Kanye West releases ‘Graduation,’ his third album featuring T-Pain, Lil Wayne, Mos Def and Chris Martin among other guests (2007)

Kanye West's 'Graduation' is his third studio album featuring T-Pain, Lil Wayne, Mos Def and Chris Martin among other guests and released on September 11, 2007 by Def Jam / Roc-A-FellaTrack Listing : 1.Good Morning (Kanye West, Elton John, Bernie Taupin) - 03:15 . . 2.Champion (Kanye West, Walter Becker, Donald Fagen) - 02:47 . . 3.stronger (Kanye West, Thomas Bangalter, Guy-Manuel De…

This week In Jazz Legends 33/52 (special collaborations)

Alfredo "Chocolate" Armenteros, Wynton Marsalis, Stevie Wonder, Chick Corea, Charlie Haden, Kenny Barron, Oscar Peterson, Clark Terry, Mel Torme, George Shearing, Herbie Hancock, Wayne Shorter, Dave Holland, Brian Blade, Dave Liebman, Antonio Faraò, Christian McBride, John Scofield, Antonio Sanchez, Bucky Pizzarelli, Ruby Braff, Bill Frisell, Thomas Morgan, Lee Ritenour, Dave Grusin, Mike Stern,…

Art Blakey records ‘A Night in Tunisia’ with the Jazz Messengers featuring Lee Morgan, Wayne Shorter, Bobby Timmons and Jymie Merritt (1960)

Art Blakey's 'A Night in Tunisia' is an album recorded on August 7 and 14, 1960 with the Jazz Messengers featuring Lee Morgan, Wayne Shorter, Bobby Timmons and Jymie Merritt in 1960 and released the same year by Blue Note.1 . Yama (Video) 2 . Tokyo (1961) Track listing : . 1.A Night in Tunisia (Dizzy Gillespie, Frank Paparelli) – 11:11 . 2.Sincerely Diana (Wayne Shorter) - 06:47 . 3.So Tired…

Columbia publish Miles Davis’ ‘In a Silent Way’ recorded with Wayne Shorter, John McLaughlin, Chick Corea, Herbie Hancock, Joe Zawinul, Dave Holland and Tony Williams (1969)

Miles Davis' 'In a Silent Way' is a studio album recorded in just one day, on February 18, 1969 at CBS Studio B in New York and released on July 30, 1969 by Columbia. 1 . It's About That Time (1970) Track listing : 1.Shhh/Peaceful - 18:16 . - Shhh (Miles Davis) - 06:14 . - Peaceful (Miles Davis) - 05:42 . - Shhh (Miles Davis) - 06:20 . 2.In a Silent Way/It's About That Time - 19:52 . - In a…

V.S.O.P. Quintet that gathers Herbie Hancock, Wayne Shorter, Tony Williams, Ron Carter and Freddie Hubbard records ‘Live Under the Sky’ in Tokyo (1979)

V.S.O.P. Quintet's 'Live Under the Sky' is a live album recorded on July 26 and 27, 1979 with Herbie Hancock, Wayne Shorter, Tony Williams, Ron Carter and Freddie Hubbard and released the same year by Columbia. Track Listing : 1.Eye Of The Hurricane (Herbie Hancock) - 07:48 . 2.Tear Drop (Ron Carter) - 10:34 . 3.Domo (Herbie Hancock) - 12:35 . 4.Para Oriente (Tony Williams) - 07:28 . 5.Pee Wee…

Columbia release Miles Davis’ ‘Miles in the Sky’ recorded with Wayne Shorter, Herbie Hancock, Ron Carter, Tony Williams and George Benson (1968)

Miles Davis' 'Miles in the Sky' is a studio album recorded with Wayne Shorter, Herbie Hancock, Ron Carter, Tony Williams and George Benson and released on July 22, 1968 by Columbia.Track Listing : 1.Stuff (Miles Davis) - 17:03 . 2.Paraphernalia (Wayne Shorter) - 12:42 . 3.Black Comedy (Tony Williams) - 07:31 . 4.Country Son (Miles Davis) - 13:56 Francis WolffALSO READWikipediaJazztimes @…

