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Herbie Hancock

Happy Birthday Paul Simon. ‘Simon Sings’

This day (October 13, 1941), in Newark, New Jersey, is born Paul Frederic Simon simply known as Paul Simon, American musician, singer-songwriter, one half of Simon & Garfunkel Digest Tracklist : Sounds of Silence (w/ Art Garfunkel, Holland, 1966) . I Am A Rock (w/ Art Garfunkel, 1965) . Overs (w/ Art Garfunkel, 1967) . […]

Herbie Hancock releases his twelfth album : ‘Head Hunters’ featuring…

Herbie Hancock’s ‘Head Hunters’ is his twelfth studio album co-produced with David Rubinson and released on October 13, 1973 by Columbia. Track Listing : 1.Chameleon (Herbie Hancock, Paul Jackson, Harvey Mason, Bennie Maupin) – 15:41 . 2.Watermelon Man (Herbie Hancock) – 06:29 . 3.Sly (Herbie Hancock) – 10:15 . 4.Vein Melter (Herbie Hancock) – 09:09 […]

Blue Note publish Robert Glasper’s album : ‘Canvas’ (2005)

Robert Glasper’s ‘Canvas’ is a studio (his first for a major label) album released on October 4, 2005 by Blue Note Track Listing : 1.Rise And Shine (Robert Glasper) – 07:37 . 2.Canvas (Robert Glasper) – 09:57 . 3.Portrait Of An Angel (Robert Glasper) – 05:24 . 4.Enoch’S Meditation (Robert Glasper) – 08:12 . 5.Centelude […]

Happy Birthday Sting. ‘Sumner Time’

This day (October 2, 1951), in Wallsend, Northumberland, England, is born Gordon Matthew Thomas Sumner a.k.a. Sting, English singer and songwriter, co-founder of The Police Wikipedia : This day (October 2, 1951), in Wallsend, Northumberland, England, is born Gordon Matthew Thomas Sumner a.k.a. Sting, English singer and songwriter, co-founder of The Police Official Site : […]

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, 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 […]

Playing Miles

‘So What’, ‘Blue In Green’, ‘Freddie Freeloader’, ‘All Blues’ etc. Miles Davis who passed away today 28 years ago, has left many compositions for the ages. Some of them have been covered by famous and not so famous artists. Sting, Marcus Miller, Herbie Hancock, Gerry Mulligan, Art Farmer, Lee Konitz, John Mclaughlin, Chet Baker, Hiromi, […]

‘Jobim, Hancock & Friends’ Tom Jobim’s last concert

On September 27, 1993, in Sao Paulo ‘Tom’ Jobim joins a group of American and Brazilian artists – Herbie Hancock, Joe Henderson, Gonzalo Rubalcaba, Ron Carter, Harvey Mason, Shirley Horn, John Hendricks, Gal Costa, Oscar Castro-Neves, Paulo Jobim and Alex Acuna – to perform four songs during what will stay as his last Brazilian public […]

Herbie, Shirley et al pay tribute to Jobim (1993)

September 27, 1993 – Shirley Horn, Gal Costa, Jon Hendricks, Joe Henderson, Herbie Hancock, Gonzalo Rubalcaba, Oscar Castro-Neves, Ron Carter, Harvey Mason pay tribute to Brazilian Icon Antônio Carlos Jobim at the Free Jazz Festival in Sao Paulo, Brazil

Concord Records publish Diane Schuur’s ‘Friends for Schuur,’…

Diane Schuur’s ‘Friends for Schuur’ is an album featuring duets with Ray Charles and Stevie Wonder and released on September 26, 2000 by Concord Records. Track Listing : 1.Easy Living (Ralph Rainger, Leo Robin) – 04:26 . 2.I’D Fly (Riccardo Cocciante, Jean Paul Drean, Roxanne Seeman) – 05:07 . 3.For The First Time (Gerry Goffin, […]

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, […]

Miles Davis records ‘Live at the 1963 Monterey Jazz Festival’ with…

Miles Davis’ ‘Live at the 1963 Monterey Jazz Festival’ is an album recorded with George Coleman, Herbie Hancock, Ron Carter and Tony Williams on September 20, 1963 and released on July 31, 2007 By Monterey Jazz Festival Records. Track Listing : 1.Waiting For Miles – 0:41 . 2.Autumn Leaves (Joseph Kosma, Johnny Mercer, Jacques Prévert) […]

Blue Note publish Robert Glasper’s tenth album : ‘ArtScience’…

Robert Glasper Experiment’s ‘ArtScience’ is Glasper’s tenth studio album released on September 16, 2016 by Blue Note; the Experiment featuring Casey Benjamin, Mark Colenburg and Derrick Hodge. Track Listing : 1.This Is Not Fear (Casey Benjamin, Mark Colenburg, Robert Glasper, Derrick Hodge) – 03:18 . 2.Thinkin Bout You (Robert Glasper, Derrick Hodge) – 03:12 . […]

Freddie Hubbard records the album ‘First Light’ for CTI (1971)

Freddie Hubbard’s ‘First Light’ is an album featuring string arrangements by Don Sebesky and recorded on September 14, 15 & 16, 1971 by By CTI Track Listing : 1.First Light (Freddie Hubbard) – 11:05 . 2.Uncle Albert/Admiral Halsey (Paul Mccartney) – 08:17 . 3.Moment To Moment (Henry Mancini, Johnny Mercer) – 05:43 . 4.Yesterday’S Dreams […]

Herbie Hancock records ‘Thrust,’ his thirteenth album featuring…

Herbie Hancock’s ‘Thrust’ is thirteenth studio album released on September 6, 1974 by Columbia. Track Listing : 1.Palm Grease (Herbie Hancock) – 10:38 . 2.Actual Proof (Herbie Hancock) – 09:42 . 3.Butterfly (Herbie Hancock, Bennie Maupin) – 11:17 . 4.Spank-A-Lee (Herbie Hancock, Mike Clark, Paul Jackson) – 07:12 Don Hunstein ALSO READ Official Site Wikipedia […]