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Michael Brecker

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 […]

Happy Birthday Randy Brecker. ‘Brother Randy’

This day (November 27, 1945), in Cheltenham, Pennsylvania, is born Randy Brecker, an American trumpeter and flugelhornist. Digest Tracklist : w/ Chad Lefkowitz-Brown & F. Giachino trio – @ Torino Jazz Festival (2019) . Some Skunk Funk (2018) . w/ Marvin Stamm – A Night of Jazz (2017) . w/ Andrei Kondakov – ДЖАЗ НА […]

Eric Clapton releases his tenth album : ‘August’ (1986)

Eric Clapton’s ‘August’ is his tenth studio album mostly produced by Phil Collins and released on November 24, 1986 by Duck / Warner Bros. Track Listing : 1.It’S In The Way That You Use It (Eric Clapton, Robbie Robertson) – 04:11 . 2.Run (Lamont Dozier) – 03:39 . 3.Tearing Us Apart (Eric Clapton, Greg Phillinganes) […]

Steely Dan release their seventh album : ‘Gaucho’ featuring…

Steely Dan’s ‘Gaucho’ feat. ‘Hey Nineteen’ is their seventh studio album released on November 21, 1980 by Mca. Track Listing : 1.Babylon Sisters (Walter Becker, Donald Fagen) – 05:55 . 2.Hey Nineteen (Walter Becker, Donald Fagen) – 05:10 . 3.Glamour Profession (Walter Becker, Donald Fagen) – 07:29 . 4.Gaucho Walter Becker, Donald Fagen, Keith Jarrett) […]

Polydor release James Brown’s album : ‘Get On the Good Foot’…

James Brown’s ‘Get On the Good Foot’ feat. ‘Cold Sweat’ & ‘Please, Please, Please’ is a double album released on November 20, 1972 by Polydor. Track Listing : 1.Get On The Good Foot, Pts. 1& 2 (James Brown, Fred Wesley, Joe Mims) – 05:44 . 2.The Whole World Needs Liberation (James Brown, Bobby Byrd) – […]

John Lennon releases his fourth album : ‘Mind Games’ (1973)

John Lennon’s ‘Mind Games’ is his fourth studio album (his first self-produced) recorded in New York and released on October 29, 1973 by Apple. Track Listing : 1.Mind Games (John Lennon) – 04:13 . 2.Tight A$ (John Lennon) – 03:37 . 3.Aisumasen (I’M Sorry) (John Lennon) – 04:44 . 4.One Day (At A Time) (John […]

Donald Fagen releases his first solo album : ‘The Nightfly’…

Donald Fagen’s ‘The Nightfly’ is his first solo album after Steely Dan, released on October 29, 1982 by Warner Bros. Track Listing : 1.I.G.Y. (Donald Fagen) – 06:03 . 2.Green Flower Street (Donald Fagen) – 03:42 . 3.Ruby Baby (Jerry Leiber, Mike Stoller, Arranged By Donald Fagen) (Donald Fagen) – 05:39 . 4.Maxine (Donald Fagen) […]

This week In Jazz Legends 24

Cannonball Adderley, Thelonious Monk, Count Basie, Nat king Cole, Illinois Jacquet, Ray Brown, Roy Eldridge, Stan Getz, Coleman Hawkins, Oscar Peterson, Flip Phillips, Herb Ellis, Papa Jo Jones, Art Blakey, The Jazz Messengers, Dave Brubeck, Milt Jackson, Ray Brown, Cedar Walton, Micky Roker, Shirley Horn, Ella Fitzgerald, Duke Ellington , Gene Krupa, Anita O’Day, Miles […]

Warner Bros. publish Chaka Khan’s debut solo album : ‘Chaka’…

Chaka Khan’s ‘Chaka’ is her debut solo album released on October 12, 1978. Track Listing : 1.I’M Every Woman (Nickolas Ashford, Valerie Simpson) – 04:05 . 2.Love Has Fallen On Me (Lloyd Webber, Charles Stepney) – 04:52 . 3.Roll Me Through The Rushes (David Lasley, Lana Marrano) – 04:42 . 4.Sleep On It (Andrew Kastner, […]

Arista publish Aretha Franklin’s album : ‘Aretha’ (1980)

Aretha Franklin’s ‘Aretha’ is an album (her second album with this title) released in October 1980 by Arista Records. Track Listing : 1.Come To Me (Willard Eugene Price) – 03:42 . 2.I Can’T Turn You Loose (Otis Redding) – 03:55 . 3.United Together (Phil Perry, Chuck Jackson) – 05:02 . 4.Take Me With You (Phil […]

Playing Coltrane

‘Naima’,’Giant Steps’, ‘Mr.PC’ etc. John Coltrane whose birthday is today, has left next to fifty compositions. Some of them have been extensively covered by famous and not so famous jazz artists. Dave Liebman, Wayne Shorter, Jack DeJohnette, Michael Brecker, Joshua Redman, McCoy Tyner, Ravi Coltrane, Christian McBride, Roy Haynes, Bobby Hutcherson, Marcus Miller, Wynton Marsalis, […]