Pixies release ‘Bossanova,’ their third album on 4AD/Elektra (1990)

Pixies' 'Bossanova' is their third studio album produced by Gil Norton and released on August 13, 1990 by 4AD / Elektra1 . Rock Music (Positivus Festival, 2017) 2 . Cecilia Ann (Studio, 1990) 3 . Cecilia Ann (Manchester Apollo, 04/12/2016) 4 . Rock Music (Live) 5 . Velouria (Official Video) 6 . Velouria (Brixton, 1991) 7 . Allison 8 . Allison (Brixton, 1991) 9 . Is She Weird? (Studio 1990) 10 . Is…

Ella Fitzgerald starts the recording of ‘Ella Fitzgerald Sings the Harold Arlen Songbook’ (1960)

'Ella Fitzgerald Sings the Harold Arlen Songbook' is an album recorded between August 1, 1960 and January 14, 1961 with conductor Billy May and released the same year by Verve.Track Listing : 1.Blues In The Night (Harold Arlen, Johnny Mercer) - 07:14 . 2.Let'S Fall In Love (Harold Arlen, Ted Koehler) - 04:05 . 3.Stormy Weather (Harold Arlen, Ted Koehler) - 05:17 . 4.Between The Devil And The Deep…

We remember Woody Shaw. ‘Shaw Time’

This day (May 10, 1989), in Bellevue Hospital, New York City, died Woody Shaw, an American jazz trumpeter, flugelhornist and cornetist.Digest Tracklist : w/ Herbie Hancock & Art Blakey - A Night in Tunisia (1987) . w/ Mal Waldron Quintet – Solo (1986) . Bemsha Swing (1986) . w/ Jackie McLean - Appointment In Ghana (1985) . Time is Right (1983) . Seventh Avenue (1979) . Rosewood (1979) .…

We remember Lena Horne. ‘A Star Was Horne’

This day (May 9, 2010), in New York City, New York, died Lena Mary Calhoun Horne a.k.a Lena Horne, an American singer and civil rights activist.Digest Tracklist : Stormy Weather/If You Believe (1982) . Do Nothing Till You Hear From Me (1995) . Documentary (1981) . w/ Tony Bennett - The Look Of Love / My Funny Valentine ( 1973) . w/ Perry Como - New England Medley (1965) . Once in a Lifetime…

Judy Garland records ‘Judy at Carnegie Hall’ for Capitol (1961)

Judy Garland's 'Judy at Carnegie Hall' is a two-record live recording done on April 23, 1961, at Carnegie Hall, New York City, New York and released in 1961 by Capitol.Track Listing : 1.Overture: The Trolley Song/Over The Rainbow/The Man That Got Away (Ralph Blane, Hugh Martin)/(Harold Arlen, Yip Harburg)/(Harold Arlen, Ira Gershwin) - 05:48 . 2.When You'Re Smiling (The Whole World Smiles With…

We remember Sarah Vaughan. ‘Define The Divine’

This day (April 3, 1990), in Hidden Hills, California, died Sarah Lois Vaughan a.k.a. Sarah Vaughan, an American singer, nicknamed 'Sailor Sassy' and 'The Divine One'Digest Tracklist : George Gershwin Medley . On A Clear Day (1990) . Round Midnight (1987) . Chelsea Bridge (1983) . Send In The Clowns (1981) . Once In A While ( 1978) . w/ Bill Bailey - Won'T You Please Come Home (1964) . Lover Man…

Frank Sinatra records ‘No One Cares’ with Gordon Jenkins as arranger (1959)

Frank Sinatra's 'No One Cares' is an album recorded on March 24, 25, 26, May 14, 1959 and released the same year by Capitol.Track Listing : 1.When No One Cares (Sammy Cahn, Jimmy Van Heusen) - 02:42 . 2.A Cottage For Sale (Larry Conley, Willard Robison) - 03:16 . 3.Stormy Weather (Harold Arlen, Ted Koehler) - 03:20 . 4.Where Do You Go? (Arnold Sundgaard, Alec Wilder) - 02:34 . 5.I Don'T Stand A…

Joni Mitchell releases ‘Both Sides Now’ featuring jazz songs orchestrated by Vince Mendoza (2000)

