We remember Betty Carter. ‘Betty Bop’

: This day (September 26, 1998), died Lillie Mae Jones a.k.a Betty Carter, an American jazz singe. Betty Carter : A jazz purist to the end Betty gains the respect she deserves as she brokers new deals with the record industry; receives a long over due Grammy; creates the Jazz...

Ray Charles records ‘Dedicated to You’ with Betty Carter (1960)

Ray Charles’s ‘Dedicated to You’ is an album recorded on August 23, 1960 with Betty Carter and released In January 1961 by ABC Paramount. LISTEN Track Listing : 1.Hardhearted Hannah (Jack Yellen, Milton Ager, Charles Bates, Bob Bigelow) – 03:14 . 2.Nancy (With The Laughing Face) (Jimmy Van Heusen, Phil...

Jazzin’Around Smoke Gets In Your Eyes

...the blues away (3.04) . Sarah Vaughan (with Billy Eckstine) – Passing strangers (2.39) . Ute Lemper – I’m A Stranger Here Myself (3.01) . Betty Carter – Lonely house (7.31) . Betty Carter & Ray Bryant – Moonlight in Vermont (3.21) . Chet Baker – I Wish I Knew...

Warner Bros. publish Bette Midler’s ninth album : ‘Bathhouse…

Bette Midler’s ‘Bathhouse Betty’ is her ninth studio album released on September 15, 1998 by Warner Bros. WATCH LISTEN Track Listing : 1.Song Of Bernadette (Leonard Cohen, Bill Elliott, Jennifer Warnes) – 03:46 . 2.I’M Beautiful Dammitt! (Brinsley Evans) – 03:55 . 3.Lullaby In Blue (Adam Cohen, Brock Walsh) –...

We remember Art Blakey. ‘Art Bop’

This day (October 16, 1990), in New York City, New York, died Art Blakey, was an American jazz drummer.VIDEO DIGEST Digest Tracklist : Big Band – Blues March (1988) . w/ The Jazz Messengers – Along Came Betty . w/ The Jazz Messengers, Freddy Hubbard – One By One (1982)...

Weill um die Welt

From ‘Pirate Jenny’ to ‘Mack The Knife’ , we have mixed 19 ‘Jazz & Opera‘ tunes around the theme of ‘Kurt Weill‘. It has Betty Carter, Sarah Vaughan, Wayne Newton, Gil Evans and many more. LINER NOTES IMAGE : Threesome Photo by Ash Vegas INFORMATIONS Zero G Sound : When...

Their Favourite Things

From ‘(It Will Have To Do) Until The Real Thing Comes Along’ to ‘All The Things you are’ , we have mixed 19 ‘Jazz‘ tunes around the theme of ‘Ladies’Things‘. It has Julie London , Billie Holiday, Sarah Vaughan, Betty Carter and many more. LINER NOTES IMAGE : My favorite...

Quincy’s Ladies

From ‘It’s My Party’ to ‘Jessica’s day’ , we have mixed 16 ‘Jazz & Soul‘ tunes around the theme of ‘Ladies And Quincy Jones‘Songs‘. It has Sarah Vaughan, Big Maybelle, Letta Mbulu, Betty Carter and many more. LINER NOTES IMAGE : Ladies Love Affair Photo by Saquan Stimpson INFORMATIONS Quincy...

All the Things Oscar

...Nobody Else But Me (3.11) . Linda Scott – I’ve Told Every Little Star (2.17) . Sonny Criss – All The Things You Are (4.01) . Betty Carter – My Favorite Things (4.40) . Blossom Dearie – The Surrey With The Fringe on Top (4.17) . The Sound Of Music...

It’s Snow (or Never)

...contributions to George Benson‘s White Rabbit record. Claire Martin : A further seminal moment came at 18 when she saw the great improvising singer Betty Carter at Ronnie Scott’s. It confirmed what she already felt – she had to be a jazz singer. Like many singers Martin paid her dues...

Warner Bros. publish ‘Chaka Khan’ her eponymous fourth solo album…

...which later led hardcore jazz purist Betty Carter to proclaim Khan the one female singer working outside the jazz arena with legitimate improvising credentials. […] Wilson & Alroy’s Record Reviews That may sound appalling to jazz purists, but to me the versions here of Monk’s “Epistrophy,” Coltrane’s “Giant Steps” and...

Barney Kessel records ‘Let’s Cook!’ for Contemporary (1962)

Barney Kessel’s ‘Let’s Cook!’ is an album recorded on August 6 and November 11, 1957 and released in 1962 by Contemporary. LISTEN Track Listing : 1.Let’S Cook (Barney Kessel) – 11:18 . 2.Time Remembered (Vernon Duke) – 04:15 . 3.Just In Time (Jule Styne, Betty Comden, Adolph Green) – 04:57...

Freddie Hubbard records the album ‘First Light’ for CTI (1971)

...Johnny Mercer) – 05:43 . 4.Yesterday’S Dreams (Norman Martin, Don Sebesky) – 03:55 . 5.Lonely Town [From On The Town] (Leonard Bernstein, Betty Comden, Adolph Green) – 07:00 . 6.Fantasy In D (Cedar Walton) – 06:55 Pete Turner ALSO READ Official Site Nikon Wikipedia Musicians : Freddie Hubbard – Trumpet,...