Oscar Peterson meets Count Basie in Prague (1974)

November 8, 1974 - Oscar Peterson, Count Basie and his Orchestra share the bill at the Prague Jazz Festival in Prague, Czechoslovakia <img src='//rvm.pm/wp-content/uploads/2014/06/Oscar-Peterson-–-And-The-Oscar-Goes-To-RVJ.jpg' alt='Oscar Peterson - And The Oscar Goes To …' width='190' height='161'/><img…

Jamie Cullum releases his fourth album : ‘Catching Tales’ (2005)

Jamie Cullum's 'Catching Tales' is his fourth (following 'Twentysomething') album released on September 26, 2005 by Ucj, Candid Records.Track Listing : 1.Get Your Way (Allen Toussaint, Jamie Cullum, Dan Nakamura) - 04:01 . 2.London Skies (Jamie Cullum, Guy Chambers) - 03:43 . 3.Photograph (Jamie Cullum) - 05:47 . 4.I Only Have Eyes For You (Al Dubin, Harry Warren) - 03:58 . 5.Nothing I Do (Jamie…

We remember Bobby Hutcherson. ‘Vibe and Wiser’

This day (August 15, 2016), in Montara, California, died Bobby Hutcherson, a jazz vibraphone and marimba player Digest Tracklist : w/ Mccoy Tyner - African Village (1/2) . w/ Mccoy Tyner - African Village (2/2) . Blue Bossa (2009) . w/ Joey Defrancesco - Just Friends (2007) . w/ Joe Locke - Old Folks (2007) . w/ Cedar Walton - Little B´S Poem . Stolen Moments (1986) . w/ Harold Land Herzog -…

Ella Fitzgerald records ‘Live at Mister Kelly’s’ in Chicago with the Lou Levy Trio (1958)

Ella Fitzgerald's 'Live at Mister Kelly's' is an album recorded on August 10, 1958 in Chicago and released in 2007 by Verve.Track listing : 1.Your Red Wagon (Gene de Paul, Richard M. Jones, Don Raye) - 02:59 . 2.Nice Work If You Can Get It (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin) - 02:35 . 3.I'm Glad There Is You (Jimmy Dorsey, Paul Mertz) - 02:53 . 4.How Long Has This Been Going On? (George Gershwin,…

We Remember Kenny Burrell. ‘Round Midnight Blue’

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

Happy Birthday Jon Faddis. ‘The Dizzyple’

This day (July 24, 1953), in Oakland, California, is born Jon Faddis, an American jazz trumpet player and conductor.Digest Tracklist : w/ Barcelona Jazz Orquestra - Groovin' For Nat (2020) . w/ Melissa Aldana - New picture (2017) . I Can't Get Started (2013) . Autumn Leaves . Con Alma . Sophisticated Lady (1999) . w/ the Michel Camilo New York Big Band - Not Yet . Dizzy Gillespie & Friends…

Happy Birthday Huey Lewis

July 6, 1944 - Hugh Anthony Cregg III simply known as Huey Lewis, American singer; leader of Huey Lewis and the News is 76. Happy Birthday Sir 'Sports' by Huey Lewis & the News is their third album released on September 15, 1983 by Chrysalis. >> 'Fore!' feat. 'Stuck with You' by Huey Lewis & the News is their fourth studio album released on August 20, 1986 by Chrysalis >>…

Happy Birthday Stanley Clarke. ‘Mr. Stanley, I Presume’

This day (June 30, 1951), in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, is born Stanley Clarke, an American jazz musician and composer known for his innovative work on both double and electric bass.Digest Tracklist : School Days (2019) . @ IL Volo Del Jazz (2018) . w/ The Stanley Clarke Band -School Days (2017) . w/ The Stanley Clarke Band - No Mystery (2015) . w/ Beka Gochiashvili | Tbilisi Jazz Festival…

This week In Jazz Legends 25/52

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 QuartetThey are the "Jazz Legends" performers selected among the 444 Posts we publish this week. Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy!Tracklist 1 . Dexter Gordon - Body and Soul Lifted from : Dexter…

We remember Dorothy Donegan

May 19, 1988 - Miss Dorothy Donegan, the flamboyant American jazz and boogie-woogie pianist passed away aged 76. She is remembered. the incredible American pianist Dorothy Donegan plays at "Newport Jazz Festival" in Newport, RI >> 11 MINUTES on RVM >> Dorothy Donegan, Michel Camilo, Joe Henderson, Herbie Hancock, Bobby McFerrin, Wynton Marsalis, Joe Williams and even Bill Clinton…

Jazzin’Around Baby Please Don’t Go

Starting and ending with Big Joe Williams's composition 'Baby Please Don't Go', we have mixed 18 'Jazz with some Blues' tunes around the theme of ' Big Joe Williams'. It has Brigitte Bardot, Roy Eldridge & His Orchestra, Patsy Cline, Francine Reed and many more.

