Ornette Coleman begins the recording of ‘Tomorrow Is the Question!’ with Don Cherry, Percy Heath, Shelly Manne and Red Mitchell (1959)

Ornette Coleman's 'Tomorrow Is the Question!' is his second album subtitled 'The New Music of Ornette Coleman!', recorded on January 16, February 23 and March 9–10, 1959 with Don Cherry, Percy Heath, Shelly Manne and Red Mitchell and released the same year bBy Contemporary.Track Listing : 1.Tomorrow Is The Question! (Ornette Coleman) - 03:09 . 2.Tears Inside (Ornette Coleman) - 05:00 . 3.Mind And…

Don Cherry records with Gato Barbieri, Henry Grimes and Edward Blackwell ‘Complete Communion,’ an album for Blue Note (1965)

Don Cherry's 'Complete Communion' is an album recorded on December 24, 1965 with Gato Barbieri, Henry Grimes and Edward Blackwell and released in 1966 By Blue Note.Track Listing : 1.Complete Communion: Complete Communion/And Now/Golden Heart/Remembrance (Don Cherry) - 20:38 . 2.Elephantasy: Elephantasy/Our Feelings/Bishmallah/Wind, Sand And Stars (Don Cherry) - 19:36Reid MilesALSO…

We remember Don Cherry. ‘Global Avant-Gardist’

This day (October 19, 1995), in Malaga, Spain, died Donald Eugene Cherry a.k.a. Don Cherry, an American jazz cornetist .Digest Tracklist : San Sebastian (1986) . With Blood Ulmer/Rashied Ali . Live at Empire Theatre, Paris (1979) . w/ Herbie Hancock - Bemsha Swing . w/ Janusz Muniak Quartet - Unknown . w/The Sound Unity Festival Orchestra - Kangaroo Hoopie . Don Cherry & Orphy Robinson -…

Ornette Coleman records ‘Change of the Century’ with Don Cherry, Charlie Haden and Billy Higgins (1959)

Ornette Coleman's 'Change of the Century' is his fourth studio album recorded on October 8 and 9, 1959, with Don Cherry, Charlie Haden and Billy Higgins and released In June 1960 By Atlantic.Track Listing : 1.Ramblin' (Ornette Coleman) - 06:39 . 2.Free (Ornette Coleman) - 06:24 . 3.The Face Of The Bass (Ornette Coleman) - 06:59 . 4.Forerunner (Ornette Coleman) - 05:16 . 5.Bird Food (Ornette…

Atlantic publish Ornette Coleman’s fifth album : ‘This Is Our Music’ recorded with Don Cherry et al (1960)

Ornette Coleman's 'This Is Our Music' is his fifth album recorded on July 19 & 26 and August 2, 1960 and released In February 1961 by Atlantic.Track Listing : 1.Blues Connotation (Ornette Coleman) - 05:16 . 2.Beauty Is A Rare Thing (Ornette Coleman) - 07:13 . 3.Kaleidoscope (Ornette Coleman) - 06:36 . 1.Embraceable You (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin) - 04:54 . 2.Poise (Ornette Coleman) -…

Virgin publish Neneh Cherry’s debut album ‘Raw Like Sushi’ featuring ‘Buffalo Stance’ (1989)

Neneh Cherry's 'Raw Like Sushi' is her debut studio album featuring 'Buffalo Stance' and released on June 5, 1989 by Virgin1 . Buffalo Stance (Official Music Video) 2 . Buffalo Stance (Glastonbury 2019) 3 . Manchild 4 . Manchild (The BRITs 1990) 5 . Kisses On The Wind 6 . Kisses on the Wind (Club MTV, 1989) 7 . Inna City Mamma 8 . The next generation + Buffalo Blues (1991 TV) 9 . Heart 10 . So…

Parlophone release Gorillaz’ second album : ‘Demon Days’ featuring De La Soul, Neneh Cherry and more (2005)

