Jimmy Smith records ‘Groovin’ at Smalls’ Paradise,’ a live album for Blue Note (1957)

Jimmy Smith's 'Groovin' at Smalls' Paradise' is a live album recorded on November 15, 1957 and released the same year by Blue Note.1 . The Champ (Live) 2 . Laura Track Listing : Imagination (Johnny Burke, Jimmy Van Heusen) - 07:56 . Walkin' (Richard Carpenter) - 11:41 . My Funny Valentine (Lorenz Hart, Richard Rodgers) - 11:03 . It'S Only A Paper Moon (Harold Arlen, E. Y. Harburg, Billy Rose) -…

Wes Montgomery and Jimmy Smith record their third collaboration album : ‘Jimmy & Wes: The Dynamic Duo’ (1966)

'Jimmy & Wes: The Dynamic Duo' by Wes Montgomery & Jimmy Smith is their third collaboration album, recorded on September 21, 23 & 28, 1966 and released the same year by Verve.Track Listing : 1.Down By The Riverside (Traditional) - 10:02 . 2.Night Train (Jimmy Forrest) - 06:46 . 3.James And Wes (Jimmy Smith) - 08:13 . 4.13 (Death March) (Gary Mcfarland) - 05:22 . 5.Baby, It'S Cold…

Jimmy Smith records ‘The Sermon!’ with Lee Morgan, Lou Donaldson, Kenny Burrell, Art Blakey et al (1957)

Jimmy Smith's 'The Sermon!' is an album recorded on August 25, 1957 and February 25, 1958 and released in 1959 by Blue Note.1 . The Sermon (1964) 2 . The Sermon (90's) Track listing : 1.The Sermon (Jimmy Smith) – 20:12 . 2.J.O.S. (Jimmy Smith) – 11:56 . 3.Flamingo (Edmund Anderson, Ted Grouya) – 08:02 . Francis WolffALSO READWikipediaJazztimes @ PinterestMusicians : Jimmy Smith – organ . Lee…

Jimmy Smith records ‘Home Cookin” for Blue Note (1960)

Jimmy Smith's 'Home Cookin' is an album recorded on July 15, 1958, May 24 & June 16, 1959 and released in 1960 By Blue Note.Track Listing : 1.See See Rider (Ma Rainey) - 06:35 . 2.Sugar Hill (Kenny Burrell) - 05:19 . 3.I Got A Woman (Ray Charles, Renald Richard) - 03:55 . 4.Messin' Around (Jimmy Smith) - 05:55 . 5.Gracie (Jimmy Smith) - 05:54 . 6.Come On Baby (Kenny Burrell) - 06:50 .…

Jimmy Smith records ‘The Cat’ with a big band arranged by Lalo Schifrin (1964)

Jimmy Smith's 'The Cat' is an album recorded on April 27 & 29, 1964. with a big band arranged by Lalo Schifrin and released in September 1964 by Verve. Track Listing : 1.Theme From Joy House (Lalo Schifrin) - 04:38 . 2.The Cat (From Joy House) (Lalo Schifrin, Rick Ward) - 03:24 . 3.Basin Street Blues (Spencer Williams) - 04:00 . 4.Main Title From The Carpetbaggers (Elmer Bernstein, Ray…

Jimmy Smith records ‘Back at the Chicken Shack’ with Kenny Burrell, Stanley Turrentine et al (1960)

Jimmy Smith's 'Back at the Chicken Shack' is an album recorded on April 25, 1960 with Kenny Burrell, Stanley Turrentine & Donald Bailey and released in 1963 by Blue Note.Track Listing : 1.Back At The Chicken Shack (Jimmy Smith) - 08:01 . 2.When I Grow Too Old To Dream (Oscar Hammerstein Ii, Sigmund Romberg) - 09:54 . 3.Minor Chant (Stanley Turrentine) - 07:30 . 4.Messy Bessie (Jimmy Smith) -…

Jimmy Smith records ‘Cool Blues’ in a New-York Club with Lou Donaldson, Art Blakey et al (1958)

Jimmy Smith's 'Cool Blues' is a live album recorded on April 7, 1958 at Small's Paradise in New York City and released in 1978 By Blue Note.Track Listing : 1.Dark Eyes (Traditional) - 11:43 . 2.Groovin' At Small'S (Babs Gonzales) - 12:01 . 3.A Night In Tunisia (Dizzy Gillespie) - 17:04 . 4.Cool Blues (Charlie Parker) - 11:07 Francis WolffALSO READWikipediaJazztimes @ PinterestMusicians : Jimmy…

Verve wrap up the recording of ‘Bashin’: The Unpredictable Jimmy Smith’ with Oliver Nelson’s big band (1962)