Thinking Is Just An Idea

From 'I Think It Was A Dream' to 'I Think I'll Call It Morning' , we have mixed 20 'Jazz' tunes around the theme of 'Thinking'. It has Chick Corea, Dinah Washington, Elmer Bernstein, Donald Byrd and many more.

Jazzin’Around My Mojo Working

From 'I Got My Mojo Working' to 'Got My Mojo Working' , we have mixed 18 'linked together by a clue' tunes around the theme of 'Muddy Waters'. It has Floyd Dixon, Robert Johnson, Brownie McGhee & Sonny Terry, Lightnin'Hopkins and many more.

Jazzin’Around Saxophone Colossus

From 'St.Thomas' to 'St.Thomas' , we have mixed 18 'linked together by a clue' tunes around the theme of 'Sonny Rollins'. It has Scott Walker, Wayne Shorter, Claude Nougaro, Sonny Rollins and many more.

It’s a Woman’s Woman’s Woman’s World

From 'Under Eyed Woman' to 'I Gotta Lyin' Woman', we have mixed 18 'Blues' tunes around the theme of 'Woman'. It has John Lee Hooker, Eddy Clearwater, Bonnie Lee, Roosevelt Sykes and many more.

A Match Made In Blues Heaven

From 'God don't like it' to 'Devil Is Watching You', we have mixed 16 'Blues' tunes around the theme of 'God vs Devil, Good vs Evil'. It has Blind Gary Davis, Meade Lux Lewis, Muddy Waters, Reverend Utah Smith and many more.

Movers And Shakers

From 'Wake Me. Shake Me' to 'God moves on the water', we have mixed 19 'Blues & Soul' tunes around the theme of 'Moving & Shaking'. It has Johnny Kidd And The Pirates, Johnny Guitar Watson, John Lee Hooker, The Paul Butterfield Blues Band and many more.

Someday My Prince (His Dad, Mum & Sis) Will Come

From 'Someday My Prince Will Come' to 'King comforter', we have mixed 18 'Jazz, Reggae & Latin Music' tunes around the theme of 'Royal Family'. It has Paul Desmond, Taj Mahal, Beenie Man, Nicola Conte And His Group and many more.

Lindy Hoppers

From 'Undecided' to 'Darktown Strutters Ball', we have mixed 20 'Jazz Swing' tunes around the theme of 'Lindy Hop'. It has Duke Ellington, Don Redman & His Orchestra, Joe Williams, Benny Moten's Kansas City Orchestra and many more.

Robben Ford’s ‘Bringing it Back Home’

Robben Ford's 'Bringing it Back Home' is his nineteenth album released by February 19, 2013 by Provogue.Track Listing : 1.Everything I Do Gonna Be Funky (Allen Toussaint) - 04:55 . 2.Birds Nest Bound (Big Joe Williams) - 05:51 . 3.Fair Child (Allen Toussaint) - 04:24 . 4.Oh, Virginia (Robben Ford) - 04:18 . 5.Slick Capers Blues (Charlie Doyle) - 03:50 . 6.On That Morning (Traditional) - 07:14 .…

(Wo)Mentalist

From 'Deep in a dream' to 'Don't Let Me Lose This Dream' , we have mixed 19 'Jazz' tunes around the theme of 'Women's Psyche'. "(Wo)Mentalist" has Victoria Spivey, Nina Simone, Astrud Gilberto , Sarah Vaughan and many more.

Me:nu Du Jour May 16 (EN.FR.ES)

>> EN FRANCAIS | >> EN ESPAÑOLTODAY We Listen To Bob Dylan, Ice Cube, Paul McCartney, Joe Walsh, Coldplay, Beach Boys, Maroon 5, Miles Davis, Branford Marsalis, Billy Cobham, Roy Haynes We Celebrate Janet Jackson, Robert Fripp, Chuck Brown, Django Reinhardt, Betty Carter, Billy Cobham, Hank Jones We Watch Joss Stone, Gregory Porter, Billy Joel, Bruce Springsteen,…

We Remember Frank Sinatra. ‘Frankly, My Dear’

This day (May 14, 1998), in Los Angeles, California, died Frank Sinatra, an American singer and film actor.Digest Tracklist : That'S Life (1966) . One For My Baby (1992) . & Liza Minnelli - New York New York (1990) . The Girl From Ipanema (1981) . America The Beautiful (1978) . You Make Me Feel So Young (1971) . Fly Me To The Moon (1969) . w/ Ella Fitzgerald - Can'T We Be Friends (1959) . Old…

