We remember Bing Crosby. ‘Crosby Still Young’

This day (October 14, 1977), in La Moraleja, Alcobendas, died Bing Crosby, an American singer and actor.Digest Tracklist : I Love Paris . w/ Bette Midler - Accentuate the Positive (1977) . w/ David Bowie - Peace on Earth/Little Drummer…

On TV today, Barbra Streisand debuts (1963)

September 27, 1963 - they tape a Bob Hope Show Comedy Special. Bob is ill but Jack Benny and Bing Crosby host the show. Among the guests Janet Leigh , Dean Martin, Mary Travers, Peter Yarrow and a 21 years old artist named Barbra Streisand.…

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/…

We remember Dean Martin. ‘Arrivederci Dino’

This day (December 25, 1995), in Beverly Hills, California, died Dino Paul Crocetti a.k.a Dean Martin, an American singer, film actor, television star and comedian.Tracklist : Everybody Loves Somebody . Mr Wondeful . w/ Louis Armstrong -…

Singing with Frank Sinatra

Frank Sinatra whose birthday is today, has duetted with a myriad of artistsWe have selected thirteen of them. They are Bing Crosby, Sammy Davis Jr, Louis Armstrong, Dinah Shore, Doris Day, Nancy Sinatra, Antonio Carlos Jobim, Elvis…

We remember Ravi Shankar

December 11, 2012 - Ravi Shankar, Indian musician and composer, master of the sitar passed away aged 92. He is remembered. George Harrison and Ravi Shankar stage two concerts to alert the world to the plight of the Bangladeshi people,…

Satchmo Loves Company

Louis Armstrong's exuberant and gravelly voice happened to be the perfect match with the mellifluous or crooning voices of his contemporaries. His blasting trumpet, the perfect contrast with the pianist.Who ever they were, Billie Holiday,…

Jazzed Christmas

From 'Al I Want For Christmas (Is My Two Front Teeth)' to 'Christmas Blues' , we have mixed 20 'Jazz' tunes around the theme of 'Christmas'. It has Billy Eckstine, Ramsey Lewis Trio, Charlie Byrd, Peggy Lee With Jud Conlon's Rhythmaires…

Egocentrics

From 'Me, Myself And I' to 'Me And Piney Brown' , we have mixed 18 'Jazz and Other Musics' tunes around the theme of 'Me And The Rest Of The World'. It has Memphis Minnie, Billie Holiday & Lester Young, Edith Piaf, Patience And…

Jazzin’Around Sway

Starting and ending with Pablo Beltran Ruiz's composition Quien Sera / Sway', we have mixed 18 'mixing Latin, Jazz & Pop' tunes around the theme of 'Pablo Beltran Ruiz'. It has Cher, Bobby Darin, Mose Allison, Cannonball Adderley and…

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…

Wintertime (1)

From 'Let It Snow Let It Snow Let It Snow' to 'Winter Weather' , we have mixed 20 'Jazz' tunes around the theme of 'Winter (Cold Side)'. It has George Benson, Pauline London, Stan Getz, Wayne Newton and many more.

On the Airs

From 'Ventos Do Norte' to 'Air Waves' , we have mixed 18 'Jazz & Latin' tunes around the theme of 'Four Elements (Air)'. "On the Airs" has Djavan , Phil Woods, Chet Baker, Sarah Vaughan and many more.

Sweet Suite

From 'Cherry' to 'Apple Honey' , we have mixed in "Sweet Suite", 19 'Jazz' tunes around the theme of 'Sweets And Desserts'. It has Roland Kirk, Duke Ellington, Eric Donaldson, Herb Ellis and many more.

Beauty is in the Eyes (of the Listener)

From 'Bonita' to 'The Most Beautiful Girl In The World' , we have mixed 18 'Jazz & Latin' tunes around the theme of 'Beauty & Prettiness'. It has Cortijo y su Combo, Daniel Jobim, Billy Preston, Louis Armstrong and many more.

James Van Heusen Goes All The Way

From 'Polka Dots And Moonbeams' to 'Darn That Dream' , we have mixed 21 'Jazz' tunes written or co-written by 'James Van Heusen'. It has Bobby Darin, Chico Hamilton, Frank Sinatra, Oscar Peterson and many more.

The Oedipus Complexity

From 'I'm Man' to 'Mama Don't Want No Peas 'n' Rice 'n' Coconut Oil' , we have mixed 19 'Jazz, Blues and More' tunes around the theme of 'Mothers & Sons'. It has Bing Crosby, Milton Brown, Neal Hefti, Mance Lipscomb and many more.

Meetiques

From 'Strange Meeting' to 'If We Never Meet Again', we have mixed 19 'Jazz' tunes around the theme of 'Meeting'. It has Quincy Jones & Harry Arnold, Les Paul & Mary Ford, Eddie Lockjaw Davis & Johnny Griffin, Otis Spann and…