This week In Jazz Legends 47/52

Anita O'Day, Jon Hendricks, Mel Torme, Weather Report, Duke Ellington, Miles Davis, Joshua Redman, Roy Eldridge, Benny Carter, Don Byas, Coleman Hawkins, Jo Jones , Bill Evans, Ella Fitzgerald, Paul Desmond, Charlie Haden, Gary BurtonThey…

Duke Ellington visits Amsterdam (1958)

November 2, 1958 - Duke Ellington is at the Concertgebouw in Amsterdam, The Netherlands<img src='//rvm.pm/wp-content/uploads/2014/05/Duke-Ellington-Le-Duke-RVJ.jpeg' alt='Duke Ellington - Le Duke' width='190'…

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…

We remember Art Blakey. ‘Art Bop’

This day (October 16, 1990), in New York City, New York, died Art Blakey, was an American jazz drummer.Digest Tracklist : Big Band - Blues March (1988) . w/ The Jazz Messengers - Along Came Betty . w/ The Jazz Messengers, Freddy Hubbard…

We remember Gene Krupa. ‘Be-Bop-A-Krupa’

This day (October 16, 1973), in Yonkers, New York, died Gene Krupa, an American jazz and big band drummer.Digest Tracklist : Big Noise From Winnetka (1967) . w/ Papa Joe Jones - Documentary . w/ Buddy Rich - Drum Battle (1966) . Lover…

This week In Jazz Legends 40/52

Coleman Hawkins, Art Farmer, Jim Hall, Anita O'Day, Oscar Peterson, Ray Bryant, Lester Young, Ella Fitzgerald, Nat King Cole, Duke Ellington, Billy Strayhorn, Teddy Wilson, Benny Goodman, Glenn Miller, Buddy RichThey are the "Jazz Legends"…

This week In Jazz Legends 39/52

Jean Luc Ponty, Weather Report, Miles Davis, Marcus Miller, The Crusaders, Tom Jobim, Sarah Vaughan, Betty Carter, Ralph Towner, Gary Peacock, Baden Powell, Lester Young, Coleman Hawkins, Astor Piazzolla, Gerry Mulligan, Clark Terry, Phil…

This week In Jazz Legends 38/52

Roland Hanna, Erroll Garner, Ella Fitzgerald, Bill Evans, Gordon Beck, Kenny Wheeler, Charles Mingus, Dizzy Gillespie, Keith Jarrett, Lee Konitz, Chick Corea , Jaco Pastorius Band, Steve Coleman, Jean Luc PontyThey are the "Jazz Legends"…

We remember Illinois Jacquet. ‘Screeching’

This day (July 22, 2004), in Queens, New York, died Illinois Jacquet, an American jazz and R&B tenor saxophonist.Digest Tracklist : The Tenorsaxbattle - Flying Home (1979) . Documentary (1992) . w/ Milt Buckner, Jo Jones Playing - One…

We remember John Coltrane. ‘Trane Leaving’

This day (July 17, 1967 ), in Huntington, New York City, died John Coltrane, an American jazz saxophonist and composer.Digest Tracklist : Naima (1965) . A Love Supreme (1965) . Afro Blue / Alabama / Impressions (1963) . Alabama . w/ Eric…

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…

We remember Ray Brown. ‘Jazz Celloist’

This day (July 2, 2002), in Indianapolis, Indiana, died Ray Brown, an American jazz double bassist,Digest Tracklist : Black Orpheus (2001) . Ray'S New Funk (2000) . Blue Monk . Summertime . w/ John Clayton - Five O'Clock Whistle (1994) .…

We remember Stan Getz. ‘Getz à Go Go’

This day (June 6, 1991), in Malibu, California, died Stan Getz, an American jazz saxophone player who was known as The Sound. Digest Tracklist : Lush Life (1983) . Yours And Mine (1990) . Blood Count (1989) . Dream’S (1986) . w/ Chet Baker…

We Remember Duke Ellington. ‘Le Duke’

This day (May 24, 1974), in New York City, died Edward Kennedy Ellington a.k.a Duke Ellington, an American composer, pianist and big-band leader.Digest Tracklist : Take The A Train . La Plus Belle Africaine (1969) . Duke Ellington…

We remember Lester Young. ‘Prez Resigned’

This day (March 15, 1959 ), in New York City, New York,, died Lester Willis Young, nicknamed 'Pres' or 'Prez', an American jazz tenor saxophonist and clarinetist.Tracklist : Polka Dots And Moonbeams - (1958) . w/ Coleman Hawkins - Jumpin'…