Blue Note publish Charles Lloyd’s ‘Wild Man Dance,’ a six-part suite recorded in Poland (2015)

Charles Lloyd's 'Wild Man Dance' is a six-part suite recorded in Wroclaw, Poland with Gerald Clayton, Joe Sanders, Eric Harland et al and released on April 14, 2015 by Blue Note.Track Listing : 1.Flying Over The Odra Valley (Charles Lloyd) - 10:59 . 2.Gardner (Charles Lloyd) - 08:11 . 3.Lark (Charles Lloyd) - 13:20 . 4.River (Charles Lloyd) - 16:07 . 5.Invitation (Charles Lloyd) - 10:34 . 6.Wild…

Atlantic record the first sessions of ‘Ray Charles,’ his debut album (1953)

'Ray Charles' is his debut album recorded between May 17, 1953 and November 27, 1956, released in 1957 (and re-released as 'Hallelujah I Love Her So' in 1962) by Atlantic .Track Listing : 1.Ain'T That Love (Ray Charles) - 02:51 . 2.Drown In My Own Tears (Henry Glover) - 03:21 . 3.Come Back Baby (Ray Charles) - 03:06 . 4.Sinner'S Prayer (Lloyd Glenn, Lowell Fulson) - 03:24 . 5.Funny (But I…

Concord publish Ray Charles’ posthumous and final album : ‘Genius Loves Company’ recorded with Norah Jones, James Taylor, Diana Krall and more famous guests (2004)

Ray Charles' 'Genius Loves Company' is his final studio album posthumously released on August 31, 2004 by Concord/Hear Music.Track listing : 1.Here We Go Again (Don Lanier, Red Steagall) - 03:59 . 2.Sweet Potato Pie (James Taylor) - 03:47 . 3.You Don't Know Me (Eddy Arnold, Cindy Walker) - 03:55 . 4.Sorry Seems to Be the Hardest Word (Elton John, Bernie Taupin) - 03:59 . 5.Fever (Eddie Cooley,…

This week In Jazz Legends 15/52

Herbie Hancock, Wayne Shorter, George Shearing, Joey Defrancesco, Bobby Hutcherson, Jean Luc Ponty, Stanley Clarke, Eddie Louiss, Daniel Humair, Kenny Garrett, Candy Dulfer, Charles Lloyd, Bernard Purdie, George Freeman, Steve Gadd, John Zorn, Peter Brötzmann, Brad Mehldau

Happy Birthday Carla Bley. ‘Carla Over The Hill’

This day (May 11, 1936), in Oakland, California, is born Carla Bley, an American jaz pianist, organist and band leader.Digest Tracklist : w/ Steve Swallow, Andy Sheppard - RUT . Lawns (2018) . w/ Dave Douglas - Dean Gods (2017) . Encore (2015) . w/ Steve Swallow - Ning My Tune (2011) . w/ Nec Jazz Orchestra & Steve Swallow - Three Strikes (2011) . w/ Steve Swallow & Andy Sheppard - Ups…

Happy Birthday Keith Jarrett. ‘Keys Jarrett’

This day (May 8, 1945), in Allentown, Pennsylvania, is born Keith Jarrett, an American pianist and composer.Digest Tracklist : Georgia on My Mind (2018) . @ Venice Jazz Festival (2013) . I Loves You Porgy (2007) . Tokyo (2002) . Tonk (1996) . Solo, Tokyo (1984) . Vermont Solo (1977) . w/ Jan Garbarek – Hannover (1974) . w/ Miles Davis – Berlin (1971) . In the Charles Lloyd mood (1968) . Tracklist…

We remember Billy Higgins. ‘Soldier Higgins’

This day (May 3, 2001), in Inglewood, California, died Billy Higgins, an American jazz drummer who played on over 700 recordings.Digest Tracklist : w/ Charles Lloyd - Forest Flower (1999) . Documentary (1996) . w/ Joshua Redman, Pat Metheny & Christian mcBride (1993) . w/ Tete Montoliu Trio - Lament (1990) . w/ Pat Metheny, Charlie Haden - Lonely Woman (1986) . w/ Freddie Hubbard &…

Happy Birthday to Bill Frisell. ‘Happy Bill Day’

