Stanley Jordan takes his quartet to Hungary (2017)

September 30, 2017 - the Stanley Jordan Quartet - that is Stanley Jordan (g), Christian Galvez (b), Kornel Horvath (perc) and Gabor Dornyei (d) - plays at Fertőrákosi Kőfejtő és Barlangszínház in Fertőrákos, Hungary

Happy Birthday Stanley Jordan. ‘Fret Boarder’

This day (July 31, 1959), in Chicago, United States, is born Stanley Jordan, an American jazz/jazz fusion guitarist and pianist who played with Quincy Jones, Michal Urbaniak, and Richie Cole.Digest Tracklist : Eleanor Rigby (2019) . Voodoo Child (2018) . w/ Phil Lesh - Little Wing (2015) . w/ The Roots @ Jimmy Fallon (2015) . Blues (2014) . w/ Mimi Fox - Jam (2013) . Namm (2012) . Eleanor Rigby…

Stanley Jordan Trio plays in Lebanon (2011)

June 16, 2011 - the Stanley Jordan's Trio - that is Stanley Jordan (g), Zirque Bonner (b) and Kenwood Dennard (d) - performs at The Democratic Republic of Music in Beirut, Lebanon

Clifford Jordan records ‘Glass Bead Games’ for Strata-East (1973)

Clifford Jordan's 'Glass Bead Games' is a double album recorded on October 29, 1973 and released in 1974 By Strata-East.Track Listing : 1.Powerful Paul Robeson (Clifford Jordan) - 05:42 . 2.Glass Bead Games (Clifford Jordan) - 04:36 . 3.Prayer To The People (Clifford Jordan) - 04:16 . 4.Cal Massey (Stanley Cowell) - 02:42 . 5.John Coltrane (Bill Lee) - 06:48 . 6.Eddie Harris (Bill Lee) - 04:19…

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…

We Remember B.B. King. ‘Long Lived The King’

This day (May 14, 2015), in Las Vegas, died Riley B. King a.k.a. B.B. King (B.B. short for Blues Boy), an American blues guitarist and singer.Digest Tracklist : In Sing Sing Prison (1973) . w/ John Mayer, Tedeschi Trucks - Finale, Hollywood Bowl (2012) (1/2) . w/ John Mayer, Tedeschi Trucks - Finale, Hollywood Bowl (2012) (2/2) . When The Saints Go Marching In . All Over Again (1989) . w/ Eric…

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…

Happy Birthday Bobby McFerrin. ‘Bobby Sings One More Note’

This day (March 11, 1950), in Manhattan, New York, is born Robert 'Bobby' McFerrin, a virtuoso American vocalist.Tracklist : w/ Ranky Tanky - All For You (2019) . @Salle Pleyel Paris (2018) . w/ MozART Group (2017) . @ Gstaad Menuhin Festival (2014) . 25:15 (2013) . w/ Boy Singing - Route 66 (Live In Kaunas) . Concert À Cappella . w/ Chick Corea - Duet Live (2012) . The Power Of The…

Huey, Sting & the ‘All Star Session’ attend the 28th Grammy Awards (1986)

February 25, 1986 - Huey Lewis & The News, a-ha, Sting, Phil Collins plus an All-Star Jam Session gathering B.B. King, Tony Williams, Stanley Clarke, Ron Carter, Michel Petrucciani, Herbie Hancock, Kenny Burrell, Stanley Jordan, Bobby Hutcherson), Gary Burton, Jon Faddis, Dizzy Gillespie , Gerry Mulligan, David Sanborn and Buddy Rich plus Sarah Vaughan, Diana Schuur, Joe Williams, Bobby…

We remember Tony Williams

This day (February 23, 1997), in Daly City, California, died Anthony Tillmon 'Tony' Williams, an American drummer and pioneer of jazz fusion.Tracklist : w/ Miles Davis, Herbie Hancock, Wayne Shorter, Ron Carter - Agitation (1963) . 2 Solos Tribute To Miles Davis (1992 ) . w/ Herbie Hancock, Wayne Shorter, Wallace Roney, Ron Carter - So What . w/ Dizzy,Mccoy Tyner,Ron Carter & Freddie…

