T-Bone Walker sits in with Jazz At The Philharmonic (1966)

November 30, 1967 - producer Norman Granz touring all-star show "Jazz at the Philharmonic" stops at the Poplar Town Hall in London (UK). This year, the show presents T-Bone Walker, Dizzy Gillespie, Teddy Wilson, Louis Bellson, Clark Terry, Coleman Hawkins, àZoot Sims, àJimmy Moody, àBenny Carter and àBob Cranshaw. Some fine musicians yo don't want to miss!

Billie Holiday records for Clef Records, ‘Billie Holiday at Jazz at the Philharmonic’ (1945)

'Billie Holiday at Jazz at the Philharmonic' is a live album recorded (partly) on February 12, 1945 at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles and released in 1954 by Clef Records.Track Listing : 1.Body And Soul (Edward Heyman, Robert Sour, Frank Eyton, Johnny Green) - 03:24 . 2.Strange Fruit (Abel Meeropol) - 03:01 . 3.Trav'Lin' Light (Trummy Young, Jimmy Mundy, Johnny Mercer) - 03:28 . 4.He'S…

This week In Jazz Legends 47/52

Anita O'Day, Jon Hendricks, Mel Torme, Weather Report, Duke Ellington, Miles Davis, Joshua Redman, Roy Eldridge, Benny Carter, Don Byas, Coleman Hawkins, Jo Jones , Bill Evans, Ella Fitzgerald, Paul Desmond, Charlie Haden, Pat Metheny

Nina Simone records ‘Black Gold’ live at Philharmonic Hall in New York (1969)

Nina Simone's 'Black Gold' is a live album recorded on October 26, 1969 at Philharmonic Hall, New York and released in 1970 By Rca Victor.1 . Black Is The Color Of My True Love's Hair (w/ Emil Latimer) 2 . Ain't Got No, I Got Life 3 . Westwind 4 . To Be Young, Gifted And Black Track Listing : 1.Black Is The Color Of My True Love'S Hair (Traditional) - 05:58 . 2.Black Is The Color Of My True…

Miles Davis records ‘In Concert’ at the Philharmonic Hall, New York City (1972)

Miles Davis' 'In Concert' is a live double album recorded on September 29, 1972 at the Philharmonic Hall, New York City and released In May 1973 by Columbia.1 . Right Off (Japan, 1973) 2 . Honky Tonk (Philadelphia, 1970) 3 . January 12, 1973, Village East, NYC Track Listing : 1.Foot Fooler (Part 1) – 20:45 . 2.Foot Fooler (Part 2) – 25:23 . 3.Slickaphonics (Part 1) – 18:12 . 4.Slickaphonics…

Ella Fitzgerald records ‘Jazz at Santa Monica ’72’ with the Count Basie Orchestra (1972)

Ella Fitzgerald's 'Jazz at Santa Monica '72' is a live album recorded on June 2, 1972 with the Tommy Flanagan trio and the Count Basie Orchestra and released on August 2, 1972 by Pablo.Track Listing : 1.Introductions By Norman Granz - 01:00 . 2.Basie Power (Ernie Wilkins) - 03:07 . 3.The Spirit Is Willing (Sammy Nestico) - 04:37 . 4.The Meetin' Time (Oliver Nelson) - 04:50 . 5.Blues In Hoss'S…

We remember Oscar Peterson. ‘And The Oscar Goes To …’

This day (December 23, 2007), in Mississauga, Ontario, died Oscar Peterson, a Canadian jazz pianist and composer.Tracklist : 1 . Cakewalk (2004) 2 . Take the A Train 3 . w/ Count Basie – Jumpin’ At The Woodside 4 . w/ Joe Pass – You Look Good to Me 5 . Sweet Georgia Brown 6 . C Jam Blues (1964) 7 . Live in Italy (1961) Tracklist : Wikipedia : This day (December 23, 2007), in Mississauga,…

