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Wes Montgomery records his fifteenth album : ‘Goin’ Out of My…

Wes Montgomery’s ‘Goin’ Out of My Head’ is his fifteenth album, arranged and conducted by Oliver Nelson and recorded on December 7, 8 & 22, 1965 and released in 1966 by Verve. Track Listing : 1.Goin’ Out Of My Head (Teddy Randazzo, Bobby Weinstein) – 02:14 . 2.Once I Loved (Vinicius De Moraes, Antonio Carlos […]

Dinah Washington records ‘The Swingin’ Miss D,’ an album…

Dinah Washington’s ‘The Swingin’ Miss D’ is a studio album arranged by Quincy Jones and recorded on December 4–6, 1956 and released in 1957 by Emarcy. Track Listing : 1.They Didn’T Believe Me (Jerome Kern, Herbert Reynolds) – 02:44 . 2.You’Re Crying (Leonard Feather, Quincy Jones) – 03:29 . 3.Makin’ Whoopee (Walter Donaldson, Gus Kahn) […]

Wes Montgomery records his twelfth album ‘Movin’ Wes’ for…

Wes Montgomery’s ‘Movin’ Wes’ is his twelfth (and his second to reach the charts) album recorded on November 11, 16, 1964 and released the same year by Verve. Track Listing : 1.Caravan (Duke Ellington, Irving Mills, Juan Tizol) – 02:39 . 2.People (Bob Merrill, Jule Styne) – 04:23 . 3.Movin’ Wes, Pt. 1 (Wes Montgomery) […]

Wes Montgomery and Jimmy Smith record their third collaboration album :…

‘Jimmy & Wes: The Dynamic Duo’ by Wes Montgomery & Jimmy Smith is their third collaboration album, recorded on September 21, 23 & 28, 1966 and released the same year by Verve. Track Listing : 1.Down By The Riverside (Traditional) – 10:02 . 2.Night Train (Jimmy Forrest) – 06:46 . 3.James And Wes (Jimmy Smith) […]

Duke Ellington records ‘Live at the Blue Note’ with his Orchestra…

Duke Ellington’s ‘Live at the Blue Note’ is an album recorded on August 9, 1959 and released the same year by Roulette. Track listing : 1.Haupe [aka Polly’s Theme] (Duke Ellington) – 03:58 . 2.Flirtibird (Duke Ellington) – 03:01 . 3.Pie Eye’s Blues (Duke Ellington) – 03:16 . 4.Sophisticated Lady (Duke Ellington, Irving Mills, Mitchell […]

Duke Ellington records ‘Such Sweet Thunder,’ an album based on the…

Duke Ellington’s ‘Such Sweet Thunder’ is an album based on the work of William Shakespeare and recorded on August 7, 1956 and May 3, 1957. Track listing : 1.Such Sweet Thunder (Duke Ellington, Billy Strayhorn) – 03:22 . 2.Sonnet for Caesar (Duke Ellington, Billy Strayhorn) – 03:00 . 3.Sonnet to Hank Cinq (Duke Ellington, Billy […]

Count Basie & Orchestra are back in Juan Les Pins (1968)

July 23, 1968 – Count Basie and his Orchestra featuring Thad Jones, Sonny Cohn, Lennie Johnson, Eugene Young on trumpet; Quentin Jackson, Benny Powell, Henry Coker on trombone; Marshall Royal, Frank Wess, Frank Foster, Charlie Fowlkes, Budd Johnson on reeds, at “Juan Les Pins Jazz Festival” in Antibes France

Columbia tape ‘First Time! The Count Meets the Duke’ by Duke…

‘First Time! The Count Meets the Duke’ by Duke Ellington & Count Basie is an album recorded on July 6, 1961, with their combined orchestras and released the same year by Columbia.. Track Listing : 1.Battle Royal (Duke Ellington) – 05:33 . 2.To You (Thad Jones) – 03:53 . 3.Take The A Train (Billy Strayhorn) […]

