Concord publish Christian Scott’s ‘Christian aTunde Adjuah’ (2012)

Christian Scott's 'Christian aTunde Adjuah' is an album released on July 31, 2012 by Concord.1 . New New Orleans (NSJ club Amsterdam, 2012) 2 . New New Orleans (King Adjuah Stomp, North Sea Jazz, 2012) 3 . Pyrrhic Victory (Euro Tour, 2012) 4 . Spy Boy/Flag Boy (The New Morning, Paris, 2012) 5 . Spy Boy 6 . Christian aTunde Adjuah 7 . Vs. The Kleptocratic Union (NSJ club Amsterdam, 2012) 8 .…

Christian Scott Quintet plays in Montreal (2010)

July 5, 2010 - the Christian Scott Quintet - that is Christian Scott (tp), Matthew Stevens (g), Milton Fletcher, Jr.(p), Kristopher Keith Funn (b) and Jamire Williams (d) - will be on stage at Montreal Jazz Festival, Canada

Christian Scott – Stretch Music (Introducing Elena Pinderhughes)

Released on September 18, 2015, "Stretch Music (Introducing Elena Pinderhughes)" is the eleventh album by Christian ScottTrack Listing : 1.Sunrise In Beijing . 2.Twin . 3.Perspectives . 4.West Of The West . 5.Liberation Over Gangsterism . 6.The Corner . 7.Of A New Cool . 8.Runnin In 7'S (For Big Chief Donald Harrison Sr) . 9.Tantric . 10.The Last Chieftain . 11.The Horizon Musicians : Christian…

Joe Henderson records ‘Lush Life: The Music of Billy Strayhorn’ with Wynton Marsalis, Christian Mcbride et al (1991)

Joe Henderson's 'Lush Life: The Music of Billy Strayhorn' is a (tribute to Billy Strayhorn) album recorded on September 3 & 8, 1991 and released In 1992 By Verve.1 . Take the A Train Track Listing : 1.Isfahan (Duke Ellington, Billy Strayhorn) – 05:59 . 2.Johnny Come Lately (Billy Strayhorn) - 06:30 . 3.Blood Count (Billy Strayhorn) - 07:19 . 4.Rain Check (Billy Strayhorn) - 05:54 . 5.Lotus…

This week In Jazz Legends 21/52

Christian Scott, Quintet, Bob James, David Sanborn, George Benson, Southside Aces, Evan Christopher, Irvin Mayfield, Duke Ellington, Ella Fitzgerald, Dee Dee Bridgewater, Lou Donaldson, Dr. Lonnie Smith, Camilo, Tomatito, Ramsey Lewis Trio, Gonzalo Rubalcaba, Ben Sidran, Archie Shepp

Snarky Puppy visit Marseille (2016)

July 26, 2016 - Snarky Puppy - that is Michael League (b), Chris Bullock (ts, fl, clarin, b clarin), Mike "Maz" Maher (tp, flug), Justin Stanton (tp, kb), Bill Laurence (kb), Shaun Martin (kb), Bob Lanzetti (g), Marcelo Woloski (perc) & Larnell Lewis (d) - plus Christian Scott & band for the encore will be at Les Jardins du Palais Longchamp in Marseille, France

Prince releases his twenty-ninth album : ‘Planet Earth’ (2007)

Prince's 'Planet Earth' is his twenty-ninth studio album released, as a free CD with a UK national newspaper, on July 15, 2007 by Npg.Track Listing : 1.Planet Earth (Prince) - 05:51 . 2.Guitar (Prince) - 03:45 . 3.Somewhere Here On Earth (Prince) - 05:45 . 4.The One U Wanna C (Prince) - 04:29 . 5.Future Baby Mama (Prince) - 04:47 . 6.Mr. Goodnight (Prince) - 04:26 . 7.All The Midnights In The…

Happy Birthday Donald Harrison. ‘Sax Donald’

This day (June 23, 1960), in New Orleans, Louisiana, is born Donald Harrison, an American jazz saxophonist.Tracklist : 1 . Big Chief (2019) 2 . Charlie Parker w Strings (2018) 3 . Cherokee (2016) 4 . Hu Ta Nay (2015) 5 . w/ Christian Scott – Live In New York (2012) 6 . w/Congo Nation Salon (2011) 7 . Documentary (2011) 8 . w/ Glen David Andrews - When The Saints Go Marching In (2011) 9 . w/ Ali…