Happy Birthday Gary Burton. ‘Vibrant’

This day (January 23, 1943), in Anderson, Indiana, is born Gary Burton, an American jazz vibraphonist.Tracklist : w/ Chick Corea - Tiny Desk Concert (2016) . NPR Music Tiny Desk Concert (2013) . Soloing on Ballads (2012) . w/ Chick Corea - Eleanor Rigby (2011) . Libertango (2009) . w/ Pat Metheny - Falling Grace . Demonstrates The Burton Grip . w/ Chick Corea - Rhumbata (1/2) . w/ Chick Corea -…

We remember Gerry Mulligan. ‘Baritone And Gerry’

This day (January 20, 1996), in Darien, Connecticut, died Gerry Mulligan, an American jazz baritone saxophonist, clarinetist, composer and arranger.Tracklist : Satin Doll (1987) . North Atlantic Run (1981) . Out Back Of The Barn (1980) . w/ Charles Mingus - Goodbye Pork Pie Hat (1975) . w/ Dave Brubeck - Lullaby To Mexico (1969) . As Catch Can (1958) . w/ Bob Brookmeyer - Walking Shoes…

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…

We remember Michel Petrucciani. ‘Piano Giant’

This day (January 6, 1999), in New York City, died Michel Petrucciani, a French jazz pianist.Tracklist : September Second . Documentary (1997) . In a sentimental mood (1993) . w/ Jim Hall - Beautiful Love . w/ Roy Haynes & Gary Peacock - One for us (1988) . w/ Jim Hall - My Funny Valentine (1986) . I Just Say Hello . Tracklist : September Second . Looking Up . Brazillian Suite . Home .…

Artists United Against Apartheid release a collective album ‘Sun City’ produced by Steven Van Zandt (1985)

Artists United Against Apartheid's 'Sun City' is a collective album featuring Miles Davis, Bono and Bob Dylan among other guests, produced by Steven Van Zandt and released on December 7, 1985 by EMI / Manhattan RecordsTrack Listing : 1.Sun City (Steven Van Zandt) – 07:12 . 2.No More Apartheid (Peter Gabriel) – 07:10 . 3.Revolutionary Situation - 06:06 . 4.Sun City – 05:44 . 5.Let Me See Your I.D.…

Happy Birthday Kevin Eubanks. ‘All The Way To Eubanks’

This day (November 15, 1957), in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, is born Kevin Eubanks, an American jazz guitarist and composer.Digest Tracklist : Superstition (2019) . w/ Nicholas Payton - Dirty Monk (2018) . Dave Holland Quartet – Rivers run (1980) . w/ Stanley Jordan - Summertime (2015) . Acoustic . w/ Dave Holland Electric Quartet - Prism (2012) . Mack Avenue SuperBand – Live in Detroit (2012)…

This week In Guitar Virtuosi 40/52

George Benson, Philip Catherine, Stanley Jordan, Allan Holdsworth, Joe Satriani, Ali Farka Touré, Eric Clapton, Buddy Guy, Matt Schofield, Uli Jon Roth, Nita Strauss, Jeff Beck, Thurston MooreThey are the Guitar Virtuosi selected among the 321 Posts we publish this week. Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy!Tracklist 1 . George Benson - I Wanna Hold Your Hand Lifted from :…

This week In Guitar Virtuosi 34/52

Buckethead, Stanley Jordan, Vernon Reid, Jimmy Herring, David Gilmour, John Mayer, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Lonnie Mack, Nils Lofgren, Jeff 'Skunk' Baxter, Nuno Bettencourt, Johnny Marr, Nita Strauss, Dave NavarroThey are the Guitar Virtuosi selected among the 382 Posts we publish this week. Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy!Tracklist 1 . Buckethead - Interworld, Animal…

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 -…

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…

This week In Guitar Virtuosi 31/52

Richie Sambora, Buddy Guy, Robert Cray , Eric Clapton, Ritchie Blackmore, Yngwie Malmsteen, Carlos Santana, Jerry Garcia , Rich Robinson, Jonny Lang, Stanley Jordan, Alvin Lee , Jimmy Page They are the Guitar Virtuosi selected among the 339 Posts we publish this week. Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy!Tracklist 1 . Richie Sambora - Wanted Dead Or Alive (w/ Bon Jovi) Lifted…

