Friday, October 29, 2010

Samba Paulista: Adoniran e Os Demônios Da Garoa

Adoniran Barbosa E Elis Regina ''Tiro Ao Alvaro''In questo post, per noi un po' 'anomalo' in quanto ci occupiamo nomalmente di altri generi musicali (anche se questo è un concetto discutibile, in quanto tutto è legato, concatenato all'altro), vorremmo ricordare la figura di Adoniran Barbosa, nato João Rubinato (il nome, troppo italiano per un sambista, fu cambiato con quello di un suo amico di

Wednesday, October 27, 2010

Video: Nuyorican Soul Feat. India ''Runaway''

Nuyorican Soul Feat. India ''Runaway''Un video che rappresenta bene ciò che a noi piace di più...bella musica, bella gente, bella storia...Poi 'loro' ci sono quasi tutti...Vincent Montana Jr., George Benson, Maw e i Nuyoricans, il Salsoul sound...Come si direbbe qui in Brasile...''È a nossa cara!''Note:(Demo Video Clips)This demo file is in a low bitrate only for promotion purpouse. If any

Soul & Funk: Wilmer & The Dukes

Wilmer & The Dukes "Wilmer And The Dukes"( LP Aphrodisiac Records, 1969 )Catalog # Aph - 6001The History:In the fall of 1957 in the small town of Geneva, NY Ron Alberts, Ralph Gillotte, and Wilmer Alexander Jr. got together to start a band. Wilmer sang and played saxophone, and the band was managed by Ebo Alberts, the father of the drummer, Ronnie Alberts, and the bassist, Monte Alberts.

Tuesday, October 26, 2010

DJ Disco Legends... Miki Ciak Bologna Parte 2

DJ Disco Legends... Miki Ciak Bologna Parte 2MIKI (CHI SONO)----------------------------------------------non voglio scrivere cretinate come fanno tanti raccontando delle stupidate.-------------------------------- Coloro che pensano e dicono di avere iniziato la loro attivita' di dj con un giradischi in realtà facevano solo i mettidischi agli ordini dei padroni dei locali...tutta questa gente la

Sunday, October 24, 2010

Info: Jazzitalia News.

Il grande Sonny Rollins, la Count Basie Orchestra, Richard Galliano, il Roy Hargrove Quintet con special guest Roberta Gambarini, l'Enrico Rava New Quintet con Gianluca Petrella, il Gary Burton New Quartet. Ecco alcuni dei più esclusivi concerti del Bologna Jazz Festival 2010. (click)Si segnala anche l'offerta dell'Hotel Palace di Bologna a prezzi estremamente convenienti per gli utenti

Wednesday, October 20, 2010

Disco Legends: The Trammps

The Trammps, sono nati a Filadelfia e sono stati una delle prime band di musica disco, esponenti della Philadelphia soul. Hanno avuto successo nel 1972 con Zing! Went the Strings of My Heart. Il loro primo album fu Love Epidemic uscito nel 1973.Ma la loro fama deriva dal singolo “Disco Inferno” (1976), che fu incluso nell’album Saturday Night Fever uscito nel 1977.Altri brani di successo sono

Tuesday, October 19, 2010

Jazz: 'Brother' Jack McDuff & Richard 'Groove' Holmes Clips

'Brother' Jack McDuff Clips”Jack was a superb arranger, a literate musician who read and wrote manuscript. Of course he’s famous as a hard swinger, but musicians hold his arranging skill in awe. Great taste and the sound of surprise were his thing. That will be very well illustrated by these clips.On this week-long visit to Seattle in July of 1982, Jack McDuff brought his own B-3, a

Monday, October 18, 2010

Disco Legends: DJ Miki & Million Dollar Disco Djs Mixes

Million Dollar Disco Djs MixesCheck here. Legends: DJ Miki Miki Ciak Bologna:''Me l'hanno chesto in tanti di fare un libro..con la vera verita' dei primi anni. ho sempre detto di no perche' oltre a non interessarmi tra qualche anno non lo leggerebbe nessuno ma le 335 cassette che ho messo (in

Sunday, October 17, 2010

More of 1 Million Of Visitors... We done it again with our Radio Blog!

More of 1 Million Of Visitors...We done it again with our Radio Blog!When the 'old' MFS blog was open in a 'free' form, in 4 years counted a quote near 3 million of visitors....then, due copyright problems, the blog needed a change and gone private.When we started here at this address as MFS2 we posted only 12'' singles, 7'' singles, Compilations and Radio Programs.Here we had too some

Jazz Drummer Legend: Idris Muhammad (Leo Morris)

Idris MuhammadReal Name:Leo Morris, Drummer.Born: November 13, 1939, in New Orleans.Biography by Scott Yanow (AMG): An excellent drummer who has appeared in many types of settings, Idris Muhammad became a professional when he was 16. He played primarily soul and R&B during 1962-1964 and then spent 1965-1967 as a member of Lou Donaldson's band. He was the house drummer

Friday, October 15, 2010

Willis “Gator” Jackson: ''Bar Wars'' & ''In The Alley''

