Jimmy Smith records with Stanley Turrentine, ‘Prayer Meetin” an album for Blue Note (1963)

Jimmy Smith's 'Prayer Meetin'' is an album recorded on February 8, 1963 with Stanley Turrentine and released in 1964 by Blue Note.1 . (Jazz Scene Usa, 1962) Track Listing : 1.Prayer Meeting (Jimmy Smith) - 05:45 . 2.I Almost Lost My Mind (Ivory Joe Hunter) - 09:25 . 3.Stone Cold Dead In The Market (Wilmoth Houdini) - 03:43 . 4.When The Saints Go Marching In (Traditional) - 06:15 . 5.Red Top…

Kenny Burrell records ‘Midnight Blue’ with Stanley Turrentine and Ray Barretto (1963)

Kenny Burrell's 'Midnight Blue' is an album (and one of his best-known) recorded on January 8, 1963 with Stanley Turrentine & Ray Barretto among others and released in 1963 By Blue Note.Track Listing : 1.Chitlins Con Carne (Kenny Burrell) - 05:30 . 2.Mule (Kenny Burrell, Major Holley, Jr.) - 06:56 . 3.Soul Lament (Kenny Burrell) - 02:43 . 4.Midnight Blue (Kenny Burrell) - 04:02 . 5.Wavy…

Stanley Turrentine records ‘Blue Hour’ with The Three Sounds Blue Note (1960)

Stanley Turrentine's 'Blue Hour' is a collaboration album with The Three Sounds (Gene Harris, Andrew Simpkins and Bill Dowdy), recorded on June 29 & December 16, 1960 and released in March 1961 by Blue Note.Track Listing : 1.I Want A Little Girl (Murray Mencher, Billy Moll) - 07:03 . 2.Gee Baby, Ain'T I Good To You (Andy Razaf, Don Redman) - 05:20 . 3.Blue Riff (Gene Harris) - 06:26 .…

Stanley Turrentine records for CTI ‘Sugar,’ an album with Freddie Hubbard, George Benson, Ron Carter et al (1970)

Stanley Turrentine's 'Sugar' is an album recorded mainly during November 1970 with among others, Freddie Hubbard, George Benson, Ron Carter, ... and released In 1971 By CTI.1 . Sugar Track Listing : 1.Sugar (Stanley Turrentine) - 10:03 . 2.Sunshine Alley (Butch Cornell) - 10:48 . 3.Impressions (John Coltrane) - 14:14 . 4.Gibraltar (Stanley Turrentine) - 9:35 Pete Turner ALSO READOfficial…

We remember Stanley Turrentine. ‘Mister T. (Like Tenor)’

This day (September 12, 2000), in New York City, died Stanley Turrentine, an American jazz tenor saxophonist who began his prolific career with blues and rhythm and blues bands, and was at first greatly influenced by Illinois Jacquet.Tracklist : 1 . Sugar (1989) 2 . w/ Billy Taylor & Gary Burton – Live in Pittsburgh 3 . Don’t Mess With Mr. T 4 . w/ Michael Brecker, Bill Evans, Ernie Watts –…

Stanley Turrentine records ‘Easy Walker’ for Blue Note (1966)

Stanley Turrentine's 'Easy Walker' is an album recorded on July 8, 1966 with McCoy Tynerr, Bob Cranshaw and Mickey Roker and released the same year by Blue Note.Track Listing : 1.Meat Wave (Hank Johnson) - 04:45 . 2.They All Say I'M The Biggest Fool (Buddy Johnson) - 07:43 . 3.Yours Is My Heart Alone (Franz Lehár) - 05:07 . 4.Easy Walker (Billy Taylor) - 06:14 . 5.What The World Needs Now (Burt…

Stanley Turrentine records ‘Don’t Mess With Mister T.’ for CTI (1973)

Stanley Turrentine's 'Don't Mess With Mister T.' is an album arranged by Bob James and recorded on June 7–8, 1973 by CTI.1 . Don't Mess With Mr. T (Live) Track Listing : 1.Don'T Mess With Mister T. (Marvin Gaye) - 09:51 . 2.Two For T. (Stanley Turrentine) - 07:06 . 3.Too Blue (Stanley Turrentine) - 07:21 . 4.I Could Never Repay Your Love (Bruce Hawes) - 08:22 Alen MacweeneyALSO READOfficial…

Jimmy Smith records ‘Back at the Chicken Shack’ with Kenny Burrell, Stanley Turrentine et al (1960)

Jimmy Smith's 'Back at the Chicken Shack' is an album recorded on April 25, 1960 with Kenny Burrell, Stanley Turrentine & Donald Bailey and released in 1963 by Blue Note.Track Listing : 1.Back At The Chicken Shack (Jimmy Smith) - 08:01 . 2.When I Grow Too Old To Dream (Oscar Hammerstein Ii, Sigmund Romberg) - 09:54 . 3.Minor Chant (Stanley Turrentine) - 07:30 . 4.Messy Bessie (Jimmy Smith) -…