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…

V.S.O.P. featuring Herbie Hancock, Freddie Hubbard, Tony Williams, Ron Carter and Wayne Shorter record ‘The Quintet’ (1977)

V.S.O.P's 'The Quintet' is an album featuring Herbie Hancock, Freddie Hubbard, Tony Williams, Ron Carter and Wayne Shorter and recorded on July 16 & 18, 1977 and released in October 1977 By Columbia.Track Listing : 1.One Of A Kind (Freddie Hubbard) - 09:27 . 2.Third Plane (Ron Carter) - 07:19 . 3.Jessica (Herbie Hancock ) - 07:02 . 4.Lawra (Tony Williams) - 09:43 . 5.Darts (Herbie Hancock )…

This week In One-Off Collaborations 28/52

Paul McCartney & Bruce Springsteen, Bob Dylan & Tom Petty, Roger Mcguinn & Chris Hillman, John Mayer & Bob Weir, Eric Clapton, Steve Gadd, Marcus Miller, David Sanborn & Joe Sample, Mavis Staples & Jeff Tweedy, Louis Armstrong & Mahalia Jackson, Wayne Shorter & Santana, Gil Evans & Sting, George Benson & Al Jarreau, Linda Ronstadt & Aaron Neville, Tina…

Michel Petrucciani records ‘Power Of Three’ at the Montreux Jazz Festival with Jim Hall and Wayne Shorter (1986)

Michel Petrucciani's 'Power Of Three' is an album recorded on July 14, 1986 at the Montreux Jazz Festival with Jim Hall and Wayne Shorter and released in 1987 by Blue Note.1 . Careful (w/ Jim Hall) 2 . Beautiful Love (w/ Jim Hall) 3 . Bimini - Power of Three Track Listing : 1.Limbo (Wayne Shorter) - 07:57 . 2.Careful (Jim Hall) - 06:49 . 3.Morning Blues (Michel Petrucciani) - 08:15 . 4.Waltz…

Creation publish Primal Scream’s fifth album : ‘Vanishing Point’ (1997)

Primal Scream's 'Vanishing Point' is their fifth studio album co-produced with Brendan Lynch and Andrew Weatherall and released on July 7, 1997 by Creation1 . Burning Wheel (Official Video) 2 . Burning Wheel (Later... with Jools Holland, 1997) 3 . Kowalski (Official Video) 4 . Kowalski (Live) 5 . Star (Official Video) 6 . Star (Later... with Jools Holland, 1997) 7 . If They Move Kill 'Em (on…

Lee Morgan records ‘The Gigolo’ with Wayne Shorter et al for Blue Note (1965)

Lee Morgan's 'The Gigolo' is an album recorded on June 25 & July 1, 1965 with a quintet featuring Wayne Shorter, Harold Mabern, Bob Cranshaw and Billy Higgins and released in 1966 by Blue Note.Track Listing : 1.Yes I Can, No You Can'T (Lee Morgan) - 07:26 . 2.Trapped (Lee Morgan) - 05:59 . 3.Speedball (Lee Morgan) - 05:32 . 4.The Gigolo (Lee Morgan) - 011:07 . 5.You Go To My Head (J. Fred…

Miles Davis records ‘Filles de Kilimanjaro’ with Wayne Shorter, Herbie Hancock, Chick Corea, Ron Carter, Dave Holland and Tony Williams (1968)

Miles Davis' 'Filles de Kilimanjaro' is a studio album recorded on June 19–21 and September 24, 1968 and released the same year by Columbia.Track Listing : 1.Frelon Brun (Brown Hornet (Miles Davis) - 05:39 . 2.Tout De Suite (Right Away (Miles Davis) - 14:07 . 3.Petits Machins (Little Stuff (Miles Davis) - 08:07 . 4.Filles De Kilimanjaro (Girls Of Kilimanjaro (Miles Davis) - 12:03 . 5.Mademoiselle…

