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) -…

Warner Bros. release ‘Miles & Quincy Live at Montreux,’ a collaboration album by Miles Davis and Quincy Jones recorded at the 1991 Montreux Jazz Festival (1993)

'Miles & Quincy Live at Montreux' is the last album (a collaboration with Quincy Jones for the 1991 Montreux Jazz Festival) recorded by Miles Davis and released on August 10, 1993 by Warner Bros.1 . (w/ Quincy Jones & Orchestra Live At Montreux, 1991) 2 . Miles Ahead (Montreux, 1991) 3 . Gone, Gone, Gone (w/ Quincy Jones & Orchestra Live At Montreux, 1991) 4 . (w/ Quincy Jones &…

George Benson releases ‘Give Me The Night,’ an album produced by Quincy Jones (1980)

George Benson's 'Give Me The Night' is an album by produced by Quincy Jones and released in August, 1980 by Qwest Records. 1 . Love X Love (Montreux, 1986) 2 . Off Broadway (w/ Pat Kelley) 3 . Give Me The Night Track listing : . 1.Love X Love (Rod Temperton) - 04:45 . 2.Off Broadway (Rod Temperton) - 05:23 . 3.Moody's Mood (Eddie Jefferson, James Moody) - 03:24 . 4.Give Me the Night (Rod…

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 .…

Ella Fitzgerald records ‘Ella and Basie!’ her first studio album with Count Basie and his Orchestra arranged by Quincy Jones (1963)

'Ella and Basie!' is the first studio album (recorded on July 16–17, 1963) by Ella Fitzgerald with the Count Basie Orchestra playing arrangements by Quincy Jones and released in September 1963 by Verve.Track Listing : 1.Honeysuckle Rose (Andy Razaf, Fats Waller) - 02:42 . 2.'Deed I Do (Walter Hirsch, Fred Rose) - 02:40 . 3.Into Each Life Some Rain Must Fall (Doris Fisher, Allan Roberts) - 03:20…

Quincy Jones conducts a mega big band in Tokyo (1981)

July 9, 1981 - Quincy Jones (conductor), Jean "Toots" Thielmans (harmo), g)), Patti Austin (voc)), James Ingram (voc), Vivien Cherry (voc), Peggy Lipton Jones (voc), Janna Tyler (voc), Carlos Rios (g), Louis Johnson (b), Rod Temperton (kb), Greg Phillinganes (kb), Jerome Richardson (ss, fl), Peter Christlieb (se), Jerry Hey (Flugelhorn), John Robinson (d), Ollie Brown (perc), Nobuo Hara And The…

A&M / CTI release Quincy Jones’ ‘Walking in Space’ featuring ‘Killer Joe’ (1969)

Quincy Jones' 'Walking in Space' feat. 'Killer Joe' is a studio album recorded on June 18 & 19, 1969 and released in 1969 by A&M/Cti..1 . Killer Joe (Quincy Jones 80th Birtay, 2013) Track Listing : 1.Dead End (Galt Macdermot, James Rado, Gerome Ragni) - 04:05 . 2.Walking In Space (Galt Macdermot, James Rado, Gerome Ragni) – 12:06 . 3.Killer Joe (Benny Golson) - 05:12 . 4.Love And Peace…

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) –…

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 -…

Quincy Jones releases ‘The Dude’ featuring ‘Ai No Corrida’ and James Ingram (1981)

Quincy Jones' 'The Dude' is a studio album featuring James Ingram's debut and released in March 1981 by A&M.Track Listing : 1.Ai No Corrida (Chaz Jankel, Kenny Young) - 01:43 . 2.The Dude Rod (Temperton, Patti Austin) - 04:16 . 3.Just Once (Barry Mann, Cynthia Weil) - 03:28 . 4.Betcha Wouldn'T Hurt Me (Stevie Wonder, Stephanie Andrews) - 03:06 . 5.Somethin' Special (Rod Temperton) - 06:06 .…

