ESC/Birdland publish Joe Zawinul’s last album : ‘Brown Street’ recorded with the WDR Big Band (2006)

Joe Zawinul's 'Brown Street' is his last album recorded with the WDR Big Band, revisiting his old repertoire live in Vienna and released on November 27, 2006 by Esc/Birdland.1 . Brown Street 2 . A Remark You Made (w/ WDR Big Band, Koln) 3 . & WDR Big Band Track Listing : 1.Brown Street (Wayne Shorter, Joe Zawinul) - 10:58 . 2.In A Silent Way (Joe Zawinul) - 05:15 . 3.Fast City (Joe Zawinul)…

Cannonball Adderley records ‘Mercy, Mercy, Mercy! Live at The Club’ with Nat Adderley, Joe Zawinul et al (1966)

Cannonball Adderley's 'Mercy, Mercy, Mercy! Live at 'The Club' is an album recorded on October 20, 1966 and released the same year by Capitol..Track Listing : 1.Fun (Nat Adderley) – 08:26 . 2.Games (Nat Adderley) – 07:19 . 3.Mercy, Mercy, Mercy (Joe Zawinul) – 05:10 . 4.Sticks (Cannonball Adderley) – 03:54 . 5.Hippodelphia (Joe Zawinul) – 05:49 . 6.Sack O' Woe (Cannonball Adderley) – 10:29…

We remember Joe Zawinul. ‘Syndicative’

This day (September 11, 2007), in Vienna, Austria, died Joe Zawinul, an Austrian-American jazz keyboardist and composer.Tracklist : 1 . Zawinul Syndicate – Orient Express (2007) 2 . Weather Report – Birdland (1978) 3 . Tower of Silence 4 . Zawinul Syndicate – Zansa (1997) 5 . Live in Hamburg (1996) 6 . w/ Trilok Gurtu – Live in Frankfurt 7 . w/ Friedrich Gulda (1986) 8 . Miles Davis – Live in…

Miles Davis records ‘Bitches Brew’ with Chick Corea, Joe Zawinul, John McLaughlin, Wayne Shorter and others (1969)

Miles Davis' 'Bitches Brew' is a studio double album recorded on August 19–21, 1969 and released in April 1970 by Columbia.1 . Bitches Brew (Copenhagen, 1969) 2 . Bitches Brew (Europe, 1969) 3 . Spanish Key (Isle Of Wight, 1970) 4 . Sanctuary / Spanish Key (Tanglewood, Wizard 1970) 5 . Sanctuary (Europe, 1969) 6 . Full Concert (08/18/70, Tanglewood) Track listing : . 1.Pharaoh's Dance (Joe…

Joe Zawinul plays at Newport Jazz (1997)

August 16, 1997 - Joe Zawinul (kb, voc) is with Victor Bailey (b), Gary Poulson (g), Manolo Badrena (perc, voc) and Paco Sery (d) at "Newport Jazz Festival" in Newport, RI

Columbia publish Miles Davis’ ‘In a Silent Way’ recorded with Wayne Shorter, John McLaughlin, Chick Corea, Herbie Hancock, Joe Zawinul, Dave Holland and Tony Williams (1969)

Miles Davis' 'In a Silent Way' is a studio album recorded in just one day, on February 18, 1969 at CBS Studio B in New York and released on July 30, 1969 by Columbia. 1 . It's About That Time (1970) Track listing : 1.Shhh/Peaceful - 18:16 . - Shhh (Miles Davis) - 06:14 . - Peaceful (Miles Davis) - 05:42 . - Shhh (Miles Davis) - 06:20 . 2.In a Silent Way/It's About That Time - 19:52 . - In a…

Cannonball Adderley records ‘Nippon Soul’ in Tokyo with Nat Adderley, Yusef Lateef and Joe Zawinul (1964)

