Jim Hall records ‘Concierto’ with Paul Desmond, Chet Baker, Steve Gadd et al (1975)

Jim Hall's 'Concierto' is an album recorded on April 16 & 23, 1975 with Paul Desmond, Chet Baker, Ron Carter, Steve Gadd and Roland Hanna and released the same year by CTI.Track Listing : 1.You'D Be So Nice To Come Home To (Cole Porter) - 07:08 . 2.Two'S Blues (Jim Hall) - 03:51 . 3.The Answer Is Yes (Jane Hall) - 07:41 . 4.Concierto De Aranjuez (Joaquín Rodrigo) – 19:22 Musicians : Jim Hall…

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…

‘Chinese Butterfly’ by Chick Corea & Steve Gadd

'Chinese Butterfly' by Chick Corea & Steve Gadd is a collaborative studio album also featuring Carlitos Del Puerto, Lionel Loueke, Luisito Quintero, Philip Bailey & Steve Wilson and released on January 19, 2018 by Concord Jazz(Source 'Chinese Butterfly' by Chick Corea & Steve Gadd | Chick Corea Official Site)<img…

Chick Corea records ‘Three Quartets’ with Michael Brecker, Eddie Gomez and Steve Gadd (1981)

Chick Corea's 'Three Quartets' is an album recorded in January & February 1981 with saxophonist Michael Brecker, bassist Eddie Gomez and drummer Steve Gadd and released in July 1981 by Stretch Records.Track Listing : 1.Quartet No. 1 (Chick Corea) - 10:16 . 2.Quartet No. 3 (Chick Corea) - 09:41 . 3.Quartet No. 2 - Part I (Dedicated To Duke Ellington) (Chick Corea) - 07:09 . 4.Quartet No. 2 -…

Steve Gadd Band – 70 Strong

Released on April 7, 2015, "70 Strong" is the second album by the Steve Gadd Band featuring Jimmy Johnson, Larry Goldings, Steve Gadd, Michael Landau and Walt Fowler.(Source 70 Strong | Steve Gadd - Official Site)All About Jazz Thus 70 Strong is a celebration of his 70th birthday as he performs with an all-star crew on an album that is a bit more up-tempo and briskly in the pocket than the rather…

Eric, Steve, Roger Nile et al pay a ‘Tribute to Ginger Baker’ (2020)

February 17, 2020 - Eric Clapton, his band - that is Paul Carrack (org, kb), Chris Stainton (kb), Sonny Emory (d), Steve Gadd (d), Willie Weeks (b), Katie Kissoon & Sharon White (bck voc) - plus special guests : Steve Winwood, Roger Waters, Nile Rodgers, Ronnie Wood, Kofi Baker, Kenney Jones, Henry Spinetti and Will Johns will share the stage for a special "Tribute to Ginger Baker" at Eventim…

This week In One-Off Collaborations 29/52

Miles Davis & Chaka Khan, Steve Winwood, Arturo Sandoval & Tito Puente, Bob Weir & Grace Potter, John Lee Hooker, Carlos Santana & Etta James, John Lee Hooker, Muddy Waters, Freddie King & Johnny Winter, John Mayall & Eric Clapton, Eric Clapton, David Sanborn, Steve Gadd, Marcus Miller & Joe Sample, Bobby Mcferrin & The Yellowjackets, Rick Wakeman & Jon Lord,…

This week In One-Off Collaborations 28/52

Paul McCartney & Bruce Springsteen, Bob Dylan & Tom Petty, Roger Mcguinn & Chris Hillman, John Mayer & Bob Weir, Eric Clapton, Steve Gadd, Marcus Miller, David Sanborn & Joe Sample, Mavis Staples & Jeff Tweedy, Louis Armstrong & Mahalia Jackson, Wayne Shorter & Santana, Gil Evans & Sting, George Benson & Al Jarreau, Linda Ronstadt & Aaron Neville, Tina…

This week In Jazz Legends 15/52

Herbie Hancock, Wayne Shorter, George Shearing, Joey Defrancesco, Bobby Hutcherson, Jean Luc Ponty, Stanley Clarke, Eddie Louiss, Daniel Humair, Kenny Garrett, Candy Dulfer, Charles Lloyd, Bernard Purdie, George Freeman, Steve Gadd, John Zorn, Peter Brötzmann, Brad Mehldau

Atlantic publish Bette Midler’s third album : ‘Songs for the New Depression’ (1976)

