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ZZ Top release their third album : ‘Tres Hombres’ featuring ‘La Grange’ (1973)

ZZ Top's 'Tres Hombres' feat. 'La Grange' is their third album released on July 26, 1973 by London.1 . Jesus Just Left Chicago ("Double Down Live", 1980) 2 . Beer Drinkers and Hellraisers (1980) 3 . La Grange ("Double Down Live") 4 . Waitin' for the Bus / Jesus Just Left Chicago (Bonnaroo, 2013) 5 . Jesus Just Left Chicago (From "Live From Texas") 6 . Beer Drinkers and Hell Raisers (Hard Rock…

ZZ Top rock Texas (2019)

May 18, 2019 - ZZ Top's "50th Anniversary" tour stops at Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion in The Woodlands, TX

ZZ Top release ‘Eliminator,’ their eighth and most successful album (1983)

ZZ Top's "Eliminator" is their eighth (and their most successful) studio album recorded in Memphis and released on March 23, 1983 by Warner Bros..Track Listing : 1.Gimme All Your Lovin' (Billy Gibbons, Dusty Hill, Frank Beard) - 03:59 . 2.Got Me Under Pressure (Billy Gibbons, Dusty Hill, Frank Beard) - 04:00 . 3.Sharp Dressed Man (Billy Gibbons, Dusty Hill, Frank Beard) - 04:13 . 4.I Need You…

Some Bizzare publish Soft Cell’s debut album : ‘Non-Stop Erotic Cabaret’ featuring ‘Tainted Love’ (1981)

Soft Cell's 'Non-Stop Erotic Cabaret' is their debut studio album featuring 'Tainted Love,' produced by Mike Thorne and released on November 27, 1981 by Some BizzareTrack Listing : 1.Frustration (David Ball, Marc Almond) - 04:12 . 2.Tainted Love (Ed Cobb) - 02:34 . 3.Seedy Films (David Ball, Marc Almond) - 05:05 . 4.Youth (David Ball, Marc Almond) - 03:15 . 5.Sex Dwarf (David Ball, Marc Almond) -…

Astor Piazzolla and Gerry Mulligan record ‘Summit’ in Italy (1974)

'Summit' by Astor Piazzolla & Gerry Mulligan is an album recorded on September 24–26 and October 1–4, 1974 in Italy by Erre T.V./Music Hall. 1 . Years Of Solitude (Italy, 74) Track Listing : 1.20 Years Ago (Astor Piazzolla) - 06:26 . 2.Close Your Eyes And Listen (Astor Piazzolla) - 04:32 . 3.Years Of Solitude (Astor Piazzolla) - 04:07 . 4.Deus Xango (Astor Piazzolla) - 03:45 . 5.20 Years…

Ozzy Osbourne releases his debut album : ‘Blizzard Of Ozz’ (1980)

Ozzy Osbourne's 'Blizzard of Ozz' is his debut studio album co-produced with Randy Rhoads, Bob Daisley & Lee Kerslake and released on September 20, 1980 by Jet1 . I Don't Know (1981, Live) 2 . I Don't Know (Ozzfest, 2010) 3 . Crazy Train (Speak Of The Devil) 4 . Crazy Train (Official Video) 5 . Goodbye To Romance (Irvine Meadows, 1982) 6 . Goodbye To Romance (Live) 7 . Suicide Solution (Live)…

Miles Davis records ‘Live at the 1963 Monterey Jazz Festival’ with George Coleman, Herbie Hancock, Ron Carter and Tony Williams (1963)

Miles Davis' 'Live at the 1963 Monterey Jazz Festival' is an album recorded with George Coleman, Herbie Hancock, Ron Carter and Tony Williams on September 20, 1963 and released on July 31, 2007 By Monterey Jazz Festival Records.Track Listing : 1.Waiting For Miles – 0:41 . 2.Autumn Leaves (Joseph Kosma, Johnny Mercer, Jacques Prévert) – 11:24 . 3.So What (Miles Davis) – 11:20 . 4.Stella By…

Happy Birthday Dizzee Rascal

September 18, 1984 - Today we wish Happy Birthday to British rapper, Dylan Kwabena Mills better known as Dizzee RascalTracklist : 1 . Bassline Junkie 2 . Bonkers 3 . Dance Wiv Me 4 . Love This Town (w/ Teddy Sky) 5 . Holiday 6 . Hype (w/ Calvin Harris) 7 . Goin' Crazy (w/ Robbie Williams) 8 . I Don't Need A Reason 9 . Bop N Keep It Dippin 10 . Blessed (w/ Ocean Wisdom) 11 . I Luv U 12 . Space 13…

