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Jimmy Van Heusen

Frank Sinatra starts the recording of ‘Come Dance with Me!’ an…

Frank Sinatra’s ‘Come Dance with Me!’ is an album arranged and conducted by Billy May, recorded between December 9 and 23, 1958 and released in 1959 By Capitol. Track Listing : 1.Come Dance With Me (Sammy Cahn, Jimmy Van Heusen) – 02:31 . 2.Something’S Gotta Give (Johnny Mercer) – 02:38 . 3.Just In Time (Jule […]

Dianne Reeves begins the recording of ‘A Little Moonlight’ featuring…

Dianne Reeves’ ‘A Little Moonlight’ is an album featuring Broadway standards and recorded between December 4 and 10 2002 by Blue Note. Track Listing : 1.Loads Of Love (Richard Rodgers) – 04:24 . 2.I Concentrate On You (Cole Porter) – 05:20 . 3.Reflections (Jon Hendricks, Blue Mink, Thelonious Monk) – 05:12 . 4.Skylark (Hoagy Carmichael, […]

Frank Sinatra records the album ‘A Man and His Music’ for Reprise…

Frank Sinatra’s ‘A Man and His Music’ is a double album recorded from December 19, 1960 till October 21, 1965, with various conductors and released in 1965 by Reprise. Track Listing : 1.Put Your Dreams Away (For Another Day) (Paul Mann, George David Weiss, Ruth Lowe) – 03:10 . 2.All Or Nothing At All (Jack […]

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. Track Listing : 1.I’M Always Drunk In San Francisco (Tommy Wolf) – 03:04 . 2.Elusive Butterfly (Bob Lind) – 03:03 […]

Robbie Williams releases his fourth album : ‘Swing When You’re…

Robbie Williams’ ‘Swing When You’re Winning’ is his fourth studio album produced by Guy Chambers and released on November 19, 2001 by Capitol Track Listing : 1.I Will Talk And Hollywood Will Listen (Guy Chambers, Robbie Williams) – 03:17 . 2.Mack The Knife (Marc Blitzstein, Bertolt Brecht, Kurt Weill) – 03:18 . 3.Somethin’ Stupid (Carson […]

Jimmy Smith records ‘Groovin’ at Smalls’ Paradise,’ a…

Jimmy Smith’s ‘Groovin’ at Smalls’ Paradise’ is a live album recorded on November 15, 1957 and released the same year by Blue Note. Track Listing : Imagination (Johnny Burke, Jimmy Van Heusen) – 07:56 . Walkin’ (Richard Carpenter) – 11:41 . My Funny Valentine (Lorenz Hart, Richard Rodgers) – 11:03 . It’S Only A Paper […]

John Coltrane finishes the recording of ‘Ballads’ for Impulse!…

John Coltrane’s ‘Ballads’ is an album recorded on December 21, 1961; September 18 and November 13, 1962 and released in 1963 by Impulse! Track Listing : 1.Say It (Over And Over Again) (Frank Loesser, Jimmy Mchugh) – 04:18 . 2.You Don’T Know What Love Is (Don Raye, Gene Depaul) – 05:15 . 3.Too Young To […]

Bill Evans records ‘Homecoming’ live at the Southeastern Louisiana…

Bill Evans’ ‘Homecoming’ is a live album recorded on November 6, 1979 at the Southeastern Louisiana University with Marc Johnson and Joe LaBarbera and released on April 13, 1999 by Milestone. Track Listing : 1.Re: Person I Knew (Bill Evans) – 04:03 . 2.Midnight Mood (Ben Raleigh, Joe Zawinul) – 06:22 . 3.Laurie (Bill Evans) […]

Frank Sinatra records his seventh album : ‘Songs for Young Lovers’…

Frank Sinatra’s ‘Songs for Young Lovers’ is his seventh studio album recorded on November 5 and 6, 1953 in Hollywood with Nelson Riddle as a conductor and released in 1954 By Capitol Records. Track Listing : 1.My Funny Valentine (Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart) – 02:31 . 2.The Girl Next Door (Ralph Blane, Hugh Martin) – […]

