Dinah Washington records ‘What a Diff’rence a Day Makes!’ (1959)

Dinah Washington's 'What a Diff'rence a Day Makes!' is an album arranged by Belford Hendricks, recorded on February 19 and August 1959 and released the same year by Mercury.Track Listing : 1.I Remember You (Johnny Mercer, Victor Schertzinger) - 02:42 . 2.I Thought About You (Jimmy Van Heusen, Johnny Mercer) - 02:28 . 3.That'S All There Is To That (Clyde Otis, Kelly Owens) - 02:15 . 4.I Won'T Cry…

Dinah Washington records ‘Dinah!’ an album for Emarcy (1956)

Dinah Washington's 'Dinah!' is an album recorded on January 11 & November 11, 1956 and released in 1956 by Emarcy.Track Listing : 1.Look To The Rainbow (Yip Harburg, Burton Lane) - 02:48 . 2.Ill Wind (Harold Arlen, Ted Koehler) - 03:39 . 3.A Cottage For Sale (Willard Robison, Larry Conley) - 03:18 . 4.All Of Me (Gerald Marks, Seymour Simons) - 03:45 . 5.More Than You Know (Vincent Youmans,…

Dinah Washington records ‘Dinah Sings Bessie Smith,’ an album for Emarcy (1957)

Dinah Washington's 'Dinah Sings Bessie Smith' is an album recorded on December 30, 1957 and January 20, 1958.Track Listing : 1.After You'Ve Gone (Turner Layton, Henry Creamer) - 03:39 . 2.Send Me To The 'Lectric Chair (George Brooks, Fletcher Henderson) - 03:17 . 3.Jailhouse Blues (Bessie Smith, Clarence Williams) - 03:12 . 4.Trombone Butter (Fletcher Henderson) - 03:31 . 5.You'Ve Been A Good Old…

We remember Dinah Washington. ‘Mad For Dinah’

This day (December 14, 1963), in Detroit, Michigan, died Ruth Lee Jones a.k.a Dinah Washington, an American Blues, R&B, Gospel, Pop and Jazz singer.Tracklist : All of Me . Lover Come Back To Me (1959) . I Don't Hurt (1956) . Such A Night (1955) . My Little Baby . What a Difference a Day Make . Tracklist : Mad About the Boy . What a Difference a Day Makes . Cry Me A River . Unforgettable .…

Dinah Washington records ‘The Swingin’ Miss D,’ an album arranged by Quincy Jones (1956)

Dinah Washington's 'The Swingin' Miss D' is a studio album arranged by Quincy Jones and recorded on December 4–6, 1956 and released in 1957 by Emarcy.Track Listing : 1.They Didn'T Believe Me (Jerome Kern, Herbert Reynolds) - 02:44 . 2.You'Re Crying (Leonard Feather, Quincy Jones) - 03:29 . 3.Makin' Whoopee (Walter Donaldson, Gus Kahn) - 02:26 . 4.Ev'Ry Time We Say Goodbye (Cole Porter) - 02:27…

Dinah Washington records ‘Dinah Washington Sings Fats Waller’ for Emarcy (1957)

Dinah Washington Sings Fats Waller' is an album featuring twelve songs penned or performed by the legendary pianist and recorded on October 1, 2, 4, November 20, 1957 and released the same year by Emarcy.Track Listing : 1.Christopher Columbus (Chu Berry, Andy Razaf) - 02:45 . 2.Tain'T Nobody'S Biz-Ness If I Do (Porter Grainger, Robert Graham Prince, Clarence Williams) - 03:25 . 3.Jitterbug Waltz…

Dinah Washington records in Hollywood ‘Dinah Jams,’ a live album with Clifford Brown, Clark Terry, Maynard Ferguson and Max Roach among others (1954)

