The Leaders are at Jazzwoche Burghausen (2007)

March 16, 2007 - The Leaders - that is Bobby Watson (as), Chico Freeman (ts, ss), Eddie Henderson (tp), Fred Harris (p), Cecil Mcbee (b) and Billy Hart (d) - play at Jazzwoche Burghausen in Wackerhalle, Germany

‘Unforeseen Blessings’ by The Leaders

'Unforeseen Blessings' by The Leaders is their third album featuring an all-star jazz group - that is Lester Bowie, Chico Freeman, Arthur Blythe, Cecil McBee, Kirk Lightsey and Don Moye - recorded on December 19–20, 1988 and released in 1989 By Black Saint.Track Listing : 1.In A Minute (Kirk Lightsey) - 02:51 . 2.Hip Dripper (Arthur Blythe) - 03:35 . 3.Sun Precondition Five (Don Moye) - 00:38…

Kurt Rosenwinkel records ‘Intuit,’ his second album for Criss Cross Jazz (1999)

Kurt Rosenwinkel's 'Intuit' is his second album as a band leader, recorded on August 14 and 15, 1998 and released in 1999 by Criss Cross Jazz.1 . Darn That Dream (Universidade Lusíada De Lisboa) Track listing : 1.How Deep Is the Ocean (Irving Berlin) - 09:25 . 2.Conception I (George Shearing) - 05:17 . 3.Darn That Dream (Eddie DeLange, Jimmy Van Heusen) - 08:14 . 4.Dewey Square (Charlie Parker)…

Milt Jackson and Wes Montgomery record together ‘Bags Meets Wes!’ for Riverside (1961)

'Bags Meets Wes!' by Milt Jackson & Wes Montgomery is a collaboration album recorded in December, 1961 and released in 1962 By Riverside.Track Listing : 1.S.K.J. (Milt Jackson) - 05:17 . 2.Stablemates (Benny Golson) - 05:45 . 3.Stairway To The Stars (Matty Malneck, Mitchell Parish, Frank Signorelli) - 03:38 . 4.Blue Roz (Wes Montgomery) - 04:46 . 5.Sam Sack (Milt Jackson) - 06:06 Musicians…

Happy Birthday Eddie Henderson. ‘Fusionable’

This day (October 26, 1940), in New York, is born Eddie Henderson, an American jazz trumpet and flugelhorn player influenced by Booker Little, Clifford Brown, Woody Shaw and Miles Davis.Digest Tracklist : Phantoms . w/ Al Foster quintet – Live in Paris . Live in Poland . Portrait of Jennie (2007) . w/ Billy Harper - I Do Believe (1995) . w/ Herbie Hancock´s Mwandishi 6tet - Toys (1972) . Eddie…

FRE:SH STRAIGHT UP JAZZ 01 (646 minutes – 10 Albums)

Almost eleven hours of newly released straight up jazz albums. One full day of music. : Birgit Lindberg . Roxy Coss . Greg Abate & Phil Woods . Jerry Weldon . Dick Oatts/Mats Holmquist New York Jazz Orchestra . Mack Avenue SuperBand . Yair Loewenson Trio . Jae Sinnett . Dmitry Baevsky . John Fremgen . Birgit Lindberg - Damn That CatSwedish jazz, pianist Birgit Lindberg is back after a 40 year…

A Suite of Freedoms

From 'Driva' Man' to 'Freedom Swing Song' , we have mixed 20 'Jazz and More' tunes around the theme of 'Max Roach's "We Insist! Freedom Now Suite"'. It has Laura Lee, Max Roach (feat. Abbey Lincoln), Michel Camillo & Tomatito, Amalia Rodrigues and many more.