Happy Birthday Michael League. It is time for a ‘Snarky Puppy At their best’ post

As we wish, today, American musician, Michael League a Happy Birthday, the time has come to playlist the 'BESTS' of his band : Snarky Puppy CREDITSPhoto : Stéphane SROCZYNSKIAudio : Shofukan . What About Me? . Lingus . Beep Box . Sleeper . Jambone . Thing of Gold . Kite . Outlier . Tarova . Video : Lingus . What About Me? . Something (w/ Lalah Hathaway) . Shofukan . Sleeper . Outlier . Binky .…

Ben Williams – Coming of Age

Released on April 21, 2015, "Coming of Age" is the second album by Ben Williams with special guests: Goapele, Christian Scott, Stefon Harris, ...(Source Coming of Age | Ben Williams - Official Site)Herald StandardFortunately, it was a very short search to add a new album to my collection. Ben Williams flawlessly offers an intoxicating mixture of contemporary jazz, R&B, pop and a sprinkle of…

Harvey Mason – Chameleon

Released on April 29, 2014, "Chameleon" is the debut album from legendary session drummer Harvey MasonTrack Listing : 1.Black Frost (Bob James, Grover Washington, Jr.) - 06:08 . 2.Montara (Bobby Hutcherson) - 05:31 . 3.If I Ever Lose This Heaven (Pam Sawyer, Leon Ware) - 05:58 . 4.Looking Back (Mark De Clive-Lowe, Paul Jackson, Harvey Mason, Sr.) - 01:35 . 5.Before The Dawn (Patrice Rushen) -…

Paul McCartney releases his fifteenth solo album : ‘Kisses on the Bottom’ featuring ‘My Valentine’ (2012)

Paul McCartney's 'Kisses on the Bottom' is his fifteenth studio album including only two compositions by McCartney, the rest being covers, produced by Tommy LiPuma and released on February 6, 2012 by Hear Music1 . It's Only A Paper Moon 2 . More I Cannot Wish You 3 . My Valentine (Official Video, w/ Natalie Portman) 4 . Always 5 . My Very Good Friend The Milkman 6 . My Valentine (Live) Paul…

Weather Report record ‘8:30,’ a double live album for Columbia (1979)

Weather Report 's '8:30' is a double album recorded live (except for 2 tracks) in January–February 1979, produced by Joe Zawinul & Jaco Pastorius and released the same year by Columbia.1 . Black Market (Montreux, 1976) 2 . Black Market 3 . Scarlet Woman 4 . Teen Town (w/ Jaco Pastorius, Midnight Special 1977) 5 . A Remark You Made 6 . Slang (w/ Jaco Pastorius, solo, 10/28/78 Lisner…

Happy Birthday Miroslav Vitous. ‘Vitous’Virtuosity’

This day (December 6, 1947), in Prague, Czechoslovakia, is born Miroslav Vitousa Czech jazz bassist.Tracklist : 1 . My Romance (2019) 2 . w/ Adam Pieronczyk (2018) 3 . w/Jiří Stivín – Jazzinec (2016) 4 . improvisation #1l (2015) 5 . w/ Project Q – Jarasum Jazz Festival (2013) 6 . w/ Chick Corea Trio – Rhythm A Ning 7 . w/ Jan Garbarek & Peter Erskine – Clouds In The Mountain (1993) 8 . w/…

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,…

Earth, Wind & Fire release ‘Illumination,’ their nineteenth album (2005)

Earth, Wind & Fire's 'Illumination' is their nineteenth album recorded with Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis, Kenny G, Kelly Rowland, will.i.am and Brian McKnight and released on September 20, 2005 by Sanctuary.1 . The Way You Move Track Listing : 1.Lovely People (Keith Harris, Will.I.Am) - 04:28 . 2.Pure Gold (James Harris Iii, Terry Lewis, Tony L. Tolbert, Bobby Ross Avila, Issiah J. Avila) -…

Diana Krall starts the recording of her second album : ‘Only Trust Your Heart’ (1994)

Diana Krall's 'Only Trust Your Heart' is her second album recorded between September 13 and 16, 1994 and released on February 14, 1995 by GRP.1 . I've Got The World On A String 2 . Is You Is Or Is You Ain't My Baby (8/15/1998, Newport Jazz Festival) 3 . I Love Being Here With You (Rio) ) 4 . I Love Being Here With You (Paris) Track listing : 1.Is You Is or Is You Ain't My Baby (Bill Austin,…