Horace Silver records the first session of ‘Serenade to a Soul Sister’ with Stanley Turrentine et al (1968)

Horace Silver's 'Serenade to a Soul Sister' is an album recorded on February 23 & March 29, 1968 with Charles Tolliver, Stanley Turrentine and others and released the same year by Blue Note.Track Listing : 1.Psychedelic Sally Horace Silver) - 07:14 . 2.Serenade To A Soul Sister Horace Silver) - 06:19 . 3.Rain Dance Horace Silver) - 06:21 . 4.Jungle Juice Horace Silver) - 06:46 . 5.Kindred…

This week In Jazz Legends 48/52

Stan Getz, Charlie Byrd , Chico Hamilton, Herbie Hancock, Randy Brecker, Michael Brecker, Oscar Peterson, Count Basie, Stanley Turrentine, Joe Henderson, Kenny Wheeler, Freddie Hubbard, Dizzy Gillespie , Bill Evans, Jaco Pastorius, Rahsaan Roland Kirk

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…

This week In Jazz Legends 23/52

Stan Getz, Miles Davis, Wayne Shorter, Herbie Hancock, Ron Carter, Tony Williams, Paul Desmond, Dave Brubeck, Monty Alexander, Ray Brown, Herb Ellis, Hilton Ruiz, Cyrus Chestnut, Berklee Sextet, Paquito D'Rivera, Hendrik Meurkens, Stanley Turrentine, Kamasi Washington, Anthony Braxton, Steve Lacy Quartet, Sun Ra Arkestra

This week In One-Off Collaborations 06/52

Angélique Kidjo & Buddy Guy, Paul Simon & Chris Thile, Post Malone & Red Hot Chili Peppers, Sharon Stone & Aerosmith, Slash & Carole King, Marianne Faithfull & Bill Frisell, Candy Dulfer & Trijntje Oosterhuis, Dionne Warwick & Chuck Jackson, Norah Jones, Willie Nelson & Wynton Marsalis, Gregory Porter & Laura Mvula, Paul McCartney, Joe Walsh & Diana…

We remember Michael Brecker. ‘Ace Brecker’

This day (January 13, 2007), in New York City, New York, died Michael Brecker, an American jazz saxophonist and composer.Tracklist : 1 . Softly As In A Morning Sunrise (2003) 2 . Delta City Blues (1998) 3 . Peep (1990) 4 . w/ Bill Evans, Ernie Watts, Stanley Turrentine – Four Sleepers / Pools (1989) 5 . w/ Pat Metheny – Song For Bilbao 6 . Choral (1983) 7 . w/ Ben Sidran – Someday My Prince Will…

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 .…

Diana Krall starts the recording of her second album : ‘Only Trust Your Heart’ (1994)

Diana Krall's 'Only Trust Your Heart' is her second album recorded between September 13 and 16, 1994 and released on February 14, 1995 by GRP.1 . I've Got The World On A String 2 . Is You Is Or Is You Ain't My Baby (8/15/1998, Newport Jazz Festival) 3 . I Love Being Here With You (Rio) ) 4 . I Love Being Here With You (Paris) Track listing : 1.Is You Is or Is You Ain't My Baby (Bill Austin,…

Happy Birthday Kenny Burrell. ‘Round Midnight Blue’

This day (July 31, 1931), in Detroit, Michigan, is born Kenny Burrell, an American jazz guitarist.Tracklist : 1 . All Star Guitar Night (2015) 2 . w/ Stevie Wonder – Live in Hollywood (2011) 3 . All Blues 4 . Jeannine (1990) 5 . w/ Grover Washington - Summertime 6 . Jazz Guitar (1987) 7 . w/ Grant Green & Barney Kessel - Blue Mist 8 . w/ Bill Evans - A Child Is born (1978) Tracklist :…

Ice Cube releases ‘AmeriKKKa’s Most Wanted,’ his first album after his split from N.W.A. (1990)

Ice Cube's 'AmeriKKKa's Most Wanted' is his solo debut studio album released on May 16, 1990 after his split from N.W.A. by Priority.Track Listing : 1.Better Off Dead (Sir Jinx) - 01:03 . 2.The Nigga Ya Love To Hate (Ice Cube, E. Sadler) - 03:15 . . 3.Amerikkka'S Most Wanted (Ice Cube, E. Sadler, Keith Shocklee) - 04:05 . . 4.What They Hittin' Foe? (The Average White Band, Ice Cube) - 01:20 .…

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…

Happy Birthday George Benson. ‘(Bens)On Birthday’

This day (March 22, 1943), in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, is born George Benson, an American guitarist and singer.Tracklist : Turn Your Love Around -(2019) . Lady (2019) . Affirmation (Capitol Florida 2016) . Don't Know Why (Glasgow 2014) . Love X Love (North Sea Jazz 2012) . At The Mambo Inn (2011) . Ibanez Lbg300 . On Broadway (2008) . w/ Lee Ritenour - Tribute Wew Montgomery . This Masquarade…

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?