This day ( March 18, 1951), in Baltimore, Maryland, is born William Richard 'Bill' Frisell, an American guitarist.Tracklist : What The World Needs Now (2020) . Goldfinger (2018) . Ramblin’ Round & Pastures Of Plenty (2016) . Surfer Girl (2014) . w/ Chick Corea – It Could Happen To You (2013) . Come Together (2012) . Just Like A Woman (2006) . Cluck Old Hen (2002) . w/ Ron Carter – (2002) .…

Happy Birthday Jason Moran. ‘Still Rising’

This day (January 21, 1975), in Houston, Texas, is born Jason Moran ,a jazz pianist and composer .Tracklist : Wind (2019) . Staged (2016) . w/ Bill Frisell - Memories of Tomorrow (2014) . w/ Alicia Hall Moran - BLEED (2012) . Lulu's Back In Town (2011) . w/ Cristina Zavalloni - Body And Soul (2011) . Maria Farantouri & Charles Lloyd Quartet - Blow Wind (2011) . Fire Waltz . On Thelonious…

We remember Michel Petrucciani. ‘Piano Giant’

This day (January 6, 1999), in New York City, died Michel Petrucciani, a French jazz pianist.Tracklist : September Second . Documentary (1997) . In a sentimental mood (1993) . w/ Jim Hall - Beautiful Love . w/ Roy Haynes & Gary Peacock - One for us (1988) . w/ Jim Hall - My Funny Valentine (1986) . I Just Say Hello . Tracklist : September Second . Looking Up . Brazillian Suite . Home .…

We remember Chico Hamilton. ‘Mr. Chic Man’

This day (November 26, 2013), in Manhattan, died Chico Hamilton, an American jazz drummer and bandleader.Digest Tracklist : Blue Sands . Drum Solo . Documentary . My Funny Valentine (1989) . The Baron . Chico Hamilton Top 10 : For Mods Only . The Morning Side Of Love . The Dealer . Larry Of Arabia . A Trip . Conquistadores . El Toro . Baby, You Know . Gengis . Magic Fingers . Wikipedia : This…

Elektra release The Doors’ eighth album ‘Full Circle,’ he second after Morrison’s death (1972)

The Doors' 'Full Circle' is their eighth studio album (the second after Morrison's death) released on August 15, 1972 by Elektra.Track Listing : 1.Get Up And Dance (Robby Krieger, Ray Manzarek) - 02:26 . 2.4 Billion Souls (Robby Krieger) - 03:18 . 3.Verdilac (Robby Krieger, Ray Manzarek) - 05:40 . 4.Hardwood Floor (Robby Krieger) - 03:38 . 5.Good Rockin' (Roy Brown) - 04:22 . 6.The Mosquito (John…

Happy Birthday Jack DeJohnette. ‘Jack Of All Rhythms’

This day (August 9, 1942), in Chicago, Illinois, is born Jack DeJohnette, an American jazz drummer.Digest Tracklist : w/ Skyline Trio feat. Ron Carter & Gonzalo Rubalcaba - Gypsy (2019) . w/ Anouar Brahem - La nuit (2018) . w/ John Scofield, John Medeski and Larry Grenadier - Hudson (2017) . Made in Chicago (Album EPK) (2015) . Playing Free Jazz (2013) . w/ Stanley Clarke & Chick Corea…

This week In Jazz Legends 32/52

Duke Ellington, Charles Lloyd . Cannonball Adderley, Bill Evans, Robert Glasper, McCoy Tynerr, Michael Brecker, Ravi Coltrane, Christian McBride, Roy Haynes, Thelonious Monk, The Bad Plus, Monty Alexander . Dave Holland, Fourplay, Herbie HancockThey are the "Jazz Legends" performers selected among the 319 Posts we publish this week. Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist.…

FRE:SH CONTEMPORARY 02 (483 minutes – 10 albums)

Eight hours of newly released contemporary jazz albums. : Logan Richardson . Angelica Niescier, Florian Weber . Anne Paceo . Charles Lloyd & the Marvels . GoGo Penguin . Aly Keita, Jan Galega Bronnimann, Lucas Niggli . Aruán Ortiz Trio . Erik Truffaz . 3rd Force . Pierrick Pédron . Logan Richardson - ShiftWith guitarist Pat Metheny, pianist Jason Moran, bassist Harish Raghavan and drummer…

Barbra Streisand releases her twenty-sixth album : ‘Back to Broadway’ (1993)

