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.Tracklist : 1 . Big Noise From Winnetka (1967) 2 . w/ Papa Joe Jones – Documentary 3 . w/ Buddy Rich – Drum Battle (1966) 4 . Lover & Leave Us Leap 5 . w/ Anita O’Day – Let Me Off Uptown 6 . Let Me Off Uptown (1941) 7 . The Benny Godman Big Band – Sing, Sing, Sing (1937) Gene Krupa Top…

Benny Goodman records ‘Together Again!’ a reunion album with Lionel Hampton, Teddy Wilson and Gene Krupa (1963)

Benny Goodman's 'Together Again!' is a reunion album recorded on February 13 & 14, 1963 with Lionel Hampton, Teddy Wilson and Gene Krupa and released the same year by RCA.Track Listing : 1.Seven Come Eleven (Charlie Christian, Benny Goodman) - 04:25 . 2.Say It Isn'T So (Irving Berlin) - 03:55 . 3.I'Ve Found A New Baby (Jack Palmer, Spencer Williams) - 03:40 . 4.Somebody Loves Me (Buddy…

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 Brubeck, Milt Jackson, Ray Brown, Cedar Walton, Micky Roker, Shirley Horn, Ella Fitzgerald, Duke Ellington, Gene Krupa, Anita O'Day, Roy Eldridge, Miles Davis, Michael…

Benny Goodman records ‘The Famous 1938 Carnegie Hall Jazz Concert’ (1938)

Benny Goodman's 'The Famous 1938 Carnegie Hall Jazz Concert' is one of the first recording (done on January 16, 1938) of music issued on the new long-playing format and one of the first to sell over a million copies. ,1 . Avalon (1959) 2 . I Got Rhythm (1959) 3 . #6 (w/ The Mcguire Sisters, 1958) 4 . 1955 (China Boy) 5 . Sing, Sing, Sing (Gene Krupa, From "Hollywood Hotel Film" (1937)) Track…

On TV today, Louis, Dizzy et al at ‘Timex Jazz’ (1959)

January 7, 1959 - you do not miss Coleman Hawkins, Roy Eldridge, Dizzy Gillespie, Louis Armstrong, Vic Dickenson, Jo Jones, Duke Ellington, George Shearing, Barbara Dane, Dakota Staton, Gene Krupa among others at the "Timex All-Star Jazz Show" on CBS hosted by Jackie Gleason

We remember Anita O’Day. ‘Good O’Day’

This day (November 23, 2006), in Los Angeles, California, died Anita O'Day, an American jazz singer.Tracklist : 1 . Love For Sale (1973) 2 . There Will Never Be Another You (1987) 3 . It Don’t Mean a Thing (1986) 4 . Berlin (1970) 5 . On Green Dolphin Street 6 . Honeysuckle Rose (1963) 7 . Sweet Georgia Brown / Tea for Two (1958) 8 . w/ Gene Krupa Orchestra – Thanks For The Boogie Ride (1942)…

On TV today, the Orignal Benny Goodman Quartet (1972)

October 23, 1972 - The Orginal Benny Goodman Quartet - that is Benny Goodman (cl), Lionel Hampton (vb), Gene Krupa (d), Teddy Wilson (p) and George Duvivier (b)- performs for the first time on television at Philharmonic Hall, Lincoin Center in New York City

When Benny Goodman played New-York

Four occasions, three years : 1985, 1974 and 1938 "When Benny Goodman played New-York"."Concert One" that he played during the tribute he received eight months before his death, at the Broadway Ballroom (yes, people were dancing to jazz then) of the newly opened Marriott Marquis Hotel.Two, a more intimate concert performed in 1974 at the Rainbow Room on the top of the RCA Building.The "concert…

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 &…

This week In Jazz Legends 24/52

Chet Baker , Ornette Coleman, Sonny Rollins, Benny Goodman, Jimmy Dorsey, Lester Bowie, Henry Mancini, Art Blakey, Jazz Messengers, Marcus Miller, Gil Evans Orchestra, Roy Hargrove, Karriem Riggins, Spyro Gyra

