GRP/Verve publish George Benson’s ‘Absolute Benson’ featuring ‘The Ghetto’ (2000)

George Benson's 'Absolute Benson' is a studio album released on May 23, 2000 by Grp/Verve Records.Track Listing : 1.The Ghetto (Al Eaton, Donny Hathaway, Leroy Hutson, Todd Shaw) - 04:56 . 2.El Barrio (George Benson, Kenny Gonzalez, Joe Henderson, Louie Vega) - 03:34 . 3.Jazzenco (Marc Antoine) - 05:48 . 4.Deeper Than You Think (Joe Sample) - 05:55 . 5.One On One (Joe Sample) - 07:05 . 6.Hipping…

Verve release The John Scofield Band’s second album : ‘Up All Night’ (2003)

The John Scofield Band's 'Up All Night' is their second (and sixth for Scofield) album released on May 20, 2003 by Verve Records.Track Listing : 1.Philiopiety (John Scofield, Avi Bortnick, Adam Deitch, Yusef Lateef) - 06:23 . 2.Watch Out For Po-Po (John Scofield, Avi Bortnick, Adam Deitch, Jesse Murphy) - 06:04 . 3.Creeper (John Scofield) - 07:27 . 4.Whatcha See Is Whatcha Get (Tony Hester) -…

Randy Weston records ‘The Spirits Of Our Ancestors’ for Verve (1991)

Randy Weston's 'The Spirits Of Our Ancestors' is an album recorded on May 20, 21 & 22, 1991 with an all-star cast of musicians and released the same year by Verve.Track Listing : 1.African Village Bedford-Stuyvesant (Randy Weston) - 03:21 . 2.The Healers (Randy Weston) - 10:48 . 3.African Cookbook (Randy Weston) - 17:16 . 4.La Elaha-Ella Allah/Morad Allah (Traditional) - 06:43 . 5.The Call…

Wes Montgomery records ‘Bumpin” for Verve (1965)

Wes Montgomery's 'Bumpin'' is his thirteenth album recorded on March 16, May 18, 19 & 20, 1965 and released the same year by Verve.Track Listing : 1.Bumpin' (Wes Montgomery) - 06:40 . 2.Tear It Down (Wes Montgomery) - 03:10 . 3.A Quiet Thing (Fred Ebb, John Kander) - 03:27 . 4.Con Alma (Dizzy Gillespie) - 03:25 . 5.The Shadow Of Your Smile (Johnny Mandel, Paul Francis Webster) - 02:15 . 6.Mi…

Verve publish Melody Gardot’s second album : ‘My One and Only Thrill’ (2009)

Melody Gardot's 'My One and Only Thrill' is her second studio album produced by Larry Klein and released on April 28, 2009 by Verve. Track Listing : 1.Baby I'M A Fool (Melody Gardot) - 03:30 . 2.If The Stars Were Mine (Melody Gardot) - 02:48 . 3.Who Will Comfort Me (Melody Gardot) - 04:56 . 4.Your Heart Is As Black As Night (Melody Gardot) - 02:42 . 5.Lover Undercover (Melody Gardot) - 04:24 .…

Verve publish Diana Krall’s seventh album : ‘The Girl in the Other Room’ produced By Tommy Lipuma (2004)

Diana Krall's 'The Girl in the Other Room' is her seventh (and the first to feature songs co-written with her husband Elvis Costello) studio album released on April 27, 2004 by Verve..Track Listing : 1.Stop This World (Mose Allison) - 03:59 . 2.The Girl In The Other Room (Diana Krall, Elvis Costello) - 04:05 . 3.Temptation (Tom Waits) - 04:27 . 4.Almost Blue (Elvis Costello) - 04:04 . 5.I'Ve…

MGM / Verve publish ‘Jazz Samba’ by Stan Getz & Charlie Byrd (1962)

'Jazz Samba' by Stan Getz & Charlie Byrd is a bossa nova (and the first on the American jazz scene) album released on April 20, 1962 by Mgm/Verve. Track Listing : 1.Desafinado (Antonio Carlos Jobim, Newton Mendonça) - 05:52 . 2.Samba Dees Days (Charlie Byrd) - 03:35 . 3.O Pato (Jayme Silva, Neuza Teixeira) - 02:34 . 4.Samba Triste (Baden Powell, Billy Blanco) - 04:44 . 5.Samba De Uma Nota Só…

