Headhunters Super Jam funks in New Orleans (2014)

May 2, 2016 - Headhunters Super Jam - that is Mike Clark (d), Bill Summers (perc, voc), Donald Harrison (s, kb), Fred Wesley (tb), Karl Denson (s, fl), Doug Wimbish (b), Blackbyrd McKnight (g), Eric McFadden (g) and Ivan Neville (kb) - plus Will Bernard (g) and DJ Logic (turntables) will perform at "Fiya Fest " held at Mardi Gras World in New-Orleans

Tommy Boy publish Digital Underground’s debut album : ‘Sex Packets’ (1990)

Digital Underground's 'Sex Packets' is their debut studio album released on March 20, 1990 by Tommy BoyTrack Listing : 1.The Humpty Dance - 06:30 . . 2.The Way We Swing - 06:48 . . 3.Rhymin' On The Funk - 06:16 . . 4.The New Jazz - 00:37 . 5.Underwater Rimes - 04:23 . . 6.Gutfest '89 - 05:50 . . 7.The Danger Zone - 05:31 . . 8.Freaks Of The Industry - 05:38 . . 9.Doowutchyalike - 08:51 .…

James Brown records ‘Love Power Peace,’ live at the Olympia in Paris (1971)

James Brown's 'Love Power Peace' is a live album recorded on March 8, 1971 at the Olympia, Paris with the original J.B.'s featuring Bootsy and Catfish Collins and released on August 23, 1992 by Polydor.Track Listing : 1.Intro (James Brown) - 00:00 . 2.Brother Rapp (James Brown) - 03:03 . 3.Ain'T It Funky Now (James Brown) - 05:36 . 4.Georgia On My Mind (Hoagy Carmichael, Stuart Gorrell) - 06:12 .…

Happy Birthday Maceo Parker. ‘Pass The Year, Maceo’

This day ( February 14, 1943), in Kinston, North Carolina, is born Maceo Parker, an American funk and soul jazz saxophonist.Tracklist : @ Jazz San Javier (2019) . Make it Funky! (2018) . P-Funkin' (2016) . Go Ahead / Uptown Up / Shake Everything You Got (2014) . Make it funky (2012) . Medley (2010) . Let'S Get It On . At North Sea Jazz (1/2) (2005) . At North Sea Jazz (2/2) (2005) . Uptown Up…

Warner Bros. Records publish Bootsy’s Rubber Band’s third album : ‘Bootsy? Player of the Year’ (1978)

'Bootsy? Player of the Year' by Bootsy's Rubber Band is their third album led by Bootsy Collins and released on January 27, 1978 by Warner Bros. Records.Track Listing : 1.Bootsy? (What'S The Name Of This Town) (Bootsy Collins, George Clinton, Maceo Parker) - 06:59 . 2.May The Force Be With You (Bootsy Collins, George Clinton, Gary Cooper) - 06:02 . 3.Very Yes (Bootsy Collins, George Clinton,…

Warner Bros. publish Bootsy’s Rubber Band’s album : ‘Ahh…The Name Is Bootsy, Baby!’ produced by George Clinton (1977)

Bootsy's Rubber Band's 'Ahh...The Name Is Bootsy, Baby!' is an album produced by George Clinton and Bootsy Collins and released on January 14, 1977 by Warner Bros. Records.Track Listing : 1.Ahh...The Name Is Bootsy, Baby (William Collins, George Clinton, Maceo Parker) - 06:52 . 2.The Pinocchio Theory (William Collins, George Clinton) - 06:08 . 3.Rubber Duckie (William Collins, George Clinton,…

Polydor publish James Brown’s ‘Revolution of the Mind : Recorded Live at the Apollo, Vol. III’ (1971)

James Brown's 'Revolution of the Mind : Recorded Live at the Apollo, Vol. III' is a live double album released in December 1971 by Polydor.Track Listing : 1.It'S A New Day So Let A Man Come In And Do The Popcorn (Intro) (James Brown) - 03:47 . 2.Bewildered (Teddy Powell, Leonard Whitcup) - 07:55 . 3.Get Up (I Feel Like Being A) Sex Machine (James Brown, Bobby Byrd, Ron Lenhoff) - 05:05 .…

Casablanca Records publish Parliament’s fourth album : ‘Mothership Connection’ (1975)

Parliament's 'Mothership Connection' is their fourth (and the first to feature Maceo Parker and Fred Wesley) album released on December 15, 1975 by Casablanca Records.Track Listing : 1.P. Funk (Wants To Get Funked Up) (George Clinton, William Collins, Bernard Worrell) - 07:41 . 2.Mothership Connection (Star Child) (George Clinton, William Collins, Bernard Worrell) - 06:13 . 3.Unfunky Ufo (George…

