The Thing serenade Oslo (2005)

August 12, 2005 - Scandinavian avant-jazz trio The Thing - that is Mats Gustafsson (ts, bs), Ingebrigt Håker Flaten (cb) and Paal Nilssen-Love (d, perc) - performs at Middelalderparken - Øyafestivalen in Oslo, Norway

Horace Silver records ‘Doin’ the Thing,’ a live album at the Village Gate (1961)

Horace Silver's 'Doin' the Thing' is a live album recorded on May 19 & 20 1961 at the Village Gate in New York City and released the same year by Blue Note.Track Listing : 1.Filthy Mcnasty (Horace Silver) - 11:02 . 2.Doin' The Thing (Horace Silver) - 11:16 . 3.Kiss Me Right (Horace Silver) - 09:18 . 4.The Gringo/Cool Eyes (Theme) (Horace Silver) - 12:03 Francis WolffALSO…

Nat King Cole records ‘Love Is the Thing,’ his first collaboration with Gordon Jenkins (1956)

Nat King Cole's 'Love Is the Thing' is an album recorded on December 19 & 28, 1956, his first of four collaborations with arranger Gordon Jenkins and released in April 1957 By Capitol.Track Listing : 1.When I Fall In Love (Edward Heyman, Victor Young) - 03:10 . 2.Stardust (Hoagy Carmichael, Mitchell Parish) - 03:15 . 3.Stay As Sweet As You Are (Mack Gordon, Harry Revel) - 02:59 . 4.Where Can…

The Thing enchant Copenhagen (2014)

October 30, 2014 - The Thing - that is Mats Gustafsson, Paal Nilssen-Love and Ingebrigt Håker Flaten - perform as a part of the "Actionjazz in Copenhagen" concert series at Jazzhouse in Copenhagen, Denmark

Joe, Anna and Goran sit in with The Thing (2016)

October 24, 2016 - Scandinavian trio The Thing - that is Mats Gustafsson (s), Ingebrigt Håker Flaten (db) and Paal Nilssen-Love (d) - have invited saxophonists Joe McPhee and Anna Högberg plus trumpeter Goran Kajfes to jam at Jazzhouse in Copenhagen, Denmark

All the Things Oscar

From 'I'll Take Romance' to 'Climb Ev'ry Mountain' , we have mixed 23 'Jazz' tunes written or co-written by 'Oscar Hammerstein II'. It has Terry Snyder, Antigua Jazz band, Lou Donaldson, Ella Fitzgerald and many more.

Mahavishnu Orchestra record their first live album : ‘Between Nothingness and Eternity’ in Central Park, New York (1973)

Mahavishnu Orchestra's 'Between Nothingness and Eternity' is their first live (and the last with the original line-up) album recorded on August 17–18, 1973 in Central Park, New York and released in November 1973 by C.B.S.1 . Sister Andrea 2 . Syracuse (1972) Track listing : 1.Trilogy: Sunlit Path/La Mere de la Mer/Tomorrow's Story Not the Same (John McLaughlin)– 12:01 . 2.Sister Andrea (Jan…

Barry White releases his third album : ‘Can’t Get Enough’ featuring ‘You’re the First, the Last, My Everything’ (1974)

Barry White's 'Can't Get Enough' is his self-produced third album released on August 6, 1974 by 20Th Century.1 . You Are The First, My Last, My Everything 2 . Can't get enough of your Love, Babe 3 . Oh Love, Well We Finally Made it (The Royal Albert Hall, 1975) Track Listing : 1.Mellow Mood (Pt. I) (Barry White, Tom Brock, Robert Taylor) - 01:53 . 2.You'Re The First, The Last, My Everything…

Nat King Cole starts the recording of ‘Just One of Those Things,’ an album arranged by Billy May (1957)

Nat King Cole's 'Just One of Those Things' is an album arranged by Billy May and recorded on July 10th, 19th, 31st, August 7th, 1957 and released in November, 1957 By Capitol.1 . The Party's Over (Live, December 17, 1957) 2 . The Party's Over Track Listing : 1.When Your Lover Has Gone (Einar Aaron Swan) - 02:33 . 2.A Cottage For Sale (Larry Conley, Willard Robison) - 03:00 . 3.Who'S Sorry Now?…

