Stan Getz and J.J. Johnson plus the Oscar Peterson trio record ‘Stan Getz and J.J. Johnson at the Opera House’ for Verve (1957)

'Stan Getz and J.J. Johnson at the Opera House' is a live album recorded on October 10, 1957, accompanied by the Oscar Peterson trio and released the same year by Verve.Track Listing : 1.Billie'S Bounce (Charlie Parker) – 09:45 . 2.My Funny Valentine (Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart) – 08:10 . 3.Crazy Rhythm (Irving Caesar, Joseph Meyer, Roger Wolfe Kahn) – 07:59 . 4.Blues In The Closet (Oscar…

J. J. Johnson records ‘J.J. Inc.’ with Freddie Hubbard and Clifford Jordan (1960)

J. J. Johnson's 'J.J. Inc.' is an album recorded on August 1 & 3, 1960 with Freddie Hubbard and Clifford Jordan and released on April 10, 1961 By Columbia.Track Listing : 1.Mohawk (J.J. Johnson</a) - 09:22 . 2.Minor Mist (J.J. Johnson</a) - 05:08 . 3.In Walked Horace (J.J. Johnson</a) - 05:11 . 4.Fatback (J.J. Johnson</a) - 06:35 . 5.Aquarius (J.J. Johnson</a) - 05:56 .…

We Remember J. J. Johnson. ‘Bonified’

This day ( February 4, 2001), in Indianapolis, Indiana, died James Louis 'J.J.' Johnson, an American jazz trombonist.Tracklist : Autumn Leaves . w/ Kai Winding - It'S Alright With Me . It Never Entered My Mind . Blue Bossa (1993) . w/ Sonny Stitt H. Mcghee - Now'S The Time . w/ Jamey Abersold - Unknown . Quintergy (1993) . Carolyn Johnson - Lament . Tracklist : Lover Man . Turnpike . Capri .…

Columbia publish Billie Holiday’s last album during her lifetime : ‘Lady in Satin’ (1958)

Billie Holiday's 'Lady in Satin' is an album released in June 1958 (the last during her lifetime) by Columbia.1 . It's easy to remember (w/ Mary Osborne) 2 . Foolin´Myself / Easy To Remember / Little Moonlight Can Do (1958-07-10, Art Ford) Track Listing : 1.I'M A Fool To Want You (Frank Sinatra, Joel Herron, Jack Wolf) - 03:23 . 2.For Heaven'S Sake (Elise Bretton, Sherman Edwards, Donald…

We remember Stan Getz. ‘Getz à Go Go’

This day (June 6, 1991), in Malibu, California, died Stan Getz, an American jazz saxophone player who was known as The Sound. Tracklist : 1 . Lush Life (1983) 2 . Yours And Mine (1990) 3 . Blood Count (1989) 4 . Dream’S (1986) 5 . w/ Chet Baker - Airegin (1983) 6 . w/ Dizzy Gillespie - I Can'T Get Started (1978) 7 . Chega De Saudade (1976) 8 . A Nightingale Sang In Berkeley Square (1967) 9 . w/…

Miles Davis records ‘Miles Davis at Carnegie Hall’ with Hank Mobley, Wynton Kelly, Paul Chambers and Jimmy Cobb (1961)

'Miles Davis at Carnegie Hall' is a live album subtitled 'The Legendary Performances of May 19, 1961' and released the next year by Columbia.Track Listing : 1.So What (Miles Davis) – 12:04 . 2.Spring Is Here (Lorenz Hart, Richard Rodgers) - 03:58 . 3.No Blues (Miles Davis) – 10:55 . 4.Oleo (Sonny Rollins) - 07:23 . 5.Someday My Prince Will Come (Frank Churchill, Larry Morey) - 02:43 . 6.The…

This week In Jazz Legends 05/52

Bill Evans, Carmen McRae, The Modern Jazz Quartet, Ella Fitzgerald . Sammy Davis Jr., J.J. Johnson . Kai Winding, Tony Bennett, Wayne Shorter, Sonny Rollins . Jim Hall, Anita O'Day, Weather Report, Donald Byrd, Herbie HancockThey are the "Jazz Legends" performers selected among the 291 Posts we publish this week. Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy!Tracklist 1 . Bill Evans .…

