We remember Maynard Ferguson. ‘The Magnitude Of Ferguson’

This day (August 23, 2006), in Ojai, California, died Maynard Ferguson, a Canadian jazz musician and bandleader.Tracklist : 1 . Sesame Street 2 . You Got It (1996) 3 . Gonna Fly Now (1977) 4 . Birdland 5 . Maria (1968) 6 . In A Mellow Tone (1991) 7 . Macarthur Park Tracklist : Birdland . Chameleon . 'Round Midnight . Gonna Fly Now . Give It One . Theme From Star Trek . Mister Mellow . La…

Dinah Washington records in Hollywood ‘Dinah Jams,’ a live album with Clifford Brown, Clark Terry, Maynard Ferguson and Max Roach among others (1954)

Dinah Washington's 'Dinah Jams' is a live album recorded in Hollywood on August 15, 1954, featuring Clifford Brown, Clark Terry, Maynard Ferguson and Max Roach among others and released in February 1955 by EmArcy1 . Lover, Come Back To Me / Send Me To The 'Lectric Chair Track Listing : 1.Lover Come Back To Me (Oscar Hammerstein Ii, Sigmund Romberg) - 09:46 . 2.Alone Together (Arthur Schwartz) -…

This week In Jazz Legends 34/52

Branford Marsalis, Wayne Shorter, Freddie Hubbard, Woody Shaw, Joe Henderson, McCoy Tynerr, Mahavishnu Orchestra, Herbie Hancock, Return to Forever, Stan Kenton, Jimmy Smith, Maynard Ferguson, Gerry Mulligan, Modern Jazz Quartet, Martial Solal, Toots Thielemans

This week In Jazz Legends 13/52

John Lewis, Chick Corea & Hiromi Uehara, Keith Jarrett, Terri Lynn Carrington, Diana Krall, Eliane Elias, Jimmy Smith, George Duke, Maynard Ferguson, Tete Montoliu & Jackie McLean, Michael Brecker, Gary Bartz

Dinah Washington records ‘Dinah!’ an album for Emarcy (1956)

Dinah Washington's 'Dinah!' is an album recorded on January 11 & November 11, 1956 and released in 1956 by Emarcy.Track Listing : 1.Look To The Rainbow (Yip Harburg, Burton Lane) - 02:48 . 2.Ill Wind (Harold Arlen, Ted Koehler) - 03:39 . 3.A Cottage For Sale (Willard Robison, Larry Conley) - 03:18 . 4.All Of Me (Gerald Marks, Seymour Simons) - 03:45 . 5.More Than You Know (Vincent Youmans,…

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 Diane Schuur. ‘Deedles Day’

This day (December 10, 1953), in Tacoma, Washington, is born Diane Schuur (nicknamed 'Deedles'), an American jazz singer and pianist.Tracklist : 1 . Nomos Jazz Festival (2017) 2 . w/ Torino Jazz Orchestra (2014) 3 . Lousiana Sunday Afternoon (2013) 4 . On Sesame Street 5 . Live @ The Place 6 . Interviewed By Mr. Robinson 7 . w/ Ray Charles – You’D Be So Nice To Come Home To (1999) 8 . w/ Maynard…

We remember Joe Zawinul. ‘Syndicative’

This day (September 11, 2007), in Vienna, Austria, died Joe Zawinul, an Austrian-American jazz keyboardist and composer.Tracklist : 1 . Zawinul Syndicate – Orient Express (2007) 2 . Weather Report – Birdland (1978) 3 . Tower of Silence 4 . Zawinul Syndicate – Zansa (1997) 5 . Live in Hamburg (1996) 6 . w/ Trilok Gurtu – Live in Frankfurt 7 . w/ Friedrich Gulda (1986) 8 . Miles Davis – Live in…

Arturo Sandoval releases ‘Trumpet Evolution’ (2003)

Arturo Sandoval's 'Trumpet Evolution' is an album ('a journey through the great trumpeters from jazz's and orchestral music's past') released on May 6, 2003 by Crescent Moon/Columbia.Track Listing : 1.Dipper Mouth Blues (King Oliver) - 02:15 . 2.When It'S Sleepy Time Down South (Clarence Muse, Otis Rene, Leon René) - 03:02 . 3.At The Jazz Band Ball (Edwin Bransford "Daddy" Edwards, Edwin Edwards,…

Recording of ‘Ella Fitzgerald Sings the Cole Porter Songbook’ is wrapped up today (1956)

'Ella Fitzgerald Sings the Cole Porter Songbook' is a studio album recorded between February 7 and March 27, 1956 with an orchestra conducted by Buddy Bregman and released the same year by Verve.Track Listing : 1.All Through The Night (Cole Porter) - 03:15 . 2.Anything Goes (Cole Porter) - 03:21 . 3.Miss Otis Regrets (Cole Porter) - 03:00 . 4.Too Darn Hot (Cole Porter) - 03:47 . 5.In The Still Of…