A&M publish ‘Carpenters,’ their eponymous third album featuring ‘Superstar’ (1971)

'Carpenters' feat. 'Superstar' is their eponymous third studio album released on May 14, 1971 by A&M.Track Listing : 1.Rainy Days And Mondays (Roger Nichols, Paul Williams) - 03:40 . 2.Saturday (John Bettis, Richard Carpenter) - 01:20 . 3.Let Me Be The One (Roger Nichols, Paul Williams) - 02:25 . 4.(A Place To) Hideaway (Randy Sparks) - 03:40 . 5.For All We Know (Fred Karlin, Arthur James,…

Dire Straits release their fifth album : ‘Brothers in Arms’ including ‘Money for Nothing’ (1985)

Dire Straits' 'Brothers in Arms' feat. 'Money for Nothing' is their fifth studio album released on May 13, 1985 by Vertigo Records.Track Listing : 1.So Far Away (Mark Knopfler) - 05:12 . 2.Money For Nothing(Mark Knopfler, Sting) - 08:26 . 3.Walk Of Life (Mark Knopfler) - 04:12 . 4.Your Latest Trick (Mark Knopfler) - 06:33 . 5.Why Worry (Mark Knopfler) - 08:31 . 6.Ride Across The River (Mark…

Usher releases ‘Here I Stand,’ his fifth album including ‘Love in This Club’ (2008)

Usher's 'Here I Stand' incl. 'Love in This Club' is his fifth studio album released on May 13, 2008 by Laface.Track Listing : 1.Intro (Usher Raymond Iv, Ryon Lovett, James Jlack Lackey) - 01:28 . 2.Love In This Club (Usher Raymond Iv, Jamal Jones, Lamar Taylor, Jay Jenkins, Ryon Lovett, Keith Thomas, Darnell Dalton) - 04:19 . 3.This Ain'T Sex (Usher Raymond Iv, Christopher Tricky Stewart, Phalon…

Elton John releases ’21 at 33,’ his fourteenth album featuring ‘Little Jeannie’ (1980)

Elton John's '21 at 33' is his fourteenth studio album released on May 13, 1980 by MCA / Rocket.Track Listing : 1.Chasing The Crown (Elton John, Bernie Taupin) - 05:38 . 2.Little Jeannie (Elton John, Gary Osborne) - 05:21 . 3.Sartorial Eloquence (Elton John, Tom Robinson) - 04:42 . 4.Two Rooms At The End Of The World (Elton John, Bernie Taupin) - 05:39 . 5.White Lady White Powder (Elton John,…

Art Pepper records ‘Art Pepper + Eleven – Modern Jazz Classics’ with a big band conducted by Marty Paich (1959)

'Art Pepper + Eleven – Modern Jazz Classics' is an album recorded on March 12, 24 & May 12, 1959 with a jazz big band conducted and arranged by Marty Paich and released the same year by Contemporary.Track Listing : 1.Move (Denzil Best) - 03:26 . 2.Groovin' High (Dizzy Gillespie) - 03:22 . 3.Opus De Funk (Horace Silver) - 03:13 . 4.'Round Midnight (Bernie Hanighen, Thelonious Monk, Cootie…

We remember Bob Marley. ‘Leaving Babylon’

This day (May 11, 1981), in Miami, Florida, died Robert Nesta Marley a.k.a Bob Marley, a Jamaican singer and songwriter.Digest Tracklist : w/ The Wailers - Coming In From The Cold (1980) . War (1979) . w/ The Wailers - Exodus (1977) . The Roots Rock Reggae (1976) . w/ The Wailers - Kinky Reggae (1975) . Lively Up Yourself (1974) . w/ The Wailers - Get up Stand up (1973) . Bob Marley and Peter…

Four Concerts With Cornell Dupree’

One of the greatest R&B guitarists, Cornell Dupree, who died today ten years ago has been for almost 50 years a "top session guitarist".Very much in demand, Cornell has played on numerous albums and behind the greatest (you want to verify ? click on //go.rvm.pm/cornelldupree).The 'Four Concerts with Cornell Dupree' are with Les McCann, Various Friends, Stuff and King Curtis plus a bonus Aretha…

This week In Guitar Virtuosi 19/52

B.B. King, George Benson, Cornell Dupree, Joe Bonamassa & Eric Clapton, Mark Knopfler, Ronnie Wood, Jimmy Page, Dan Auerbach, Frank Zappa, Buckethead, Steve Vai, Jimi Hendrix