Cannonball Adderley's 'Nippon Soul' is a live album recorded on July 9, 14 and 15, 1963 in Tokyo, Japan with Nat Adderley, Yusef Lateef and Joe Zawinul and released in 1964 by Riverside.1 . (w/ Yusef Lateef, 1963) 2 . Jive samba (Tokyo, 1963) 3 . Jessica's Birthday (Live, 1963) Track Listing : 1.Work Song (Nat Adderley) - 09:06 . 2.Autumn Leaves (Joseph Kosma, Jacques Prévert) - 07:27 .…

Joe Zawinul releases ‘World Tour’ recorded with the Zawinul Syndicate (1998)

Joe Zawinul's 'World Tour' is a live album recorded with the Zawinul Syndicate between May 17 and November 13, 1997 and released on June 30, 1998 by Zebra Records.1 . Patriots 2 . Patriots (8/16/1997, Newport Jazz Festival) 3 . Indiscretions P1.mpg 4 . Zansa II/Carnavalito (8/16/1997, Newport Jazz Festival) 5 . Zansa 6 . Interview (8/16/1997, Newport Jazz Festival) 7 . Joe Zawinul Syndicate…

Capitol begin the recording of ‘Nancy Wilson & Cannonball Adderley’ with Nat Adderley on Cornet and Joe Zawinul on Piano (1961)

'Nancy Wilson & Cannonball Adderley' is a studio album by Cannonball Adderley quintet with Nancy Wilson sitting in, recorded on June 27, 29 and August 23, 24, 1961 and released the same year by Capitol.Track Listing : 1.Save Your Love For Me (Buddy Johnson) - 02:38 . 2.Teaneck (Nat Adderley) - 04:30 . 3.Never Will I Marry (Frank Loesser) - 02:16 . 4.I Can'T Get Started (Vernon Duke, Ira…

Columbia publish Joe Zawinul’s ‘Di•a•lects’ (1986)

Joe Zawinul's 'Di•a•lects' is an album released in June 1986 by Columbia. 1 . Carnavalito 2 . Zansa II/Carnavalito (8/16/1997, Newport Jazz Festival) Track Listing : 1.The Harvest (Joe Zawinul) - 06:04 . 2.Waiting For The Rain (Joe Zawinul) - 07:38 . 3.Zeebop (Joe Zawinul) - 04:50 . 4.The Great Empire (Joe Zawinul) - 03:57 . 5.Carnavalito (Joe Zawinul) - 06:18 . 6.6 A.M./Walking On The Nile (Joe…

Weather Report release their eighth album : ‘Heavy Weather’ featuring ‘Birdland’ by Joe Zawinul and Teen Town by Jaco Pastorius (1977)

Weather Report's 'Heavy Weather' is their eighth (and most commercially successful) album released in March 1977 y Columbia. Track Listing : 1.Birdland (Joe Zawinul) - 05:57 . 2.A Remark You Made (Joe Zawinul) - 06:51 . 3.Teen Town (Jaco Pastorius) - 02:51 . 4.Harlequin (Wayne Shorter) - 03:59 . 5.Rumba Mamá (Manolo Badrena, Alex Acuña) - 02:11 . 6.Palladíum (Wayne Shorter) - 04:46 . 7.The Juggler…

The Zawinul Syndicate plays at Pori Jazz (1988)

July 16, 1988 - The Zawinul Syndicate - that is Lynne Fiddmont (voc), Scott Henderson (g), Joe Zawinul (kb), Gerald Veasley (b), Cornell Rochester (d) and Darryl Munyungo Jackson (perc) - is at "Pori Jazz Festival" in Finland

This week In Jazz Legends (collaborations) 37/52

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…

Weather Report record ‘Live and Unreleased’ (1975)

Weather Report's 'Live and Unreleased' is their third official live album recorded in November 1975, 1977 & 1978,1 . Freezin Fire / Scarlet Woman (1975, Berlin) 2 . Fast City (Live, 1983) 3 . A Portrait Of Tracy 4 . Portrait Of Tracy (w/ Jaco Pastorius) 5 . Teen Town 6 . Two Lines (Live, 1983) 7 . In A Silent Way Track Listing : 1.Freezing Fire (Wayne Shorter) - 08:14 . 2.Plaza Real…

