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 &…

Benny Goodman & band perform in Copenhagen (1972)

March 13, 1972 - Benny Goodman and his band - that is Zoot Sims (s), Peter Appleyard (vib), Bucky Pizzarelli (g), Bill McGuffie (p), Harold Gaylor (b) and Mousey Alexander (d) - perform at the Tivoli Gardens in Copenhagen, Denmark.

Benny Goodman records ‘Together Again!’ a reunion album with Lionel Hampton, Teddy Wilson and Gene Krupa (1963)

Benny Goodman's 'Together Again!' is a reunion album recorded on February 13 & 14, 1963 with Lionel Hampton, Teddy Wilson and Gene Krupa and released the same year by RCA.Track Listing : 1.Seven Come Eleven (Charlie Christian, Benny Goodman) - 04:25 . 2.Say It Isn'T So (Irving Berlin) - 03:55 . 3.I'Ve Found A New Baby (Jack Palmer, Spencer Williams) - 03:40 . 4.Somebody Loves Me (Buddy…

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.Track Listing : 1.Don'T Be That Way (Edgar Sampson, Benny Goodman, Mitchell Parish) - 04:23 . 2.One O'Clock Jump (Eddie Durham, Buster Smith) - 06:38 . 3.Sensation Rag (Edwin Eddie…

Benny Goodman is at Wolf Trap (1977)

December 6, 1977 - Benny Goodman performs with his Orchestra - that is John Bunch (p), Cal Collins (g), Michael Moore (b), Connie Kay (d), Warren Vache (tp), Buddy Tate (s), Al Klink (s) & Mickey Greven (b) at the "Wolf Trap" arts center in Vienna, Virginia

Benny Goodman takes his Octet to Warsaw (1976)

October 24, 1976 - Benny Goodman is with John Bunch (p), Lenny Bush (b) Cal Collins (g), Barrett Deems (d), Buddy Tate (ts), Peter Appleyard (vb) and Warren Vaché (cornet) at Jazz Jamboree in Warsaw, Poland

On TV today, the Orignal Benny Goodman Quartet (1972)

October 23, 1972 - The Orginal Benny Goodman Quartet - that is Benny Goodman (cl), Lionel Hampton (vb), Gene Krupa (d), Teddy Wilson (p) and George Duvivier (b)- performs for the first time on television at Philharmonic Hall, Lincoin Center in New York City

Benny Goodman goes to Warsaw (1976)

October 22, 1976 - Benny Goodman is with John Bunch (p), Warren Vache (tp), Buddy Tate (s), Peter Appleyard (vib), Cal Collins (gtr), Lennie Bush (b) and Barrett Deems (d) at Sala Kongresowa, Defilad Place in Warsaw (Poland)

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…

Teddy Wilson celebrate Benny Goodman (1985)

October 7, 1985 - the "definitive swing pianist" Teddy Wilson performs with Louie Bellson on drums and Slam Stewart on bass during the "Benny Goodman Tribute" at the New York Marriott Marquis

Benny Goodman visits Yokohama (1980)

September 7, 1980 - Benny Goodman (cl), Teddy Wilson (p), Eddie Duran (g), Al Obidenski (b) and John Markham (dr) will be on stage at Aurex Jazz Festival, Yokohama Stadium in Yokohama, Japan

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.Track Listing : 0.Introduction - 00:47 . 1.Aurex Jazz Festival Sep.7,1980 At Yokohama Stadium In Yokohama - 18:34 . - Avalon (Buddy Desylva, Al…

Benny Goodman attends a Belgian festival (1966)

August 6, 1966 - the Benny Goodman Sextet - that is Benny Goodman (cl), Bernie Leighton (p). Les Spann (g), Al Hall (b), Doc Cheatham (tp) and Morey Feld (d) - performs at "Belgium Jazz Festival"

Benny Goodman takes his septet to North Sea (1982)

July 18, 1982 - the Benny Goodman Septet - that is Benny Goodman (Cl), Scott Hamilton (ts), Warren Vache (tp), John Bunch (p), Phil Flanagan (b), Mel Lewis (d) & Chris Flory (g). - performs at " North Sea Jazz Festival" in The Hague, Netherlands

Benny vs Artie

From 'Softly as in a morning sunrise' to 'Moonglow' , we have mixed 20 'Traditional Jazz' tunes around the theme of 'Enduring rivalry between Artie Shaw and Benny Goodman'. It has Indian love call, Don't take your love from me, Bugle Call Rag, A room with a view and many more.

