Chet Baker attends a Dutch festival (1975)

August 7, 1975 - Chet Baker (tp,vo) performs with Bob Mover (as), Harold Danko (p), Dave Shapiro (b), Beaver Harris (ds) and Jacques Pelzer (ss, fl) at "Internationaal Jazzfestival Laren" in Laren, The Netherlands

Chet Baker records ‘Chet Baker Sings’ for Pacific Jazz (1954)

'Chet Baker Sings' is an album recorded on February 15, 1954 and July 30, 1956 and released in 1956 by Pacific Jazz.1 . Rome (1956) 2 . My Funny Valentine (Torino 1959) Track listing : . 1.That Old Feeling (Sammy Fain, Lew Brown) – 03:03 . 2.It's Always You (Jimmy Van Heusen, Johnny Burke) – 03:35 . 3.Like Someone in Love (Van Heusen, Burke) – 02:26 . 4.My Ideal (Leo Robin, Richard A. Whiting,…

Chet Baker records ‘Chet Baker & Crew’ for Pacific Jazz (1956)

'Chet Baker & Crew' is a studio album recorded on July 24, 25 and 31, 1956 and released the same year by Pacific Jazz.Track Listing : 1.To Mickey'S Memory (Harvey Leonard) - 05:12 . 2.Slightly Above Moderate (Bob Zieff) - 06:59 . 3.Halema (Phil Urso) - 03:51 . 4.Revelation (Gerry Mulligan) - 03:58 . 5.Something For Liza (Al Cohn) - 04:05 . 6.Lucius Lu (Phil Urso) - 05:34 . 7.Worryin' The Life…

Chet Baker records ‘Chet Baker in Tokyo’ (1987)

'Chet Baker in Tokyo' is a live album recorded on June 14, 1987 less than a year before his death and released posthumously by Evidence.1 . Stella By Starlight 2 . For Minors Only 3 . You'd Be So Nice To Come Home To (Tokyo) 4 . Arborway (Tokyo) 5 . Four (Tokyo) 6 . Almost Blue (Tokyo) 7 . Beatrice (Tokyo) 8 . My Funny Valentine (Tokyo) 9 . Seven Steps To Heaven (Tokyo) Track Listing : 1.Stella…

Eliane Elias releases ‘I Thought About You’ as ‘A Tribute to Chet Baker’ (2013)

Eliane Elias' 'I Thought About You' is an album sub-titled 'A Tribute to Chet Baker' released on May 28, 2013 by Concord.Track Listing : 1.I Thought About You (James Van Heusen, Johnny Mercer) - 04:56 . 2.There Will Never Be Another You (Mack Gordon, Harry Warren) - 04:42 . 3.This Can'T Be Love (Lorenz Hart, Richard Rodgers) - 03:53 . 4.Embraceable You (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin) - 05:04 .…

We remember Chet Baker. ‘Chet After Chet’

This day (May 13, 1988), in Amsterdam, Netherlands, died Chesney Henry Baker, Jr. a.k.a Chet Baker, an American jazz trumpeter, flugelhornist and singer.Digest Tracklist : Blue In Green (1988) . My Funny Valentine (1987) . w/ Van Morrison - Send In The Clowns (1986) . w/ Stan Getz - Sweden (1983) . Love For Sale (1979) . Time After Time (1964) . w/ Lars Gullin - All The Things You Are (1959) .…

Chet Baker records ‘Jazz at Ann Arbor’ live at the University of Michigan (1954)

Chet Baker's 'Jazz at Ann Arbor' is a live album recorded at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan on May 9, 1954 and released in 1955 by Pacific Jazz.Track Listing : 1.Line For Lyons (Gerry Mulligan) - 06:45 . 2.Lover Man (James Sherman, Ram Ramirez, Jimmy Davis) - 05:45 . 3.My Funny Valentine (Lorenz Hart, Richard Rodgers) - 04:55 . 4.Maid In Mexico (Russ Freeman) - 04:48 . 5.Stella…

Jim Hall records ‘Concierto’ with Paul Desmond, Chet Baker, Steve Gadd et al (1975)

Jim Hall's 'Concierto' is an album recorded on April 16 & 23, 1975 with Paul Desmond, Chet Baker, Ron Carter, Steve Gadd and Roland Hanna and released the same year by CTI.Track Listing : 1.You'D Be So Nice To Come Home To (Cole Porter) - 07:08 . 2.Two'S Blues (Jim Hall) - 03:51 . 3.The Answer Is Yes (Jane Hall) - 07:41 . 4.Concierto De Aranjuez (Joaquín Rodrigo) – 19:22 Musicians : Jim Hall…

Chet Baker records ‘Chet Baker Sings and Plays’ for Pacific Jazz (1955)

