Fourplay perform in Milano (2011)

November 11, 2011 - Fourplay - that is Bob James (kb), Nathan East (b), Chuck Loeb (g) and Harvey Mason (d) - will be at Blue Note Milano in Italy

Fourplay go to a German Club (2011)

November 5, 2011 - all-star quartet Fourplay - that is Bob James (kb), Chuck Loeb (g), Nathan East (b, voc) and Harvey Mason (d) - plays at Jazz Club Minden, Germany

Heads Up publish Fourplay’s eleventh studio album : ‘Let’s Touch the Sky’ (2010)

Fourplay's 'Let's Touch the Sky' is their eleventh (and the first with Chuck Loeb on guitar) studio album released on October 25, 2010 by Heads Up.1 . Let's Touch The Sky (EBS Space) 2 . Let's Touch The Sky 3 . 3rd Degree (Bayerischer Hof, Munich 8/11/11) 4 . 3rd Degree 5 . More Than A Dream 6 . More Than A Dream 7 . Pineapple Getaway (EBS Space) 8 . Pineapple Getaway (Live) 9 . Gentle Giant…

Warner Bros. publish ‘Fourplay,’ their debut album Harvey Mason, Lee Ritenour, Nathan East & Bob James (1991)

'Fourplay' is their eponymous debut album (featuring Harvey Mason, Lee Ritenour, Nathan East & Bob James) released on September 17, 1991 by Warner Bros. Records.1 . Bali Run (w/ Lee Ritenour, Blue Note Tokyo '91) 2 . Bali Run (w/ Larry Carlton, 2000) 3 . Bali Run (Tokyo Jazz, 2008) 4 . 101 Eastbound 5 . 101 Eastbound 6 . Max O Man 7 . Max O Man (Blue Note, Tokyo, 1991) 8 . After The Dance…

Warner Bros. publish Fourplay’s second album : ‘Between the Sheets’ (1993)

Fourplay's 'Between the Sheets' is their second album released on August 17, 1993 by Warner Bros.1 . Chant 2 . Chant (Cape Town) 3 . Monterey Intro 4 . Between The Sheets (w/ Chaka Khan) Track listing : 1.Chant (Bob James) - 06:24 . 2.Monterey (Lee Ritenour) - 06:12 . 3.Between the Sheets (Ernie Isley, Marvin Isley, O'Kelly Isley, Ronald Isley, Rudolph Isley, Chris Jasper) - 06:45 . 4.Li'l…

Happy Birthday Bob James. ‘One, Two, Three, Fourplay’

This day (December 25, 1939), in Marshall, Missouri, is born Bob James, a keyboardist, arranger and producer.Tracklist : Mister Magic (2019) . Submarine (2018) . Westchester Lady (2016) . w/ Fourplay & New Japan Philharmonic Orchestra – Westchester Lady (2013) . The Fourplay – Sonnymoon (2012) . Angela . w/ Angels of Shanghai – Celebration (2006) . Westchester Lady . Mind Games (1999) . w/…

This week In Guitar Virtuosi 45/52

Eric Clapton, J.J. Cale, Buddy Guy, Lonnie Brooks, John Mayer, Matt Schofield, Jeff Beck, Jimmy Herring, Mick Box, Bob Weir, Warren Haynes, Joe Bonamassa, Tommy Emmanuel, Chuck Loeb, John Scofield, John McLaughlin

This week In Jazz Legends 32/52

Duke Ellington, Charles Lloyd , Cannonball Adderley, Bill Evans, Robert Glasper, McCoy Tyner, Michael Brecker, Ravi Coltrane, Christian McBride, Roy Haynes, Thelonious Monk, The Bad Plus, Monty Alexander , Dave Holland, Fourplay, Herbie Hancock

We Remember Chuck Loeb. ‘All You Need Is Loeb’

This day (July 31, 2017), in , died Chuck Loeb a guitarist, member of Fourplay and others.Tracklist : 1 . w/ The Fourplay - Sonnymoon (2012) 2 . w/ The Fourplay - Bali Run 3 . Rock With You (2010) 4 . w/ New Voices - Dont You Worry About A Thing (2009) 5 . Sarao (2008) 6 . w/ Steps Ahead - Trains (1985) 7 . w/ Steps Ahead – Live in Italy (1985) 16 . Tracklist : The Music Inside .…