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 >>…

This week In Guitar Virtuosi 26/52

Chet Atkins, Stanley Jordan, Lee Ritenour, Mike Stern, Paco De Lucia, Al Di Meola, John Scofield, Pat Metheny, Steve Vai, Mick Taylor, Randy Bachman, Buckethead, John Frusciante, Angus Young, Ritchie Blackmore, Pete TownshendThey are the Guitar Virtuosi selected among the 406 Posts we publish this week. Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy!Tracklist 1 . Chet Atkins &…

This week In Guitar Virtuosi 25/52

Rich Robinson, Gary Moore, John Lee Hooker & Carlos Santana, George Benson, Wes Montgomery, Stanley Jordan, Gary Clark Jr, Eric Clapton, Mick Jones, Jeff Beck, Leslie West, PrinceThey are the Guitar Virtuosi selected among the 444 Posts we publish this week. Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy!Tracklist 1 . Rich Robinson - My Morning Song (w/ The Black Crowes) Lifted…

This week In Guitar Virtuosi 24/52

Billy Gibbons, Kenny Wayne Shepherd, Brian May, Jeff Beck, Zakk Wylde, Stanley Jordan, Charlie Hunter, John Scofield, John Mayer, Jack White, Ritchie Blackmore, Joe SatrianiThey are the Guitar Virtuosi selected among the 382 Posts we publish this week. Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy!Tracklist 1 . Billy Gibbons - My Head's In Mississippi (w/ ZZ Top) Lifted from : ZZ Top…

This week In Guitar Virtuosi 23/52

John Scofield, Stanley Jordan, Eric Clapton, Jeff Beck, Derek Trucks, Joe Satriani, Steve Vai, Robert Fripp, Dimebag Darrell, Slash, Kirk Hammett, Yngwie MalmsteenThey are the Guitar Virtuosi selected among the 353 Posts we publish this week. Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy!Tracklist 1 . John Scofield - You Don'T Know Me Lifted from : Verve release "˜That's What I Say:…

We Remember Joe Pass. ‘Virtuoso Joe’

This day (May 23, 1994), in Los Angeles, California, died Joseph Anthony Jacobi Passalaqua a.k.a Joe Pass, an Italian-American jazz guitarist.Digest Tracklist : & Roy Clark - Jambalaya (1993) . Summertime (1992) . & Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen - Tricostin (1990) . & Oscar Peterson Quartet - Cakewalk (1987) . Joe's Blues (1984) . & Ella Fitzgerald - Georgia On My Mind (1983)…

Serenading The Ladies

From 'While My Lady Sleeps' to 'Oh. Lady Be Good!', we have mixed 17 'Jazz' tunes around the theme of 'Men singing their Ladies'. It has Les Hooper, Charlie Barnet, The String Quartet, Stan Getz and many more.

We remember Michael Brecker. ‘Ace Brecker’

This day (January 13, 2007), in New York City, New York, died Michael Brecker, an American jazz saxophonist and composer.Tracklist : Softly As In A Morning Sunrise (2003) . Delta City Blues (1998) . Peep (1990) . w/ Bill Evans, Ernie Watts, Stanley Turrentine - Four Sleepers / Pools (1989) . w/ Pat Metheny - Song For Bilbao . Choral (1983) . w/ Ben Sidran - Someday My Prince Will Come (1978) .…

We remember Freddie Hubbard ‘Hubiquity’

This day (December 29, 2008), in Sherman Oaks, California, died Freddie Hubbard, an American jazz trumpeter.Tracklist : w/ Joe Henderson, Herbie Hancock, Ron Carter - Cantaloupe Island (1985) . The Intrepid Fox (1990) . w/ Joe Henderson - Maiden Voyage (1986) . Fantasy In D (1982) . Straight Life (1975) . Birdlike (1967) . w/ Art Blakey - Moanin' (1992) . Tracklist : Red Clay . Open Sesame .…

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…