Ziggy Marley & The Melody Makers release ‘Conscious Party’ produced by Chris Frantz & Tina Weymouth (1988)

'Conscious Party' by Ziggy Marley & The Melody Makers is their third album produced by Chris Frantz & Tina Weymouth and released on April 5, 1988 by Virgin Records.Track Listing : 1.Conscious Party (Ziggy Marley) - 04:54 . 2.Lee And Molly (Ziggy Marley) - 04:27 . 3.Tomorrow People (Ziggy Marley) - 03:38 . 4.New Love (Ziggy Marley) - 03:41 . 5.Tumblin' Down (Tyrone Downie, Ziggy Marley) –…

Geffen release Macy Gray’s fouth album : ‘Big’ featuring Natalie Cole and Justin Timberlake among other guests (2007)

Macy Gray's 'Big' is her fourth studio album featuring Natalie Cole, Fergie, Justin Timberlake, Will.I.Am as guests and released on March 21, 2007 by Geffen.Track Listing : 1.Finally Made Me Happy (Natalie Hinds, Teedra Moses, Cassandra O'Neil, Justin Meldal-Johnson, Victor Indrizzo) - 04:02 . 2.Shoo Be Doo (Natalie Hinds, Jared Gosselin, Phillip White, Meldal-Johnson, Printz Board, Mary Brown,…

Domino publish ‘Franz Ferdinand,’ their eponymous debut album featuring ‘Take Me Out’ and ‘The Dark of the Matinée’ (2004)

'Franz Ferdinand' is their eponymous debut studio album featuring 'Take Me Out' and 'The Dark of the Matinée,' co-produced with Tore Johansson and released on February 9, 2004 by Domino.Track Listing : 1.Jacqueline (Bob Hardy, Alex Kapranos, Nick Mccarthy) - 03:49 . 2.Tell Her Tonight (Alex Kapranos, Nick Mccarthy) - 02:17 . 3.Take Me Out (Alex Kapranos, Nick Mccarthy) - 03:57 . 4.The Dark Of The…

Medeski Martin & Wood and John Scofield record ‘Out Louder’ (2006)

'Out Louder' by Medeski Martin & Wood & John Scofield is a collaboration album recorded in January 2006 and released on September 26, 2006 By Indirecto Records.Track Listing : 1.Little Walter Rides Again (John Scofield) – 03:55 . 2.Miles Behind (John Medeski, John Scofield, Billy Martin, Chris Wood) - 02:53 . 3.In Case The World Changes Its Mind (John Medeski, John Scofield, Billy…

Jackie McLean records the album ‘Destination… Out!’ for Blue Note (1963)

Jackie McLean's 'Destination... Out!' is an album recorded on September 20, 1963 by Blue Note.Track Listing : 1.Love And Hate (Grachan Moncur Iii) - 08:25 . 2.Esoteric (Grachan Moncur Iii) - 09:02 . 3.Kahlil The Prophet (Jackie Mclean) - 10:23 . 4.Riff Raff (Grachan Moncur Iii) - 07:07 Francis WolffALSO READWikipediaJazztimes @ PinterestMusicians : Jackie Mclean - Alto Saxophone . Grachan Moncur…

Toni Braxton’s ‘Sex & Cigarettes’ is your smell after cheating. So! stop smoking & unclog her heart. One more album about quitting

Toni Braxton' s 'Sex & Cigarettes' is her eighth studio album (and her first with some explicit words) produced mostly with Paul Boutin and released on March 23, 2018 by Def Jam Records.(Source Toni Braxton - Sex & Cigarettes | Official Site)The Guardian Like Billie Holiday, Braxton’s voice reflexively bends towards sadness, and it continues to do so even Exclaim! the now 50-year-old…

Eric Dolphy records his second album as leader : ‘Out There’ (1960)

Eric Dolphy's 'Out There' is his second album as band leader, recorded on August 15, 1960 and released the same year by New Jazz.Track Listing : 1.Out There (Eric Dolphy, Charles Mingus) - 06:55 . 2.Serene (Eric Dolphy) - 07:01 . 3.The Baron (Eric Dolphy) - 02:57 . 4.Eclipse (Charles Mingus) - 02:45 . 5.17 West (Eric Dolphy) - 04:50 . 6.Sketch Of Melba (Randy Weston) - 04:40 . 7.Feathers (Hale…

We remember Roy Buchanan. ‘Telecasting’