Frank Sinatra records ‘Sinatra at the Sands,’ his first live album with Count Basie and his orchestra, conducted by Quincy Jones (1966)

Frank Sinatra's 'Sinatra at the Sands' is his first live album recorded in January 1966 with Count Basie and his orchestra, conducted and arranged by Quincy Jones and released in July 1966 by Reprise.Track Listing : 1.Come Fly With Me (Sammy Cahn, Jimmy Van Heusen) - 03:45 . 2.I'Ve Got A Crush On You (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin) - 02:42 . 3.I'Ve Got You Under My Skin (Cole Porter) - 03:43 .…

Ray Charles records ‘Genius + Soul = Jazz,’ an album arranged by Quincy Jones for Impulse! (1960)

Ray Charles' 'Genius + Soul = Jazz' is an album arranged by Quincy Jones, recorded on December 26–27, 1960 with members of The Count Basie Band and released in March 1961 By Impulse!. Track Listing : 1.From The Heart (Ray Charles) - 03:30 . 2.I'Ve Got News For You (Ray Alfred) - 04:28 . 3.Moanin' (Bobby Timmons) - 03:14 . 4.Let'S Go (Ray Charles) - 02:39 . 5.One Mint Julep (Rudy Toombs) - 03:02 .…

Dinah Washington records ‘The Swingin’ Miss D,’ an album arranged by Quincy Jones (1956)

Dinah Washington's 'The Swingin' Miss D' is a studio album arranged by Quincy Jones and recorded on December 4–6, 1956 and released in 1957 by Emarcy.Track Listing : 1.They Didn'T Believe Me (Jerome Kern, Herbert Reynolds) - 02:44 . 2.You'Re Crying (Leonard Feather, Quincy Jones) - 03:29 . 3.Makin' Whoopee (Walter Donaldson, Gus Kahn) - 02:26 . 4.Ev'Ry Time We Say Goodbye (Cole Porter) - 02:27…

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 .…

Miles Davis records ‘Round About Midnight’ with John Coltrane, Red Garland, Paul Chambers and Philly Joe Jones (1956)

Miles Davis' 'Round About Midnight' is an album recorded on October 26, 1955; June 5 and September 10, 1956 and released on March 18, 1957 by Columbia.1 . Round About Midnight (1967) 2 . Round Midnight ( La Pinède, Juan-les-Pins, France - July 25, 1969) Track listing . 1.'Round Midnight (Thelonious Monk, Cootie Williams) - 06:00 . 2.Ah-Leu-Cha (Charlie Parker) - 05:55 . 3.All of You (Cole…

Quincy’s Ladies

From 'It's My Party' to 'Jessica's day' , we have mixed 16 'Jazz & Soul' tunes around the theme of 'Ladies And Quincy Jones'Songs'. It has Sarah Vaughan, Big Maybelle, Letta Mbulu, Betty Carter and many more.

This week In ’90s Throwback’ 45/52

Sade, Whitney Houston, Lisa Stansfield, Sheryl Crow, Queen, Bryan Adams, R.E.M., Muse, Jimmy Page, Robert Plant, Radiohead, Barbra Streisand, Céline Dion, Phil Collins, Quincy Jones

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Dexter Gordon, Horace Silver, The Bad Plus, Joshua Redman, Chris Barber, Joe Williams, Eddie Harris, Dave Holland, Quincy Jones, Lalo Schifrin, John Surman, Miles Davis, The Great Quartet

Hip-Hop & Soul N°265 – Vintage 90s Music Videos

Sydney Youngblood, Craig Mack, A Tribe Called Quest, The Pharcyde, Public Enemy, Incognito, Sounds Of Blackness, Yvette Michele, Shinehead, Quincy Jones, Barry White, James Ingram, Al B. Sure, El Debarge, Cypress Hill, Innocence

