Phil Woods release ‘Musique du Bois,’ a studio album recorded with Jaki Byard, Richard Davis and Alan Dawson (1974)

Phil Woods' 'Musique du Bois' is a studio album recorded with Jaki Byard, Richard Davis & Alan Dawson and released on January 14, 1974 by Muse.1 . Willow Weep For Me (w/ Robert Anchipolovsky & Tony Pancella ) 2 . The Summer Knows (w/ Michel Legrand, 2001, Montreal ) Track Listing : 1.Samba Du Bois (Phil Woods) - 06:58 . 2.Willow Weep For Me (Ann Ronell) - 10:07 . 3.Nefertiti (Wayne…

We remember Phil Woods. ‘In The Woods’

This day (September 29, 2015) died Philip Wells Woods, an American jazz bebop alto saxophonist, clarinetist, bandleader and composer.Tracklist : 1 . w/ Grace Kelly – People Time 2 . Goodbye Mr Evans (1999) 3 . Sax Machine – You Never Know (1996) 4 . w/ Ethel Ennis – OPB New Years ’86 5 . w/ Clark Terry – Undecided (1959) Tracklist : Here’s That Rainy Day . Stolen Moments . Samba Du Bois . On A…

Harmonizing veteran David Crosby embark young partners, among them Michael Teague of Snarky Puppy, for another trip toward Woodstock. Your weed or mine?

David Crosby's 'Here If You Listen' is his seventh album recorded with Becca Stevens, Michelle Willis and Michael Teague of Snarky Puppy and released on October 26, 2018 by BMG (Source David Crosby - Here If You Listen | Official Site)USA Today At age, 77, David Crosby is a “lion in winter” – sage in the ways of the world he serenades, with leonine hair and a history of stirring up trouble…

As we wish, today, Yannis Philippakis a Happy Birthday, the time has come to playlist the ‘BESTS’ of his band : Foals

As we wish, today, singer and guitarist, Yannis Philippakis a Happy Birthday, the time has come to playlist the 'BESTS' of his band : Foals CREDITSPhoto : badjonniAudio : My Number . 2am . Mountain At My Gates . Wake Me Up . Looking High . Spanish Sahara . The Runner . Birch Tree . What Went Down . Exits . Video : Mountain At My Gates . Neptune . Inhaler . What Went Down . Spanish Sahara . Exits…

Happy Birthday Phil Lesh

March 15, 1940 - Philip Chapman Lesh simply known as Phil Lesh, bassist and co-founding member of the Grateful Dead, is 81. Happy Birthday, SirThe Grateful Dead 's 'Wake of the Flood' is a studio album (the first without founding member Ron 'Pigpen' McKernan) released on October 15, 1973 by Grateful Dead Records. >>Grateful Dead's 'From the Mars Hotel' is a studio album recorded in April…

This week In Jazz Legends 46/52

Art Blakey, The Jazz Messengers, Paquito D'Rivera, Tete Montoliu, Sonny Rollins, United Jazz and Rock Ensemble, Keith Jarrett, Paul Motian, Dewey Redman, Charlie Haden, Phil Woods, Sheila Jordan, Benny Carter All Stars, Freddie Hubbard, John Zorn, Masada, Miles Davis, Sam Rivers, Charles Mingus

This week In Jazz Legends 39/52

Jean Luc Ponty, Weather Report, Miles Davis, Marcus Miller, The Crusaders, Tom Jobim, Sarah Vaughan, Betty Carter, Ralph Towner, Gary Peacock, Baden Powell, Lester Young, Coleman Hawkins, Astor Piazzolla, Gerry Mulligan, Clark Terry, Phil Woods

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!1 . Alfie's Theme (1973) 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…

We remember French composer & conductor Michel Legrand

This day (January 26, 2019), in Paris, France, died Michel Legrand, a French musical composer, arranger, conductor, and pianist.Tracklist : 1 . w/ Sarah Vaughan - Sweet Gingerbread Man (1972) 2 . w/ Meow Meow - Sans Toi (2011) 3 . w/ Natalie Dessay - The Summer Knows (2012) 4 . w/ Oscar Peterson - Watch What Happens 5 . w/ Tamara Gverdtsiteli - Les Parapluies de Cherbourg 6 . w/ Barbra…