Impulse publish Diana Krall’s fourth album : ‘Love Scenes’ produced by Tommy LiPuma (1997)

Diana Krall's 'Love Scenes' is her fourth album produced by Tommy LiPuma and released on August 26, 1997 by Impulse!.1 . All Or Nothing At All 2 . All Or Nothing At Al 3 . Peel Me A Grape (on "Jazz 606" BBBC 2, 1.4.1998) 4 . I Don't Know Enough About You (2009, Live) 5 . I Don't Know Enough About You (Australia) 6 . I Miss You So 7 . They Can't Take That Away From Me (w/ Russell Malone, Paul…

Aerosmith release their ninth studio album : ‘Permanent Vacation’ featuring ‘Angel’ and ‘Dude (Looks Like a Lady)’ (1987)

Aerosmith's 'Permanent Vacation' is their ninth studio album produced by Bruce Fairbairn and released on August 18 1987 by Geffen Records.1 . Hearts Done Time 2 . Dude (Looks Like A Lady) (Official Video) 3 . Angel (Official Video) 4 . Rag Doll (Monsters Of Rock, 2013) 5 . Dude (Looks Like A Lady) (Live, 2014) 6 . Angel Track Listing : 1.Heart'S Done Time (Joe Perry, Desmond Child) - 04:42 .…

Epic publish Super Furry Animals’ fifth album : ‘Rings Around The World’ (2001)

Super Furry Animals' 'Rings Around the World' is their fifth studio album co-produced with Chris Shaw and released on July 23, 2001 by EpicTrack Listing : 1.Alternate Route To Vulcan Street (Super Furry Animals) - 04:31 . 2.Sidewalk Serfer Girl (Super Furry Animals) - 04:01 . 3.(Drawing) Rings Around The World (Super Furry Animals) - 03:29 . 4.It'S Not The End Of The World? (Super Furry Animals) -…

Big Boi releases his debut solo album : ‘Sir Lucious Left Foot: The Son of Chico Dusty’ (2010)

Big Boi's 'Sir Lucious Left Foot: The Son of Chico Dusty' is his debut solo studio album released on July 5, 2010 by Purple Ribbon / Def Jam1 . Daddy Fat Sax (Rooftop Session) 2 . Follow Us (w/ Vonnegutt, Official Video) 3 . Follow Us (Atlanta, GA, Smith's Olde Bar) 4 . Shutterbugg (w/ Cutty, Official Video) 5 . General Patton (Official Video) 6 . You Ain't No DJ (w/ Yelawolf, Official Video) 7 .…

Beyoncé releases ‘4,’ her fourth album featuring ‘Run the World (Girls)’ (2011)

Beyoncé's '4' feat. "Run the World (Girls)" is her fourth studio album released on June 24, 2011 by Parkwood Columbia. 1 . 1+1 2 . I Care (Roseland) 3 . Best Thing I Never Had 4 . Best Thing I Never Had (Macy's 4th Of July Fireworks Spectacular, 011) 5 . Party (w/ J. Cole) 6 . Party (Atlantic City) 7 . Love On Top (Official Video) 8 . Countdown (Official Video) 9 . End Of Time (Roseland) 10 . End…

143 Records publish ‘Michael Bublé Meets Madison Square Garden’ (2009)

'Michael Bublé Meets Madison Square Garden' is his third live album recorded In 2008 at MSG in New York City and released on June 16, 2009 by 143 Records.1 . Me & Mrs. Jones (Madison Square Garden) 2 . Trailer 3 . Everything (Madison Square Garden) 4 . I've got the world on a string (Madison Square Garden) 5 . I'm your man (Madison Square Garden) Track Listing : 1.I'M Your Man (Leonard…

Heads Up Records release Spyro Gyra’s twenty-ninth album : ‘Good to Go-Go’ (2007)

Spyro Gyra's 'Good to Go-Go' is their twenty-ninth (and the first to feature Bonny Bonaparte) album released on June 12, 2007 by Heads Up Records.1 . Get Busy (Indianapolis Jazz Festival) 2 . Jam Up 3 . Spyro Gyra 4 . Funk Yard Dog (Live) Track Listing : 1.Simple Pleasures (Jay Beckenstein) - 05:50 . 2.Get Busy (Tom Schuman) - 05:19 . 3.Jam Up (Bonny Bonaparte) - 04:15 . 4.The Left Bank (Jay…