Kurt Rosenwinkel records ‘Reflections,’ his eighth album as a band leader (2009)

Kurt Rosenwinkel's 'Reflections' is his eighth studio album as a band leader, recorded on June 18-20, 2009 and released in November, 2009 by Wommusic..1 . Improvisation on Reflections (2004) 2 . Recording "Reflections" 3 . Reflections (2009) 4 . Live @ AlexanderPlatz, 25 February 2015 5 . East Coast Love Affair 6 . Ask me now (w/ Mike Boone & Anwar M. Marshall) 7 . More Than You Know (w/…

Art Blakey records ‘Ugetsu’ with the Jazz Messengers featuring Wayne Shorter and Freddie Hubbard (1963)

'Ugetsu' by Art Blakey and the Jazz Messengers is a live album featuring Wayne Shorter and Freddie Hubbard, recorded on June 16, 1963 at Birdland in New-York and released In October 1963 by Riverside.1 . One By One 2 . On The Ginza (w/ JOHN GILMORE) Track Listing : 1.One By One (Wayne Shorter) - 06:18 . 2.Ugetsu (Cedar Walton) - 11:03 . 3.Time Off (Curtis Fuller) - 04:56 . 4.Ping-Pong (Wayne…

Joni Mitchell releases ‘Mingus,’ a collaboration album with Charles Mingus (1979)

Joni Mitchell's 'Mingus' is her tenth studio album recorded in collaboration with Charles Mingus and released on June 13, 1979 by Asylum.1 . The Dry Cleaner from Des Moines 2 . God Must Be A Boogie Man (London 1983) Track Listing : 1.Happy Birthday 1975 (Rap) (Joni Mitchell) - 0:57 . 2.God Must Be A Boogie Man (Joni Mitchell) - 04:35 . 3.Funeral (Rap) (Joni Mitchell) - 01:07 . 4.A Chair In The…

Happy Birthday Kenny Wayne Shepherd. ‘Blues Shepherd’

This day (June 12, 1977), in Shreveport, Louisiana, is born Kenny Wayne Shepherd, an American blues artist , guitarist and songwriterTracklist : 1 . I want you (2020) 2 . Woman Like You (2019) 3 . Born With A Broken Heart (2018) 4 . Hard Lesson Learned (2017) 5 . While We Cry (2015) 6 . King Bee / Oh Well (2014) 7 . Voodoo Child (Slight Return) (2013) 8 . Shotgun Blues (2011) 9 . While We Cry…

Lil Wayne releases ‘Tha Carter III,’ his sixth album featuring ‘Lollipop’ (2008)

Lil Wayne's 'Tha Carter III' feat. 'Lollipop' is his sixth studio album released on June 10, 2008 by Cash Money / Universal Motown.1 . Mr Carter (w/ Jay-Z, Live 06/2013) 2 . A Milli (MTV) 3 . Got Money (w/ T-Pain, Official Music Video) 4 . Got Money (w/ T-Pain, Live 2010) 5 . Let the beat build (MTV 2011) 6 . Shoot me Down 7 . Shoot me Down (unplugged) 8 . Lollipop (w/ Static, Official Music…

Miles Davis records ‘Sorcerer’ with Wayne Shorter, Tony Williams and Ron Carter (1967)

Miles Davis' 'Sorcerer' is the third of five albums recorded on May 16–24, 1967, with Wayne Shorter, Herbie Hancock, Tony Williams and Ron Carter and released on October 23, 1967 by Columbia .Track Listing : 1.Prince Of Darkness (Wayne Shorter) - 06:30 . 2.Pee Wee (Tony Williams) - 04:51 . 3.Masqualero (Wayne Shorter) - 08:55 . 4.The Sorcerer (Herbie Hancock) - 05:14 . 5.Limbo (Wayne Shorter) -…

Arturo Sandoval releases ‘Trumpet Evolution’ (2003)

