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Herbie Hancock

We remember Tony Williams

This day (February 23, 1997), in Daly City, California, died Anthony Tillmon 'Tony' Williams, an American drummer and pioneer of jazz fusion.Tracklist : w/ Miles Davis, Herbie Hancock, Wayne Shorter, Ron Carter - Agitation (1963) . 2…

The Jazz Gotha relaunches Blue Note (1985)

February 22, 1985 - for the relaunch of the Blue Note Records label, its President Bruce Lundvall has summoned the Jazz Gotha at The Town Hall in New York City (USA). Consider this : Art Blakey, Ron Carter, Jack DeJohnette, Herbie Hancock,…

We remember Chick Corea. ‘Hot Chick’

This day (February 9, 2021), in Tampa Bay, Florida, died Armando Anthony Corea a.k.a Chick Coreaan American jazz pianist, keyboardist and composer.Digest Tracklist : Spain (2018) . Chick Corea Elektric Band (2017) . Pastime Paradise…

Five Concerts with Vinnie Colaiuta

Vinnie Colaiuta, drummer extraordinaire who turns 65 today - Happy Birthday BTW - has played on numerous albums (you want to verify ? click on http://go.rvm.pm/vinniecolaiuta) by artists as different as Zappa and Bublé.The 'Five Concerts…

This week In Jazz Legends 05/52

Bill Evans, Carmen McRae, The Modern Jazz Quartet, Ella Fitzgerald & Sammy Davis Jr., J.J. Johnson & Kai Winding, Tony Bennett, Wayne Shorter, Sonny Rollins & Jim Hall, Anita O'Day, Weather Report, Donald Byrd, Herbie…

Herbie Hancock takes Rockit to London (1984)

January 31, 1984 - electro/jazz keyboardist Herbie Hancock and the Rock It Band - that is Bernard Fowler (Voc, Keyb), Grandmixer DST (Turntables, Keyb, Voc), Jeff Bova ( Keyb), Anton Fier (Dr, Perc), Wayne Braithwait (Bg, Voc) and JT Lewis…

This week In Jazz Legends 03/52

Gerry Mulligan, Herbie Hancock, Miles Davis & Friends, Ornette Coleman, Jean Luc Ponty, Billy Cobham, Stanley Clarke, Jason Moran, Eliane Elias, Lionel Loueke, Charlie Hunter, Nels Cline & Fred FrithThey are the "Jazz Legends"…

Happy Birthday Chris Potter

This day (January 1st, 1971), in Chicago, Illinois,, is born Chris Potter, an American jazz saxophonist, composer and multi-instrumentalist.Tracklist : w/ NYU Ensemble - Tangerine (2019) . w/ Dr Lonnie Smith Trio - @ Festival…

Herbie, Aretha et al honor Lionel Hampton (1992)

December 30, 1992 - CBS airs the Kennedy Center Honors ceremony where the recipients are Lionel Hampton, Paul Newman & Joanne Woodward, Ginger Rogers, Mstislav Rostropovich and Paul Taylor. The Lionel Hampton segment features Herbie…

We remember Freddie Hubbard ‘Hubiquity’

This day (December 29, 2008), in Sherman Oaks, California, died Freddie Hubbard, an American jazz trumpeter.Tracklist : w/ Joe Henderson, Herbie Hancock, Ron Carter - Cantaloupe Island (1985) . The Intrepid Fox (1990) . w/ Joe Henderson -…

This week In Jazz Legends 50/52

Dinah Shore, Andy Williams, Ella Fitzgerald, Milt Jackson, Freddie Hubbard, Woody Shaw, Gerry Mulligan, Bob Brookmeyer, John Coltrane, McCoy Tyner , Dave Brubeck, Ben Webster, Oscar Peterson, Thelonious Monk, Sonny Rollins, Jim Hall, Jean…

Four Concerts with Nathan East

Bassist extraordinaire, Nathan East, who turns 65 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 ?…

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. They are João Donato, Elis Regina, Pat Metheny , Edu Lobo, Gal…