This week In Jazz Legends 24/52

Chet Baker , Ornette Coleman, Sonny Rollins, Benny Goodman, Jimmy Dorsey, Lester Bowie, Henry Mancini, Art Blakey, Jazz Messengers, Marcus Miller, Gil Evans Orchestra, Roy Hargrove, Karriem Riggins, Spyro Gyra

We remember Doc Cheatham. ‘Ninety Two Years of Doc Cheatham’

This day (June 2, 1997), in New York City, New York, died Adolphus Anthony Cheatham a.k.a Doc Cheatham, a jazz trumpeter, Tracklist : 1 . w/ Wynton Marsalis – In New-Orleans (1996) 2 . On The Sunny Side Of The Street 3 . NYPL jazz oral history (1993) 4 . w/ Arnett Cobb – Want A Little Girl / Keep On Punchin(1987) 5 . w/ Stu Katz, John Bany, Barrett Deems – Chicago Festival (1985) 6 . w/ Canadians…

We Remember Elvin Jones. ‘Heavy Elvin’

This day (May 18, 2004), in Englewood, New Jersey, died Elvin Jones, an American jazz drummer.Digest Tracklist : Night In Tunisia (1999) . A Love Supreme (1997) . A Different Drummer (1/2) . A Different Drummer (2/2) . w/ Mccoytyner, Freddie Hubbard, Ron Carter (1982) . The Children/Merry-Go-Round (1973) . John Coltrane Quartet – My Favorite Things (1965) . John Coltrane Quartet With Eric Dolphy…

We Remember Frank Sinatra. ‘Frankly, My Dear’

This day (May 14, 1998), in Los Angeles, California, died Frank Sinatra, an American singer and film actor.Digest Tracklist : That'S Life (1966) . One For My Baby (1992) . & Liza Minnelli - New York New York (1990) . The Girl From Ipanema (1981) . America The Beautiful (1978) . You Make Me Feel So Young (1971) . Fly Me To The Moon (1969) . w/ Ella Fitzgerald - Can'T We Be Friends (1959) . Old…

Ella Fitzgerad records ‘Ella in Rome: The Birthday Concert’ produced by Norman Granz (1958)

Ella Fitzgerad's 'Ella in Rome: The Birthday Concert' is a live album recorded on April 25, 1958 with a trio led by Lou Levy and released in 1988 by Verve.Track Listing : 1.St. Louis Blues (W.C. Handy) - 05:57 . 2.These Foolish Things (Remind Me Of You) (Harry Link, Holt Marvell, Jack Strachey) - 03:28 . 3.Just Squeeze Me (But Please Don'T Tease Me) (Duke Ellington, Lee Gaines) - 03:05 . 4.Angel…

We remember vibraphonist Red Norvo. ‘Red Red Swing’

This day ( April 6, 1999), in Santa Monica, California, died Red Norvo, one of jazz's early vibraphonists, known as 'Mr. Swing' Digest Tracklist : w/ Tal Farlow - All Of Me . w/ Benny Carter - After You'Ve Gone (1985) . w/ Billy Butterfield, Tal Farlow,Teddy Wilson - Undecided (1983) . Girl From Ipanema (1974) . w/ Braff Kessel - Lady Be Good (1974) . w/ Benny Goodman - All Star Band 1959 . And…

Singing (and Playing) With George Benson

George Benson whose birthday is today . Happy Birthday BTW . has played guitar or sang with . myriad of artists, either jazz or soul. We have selected twelve of them. . They are . Rachelle Ferrell . Marcus Miller, Al Jarreau, Carlos Santana, Jill Scott, Earl Klugh, Minnie Riperton, Lee Ritenour, Natalie Cole, Benny Goodman, Noa, Count Basie Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist.…

Menu Du Jour Feb. 28 & 29 (EN – FR – ES)

