Cannonball Adderley records ‘Cannonball Adderley & the Poll-Winners’ with Wes Montgomery, Ray Brown, Victor Feldman and Louis Hayes (1960)

'Cannonball Adderley & the Poll-Winners' is an album recorded on May 21, June 5, 1960, with Wes Montgomery, Ray Brown, Victor Feldman and Louis Hayes and released in 1961 by Riverside. .Track Listing : 1.The Chant (Victor Feldman) - 06:36 . 2.Lolita (Barry Harris) - 08:06 . 3.Azule Serape (Victor Feldman) - 06:29 . 4.Au Privave (Charlie Parker) - 03:54 . 5.Yours Is My Heart Alone (Franz…

Gil Evans starts the recording of ‘New Bottle Old Wine’ with Cannonball Adderley (1958)

Gil Evans' 'New Bottle Old Wine' is an album featuring Cannonball Adderley as the only soloist, recorded between April 9 and May 26, 1958 and released the same year by World Pacific.Track Listing : 1.St. Louis Blues (W. C. Handy) - 05:26 . 2.King Porter Stomp (Jelly Roll Morton) - 03:19 . 3.Willow Tree (Fats Wallerandy Razaf) - 04:40 . 4.Struttin' With Some Barbeque (Lil Armstrong) - 04:34 .…

Cannonball Adderley records ‘Mercy, Mercy, Mercy! Live at The Club’ with Nat Adderley, Joe Zawinul et al (1966)

Cannonball Adderley's 'Mercy, Mercy, Mercy! Live at 'The Club' is an album recorded on October 20, 1966 and released the same year by Capitol..Track Listing : 1.Fun (Nat Adderley) – 08:26 . 2.Games (Nat Adderley) – 07:19 . 3.Mercy, Mercy, Mercy (Joe Zawinul) – 05:10 . 4.Sticks (Cannonball Adderley) – 03:54 . 5.Hippodelphia (Joe Zawinul) – 05:49 . 6.Sack O' Woe (Cannonball Adderley) – 10:29…

Cannonball Adderley records ‘The Cannonball Adderley Quintet in San Francisco’ for Riverside (1959)

The Cannonball Adderley Quintet in San Francisco' is an album recorded on October 18 & 20, 1959 and released In 1959 by Riverside.Track Listing : 1.This Here (Bobby Timmons) – 12:29 . 2.Spontaneous Combustion (Cannonball Adderley) – 11:55 . 3.Hi-Fly (Randy Weston) – 11:09 . 4.You Got It! (Cannonball Adderley) – 05:10 . 5.Bohemia After Dark (Oscar Pettiford) – 08:0 Musicians : Cannonball…

Cannonball Adderley records ‘Nippon Soul’ in Tokyo with Nat Adderley, Yusef Lateef and Joe Zawinul (1964)

Cannonball Adderley's 'Nippon Soul' is a live album recorded on July 9, 14 and 15, 1963 in Tokyo, Japan with Nat Adderley, Yusef Lateef and Joe Zawinul and released in 1964 by Riverside.Track Listing : 1.Work Song (Nat Adderley) - 09:06 . 2.Autumn Leaves (Joseph Kosma, Jacques Prévert) - 07:27 . 3.Dizzy'S Business (Ernie Wilkins) - 06:01 . 4.Primitivo (Julian Adderley) - 12:12 . 5.Jive Samba…

Capitol begin the recording of ‘Nancy Wilson & Cannonball Adderley’ with Nat Adderley on Cornet and Joe Zawinul on Piano (1961)

'Nancy Wilson & Cannonball Adderley' is a studio album by Cannonball Adderley quintet with Nancy Wilson sitting in, recorded on June 27, 29 and August 23, 24, 1961 and released the same year by Capitol.Track Listing : 1.Save Your Love For Me (Buddy Johnson) - 02:38 . 2.Teaneck (Nat Adderley) - 04:30 . 3.Never Will I Marry (Frank Loesser) - 02:16 . 4.I Can'T Get Started (Vernon Duke, Ira…

Julian ‘Cannonball’ Adderley records ‘Somethin’ Else’ with Miles Davis (1958)

Julian 'Cannonball' Adderley's 'Somethin' Else' is an album recorded on March 9, 1958 with Miles Davis and released the same year by Blue Note.Track Listing : 1.Autumn Leaves (Joseph Kosma, Johnny Mercer, Jacques Prévert) - 10:55 . 2.Love For Sale (Cole Porter) - 07:01 . 3.Somethin' Else (Miles Davis) - 08:15 . 4.One For Daddy-O (Nat Adderley) - 08:26 . 5.Dancing In The Dark (Arthur Schwartz,…