Ella Fitzgerald records ‘Sings Songs from ‘Let No Man Write My Epitaph” for Verve (1960)

Ella Fitzgerald's 'Sings Songs from 'Let No Man Write My Epitaph'' is an album recorded on April 14 - 19, 1960 and released the same year by Verve.Track Listing : 1.Black Coffee (Sonny Burke, Paul Francis Webster) - 03:27 . 2.Angel Eyes (Earl Brent, Matt Dennis) - 03:27 . 3.I Cried For You (Gus Arnheim, Arthur Freed, Abe Lyman) - 03:26 . 4.I Can'T Give You Anything But Love, Baby (Dorothy Fields,…

Verve publish Chris Potter’s album : ‘Gratitude’ (2001)

Chris Potter's 'Gratitude' is an album recorded with Brian Blade, Scott Colley & Kevin Hayes and released on April 3, 2001 by Verve.Track Listing : 1.The Source (Chris Potter) - 06:39 . 2.Shadow (Chris Potter) - 05:50 . 3.Sun King (Chris Potter) - 07:01 . 4.High Noon (Chris Potter) - 08:21 . 5.Eurydice (Chris Potter) - 06:02 . 6.The Mind'S Eye Intro (Chris Potter) - 00:44 . 7.The Mind'S…

Verve publish Diana Krall’s tenth album : ‘Quiet Nights’ co-produced with Tommy Lipuma (2009)

Diana Krall's 'Quiet Nights' is her tenth studio album co-produced with Tommy Lipuma and released on March 31, 2009 by Verve.Track Listing : 1.Where Or When (Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart) - 04:10 . 2.Too Marvelous For Words (Johnny Mercer, Richard A. Whiting) - 04:05 . 3.I'Ve Grown Accustomed To His Face (Frederick Loewe, Alan Jay Lerner) - 04:48 . 4.The Boy From Ipanema (Antonio Carlos Jobim,…

Verve wrap up the recording of ‘Bashin’: The Unpredictable Jimmy Smith’ with Oliver Nelson’s big band (1962)

'Bashin': The Unpredictable Jimmy Smith' is a studio album recorded by Smith on March 26 & 28, 1962 with Oliver Nelson's big band and released the same year by Verve.Track Listing : 1.Walk On The Wild Side (Elmer Bernstein, Mack David) - 05:55 . 2.Ol' Man River (Oscar Hammerstein Ii, Jerome Kern) - 03:56 . 3.In A Mellow Tone (Duke Ellington, Milt Gabler) - 04:25 . 4.Step Right Up (Oliver…

Verve publishes ‘Bump’ by John Scofield produced By Lee Townsend (2000)

John Scofield's 'Bump' is an album released on March 14, 2000 by Verve Records. Track Listing : 1.Three Sisters (John Scofield) - 05:42 . 2.Chichon (John Scofield) - 07:21 . 3.Beep Beep (John Scofield) - 04:17 . 4.Kelpers (John Scofield) - 04:31 . 5.Groan Man (John Scofield) - 07:20 . 6.Fez (John Scofield) - 03:47 . 7.Blackout (John Scofield) - 04:05 . 8.Kilgeffen (John Scofield) - 02:06 . 9.We…

Verve start the recording of ‘Ella Fitzgerald Sings the Irving Berlin Songbook’ (1958)

'Ella Fitzgerald Sings the Irving Berlin Songbook' is a studio album recorded between March 13 & 19, 1958, with a studio orchestra conducted by Paul Weston and released in 1958 by Verve.Track Listing : 1.Let'S Face The Music And Dance (Irving Berlin) - 02:57 . 2.You'Re Laughing At Me (Irving Berlin) - 03:18 . 3.Let Yourself Go (Irving Berlin) - 02:20 . 4.You Can Have Him (Irving Berlin) -…

Verve release ‘You’re My Thrill’ by Shirley Horn (2001)