Sonny Rollins records ‘Alfie,’ an album for Impulse! (1966)

Sonny Rollins' 'Alfie' is an album featuring music from the British film of the same name, recorded on January 26, 1966 and released the same year by Impulse!Track Listing : 1.Alfie'S Theme (Sonny Rollins) - 09:41 . 2.He'S Younger Than You Are (Sonny Rollins) - 05:09 . 3.Street Runner With Child (Sonny Rollins) - 03:59 . 4.Transition Theme For Minor Blues Or Little Malcolm Loves His Dad (Sonny…

Kudu Records publish Grover Washington, Jr’s debut album : ‘Inner City Blues’ (1972)

Grover Washington, Jr's 'Inner City Blues' is his debut album produced By Creed Taylor and released on January 3, 1972 by Kudu Records.Track Listing : 1.Inner City Blues (Marvin Gaye) - 07:10 . 2.Georgia On My Mind (Hoagy Carmichael, Stuart Gorrell) - 04:38 . 3.Mercy Mercy Me (The Ecology) (Marvin Gaye) - 05:07 . 4.Until It'S Time For You To Go (Buffy Saint-Marie) - 04:35 . 5.I Loves You Porgy…

We remember Oscar Peterson. ‘And The Oscar Goes To …’

This day (December 23, 2007), in Mississauga, Ontario, died Oscar Peterson, a Canadian jazz pianist and composer.Tracklist : Cakewalk (2004) . Take the A Train . w/ Count Basie - Jumpin' At The Woodside . w/ Joe Pass – You Look Good to Me . Sweet Georgia Brown . C Jam Blues (1964) . Live in Italy (1961) . Tracklist : Oscar Peterson Plays the Duke Ellington Song book is an album recorded…

Tamla publish Marvin Gaye’s ‘Trouble Man,’ a soundtrack album (1972)

Marvin Gaye's 'Trouble Man' is a soundtrack album released on December 8, 1972.Track Listing : 1.Main Theme From Trouble Man (2) (Marvin Gaye) - 02:30 . 2.'T' Plays It Cool (Marvin Gaye) - 04:27 . 3.Poor Abbey Walsh (Marvin Gaye) - 04:13 . 4.The Break In (Police Shoot Big) (Marvin Gaye) - 01:57 . 5.Cleo'S Apartment (Marvin Gaye) - 02:10 . 6.Trouble Man (Marvin Gaye) - 03:49 . 7.Theme From Trouble…

Two Blue

From 'Love Is Blue' to 'Born To Be Blue', we have mixed 24 tunes around the theme of 'Doubled Songs In "Blue"'. It has Jeff Beck, Yehudi Menuhin & Stephane Grappelli, Caetano Veloso, Esther Philips, Jazz Crusaders and many more.

Take Off: The Complete Blue Note Albums [Blu-ray Audio]

Comprised of three 10" albums: "Young Man With a Horn", "Miles Davis Vol. 2" and "Miles Davis Vol. 3" released in 1952 - 1954 Comprised of three 10" albums: "Young Man With a Horn", "Miles Davis Vol. 2" and "Miles Davis Vol. 3", the first two a sextet lineup, the final a quartet with Horace Silver plus a number of bonus tracks and alternate takes. Some of the participant's songs are included like…

Last week In Visual Artists 16

Michael Putland, Robert Schoeller, Spike Jonze, Nick Knight, Andre Miripolsky, Don Hunstein, Phil Stern, Chi Modu, Reid Miles, Herman Leonard, Tom Wilkes, . They are the 11 Visual Artists selected among the 221 Posts we published last week. Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy!Tracklist 1 . Michael Putland - The Music I Saw(by LullaBit) Lifted from : "Shades of Deep…

Charles Mingus records ‘Tijuana Moods’ for RCA (1957)

