-jazz saxophonist.Tracklist : Hits Medley . Promo Video For Grover Live . Just The Two Of Us (1982) . Winelight (1981) . Let It Flow (1981) . Mister Magic (1981) . Make Me A Memory (1981) . Tracklist : Just the Two Of Us . Mister magic . Black Frost . Soulful Strut . Winelight . Let It Flow .…