Shirley Horn's 'You're My Thrill' is a studio album arranged by Johnny Mandel and released on March 13, 2001 by Verve.Track Listing : 1.You'Re My Thrill (Jay Gorney, Sidney Clare) - 04:45 . 2.The Best Is Yet To Come (Cy Coleman, Carolyn Leigh) - 02:37 . 3.Solitary Moon (Marilyn Bergman, Alan Bergman, Johnny Mandel) - 05:06 . 4.Sharing The Night With The Blues (Emmanuel Logan) - 03:00 . 5.I Got…

Dizzy Gillespie records ‘The Ebullient Mr. Gillespie’ an album for Verve (1959)

Dizzy Gillespie's 'The Ebullient Mr. Gillespie' is an album recorded on February 17, 18 & 20, 1959 and released the same year by Verve.Track Listing : 1.Swing Low, Sweet Cadillac (Dizzy Gillespie) - 07:06 . 2.Always (Irving Berlin) - 05:34 . 3.Willow Weep For Me (Ann Ronell) - 07:20 . 4.Ungawa (Gillespie, Oswaldo Nuñez) - 03:19 . 5.Lorraine (Dizzy Gillespie) - 04:14 . 6.Girl Of My Dreams…

Ella Fitzgerald records ‘Ella in Berlin’ a live album for Verve (1960)

Ella Fitzgerald's 'Ella in Berlin' is a live album recorded on February 13, 1960, at the Deutschlandhalle, Berlin and released the same year by Verve.Track Listing : 1.Gone With The Wind (Herb Magidson, Allie Wrubel) - 02:25 . 2.Misty (Johnny Burke, Erroll Garner) - 02:38 . 3.The Lady Is A Tramp (Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart) - 02:40 . 4.The Man I Love (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin) - 03:42 .…

Jimmy Smith records in Los Angeles ‘Root Down’ a live album for Verve (1972)

Jimmy Smith's 'Root Down' is a live album recorded on February 8, 1972 at The Bombay Bicycle Club in Los Angeles and released the same year by Verve.Track Listing : 1.Sagg Shootin' His Arrow (Jimmy Smith) - 07:09 . 2.For Everyone Under The Sun (Peter Chase) - 05:56 . 3.After Hours (Erskine Hawkins, Avery Parrish) - 07:45 . 4.Root Down (And Get It) (Jimmy Smith) - 07:44 . 5.Let'S Stay Together…

Bill Evans records ‘Conversations with Myself,’ a solo album for Verve (1963)

Bill Evans' 'Conversations with Myself' is a solo album recorded on February 6, 9 & May 20, 1963 and released the same year by Verve.Track Listing : 1.'Round Midnight (Thelonious Monk, Cootie Williams) - 06:35 . 2.How About You? (Burton Lane, Ralph Freed) - 02:50 . 3.Spartacus Love Theme (Alex North) - 05:10 . 4.Blue Monk (Thelonious Monk) - 04:32 . 5.Stella By Starlight (Ben Young,…

Verve publish Diana Krall’s twelfth album : ‘Wallflower’ (2015)

Diana Krall's 'Wallflower' is her twelfth studio album featuring a collection of songs she first heard on vinyl and released on February 3, 2015 by Verve.Track Listing : 1.California Dreamin' (John Phillips, Michelle Phillips) - 03:17 . 2.Desperado (Glenn Frey, Don Henley) - 03:32 . 3.Superstar (Bonnie Bramlett, Leon Russell) - 04:16 . 4.Alone Again (Naturally) (Gilbert O'Sullivan) - 03:50 .…

Anita O’Day records with Oscar Peterson ‘Anita Sings the Most’ an album for Verve (1957)

Anita O'Day's 'Anita Sings the Most' is an album recorded on January 31, 1957 with Oscar Peterson on piano and released the same year by Verve.Track Listing : 1.'S Wonderful/They Can'T Take That Away From Me (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin) - 02:57 . 2.Tenderly (Walter Gross, Jack Lawrence) - 03:20 . 3.Old Devil Moon (Yip Harburg, Burton Lane) - 02:53 . 4.Love Me Or Leave Me (Walter Donaldson, Gus…

Verve publish ‘White Light/White Heat,’ The Velvet Underground second album (1968)

