Moody Blues visit Texas (2018)

January 21, 2018 - British legends the Moody Blues with long time members Justin Hayward and John Lodge will be on stage at the HEB Center in Cedar Park, Texas

We remember James Moody. ‘Moody Blues’

This day (December 9, 2010), in San Diego, California, died James Moody, an American jazz saxophone and flute player.Tracklist : 1 . Moody’s Mood for Love (2008) 2 . w/ George Benson & Clark Terry – So What 3 . w/ Dizzy Gillespie, Gene Harris, Ray Brown, Grady Tate – Ow! (1985) 4 . w/ Al Haig, Ray Brown & Kenny Clarke – Groovin’ High 5 . Mmm Hmm 6 . Moody’s Mood for Love Tracklist :…

The Moody Blues release their second album : ‘Days of Future Passed’ featuring ‘Nights In White Satin’ (1967)

The Moody Blues' 'Days of Future Passed' feat. "Nights In White Satin" is their second album released on November 10, 1967 by Deram Records.1 . Nights In White Satin 2 . Nights In White Satin (Paris) Track Listing : 1.The Day Begins (Peter Knight, Graeme Edge) - 05:50 . - The Day Begins . - Morning Glory . 2.Dawn: Dawn Is A Feeling (Pinder) - 03:48 . 3.The Morning: Another Morning (Ray…

The Moody Blues release their sixth album : ‘A Question of Balance’ (1970)

The Moody Blues's 'A Question of Balance' is their sixth album released on August 7, 1970. 1 . Question (1970) 2 . Questions (Live 1970) 3 . Tortoise And The Hare 4 . Tortoise And The Hare (1970) 5 . Melancholy Man ("Threshold Of A Dream" Dvd) Track Listing : 1.Question (Justin Hayward) - 05:40 . 2.How Is It (We Are Here) (Mike Pinder) - 02:48 . 3.And The Tide Rushes In (Ray Thomas) - 02:57 .…

The Moody Blues release their seventh album : ‘Every Good Boy Deserves Favour’ (1971)

The Moody Blues' 'Every Good Boy Deserves Favour' is their seventh album produced by Tony Clarke and released on July 21, 1971 by Threshold Records1 . Story In Your Eyes 2 . One More Time To Live (2007, LiVe) Track Listing : 1.Procession (Graeme Edge, Justin Hayward, John Lodge, Mike Pinder, Ray Thomas) - 04:40 . 2.The Story In Your Eyes (Justin Hayward) - 02:57 . 3.Our Guessing Game (Ray Thomas)…

The Moody Blues release ‘On the Threshold of a Dream,’ their fourth album (1969)

The Moody Blues' 'On the Threshold of a Dream' is their fourth album produced by Tony Clarke and released on April 25, 1969 by DeramTrack Listing : 1.In The Beginning (Graeme Edge) - 02:08 . 2.Lovely To See You (Justin Hayward) - 02:35 . 3.Dear Diary (Ray Thomas) - 03:56 . 4.Send Me No Wine (John Lodge) - 02:20 . 5.To Share Our Love (John Lodge) - 02:54 . 6.So Deep Within You (Mike Pinder) - 03:07…

This month In Blues Legends 11/12

T Bone Walker, John Mayer, Lonnie Brook, Gary Moore, Albert Collins, Stevie Ray Vaughan, B B King, Albert King, Paul Butterfield, Etta James, John Mayall, the Bluesbreakers, Roy Buchanan, Muddy Waters, The Rolling Stones, John Hammond, Taj Mahal, Bobby McFerrin, Big Joe Turner, Lucky Peterson

We remember Joe Cocker. ‘The Soul Shouter’

This day (December 22, 2014), in Crawford, Colorado, United States, died John Robert Joe Cocker an English rock and blues singer.Tracklist : 1 . You Are So Beautiful -(2013) 2 . I Put A Spell On You (2007) 3 . Many rivers to cross 4 . w/ Eros Ramazzotti – That’s All I Need To Know (1998) 5 . Feelin’ Alright (1992) 6 . You Can Leave Your Hat On (1986) 7 . Jennifer Warnes – Up where we belong…