Howlin’ Wolf records ‘The London Howlin’ Wolf Sessions’ with Eric Clapton, Steve Winwood, Charlie Watts and Bill Wyman (1970)

'The London Howlin' Wolf Sessions' is an album recorded with Eric Clapton', Steve Winwood, Charlie Watts and Bill Wyman on May 2–7, 1970 and released in August 1971 by Chess/The Rolling Stones. .Track Listing : 1.Rockin' Daddy (Chester Burnett) - 03:43 . 2.I Ain'T Superstitious (Willie Dixon) - 03:34 . 3.Sittin' On Top Of The World (Chester Burnett) - 03:51 . 4.Worried About My Baby (Chester…

RCA publish Etta James’ ‘Burnin’ Down the House: Live at the House of Blues’ (2002)

Etta James' 'Burnin' Down the House: Live at the House of Blues' is her twenty-eighth album recorded in West Hollywood and released on May 7, 2002 y Rca Victor.Track Listing : 1.Introduction - 0:50 . 2.Come To Mama (Willie Mitchell, Earl Randle) - 05:13 . 3.I Just Want To Make Love To You (Willie Dixon) - 05:21 . 4.Born To Be Wild (Mars Bonfire) - 06:20 . 5.I'D Rather Go Blind (Billy Foster,…

Arturo Sandoval releases ‘Trumpet Evolution’ (2003)

Arturo Sandoval's 'Trumpet Evolution' is an album ('a journey through the great trumpeters from jazz's and orchestral music's past') released on May 6, 2003 by Crescent Moon/Columbia.Track Listing : 1.Dipper Mouth Blues (King Oliver) - 02:15 . 2.When It'S Sleepy Time Down South (Clarence Muse, Otis Rene, Leon René) - 03:02 . 3.At The Jazz Band Ball (Edwin Bransford "Daddy" Edwards, Edwin Edwards,…

We remember Billy Higgins. ‘Soldier Higgins’

This day (May 3, 2001), in Inglewood, California, died Billy Higgins, an American jazz drummer who played on over 700 recordings.Digest Tracklist : w/ Charles Lloyd - Forest Flower (1999) . Documentary (1996) . w/ Joshua Redman, Pat Metheny & Christian mcBride (1993) . w/ Tete Montoliu Trio - Lament (1990) . w/ Pat Metheny, Charlie Haden - Lonely Woman (1986) . w/ Freddie Hubbard &…

A&M release The Carpenters’ fifth album : ‘Now & Then’ (1973)

The Carpenters' 'Now & Then' is their fifth album featuring Karen Carpenter as a drummer on almost all tracks and released on May 1, 1973 by A&MTrack Listing : 1.Sing (Joe Raposo) - 03:20 . 2.This Masquerade (Leon Russell) - 04:50 . 3.Heather (Johnny Pearson) - 02:47 . 4.Jambalaya / Dead Man'S Curve / Johnny Angel / The Night Has A Thousand Eyes / Our Day Will Come / One Fine Day ( .…

We remember Muddy Waters. ‘Still Waters’

This day (April 30, 1983), in Westmont, Illinois, died McKinley Morganfield a.k.a. Muddy Waters, an American blues musician.Digest Tracklist : Manish Boy . w/ The Rolling Stones - Champagne And Reefer (1981) . w/ Sonny Boy Williamson - Got My Mojo Working . w/ Foghat- I Just Want To Make Love To You (1978) . w/ Clark Terry - Stormy Monday Blues (1977) . The Blues Had A Baby (And They Named Rock…

Happy Birthday Willie Nelson. ‘Simple Nelson’

This day (April 29, 1933), in Abbott, Texas, U.S., is born Willie Hugh Nelson a.k.a Willie Nelson, American singer, songwriter and activistDigest Tracklist : Hello Walls . Mr. Record Man (1969) . Bloody Mary Morning (Austin City Limits, 1974) . If You’ve Got The Money Honey (1977) . Live Medley (w/ Bee Gees, Glen Campbell, 1979) . Blue Eyes Crying In The Rain (Midnight Special 1980) . Somewhere…

Eurythmics release their their fifth album : ‘Be Yourself Tonight’ featuring ‘Would I Lie to You?’ (1985)

Eurythmics' 'Be Yourself Tonight' feat. "Would I Lie to You?" is their fifth album released on April 29, 1985 by RCATrack Listing : 1.Would I Lie To You? (Annie Lennox, David A. Stewart) - 04:25 . 2.There Must Be An Angel (Playing With My Heart) (Annie Lennox, David A. Stewart) - 05:22 . 3.I Love You Like A Ball And Chain (Annie Lennox, David A. Stewart) - 04:04 . 4.Sisters Are Doin' It For…