We remember Eubie Blake. ‘Rich With Rags’

This day (February 12, 1983), in Brooklyn, New York, USA, died Eubie Blake, a composer and pianist of ragtime, jazz, and popular music.Tracklist : Charleston Rag . Eubie Blake in 1980 . Love will find a way (1978) . The Black Keys on Parade & Lovie Joe (1960) . w/ Alberta Hunter - Memories of You . Troublesome Ivories (1960) . w/ Nina Mae McKinney - Pie, Pie, Blackbird (1932) . w/ Noble…

Riverside tape ‘The Unique Thelonious Monk’ with Art Blakey on drums (1956)

'The Unique Thelonious Monk' is an album of standards recorded on March 17 and April 3, 1956 with Art Blakey on drums and Oscar Pettiford on bass and released the same year by Riverside.Track Listing : 1.Liza (All The Clouds'Ll Roll Away) (George & Ira Gershwin, Gus Kahn) - 03:11 . 2.Memories Of You (Eubie Blakeandy Razaf) - 04:15 . 3.Honeysuckle Rose (Fats Wallerandy Razaf) - 05:32 .…

Benny Goodman In Japan

Benny Goodman came to Japan three times to perform in concert. In 1957 (or is it 1956?) sponsored by the U.S. State Department / ANTA and with a big band, in 1964 with a small group and in 1980 for the "Aurex Jazz Festival" happening in three cities.

Wynton Marsalis starts the recording of ‘Marsalis Standard Time, Vol. 1’ with Marcus Roberts on Piano (1986)

Wynton Marsalis' 'Marsalis Standard Time, Vol. 1' is an album recorded on May 29 and September 25, 1986 by Cbs/Columbia.1 . visit to CHICAGO HIGH SCHOOL (Michelle Obama's alma mater, 1986 ) 2 . Cherokee (8/19/1989, Newport Jazz Festival) 3 . The New Orleans Function (8/19/1989, Newport Jazz Festival) Track Listing : 1.Caravan (Juan Tizol) - 08:18 . 2.April In Paris (Vernon Duke, E.Y. "Yip"…

Today is the second session of Ella Fitzgerald recording the ‘Hello Dolly!’ album (1964)

Ella Fitzgerald's 'Hello Dolly!' is a studio album recorded on March 3-4, April 7, 1964 and released in July 1964 by Verve.Track Listing : 1.Hello, Dolly! (Jerry Herman) - 02:55 . 2.People (Bob Merrill, Jule Styne) - 03:48 . 3.Can'T Buy Me Love (John Lennon, Paul McCartney) - 02:39 . 4.The Sweetest Sounds (Richard Rodgers) - 02:08 . 5.Miss Otis Regrets (Cole Porter) - 03:56 . 6.My Man (Jacques…

This week In Jazz Legends (Special Pianists) 07/52

Omar Sosa, Brad Mehldau, Tigran Hamasyan, Monty Alexander, Herbie Hancock, Chick Corea, Chick Corea, Randy Weston, Dave Brubeck . Thelonious Monk, Earl Hines, George Shearing, Eubie BlakeThey are the "Jazz Legends (Special Pianists)" performers selected among the 283 Posts we publish this week. Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy!Tracklist 1 . Omar Sosa . @ Moody Jazz Cafè…

Africanisms

From 'Para Africa Traigo Mi Son' to 'Ritmo Africano' , we have mixed 18 'Tropical Rhythms' tunes around the theme of 'Africa meets Jazz meets Latin'. It has Tabu Ley Rochereau, Dizzy Gillespie, Cal Tjader, Eubie Blake and many more.