Dinah Washington's 'Dinah Jams' is a live album recorded in Hollywood on August 15, 1954, featuring Clifford Brown, Clark Terry, Maynard Ferguson and Max Roach among others and released in February 1955 by EmArcyTrack Listing : 1.Lover Come Back To Me (Oscar Hammerstein Ii, Sigmund Romberg) - 09:46 . 2.Alone Together (Arthur Schwartz) - 02:23 . 3.Summertime (George Gershwin) - 02:27 . 4.Come Rain…

Atlantic Records release Aretha Franklin’s ‘Aretha Now’ (1968)

Aretha Franklin's 'Aretha Now' is an album produced by Jerry Wexler and released on June 14, 1968, less than six months after 'Lady Soul' by Atlantic Records.1 . Think (1989) (Official Video) 2 . Respect Think (w/ Sammy Davis Jr., 1968) 3 . I Say A Little Prayer Track Listing : 1.Think (Aretha Franklin, Teddy White) - 02:19 . 2.I Say A Little Prayer (Burt Bacharach, Hal David) - 03:36 . 3.See…

We remember Billy Paul. ‘We And Mr. Paul’

This day (April 24, 2016), in New Jersey, died Billy Paul, an American soul singer, known for his number-one single "Me and Mrs. Jones".Digest Tracklist : Billy Paul - Me & Mrs. Jones . Your Song . w/ Chimène Badi - Ain'T No Mountain High Enough . It'S Too Late (2010) . Let Em In (1995) . Black Wonders Of The World . Tracklist : Me And Mrs. Jones . Your Song . Am I Black Enough For You? .…

Happy Birthday Quincy Jones. ‘Today is ‘Super Q’s Day”

This day (March 14, 1933), in Seattle, Washington, is born Quincy Delightt Jones a.k.a. Quincy Jones, an American record producer, conductor, arranger, film composer, ..Tracklist : w/ Big Band - Moanin' . The 75Th Birthday Celebration Live At Montreux (2008) . w/ Toots Thielemans, Patti Austin - Setembro (1996) . Back On Block Live (1991) . w/ Tamia & Babyface - Slow Jams . w/ Miles Davis -…

This week In Jazz Legends 08/52

Cassandra Wilson, David Murray, Lambert, Hendricks and Bavan, Blue Note All Stars, Art Blakey, Lee Morgan, McCoy Tyner, Bill Evans, Herbie Hancock Quintet VSOP, Benny Carter, Larry Coryell, Larry Carlton, John Abercrombie, John Scofield, Tal Farlow, Clark Terry, Steve Gadd, Dinah WashingtonThey are the "Jazz Legends" performers selected among the 297 Posts we publish this week. Here, they are…

This week In Jazz Legends 52/52

Chet Baker, Helen Merrill, Dinah Washington, Thelonious Monk, Charles Mingus, Bill Evans . Dizzy Gillespie, Sonny Sttit, Anita O'Day, Louis Armstrong, Jack Teagarden, Freddie Hubbard, Weather Report, Duke EllingtonThey are the "Jazz Legends" performers selected among the 294 Posts we publish this week. Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy!Tracklist 1 . Chet Baker . You Don't…

This week In Singing Ladies 50/52

Norah Jones, Joss Stone, Patti Smith, Bette Midler, Sheila E, Victoria Legrand, Amy Lee, Lady Gaga, Alicia Keys, Céline Dion, Darlene Love, Dinah Washington They are the 12 Singing Ladies selected among the 327 Posts we publish this week. Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy!Tracklist 1 . Norah Jones . Healing Hands Of Time Lifted from : Young and aspiring Norah Jones sings…

Happy Birthday Diane Schuur. ‘Deedles Day’

This day (December 10, 1953), in Tacoma, Washington, is born Diane Schuur (nicknamed 'Deedles'), an American jazz singer and pianist.Tracklist : Nomos Jazz Festival (2017) . w/ Torino Jazz Orchestra (2014) . Lousiana Sunday Afternoon (2013) . On Sesame Street . Live @ The Place . Interviewed By Mr. Robinson . w/ Ray Charles - You'D Be So Nice To Come Home To (1999) . w/ Maynard Ferguson - It…

