Happy Birthday Wadada Leo Smith. ‘Leo Rising’

This day (December 18, 1941), in Leland, Mississippi, is born Wadada Leo Smith, a trumpeter and composer of avant-garde jazz.Tracklist : Awakening Emmett Till (2017) . w/ The Stone (2015) . w/ Golden Quartet @ Jazzadlia in San Sebastián (2014) . w/ John Lindberg – Live in Switzerland (2012) . Documentary . w/ Louis Moholo, Steve Noble – Live in London (2010) . w/ Golden Quartet - Eclipse…

The Clash release their fourth album : ‘Sandinista!’ featuring ‘Police On My Back and ‘The Magnificent Seven’ (1980)

The Clash's 'Sandinista!' is their fourth studio album co-produced with Mikey Dread and released on December 12, 1980 by CBS Records.Track Listing : 1.The Magnificent Seven (The Clash) - 05:28 . 2.Hitsville Uk (The Clash) - 04:20 . 3.Junco Partner (Anonymous) - 04:53 . 4.Ivan Meets G.I. Joe (The Clash) - 03:05 . 5.The Leader (The Clash) - 01:41 . 6.Something About England (The Clash) - 03:42 .…

Alicia Keys releases her second album : ‘The Diary of Alicia Keys’ featuring ‘You Don’t Know My Name,’ ‘If I Ain’t Got You’ and ‘Diary’…

'The Diary of Alicia Keys' feat. 'You Don't Know My Name' is her second studio album released on December 2, 2003 by J Records. Track Listing : 1.Harlem'S Nocturne (Alicia Keys) - 01:43 . 2.Karma (Kerry Brothers, Jr., Alicia Keys, Taneisha Smith) - 04:16 . 3.Heartburn (Alicia Keys, Tim Mosley, Walter Millsap Iii, Candice Nelson, Erika Rose) - 03:28 . 4.If I Was Your Woman/Walk On By (Gloria…

Roland Kirk starts the recording of ‘The Inflated Tear,’ an album for Atlantic (1968)

Roland Kirk's 'The Inflated Tear' is an album recorded between November 27 and 30, 1967 and released on June 14, 1968 by Atlantic.Track Listing : 1.The Black And Crazy Blues (Roland Kirk) - 06:07 . 2.A Laugh For Rory (Roland Kirk) - 02:54 . 3.Many Blessings (Roland Kirk) - 04:45 . 4.Fingers In The Wind (Roland Kirk) - 04:18 . 5.The Inflated Tear (Roland Kirk) - 04:58 . 6.The Creole Love Call…

Columbia publish Leonard Cohen’s ninth album : ‘The Future’ (1992)

Leonard Cohen's 'The Future' is his ninth studio album released on November 24, 1992 by Columbia. Track Listing : 1.The Future (Leonard Cohen) - 06:41 . 2.Waiting For The Miracle (Leonard Cohen, Sharon Robinson) - 07:42 . 3.Be For Real (Frederick Knight) - 04:32 . 4.Closing Time (Leonard Cohen) - 06:00 . 5.Anthem (Leonard Cohen) - 06:09 . 6.Democracy (Leonard Cohen) - 07:13 . 7.Light As The Breeze…

Arista Records publish Kenny G’s second cover album : ‘At Last…The Duets Album’ (2004)

Kenny G's 'At Last...The Duets Album' is his second cover album recorded with David Sanborn , Arturo Sandoval, LeAnn Rimes, Earth, Wind & Fire, Yolanda Adams, Daryl Hall, Chaka Khan, Gladys Knight, Richard Marx, Barbra Streisand and more and released on November 23, 2004 by Arista Records.Track Listing : 1.(Everything I Do) I Do It For You (Michael Kamen, Robert John "Mutt" Lange) - 04:21 .…

Columbia publish Earth, Wind & Fire’s eighth album : ‘All n All’ featuring ‘Serpentine Fire’ and ‘Fantasy’ (1977)

Earth, Wind & Fire's 'All n All' feat. 'Serpentine Fire' & 'Fantasy' is their eighth (and most well known) studio album released on November 21, 1977 by Columbia.Track Listing : 1.Serpentine Fire (Maurice White, Verdine White, Reginald Sonny Burke) - 03:51 . 2.Fantasy (Maurice White, Verdine White, Eduardo Delbarrio) - 04:38 . 3.In The Marketplace (Interlude) (Maurice White) - 00:43 .…

Motown publish Erykah Badu’s second album : ‘Mama’s Gun’ featuring ‘Bag Lady’ (2000)

Erykah Badu's 'Mama's Gun' feat. 'Bag Lady' is her second studio album rReleased on November 21, 2000 by Motown RecordsTrack Listing : 1.Penitentiary Philosophy (Erykah Badu, James Poyser, A. K. "?Uestlove" Thompson) – 6:09 . 2.Didn'T Cha Know? (Erykah Badu, James Yancey) – 3:58 . 3.My Life (Erykah Badu, James Poyser) – 3:59 . 4....& On (Erykah Badu, Jahmal Cantero, Shaun Martin) – 3:34 .…