'Bashin': The Unpredictable Jimmy Smith' is a studio album recorded by Smith on March 26 & 28, 1962 with Oliver Nelson's big band and released the same year by Verve.Track Listing : 1.Walk On The Wild Side (Elmer Bernstein, Mack David) - 05:55 . 2.Ol' Man River (Oscar Hammerstein Ii, Jerome Kern) - 03:56 . 3.In A Mellow Tone (Duke Ellington, Milt Gabler) - 04:25 . 4.Step Right Up (Oliver…

Jimmy Smith records in Los Angeles ‘Root Down’ a live album for Verve (1972)

Jimmy Smith's 'Root Down' is a live album recorded on February 8, 1972 at The Bombay Bicycle Club in Los Angeles and released the same year by Verve.Track Listing : 1.Sagg Shootin' His Arrow (Jimmy Smith) - 07:09 . 2.For Everyone Under The Sun (Peter Chase) - 05:56 . 3.After Hours (Erskine Hawkins, Avery Parrish) - 07:45 . 4.Root Down (And Get It) (Jimmy Smith) - 07:44 . 5.Let'S Stay Together…

We remember Jimmy Smith. ‘Jimmy Moved On’

This day (February 8, 2005), in Scottsdale, Arizona, died Jimmy Smith,a jazz musician whose performances on the Hammond B-3 electric organ helped to popularize the instrument.Tracklist : The Cat . Watermelon Man (2004) . St Thomas (1992) . w/ Kenny Burrell - Got My Mojo Workin' (1993) . Honky Tonk . The Sermon (1964) . Tracklist : Back At The Chicken Shack . The Cat . Walk On The Wild Side . The…

Jimmy Smith records with Stanley Turrentine, ‘Prayer Meetin” an album for Blue Note (1963)

Jimmy Smith's 'Prayer Meetin'' is an album recorded on February 8, 1963 with Stanley Turrentine and released in 1964 by Blue Note.Track Listing : 1.Prayer Meeting (Jimmy Smith) - 05:45 . 2.I Almost Lost My Mind (Ivory Joe Hunter) - 09:25 . 3.Stone Cold Dead In The Market (Wilmoth Houdini) - 03:43 . 4.When The Saints Go Marching In (Traditional) - 06:15 . 5.Red Top (Gene Ammons) - 07:38 .…

Jimmy Smith records ‘Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?’ a studio album with a big band for Verve (1964)

Jimmy Smith's 'Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?' is a studio album recorded on January 20-21 & 27, 1964 with a big band and released in March by Verve.Track Listing : 1.Slaughter On Tenth Avenue (Richard Rodgers) - 07:06 . 2.Who'S Afraid Of Virginia Woolf?, Pt. 1 (Don Kirkpatrick, Keith Knox) - 04:29 . 3.Who'S Afraid Of Virginia Woolf?, Pt. 2 (Don Kirkpatrick, Keith Knox) - 05:00 . 4.John…

Dreamworks publish Jimmy Eat World’s fourth album : ‘Bleed American’ (2001)

Jimmy Eat World's 'Bleed American' is their fourth studio album co-produced with Mark Trombino and released on July 24, 2001, by DreamWorks1 . Bleed American (Official Video) 2 . leed American 3 . A Praise Chorus 4 . Praise Chorus (iHeart Radio, Live) 5 . The Middle (Official Video) 6 . The Middle (Reading Festival, 2014) 7 . Your House (2007, Metro (Chicago, IL), 07/30/21) 8 . Your House…

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…

Columbia publish Aerosmith’s third album : ‘Toys in the Attic’ featuring ‘Walk This Way’ (1975)

Aerosmith's 'Toys in the Attic' is their third (and their most commercially successful) studio album, released on April 8, 1975 by Columbia.Track Listing : 1.Toys In The Attic (Steven Tyler, Joe Perry) - 03:07 . 2.Uncle Salty (Steven Tyler, Tom Hamilton) - 04:09 . 3.Adam'S Apple (Steven Tyler) - 04:33 . 4.Walk This Way (Steven Tyler, Joe Perry) - 03:41 . 5.Big Ten Inch Record (Fred Weismantel) -…

Patti Smith releases ‘Easter’ featuring ‘Because the Night,’ co-written with Bruce Springsteen (1978)

Patti Smith's 'Easter' feat. "Because the Night" is their third studio album produced by Jimmy Iovine and released on March 3, 1978 by Arista RecordsTrack Listing : 1.Till Victory (Patti Smith, Lenny Kaye) - 02:45 . 2.Space Monkey (Patti Smith, Ivan Kral, Tom Verlaine) - 04:04 . 3.Because The Night (Patti Smith, Bruce Springsteen) - 03:32 . 4.Ghost Dance (Patti Smith, Lenny Kaye) - 04:40 .…

Aerosmith issues their second album ‘Same Old Song and Dance’ and ‘Get Your Wings’ featuring ‘Train Kept A-Rollin’ (1974)