We remember Aretha Franklin. ‘Long Live The Queen, she lives forever’

This day (August 16, 2018), in Detroit, died Aretha Franklin a.k.a. the Queen of Soul, American Soul singer.Digest Tracklist : You Make Me Feel Like A Natural Woman (Kennedy Center, 2015) . Bridge Over Troubled Water (2011) . Nessun Dorma (1998) . w/ Patti Labelle & Mary J. Blige - Essence Awards . w/ Michael Mc Donald - Ever Changing Times . Do right woman do right man (1988) .…

Happy Birthday Patti Austin. ‘Austin Power’

This day (August 10, 1950), in Harlem, New York, is born Patti Austin, an American R&B and jazz music singer who made her debut at the Apollo Theater at age four and had a contract with RCA Records when she was only five. Digest Tracklist : w/ Gregory Porter - Dedicated To You (2019) . w/ l'Orchestra Jazz Siciliana - Ella now and Then (2019) . Get Happy (2018) . Mr. Paganini (2016) . w/…

Two Blue

From 'Love Is Blue' to 'Born To Be Blue', we have mixed 24 tunes around the theme of 'Doubled Songs In "Blue"'. It has Jeff Beck, Yehudi Menuhin & Stephane Grappelli, Caetano Veloso, Esther Philips, Jazz Crusaders and many more.

FRE:SH SINGING LADIES 01 – Episode 10/10

More than EIGHT hours of newly released singing ladies albums. Shuffle it! : Jane Monheit . The Puppini Sisters . Chrystel Wautier . Nicola Conte, Stefania Dipierro . Enrico Pieranunzi, Simona Severini . Cyrille Aimee . Champian Fulton . Dena Taylor . Andrea Motis . Hajdu Klàra Quartet . Jane Monheit - Songbook Sessions: Ella FitzgeraldJane Monheit revisists Ella's repertoire with Nicholas…


From 'Let's Go Get Stoned' to 'Queen Of Diamonds', we have mixed 18 'Jazz & Blues' tunes around the theme of 'Stones'. It has Muddy Waters, Janis Joplin, Dinah Washington, John Scofield and many more.

Astronomy Domine

From 'El Satelite' to 'Saturday Night On Saturn', we have mixed 17 'Jazz With a Slice Of Pop' tunes around the theme of 'Stars, Planets And Other Sky Items'. It has Benny Carter, Pat Metheny, Gene Ammons With Woody Herman & His Orchestra, Dinah Washington and many more.

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.

Let’s Rock

From 'Buddy's Rock' to 'I Want To Rock' , we have mixed 16 'Jazz' tunes around the theme of 'Rock'. It has Buddy Rich, Bradley Leighton, Johnny Hodges, Duke Ellington and many more.

Jazzin’Around Baby Please Don’t Go

Starting and ending with Big Joe Williams's composition 'Baby Please Don't Go', we have mixed 18 'Jazz with some Blues' tunes around the theme of ' Big Joe Williams'. It has Brigitte Bardot, Roy Eldridge & His Orchestra, Patsy Cline, Francine Reed and many more.

Daddy It’s Warm Inside

From 'Warm December' to 'You Got To Feed The Fire' , we have mixed 17 'Jazz Ladies' tunes around the theme of 'Warmth, Fire and "Daddies"'. It has Eliane Elias, Patricia Barber, Melody Gardot, Julie London and many more.

Word Music

From 'Palavra De Mulher' to 'Há Palavras Que Nos Beijam' , we have mixed 18 'Latin mixed with Jazz' tunes around the theme of 'Words, Palabras, Palavras'. It has Mariza, Billie Holiday, Dalva De Oliveira, Begona Bang-Matu and many more.