Last week In Visual Artists 36

Luke Chueh, Jake Nava, Hype Williams, Norman Seeff, Yu Tsai, Terry Richardson, Roger Dean, Robert Mapplethorpe, Francis Wolf, George Underwood, Gary Meyer, Romare Bearden. They are the 12 Visual Artists selected among the 200 Posts we published last week. Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy!Tracklist 1 . Luke Chueh - Grief Encounters Interview (by Munky King) Lifted…

Last week In Visual Artists 34

Nabil Elderkin, Roger Dean, Drew Struzan, Bruce Weber, David Meyers, Lasse Hallstrom, Sante D'Orazio, Joseph Kahn, Pete Turner, Gerald Scarfe, Chuck Stewart, Tom Wilkes. They are the 12 Visual Artists selected among the 175 Posts we published last week. Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy!Tracklist 1 . Nabil Elderkin - The Work (by Joseph Ngabo) Lifted from :…

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Joe Pytka, Deborah Feingold, Don Hunstein, Francis Wolf, Cal Schenkel, Michel Gondry, Stuart Haygarth, Herb Greene, Arnold Newman, Mark Romanek, Julian Schnabel, . They are the 11 Visual Artists selected among the 242 Posts we published last week. Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy!Tracklist 1 . Joe Pytka - Meet The Director (by abextras) Lifted from : Michael…

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Jonas Åkerlund, Alen MacWeeney, Bill Traylor, Stephane Sednaoui, David Stone Martin, George Hurrell, Markus Klinko & Indrani, Michael C. McMillen, Norman Seeff, , , . They are the 10 Visual Artists selected among the 204 Posts we published last week. Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy!Tracklist 1 . Jonas Åkerlund - Directors Talk (by NOWNESS) Lifted from :…

Toys For Them

From 'Satin Doll' to 'Toy room' , we have mixed 18 'Jazz' tunes around the theme of 'Toys'. It has Ernesto Lecuona, Chick Corea, Guy Bacos , Andy Williams and many more.

One Broadway

From 'Give my regards to Broadway' to 'Broadway Bossa Nova', we have mixed 18 'Pure Jazz' tunes around the theme of 'Broadway'. It has Dave Brubeck, Herb Ellis. Bob Maize. Jimmy Smith , Mongo Santamaria, Peruchin & Charlie Palmieri and many more.

Couples Only

From 'Russell And Eliot' to 'Nicholas And Alexandra' , we have mixed 18 'Jazz and Other Musics' tunes around the theme of 'Famous Couples'. It has Serge Gainsbourg & Brigitte Bardot, John Hurt, Dieter Reith, Miles Davis and many more.

Midnight, Before, After And ’Round

From 'Moanin´ At Midnight' to 'Long About Midnight' , we have mixed 18 'Straight Jazz' tunes around the theme of 'Midnight'. It has Kenny Ball & His Jazzmen, Coleman Hawkins, Ella Fitzgerald, Cab Calloway and many more.

Sweet Suite

From 'Cherry' to 'Apple Honey' , we have mixed in "Sweet Suite", 19 'Jazz' tunes around the theme of 'Sweets And Desserts'. It has Roland Kirk, Duke Ellington, Eric Donaldson, Herb Ellis and many more.

The Three Tenors (and More)

From 'Blue Turning Grey Over You' to 'Body And Soul', we have mixed 19 'Pure Jazz' tunes around the theme of 'Tenor Sax'. It has Houston Person & Ron Carter, Stanley Turrentine, Bud Freeman & Bucky Pizzarelli , Booker Ervin and many more.

Now’s (Really) The Time

From 'Time on My Hands' to 'Time Is Marchin'', we have mixed 18 'Jazz' tunes around the theme of 'Time'. It has Dean Martin, Dizzy Gillespie, Big Bill Broonzy, Miles Davis and many more.

Girl, Girl, Girls!

From 'Candy Girl' to 'There Are Two Sides to Every Girl', we have mixed 16 'Strictly Jazz' tunes around the theme of 'Girls'. It has Herbie Hancock, Don Byas, Stanley Turrentine, Billy May and many more.

Mambo With A Drop Of Rumba And A Slice Of Cha Cha

From 'The Rumba Jumps' to 'Al Compás Del Mambo', we have mixed 22 'Jazz & Latin Music' tunes around the theme of 'Mambo, Cha Cha & Rumba'. It has Miles Davis, Cachao Israel Lopez, Machito and His Orchestra, Art Pepper Quintet and many more.