Arcade Fire release their fifth album : ‘Everything Now’ featuring ‘Put Your Money on Me’ (2017)

Arcade Fire' s 'Everything Now' is their fifth studio album released on July 28, 2017 by Sonovox / Columbia Records.1 . Everything Now (Official Video) 2 . Everything Now (Isle of wight festival, 2017) 3 . Signs of Life (Official Video) 4 . Creature Comfort (Official Video) 5 . Peter Pan (Rio, Brazil, Everything Now Tour) 6 . Chemistry (Official Video) 7 . Infinite Content Tour 2017 Opening…

Donny Hathaway releases his debut album : ‘Everything Is Everything’ featuring ‘The Ghetto’ (1970)

Donny Hathaway's 'Everything Is Everything' is his first studio album released on July 1, 1970 by Atco.Track Listing : 1.Voices Inside (Everything Is Everything) (Richard Evans, Ric Powell, Phil Upchurch) - 03:28 . 2.Je Vous Aime (I Love You) (Donny Hathaway, Leroy Hutson, Edward Kennedy) - 03:31 . 3.I Believe To My Soul (Ray Charles) - 03:51 . 4.Misty (Johnny Burke, Erroll Garner) - 03:38 .…

Queen release ‘The Game’ featuring ‘Another One Bites the Dust’ and ‘Crazy Little Thing Called Love’ (1980)

Queen's 'The Game' feat. 'Another One Bites the Dust' & 'Crazy Little Thing Called Love' is their eighth studio album released on June 30, 1980 by EMI.1 . Play The Game (Official Video) 2 . Play The Game (Milton Keynes Bowl, 1982) 3 . Dragon Attack 4 . Dragon Attack (Milton Keynes Bowl, 1982) 5 . Another One Bites the Dust (Official Video) 6 . Need Your Loving Tonight 7 . Need Your Loving…

Faith No More release ‘The Real Thing,’ their third album and the first with Mike Patton (1989)

Faith No More's 'The Real Thing' is their third studio album, the first with vocalist Mike Patton, co-produced with Matt Wallace and released on June 20, 1989 by Slash / Reprise Records. 1 . From Out Of Nowhere (Official Video) 2 . Epic (Official Video) 3 . Surprise! You´re Dead! (Monsters Of Rock '95'' Santiago, Chile) 4 . Surprise! You're Dead! 5 . Zombie Eaters, BST Festival Hyde Park London…

Philadelphia International release Lou Rawls’ ‘All Things in Time’ (1976)

Lou Rawls' 'All Things in Time' is an album released on June 7, 1976 by Philadelphia International.1 . You're the one (Muppets w/ Dr.Teeth & Electric Mayhem) 2 . You'll Never Find Another Love Like Mine (1976) 3 . Groovy People (1977) 4 . From Now On 5 . This Song Will Last Forever Track Listing : 1.You'Re The One (Kenny Gamble, Leon Huff) - 05:19 . 2.You'Ll Never Find Another Love Like Mine…

Robert Glasper releases ‘Everything’s Beautiful,’ his reimagination of Miles Davis songs (2016)

"Everything's Beautiful" by Robert Glasper is a concept album (where Glasper reimagines interpretations of Miles Davis songs) released on May 27, 2016Track Listing : 1.Talking Shit (Miles Davis, Robert Glasper) - 03:09 . 2.Ghetto Walkin' (Miles Davis, Robert Glasper) - 03:42 . 3.They Can'T Hold Me Down (Miles Davis, Robert Glasper) - 02:14 . 4.Maiysha (So Long) (Miles Davis, Robert Glasper) -…

Manic Street Preachers release ‘Everything Must Go’ their fourth album (1996)

Manic Street Preachers' 'Everything Must Go' is their fourth studio album produced by Mike Hedges and released on May 20, 1996 by Epic RecordsTrack Listing : 1.Elvis Impersonator: Blackpool Pier (Wire, Richey Edwards) - 03:29 . 2.A Design For Life (Nicky Wire, James Dean Bradfield, Sean Moore) - 04:16 . 3.Kevin Carter (Richey Edwards, James Dean Bradfield, Sean Moore, Nicky Wire) - 03:24 .…

Dire Straits release their fifth album : ‘Brothers in Arms’ including ‘Money for Nothing’ (1985)

