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Randy Brecker

Grover Washington Jr. records ‘Soul Box’ arranged by Bob James…

Grover Washington, Jr.’s ‘Soul Box’ is his third album arranged by Bob James, recorded in March 1973 and released the same year by Kudu Records. Track Listing : 1.Aubrey (David Gates) – 03:44 . 2.Masterpiece (Norman Whitfield) – 013:20 . 3.Trouble Man (Marvin Gaye) – 015:56 . 4.You Are The Sunshine Of My Life (Stevie […]

Warner Bros. release Chaka Khan’s second solo album :…

Chaka Khan’s ‘Naughty’ is her second solo album produced By Arif Mardin and released on March 26, 1980 by Warner Bros. Track Listing : 1.Clouds (Nickolas Ashford, Valerie Simpson) – 04:28 . 2.Get Ready, Get Set (Kathy Anderson, Ellison Chase, Bill Haberman, Art Jacobson) – 03:42 . 3.Move Me No Mountain (Jerry Ragovoy, Aaron Schroeder) […]

Singing (and Playing) With Chaka Khan

Chaka Khan whose birthday is today – Happy Birthday BTW – has performed with a myriad of artists, musicians and bands of all genres. We have selected twelve of them : Ray Charles, George Benson, Fourplay, Michael Brecker, Randy Brecker , Tom Jones, Barry White, Whitney Houston, Alfonso Ribeiro, K.D. Lang, Fomo, Taka Boom, Mark […]

Warner Bros. publish Bootsy’s Rubber Band’s album :…

Bootsy’s Rubber Band’s ‘Ahh…The Name Is Bootsy, Baby!’ is an album produced by George Clinton and Bootsy Collins and released on January 14, 1977 by Warner Bros. Records. Track Listing : 1.Ahh…The Name Is Bootsy, Baby (William Collins, George Clinton, Maceo Parker) – 06:52 . 2.The Pinocchio Theory (William Collins, George Clinton) – 06:08 . […]

This week In Guitar Virtuosi 35

Al Caiola, Frank Vignola, Bucky Pizzarelli, John Pizzarelli, Marc Ribot, Jim Hall, Mike Stern, Lee Ritenour, John Mclaughlin, Paco De Lucia, Al Di Meola, George Benson, Jan Akkerman, Robben Ford, Jimmy Page. They are the Guitar Virtuosi selected among the 206 Posts we publish this week. Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy! […]

Atlantic publish Bette Midler’s third album : ‘Songs for the New…

Bette Midler’s ‘Songs for the New Depression’ is her third studio album released on January 8, 1976 by Atlantic Records. Track Listing : 1.Strangers In The Night (Bert Kaempfert, Charles Singleton, Eddie Snyder) – 03:22 . 2.I Don’T Want The Night To End (Phoebe Snow) – 03:53 . 3.Mr. Rockefeller (Jerry Blatt, Bette Midler) – […]

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 […]

Casablanca Records publish Parliament’s fourth album : ‘Mothership…

Parliament’s ‘Mothership Connection’ is their fourth (and the first to feature Maceo Parker and Fred Wesley) album released on December 15, 1975 by Casablanca Records. Track Listing : 1.P. Funk (Wants To Get Funked Up) (George Clinton, William Collins, Bernard Worrell) – 07:41 . 2.Mothership Connection (Star Child) (George Clinton, William Collins, Bernard Worrell) – […]

This week In Jazz Legends 30

Stan Getz, Charlie Byrd , Chico Hamilton, Herbie Hancock, Randy Brecker, Michael Brecker, Oscar Peterson, Count Basie, Stanley Turrentine, Joe Henderson, Kenny Wheeler, Freddie Hubbard, Dizzy Gillespie , Bill Evans, Jaco Pastorius, Rahsaan Roland Kirk. They are the “Jazz Legends” performers selected among the 243 Posts we publish this week. Here, they are reunited in […]

Happy Birthday Randy Brecker. ‘Brother Randy’

This day (November 27, 1945), in Cheltenham, Pennsylvania, is born Randy Brecker, an American trumpeter and flugelhornist. Digest Tracklist : w/ Chad Lefkowitz-Brown & F. Giachino trio – @ Torino Jazz Festival (2019) . Some Skunk Funk (2018) . w/ Marvin Stamm – A Night of Jazz (2017) . w/ Andrei Kondakov – ДЖАЗ НА […]

Eric Clapton releases his tenth album : ‘August’ (1986)

Eric Clapton’s ‘August’ is his tenth studio album mostly produced by Phil Collins and released on November 24, 1986 by Duck / Warner Bros. Track Listing : 1.It’S In The Way That You Use It (Eric Clapton, Robbie Robertson) – 04:11 . 2.Run (Lamont Dozier) – 03:39 . 3.Tearing Us Apart (Eric Clapton, Greg Phillinganes) […]

Steely Dan release their seventh album : ‘Gaucho’ featuring…

Steely Dan’s ‘Gaucho’ feat. ‘Hey Nineteen’ is their seventh studio album released on November 21, 1980 by Mca. Track Listing : 1.Babylon Sisters (Walter Becker, Donald Fagen) – 05:55 . 2.Hey Nineteen (Walter Becker, Donald Fagen) – 05:10 . 3.Glamour Profession (Walter Becker, Donald Fagen) – 07:29 . 4.Gaucho Walter Becker, Donald Fagen, Keith Jarrett) […]

Polydor release James Brown’s album : ‘Get On the Good Foot’…

James Brown’s ‘Get On the Good Foot’ feat. ‘Cold Sweat’ & ‘Please, Please, Please’ is a double album released on November 20, 1972 by Polydor. Track Listing : 1.Get On The Good Foot, Pts. 1& 2 (James Brown, Fred Wesley, Joe Mims) – 05:44 . 2.The Whole World Needs Liberation (James Brown, Bobby Byrd) – […]

Mike Stern plays in NYC (2015)

November 20, 2015 – Mike Stern is with trumpeter Randy Brecker, drummer Dennis Chambers and bassist Tom Kennedy at Iridium in New-York City For everything Mike Stern, simply click here