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Hank Jones

Milt Jackson and John Coltrane record together ‘Bags & Trane,’…

‘Bags & Trane’ by Milt Jackson & John Coltrane is an album (titled after their nicknames) recorded on January 15, 1959 with Hank Jones, Paul Chambers & Connie Kay and released in December 1961 by Atlantic Records. Track Listing : 1.Bags & Trane (Milt Jackson) – 07:25 . 2.Three Little Words (Bert Kalmar, Harry Ruby) […]

Elvin Jones finishes the recording of ‘Elvin!’ for Riverside (1962)

Elvin Jones’ ‘Elvin!’ is an album recorded on July 11 & December 27, 1961 and January 3, 1962 and released the same year by Riverside. Track Listing : 1.Lady Luck (Elvin Jones, Frank Wess) – 06:19 . 2.Buzz-At (Elvin Jones) – 06:31 . 3.Shadowland (Sara Cassey) – 04:06 . 4.Pretty Brown (Ernie Wilkins) – 03:30 […]

Oscar Peterson begins the recording of ‘With Respect to Nat’ in…

Oscar Peterson’s ‘With Respect to Nat’ is a studio ( in tribute to Nat King Cole who had died earlier that year) album where Peterson sings on all tracks but one and recorded between October 28 and November 13, 1965 and released the same year by Limelight. Track Listing : 1.When My Sugar Walks Down […]

George Benson records the album ‘Shape of Things to Come’ produced…

George Benson’s ‘Shape of Things to Come’ is a studio album (his first to be produced by Creed Taylor) recorded on August 27 & October 22, 1968 and released in 1969 by A&M. Track Listing : 1.Footin’ It (George Benson, Don Sebesky) – 04:23 . 2.Face It Boy, It’S Over (Andy Badale, Frank Stanton) – […]

When Benny Goodman played New-York

Four occasions, three years : 1985, 1974 and 1938 “When Benny Goodman played New-York”. “Concert One” that he played during the tribute he received eight months before his death, at the Broadway Ballroom (yes, people were dancing to jazz then) of the newly opened Marriott Marquis Hotel. Two, a more intimate concert performed in 1974 […]

Benny Goodman In Japan

Benny Goodman came to Japan three times to perform in concert. In 1957 (or is it 1956?) sponsored by the U.S. State Department / ANTA and with a big band, in 1964 with a small group and in 1980 for the “Aurex Jazz Festival” happening in three cities.

Stan Getz records for Verve, ‘Big Band Bossa Nova’ with the Gary…

Stan Getz’ ‘Big Band Bossa Nova’ is an album recorded on August 27 and 28, 1962 with the Gary McFarland Orchestra and released the same year by Verve. Track Listing : 1.Manha De Carnival (Morning Of The Carnival) (Luiz Bonfá) – 05:48 . 2.Balanço No Samba (Street Dance) (Gary Mcfarland) – 02:59 . 3.Melancólico (Melancholy) […]

Wes Montgomery records his sixth album : ‘So Much Guitar’ for…

Wes Montgomery’s ‘So Much Guitar’ is his sixth album recorded on August 4, 1961 and released the same year by Riverside. Track Listing : 1.Twisted Blues (Wes Montgomery) – 05:31 . 2.Cotton Tail (Duke Ellington) – 03:38 . 3.I Wish I Knew (Mack Gordon, Harry Warren) – 05:26 . 4.I’M Just A Lucky So-And-So (Duke […]

Blue Note publish Joe Lovano’s ‘Joyous Encounter’ recorded…

Joe Lovano‘s ‘Joyous Encounter’ is an album recorded with George Mraz, Paul Motian and Hank Jones and released on May 10, 2005 by Blue Note. Track Listing : 1.Autumn In New York (Vernon Duke) – 10:00 . 2.Bird’S Eye View (Joe Lovano) – 05:28 . 3.Don’T Ever Leave Me (Thad Jones) – 03:45 . 4.Alone […]

Blue Note publish Joe Lovano’s ‘I’m All For You,’ a…

Joe Lovano‘s ‘I’m All For You’ is a ballads album recorded with Hank Jones, George Mraz and Paul Motian and released on May 4, 2004 by Blue Note. Track Listing : 1.I’M All For You (Joe Lovano) – 07:50 . 2.Don’T Blame Me (Dorothy Fields / Jimmy Mchugh) – 07:51 . 3.Monk’S Mood (Thelonious Monk) […]

ABC Paramount publish Quincy Jones’ debut album : ‘This Is How I…

Quincy Jones‘ ‘This Is How I Feel About Jazz’ is his debut album recorded in New-York City and released on March 21, 1957 by Abc Paramount. Track Listing : 1.Walkin’ (Richard Carpenter) – 10:47 . 2.Stockholm Sweetnin’ (Quincy Jones) – 05:41 . 3.Evening In Paris (Quincy Jones) – 04:09 . 4.Sermonette (Adderley, Hendricks) – 05:58 […]

Today Julian ‘Cannonball’ Adderley records ‘Somethin’…

Julian ‘Cannonball’ Adderley’s ‘Somethin’ Else’ is an album recorded on March 9, 1958 with Miles Davis and released the same year by Blue Note. Track Listing : 1.Autumn Leaves (Joseph Kosma, Johnny Mercer, Jacques Prévert) – 10:55 . 2.Love For Sale (Cole Porter) – 07:01 . 3.Somethin’ Else (Miles Davis) – 08:15 . 4.One For […]

Today is the second session of Ella Fitzgerald recording the ‘Hello…

Ella Fitzgerald‘s ‘Hello Dolly!’ is a studio album recorded on March 3-4, April 7, 1964 and released in July 1964 by Verve. Track Listing : 1.Hello, Dolly! (Jerry Herman) – 02:55 . 2.People (Bob Merrill, Jule Styne) – 03:48 . 3.Can’T Buy Me Love (John Lennon, Paul Mccartney) – 02:39 . 4.The Sweetest Sounds (Richard […]

German television celebrates Dizzy Gillespie’s 70th Birthday with some…

February 27, 1987 – German television has gathered Sam Rivers (ts), Ed Cherry (g), John Lee (b), Ignacio Berroa (d), Hank Jones (p), Slide Hampton (tb), Johnny Griffin (ts), Jon Faddis (tp), Arturo Sandoval (tp), Eddie Gomez (b) and Ed Thigpen (d) for Dizzy Gillespie‘s 70th Birthday Jubilee Session at Theaterhaus in Stuttgart, Germany