Polydor publish James Brown’s fortieth album : ‘The Payback’ (1973)

James Brown's 'The Payback' is his fortieth studio (and only album to be certified gold) album released in December 1973.Track Listing : 1.The Payback (James Brown, Fred Wesley, John "Jabo" Starks) - 07:39 . 2.Doing The Best I Can (James Brown, Fred Wesley, Charles Bobbit) - 07:42 . 3.Take Some...Leave Some (James Brown, Fred Wesley, Charles Bobbit) - 08:33 . 4.Shoot Your Shot (James Brown) -…

P-Funk All-Stars release their debut album : ‘Urban Dancefloor Guerillas’ (1983)

P-Funk All-Stars 'Urban Dancefloor Guerillas' is their debut album featuring George Clinton, Sly Stone, Bootsy Collins and various members of Parliament and Funkadelic and released in 1983 By Uncle Jam/Cbs.Track Listing : 1.Generator Pop (George Clinton, Garry Shider, David Spradley) - 04:59 . 2.Acupuncture (Dewayne Mcknight, George Clinton) - 04:23 . 3.One Of Those Summers (George Clinton,…

Casablanca publish Parliament’s album : ‘Funkentelechy Vs. the Placebo Syndrome’ (1977)

Parliament's 'Funkentelechy Vs. the Placebo Syndrome' is an album released on November 28, 1977 and featuring George Clinton, Garry Shider and Bernie Worrell by Casablanca.Track Listing : 1.Bop Gun (Endangered Species) (George Clinton, Garry Shider, Bootsy Collins) - 08:31 . 2.Sir Nose D'Voidoffunk (Pay Attention - B3M) (George Clinton, Bootsy Collins, Bernie Worrell) - 10:04 . 3.Wizard Of…

Columbia publish Nas’ fourth album : ‘Nastradamus’ (1999)

Nas' 'Nastradamus' is his fourth studio album released on November 23, 1999 by Columbia Records.Track Listing : 1.The Prediction (Nasir Jones, Richard Jackson, Jessica Care Moore) - 01:19 . 2.Life We Chose (Nasir Jones, Leshan Lewis, Fred Wesley Jr.) - 04:08 . . 3.Nastradamus (Nasir Jones, Leshan Lewis, James Brown) - 04:11 . . 4.Some Of Us Have Angels (Nasir Jones, Damon Blackmon) - 04:15 .…

Polydor release James Brown’s album : ‘Get On the Good Foot’ featuring ‘Cold Sweat’ and ‘Please, Please, Please’ (1972)

James Brown's 'Get On the Good Foot' feat. 'Cold Sweat' & 'Please, Please, Please' is a double album released on November 20, 1972 by Polydor.Track Listing : 1.Get On The Good Foot, Pts. 1& 2 (James Brown, Fred Wesley, Joe Mims) - 05:44 . 2.The Whole World Needs Liberation (James Brown, Bobby Byrd) - 03:41 . 3.Your Love Was Good For Me (J. J. Barnes, Whiz Whisenhut) - 03:20 . 4.Cold…

Casablanca publish Parliament’s ‘Motor Booty Affair’ featuring ‘Rumpofsteelskin’ and ‘Aqua Boogie (A Psychoalphadiscobetabioaquadoloop)’ (1978)

Parliament's 'Motor Booty Affair' is an album featuring 'Rumpofsteelskin' and 'Aqua Boogie' and released on November 20th, 1978 by Casablanca.Track Listing : 1.Mr. Wiggles (George Clinton, Michael Hampton, Bernie Worrell) - 06:46 . 2.Rumpofsteelskin (George Clinton, Bootsy Collins) - 05:37 . 3.(You'Re A Fish & I'M A) Water Sign (George Clinton, Richard "Kush" Griffith, Garry Shider, J.S.…

Ice Cube releases his third album : ‘The Predator’ (1992)

Ice Cube's 'The Predator' is hise third studio album (his best selling) released on November 17, 1992 by Priority/EMI.Track Listing : 1.The First Day Of School (Intro) - 01:20 . . 2.When Will They Shoot? - 04:36 . . 3.I'M Scared (Insert) - 01:32 . . 4.Wicked - 03:55 . . 5.Now I Gotta Wet 'Cha - 04:03 . . 6.The Predator - 04:03 . . 7.It Was A Good Day - 04:19 . . 8.We Had To Tear This…

Capitol publish George Clinton’s debut solo album : ‘Computer Games’ (1982)

