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Norman Granz

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 […]

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) […]

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, […]

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 […]

T-Bone Walker sits in with Jazz At The Philharmonic (1966)

November 30, 1967 – producer Norman Granz touring all-star show “Jazz at the Philharmonic” stops at the Poplar Town Hall in London (UK). This year, the show presents T-Bone Walker, Dizzy Gillespie, Teddy Wilson, Louis Bellson, Clark Terry, Coleman Hawkins, àZoot Sims, àJimmy Moody, àBenny Carter and àBob Cranshaw. Some fine musicians yo don’t want […]

Lester Young records the album ‘The President Plays’ with the Oscar…

Lester Young’s ‘The President Plays’ is a studio album recorded on November 28, 1952 with the Oscar Peterson Quartet and released in June 1954 By Norgran Records. Track Listing : 1.Ad Lib Blues (Oscar Peterson, Lester Young) – 05:54 . 2.I Can’T Get Started (Vernon Duke, Ira Gershwin) – 03:41 . 3.Just You, Just Me […]

Ella Fitzgerald records ‘Ella Swings Lightly’ with the Marty Paich…

Ella Fitzgerald’s ‘Ella Swings Lightly’ is a studio album recorded on November 23-24, 1958, with the Marty Paich Dek-tette and released the same year by Verve Track Listing : 1.Little White Lies (Walter Donaldson) – 02:31 . 2.You Hit The Spot (Mack Gordon, Harry Revel) – 02:44 . 3.What’S Your Story, Morning Glory? (Jack Lawrence, […]

Ella Fitzgerald records ‘These are the Blues’ with Roy Eldridge and…

Ella Fitzgerald’s ‘These are the Blues’ is an entire album of blues songs recorded on October 28-29, 1963 with Roy Eldridge and Wild Bill Davis and released the same year by Verve. Track Listing : 1.Jailhouse Blues (Bessie Smith, Clarence Williams) – 05:25 . 2.In The Evening (When The Sun Goes Down) (Leroy Carr, Don […]

John Coltrane records ‘Afro Blue Impressions,’ a live album for…

John Coltrane’s ‘Afro Blue Impressions’ is a double live album recorded on October 22 & November 2, 1963 and released In May/June 1977 by Pablo Records Track Listing : 1.Lonnie’S Lament (John Coltrane) – 10:16 . 2.Naima (John Coltrane) – 08:06 . 3.Chasin’ The Trane (John Coltrane) – 05:48 . 4.My Favorite Things (Oscar Hammerstein […]

Dizzy Gillespie records ‘For Musicians Only’ with Stan Getz and…

Dizzy Gillespie’s ‘For Musicians Only’ is recorded on October 16, 1956 with Stan Getz and Sonny Stitt and released in 1958 by Verve. Track Listing : 1.Bebop (Dizzy Gillespie) – 12:48 . 2.Dark Eyes (Florian Hermann) – 12:10 . 3.Wee (Allen’S Alley) (Denzil Best, Dizzy Gillespie) – 08:28 . 4.Lover Come Back To Me (Sigmund […]

Stan Getz and J.J. Johnson plus the Oscar Peterson trio record ‘Stan Getz…

‘Stan Getz and J.J. Johnson at the Opera House’ is a live album recorded on October 10, 1957, accompanied by the Oscar Peterson trio and released the same year by Verve. Track Listing : 1.Billie’S Bounce (Charlie Parker) – 09:45 . 2.My Funny Valentine (Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart) – 08:10 . 3.Crazy Rhythm (Irving Caesar, […]

Ella Fitzgerald starts the recording of ‘Ella Sings Broadway’ with…

Ella Fitzgerald’s ‘Ella Sings Broadway’ is a studio album recorded on October 1–4, 1962 with an orchestra arranged and conducted by Marty Paich and released In 1963 by Verve. Track Listing : 1.Hernando’S Hideaway (Richard Adler, Jerry Ross) – 03:17 . 2.If I Were A Bell (Frank Loesser) – 02:22 . 3.Warm All Over (Frank […]

Joe Pass records ‘Virtuoso,’ a solo album for Pablo Records (1973)

Joe Pass’ ‘Virtuoso’ is an album recorded on August 28, 1973 and released In December, 1973 By Pablo. Track Listing : 1.Night And Day (Cole Porter) – 03:32 . 2.Stella By Starlight (Ned Washington, Victor Young) – 05:10 . 3.Here’S That Rainy Day (Sonny Burke, Jimmy Van Heusen) – 03:36 . 4.My Old Flame (Sam […]

Billie Holiday records ‘Music For Torching’ with Harry Sweets…

Billie Holiday’s ‘Music For Torching’ is a studio album recorded on August 23 & 25, 1955 and released In October 1955 By Clef. Track Listing : 1.It Had To Be You (Isham Jones, Gus Kahn) – 04:02 . 2.Come Rain Or Come Shine (Harold Arlen, Johnny Mercer) – 04:23 . 3.I Don’T Want To Cry […]

Louis Armstrong and Ella Fitzgerald begin the recording of ‘Porgy and…

‘Porgy and Bess’ by Louis Armstrong & Ella Fitzgerald is a studio album recorded on August 18-19 & October 14, 1957 and released the same year by Verve. Track Listing : 1.Overture (George Gershwin) – 10:52 . 2.Summertime (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin, Dubose Heyward) – 04:58 . 3.I Wants To Stay Here (George Gershwin, Ira […]

Oscar Peterson records ‘Oscar Peterson Trio + One’ with Clark Terry…

‘Oscar Peterson Trio + One’ is an album (featuring Clark Terry) recorded on August 17, 1964 and released In October 1964 by Mercury. Track Listing : 1.Brotherhood Of Man (Frank Loesser) – 03:32 . 2.Jim (Caesar Petrillo, Milton Samuels, Nelson Shawn) – 03:01 . 3.Blues For Smedley (Oscar Peterson) – 06:56 . 4.Roundalay (Oscar Peterson) […]

Ella Fitzgerald records ‘Live at Mister Kelly’s’ in Chicago…

Ella Fitzgerald’s ‘Live at Mister Kelly’s’ is an album recorded on August 10, 1958 in Chicago and released in 2007 by Verve. Track listing : 1.Your Red Wagon (Gene de Paul, Richard M. Jones, Don Raye) – 02:59 . 2.Nice Work If You Can Get It (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin) – 02:35 . 3.I’m Glad […]

Oscar Peterson records ‘At the Stratford Shakespearean Festival’…

Oscar Peterson’s ‘At the Stratford Shakespearean Festival’ is a live album recorded on August 8, 1956, with Ray Brown and Herb Ellis and released the same year In 1956 by Verve. Track Listing : 1.Falling In Love With Love (Lorenz Hart, Richard Rodgers) – 06:15 . 2.How About You? (Ralph Freed, Burton Lane) – 05:53 […]