Bucky Pizzarelli & John Pizzarelli release a collaborative album ‘Generations’ (2007)

'Generations' by Bucky & John Pizzarelli is a father & son album released on April 10, 2007 by Arbors Records.Track Listing : 1.Fred (Neal Hefti) - 03:49 . 2.Polka Dots And Moon Beams (Johnny Burke, James Van Heusen) - 05:32 . 3.Rose Room (Art Hickman, Harry Williams) - 03:58 . 4.Midnight Sun (Sonny Burke, Lionel Hampton, Johnny Mercer) - 05:23 . 5.A Sleepin' Bee (Harold Arlen, Truman…

Bucky Pizzarelli celebrates his 91st birthday on stage (2017)

January 9, 2017 - Bucky Pizzarelli will celebrate his 91st birthday on stage with Ed Laub (g, voc), his son Martin Pizzarelli (b), Konrad Paskudzki (p), Dag Markus (d), Linus Wyrsch (clar, s) and Cydney Halpin (voc) at the Bickford Theatre at the Morris Museum in Morristown, NJ

We remember Bucky Pizzarelli. ‘A century for Bucky’

This day (April 1, 2020), in Saddle River, New Jersey, died John Paul 'Bucky' Pizzarelli, an American Jazz guitarist and banjoistTracklist : All Through The Night (1983) . w/ Frank Vignola - Fly Me To The Moon . On 7-String 2010 . w/ The Byo - Stompin' At The Savoy (2008) . w/ Craig Wagner, Brandon Coleman - All The Things You Are (2011) . w/ John Pizzarelli - Your Eyes/Nuages . w/ Tony Scott -…

Wynton, Bucky, Doc et al salute Louis Armstrong in Newport (1990)

August 17, 1990 - Wynton Marsallis plus Doc Cheatham, Jacki Byard, Carrie Smith, Bucky Pizzarelli, Ruby Braff, Teddy Riley, Elvin Jones, Jon Faddis, Georges Wein and many others. They all pay tribute to Louis Armstrong. at Newport Casino in Newport, RI <a href='' target='blank'>More Info

John Pizzarelli – Junior Pizzarelli

This day (April 6, 1960), in Paterson, New Jersey, is born John Pizzarelli, Jr., an American jazz guitarist and vocalist, son of Bucky Pizzarelli.Wikipedia : This day (April 6, 1960), in Paterson, New Jersey, is born John Pizzarelli, Jr., an American jazz guitarist and vocalist, son of Bucky Pizzarelli.Official Web Site : After playing in pickup groups and garage bands through high school he began…

This week In Jazz Legends 33/52 (special collaborations)

Alfredo "Chocolate" Armenteros, Wynton Marsalis, Stevie Wonder, Chick Corea, Charlie Haden, Kenny Barron, Oscar Peterson, Clark Terry, Mel Torme, George Shearing, Herbie Hancock, Wayne Shorter, Dave Holland, Brian Blade, Dave Liebman, Antonio Faraò, Christian McBride, John Scofield, Antonio Sanchez, Bucky Pizzarelli, Ruby Braff, Bill Frisell, Thomas Morgan, Lee Ritenour, Dave Grusin, Mike Stern,…

Roberta Flack releases her debut album : ‘First Take’ featuring ‘The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face’ (1969)

Roberta Flack's 'First Take' feat. 'The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face' is her debut album produced By Joel Dorn and released on June 20, 1969 by Atlantic.1 . The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face Track Listing : 1.Compared To What (Gene Mcdaniels) - 05:16 . 2.Angelitos Negros (Andrés Eloy Blanco, Manuel Alvarez Maciste) - 06:56 . 3.Our Ages Or Our Hearts (Robert Ayers, Donny Hathaway) - 06:09 .…

We remember Benny Goodman. ‘Such A Goodman’

This day (June 13, 1986), in New York City, died Benjamin David Goodman a.k.a Benny Goodman, an American jazz and swing musician, clarinetist and bandleader.Tracklist : 1 . Blue Room (1985) 2 . Sweet Lorraine / Limehouse Blues (1982) 3 . Body And Soul (1980) 4 . w/ George Benson - Salute to John Hammond (1975) 5 . In Musikhalle Hamburg Germany (1973) 6 . Moonglow (1972) 7 . w/ Jack Duffy &…

We remember Doc Cheatham. ‘Ninety Two Years of Doc Cheatham’

This day (June 2, 1997), in New York City, New York, died Adolphus Anthony Cheatham a.k.a Doc Cheatham, a jazz trumpeter, Tracklist : 1 . w/ Wynton Marsalis – In New-Orleans (1996) 2 . On The Sunny Side Of The Street 3 . NYPL jazz oral history (1993) 4 . w/ Arnett Cobb – Want A Little Girl / Keep On Punchin(1987) 5 . w/ Stu Katz, John Bany, Barrett Deems – Chicago Festival (1985) 6 . w/ Canadians…

We Remember Elvin Jones. ‘Heavy Elvin’

This day (May 18, 2004), in Englewood, New Jersey, died Elvin Jones, an American jazz drummer.Digest Tracklist : Night In Tunisia (1999) . A Love Supreme (1997) . A Different Drummer (1/2) . A Different Drummer (2/2) . w/ Mccoytyner, Freddie Hubbard, Ron Carter (1982) . The Children/Merry-Go-Round (1973) . John Coltrane Quartet – My Favorite Things (1965) . John Coltrane Quartet With Eric Dolphy…

Benny Goodman & band perform in Copenhagen (1972)

March 13, 1972 - Benny Goodman and his band - that is Zoot Sims (s), Peter Appleyard (vib), Bucky Pizzarelli (g), Bill McGuffie (p), Harold Gaylor (b) and Mousey Alexander (d) - perform at the Tivoli Gardens in Copenhagen, Denmark.