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 Orchestra - Prologue To The Black And Tan Fantasy/ Creole Love Call/ The Mooche (1966) . On The Fringe Of The Jungle (1967) . & Ella Fitzgerald - Lush Life (1965)…

We Remember Coleman Hawkins. ‘The True Mister Bean’

This day (May 19, 1969), in New York City, New York, died Coleman Hawkins, an American jazz tenor saxophonist.Digest Tracklist : Disorder At The Border . With Lester Young . With Harry Edison . South Of France Blues . Body and Soul (1967) . With Charlie Parker (1950) . Tracklist : Greensleeves . Body And Soul . La Rosita . Smoke Gets in Your Eyes . Desafinado . One Note Samba (Samba De Uma Nota…

We remember Buddy Rich. ‘My Buddy Was Rich’

This day (April 2, 1987), in Los Angeles, California, died Bernard 'Buddy' Rich, an American jazz drummer and bandleader.Digest Tracklist : Just In Time (1987 ) . Channel One Suite (1983) . The Carioca (1982) . Vs Animal - The Muppet Show (1980) . Norwegian Wood (1973) . Basically Blues (1970) . w/ Gene Krupa - Famous Drum Battle (1966) . w/ Jerry Lewis - Drum Solo Battle (1965) . Parkinson Last…

We remember George Shearing. ‘The Lullaby of Shearing Land’

This day ( February 14, 2011), in New York City, New York, died Sir George Shearing, an Anglo-American jazz pianist.Tracklist : w/ Peggy Lee - Lullaby Of Birdland . w/ Mel Torme - Medley At Newport . At The Boston Pops . I'Ll Be Around . Move . w/ Pat Boone - Two Well Knowns In Paradise . Tracklist : Guilty . Lullaby Of Birdland . September In The Rain . Pick Yourself Up . Conception . I'll…

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 Pork Pie Hat

Starting and ending with Charles Mingus's composition 'Goodbye Pork Pie Hat', we have mixed 18 'Pure Jazz' tunes around the theme of 'Charles Mingus'. It has Charlie Haden, Count Basie, Charlie Haden, Billie Holiday & Louis Armstrong and many more.

Benny vs Artie

From 'Softly as in a morning sunrise' to 'Moonglow' , we have mixed 20 'Traditional Jazz' tunes around the theme of 'Enduring rivalry between Artie Shaw and Benny Goodman'. It has Indian love call, Don't take your love from me, Bugle Call Rag, A room with a view and many more.

(The Colours Of) Angel eyes

From 'Angel Eyes' to 'Don't It Make My Brown Eyes Blue' , we have mixed 18 'Jazz with a bit of Soul, Latin and Manouche' tunes around the theme of ' Colors Of The Eyes'. It has Laura Fygi, Quinteto Real, Gene Krupa, Mad Manoush and many more.

How Do You Feel Today?

From 'Feelin' Alright' to 'You make me feel so young', we have mixed 18 'Jazz & Latin' tunes around the theme of 'Feelings'. It has Alberta Hunter, Carol Duboc, Marian Anderson, Mongo Santamaria and many more.

Let’s Go Green

From 'On Green Dolphin Street' to 'Blue in green', we have mixed 18 'Jazz' tunes around the theme of 'Green'. It has Tom Jones, Bryon Lee And The Dragonaires, Jazz Jamaica, Sonny Rollins and many more.

Jive Talking

From 'I Want To Rock' to 'Dont jive me', we have mixed 18 'Swing Music' tunes around the theme of 'Jive'. It has Sarah Vaughan, June Richmond, Louis Prima, Memphis Slim and many more.

Jazz Dreamers

From 'Dream Gypsy' to 'Street Of Dreams', we have mixed 18 'Jazz With a Bit Of Pop' tunes around the theme of 'Dream'. It has Les Baxter, Kenny Burrell, Kenny Dorham, Bill Evans & Jim Hall and many more.

The Days Of Wine And Roses (nothing but bouquet)

From 'Days of wine and roses' to 'Verde Que Te Quero Rosa' , we have mixed 15 'Jazz and Latin' tunes around the theme of 'Wine And …Roses'. It has Herb Alpert & The Tijuana Brass, Freddie Roach, Elza Soares, Big Joe Turner and many more.