Pink Floyd release ‘The Piper at the Gates of Dawn,’ their debut album mostly written by Syd Barrett (1967)

Pink Floyd's 'The Piper at the Gates of Dawn' is their debut album made under Syd Barrett's leadership and released on August 5, 1967 by Emi Columbia.Track Listing : 1.Astronomy Domine (Syd Barrett, Richard Wright) - 04:12 . 2.Lucifer Sam (Syd Barrett) - 03:07 . 3.Matilda Mother (Richard Wright, Syd Barrett) - 03:08 . 4.Flaming (Syd Barrett) - 02:46 . 5.Pow R. Toc H. (Syd Barrett, Roger Waters,…

Miles Davis and Milt Jackson record ‘Quintet / Sextet’ with Jackie McLean (1955)

'Quintet / Sextet' by Miles Davis & Milt Jackson is a studio album recorded on August 5, 1955 with Jackie McLean and released in 1956 By Prestige.Track Listing : 1.Dr. Jackle (Jackie Mclean) – 08:55 . 2.Bitty Ditty (Thad Jones) – 06:37 . 3.Minor March (Jackie Mclean) – 08:18 . 4.Changes (Ray Bryant) – 07:11 Musicians : Miles Davis – Trumpet . Milt Jackson – Vibraphone . Jackie Mclean –…

Bobby Hutcherson records ‘Oblique’ with Herbie Hancock et al for Blue Note (1967)

Bobby Hutcherson's 'Oblique' is an album recorded on July 21, 1967, with Herbie Hancock, Albert Stinson and Joe Chambers and released in 1980 By Blue Note.Track Listing : 1.'Til Then (Bobby Hutcherson) - 04:44 . 2.My Joy (Bobby Hutcherson) - 07:10 . 3.Theme From Blow Up (Herbie Hancock) - 08:13 . 4.Subtle Neptune (Bobby Hutcherson) - 08:33 . 5.Oblique (Joe Chambers) - 07:18 . 6.Bi-Sectional (Joe…

Def Jam publish Frank Ocean’s debut album : ‘Channel Orange’ featuring John Mayer, Earl Sweatshirt and André 3000 as guests (2012)

Frank Ocean's 'Channel Orange' is his debut studio album featuring John Mayer, Earl Sweatshirt and André 3000 as guests, produced by Malay, Om'Mas Keith and Pharrell Williams among others and released on July 10, 2012 by Def Jam Recordings.Track Listing : 1.Start (Christopher Breaux, James Ho) - 00:45 . 2.Thinkin Bout You (Christopher Breaux, Shea Taylor) - 03:20 . 3.Fertilizer (James Fauntleroy,…

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…

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 .…

Terence Blanchard releases his nineteenth album : ‘Magnetic’ (2013)

"Magnetic" by Terence Blanchard is the nineteenth album, released on May 27, 2013.Track Listing : 1.Magnetic (Terence Blanchard) - 07:02 . 2.Jacob'S Ladder (Joshua Crumbly) - 07:59 . 3.Don'T Run (Terence Blanchard) - 07:29 . 4.Pet Step Sitter'S Theme Song (Fabian Almazan) - 10:31 . 5.Hallucinations (Terence Blanchard) - 08:42 . 6.No Borders Just Horizons (Kendrick Scott) - 07:21 . 7.Comet (Fabian…

Sonny Rollins record ‘Tenor Madness’ with John Coltrane for Prestige (1956)

Sonny Rollins' 'Tenor Madness' is an album recorded on May 24, 1956 with John Coltrane and released the same year by Prestige.Track Listing : 1.Tenor Madness (Sonny Rollins) - 12:16 . 2.When Your Lover Has Gone (Einar Aaron Swan) - 06:11 . 3.Paul'S Pal (Sonny Rollins) - 05:12 . 4.My Reverie (Larry Clinton, Claude Debussy) - 06:08 . 5.The Most Beautiful Girl In The World ( Richard Rodgers,…

Stan Kenton and his orchestra record ‘Cuban Fire!’ for Capitol (1956)

'Cuban Fire!' by Stan Kenton & his orchestra is an album (one of the most influential Latin jazz large-ensemble recordings of all time), recorded on May 22–24, 1956 and releaseed the same year by Capitol.Track Listing : 1.Fuego Cubano (Cuban Fire) (Johnny Richards) - 06:02 . 2.El Congo Valiente (Valiant Congo) (Johnny Richards) - 05:53 . 3.Recuerdos (Reminiscences) (Johnny Richards) - 05:01…