Gorillaz' 'Demon Days' is their second studio album featuring various guest like De La Soul, Neneh Cherry, among others, produced by Danger Mouse and released on May 11, 2005 by Parlophone.Track Listing : 1.Intro (Damon Albarn, Don Harper) - 01:03 . 2.Last Living Souls (Damon Albarn) - 03:10 . 3.Kids With Guns (Damon Albarn, Brian Burton) - 03:46 . 4.O Green World (Damon Albarn, Brian Burton) -…

Happy Birthday Neneh Cherry

March 10, 1964 - Today, Miss Neneh Cherry, global Swedish artist, is @#!!^. Happy Birthday MissGorillaz' 'Demon Days' is their second studio album featuring various guest like De La Soul, Neneh Cherry, among others, produced by Danger Mouse and released on May 11, 2005 by Parlophone. >> Neneh Cherry with Kahil El'Zabar, Ernest Dawkins and others perform in Paris >> 8 MINUTES on RVM…

Neneh Cherry releases ‘Broken Politics,’ her fifth album in …30 years. Sporadic but excellent

Neneh Cherry's 'Broken Politics' is her fifth album produced by Four Tet and released on October 19, 2018 by Small Supersound / Awal Recordings(Source Neneh Cherry - Broken Politics | @ Facebook)New-York Times “I just lose it. But I feel like, O.K., maybe I can get something from feeling this upset.” NME In many ways, this album is a diary entry, a fascinating insight into the inner-workings of…

We remember Skip James. ‘Don’t Skip James’

This day (October 3, 1969), in Philadelphia, died Nehemiah Curtis 'Skip' James, an American Delta blues singer, guitarist, pianist and songwriter.Digest Tracklist : Crow Jane . Jr – Hard Time Killing Floor Blues . All Night Long . Christine Pizzuti – Crow Jane . Devil Got My Woman . John Martyn – Rather Be The Devil . Skip´S Worried Blues . Alan Moores – Look Down The Road . Tracklist : Devil…

We remember Ornette Coleman. ‘Ornette, What Else?’

This day (June 11, 2015), in New-York City, died Ornette Coleman, an American saxophonist, violinist, trumpeter, composer and one of the major innovators of the free jazz movement.Tracklist : 1 . At North Sea Jazz (2010) 2 . J.S. Bach (2010) 3 . Lonely Woman (2008) 4 . w/ Prime Time - Latin Genetics 5 . w/ Prime Time - Stadtgarten Cologne (1987) 6 . In Germany (1978 ) 7 . In Roma (1974)…

We Remember Sun Ra. ‘Sun In The Sky’

This day (May 30, 1993), in Birmingham, Alabama, died Herman Poole Blount a.k.a Sun Ra, a jazz composer, bandleader and a cosmic philosopher.Tracklist : 1 . Sound Of Joy (1988) 2 . w/ Arkestra – Live in France (2009) 3 . w/ Arkestra – I Want To Be Happy (1990) 4 . Retrospective / Face The Music (1989) 5 . Live in Berlin (1986) 6 . w/ Solar Arkestra – Live In West Berlin (1983) 7 . w/ Arkestra –…

Happy Birthday Archie Shepp. ‘Good Shepp’

This day (May 24, 1937), in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, is born Archie Shepp, an African-American jazz saxophonist.Digest Tracklist : & Chucho Valdes Afro-cuban project - Yansa (2011) . Live In Paris (2009) . Live In Venice (2002) . & Ben Sidran - Willow Weep For Me . Mama Rose (1978) . Tracklist : Attica Blues . Blues For Brother George Jackson . Invocation To Mr. Parker . Ballad For A…

Ornette Coleman records ‘The Shape of Jazz to Come,’ his third album featuring ‘Lonely Woman’ (1959)

Ornette Coleman's 'The Shape of Jazz to Come' is his third album recorded on May 22, 1959 and released in October 1959 By Atlantic.Track Listing : 1.Lonely Woman (Ornette Coleman) - 04:59 . 2.Eventually (Ornette Coleman) - 04:20 . 3.Peace (Ornette Coleman) - 09:04 . 4.Focus On Sanity (Ornette Coleman) - 06:50 . 5.Congeniality (Ornette Coleman) - 06:41 . 6.Chronology (Ornette Coleman) - 06:05…

