Louis Prima records ‘The Wildest!’ the album featuring ‘Just a Gigolo’ at Capitol Studios (1956)

Louis Prima's 'The Wildest!' is an album recorded on April 19 and 20, 1956 at Capitol Studios, produced by Voyle Gilmore and featuring 'Just a Gigolo'Track Listing : 1.Just A Gigolo / I Ain'T Got Nobody (Leonello Casucci, Julius Brammer, Irving Caesar,Spencer Williams, Roger A. Graham) - 04:42 . 2.(Nothing'S Too Good) For My Baby (Mack H. Kay, Fred Patrick, Ted Eddy) - 02:36 . 3.The Lip (Ted…

This week In Male Balladeers 16/52

Warren Zevon, Richie Havens, Bob Dylan, Dr John, Louis Prima, Tom Waits, Robert Smith, Iggy Pop, Muddy Waters, Lloyd Cole, Tony Bennett, Sufjan Stevens

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…

Etta James releases her debut album : ‘At Last!’ featuring next to the title track : ‘I Just Want to Make Love to You’ (1960)

Etta James' 'At Last!' is her debut studio album released on November 15, 1960 by Argo.1 . I Just Want To Make Love To You (Montreux, 1993) 2 . At Last (w/ Etta James, "Dancing With The Stars") 3 . At Last ("1993 Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame Induction") Track Listing : 1.Anything To Say You'Re Mine (Sonny Thompson) - 02:37 . 2.My Dearest Darling (Eddie Bocage, Paul Gayten) - 03:05 . 3.Trust In Me…

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…

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.

Interscope publish Brian Setzer Orchestra’s third album : ‘The Dirty Boogie’ (1998)

Brian Setzer Orchestra's 'The Dirty Boogie' is their third album released on June 23, 1998 by Interscope.1 . This Cat's On A Hot Tin Roof 2 . This Cat's On A Hot Tin Roof (Japan, 2001) 3 . THE DIRTY BOOGIE 4 . Let's Live It Up 5 . Sleepwalk 6 . Sleepwalk (Live) 7 . Jump Jive An' Wail 8 . Since I Don't Have You (Hard Rock Cafe) 9 . Since I Don't Have You 10 . As Long As I'm Singin 11 . As Long As…

Beth Hart and Joe Bonamassa release ‘Seesaw,’ their second collaboration album (2013)

'Seesaw' by Beth Hart & Joe Bonamassa is their second collaboration album containing 11 cover versions of Beth's favorite songs and released on May 20, 2013 by Provogue.Track Listing : 1.Them There Eyes (Maceo Pinkard, Doris Tauber, William Tracey) - 02:32 . 2.Close To My Fire (Peter Hoppe, Stephanie Popp) - 05:14 . 3.Nutbush City Limits (Tina Turner) - 03:36 . 4.I Love You More Than You'Ll…

Etta James records ‘Heart of a Woman’ for RCA (1999)

Etta James' 'Heart of a Woman' is an album recorded between March 15 & 23, 1999 and released on June 29, 1999 by RCA.Track Listing : 1.You Don'T Know What Love Is (Gene De Paul, Don Raye) - 05:28 . 2.Good Morning Heartache (Ervin Drake, Dan Fisher, Irene Higgenbotham) - 05:28 . 3.My Old Flame (Sam Coslow, Arthur Johnston) - 06:20 . 4.Say It Isn'T So (Irving Berlin) - 04:55 . 5.At Last (Mack…

Dinah Washington records ‘What a Diff’rence a Day Makes!’ (1959)

Dinah Washington's 'What a Diff'rence a Day Makes!' is an album arranged by Belford Hendricks, recorded on February 19 and August 1959 and released the same year by Mercury.Track Listing : 1.I Remember You (Johnny Mercer, Victor Schertzinger) - 02:42 . 2.I Thought About You (Jimmy Van Heusen, Johnny Mercer) - 02:28 . 3.That'S All There Is To That (Clyde Otis, Kelly Owens) - 02:15 . 4.I Won'T Cry…

Jazzin’Around Baby Please Don’t Go

Starting and ending with Big Joe Williams's composition 'Baby Please Don't Go', we have mixed 18 'Jazz with some Blues' tunes around the theme of ' Big Joe Williams'. It has Brigitte Bardot, Roy Eldridge & His Orchestra, Patsy Cline, Francine Reed and many more.

