We remember Betty Carter. ‘Betty Bop’

This day (September 26, 1998), died Lillie Mae Jones a.k.a Betty Carter, an American jazz singe.Tracklist : 1 . Giant Steps 2 . How High The Moon (1994) 3 . Droppin’ Things (1990) 4 . Sounds 5 . Tight 6 . Don’T Weep For The Lady (1980) 7 . What’S New (1977) 8 . w/ Lionel Hampton – Cobb’S Idea Tracklist : Open The Door . Let’s Fall in Love . I Could Write a Book . Naima’s Love Song (DJ Spinna…

Ray Charles records ‘Dedicated to You’ with Betty Carter (1960)

Ray Charles' 'Dedicated to You' is an album recorded on August 23, 1960 with Betty Carter and released In January 1961 by ABC Paramount.Track Listing : 1.Hardhearted Hannah (Jack Yellen, Milton Ager, Charles Bates, Bob Bigelow) - 03:14 . 2.Nancy (With The Laughing Face) (Jimmy Van Heusen, Phil Silvers) - 03:02 . 3.Margie (Con Conrad, J. Russel Robinson, Benny Davis) - 02:44 . 4.Ruby (Mitchell…

Betty Carter records the album : ‘Finally’ live in New York City (1969)

Betty Carter's 'Finally' is a live album recorded on December 6, 1969 in New York City and released in 1975 By Roulette.1 . Medley 2 . The Montreal Jazz Festival, 1982 (Full Concert) Track Listing : 1.Medley - 08:25 . - Seems Like Old Times (Johnny Mercer, Victor Schertzinger) . - I Remember You/Remember (Irving Berlin) . 2.Blue Moon (Lorenz Hart, Richard Rodgers) - 02:03 . 3.The Sun Died (Ray…

Warner Bros. publish Bette Midler’s ninth album : ‘Bathhouse Betty’ (1998)

Bette Midler's 'Bathhouse Betty' is her ninth studio album released on September 15, 1998 by Warner Bros.1 . One Monkey Don't Stop No Show 2 . My One True Friend 3 . Laughing Matters (2004) Track Listing : 1.Song Of Bernadette (Leonard Cohen, Bill Elliott, Jennifer Warnes) - 03:46 . 2.I'M Beautiful Dammitt! (Brinsley Evans) - 03:55 . 3.Lullaby In Blue (Adam Cohen, Brock Walsh) - 05:09 . 4.Ukulele…

Lil Wayne releases ‘Tha Carter III,’ his sixth album featuring ‘Lollipop’ (2008)

Lil Wayne's 'Tha Carter III' feat. 'Lollipop' is his sixth studio album released on June 10, 2008 by Cash Money / Universal Motown.1 . Mr Carter (w/ Jay-Z, Live 06/2013) 2 . A Milli (MTV) 3 . Got Money (w/ T-Pain, Official Music Video) 4 . Got Money (w/ T-Pain, Live 2010) 5 . Let the beat build (MTV 2011) 6 . Shoot me Down 7 . Shoot me Down (unplugged) 8 . Lollipop (w/ Static, Official Music…

Diana Krall’s Godmothers

Julie London, Peggy Lee, Sarah Vaughan, Betty Carter, Judy Garland, Eartha Kitt, Ketty Lester, Doris Day, Anita O'Day, Astrud Gilberto, Dionne Warwick, Dusty Springfield

This week In Jazz Legends 39/52

Jean Luc Ponty, Weather Report, Miles Davis, Marcus Miller, The Crusaders, Tom Jobim, Sarah Vaughan, Betty Carter, Ralph Towner, Gary Peacock, Baden Powell, Lester Young, Coleman Hawkins, Astor Piazzolla, Gerry Mulligan, Clark Terry, Phil Woods

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.1 . Slow Dancing (w/ Toad The Wet Sprocket) 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…

We remember Ray Charles. ‘Ray Of Light’

This day (June 10, 2004), in Beverly Hills, California, died Ray Charles, an American singer and musician.Tracklist : 1 . Ray Charles & Stevie Wonder - Living For The City 2 . A Song For You (1999) 3 . What' D I Say (1997) 4 . Hit The Road Jack (1982) 5 . America The Beautiful 6 . La Mama (1979) 7 . Aretha Franklin & Ray Charles – It Takes Two To Tango (1975) 8 . Georgia On My Mind 9 .…

Cécile McLorin Salvant releases her second album : ‘WomanChild’ (2013)

Cécile McLorin Salvant's 'WomanChild' is her second album released on May 13, 2013 by Mack Avenue/Justintime.Track Listing : 1.St. Louis Gal (J. Russel Robinson) - 03:02 . 2.I Didn'T Know What Time It Was (Lorenz Hart / Richard Rogers) - 06:07 . 3.Nobody (Alex Rogers / Bert Williams) - 03:24 . 4.Womanchild (Cécile Mclorin Salvant) - 06:08 . 5.Le Front Caché Sur Tes Genoux (Ida Faubert / Cécile…

Jazzin’Around Smoke Gets In Your Eyes

Starting and ending with Jerome Kern / Otto Harbach's composition 'Smoke Gets In Your Eyes', we have mixed 18 'Jazzy' tunes around the theme of 'Jerome Kern / Otto Harbach'. It has Andy Kirk And His Orchestra, Amalia Rodrigues , Cannonball Adderley, Chet Baker and many more.