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 &…

We remember Naná Vasconcelos. ‘Percussive’

This day (March 9, 2016), in Recife, Brazil, died Naná Vasconcelos, a Brazilian Latin jazz percussionist, vocalist and berimbau player, most notable for his works with Pat Metheny, Don Cherry, Egberto Gismonti, and Gato Barbieri.Tracklist : Pra Elas (2010) . w/ Egberto Gismonti & Hamilton de Holanda – Live in Italy (2012) . w/ Egberto Gismonti - Dança das Cabeças (1996) . w/ Jack Dejohnette…

Contemporary publish Ornette Coleman’s debut album : ‘Something Else!!!!’ (1958)

Ornette Coleman's 'Something Else!!!!' is his debut album recorded on February 10 – March 24, 1958 with Don Cherry among others and released the same year by Contemporary.Track Listing : 1.Invisible (Ornette Coleman) - 04:11 . 2.The Blessing (Ornette Coleman) - 04:45 . 3.Jayne (Ornette Coleman) - 07:17 . 4.Chippie (Ornette Coleman) - 05:37 . 5.The Disguise (Ornette Coleman) - 02:46 . 6.Angel Voice…

This week In Jazz Legends 03/52

Gerry Mulligan, Herbie Hancock, Miles Davis . Friends, Ornette Coleman, Jean Luc Ponty, Billy Cobham, Stanley Clarke, Jason Moran, Eliane Elias, Lionel Loueke, Charlie Hunter, Nels Cline . Fred FrithThey are the "Jazz Legends" performers selected among the 286 Posts we publish this week. Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy!Tracklist 1 . Gerry Mulligan . Out Back Of The Barn…

Ornette Coleman records his sixth album : ‘Free Jazz: A Collective Improvisation’ for Atlantic Records (1960)

Ornette Coleman's 'Free Jazz: A Collective Improvisation' is his sixth album recorded on December 21, 1960 September 1961 and released by Atlantic Records.Track Listing : 1.Free Jazz (Part One) (Ornette Coleman) - 19:55 . 2.Free Jazz (Part Two) (Ornette Coleman) - 16:28Musicians : Don Cherry — Pocket Trumpet . Scott Lafaro — Bass . Billy Higgins — Drums . Eric Dolphy — Bass Clarinet . Freddie…

We remember Lester Bowie. ‘Lester, Seriously?’

This day (November 8, 1999), in New York, died Lester Bowie, an American jazz trumpet player composer, bandleader, member of the AACM and cofounder of the Art Ensemble of Chicago.Digest Tracklist : w/ Steel Band - Umbria Jazz Festival . w/ Brass Fantasy - Jazzfest Berlin'86 . w/ New York Organ'S Ensemble - Live (1994= . w/ Moussa 'Vieux' Kantè - Nightown Rotterdam1997 . The Art Ensemble Of…

Sun Ra takes his All Stars+ Arkestra to Berlin (1983)

October 29, 1983 - the Sun Ra All Stars - that is Don Cherry (tp,voc), Lester Bowie (tp), Marshall Allen (as,perc), John Gilmore (ts,fl), Archie Shepp (ts,voc), Sun Ra (kb), Richard Davis (b), Clifford Jarvis (d), Philly Joe Jones (d) and Famoudou Don Moye (perc) - participate in Jazztage at Philharmonie in Berlin, Germany

Ornette Coleman starts the recording of ‘Science Fiction,’ an album for Columbia (1971)

Ornette Coleman's 'Science Fiction' is an album Recorded on September 9, 10 & October 13, 1971 and released in 1972 By Columbia.Track Listing : 1.What Reason Could I Give? (Ornette Coleman) - 03:06 . 2.Civilization Day (Ornette Coleman) - 06:04 . 3.Street Woman (Ornette Coleman) - 04:50 . 4.Science Fiction (Ornette Coleman) - 05:03 . 5.Rock The Clock (Ornette Coleman) - 03:16 . 6.All My Life…