Arturo Sandoval's 'Trumpet Evolution' is an album ('a journey through the great trumpeters from jazz's and orchestral music's past') released on May 6, 2003 by Crescent Moon/Columbia.Track Listing : 1.Dipper Mouth Blues (King Oliver) - 02:15 . 2.When It'S Sleepy Time Down South (Clarence Muse, Otis Rene, Leon René) - 03:02 . 3.At The Jazz Band Ball (Edwin Bransford "Daddy" Edwards, Edwin Edwards,…

Wayne Shorter records ‘Night Dreamer’ with Lee Morgan, McCoy Tyner, Reggie Workman and Elvin Jones (1964)

Wayne Shorter's 'Night Dreamer' is his fourth album recorded on April 29, 1964, with a quintet including Lee Morgan, McCoy Tynerr, Reggie Workman and Elvin Jones and released the same year by Blue Note.Track Listing : 1.Night Dreamer (Wayne Shorter) - 07:18 . 2.Oriental Folk Song (Wayne Shorter) - 06:54 . 3.Virgo (Wayne Shorter) - 07:09 . 4.Black Nile (Wayne Shorter) - 06:29 . 5.Charcoal Blues…

Wayne Shorter, Lee Morgan, Bobby Timmons and more record ‘The Young Lions’ (1960)

'The Young Lions' is the first and last album (recorded on April 25, 1960) by a supergroup featuring Wayne Shorter, Frank Strozier, Lee Morgan, Bobby Timmons, Bob Cranshaw, Albert Heath and Louis Hayes and released in 1960 by Vee-Jay.Track Listing : 1.Seeds Of Sin (Wayne Shorter) - 05:44 . 2.Scourn' (Wayne Shorter) - 05:58 . 3.Fat Lady (Wayne Shorter) - 05:03 . 4.Peaches And Cream (Wayne…

Weather Report release ‘Mysterious Traveller,’ their fifth album co-produced By Wayne Shorter and Josef Zawinul (1974)

Weather Report's 'Mysterious Traveller' is their fifth album released on March 24, 1974 by Columbia.Track Listing : 1.Nubian Sundance (Josef Zawinul) - 10:40 . 2.American Tango (Miroslav Vitouš, Josef Zawinul) - 03:40 . 3.Cucumber Slumber (Alphonso Johnson, Josef Zawinul) - 08:22 . 4.Mysterious Traveller (Wayne Shorter) - 07:21 . 5.Blackthorn Rose (Wayne Shorter) - 05:03 . 6.Scarlet Woman…

Freddie Hubbard records ‘The Body & the Soul’ with Eric Dolphy & Wayne Shorter (1963)

Freddie Hubbard's 'The Body & the Soul' is his eighth album recorded on March 11 & May 2, 1963, with among others Eric Dolphy and Wayne Shorter and released the same year by Impulse!. Track Listing : 1.Body And Soul (Frank Eyton, Johnny Green, Edward Heyman, Robert Sour) - 04:39 . 2.Carnival (Manha De Carnaval) (Luiz Bonfá, Luigi Creatore, Antônio Maria, Hugo Peretti, George David Weiss)…

Wayne Shorter records ‘Schizophrenia’ with Herbie Hancock & Ron Carter (1967)

Wayne Shorter's 'Schizophrenia' is his eleventh album recorded on March 10, 1967 with Herbie Hancock and Ron Carter and released the same year by Blue Note.Track Listing : 1.Tom Thumb (Wayne Shorter) - 06:16 . 2.Go (Wayne Shorter) - 05:42 . 3.Schizophrenia (Wayne Shorter) - 06:50 . 4.Kryptonite (James Spaulding) - 06:29 . 5.Miyako (Wayne Shorter) - 05:00 . 6.Playground (Wayne Shorter) - 06:20…

Art Blakey records ‘The Big Beat’ with Lee Morgan, Wayne Shorter et al (1960)

