Charlie Haden records with Gonzalo Rubalcaba ‘Land of the Sun’ for Verve (2004)

Charlie Haden's 'Land of the Sun' is an album recorded on December 19–22, 2003 with Gonzalo Rubalcaba and released on August 31, 2004 By Verve.Track Listing : 1.Fuiste Tú (It Was You) (José Sabre Marroquín, Criz Sabre) - 06:17 . 2.Sueño Sólo Con Tu Amor (I Only Dream Of Your Love) (José Sabre Marroquín, Criz Sabre) - 05:08 . 3.Canción De Cuna A Patricia (Lullaby For Patricia) (José Sabre…

Al Di Meola meets Gonzalo Rubalcaba (2012)

December 16, 2012 - Al Di Meola , Gonzalo Rubalcaba and Michael Paouris shere the stage at Fuzz Club in Athens, Greece<img src='//rvm.pm/wp-content/uploads/2013/06/61LenGNP4QL._SL500_AA280_.jpg' alt='Al Di Meola – All Your Life' width='190' height='161'/>

Blue Note publish Gonzalo Rubalcaba’s studio album : ‘Supernova’ (2001)

Gonzalo Rubalcaba's 'Supernova' is a studio album recorded with Carlos Henriguez (b) and Ignacio Berroa (d) and released on July 17, 2001 by Blue Note.Track listing : 1.Supernova 1 (Gonzalo Rubalcaba) - 06:26 . 2.El Cadete Constitucional (Jacobo Rubalcaba) - 07:12 . 3.Alma Mía (María Grever) - 06:02 . 4.La Voz del Centro (Gonzalo Rubalcaba) - 06:43 . 5.El Manicero (Moisés Simons) - 08:30 .…

Gonzalo Rubalcaba records ‘Discovery: Live at Montreux’ at the Montreux Jazz Festival (1990)

Gonzalo Rubalcaba's 'Discovery: Live at Montreux' is an album recorded at the Montreux Jazz Festival on July 15, 1990, with Charlie Haden and Paul Motian and released on March 30, 1991 by Blue Note.Track Listing : 1.Well, You Needn'T (Thelonious Monk) - 08:47 . 2.Velas (Gonzalo Rubalcaba) - 00:00 . 3.Prologo Comienzo (Gonzalo Rubalcaba) - 05:09 . 4.First Song (Charlie Haden) - 09:40 . 5.Once…

Happy Birthday Gonzalo Rubalcaba. ‘Rubalcaba De Cuba’

This day (May 27, 1963), in Havana, Cuba, is born Gonzalo Rubalcaba, a Grammy Award-winning Cuban jazz pianist and composer.Digest Tracklist : Joy, Joie (2019) . Gitaneria (2018) . w/ Anna Maria Jopek - Twe Usta Klamia (2017) . Volcan Trio (2016) . Joao (2014) . Supernova (2012) . Promenade (1999) . Agua De Beber (1995) . Giant Steps (1992) . & Chick Corea – Inprovisation (1991) . Autumn…

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…

Sixth ‘International Jazz Day’ happens in Cuba (2017)

April 30, 2017 - Ambrose Akinmusire, Melissa Aldana, Richard Bona, Regina Carter, Kurt Elling, Roberto Fonseca, Kenny Garrett, Herbie Hancock, Quincy Jones, Ivan Lins, Marcus Miller, Youn Sun Nah, Gonzalo Rubalcaba, Antonio Sánchez, Esperanza Spalding, Chucho Valdés and many more are gathered at Gran Teatro de la Habana Alicia Alonso in Cuba for the 6th "International Jazz Day"

Feliz Cumpleaños Michel Camilo. ‘Chi Va Piano Va Camilo’

This day (April 4, 1954), in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, is born Michel Camilo, a pianist and composer.Digest Tracklist : On The Other Hand (2019) . Spirit Of The Moment (2018) . Island Beat (2017) . w/ Tomatito - Água E Vinho (2016) . Take Five (2013) . w/ Mano A Mano Trio - On Fire ( 2012) . Festival De Jazz De Vitoria Gasteiz (2011) . From Within (2009) . And Sammy Walked ( 2008) .…

Al Di Meola releases ‘Pursuit of Radical Rhapsody’ recorded with World Sinfonia (2011)

Al Di Meola's 'Pursuit of Radical Rhapsody' is an album recorded with World Sinfonia and released on March 15, 2011 by Concord. Track Listing : 1.Siberiana (Al Di Meola) - 08:30 . 2.Paramour'S Lullaby (Al Di Meola) - 07:47 . 3.Mawazine, Pt. 1 (Al Di Meola) - 02:09 . 4.Michelangelo'S 7Th Child (Al Di Meola) - 07:33 . 5.Gumbiero (Al Di Meola) - 06:19 . 6.Brave New World (Al Di Meola) - 01:54 .…

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 -…

We remember Antônio Carlos Jobim. ‘Quiet Star’