We all wish Bono a Happy Birthday since ‘We are all pro Bono’

This day (May 10, 1960), in Dublin, Ireland, is born Paul David Hewson simply known as Bono, Irish ssocial activist, songwriter, co-founder and lead singer of U2Digest Tracklist : I Will Follow (1981) . 11 O'clock Tick Tock (Roskilde Festival, 1982) . Fire (in Werchter, 1982 ) . Sunday Bloody Sunday . Do They Know It's Christmas (w/ Band Aid, 1984) . In The Name Of Love (1984) . Bad (Live Aid,…

Chic record ‘Live at the Budokan’ featuring the very last performance by Bernard Edwards (1996)

Chic's 'Live at the Budokan' is a live album (featuring the very last performance by Bernard Edwards who died the following day) recorded on April 17, 1996 and released on February 23, 1999 By Sumthing Else.Track Listing : 1.Le Freak (Bernard Edwards, Nile Rodgers) - 05:14 . 2.Dance, Dance, Dance (Yowsah, Yowsah, Yowsah) (Bernard Edwards, Kenny Lehman, Nile Rodgers) - 07:35 . 3.I Want Your Love…

‘Sonny Rollins records ‘Vol. 2’ with Thelonious Monk and Horace Silver (1957)

'Sonny Rollins, Vol. 2' is an album recorded by Rollins on April 14, 1957 with Thelonious Monk and Horace Silver (both on the Monk composition 'Misterioso') and released the same year by Blue Note.Track Listing : 1.Why Don'T I? (Sonny Rollins)- 05:44 . 2.Wail March (Sonny Rollins)- 06:11 . 3.Misterioso (Thelonious Monk, Denzil Best)- 09:24 . 4.Reflections (Thelonious Monk)- 07:03 . 5.You…

Happy Birthday David Gilmour. ‘Gilmour Toujours!’

This day (March 6, 1946), in Cambridge, England, is born David Jon Gilmour, simply known as David Gilmour, English artist who became a member of Pink Floyd in replacement of Syd BarrettTracklist : Remember a Day (w/ Pink Floyd, 1968) . Astronomy Domine (w/ Pink Floyd, 1970) . Echoes (w/ Pink Floyd, Pompei) . Young Lust (w/ Pink Floyd, The Wall Live, 1980) . Until We Sleep (The Tube,1984) .…

Happy Birthday Roberta Flack. ‘Sophisticated Lady’

This day (February 10, 1939), in Black Mountain, North Carolina,, is born Roberta Flack an American singer, songwriter and musician.Tracklist : Feel Like Making Love . w/ The Fugees - Killing Me Softly (1996) . Imagine . Back Together Again . w/ Peabo Bryson - Tonight I Celebrate My Love . Killing Me Softly With His Song (1988) . w/ Sadao Watanabe - Here'S To Love . Donny Hathaway &…

Horace Silver finishes the recording of ‘Horace Silver & the Jazz Messengers’ featuring Art Blakey (1955)

'Horace Silver & the Jazz Messengers' is an album recorded on November 13, 1954 & February 6, 1955 with Art Blakey and the Jazz Messengers and released in 1955 by Blue Note.Track Listing : 1.Room 608 (Horace Silver) - 05:22 . 2.Creepin' In (Horace Silver) - 07:26 . 3.Stop Time (Horace Silver) - 04:07 . 4.To Whom It May Concern (Horace Silver) - 05:11 . 5.Hippy (Horace Silver) - 05:23 .…

As we wish, today, Pink Floyd’s drummer Nick Mason a ‘Happy Birthday,’ the day is perfect for a ‘Pink Floyd at their Bests’ post

As we wish, today, English drummer Nicholas Berkeley Mason simply known as Nick Mason a 'Happy Birthday,' the time has come to list the 'BESTS' of his band : Pink Floyd CREDITSPhoto : Mark CullenAudio : Wish You Were Here . Money . Comfortably Numb . Time . The Great Gig in the Sky . Us and Them . Hey You . On the Run . Brain Damage . Eclipse . Video : Another Brick In The Wall . Wish You Were…