Melody Gardot releases her third album produced by Heitor Pereira : ‘The Absence’ (2012)

Melody Gardot's 'The Absence' is her third studio album produced by Heitor Pereira and released on May 29, 2012 by Verve Records.1 . Mira 2 . Medley (North Sea Jazz, 2012) 3 . So Long (Avo Session) 4 . So we meet again (San Sebastian Jazz Festival, 2012) 5 . Lisboa (Direct Live, October 2012) 6 . Impossible Love 7 . Goodbye (Olympia Paris, 5 November 2012) 8 . Yemanja Track Listing : 1.Mira…

Usher releases ‘Here I Stand,’ his fifth album including ‘Love in This Club’ (2008)

Usher's 'Here I Stand' incl. 'Love in This Club' is his fifth studio album released on May 13, 2008 by Laface.Track Listing : 1.Intro (Usher Raymond Iv, Ryon Lovett, James Jlack Lackey) - 01:28 . 2.Love In This Club (Usher Raymond Iv, Jamal Jones, Lamar Taylor, Jay Jenkins, Ryon Lovett, Keith Thomas, Darnell Dalton) - 04:19 . 3.This Ain'T Sex (Usher Raymond Iv, Christopher Tricky Stewart, Phalon…

Santana releases their twenty-second album : ‘Corazón’ recorded with Gloria Estefan, Juanes, Miguel and others (2014)

Santana's 'Corazón' is their twenty-second studio album recorded with various singers and released on May 6, 2014 by Rca/Sony Latin Iberia. .Track Listing : 1.Saideira (Rodrigo Leão, Samuel Rosa, Juan Pablo Sorin) - 03:55 . 2.La Flaca (Pau Dones) - 04:10 . 3.Mal Bicho (Flavio Oscar Cianciarulo) - 03:37 . 4.Oye 2014 (Niles Hollowell-Dhar, Armando Christian Perez, Tito Puente) - 03:22 . 5.Iron Lion…

Parlophone publish Paul McCartney ‘s ‘Flaming Pie,’ his tenth solo album (1997)

Paul McCartney's 'Flaming Pie' is his tenth solo studio album (his first in more than four years) released on May 5, 1997 by Parlophone / Capitol. Track Listing : 1.The Song We Were Singing (Paul McCartney) - 03:55 . 2.The World Tonight (Paul McCartney) - 04:06 . 3.If You Wanna (Paul McCartney) - 04:38 . 4.Somedays (Paul McCartney) - 04:15 . 5.Young Boy (Paul McCartney) - 03:54 . 6.Calico Skies…

Happy Birthday Farruko

May 2, 1991 - Puerto Rican singer, Carlos Efrén Reyes Rosado better known by as Farruko is 31. Happy Birthday SirTracklist : Pepas . El Incomprendido (w/ Victor Cardenas, Dj Adoni) . My Lova . Chillax (w/ Ky-Mani Marley) . Calma (w/ Pedro Capó,) . Si Se Da (w/ Myke Towers, Arcangel, Sech & Zion) . Diles (w/ Ñengo Flow , Bad Bunny, Ozuna, Arcangel) . Krippy Kush (w/ Bad Bunny, Rvssian) .…

A&M release The Carpenters’ fifth album : ‘Now & Then’ (1973)

The Carpenters' 'Now & Then' is their fifth album featuring Karen Carpenter as a drummer on almost all tracks and released on May 1, 1973 by A&MTrack Listing : 1.Sing (Joe Raposo) - 03:20 . 2.This Masquerade (Leon Russell) - 04:50 . 3.Heather (Johnny Pearson) - 02:47 . 4.Jambalaya / Dead Man'S Curve / Johnny Angel / The Night Has A Thousand Eyes / Our Day Will Come / One Fine Day ( .…

Toni Braxton releases ‘The Heat’ featuring ‘He Wasn’t Man Enough’ and ‘Spanish Guitar’ (2000)

Toni Braxton's 'The Heat' feat. "He Wasn't Man Enough" is her third studio album released on April 25, 2000 by Laface.Track Listing : 1.He Wasn'T Man Enough (Rodney Jerkins, Fred Jerkins Iii, Lashawn Daniels, Harvey Mason, Jr.) - 04:21 . 2.The Heat (Keri Lewis, Toni Braxton) - 03:30 . 3.Spanish Guitar (Diane Warren) - 04:47 . 4.Just Be A Man About It (Toni Braxton, Johntá Austin, Teddy Bishop,…