The Velvet Underground's 'White Light/White Heat' is their second studio album, produced by Tom Wilson, fully written or co-written by Lou Reed and released on January 30, 1968 by Verve. Track Listing : 1.White Light/White Heat (Lou Reed) - 02:47 . 2.The Gift (Lou Reed, Sterling Morrison, John Cale, Maureen Tucker) - 08:18 . 3.Lady Godiva'S Operation (Lou Reed) - 04:56 . 4.Here She Comes Now (Lou…

Verve publish John Scofield Band’s album : ‘Überjam’ (2002)

John Scofield Band's 'Überjam' is an album recorded during Summer 2001 in New York and released on January 29, 2002 by Verve.Track Listing : 1.Acidhead (John Scofield, Avi Bortnick, Jesse Murphy) - 06:33 . 2.Ideofunk (John Scofield) - 04:43 . 3.Jungle Fiction (John Scofield) - 05:38 . 4.I Brake 4 Monster Booty (John Scofield, Avi Bortnick, Jesse Murphy, Deitch) - 04:02 . 5.Animal Farm (John…

Dee Dee Bridgewater begins the recording of ‘Dear Ella,’ a tribute album to Ella Fitzgerald for Verve (1997)

Dee Dee Bridgewater's 'Dear Ella' is a studio album (in tribute to Ella Fitzgerald, who had died the previous year)recorded between January 29 and February 19, 1997 and released on September 30, 1997 by Verve. Track Listing : 1.Eco (Jackie Mclean) - 06:09 . 2.Poor Eric (Larry Willis) - 10:12 . 3.Christel'S Time (Larry Willis) - 10:34 . 4.Right Now (Charles Tolliver) - 09:29 Musicians : Jackie…

Michael Brecker records ‘Wide Angles,’ an album for Verve (2003)

Michael Brecker's 'Wide Angles' is an album recorded on January 22 & 24, 2003 and released on September 9, 2003 by Verve.Track Listing : 1.Broadband (Michael Brecker) - 06:45 . 2.Cool Day In Hell (Michael Brecker) - 07:51 . 3.Angle Of Repose (Michael Brecker) - 06:41 . 4.Tumbuktu (Michael Brecker) - 07:51 . 5.Night Jessamine (Michael Brecker) - 05:20 . 6.Scylla (Michael Brecker, George Whitty)…

Jimmy Smith records ‘Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?’ a studio album with a big band for Verve (1964)

Jimmy Smith's 'Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?' is a studio album recorded on January 20-21 & 27, 1964 with a big band and released in March by Verve.Track Listing : 1.Slaughter On Tenth Avenue (Richard Rodgers) - 07:06 . 2.Who'S Afraid Of Virginia Woolf?, Pt. 1 (Don Kirkpatrick, Keith Knox) - 04:29 . 3.Who'S Afraid Of Virginia Woolf?, Pt. 2 (Don Kirkpatrick, Keith Knox) - 05:00 . 4.John…

Ella Fitzgerald records ‘Ella in Japan: ‘S Wonderful’ a live album for Verve (1964)

Ella Fitzgerald's 'Ella in Japan:'s Wonderful' is a live album recorded on January 19 and 22, 1964 at Hibiya Public Hall and Hotel Okura in Tokyo, Japan and released in 2011 by Verve.Track Listing : 1.Cheek To Cheek (Irving Berlin) - 03:47 . 2.Deep Purple (Peter Derose, Mitchell Parish) - 03:59 . 3.Too Close For Comfort (Jerry Bock, Larry Holofcener, George Weiss) - 02:20 . 4.I Love Being Here…

Anita O’Day begins the recording of ‘Trav’lin’ Light’ an album for Verve (1961)

Anita O'Day's 'Trav'lin' Light' is an album (tribute to her idol Billie Holiday) recorded on January 18, 19, 1961 and released in 1961 By Verve.Track Listing : 1.Trav'Lin' Light (Johnny Mercer, Jimmy Mundy, Trummy Young) - 03:36 . 2.The Moon Looks Down And Laughs (Bert Kalmar, Harry Ruby, Sid Silvers) - 03:58 . 3.Don'T Explain (Billie Holiday, Arthur Herzog Jr.) - 03:12 . 4.Remember (Irving…