We remember Hugh Masekela. ‘Just Hugh’

This day (January 23, 2018), in Johannesburg, died Hugh Ramopolo Masekela, a South African trumpeter, flugelhornist, cornetist, composer, and singer. Tracklist : Musicport Festival (2011) . Makoti . Melafestivalen (2010) . Hugh Masekela & Jabu Nkosi Ashiko - Sa Jazz Maestros . Conversations With Felicia . w/ Miriam Makeba - South Africa Freedom Song . Mandela (Bring Him Back Home)…

Pat Metheny and Ornette Coleman record together ‘Song X’ for Geffen (1985)

'Song X' by Pat Metheny & Ornette Coleman is a collaborative studio free jazz album recorded on December 12–14, 1985 and released In June 1986 By Geffen.Track Listing : 1.Song X (Ornette Coleman) - 05:38 . 2.Mob Job (Ornette Coleman) - 04:13 . 3.Endangered Species (Ornette Coleman, Pat Metheny) - 13:19 . 4.Video Games (Ornette Coleman) - 05:21 . 5.Kathelin Gray (Ornette Coleman, Pat…

Terence Blanchard records ‘Flow,’ an album produced by Herbie Hancock (2004)

Terence Blanchard's 'Flow' is an album produced by Herbie Hancock and recorded on December 11–14, 2004 June 7, 2005 and released in 1974 By Blue NoteTrack Listing : 1.Flow, Pt. 1 (Terence Blanchard, Derrick Hodge) - 05:29 . 2.Wadagbe (Intro) (Lionel Loueke) - 04:14 . 3.Wadagbe (Lionel Loueke) - 010:26 . 4.Benny'S Tune (Lionel Loueke) - 07:43 . 5.Wandering Wonder (Terence Blanchard) - 05:46 .…

‘Vous Avez Dit Bizarre’ N°277 – New Music Videos

Sia, Wu~Lu, Mother Mother, Foo Fighters, GRAACE, T~Low . Lexika, Animals As Leaders, Mckenna Grace, Two Feet, grandson, Monolink, Aesop Rock . Blockhead, Nadia VaehThey are the performers of twelve brand new videos that amused, puzzled and sometimes shocked us, these past days. Beware possibly NSFW Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy!Tracklist 1 . Sia . Pin Drop Lyrics…

We remember Art Farmer. ‘The State of Art’

This day (October 4, 1999), in New York, died Art Farmer, an American jazz trumpeter and flugelhorn player.Digest Tracklist : Blue Monk . w/ Milt Jackson, Benny Golson, Nhøp & Toots Thielemans – Bags Groove (1997) . w/ Gerry Mulligan & Lee Konitz – Godchild . w/ Lionel Hampton – How High The Moon + Sing, Sing, Sing (1988) . Petite Belle (1964) . Sometime Ago . Tracklist : Mox Nix . Like…

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'.Digest Tracklist : Mambo N° 8 . Cherry Pink And Apple Blossom White . Guaglione . Piano Solo . Mambo # 5 . Politecnico . Patricia/El Ruletero . w/ Amalia Aguilar – Sabrosura . Voodoo Suite . Mambo Rock . Tracklist : Patricia . Mambo No. 5 . Guaglione .…

Happy Birthday Roger Waters. ‘Waters Music’

This day (September 6, 1943), in Great Bookham, Surrey, England, is born George Roger Waters , English singer, bassist and songwriter, co-founder of Pink Floyd Digest Tracklist : Interstellar Overdrive (w/ Pink Floyd & Frank Zappa) . Atom Heart Mother (w/ Pink Floyd, 1970) . Set the Controls for the Heart of the Sun (w/ Pink Floyd, 1971) . Another Brick In The Wall (w/ Pink Floyd, 1980) .…

‘Vous Avez Dit Bizarre’ N°241 – New Music Videos

Liberty, Charli XCX, Eskimo Callboy, Korpiklaani, Anuel AA, Animals As Leaders, boylife, Royel Otis, Orlando Weeks, Helado Negro, Finneas, flora cashThey are the performers of twelve brand new videos that amused, puzzled and sometimes shocked us, these past days. Beware possibly NSFW Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy!Tracklist 1 . Liberty . Troye Sivan Review >> More…