Julian ‘Cannonball’ Adderley records ‘Know What I Mean?’ with Bill Evans and the rhythm section of the Modern Jazz Quartet (1961)

Julian 'Cannonball' Adderley's 'Know What I Mean?' is an album recorded on January 27, February 21, March 13, 1961 with Bill Evans & the rhythm section of the Modern Jazz Quartet.Track Listing : 1.Waltz For Debby (Bill Evans, Gene Lees) - 05:15 . 2.Goodbye (Gordon Jenkins) - 06:15 . 3.Who Cares? (Take 5) (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin) - 05:57 . 4.Who Cares? (Take 4) (George Gershwin, Ira…

Milt Jackson records the album ‘Plenty, Plenty Soul’ with Cannonball Adderley, Horace Silver, Art Blakey et al (1957)

Milt Jackson's 'Plenty, Plenty Soul' is an album recorded on January 5 & 7, 1957 with Cannonball Adderley, Horace Silver, Oscar Pettiford, Art Blakey, Connie Kay and more guests and released the same year by Atlantic.Track Listing : 1.Plenty, Plenty Soul (Milt Jackson, Quincy Jones) - 09:33 . 2.Boogity Boogity (Quincy Jones) - 04:55 . 3.Heartstrings (Milt Jackson) - 04:53 . 4.Sermonette…

We remember Cannonball Adderley. ‘Nothin’Else’

This day (August 8, 1975), in Gary, Indiana, died Julian Cannonball Adderley, a jazz alto saxophonist.Digest Tracklist : Come Sunday (1964) . Work Song . Jive Samba (1963) . Brother John (1963) . Bossa Nova Nemo . Tracklist : Autumn Leaves . Love For Sale . One for Daddy-O . Somethin' Else . Dancing in the Dark . Mercy, Mercy, Mercy . Alison's Uncle . Work Song . Waltz for Debby . Sambop .…

We remember Wes Montgomery. ‘Once Upon A Time, Wes’

This day (June 15, 1968), in Indianapolis, Indiana, died John Leslie Montgomery a.k.a Wes Montgomery, an American jazz guitarist .Tracklist : 1 . Round Midnight 2 . Twisted Blues 3 . Windy (1967) 4 . There'S That Rainy Day 5 . Nica'S Dream (1965) 6 . Blues in F (1965) 7 . Impressions (1965) 8 . Full House Tracklist : Four On Six . Airegin . West Coast Blues . D-Natural Blues . Polka Dots and…

This week In Jazz Legends 42/52

Cannonball Adderley, Thelonious Monk, Count Basie, Nat king Cole, Illinois Jacquet, Ray Brown, Roy Eldridge, Stan Getz, Coleman Hawkins, Oscar Peterson, Flip Phillips, Herb Ellis, Papa Jo Jones, Art Blakey, The Jazz Messengers, Dave Brubeck, Milt Jackson, Ray Brown, Cedar Walton, Micky Roker, Shirley Horn, Ella Fitzgerald, Duke Ellington . Gene Krupa, Anita O'Day, Roy Eldridge, Miles Davis,…

This week In Jazz Legends 32/52

Duke Ellington, Charles Lloyd . Cannonball Adderley, Bill Evans, Robert Glasper, McCoy Tynerr, Michael Brecker, Ravi Coltrane, Christian McBride, Roy Haynes, Thelonious Monk, The Bad Plus, Monty Alexander . Dave Holland, Fourplay, Herbie HancockThey are the "Jazz Legends" performers selected among the 319 Posts we publish this week. Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist.…

This week In Jazz Legends (Special Pianists) 28/52

Michel Petrucciani, Keith Jarrett, Count Basie, Gonzalo Rubalcaba, Chucho Valdés, Herbie Hancock, Danilo Pérez, Chano Dominguez . Eliane Elias, Oscar Peterson, Bud Powell, Joe ZawinulThey are the "Jazz Legends (Special Pianists)" performers selected among the 411 Posts we publish this week. Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy!Tracklist 1 . Michel Petrucciani . Beautiful Love…

Baby It’s Loesser Inside

From 'I'll Know' to 'Baby. It's Cold Outside' , we have mixed 20 'Pure Jazz Standards' tunes written or co-written by 'Frank Loesser I'. It has Perry Como, Sheila Jordan , Oscar Peterson Trio + Clark Terry, Henry Mancini and many more.

Jazzin’Around Smoke Gets In Your Eyes

Starting and ending with Jerome Kern / Otto Harbach's composition 'Smoke Gets In Your Eyes', we have mixed 18 'Jazzy' tunes around the theme of 'Jerome Kern / Otto Harbach'. It has Andy Kirk And His Orchestra, Amalia Rodrigues , Cannonball Adderley, Chet Baker and many more.

