We remember Hugh Masekela. ‘Just Hugh’

This day (January 23, 2018), in Johannesburg, died Hugh Ramopolo Masekela, a South African trumpeter, flugelhornist, cornetist, composer, and singer. Tracklist : 1 . Musicport Festival (2011) 2 . Makoti 3 . Melafestivalen (2010) 4 . Hugh Masekela & Jabu Nkosi Ashiko - Sa Jazz Maestros 5 . Conversations With Felicia 6 . w/ Miriam Makeba - South Africa Freedom Song 7 . Mandela (Bring Him…

This week In Jazz Legends 04/52

Wes Montgomery, Benny Golson, Freddie Hubbard, Rahsaan Roland Kirk, Joe Lovano, Archie Shepp, Hugh Masekela & Jabu Nkosi, Sonny Rollins, Lenny White, Michael Brecker, SFJazz Collective, Chick Corea & Gary Burton

The Byrds release their fourth album : ‘Younger Than Yesterday’ featuring ‘So You Want to Be a Rock ‘n’ Roll Star’ (1967)

The Byrds' 'Younger Than Yesterday' is their fourth album featuring 'So You Want to Be a Rock 'n' Roll Star' and released on February 6, 1967 by Columbia Records.1 . So You Want To Be A Rock N' Roll Star (2/2/73) The Byrds - Younger Than Yesterday Track Listing : 1.So You Want To Be A Rock 'N' Roll Star (Jim Mcguinn, Chris Hillman) - 02:05 . 2.Have You Seen Her Face (Chris Hillman) - 02:25 .…

Warner Bros. publish Paul Simon’s eighth album : ‘The Rhythm of the Saints’ (1990)

Paul Simon's 'The Rhythm of the Saints' is his eighth studio album self-produced and released on October 16, 1990 by Warner Bros.1 . Proof (Berlin, 2002) 2 . Proof (1991, Tokyo) 3 . Born At The Right Time (1991, Tokyo) 4 . Spirit Voices (Paris, July 11th, 2008 ) Track Listing : 1.The Obvious Child (Paul Simon) - 04:10 . 2.Can'T Run But (Paul Simon) - 03:36 . 3.The Coast (Paul Simon, Vincent…

Miriam, Joe, Sting et al get together for Nelson Mandela 70th Birthday (1988)

June 11, 1988 - Miriam Makeba, Hugh Masekela, Sting, George Michael, Eurythmics, Graham Chapman, Lenny Henry, Al Green, Joe Cocker, Jonathan Butler, Freddie Jackson, Ashford & Simpson, Fry and Laurie, Wet Wet Wet,Joan Armatrading, Paul Carrack, Fish, Paul Young, Curt Smith, Tears For Fears, Bryan Adams, Bee Gees, Jackson Browne, Aswad, Sly & Robbie, Peter Gabriel, Maxi Priest,UB40, Tracy…

Young Turks publish Jamie xx debut album : ‘In Colour’ (2015)

Jamie xx' 'In Colour' is his debut studio album featuring The xx members Romy and Oliver Sim and released on May 29, 2015 by Young Turks.1 . Gosh 2 . Gosh (Official Video) 3 . Sleep Sound 4 . Sleep Sound (Official Video) 5 . Stranger in a room & SeeSaw (BBC R1, w/ Romy & Olivier) 6 . Obvs + Could Heaven Ever Be Like This? (Yotaspace, Moscow, 30.10.15) 7 . Loud Places (w/ Romy) 8 . Loud…

We Remember Robin Gibb

May 20, 2012 - Mr.Robin Gibb, English singer, member of the Bee Gees passed away aged 62. He is remembered. 'Bee Gees' 1st' feat. 'Holiday' & 'New York Mining Disaster 1941' is their third studio album released on July 14, 1967 on Polydor / ATCO >> Released in September 1968, "Idea" is the fifth studio (sold over a million copies worldwide) album by the Bee Gees. >> Recorded…

Happy Birthday Stevie Wonder. ‘Wonder Day In Wonderland’

This day (May 13, 1950), in Saginaw, Michigan, is born Stevland Hardaway Morris a.k.a Stevie Wonder, an American singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist.Digest Tracklist : Lean On Me, Love's In Need of Love Today (2020) . Easy like Sunday Morning (Lionel Richie Tribute Kennedy Center Honors, 2019 ) . Isn’t She Lovely ( Global Citizen 2017 New York) . Faith (w/ Ariana Grande, 2016) . w/ Sting…

Happy Birthday to Al Green. ‘Al(leluia) Green’

This day (April 13, 1946), in Forrest City, Arkansas, is born Albert Greene a.k.a. Al Green, an American gospel and soul music singer.Digest Tracklist : Simply Beautiful (2019) . I'm still in love with you . How Can You Mend A Broken Heart . w/ Ann Nesby - Put It On Paper . Lets Stay Together (2010) . w/ Ben E. King, Teddy Pendergrass, Chuck Jackson, Brian Mcknight - Stand By Me (1993) . w/…

Happy Birthday Tracy Chapman

March 30, 19** - Miss Tracy Chapman, an American singer-songwriter is @)_!. Happy Birthday Tracy"Tracy Chapman" is the self-titled debut album by Tracy Chapman, released on April 15, 1988. >>Released on October 3, 1989, "Crossroads" is the second album by Tracy Chapman. >> Released on November 14, 1995, "New Beginning" is the fourth album by Tracy Chapman >> is held in…

Islanders

From 'Canteloupe Island' to 'Song Of The Islands' , we have mixed 15 'Mostly Jazz' tunes around the theme of 'Islands'. It has Lee Morgan & Wayne Shorter, Hugh Masekela, Al Di Meola, Keith Jarrett and many more.

Couples Only

From 'Russell And Eliot' to 'Nicholas And Alexandra' , we have mixed 18 'Jazz and Other Musics' tunes around the theme of 'Famous Couples'. It has Serge Gainsbourg & Brigitte Bardot, John Hurt, Dieter Reith, Miles Davis and many more.

Kicks on My List

From 'Ain't That A Kick In The Head' to 'Get On The Good Foot' , we have mixed 20 'Jazz & Soul' tunes around the theme of 'Soccer'. "Kicks on My List" has John Coltrane, Art Van Damme, Otis Redding, Michael Bublé and many more.

Rainy Day Women

From 'The Gentle Rain' to 'Walking in the Rain', we have mixed 18 'Jazz' tunes around the theme of 'The Ladies And The Rain'. It has Stan Getz & Joao Gilberto, Eva Cassidy, Peggy Lee, Stacey Kent And Jim Tomlinson and many more.