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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), Greg Phillinganes (kb), Jerome Richardson (ss, fl), Peter Christlieb (se), Jerry Hey (Flugelhorn), John Robinson (d), Ollie Brown […]

This week In Jazz Legends 09

Dexter Gordon, Horace Silver, The Bad Plus, Joshua Redman, Chris Barber, Joe Williams, Eddie Harris, Dave Holland, Quincy Jones, Lalo Schifrin, John Surman, Miles Davis, The Great Quartet. They are the “Jazz Legends” performers selected among the 294 Posts we publish this week. Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy! Tracklist 1 . […]

A&M / CTI release Quincy Jones’ ‘Walking in Space’…

Quincy Jones’ ‘Walking in Space’ feat. ‘Killer Joe’ is a studio album recorded on June 18 & 19, 1969 and released in 1969 by A&M/Cti.. Track Listing : 1.Dead End (Galt Macdermot, James Rado, Gerome Ragni) – 04:05 . 2.Walking In Space (Galt Macdermot, James Rado, Gerome Ragni) – 12:06 . 3.Killer Joe (Benny Golson) […]

Roland Kirk records ‘Left & Right’ for Atlantic (1968)

Roland Kirk’s ‘Left & Right’ is an album recorded on June 17 & 18 1968 and released the same year By Atlantic. Track Listing : 1.Black Mystery Has Been Revealed (Roland Kirk) – 01:17 . 2.Expansions: Kirkquest/Kingus Mingus/Celestialness/A Dream Of Beauty Reincarnated/Frisco Vibrations/Classical Jazzical/El Kirk (Roland Kirk) – 19:37 . 3.Lady’S Blues (Roland Kirk) – […]

Paul Simon releases his second solo album : ‘There Goes Rhymin’…

Paul Simon’s ‘There Goes Rhymin’ Simon’ feat. ‘Kodachrome’ is his second solo studio album released on May 5, 1973 by Columbia. Track Listing : 1.Kodachrome (Paul Simon) – 03:32 . 2.Tenderness (Paul Simon) – 02:53 . 3.Take Me To The Mardi Gras (Paul Simon) – 03:27 . 4.Something So Right (Paul Simon) – 04:33 . […]

Sixth ‘International Jazz Day’ happens in Cuba (2017)

April 30, 2017 – Ambrose Akinmusire, Melissa Aldana, Richard Bona, Regina Carter, Kurt Elling, Roberto Fonseca, Kenny Garrett, Herbie Hancock, Quincy Jones, Ivan Lins, Marcus Miller, Youn Sun Nah, Gonzalo Rubalcaba, Antonio Sánchez, Esperanza Spalding, Chucho Valdés and many more are gathered at Gran Teatro de la Habana Alicia Alonso in Cuba for the 6th […]

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 […]

This week In Soul Artists 10

Marvin Gaye, Earth, Wind & Fire, Sly & the Family Stone, Quincy Jones, will.i.am, Donna Summer & Barry Manilow, Aaron Neville & Soulive, Gil Scot, Etta James , Nancy Wilson, Dianne Reeves, Esperanza Spalding. They are the Soul Artists selected among the 193 Posts we publish this week. Here, they are reunited in one glorious […]

Columbia publish Tony Bennett’s album : ‘The Movie Song Album’…

Tony Bennett’s ‘The Movie Song Album’ is a studio album (his ‘all time favorite’ ) released on January 31, 1966 by Columbia. Track Listing : 1.Maybe September (Ray Evans, Percy Faith, Jay Livingston) – 04:03 . 2.Girl Talk (Neal Hefti, Bobby Troup) – 03:14 . 3.The Gentle Rain (Luiz Bonfá, Matt Dubey) – 02:12 . […]

Singing (and Playing) With Phil Collins

Phil Collins whose birthday is today – Happy Birthday BTW – has performed with, beside his Genesis colleagues, a myriad of bands or solo artists of all genres. We have selected twelve of them : Genesis, Daryl Stuermer, Laura Pausini, Sting, Lamont Dozier, Lara Fabian, David Crosby , Eric Clapton, Chester Thompson, Arnold Mcculler, Fred […]

Milt Jackson records the album ‘Plenty, Plenty Soul’ with Cannonball…

Milt Jackson’s ‘Plenty, Plenty Soul’ is an album recorded on January 5 & 7, 1957 with Cannonball Adderley, Horace Silver, Oscar Pettiford, Art Blakey, Connie Kay and more guests and released the same year by Atlantic. Track Listing : 1.Plenty, Plenty Soul (Milt Jackson, Quincy Jones) – 09:33 . 2.Boogity Boogity (Quincy Jones) – 04:55 […]

Frank Sinatra records ‘Sinatra at the Sands,’ his first live album…

Frank Sinatra’s ‘Sinatra at the Sands’ is his first live album recorded in January 1966 with Count Basie and his orchestra, conducted and arranged by Quincy Jones and released in July 1966 by Reprise. Track Listing : 1.Come Fly With Me (Sammy Cahn, Jimmy Van Heusen) – 03:45 . 2.I’Ve Got A Crush On You […]

Ray Charles records ‘Genius + Soul = Jazz,’ an album arranged by…

Ray Charles’ ‘Genius + Soul = Jazz’ is an album arranged by Quincy Jones, recorded on December 26–27, 1960 with members of The Count Basie Band and released in March 1961 By Impulse!. Track Listing : 1.From The Heart (Ray Charles) – 03:30 . 2.I’Ve Got News For You (Ray Alfred) – 04:28 . 3.Moanin’ […]