Aerosmith's 'Get Your Wings' is their second studio album produced by Jack Douglas and released on March 1, 1974 by Columbia.Track Listing : 1.Same Old Song And Dance (Steven Tyler, Joe Perry) - 03:53 . 2.Lord Of The Thighs (Steven Tyler) - 04:14 . 3.Spaced (Steven Tyler, Joe Perry) - 04:21 . 4.Woman Of The World (Steven Tyler, Don Solomon) - 05:49 . 5.S.O.S. (Too Bad) (Steven Tyler) - 02:51 .…

Happy Birthday Jimmy Page. ‘Master Riffer’

This day (January 9, 1944), in Heston, Middlesex, England, is born James Patrick 'Jimmy' Page, an English guitarist and founder of Led Zeppelin.Tracklist : Young Age! . Blow-Up Movie (w/ the Yardbirds, 1967) . Heart Full of Soul (w/ the Yardbirds, 1968) . Babe I'm Gonna Leave You (w/ Led Zeppelin, 1969) . Live at Madison Square Garden (w/ Led Zeppelin, 1973) . Whole Lotta Love (w/ Led Zeppelin,…

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Bobby McFerrin, The LCJO Randy Crawford, Joe Sample, Kenny Garrett, Roy Ayers, Oscar D'Leon, Steve Turre, Joe Zawinul, Trilok Gurtu, Freddie Hubbard, Cedar Walton, Ron Carter, Lenny White, Jim Hall, Attila Zoller, Red Mitchell, Daniel Humair, George Benson, Earl Klugh, Grady Tate, Jimmy Smith, Stanley Turrentine, Hermeto Pascoal, Stan Getz, Larry Coryell, Larry Carlton, John Abercrombie, John…

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Duke Ellington records the ’70th Birthday Concert’ album in Bristol, England (1969)

Duke Ellington's '70th Birthday Concert' is a live album recorded at Colston Hall In Bristol, England on November 25 and at Free Trade Hall In Manchester, England on November 26, 1969.1 . (Paris Birthday Celebration, 1969) 2 . El Gato (w/ Cat Anderson ) 3 . Take The 'A' Train (w/ His Orchestra, Berlin, 1969) 4 . La Plus Belle Africaine (w/ His Orchestra, 1969) 5 . Satin Doll (w/ Wild Bill…

We remember Stanley Turrentine. ‘Mister T. (Like Tenor)’

This day (September 12, 2000), in New York City, died Stanley Turrentine, an American jazz tenor saxophonist who began his prolific career with blues and rhythm and blues bands, and was at first greatly influenced by Illinois Jacquet.Tracklist : 1 . Sugar (1989) 2 . w/ Billy Taylor & Gary Burton – Live in Pittsburgh 3 . Don’t Mess With Mr. T 4 . w/ Michael Brecker, Bill Evans, Ernie Watts –…

Happy Birthday Kenny Burrell. ‘Round Midnight Blue’

This day (July 31, 1931), in Detroit, Michigan, is born Kenny Burrell, an American jazz guitarist.Tracklist : 1 . All Star Guitar Night (2015) 2 . w/ Stevie Wonder – Live in Hollywood (2011) 3 . All Blues 4 . Jeannine (1990) 5 . w/ Grover Washington - Summertime 6 . Jazz Guitar (1987) 7 . w/ Grant Green & Barney Kessel - Blue Mist 8 . w/ Bill Evans - A Child Is born (1978) Tracklist :…

Happy Birthday Jon Faddis. ‘The Dizzyple’

This day (July 24, 1953), in Oakland, California, is born Jon Faddis, an American jazz trumpet player and conductor.Tracklist : 1 . w/ Barcelona Jazz Orquestra - Groovin' For Nat (2020) 2 . w/ Melissa Aldana - New picture (2017) 3 . I Can't Get Started (2013) 4 . Autumn Leaves 5 . Con Alma 6 . Sophisticated Lady (1999) 7 . w/ the Michel Camilo New York Big Band - Not Yet 8 . Dizzy Gillespie…

Eddie Lockjaw Davis & Oscar Peterson meet in Montreux (1977)

July 15, 1977 - Eddie Lockjaw Davis (ts), Oscar Peterson (p), Ray Brown (b), Jimmy Smith (d) share the stage at "Montreux Jazz Festival" in Switzerland<img src='//rvm.pm/wp-content/uploads/2014/06/Oscar-Peterson-–-And-The-Oscar-Goes-To-RVJ.jpg' alt='Oscar Peterson - And The Oscar Goes To …' width='190' height='161'/><img…

Roland Kirk records ‘Kirk’s Work’ with Jack Mcduff et al (1961)

