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Ira Gershwin

Oscar Peterson and Milt Jackson record together ‘Two of the Few,’…

‘Two of the Few’ by Oscar Peterson & Milt Jackson is a studio album recorded on January 20, 1983 and released the same year by Pablo. Track Listing : 1.Oh, Lady Be Good! (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin) – 07:54 . 2.If I Had You (Jimmy Campbell, Reginald Connelly, Ted Shapiro) – 04:27 . 3.Limehouse Blues […]

Ella Fitzgerald records ‘Ella in Japan: ‘S Wonderful’ a live…

Ella Fitzgerald’s ‘Ella in Japan:’s Wonderful’ is a live album recorded on January 19 and 22, 1964 at Hibiya Public Hall and Hotel Okura in Tokyo, Japan and released in 2011 by Verve. Track Listing : 1.Cheek To Cheek (Irving Berlin) – 03:47 . 2.Deep Purple (Peter Derose, Mitchell Parish) – 03:59 . 3.Too Close […]

Columbia publish Tony Bennett’s album : ‘Tony’ (1957)

Tony Bennett’s ‘Tony’ is an album (re-titled ‘Tony Bennett Showcase’) produced by Ernest Altschuler and released on January 14, 1957 by Columbia. Track Listing : 1.It Had To Be You (Isham Jones, Gus Kahn) – 02:58 . 2.You Can Depend On Me (Charlie Carpenter, Louis Dunlap, Earl Hines) – 02:14 . 3.I’M Just A Lucky […]

Lester Young records ‘Pres and Teddy’ with the Teddy Wilson Quartet…

Lester Young’s ‘Pres and Teddy’ is an album recorded on January 13, 1956 with the Teddy Wilson Quartet and released In April 1959 by Verve. Track Listing : 1.All Of Me (Gerald Marks, Seymour Simons) – 05:10 . 2.Prisoner Of Love (Russ Columbo, Clarence Gaskill, Leo Robin) – 07:40 . 3.Louise (Leo Robin, Richard Whiting) […]

Chucho Valdés records ‘Bele Bele en La Habana,’ an album for Blue…

Chucho Valdés’ ‘Bele Bele en La Habana’ is an album recorded on January 12 & 13, 1998 and released later the same year by Blue Note. Track Listing : 1.Son Montuno (Chucho Valdés) – 07:12 . 2.Lorraine (Chucho Valdés) – 05:41 . 3.But Not For Me (Pero No Para Mi) (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin) – […]

Bill Evans records the album ‘The Solo Sessions, Vol. 2’ (1963)

Bill Evans’ ‘The Solo Sessions, Vol. 2’ is an album recorded on January 10, 1963 and released in 1992 By Milestone. Track Listing : 1.All The Things You Are (Oscar Hammerstein Ii, Jerome Kern) – 09:10 . 2.Santa Claus Is Coming To Town (J. Fred Coots, Haven Gillespie) – 04:33 . 3.I Loves You Porgy […]

Ella Fitzgerald records ‘Fine and Mellow,’ an album for Pablo (1974)

Ella Fitzgerald’s ‘Fine and Mellow’ is a studio album recorded on January 8, 1974 and released in 1979 by Pablo. Track Listing : 1.Fine And Mellow (Billie Holiday) – 06:05 . 2.I’M Just A Lucky So-And-So (Mack David, Duke Ellington) – 06:35 . 3.I Don’T Stand A Ghost Of A Chance With You (Bing Crosby, […]

Billie Holiday records ‘Songs for Distingué Lovers’ with Harry…

Billie Holiday’s ‘Songs for Distingué Lovers’ is an album recorded from January 3 till January 9, 1957 with Harry Edison, Ben Webster, Jimmy Rowles, Barney Kessel & more and released the same year by Verve Records. Track Listing : 1.Day In, Day Out (Johnny Mercer, Rube Bloom) – 06:47 . 2.A Foggy Day (Ira Gershwin, […]

Peggy Lee records ‘Miss Wonderful,’ an album arranged and conducted…

Peggy Lee’s ‘Miss Wonderful’ is an album (arranged & conducted by Sy Oliver) recorded on January 6, June 8, 1956 and released in 1959 by Decca Records. Track Listing : 1.Mister Wonderful (George Weiss, Jerry Bock, Larry Holofcener) – 03:18 . 2.They Can’T Take That Away From Me (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin) – 02:57 . […]

Frank Sinatra records ‘Sinatra at the Sands,’ his first live album…

Frank Sinatra’s ‘Sinatra at the Sands’ is his first live album recorded in January 1966 with Count Basie and his orchestra, conducted and arranged by Quincy Jones and released in July 1966 by Reprise. Track Listing : 1.Come Fly With Me (Sammy Cahn, Jimmy Van Heusen) – 03:45 . 2.I’Ve Got A Crush On You […]

Billie Holiday begins the recording of ‘Body and Soul,’ an album for…

Billie Holiday’s ‘Body and Soul’ is a studio album recorded on January 3, 4,7 & 9, 1957 and released the same year by Verve Records. Track Listing : 1.Body And Soul (Frank Eyton, Johnny Green, Edward Heyman, Robert Sour) – 06:18 . 2.They Can’T Take That Away From Me (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin) – 04:08 […]

Tony Bennett records ‘Strike Up the Band’ with Count Basie and his…

Tony Bennett’s ‘Strike Up the Band’ is a studio album recorded on January 3 & 5, 1959 with Count Basie and his Orchestra and first released as ‘Basie Swings, Bennett Sings’ the same year by Roulette. Track Listing : 1.Strike Up The Band (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin) – 01:33 . 2.I Guess I’Ll Have To […]

Barbra Streisand records her fifth live album in Las Vegas : ‘Timeless:…

Barbra Streisand’s ‘Timeless: Live in Concert’ is her fifth live album recorded on December 31, 1999 – January 1, 2000 in Las Vegas, Nevada and released on September 19, 2000 by Columbia. Track Listing : 1.Opening/You’Ll Never Know (Harry Warren, Mack Gordon) – 02:31 . 2.Something’S Coming (Leonard Bernstein, Stephen Sondheim) – 03:41 . 3.The […]

Helen Merrill records with Clifford Brown ‘Helen Merrill,’ her…

‘Helen Merrill’ is her eponymous debut studio album recorded on December 22-24, 1954, with Clifford Brown and released in 1955 by Emarcy. Track Listing : 1.Don’T Explain (Arthur Herzog Jr., Billie Holiday) – 05:08 . 2.You’D Be So Nice To Come Home To (Cole Porter) – 04:17 . 3.What’S New? (Johnny Burke, Bob Haggart) – […]

Tony Bennett records ‘In Person!’ an album with the Count Basie…

Tony Bennett’s ‘In Person!’ is an album recorded on December 22 & 30, 1958 with the Count Basie Orchestra and released in 1959 by Columbia. Track Listing : 1.Just In Time (Betty Comden, Adolph Green, Jule Styne) – 01:45 . 2.When I Fall In Love (Edward Heyman, Victor Young) – 02:20 . 3.Taking A Chance […]