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This week In Jazz Legends 21

Jean Luc Ponty, Weather Report, Miles Davis, Marcus Miller, The Crusaders, Tom Jobim, Sarah Vaughan, Betty Carter, Ralph Towner, Gary Peacock, Baden Powell, Lester Young, Coleman Hawkins, Astor Piazzolla, Gerry Mulligan, Clark Terry, Phil Woods. They are the “Jazz Legends” selected among the 311 Posts we publish this week. Here, they are reunited in one […]

Columbia publish Billy Joel’s fifth album : ‘The Stranger’…

Billy Joel’s ‘The Stranger’ is his fifth studio album (his best-selling till today) produced by Phil Ramone and released on September 29, 1977 by Columbia Records. Track Listing : 1.Movin’ Out [Anthony’S Song] (Billy Joel) – 03:30 . 2.The Stranger (Billy Joel) – 05:10 . 3.Just The Way You Are (Billy Joel) – 04:52 . […]

McCoy Tyner, Paquito D’Riviera et al connect in Montreux (1981)

July 18, 1981 – The New York Montreux Connection gathers Arthur Blythe, Paquito D’Riviera, Jimmy Heath, Percy Heath, McCoy Tyner, Chico Freeman, Slide Hampton, Phil Woods, Ronnie Burrage, John Blake, Stanley Cowell, John Hicks and Steve Mc Call on stage at at “Montreux Jazz Festival” in Switzerland

This week In Jazz Legends (Special Saxophonists) 10

John Coltrane, Eric Dolphy, Candy Dulfer, Phil Woods, Joe Henderson, Wayne Shorter, Paul Desmond, Johnny Griffin, Joe Lovano, Bennie Maupin, Marshall Allen et al, Charlie Rouse, Billy Harper et al. They are the “Jazz Legends (Special Saxophonists)” performers selected among the 287 Posts we publish this week. Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. […]

Three Concerts with Anthony Jackson

Bassist (and contra bassist) extraordinaire, Anthony Jackson, who turns 66 today – Happy Birthday – has been for almost 50 years a “top session bassist”. Very much in demand, Anthony has played on numerous albums and behind the greatest (you want to verify ? click on http://go.rvm.pm/anthonyjackson). The ‘Three Concerts with Anthony Jackson‘ are with […]

Buddy Rich records ‘Richcraft’ with a big band arranged by Ernie…

Buddy Rich’s ‘Richcraft’ is a studio big band album with arrangements by Ernie Wilkins, recorded on April 9–10, 1959 and released in 1959 by Mercury. Track Listing : 1.Indiana (Back Home Again In Indiana) (Ballard Macdonald, James F. Hanley) – 03:38 . 2.Richcraft (Ernie Wilkins) – 03:06 . 3.Sweets Tooth (Ernie Wilkins) – 04:01 . […]

Verve wrap up the recording of ‘Bashin’: The Unpredictable Jimmy…

‘Bashin’: The Unpredictable Jimmy Smith’ is a studio album recorded by Smith on March 26 & 28, 1962 with Oliver Nelson’s big band and released the same year by Verve. Track Listing : 1.Walk On The Wild Side (Elmer Bernstein, Mack David) – 05:55 . 2.Ol’ Man River (Oscar Hammerstein Ii, Jerome Kern) – 03:56 […]

ABC Paramount publish Quincy Jones’ debut album : ‘This Is How I…

Quincy Jones’ ‘This Is How I Feel About Jazz’ is his debut album recorded in New-York City and released on March 21, 1957 by Abc Paramount. Track Listing : 1.Walkin’ (Richard Carpenter) – 10:47 . 2.Stockholm Sweetnin’ (Quincy Jones) – 05:41 . 3.Evening In Paris (Quincy Jones) – 04:09 . 4.Sermonette (Adderley, Hendricks) – 05:58 […]

Steely Dan release their fourth album : ‘Katy Lied,’ their first to…

Steely Dan’s ‘Katy Lied’ is their fourth album (and the first to feature Michael McDonald) released in March 1975 by ABC. Track Listing : 1.Black Friday (Walter Becker, Donald Fagen) – 03:33 . 2.Bad Sneakers (Walter Becker, Donald Fagen) – 03:16 . 3.Rose Darling (Walter Becker, Donald Fagen) – 02:59 . 4.Daddy Don’T Live In […]

Riverside record ‘The Thelonious Monk Orchestra at Town Hall’ (1959)

‘The Thelonious Monk Orchestra at Town Hall’ is an album recorded on February 28, 1959 and released the same year by Riverside. Track Listing : 1.Thelonious (Thelonious Monk) – 00:56 . 2.Friday The 13Th (Thelonious Monk) – 09:22 . 3.Monk’S Mood (Thelonious Monk) – 10:15 . 4.Little Rootie Tootie (Thelonious Monk) – 08:45 . 5.Off […]