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Peter Erskine

Verve publish Diana Krall’s sixth album : ‘The Look of Love’…

Diana Krall’s ‘The Look of Love’ is her sixth (and best-selling) album released on September 18, 2001 by Verve. Track listing : 1.’S Wonderful (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin) – 4:29 . 2.Love Letters (Edward Heyman, Victor Young) – 4:56 . 3.I Remember You (Johnny Mercer, Victor Schertzinger) – 3:56 . 4.Cry Me a River (Arthur […]

Barbra Streisand releases ‘Partners,’ her thirty-fourth album…

Barbra Streisand’s ‘Partners’ is her thirty-fourth studio album devoted to vocal duets and released on September 16, 2014. Track Listing : 1.It Had To Be You (Gus Kahn, Isham Jones) – 04:23 . 2.People (Bob Merrill, Jule Styne) – 04:14 . 3.Come Rain Or Come Shine (Johnny Mercer, Harold Arlen) – 04:11 . 4.Evergreen (Paul […]

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 […]

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 […]

Three Concerts with Peter Erskine

Drummer extraordinaire, Peter Erskine, who turns 64 today – Happy Birthday – has been for almost 50 years a “top session drummer”. Very much in demand, Peter has played on numerous albums and behind the greatest (you want to verify ? click on http://go.rvm.pm/PeterErskine). The ‘Three Concerts with Peter Erskine‘ are with Diana Krall, John […]

Joni Mitchell releases ‘Both Sides Now’ featuring jazz songs…

Joni Mitchell’s ‘Both Sides Now’ is a concept album released March 20, 2000 by Reprise. Track Listing : 1.You’Re My Thrill (Sidney Clare, Jay Gorney) – 03:52 . 2.At Last (Mack Gordon, Harry Warren) – 04:28 . 3.Comes Love (Lew Brown, Sam H.Stept, Charles Tobias) – 04:29 . 4.You’Ve Changed (Bill Carey, Carl Fischer) – […]

Blue Note publishes Eliane Elias seventh album : ‘Fantasia’ (1992)

Eliane Elias ‘Fantasia’ is her seventh studio album recorded in New-York City and released in March, 1992 by Blue Note. Track Listing : 1.The Girl From Ipanema (Norman Gimbel, Antonio Carlos Jobim, Vinícius De Moraes) – 06:30 . 2.Wave (Antonio Carlos Jobim) – 03:44 . 3.Milton Nascimento Medley: Ponta De Areia/Canção Do Sal (Salt Song) […]

Al Di Meola releases ‘Pursuit of Radical Rhapsody’ recorded with…

Al Di Meola’s ‘Pursuit of Radical Rhapsody’ is an album recorded with World Sinfonia and released on March 15, 2011 by Concord. Track Listing : 1.Siberiana (Al Di Meola) – 08:30 . 2.Paramour’S Lullaby (Al Di Meola) – 07:47 . 3.Mawazine, Pt. 1 (Al Di Meola) – 02:09 . 4.Michelangelo’S 7Th Child (Al Di Meola) […]

Weather Report record ‘8:30,’ a double live album for Columbia…

Weather Report’s ‘8:30’ is a double album recorded live (except for 2 tracks) in January–February 1979, produced by Joe Zawinul & Jaco Pastorius and released the same year by Columbia. Track Listing : 1.Black Market (Joe Zawinul) – 09:47 . 2.Scarlet Woman (Alphonso Johnson, Wayne Shorter, Joe Zawinul) – 08:42 . 3.Teen Town (Jaco Pastorius) […]