We remember Doc Cheatham. ‘Ninety Two Years of Doc Cheatham’

This day (June 2, 1997), in New York City, New York, died Adolphus Anthony Cheatham a.k.a Doc Cheatham, a jazz trumpeter, Tracklist : 1 . w/ Wynton Marsalis – In New-Orleans (1996) 2 . On The Sunny Side Of The Street 3 . NYPL jazz oral history (1993) 4 . w/ Arnett Cobb – Want A Little Girl / Keep On Punchin(1987) 5 . w/ Stu Katz, John Bany, Barrett Deems – Chicago Festival (1985) 6 . w/ Canadians…

Wynton, Bucky, Doc et al salute Louis Armstrong in Newport (1990)

August 17, 1990 - Wynton Marsallis plus Doc Cheatham, Jacki Byard, Carrie Smith, Bucky Pizzarelli, Ruby Braff, Teddy Riley, Elvin Jones, Jon Faddis, Georges Wein and many others. They all pay tribute to Louis Armstrong. at Newport Casino in Newport, RI <a href='' target='blank'>More Info

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Roy Hargrove Quintet, Wynton Marsalis, Eliane Elias, Mary Lou Williams, Christian McBride, Count Basie, Ella Fitzgerald, Doc Cheatham, Herbie Hancock, Miles Davis, Marcus Miller, Joe Henderson, Sun Ra Arkestra , Pete Escovedo

We remember Benny Goodman. ‘Such A Goodman’

This day (June 13, 1986), in New York City, died Benjamin David Goodman a.k.a Benny Goodman, an American jazz and swing musician, clarinetist and bandleader.Tracklist : 1 . Blue Room (1985) 2 . Sweet Lorraine / Limehouse Blues (1982) 3 . Body And Soul (1980) 4 . w/ George Benson - Salute to John Hammond (1975) 5 . In Musikhalle Hamburg Germany (1973) 6 . Moonglow (1972) 7 . w/ Jack Duffy &…

We Remember Elvin Jones. ‘Heavy Elvin’

This day (May 18, 2004), in Englewood, New Jersey, died Elvin Jones, an American jazz drummer.Digest Tracklist : Night In Tunisia (1999) . A Love Supreme (1997) . A Different Drummer (1/2) . A Different Drummer (2/2) . w/ Mccoytyner, Freddie Hubbard, Ron Carter (1982) . The Children/Merry-Go-Round (1973) . John Coltrane Quartet – My Favorite Things (1965) . John Coltrane Quartet With Eric Dolphy…

We remember Bucky Pizzarelli. ‘A century for Bucky’

This day (April 1, 2020), in Saddle River, New Jersey, died John Paul 'Bucky' Pizzarelli, an American Jazz guitarist and banjoistTracklist : All Through The Night (1983) . w/ Frank Vignola - Fly Me To The Moon . On 7-String 2010 . w/ The Byo - Stompin' At The Savoy (2008) . w/ Craig Wagner, Brandon Coleman - All The Things You Are (2011) . w/ John Pizzarelli - Your Eyes/Nuages . w/ Tony Scott -…

Benny Goodman attends a Belgian festival (1966)

August 6, 1966 - the Benny Goodman Sextet - that is Benny Goodman (cl), Bernie Leighton (p). Les Spann (g), Al Hall (b), Doc Cheatham (tp) and Morey Feld (d) - performs at "Belgium Jazz Festival"

Happy Birthday Jon Faddis. ‘The Dizzyple’

This day (July 24, 1953), in Oakland, California, is born Jon Faddis, an American jazz trumpet player and conductor.Digest Tracklist : w/ Barcelona Jazz Orquestra - Groovin' For Nat (2020) . w/ Melissa Aldana - New picture (2017) . I Can't Get Started (2013) . Autumn Leaves . Con Alma . Sophisticated Lady (1999) . w/ the Michel Camilo New York Big Band - Not Yet . Dizzy Gillespie & Friends…

We remember Louis Armstrong. ‘Hooray for King Louis’

This day (July 6, 1971), in Corona, Queens, died Louis Armstrong, an American jazz trumpeter and singer.Digest Tracklist : Louis Armstrong - Hello Dolly . w/ Johnny Cash - Blue Yodel No 9 (1970) . Basin Street Blues (1964) . Someday (1962) . w/ Dizzy Gillespie - Umbrella Man . w/ The All Stars - Mack The Knife (1959) . w/ Billie Holiday - The Blues Are Brewin . Dinah (1933) . Tracklist : What a…