This day (December 8, 1994), in New York, died Antônio Carlos Brasileiro de Almeida Jobim a.k.a Tom Jobim, a Brazilian songwriter, composer, arranger, singer, and pianist/guitarist.Tracklist : One Note Samba . Insensatez . Samba De Uma Nota Só (1986) . Garota de Ipanema . Corcovado . Wave . Chega de saudade . Agua De Beber . Tracklist : Wave . Insensatez . Triste . Desafinado . The Girl From…

We remember Jon Hendricks. ‘Jon, He ‘s Only Singing

This day (November 22, 2017), in Manhattan, New York, died Jon Hendricks, an American jazz singer, one of the originators of vocaleseDigest Tracklist : w/ Mel Torme - Down For Double . w/ André Minvielle – Live In Paris (2009) . In Walked Bud (1983) . Soul For Sale (1997) . Lambert Hendricks And Ross - Airegin . Chega De Saudade (1993) . w/ The Manhattan Transfer – Airegin (1991) . Jon Hendricks…

We remember Paul Motian. ‘In Motian’

This day (22 November 2011), in New York City, New York, died Paul Motian, an American jazz drummer, percussionist and composerDigest Tracklist : w/ The Electric Bebop Band - Morpio (2003) . It Should'Ve Happened A Long Time Ago (2005) . Stella By Starlight (1995) . w/ Charlie Haden Liberation Music Orchestra – Live In Berlin (1983) . w/ Keith Jarrett, Charlie Haden – Live In Germany (1973) . w/…

Happy Birthday Kurt Elling. ‘Elling’s Tone’

This day (November 2, 1967), in Chicago, Illinois, is born Kurt Elling, an American jazz vocalist, composer, lyricist and vocalese performer.Digest Tracklist : w/ Charlie Hunter - The Seed (2021) . My Foolish Heart (2020) . w/ Kenny Banks Jr. – Georgia on My Mind (2019) . American Tune . w/ Rosario Giuliani – I like the sunrise (2017) . w/ Patti Austin – Too Close For Comfort (2015) . Where the…

The new Esperanza Spalding feels like Robert Wyatt in bed with Judy Garland. It has that organic intellectualism that implies ‘I put twelve spells on you because you’re mind’

Esperanza Spalding's '12 Little Spells' is her seventh album released on October 19, 2018 by Concord. Visual artist Ethan Samuel Young has directed the video version of the album. (Source Esperanza Spalding - 12 Little Spells | Official Site)Rolling Stone ...that will make your head spin with its exquisite intergenre oddity, like the prog-meets-pop-meets-spoken-word mini opus WBGO ..a word that…

We remember Shirley Horn. ‘Two Heads, One Horn’

This day (October 20, 2005), in Washington, D.C., died Shirley Horn, an American jazz singer and pianist.Digest Tracklist : Our Love Is Here To Stay (2002) . How Insensitive (1999) . Fever (1998) . Once I Loved (1994) . This is the end of a beautiful friendship (1990) . w/ Wynton Marsalis - Basin Street Blues . This Can'T Be Love / Song I Love You In A Place (1981) . Shirley Horn Top 10 : Winter…

‘Jobim, Hancock & Friends’ Tom Jobim’s last concert

On September 27, 1993, in Sao Paulo 'Tom' Jobim joins a group of American and Brazilian artists - Herbie Hancock, Joe Henderson, Gonzalo Rubalcaba, Ron Carter, Harvey Mason, Shirley Horn, John Hendricks, Gal Costa, Oscar Castro-Neves, Paulo Jobim and Alex Acuna - to perform four songs during what will stay as his last Brazilian public performance. Jobim will pass away the next year.Track Listing…

Herbie, Shirley et al pay tribute to Jobim (1993)

September 27, 1993 - Shirley Horn, Gal Costa, Jon Hendricks, Joe Henderson, Herbie Hancock, Gonzalo Rubalcaba, Oscar Castro-Neves, Ron Carter, Harvey Mason pay tribute to Brazilian Icon Antônio Carlos Jobim at the Free Jazz Festival in Sao Paulo, Brazil

Happy Birthday Gal Costa. ‘Costa Bella’

This day (September 26, 1945), in Salvador, Bahia, is born Gal Costa, a Brazilian singerDigest Tracklist : O Que É Que Há . Estratosférica . Mansidão (2013) . Wave . Luz Do Sol (2006) . Sua Estupidez (2002) . w/ Caetano Veloso – Tá Combinado (1996) . Eu Sei Que Vou Te Amar (1992) . Açai / Festa Do Interior (1982) . Jorge Ben & Gal Costa – Que Pena . Volta (1973) . Tracklist : Shirley…

Happy Birthday Jack DeJohnette. ‘Jack Of All Rhythms’

