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Michael Brecker

The Michael Brecker Quartet tours Italy (1999)

March 31, 1999 – the Michael Brecker Quartet – that is Michael Brecker (ts), James Genus (b), Jeff Tain Watts (d) and Joey Calderazzo (p) – is at the “Jazz e Altro” Festival held in in Emilia Romagna, Italy

This week In Jazz Legends 47

John Lewis, Chick Corea & Hiromi Uehara, Keith Jarrett, Terry Lynn Carrington, Diana Krall, Eliane Elias, Jimmy Smith, George Duke, Maynard Ferguson, Tete Montoliu & Jackie Mclean , Michael Brecker, Gary Bartz . They are the “Jazz Legends” selected among the 267 Posts we publish this week. Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. […]

Warner Bros. release Chaka Khan’s second solo album :…

Chaka Khan’s ‘Naughty’ is her second solo album produced By Arif Mardin and released on March 26, 1980 by Warner Bros. Track Listing : 1.Clouds (Nickolas Ashford, Valerie Simpson) – 04:28 . 2.Get Ready, Get Set (Kathy Anderson, Ellison Chase, Bill Haberman, Art Jacobson) – 03:42 . 3.Move Me No Mountain (Jerry Ragovoy, Aaron Schroeder) […]

Singing (and Playing) With Chaka Khan

Chaka Khan whose birthday is today – Happy Birthday BTW – has performed with a myriad of artists, musicians and bands of all genres. We have selected twelve of them : Ray Charles, George Benson, Fourplay, Michael Brecker, Randy Brecker , Tom Jones, Barry White, Whitney Houston, Alfonso Ribeiro, K.D. Lang, Fomo, Taka Boom, Mark […]

This week In Jazz Legends 38

Wes Montgomery, Benny Golson, Freddie Hubbard, Rahsaan Roland Kirk, Joe Lovano, Archie Shepp, Hugh Masekela & Jabu Nkosi, Sonny Rollins, Lenny White, Michael Brecker, SFJazz Collective, Chick Corea & Gary Burton. They are the “Jazz Legends” selected among the 220 Posts we publish this week. Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy! Tracklist […]

Michael Brecker records ‘Wide Angles,’ an album for Verve (2003)

Michael Brecker’s ‘Wide Angles’ is an album recorded on January 22 & 24, 2003 and released on September 9, 2003 by Verve. Track Listing : 1.Broadband (Michael Brecker) – 06:45 . 2.Cool Day In Hell (Michael Brecker) – 07:51 . 3.Angle Of Repose (Michael Brecker) – 06:41 . 4.Tumbuktu (Michael Brecker) – 07:51 . 5.Night […]

We remember Michael Brecker. ‘Ace Brecker’

This day (January 13, 2007), in New York City, New York, died Michael Brecker, an American jazz saxophonist and composer. Tracklist : Softly As In A Morning Sunrise (2003) . Delta City Blues (1998) . Peep (1990) . w/ Bill Evans, Ernie Watts, Stanley Turrentine – Four Sleepers / Pools (1989) . w/ Pat Metheny […]

This week In Jazz Legends (Special Pianists) 36

Chucho Valdes, Michel Camilo, Tania Maria, Hiromi, Michel Legrand, Ben Sidran, Marcus Roberts, Dave Grusin, Bill Evans, Alice Coltrane, Duke Ellington, Tommy Flanagan, Big Tiny Little. They are the “Jazz Legends (Special Pianists)” selected among the 206 Posts we publish this week. Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy! Tracklist 1 . Chucho […]

Elektra publish Carly Simon’s fourth album : ‘Hotcakes’…

Carly Simon’s ‘Hotcakes’ is her fourth studio album produced by Richard Perry and released on January 11, 1974 by Elektra. Track Listing : 1.Safe And Sound (Carly Simon, Jacob Brackman) – 3:40 . 2.Mind On My Man (Carly Simon) – 02:59 . 3.Think I’M Gonna Have A Baby (Carly Simon) – 03:57 . 4.Older Sister […]

Atlantic publish Bette Midler’s third album : ‘Songs for the New…

Bette Midler’s ‘Songs for the New Depression’ is her third studio album released on January 8, 1976 by Atlantic Records. Track Listing : 1.Strangers In The Night (Bert Kaempfert, Charles Singleton, Eddie Snyder) – 03:22 . 2.I Don’T Want The Night To End (Phoebe Snow) – 03:53 . 3.Mr. Rockefeller (Jerry Blatt, Bette Midler) – […]

Happy Birthday Joe Lovano. ‘Sounds of Joe’

This day (December 29, 1952), in Cleveland, Ohio, United States, is born Joseph Salvatore Joe Lovano an American jazz saxophonist, alto clarinetist, flautist. Tracklist : Tapestry (2019) . w/ Dave Douglas Sound Prints – The Corner Tavern (2018) . On This Day (2016) . w/ John Scofield – @ The City (2015) . w/Brussels Jazz […]

This week In Jazz Legends 33

Miles Davis, Kenny Garrett, Grover Washington Jr, Milton Nascimento, Wagner Tiso, Tony Bennett, Ahmad Jamal, Yusef Lateef, Arturo O’Farrill, Oscar Peterson, Joe Pass, Pat Metheny, Brad Mehldau, Cyrus Chestnut, Buster Williams, Lenny White, Michael Brecker, David Liebman, Joe Lovano, Wadada Leo Smith, Ornette Coleman. They are the “Jazz Legends” performers selected among the 197 Posts […]

Casablanca Records publish Parliament’s fourth album : ‘Mothership…

Parliament’s ‘Mothership Connection’ is their fourth (and the first to feature Maceo Parker and Fred Wesley) album released on December 15, 1975 by Casablanca Records. Track Listing : 1.P. Funk (Wants To Get Funked Up) (George Clinton, William Collins, Bernard Worrell) – 07:41 . 2.Mothership Connection (Star Child) (George Clinton, William Collins, Bernard Worrell) – […]

Atlantic Records publish Mike Stern’s third album : ‘Time in…

Mike Stern’s ‘Time in Place’ is his third studio album recorded during December 1987 with among others Peter Erskine, Don Alias and Michael Brecker and released in 1988 by Atlantic Records. Track Listing : 1.Gossip (Mike Stern) – 05:59 . 2.Time In Place (Mike Stern) – 06:49 . 3.Before You Go (Mike Stern) – 05:31 […]

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 […]