Jazzin’Around Afro Blue

Starting and ending with Mongo Santamaría's composition 'Afro Blue', we have mixed 18 'Strictly Jazz with some Salsa' tunes around the theme of 'Mongo Santamaría'. It has Donald Byrd, Sheila Jordan, Airto Moreira, Ray Barretto & Tito Allen and many more.

Jazzin’Around Sway

Starting and ending with Pablo Beltran Ruiz's composition Quien Sera / Sway', we have mixed 18 'mixing Latin, Jazz & Pop' tunes around the theme of 'Pablo Beltran Ruiz'. It has Cher, Bobby Darin, Mose Allison, Cannonball Adderley and many more.

Jazzin the Samba

From 'Samba De Minha Terra' to 'Samba de Una Nota So (One Note Samba)' , we have mixed 18 'Jazzified Samba' tunes around the theme of 'Real Jazzmen Doing Brazilian Music'. It has Quincy Jones , Pat Metheny , Stan Getz , Eddy Harris and many more.

It’s Over Sleeping

From 'Tonight I Shall Sleep with a Smile on My Face' to 'Though a Long and Sleepless Night' , we have mixed 19 'Good Old Jazz with a Drop of Italian Songs' tunes around the theme of 'Night & Sleep'. It has Betty Roché, Club Des Belugas, Fratelli Mancuso, Ennio Morricone and many more.

Jazz Dancing

From 'Unsquare Dance' to 'Carribean Fire Dance' , we have mixed 14 'Swing' tunes around the theme of 'Dancing with Jazz'. It has Ray Barretto, Nat Adderley, Donal Byrd, Joe Henderson and many more.

Paternity Taste

From 'One For Daddy-O' to 'My Heart Belongs To Daddy' , we have mixed 19 'Jazz' tunes around the theme of 'Fathers, Daddies & Papas'. "Paternity Taste" has Cannonball Adderley & Miles Davis, Henri Salvador, Henry Mancini, Earl Hines and many more.

Quincy’s Ladies

From 'It's My Party' to 'Jessica's day' , we have mixed 16 'Jazz & Soul' tunes around the theme of 'Ladies And Quincy Jones'Songs'. It has Sarah Vaughan, Big Maybelle, Letta Mbulu, Betty Carter and many more.

Jazzin’Around Brilliant Corners

From 'Bemsha Swing' to 'Bemsha Swing' , we have mixed 18 'linked together by a clue' tunes around the theme of 'Thelonious Monk'. It has Lennie Tristano, Kenny Dorham, Art Pepper, Kronos Quartet & Ron Carter and many more.

Jazzin’Around Somethin’ Else

From 'Somethin else' to 'Somethin' Else' , we have mixed 18 'linked together by a clue' tunes around the theme of 'Miles Davis'. It has Kloud 9, Johnny Griffin, Thelonious Monk, Barney Kessel and many more.

Jobim Para Dois (ou Três)

From 'How Insensitive' to 'Corcovado', we have mixed 20 'Brazilian Jazz' tunes around the theme of 'Duos doing Jobim's Classics'. It has Nana Caymmi & César Camargo, Antonio Carlos Jobim & Elis Regina, Yamandu Costa & Ze Paulo Becker, Sergio Mendes & Cannonball Adderley and many more.

Jive Talking

From 'I Want To Rock' to 'Dont jive me', we have mixed 18 'Swing Music' tunes around the theme of 'Jive'. It has Sarah Vaughan, June Richmond, Louis Prima, Memphis Slim and many more.

Happiness Is A Warm Fun

From 'Get Happy' to 'Oh Happy Day', we have mixed 21 'Jazz With Some Soul and Some Latin Music' tunes around the theme of 'Happiness'. It has Ray Conniff & Singers, Dave Brubeck, Peruchin & Charlie Palmieri, Dizzy Gillespie and many more.

The House that Jazz Built

From 'Funhouse' to 'Hot House', we have mixed 19 'Jazz' tunes around the theme of 'House'. It has Ernie Freeman Combo, Oscar Aleman, Chick Corea, Gerry Milligan Quartet with Chet Baker and many more.

Jazz Dreamers

From 'Dream Gypsy' to 'Street Of Dreams', we have mixed 18 'Jazz With a Bit Of Pop' tunes around the theme of 'Dream'. It has Les Baxter, Kenny Burrell, Kenny Dorham, Bill Evans & Jim Hall and many more.