Roland Kirk's 'Kirk's Work' is an album recorded on July 11, 1961 with Jack McDuff and released the same year by Prestige.Track Listing : 1.Three For Dizzy (Roland Kirk) - 05:11 . 2.Makin' Whoopee (Walter Donaldson, Gus Kahn) - 05:07 . 3.Funk Underneath (Roland Kirk) - 06:15 . 4.Kirk'S Work (Roland Kirk) - 03:54 . 5.Doin' The Sixty-Eight (Roland Kirk) - 04:20 . 6.Too Late Now (Alan Jay Lerner,…

Michael Jackson finishes the recording of his seventh album : ‘Bad’ featuring ‘I Just Can’t Stop Loving You,’ ‘Man in the Mirror,’ ‘Smooth…

Michael Jackson's 'Bad' is his seventh studio album, recorded from January till July 9, 1987 and released on August 31, 1987 by Epic..1 . Bad (Shortened Version) 2 . The Way You Make Me Feel (Official Video) 3 . Speed Demon (Official Video) 4 . Liberian Girl (Official Video) 5 . Another Part of Me (Official Video) 6 . Man In The Mirror (Official Video) 7 . Dirty Diana (Live) 8 . Leave Me Alone…

We remember Wes Montgomery. ‘Once Upon A Time, Wes’

This day (June 15, 1968), in Indianapolis, Indiana, died John Leslie Montgomery a.k.a Wes Montgomery, an American jazz guitarist .Tracklist : 1 . Round Midnight 2 . Twisted Blues 3 . Windy (1967) 4 . There'S That Rainy Day 5 . Nica'S Dream (1965) 6 . Blues in F (1965) 7 . Impressions (1965) 8 . Full House Tracklist : Four On Six . Airegin . West Coast Blues . D-Natural Blues . Polka Dots and…

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…

Blue Note publish Lena Horne’s ‘Being Myself’ recorded with George Benson, Donald Harrison, Milt Jackson et al (1998)

Lena Horne's 'Being Myself' is her most recent studio album released on June 2, 1998 by Blue Note.1 . On Rosie O'Donnell 1998 - Part 1 2 . On Rosie O'Donnell 1998 - Part 2 3 . Lena TALKS (1998) Track Listing : 1.Some Of My Best Friends Are The Blues (Jimmy Smith) - 03:43 . 2.As Long As I Live (Harold Arlen, Ted Koehler) - 02:27 . 3.Autumn In New York (Vernon Duke) - 04:25 . 4.It'S All Right…

Foals release ‘Total Life Forever,’ their second album (2010)

Foals' 'Total Life Forever' is their second studio album produced by Luke Smith and released on May 10, 2010 by Transgressive Records.Track Listing : 1.Blue Blood (Foals) - 05:17 . 2.Miami (Foals) - 03:42 . 3.Total Life Forever (Foals) - 03:18 . 4.Black Gold (Foals) - 06:26 . 5.Spanish Sahara (Foals) - 06:46 . 6.This Orient (Foals) - 04:06 . 7.Fugue (Foals) - 00:49 . 8.After Glow (Foals) - 06:09 .…

Happy Birthday to Ron Carter. ‘Beau Ron’

This day (May 4, 1937), in Ferndale, Michigan, is born Ron Carter, an American jazz double-bassist. Digest Tracklist : w/ Al Foster & Eli Degibri - United Blues (2019) . Foursight (2018) . You Are My Sunshine (2015) . Golden Striker Trio (2013) . My Funny Valentine (2011) . Dear Miles (2010) . w/ Helen Sung - First Trip (2009) . Autumn Leaves (2006) . Little Walts (1990) . w/ Bobby…

A Tribe Called Quest release ‘People’s Instinctive Travels and the Paths of Rhythm’ featuring ‘Can I Kick It?’ (1990)

A Tribe Called Quest's 'People's Instinctive Travels and the Paths of Rhythm' is their debut album released on April 17, 1990 by Jive Records.Track Listing : 1.Push It Along (Q-Tip, Phife Dawg, Jarobi White) - 07:42 . . 2.Luck Of Lucien (Q-Tip, Lucien Revolucien) - 04:32 . . 3.After Hours (Q-Tip) - 04:39 . . 4.Footprints (Q-Tip) - 04:00 . . 5.I Left My Wallet In El Segundo (Q-Tip, Phife…

Happy Birthday Joey DeFrancesco. ‘Organ Honor’

This day (April 10, 1971), in Springfield, Pennsylvania (USA), is born Joey DeFrancesco, an American jazz organist.Digest Tracklist : In the Key of the Universe (2019) . One Hundred Ways (2018) . w/ George Benson - I'll Drink To That . Auld Lang Syne (2015) . At long last love (2014) . David Sanborn & Joey Defrancesco - Let The Good Times Roll . Joey Defrancesco Trio @ Moody Jazz Cafè (2012)…