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Toots Thielemans

‘Duetos Brasileiros’ gathers 22 major Brazilian (and one Belgian)…

Starting and ending with a contribution by Gal Costa – whose birthday is today, “Duetos Brasileiros” gathers 22 major Brazilian (and one Belgian) artists performing (you guessed it!) a duet. Gal Costa, Caetano Veloso, Chico Buarque, Maria Bethânia, Gonzaguinha, Luiz Melodia, Elza Soares, Ney Matogrosso, Maysa, Rildo Hora, Leny Andrade, Toots Thielemans, Elis Regina, Tom […]

Ella Fitzgerald records ‘Ella Abraça Jobim,’ an album of Antonio…

Ella Fitzgerald’s ‘Ella Abraça Jobim’ is a studio album devoted to the songs of Antonio Carlos Jobim and recorded on September 17–19, 1980 and March 18–20, 1981. Track listing : . 1.Somewhere in the Hills (Favela) (Vinícius de Moraes, Ray Gilbert, Antonio Carlos Jobim) – 03:56 . 2.The Girl from Ipanema (Vinícius de Moraes, Norman […]

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 […]

This week In Jazz Legends 18

Branford Marsalis, Wayne Shorter, Freddie Hubbard, Woody Shaw, Joe Henderson, McCoy Tyner, Mahavishnu Orchestra, Herbie Hancock, Return to Forever, Stan Kenton, Jimmy Smith, Maynard Ferguson, Gerry Mulligan, Modern Jazz Quartet, Martial Solal, Toots Thielemans. They are the “Jazz Legends” performers selected among the 273 Posts we publish this week. Here, they are reunited in one […]

We remember Toots Thielemans. ‘Toots, 94, Une (dernière) Fois’

This day (August 22, 2016), in Brussels, Belgium, died Jean-Baptiste Frédéric Isidor, Baron Thielemans a.k.a Toots Thielemans, a Belgian jazz musician well known for his guitar and harmonica playing as well as his whistling. Thielemans is credited as one of the greatest harmonica players of the 20th century.

Billy Joel releases ‘An Innocent Man,’ his ninth album featuring…

Billy Joel’s ‘An Innocent Man’ feat. ‘Uptown Girl’ is his ninth studio album released on August 8, 1983 by Family Productions/Columbia. Track Listing : 1.Easy Money (Billy Joel) – 04:04 . 2.An Innocent Man (Billy Joel) – 05:17 . 3.The Longest Time (Billy Joel) – 03:42 . 4.This Night (Billy Joel, Ludwig Van Beethoven) – […]

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) […]

Polydor publish Toots Thielemans’ ‘Live’ recorded in Holland…

Toots Thielemans’ ‘Live’ is an album recorded in Holland with an European rhythm section and released on April 4, 1974 by Polydor Of Holland. Track Listing : 1.Days Of Wine And Roses (Henry Mancini, Johnny Mercer) – 06:11 . 2.Lullaby (Toots Thielemans) – 03:33 . 3.Tenor Madness (Sonny Rollins) – 07:59 . 4.Nice To Be […]

Quincy Jones releases ‘The Dude’ featuring ‘Ai No…

Quincy Jones’ ‘The Dude’ is a studio album featuring James Ingram’s debut and released in March 1981 by A&M. Track Listing : 1.Ai No Corrida (Chaz Jankel, Kenny Young) – 01:43 . 2.The Dude Rod (Temperton, Patti Austin) – 04:16 . 3.Just Once (Barry Mann, Cynthia Weil) – 03:28 . 4.Betcha Wouldn’T Hurt Me (Stevie […]

Gregoire Maret meets Toots Thielemans (2011)

February 5, 2011 – Toots Thielemans will sit in with the Gregoire Maret Quartet – that is Grégoire Maret (harm), Federico Gonzalez Peña (kb), Reggie Washington (b) and Clarence Penn (d) – at Jazz l’F in Dinant, Belgium

Jimmy Smith records ‘Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?’ a…

Jimmy Smith’s ‘Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?’ is a studio album recorded on January 20-21 & 27, 1964 with a big band and released in March by Verve. Track Listing : 1.Slaughter On Tenth Avenue (Richard Rodgers) – 07:06 . 2.Who’S Afraid Of Virginia Woolf?, Pt. 1 (Don Kirkpatrick, Keith Knox) – 04:29 . 3.Who’S […]