Tadd Dameron records ‘Mating Call’ with John Coltrane for Prestige (1957)

Tadd Dameron's 'Mating Call' is an album recorded on November 30, 1956 with John Coltrane and released in 1957 by Prestige.Track Listing : 1.Mating Call (Tadd Dameron) - 05:57 . 2.Gnid (Tadd Dameron) - 05:07 . 3.Soultrane (Tadd Dameron) - 05:24 . 4.On A Misty Night (Tadd Dameron) - 06:23 . 5.Romas (Tadd Dameron) - 07:45 . 6.Super Jet (Tadd Dameron) - 06:00 Musicians : Tadd Dameron - Piano . John…

Ella Fitzgerald ends the recording of ‘Get Happy!’ with various studio orchestras (1959)

Ella Fitzgerald's 'Get Happy!' is an album recorded from July 24, 1957 till July 11, 1959 with various studio Orchestras and released in 1959 By Verve.1 . Like Young (1959) 2 . Cool Breeze (1983) 3 . Goodie Goodie 4 . You Turned The Tables On Me (w/ Joe Pass, Hannover, 1975) Track Listing : 1.Somebody Loves Me (Buddy Desylva, George Gershwin, Ballard Macdonald) - 02:36 . 2.Cheerful Little Earful…

Verve record ‘Dizzy Gillespie at Newport’ with a big band (1957)

'Dizzy Gillespie at Newport' is a live album recorded with a big band on July 6, 1957 and released the same year by Verve. Track Listing : 1.Dizzy'S Blues (Ahmad Kharab Salim) - 11:51 . 2.School Days (Will D. Cobb, Gus Edwards) - 05:47 . 3.Doodlin' (Horace Silver) - 07:56 . 4.Manteca (Gil Fuller, Dizzy Gillespie, Chano Pozo) - 07:11 . 5.I Remember Clifford (Benny Golson) - 04:48 . 6.Cool Breeze…

Wes Montgomery records ‘Smokin’ at the Half Note’ with the Wynton Kelly Trio for Verve (1965)

'Smokin' at the Half Note' by Wes Montgomery & the Wynton Kelly Trio is their second collaboration album recorded live in late June 1965 and in studio, on September 22, 1965 and released the same year by Verve.Track Listing : 1.No Blues (Miles Davis) – 13:00 . 2.If You Could See Me Now (Tadd Dameron, Carl Sigman) - 06:45 . 3.Unit 7 (Sam Jones) - 07:30 . 4.Four On Six (Wes Montgomery) - 06:45…

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…

Dizzy Gillespie, Charlie Parker, Bud Powell, Charles Mingus & Max Roach a.k.a. ‘The Quintet’ record ‘Jazz at Massey Hall’ (1953)

'Jazz at Massey Hall' by Dizzy Gillespie, Charlie Parker, Bud Powell, Charles Mingus & Max Roach a.k.a. 'The Quintet' is a live album recorded on May 15, 1953 and released the same year In 1953 by Debut.Track Listing : 1.Perdido (Juan Tizol, Hans Lengfelder, Ervin M. Drake) - 07:47 . 2.Salt Peanuts (Dizzy Gillespie, Kenny Clarke) - 07:44 . 3.All The Things You Are / 52Nd Street Theme (Jerome…

Bethlehem Records publish Nina Simone’s debut album : ‘Little Girl Blue’ a.k.a. ‘Jazz As Played in an Exclusive Side Street Club’ (1959)

Nina Simone's 'Little Girl Blue' a.k.a. 'Jazz As Played in an Exclusive Side Street Club' is her debut album released in February 1959 by Bethlehem RecordsTrack Listing : 1.Mood Indigo (Duke Ellington, Barney Bigard, Irving Mills) - 04:02 . 2.Don'T Smoke In Bed (Willard Robison) - 03:11 . 3.He Needs Me (Arthur Hamilton) - 02:30 . 4.Little Girl Blue (Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart) - 04:18 . 5.Love…

Sun Ra & the Arkestra record ‘Sunrise in Different Dimensions’ live in Switzerland (1980)

Sun Ra Arkestra's 'Sunrise in Different Dimensions' is a live album recorded on February 24, 1980 at the Gasthof Morhen in Willisau, Switzerland and released in 1981 by Hathut.Track Listing : 1.Light From A Hidden Sun (Sun Ra) - 03:52 . 2.Pin-Points Of Spiral Prisms (Sun Ra) - 04:41 . 3.Silhouettes Of The Shadow World (Sun Ra) - 07:20 . 4.Cocktails For Two (Sam Coslow, Arthur Johnston) - 03:21 .…

Sarah Vaughan records with the Count Basie Orchestra, ‘Send in the Clowns’ an album for Pablo (1981)