George Clinton's 'Computer Games' is his debut solo album, self produced and released by Capitol Records on November 5, 1982Track Listing : 1.Get Dressed (George Clinton, Bootsy Collins) - 03:41 . 2.Man'S Best Friend/Loopzilla (George Clinton, Kenneth Gambrell, Garry Shider, David Spradley) - 12:51 . 3.Pot Sharing Tots (George Clinton, Walter Morrison) - 03:45 . 4.Computer Games (George…

James Brown records ‘Sex Machine,’ a double live album with the original J.B.’s (1969)

James Brown's 'Sex Machine' is a double live album recorded on October 14, 1969, with the original J.B.'s featuring Bootsy Collins and Catfish Collins and released In 1970 By King.Track Listing : 1.Get Up I Feel Like Being A Sex Machine (James Brown, Bobby Byrd, Ron Lenhoff) - 10:48 . 2.Brother Rapp (Part I & Part Ii) - (James Brown) - 05:09 . 3.Medley: - 13:42 . - Bewildered (Teddy…

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,…

New Edition release their sixth album : ‘Home Again’ featuring ‘Hit Me Off’ and ‘I’m Still in Love With You’ (1996)

New Edition's 'Home Again' is the sixth studio album featuring Bobby Brown and released on September 10, 1996 by MCA Records.Track Listing : 1.Oh, Yeah, It Feels So Good (Ricky Bell, Ronnie Devoe, James Harris Iii, Terry Lewis, James Brown, Fred Wesley, John Starks) - 06:02 . . 2.Hit Me Off (Dinky Bingham, Michael Bivins, Ronnie Devoe, Jeff Dyson, Silky, Bob James) - 04:21 . . 3.You Don'T Have…

This week In Soul Artists 33/52

Maxwell, Sly and The Family Stone, Grover Washington Jr., Tower Of Power, The Crusaders, King Curtis and The Kingpins, Ohio Players, Booker T and The MG's, Joe Tex, The Voices Of East Harlem, Larry Graham, Maceo ParkerThey are the Soul Artists selected among the 421 Posts we publish this week. Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy!Tracklist 1 . Maxwell - Get To Know Ya Lifted…

Happy Birthday George Clinton. ‘Clinton President (Of Parliament)’

This day (July 22, 1941), in Kannapolis, North Carolina, is born George Clinton, an American singer, songwriter, inventor of P-Funk and bandleader for Parliament and Funkadelic.Digest Tracklist : w/ P-Funk - Maggot Brain (2020) . w/ Scarface, Mudbone - I'm Gon Make U Sick O'Me (2018) . Up For The Downstroke (2016) . Give Up The Funk Tear The Roof Off The Sucker (2015) . w/ Parliament /…

Parliament with George Clinton and Bootsy Collins release ‘The Clones of Dr. Funkenstein’ (1976)

Parliament's 'The Clones of Dr. Funkenstein' is an album featuring George Clinton, Bootsy Collins and others and released on July 20, 1976 by Casablanca.Track Listing : 1.Prelude – 01:40 . 2.Gamin' On Ya! (George Clinton, Bootsy Collins, Bernie Worrell)- 03:02 . 3.Dr. Funkenstein (George Clinton, Bootsy Collins, Bernie Worrell)- 05:46 . 4.Children Of Productions (George Clinton, Bootsy Collins,…

George Benson starts the recording of ‘Good King Bad’ for CTI (1975)

George Benson's 'Good King Bad' is an album recorded on July 1 & 8, October 9 and December 4 & 5, 1975 and released in 1976 By CTI.Track Listing : 1.Theme From Good King Bad (David Matthews) - 06:03 . 2.One Rock Don'T Make No Boulder (David Matthews) - 06:50 . 3.Em (Philip Manamworth) - 04:56 . 4.Cast Your Fate To The Wind (Vince Guaraldi) - 07:00 . 5.Siberian Workout (David Matthews) -…

We remember Bernie Worrell. ‘Bernie M.P.’

This day (June 24, 2016) in Everson, Washington, died George Bernard 'Bernie' Worrell, Jr., an American keyboardist and composer best known as a founding member of Parliament-Funkadelic and for his work with Talking Heads.Digest Tracklist : George Clinton & Parliament Funkadelic - Keyboard Solo (2004) . On Earth Trailer . The Bernie Worrell Orchestra - Star Child (2012) . w/ Pee Wee Ellis…

Happy Birthday Donald Harrison. ‘Sax Donald’

This day (June 23, 1960), in New Orleans, Louisiana, is born Donald Harrison, an American jazz saxophonist.Digest Tracklist : Big Chief (2019) . Charlie Parker w Strings (2018) . Cherokee (2016) . Hu Ta Nay (2015) . w/ Christian Scott – Live In New York (2012) . w/Congo Nation Salon (2011) . Documentary (2011) . w/ Glen David Andrews - When The Saints Go Marching In (2011) . w/ Ali Jackson…