This month In Blues Legends 11/12

T Bone Walker, John Mayer, Lonnie Brook, Gary Moore, Albert Collins, Stevie Ray Vaughan, B B King, Albert King, Paul Butterfield, Etta James, John Mayall, the Bluesbreakers, Roy Buchanan, Muddy Waters, The Rolling Stones, John Hammond, Taj Mahal, Bobby McFerrin, Big Joe Turner, Lucky Peterson

On TV today, Oscar Peterson, Stan Getz et al sit in with Nat King Cole (1957)

October 15, 1957 - for his own NBC show, Nat King Cole is accompanied by Jazz At The Philharmonic - that is Illinois Jacquet (ts), Ray Brown (b), Roy Eldridge (tp), Stan Getz (ts), Coleman Hawkins (ts), Oscar Peterson (p), Flip Phillips (ts), Herb Ellis (g) and Papa Jo Jones (d) - .<img src='//rvm.pm/wp-content/uploads/2014/02/Nat-King-Cole-Cole-Español-RVJ.jpg' alt='Nat King…

We remember Stan Getz. ‘Getz à Go Go’

This day (June 6, 1991), in Malibu, California, died Stan Getz, an American jazz saxophone player who was known as The Sound. Tracklist : 1 . Lush Life (1983) 2 . Yours And Mine (1990) 3 . Blood Count (1989) 4 . Dream’S (1986) 5 . w/ Chet Baker - Airegin (1983) 6 . w/ Dizzy Gillespie - I Can'T Get Started (1978) 7 . Chega De Saudade (1976) 8 . A Nightingale Sang In Berkeley Square (1967) 9 . w/…

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 T Bone Walker. ‘T-Bone Walked’

This day (March 16, 1975), in Los Angeles, California, died Aaron Thibeaux 'T-Bone' Walker, an American blues guitarist and singer.Tracklist : w/ The Aces, Lafayette Leake And Chuck Berry - Everyday I Have The Blues (1972) . Don'T Throw Your Love On Me (1962) . Call Me When You Need Me (1963) . Goin' To Chicago . w/ Helen Humes - Blues Aint Nothing but a Woman (1962) . w/ B.B. King - Sweet…

We remember Nat King Cole. ‘Nat “Unforgettable” Cole’

This day (February 15, 1965), in Santa Monica, California, died Nathaniel Adams Coles a.k.a. Nat King Cole, an American singer.Tracklist : Straighten Up And Fly Right . My Flaming Heart (1953) . The Christmas Song . What'S My Line? (1953) . Mona Lisa . When I Fall In Love (1957) . After Midnight Once More (1961) . w/ Ella Fitzgerald - Lamento Negro (1958) . Tracklist : L-O-V-E . Unforgettable .…

Your Favourite Dizzy

From 'A Night In Tunisia' to 'The Champ', the 15 most popular songs of Dizzy Gillespie, ', an American jazz trumpet player, bandleader, singer, and composer. Together with Charlie Parker, he was a major figure in the development of bebop and modern jazz.'

The Dave Brubeck Quartet records with Leonard Bernstein : ‘Bernstein Plays Brubeck Plays Bernstein’ (1960)

'Bernstein Plays Brubeck Plays Bernstein' by The Dave Brubeck Quartet is an album recorded on January 30 and February 14, 1960 with Leonard Bernstein as conductor and released in 1961 by Columbia.Track Listing : 1.Dialogues For Jazz Combo And Orchestra (Allegro) (Howard Brubeck) – 06:55 . 2.Dialogues For Jazz Combo And Orchestra (Andante-Ballad) (Howard Brubeck) – 05:13 . 3.Dialogues For Jazz…

Columbia publish Miles Davis’ album : ‘Four & More: Recorded Live in Concert’ (1964)