Weather Report

From 'Grey December' to 'Frosty The Snowman' , we have mixed 18 'Jazz & Others' tunes around the theme of 'Ice, Cold & Snow'. It has Stacey Kent, Ray Charles, George Shearing, Billy May, Chet Baker and many more.


Starting and ending with 'Guantanamera' made famous by Pete Seeger, we made a playlist powered by Hittin'Around. It has Ennio Morricone, Luiz Bonfa, Quincy Jones, Peter. Paul & Mary and many more.

Jazzin’Around Besame Mucho

Starting and ending with Consuelo Velázquez's composition 'Besame Mucho', we have mixed 18 'linked together by a clue that you have to guess' tunes around the theme of 'Consuelo Velázquez'. It has Lucho Gatica, Pamela Luss, Nat King Cole, Gloria Lasso and many more.

Let’s Cole Porter

From 'Love for sale' to 'My heart belongs to daddy' , we have mixed 20 'Jazz Classics' tunes written or co-written by 'Cole Porter's Hits'. It has Helen Merrill, Jane Powell, Dinah Washington, Ella Fitzgerald 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.

Lovers, They Come And They Go

From 'Lover Come Back To Me' to 'Gotta Find Me A Lover' , we have mixed 15 'Jazz Singers' tunes around the theme of 'Lover'. It has Stacey Kent, Peggy Scott & Jo Jo Benson, Candi Staton, Erma Franklin and many more.

Jazzin’Around Waltz for Debby

Starting and ending with Bill Evans 's composition 'Waltz for Debby', we have mixed 18 'linked together by a clue' tunes. "Jazzin'Around Waltz for Debby" has Aretha Franklin, Chaka Demus & Pliers, Sarah Vaughan, Toni Fisher and many more.

Ten Hours Of Blues

Albert King . Alexis Korner's Blues Incorporated . Aretha Franklin . Arthur "Big Boy" Crudup . B.B. King . Big Bill Broonzy . Big Mama Thornton . Blind Willie Johnson . Blind Willie McTell . Buddy Guy . Champion Jack Dupree . Chuck Berry . Dinah Washington . Eddie Cochran . Elvis Presley . Etta James . Eugene McDaniel . Howlin' Wolf . James Brown . Joe Bonamassa . John Lee Hooker . Lightnin…

She Asks

From 'What Kind Of Fool Am I' to 'Why must your love well be so dry' , we have mixed 18 'Jazz' tunes around the theme of 'Questions Women Ask'. "She Asks" has Sarah Vaughan, Abbey Lincoln, Billie Holiday, Patsy Cline and many more.

Trials And Errors

From 'Alone Again Naturally' to 'Falling In Love Again' , we have mixed 20 'Jazz' tunes around the theme of 'Again (and Never Again)'. "Trials And Errors" has The Frank And Joe Show, John Lee Hooker, Camille Howard, April Stevens and many more.

Filles A Papa

From 'Don't Leave Me, Daddy' to 'Long Daddy Green' , we have mixed 19 'Jazz' tunes around the theme of 'Girls and their Dadies'. "Filles A Papa" has Dinah Shore , Dinah Washington, Eva Ayllon, Marylin Scott and many more.


From 'Blue Seven' to 'Six bridges to cross' , we have mixed 20 'Jazz' tunes around the theme of 'Sum Of Numbers Equals 100'. It has Dianne Reeves, Benny Carter, Paul Desmond, Memphis Slim and many more.

Day In

From 'One Fine Day' to 'Mr. Day' , we have mixed 16 'Jazz, Pop & Latin' tunes around the theme of 'Day'. "Day In" has Melody Gardot, Eliane Elias, Dinah Washington, Milfred Bailey 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.

Thinking Is Just An Idea

From 'I Think It Was A Dream' to 'I Think I'll Call It Morning' , we have mixed 20 'Jazz' tunes around the theme of 'Thinking'. It has Chick Corea, Dinah Washington, Elmer Bernstein, Donald Byrd and many more.