We remember Michel Petrucciani. ‘Piano Giant’

This day (January 6, 1999), in New York City, died Michel Petrucciani, a French jazz pianist.Tracklist : September Second . Documentary (1997) . In a sentimental mood (1993) . w/ Jim Hall - Beautiful Love . w/ Roy Haynes & Gary Peacock - One for us (1988) . w/ Jim Hall - My Funny Valentine (1986) . I Just Say Hello . Tracklist : September Second . Looking Up . Brazillian Suite . Home .…

Joe Lovano records, with Michel Petrucciani, Dave Holland and Ed Blackwell ‘From the Soul’ for Blue Note (1991)

Joe Lovano's 'From the Soul' is an album recorded on December 28, 1991 with Michel Petrucciani, Dave Holland and Ed Blackwell and released in 1992 by Blue Note.1 . Portrait Of Jenny 2 . Live! 3 . George Mraz & Al Foster Track Listing : 1.Evolution (Joe Lovano) - 08:59 . 2.Portrait Of Jenny (Gordon Burdge, J. Russel Robinson) - 07:56 . 3.Lines And Spaces (Joe Lovano) - 06:20 . 4.Body And…

Michel Petrucciani records ‘Pianism’ with Palle Danielsson and Eliot Zigmund, for Blue Note (1985)

Michel Petrucciani's 'Pianism' is an album recorded on December 20, 1985 and released in 1986 By Blue Note.Track Listing : 1.The Prayer (Michel Petrucciani) – 11:05 . 2.Our Tune (Michel Petrucciani)– 06:51 . 3.Face'S Face (Michel Petrucciani) – 04:37 . 4.Night And Day (Cole Porter) – 09:20 . 5.Here'S That Rainy Day (Jimmy Van Heusen, Johnny Burke) - 09:51 . 6.Regina (Michel Petrucciani) - 09:20…

Michel Petrucciani records ‘Power Of Three’ at the Montreux Jazz Festival with Jim Hall and Wayne Shorter (1986)

Michel Petrucciani's 'Power Of Three' is an album recorded on July 14, 1986 at the Montreux Jazz Festival with Jim Hall and Wayne Shorter and released in 1987 by Blue Note.1 . Careful (w/ Jim Hall) 2 . Beautiful Love (w/ Jim Hall) 3 . Bimini - Power of Three Track Listing : 1.Limbo (Wayne Shorter) - 07:57 . 2.Careful (Jim Hall) - 06:49 . 3.Morning Blues (Michel Petrucciani) - 08:15 . 4.Waltz…

Michel Petrucciani and Niels-Henning Ørsted Pedersen record ‘Michel Petrucciani & NHOP’ at the Jazzhouse in Copenhagen (1994)

'Michel Petrucciani & NHOP' is a collaboration album between Petrucciani, the pianist and Niels-Henning Ørsted Pedersen, the bassist recorded on April 18, 1994 at the Copenhagen Jazzhouse and released on March 24, 2009 by Dreyfus Records.Track Listing : 1.All The Things You Are (Oscar Hammerstein Ii,Jerome Kern) - 06:43 . 2.I Can'T Get Started (Vernon Duke,Ira Gershwin) - 07:05 . 3.Oleo…

Michel Petrucciani records ‘Solo Live’ at  The ‘Alte Oper’ In Frankfurt (1997)

Michel Petrucciani's 'Solo Live' is a piano album recorded on February 27,1997 in Frankfurt and released in 1998 By Dreyfus.Track Listing : 1.Looking Up (Michel Petrucciani) - 04:24 . 2.Besame Mucho (Consuelo Velázquez) – 04:03 . 3.Rachid (Michel Petrucciani) - 02:22 . 4.Chloe Meets Gershwin (Michel Petrucciani) - 04:08 . 5.Home (Michel Petrucciani) - 03:40 . 6.Brazilian Like (Michel Petrucciani)…

This week In Jazz Legends 01/52

Dr. Lonnie Smith, James Carter Organ Trio, Chris Potter, Michel Petrucciani, David Sanborn, Grover Washington Jr., Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers, Dizzy Gillespie, Stan Getz, Charles Mingus, Mccoy Tyner, Erroll Garner, The Timex All Star

This week In Jazz Legends 06/52

Michel Petrucciani, Anthony Jackson & Steve Gadd, John Coltrane, Chick Corea, Dizzy Gillespie, Jimmy Smith, Wayne Shorter Quartet, Mahavishnu Orchestra, Milt Jackson, Benny Golson, Art Farmer & Nhøp, Lalo Schifrin, The Bad Plus, Stan Kenton, Count Basie

Three Concerts with Anthony Jackson

Bassist (and contra bassist) extraordinaire, Anthony Jackson, who turns 69 today - Happy Birthday - has been for almost 50 years a "top session bassist".Very much in demand, Anthony has played on numerous albums and behind the greatest (you want to verify ? click on //go.rvm.pm/anthonyjackson).The 'Three Concerts with Anthony Jackson' are with Chaka Khan, Michel Petrucciani and Hiromi plus a…

We Remember B.B. King. ‘Long Lived The King’

This day (May 14, 2015), in Las Vegas, died Riley B. King a.k.a. B.B. King (B.B. short for Blues Boy), an American blues guitarist and singer.Digest Tracklist : In Sing Sing Prison (1973) . w/ John Mayer, Tedeschi Trucks - Finale, Hollywood Bowl (2012) (1/2) . w/ John Mayer, Tedeschi Trucks - Finale, Hollywood Bowl (2012) (2/2) . When The Saints Go Marching In . All Over Again (1989) . w/ Eric…

