Happy Birthday Doc Severinsen. ‘Doc Today’

This day (July 7, 1927), in Arlington, Oregon, is born Carl Hilding Severinsen a.k.a Doc Severinsen, an American pop and jazz trumpeter.Tracklist : 1 . w/ the Airmen of Note – Live in Tennesse (2011) 2 . Bugles commercial (1993) 3 . on Arsenio Hall Show (1991) 4 . w/ Gerry Mulligan, Cab Calloway & Dave Brubeck - When the Saints Go Marching In (1988) 5 . Tonight (1983) 6 . McArthur Park / I…

This week In Jazz Legends 31/52

Herbie Hancock, David Sanborn, Marcus Miller, Steps Ahead, Spyro Gyra, Arturo Sandoval, Wayne Bergeron, Gerry Mulligan, Dave Brubeck, Doc Severinsen, Miles Davis, Chet Baker, Sonny Rollins, Joshua Redman, Brad Mehldau, Wayne Shorter

The Big Band Hit Parade goes through Cincinnati (1988)

August 2, 1988 - Buddy Morrow, Dave Brubeck, Eddie Daniels, Gerry Mulligan, Ray Brown, Ed Shaughnessy, Cab Calloway and Doc Severinsen will solo with the Cincinnati Pops directed by Erich Kunzel for the "Big Band Hit Parade" at Riverbend

Verve wrap up the recording of ‘Bashin’: The Unpredictable Jimmy Smith’ with Oliver Nelson’s big band (1962)

'Bashin': The Unpredictable Jimmy Smith' is a studio album recorded by Smith on March 26 & 28, 1962 with Oliver Nelson's big band and released the same year by Verve.Track Listing : 1.Walk On The Wild Side (Elmer Bernstein, Mack David) - 05:55 . 2.Ol' Man River (Oscar Hammerstein Ii, Jerome Kern) - 03:56 . 3.In A Mellow Tone (Duke Ellington, Milt Gabler) - 04:25 . 4.Step Right Up (Oliver…

We remember Gerry Mulligan. ‘Baritone And Gerry’

This day (January 20, 1996), in Darien, Connecticut, died Gerry Mulligan, an American jazz baritone saxophonist, clarinetist, composer and arranger.Tracklist : Satin Doll (1987) . North Atlantic Run (1981) . Out Back Of The Barn (1980) . w/ Charles Mingus - Goodbye Pork Pie Hat (1975) . w/ Dave Brubeck - Lullaby To Mexico (1969) . As Catch Can (1958) . w/ Bob Brookmeyer - Walking Shoes…

Columbia publish Tony Bennett’s album : ‘Tony’ (1957)

Tony Bennett's 'Tony' is an album (re-titled 'Tony Bennett Showcase') produced by Ernest Altschuler and released on January 14, 1957 by Columbia. Track Listing : 1.It Had To Be You (Isham Jones, Gus Kahn) - 02:58 . 2.You Can Depend On Me (Charlie Carpenter, Louis Dunlap, Earl Hines) - 02:14 . 3.I'M Just A Lucky So-And-So (Mack David, Duke Ellington) - 03:29 . 4.Taking A Chance On Love (Vernon…

We remember Dave Brubeck. ‘Take Final’

This day ( December 5, 2012), in Norwalk, Connecticut, died David Warren Dave Brubeck, an American jazz pianist.Tracklist : On Take Five (2009) . w/ Paul Desmond & Gerry Mulligan - All The Things You Are (1971) . Thank You (2000) . Three To Get Ready . Unsquare Dance . Blue Rondo À La Turk (1962) . Take Five (1961) . Tracklist : Take Five . Unsquare Dance . Blue Rondo A La Turk . Bossa Nova…

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…

We remember Cab Calloway. ‘Follow That Cab’

This day (November 18, 1994), in Hockessin, Delaware, died Cab Calloway, an American jazz singer and bandleader.Digest Tracklist : Geechy Joe / Stormy Weather (1943) . It Ain't Necessarily So . Hi De Ho Man . Minnie the Moocher (1958) . Blues In The Night . w/ the Nicholas Brothers - Jumpin Jive (1943) . Jitterbug Party (1935) . Cab Calloway Top 10 : Minnie the Moocher . Reefer Man . The Scat…

Stan Getz records for Verve, ‘Big Band Bossa Nova’ with the Gary McFarland Orchestra (1962)

Stan Getz' 'Big Band Bossa Nova' is an album recorded on August 27 and 28, 1962 with the Gary McFarland Orchestra and released the same year by Verve.Track Listing : 1.Manha De Carnival (Morning Of The Carnival) (Luiz Bonfá) - 05:48 . 2.Balanço No Samba (Street Dance) (Gary Mcfarland) - 02:59 . 3.Melancólico (Melancholy) (Gary Mcfarland) - 04:42 . 4.Entre Amigos (Sympathy Between Friends) (Gary…

Hole Lotta Love (Tiger’s Comp)

From 'Babes In The Woods' to 'No Quiero Swing' , we have mixed 20 'Jazz & Various Musics' tunes around the theme of 'Golf and Tiger Woods'. It has Connie Evingson, Ella Fitzgerald, Korn Kobblers, Mary Lou Williams and many more.