Joni Mitchell's 'Both Sides Now' is a concept album released March 20, 2000 by Reprise.Track Listing : 1.You'Re My Thrill (Sidney Clare, Jay Gorney) - 03:52 . 2.At Last (Mack Gordon, Harry Warren) - 04:28 . 3.Comes Love (Lew Brown, Sam H.Stept, Charles Tobias) - 04:29 . 4.You'Ve Changed (Bill Carey, Carl Fischer) - 05:00 . 5.Answer Me, My Love (Fred Rauch, Carl Sigman, Gerhard Winkler) - 03:23 .…

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 -…

Happy Birthday Liza Minnelli. ‘Lady Liza’

This day ( March 12, 1946), in Hollywood, California, is born Liza May Minnelli, an American actress and singer, the daughter of Judy Garland and Vincente Minnelli.Tracklist : New York, New York (2011) . You’ve Let Yourself Go (2008) . @ Susana Giménez (2007) . @ David Letterman (2006) . w/ Ann Hampton Callaway – Stormy Weather . On Creating The Look Of Cabaret . For The World Goes Round (1995)…

Blue Note publish Lena Horne’s last album : ‘Seasons of a Life’ (2006)

Lena Horne's 'Seasons of a Life' is her last album recorded between 1993 and 1997 and released on January 24, 2006 by Blue Note. Track Listing : 1.Black Is (Marissa Dodge) - 05:20 . 2.Maybe (Billy Strayhorn) - 02:42 . 3.I'Ve Got To Have You (Kris Kristofferson) - 04:15 . 4.I'Ll Always Leave The Door A Little Open (Richard Rodney) - 03:45 . 5.You'Re The One (Billy Strayhorn) - 02:54 . 6.Something…

We remember Etta James. ‘Etta Lasts’

This day (January 20, 2012), in Riverside, California, died Jamesetta Hawkins a.k.a. Etta James,an American singer.Tracklist : Something'S Got A Hold On Me . w/ Chuck Berry - Rock N' Roll Music . w/ Gladys Knight, Chaka Khan & B.B. King - Take My Hand (1987) . w/ B.B. King Stevie Ray Vaughan - Midnight Hour . Tell Mama & I'D Rather Go Blind (1989) . At Last . w/ Grateful Dead - Hard To…

We remember Cab Calloway. ‘Follow That Cab’

This day (November 18, 1994), in Hockessin, Delaware, died Cab Calloway, an American jazz singer and bandleader.Digest Tracklist : Geechy Joe / Stormy Weather (1943) . It Ain't Necessarily So . Hi De Ho Man . Minnie the Moocher (1958) . Blues In The Night . w/ the Nicholas Brothers - Jumpin Jive (1943) . Jitterbug Party (1935) . Cab Calloway Top 10 : Minnie the Moocher . Reefer Man . The Scat…

Etta James releases her debut album : ‘At Last!’ featuring next to the title track : ‘I Just Want to Make Love to You’ (1960)

Etta James' 'At Last!' is her debut studio album released on November 15, 1960 by Argo.Track Listing : 1.Anything To Say You'Re Mine (Sonny Thompson) - 02:37 . 2.My Dearest Darling (Eddie Bocage, Paul Gayten) - 03:05 . 3.Trust In Me (Milton Ager, Jean Schwartz, Ned Weaver) - 03:01 . 4.A Sunday Kind Of Love (Louis Prima, Barbara Belle, Anita Leonard, Stan Rhodes) - 03:18 . 5.Tough Mary (Lorenzo…

Sony publish Tony Bennett’s ‘Playin’ with My Friends: Bennett Sings the Blues’ (2001)

Tony Bennett's 'Playin' with My Friends: Bennett Sings the Blues' is an album recorded with famous other vocalists.and released on November 6, 2001 by Sony Records.Track Listing : 1.Alright, Okay, You Win (Mayme Watts, Sidney Wyche) - 03:31 . 2.Everyday (I Have The Blues) (Peter Chatman) - 03:38 . 3.Don'T Cry Baby (Saul Bernie, James P. Johnson, Stella Unger) - 02:43 . 4.Good Morning Heartache…

Sanctuary publish Chaka Khan’s ‘ClassiKhan,’ her tenth album recorded with the London Symphony Orchestra (2004)

