Carmen McRae records the album ‘Carmen Sings Monk’ (1988)

Carmen McRae's'Carmen Sings Monk' is a studio album recorded on January 30 and February 1, 1988 and released in 1988 by Novus.Track Listing : 1.Get It Straight (Straight, No Chaser) (Thelonious Monk, Sally Swisher) - 03:58 . 2.Dear Ruby (Ruby, My Dear) (Thelonious Monk, Sally Swisher) - 06:01 . 3.It'S Over Now (Well, You Needn'T) (Thelonious Monk, Mike Ferro) - 05:28 . 4.Monkery'S The Blues…

Carmen McRae records ‘Portrait of Carmen,’ an album for Atlantic (1967)

Carmen McRae's 'Portrait of Carmen' is a studio album recorded on November 27-29, 1967 with Shorty Rogers, Benny Carter and Gene Di Novi and featuring arrangements by Oliver Nelson and released in 1968 by Atlantic.Track Listing : 1.I'M Always Drunk In San Francisco (Tommy Wolf) - 03:04 . 2.Elusive Butterfly (Bob Lind) - 03:03 . 3.Day By Day (Sammy Cahn, Axel Stordahl, Paul Weston) - 02:28 .…

We remember Carmen Mcrae. ‘Carmen, Still Glowing’

This day (November 10, 1994), in Beverly Hills, California, died Carmen McRae, an American jazz singer.Digest Tracklist : Round Midnight . Guess Who I Saw TODAY, Gonna Look My Heart . Body & Soul . Miss Otis Regrets 1980 . The Man I Love . That Old Black Magic . Round Midnight . Carmen Mcrae Top 10 : How Long Has This Been Going On . When I Fall In Love . Exactly Like You . You Took Advantage…

This week In Jazz Legends 05/52

Bill Evans, Carmen McRae, The Modern Jazz Quartet, Ella Fitzgerald . Sammy Davis Jr., J.J. Johnson . Kai Winding, Tony Bennett, Wayne Shorter, Sonny Rollins . Jim Hall, Anita O'Day, Weather Report, Donald Byrd, Herbie HancockThey are the "Jazz Legends" performers selected among the 291 Posts we publish this week. Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy!Tracklist 1 . Bill Evans .…

We remember Roy Hargrove. ‘The Groove Factor’

This day (November 2, 2018), in Los Angeles, died Roy Hargrove, an American jazz trumpeter.Digest Tracklist : The Seattle Vibe (2017) . Washington DC (2014) . Seoul Jazz Festival (2013) . Roy Allen (2010) . w/ The Rh-Factor - Rich Man'S Welfare (2009) . Strasbourg Saint Denis (2007) . w/ The Rh-Factor, Renee Neufville - Forget Regret (2005) . w/ Herbie Hancock - Butterfly (2005) . w/ The Rh…

Columbia publish Harry Connick, Jr’s debut album : ’20’ (1988)

Harry Connick, Jr's '20' is his first album with vocal, recorded in his 20th year and released on November 1, 1988 by Columbia.Track Listing : 1.Avalon (Buddy Desylva, Al Jolson, Vincent Rose) - 03:40 . 2.Blue Skies (Irving Berlin) - 03:45 . 3.Imagination (Johnny Burke, James Van Heusen) - 04:24 . 4.Do You Know What It Means To Miss New Orleans (Louis Alter, Eddie Delange) - 05:17 . 5.Basin…

Singing Broadway

Eighty six famous artists sing seventy songs lifted from sixty-one Broadway Shows. This is our special "Singing Broadway" in video<Enjoy!Track Listing : 1.Barbra Streisand / People (From "Funny Girl") - 05:01 . 2.Judy Garland / Get Happy (From "Summer Stock") - 02:41 . 3.Tony Bennett & Buddy Rich / Manhattan (From "The Garrick Gaieties") - 03:47 . 4.Sarah Brightman / Somewhere (From "West…

We remember Benny Carter. ‘Mellow Toner’

This day (July 12, 2003), in / Los Angeles, California, died Benny Carter, an American jazz alto saxophonist, clarinetist, trumpeter, composer, arranger, and bandleader.Digest Tracklist : w/ Count Basie Orchestra - Vine Street Rumble (1997) . Honeysuckle Rose (1997) . w/ All Stars - Crazy Rhythm (1995) . w/ The Wdr Big Band - Remember (1989) . When Lights Are Low (1985) . Wave (1977) . w/ Count…

Amy Winehouse Cover Girl

From Amy Winehouse (incidentally her birthday is today), you know mostly "Rehab" "Valerie" or "Back To Black"But there is more. More like the other people's songs she has covered; other people being The Beatles, Michael Jackson, The Shirelles and so on. Never heard of them? So "Amy Winehouse. Cover Girl" is the playlist that you need.Track Listing : 1.All My Loving (Paul McCartney,…

Jazzin’Around The Nearness of You

Starting and ending with Hoagy Carmichael / Ned Washington's composition 'The nearness of you', we have mixed 18 'Old Fashion and Mellow Jazz' tunes around the theme of 'Hoagy Carmichael / Ned Washington'. It has Vanya Borges, Mary Stallings, Peggy Lee, Archie Shepp and many more.

Couples Only

From 'Russell And Eliot' to 'Nicholas And Alexandra' , we have mixed 18 'Jazz and Other Musics' tunes around the theme of 'Famous Couples'. It has Serge Gainsbourg & Brigitte Bardot, John Hurt, Dieter Reith, Miles Davis and many more.

Take Five (recounted)

From 'Take Five' to 'Five Will Get You Ten' , we have mixed 19 'Pure Jazz' tunes around the theme of 'Five'. It has Jackie McLean, Grover Washington, Eliane Elias, Gerry Mulligan and many more.

Wintertime (1)

From 'Let It Snow Let It Snow Let It Snow' to 'Winter Weather' , we have mixed 20 'Jazz' tunes around the theme of 'Winter (Cold Side)'. It has George Benson, Pauline London, Stan Getz, Wayne Newton and many more.

Cry Me A Blues River

From 'Is You Ever Seen A One-Eyed Woman Cry' to 'Keep Yourself From Crying Too' , we have mixed 17 'Blues' tunes around the theme of 'Crying Time'. It has Lynn White, Freddie Spruell, Etta James, Otis Rush and many more.

The Men They Love

From 'The Man I Love' to 'Like A Lover', we have mixed 14 'Women Only' tunes around the theme of 'Lovers'. It has Julie London, Chaka Khan, Lena Horne, The Shirelles and many more.

(Wo)Mentalist

From 'Deep in a dream' to 'Don't Let Me Lose This Dream' , we have mixed 19 'Jazz' tunes around the theme of 'Women's Psyche'. "(Wo)Mentalist" has Victoria Spivey, Nina Simone, Astrud Gilberto , Sarah Vaughan and many more.