This day (August 14, 1988), in Fairfax, Virginia, died Roy Buchanan, an American guitarist, blues musician and pioneer of the Telecaster sound.Tracklist : 1 . Green Onions (1985) 2 . When A Guitar Plays The Blues 3 . w/ Lonnie Mack, Albert Collins - Further On Down The Road 4 . Roy’S Bluz (1976) 5 . Sweet Dreams (1973) 6 . Misty (1972) 14 . 0 Tracklist : Sweet Dreams . The Messiah Will Come…

C.B.S. publish Mahavishnu Orchestra’s first album : ‘The Inner Mounting Flame’ (1971)

Mahavishnu Orchestra's 'The Inner Mounting Flame' is its first (fully composed by John McLaughlin) studio album released on August 14, 1971 by C.B.S.1 . Meeting Of The Spirits / You Know You Know 2 . Meeting Of The Spirits 3 . Dawn Part 1. 4 . Dawn Pt 2 5 . Noonward Race 6 . A Lotus On Irish Streams 7 . A Lotus On Irish Streams 8 . Dance Of Maya 9 . You Know You Know 10 . You Know, You Know (w/…

Columbia publish Aretha Franklin’s fourth album : ‘Laughing On The Outside’ (1963)

Aretha Franklin's 'Laughing On The Outside' is his fourth studio album released on August 12, 1963 by Columbia.1 . Skylark Track listing : 1.Skylark (Johnny Mercer, Hoagy Carmichael) - 02:49 . 2.For All We Know (Sam M. Lewis, J. Fred Coots) - 03:25 . 3.Make Someone Happy (Betty Comden, Adolph Green, Jule Styne) - 03:48 . 4.I Wonder (Where Are You Tonight) - Aretha Franklin, Ted White) - 03:16 .…

Happy Birthday Pat Metheny. ‘Melting Pat’

This day (August 12, 1954,), in Lee's Summit, Missouri, is born Pat Metheny, American guitarist, leader of the Pat Metheny Group Tracklist : 1 . Festival de la Guitarra (2018) 2 . Kin - Live At The Five Angels Theater (2014) 3 . And I Love Her (2011) 4 . w/ Esbjorn Svensson Trio – Behind The Yashmack (2003) 5 . w/ Paul Wertico - Follow Me (2001) 6 . As It Is 7 . w/ Kenny Garrett - Like Sonny…

Blue Note publish Medeski Martin & Wood’s fifth album : ‘Combustication’ (1998)

Medeski Martin & Wood's 'Combustication' is their fifth major album released on August 11, 1998 by Blue Note Records.1 . Just Like I Pictured It 2 . Nocturne (12-31-2005) 3 . Hey-Hee-Hi-Ho 4 . Hey Hee Hi Ho (NPA Live, 1999) 5 . Everyday People (11-10-2011, Variety Playhouse, Atlanta, Georgia ) 6 . Coconut Boogaloo Track Listing : 1.Sugar Craft (Medeski Martin & Wood) - 03:22 . 2.Just…

Happy Birthday Patti Austin. ‘Austin Power’

This day (August 10, 1950), in Harlem, New York, is born Patti Austin, an American R&B and jazz music singer who made her debut at the Apollo Theater at age four and had a contract with RCA Records when she was only five. Tracklist : 1 . Mack The Knife (2019) 2 . w/ l'Orchestra Jazz Siciliana - Ella now and Then (2019) 3 . Get Happy (2018) 4 . Mr. Paganini (2016) 5 . w/ Kurt Elling - Too…

Atlantic publish ‘The Exciting Wilson Pickett,’ his second album featuring ‘Land of 1000 Dances’ and ‘In the Midnight Hour’ (1966)

'The Exciting Wilson Pickett' is his second album (containing 'Land of 1000 Dances' and 'In the Midnight Hour') released in August 1966 by Atlantic.1 . Land Of 1000 Dances ("Letterman") 2 . In The Midnight Hour (Live) 3 . In The Midnight Hour (w/ Bruce Springsteen, 1999 Induction Ceremony) Track listing : . 1.Land of 1000 Dances (Chris Kenner) - 02:28. 2.Something You Got (Chris Kenner) -…

Billy Joel releases ‘An Innocent Man,’ his ninth album featuring ‘Tell Her About It’ and ‘Uptown Girl’ (1983)

Billy Joel's 'An Innocent Man' feat. 'Uptown Girl' is his ninth studio album released on August 8, 1983 by Family Productions/Columbia. 1 . The Longest Time (Official Video) 2 . This Night (London, June 1984) 3 . Tell Her About It (Official Video) 4 . Uptown Girl (Official Video) 5 . Leave A Tender Moment Alone (Live) 6 . Keeping The Faith (Official Video) 7 . An Innocent Man (Frankfurt, 1994]) 8…