Barbra Streisand's 'Back to Broadway' is her twenty-sixth studio album (and her second collection of Broadway musicals songs) released on June 29, 1993 by Columbia.1 . Streisand Concert 1993 Live Jay Leno Track Listing : 1.Some Enchanted Evening (Oscar Hammerstein, Richard Rodgers) - 03:52 . 2.Everybody Says Don'T (Stephen Sondheim) - 02:34 . 3.The Music Of The Night (Andrew Lloyd Webber,…

Elvis Presley starts the recording of ‘Elvis (NBC-TV Special)’ in Burbank (1968)

Elvis Presley's 'Elvis (NBC-TV Special)' is his thirty-fourth album recorded from June 20 till 29, 1968 in Burbank, California and released in December 1968 by RCA.Track Listing : 1.Trouble / Guitar Man (Jerry Leiber, Mike Stoller / Jerry Reed) - 03:26 . 2.Lawdy Miss Clawdy / Baby What You Want Me To Do / Heartbreak Hotel / Hound Dog / All Shook Up / Can'T Help Falling In Love / Jailhouse Rock /…

Epitaph release The Offspring’s third studio album : ‘Smash’ featuring ‘Come Out and Play’ (1994)

The Offspring's Smash' is their third studio album released on April 8, 1994 by Epitaph.Track Listing : 1.Time To Relax (Intro) -00:25 . 2.Nitro (Youth Energy) (Dexter Holland) - 02:27 . 3.Bad Habit (Dexter Holland) - 03:43 . 4.Gotta Get Away (Dexter Holland) - 03:52 . 5.Genocide (Dexter Holland) - 03:33 . 6.Something To Believe In (Dexter Holland) - 03:17 . 7.Come Out And Play (Dexter Holland) -…

Elvis Presley records ‘Elvis Recorded Live on Stage in Memphis’ at the at Mid-South Coliseum in … Memphis (1974)

Elvis Presley's 'Elvis Recorded Live on Stage in Memphis' is his fifth live album recorded on March 20, 1974 at Mid-South Coliseum, Memphis, Tennessee and released in July 1974 by RCA Records.Track Listing : 1.See See Rider (Traditional, Elvis Presley) - 03:03 . 2.Medley: I Got A Woman / Amen (Ray Charles, Renald Richard) - 04:45 . 3.Love Me (Jerry Leiber And Mike Stoller) - 01:50 . 4.Trying To…

Little Richard releases his debut album : ‘Here’s Little Richard’ featuring ‘Long Tall Sally’ and ‘Tutti Frutti’ (1957)

Little Richard's 'Here's Little Richard' is his debut album featuring 'Long Tall Sally' and 'Tutti Frutti,' produced by Bumps Blackwell and released on March 4, 1957 by Specialty Track Listing : 1.Tutti Frutti (Richard Penniman, Dorothy Labostrie, Joe Lubin) - 02:25 . 2.True, Fine Mama (Richard Penniman) - 02:43 . 3.Can'T Believe You Wanna Leave (Leo Price) - 02:28 . 4.Ready Teddy (Robert…

Sam Cooke records his tenth album : ‘Twistin’ the Night Away’ for RCA (1961)

Sam Cooke's 'Twistin' the Night Away' is his tenth studio album (and one of his most successful) recorded on January 30, 1961 and released in April 1962 by RCATrack Listing : 1.Twistin' The Night Away (Sam Cooke) - 02:39 . 2.Sugar Dumpling (Sam Cooke) - 02:16 . 3.Twistin' In The Kitchen With Dinah (Sam Cooke) - 02:08 . 4.Somebody'S Gonna Miss Me (Lattimore Brown, Arthur Lee Reeves) – 02:32 . 5.A…

Columbia publish Neil Diamond’s thirteenth album : ‘September Morn’ (1979)

Neil Diamond's 'September Morn' is his thirteenth album released on December 22, 1979 by Columbia.Track Listing : 1.September Morn (Gilbert Bécaud, Neil Diamond) - 03:51 . 2.Mama Don'T Know (Gilbert Bécaud, Neil Diamond) - 03:55 . 3.That Kind (Carole Bayer Sager, Neil Diamond) - 03:18 . 4.Jazz Time (Neil Diamond, Tom Hensley) - 03:30 . 5.The Good Lord Loves You (Richard Fagan) - 04:42 . 6.Dancing…

