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Patti Austin

We remember Wilton Felder. ‘Crusading’

This day (September 27, 2015) died Wilton Felder, American saxophone and bass player best known as a founding member of The Crusaders, initially called the Jazz Crusaders.Digest Tracklist : The Crusaders – Soul Shadows (1984) . The…

Happy Birthday Patti Austin. ‘Austin Power’

This day (August 10, 1950), in Harlem, New York, is born Patti Austin, an American R&B and jazz music singer who made her debut at the Apollo Theater at age four and had a contract with RCA Records when she was only five. Digest…

This week In Soul Artists 27

Barry White, Luther Vandross, George Mccrae, Anthony Hamilton, Isaac Hayes, James Ingram, Patti Austin, Esther Phillips, Roberta Flack, The Neville Brothers, Lizz Wright, Sarah Vaughan, Aretha Franklin. They are the Soul Artists selected…

Quincy Jones conducts a mega big band in Tokyo (1981)

July 9, 1981 - Quincy Jones (conductor), Jean "Toots" Thielmans (harmo), g)), Patti Austin (voc)), James Ingram (voc), Vivien Cherry (voc), Peggy Lipton Jones (voc), Janna Tyler (voc), Carlos Rios (g), Louis Johnson (b), Rod Temperton (kb),…

Happy Birthday Dave Grusin. ‘Scorecerer’

This day (June 26, 1934), in Littleton, Colorado, is born Robert David Grusin a.k.a Dave Grusin, an American composer, arranger and pianist .Digest Tracklist : w/ Lee Ritenour - Jarasum Int'l Jazz Festival (2017) . Live from the Crown…

Tommy LiPuma & The Ladies

From Miles Davis to Paul McCartney, LiPuma has produced a large batch of grammy certified albums and artists. George Benson, Al Jarreau, Michael Franks, Dr. John to name a few. And some fine ladies too Barbra Streisand, Anita Baker, Natalie…