N.W.A. release their debut album : ‘Straight Outta Compton’ (1988)

N.W.A.'s 'Straight Outta Compton' is their debut studio album produced by Dr. Dre with DJ Yella and released August 8, 1988 by Ruthless Records.1 . Straight Outta Compton (Official Video) 2 . Express Yourself 3 . Dopeman (Houston, 1989) Track Listing : 1.Straight Outta Compton (Ice Cube, Mc Ren, The D.O.C., Eazy-E) - 04:18 . {Samples : "Funky Drummer" By James Brown; "You'Ll Like It Too" By…

On Web TV today, Mac Miller at ‘NPR Music Tiny Desk Concert’ (2018)

August 6, 2018 - if in front of a computer, do not miss rapper Mac Miller, backed Thundercat (b), Justus West (g), Klynik (kb), Joe Cleveland (b), Kendall Lewis (d), Robin Fay-Massie (viol), YaShauna Swan (viol), Lelia Walker ( iola) and Melanie Hsu (cello), doing three songs at "Tiny Desk Concert" on NPR / YouTube

Mack Avenue Records publish Christian McBride’s ‘Out Here’ (2013)

Christian McBride's 'Out Here' is a studio album (his second in 2013) released in August 2013 by Mack Avenue Records.1 . East of the sun 2 . (Blue Note Milan) 3 . My Favourite Things 4 . My Favourite Things 5 . Cherokee 6 . Cherokee 7 . Who's Making Love (w/ James Ross) 8 . Out Here (Part 1) 9 . Out Here (Part 2) 10 . Out Here (Part 3) Track listing : 1.Ham Hocks And Cabbage (Christian McBride,…

Judy Garland records ‘Garland at the Grove’ with Freddy Martin and his Orchestra (1958)

Judy Garland's 'Garland at the Grove' is a live album recorded on August 5, 1958 with Freddy Martin and his Orchestra and released in 1959 By Capitol.Track Listing : 1.Garland Overture: The Trolley Song/Over The Rainbow/The Man That Got Away (Ralph Blane, Hugh Martin)/(Harold Arlen, Yip Harburg)/(Harold Arlen, Ira Gershwin) - 03:39 . 2.When You'Re Smiling (The Whole World Smiles With You) (Mark…

Concord publish Al Jarreau’s ‘My Old Friend, Celebrating George Duke’ recorded with Stanley Clarke (2014)

Al Jarreau's 'My Old Friend, Celebrating George Duke' is a special tribute reorded with Stanley Clarke and released on August 5, 2014 by Concord.1 . My Old Friend, Celebrating George Duke 2 . George Duke Memorial Service (w/ Al Jarreau, Aug. 19th, 2013, Los Angeles) 3 . Stanley Clarke and Al Jarreau on George Duke Tribute Album Track Listing : 1.My Old Friend (Steve George, John Lang, Richard…

As we wish Adam Duritz a Happy Birthday, we have a closer look at his band ‘Counting Crows At Their Best’

As we wish, today, American singer and musician Adam Duritz a Happy 58th Birthday, the time has come to playlist the 'BESTS' of his band : Counting Crows Video Tracklist : 1 . Mr. Jones 2 . Round Here 3 . Big Yellow Taxi 4 . Colorblind 5 . A Long December 6 . Accidentally in Love 7 . Hanginaround 8 . Mrs. Potters Lullaby 9 . You Can't Count On Me 10 . American Girls 11 . Holiday in Spain 12 .…

Beastie Boys release their second album : ‘Paul’s Boutique’

Beastie Boys' 'Paul's Boutique' is their second studio album released on July 25, 1989 by Capitol.1 . Shake Your Rump (Amsterdam) 2 . Egg Man 3 . High Plains Drifter (Japan Space Shower, 1995) 4 . POSSE IN EFFECT & HIGH PLAINS DRIFTER (Live, 98) 5 . Sounds of Science (Japan Space Shower, 1994) 6 . Sounds Of Science (Kawasaki, 1996) 7 . Hey Ladies 8 . Interview + Looking down the barrel of a…

Tom Waits starts the recording of ‘Blue Valentine,’ his sixth album (1978)

Tom Waits' 'Blue Valentine' is his sixth studio album recorded from July 24 till August 26, 1978 and released in September 1978 by Asylum.1 . Kentucky Avenue 2 . A Sweet Little Bullet From A Pretty Blue Gun 3 . Christmas Card From a Hooker in Minneapolis Track listing : 1.Somewhere (From West Side Story) (Leonard Bernstein, Stephen Sondheim) - 03:53 . 2.Red Shoes by the Drugstore (Tom Waits) -…