Lester Young records ‘Pres and Teddy’ with the Teddy Wilson Quartet for Verve (1956)

Lester Young's 'Pres and Teddy' is an album recorded on January 13, 1956 with the Teddy Wilson Quartet and released In April 1959 by Verve. Track Listing : 1.All Of Me (Gerald Marks, Seymour Simons) - 05:10 . 2.Prisoner Of Love (Russ Columbo, Clarence Gaskill, Leo Robin) - 07:40 . 3.Louise (Leo Robin, Richard Whiting) - 05:18 . 4.Love Me Or Leave Me (Walter Donaldson, Gus Kahn) - 06:50 .…

Verve publish ‘The Swinging Guitar of Tal Farlow’ by guitarist Tal Farlow (1957)

'The Swinging Guitar of Tal Farlow' is an album by Tal Farlow released on January 9, 1957 by Verve.Track Listing : 1.Taking A Chance On Love (Vernon Duke, John Latouche, Ted Fetter) - 04:43 . 2.Yardbird Suite (Charlie Parker) - 05:15 . 3.You Stepped Out Of A Dream (Nacio Herb Brown, Gus Kahn) - 05:39 . 4.They Can'T Take That Away From Me (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin) - 05:42 . 5.Like Someone In…

Ella Fitzgerald records for Verve ‘Ella Fitzgerald Sings the Jerome Kern Songbook’ with an orchestra conducted by Nelson Riddle (1963)

'Ella Fitzgerald Sings the Jerome Kern Songbook' is a studio album recorded on January 5-7, 1963, with an orchestra conducted by Nelson Riddle and released the same year by Verve.Track Listing : 1.Let'S Begin (Jerome Kern, Otto Harbach) - 02:56 . 2.A Fine Romance (Jerome Kern, Dorothy Fields) - 03:36 . 3.All The Things You Are (Jerome Kern, Oscar Hammerstein Ii) - 03:15 . 4.I'Ll Be Hard To…

Billie Holiday begins the recording of ‘Body and Soul,’ an album for Verve (1957)

Billie Holiday's 'Body and Soul' is a studio album recorded on January 3, 4,7 & 9, 1957 and released the same year by Verve Records.Track Listing : 1.Body And Soul (Frank Eyton, Johnny Green, Edward Heyman, Robert Sour) - 06:18 . 2.They Can'T Take That Away From Me (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin) - 04:08 . 3.Darn That Dream (Eddie Delange, James Van Heusen) - 06:15 . 4.Let'S Call The Whole…

Dizzy Gillespie records, with Sonny Rollins and Sonny Stitt, ‘Sonny Side Up,’ an album for Verve (1957)

Dizzy Gillespie's 'Sonny Side Up' is an album recorded in December 1957 with Sonny Rollins and Sonny Stittand released in 1958 by Verve.Track Listing : 1.On The Sunny Side Of The Street (Jimmy Mchugh, Dorothy Fields) - 05:43 . 2.The Eternal Triangle (Sonny Stitt) - 14:10 . 3.After Hours (Avery Parrish) - 12:21 . 4.I Know That You Know (Vincent Youmans) - 05:28 Musicians : Sonny Stitt - Alto…

Diana Krall’s ‘Christmas Songs’ is her ninth album published by Verve (2005)

Diana Krall's 'Christmas Songs' is her ninth album performed with the Clayton-Hamilton Jazz Orchestra and released on November 1, 2005 by Verve Records.Track Listing : 1.Jingle Bells (James Pierpont) - 03:26 . 2.Let It Snow (Jule Styne, Sammy Cahn) - 04:02 . 3.The Christmas Song (Mel Tormé, Robert Wells) - 04:24 . 4.Winter Wonderland (Felix Bernard, Richard B. Smith) - 03:15 . 5.I'Ll Be Home For…

Charlie Haden records ‘Quartet West,’ an album for Verve (1986)