Ella Fitzgerald records ‘Ella Fitzgerald Sings the Duke Ellington Song…

Ella Fitzgerald Sings the Duke Ellington Song book’ is a studio album recorded with the Duke Ellington Orchestra on June 25 and October 17, 1957 and released the same year By Verve Records. Track Listing : 1.Rockin’ In Rhythm (Harry Carney, Duke Ellington, Irving Mills) – 05:17 . 2.Drop Me Off In Harlem (Nick Kenny) […]

Ray Charles records in New-York ‘The Genius of Ray Charles’ (1959)

‘The Genius of Ray Charles‘ is his sixth studio album mixing big band songs with string-backed ballads, recorded on May 6 and June 23, 1959 and reelased in October 1959 by Atlantic. Track Listing : 1.Let The Good Times Roll (Sam Theard, Fleecie Moore) – 02:53 . 2.It Had To Be You (Gus Kahn, Isham […]

Columbia publishes Aretha Franklin’s second album ‘Aretha: With The…

Aretha Franklin‘s ‘Aretha: With The Ray Bryant Combo’ is her second album also known as ‘Right Now It’s Aretha’ and released on February 27, 1961 by Columbia. Track Listing : 1.Won’T Be Long (J. Leslie Mcfarland) – 03:12 . 2.Over The Rainbow (Harold Arlen, E.Y. Harburg) – 02:42 . 3.Love Is The Only Thing (J. […]

Duke Ellington’s ‘Black, Brown and Beige’

Duke Ellington‘s ‘Black, Brown and Beige’ is an album recorded on February 4–5 & 11-12, 1958 with his orchestra and Mahalia Jackson as guest. Track Listing : 1.Part I (Duke Ellington) – 08:17 . 2.Part Ii (Duke Ellington) – 06:14 . 3.Part Iii (Aka Light) (Duke Ellington) – 06:26 . 4.Part Iv (Aka Come Sunday) […]

Charles Mingus records ‘The Black Saint and the Sinner Lady,’ an…

Charles Mingus’ ‘The Black Saint and the Sinner Lady’ is a studio album (featuring a single composition divided into four tracks and six movements) recorded on January 20, 1963 and released the same year by Impulse! Track Listing : 1.Track A . Solo Dancer . Stop! Look! And Listen, Sinner Jim Whitney! (Charles Mingus) – […]

Dinah Washington records ‘Dinah Sings Bessie Smith,’ an album for…

Dinah Washington’s ‘Dinah Sings Bessie Smith’ is an album recorded on December 30, 1957 and January 20, 1958. Track Listing : 1.After You’Ve Gone (Turner Layton, Henry Creamer) – 03:39 . 2.Send Me To The ‘Lectric Chair (George Brooks, Fletcher Henderson) – 03:17 . 3.Jailhouse Blues (Bessie Smith, Clarence Williams) – 03:12 . 4.Trombone Butter […]

Duke Ellington records ‘ A Concert of Sacred Music’ at Fifth Avenue…

Duke Ellington’s ‘ A Concert of Sacred Music’ is an album recorded at Fifth Avenue Presbyterian Church in New York on December 26, 1965 and released in 1966 By Rca. Track Listing : 1.In The Beginning God (Duke Ellington) – 19:36 . 2.Will You Be There? (Duke Ellington) – 01:23 . 3.Ninety Nine Percent (Duke […]

Duke Ellington records with an orchestra, ‘Masterpieces by…

Duke Ellington’s ‘Masterpieces by Ellington’ is an album recorded on December 18, 1950 with an orchestra and released in 1951 by Columbia. Track Listing : 1.Mood Indigo (Duke Ellington, Barney Bigard, Irving Mills) – 15:27 . 2.Sophisticated Lady (Duke Ellington, Irving Mills, Mitchell Parish) – 11:29 . 3.The Tattooed Bride (Duke Ellington) – 11:43 . […]