10. The Birth Of A Band (1959) “The Birth Of A Band” was released in 1959 and includes by legendary musicians Zoot Sims, Clark Terry, Harry Edison, and Phil Woods. 9. Explores The Music Of Henry Mancini (1964) “Explores The Music Of Henry … Continue reading 10 Quincy Jones Albums From The 50’s & 60’s That Are Great For Cocktail Hour.
American jazz trumpet player, bandleader, singer, and composer dubbed “the sound of surprise”. (born October 21, 1917, Cheraw, South Carolina, USA; died January 6, 1993, Englewood, New Jersey, USA) Together, with Charlie Parker, he was the predominant figure in the development … Continue reading 10 Must Have Dizzy Gillespie Albums
“Always and Forever” is an R&B song written by Rod Temperton and produced by Barry Blue. It was first recorded by the British-based multinational funk–discoband Heatwave in 1976. Released as a single on December 3, 1977, the song is included on Heatwave’s debut album Too Hot to Handle (1976) and … Continue reading 10 Singers That Covered The Heatwave Classic Song “Always And Forever”
One of the key hard bop musicians of the 1960s, Morgan came to prominence in his late teens, recording on John Coltrane‘s Blue Train (1957) and with the band of drummer Art Blakey before launching a solo career. Morgan stayed with Blakey until 1961 and started to … Continue reading Top 10 Lee Morgan Albums To Add To Your Collection.
10. Naked To The World (1988) “Naked To The World” has a more high-tech, contemporary-sounding (by 1988 standards) approach to production without abandoning the classic soulful and dramatic elements that made her ballad work so appealing to begin with. 9. … Continue reading 10 Dramatic Ballads By “Vanilla Child” Teena Marie
Long day at work. Long week at work. Need to quiet your thoughts. Have no fear, Smooth Jazz is here. There are so many great jazz artists and this list could be expanded many times over. But for starters or … Continue reading 10 Must Have Smooth Jazz Albums For Your Collection
10. Love Serenade Part 1 – (1975) Love Serenade was never a single but a cult classic in regards to classic “Bluelight Ballads”. Barry speaks throughout the number hypnotizing the female listener. 9. Just The Way You Are (1978) … Continue reading 10 Barry White Songs That Make Women Want To Make Love.
10. Soul On Top – James Brown (1970) Soul on Top, which finds the Godfather of Soul making an intriguing detour into jazz-minded big band territory. Recorded in 1969 and released by King Records, Soul … Continue reading 10 Albums Musicians Recorded During the 60’s & 70’s That Was Outside Of Their Known Genre.
10. De La Soul – “Buddy” Native Tongue Decision Mix – 1989 – Tommy Boy Records 9. Stop The Violence Movement – “Self Destruction” – 1989 – Jive Records 8. Chubb Rock – “Treat Em Right” Hip Hop Remix – … Continue reading 10 Must Have Hip Hop 12” Joints For Your Collection
10 Bossa Nova: Rise of Brazilian Music (2013) ‘Bossa Nova and the rise of Brazilian Music in the 1960s’ charts the rise of the events that led to the arrival of this new musical movement and what happened next. João … Continue reading Top 10 Brazilian Albums For Beginners