Celia Cruz joins Tito Puente at Newport Jazz (1990)

August 18, 1990 - Celia Cruz will join Tito Puente (timbales), Sonny Bravo (p), Bobby Rodriguez (b), Jose Madera (conga), Johnny Rodriguez (bongo), Mario Rivera (ts, fl), David "Piro" Rodriguez (tp), Papo Vazquez (tb) and Jimmy Frisura (tp)…

Tito Puente plays at Newport Jazz (1997)

August 15, 1997 - Tito Puente will be with Sonny Bravo (p), Andy González (b), Johnny Rodriguez (bongo), Lewis Khan (tb), Reynaldo Jorge (tb), Mario Rivera (s, fl) and José Madera (cong) on stage at "Newport Jazz Festival" in Newport, RI…

We remember Tito Puente. ‘Tito El Timbalero’

This day (June 1, 2000), in New York City, New York, died Ernesto Antonio Puente a.k.a Tito Puente, a Latin jazz and salsa musician and composer.Digest Tracklist : Oye Como Va . w/ Celia Cruz - Celia & Tito (1999) . Machito Forever…

Singing With Celia Cruz

Celia Cruz who would have turned 96 today, has sung and danced with a myriad of artists Latin or not. We have selected thirteen of them not counting the Fania All Stars. They are Pete "El Conde" Rodríguez , Angela Carrazco, La India,…

Singing With Gloria Estefan

Gloria Estefan, whose birthday is today - Happy Birthday BTW - has duetted with a myriad of singers of all genres, Latin or not. We have selected eighteen of them.They are Paul Simon, Chaka Khan, Alejandro Fernandez, Jose Feliciano, Tony…

Recordamos Celia Cruz. ‘La Cruz Del Sur’

This day (July 16, 2003 ), in Fort Lee, New Jersey, died Celia Cruz, a Cuban-American salsa performer.Digest Tracklist : w/ All Stars Yo viviré (2002) . Bemba Colora (1999) . Carnival (1999) . Usted Abusó (1987) . w/ El Gran Combo -…

Three Concerts with Anthony Jackson

Bassist (and contra bassist) extraordinaire, Anthony Jackson, who turns 69 today - Happy Birthday - has been for almost 50 years a "top session bassist".Very much in demand, Anthony has played on numerous albums and behind the greatest…

Happy Birthday Steve Winwood

May 12, 1948 - Steve Winwood, English singer and musician, member of The Spencer Davis Group, Traffic and Blind Faith is 73. Happy Birthday Sir"Live from Madison Square Garden" by Eric Clapton and Steve Winwood is a live album released…

We remember Ray Barretto. ‘The Other Road’

This day (February 17, 2006), in Hoboken, New Jersey, died Ray Barretto, a Puerto Rican conga player.Tracklist : Live In Paris . Libertad Spirit . Irresistible . Cocinando . w/ Celia Cruz & Adalberto Santiago - Nadie Se Salva De La…

Happy Birthday Sheila E. ‘E Like Energy’

This day (December 12, 1957), in Oakland, California is born Sheila E.scovedo a.k.a Sheila E.. an American singer, drummer and percussionist, Tracklist : Everyday People (2020) . A Love Bizarre (2019) . at the Timberwolves halftime show…

A Box Of Candies

From 'Chocolate Shake' to 'Candy Man' , we have mixed 18 'Jazz And Latin' tunes around the theme of 'Chocolates & Candies'. It has Stan Getz , Taj Mahal & Ry Cooder, Les Primitifs Du Futur, Juan Formell Y Los Van Van and many…

One Broadway

From 'Give my regards to Broadway' to 'Broadway Bossa Nova', we have mixed 18 'Pure Jazz' tunes around the theme of 'Broadway'. It has Dave Brubeck, Herb Ellis. Bob Maize. Jimmy Smith , Mongo Santamaria, Peruchin & Charlie Palmieri…

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…

More Than Youmans

From 'Carioca' to 'Orchids In The Moonlight' , we have mixed 20 'Jazz' tunes written or co-written by 'Vincent Youmans'. It has Blossom Dearie, Dave Brubeck, Tommy Dorsey, Sonny Criss and many more.

Hey Jude

Starting and ending with 'Hey Jude' made famous by The Beatles, we made a playlist powered by Hittin'Around. It has Chuck Berry, John Holt, Baba Yaga, Surfaris and many more.

Guantanamera

Starting and ending with 'Guantanamera' made famous by Pete Seeger, we made a playlist powered by Hittin'Around. It has Ennio Morricone, Luiz Bonfa, Quincy Jones, Peter. Paul & Mary and many more.

Africanisms

From 'Para Africa Traigo Mi Son' to 'Ritmo Africano' , we have mixed 18 'Tropical Rhythms' tunes around the theme of 'Africa meets Jazz meets Latin'. It has Tabu Ley Rochereau, Dizzy Gillespie, Cal Tjader, Eubie Blake and many more.

Jazzin’Around Naima

Starting and ending with John Coltrane's composition 'Naima', we have mixed 18 'linked together by a clue you have to guess' tunes around the theme of 'John Coltrane'. It has Dave Valentin, McCoy Tynerr, Marilyn Monroe, Mary Lou Williams…

Loony Jazz Tunes

From 'Frenesi' to 'I'm Crazy 'Bout My Baby (and My Baby's Crazy 'Bout Me)' , we have mixed 16 'Jazz' tunes around the theme of 'Craziness'. "Loony Jazz Tunes" has Stan Getz, Tito Puente, Billy May, Nat King Cole and many more.

Temperature is Raising

From 'Febril' to 'Fever' , we have mixed in 18 'Jazz & Latin' tunes around the theme of 'Flu And Sickness'. "Temperature is Raising" has Albert Collins, Tito Puente & India, Kenny Burrell and Jimmy Smith, Big Bill Broonzy and…

Three is A Crowd

From 'Three Note Samba' to 'Three For The Festival' , we have mixed 18 'Jazz with a Slice of Latin' tunes around the theme of 'The number "Three"'. It has Joshua Redman, Nelson Riddle & His Orchestra, Pat Martino, Gary US Bonds and…

Cubop-A-Lula

From 'Go Bongo' to 'Mama Inez 1947', we have mixed 19 'Latin Jazz' tunes around the theme of 'Cuban Influences'. It has Chico O'Farrill, Charlie Parker & Machito, Candido, James Moody and many more.

Conga Summit

Featuring Patato . Giovanni Hidalgo . Ray Barretto . Tata Guines . La Percusion Cubana . Jack Constanzo . Armando Peraza . Congas . Bongos . Poncho Sanchez . Latin Music . Ruben Blades . Tito Gomez . Ban Ban Quere . Francisco Aguabella .…

Guaguancos

Featuring Guaguancó . Dancing . Guaguancó . Rap . Conjunto Folklorico Nacional . Yoannis . Bailando . Clave . Panga . Congas Mantanzas . Camerata . HeRMaNoS LeBRoN

Your Favourite Dizzy

From 'A Night In Tunisia' to 'The Champ', the 15 most popular songs of Dizzy Gillespie, ', an American jazz trumpet player, bandleader, singer, and composer. Together with Charlie Parker, he was a major figure in the development of bebop…

Please Weight on Line

From 'Fat Boy Rag' to 'Fine Fat Daddy', we have mixed 17 'Jazz and Latin Music' tunes around the theme of 'Fat and Fats'. It has Roland Kirk, Dave Brubeck, Astor Piazzolla & Goyeneche, Swing Shift Band and many more..