Elis Regina & Antonio Carlos Jobim start the recording of ‘Elis & Tom’ (1974)

'Elis & Tom' by Elis Regina and Antonio Carlos Jobim is a bossa nova album recorded from February 22 till March 9, 1974 in Los Angeles and released the same year by Philips.Track Listing : 1.Águas De Março (Antonio Carlos Jobim) - 03:32 . 2.Pois É (Antonio Carlos Jobim, Chico Buarque) - 01:43 . 3.Só Tinha De Ser Com Você (Antonio Carlos Jobim, Aloysio De Oliveira) - 03:48 . 4.Modinha…

As ‘Filhas’ De Elis Regina

To celebrate Elis Regina . who passed away today thirty eight years ago . we have selected twelve artists who have afterwards performed songs that Elis made famous. "As 'Filhas' De Elis Regina" are Carla Cristina, Luisa Maita, Katia Merak, Ivete Sangalo, Gabriela . Raphaela, Bia Ferreira, Paula Lima, Fran Rosas, Maria Rita, Mari Cardoso, Rachell Luz, Marianna Leporace Here, original and cover…

We remember Elis Regina. ‘A Rainha Regina’

This day (January 19, 1982), in São Paulo, Brazil, died Elis Regina, an important singer of Brazilian popular music .Tracklist : Águas de Março . Madalena (1979) . w/ Milton Nascimento - Caxangá (1976) . Tatuagem (1976) . Como Nossos Pais . Cadeira Vazia (1973) . Upa Neguinho (1968) . Tracklist : Como Nossos Pais . Madalena . Águas De Março . Romaria . Canto De Ossanha . Só Tinha De Ser Com…

Singing (and Playing) with Tom Jobim

João Donato, Elis Regina, Pat Metheny , Edu Lobo, Gal Costa, Danilo Caymmi,, Frank Sinatra, Herbie Hancock, João Gilberto , Andy Williams , Chico Buarque, Vinícius De Moraes

We remember Baden Powell. ‘Playing So Well’

This day (September 26, 2000), in Rio de Janeiro, died Baden Powell de Aquino, a Brazilian guitarist.Tracklist : 1 . Manha De Carnaval 2 . A Primera Vez (1999) 3 . Lapinha 4 . Tristeza (1970) 5 . Samba Triste (1967) Tracklist : Canto De Ossanha . Tristeza . Samba Triste . Berimbau . Garota De Ipanema . Consolação . O Astronauta . Canto De Xangô . Prelude . Apelo . Wikipedia : This day…

Antônio Carlos Jobim records ‘Wave,’ his fourth album for A&M (1967)

Antônio Carlos Jobim's 'Wave' is his fourth (and his most successful album to date) album recorded on May 22-24 and June 15, 1967 and released in September 1967 By A&M.1 . Wave Track Listing : 1.Wave (Antônio Carlos Jobim) - 02:56 . 2.The Red Blouse (Antônio Carlos Jobim) - 05:09 . 3.Look To The Sky (Antônio Carlos Jobim) - 02:20 . 4.Batidinha (Antônio Carlos Jobim) - 03:17 . 5.Triste…

This week In One-Off Collaborations 04/52

Michael Hutchence . Ray Charles, Ann-Margret . Tina Turner . Stevie Ray Vaughan, Maria McKee . David Sanborn . Van Dyke Parks . Jeff Beck . Beth Hart . The Corrs . Bono . Sting . Cheb Mami, Milva . Aaron Neville . George Duke . Anita Baker . Elis Regina . Michel Legrand . John Hiatt . Lyle Lovett . Roger Miller . Danny Gatton, Yo-Yo Ma . T. M. KrishnaThey are the 12 one-off collaborations…

We remember French composer & conductor Michel Legrand

This day (January 26, 2019), in Paris, France, died Michel Legrand, a French musical composer, arranger, conductor, and pianist.Tracklist : w/ Sarah Vaughan - Sweet Gingerbread Man (1972) . w/ Meow Meow - Sans Toi (2011) . w/ Natalie Dessay - The Summer Knows (2012) . w/ Oscar Peterson - Watch What Happens . w/ Tamara Gverdtsiteli - Les Parapluies de Cherbourg . w/ Barbra Streisand - What are…