Sarah Vaughan's 'Send in the Clowns' is a studio album recorded on February 16, 17 & May 16, 1981 with the Count Basie Orchestra and released the same year by Pablo.Track Listing : 1.I Gotta Right To Sing The Blues (Harold Arlen, Ted Koehler) - 05:04 . 2.Just Friends (John Klenner, Sam M. Lewis) - 03:23 . 3.If You Could See Me Now (Tadd Dameron, Carl Sigman) - 04:50 . 4.Ill Wind (Harold Arlen,…

Vertigo publish ‘Black Sabbath’ their eponymous debut album featuring ‘N.I.B.’ (1970)

'Black Sabbath' is their eponymous debut studio album released on February 13, 1970 in the UK by VertigoTrack Listing : 1.Lullaby Of Birdland (George Shearing, George David Weiss) - 04:44 . 2.Send In The Clowns (Stephen Sondheim) - 06:03 . 3.Speak Low (Ogden Nash, Kurt Weill) - 06:26 . 4.Obsession (Tracy Mann, Danilo Caymmi, Gilson Peranzzetta) - 07:37 . 5.If You Could See Me Now (Tadd Dameron,…

Dianne Reeves releases ‘The Calling: Celebrating Sarah Vaughan’ produced by George Duke (2001)

Dianne Reeves' 'The Calling: Celebrating Sarah Vaughan' is a studio album produced by George Duke and released on February 13, 2001 by Blue Note.Track Listing : 1.Lullaby Of Birdland (George Shearing, George David Weiss) - 04:44 . 2.Send In The Clowns (Stephen Sondheim) - 06:03 . 3.Speak Low (Ogden Nash, Kurt Weill) - 06:26 . 4.Obsession (Tracy Mann, Danilo Caymmi, Gilson Peranzzetta) - 07:37 .…

John Coltrane records his fourth album : ‘Soultrane’ for Prestige (1958)

John Coltrane's 'Soultrane' is his fourth album recorded on February 7, 1958 and released the same year by Prestige RecordsTrack Listing : 1.Good Bait (Tadd Dameron) - 12:08 . 2.I Want To Talk About You (Billy Eckstine) - 10:53 . 3.You Say You Care (Leo Robin, Jule Styne) - 06:16 . 4.Theme For Ernie (Fred Lacey) - 04:57 . 5.Russian Lullaby (Irving Berlin) - 05:33 Musicians : John Coltrane - Tenor…

Chet Baker records the album ‘Chet’ with Herbie Mann, Pepper Adams, Bill Evans, Kenny Burrell, Paul Chambers and Connie Kay (1958)

Chet Baker's 'Chet' is an album recorded on December 30, 1958 & January 19, 1959 with Herbie Mann, Pepper Adams, Bill Evans, Kenny Burrell, Paul Chambers and Connie Kay. Track Listing : 1.Alone Together (Howard Dietz, Arthur Schwartz) - 06:52 . 2.How High The Moon (Nancy Hamilton, Morgan Lewis) - 03:36 . 3.It Never Entered My Mind (Lorenz Hart, Richard Rodgers) - 04:41 . 4.'Tis Autumn (Henry…

Warner Bros. publish ‘Chaka Khan’ her eponymous fourth solo album (1982)

'Chaka Khan' is her eponymous fourth solo album released on November 17, 1982 by Warner Bros. Records.Track Listing : 1.Tearin' It Up (Bunny Sigler, Jane Lumibao) - 06:39 . 2.Slow Dancin' (Featuring Rick James) (Loz Netto) - 05:22 . 3.Best In The West (Dominick Bugatti, Frank Musker) - 04:00 . 4.Got To Be There (Elliot Willenski) - 04:00 . 5.Be Bop Medley: Hot House, East Of Suez (Come On…

Playing Coltrane

'Naima','Giant Steps', 'Mr.PC' etc. John Coltrane whose birthday is today, has left next to fifty compositions. Some of them have been extensively covered by famous and not so famous jazz artists.Dave Liebman, Wayne Shorter, Jack DeJohnette, Michael Brecker, Joshua Redman, McCoy Tynerr, Ravi Coltrane, Christian McBride, Roy Haynes, Bobby Hutcherson, Marcus Miller, Wynton Marsalis, Marcus Roberts,…

Bill Evans records his debut album as a leader : ‘New Jazz Conceptions’ (1956)

Bill Evans ' 'New Jazz Conceptions' is his debut album as a leader recorded on September 18 and 27, 1956 and released in 1956 on Riverside Records. Track listing : 1.I Love You (Cole Porter) - 03:55 . 2.Five (Bill Evans) - 04:03 . 3.I Got It Bad (And That Ain't Good) (Duke Ellington, Paul Francis Webster) - 01:39 . 4.Conception (George Shearing) - 04:47 . 5.Easy Living (Leo Robin, Ralph…