Dire Straits' 'Brothers in Arms' feat. 'Money for Nothing' is their fifth studio album released on May 13, 1985 by Vertigo Records.Track Listing : 1.So Far Away (Mark Knopfler) - 05:12 . 2.Money For Nothing(Mark Knopfler, Sting) - 08:26 . 3.Walk Of Life (Mark Knopfler) - 04:12 . 4.Your Latest Trick (Mark Knopfler) - 06:33 . 5.Why Worry (Mark Knopfler) - 08:31 . 6.Ride Across The River (Mark…

Happy Birthday Jill Scott. ‘Happy 40 something Jill’

This day (April 4, 1972), in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, is born Jill Scott, an American singer and songwriter.Digest Tracklist : Do You Remember / Is It The Way (2020) . ONE Musicfest (2018) . Run Run Run (2016) . You Don't Know (2015) . Rock Steady (Live 2014) . The Way (2012) . The Fact Is (I Need You) 2012 . w/ Eve & The A Group - Shame (2011) . Hear My Call (2011) . Hate On Me (2007) .…

Sinéad O’Connor releases ‘I Do Not Want What I Haven’t Got,’ her second album featuring ‘Nothing Compares 2 U’ (1990)

Sinéad O'Connor's 'I Do Not Want What I Haven't Got' feat. 'Nothing Compares 2 U' is her second album released on March 20, 1990 by Ensign / Chrysalis.Track Listing : 1.Feel So Different (Sinéad O'Connor) - 06:47 . 2.I Am Stretched On Your Grave (Anonymous, Philip King) - 05:33 . 3.Three Babies (Sinéad O'Connor) - 04:47 . 4.The Emperor'S New Clothes (Sinéad O'Connor) - 05:16 . 5.Black Boys On…

Mute and Elektra publish Moby’s third album : ‘Everything Is Wrong’ (1995)

Moby's 'Everything Is Wrong' is his third studio album self produced and released on March 14, 1995 by Mute / ElektraTrack Listing : 1.Hymn (Moby) - 03:17 . 2.Feeling So Real (Moby) - 03:21 . 3.All That I Need Is To Be Loved (Moby) - 02:45 . 4.Let'S Go Free (Moby) - 00:38 . 5.Everytime You Touch Me (Moby) - 03:41 . 6.Bring Back My Happiness (Moby) - 03:12 . 7.What Love? (Moby) - 02:48 . 8.First…

Happy Birthday Terence Blanchard. ‘Terence Scores 50 something’

This day (March 13, 1962), in New Orleans, Louisiana, is born Terence Blanchard, an American jazz trumpeter, bandleader and film score composer.Tracklist : @ Trumpet Days at Jazz Dock (2019) . Levees (2017) . NPR Music Tiny Desk Concert (2015) . Plays From The Album Choices, . Footprints (2010) . w/ Metropole Orkest - North Sea Jazz (2007) . w/ Poncho Sanchez - Epk . Perugia (1994) . Tribute To…

Blanco y Negro publish Everything But The Girl’s fourth album : ‘Idlewild’ (1988)

Everything but the Girl's 'Idlewild' is their fourth studio album produced by member Ben Watt and released on February 29, 1988 by Blanco y NegroTrack Listing : 1.I Don'T Want To Talk About It (Danny Whitten) - 04:17 . 2.Love Is Here Where I Live (Tracey Thorn, Ben Watt) - 03:55 . 3.These Early Days (Tracey Thorn) - 03:50 . 4.I Always Was Your Girl (Tracey Thorn, Ben Watt) - 04:00 . 5.Oxford…

Todd Rundgren releases ‘Something/Anything?’ his third (and his first double) album (1972)

Todd Rundgren's 'Something/Anything?' is his third (and his first double) album released in February 1972 by BearsvilleTrack Listing : 1.I Saw The Light (Todd Rundgren) - 02:56 . 2.It Wouldn'T Have Made Any Difference (Todd Rundgren) - 03:50 . 3.Wolfman Jack (Todd Rundgren) - 02:54 . 4.Cold Morning Light (Todd Rundgren) - 03:55 . 5.It Takes Two To Tango (Todd Rundgren) - 02:41 . 6.Sweeter…

As we wish, today, Jonathan Higgs a ‘Happy Birthday,’ the time has come to playlist the ‘BESTS’ of his band : Everything Everything