Eric Dolphy records his second album as leader : ‘Out There’ (1960)

Eric Dolphy's 'Out There' is his second album as band leader, recorded on August 15, 1960 and released the same year by New Jazz.Track Listing : 1.Out There (Eric Dolphy, Charles Mingus) - 06:55 . 2.Serene (Eric Dolphy) - 07:01 . 3.The Baron (Eric Dolphy) - 02:57 . 4.Eclipse (Charles Mingus) - 02:45 . 5.17 West (Eric Dolphy) - 04:50 . 6.Sketch Of Melba (Randy Weston) - 04:40 . 7.Feathers (Hale…

Sonny Rollins records ‘Our Man in Jazz’ at The Village Gate in New York Cit (1962)

Sonny Rollins' 'Our Man in Jazz' is an album recorded at The Village Gate in New York City on July 27–30, 1962 and February 20, 1963 and released by RCA Victor.Track listing : . Oléo (Sonny Rollins) - 25:26 . Dearly Beloved (Jerome Kern, Johnny Mercer) - 08:17 . Doxy (Sonny Rollins) - 15:17 . You Are My Lucky Star (Nacio Herb Brown, Arthur Freed) - 03:46 . I Could Write a Book (Lorenz Hart,…

Frank Zappa releases his second solo album : ‘Hot Rats’ featuring ‘Peaches en Regalia’ (1969)

Frank Zappa's 'Hot Rats' is his second solo (and his first after the dissolution of the Mothers of Invention) album recorded from July 18 till August 30, 1969 and released on October 10, 1969 by Bizarre/Reprise. Track listing : 1.Peaches en Regalia (Frank Zappa) - 03:38 . 2.Willie the Pimp (Frank Zappa) - 09:21 . 3.Son of Mr. Green Genes (Frank Zappa) - 08:58 . 4.Little Umbrellas (Frank Zappa) -…

Jazz in Polish Cinema (Out of the Underground 1958-67)

A 4-CD box set of remastered original soundtracks by Krzysztof Komeda &Andrzej Trzaskowski including previously unissued and rare recordings remastered Jazz in Polish Cinema-Out of the 1958-67 Audio CD The remastered sound is very good. The thick, bound booklet is one of the best I've ever seen. This collection focuses on rare underground films from Poland after jazz was allowed to be heard…

Santana release ‘Supernatural,’ their seventeenth album featuring ‘Maria, Maria’ (1999)

Santana's 'Supernatural' feat. 'Maria, Maria' is their seventeenth (and most successful ) album released on June 14, 1999 by Arista.1 . Supernatural (Da Le) Yaleo Live 2 . Love of My Life (w/ Dave Matthews) 3 . Everlast & Put Your Lights On (Live) 4 . Africa Bamba (Official Video) 5 . Africa bamba (Viña del mar 2009) 6 . Do u like the way (w/ Laurynn Hill, Cee lo= 7 . Maria Maria (w/ The…

Atlantic Records publish Brandy’s second album : ‘Never Say Never’ featuring ‘The Boy Is Mine’ with Monica (1998)

Brandy's 'Never Say Never' is her second studio album produced mostly by Rodney Jerkins and released on June 9, 1998 by Atlantic Records.1 . The Boy Is Mine (Official Video, w/ Monica) 2 . The Boy Is Mine (Live, 1998) 3 . Almost Doesn't Count (Puerto Rico) 4 . Top of the World (Live, w/ Mase) 5 . Sitting On Top of The World (Live) 6 . You Don't Know Me 7 . Never Say Never 8 . Have You Ever (AMA…

Happy Birthday David Byrne. ‘Headmaster’

This day (May 14, 1952), in Dumbarton, Scotland, is born David Byrne, American singer-songwriter and guitanist, frontman of Talking HeadsDigest Tracklist : I Feel It In My Heart (w/ Talking Heads, The Kitchen ’76) . Psycho Killer (w/ Talking Heads, CBGB, 1975) . Don’t Worry About The Government (w/ Talking Heads) . With Dick Clark (w/ Talking Heads) . Warning Sign (w/ Talking Heads, Capitol…