>> EN FRANCAIS | >> EN ESPAÑOLTODAY We Listen To Rickie Lee Jones, Robert Plant, Steely Dan, U2, AC/DC, Faces, MC5, Nina Simone, Can, Talk Talk, Young Marble Giants, Thelonious Monk, Soft Machine, Robert Glasper, Chet Baker, Everything but the Girl, The Mamas and the Papas We Celebrate Brian Jones, Cindy Wilson, B-52s We Watch Billy Preston, Jamie Cullum, Eric…

We remember Peggy Lee. ‘Feverish’

This day (January 21, 2002), in Los Angeles, California, died Norma Deloris Egstrom a.k.a. Peggy Lee, an American jazz and popular music singer.Tracklist : Is That All There Is? (1969) . Peggy Lee And Toots Thielemans - Makin'Whoopee . w/ Petula Clark - Wedding Bell Blues . Why Don'T You Do Right . Manana (1950) . w/ Andy Williams - St Louis Blues . Fever . Big Spender . Tracklist : Fever .…

We remember Bucky Pizzarelli. ‘A century for Bucky’

This day (April 1, 2020), in Saddle River, New Jersey, died John Paul 'Bucky' Pizzarelli, an American Jazz guitarist and banjoistTracklist : All Through The Night (1983) . w/ Frank Vignola - Fly Me To The Moon . On 7-String 2010 . w/ The Byo - Stompin' At The Savoy (2008) . w/ Craig Wagner, Brandon Coleman - All The Things You Are (2011) . w/ John Pizzarelli - Your Eyes/Nuages . w/ Tony Scott -…

Ella Fitzgerald finishes the recording of ‘Ella Swings Brightly with Nelson’ with the Nelson Riddle Orchestra (1961)

Ella Fitzgerald's 'Ella Swings Brightly with Nelson' is a studio album recorded on January 5, 1959–December 27, 1961 with the Nelson Riddle Orchestra and released in 1962 by Verve.Track Listing : 1.When Your Lover Has Gone (Einar Aaron Swan) - 03:00 . 2.Don'T Be That Way (Benny Goodman, Mitchell Parish, Edgar Sampson) - 03:47 . 3.Love Me Or Leave Me (Walter Donaldson, Gus Kahn) - 02:49 . 4.I…

Dave Brubeck Quartet records ‘Jazz at the College of the Pacific’ for Fantasy Records (1953)

Dave Brubeck Quartet's 'Jazz at the College of the Pacific' is a live album recorded on December 14, 1953 and released in December 1953 by Fantasy Records.Track Listing : 1.All The Things You Are (Jerome Kern, Oscar Hammerstein Ii) - 09:12 . 2.Laura (David Raksin, Johnny Mercer) - 03:12 . 3.Lullaby In Rhythm (Walter Hirsch, Benny Goodman) - 07:25 . 4.I'Ll Never Smile Again (Ruth Lowe) - 05:28 .…

This week In Jazz Legends 49/52

Miles Davis, John Coltrane, Abdullah Ibrahim, Carlos Ward, Duke Ellington, Billy Strayhorn, Stan Getz, Flora Purim, Dave Brubeck, Benny Goodman, Wes Montgomery, Antônio Carlos Jobim, Chick Corea, Roy Haynes, Miroslav Vitous, Thelonious Monk, Dizzy Gillespie, James Moody, Gene Harris, Ray Brown, Grady TateThey are the "Jazz Legends" performers selected among the 313 Posts we publish this week.…

This week In Jazz Legends 44/52

Lou Donaldson, Thelonious Monk, Roy Hargrove, Duke Ellington, Benny Goodman . Freddie Hubbard, Dizzy Gillespie, Woody Shaw, Dizzy Gillespie, Miles Davis, Charles Mingus, Buddy Rich . Art Blakey, Art Ensemble Of Chicago, Cecil TaylorThey are the "Jazz Legends" performers selected among the 340 Posts we publish this week. Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy!Tracklist 1 . Lou…

This week In Jazz Legends (‘Jazz tours Europe’) 43/52

Miles Davis, Horace Silver, Herbie Hancock, Mwandishi, Benny Goodman, Gil Evans, Orchestra, Freddie Hubbard, Sun Ra, Arkestra, Joe Pass, Niel, Sonny Rollins, Joe Lovano, Sound Prints, Terence Blanchard, . Collective, John ColtraneThey are the "Jazz Legends (special Jazz tours Europe)" performers selected among the 419 Posts we publish this week. Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist.…