Louis Armstrong‘s exuberant and gravelly voice happened to be the perfect match with the mellifluous or crooning voices of his contemporaries. His blasting trumpet, the perfect contrast with the pianist. Who ever they were, Billie Holiday, Bing Crosby, Danny Kaye, Dean Martin, Ella Fitzgerald, Frank Sinatra, Johnny Cash, Marlene Dietrich, Peggy Lee, Earl Hines, Duke […]
Sweet Georgia Brown
Ray Charles’s ‘Dedicated to You’ is an album recorded on August 23, 1960 with Betty Carter and released In January 1961 by ABC Paramount. Track Listing : 1.Hardhearted Hannah (Jack Yellen, Milton Ager, Charles Bates, Bob Bigelow) – 03:14 . 2.Nancy (With The Laughing Face) (Jimmy Van Heusen, Phil Silvers) – 03:02 . 3.Margie (Con […]
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 […]
Ella Fitzgerald‘s ‘A Perfect Match’ is a live album recorded on July 12, 1979 at the Montreux Jazz Festival, with the Count Basie Orchestra and released the same year by Pablo Track Listing : 1.Please Don’T Talk About Me When I’M Gone (Sidney Clare, Sam H. Stept) – 02:02 . 2.Sweet Georgia Brown (Ben Bernie, […]
Chet Atkins, Stanley Jordan, Lee Ritenour, Mike Stern, Paco De Lucia, Al Di Meola, John Scofield, Pat Metheny, Steve Vai, Mick Taylor, Randy Bachman, Buckethead, John Frusciante, Angus Young, Ritchie Blackmore, Pete Townshend. They are the 16 Guitar Virtuosi selected among the 236 Posts we published last week. Here, they are reunited in one glorious […]
‘On the Town with the Oscar Peterson Trio’ is a live album recorded on July 1-5 1958 with Herb Ellis and Ray Brown and released the same year by Verve. Track Listing : 1.Sweet Georgia Brown (Ben Bernie, Kenneth Casey, Maceo Pinkard) – 07:47 . 2.Should I? (Nacio Herb Brown, Arthur Freed) – 05:04 . […]
This day (May 16 , 1953), in Fontainebleau, France, died Jean Django Reinhardt, a virtuoso jazz adn gipsy guitarist.
This day (April 17, 1930), in Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire (England), is born Donald Christopher ‘Chris’ Barber, a jazz trombonist.
Ella Fitzgerald‘s ‘Ella in London’ is a live album recorded on April 11, 1974 at Ronnie Scott’s Jazz Club with a quartet and released the same year by Pablo. Track Listing : 1.Sweet Georgia Brown (Ben Bernie, Kenneth Casey, Maceo Pinkard) – 03:15 . 2.They Can’T Take That Away From Me (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin) […]
From ‘Softly as in a morning sunrise’ to ‘Moonglow’ , we have mixed 20 ‘Traditional Jazz‘ tunes around the theme of ‘Enduring rivalry between Artie Shaw and Benny Goodman‘. It has Indian love call, Don’t take your love from me, Bugle Call Rag, A room with a view and many more.
Released in August 2014, “My Shining Hour” is the twelth album by Bobby Broom, presenting a program of musical Americana. Track Listing : 1.Sweet And Lovely (Gus Arnheim, Neil Moret (Chas. N. Daniels), Harry Tobias) – 05:55 . 2.My Ideal (Newell Chase, Richard A. Whiting) – 07:31 . 3.Just One Of Those Things (Cole Porter) […]