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Peter Erskine

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) […]

Warner Bros. publish Jaco Pastorius’ third album :…

Jaco Pastorius ‘Invitation’ is his third album recorded with his Word of Mouth big band and released in December 1983 by Warner Bros. Track Listing : 1.Invitation (Bronislaw Kaper) – 06:57 . 2.Amerika (Traditional) – 01:09 . 3.Soul Intro/The Chicken (Pee Wee Ellis, Jaco Pastorius) – 06:49 . 4.Continuum (Jaco Pastorius) – 04:28 . 5.Liberty […]

Happy Birthday Miroslav Vitous. ‘Vitous’Virtuosity’

This day (December 6, 1947), in Prague, Czechoslovakia, is born Miroslav Vitousa Czech jazz bassist. Tracklist : My Romance (2019) . w/ Adam Pieronczyk (2018) . w/Jiří Stivín – Jazzinec (2016) . improvisation #1l (2015) . w/ Project Q – Jarasum Jazz Festival (2013) . w/ Chick Corea Trio – Rhythm A Ning . w/ […]

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 […]

Weather Report record ‘Live and Unreleased’ (1975)

Weather Report’s ‘Live and Unreleased’ is their third official live album recorded in November 1975, 1977 & 1978, Track Listing : 1.Freezing Fire (Wayne Shorter) – 08:14 . 2.Plaza Real (Wayne Shorter) – 07:04 . 3.Fast City (Josef Zawinul) – 06:49 . 4.Portrait Of Tracy (Jaco Pastoriusl) – 05:57 . 5.Elegant People (Wayne Shorter) – […]

Michael Bublé releases his sixth album : ‘Crazy Love’ (2009)

Michael Bublé’s ‘Crazy Love’ is his sixth studio album released on October 9, 2009 by 143 Records.. Track Listing : 1.Cry Me A River (Arthur Hamilton) – 04:14 . 2.All Of Me (Gerald Marks, Seymour Simons) – 03:07 . 3.Georgia On My Mind (Hoagy Carmichael, Stuart Gorrell) – 03:08 . 4.Crazy Love (Van Morrison) – […]

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, […]

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 […]