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Michael Brecker

RCA publish Diana Ross ‘Why Do Fools Fall in Love’ featuring…

Diana Ross ‘Why Do Fools Fall in Love’ is an album (the first she produced herself) released on September 4, 1981 by RCA. Track listing : 1.Why Do Fools Fall in Love (Frankie Lymon, Morris Levy) – 02:52 . 2.Sweet Surrender (Leonard Stack, Cheryl Christiansen) – 04:07 . 3.Mirror Mirror (Michael Sembello, Michael Matkowsky) – […]

Joni Mitchell releases ‘Shadows and Light,’ a double live album…

Joni Mitchell’s ‘Shadows and Light’ is a double live album released in September 1979 and recorded with Pat Metheny, Jaco Pastorius, Michael Brecker and others and released in September 1980 by Asylum. Track listing : 1.Introduction (Joni Mitchell) – 01:51 . 2.In France They Kiss on Main Street (Joni Mitchell) – 04:14 . 3.Edith and […]

Jazz Alumni gather at Aurex Jazz (1980)

September 2, 1980 – Robben Ford (g), Freddie Hubbard (tp), Randy Brecker (tp), Michael Brecker (ts), Joe Farrell (ts), Joe Henderson (ts), George Duke (kb), Alphonso Johnson (b) and Peter Erskine (d) are gathered at “Aurex Jazz Festival” at Budokan in Tokyo,Japan

This week In Jazz Legends 19

Randy Weston, Buddy DeFranco, Art Blakey, Lionel Hampton, Tony Williams, Freddie Hubbard, Randy Brecker, Michael Brecker, Joe Farrell, Joe Henderson, George Duke, Alphonso Johnson, Robben Ford, Peter Erskine, Jean Luc Ponty, Jaco Pastorius, Miles Davis, Sun Ra , John Zorn, Dexter Gordon. They are the “Jazz Legends” performers selected among the 253 Posts we publish […]

Bruce Springsteen releases his third album : ‘Born to Run’ featuring…

Bruce Springsteen’s ‘Born to Run’ feat. “Jungleland” is his third studio album released on August 25, 1975 by Columbia Records. Track Listing : 1.Thunder Road (Bruce Springsteen) – 04:49 . 2.Tenth Avenue Freeze-Out (Bruce Springsteen) – 03:11 . 3.Night (Bruce Springsteen) – 03:00 . 4.Backstreets (Bruce Springsteen) – 06:30 . 6.Born To Run (Bruce Springsteen) […]

Herbie Hancock leads a large band in Tokyo (2002)

August 25, 2002 – Herbie Hancock gathers a large band featuring Michael Brecker on saxophone, Naoko Terai on violin, Roberto Fonseca en piano, Niels Molvaer on trumpet and many more at “Tokyo Jazz Festival 2002” in Tokyo, Japan

Dan Fogelberg releases ‘The Innocent Age,’ his seventh album…

Dan Fogelberg’s ‘The Innocent Age’ is his seventh album ( one of his most successful) released in August 1981 by Full Moon/Epic Track Listing : 1.Nexus (Dan Fogelberg) – 06:04 . 2.The Innocent Age (Dan Fogelberg) – 04:15 . 3.The Sand And The Foam (Dan Fogelberg) – 04:19 . 4.In The Passage (Dan Fogelberg) – […]

The Manhattan Transfer release ‘Coming Out’ featuring ‘Chanson…

The Manhattan Transfer’s ‘Coming Out’ feat. ‘Chanson d’Amour’ is their third album released on August 19, 1976 by Atlantic. Track Listing : 1.Don’T Let Go (Jesse Stone) – 02:45 . 2.Zindy Lou (Johnny Moore, Eddie Smith) – 02:50 . 3.Chanson D’Amour (Wayne Shanklin) – 02:55 . 4.Helpless (Holland-Dozier-Holland) – 03:07 . 5.Scotch And Soda (Dave […]

This week In Jazz Legends 16

Duke Ellington, Charles Lloyd, Cannonball Adderley, Bill Evans, Robert Glasper, McCoy Tyner, Michael Brecker, Ravi Coltrane, Christian McBride, Roy Haynes, Thelonious Monk, The Bad Plus, Monty Alexander, Dave Holland, Fourplay, Herbie Hancock. They are the “Jazz Legends” performers selected among the 227 Posts we publish this week. Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. […]

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) – […]

Michael Brecker plays a concerto (2000)

August 2, 2000 – Michael Brecker and the Orchestra Sinfonica dell’Emilia-Romagna “Arturo Toscanini” conducted by Marcello Rota premiere John Psathas’ sax concerto “Omnifenix” in Bologna