Thelonious Monk records his fifth album ‘Big Band and Quartet in Concert’ for Columbia (1963)

Thelonious Monk's 'Big Band and Quartet in Concert' is his fifth album recorded live at Lincoln Center, New York City on December 30, 1963.1 . VCx12m4Z5Go 2 . YO9NZ_-oyx8 3 . acrt_0JIyPk Track Listing : 1.I Mean You (Thelonious Monk) - 12:42 . 2.Evidence (Thelonious Monk) - 12:38 . 3.(When It'S) Darkness On The Delta (Thelonious Monk) - 05:03 . 4.Oska T. (Thelonious Monk) - 09:20 . 5.Played…

Wes Montgomery records his fifteenth album : ‘Goin’ Out of My Head’ for Verve (1965)

Wes Montgomery's 'Goin' Out of My Head' is his fifteenth album, arranged and conducted by Oliver Nelson and recorded on December 7, 8 & 22, 1965 and released in 1966 by Verve.1 . Twisted Blues 2 . Intro Solo & Chord Solo (Analyzing Wes Montgomery) Track Listing : 1.Goin' Out Of My Head (Teddy Randazzo, Bobby Weinstein) - 02:14 . 2.Once I Loved (Vinicius De Moraes, Antonio Carlos Jobim)…

Quincy Jones starts the recording of ‘The Quintessence’ with his orchestra (1961)

Quincy Jones' 'The Quintessence' is an album recorded with his orchestra on November 29, December 18 and 22, 1961.Track Listing : 1.Quintessence (Quincy Jones) - 04:21 . 2.Robot Portrait (Billy Byers) - 05:25 . 3.Little Karen (Benny Golson) - 03:44 . 4.Straight, No Chaser (Thelonious Monk) - 02:26 . 5.For Lena And Lennie (Quincy Jones) - 04:17 . 6.Hard Sock Dance (Quincy Jones) - 03:20 .…

Happy Birthday Sheila Jordan. ‘Hear Jordan’

This day (November 18, 1928), in Detroit, Michigan, is born Sheila Jordan, an American jazz singer.Tracklist : 1 . @ Sala Clamores. (2018) 2 . Sheila’s Blues (2014) 3 . Confirmation (2012) 4 . Dat Dere (2011) 5 . Autumn In New York 6 . w/ Steve Kuhn Trio – Blackbird (2004) 7 . At Half Note (2003) 8 . w/ Phil Woods – Guinever’s Garden/Body And Soul (1988) Sheila Jordan Top 10 : Baltimore Oriole .…

Paul Simon releases his fourth album : ‘Still Crazy After All These Years’ featuring ’50 Ways to Leave Your Lover’ (1975)

Paul Simon's 'Still Crazy After All These Years' is hise fourth studio album co-produced with, Phil Ramone and released on October 6, 1975 by Columbia.1 . Still Crazy After All These Years 2 . Still Crazy After All These Years 3 . Do It For Your Love (BBC TV ) 4 . Do It For Your Love ("The Paul Simon Special," 1977 ) 5 . 50 Ways To Leave Your Lover Track Listing : 1.Still Crazy After All…

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…

We remember Cedar Walton. ‘Maestro!’

This day (August 19, 2013) in Brooklyn, N.Y, died Cedar Anthony Walton, Junior a.k.a. , Cedar Walton, an American hard bop jazz pianist.Tracklist : 1 . w/ Bobby Hutcherson - In Perugia 2 . Nea Jazz Masters Interview (2010) 3 . w/ Freddie Hubbard - God Bless The Child (1992) 4 . Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers - A Night In Tunisia (1986) 5 . w/ Phil Woods - Opb New Years (1986) 6 . Naima…

McCoy Tyner, Paquito D’Riviera et al connect in Montreux (1981)

July 18, 1981 - The New York Montreux Connection gathers Arthur Blythe, Paquito D'Riviera, Jimmy Heath, Percy Heath, McCoy Tynerr, Chico Freeman, Slide Hampton, Phil Woods, Ronnie Burrage, John Blake, Stanley Cowell, John Hicks and Steve Mc Call on stage at at "Montreux Jazz Festival" in Switzerland