Paul McCartney releases his fifteenth solo album : ‘Kisses on the Bottom’ featuring ‘My Valentine’ (2012)

Paul McCartney's 'Kisses on the Bottom' is his fifteenth studio album including only two compositions by McCartney, the rest being covers, produced by Tommy LiPuma and released on February 6, 2012 by Hear MusicTrack Listing : 1.I'M Gonna Sit Right Down And Write Myself A Letter (Fred E. Ahlert, Joe Young) - 02:36 . 2.Home (Peter Van Steeden, Jeff Clarkson, Harry Clarkson) - 04:04 . 3.It'S Only A…

Elektra publish Carly Simon’s fourth album : ‘Hotcakes’ featuring ‘Mockingbird’ and ‘Haven’t Got Time for the Pain’ (1974)

Carly Simon's 'Hotcakes' is her fourth studio album produced by Richard Perry and released on January 11, 1974 by Elektra. Track Listing : 1.Safe And Sound (Carly Simon, Jacob Brackman) - 3:40 . 2.Mind On My Man (Carly Simon) - 02:59 . 3.Think I'M Gonna Have A Baby (Carly Simon) - 03:57 . 4.Older Sister (Carly Simon) - 03:09 . 5.Just Not True (Carly Simon) - 05:19 . 6.Hotcakes (Carly Simon) -…

This week In Guitar Virtuosi 02/52

Al Caiola, Frank Vignola, Bucky Pizzarelli, John Pizzarelli, Marc Ribot, Jim Hall, Mike Stern, Lee Ritenour, John Mclaughlin, Paco De Lucia, Al Di Meola, George Benson, Jan Akkerman, Robben Ford, Jimmy PageThey are the Guitar Virtuosi selected among the 247 Posts we publish this week. Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy!Tracklist 1 . Al Caiola . Frank Vignola . Misty…

Paul Desmond records ‘Summertime,’ an album for CTI (1969)

Paul Desmond's 'Summertime' is an album recorded on October 10, 16 & 24, November 5 & 20 and December 26, 1968 and released in 1969 By Cti.Track Listing : 1.Samba (Struttin') With Some Barbeque (Louis Armstrong, Don Raye) - 04:26 . 2.Olvidar (Don Sebesky) - 05:33 . 3.Ob-La-Di, Ob-La-Da (John Lennon, Paul McCartney) - 02:12 . 4.Emily (Johnny Mandel, Johnny Mercer) - 04:45 . 5.Someday My…

This week In Jazz Legends 44/52

Lou Donaldson, Thelonious Monk, Roy Hargrove, Duke Ellington, Benny Goodman . Freddie Hubbard, Dizzy Gillespie, Woody Shaw, Dizzy Gillespie, Miles Davis, Charles Mingus, Buddy Rich . Art Blakey, Art Ensemble Of Chicago, Cecil TaylorThey are the "Jazz Legends" performers selected among the 340 Posts we publish this week. Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy!Tracklist 1 . Lou…

When Benny Goodman played New-York

Four occasions, three years : 1985, 1974 and 1938 "When Benny Goodman played New-York"."Concert One" that he played during the tribute he received eight months before his death, at the Broadway Ballroom (yes, people were dancing to jazz then) of the newly opened Marriott Marquis Hotel.Two, a more intimate concert performed in 1974 at the Rainbow Room on the top of the RCA Building.The "concert…

Charles Mingus records ‘Let My Children Hear Music,’ an album for Columbia (1971)

Charles Mingus' 'Let My Children Hear Music' is an album recorded on September 23 – November 18, 1971 with a large jazz orchestra by Columbia.Track Listing : 1.The Shoes Of The Fisherman'S Wife Are Some Jiveass Slippers (Charles Mingus) - 09:34 . 2.Adagio Ma Non Troppo (Charles Mingus) - 08:22 . 3.Don'T Be Afraid, The Clown'S Afraid Too (Charles Mingus) - 09:26 . 4.Taurus In The Arena Of Life…

Anita Baker releases ‘Rhythm of Love,’ her fifth album featuring ‘Body and Soul’ (1994)

Anita Baker's 'Rhythm of Love' is her fifth album released on September 13, 1994 by Elektra.Track Listing : 1.Rhythm Of Love (Anita Baker, Patrick Moten) - 05:50 . 2.The Look Of Love (Burt Bacharach, Hal David) - 04:47 . 3.Body And Soul (Rick Nowels, Ellen Shipley) - 05:42 . 4.Baby (Anita Baker) - 04:25 . 5.I Apologize (Anita Baker, Barry J. Eastmond, Gordon Chambers) - 05:09 . 6.Plenty Of Room…

Jazzin’Around Dinah

From 'Dinah' to 'Dinah' , we have mixed 18 'linked together by a clue' tunes around the theme of 'Akst, Lewis and Young'. It has Otis Redding, Louis Prima, Fats Waller, Betty Roché and many more.

The Three Tenors (and More)

From 'Blue Turning Grey Over You' to 'Body And Soul', we have mixed 19 'Pure Jazz' tunes around the theme of 'Tenor Sax'. It has Houston Person & Ron Carter, Stanley Turrentine, Bud Freeman & Bucky Pizzarelli , Booker Ervin and many more.

It Might as Well Be Spring (actually it is)

From 'It Might As Well Be Spring' to 'Spring Can Really Hang You Up The Most' , we have mixed 12 'Jazz' tunes around the theme of 'Springtime'. It has Dave Brubeck, Oscar Peterson, Joachim Kühn, Arturo Sandoval and many more.