Shawn Lane records ‘Powers of Ten; Live!’ his last album (1992)

Shawn Lane's 'Powers of Ten; Live!' is a live album (and his final before his death) recorded (partially) on November 19, 1992 and released in 2001 By Eye Reckon.1 . Esperanto (Live) 2 . Playing Esperanto 3 . Gray Pianos Flying 4 . Gray Pianos Flying (Musicians Institute, Hollywood, CA, Feb 93) 5 . Black Market (Musicians Institute, Hollywood, CA, Feb 93) 6 . Black Market (10/10/1992) 7 . West…

Columbia publish Miles Davis’ album : ‘Live-Evil’ (1971)

Miles Davis' 'Live-Evil' is an album (featuring live and studio recordings) released on November 17, 1971 by Columbia Records. 1 . What I Say (Oslo, Norway, 1971/11/09) 2 . Honky Tonk (Philadelphia, 1970) Track Listing : 1.Sivad (Miles Davis) - 15:16 . 2.Little Church (Hermeto Pascoal) - 03:17 . 3.Medley: Gemini , Double Image (Miles Davis, Joe Zawinul) - 05:56 . 4.What I Say (Miles Davis) -…

Weather Report record ‘I Sing the Body Electric’ for Columbia (1971)

Weather Report's 'I Sing the Body Electric' is their second album (with two new members : percussionist Dom Um Romão and drummer Eric Gravatt) recorded during November 1971 and January 1972 and released on May 26, 1972 By Columbia.1 . Dr.Honoris Causa / Directions 2 . Orange Lady (1972) Track Listing : 1.Unknown Soldier (Josef Zawinul) - 08:00 . 2.The Moors (Wayne Shorter) - 04:45 . 3.Crystal…

Geffen publish ‘Liquid Swords,’ GZA’s second solo album featuring Wu-Tang Clan members a guests (1995)

GZA's 'Liquid Swords' is his second solo studio album featuring Wu-Tang Clan members among ather guests, produced by RZA and released on November 7, 1995 by Geffen1 . Liquid Swords 2 . Duel Of The Iron Mic 3 . Living In The World Today 4 . Cold World (w/ Inspectah Deck) 5 . Shadowboxin' (w/ Method Man) 6 . Shadowboxin (Live, w/ Method Man & Masta Killa) 7 . I Gotcha Back Track Listing :…

Bill Evans records ‘Homecoming’ live at the Southeastern Louisiana University (1979)

Bill Evans' 'Homecoming' is a live album recorded on November 6, 1979 at the Southeastern Louisiana University with Marc Johnson and Joe LaBarbera and released on April 13, 1999 by Milestone.1 . Laurie (Rome, 1979) 2 . Up With The Lark 3 . Up With The Lark 4 . Minha (All Mine) 5 . Someday My Prince Will Come Track Listing : 1.Re: Person I Knew (Bill Evans) - 04:03 . 2.Midnight Mood (Ben…

Happy Birthday Trilok Gurtu. ‘The Beat Of Trilok’

This day (October 30, 1951), in Mumbai, India, is born Trilok Gurtu, an Indian percussionist and composer.Tracklist : 1 . @ Imola (2019) 2 . @ Udupa Music Festival (2018) 3 . @ Mekudeshet (2017) 4 . w/ Jan Garbarek – Tharros (2016) 5 . w/ Paolo Fresu & Omar Sosa – @Jazz_in_Marciac (2015) 6 . @ Saptak Annual Music Festival (2013) 7 . Trilok Gurtu Band (2012) 8 . w/ Marcus Miller – Balahro…

Bill Evans records ‘Alone,’ his first piano solo album for Verve (1968)

Bill Evans' 'Alone' is his first piano solo album, recorded on September 23, October 8 & 21, 1968 by Verve.Track Listing : 1.Here'S That Rainy Day (Jimmy Van Heusen, Johnny Burke) - 05:21 . 2.A Time For Love (Johnny Mandel, Paul Francis Webster) - 05:06 . 3.Midnight Mood (Joe Zawinul, Ben Raleigh) - 05:20 . 4.On A Clear Day (You Can See Forever) (Burton Lane, Alan Jay Lerner) - 04:48 .…