Happy Birthday Dave Liebman. ‘Boss Of The Soprano’

This day (September 4, 1946), in Brooklyn, New York, is born Dave Liebman, an American saxophonist and flautist.Digest Tracklist : w/ Adam Rudolph, Hamid Drake – Chi (2018) . @ New Morning (2017) . w/ Martial Solal – Sunside – Paris (2015) . w/ Expansions – Samsara (2014) . w/ VEIN – Jazztage Leipzig (2012) . Smokin at the Cafe (2011) . Anubis (2002) . w/ Abbey Rader – Live in Orlando (2001) . My…

John Mayall releases ‘Crusade’ recorded with the Bluesbreakers featuring Mick Taylor (1967)

'Crusade' by John Mayall & the Bluesbreakers is their third studio album (and the first recording of a young (18) Mick Taylor) released on September 1, 1967 by Decca.Track Listing : 1.Oh, Pretty Woman (A.C. Williams) - 03:40 . 2.Stand Back Baby (John Mayall) - 01:50 . 3.My Time After Awhile (Ron Badger/Sheldon Feinberg, Robert Geddins) - 05:15 . 4.Snowy Wood (Mayall, Mick Taylor) - 03:41 .…

‘Vous Avez Dit Bizarre’ N°132 – New Music Videos

Sickick, Bawal Clan . Owfuck, Anna of the North, ATARASHII GAKKO! . Warren Hue, Paola Kirst . Pablo Lanzoni, Briston Maroney, Lord Huron, Sirop, ChriseanRock, Israel Nash, Foxes, SNAILSThey are the performers of twelve brand new videos that amused, puzzled and sometimes shocked us, these past days. Beware (possibly) NSFW Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy!Tracklist 1 .…

Jazzin’Around Pork Pie Hat

Starting and ending with Charles Mingus's composition 'Goodbye Pork Pie Hat', we have mixed 18 'Pure Jazz' tunes around the theme of 'Charles Mingus'. It has Charlie Haden, Count Basie, Charlie Haden, Billie Holiday & Louis Armstrong and many more.

Jazzin’Around Baby Please Don’t Go

Starting and ending with Big Joe Williams's composition 'Baby Please Don't Go', we have mixed 18 'Jazz with some Blues' tunes around the theme of ' Big Joe Williams'. It has Brigitte Bardot, Roy Eldridge & His Orchestra, Patsy Cline, Francine Reed and many more.

Benny vs Artie

From 'Softly as in a morning sunrise' to 'Moonglow' , we have mixed 20 'Traditional Jazz' tunes around the theme of 'Enduring rivalry between Artie Shaw and Benny Goodman'. It has Indian love call, Don't take your love from me, Bugle Call Rag, A room with a view and many more.

New-Year Resolutions (Of All Kinds)

From 'I'm Gonna Knock On Your Door' to 'I Ain't Gonna Pick No More Cotton' , we have mixed 20 'Blues, Latin and Soul' tunes around the theme of 'What I'm Gonna Do'. It has The Five Satins, Hank Penny, Louis Jordan & The Tympani Five, John Henry Barbee and many more.

Big Band Baby

From 'Baby youve always on my mind' to 'Baby I Need Your Lovin', we have mixed 19 'Big Band Jazz' tunes around the theme of '"Baby" and "Babies"'. It has Dinah Washington, Benny Goodman, Jay McShann and his Orchestra, Buddy Johnson and His Orchestra and many more.

Jive Talking

From 'I Want To Rock' to 'Dont jive me', we have mixed 18 'Swing Music' tunes around the theme of 'Jive'. It has Sarah Vaughan, June Richmond, Louis Prima, Memphis Slim and many more.

Melodies Nelson

From 'Zing Went The Strings Of My Heart' to 'Dick Van Dyke Theme', we have mixed 19 'Jazz' tunes written or co-written by 'Nelson Riddle'. It has Judy Garland, Dean Martin, Ella Fitzgerald, Yehudi Menuhin & Stephane Grappelli and many more.