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

‘Relaxin’ with the Miles Davis Quintet’ is an album recorded on May 11 & October 26, 1956 and featuring John Coltrane and released in 1957 by Prestige. Track Listing : 1.If I Were A Bell (Frank Loesser) – 08:15 . 2.You’Re My Everything (Harry Warren) – 05:18 . 3.I Could Write A Book (Richard Rodgers) […]

Frank Sinatra records his tenth studio album : ‘Songs for Swingin’…

Frank Sinatra’s ‘Songs for Swingin’ Lovers!’ is his tenth studio album arranged by Nelson Riddle, recorded on October 17, 1955, January 9 – 12, 16, 1956 and released in March 1956 by Capitol. Track Listing : 1.You Make Me Feel So Young (Mack Gordon, Josef Myrow) – 02:57 . 2.It Happened In Monterey (Billy Rose, […]

Ella Fitzgerald records ‘Like Someone in Love’ with a studio…

Ella Fitzgerald’s ‘Like Someone in Love’ is a studio album rrecorded on October 15 & 28, 1957 with a studio orchestra arranged and conducted by Frank DeVol and released the same year by Verve. Track Listing : 1.There’S A Lull In My Life (Mack Gordon, Harry Revel) – 03:23 . 2.More Than You Know (Edward […]

Four Jazz Messengers Euro Gigs

On October 9, 1989, two days before his 70th birthday, Art Blakey took hisl Jazz Messengers to the Leverkusen Jazz festival in Germany. The concert turned out to be a special event when ex Messengers joined the party. From the Fifties / Sixties line-ups : Benny Golson, Wayne Shorter, Freddie Hubbard, Curtis Fuller, Jackie McLean. […]

Capitol publish Dean Martin’s album : ‘This Time I’m…

Dean Martin’s ‘This Time I’m Swingin’!’ is an album conducted and arranged by Nelson Riddle and released on October 3, 1960 by Capitol. Track Listing : 1.I Can’T Believe That You’Re In Love With Me (Clarence Gaskill, Jimmy Mchugh) – 02:27 . 2.True Love (Cole Porter) – 02:35 . 3.You’Re Nobody Till Somebody Loves You […]

Frank Sinatra records ‘Sinatra–Basie: An Historic Musical First’…

Frank Sinatra’s ‘Sinatra–Basie: An Historic Musical First’ is his first a studio album with the Count Basie Orchestra, recorded on October 2–3, 1962 by Reprise. Track Listing : 1.Pennies From Heaven (Arthur Johnston, Johnny Burke) – 03:29 . 2.Please Be Kind (Saul Chaplin, Sammy Cahn) – 02:43 . 3.(Love Is) The Tender Trap (Sammy Cahn, […]

Bill Evans records ‘Alone,’ his first piano solo album for Verve…

Bill Evans’ ‘Alone’ is his first piano solo album, recorded on September 23, October 8 & 21, 1968 by Verve. Track Listing : 1.Here’S That Rainy Day (Jimmy Van Heusen, Johnny Burke) – 05:21 . 2.A Time For Love (Johnny Mandel, Paul Francis Webster) – 05:06 . 3.Midnight Mood (Joe Zawinul, Ben Raleigh) – 05:20 […]

Verve publish Diana Krall’s ninth album : ‘From This Moment…

Diana Krall’s ‘From This Moment On’ is her ninth album released on September 19, 2006 by Verve. Track listing : 1.It Could Happen To You (Johnny Burke, Jimmy Van Heusen) – 03:29 . 2.Isn’t This a Lovely Day? (Irving Berlin) – 06:07 . 3.How Insensitive (Vinicius de Moraes, Norman Gimbel, Antonio Carlos Jobim) – 05:20 […]

Bill Evans in Europe – The Sixties

For the first time, in August 1964, Bill Evans goes to Europe. Taking drummer Larry Bunker and bassist Chuck Israels to Stockholm in Sweden for a session with local singer Monica Zetterlund and a taping at the national television. For the rest of the sixties, Evans and different trios will come back steadily. (Spring 1965 […]