This week In Soul Artists 45/52

Aretha Franklin, Ronald Isley, Dennis Edwards, Isaac Hayes, Earth Wind and Fire, Whitney Houston, Etta James, Dr. John, Allen Toussaint, Les Mccann, Eddie Harris, Narada Michael Walden, Parliament Funkadelic , The Pointer Sisters, Snoop Dogg, Wu Tang Clan, A Tribe Called Quest

Columbia publish Barbra Streisand’s album : ‘Till I Loved You’ (1988)

Barbra Streisand's 'Till I Loved You' is a studio album released on October 25, 1988 by Columbia.Track Listing : 1.The Places You Find Love (Glen Ballard, Clifton Magness) - 05:09 . 2.On My Way To You (Alan Bergman, Marilyn Bergman, Michel Legrand) - 03:44 . 3.Till I Loved You (Maury Yeston) - 05:10 . 4.Love Light (Burt Bacharach, Carol Bayer Sager) - 04:32 . 5.All I Ask Of You (Andrew Lloyd…

Kendrick Lamar releases his second album : ‘Good Kid, M.A.A.D City’ featuring ‘Swimming Pools (Drank)’ (2013)

Kendrick Lamar's "Good Kid, M.A.A.D City" is his second studio album released on October 22, 2012 by Top Dawg Entertainment / Aftermath Entertainment & Interscope Records.1 . Bitch, Don't Kill My Vibe 2 . Backseat Freestyle 3 . Sing About Me 4 . Good Kid, M.A.A.D City (Short Film By Kendrick Lamar) 5 . Swimming Pools 6 . Compton / Witness Greatness (Grammys) 7 . Compton Official (w/ Dr…

The new Esperanza Spalding feels like Robert Wyatt in bed with Judy Garland. It has that organic intellectualism that implies ‘I put twelve spells on you because you’re mind’

Esperanza Spalding's '12 Little Spells' is her seventh album released on October 19, 2018 by Concord. Visual artist Ethan Samuel Young has directed the video version of the album. (Source Esperanza Spalding - 12 Little Spells | Official Site)Rolling Stone ...that will make your head spin with its exquisite intergenre oddity, like the prog-meets-pop-meets-spoken-word mini opus WBGO ..a word that…

Bad Boy Records publish The Notorious B.I.G.’s first album : ‘Ready To Die’ (1994)

The Notorious B.I.G.'s 'Ready to Die' is his debut studio album produced by Sean 'Puffy' Combs among others and released on September 13, 1994, by Bad Boy / Arista Records1 . Gimme The Loot (Live) 2 . Warning (Official Video) 3 . One More Chance (Official Video) ) 4 . One More Chance 5 . Juicy (Official Video) ) 6 . Big Poppa (Official Video) ) 7 . Unbelievable (Atlanta) Track Listing : 1.Intro…

Kanye West releases ‘Graduation,’ his third album featuring T-Pain, Lil Wayne, Mos Def and Chris Martin among other guests (2007)

Kanye West's 'Graduation' is his third studio album featuring T-Pain, Lil Wayne, Mos Def and Chris Martin among other guests and released on September 11, 2007 by Def Jam / Roc-A-FellaTrack Listing : 1.Good Morning (Kanye West, Elton John, Bernie Taupin) - 03:15 . . 2.Champion (Kanye West, Walter Becker, Donald Fagen) - 02:47 . . 3.stronger (Kanye West, Thomas Bangalter, Guy-Manuel De…

Tommy Boy release ‘Naughty by Nature,’ their eponymous second album featuring ‘O.P.P.’ (1991)

'Naughty by Nature' feat."O.P.P." is their eponymous second album released on September 3, 1991 by Tommy Boy Records. 1 . O.P.P. ("The Queen Latifah Show") 2 . Guard Your Grill Tah G Ali Respect (20th, Anniversary Show) Track Listing : 1.Yoke The Joker (Vinnie Brown, Treach Criss, Kaygee Gist, Naughty By Nature) - . . 2.Wickedest Man Alive (Vinnie Brown, Treach Criss, Kaygee Gist, Naughty By…

