We remember Anita O’Day. ‘Good O’Day’

an album by Anita O’Day with Oscar Peterson on piano. >> MORE VIDEOS [1963] Anita O’Day sings in Tokyo with pianist Bob Corwin, Toshiyuki Miyama and The All-Star Orchestra and Takeshi Inomata and His West Liners at Studio G, T.B.S in Tokyo, Japan >> 11 MINUTES on RVM >> READ...

Anita O’Day begins the recording of ‘Trav’lin’…

– Saxophone . Mel Lewis – Drums . Joe Maini – Saxophone . Dick Nash – Trombone . Al Porcino – Trumpet . Frank Rosolino – Trombone . Jimmy Rowles – Piano . Jack Sheldon – Trumpet . Ray Triscari – Trumpet . Al Viola – Guitar . Ben Webster...

On TV today, Anita O’Day in Tokyo (1963)

December 30, 1963 – Anita O’Day sings in Tokyo with pianist Bob Corwin, Toshiyuki Miyama and The All-Star Orchestra and Takeshi Inomata and His West Liners at Studio G, T.B.S in Tokyo, Japan BY THE SAME...

Diana Krall’s Godmothers

Day – Too Marvelous For Words 9 . Anita O’Day – Let’S Fall In Love 10 . Astrud Gilberto – Summer Samba (So Nice) 11 . Dionne Warwick – Walk On By 12 . Dusty Springfield – Peel Me A Grape MORE SINGING LADIES For The Full playlists click here...

Anita Baker – Enraptured

the definitive quiet storm singers of the ’80s. Smooth and mellow, but hardly lifeless, it made her one of the most popular romantic singers of her time. @Discogs : Photo : Anita Baker BUY FROM THIS ARTIST AMAZON . ITUNES . CD UNIVERSE For everything Anita Baker, simply click here...

We remember Gene Krupa. ‘Be-Bop-A-Krupa’

do not want to miss the Orginal Benny Goodman Trio – that is Benny Goodman (cl), Gene Krupa (d) and Teddy Wilson (p) – at The Bell Telephone Hour on WNBC >> 11 MINUTES on RVM >> [1958] you do not miss Coleman Hawkins, Roy Eldridge, Dizzy Gillespie, Louis Armstrong,...

Singing On The Moon

From ‘Moonglow’ to ‘Polka Dots And Moonbeams’, we have mixed 18 ‘Jazz Songs‘ tunes around the theme of ‘Moon (Tribute To Neil Armstrong)‘. It has Dinah Washington, Les Baxter & His Orchestra, Bing Crosby, Chet Baker and many more. LINER NOTES IMAGE : astronauts Photo by Allerina & Glen MacLarty...

Jazzin’Around Sway

innovative and simple musical formula based on a rhythmic sextet: a singer accompanied only by a percussion section colored by the sound of the vibraphone. Bobby Darin : Legendary entertainer Bobby Darin had a wide range of talent. Born Walden Robert Cassotto on May 14th, 1936, Darin rose from poor...

Dinah Washington records ‘What a Diff’rence a Day Makes!’…

examples. […] allmusic One of the more notorious albums in the history of vocal music, What a Diff’rence a Day Makes! is the lush session that bumped up Dinah Washington from the “Queen of the Blues” to a middle-of-the-road vocal wondress — and subsequently disenfranchised quite a few jazz purists....

Toni Braxton releases her fourth album : ‘More Than a Woman’…

Studios (Atlanta, Georgia); Sound On Sound Studios (Manhattan, New York City, New York); Track Record Studios (North Hollywood, Los Angeles, California; Westlake Recording Studios (West Hollywood, California). Released On November 19, 2002 By Arista Records. Video Director(s) : Charles Infante and Dave Meyers for “Hit the Freeway” (Source Official Site)...

Hopes And Promises

From ‘Never Will I Marry’ to ‘I Will Always Love You’, we have mixed 18 ‘Jazz‘ tunes around the theme of ‘Impossible Hopes And Inconsequent Promises‘. It has Quincy Jones , Massimo Farao Trio, Pepe Jaramillo, Nancy Wilson and many more. LINER NOTES IMAGE : October 13 Photo by Caitlin...

We remember Oscar Peterson. ‘And The Oscar Goes To …’

Oscar Peterson Plays Count Basie is an album by Oscar Peterson, of music associated with Count Basie. >> Oscar Peterson Plays the Duke Ellington Song book is an album recorded between July 14 and August 9, 1959 with Ray Brown on double bass and Ed Thigpen on drums. >> Oscar...

Lucky Me, Charming You

My Mojo Workin’”, Agent510 from Oakland, CA writes : “Love this tune. Good for Muddy having his mojo workin’. My mojo is in the shop right now. I’m waiting for them to call me back with an estimate”. Lucky Mojo : This song (“Hoodoo Lady Blues”) is unique for using...

Whoopee for Walter

From ‘My Buddy’ to ‘My baby just cares for me’, we have mixed 19 ‘Jazz‘ tunes written or co-written by ‘Walter Donaldson‘. It has Ray Charles, Anita O’day, Al Jolson, Frank Sinatra and many more. LINER NOTES IMAGE : Makin’ Whoopee Photo by Mikhail Esteves INFORMATIONS The Makin’ Whoopee –...

Loony Jazz Tunes

the success of The Cues in providing back-up vocal harmony to some of the most prominent artists in the Rhythm & Blues and Pop fields, they couldn’t produce a substantial hit on their own. We can probably blame Capitol for that: they had no real idea what to do with...

Colours Moon

only one full moon, but occasionally a second one sneaks in. Full moons are separated by 29 days, while most months are 30 or 31 days long; so it is possible to fit two full moons in a single month. This happens every two and a half years, on average....

Mercer, Man Of His Words

From ‘Charade’ to ‘One For My Baby (And One More For The Road)’, we have mixed 19 ‘Jazz Songs‘ tunes written or co-written by ‘Johnny Mercer‘. It has Frank Sinatra, Nat King Cole, Mimi Lo, Freddy Cole and many more. LINER NOTES IMAGE : come rain or come shine. Photo...