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Grady Tate

Atlantic publish Aretha Franklin’s album : ‘Soul ’69’…

Aretha Franklin’s ‘Soul ’69’ is an album of cover material released on January 17, 1969 by Atlantic. Track Listing : 1.Ramblin’ (Maybelle Smith) – 03:10 . 2.Today I Sing The Blues (Curtis Lewis) – 04:25 . 3.River’S Invitation (Percy Mayfield) – 02:40 . 4.Pitiful (Rosie Marie Mccoy, Charlie Singleton) – 03:04 . 5.Crazy He Calls […]

Wes Montgomery records his nineteenth album : ‘Down Here on the…

Wes Montgomery’s ‘Down Here on the Ground’ is his nineteenth album recorded on December 20, 21, 1967 & January 22, 26, 1968 and released in 1968 By A&M. Track Listing : 1.Wind Song (Herb Alpert, Nick Ceroli, Neil Larsen, John Pisano, Paul Francis Webster) – 02:22 . 2.Georgia On My Mind (Hoagy Carmichael, Stuart Gorrell) […]

We remember James Moody. ‘Moody Blues’

This day (December 9, 2010), in San Diego, California, died James Moody, an American jazz saxophone and flute player. Tracklist : Moody’s Mood for Love (2008) . w/ George Benson & Clark Terry – So What . w/ Dizzy Gillespie, Gene Harris, Ray Brown, Grady Tate – Ow! (1985) . w/ Al Haig, Ray Brown […]

This week In Jazz Legends 31

Miles Davis, John Coltrane, Abdullah Ibrahim, Carlos Ward, Duke Ellington, Billy Strayhorn, Stan Getz, Flora Purim, Dave Brubeck, Benny Goodman, Wes Montgomery, Antônio Carlos Jobim, Chick Corea, Roy Haynes, Miroslav Vitous, Thelonious Monk, Dizzy Gillespie, James Moody, Gene Harris, Ray Brown, Grady Tate. They are the “Jazz Legends” performers selected among the 240 Posts we […]

Atlantic publish Roberta Flack’s third album : ‘Quiet Fire’…

Roberta Flack’s ‘Quiet Fire’ is her third studio album released in November 1971 by Atlantic. Track Listing : 1.Go Up Moses (Flack, Jesse Jackson, Joel Dorn) – 05:20 . 2.Bridge Over Troubled Water (Paul Simon) – 07:13 . 3.Sunday And Sister Jones (Gene Mcdaniels) – 04:48 . 4.See You Then (Jimmy Webb) – 03:40 . […]

Atlantic publish ‘Bette Midler’ her eponymous second album (1973)

Bette Midler’ is her eponymous second studio album produced by Arif Mardin, Barry Manilow and released on November 16, 1973 by Atlantic. Track Listing : 1.Skylark (Hoagy Carmichael, Johnny Mercer) – 03:02 . 2.Drinking Again (Johnny Mercer, Doris Tauber) – 02:48 . 3.Breaking Up Somebody’S Home (Al Jackson Jr., Timothy Matthews) – 03:49 . 4.Surabaya […]

Wes Montgomery records his twelfth album ‘Movin’ Wes’ for…

Wes Montgomery’s ‘Movin’ Wes’ is his twelfth (and his second to reach the charts) album recorded on November 11, 16, 1964 and released the same year by Verve. Track Listing : 1.Caravan (Duke Ellington, Irving Mills, Juan Tizol) – 02:39 . 2.People (Bob Merrill, Jule Styne) – 04:23 . 3.Movin’ Wes, Pt. 1 (Wes Montgomery) […]

When Benny Goodman played New-York

Four occasions, three years : 1985, 1974 and 1938 “When Benny Goodman played New-York”. “Concert One” that he played during the tribute he received eight months before his death, at the Broadway Ballroom (yes, people were dancing to jazz then) of the newly opened Marriott Marquis Hotel. Two, a more intimate concert performed in 1974 […]

This week In Jazz Legends (special collaborations) 20

Bobby McFerrin, The Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra, Randy Crawford, Joe Sample, Kenny Garrett, Roy Ayers, Oscar D’Leon, Steve Turre, Joe Zawinul, Trilok Gurtu, Freddie Hubbard, Cedar Walton, Ron Carter, Lenny White, Jim Hall, Attila Zoller, Red Mitchell, Daniel Humair, George Benson, Earl Klugh, Grady Tate, Jimmy Smith, Stanley Turrentine, Hermeto Pascoal, Stan Getz, Larry Coryell, […]

Bette Midler releases ‘Some People’s Lives,’ her seventh album…

Bette Midler’s ‘Some People’s Lives’ is her seventh studio album (featuring ‘From a Distance’) released on September 4, 1990 by Atlantic. Track Listing : 1.One More Round (Jessica Harper, Danny Sembello, Allee Willis) – 02:03 . 2.Some People’S Lives (Rhonda Fleming, Janis Ian) – 03:29 . 3.Miss Otis Regrets (Cole Porter) – 02:51 . 4.Spring […]

The Manhattan Transfer release their twelfth album : ‘The Offbeat Of…

The Manhattan Transfer’s ‘The Offbeat Of Avenues’ is their twelfth album released on August 13, 1991 by Columbia. Track listing : 1.The Offbeat of Avenues (Cheryl Bentyne, Prince) – 04:55 . 2.Sassy (Cheryl Bentyne, Bill Bodine, Janis Siegel) – 04:49 . 3.10 Minutes Till the Savages Come (Jeff Lorber, Janis Siegel, Brock Walsh) – 03:58 […]

Warner Bros. release ‘Miles & Quincy Live at Montreux,’ a…

‘Miles & Quincy Live at Montreux’ is the last album (a collaboration with Quincy Jones for the 1991 Montreux Jazz Festival) recorded by Miles Davis and released on August 10, 1993 by Warner Bros. Track listing : 1.Introduction (Quincy Jones, Claude Nobs) – 01:23 . 2.Boplicity (Cleo Henry) – 03:40 . 3.Introduction to Miles Ahead […]

A&M / CTI release Quincy Jones’ ‘Walking in Space’…

Quincy Jones’ ‘Walking in Space’ feat. ‘Killer Joe’ is a studio album recorded on June 18 & 19, 1969 and released in 1969 by A&M/Cti.. Track Listing : 1.Dead End (Galt Macdermot, James Rado, Gerome Ragni) – 04:05 . 2.Walking In Space (Galt Macdermot, James Rado, Gerome Ragni) – 12:06 . 3.Killer Joe (Benny Golson) […]