Bette Midler's 'Songs for the New Depression' is her third studio album released on January 8, 1976 by Atlantic Records. 1 . Love Says It's Waiting 2 . Marihuana Track Listing : 1.Strangers In The Night (Bert Kaempfert, Charles Singleton, Eddie Snyder) - 03:22 . 2.I Don'T Want The Night To End (Phoebe Snow) - 03:53 . 3.Mr. Rockefeller (Jerry Blatt, Bette Midler) - 04:05 . 4.Old Cape Cod (Claire…

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 .…

Roberta Flack releases her sixth album : ‘Blue Lights in the Basement’ featuring ‘The Closer I Get to You’ with Donny Hathaway (1977)

Roberta Flack's 'Blue Lights in the Basement' is her sixth studio album released on December 13, 1977 by Atlantic.1 . Why Don't You Move In With Me 2 . The Closer I Get To You (Live) 3 . The Closer I Get To You (w/ Peabo Bryson ) Track Listing : 1.Why Don'T You Move In With Me (Gene Mcdaniels) - 04:54 . 2.The Closer I Get To You (Reggie Lucas, James Mtume) - 04:41 . 3.Fine, Fine Day (Rachel…

Milt Jackson begins the recording ‘Goodbye,’ an album for CTI (1972)

Milt Jackson's 'Goodbye' is an album recorded on December 12, 1972 and December, 1973 with various top class musicians and released in 1974 By Cti.1 . S.K.J. (Jazz Baltica, 1999) 2 . S.K.J. (Sandra K. Jackson) (w/ Benny Golson, Art Farmer & NHøP ) Track Listing : 1.Old Devil Moon (E. Y. Harburg, Burton Lane) - 05:50 . 2.S.K.J. (Milt Jackson) - 06:47 . 3.Opus De Funk (Horace Silver) - 06:46…

Eric Clapton visits Germany (1998)

December 6, 1998 - Eric Clapton and band - that is Andy Fairweather Low (g), Nathan East (b), Alan Darby (g), Tim Carmon (kb), Kenneth Crouch (kb), Steve Gadd (d) and Katie Kissoo, Chyna Backing & Charlean Hines (bck voc) - will perform at Ostseehalle in Kiel, Germany

Eric Clapton goes to Yokohama (1999)

November 24, 1999 - Eric Clapton plays with Steve Gadd (d), Nathan East (b,voc), Andy Fairweather Low (g,vo), David Delhomme (kb), Katie Kissoon and Tessa Niles Page (backing vocals) at the Yokohama Arena in Yokohama, Japan

Eric Clapton visits Holland (1998)

November 23, 1998 - Eric Clapton's "Pilgrim" tour with Nathan East (b), Andy Fairweather Low (g), Alan Darby (g), Tim Carmon (kb), Kenneth Crouch (kb), Steve Gadd (d) and Katie Kissoon, Chyna and Charlean Hines (bck voc), stops at Thialf in Heerenveen, Netherlands More Info

Steely Dan release their seventh album : ‘Gaucho’ featuring ‘Hey Nineteen’ (1980)

Steely Dan's 'Gaucho' feat. 'Hey Nineteen' is their seventh studio album released on November 21, 1980 by Mca.Track Listing : 1.Babylon Sisters (Walter Becker, Donald Fagen) - 05:55 . 2.Hey Nineteen (Walter Becker, Donald Fagen) - 05:10 . 3.Glamour Profession (Walter Becker, Donald Fagen) - 07:29 . 4.Gaucho Walter Becker, Donald Fagen, Keith Jarrett) - 05:32 . 5.Time Out Of Mind (Walter Becker,…

Atlantic publish ‘Bette Midler’ her eponymous second album (1973)

Bette Midler' is her eponymous second studio album produced by Arif Mardin, Barry Manilow and released on November 16, 1973 by Atlantic.1 . I Shall Be Released ("Divine Madness") 2 . I Shall Be Released (Roxy, LA, 1977) 3 . In The Mood 4 . In The Mood 5 . Twisted (w/ Rosie O'Donnell) 6 . Higher And Higher ("Ol Red Hair Is Back") Track Listing : 1.Skylark (Hoagy Carmichael, Johnny Mercer) -…

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. publish Paul Simon’s sixth solo album : ‘Hearts and Bones’ (1983)

Paul Simon's 'Hearts and Bones' is his sixth solo album released on November 4, 1983 by Warner Bros.1 . Hearts And Bones (1984) 2 . Interview, 20th May, 1982 Track Listing : 1.Allergies (Paul Simon) - 04:37 . 2.Hearts And Bones (Paul Simon) - 05:37 . 3.When Numbers Get Serious (Paul Simon) - 03:25 . 4.Think Too Much (B) (Paul Simon) - 02:44 . 5.Song About The Moon (Paul Simon) - 04:07 . 6.Think…

