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…

Lionel Richie releases his third solo album : ‘Dancing on the Ceiling’ featuring ‘Say You, Say Me’ (1986)

Lionel Richie's 'Dancing on the Ceiling' is his third solo album released before he takes a ten years hiatus on July 15, 1986 by Motown.1 . Dancing On The Ceiling (Paris, 2007) 2 . Dancing On The Ceiling 3 . Sela 4 . Ballerina Girl 5 . Love Will Conquer All 6 . Say You Say Me 7 . Say You Say Me (Live) 8 . Say You Say Me (Symphonica In Rosso) Track Listing : 1.Dancing On The Ceiling (Mike…

Arista publish Aretha Franklin’s album : ‘Aretha’ (1980)

Aretha Franklin's 'Aretha' is an album (her second album with this title) released in October 1980 by Arista Records.Track Listing : 1.Come To Me (Willard Eugene Price) - 03:42 . 2.I Can'T Turn You Loose (Otis Redding) - 03:55 . 3.United Together (Phil Perry, Chuck Jackson) - 05:02 . 4.Take Me With You (Phil Perry, Terry Coleman, Chuck Jackson) - 04:05 . 5.Whatever It Is (Mark Gary, Eddie Setser,…

Lieb & the Miles’ Sopranos

Dave Liebman, who turns 70 today belongs to the "soprano sax players featured on a Miles Davis studio record" small club. A club of eleven members - not counting anyone we may have missed : Wayne Shorter ("Bitches Brew", "In a Silent Way", "Big Fun"), Kenny Garrett ("Amandla"), Dave Liebman ("On the Corner", "Dark Magus"), Carlos Garnett ("On the Corner", "Big Fun", "Get Up with It"), Sonny…