We remember Benny Carter. ‘Mellow Toner’

12, 2003), in / Los Angeles, California, died Benny Carter, an American jazz alto saxophonist, clarinetist, trumpeter, composer, arranger, and bandleader. Benny Carter : As Duke Ellington once wrote: The problem of expressing the contributions that Carter has made to popular music is so tremendous it completely fazes me, so...

Carmen McRae records ‘Portrait of Carmen,’ an album for Atlantic…

Carmen McRae’s ‘Portrait of Carmen’ is a studio album recorded on November 27-29, 1967 with Shorty Rogers, Benny Carter and Gene Di Novi and featuring arrangements by Oliver Nelson and released in 1968 by Atlantic. LISTEN Track Listing : 1.I’M Always Drunk In San Francisco (Tommy Wolf) – 03:04 ....

Prestige Records tape ‘Cookin’ with the Miles Davis Quintet’…

.... 4.Tune Up/When Lights Are Low (Miles Davis)/(Benny Carter, Spencer Williams) – 13:09 Reid Miles ALSO READ Wikipedia RETINART Viljami Salminen Eye Magazine Musicians : Miles Davis – Trumpet . Paul Chambers – Double Bass . John Coltrane – Tenor Saxophone . Red Garland – Piano . Philly Joe Jones...

We remember Tommy Flanagan. ‘The Modest Magnificent’

This day (November 16, 2001), in New York City, died Tommy Flanagan, an American jazz pianist, particularly remembered for his work with Ella FitzgeraldVIDEO DIGEST Digest Tracklist : Beyond The Bluebird . w/ Benny Carter – Just Friends (1985) . Raincheck (1991) . w/ Billy Taylor – The Study Of...

T-Bone Walker sits in with Jazz At The Philharmonic (1966)

November 30, 1967 – producer Norman Granz touring all-star show “Jazz at the Philharmonic” stops at the Poplar Town Hall in London (UK). This year, the show presents T-Bone Walker, Dizzy Gillespie, Teddy Wilson, Louis Bellson, Clark Terry, Coleman Hawkins, àZoot Sims, àJimmy Moody, àBenny Carter and àBob Cranshaw. Some...

Swinging ’round Midnight

video for B.B. King version of the “In the Midnight Hour” was made by John Landis. In this video appeared stars from the Into the Night movie: Jeff Goldblum, Michelle Pfeiffer, Dan Aykroyd and also Steve Martin, Eddie Murphy and Michelle Pfeiffer’s sister. Benny Carter : In 1978, Carter was...

Astronomy Domine

From ‘El Satelite’ to ‘Saturday Night On Saturn’, we have mixed 17 ‘Jazz With a Slice Of Pop‘ tunes around the theme of ‘Stars, Planets And Other Sky Items‘. It has Benny Carter, Pat Metheny, Gene Ammons With Woody Herman & His Orchestra, Dinah Washington and many more. LINER NOTES...

We remember Freddie Hubbard ‘Hubiquity’

such as Freddie Hubbard, Terence Blanchard, Curtis Fuller, Jackie McLean, Donald Harrison, Benny Golson, Wayne Shorter, Walter Davis, Jr., Buster Williams, Roy Haynes and Michelle Hendricks at Leverkusen Jazz Festival in Germany >> 97 MINUTES on RVM >> [1988] Benny Golson and Freddie Hubbard perform together at the Jazzfestival in...

Montreux in Brazil

Etta James,Egberto Gismonti,Stan Getz, Chick Corea, Hermeto Pascoal,Márcio Montarroyos and John McLaughlin. Throwback to 1978. This is Sao Paulo. This is “Montreux in Brazil” WATCH READ Track listing Video : 1.Dizzy Gillespie, Benny Carter (Sep 11, 1978) – 01:46 . 2.Benny Carter (Sep 11, 1978) – 06:16 . 3.Dizzy Gillespie...

We remember Art Farmer. ‘The State of Art’

a co-leader of the Jazztet with Benny Golson, a group that remained together from 1959-’62 and was revived in the early ’80s. The Jazztet possibly enjoyed less success than it deserved. The unique combination of Farmer’s improvisational talent and leadership combined with Benny Golson’s gift for composition and arrangement produced...

Hundred

Houston Preston & Ron Carter – Blue Seven (7.05) . Muddy Waters – She’s Nineteen Years Old (3.18) . Dianne Reeves – Nine (4.50) . Benny Carter – Twelve O’Clock Jump (2.54) . Miles Davis & John Coltrane – Four (4.49) . Szjerdne – If 6 Was 8 (3.37) ....

Morning Glories

...Swingmusic.net: Benny Carter left the U.S. for Paris in 1935 to join the Willie Lewis band on trumpet and alto before moving to England at the urgings of Leonard Feather to take the aforementioned BBC arranging job. Unfortunately, during this period Carter was only able to record as an instrumentalist...

Jazz Dreamers

...To Dream (3.07) . Kenny Burrell – Weaver of Dreams (5.00) . Joe Wilder – Darn That Dream (4.43) . Benny Carter – Lullaby To A Dream (6.59) . Benny Goodman – If Dreams Come True (5.52) . Cal Collins – Dream A Little Dream Of Me (3.12) . [/toggle]...