This day (August 9, 1942), in Chicago, Illinois, is born Jack DeJohnette, an American jazz drummer.Digest Tracklist : w/ Skyline Trio feat. Ron Carter & Gonzalo Rubalcaba - Gypsy (2019) . w/ Anouar Brahem - La nuit (2018) . w/ John Scofield, John Medeski and Larry Grenadier - Hudson (2017) . Made in Chicago (Album EPK) (2015) . Playing Free Jazz (2013) . w/ Stanley Clarke & Chick Corea…

Happy Birthday Al Di Meola. ‘Sundancer’

This day (July 22, 1954), in Jersey City, New Jersey, is born Al Di Meola, an American jazz fusion and Latin jazz guitarist, Digest Tracklist : Orient Blue (2020) . Solo / Because (2019) . Mediterranean Sundance/Río Grande (2018) . w/ Steve Vai (2017) . Song to The Pharaoh King (2016) . Eleanor Rigby (2014) . w/ G3 Jam – Rockin in the Free World (2012) . If (2010) . Egyptian Danza . One Night…

This week In Jazz Legends (Special Pianists) 28/52

Michel Petrucciani, Keith Jarrett, Count Basie, Gonzalo Rubalcaba, Chucho Valdés, Herbie Hancock, Danilo Pérez, Chano Dominguez , Eliane Elias, Oscar Peterson, Bud Powell, Joe ZawinulThey are the "Jazz Legends (Special Pianists)" performers selected among the 411 Posts we publish this week. Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy!Tracklist 1 . Michel Petrucciani - Beautiful Love…

We remember Joe Henderson. ‘The Magnificent Henderson’

This day (June 30, 2001), in San Francisco, California, died Joe Henderson,, tenor saxophonist.Digest Tracklist : Take The A Train (1993) . w/ Herbie Hancock - Lush Life (1993) . Once I Loved . w/ Herbie Hancock The Quintet - Eye Of The Hurricane (1986) . Recorda-Me (1985) . w/ Chick Corea & Friends (1982) . Live In Italy (1977) . Tracklist : Blue Bossa . Earth . Isotope . Black Narcissus .…

Happy Birthday Marcus Miller. ‘Marcus Imperator’

This day (June 14, 1959), in Brooklyn, New York, is born Marcus Miller, an American bass player, composer, producer and multi-instrumentalist.Digest Tracklist : Trip Trap & Bitches Brew (2020) . Laid Black (2019) . w/ Kinga Glyck - Blast (2018) . w/ Tom Ibarra - Tutu (2016) . Solo (2013) . Tightrope (2012) . Blast (2008) . Jean Pierre (2008) . Come Together (2007) . Bruce Lee (2005) . w/…

Happy Birthday Kenny G. ‘Super G’

This day (June 5, 1956), in Seattle, Washington, is born Kenneth Bruce Gorelick a.k.a Kenny G, an American contemporary and smooth jazz saxophonist.Digest Tracklist : Midnight Motion (1988) . w/ Stevie Wonder – Besame Mucho (2009) . w/David Foster & Friends - Love Theme From St. Elmo'S Fire (2008) . w/ Yolanda Adams - I Believe I Can Fly (2004) . The Moment . w/ Michael Bolton - How Am I…

This week In Jazz Legends 21/52

Christian Scott, Quintet, Bob James, David Sanborn, George Benson, Southside Aces, Evan Christopher, Irvin Mayfield, Duke Ellington, Ella Fitzgerald, Dee Dee Bridgewater, Lou Donaldson, Dr. Lonnie Smith, Camilo, Tomatito, Ramsey Lewis Trio, Gonzalo Rubalcaba, Ben Sidran, Archie SheppThey are the "Jazz Legends" performers selected among the 330 Posts we publish this week. Here, they are reunited…

Two Blue

From 'Love Is Blue' to 'Born To Be Blue', we have mixed 24 tunes around the theme of 'Doubled Songs In "Blue"'. It has Jeff Beck, Yehudi Menuhin & Stephane Grappelli, Caetano Veloso, Esther Philips, Jazz Crusaders and many more.

Jazzin’Around Giant Steps

Starting and ending with John Coltrane's composition 'Giant Steps', we have mixed 18 'Jazz with some Soul and a slice of Rock' tunes around the theme of 'John Coltrane'. It has Stan Getz, Louis Prima, Ella Fitzgerald, The Mar-Keys and many more.

Jazzin’Around The Shape of Jazz to Come

Starting and ending with Ornette Coleman's composition 'Lonely Woman', we have mixed 18 'linked together by a clue' tunes around the theme of 'Ornette Coleman'. It has Chet Baker, Lyambiko, Charles Mingus, Jimmy Rodgers and many more.

A New Year, Baby et al

From 'You're The First The Last My Everything' to 'So What's New' , we have mixed 17 'Jazz, Latin and Soul' tunes around the theme of 'Anything New And First'. It has Lionel Hampton, Omara Portuondo, Ethel Waters, Herb Alpert & The Tijuana Brass and many more.