OutKast release their second album : ‘ATLiens’ featuring ‘Elevators (Me & You)’ (1996)

OutKast's 'ATLiens' is their second studio album released on August 27, 1996 by LaFace Records.1 . Atliens (Official Video) 2 . Jazzy Belle (Official Video) 3 . Elevators (Me & You) (Official Video) 4 . Two Dope Boyz (In A Cadillac) (Animated Music Video) Track listing : 1.You May Die (Intro) (Joi Gilliam, Myrna Crenshaw, Organized Noize) - 01:05 . ( . 2.Two Dope Boyz (In a Cadillac)…

We remember Toots Thielemans. ‘Toots, 94, Une (dernière) Fois’

This day (August 22, 2016), in Brussels, Belgium, died Jean-Baptiste Frédéric Isidor, Baron Thielemans a.k.a Toots Thielemans, a Belgian jazz musician well known for his guitar and harmonica playing as well as his whistling. Thielemans is credited as one of the greatest harmonica players of the 20th century.Tracklist : 1 . w/ Kenny Werner - Days Of Wine And Roses (2012) 2 . Rosa Turbinata (2011)…

This week In Soul Artists 32/52 [encore]

George Benson, Rick James, Isley Brothers, Stevie Wonder, Gladys Knight, The Boston Pops, Morcheeba, Lisa Fischer, Dianne Reeves, Ledisi, Chaka Khan, Siedah Garrett, Usher, Wilson Pickett

Michael Jackson releases ‘Off The Wall,’ his fifth solo album featuring ‘Don’t Stop ‘Til You Get Enough’ and ‘Rock with You’ (1979)

Michael Jackson's 'Off the Wall' is his fifth solo studio album featuring 'Don't Stop 'Til You Get Enough' and 'Rock with You,' produced by Quincy Jones and released on August 10, 1979 by Epic1 . Don’t Stop 'til You Get Enough (Official Video) 2 . Don't Stop 'til You Get Enough 3 . Rock With You (Official Video) 4 . Rock With You (Yokohama, 1987) 5 . Workin' Day And Night (Bremen, 1992) 6 .…

Happy Birthday Patti Austin. ‘Austin Power’

This day (August 10, 1950), in Harlem, New York, is born Patti Austin, an American R&B and jazz music singer who made her debut at the Apollo Theater at age four and had a contract with RCA Records when she was only five. Tracklist : 1 . Mack The Knife (2019) 2 . w/ l'Orchestra Jazz Siciliana - Ella now and Then (2019) 3 . Get Happy (2018) 4 . Mr. Paganini (2016) 5 . w/ Kurt Elling - Too…

This week In Male Balladeers 32/52

George Benson, Isaac Hayes, Caetano Veloso, Paul Simon, Ibrahim Ferrer, Al Jarreau, Jamie Cullum, Anthony Hamilton, Arlo Guthrie, Lyle Lovett, David Bromberg, Joe Jackson

This week In ’80s Throwback’ 32/52

U2, Joe Jackson, Paul Simon, Paul Simon, Dire Straits, Billy Joel, Luther Vandross, Ray Charles & Chaka Khan, George Benson, N.W.A., Mötley Crüe, Iron Maiden

Happy Birthday Stanley Jordan. ‘Fret Boarder’

This day (July 31, 1959), in Chicago, United States, is born Stanley Jordan, an American jazz/jazz fusion guitarist and pianist who played with Quincy Jones, Michal Urbaniak, and Richie Cole.Tracklist : 1 . Eleanor Rigby (2019) 2 . Voodoo Child (2018) 3 . w/ Phil Lesh - Little Wing (2015) 4 . w/ The Roots @ Jimmy Fallon (2015) 5 . Blues (2014) 6 . w/ Mimi Fox - Jam (2013) 7 . Namm (2012) 8 .…