This week In Singing Ladies 03/52

Sade, Lana Del Rey, Mavis Staple . Valerie June, Ana Tijoux, Corinne Bailey Rae, Tracy Chapman, Gloria Estefan, Kacey Musgraves, Dolly Parton, Anita O'Day, Elis Regina They are the 12 Singing Ladies selected among the 286 Posts we publish this week. Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy!Tracklist 1 . Sade . Nothing Can Come Between Us Lifted from : Happy Birthday Sade Adu.…

This week In Singing Ladies 52/52

Annie Lennox, Marianne Faithfull, Patti Smith, Cat Power, Elis Regina, Natalie Cole . Diana Krall, Blondie, Paloma Faith, Sharleen Spiteri, Gloria Gaynor, Jennifer Rush, Kim Wilde They are the 12 Singing Ladies selected among the 294 Posts we publish this week. Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy!Tracklist 1 . Annie Lennox . The Fool on the Hill Lifted from : Happy Birthday…

‘Duetos Brasileiros’ gathers 22 major Brazilian (and one Belgian) artists performing (you guessed it!) a duet.

Starting and ending with a contribution by Gal Costa - whose birthday is today, "Duetos Brasileiros" gathers 22 major Brazilian (and one Belgian) artists performing (you guessed it!) a duet.Gal Costa, Caetano Veloso, Chico Buarque, Maria Bethânia, Gonzaguinha, Luiz Melodia, Elza Soares, Ney Matogrosso, Maysa, Rildo Hora, Leny Andrade, Toots Thielemans, Elis Regina, Tom Jobim, João Gilberto, Bebel…

Jazzin’Around Manha De Carnaval

Starting and ending with Luiz Bonfá / Antônio Maria's composition 'Manha De Carnaval', we have mixed 18 'Brazilian Music' tunes around the theme of 'Luiz Bonfá / Antônio Maria'. It has Noel Rosa, Jorge Veiga e Conjunto de José Meneses, Nora Ney, Wanda de Sa & Sergio Mendes and many more.

Caravaning

From 'Caravan' to 'Midnight At The Oasis' , we have mixed 15 'Jazz, Latin and Arabic Musics' tunes around the theme of 'Deserts, Palmtreeese and Caravans'. It has Charlie Barnet, Hamid Baroudi, Barb Jungr, Celia Cruz Con La Sonora Matancera and many more.

Word Music

From 'Palavra De Mulher' to 'Há Palavras Que Nos Beijam' , we have mixed 18 'Latin mixed with Jazz' tunes around the theme of 'Words, Palabras, Palavras'. It has Mariza, Billie Holiday, Dalva De Oliveira, Begona Bang-Matu and many more.

Earth Songs

From 'Terra de ninguém' to 'Ten Feet Off The Ground' , we have mixed 19 'Jazz & Latin' tunes around the theme of 'Four Elements (Earth)'. "Earth Songs" has Elis Regina, Herbie Mann , Domenico Modugno , Barbara Dickson and many more.

Men Play Before

From 'Before We Were Born' to 'One Last Cry Before I Say' , we have mixed 15 'Jazz, Blues and More' tunes around the theme of 'Before'. It has Ken Navaro, Keith Jarrett, Yusel Lateef, Mike Stern and many more.

Amnesics

From 'Remind Me' to 'Forgetting To Remember' , we have mixed 20 'Lady Jazz Singers' tunes around the theme of 'Remembering'. It has Claire Martin, Dolores Duran, Irany e Seu Conjunto, Trijntje Oosterhuis and many more.

Ev’ry Time She Sings Goodbye

From 'Ev'ry Time We Say Goodbye' to 'Pra Dizer Adeus (Time To Say Goodbye)', we have mixed 19 'Jazz & Latin Musics' tunes around the theme of 'Ladies Singing Goodbye'. It has Sylvie Vartan, Leila Pinheiro, Rita Pavone, Marcia and many more.