Trombone Slide Show

Featuring Crazy Swede . Marshall Gilkes . Fred Wesley . Hindemith . Trombone . Samba . Gunhilde and Gerd . Jubilee Stomp . 24 Trombones . Scarborough Fair . Raul de Souza . Cave Jazz . 4G Trombone Quartet . Stardust

Kendrick Lamar releases his third album ‘To Pimp A Butterfly’ featuring ‘Alright’ and ‘These Walls’ (2015)

Kendrick Lamar's 'To Pimp a Butterfly' is his third studio album featuring 'Alright' and 'These Walls' and released by Top Dawg Entertainment on March 15, 2015.Track Listing : 1.Wesley'S Theory (Kendrick Duckworth, George Clinton, Steven Ellison, Ronald Colson, Stephen Bruner, Boris Gardiner) - 04:47 . . 2.For Free? (Kendrick Duckworth, Terrace Martin, Rose Mckinney) - 02:10 . 3.King Kunta…

AC/DC release ‘Stiff Upper Lip,’ the last one produced by the oldest Young brother, George (2000)

AC/DC's 'Stiff Upper Lip' is their thirteenth (fourteenth in Australia) studio album released on February 28 , 2000 by East West.Track Listing : 1.Stiff Upper Lip (Angus Young, Malcolm Young) - 03:34 . 2.Meltdown (Angus Young, Malcolm Young) - 03:41 . 3.House Of Jazz (Angus Young, Malcolm Young) - 03:56 . 4.Hold Me Back (Angus Young, Malcolm Young) - 03:59 . 5.Safe In New York City (Angus Young,…

We remember Dizzy Gillespie. ‘Dizzy Pieces’

This day (January 6, 1993), in Englewood, New Jersey, died Dizzy Gillespie, an American jazz trumpeter, bandleader, composer and occasional singer.Tracklist : w/ Stan Getz: - A Night In Tunisia (1978) . w/ Lalo Schifrin – Here it tis (1992) . w/ Miriam Makeba - Live The Future . w Bernard Purdie (1982) . w/ James Moody/Gene Harris/Ray Brown/Grady Tate - Ow! (1985) . w/ Charlie Parker - Hot…

Wynton Marsalis’ ‘Crescent City Christmas Card’ is a holiday album featuring Kathleen Battle and Jon Hendricks (1990)

Wynton Marsalis' 'Crescent City Christmas Card' is a holiday album featuring Kathleen Battle and Jon Hendricks and released in January, 1990 by Columbia.Track Listing : 1.Carol Of The Bells (Mykola Leontovych, Traditional) - 04:56 . 2.Silent Night (Franz Gruber, Joseph Mohr) - Feat: . 3.Hark! The Herald Angels Sing (Felix Mendelssohn, Charles Wesley) - 03:09 . 4.Little Drummer Boy (Katherine…

Dinah Washington records ‘Dinah Washington Sings Fats Waller’ for Emarcy (1957)

Dinah Washington Sings Fats Waller' is an album featuring twelve songs penned or performed by the legendary pianist and recorded on October 1, 2, 4, November 20, 1957 and released the same year by Emarcy.Track Listing : 1.Christopher Columbus (Chu Berry, Andy Razaf) - 02:45 . 2.Tain'T Nobody'S Biz-Ness If I Do (Porter Grainger, Robert Graham Prince, Clarence Williams) - 03:25 . 3.Jitterbug Waltz…

Blue Note publish Cassandra Wilson’s ‘Loverly’ (2008)

Cassandra Wilson's 'Loverly' is an album produced by herself and released on June 10, 2008 by Blue Note.Track Listing : 1.Lover, Come Back To Me (Sigmund Romberg, Oscar Hammerstein Ii) - 04:16 . 2.A Day In The Life Of A Foo' (Luiz Bonfá, Antonio Maria) - 04:58 . 3.Wouldn'T It Be Loverly (Alan Jay Lerner, Frederick Loewe) - 05:02 . 4.Gone With The Wind (Herb Magidson, Allie Wrubel) - 05:51 .…

Happy Birthday Bob Dylan. ‘We Do Look Back’

This day (May 24, 1941), in Duluth, Minnesota is born Robert Allen Zimmerman better known as Bob Dylan, American singer, poet & songwriter and Nobel prizeDigest Tracklist : Blowing In The Wind (1963) . Mr. Tambourine Man (Newport Folk Festival, 1964) . Like a Rolling Stone (1966) . I Threw It All Away (The Johnny Cash Show, 1969) . Soundcheck in NYC (w/ George Harrison, 1971) . Knockin' on…