Eric Clapton spends four days at Budokan (1997)

October 27, 1997 - Eric Clapton's "Change The World Japan Tour" with Steve Gadd (d), Chris Stainton (kb), Joe Sample (p), Andy Fairweather Low (g), Dave Bronze (b), Katie Kissoon & Tessa Niles (bck voc) returns for four nights at Budokan in Tokyo, Japan More Info

Columbia publish Al Di Meola’s debut album : ‘Land of the Midnight Sun’ (1976)

Al Di Meola's 'Land of the Midnight Sun' is his first album released on October 25, 1976 by Columbia.1 . The Wizard 2 . Short Tales Of The Black Forest (w/ John Mclaughlin) Track Listing : 1.The Wizard (James Mingo Lewis) – 06:46 . 2.Land Of The Midnight Sun (Al Di Meola) – 09:10 . 3.Sarabande From Violin Sonata In B Minor, (Partita No. 1 In B Minor, Bwv 1002) (Johann Sebastian Bach) – 01:20 .…

Joss Stone releases her fourth album : ‘Colour Me Free!’ featuring ‘Free Me’ (2009)

Joss Stone's 'Colour Me Free!' is her fourth studio album released on October 20, 2009 by Virgin.1 . Free Me ("Jimmy Kimmel" ) 2 . Free Me (Festival SWU) 3 . Could Have Been You (Olympia Paris) 4 . Could Have Been You (Paradiso, Amsterdam, 01-02-10) 5 . Lady 6 . 4 And 20 (Live) 7 . Big Ol' Game (São Paulo, 2012 ) 8 . Big Ol' Game (Java Jazz Festival, 01-03-2013) 9 . Govermentalist (w/…

Warner Bros. publish Paul Simon’s eighth album : ‘The Rhythm of the Saints’ (1990)

Paul Simon's 'The Rhythm of the Saints' is his eighth studio album self-produced and released on October 16, 1990 by Warner Bros.1 . Proof (Berlin, 2002) 2 . Proof (1991, Tokyo) 3 . Born At The Right Time (1991, Tokyo) 4 . Spirit Voices (Paris, July 11th, 2008 ) Track Listing : 1.The Obvious Child (Paul Simon) - 04:10 . 2.Can'T Run But (Paul Simon) - 03:36 . 3.The Coast (Paul Simon, Vincent…

Six drummers celebrate Buddy Rich (1989)

October 14, 1989 - Six top drummers Gregg Bissonette, Vinnie Colaiuta, Dennis Chambers, Louie Bellson, Dave Weckl, Steve Gadd play with a reunited 15-piece Buddy Rich Band at the Wiltern Theatre, Los Angeles CA

Polydor publish Chick Corea’s ‘My Spanish Heart’ featuring ‘Armando’s Rhumba’ (1976)

Chick Corea's 'My Spanish Heart' is an album (among his most successfull) recorded in October, 1976 and released In 1976 By Polydor.1 . Love Castle (w/ Gary Burton) Track Listing : 1.Love Castle (Chick Corea) - 04:45 . 2.The Gardens (Chick Corea) - 03:12 . 3.Day Danse (Chick Corea) - 04:27 . 4.My Spanish Heart (Chick Corea) - 01:37 . 5.Night Streets (Chick Corea) - 06:08 . 6.The Hilltop (Chick…

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…

Dionne Warwick releases ‘Heartbreaker,’ an album produced by Barry Gibb (1982)

Dionne Warwick's 'Heartbreaker' is an album, largely written by the Bee Gees, produced by Barry Gibb and released on September 28, 1982 by Arista.1 . Heartbreaker 2 . Heartbreaker (Live, 1982) 3 . Yours (Live) 4 . Yours (1982) 5 . Take The Short Way Home (Live, 1982) 6 . Take The Short Way Home (London Night Out, 1982) 7 . All The Love In The World (1984) Track Listing : 1.Heartbreaker (Barry…

Barbra Streisand releases her twenty-second album : ‘Guilty’ featuring ‘Woman in Love’ (1980)

Barbra Streisand's 'Guilty' is her twenty-second studio album , produced and co-written by Barry Gibb of the Bee Gees and released on September 23, 1980 by Columbia.1 . Guilty (w/ The Bee Gees, Live) 2 . Woman In Love Track Listing : 1.Guilty (Barry Gibb Maurice Gibb, Robin Gibb) - 04:23 . 2.Woman In Love (Barry Gibb, Robin Gibb) - 03:49 . 3.Run Wild (Barry Gibb, Robin Gibb) - 04:06 . 4.Promises…