Dave Valentin - Wikipedia. David Joseph Valentin (April 29, 1952 – March 8, 2017) was an American Latin jazz flautist.
Life and career Valentin was born to Puerto Rican parents in The Bronx in New York City. He attended The High School of Music & Art. He learned percussion at an early age, and by 10 was playing conga and timbales professionally. When he was 12, he became to practice the flute so he could get to know a girl in school who played the flute, Irene Cathcart. He borrowed a flute, bought a Herbie Mann record, and started to teach himself. Years later, he recorded an album with Mann called Two Amigos. He took lessons from Hubert Laws, who became his mentor. For seven years in a row, he was chosen best jazz flautist by readers of Jazziz magazine. In March of 2012, Valentin had a stroke which left him partially paralyzed and unable to perform.
Valentin died from complications of a stroke and Parkinson's disease in the Bronx, at the age of 64. Discography References Son XXI - From Gonzalo Rubalcaba's "XXI Century" Recording for 5Passion. Ignacio Berroa and Gonzalo Rubalcaba "Caravan" Justo Almario & Alex Acuña - 02 Salvation army - Tolú Bongo de Van Gogh. Bill Evans & Toots Thielemans - Affinity (1979 Album) Chick Corea, John Patitucci & Vinnie Colaiuta - Blue Note, Tokyo 1992. Airto Moreira - Trilok Gurtu - Lisbeth Diers: MAGIC OF DRUMS.
Herbie Hancock & The Headhunters - Palm Grease (November 1974 Bremen, Germany @ Musikladen) The 50 Greatest Jazz Albums…Ever. At the end of any year it’s a great time to look back and so we’ve decided to attempt to come up with a definitive list of the 50 Greatest Jazz Albums of all time.
Impossible, you are probably thinking, and it probably is, but rather than just thinking of our favourites we decided to take a good look through the web to see what other lists there are and combine our findings. As usual we expect many of you to disagree, sometimes strongly, but as usual we will love hearing from you. It took us several days of searching but here it is, the 50 greatest… 50. Thelonious Monk - Genius of Modern Music vol.1 & 2. 49. Base de Batería - Jazz. Mahavishnu Orchestra 8-23-1972. 18 awesome facts on The Beatles' Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band released 48 years ago today.
The Beatles' 1967 masterpiece Sgt.
Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band was released 48 years ago today. Regarded by many as revolutionising pop music and culture, the album defined the late 60s spending an incredible 27 weeks at the top of the album chart. The concept album was loosely based around Paul McCartney's idea that the music centre around the fictional Sgt.
Pepper band and contained seminal classic tracks including Lucy In the Sky With Diamonds, A Day In The Life and the memorable psychedelic title track. The album is also notable for George Harrison's Indian-influenced Within You Without You, the Ringo-led With a Little Help from My Friends and the timeless cover art work designed by Peter Blake featuring 57 photographs and nine waxworks of figures from pop culture history. With sales of 5.1 million copies, Sgt. Here's 18 Fab Sgt Pepper Facts 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. The Beatles Revolver at 50 - 14 awesome facts about the classic album. The Beatles' Revolver celebrates its 50th anniversary this year - an album many consider not just to be the band's greatest, but the greatest record ever made.
Released August 5, 1966, Revolver defines the second half of The Beatles' career showing how they made a seismic shift from a singles oriented band into masters of the recording studio. Following on a mere six months from previous album Rubber Soul, Revolver saw the band move away from their beat-pop sound into a world of psychedelia, classical orchestration, tape loops and free-wheeling rock and roll. Crucially, the album saw George Harrison step forward as a major song-writing force contributing three of the 14 tracks while imbuing the record with his love affair with Indian culture. From the opening riff of Taxman through to closer Tomorrow Never Knows - possibly the most influential track of all-time - Revolver is in a select bunch of contemporary pop albums which can be regarded forever as a timeless classic. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. Sam Kininger Band Performs "NY No. 1" at Gathering of the Vibes 2011. Soul Jazz Unit - Need your Funk.
Dr. L. Subramaniam, Jean Luc Ponty, Billy Cobham. TOOTS THIELEMANS IN NEW ORLEANS - 1988. Muddy Waters - Got My Mojo Workin'. Straight, No Chaser - Thelonious Monk. Bernard Purdie & Friends (Mr. Magic/Cissy Strut jam) ~ Live at The Falcon. Vinnie Colaiuta - Chick Corea - John Patitucci. Jaco Pastorius-live in montreal jazz fest 1982. Michael Brecker Steps Ahead In Copenhagen's Carlsberg Glyptotek in 1983.Completo. Standards I (Keith Jarret, Gary Peacock, Jack Dejohnette) Wayne Shorter & Esperanza Spalding, Directed by Jonathan X. Show - Tom Jobim, Vinicius De Moraes, Toquinho & Miúcha - Bossa Nova. Solar - Metheny/Holland/Hancock/DeJohnette. Miles Davis 5tet - Miles Runs The Voodoo Down 
Mahavishnu Orchestra 8-23-1972. [HQ] Brecker Brothers - Above & Below (1992) Brecker Brothers - Some Skunk Funk. John Abercrombie Dave Holland Jack DeJohnette - Homecoming. John Abercrombie & Michael Brecker - Hippityville (1986) (Fusion) Jaco Pastorius-live in montreal jazz fest 1982. Stuff - Live at Montreux '76 (1978) Poncho Sanchez Latin Jazz Band live at Montreux.