Willis “Gator” Jackson(25 April 1932 – 25 October 1987), Was an American jazz saxophonist. Born in Miami, Florida, Jackson joined Duke Ellington alumnus Cootie Williams’s band in 1949 as a teenager, after being discovered by Eddie Vinson. During the fifties he participated in R&B and jazz recordings, primarily as a session musician, and also toured as leader of the backing band of singer

Tuesday, October 12, 2010

Jazz: Cedar Walton & ''Animation'' (LP Columbia Records, 1978 – PROMO)

Cedar WaltonBiography:One of the most valued of all hard bop accompanists, Cedar Walton is a versatile pianist whose funky touch and cogent melodic sense have graced the recordings of many of jazz’s greatest players. He is also one of the music’s more underrated composers; although he has always been a first-rate interpreter of standards, Walton wrote a number of excellent tunes (”Mosaic,”

Saturday, October 9, 2010

Jazz Soul: Lonnie Smith Sextet & ''Turning Point''

Lonnie SmithReal Name:Dr. Lonnie SmithProfile:Not to be confused with Lonnie Liston Smith, Dr. Lonnie Smith is an accomplished pianist and prominent jazz keyboardist, specializing in the Hammond B3 Organ. He tours extensively and has played alongside many of the world's jazz and rhythm n blues greats, such as Dizzy Gillespie, Grover Washington, Jr., Ron Carter, Lou Donaldson, Jimmy McGriff, Jimmy

Friday, October 8, 2010

Thelonious Monk & ''Brilliant Corners''

Thelonious Monk Biography:The most important jazz musicians are the ones who are successful in creating their own original world of music with its own rules, logic, and surprises. Thelonious Monk, who was criticized by observers who failed to listen to his music on its own terms, suffered through a decade of neglect before he was suddenly acclaimed as a genius; his music had not changed one

Thursday, October 7, 2010

The Faboulous Shaft Era: Johnny Pate ”Shaft In Africa”

Johnny Pate”Shaft In Africa”(Original Soundtrack From The Motion Picture)( LP ABC/Dunhill Records, 1973 )Catalog # ABCX-793Tracklisting:A1 You Can’t Even Walk In The Park (Opening Theme) (2:30)A2 Are You Man Enough? (Main Title) (2:10)Vocals – Four TopsA3 Aleme Finds Shaft (1:33)A4 Shaft In Africa (Addis) (3:04)A5 Headman (2:14)A6 El Jardia (3:02)B1 Are You Man Enough? (3:27)Vocals – Four TopsB2

Tuesday, October 5, 2010

Jazz Soul: Richard “Groove” Holmes ”The Best Of”

Richard “Groove” Holmes”The Best Of”( LP Prestige Records, 1972 )Catalog # PR 7700( Compilation )Tracklisting:A1 MistyA2 Living SoulA3 Soul Power!B1 What Now My LoveB2 Groove’s Blue GrooveB3 Boo-D-DooB4 Super SoulCredits & Info:PR 7700 The Best Of Richard “Groove” HolmesRichard “Groove” Holmes (org) Gene Edwards (g) Jimmie Smith (d)Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, August 3,

Mr. Richard Arnold Jackson: Richard "Groove" Holmes

Richard "Groove" HolmesReal Name:Richard Arnold JacksonProfile:b. May 2, 1931 - Camden, New Jerseyd. June 29, 1991 - St. Louis, MissouriAmerican jazz organist.Influenced by sax players, like a lot of organ players. He teamed up with Jimmy McGriff for some organ battles on the Groove Merchant label, and recorded for Muse from 1977 to 1989 with, among others, Houston Person and Melvin Sparks. He

Monday, October 4, 2010

Jazz Soul: Reuben Wilson ''A Groovy Situation''

Reuben Wilson ''A Groovy Situation''( LP Blue Note Records, 1970 )Catalog # BST 84365 Tracklisting:Signed, Sealed And Delivered, I'm Yours(same personnel, Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, September 25, 1970)Happy TogetherWhile The World Lies WaitingIf You Let Me Make Love To You Then Why Can't I Touch You (From Salvation)A Groovy SituationSweet Tooth Personnel & Notes:Earl Turbinton

Sunday, October 3, 2010

The RVG Editions - Rudy Van Gelder

Rudy Van GelderProfile:b. November 2, 1924 - Jersey City, New JerseySee DiscogsInfo & Reviews:Rudy Van Gelder started recording artists such as Miles Davis and Cannonball Adderley in the early 50's, in the comfort of his parent’s living room. It wasn't until 1959 that he opened his studio on Englewood Cliffs and along with Alfred Lion, changed the way Jazz was being recorded. In the fifty plus

Info: Download The Hammond Jazz Inventory

Download The Hammond Jazz InventoryOn this page you can download the entire contents of The Hammond Jazz Inventory as a zipped pdf file. They offer three editions. You are encouraged to download and share these files with as many people as you like. Whenever new versions of these files are available for download it will be announced on their what's new page. As an alternative you can

Saturday, October 2, 2010

Jazz Labels: The Legendary Prestige Records

Prestige Records,was a record label founded in 1949 by Bob Weinstock (October 2, 1928–January 14, 2006). The label’s name was initially New Jazz, but changed to Prestige Records the next year. The label’s catalog contains a significant number of jazz classics, including renowned works by Miles Davis, John Coltrane, Sonny Rollins, Thelonious Monk and many other giants of the idiom. Weinstock