Charles Mingus' 'Tijuana Moods' is an album recorded on July 18 and August 6, 1957 and released in 1962 By Rca.Track Listing : 1.Dizzy Moods (Charles Mingus) - 05:52 . 2.Ysabel'S Table Dance (Charles Mingus) - 10:28 . 3.Tijuana Gift Shop (Charles Mingus) - 03:48 . 4.Los Mariachis (The Street Musicians) (Charles Mingus) - 10:22 . 5.Flamingo (Ted Grouya) - 05:35 Chuck Stewart ALSO…

Warner Bros. publish Sheila E.’s debut album : ‘The Glamorous Life’ co-produced and co-written with Prince (1984)

Sheila E.'s 'The Glamorous Life' is her first album co-produced and co-written with Prince and released on June 5, 1984 by Warner Bros.1 . The Belle Of St Mark (North Sea Jazz Rotterdam, Netherlands, 11 July 2014) 2 . Noon Rendezvous (Live 1984) 3 . Oliver's House (Festival de Viña 1986) 4 . Erotic City (Live @ New Morning, Paris, 2013-11-08) 5 . Oliver's House (3-26-2011 San Francisco) 6 . The…

Eric Clapton releases his twenty-third album : ‘I Still Do’ (2016)

Eric Clapton's 'I Still Do' is his twenty-third solo studio album featuring both new material and covers of classics and released on May 20, 2016 by Bushbranch/Surfdog.Track Listing : 1.Alabama Woman Blues (Leroy Carr) - 05:06 . 2.Can'T Let You Do It (J.J. Cale) - 03.50 . 3.I Will Be There (Paul Brady, John O'Kane) - 04.37 . 4.Spiral (Eric Clapton, Andy Fairweather Low, Simon Climie) - 05.04 .…

Duck publish ‘Live from Madison Square Garden’ recorded live by Eric Clapton & Steve Winwood (2008)

'Live from Madison Square Garden' by Eric Clapton' & Steve Winwood is a live album recorded the last week of February 2008 and released on May 19, 2009 by Duck / Reprise Records.Track Listing : 1.Had To Cry Today (Steve Winwood) - 07:47 . 2.Low Down (J.J. Cale) - 04:10 . 3.Them Changes (Buddy Miles) - 05:10 . 4.Forever Man (Jerry Lynn Williams) - 03:33 . 5.Sleeping In The Ground (Sam Myers)…

2Pac releases his fourth album : ‘All Eyez on Me’ featuring ‘I Love L.A.’How Do U Want It’ and ‘California Love’ (1996)

2Pac's 'All Eyez on Me' feat. 'California Love' is his fourth studio album released on February 13, 1996 by Death Row Records and Interscope Records.Track Listing : 1.Ambitionz Az A Ridah (2Pac, Delmar "Daz" Arnaud) - 04:39 . 2.All About U (2Pac, Larry Blackmon, Calvin Broadus, Nathaniel Hale, Johnny Jackson, Bruce Washington) - 04:37 . 3.Skandalouz (2Pac, Delmar "Daz" Arnaud) - 04:09 . 4.Got My…

Daptone publish Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings fifth album : ‘Give the People What They Want’ (2014)

'Give the People What They Want' by Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings is their fifth studio album released in January 2014 by Daptone.Track Listing : 1.Retreat! (Bosco Mann) - 03:31 . 2.Stranger To My Happiness (Bosco Mann) - 03:31 . 3.We Get Along (Joe Crispiano / Homer Steinweiss) - 03:03 . 4.You'Ll Be Lonely (Cochemea Gastelum) - 03:45 . 5.Now I See (Homer Steinweiss) - 03:10 . 6.Making Up And…

We remember Freddie Hubbard ‘Hubiquity’

This day (December 29, 2008), in Sherman Oaks, California, died Freddie Hubbard, an American jazz trumpeter.Tracklist : w/ Joe Henderson, Herbie Hancock, Ron Carter - Cantaloupe Island (1985) . The Intrepid Fox (1990) . w/ Joe Henderson - Maiden Voyage (1986) . Fantasy In D (1982) . Straight Life (1975) . Birdlike (1967) . w/ Art Blakey - Moanin' (1992) . Tracklist : Red Clay . Open Sesame .…