Weezer pay tribute to Mykel & Carli (1997)

August 15, 1997 - Weezer is due to play a special concert in tribute to Weezer Fan Club founders Mykel and Carli Allan who died in a car accident last July at The Palace in Hollywood, CA

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 ‘Jazz Impressions of Japan’ by The Dave Brubeck Quartet (1964)

'Jazz Impressions of Japan' by The Dave Brubeck Quartet is an album recorded following the quartet's trip to Japan and released on August 10, 1964 by Columbia.1 . Koto Song Track listing : 1.Tokyo Traffic (Dave Brubeck) - 05:52 . 2.Rising Sun (Dave Brubeck) - 04:42 . 3.Toki's Theme (Dave Brubeck) - 02:10 . 4.Fujiyama (Dave Brubeck) - 05:05 . 5.Zen Is When (Bud Freeman, Leon Pober) - 02:53 .…

Ella Fitzgerald records ‘Live at Mister Kelly’s’ in Chicago with the Lou Levy Trio (1958)

Ella Fitzgerald's 'Live at Mister Kelly's' is an album recorded on August 10, 1958 in Chicago and released in 2007 by Verve.1 . Cameo In "St. Louis Blues" (1958) 2 . I Gotta Right To Sing The Blues (1958) 3 . Bewitched , Bothered & Bewildered (Nat King Cole Show1) Track listing : 1.Your Red Wagon (Gene de Paul, Richard M. Jones, Don Raye) - 02:59 . 2.Nice Work If You Can Get It (George…

Happy Birthday Terri Lyne Carrington. ‘Love Lyne’

This day (August 4, 1965), in Medford, Massachusetts, is born Terri Lyne Carrington, a jazz drummer and composer.Tracklist : 1 . w/ Social Science - Trapped In The American Dream, Waiting Game, Bells (Ring Loudly), Purple Mountains (NPR Music Tiny Desk Concert, 2020) 2 . Amalgarhythm (2018) 3 . w/ Jaguar Wright - So Good (2015) 4 . w/ Geri Allen &Esperanza Spalding - Jazz in Marciac (2013)…

As we wish Happy Birthday to James Hetfield, we celebrate ‘Metallica At Their Best’

As we wish, today, American singer and musician, James Hetfield a Happy 59th Birthday, the time has come to playlist the 'BESTS' of his band : Metallica Video Tracklist : 1 . Nothing Else Matters 2 . Enter Sandman 3 . The Unforgiven 4 . One 5 . Whiskey In The Jar 6 . Wherever I May Roam 7 . Hardwired 8 . Welcome home (Sanitarium) 9 . Sad But True 10 . Master Of Puppets 11 . Atlas, Rise! 12 . St.…

Happy Birthday Tony Bennett. ‘My Heart Is With Tony’

This day (August 3, 1926), in Astoria, Queens, is born Anthony Dominick Benedetto a.k.a Tony Bennett, an American singer.Tracklist : 1 . The Way You Look Tonight (2020) 2 . Tony Bennett Celebrates 90 3 . w/ Lady Gaga - Winter Wonderland 4 . w/ Billy Joel - New York State Of Mind (2002) 5 . w/ Liza Minnelli - Maybe This Time (1995) 6 . The Man She Loves 7 . I Left My Heart In San Francisco (1994)…

Sabaton occupy two stages at the Wacken Festival (2019)

August 1, 2019 - Swedish metal legends, Sabaton, plus a choir and plus cellist Tina Guo for the encore, will occupy the two main stages in order to celebrate with grandeur their 20th Anniversary at "Wacken Open Air Festival" in Wacken, Germany More Info

GRP release George Benson’s ‘That’s Right,’ an album produced by Tommy Lipuma (1996)

George Benson's 'That's Right' is an album released produced by Tommy Lipuma and on July 30, 1996 by Grp .Track Listing : 1.That'S Right (Ron Smith, Michael White) - 05:02 . 2.The Thinker (Gary Haase, Bob Ward) - 05:37 . 3.Marvin Said (George Benson) - 05:20 . 4.True Blue (Adam Gus Falcon, Trevor Gale) - 05:06 . 5.Holdin' On (Gary Brown) - 05:32 . 6.Song For My Brother (Paul Peterson) - 04:16 .…

Phil Lesh et al play two sets in New-Jersey (2001)

July 28, 2001 - Phil Lesh Quintet - that is Phil Lesh (b), Warren Haynes (g), Jimmy Herring (g), Rob Barraco (kb) and John Molo (d) - plus Willie Nelson guesting on a couple of songs will be on stage at Tweeter Center in Camden, NJ

AC/DC release their fifth album (and the last with Bon Scott) : ‘Highway to Hell’ (1979)

AC/DC's 'Highway to Hell' is their fifth studio album (sixth in Australia) (the last featuring Bon Scott) released on July 27 , 1979 by Albert / Atlantic.1 . Highway to Hell (River Plate, December 2009) 2 . Highway to Hell (Official Video) 3 . Girls Got Rhythm (Plaza De Toros De Las Ventas, July 1996) 4 . Girls Got Rhythm (Top Pop, Holland, November 1979) 5 . Walk All Over You (Official Video) 6…

Elektra publish 10,000 Maniacs’ second album : ‘In My Tribe’ mostly written by Natalie Merchant (1987)