Stax publish Sam & Dave’s third album ‘Soul Men’ featuring ‘Soul Man’ (1967)

Sam & Dave's 'Soul Men' is their third album featuring the hit 'Soul Man' and released on October 26, 1967 by Stax/Atlantic.Track Listing : 1.Soul Man (Isaac Hayes, David Porter) - 02:36 . 2.May I Baby (Isaac Hayes, David Porter) - 02:38 . 3.Broke Down Piece Of Man (Steve Cropper, Joe Shamwell) - 02:46 . 4.Let It Be Me (Gilbert Bécaud, Mann Curtis, Pierre Delanoé) - 02:45 . 5.Hold It Baby…

Chrysalis publish Robbie Williams’ seventh studio album : ‘Rudebox’ (2006)

Robbie Williams' 'Rudebox' is his seventh studio album featuring William Orbit, Mark Ronson & Pet Shop Boys and released on October 23, 2006 by ChrysalisTrack Listing : 1.Rudebox (Robbie Williams, Kelvin Andrews, Danny Spencer, Bill Laswell, Carl Aiken, William Collins, Sly Dunbar, Robbie Shakespeare) - 04:45 . 2.Viva Life On Mars (Robbie Williams, Andrews Spencer) - 04:51 . 3.Lovelight…

Columbia publish Earth, Wind & Fire’s tenth album : ‘Faces’ (1980)

Earth, Wind & Fire's 'Faces' is their tenth studio album released as a double-LP on October 14, 1980 by Arc/Columbia Records. Track Listing : 1.Let Me Talk (Philip Bailey, Larry Dunn, Ralph Johnson, Al Mckay, Maurice White, Verdine White) - 04:09 . 2.Turn It Into Something Good (Valerie Carter, J.N. Howard, Maurice White) - 04:10 . 3.Pride (Philip Bailey, Larry Dunn, Al Mckay, Freddie White,…

Virgin publish Culture Club’s ‘Colour by Numbers,’ their second album featuring ‘Karma Chameleon’ (1983)

Culture Club's 'Colour by Numbers' feat. 'Karma Chameleon' is their second album produced by Steve Levine and released in October 1983 by Virgin. Track Listing : 1.Karma Chameleon (George Alan O'Dowd, Jon Moss, Mikey Craig, Roy Hay) - 04:12 . 2.It'S A Miracle (George Alan O'Dowd, Jon Moss, Mikey Craig, Roy Hay, Phil Pickett ) - 03:25 . 3.Black Money (George Alan O'Dowd, Jon Moss, Mikey Craig,…

Alicia Keys releases her first live album recorded by MTV : ‘Unplugged’ (2005)

Alicia Keys' 'Unplugged' is her first live (recorded by MTV) album released on October 7, 2005 by J Records.Track Listing : 1.Intro Alicia'S Prayer (Traditional) - 01:11 . 2.Karma (Kerry Brothers, Jr., Alicia Keys, Taneisha Smith) - 02:10 . 3.Heartburn (Alicia Keys, Tim Mosley, Walter Millsap Iii, Candice Nelson, Erika Rose) - 03:03 . 4.A Woman'S Worth (Alicia Keys, Erika Rose, Ernie Isley,…

Outkast release ‘Aquemini,’ their third album featuring ‘Rosa Parks’ (1998)

Outkast's 'Aquemini' is their third studio album (its title combines the two Zodiac signs : Aquarius for Big Boi and Gemini for André 3000), released on September 29, 1998 by Laface Records.1 . Rosa Parks (Official Video) 2 . Rosa Parks Track Listing : 1.Hold On, Be strong (Outkast) - 01:11 . 2.Return Of The "G" (André Benjamin, Giorgio Moroder, Organized Noize, Antwan Patton) - 04:49 . 3.Rosa…

Last week In Visual Artists 01

David Bailey, Steve Gullick, Anton Corbijn, Tony Duran, Frank Ockenfels, Mario Sorrenti, Elliott Landy, Francis Wolff, Gary Panter, Howard Finster, , . They are the 10 Visual Artists selected among the 170 Posts we published last week. Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy!Tracklist 1 . David Bailey - Through the Lens (by Crane.tv) Lifted from : 'The Rolling Stones'…

Nathan East – Nathan East

Released in March, 2014, "Nathan East" is the first solo eponymous album as leader by American bass player Nathan East.Track Listing : 1.101 Eastbound (Marcel East, Nathan East) - 05:24 . 2.Sir Duke (Stevie Wonder) - 04:05 . 3.Letter From Home (Pat Metheny) - 04:02 . 4.Moondance (Van Morrison) - 04:20 . 5.I Can Let Go Now (Michael Mcdonald) - 02:47 . 6.Daft Funk (Nathan East, Michael Thompson) -…

Duetting Banjos

Featuring Todd Taylor . Banjo . Delivrance . Steve Martin . Bela Fleck . Tony Trischka . The Crow . Making the Oilcan Banjo . Ron Block . Bum Ditty . Clawhammer Banjo . Gerry O'Connor . Irish Banjo . Aguas de Marco