Hiromi Uehara records her debut album : ‘Another Mind’ for Telarc Jazz (2002)

Hiromi Uehara's 'Another Mind' is her debut album recorded between September 16 and 18, 2002 and released on April 22, 2003 by Telarc Jazz.1 . Xyz 2 . Truth And Lies (2012/05/26) 3 . Dancando No Paraiso 4 . Dancando No Paraiso 5 . The Tom And Jerry Show Track listing : 1.XYZ (Hiromi Uehara) - 05:37 . 2.Double Personality (Hiromi Uehara) - 11:57 . 3.Summer Rain (Hiromi Uehara) - 06:07 . 4.Joy…

Bill Evans records his debut album as a leader : ‘New Jazz Conceptions’ (1956)

Bill Evans ' 'New Jazz Conceptions' is his debut album as a leader recorded on September 18 and 27, 1956 and released in 1956 on Riverside Records. 1 . My Romance (Tune3) 2 . Waltz For Debby Track listing : 1.I Love You (Cole Porter) - 03:55 . 2.Five (Bill Evans) - 04:03 . 3.I Got It Bad (And That Ain't Good) (Duke Ellington, Paul Francis Webster) - 01:39 . 4.Conception (George Shearing) -…

This week In Jazz Legends (collaborations) 37/52

Bobby McFerrin, The LCJO Randy Crawford, Joe Sample, Kenny Garrett, Roy Ayers, Oscar D'Leon, Steve Turre, Joe Zawinul, Trilok Gurtu, Freddie Hubbard, Cedar Walton, Ron Carter, Lenny White, Jim Hall, Attila Zoller, Red Mitchell, Daniel Humair, George Benson, Earl Klugh, Grady Tate, Jimmy Smith, Stanley Turrentine, Hermeto Pascoal, Stan Getz, Larry Coryell, Larry Carlton, John Abercrombie, John…

The Modern Jazz Quartet begins the recording of their album : ‘Pyramid’ (1959)

The Modern Jazz Quartet's 'Pyramid' is an album recorded on August 22 & 25 and December 21, 1959 and January 15, 1960 In 1960 and released the same year by Atlantic.1 . Django 2 . Django(London) Track Listing : 1.Vendome (John Lewis) - 02:30 . 2.Pyramid (Blues For Junior) (Ray Brown) - 10:46 . 3.It Don'T Mean A Thing (If It Ain'T Got That Swing) (Duke Ellington, Irving Mills) - 05:02 .…

As we remember Phil Lynott on his Birthday, the day is perfect for a ‘Thin Lizzy at their Bests’ post

As we remember, today, Irish singer & songwriter Phil Lynott on his Birthday,' the time has come to list the 'BESTS' of his band : Thin LizzyVideo Tracklist : 1 . Whiskey In The Jar 2 . Dancing in the moonlight 3 . The Boys Are Back In Town 4 . Cowboy Song 5 . Rosalie 6 . Jailbreak 7 . Cold Sweat 8 . The Sun Goes Down 9 . Holy War 10 . The Rocker 11 . Killer On The Loose 12 . Wild One 13 .…

Lady Gaga releases her debut album : ‘The Fame’ featuring ‘Just Dance,’ ‘Poker Face’ and ‘Paparazzi’ (2008)

Lady Gaga's 'The Fame' feat. 'Poker Face' is her debut studio album released on August 19, 2008 by Interscope Records. 1 . Just Dance (Official Video, w/ Colby O'Donis) 2 . Lovegame (Official Video) 3 . Paparazzi (Official Video) 4 . Poker Face (Official Video) 5 . Eh, Eh (Nothing Else I Can Say) (Official Video) 6 . Beautiful, Dirty, Rich (Official Video) 7 . The Fame (Australia) 8 . Brown Eyes…

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) at "Newport Jazz Festival" in Newport, RI

On TV today, Dizzy Gillespie at BBC Jazz (1966)

August 17, 1966 - you do not miss the Dizzy Gillespie Quintet - that is Dizzy Gillespie (tp), James Moody (ts, fl), Kenny Barron (p), Christopher Wesley White (b), Rudy Collins (d) on British Television "BBC Jazz"

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

Kurt Rosenwinkel records ‘Intuit,’ his second album for Criss Cross Jazz (1999)

Kurt Rosenwinkel's 'Intuit' is his second album as a band leader, recorded on August 14 and 15, 1998 and released in 1999 by Criss Cross Jazz.1 . Darn That Dream (Universidade Lusíada De Lisboa) Track listing : 1.How Deep Is the Ocean (Irving Berlin) - 09:25 . 2.Conception I (George Shearing) - 05:17 . 3.Darn That Dream (Eddie DeLange, Jimmy Van Heusen) - 08:14 . 4.Dewey Square (Charlie Parker)…