Harlem Jazz Trotters

From 'Harlem Nocturne' to 'Spanish Harlem' , we have mixed 17 'Good Old Jazz' tunes around the theme of 'Harlem'. It has Charlie Barnet, Duke Ellington And His Orchestra, Bessie Smith, James P. Johnson and many more.

Jazzin’Around Giant Steps

Starting and ending with John Coltrane's composition 'Giant Steps', we have mixed 18 'Jazz with some Soul and a slice of Rock' tunes around the theme of 'John Coltrane'. It has Stan Getz, Louis Prima, Ella Fitzgerald, The Mar-Keys and many more.

Jazzin’Around Dinah

From 'Dinah' to 'Dinah' , we have mixed 18 'linked together by a clue' tunes around the theme of 'Akst, Lewis and Young'. It has Otis Redding, Louis Prima, Fats Waller, Betty Roché 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.

We remember Lou Rawls. ‘We’ll Never Find Another Voice Like Yours’

This day (January 6, 2006), in Chicago, Illinois, U.S., died Louis Allen 'Lou' Rawls , an American soul, jazz, and blues singe.Tracklist : 1 . Lou Rawls – See You When I Get There 2 . Dead End Street Tobacco Road 3 . This Song Will Last Forever 4 . You’ll Never Find Another Love Like Mine 5 . Love Is A Hurting Thing 6 . w/ Aretha Franklin – Tabacco road 7 . Lady Love 8 . Performing Arts…

Capitol Records publish Maze’s first live album : ‘Live In New Orleans’ (1981)

Maze's 'Live In New Orleans' is their first live (the fifth overall) album recorded on November 14–15, 1980 at Saenger Theatre, New Orleans, Louisiana and released in 1981 by Capitol Records.1 . Joy & Pain. 2 . Southern Girl A(tlanta, 6/18/2011) 3 . Southern Girl (Live) 4 . Feel That You're Feelin (Live) 5 . Running Away (Amsterdam) 6 . Running Away (Live, 1995) 7 . Before I Let You Go…

We remember Idris Muhammad. ‘Funky Idris’

This day (July 29, 2014), in New Orleans, Louisiana, died Leo Morris a.k.a Idris Muhammad, an American jazz drummer.Tracklist : 1 . Idris Muhammad – Live in Pittsburgh 2 . w/ Ahmad Jamal – The Aftermath (2008) 3 . w/ Ahmad Jamal – Poinciana (2007) 4 . w/ Chico Freeman - Salt + Peanuts (1993) 5 . Bessie's Blues (1993) 6 . w/ Sam Rivers etc - Lester Leaps In (1992) Tracklist : Loran's Dance .…

Antônio Carlos Jobim records ‘Wave,’ his fourth album for A&M (1967)

Antônio Carlos Jobim's 'Wave' is his fourth (and his most successful album to date) album recorded on May 22-24 and June 15, 1967 and released in September 1967 By A&M.1 . Wave Track Listing : 1.Wave (Antônio Carlos Jobim) - 02:56 . 2.The Red Blouse (Antônio Carlos Jobim) - 05:09 . 3.Look To The Sky (Antônio Carlos Jobim) - 02:20 . 4.Batidinha (Antônio Carlos Jobim) - 03:17 . 5.Triste…

Earth, Wind & Fire release their ninth album : ‘I Am’ featuring ‘Boogie Wonderland’ & ‘After the Love Has Gone’ (1979)

Earth, Wind & Fire's 'I Am' feat. 'Boogie Wonderland' & 'After the Love Has Gone' is their ninth studio album released on June 9, 1979 by Cbs. Track Listing : 1.In The Stone (Maurice White, Allee Willis, David Foster) - 04:48 . 2.Can'T Let Go (Bill Meyers, Maurice White, Allee Willis) - 03:28 . 3.After The Love Has Gone (David Foster, Jay Graydon, Bill Champlin) - 04:26 . 4.Let Your…

The Nearness of Hoagy

From 'The nearness of you' to 'I Get Along Without You Very Well', we have mixed 14 'Pure Jazz' tunes written or co-written by 'Hoagy Carmichael'. It has Dean Martin, Frank Sinatra, Stephane Grappelli, Nina Simone and many more.