Art Blakey's 'The Big Beat' is an album recorded on March 6, 1960, with the Jazz Messengers featuring Lee Morgan, Wayne Shorter, Bobby Timmons and Jymie Merritt and released the same year by Blue Note.Track Listing : 1.Enlightenment (Hobart Dotson, Sun Ra) - 05:02 . 2.Saturn (Sun Ra) - 03:37 . 3.Velvet (Sun Ra) - 03:18 . 4.Ancient Aiethopia (Sun Ra) - 09:04 . 5.Hours After (Sun Ra, Everett…

Wayne Shorter records ‘The Soothsayer’ with Freddie Hubbard, James Spaulding, Mccoy Tyner, Ron Carter & Tony Williams (1965)

Wayne Shorter's 'The Soothsayer' is his seventh album recorded on March 4, 1965 and released in 1979 by Blue Note.Track Listing : 1.Lost (Wayne Shorter) - 07:20 . 2.Angola (Wayne Shorter) - 04:56 . 3.The Big Push (Wayne Shorter) - 08:23 . 4.The Soothsayer (Wayne Shorter) - 09:40 . 5.Lady Day (Wayne Shorter) - 05:36 . 6.Valse Triste (Jean Sibelius) - 07:45 Musicians : Freddie Hubbard – Trumpet .…

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)…

Lee Morgan records ‘Search for the New Land’ with Wayne Shorter, Herbie Hancock, Grant Green, Reggie Workman and Billy Higgins (1964)

Lee Morgan's 'Search for the New Land' is an album recorded on February 15, 1964 with Wayne Shorter, Herbie Hancock, Grant Green,. Reggie Workman & Billy Higgins and released in 1966 by Blue Note.Track Listing : 1.Search For The New Land (Lee Morgan) - 15:45 . 2.The Joker (Lee Morgan) - 05:04 . 3.Mr. Kenyatta (Lee Morgan) - 08:43 . 4.Melancholee (Lee Morgan) - 06:14 . 5.Morgan The Pirate (Lee…

McCoy Tyner records ‘Extensions’ with Gary Bartz, Wayne Shorter, Ron Carter, Elvin Jones and Alice Coltrane (1970)

McCoy Tynerr's 'Extensions' is an album recorded on February 9, 1970 with Gary Bartz, Wayne Shorter, Ron Carter, Elvin Jones and Alice Coltrane on two tracks and released in January 1973 By Blue Note.Track Listing : 1.Message From The Nile (Mccoy Tyner) - 12:22 . 2.The Wanderer (Mccoy Tyner) - 07:43 . 3.Survival Blues (Mccoy Tyner) - 13:15 . 4.His Blessings (Mccoy Tyner) - 06:50 Musicians :…

Blue Note publish Wayne Shorter’s ‘Without a Net,’ an album recorded with Brian Blade Danilo Pérez and John Patitucci (2013)

Wayne Shorter's 'Without a Net' is an album recorded with Brian Blade Danilo Pérez and John Patitucci and released on February 5, 2013 by Blue Note.Track Listing : 1.Orbits (Wayne Shorter) - 04:50 . 2.Starry Night (Wayne Shorter) - 08:49 . 3.S.S. Golden Mean (Wayne Shorter) - 05:18 . 4.Plaza Real (Wayne Shorter) - 06:59 . 5.Myrrh (Wayne Shorter) - 03:05 . 6.Pegasus (Wayne Shorter) - 23:08 .…

Bill Evans records ‘Explorations’ with Scott LaFaro and Paul Motian for Riverside (1961)

Bill Evans' 'Explorations' is an album recorded on February 2, 1961 with Scott LaFaro and Paul Motian and released in March 1961 by Riverside.Track Listing : 1.Israel (John Carisi) - 06:12 . 2.Haunted Heart (Arthur Schwartz) - 03:28 . 3.Beautiful Love (Wayne King, Egbert Van Alstyne, Victor Young) - 05:07 . 4.Elsa (Earl Zindars) - 05:10 . 5.Nardis (Miles Davis) - 05:49 . 6.How Deep Is The Ocean?…

Wayne Shorter records ‘Adam’s Apple’ an album for Blue Note (1966)

