‘Blossom Dearie’ is her first studio solo and eponymous album recorded on September 11–12, 1956 and released in April 1957 by Verve Records. Track listing : 1.’Deed I Do (Walter Hirsch, Fred Rose) – 02:11 . 2.Lover Man (Oh Where Can You Be?) (Jimmy Davis, Ram Ramirez, Jimmy Sherman) – 02:45 . 3.Ev’rything I’ve Got […]
This day (August 22, 2016), in Brussels, Belgium, died Jean-Baptiste Frédéric Isidor, Baron Thielemans a.k.a Toots Thielemans, a Belgian jazz musician well known for his guitar and harmonica playing as well as his whistling. Thielemans is credited as one of the greatest harmonica players of the 20th century.
Ella Fitzgerald’s ‘Whisper Not’ is a studio album recorded on July 20, 1966 with the Marty Paich Orchestra and released in 1967 by Verve. Track listing : . 1.Sweet Georgia Brown (Ben Bernie, Kenneth Casey, Maceo Pinkard) – 03:30 . 2.Whisper Not (Benny Golson, Leonard Feather) – 02:59 . 3.I Said No (Frank Loesser, Jule […]
As we wish, today, English drummer Charles Robert Watts a.k.a Charlie Watts a Happy 77th Birthday, the time has come to playlist the ‘BESTS’ of his band : The Rolling Stones
The Jimi Hendrix Experience’s ‘Live at Berkeley’ is a posthumous live album recorded on May 30, 1970 at the Berkeley Community Theatre and released on September 16, 2003 by Mca. Track Listing : 1.Introduction (Jimi Hendrix) – 01:47 . 2.Pass It On (Straight Ahead) (Jimi Hendrix) – 06:58 . 3.Hey Baby (New Rising Sun) (Jimi […]
Chet Baker‘s ‘Jazz at Ann Arbor’ is a live album recorded at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan on May 9, 1954 and released in 1955 by Pacific Jazz. Track Listing : 1.Line For Lyons (Gerry Mulligan) – 06:45 . 2.Lover Man (James Sherman, Ram Ramirez, Jimmy Davis) – 05:45 . 3.My Funny Valentine […]
This day (April 24, 1942), in Brooklyn, New York, is born Barbra Joan Streisand a.k.a Barbra Streisand, an American singer, actress, writer, film producer and director.
This day (April 3, 1990), in Hidden Hills, California, died Sarah Lois Vaughan a.k.a. Sarah Vaughan, an American singer, nicknamed ‘Sailor Sassy’ and ‘The Divine One’
This day (March 12, 1955), in New York City, New York, died Charles ‘Charlie’ Parker, Jr. , an American jazz saxophonist .
Sarah Vaughan’s ‘Swingin’ Easy’ is an album recorded (partly) on February 14, 1957 and released the same year by Emarcy. Track Listing : 1.Shulie A Bop (George Treadwell, Sarah Vaughan) – 02:42 . 2.Lover Man (Oh, Where Can You Be?) (Jimmy Davis, Ram Ramirez, Jimmy Sherman) – 03:19 . 3.I Cried For You (Gus Arnheim, […]
Ella Fitzgerald’s ‘The Stockholm Concert, 1966’ is a live album recorded on February 7, 1966 with the Duke Ellington Orchestra and released in 1984 by Pablo. Track Listing : 1.Imagine My Frustration (Duke Ellington, Billy Strayhorn, Gerald Wilson) – 05:13 . 2.Duke’S Place (Duke Ellington, Bob Katz, Bob Thiele) – 04:43 . 3.Satin Doll (Duke […]
Released on March 31, 2015, “Yesterday I Had the Blues: The Music of Billie Holiday” is an album-tribute to the legendary singer by José James, backed by Jason Moran, John Patitucci and Eric Harland.
Released on March 9, 2015, “Lady Sings The Blues” is the third studio album by British singer Rebecca Ferguson. Track Listing : 1.Get Happy (Harold Arlen, Ted Koehler) – 02:48 . 2.Fine And Mellow (Billie Holiday)- 02:36 . 3.Embraceable You (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin) – 03:36 . 4.That Ole Devil Called Love (Allan Roberts, Doris […]