EMI Capitol publish Duran Duran’s second album : ‘Rio’ featuring ‘Hungry Like the Wolf’ (1982)

Duran Duran's 'Rio' is their second studio album produced by Colin Thurston and released on May 10, 1982 by EMI Capitol.Track Listing : 1.Rio (Simon Lebon, Nick Rhodes, Andy Taylor, John Taylor, Roger Taylor) - 05:33 . 2.My Own Way (Simon Lebon, Nick Rhodes, Andy Taylor, John Taylor, Roger Taylor) - 04:51 . 3.Lonely In Your Nightmare (Simon Lebon, Nick Rhodes, Andy Taylor, John Taylor, Roger…

The Rolling Stones release their thirteenth album : ‘Black and Blue’ featuring ‘Hot Stuff’ (1976)

The The Rolling Stones' 'Black and Blue' feat. 'Hot Stuff' is their thirteenth studio album released on April 23, 1976 by The Rolling Stones Records.Track Listing : 1.Hot Stuff (Mick Jagger, Keith Richards) - 05:20 . 2.Hand Of Fate (Mick Jagger, Keith Richards) - 04:28 . 3.Cherry Oh Baby (Eric Donaldson) - 03:57 . 4.Memory Motel (Mick Jagger, Keith Richards) - 07:07 . 5.Hey Negrita (Ron Wood) -…

We remember Prince. ‘Someday My Prince Will Go’

This day (April 21, 2016 ), in Chanhassen, Minnesota, U.S., died Prince Rogers Nelson simply known as Prince, American singer-songwriter and musician extraordinaireDigest Tracklist : Why You Wanna Treat Me So Bad . Do Me, Baby (Capitol Theatre, 1982) . Purple Rain (1985) . Anotherloverholenyohead (1986) . 1987 VMAs . I Wish U Heaven (1988) . Electric Chair (SNL 15th Anniversary Special, 1989) .…

Massive Attack release their debut album : ‘Blue Lines’ featuring ‘Daydreaming’ and ‘Unfinished Sympathy’ (1991)

Massive Attack's 'Blue Lines' is their debut studio album released on April 8, 1991 by Wild Bunch (their own label).Track Listing : 1.Safe From Harm (Grantley Marshall, Andrew Vowles, Robert Del Naja, Shara Nelson) - 05:18 . . 2.One Love (Grantley Marshall, Andrew Vowles, Robert Del Naja, Horace Andy, Claude Williams) - 04:48 . . 3.Blue Lines (Grantley Marshall, Andrew Vowles, Robert Del Naja,…

Island publish Pulp’s sixth album : ‘This Is Hardcore’ (1993)

Pulp's 'This Is Hardcore' is their sixth album produced by Chris Thomas and released on March 30, 1998Track Listing : 1.The Fear (Jarvis Cocker, Nick Banks, Candida Doyle, Steve Mackey, Mark Webber) - 05:35 . 2.Dishes (Jarvis Cocker, Nick Banks, Candida Doyle, Steve Mackey, Mark Webber) - 03:30 . 3.Party Hard (Jarvis Cocker, Nick Banks, Candida Doyle, Steve Mackey, Mark Webber) - 04:00 . 4.Help…

This week In Soul Artists 13/52

Commodores, Prince, Usher, Run–D.M.C., Incognito, Erykah Badu, Marvin Gaye, Chaka Khan, Janet Jackson, Barry White, Bettye LaVette, Diana Ross

David Bowie releases his ninth album : ‘Young Americans’ featuring ‘Fame’ (1975)

David Bowie's 'Young Americans' feat. 'Fame' is his ninth studio album co-produced with Tony Visconti & Harry Maslin and released on March 7, 1975 by RCA Records.Track Listing : 1.Young Americans (David Bowie) - 05:11 . 2.Win (David Bowie) - 04:44 . 3.Fascination (Bowie Luther Vandross) - 05:45 . 4.Right (David Bowie) - 04:15 . 5.Somebody Up There Likes Me (David Bowie) - 06:30 . 6.Across The…