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This week In Jazz Legends 35

Dr. Lonnie Smith, James Carter Organ Trio, Chris Potter, Michel Petrucciani, David Sanborn, Grover Washington Jr., Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers, Dizzy Gillespie, Stan Getz, Charles Mingus, Mccoy Tyner, Erroll Garner, The Timex All Star. They are the “Jazz Legends” selected among the 147 Posts we publish this week. Here, they are reunited in […]

We remember Alphonse Mouzon. ‘Fusion Moves On’

This day (December 26, 2016), in Los Angeles, California, died Alphonse Mouzon, a jazz-fusion drummer and percussionist Tracklist : w/ Larry Coryell & The 11th House – Right On, Y’all (2013) . I Wonder Why (2012) . Jams . w/ Paul Jackson & Herbie Hancock – Hang Up Your Hang Ups (1979) . w/ Jaco […]

Columbia publish Herbie Hancock’s twenty-fourth album :…

Herbie Hancock’s ‘Directstep’ is his twenty-fourth album produced By David Rubinson & Friends, Inc and released on December 2, 1978 by Columbia. Track Listing : 1.Butterfly (Herbie Hancock, Bennie Maupin) – 07:55 . 2.Shiftless Shuffle (Herbie Hancock, Paul Jackson, Harvey Mason, Bill Summers) – 07:10 . 3.I Thought It Was You (Jeffrey Cohen, Herbie Hancock, […]

Columbia release Herbie Hancock’s thirtieth album : ‘Mr.…

Herbie Hancock‘s ‘Mr. Hands’ is his thirtieth album (with Jaco Pastorius on one track.) released in September 1980 by Columbia. Track Listing : 1.Spiraling Prism (Herbie Hancock) – 06:25 . 2.Calypso (Herbie Hancock) – 06:44 . 3.Just Around The Corner (Herbie Hancock) – 07:36 . 4.4 A.M. (Herbie Hancock) – 05:23 . 5.Shiftless Shuffle (Herbie […]

Weather Report @ Norddeutscher Rundfunk

On September 3, 1971, Weather Report plus three european horn players did a two hours radio broadcast on “Jazzworkshop” a Norddeutscher Rundfunk program. Taped in Berlin, the radio show is so far unissued (or eventually bootlegged) but during the rehearsals, two songs “Directions” and “Dr. Honoris Causa” were filmed.

Alphonse Mouzon ‘rock n rolls’ (2015)

August 8, 2015 – Alphonse Mouzon & the Bolin Fest 2015 ‘all-star band’ – that is Craig Erickson, Sam Irish, Jesse Christen, Terry Brooks – will play at the Ickey Nickel in Sioux City, Iowa.

McCoy Tyner records ‘Enlightenment’ live at the Montreux Jazz…

McCoy Tyner’s ‘Enlightenment’ is a live album recorded on July 7, 1973 at the Montreux Jazz Festival In 1973 and released the same year by Milestone. Track Listing : 1.Presenting The Mccoy Tyner Quartet (Introduced By French Disc Jockey Pierre Lattès) . 2.Enlightenment Suite, Part 1 – Genesis (Mccoy Tyner) – 10:02 . 3.Enlightenment Suite, […]

Columbia Records publish ‘Weather Report,’ their eponymous debut…

‘Weather Report (1971) ‘ is their debut album released on May 12, 1971 by Columbia Records. Track Listing : 1.Milky Way (Wayne Shorter, Joe Zawinul) – 02:33 . 2.Umbrellas (Wayne Shorter, Miroslav Vitous, Joe Zawinul) – 03:27 . 3.Seventh Arrow (Miroslav Vitous) – 05:23 . 4.Orange Lady (Joe Zawinul) – 08:44 . 5.Morning Lake (Miroslav […]

Roberta Flack releases her fifth album : ‘Feel Like Makin’…

Roberta Flack’s ‘Feel Like Makin’ Love’ is her fifth solo album produced by Rubina Flake and released on March 1, 1975 by Atlantic. Track Listing : 1.Feelin’ That Glow (Bobby Fusco, Sister Charlotte Laws, Gene Mcdaniels, Maurice Mckinley, Leon Pendarvis) – 05:48 . 2.I Wanted It Too (Ralph Macdonald, William Salter) – 02:51 . 3.I […]