Miles Davis' 'Four & More: Recorded Live in Concert' is an album recorded on February 12, 1964 at Philharmonic Hall Of Lincoln Center, New York City and released on January 17, 1966 by Columbia. Track Listing : 1.So What (Miles Davis) - 09:10 . 2.Walkin' (Richard Henry Carpenter) - 08:06 . 3.Joshua/Go-Go (Victor Feldman) - 11:14 . 4.Four (Eddie Vinson) - 06:18 . 5.Seven Steps To Heaven…

Happy Birthday Rod Stewart. ‘In Good Face’

This day (January 10, 1945), in Highgate, London, England, is born James Patrick 'Rod' Stewart, a British rock singer, first the frontman for The Faces, then a solo artist.Tracklist : 1 . At the Richmond-On-Thames Jazz Festival (1965) 2 . Gasoline Alley (w/ The Faces, 1970) 3 . I’m Losing You (w/ The Faces, 1971) 4 . You Wear It Well (w/ The Faces, TOTP2 1972) 5 . Oh! No Not My Baby(TOTP, 1973) 6…

Happy Birthday Bob James. ‘One, Two, Three, Fourplay’

This day (December 25, 1939), in Marshall, Missouri, is born Bob James, a keyboardist, arranger and producer.Tracklist : 1 . Mister Magic (2019) 2 . Submarine (2018) 3 . Westchester Lady (2016) 4 . w/ Fourplay & New Japan Philharmonic Orchestra – Westchester Lady (2013) 5 . The Fourplay – Sonnymoon (2012) 6 . Angela 7 . w/ Angels of Shanghai – Celebration (2006) 8 . Westchester Lady 9 . Mind…

Happy Birthday Branford Marsalis. ‘Brother Branford’

This day (August 26, 1960), in Breaux Bridge, Louisiana, is born Branford Marsalis, an American saxophonist, composer and bandleader.Tracklist : 1 . Cianna (2019) 2 . w/ Terence Blanchard – @ Ellis Marsalis Center for music in New Orleans (2017) 3 . w/ Kurt Elling – Upward Spiral (2016) 4 . Solo (2015) 5 . Branford Marsalis & Chrisian Mcbride – In The Crease (2010) 6 . Samo (2009) 7 .…

Keith Jarrett records ‘Still Live’ in Munich, with Gary Peacock and Jack DeJohnette (1986)

Keith Jarrett's 'Still Live' is a live album recorded on July 13, 1986 at Philharmonic Hall in Munich, with Gary Peacock and Jack DeJohnette and released the same year by ECM.1 . Late Lament 2 . You and the Night and the Music 3 . Barcelona, 1985 Track Listing : 1.My Funny Valentine (Lorenz Hart, Richard Rodgers) - 10:51 . 2.Autumn Leaves (Joseph Kosma, Johnny Mercer, Jacques Prévert) - 10:24 .…

Happy Birthday Lalo Schifrin. ‘El Señor Director Schifrin’

This day (June 21, 1932), in Buenos Aires, Argentina, is born Boris Claudio Schifrin a.a.k. Lalo Schifrin, an Argentine composer, pianist and conductor.Tracklist : 1 . w/ Al Jarreau - The Fox (2012) 2 . w/ Bbc Bigband - Mission: Impossible Theme (2006) 3 . w/ & James Morrison - Millennium Blues (2010) 4 . The Fox (2007) 5 . Montuno (1999) 6 . w/ Dizzy Gillespie, Ray Brown & Grady Tate –…

Columbia tape ‘Miles Davis at Fillmore’ with Steve Grossman, Chick Corea, Dave Holland, Jack Dejohnette and Airto Moreira (1970)

'Miles Davis at Fillmore' is a live album recorded on June 17 - 20, 1970 at the Fillmore East in New York and released in December 1970 by Columbia.1 . It's About That Time (1970) 2 . Bitches Brew (Tanglewood, 1970) Track Listing : 1.Directions (Joe Zawinul) - 02:29 . 2.Bitches Brew (Miles Davis) - 00:53 . 3.The Mask (Miles Davis) - 01:35) . 4.It'S About That Time (Miles Davis) - 08:12 .…