10,000 Maniacs' 'In My Tribe' is their second album mostly written by lead singer Natalie Merchant and released on July 27, 1987 by Elektra.1 . What's the Matter Here? 2 . Hey Jack Kerouac 3 . Like the Weather 4 . Don't Talk 5 . Peace Train 6 . Gun Shy (Live) 7 . City Of Angels (1989, New Haven, CT) 8 . Verdi Cries 9 . Like The Weather ("The White Room") 10 . Don't Talk Track Listing : 2.Hey…

Mercury release ‘New York Dolls,’ their self-titled debut album produced by Todd Rundgren (1973)

'New York Dolls' is their eponymous debut studio album produced by Todd Rundgren and relased July 27, 1973 by Mercury1 . Looking for a Kiss 2 . Subway Train 3 . Jet Boy 4 . Personality Crisis (Live, June 19, 2010) 5 . Trash 6 . Pills (Live, June 19, 2010) Track Listing : 1.Personality Crisis (David Johansen, Johnny Thunders) - 03:41 . 2.Looking For A Kiss (David Johansen) - 03:19 . 3.Vietnamese…

Atoms For Peace play the Roundhouse (2013)

July 25, 2013 - supergroup Atoms for Peace - that is Thom Yorke (voc, g, p), Flea (b), Nigel Godrich (kb, g), Joey Waronker (d) & Mauro Refosco (perc) - is for two nights at Roundhouse in Camden, London,

Motown publish ‘More Hits by The Supremes,’ their sixth album featuring ‘Stop! In the Name of Love’ and ‘Back in My Arms Again’ (1965)

'More Hits by The Supremes' is their sixth studio album (released on July 23, 1965) that includes 'Stop! In the Name of Love' and 'Back in My Arms Again.' 1 . Mother Dear ("Dean Martin Show") 2 . Stop In The Name Of Love ("Hollywood Palace") 3 . Stop In The Name Of Love ("Ready Steady Go",1965) 4 . Back In My Arms Again ("Hullabaloo" May 11, 1965) Track Listing : 1.Ask Any Girl (Lamont Dozier,…

Poison serenade their fans by the beach (2004)

July 21, 2004 - the "Rock The Nation Tour" with American metal band Poison - that is Bret Michaels (voc, g, harmo), Rikki Rockett (d, perc), Bobby Dall (b, p, kb) and C.C. DeVille (voc, g) - stops at Jones Beach Theater in Wantagh, New York

‘Collaboration’ by the Modern Jazz Quartet & Laurindo Almeida

'Collaboration' by the Modern Jazz Quartet & Laurindo Almeida is an album recorded on July 21, 1964 and released the same year by Atlantic.1 . Laurindo Almeida & The Modern Jazz Quartet Track Listing : 1.Silver (John Lewis) - 03:40 . 2.Trieste (John Lewis) - 05:22 . 3.Valeria (John Lewis) - 05:47 . 4.Fugue In A Minor (Johann Sebastian Bach) - 03:46 . 5.One Note Samba (Antonio Carlos…

We all wish Happy Birthday to Carlos Santana. ‘Gitartista’

This day (July 20, 1947), in Autlán de Navarro, Jalisco, México, is born Carlos Augusto Santana Alves simply known as Carlos Santana, a Mexican and American rock guitarist..Tracklist : 1 . Evil Ways (w/ Santana, Woodstock, 1969) 2 . Black Magic Woman (w/ Santana, DICK CAVETT SHOW, 1970) 3 . Jungle Strut (w/ Santana, 1971) 4 . Europa (1976) 5 . Revelations (Chicago, 1977) 6 . All I ever wanted…

As we wish Stone Gossard a Happy Birthday, we find it the perfect day to post a ‘Pearl Jam At Their Best’ page

As we wish, today, American guitarist Stone Gossard a Happy Birthday, the time has come to playlist the 'BESTS' of his band : Pearl Jam Video Tracklist : 1 . Even Flow 2 . Alive 3 . Just Breathe 4 . Sirens 5 . I Am Mine 6 . Do the Evolution 7 . Last Kiss 8 . Oceans 9 . Corduroy 10 . Unthought Known 11 . State Of Love And Trust 12 . The Fixer 13 . Mind Your Manners 14 . Soldier of Love 15 . Mother…

John Zorn takes his Naked City to Montreux (1990)

July 19, 1990 - John Zorn's Naked City - that is John Zorn (as,voc), Bill Frisell (g), Wayne Horvitz (kb, p), Fred Frith (b) and Joey Baron (d) - is at the Casino at "Montreux Jazz Festival" in Switzerland

McCoy Tyner, Paquito D’Riviera et al connect in Montreux (1981)

July 18, 1981 - The New York Montreux Connection gathers Arthur Blythe, Paquito D'Riviera, Jimmy Heath, Percy Heath, McCoy Tynerr, Chico Freeman, Slide Hampton, Phil Woods, Ronnie Burrage, John Blake, Stanley Cowell, John Hicks and Steve Mc Call on stage at at "Montreux Jazz Festival" in Switzerland

Marc Ribot takes his Mystery Trio to Umbria Jazz (2004)

July 17, 2004 - Marc Ribot Mystery Trio - that is Marc Ribot (g, voc), Dave Hofstra (b), Deantoni Parks (d) - share the stage with DJ Mutamassik on turntables and Morgan Kraft on guitar at "Umbria Jazz Festival" in Perugia, Italy