Polydor release James Brown’s album : ‘Get On the Good Foot’ featuring ‘Cold Sweat’ and ‘Please, Please, Please’ (1972)

James Brown's 'Get On the Good Foot' feat. 'Cold Sweat' & 'Please, Please, Please' is a double album released on November 20, 1972 by Polydor.Track Listing : 1.Get On The Good Foot, Pts. 1& 2 (James Brown, Fred Wesley, Joe Mims) - 05:44 . 2.The Whole World Needs Liberation (James Brown, Bobby Byrd) - 03:41 . 3.Your Love Was Good For Me (J. J. Barnes, Whiz Whisenhut) - 03:20 . 4.Cold…

LaFace / Arista publish TLC’s second album : ‘CrazySexyCool’ featuring ‘Waterfalls’ (1994)

TLC's 'CrazySexyCool' is their second studio album featuring 'Waterfalls' and released on November 15, 1994 by LaFace / AristaTrack Listing : 1.Intro-Lude (Phife) - 01:03 . 2.Creep (Dallas Austin) - 04:28 . . 3.Kick Your Game (Jermaine Dupri, Manuel Seal, Lisa "Left Eye" Lopes) - 04:14 . 4.Diggin' On You (Babyface) - 04:14 . 5.Case Of The Fake People (Dallas Austin) - 04:04 . 6.Crazysexycool –…

Columbia publish Barbra Streisand’s album : ‘Till I Loved You’ (1988)

Barbra Streisand's 'Till I Loved You' is a studio album released on October 25, 1988 by Columbia.Track Listing : 1.The Places You Find Love (Glen Ballard, Clifton Magness) - 05:09 . 2.On My Way To You (Alan Bergman, Marilyn Bergman, Michel Legrand) - 03:44 . 3.Till I Loved You (Maury Yeston) - 05:10 . 4.Love Light (Burt Bacharach, Carol Bayer Sager) - 04:32 . 5.All I Ask Of You (Andrew Lloyd…

Warner Bros. publish Chaka Khan’s debut solo album : ‘Chaka’ featuring ‘I’m Every Woman’ (1978)

Chaka Khan's 'Chaka' is her debut solo album released on October 12, 1978.Track Listing : 1.I'M Every Woman (Nickolas Ashford, Valerie Simpson) - 04:05 . 2.Love Has Fallen On Me (Lloyd Webber, Charles Stepney) - 04:52 . 3.Roll Me Through The Rushes (David Lasley, Lana Marrano) - 04:42 . 4.Sleep On It (Andrew Kastner, Larry John Mcnally) - 04:21 . 5.Life Is A Dance (Gavin Christopher) - 04:20 .…

Reprise Records publish Eric Clapton’s twelfth album : ‘From the Cradle’ (1994)

Eric Clapton's 'From the Cradle' is his twelfth studio (and a blues) album released on September 13, 1994 by Reprise Records.Track listing : 1.Blues Before Sunrise (Leroy Carr) - 02:58 . 2.Third Degree (Eddie Boyd, Willie Dixon) - 05:07 . 3.Reconsider Baby (Lowell Fulson) - 03:20 . 4.Hoochie Coochie Man (Willie Dixon) - 03:16 . 5.Five Long Years (Eddie Boyd) - 04:47 . 6.I'm Tore Down (Sonny…

Columbia Records publish The Byrds’ sixth album : ‘Sweetheart of the Rodeo’ (1968)

The Byrds' 'Sweetheart of the Rodeo' is their sixth album featuring Gram Parsons and released on August 30, 1968 by Columbia Records Track Listing : 1.You Ain'T Goin' Nowhere (Bob Dylan) - 02:33 . 2.I Am A Pilgrim (Traditional, Roger McGuinn, Chris Hillman) - 03:39 . 3.The Christian Life (Charles Louvin, Ira Louvin) - 02:30 . 4.You Don'T Miss Your Water (William Bell) - 03:48 . 5.You'Re Still On…

Perdido In Translation

From 'Perdido' to 'You've Lost The Loving Feeling', we have mixed 18 'Jazz & Other Musics' tunes around the theme of 'Lost Translated'. It has Maria Teresa Vera, Manuel Vallejo, Jackie Mclean, Rabih Aboul-Kalil and many more.