Melancolia Latina

From 'Milonga Triste' to 'Canto Triste', we have mixed 19 'Latin Music' tunes around the theme of 'Tristeza'. It has Vinicius De Moraes, Cortijo, Astrud Gilberto, Gato Barbieri and many more.

Morning Glories

From 'What's Your Story Morning Glory' to 'In The Wee Small Hours Of The Morning', we have mixed 19 'Jazz' tunes around the theme of 'Morning'. It has Stacey Kent, Billie Holiday, Room Eleven, Peggy Lee and many more.

Jobim Para Dois (ou Três)

From 'How Insensitive' to 'Corcovado', we have mixed 20 'Brazilian Jazz' tunes around the theme of 'Duos doing Jobim's Classics'. It has Nana Caymmi & César Camargo, Antonio Carlos Jobim & Elis Regina, Yamandu Costa & Ze Paulo Becker, Sergio Mendes & Cannonball Adderley and many more.

Tomorrow is Another Day

From 'Never On Sunday' to 'Nunca en Domingo', we have mixed 19 'Jazz with Some Latin Music and a Bit of Pop' tunes around the theme of 'Week Days'. It has Gerry Mulligan & Ben Webster , Elis Regina, Sonny Criss, Keny Burrell and many more.

The new Esperanza Spalding feels like Robert Wyatt in bed with Judy Garland. It has that organic intellectualism that implies ‘I put twelve spells on you because you’re mind’

Esperanza Spalding's '12 Little Spells' is her seventh album released on October 19, 2018 by Concord. Visual artist Ethan Samuel Young has directed the video version of the album. (Source Esperanza Spalding - 12 Little Spells | Official Site)Rolling Stone ...that will make your head spin with its exquisite intergenre oddity, like the prog-meets-pop-meets-spoken-word mini opus WBGO ..a word that…

Sanctuary publish Chaka Khan’s ‘ClassiKhan,’ her tenth album recorded with the London Symphony Orchestra (2004)

Chaka Khan's 'ClassiKhan' is her tenth studio album recorded with the London Symphony Orchestra and released on October 5, 2004 by Sanctuary Records.1 . (w/ Melissa Vardey & Us Airforce Band) 2 . Hey, Big Spender (w/ Eastman Students) 3 . (Making Of Classikhan) 4 . I Believe (Live, Basel, 2004) Track Listing : 1.Hey Big Spender (Cy Coleman, Dorothy Fields) - 03:18 . 2.Hazel'S Hips (Oscar…

Happy Birthday Marcus Miller. ‘Marcus Imperator’

This day (June 14, 1959), in Brooklyn, New York, is born Marcus Miller, an American bass player, composer, producer and multi-instrumentalist.Tracklist : 1 . Trip Trap & Bitches Brew (2020) 2 . Laid Black (2019) 3 . w/ Kinga Glyck - Blast (2018) 4 . w/ Tom Ibarra - Tutu (2016) 5 . Solo (2013) 6 . Tightrope (2012) 7 . Blast (2008) 8 . Jean Pierre (2008) 9 . Come Together (2007) 10 . Bruce Lee…

Happy Birthday Kenny G. ‘Super G’

This day (June 5, 1956), in Seattle, Washington, is born Kenneth Bruce Gorelick a.k.a Kenny G, an American contemporary and smooth jazz saxophonist.Tracklist : 1 . Midnight Motion (1988) 2 . w/ Stevie Wonder – Besame Mucho (2009) 3 . w/David Foster & Friends - Love Theme From St. Elmo'S Fire (2008) 4 . w/ Yolanda Adams - I Believe I Can Fly (2004) 5 . The Moment 6 . w/ Michael Bolton - How Am…

Happy Birthday Gonzalo Rubalcaba. ‘Rubalcaba De Cuba’

This day (May 27, 1963), in Havana, Cuba, is born Gonzalo Rubalcaba, a Grammy Award-winning Cuban jazz pianist and composer.Digest Tracklist : Joy, Joie (2019) . Gitaneria (2018) . w/ Anna Maria Jopek - Twe Usta Klamia (2017) . Volcan Trio (2016) . Joao (2014) . Supernova (2012) . Promenade (1999) . Agua De Beber (1995) . Giant Steps (1992) . & Chick Corea – Inprovisation (1991) . Autumn…