Chaka Khan's 'ClassiKhan' is her tenth studio album recorded with the London Symphony Orchestra and released on October 5, 2004 by Sanctuary Records.Track Listing : 1.Hey Big Spender (Cy Coleman, Dorothy Fields) - 03:18 . 2.Hazel'S Hips (Oscar Brown) - 02:59 . 3.Best Is Yet To Come (Carolyn Leigh, Cy Coleman) - 04:44 . 4.Crazy (Willie Nelson) - 03:09 . 5.I'M In The Mood For Love (Dorothy Fields,…

We remember Joe Sample. ‘Hey Joe’

This day (September 12, 2014), died Joseph Leslie 'Joe' Sample,an American pianist, keyboard player and founder of the CrusadersDigest Tracklist : w/ Randy Crawford – Streetlife . w/ Ndr Bigband – I Wanna Go Home And Street Life (2011) . w/ Marcus Miller – A Collaboration Of Keys . Ashes To Ashes (2000) . w/ The Crusaders – Sunrise . Spellbound . w/ Wilton Felder, David T. Walker, Larry…

Learning And Curves

From 'Teach Me Tonight' to 'Will I ever learn' , we have mixed 14 'Jazz & Latin' tunes around the theme of 'School Ladies'. "Learning And Curves" has Minnie Driver, Oleta Adams, Peggy Lee, Rosa Passos and many more.

Rebecca Ferguson – Lady Sings the Blues

Released on March 9, 2015, “Lady Sings The Blues” is the third studio album by British singer Rebecca Ferguson.Track Listing : 1.Get Happy (Harold Arlen, Ted Koehler) - 02:48 . 2.Fine And Mellow (Billie Holiday)- 02:36 . 3.Embraceable You (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin) - 03:36 . 4.That Ole Devil Called Love (Allan Roberts, Doris Fisher) - 03:06 . 5.Blue Moon (Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart) - 02:50…

Singing On The Moon

From 'Moonglow' to 'Polka Dots And Moonbeams', we have mixed 18 'Jazz Songs' tunes around the theme of 'Moon (Tribute To Neil Armstrong)'. It has Dinah Washington, Les Baxter & His Orchestra, Bing Crosby, Chet Baker and many more.

This week In Singing Ladies 19/52

Angie Stone, Lena Horne, Beth Hart, Diana Ross, Donna Summer, Paula Abdul, Grace Jones, Stevie Nicks, Gwen Stefani, Patti Smith, Tania Maria, Sade Adu

This week In One-Off Collaborations 11/52

Lenny Kravitz, Buckwheat Zydeco . Ry Cooder, Van Morrison, Tom Jones . Jeff Beck, Bon Jovi . Kid Rock, Sarah Mclachlan . Melissa Etheridge, Ann Hampton Callaway . Liza Minnelli, Stevie Nicks . Dave Grohl, Carly Simon . James Taylor, Grace Jones . Iggy Pop, Rihanna . Maroon 5, Britney Spears . Will.I.Am, Eric Clapton . Billy Preston, Justin Timberlake . Jay ZThey are the 12 one-off collaborations…

This week In One-Off Collaborations 39/52

David Gilmour . Benedict Cumberbatch, Bonnie Raitt . Alison Krauss, Bruce Springsteen . U2, Mary Wilson . Georgie Fame, Brittney Howard . The Roots, Sting . No Doubt, Steven Tyler, Jeff Beck . Sting, Bruce Springsteen . Bryan Adams, Ed Sheeran . Tom Jones, Sammy Davis Jr. . Andy Williams, Buika . Javier Limón . Sergio Mendes . Carlinhos BrownThey are the 12 one-off collaborations selected among…

‘Music For The Dancers’ Special New Music Videos 04

Naira Marley, Jaysix Abdalah, Major F, Shal Marshall, Liriany, Mc Donavec, Tinashe, Toya Delazy, Beduk, Anuel Aa, David Baliaba, Alemayehu Wesen are the performers of the twelve brand new worldwide dance tunes that caught, these past days, our interest and liking. Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy!Tracklist 1 . Naira Marley . Tesumole More by the same : Facebook2 . Jaysix…