'Chet Baker Sings and Plays' is an album recorded on February 28 and March 7, 1955 with Bud Shank, Russ Freeman plus Strings and released the same year by Pacific Jazz.Track Listing : 1.Let'S Get Lost (Jimmy Mchugh, Frank Loesser) - 03:43 . 2.This Is Always (Harry Warren, Mack Gordon) - 03:06 . 3.Long Ago (And Far Away) (Jerome Kern, Ira Gershwin) - 03:57 . 4.Someone To Watch Over Me (George…

Stan Getz & Chet Baker meet in Stockholm (1983)

February 18, 1983 - Stan Getz and Chet Baker perform together at the Södra Teatern in Stockholm, Sweden<img src='//rvm.pm/wp-content/uploads/2014/06/Stan-Getz-Getz-à-Go-Go-RVJ.jpeg' alt='Stan Getz - Getz à Go Go' width='190' height='161'/><img src='//rvm.pm/wp-content/uploads/2013/05/6a00e008dca1f088340167687ceeea970b-800wi.jpg' alt='Stan Getz & Charlie…

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…

Chet Baker records the album ‘Embraceable You’ (1957)

Chet Baker's 'Embraceable You' is an album recorded on December 9, 1957 and released in 1995 by Pacific Jazz .1 . Little Girl Blue Track Listing : 1.The Night We Called It A Day (Tom Adair, Matt Dennis) - 02:22 . 2.Little Girl Blue (Lorenz Hart, Richard Rodgers) - 04:33 . 3.Embraceable You (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin) - 02:06 . 4.They All Laughed (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin) - 02:08 .…

Gerry Mulligan records with Chet Baker the album : ‘Reunion with Chet Baker’ (1957)

Gerry Mulligan's 'Reunion with Chet Baker' is an album recorded on December 3, 11 & 17, 1957 Quartet with Chet Baker, Henry Grimes and Dave Bailey and released in 1958 By World Pacific.Track Listing : 1.Reunion (Gerry Mulligan) - 04:03 . 2.When Your Lover Has Gone (Einar Aaron Swan) - 05:05 . 3.Stardust (Hoagy Carmichael, Mitchell Parish) - 04:42 . 4.My Heart Belongs To Daddy (Cole Porter) -…

Playing (and Singing) Miles Davis

Les Double Six, Sting, Marcus Miller, Herbie Hancock, Gerry Mulligan, Art Farmer, Lee Konitz, The Danish Radio Big Band, John Mclaughlin, Chet Baker, Hiromi, Chick Corea, Chris Botti, Nils Landgren, Funk Unit, NDR Bigband, Orange Then Blue

Singing (or Playing) With Van Morrison

Chet Baker, Cliff Richard, Bob Dylan , Ray Charles, Tom Jones, Jeff Beck, Mark Knopfler, The Chieftains, Candy Dulfer, John Lee Hooker, Them, The Band, Michael Bublé

This week In Jazz Legends 31/52

Herbie Hancock, David Sanborn, Marcus Miller, Steps Ahead, Spyro Gyra, Arturo Sandoval, Wayne Bergeron, Gerry Mulligan, Dave Brubeck, Doc Severinsen, Miles Davis, Chet Baker, Sonny Rollins, Joshua Redman, Brad Mehldau, Wayne Shorter

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

This week In One-Off Collaborations 19/52

Snoop Dogg & Charlie Wilson, Rick James & The Temptations, Steve Winwood & Stevie Wonder, Carole King & James Taylor, Fergie & Debbie Harry, Bono & Kylie Minogue, Eric Burdon & War, Madonna & Anthony Kiedis, Sheryl Crow & Lyle Lovett, Ben Harper & Ellen Harper, Van Morrison & Chet Baker, Pat Metheny & Antonio Carlos Jobim

This week In Jazz Legends 19/52

Stan Getz, Chet Baker, Arturo Sandoval, Branford Marsalis, Dexter Gordon, Thelonious Monk, Joshua Redman, Sonny Rollins, Mal Waldron, Woody Shaw , Pharoah Sanders, Carla Bley, Steve Swallow, Andy Sheppard, Keith Jarrett, Gary Peacock, Jack Dejohnette, Gary Burton, Pat Metheny, Steve Swallow, Antonio Sanchez

This week In Male Balladeers 19/52

Chet Baker, George Michael, Jeff Buckley, James Blake, Carlos Lyra, Bono, Eric Burdon, Steve Winwood, Billy Joel, Bob Marley, Donovan, Dan Auerbach

For his twenty fifth album, Elvis Costello has recruited ex-collaborators The Imposters and Burt Bacharach, he has added Carole King for the female touch. Sounds like the return of Ocean 11!