We remember Jaco Pastorius. ‘Jaco is Gone’

This day (September 21, 1987), in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, died John Francis Anthony Pastorius III, known as Jaco Pastorius, an electric bass player.Tracklist : 1 . A Portrait Of Tracy (1978) 2 . The Chicken 3 . Dolphin Dance 4 . Live 1979 Improv 5 . Weather Report (1978) – Teen Town 6 . Donna Lee Tracklist : Come On, Come Over . Portrait Of Tracy . Donna Lee . Continuum . Opus Pocus . Okonkole…

Weather Report @ Norddeutscher Rundfunk

On September 3, 1971, Weather Report plus three european horn players did a two hours radio broadcast on "Jazzworkshop" a Norddeutscher Rundfunk program. Taped in Berlin, the radio show is so far unissued (or eventually bootlegged) but during the rehearsals, two songs "Directions" and "Dr. Honoris Causa" were filmed.Track Listing : 1.Directions (Joe Zawinul) - 16:38 . 2.Dr Honoris Causa (Joe…

Chucho Valdés releases ‘Chucho’s Steps’ recorded with the Afro-Cuban Messengers (2010)

Chucho Valdés' 'Chucho's Steps' is an album recorded with the Afro-Cuban Messengers and released on August 31, 2010 by Four Quarters.1 . Mambo (w/ Joe Zawinul 2 . Danzón (w/ Carlos Miyares & The Afro Cuban Messengers 3 . Afro-Cuban Project / Yansa (w/ Archie Shepp 4 . New Album 2010: The Making Of part 1 5 . New Album 2010: The Making Of part 2 Track listing : 1.Zawinul's Mambo (Chucho…

Quincy Jones releases ‘Back on the Block’ recorded with famous jazz, soul and hip-hop artists (1989)

Quincy Jones's 'Back on the Block' is a studio album released on August 8, 1989 by Qwest and featuring many famous artists : Ella Fitzgerald, Miles Davis, Joe Zawinul, Ice-T, Big Daddy Kane, Sarah Vaughan, Dizzy Gillespie, George Benson, Luther Vandross, Dionne Warwick, Barry White, Chaka Khan, Take 6, Bobby McFerrin, Al Jarreau, Al B. Sure!, James Ingram, El DeBarge, Ray Charles and more.1 .…

Weather Report record ‘Night Passage,’ live in a Los Angeles studio (1980)

Weather Report's 'Night Passage' is their eleventh album recorded live before a crowd of 250 people on July 12 and 13, 1980 and released the same year by Columbia.1 . Fast City (Live, 1983) Track Listing : 1.Night Passage (Joe Zawinul) - 06:30 . 2.Dream Clock (Joe Zawinul) - 06:26 . 3.Port Of Entry (Wayne Shorter) - 05:09 . 4.Forlorn (Joe Zawinul) - 03:55 . 5.Rockin' In Rhythm (Duke Ellington,…

Miles Davis gathers with Friends in Paris (1991)

July 10, 1991 - Miles Davis and Friends - that is saxophonists Bill Evans, Kenny Garrett, Jackie McLean, Steve Grossman and Wayne Shorter; keyboardists Deron Johnson, Herbie Hancock and Joe Zawinul; pianist Chick Corea; guitarists John McLaughlin, John Scofield and Joe "Foley" McCreary, bassists Dave Holland, Darryl Jones and Richard Patterson; drummers Al Foster and Ricky Wellman - will perform…

Weather Report performs at Montreux Jazz (1976)

July 8, 1976 - Weather Report - that is Joe Zawinul (kb), Wayne Shorter (ts, ss), Jaco Pastorius (b), Alex Acuña (d) and Manolo Badrena (perc) - headlines at "Montreux Jazz Festival" in Switzerland

Michael Brecker releases his seventh album ‘Nearness of You: The Ballad Book’ recorded with Herbie Hancock and Pat Metheny (2001)