Wayne Shorter's 'Adam's Apple' is his tenth album recorded on February 2 & 24, 1966 and released the same year by Blue Note.Track Listing : 1.Adam'S Apple (Wayne Shorter) - 06:49 . 2.502 Blues (Drinkin' And Drivin') (Jimmy Rowles) - 06:34 . 3.El Gaucho (Wayne Shorter) - 06:30 . 4.Footprints (Wayne Shorter) - 07:29 . 5.Teru (Wayne Shorter) - 06:12 . 6.Chief Crazy Horse (Wayne Shorter) - 07:34…

Warner Bros. publish Jaco Pastorius’ third album : ‘Invitation’ recorded with his Word of Mouth big band (1983)

Jaco Pastorius 'Invitation' is his third album recorded with his Word of Mouth big band and released in December 1983 by Warner Bros.Track Listing : 1.Invitation (Bronislaw Kaper) - 06:57 . 2.Amerika (Traditional) - 01:09 . 3.Soul Intro/The Chicken (Pee Wee Ellis, Jaco Pastorius) - 06:49 . 4.Continuum (Jaco Pastorius) - 04:28 . 5.Liberty City (Jaco Pastorius) - 04:35 . 6.Sophisticated Lady (Duke…

Wayne Shorter records ‘Speak No Evil’ with Freddie Hubbard, Herbie Hancock, Ron Carter and Elvin Jones (1964)

Wayne Shorter's 'Speak No Evil' is his sixth album recorded on December 24, 1964 with Freddie Hubbard, Herbie Hancock, Ron Carter and Elvin Jones and released in 1966 By Blue Note.Track Listing : 1.Witch Hunt (Wayne Shorter) - 08:07 . 2.Fee-Fi-Fo-Fum (Wayne Shorter) - 05:50 . 3.Dance Cadaverous (Wayne Shorter) - 06:45 . 4.Speak No Evil (Wayne Shorter) - 08:23 . 5.Infant Eyes (Wayne Shorter) -…

Joe Bonamassa records his first live album : ‘A New Day Yesterday Live’ in Fort Wayne, Indiana (2001)

Joe Bonamassa's 'A New Day Yesterday Live' is his first live album recorded on December 21, 2001 in Fort Wayne, Indiana and released in 2002 by Premier Artists.Track Listing : 1.Jam Intro (Joe Bonamassa) - 03:21 . 2.Cradle Rock (Rory Gallagher) - 03:37 . 3.Steppin' Out/Rice Pudding (Nicky Hopkins, Ronnie Wood, Jeff Beck, Tony Newman) - 05:31 . 4.A New Day Yesterday (Ian Anderson) - 08:05 .…

Parkwood Entertainment/Columbia publish ‘Beyoncé’ her eponymous fifth album featuring ‘XO,’ ‘Drunk in Love’ and ‘Partition’ (2013)

'Beyoncé' is her eponymous fifth studio album released on December 13, 2013, by Parkwood Entertainment and Columbia Records.Track Listing : 1.Pretty Hurts (Joshua Coleman, Sia Furler, Beyoncé Knowles) - 04:17 . 2.Haunted (Boots, Beyoncé Knowles) - 06:09 . 3.Drunk In Love (Noel Fisher, Beyoncé Knowles, Shawn Carter, Andre Eric Proctor, Rasool Díaz, Brian Soko, Timothy Mosley, Jerome Harmon) -…

We remember Jim Hall. ‘A Long Conversation’

This day (December 11, 2013), in New-York City, died James Stanley a.k.a. Jim Hall, an American jazz guitarist.Tracklist : w/ Scott Colley - Live At North Sea Jazz (2012 ) . w/ Pat Metheny - Duo . Interview At The Eddie Lang Jazz Festival (2010) . w/ Joe Lovano 4Tet - In A Sentimental Mood (1996) . w/ Bill Frisell Duo - Throughout (1995) . w/ Bob Brookmeyer - I Should Care . w/ Attila Zoller -…