Happy Birthday David Sanborn. ‘Born On This Day’

This day (July 30, 1945), in Tampa, Florida, is born David Sanborn, an American alto saxophonist.Tracklist : 1 . w/ Kandace Springs - People Make The World Go Round (2020) 2 . @ Safaricom Jazz Festival (2017) 3 . Run For Cover (2015) 4 . w/ Bob James - Maputo (2013) 5 . Camel Island (2012) 6 . w/ Joey DeFrancesco - Let The Good Times Roll (2010) 7 . w/ Fourplay - Maputo (2008) 8 . Hideway…

Singing (and Playing) With Chaka Khan

Chaka Khan whose birthday is today . Happy Birthday BTW . has performed with . myriad of artists, musicians and bands of all genres. We have selected sixteen of them. . They are Ray Charles, George Benson, Fourplay, Michael Brecker, Randy Brecker . Tom Jones, Barry White, Whitney Houston, Alfonso Ribeiro, K.D. Lang, Fomo, Taka Boom, Mark Stevens, Stevie Wonder . Meshell Ndegeocello, Rufus Here,…

Happy Birthday Chaka Khan. ‘Ain’t Nobody Like Chaka’

This day (March 23, 1953), in Chicago, Illinois, is born Yvette Marie Stevens a.k.a. Chaka Khan, an American singer.Tracklist : Like Sugar (2019) . A'nt Nobody (Jools Holland 2016/2017) . Live Medley (Tokyo 2014) . Ain't nobody (2012) . Edisons (2010) . w/ Stevie Wonder - Tell me Something Good 2003 . Im Every Woman (2002) . hrough The Fire (1995) . w/ Fourplay - Between The Sheets . w/ Bb King,…

This week In Guitar Virtuosi 10/52

Zakk Wylde, Gary Clark Jr, Alvin Lee, John Frusciante, Robin Trower, Adrian Belew, Buckethead, Eric Johnson, Chuck Loeb, Bill Frisell, Jorma Kaukonen, Ali Farka TouréThey are the Guitar Virtuosi selected among the 286 Posts we publish this week. Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy!Tracklist 1 . Zakk Wylde . Purple Haze Lifted from : Buddy Guy et al pay tribute to Jimi…

Happy Birthday Larry Carlton. ‘Mr.335 is 74’

This day (March 2, 1948), in Torrance, California, is born Larry Carlton, an American guitarist.Tracklist : She's Out of My Life (2019) . w/ Ron King Big Band - Friday Night Shuffle (2018) . Cold Duck Time (2016) . Sleepwalk (2013) . Solo Guitar at the Iridium, N.Y. 2010 . Estival Jazz Lugano (2011) . w/ Fourplay - Blues Force (2008) . w/ Robben Ford - Tequila (2006) . w/ Steve Lukater Band -…

Happy Birthday Lee Ritenour. ‘Captain Lee’

This day (January 11, 1952), in Los Angeles, California, is born Lee Ritenour, an American jazz guitarist.Tracklist : w/ Dave Grusin - KNKX Studio Session (2019) . Stone Flower (2018) . w/ Dave Grusin - Amager Bio (2017) . A Little Bit of This and a Little Bit of That (2016) . Rio Funk (2015) . w/ Friends - @ Jarasum Jazz Festival (2013) . w/ Dave Grusin - Minden Jazz Club ( 2012 = . w/ Mike…

Four Concerts with Nathan East

Bassist extraordinaire, Nathan East, who turns 65 today - Happy Birthday BTW - has been for almost 40 years a "top session bassist".Very much in demand, Nathan has played on numerous albums and behind the greatest (you want to verify ? click on //go.rvm.pm/nathaneast).The 'Four Concerts with Nathan East' are with Eric Clapton, Herbie Hancock, Fourplay and Toto. plus a Q&A Session bonus.…

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) -…

Nathan East – Nathan East

Released in March, 2014, "Nathan East" is the first solo eponymous album as leader by American bass player Nathan East.Track Listing : 1.101 Eastbound (Marcel East, Nathan East) - 05:24 . 2.Sir Duke (Stevie Wonder) - 04:05 . 3.Letter From Home (Pat Metheny) - 04:02 . 4.Moondance (Van Morrison) - 04:20 . 5.I Can Let Go Now (Michael Mcdonald) - 02:47 . 6.Daft Funk (Nathan East, Michael Thompson) -…