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Herbie Hancock

Four Concerts with Nathan East

Bassist extraordinaire, Nathan East, who turns 64 today – Happy Birthday BTW – has been for almost 40 years a “top session bassist”. Very much in demand, Nathan has played on numerous albums and behind the greatest (you want to verify ? click on http://go.rvm.pm/nathaneast). The ‘Four Concerts with Nathan East’ are with Eric Clapton, […]

Singing (and Playing) with Tom Jobim

Antonio Carlos Jobim – who passed away today twenty six years ago – has performed with a myriad of artists Brazilian or not, of all genres. We have selected twelve of them : João Donato, Elis Regina, Pat Metheny , Edu Lobo, Gal Costa, Danilo Caymmi, Quinteto Vocal , Frank Sinatra, Herbie Hancock, João Gilberto […]

We remember Antônio Carlos Jobim. ‘Quiet Star’

This day (December 8, 1994), in New York, died Antônio Carlos Brasileiro de Almeida Jobim a.k.a Tom Jobim, a Brazilian songwriter, composer, arranger, singer, and pianist/guitarist. Tracklist : One Note Samba . Insensatez . Samba De Uma Nota Só (1986) . Garota de Ipanema . Corcovado . Wave . Chega de saudade . Agua De […]

Herbie Hancock records his ninth album : ‘Mwandishi’ for Warner…

Herbie Hancock’s ‘Mwandishi’ is his ninth album rRecorded in December 1970, Track Listing : 1.Ostinato (Suite For Angela) (Herbie Hancock) – 13:10 . 2.You’Ll Know When You Get There (Herbie Hancock) – 10:22 . 3.Wandering Spirit Song (Julian Priester) – 21:26 Musicians : Herbie Hancock – Fender Rhodes Piano . Buster Williams – Bass . […]

Columbia publish Herbie Hancock’s twenty-fourth album :…

Herbie Hancock’s ‘Directstep’ is his twenty-fourth album produced By David Rubinson & Friends, Inc and released on December 2, 1978 by Columbia. Track Listing : 1.Butterfly (Herbie Hancock, Bennie Maupin) – 07:55 . 2.Shiftless Shuffle (Herbie Hancock, Paul Jackson, Harvey Mason, Bill Summers) – 07:10 . 3.I Thought It Was You (Jeffrey Cohen, Herbie Hancock, […]

This week In Jazz Legends 30

Stan Getz, Charlie Byrd , Chico Hamilton, Herbie Hancock, Randy Brecker, Michael Brecker, Oscar Peterson, Count Basie, Stanley Turrentine, Joe Henderson, Kenny Wheeler, Freddie Hubbard, Dizzy Gillespie , Bill Evans, Jaco Pastorius, Rahsaan Roland Kirk. They are the “Jazz Legends” performers selected among the 243 Posts we publish this week. Here, they are reunited in […]

Columbia publish Miles Davis’ album : ‘Get Up with It’ (1974)

Miles Davis’ ‘Get Up with It’ is an album (his last before a five years retirement) collecting tracks recorded between 1970 and 1974 and released on November 22, 1974 by Columbia. Track Listing : 1.He Loved Him Madly (Miles Davis) – 32:05 . 2.Maiysha (Miles Davis) – 14:49 . 3.Honky Tonk (Miles Davis) – 05:54 […]

Paul Desmond records ‘Summertime,’ an album for CTI (1969)

Paul Desmond’s ‘Summertime’ is an album recorded on October 10, 16 & 24, November 5 & 20 and December 26, 1968 and released in 1969 By Cti. Track Listing : 1.Samba (Struttin’) With Some Barbeque (Louis Armstrong, Don Raye) – 04:26 . 2.Olvidar (Don Sebesky) – 05:33 . 3.Ob-La-Di, Ob-La-Da (John Lennon, Paul Mccartney) – […]

Nonesuch publish Joni Mitchell’s ‘Travelogue,’ an album…

Joni Mitchell’s ‘Travelogue’ is a double album featuring orchestral re-recordings of her previous songs, released on November 19, 2002 by Nonesuch. Track Listing : 1.Otis And Marlena (Joni Mitchell) – 03:54 . 2.Amelia (Joni Mitchell) – 06:48 . 3.You Dream Flat Tires (Joni Mitchell) – 03:48 . 4.Love (Joni Mitchell) – 05:40 . 5.Woodstock (Joni […]

Columbia publish Miles Davis’ album : ‘Live-Evil’ (1971)

Miles Davis’ ‘Live-Evil’ is an album (featuring live and studio recordings) released on November 17, 1971 by Columbia Records. Track Listing : 1.Sivad (Miles Davis) – 15:16 . 2.Little Church (Hermeto Pascoal) – 03:17 . 3.Medley: Gemini , Double Image (Miles Davis, Joe Zawinul) – 05:56 . 4.What I Say (Miles Davis) – 21:12 . […]

Freddie Hubbard records ‘Straight Life’ with Joe Henderson, Herbie…

Freddie Hubbard’s ‘Straight Life’ is a soul/funk influenced jazz album recorded on November 16, 1970 with Joe Henderson, Herbie Hancock, George Benson , Ron Carter, Jack Dejohnette and more and released in January 1971 By Cti. Track Listing : 1.Straight Life (Hubbard) – 17:30 . 2.Mr. Clean (Weldon Irvine) – 13:37 . 3.Here’S That Rainy […]

This week In Jazz Legends (Special Pianists) 27

Herbie Hancock, Thelonious Monk, Horace Silver, Keith Jarrett, Oscar Peterson, Duke Ellington, Joe Zawinul, Bill Evans, Vijay Iyer, Dave Brubeck, Hiromi, Count Basie, Judy Garland. They are the “Jazz Legends (Special Pianists)” performers selected among the 252 Posts we publish this week. Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy! Tracklist 1 . Herbie […]

We all wish happy birthday to Joni Mitchell. ‘Mitchell, Ma Belle’

This day (November 7, 1943), in Fort Macleod, Alberta, Canada, is born Roberta Joan Anderson a.k.a Joni Mitchell, a Canadian musician, singer songwriter and painter.. Digest Tracklist : Big Yellow Taxi . Both Sides Now (2000) . Harry’S House (1998) . Hejira (1986) . w/ Herbie Hancock, Wayne Shorter, David Sanborn & Bobby Mcferrin . […]

Quincy Jones releases ‘Q’s Jook Joint,’ an album featuring…

Quincy Jones’ ‘Q’s Jook Joint’ is an album (his first in six years) released on November 7, 1995 by Qwest. Track Listing : 1.Jook Joint Intro (Quincy Jones) – 01:32 . 2.Let The Good Times Roll (Fleecie Moore, Sam Theard) – 02:55 . 3.Cool Joe, Mean Joe (Killer Joe) (Benny Golson, Quincy Jones, Queen Latifah) […]

Columbia publish Miles Davis album : ‘E.S.P.’ recorded with Wayne…

Miles Davis ‘E.S.P.’ is the first album recorded with his second great quintet featuring Wayne Shorter, Herbie Hancock, Ron Carter and Tony Williams and released in November 1965 by Columbia. Track Listing : 1.E.S.P. (Wayne Shorter) – 05:27 . 2.Eighty-One (Ron Carter, Miles Davis) – 06:11 . 3.Little One (Herbie Hancock) – 07:21 . 4.R.J. […]