‘Porgy and Bess’ by Louis Armstrong & Ella Fitzgerald is a studio album recorded on August 18-19 & October 14, 1957 and released the same year by Verve. Track Listing : 1.Overture (George Gershwin) – 10:52 . 2.Summertime (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin, Dubose Heyward) – 04:58 . 3.I Wants To Stay Here (George Gershwin, Ira […]
‘Brian Wilson Reimagines Gershwin’ is his ninth album (including two new songs completed from unfinished Gershwin fragments) released on August 17, 2010 by Walt Disney Records. Track Listing : 1.Rhapsody In Blue/Intro (George Gershwin) – 01:07 . 2.The Like In I Love You (George Gershwin, Brian Wilson, Scott Bennett) – 03:20 . 3.Summertime (George Gershwin, […]
Kurt Rosenwinkel’s ‘Intuit’ is his second album as a band leader, recorded on August 14 and 15, 1998 and released in 1999 by Criss Cross Jazz. Track listing : 1.How Deep Is the Ocean (Irving Berlin) – 09:25 . 2.Conception I (George Shearing) – 05:17 . 3.Darn That Dream (Eddie DeLange, Jimmy Van Heusen) – […]
This day (August 13, 2009), in White Plains, New York, died Lester William Polsfuss a.k.a Les Paul, an American guitarist, songwriter and inventor of the solid-body electric guitar.
Big Brother and the Holding Company’s ‘Cheap Thrills’ is their second album and their last album with Janis Joplin, released on August 12, 1968 by Columbia. Track listing : 1.Combination of the Two (Sam Andrew) – 05:47 . 2.I Need a Man to Love (Sam Andrew, Janis Joplin) – 04:54 . 3.Summertime (George Gershwin, Ira […]
Ella Fitzgerald’s ‘Live at Mister Kelly’s’ is an album recorded on August 10, 1958 in Chicago and released in 2007 by Verve. Track listing : 1.Your Red Wagon (Gene de Paul, Richard M. Jones, Don Raye) – 02:59 . 2.Nice Work If You Can Get It (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin) – 02:35 . 3.I’m Glad […]
‘Miles & Quincy Live at Montreux’ is the last album (a collaboration with Quincy Jones for the 1991 Montreux Jazz Festival) recorded by Miles Davis and released on August 10, 1993 by Warner Bros. Track listing : 1.Introduction (Quincy Jones, Claude Nobs) – 01:23 . 2.Boplicity (Cleo Henry) – 03:40 . 3.Introduction to Miles Ahead […]
‘Sarah Vaughan Sings George Gershwin’ is a studio album recorded on August 6-8, 1957 and released in 1958 by EmArcy. Track listing : 1.Isn’t It a Pity? (George Gershwin) – 03:53 . 2.Of Thee I Sing (George Gershwin) – 03:10 . 3.I’ll Build a Stairway to Paradise (Buddy De Sylva, George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin)- 02:39 […]
The Smashing Pumpkins, Macy Gray,Portishead, The Rolling Stones, Morrissey, Queen, Zapp, Roger, Beastie Boys, Dj Jazzy Jeff, The Fresh Prince, Mary J. Blige. They are the ’90s Throwback’ artists selected among the 241 Posts we publish this week. Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy! Tracklist 1 . The Smashing Pumpkins – Disarm […]
Macy Gray, Terence Trent D’Arby / Sananda Maitreya, Jamiroquai, Mary J. Blige, Jennifer Lopez, DJ Jazzy Jeff, The Fresh Prince, Ice Cube, Kid Rock, Metallica, Limp Bizkit, The Smashing Pumpkins, Morrissey. They are the ’90s Throwback’ artists selected among the 290 Posts we publish this week. Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy! […]
‘Homebase’ by DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince is their fourth studio album released on July 23, 1991 by Jive/RCA . Track Listing : 1.I’M All That (Rick James, Will Smith, Jeff Townes) – 03:44 . [Sampling : “Richard Pryor Dialogue” By Richard Pryor, “Give It To Me Baby” By Rick James] . 2.Summertime […]
Miles Davis’ ‘Porgy and Bess’ is a studio album (featuring arrangements by Davis and Gil Evans from the George Gershwin’s opera) recorded on July 22 and August 18, 1958 and released on March 1959 by Columbia Records. Track listing : . 1.The Buzzard Song G. Gershwin 4:07 . 2.Bess, You Is My Woman Now (George […]
Rahsaan Roland Kirk’s ‘Boogie-Woogie String Along for Real’ is his final album recorded on July 18, 1977 with a string section and orchestra and released the same year by Warner Bros. Track Listing : 1.Boogie Woogie String Along For Real (Rahsaan Roland Kirk) – 08:52 . 2.I Loves You, Porgy (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin, Dubose […]
This day (July 14, 1960 ), in Ouidah, Benin, is born Angelique Kidjo, a Beninoise singer and songwriter.
Charles Mingus’ ‘Mingus Three’ (also referred to as ‘Trio’) is an album recorded on July 9, 1957 with pianist Hampton Hawes and drummer Dannie Richmond and released the same year by Jubilee. Track Listing : 1.Yesterdays (Otto Harbach, Jerome Kern) – 04:13 . 2.Back Home Blues (Charles Mingus) – 05:29 . 3.I Can’T Get Started […]
This day (July 6, 1971), in Corona, Queens, died Louis Armstrong, an American jazz trumpeter and singer.