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…

Billy Joel releases ‘Turnstiles’ featuring ‘New York State of Mind’ (1976)

Billy Joel's 'Turnstiles' feat. "New York State of Mind" is his fourth studio album, released on May 19, 1976 by Family Productions..Track Listing : 1.Say Goodbye To Hollywood (Billy Joel) - 04:36 . 2.Summer, Highland Falls (Billy Joel) - 03:15 . 3.All You Wanna Do Is Dance (Billy Joel) - 03:40 . 4.New York State Of Mind (Billy Joel) - 05:58 . 5.James (Billy Joel) - 03:53 . 6.Prelude/Angry Young…

We remember Percy Heath from the Modern Jazz Quartet. ‘Modern Jazz Percy’

This day (April 28, 2005), in Southampton, New York, died Percy Heath, an American jazz bassist, member of the Modern Jazz Quartet.Digest Tracklist : Modern Jazz Quartet - 'Round Midnight . Heath Brothers (2004) . Modern Jazz Quartet - Summertime (1987) . Documentary (2004) . Heath Brothers - Brotherly Jazz . Heath Brothers, Rome (1981) . Modern Jazz Quartet - Winter Tale (1964) . Tracklist :…

Buddy Rich records ‘Richcraft’ with a big band arranged by Ernie Wilkins (1959)

Buddy Rich's 'Richcraft' is a studio big band album with arrangements by Ernie Wilkins, recorded on April 9–10, 1959 and released in 1959 by Mercury.Track Listing : 1.Indiana (Back Home Again In Indiana) (Ballard Macdonald, James F. Hanley) - 03:38 . 2.Richcraft (Ernie Wilkins) - 03:06 . 3.Sweets Tooth (Ernie Wilkins) - 04:01 . 4.Clap Hands! Here Comes Charley! (Ballard Macdonald, Joseph Meyer,…

Lee Morgan records ‘Delightfulee Morgan’ with Joe Henderson, McCoy Tyner et al (1966)

Lee Morgan's 'Delightfulee Morgan' is an album, recorded on April 8 & May 27, 1966, with Joe Henderson, McCoy Tynerr, Bob Cranshaw and Billy Higgins plus a big band and released in 1967 by Blue Note.Track Listing : 1.Ca-Lee-So (Lee Morgan) - 05:34 . 2.Zambia (Lee Morgan) - 06:33 . 3.Yesterday (John Lennon, Paul McCartney) - 05:49 . 4.Sunrise, Sunset (Jerry Bock, Sheldon Harnick) (Lee Morgan)…

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…

ABC Paramount publish Quincy Jones’ debut album : ‘This Is How I Feel About Jazz’ (1957)

Quincy Jones' 'This Is How I Feel About Jazz' is his debut album recorded in New-York City and released on March 21, 1957 by Abc Paramount.Track Listing : 1.Walkin' (Richard Carpenter) – 10:47 . 2.Stockholm Sweetnin' (Quincy Jones) – 05:41 . 3.Evening In Paris (Quincy Jones) – 04:09 . 4.Sermonette (Adderley, Hendricks) – 05:58 . 5.A Sleepin' Bee (Arlen, Capote) – 04:42 . 6.Boo'S Blues (Jones) –…

Steely Dan release their fourth album : ‘Katy Lied,’ their first to feature Michael McDonald (1975)

Steely Dan's 'Katy Lied' is their fourth album (and the first to feature Michael McDonald) released in March 1975 by ABC.Track Listing : 1.Black Friday (Walter Becker, Donald Fagen) - 03:33 . 2.Bad Sneakers (Walter Becker, Donald Fagen) - 03:16 . 3.Rose Darling (Walter Becker, Donald Fagen) - 02:59 . 4.Daddy Don'T Live In That New York City No More (Walter Becker, Donald Fagen) - 03:12 . 5.Doctor…

Happy Birthday Quincy Jones. ‘Today is ‘Super Q’s Day”