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…

We remember Niels Henning Orsted Pedersen. ‘AKA NHØP’

This day (April 19, 2005), in Copenhagen, Denmark, died Niels-Henning Ørsted Pedersen, a Danish jazz bassist.Digest Tracklist : Gustav Csík Trió - Tribute to Great Niels Pedersen (1990) . w/ Milt Jackson & Benny Golson & Art Farmer - Blues for Diahann (1997) . w/ Joe Pass - Corcovado (1992) . Tete Montoliu Quartet - Bohemia afterdark 1988) . Oscar Peterson - Easter Suite (1984) . Clark…

Happy Birthday Steve Gadd. ‘He Is So Gadd’

This day (April 9, 1945), in Irondequoit, New York, is born Steve Gadd, an American session and studio drummer.Digest Tracklist : w/ Hermine Deurloo (2020) . w/ Blicher & Hemmer - Up Close (2019) . Can't turn you loose (2018) . w/ Chick Corea (Blue note NYC 2016) . Way Back Home (2015) . w/ Buddy Rich Big Band - Unknown . w/ James Taylor - Your Smiling Face (2012) . w/ Friends - Caravan…

This week In Jazz Legends (special pianists) 11/52

Mccoy Tyner, Michel Petrucciani, John Lewis, Makoto Ozone, Chick Corea, Brad Mehldau, Omar Sosa, Georges Cables, Danilo Perez, Michel Camilo, Vana Gierig, ‪Tania MariaThey are the "Jazz Legends (special pianists)" performers selected among the 330 Posts we publish this week. Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy!Tracklist 1 . Mccoy Tyner . The Seeker Lifted from : McCoy…

Happy Birthday Roy Haynes. ‘Vive Le Roy’

This day (March 13, 1925 ), in Boston, Massachusetts, is born Roy Owen Haynes, an American jazz drummer.Tracklist : w/ David Kikoski (2019) . The 7-Decade Career of Drummer Roy Haynes (2018) . w/ The Fountain Of Youth Quartet - At Dizzy'S Club (2011) . Interview . Various (2009) . w/ Chick Corea - Duet (2009) . w/ Pat Metheny, Dave Holland - How Insensitive (1992) . Red Rodney All Stars - At…

Happy Birthday Bobby McFerrin. ‘Bobby Sings One More Note’

This day (March 11, 1950), in Manhattan, New York, is born Robert 'Bobby' McFerrin, a virtuoso American vocalist.Tracklist : w/ Ranky Tanky - All For You (2019) . @Salle Pleyel Paris (2018) . w/ MozART Group (2017) . @ Gstaad Menuhin Festival (2014) . 25:15 (2013) . w/ Boy Singing - Route 66 (Live In Kaunas) . Concert À Cappella . w/ Chick Corea - Duet Live (2012) . The Power Of The…

We Remember McCoy Tyner. ‘Really McCoy?’

This day (March 6, 2020), in  Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, died Alfred McCoy Tynerr, jazz pianist member of the John Coltrane Quartet before embracing a long solo career.Tracklist : w/ John Scofield - Fly with the wind (2018) . For All We Know (2012) . XXXI Cartagena Jazz Festival (2011) . Trailer For Guitars (2008) . Naima (2002) . w/ Joe Lovano - Live At Forte Di Bard (2010) . Giant Steps…

We remember Tony Williams

This day (February 23, 1997), in Daly City, California, died Anthony Tillmon 'Tony' Williams, an American drummer and pioneer of jazz fusion.Tracklist : w/ Miles Davis, Herbie Hancock, Wayne Shorter, Ron Carter - Agitation (1963) . 2 Solos Tribute To Miles Davis (1992 ) . w/ Herbie Hancock, Wayne Shorter, Wallace Roney, Ron Carter - So What . w/ Dizzy,Mccoy Tyner,Ron Carter & Freddie…

The Jazz Gotha relaunches Blue Note (1985)

February 22, 1985 - for the relaunch of the Blue Note Records label, its President Bruce Lundvall has summoned the Jazz Gotha at The Town Hall in New York City (USA). Consider this : Art Blakey, Ron Carter, Jack DeJohnette, Herbie Hancock, Freddie Hubbard, Michel Petrucciani, Jimmy Smith, Stanley Turrentine, McCoy Tynerr and Grover Washington, Jr. Feel like going?

September, School’s In

From 'Trouble in school' to 'September Song', we have mixed 17 'Jazz' tunes around the theme of 'September'. It has Deborah Cox, Hank Jones, Harry James, Charles Mingus and many more.

Astronomy Domine

From 'El Satelite' to 'Saturday Night On Saturn', we have mixed 17 'Jazz With a Slice Of Pop' tunes around the theme of 'Stars, Planets And Other Sky Items'. It has Benny Carter, Pat Metheny, Gene Ammons With Woody Herman & His Orchestra, Dinah Washington 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.

Let The Good Time Roll

From 'Shout for joy' to 'Sometimes I'm Happy', we have mixed 18 'Jazz' tunes around the theme of 'Joy & Happiness'. It has Tony Bennett, Rigmor Gustafsson, Bobby Timmons, B.B. King and many more.