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Branford Marsalis

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”), […]

This week In Jazz Legends 18

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 […]

VSOP II are at Montreux Jazz (1983)

July 23, 1983 – VSOP II featuring Wynton Marsalis, Branford Marsalis, Herbie Hancock, Ron Carter and Tony Williams is on stage at at “Montreux Jazz Festival”, Switzerland

Branford Marsalis plays at North Sea Jazz (1987)

July 10, 1987 – the Branford Marsalis Quartet – that is Branford Marsalis (ts, ss), Kenny Kirkland (p), Delbert Felix (b) and Lewis Nash (d) – will perform at “North Sea Jazz Festival” in The Hague, The Netherlands

Chucho Valdés releases ‘Border-Free,’ an album recorded with the…

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 […]