This day (March 14, 1933), in Seattle, Washington, is born Quincy Delightt Jones a.k.a. Quincy Jones, an American record producer, conductor, arranger, film composer, ..Tracklist : w/ Big Band - Moanin' . The 75Th Birthday Celebration Live At Montreux (2008) . w/ Toots Thielemans, Patti Austin - Setembro (1996) . Back On Block Live (1991) . w/ Tamia & Babyface - Slow Jams . w/ Miles Davis -…

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…

Riverside record ‘The Thelonious Monk Orchestra at Town Hall’ (1959)

'The Thelonious Monk Orchestra at Town Hall' is an album recorded on February 28, 1959 and released the same year by Riverside.Track Listing : 1.Thelonious (Thelonious Monk) - 00:56 . 2.Friday The 13Th (Thelonious Monk) - 09:22 . 3.Monk'S Mood (Thelonious Monk) - 10:15 . 4.Little Rootie Tootie (Thelonious Monk) - 08:45 . 5.Off Minor (Thelonious Monk) - 07:47 . 6.Crepuscule With Nellie (Thelonious…

We remember Clark Terry

This day (February 21, 2015), in Pine Bluff, Arkansas , died Clark Terry, an American trumpeter.Tracklist : Clark Terry Talks - About His Autobiography . Mumbles . w/ Red Mitchell - Take The A Train . w/ Roberta Gambarini - It Don'T Mean A Thing If It Ain'T Got No Mumbles (2004) . w/ Stephen Fulton - I Want A Little Girl (1996) . Mood Indigo (1985) . in Paris (1981) . Stardust (1967) . w/ Phil…

Eric Marienthal – Sweet Heat

This day (December 13, 1957), in Sacramento, CA, is born Eric Marienthal, an American contemporary saxophonist.Wikipedia : This day (December 13, 1957), in Sacramento, CA, is born Eric Marienthal, an American contemporary saxophonist.Official Website : When he first started playing his saxophone in 5th grade he really had no idea what all that even meant. Well, after having performed in over 60…

FRE:SH STRAIGHT UP JAZZ 01 (646 minutes – 10 Albums)

Almost eleven hours of newly released straight up jazz albums. One full day of music. : Birgit Lindberg . Roxy Coss . Greg Abate & Phil Woods . Jerry Weldon . Dick Oatts/Mats Holmquist New York Jazz Orchestra . Mack Avenue SuperBand . Yair Loewenson Trio . Jae Sinnett . Dmitry Baevsky . John Fremgen . Birgit Lindberg - Damn That CatSwedish jazz, pianist Birgit Lindberg is back after a 40 year…

New-Year (Sentimental) Resolutions

From 'I Will Follow Him' to 'I'm Gonna Leave You By Yourself' , we have mixed 20 'Good Old Jazz and Blues' tunes around the theme of 'What My Heart Is Going To Do'. It has Nat King Cole, T-Bone Walker, Nancy Wilson, Robert Cray and many more.

On the Airs

From 'Ventos Do Norte' to 'Air Waves' , we have mixed 18 'Jazz & Latin' tunes around the theme of 'Four Elements (Air)'. "On the Airs" has Djavan , Phil Woods, Chet Baker, Sarah Vaughan and many more.

Hopes And Promises

From 'Never Will I Marry' to 'I Will Always Love You', we have mixed 18 'Jazz' tunes around the theme of 'Impossible Hopes And Inconsequent Promises'. It has Quincy Jones , Massimo Farao Trio, Pepe Jaramillo, Nancy Wilson and many more.

They Were Five…

From 'Que Se Vaya El Morro' to 'Open music', we have mixed 19 'Jazz and Latin' tunes around the theme of 'Quintets'. It has MJQ & Milt Jackson Quintet, The Five Corners Quintet, Sylvia Telles Edu Lobo Tamba Trio e Quinteto Villa Lobos, Quinteto Rebelde and many more.

Meetiques

From 'Strange Meeting' to 'If We Never Meet Again', we have mixed 19 'Jazz' tunes around the theme of 'Meeting'. It has Quincy Jones & Harry Arnold, Les Paul & Mary Ford, Eddie Lockjaw Davis & Johnny Griffin, Otis Spann and many more.