Charlie Haden's 'Quartet West' is an album recorded on December 22 and 23, 1986 and released in 1987 by Verve.Track Listing : 1.Hermitage (Pat Metheny) - 07:59 . 2.Body And Soul (Frank Eyton, Johnny Green, Edward Heyman, Robert Sour) - 06:19 . 3.The Good Life (Ornette Coleman) - 04:39 . 4.In The Moment (Charlie Haden) - 06:06 . 5.Bay City (Charlie Haden) - 06:46 . 6.My Foolish Heart (Ned…

Charlie Haden records with Gonzalo Rubalcaba ‘Land of the Sun’ for Verve (2004)

Charlie Haden's 'Land of the Sun' is an album recorded on December 19–22, 2003 with Gonzalo Rubalcaba and released on August 31, 2004 By Verve.Track Listing : 1.Fuiste Tú (It Was You) (José Sabre Marroquín, Criz Sabre) - 06:17 . 2.Sueño Sólo Con Tu Amor (I Only Dream Of Your Love) (José Sabre Marroquín, Criz Sabre) - 05:08 . 3.Canción De Cuna A Patricia (Lullaby For Patricia) (José Sabre…

Verve record ‘Johnny Hodges with Billy Strayhorn and the Orchestra’ (1962)

Johnny Hodges with Billy Strayhorn and the Orchestra' is a studio album arranged by Billy Strayhorn, featuring many members of Duke Ellington's orchestra and recorded on December 11–12, 1962 and released in June 1962 by Verve.Track Listing : 1.Don'T Get Around Much Anymore (Duke Ellington, Bob Russell) - 03:00 . 2.I Got It Bad (And That Ain'T Good) (Duke Ellington, Paul Francis Webster) - 03:35 .…

Wes Montgomery records his fifteenth album : ‘Goin’ Out of My Head’ for Verve (1965)

Wes Montgomery's 'Goin' Out of My Head' is his fifteenth album, arranged and conducted by Oliver Nelson and recorded on December 7, 8 & 22, 1965 and released in 1966 by Verve.Track Listing : 1.Goin' Out Of My Head (Teddy Randazzo, Bobby Weinstein) - 02:14 . 2.Once I Loved (Vinicius De Moraes, Antonio Carlos Jobim) - 04:46 . 3.Boss City (Wes Montgomery) - 03:46 . 4.Chim Chim Cher-Ee (Richard…

Wes Montgomery records his twelfth album ‘Movin’ Wes’ for Verve (1964)

Wes Montgomery's 'Movin' Wes' is his twelfth (and his second to reach the charts) album recorded on November 11, 16, 1964 and released the same year by Verve.Track Listing : 1.Caravan (Duke Ellington, Irving Mills, Juan Tizol) - 02:39 . 2.People (Bob Merrill, Jule Styne) - 04:23 . 3.Movin' Wes, Pt. 1 (Wes Montgomery) - 03:31 . 4.Moça Flor (Durval Ferreira, Lula Freire) - 03:12 . 5.Matchmaker,…

Verve Records publish ‘Chelsea Girl,’ Nico’s debut solo album featuring Jackson Browne, Lou Reed and John Cale (1967)

Nico's "Chelsea Girl" is her debut solo album produced by Tom Wilson and released in October 1967 by Verve RecordsTrack Listing : 1.The Fairest Of The Seasons (Jackson Browne, Gregory Copeland) - 04:06 . 2.These Days (Jackson Browne) - 03:30 . 3.Little Sister (John Cale, Lou Reed) - 04:22 . 4.Winter Song (John Cale) - 03:17 . 5.It Was A Pleasure Then (Lou Reed, John Cale, Christa Päffgen) - 08:02…

Ella Fitzgerald records ‘These are the Blues’ with Roy Eldridge and Wild Bill Davis for Verve (1963)

Ella Fitzgerald's 'These are the Blues' is an entire album of blues songs recorded on October 28-29, 1963 with Roy Eldridge and Wild Bill Davis and released the same year by Verve.Track Listing : 1.Jailhouse Blues (Bessie Smith, Clarence Williams) - 05:25 . 2.In The Evening (When The Sun Goes Down) (Leroy Carr, Don Raye) - 04:27 . 3.See See Rider (Ma Rainey) - 02:39 . 4.You Don'T Know My Mind…