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 &…

Miles Davis records ‘Round About Midnight’ with John Coltrane, Red Garland, Paul Chambers and Philly Joe Jones (1956)

Miles Davis' 'Round About Midnight' is an album recorded on October 26, 1955; June 5 and September 10, 1956 and released on March 18, 1957 by Columbia.1 . Round About Midnight (1967) 2 . Round Midnight ( La Pinède, Juan-les-Pins, France - July 25, 1969) Track listing . 1.'Round Midnight (Thelonious Monk, Cootie Williams) - 06:00 . 2.Ah-Leu-Cha (Charlie Parker) - 05:55 . 3.All of You (Cole…

Queen release ‘A Kind of Magic’ based on movie ‘Highlander’ soundtrack (1986)

Queen's 'A Kind of Magic' is their twelfth studio album recorded in Munich, Montreux and London and released on 2 June 1986 by EMI / Parlophone. 1 . One Vision (Official Video) 2 . One Vision (Wembley) 3 . A Kind of Magic (Official Video) 4 . Friends Will Be Friends (Official Video) 5 . Who Wants To Live Forever (Official Video) 6 . Don't Lose Your Head (Highlander, Endgame) 7 . Princes Of The…

Miles Davis records ‘On the Corner’ for Columbia (1972)

Miles Davis' 'On the Corner' is a studio album recorded on June 1, 6 and July 7, 1972 and released on October 11, 1972 by Columbia.1 . Turnaroundphrase (November 3 1973, Vienna) 2 . On The Corner Session (Interviews NY) Track Listing : 1.On The Corner; New York Girl; Thinkin' One Thing And Doin' Another; Vote For Miles (Miles Davis) - 20:02 . 2.Black Satin (Miles Davis) - 05:20 . 3.One And One…

Happy Birthday Bill Bruford. ‘Bill from UK’

This day (May 17, 1949), in Sevenoaks, Kent, is born William Scott Bill Bruford a.k.a Bill Bruford, an English drummer and percussionist.Digest Tracklist : Indiscipline (2006) . Hell’S Bells (2006) . Master Class . Solo In Frankfurt (1987) . Documentary (1989) . King Crimson – The Sheltering Sky (1982) . Solo (1982) . W/ Allan Holdsworth – Feels Good To Me (1979) . Genesis – Los Endos (1976) .…

We remember Al Jarreau. ‘Al Is For Always’

This day (February 12, 2017), in Los Angeles, died Alwin 'Al' Lopez Jarreau, a seven-time Grammy Award winning American jazz singer.Tracklist : w/ Alita Moses - Summertime (Montreux Jazz Festival, 2015) . Take Five / Blue Rondo a la Turk / Jazz Day 2013 . w/ Mattia Bazar - San Remo Festival (2012) . Spain (2011) . High Crime (2000) . w/ Kurt Elling - Take 5 . Don'T You Worry (1995) . w/ Miki…

Miles Davis records for Columbia, ‘My Funny Valentine’ at Lincoln Center in New York City (1964)

Miles Davis' 'My Funny Valentine' is a live album recorded on February 12, 1964 at Philharmonic Hall of Lincoln Center in New York City and released in May 1965 by Columbia.Track Listing : 1.My Funny Valentine (Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart) – 15:03 . 2.All Of You (Cole Porter) – 14:57 . 3.Stella By Starlight (Ned Washington, Victor Young) – 13:01 . 4.All Blues (Miles Davis) – 08:57 . 5.I Thought…

World Wide Xmas

From 'Christmas In Jamaica' to 'A Spaceman Came Travelling' , we have mixed 20 'Jazz & World Music' tunes around the theme of 'Xmas Around The World'. It has Chacal Y Yakarta, Ensemble del Doppio bordone, MaryLee, Aaron Neville and many more.