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 .…

Warner Bros. release ‘Miles & Quincy Live at Montreux,’ a collaboration album by Miles Davis and Quincy Jones recorded at the 1991 Montreux Jazz Festival (1993)

'Miles & Quincy Live at Montreux' is the last album (a collaboration with Quincy Jones for the 1991 Montreux Jazz Festival) recorded by Miles Davis and released on August 10, 1993 by Warner Bros.1 . (w/ Quincy Jones & Orchestra Live At Montreux, 1991) 2 . Miles Ahead (Montreux, 1991) 3 . Gone, Gone, Gone (w/ Quincy Jones & Orchestra Live At Montreux, 1991) 4 . (w/ Quincy Jones &…

Archie Shepp brings a big band to ‘Jazz in Marciac’ (2015)

August 9, 2015 - Archie Shepp plus his big band - that is Olivier Chaussade (s), Virgile Lefebvre (s), François Théberge (s, fl), Jean-Philippe Scali (s), Izidor Leitinger (tp), Olivier Miconi (tp), Christophe Leloil (tp), Sébastien Llado (tb), Michaël Ballue (tb), Romain Morello (tb), Pierre Durand (g), Amina Claudine Myers (p, voc), Tom Mc Clung (p), Darryl Hall (b), Famoudou Don Moye (d) and…

Quincy Jones releases ‘Back on the Block’ recorded with famous jazz, soul and hip-hop artists (1989)

Quincy Jones's 'Back on the Block' is a studio album released on August 8, 1989 by Qwest and featuring many famous artists : Ella Fitzgerald, Miles Davis, Joe Zawinul, Ice-T, Big Daddy Kane, Sarah Vaughan, Dizzy Gillespie, George Benson, Luther Vandross, Dionne Warwick, Barry White, Chaka Khan, Take 6, Bobby McFerrin, Al Jarreau, Al B. Sure!, James Ingram, El DeBarge, Ray Charles and more.1 .…

Parlophone publish The Beatles’ fifth studio album : ‘Help!’ featuring ‘Ticket to Ride,’ ‘Yesterday’ and ‘Dizzy Miss Lizzy’ (1965)

The Beatles' 'Help!' is their fifth studio album (OST of the eponymous film) produced by George Martin and released on August 6, 1965 by Parlophone. 1 . Ticket to Ride (Wembley, 1965) 2 . Act Naturally Track Listing : 1.Help! (Lennon–Mccartney) - 02:18 . 2.The Night Before (Lennon–Mccartney) - 02:34 . 3.You'Ve Got To Hide Your Love Away (Lennon–Mccartney) - 02:09 . 4.I Need You (George Harrison)…

Atlantic tape ‘The Modern Jazz Quartet at Music Inn Volume 2’ with Sonny Rollins on two numbers (1958)

'The Modern Jazz Quartet at Music Inn Volume 2' is a live album recorded on August 3 & 31, 1958 with Sonny Rollins appearing on two numbers and released in 1959 By Atlantic.Track Listing : 1.Medley: Stardust/I Can'T Get Started/Lover Man (Hoagy Carmichael, Mitchell Parish/Vernon Duke, Ira Gershwin/Jimmy Davis, Ram Ramirez, James Sherman) - 08:15 . 2.Yardbird Suite (Charlie Parker) - 05:14 .…

Brad Mehldau records ‘Live in Marciac’ at ‘Jazz in Marciac’ festival in France (2006)

Brad Mehldau's 'Live in Marciac' is a live album recorded on August 2, 2006 at 'Jazz in Marciac,' France and released on February 22, 2011 By Nonesuch.1 . Goodbye Storyteller (for Fred Myrow) 2 . Goodbye Storyteller (Documentary interview) 3 . Martha my dear 4 . My Favorite Things Track Listing : 1.Storm (Brad Mehldau) - 04:30 . 2.It'S All Right With Me (Cole Porter) - 05:22 . 3.Secret Love…

Chet Baker records ‘Chet Baker Sings’ for Pacific Jazz (1954)

'Chet Baker Sings' is an album recorded on February 15, 1954 and July 30, 1956 and released in 1956 by Pacific Jazz.1 . Rome (1956) 2 . My Funny Valentine (Torino 1959) Track listing : . 1.That Old Feeling (Sammy Fain, Lew Brown) – 03:03 . 2.It's Always You (Jimmy Van Heusen, Johnny Burke) – 03:35 . 3.Like Someone in Love (Van Heusen, Burke) – 02:26 . 4.My Ideal (Leo Robin, Richard A. Whiting,…