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Randy Brecker

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

Donald Fagen releases his first solo album : ‘The Nightfly’…

Donald Fagen’s ‘The Nightfly’ is his first solo album after Steely Dan, released on October 29, 1982 by Warner Bros. Track Listing : 1.I.G.Y. (Donald Fagen) – 06:03 . 2.Green Flower Street (Donald Fagen) – 03:42 . 3.Ruby Baby (Jerry Leiber, Mike Stoller, Arranged By Donald Fagen) (Donald Fagen) – 05:39 . 4.Maxine (Donald Fagen) […]

Warner Bros. publish Chaka Khan’s debut solo album : ‘Chaka’…

Chaka Khan’s ‘Chaka’ is her debut solo album released on October 12, 1978. Track Listing : 1.I’M Every Woman (Nickolas Ashford, Valerie Simpson) – 04:05 . 2.Love Has Fallen On Me (Lloyd Webber, Charles Stepney) – 04:52 . 3.Roll Me Through The Rushes (David Lasley, Lana Marrano) – 04:42 . 4.Sleep On It (Andrew Kastner, […]

Arista publish Aretha Franklin’s album : ‘Aretha’ (1980)

Aretha Franklin’s ‘Aretha’ is an album (her second album with this title) released in October 1980 by Arista Records. Track Listing : 1.Come To Me (Willard Eugene Price) – 03:42 . 2.I Can’T Turn You Loose (Otis Redding) – 03:55 . 3.United Together (Phil Perry, Chuck Jackson) – 05:02 . 4.Take Me With You (Phil […]

Arista publish Aretha Franklin’s ‘So Damn Happy,’ her first…

Aretha Franklin’s ‘So Damn Happy’ is a studio (and her first since ‘A Rose Is Still a Rose’ in 1998) album released on September 22, 2003 by Arista Records. Track listing : 1.The Only Thing Missin’ (Gordon Chambers, Troy Taylor, Rick Williams, Mylia Sunny Davis) – 03:07 . 2.Wonderful (Aleese Simmons, Ron Amen-Ra Lawrence) – […]

RCA publish Diana Ross ‘Why Do Fools Fall in Love’ featuring…

Diana Ross ‘Why Do Fools Fall in Love’ is an album (the first she produced herself) released on September 4, 1981 by RCA. Track listing : 1.Why Do Fools Fall in Love (Frankie Lymon, Morris Levy) – 02:52 . 2.Sweet Surrender (Leonard Stack, Cheryl Christiansen) – 04:07 . 3.Mirror Mirror (Michael Sembello, Michael Matkowsky) – […]

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 […]

Bruce Springsteen releases his third album : ‘Born to Run’ featuring…

Bruce Springsteen’s ‘Born to Run’ feat. “Jungleland” is his third studio album released on August 25, 1975 by Columbia Records. Track Listing : 1.Thunder Road (Bruce Springsteen) – 04:49 . 2.Tenth Avenue Freeze-Out (Bruce Springsteen) – 03:11 . 3.Night (Bruce Springsteen) – 03:00 . 4.Backstreets (Bruce Springsteen) – 06:30 . 6.Born To Run (Bruce Springsteen) […]