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On TV Today, Miles Davis at ‘Night Music’ (1989)

October 18, 1989 – you do not miss Miles Davis with Kenny Garrett (fl, as), David Sanborn (as), Joe “Foley” McCreary (g), Adam Holzman (synth), Marcus Miller (el-b), Ricky Wellman (d), Don Alias (perc) at David Sanborn’s TV show “Night Music” on NBC

Polydor publish Chick Corea’s ‘My Spanish Heart’ featuring…

Chick Corea’s ‘My Spanish Heart’ is an album (among his most successfull) recorded in October, 1976 and released In 1976 By Polydor. Track Listing : 1.Love Castle (Chick Corea) – 04:45 . 2.The Gardens (Chick Corea) – 03:12 . 3.Day Danse (Chick Corea) – 04:27 . 4.My Spanish Heart (Chick Corea) – 01:37 . 5.Night […]

Singing & Playing With Stevie Ray Vaughan

Stevie Ray Vaughan who would have turned 65 today, has duetted with a myriad of blues and non blues artists. We have selected twelve of them : Johnny Copeland, Buddy Guy, BB King, Dick Dale, Albert King, Jeff Healey, The Fabulous Thunderbirds, Lonnie Mack , Night Music Band, Jeff Beck, Colin James, Albert Collins Here, […]

Joni Mitchell releases ‘Shadows and Light,’ a double live album…

Joni Mitchell’s ‘Shadows and Light’ is a double live album released in September 1979 and recorded with Pat Metheny, Jaco Pastorius, Michael Brecker and others and released in September 1980 by Asylum. Track listing : 1.Introduction (Joni Mitchell) – 01:51 . 2.In France They Kiss on Main Street (Joni Mitchell) – 04:14 . 3.Edith and […]

Jaco Pastorius takes the Word of Mouth Big Band to ‘Aurex Jazz Festival…

During the first week of September 1982, Jaco Pastorius, the Word of Mouth Big Band and a couple of special guests such as Toots Thielemans took part in the “Aurex Jazz Festival” held in three different Japanese venues : Budokan, Tokyo (September 1st), Osaka Festival Hall (September 4th) and Yokohama Stadium (September 5th). Here is […]

Elektra Nonesuch publish Bill Frisell’s twenty second album :…

Bill Frisell’s ‘Unspeakable’ is his twenty second album released on August 24, 2004 by Elektra Nonesuch. Track Listing : 1.1968 (Bill Frisell) – 04:35 . 2.White Fang (Bill Frisell, Hal Willner) – 05:39 . 3.Sundust (Hal Willner) – 02:36 . 4.Del Close (Bill Frisell, Eric Liljestrand, Hal Willner) – 05:03 . 5.Gregory C. (Bill Frisell, […]

Dan Fogelberg releases ‘The Innocent Age,’ his seventh album…

Dan Fogelberg’s ‘The Innocent Age’ is his seventh album ( one of his most successful) released in August 1981 by Full Moon/Epic Track Listing : 1.Nexus (Dan Fogelberg) – 06:04 . 2.The Innocent Age (Dan Fogelberg) – 04:15 . 3.The Sand And The Foam (Dan Fogelberg) – 04:19 . 4.In The Passage (Dan Fogelberg) – […]

Blue Note publish John Scofield’s ‘Hand Jive,’ an album…

John Scofield’s ‘Hand Jive’ is a studio album recorded with Eddie Harris and released on August 9, 1994 by Blue Note Records. Track Listing : 1.I’Ll Take Les (John Scofield) – 06:58 . 2.Dark Blue (John Scofield) – 07:37 . 3.Do Like Eddie (John Scofield) – 08:06 . 4.She’S So Lucky (John Scofield) – 05:50 […]

Miles Davis records ‘On the Corner’ for Columbia (1972)

Miles Davis’ ‘On the Corner’ is a studio album recorded on June 1, 6 and July 7, 1972 and released on October 11, 1972 by Columbia. Track Listing : 1.On The Corner; New York Girl; Thinkin’ One Thing And Doin’ Another; Vote For Miles (Miles Davis) – 20:02 . 2.Black Satin (Miles Davis) – 05:20 […]

Warner Bros. publish Miles Davis’ ‘Amandla,’ his third (and…

Miles Davis’ ‘Amandla’ is his third (and final) collaboration with Marcus Miller, released on May 18, 1989 by Warner Bros. Track Listing : 1.Catémbe (Marcus Miller) – 05:35 . 2.Cobra (George Duke) – 5:15 . 3.Big Time (Marcus Miller) – 05:40 . 4.Hannibal (Marcus Miller) – 05:49 . 5.Jo-Jo (Marcus Miller) – 04:51 . 6.Amandla […]

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 […]

Lou Reed releases ‘Ecstasy,’ his final album (2000)

Lou Reed’s ‘Ecstasy’ is his eighteenth (and final) solo album released on April 4, 2000 by Sire. Track Listing : 1.Paranoia Key Of E (Lou Reed) – 04:28 . 2.Mystic Child (Lou Reed) – 05:01 . 3.Mad (Lou Reed) – 04:29 . 4.Ecstasy (Lou Reed) – 04:25 . 5.Modern Dance (Lou Reed) – 04:09 . […]

Lalo Schifrin records ‘Black Widow’ featuring Patti Austin for CTI…

Lalo Schifrin’s ‘Black Widow’ is an album featuring, among others, Patti Austin on vocals and recorded on March 29 & 30, 1976 and released the same year by CTI Track Listing : 1.Black Widow (Lalo Schifrin) – 04:11 . 2.Flamingo (Edmund Anderson, Ted Grouya) – 04:31 . 3.Quiet Village (Les Baxter) – 05:45 . 4.Moonglow/Theme […]

Herbie Hancock publishes ‘The New Standard,’ an album covering rock…

Herbie Hancock’s ‘The New Standard’ is his fortieth album (covering rock and RnB songs) recorded with among others Michael Brecker & John Scofield and released on March 5, 199 by Verve. Track Listing : 1.New York Minute (Don Henley, Danny Kortchmar, Jai Winding) – 08:35 . 2.Mercy Street (Peter Gabriel) – 08:36 . 3.Norwegian Wood […]

Warner Bros. publish Jaco Pastorius’ third album :…

Jaco Pastorius ‘Invitation’ is his third album recorded with his Word of Mouth big band and released in December 1983 by Warner Bros. Track Listing : 1.Invitation (Bronislaw Kaper) – 06:57 . 2.Amerika (Traditional) – 01:09 . 3.Soul Intro/The Chicken (Pee Wee Ellis, Jaco Pastorius) – 06:49 . 4.Continuum (Jaco Pastorius) – 04:28 . 5.Liberty […]

David Sanborn & Friends tape ‘After New Year’s Eve’…

December 14, 1998 – David Sanborn and his “Friends” – that is Cassandra Wilson, Marcus Miller, Don Alias, Steve Gadd and many more – are at Unitel Studios in New York City to tape “After New Year’s Eve,” a special TV program to be aired on ABC in the early hours of January 1999