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Branford Marsalis

A&M publish Sting’s third album : ‘The Soul Cages’…

Sting’s ‘The Soul Cages’ is his third studio album dedicated to his recently deceased father and released on January 22, 1991 by A&M. Track Listing : 1.Island Of Souls (Sting) – 06:41 . 2.All This Time (Sting) – 04:54 . 3.Mad About You (Sting) – 03:53 . 4.Jeremiah Blues (Part 1) (Sting) – 04:54 . […]

Wynton Marsalis records ‘Black Codes (From the Underground)’ with…

Wynton Marsalis’s ‘Black Codes (From the Underground)’ is an album recorded on January 7, 11 & 14, 1985 with Branford Marsalis and released on June 9, 1985 by Columbia. Track Listing : 1.Black Codes (Wynton Marsalis) – 09:31 . 2.For Wee Folks (Wynton Marsalis) – 09:06 . 3.Delfeayo’S Dilemma (Wynton Marsalis) – 06:46 . 4.Phryzzinian […]

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 […]

Branford Marsalis records ‘Contemporary Jazz’ with Eric Revis, Jeff…

Branford Marsalis’ ‘Contemporary Jazz’ is an album recorded in December 1999 with Eric Revis, Jeff ‘Tain’ Watts and Joey Calderazzo and released in August 2000 by Sony Music. Track Listing : 1.In The Crease (Branford Marsalis) – 06:49 . 2.Requiem (Branford Marsalis) – 06:49 . 3.Elysium (Branford Marsalis) – 16:03 . 4.Cheek To Cheek (Irving […]

Bruce, Gaga, Herbie et al come for Sting’s 60th BDay (2011)

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,, 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 […]

This week In Jazz Legends 21

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 releases ‘Brand New Day,’ his sixth solo album featuring…

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 […]

Playing Coltrane

‘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 releases ‘Eternal,’ a live album recorded in…

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 […]

Last week In Collaborations 05

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 […]

Lieb & the Miles’ Sopranos

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”), […]