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Jon Faddis

De-Lite Records publish Kool & the Gang’s ‘Ladies’…

Kool & the Gang’s ‘Ladies’ Night’ is their thirteenth studio album produced by Eumir Deodato and released on September 6, 1979 by De-Lite. Track listing : 1.Ladies’ Night (George Brown, Kool & the Gang) – 06:38 . 2.Got You into My Life (Ronald Bell, Kool & the Gang) – 04:25 . 3.If You Feel Like […]

Jaco Pastorius takes the Word of Mouth Big Band to ‘Aurex Jazz Festival…

During the first week of September 1982, Jaco Pastorius, the Word of Mouth Big Band and a couple of special guests such as Toots Thielemans took part in the “Aurex Jazz Festival” held in three different Japanese venues : Budokan, Tokyo (September 1st), Osaka Festival Hall (September 4th) and Yokohama Stadium (September 5th). Here is […]

CTI publish George Benson’s ‘Body Talk’ produced by Creed…

George Benson’s ‘Body Talk’ is a studio album produced by Creed Taylor and released on August 23, 1973 by CTI. Track Listing : 1.Dance (George Benson, Pee Wee Ellis) – 10:31 . 2.When Love Has Grown (Donny Hathaway, Gene Mcdaniels) – 05:03 . 3.Plum (George Benson) – 05:31 . 4.Body Talk (George Benson) – 08:20 […]

Paul Simon releases his seventh album : ‘Graceland’ featuring…

Paul Simon’s ‘Graceland’ is his seventh studio album released on August 12, 1986 by Warner Bros. Track listing : 1.The Boy in the Bubble (Forere Motloheloa, Paul Simon) – 03:59 . 2.Graceland (Paul Simon) – 04:48 . 3.I Know What I Know (General MD Shirinda, Paul Simon) – 03:13 . 4.Gumboots (Lulu Masilela, Jonhjon Mkhalali, […]

Atlantic publish Chic’s second album : ‘C’est Chic’…

Chic’s ‘C’est Chic’ feat. ‘Le Freak’ is their second studio album released on August 11, 1978 by Atlantic. Track listing : . 1.Chic Cheer (Bernard Edwards, Nile Rodgers) – 04:42 . 2.Le Freak (Bernard Edwards, Nile Rodgers) – 05:23 . 3.Savoir Faire (Bernard Edwards, Nile Rodgers) – 05:01 . 4.Happy Man (Bernard Edwards, Nile Rodgers) […]

Billy Joel releases ‘An Innocent Man,’ his ninth album featuring…

Billy Joel’s ‘An Innocent Man’ feat. ‘Uptown Girl’ is his ninth studio album released on August 8, 1983 by Family Productions/Columbia. Track Listing : 1.Easy Money (Billy Joel) – 04:04 . 2.An Innocent Man (Billy Joel) – 05:17 . 3.The Longest Time (Billy Joel) – 03:42 . 4.This Night (Billy Joel, Ludwig Van Beethoven) – […]

Chic release their third studio album ‘Risqué’ featuring ‘Good…

Chic’s ‘Risqué’ is their third studio album featuring Bernard Edwards and Nile Rodgers and released on July 30, 1979 by Atlantic. Track listing : . 1.Good Times (Bernard Edwards, Nile Rodgers) – 08:08 . 2.A Warm Summer Night (Bernard Edwards, Nile Rodgers) – 06:10 . 3.My Feet Keep Dancing (Bernard Edwards, Nile Rodgers) – 06:38 […]

Thad Jones & Mel Lewis bring their big band to Norway (1974)

June 26, 1974 – Thad Jones on flugelhorn and Mel Lewis on drums plus trumpeters Jon Faddis, Steve Furtado, Jim Bossy, Cecil Bridgewater, trombonists Jimmy Knepper, Billy Campbell, Quentin ‘Butter’ Jackson, Dave Taylor, reedmen Jerry Dodgion, Ed Xiques, Billy Harper, Ron Bridgewater, Pepper Adams, pianist Walter Norris and bassist George Mraz will be on stage […]

Grover Washington Jr. records ‘Soul Box’ arranged by Bob James…

Grover Washington, Jr.’s ‘Soul Box’ is his third album arranged by Bob James, recorded in March 1973 and released the same year by Kudu Records. Track Listing : 1.Aubrey (David Gates) – 03:44 . 2.Masterpiece (Norman Whitfield) – 013:20 . 3.Trouble Man (Marvin Gaye) – 015:56 . 4.You Are The Sunshine Of My Life (Stevie […]

Lalo Schifrin records ‘Black Widow’ featuring Patti Austin for CTI…

Lalo Schifrin’s ‘Black Widow’ is an album featuring, among others, Patti Austin on vocals and recorded on March 29 & 30, 1976 and released the same year by CTI Track Listing : 1.Black Widow (Lalo Schifrin) – 04:11 . 2.Flamingo (Edmund Anderson, Ted Grouya) – 04:31 . 3.Quiet Village (Les Baxter) – 05:45 . 4.Moonglow/Theme […]

Jazz Masters All Stars are at Jazzwoche Burghausen (2013)

March 14, 2013 – the Jazz Masters All Stars – that is Nathan Davis (s), Benny Golson (ts), Claus Reichstaller (tp, flg), Jon Faddis (tp), George Cables (p), Abraham Laboriel (b) and Dennis Mackrel (d) – are at Jazzwoche Burghausen in Wackerhalle, Germany

German television celebrates Dizzy Gillespie’s 70th Birthday with some…

February 27, 1987 – German television has gathered Sam Rivers (ts), Ed Cherry (g), John Lee (b), Ignacio Berroa (d), Hank Jones (p), Slide Hampton (tb), Johnny Griffin (ts), Jon Faddis (tp), Arturo Sandoval (tp), Eddie Gomez (b) and Ed Thigpen (d) for Dizzy Gillespie‘s 70th Birthday Jubilee Session at Theaterhaus in Stuttgart, Germany

Huey, Sting & the ‘All Star Session’ attend the 28th Grammy…

February 25, 1986 – Huey Lewis & The News, a-ha, Sting, Phil Collins plus an All-Star Jam Session gathering B.B. King, Tony Williams, Stanley Clarke, Ron Carter, Michel Petrucciani, Herbie Hancock, Kenny Burrell, Stanley Jordan, Bobby Hutcherson), Gary Burton, Jon Faddis, Dizzy Gillespie , Gerry Mulligan, David Sanborn and Buddy Rich plus Sarah Vaughan, Diana […]

Simon & Garfunkel release their fifth studio album : ‘Bridge over…

‘Bridge over Troubled Water’ by Simon & Garfunkel is their fifth and final studio album released on January 26, 1970 by Columbia. Track Listing : 1.Bridge Over Troubled Water (Paul Simon) – 04:52 . 2.El Condor Pasa (If I Could) (Daniel Alomía Robles, Paul Simon, Jorge Milchberg) – 03:06 . 3.Cecilia (Paul Simon) – 02:55 […]