Sting’s ‘…Nothing Like the Sun’ is his second solo album ( with a title borrowed from from Shakespeare’s Sonnet #130) released on October 13, 1987 by A&M. Track Listing : 1.The Lazarus Heart (Sting) – 04:34 . 2.Be Still My Beating Heart (Sting) – 05:32 . 3.Englishman In New York (Sting) – 04:25 . 4.History […]
October 7, 1995 – you do not want to miss Brandy singing her hit “Baby” at “Soul Train” on a TV channel near you.
October 1, 2011 – for his 60th birthday, Sting has invited Bruce Springsteen, Lady Gaga, Stevie Wonder, Mary J. Blige, Herbie Hancock, Robert Downey Jr., Vince Gill, Will.i.am, Rufus Wainwright, Branford Marsalis, Billy Joel and Chris Botti to perform with him and his band featuring Dominic Miller, Christian McBride, David Sancious and Vinnie Colaiuta at […]
Jean Luc Ponty, Weather Report, Miles Davis, Marcus Miller, The Crusaders, Tom Jobim, Sarah Vaughan, Betty Carter, Ralph Towner, Gary Peacock, Baden Powell, Lester Young, Coleman Hawkins, Astor Piazzolla, Gerry Mulligan, Clark Terry, Phil Woods. They are the “Jazz Legends” selected among the 311 Posts we publish this week. Here, they are reunited in one […]
Sting’s ‘Brand New Day’ is his sixth solo studio album featuring ‘Desert Rose’ with Cheb Mami and released on September 24, 1999 by A&M Records. Track Listing : 1.A Thousand Years (Kipper, Sting) – 05:57 . 2.Desert Rose (Sting) – 04:45 . 3.Big Lie, Small World (Sting) – 05:05 . 4.After The Rain Has Fallen […]
‘Naima’,’Giant Steps’, ‘Mr.PC’ etc. John Coltrane whose birthday is today, has left next to fifty compositions. Some of them have been extensively covered by famous and not so famous jazz artists. Dave Liebman, Wayne Shorter, Jack DeJohnette, Michael Brecker, Joshua Redman, McCoy Tyner, Ravi Coltrane, Christian McBride, Roy Haynes, Bobby Hutcherson, Marcus Miller, Wynton Marsalis, […]
Branford Marsalis’ ‘Eternal’ is an album recorded at Tarrytown Music Hall in Tarrytown, New York in October 2003 and released on September 14, 2004. Track Listing : 1.The Ruby And The Pearl (Ray Evans, Jay Livingston) – 08:52 . 2.Reika’S Loss (Jeff Tain Watts) – 07:51 . 3.Gloomy Sunday (László Jávor, Sam M. Lewis, Rezso […]
Michael Buble & Blake Shelton, UB40 & Chrissie Hynde, Clarence Gatemouth Brown & Canned Heat, Branford Marsalis & Grateful Dead, Elvin Bishop & Jim McCarty, Carl Perkins & George Harrison, Rihanna & Elton John, Michael Jackson & Slash, Aerosmith, Run Dmc & Kid Rock, AC/DC & Axl Rose, David Bowie & Arcade Fire, Pink Floyd […]
September 10, 1991 – The Grateful Dead have invited Branford Marsalis and Bruce Hornsby to join the band for their concert at Madison Square Garden in New York, NY
Dave Liebman, who turns 70 today belongs to the “soprano sax players featured on a Miles Davis studio record” small club. A club of eleven members – not counting anyone we may have missed : Wayne Shorter (“Bitches Brew”, “In a Silent Way”, “Big Fun”), Kenny Garrett (“Amandla”), Dave Liebman (“On the Corner”, “Dark Magus”), […]
This day (August 26, 1960), in Breaux Bridge, Louisiana, is born Branford Marsalis, an American saxophonist, composer and bandleader.
Branford Marsalis, Wayne Shorter, Freddie Hubbard, Woody Shaw, Joe Henderson, McCoy Tyner, Mahavishnu Orchestra, Herbie Hancock, Return to Forever, Stan Kenton, Jimmy Smith, Maynard Ferguson, Gerry Mulligan, Modern Jazz Quartet, Martial Solal, Toots Thielemans. They are the “Jazz Legends” performers selected among the 273 Posts we publish this week. Here, they are reunited in one […]
August 20, 1990 – Sting will perform with Branford Marsalis then chat with Jay Leno at “The Tonight Show” on NBC
Shirley Horn’s ‘You Won’t Forget Me’ is a studio album recorded on June 12 & August 13, 1990 and featuring Miles Davis’ last appearance as a sideman and released in 1991 by Verve. Track listing : 1.The Music That Makes Me Dance (Bob Merrill, Jule Styne) – 06:32 . 2.Come Dance with Me (Sammy Cahn, […]
July 16, 2007 – Natalie Cole and Branford Marsalis sit in with The Boston Pops Esplanade Orchestra at “Martha’s Vineyard Festival” in Martha’s Vineyard, MA
Chucho Valdés’ ‘Border-Free’ is an album recorded with the Afro-Cuban Messengers and released on July 9, 2013 by Comanche/Jazz Village. Track listing : 1.Congadanza (Chucho Valdés) – 09:09 . 2.Caridad Amaro (Chucho Valdés) – 06:27 . 3.Tabú (Margarita Lecuona) – 09:46 . 4.Bebo Chucho Valdés (Chucho Valdés) – 07:46 . 5.Afro-Comanche (Chucho Valdés) – 011:54 […]