It’s Snow (or Never)

From 'Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let It Snow!' to 'Ornette Never Sleeps' , we have mixed 19 'Jazz' tunes around the theme of 'Snow (or … Never)'. It has George Shearing & Billy May, Michel Legrand, Quincy Jones, Art Blakey and many more.

Quincy’s Ladies

From 'It's My Party' to 'Jessica's day' , we have mixed 16 'Jazz & Soul' tunes around the theme of 'Ladies And Quincy Jones'Songs'. It has Sarah Vaughan, Big Maybelle, Letta Mbulu, Betty Carter and many more.

Their Favourite Things

From '(It Will Have To Do) Until The Real Thing Comes Along' to 'All The Things you are' , we have mixed 19 'Jazz' tunes around the theme of 'Ladies'Things'. It has Julie London , Billie Holiday, Sarah Vaughan, Betty Carter and many more.

All the Things Oscar

From 'I'll Take Romance' to 'Climb Ev'ry Mountain' , we have mixed 23 'Jazz' tunes written or co-written by 'Oscar Hammerstein II'. It has Terry Snyder, Antigua Jazz band, Lou Donaldson, Ella Fitzgerald and many more.

Weill um die Welt

From 'Pirate Jenny' to 'Mack The Knife' , we have mixed 19 'Jazz & Opera' tunes around the theme of 'Kurt Weill'. It has Betty Carter, Sarah Vaughan, Wayne Newton, Gil Evans and many more.

Freddie Hubbard records the album ‘First Light’ for CTI (1971)

Freddie Hubbard's 'First Light' is an album featuring string arrangements by Don Sebesky and recorded on September 14, 15 & 16, 1971 by By CTI1 . Fantasy In D Track Listing : 1.First Light (Freddie Hubbard) - 11:05 . 2.Uncle Albert/Admiral Halsey (Paul Mccartney) - 08:17 . 3.Moment To Moment (Henry Mancini, Johnny Mercer) - 05:43 . 4.Yesterday'S Dreams (Norman Martin, Don Sebesky) - 03:55 .…

Beyoncé releases ‘B’Day,’ her second solo album featuring ‘Déjà Vu,’ ‘Ring the Alarm,’ ‘Irreplaceable’ and ‘Beautiful Liar’ (2006)

Beyoncé's 'B'Day' is her second studio album on September 4, 2006, by Columbia.1 . Deja Vu (w/ Jay-Z) 2 . Deja Vu (Live) 3 . Get Me Bodied (Extended Mix) 4 . Suga Mama) 5 . Upgrade U(w/ Jay-Z) 6 . Upgrade U ("I Am..." World Tour) 7 . Ring the Alarm 8 . Kitty Kat 9 . Freakum Dress 10 . Freakum Dress ("I Am..." World Tour) 11 . Green Light 12 . Green Light (Live) 13 . Irreplaceable 14 .…

Bette Midler releases ‘Some People’s Lives,’ her seventh album featuring ‘From a Distance’ (1990)

Bette Midler's 'Some People's Lives' is her seventh studio album (featuring 'From a Distance') released on September 4, 1990 by Atlantic.1 . Some People's ("Experience The Divine", 1993) 2 . Night And Day (Official Video) 3 . From A Distance (Official Video) Track Listing : 1.One More Round (Jessica Harper, Danny Sembello, Allee Willis) - 02:03 . 2.Some People'S Lives (Rhonda Fleming, Janis Ian)…

Barney Kessel records ‘Let’s Cook!’ for Contemporary (1962)

Barney Kessel's 'Let's Cook!' is an album recorded on August 6 and November 11, 1957 and released in 1962 by Contemporary.Track Listing : 1.Let'S Cook (Barney Kessel) - 11:18 . 2.Time Remembered (Vernon Duke) - 04:15 . 3.Just In Time (Jule Styne, Betty Comden, Adolph Green) - 04:57 . 4.Tiger Rag (Original Dixieland Jazz Band) - 09:50 . 5.Jersey Bounce (Tiny Bradshaw, Eddie Johnson, Bobby Plater,…

Nitty Gritty Dirt Band release ‘Will The Circle Be Unbroken,’ their seventh album featuring Roy Acuff, Doc Watson, Earl Scruggs and Merle Travis among other guests (1972)

Nitty Gritty Dirt Band's 'Will the Circle be Unbroken' is their seventh album featuring Roy Acuff, Doc Watson, Earl Scruggs, Merle Travis among other guests and released in November 1972 by United Artists1 . The Grand Ole Opry Song 2 . Grand Ole Opery Song (w/ Jimmy Martin & Vassar Clements) 3 . Keep On The Sunny Side (w/ Alison Krauss, "50th Anniversary") 4 . Keep On The Sunny Side (w/…