Happy Birthday Bob Dylan. ‘We Do Look Back’

This day (May 24, 1941), in Duluth, Minnesota is born Robert Allen Zimmerman better known as Bob Dylan, American singer, poet & songwriter and Nobel prizeDigest Tracklist : Blowing In The Wind (1963) . Mr. Tambourine Man (Newport Folk Festival, 1964) . Like a Rolling Stone (1966) . I Threw It All Away (The Johnny Cash Show, 1969) . Soundcheck in NYC (w/ George Harrison, 1971) . Knockin' on…

Sixth ‘International Jazz Day’ happens in Cuba (2017)

April 30, 2017 - Ambrose Akinmusire, Melissa Aldana, Richard Bona, Regina Carter, Kurt Elling, Roberto Fonseca, Kenny Garrett, Herbie Hancock, Quincy Jones, Ivan Lins, Marcus Miller, Youn Sun Nah, Gonzalo Rubalcaba, Antonio Sánchez, Esperanza Spalding, Chucho Valdés and many more are gathered at Gran Teatro de la Habana Alicia Alonso in Cuba for the 6th "International Jazz Day"

Cassandra Wilson releases ‘Thunderbird,’ an album produced By T-Bone Burnett (2006)

Cassandra Wilson's 'Thunderbird' is an album produced By T-Bone Burnett and released on April 4, 2006 by Blue Note.Track Listing : 1.Go To Mexico (Keith Ciancia, Mike Elizondo, Zigaboo Modeliste, Art Neville, Leo Nocentelli, George Porter, Jr, Cassandra Wilson) - 04:14 . 2.Closer To You (Jakob Dylan) - 05:49 . 3.Easy Rider (Traditional) - 07:03 . 4.It Would Be So Easy (Keith Ciancia, Mike…

Happy Birthday Quincy Jones. ‘Today is ‘Super Q’s Day”

This day (March 14, 1933), in Seattle, Washington, is born Quincy Delightt Jones a.k.a. Quincy Jones, an American record producer, conductor, arranger, film composer, ..Tracklist : w/ Big Band - Moanin' . The 75Th Birthday Celebration Live At Montreux (2008) . w/ Toots Thielemans, Patti Austin - Setembro (1996) . Back On Block Live (1991) . w/ Tamia & Babyface - Slow Jams . w/ Miles Davis -…

Oscar Peterson and Milt Jackson record together ‘Two of the Few,’ an album for Pablo (1983)

'Two of the Few' by Oscar Peterson & Milt Jackson is a studio album recorded on January 20, 1983 and released the same year by Pablo.Track Listing : 1.Oh, Lady Be Good! (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin) - 07:54 . 2.If I Had You (Jimmy Campbell, Reginald Connelly, Ted Shapiro) - 04:27 . 3.Limehouse Blues (Philip Braham, Douglas Furber) - 04:28 . 4.Mister Basie (Oscar Peterson) - 05:54 .…

Geffen Records publish Mary J. Blige’s seventh album : ‘The Breakthrough’ (2005)

Mary J. Blige's 'The Breakthrough' is her seventh studio album released on December 20, 2005 by Geffen Records.Track Listing : 1.No One Will Do (Erik Ortiz, Kevin Crowe, Clifford Brown Iii, Dave Young, Bunny Sigler) - 04:46 . 2.Enough Cryin (Mary J. Blige, Rodney Jerkins, Sean Garrett, Shawn Carter) - 04:20 . 3.About You (Mary J. Blige, William Adams, Keith Harris, Anthony Newley, Leslie Bricusse)…

Weather Report

From 'Grey December' to 'Frosty The Snowman' , we have mixed 18 'Jazz & Others' tunes around the theme of 'Ice, Cold & Snow'. It has Stacey Kent, Ray Charles, George Shearing, Billy May, Chet Baker and many more.