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Four Jazz Messengers Euro Gigs

On October 9, 1989, two days before his 70th birthday, Art Blakey took his Jazz Messengers to the Leverkusen Jazz festival in Germany. The concert turned out to be a special event when ex Messengers joined the party. From the Fifties / Sixties line-ups : Benny Golson, Wayne Shorter, Freddie Hubbard, Curtis Fuller, Jackie McLean. […]

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, […]

Barbra Streisand releases ‘Partners,’ her thirty-fourth album…

Barbra Streisand’s ‘Partners’ is her thirty-fourth studio album devoted to vocal duets and released on September 16, 2014. Track Listing : 1.It Had To Be You (Gus Kahn, Isham Jones) – 04:23 . 2.People (Bob Merrill, Jule Styne) – 04:14 . 3.Come Rain Or Come Shine (Johnny Mercer, Harold Arlen) – 04:11 . 4.Evergreen (Paul […]

Sonny Rollins records ‘Way Out West’ with Ray Brown & Shelly…

Sonny Rollins’ ‘Way Out West’ is an album recorded on March 7, 1957 with Ray Brown and Shelly Manne and released the same year by Contemporary. Track Listing : 1.I’M An Old Cowhand (From The Rio Grande) (Johnny Mercer) – 05:42 . 2.Solitude (Duke Ellington) – 07:52 . 3.Come, Gone (Sonny Rollins) – 07:53 . […]

Dean Martin records with an orchestra conducted by Gus Levene, ‘Pretty…

Dean Martin’s ‘Pretty Baby’ is an album recorded on January 28 and 30, 1957 with an orchestra conducted by Gus Levene and released on June 17, 1957 by Capitol. Track Listing : 1.I Can’T Give You Anything But Love (Jimmy Mchugh, Dorothy Fields) – 02:41 . 2.Only Forever (James V. Monaco, Johnny Burke) – 02:08 […]

Columbia publish Miles Davis’ album : ‘Four & More: Recorded…

Miles Davis’ ‘Four & More: Recorded Live in Concert’ is an album recorded on February 12, 1964 at Philharmonic Hall Of Lincoln Center, New York City and released on January 17, 1966 by Columbia. Track Listing : 1.So What (Miles Davis) – 09:10 . 2.Walkin’ (Richard Henry Carpenter) – 08:06 . 3.Joshua/Go-Go (Victor Feldman) – […]

Columbia publish Tony Bennett’s album : ‘Tony’ (1957)

Tony Bennett’s ‘Tony’ is an album (re-titled ‘Tony Bennett Showcase’) produced by Ernest Altschuler and released on January 14, 1957 by Columbia. Track Listing : 1.It Had To Be You (Isham Jones, Gus Kahn) – 02:58 . 2.You Can Depend On Me (Charlie Carpenter, Louis Dunlap, Earl Hines) – 02:14 . 3.I’M Just A Lucky […]

Frank Sinatra records the album ‘A Man and His Music’ for Reprise…

Frank Sinatra’s ‘A Man and His Music’ is a double album recorded from December 19, 1960 till October 21, 1965, with various conductors and released in 1965 by Reprise. Track Listing : 1.Put Your Dreams Away (For Another Day) (Paul Mann, George David Weiss, Ruth Lowe) – 03:10 . 2.All Or Nothing At All (Jack […]

Amy Winehouse releases her debut album : ‘Frank’ featuring…

Amy Winehouse’s ‘Frank’ is her debut studio album released on October 20, 2003 by Island. Track Listing : 1.Intro/stronger Than Me (Amy Winehouse, Salaam Remi) – 03:54 . 2.You Sent Me Flying/Cherry (Amy Winehouse, Felix Howard, Salaam Remi) – 06:50 . 3.Know You Now (Amy Winehouse, Gordon Williams, Earl “Chinna” Smith, Delroy “Chris” Cooper, Astor […]

Katie Thiroux – Introducing Katie Thiroux

Released in March 2015, “Introducing Katie Thiroux” is the first album by Californian double bass player and singer Katie Thiroux Track Listing : 1.There’S A Small Hotel (Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart) – 03:19 . 2.Don’T Be On The Outside (George Kelly, Mayme Watts, Sid Wyche) – 03:59 . 3.A Beautiful Friendship (Donald Kahn, Stanley Styne) […]