As we wish, today, Jonathan Higgs a 'Happy Birthday,' the time has come to playlist the 'BESTS' of his band : Everything Everything CREDITSPhoto : Braden FletcherAudio : Bad Friday . Distant Past . No Reptiles . Blast Doors . Spring / Sun / Winter / Dread . Warm Healer . To the Blade . Regret . Violent Sun . Get to Heaven . Video : Distant Past . Cough Cough . Regret . No Reptiles . MY KZ, UR BF…

The Roots release ‘Things Fall Apart’ with Erykah Badu & Common among other guests (1999)

The Roots' 'Things Fall Apart' is their fourth studio album released on February 23, 1999 by MCATrack Listing : 1.Act Won (Things Fall Apart) (Ahmir Thompson, Spike Lee) - 00:54 . 2.Table Of Contents (Parts 1 & 2) (Ahmir Thompson, Tariq Trotter, Kamal Gray, Rahzel M. Brown, Karl Jenkins, Kyle Jones, Leonard Hubbard, Smart Abdul-Basset) - 03:37 . 3.The Next Movement (Ahmir Thompson, Tariq…

Matador publish Yo La Tengo’s ninth album : ‘And Then Nothing Turned Itself Inside Out’ (2000)

Yo La Tengo's 'And Then Nothing Turned Itself Inside-Out' is their ninth studio album produced by Roger Moutenot and released on February 22, 2000 by MatadorTrack Listing : 1.Everyday (Yo La Tengo) - 06:32 . 2.Our Way To Fall (Yo La Tengo) - 04:18 . 3.Saturday (Yo La Tengo) - 04:18 . 4.Let'S Save Tony Orlando'S House (Yo La Tengo) - 04:59 . 5.Last Days Of Disco (Yo La Tengo) - 06:28 . 6.The Crying…

Isley Brothers release their sixth album : ‘It’s Our Thing’ (1969)

Isley Brothers' 'It's Our Thing' is their sixth album released on February 16, 1969 by T-Neck.Track Listing : 1.I Know Who You Been Socking It To (O'Kelly Isley, Ronald Isley) - 02:44 . 2.Somebody Been Messin' (O'Kelly Isley, Ronald Isley) - 02:39 . 3.Save Me (O'Kelly Isley, Ronald Isley) - 03:32 . 4.I Must Be Losing My Touch (O'Kelly Isley, Ronald Isley) - 02:03 . 5.Feel Like The World (O'Kelly…

Taj Mahal records ‘The Real Thing,’ a live album at Fillmore East, New York City (1971)

Taj Mahal's 'The Real Thing' is a live album recorded on February 13, 1971 at Fillmore East, New York City with a band with four tuba players and released the same year by Columbia.Track Listing : 1.Fishin' Blues (Henry Thomas) – 02:58 . 2.Ain'T Gwine To Whistle Dixie (Any Mo') (Taj Mahal, Jesse Ed Davis, Gary Gilmore, Chuck Blackwell) – 09:11 . 3.Sweet Mama Janisse (Taj Mahal) - 03:32 . 4.Going…

Contemporary publish Ornette Coleman’s debut album : ‘Something Else!!!!’ (1958)

Ornette Coleman's 'Something Else!!!!' is his debut album recorded on February 10 – March 24, 1958 with Don Cherry among others and released the same year by Contemporary.Track Listing : 1.Invisible (Ornette Coleman) - 04:11 . 2.The Blessing (Ornette Coleman) - 04:45 . 3.Jayne (Ornette Coleman) - 07:17 . 4.Chippie (Ornette Coleman) - 05:37 . 5.The Disguise (Ornette Coleman) - 02:46 . 6.Angel Voice…

Happy Birthday Sade Adu. ‘Much Adu About Love Thing’

This day (January 16, 1959), in Ibadan, Oyo State, Nigeria, is born Helen Folasade Adu known as Sade Adu or simply Sade an English singer-songwriter, lead vocalist of the British band SadeTracklist : Mr Wrong (1983) . Cherry Pie (The Tube, 1984) . Is It a Crime (The Old Grey Whistle Test, 1985) . The Sweetest Taboo . Paradise (1988) . Interview 1992 . No Ordinary Love (Top Of The Pops, 1992) .…