Sarah Vaughan records ‘Sarah Sings Soulfully’ arranged by Gerald Wilson (1963)

Sarah Vaughan's 'Sarah Sings Soulfully' is a studio album recorded on June 6,12, 1963 and arranged by Gerald Wilson. Track Listing : 1.A Taste Of Honey (Ric Marlow, Bobby Scott) - 03:14 . 2.What Kind Of Fool Am I? (Leslie Bricusse, Anthony Newley) - 03:22 . 3.Guess I'Ll Hang My Tears Out To Dry (Sammy Cahn, Jule Styne) - 04:09 . 4.Sermonette (Cannonball Adderley, Jon Hendricks) - 04:19 . 5.In Love…

Wayne Shorter, Lee Morgan, Bobby Timmons and more record ‘The Young Lions’ (1960)

'The Young Lions' is the first and last album (recorded on April 25, 1960) by a supergroup featuring Wayne Shorter, Frank Strozier, Lee Morgan, Bobby Timmons, Bob Cranshaw, Albert Heath and Louis Hayes and released in 1960 by Vee-Jay.Track Listing : 1.Seeds Of Sin (Wayne Shorter) - 05:44 . 2.Scourn' (Wayne Shorter) - 05:58 . 3.Fat Lady (Wayne Shorter) - 05:03 . 4.Peaches And Cream (Wayne…

Columbia publish Miles Davis’ ‘Kind of Blue’ recorded with, on some tracks, John Coltrane & Bill Evans (1959)

Miles Davis' 'Kind of Blue' is a studio album recorded on March 2 and April 22, 1959 with on some tracks John Coltrane & Bill Evans and released on August 17, 1959 by ColumbiaTrack listing 1.So What (Miles Davis) - 9:22 . 2.Freddie Freeloader (Miles Davis) - 9:46 . 3.Blue in Green (Miles Davis and Bill Evans) - 5:37 . 4.All Blues (Miles Davis) - 11:33 . 5.Flamenco Sketches (Miles Davis and…

A Tribe Called Quest release ‘People’s Instinctive Travels and the Paths of Rhythm’ featuring ‘Can I Kick It?’ (1990)

A Tribe Called Quest's 'People's Instinctive Travels and the Paths of Rhythm' is their debut album released on April 17, 1990 by Jive Records.Track Listing : 1.Push It Along (Q-Tip, Phife Dawg, Jarobi White) - 07:42 . . 2.Luck Of Lucien (Q-Tip, Lucien Revolucien) - 04:32 . . 3.After Hours (Q-Tip) - 04:39 . . 4.Footprints (Q-Tip) - 04:00 . . 5.I Left My Wallet In El Segundo (Q-Tip, Phife…

We remember John Lewis of the Modern Jazz Quartet fame. ‘John Left The Notes’

This day (March 29, 2001), in New York City, died John Aaron Lewis, an American jazz pianist, composer and musical director of the Modern Jazz Quartet.Digest Tracklist : Django (2000) . w/ Davor Kajfes - in Zagreb (1994) . w/ Hank Jones - Manha` De Carnaval . w/ Toshiko Akiyoshi - Willow Weep For Me . w/ Modern Jazz Quartet - Bags Groove (1987) . w/ Modern Jazz Quartet - The Golden Striker…

We remember Gil Evans

March 20, 1988 - Mr.Gil Evans, Canadian jazz pianist, arranger, composer and bandleader passed away aged 74. He is remembered.Recorded on November 18 & 30, December 10 & 15, 1960, "Out of the Cool" is an album by The Gil Evans Orchestra. >> Miles Davis' "Porgy and Bess" is a studio album (featuring arrangements by Davis and Gil Evans from the George Gershwin's opera) recorded on…

Miles Davis records with John Coltrane, ‘Milestones’ an album for Columbia (1958)

Miles Davis' 'Milestones' is a studio album recorded with John Coltrane on February 4 and March 4, 1958 and released in April 1958 by Columbia.Track Listing : 1.Dr. Jekyll (Aka Dr. Jackle) (Jackie Mclean) - 05:47 . 2.Sid'S Ahead (Miles Davis) – 12:59 . 3.Two Bass Hit (John Lewis – Dizzy Gillespie) - 05:13 . 4.Milestones (Miles Davis) - 05:45. 5.Billy Boy (Traditional, Ahmad Jamal) - 07:14 .…

Wes Montgomery records his fourth album for Riverside : ‘The Incredible Jazz Guitar of Wes Montgomery’ (1960)

'The Incredible Jazz Guitar of Wes Montgomery' is his fourth album recorded on January 26–27, 1960 and released the same year by Riverside.Track Listing : 1.Airegin (Sonny Rollins) - 04:26 . 2.D-Natural Blues (Wes Montgomery) - 05:23 . 3.Polka Dots And Moonbeams (Johnny Burke, Jimmy Van Heusen) - 04:44 . 4.Four On Six (Wes Montgomery) - 06:15 . 5.West Coast Blues (Wes Montgomery) - 07:26 . 6.In…