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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…

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),…

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…

The Quincy Jones Big Band is in Lausanne (1960)

May 20, 1960 - The Quincy Jones Big Band with among others Phil Woods on alto sax performs at Municipal Theatre in Laussane, Switzerland<img src='//rvm.pm/wp-content/uploads/2014/06/Quincy-Jones-Super-Qs-Day-RVJ.jpg'…

This week In ’80s Throwback’ 36

Quincy Jones, Texas, UB40, Sammy Hagar, Morrissey, Liza Minnelli, The Jam, Ry Cooder, Metallica, Depeche Mode, Ratt, James Taylor. They are the '80s Throwback' artists selected among the 239 Posts we publish this week. Here, they are…

This week In ’90s Throwback’ 25

R.E.M., The Smashing Pumpkins, Blur, Jeff Beck, Heart, Morrissey, Stone Temple Pilots, Phil Collins, Quincy Jones, Radiohead, 2Pac, James Taylor, Morcheeba. They are the '90s Throwback' artists selected among the 239 Posts we publish this…

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…

This week In ’80s Throwback’ 35

Rod Stewart, Journey, Metallica, Roger Daltrey, Robert Plant, Queen, Quincy Jones, Bon Jovi, Cyndi Lauper, The , U2, Depeche Mode. They are the '80s Throwback' artists selected among the 260 Posts we publish this week. Here, they are…

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,…

This week In ’90s Throwback’ 13

Sade, Whitney Houston, Lisa Stansfield, Sting, Queen, Bryan Adams, R.E.M., Muse, Jimmy Page, Robert Plant, Radiohead, Barbra Streisand, Céline Dion, Phil Collins, Quincy Jones. They are the '90s Throwback' artists selected among the 252…

Who Are You?

From 'How Am I To Know' to 'I Am A Nigerian', we have mixed 16 'Jazz With a Slice Of Rock' tunes around the theme of 'Identity'. It has Kai Winding, Sally Norvell, Barbara Lynn, Blossom Dearie and many more.

Jazzin’Around Manha De Carnaval

Starting and ending with Luiz Bonfá / Antônio Maria's composition 'Manha De Carnaval', we have mixed 18 'Brazilian Music' tunes around the theme of 'Luiz Bonfá / Antônio Maria'. It has Noel Rosa, Jorge Veiga e Conjunto de José Meneses,…

Jazzin the Samba

From 'Samba De Minha Terra' to 'Samba de Una Nota So (One Note Samba)' , we have mixed 18 'Jazzified Samba' tunes around the theme of 'Real Jazzmen Doing Brazilian Music'. It has Quincy Jones , Pat Metheny , Stan Getz , Eddy Harris and…

Boogie Me!

From 'Spann s Boogie' to 'Saint-Louis stomp' , we have mixed 22 'True Swing' tunes around the theme of 'Boogie Woogie'. It has Speckled Red, Blind John Davis , Dave Brubeck, Memphis Slim and many more.

It’s Snow (or Never)

From 'Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let It Snow!' to 'Ornette Never Sleeps' , we have mixed 19 'Jazz' tunes around the theme of 'Snow (or … Never)'. It has George Shearing & Billy May, Michel Legrand, Quincy Jones, Art Blakey and many…