This week In Jazz Legends 49/52

Miles Davis, John Coltrane, Abdullah Ibrahim, Carlos Ward, Duke Ellington, Billy Strayhorn, Stan Getz, Flora Purim, Dave Brubeck, Benny Goodman, Wes Montgomery, Antônio Carlos Jobim, Chick Corea, Roy Haynes, Miroslav Vitous, Thelonious Monk, Dizzy Gillespie, James Moody, Gene Harris, Ray Brown, Grady Tate

This week In Male Balladeers 29/52

Robert Plant, Chris Cornell, Justin Hayward, John Lodge, Timothy B. Schmit, John Sebastian, Elliott Smith, Cat Stevens, Leonard Cohen, Roger Hodgson, Jake Bugg, Tom Chaplin, Peter Tosh

Happy Birthday Donovan

May 10, 1946 - Donovan Philips Leitch simply known as Donovan, Scottish singer, songwriter and guitarist is 75. Happy Birthday Sir if in England, you do not want to miss "live on the BBC", the "New Musical Express Pollwinners 1965" with The Moody Blues, Freddie & the Dreamers, Georgie Fame & the Blue Flames, The Seekers, Herman's Hermits, The Ivy League, Sounds Incorporated, Wayne…

The “NME Pollwinners” are live on TV (1965)

April 11, 1965 - if in England, you do not want to miss "live on the BBC", the "New Musical Express Pollwinners 1965" with The Moody Blues, Freddie & the Dreamers, Georgie Fame & the Blue Flames, The Seekers, Herman's Hermits, The Ivy League, Sounds Incorporated, Wayne Fontana & the Mindbenders, The The Rolling Stones, Cilla Black, Donovan, Them, The Searchers, Dusty Springfield, The…

We Remember Dusty Springfield (and her glamorous hairstyles)

March 2, 1999 - Mary Isobel Catherine Bernadette O'Brien a.k.a. Dusty Springfield, English pop singer died in England. She is remembered. you do not miss Dusty Springfield on BBC program "Cilla" hosted by Cilla Black >> 10 MINUTES on RVM >> if in England, you do not want to miss "live on the BBC", the "New Musical Express Pollwinners 1965" with The Moody Blues, Freddie & the…

Tomorrow is Another Day

From 'Never On Sunday' to 'Nunca en Domingo', we have mixed 19 'Jazz with Some Latin Music and a Bit of Pop' tunes around the theme of 'Week Days'. It has Gerry Mulligan & Ben Webster , Elis Regina, Sonny Criss, Keny Burrell and many more.

Wayne Shorter records ‘Speak No Evil’ with Freddie Hubbard, Herbie Hancock, Ron Carter and Elvin Jones (1964)

Wayne Shorter's 'Speak No Evil' is his sixth album recorded on December 24, 1964 with Freddie Hubbard, Herbie Hancock, Ron Carter and Elvin Jones and released in 1966 By Blue Note.Track Listing : 1.Witch Hunt (Wayne Shorter) - 08:07 . 2.Fee-Fi-Fo-Fum (Wayne Shorter) - 05:50 . 3.Dance Cadaverous (Wayne Shorter) - 06:45 . 4.Speak No Evil (Wayne Shorter) - 08:23 . 5.Infant Eyes (Wayne Shorter) -…

Quincy Jones releases ‘Q’s Jook Joint,’ an album featuring Stevie Wonder, Bono and Ray Charles among other famous guests (1995)

Quincy Jones' 'Q's Jook Joint' is an album (his first in six years) released on November 7, 1995 by Qwest.1 . Let The Good Times Roll (w/ Stevie Wonder & Nikki Yanofsky ) 2 . Cool Joe, Mean Joe (Killer Joe) 3 . Moody's Mood For Love (w/ Take 6, Brian Mcknight, Patti Austin) 4 . Moody's Mood For Love 5 . Do Nothing Till You Hear From Me Track Listing : 1.Jook Joint Intro (Quincy Jones) -…

Benson Strictly Guitar

This Day (but in 2011), George Benson releases "Guitar Man" a mostly instrumental album.Now, guitar players are great on CD or streaming, but they are even better on video. By the simple fact that you can watch their fingers. (No you cannot on a CD).So we have compiled a "Benson Strictly Guitar" video playlist featuring a non-singing Benson, for all of you out there who love to watch the…

Virgin publish Neneh Cherry’s debut album ‘Raw Like Sushi’ featuring ‘Buffalo Stance’ (1989)