Michael Brecker's 'Nearness of You: The Ballad Book' is his seventh studio album recorded with Herbie Hancock, Pat Metheny , Charlie Haden and Jack DeJohnette and released on June 19, 2001 by Verve.1 . Chans Song (w/ Rembrandt) 2 . My Ship (w/ Herbie Hancok & Roy Hargrove) 3 . Don't Let Me Be Lonely Tonight (w/ Nils Landgren and friends) Track Listing : 1.Chan'S Song (Herbie Hancock) -…

Columbia tape ‘Miles Davis at Fillmore’ with Steve Grossman, Chick Corea, Dave Holland, Jack Dejohnette and Airto Moreira (1970)

'Miles Davis at Fillmore' is a live album recorded on June 17 - 20, 1970 at the Fillmore East in New York and released in December 1970 by Columbia.1 . It's About That Time (1970) 2 . Bitches Brew (Tanglewood, 1970) Track Listing : 1.Directions (Joe Zawinul) - 02:29 . 2.Bitches Brew (Miles Davis) - 00:53 . 3.The Mask (Miles Davis) - 01:35) . 4.It'S About That Time (Miles Davis) - 08:12 .…

We All remember Ella Fitzgerald. ‘Hello Ella’

This day (June 15, 1996), in Beverly Hills, California, died Ella Fitzgerald, an American jazz and song vocalist, also known as the First Lady of Song, Queen of Jazz, and Lady Ella, who had a vocal range spanning three octaves and was noted for her purity of tone, impeccable diction, phrasing and intonation, and a horn-like improvisational ability, particularly in her scat singing.Tracklist : 1 .…

We remember Ray Charles. ‘Ray Of Light’

This day (June 10, 2004), in Beverly Hills, California, died Ray Charles, an American singer and musician.Tracklist : 1 . Ray Charles & Stevie Wonder - Living For The City 2 . A Song For You (1999) 3 . What' D I Say (1997) 4 . Hit The Road Jack (1982) 5 . America The Beautiful 6 . La Mama (1979) 7 . Aretha Franklin & Ray Charles – It Takes Two To Tango (1975) 8 . Georgia On My Mind 9 .…

Happy Birthday El Debarge. ‘DeBarge’

This day (June 4, 1961), in Detroit, Michigan, is born Eldra Patrick a.k.a. El DeBarge, an American R&B/pop singer& songwriter.Tracklist : 1 . Rhythm Of The Night (1985) 2 . Lay with you (w/ Faith Evans, 2011) 3 . Slide 4 . All This Love (1999) 5 . My Heart Belongs to You 6 . EL Debarge (1989) 7 . Time Will Reveal Tracklist : Lay With You . Where Is My Love? . Dindi . Can't Get Enough .…

Columbia Records publish ‘Weather Report,’ their eponymous debut album (1971)

'Weather Report (1971) ' is their debut album released on May 12, 1971 by Columbia Records.Track Listing : 1.Milky Way (Wayne Shorter, Joe Zawinul) - 02:33 . 2.Umbrellas (Wayne Shorter, Miroslav Vitous, Joe Zawinul) - 03:27 . 3.Seventh Arrow (Miroslav Vitous) - 05:23 . 4.Orange Lady (Joe Zawinul) - 08:44 . 5.Morning Lake (Miroslav Vitous) - 04:26 . 6.Waterfall (Joe Zawinul) - 06:20 . 7.Tears…

Happy Birthday Narada Michael Walden. ‘Mas Que Narada’

This day (April 23, 1952), in Kalamazoo, Michigan, is born Narada Michael Walden, an American producer, drummer, singer and songwriter. Digest Tracklist : Sizzle Reel (2013) . 40 Days & 40 Nights (2012) . Shake The House . w/ Jeff Beck - Drum Solo, Sheffield (2010) . Freeway Of Love (2008) . w/ Joe Zawinul, Alphonso Johnson & Alex Acuna - Black Market (1995) . Interview (1988) . The Real…