We remember Chico Hamilton. ‘Mr. Chic Man’

This day (November 26, 2013), in Manhattan, died Chico Hamilton, an American jazz drummer and bandleader.Digest Tracklist : Blue Sands . Drum Solo . Documentary . My Funny Valentine (1989) . The Baron . Chico Hamilton Top 10 : For Mods Only . The Morning Side Of Love . The Dealer . Larry Of Arabia . A Trip . Conquistadores . El Toro . Baby, You Know . Gengis . Magic Fingers . Wikipedia : This…

Billie Holiday records ‘Strange Fruit’ and more songs featured on the ‘Lady Sings The Blues’ album (1956)

Billie Holiday's 'Lady Sings the Blues' is an album recorded on June 6, 7, 1956 in New York City and September 3, 1954 in Los Angeles, produced by Norman Granz and released in December 1956 by Clef RecordsTrack Listing : 1.Lady Sings The Blues (Billie Holiday, Herbie Nichols) - 03:46 . 2.Trav'Lin' Light (Trummy Young, Jimmy Mundy, Johnny Mercer) - 03:08 . 3.I Must Have That Man (Dorothy Fields,…

Happy Birthday to Ron Carter. ‘Beau Ron’

This day (May 4, 1937), in Ferndale, Michigan, is born Ron Carter, an American jazz double-bassist. Digest Tracklist : w/ Al Foster & Eli Degibri - United Blues (2019) . Foursight (2018) . You Are My Sunshine (2015) . Golden Striker Trio (2013) . My Funny Valentine (2011) . Dear Miles (2010) . w/ Helen Sung - First Trip (2009) . Autumn Leaves (2006) . Little Walts (1990) . w/ Bobby…

This week In Jazz Legends 48/52

Stan Getz, Charlie Byrd . Chico Hamilton, Herbie Hancock, Randy Brecker, Michael Brecker, Oscar Peterson, Count Basie, Stanley Turrentine, Joe Henderson, Kenny Wheeler, Freddie Hubbard, Dizzy Gillespie . Bill Evans, Jaco Pastorius, Rahsaan Roland KirkThey are the "Jazz Legends" performers selected among the 345 Posts we publish this week. Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist.…

Salena Jones – Bring Flowers to Salena

This day (January 29, 1944), in Newport News, Virginia, is born Joan Elizabeth Shaw a.k.a. Salena Jones, an American jazz and cabaret singer.Wikipedia : This day (January 29, 1944), in Newport News, Virginia, is born Joan Elizabeth Shaw a.k.a. Salena Jones, an American jazz and cabaret singer.Official Website : Salena grew up in New York in the company of musicians who would become the legends:…

James Van Heusen Goes All The Way

From 'Polka Dots And Moonbeams' to 'Darn That Dream' , we have mixed 21 'Jazz' tunes written or co-written by 'James Van Heusen'. It has Bobby Darin, Chico Hamilton, Frank Sinatra, Oscar Peterson and many more.

Come Fly With Sammy (Cahn)

From 'Its Been A Long Long Time' to 'The Things We Did Last Summer', we have mixed 20 'Jazz' tunes written or co-written by 'Sammy Cahn'. It has Mario Lanza, Four Aces, Poncho Sanchez, Bing Crosby and many more.