Neneh Cherry's 'Raw Like Sushi' is her debut studio album featuring 'Buffalo Stance' and released on June 5, 1989 by Virgin1 . Buffalo Stance (Official Music Video) 2 . Buffalo Stance (Glastonbury 2019) 3 . Manchild 4 . Manchild (The BRITs 1990) 5 . Kisses On The Wind 6 . Kisses on the Wind (Club MTV, 1989) 7 . Inna City Mamma 8 . The next generation + Buffalo Blues (1991 TV) 9 . Heart 10 . So…

We Remember Coleman Hawkins. ‘The True Mister Bean’

This day (May 19, 1969), in New York City, New York, died Coleman Hawkins, an American jazz tenor saxophonist.Digest Tracklist : Disorder At The Border . With Lester Young . With Harry Edison . South Of France Blues . Body and Soul (1967) . With Charlie Parker (1950) . Tracklist : Greensleeves . Body And Soul . La Rosita . Smoke Gets in Your Eyes . Desafinado . One Note Samba (Samba De Uma Nota…

We Remember Chuck Brown. ‘Go! Go! Mr. Brown’

This day (May 16, 2012), in Baltimore, Maryland, died Chuck Brown, a guitarist and singer, called the Godfather of Go-goDigest Tracklist : NPR Music Tiny Desk Concert (2010) . Tim Brant's College Football Preview 2010 . Wind Me Up! (2001) . Family Affair (2002) . w/ The Soul Searchers – Run Joe (1987) . Tracklist : Blow Your Whistle . Bustin' Loose . Chuck Baby . LOVE . We Need Some Money . It…

Columbia publish Miles Davis’ ‘Kind of Blue’ recorded with, on some tracks, John Coltrane & Bill Evans (1959)

Miles Davis' 'Kind of Blue' is a studio album recorded on March 2 and April 22, 1959 with on some tracks John Coltrane & Bill Evans and released on August 17, 1959 by ColumbiaTrack listing 1.So What (Miles Davis) - 9:22 . 2.Freddie Freeloader (Miles Davis) - 9:46 . 3.Blue in Green (Miles Davis and Bill Evans) - 5:37 . 4.All Blues (Miles Davis) - 11:33 . 5.Flamenco Sketches (Miles Davis and…

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)…

This week In Jazz Legends 14/52

Joshua Redman, John Coltrane, Chris Potter, Paquito D'Rivera, Gato Barbieri, Benny Carter, Sonny Rollins, James Moody, Kenny Garrett, Benny Maupin, Peter Brötzmann , David Murray

This week In Jazz Legends (Special Pianists) 07/52

Omar Sosa, Brad Mehldau, Tigran Hamasyan, Monty Alexander, Herbie Hancock, Chick Corea, Chick Corea, Randy Weston, Dave Brubeck . Thelonious Monk, Earl Hines, George Shearing, Eubie BlakeThey are the "Jazz Legends (Special Pianists)" performers selected among the 283 Posts we publish this week. Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy!Tracklist 1 . Omar Sosa . @ Moody Jazz Cafè…

Jackie McLean records ‘Right Now!’ an album for Blue Note (1965)

Jackie McLean's 'Right Now!' is an album recorded on January 29, 1965 and released the same year by Blue Note.Track Listing : 1.Eco (Jackie Mclean) - 06:09 . 2.Poor Eric (Larry Willis) - 10:12 . 3.Christel'S Time (Larry Willis) - 10:34 . 4.Right Now (Charles Tolliver) - 09:29 Francis WolffALSO READWikipediaJazztimes @ PinterestMusicians : Jackie Mclean - Alto Saxophone . Larry Willis - Piano .…

In the Moods

From 'In The Mood' to 'I'm In A Dancing Mood' , we have mixed 14 'Simply Jazz' tunes around the theme of 'Moods, Good or Bad'. It has Alfonzo Blackwell, The Mar-Keys, Les Baxter & His Orchestra, Joe Lovano and many more.

Cubop-A-Lula

From 'Go Bongo' to 'Mama Inez 1947', we have mixed 19 'Latin Jazz' tunes around the theme of 'Cuban Influences'. It has Chico O'Farrill, Charlie Parker & Machito, Candido, James Moody and many more.