Capitol publish ‘Surfin’ U.S.A.,’ the second Beach Boys album (1963)

The Beach Boys 'Surfin' U.S.A.' is their second studio album (78 weeks on the US albums chart) released on March 25, 1963 by Capitol.Track Listing : 1.Surfin' U.S.A. (Brian Wilson, Chuck Berry) - 02:27 . 2.Farmer'S Daughter (Brian Wilson, Mike Love) - 01:49 . 3.Misirlou (Nick Roubanis, Fred Wise, Milton Leeds, Bob Russell) - 02:03 . 4.Stoked (Brian Wilson) - 01:59 . 5.Lonely Sea (Brian Wilson,…

We Remember McCoy Tyner. ‘Really McCoy?’

This day (March 6, 2020), in  Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, died Alfred McCoy Tynerr, jazz pianist member of the John Coltrane Quartet before embracing a long solo career.Tracklist : w/ John Scofield - Fly with the wind (2018) . For All We Know (2012) . XXXI Cartagena Jazz Festival (2011) . Trailer For Guitars (2008) . Naima (2002) . w/ Joe Lovano - Live At Forte Di Bard (2010) . Giant Steps…

Steely Dan release ‘Two Against Nature’ after a 20 years hiatus (2000)

Steely Dan's 'Two Against Nature' is their eighth (and first in 20 years) album released on February 29, 2000 by Giant.Track Listing : 1.Gaslighting Abbie (Walter Becker, Donald Fagen) - 05:53 . 2.What A Shame About Me (Walter Becker, Donald Fagen) - 05:17 . 3.Two Against Nature (Walter Becker, Donald Fagen) - 06:17 . 4.Janie Runaway (Walter Becker, Donald Fagen) - 04:09 . 5.Almost Gothic (Walter…

Joe Lovano releases ‘Viva Caruso,’ an album inspired by the Italian tenor, Enrico Caruso (2002)

Joe Lovano's 'Viva Caruso' is an album inspired by the Italian tenor, Enrico Caruso and released on February 23, 2002 by Blue Note.Track Listing : 1.Vesti La Giubba (Ruggero Leoncavallo) - 03:48 . 2.Tarantella Sincera ( Vincenzo De Crescenzo) - 04:42 . 3.The Streets Of Naples (Joe Lovano) - 04:57 . 4.Cielo Turchino ( M.S. Ciociano) - 04:42 . 5.Pecchè? (Gaetano Errico Pennino) - 07:39 . 6.O Sole…

Kanye West releases his seventh album : ‘The Life of Pablo’ featuring ‘Famous,’ ‘Father Stretch My Hands’ and ‘Fade’ (2016)

Kanye West's 'The Life of Pablo' is his seventh studio album released on February 14, 2016 by Good.1 . Wolves ("Balmain Campaign") 2 . Famous 3 . Fade Kanye West - The Life of Pablo Track Listing : 1.Ultralight Beam (Chancelor Bennett, Kasseem Dean, Mike Dean, Kirk Franklin, Noah Goldstein, Sam Griesemer, Terius Nash, Jerome Potter, Kelly Price, Nico Segal, Derek Watkins, Kanye West, Cydel…

Benny Goodman records ‘Together Again!’ a reunion album with Lionel Hampton, Teddy Wilson and Gene Krupa (1963)

Benny Goodman's 'Together Again!' is a reunion album recorded on February 13 & 14, 1963 with Lionel Hampton, Teddy Wilson and Gene Krupa and released the same year by RCA.Track Listing : 1.Seven Come Eleven (Charlie Christian, Benny Goodman) - 04:25 . 2.Say It Isn'T So (Irving Berlin) - 03:55 . 3.I'Ve Found A New Baby (Jack Palmer, Spencer Williams) - 03:40 . 4.Somebody Loves Me (Buddy…

Southern Gospel

Featuring Gospel . Dottie Rambo . The Crabb Family . Tears Will Never Stain . Art Greenhaw . The Jordanaires . Crying In The Chapel . The Martins . He Leadeth Me . Ivan Parker . Jesus Paid It All . Lauren Talley . The Talley Trio . Shout To The Lord . The Hoppers . Jerusalem . The Hinsons . He Will Calm The Troubled Waters . LeFevres . Lord Carry Me Home . The Lesters . He Is .