Elvis Costello's 'Look Now' is his twenty fifth album recorded with The Imposters, co-produced with Sebastian Krys, featuring songs by Carole King and Burt Bacharach and released on October 12, 2018 by Concord Records(Source Elvis Costello & the Imposters - Look Now | Official Site)Consequence of Sound ...Costello’s first record of new music in five years is an intricately detailed and…

Happy Birthday Elvis Costello. ‘About Costello’

This day (August 25, 1954), in Paddington, London is born Declan Patrick MacManus simply known as Elvis Costello, English singer and songwriterTracklist : 1 . Red Shoes (1977) 2 . The Beat (1978) 3 . Oliver's Army 4 . High Fidelity 5 . Watch Your Step (1981) 6 . I Wanna Be Loved (1984) 7 . You Little Fool 8 . Everyday I Write The Book 9 . I Wanna Be Loved (1984) 10 . Little Palaces (1987) 11 .…

Elvis Costello releases ‘Punch the Clock,’ his eighth album featuring ‘Everyday I Write the Book’ and ‘Shipbuilding’ (1983)

Elvis Costello's 'Punch the Clock' feat. 'Everyday I Write the Book' is his eighth album recorded with the Attractions and released on August 5, 1983 by F-Beat / Columbia.1 . Let Them All Talk 2 . Everyday I Write The Book 3 . TKO (Boxing Day) 4 . Charm School 5 . Pills and Soap 6 . Let Them All Talk (French TV, 1984) 7 . Everyday I Write The Book (Live, Spectacular Spinning Songbook) 8 .…

We remember Stan Getz. ‘Getz à Go Go’

This day (June 6, 1991), in Malibu, California, died Stan Getz, an American jazz saxophone player who was known as The Sound. Tracklist : 1 . Lush Life (1983) 2 . Yours And Mine (1990) 3 . Blood Count (1989) 4 . Dream’S (1986) 5 . w/ Chet Baker - Airegin (1983) 6 . w/ Dizzy Gillespie - I Can'T Get Started (1978) 7 . Chega De Saudade (1976) 8 . A Nightingale Sang In Berkeley Square (1967) 9 . w/…

Concord Picante publish Eliane Elias’ twentieth album : ‘Light My Fire’ (2011)

Eliane Elias 'Light My Fire' is her twentieth album released on May 31, 2011 by Concord Picante.1 . Bananeira (AVO Session,Basel) 2 . Rosa Morena (w/ Amanda Brecker, North Sea Jazz 2013) Track Listing : 1.Rosa Morena (Dorival Caymmi) - 04:18 . 2.Stay Cool (Kenny Dorham, Eliane Elias) - 04:03 . 3.Aquele Abraço (Gilberto Gil) - 05:18 . 4.Light My Fire (John Densmore, Robby Krieger, Ray Manzarek,…

This week In Jazz Legends 22/52

Roy Hargrove Quintet, Wynton Marsalis, Eliane Elias, Mary Lou Williams, Christian McBride, Count Basie, Ella Fitzgerald, Doc Cheatham, Herbie Hancock, Miles Davis, Marcus Miller, Joe Henderson, Sun Ra Arkestra , Pete Escovedo

Happy Birthday to Ron Carter. ‘Beau Ron’

This day (May 4, 1937), in Ferndale, Michigan, is born Ron Carter, an American jazz double-bassist. Digest Tracklist : w/ Al Foster & Eli Degibri - United Blues (2019) . Foursight (2018) . You Are My Sunshine (2015) . Golden Striker Trio (2013) . My Funny Valentine (2011) . Dear Miles (2010) . w/ Helen Sung - First Trip (2009) . Autumn Leaves (2006) . Little Walts (1990) . w/ Bobby…

Happy Birthday Steve Gadd. ‘He Is So Gadd’

This day (April 9, 1945), in Irondequoit, New York, is born Steve Gadd, an American session and studio drummer.Digest Tracklist : w/ Hermine Deurloo (2020) . w/ Blicher & Hemmer - Up Close (2019) . Can't turn you loose (2018) . w/ Chick Corea (Blue note NYC 2016) . Way Back Home (2015) . w/ Buddy Rich Big Band - Unknown . w/ James Taylor - Your Smiling Face (2012) . w/ Friends - Caravan…

Happy Birthday Eliane Elias. ‘Feli(a)z Eliane’

This day ( March 19, 1960), in São Paulo, Brazil, is born Eliane Elias, a Brazilian jazz pianist, arranger, vocalist and songwriter.Tracklist : koncert i Glassalen (2019) . w/ Steps Ahead - San Sebastian jazz (2016) . Chega de Saudade . So Danco Samba (2010) . Light My Fire (2011) . Samba Triste . w/ Jack Dejohnette & Marc Jonhson - Just One Of Those Things (1996) . Munich…

This week In One-Off Collaborations 07/52

2Pac . Dr.Dre, Johnny Cash . Waylon Jennings, Sting . Peter Gabriel, Sergio Mendes, Erykah Badu . Will.I.Am . Willy Deville . Jan Akkerman, Kylie Minogue . Robbie Williams, Chuck Berry . John Lennon, Ed Sheeran . Stormzy, Al Jarreau . Kurt Elling, Patti Labelle . Michael Mcdonald, Stan Getz . Chet Baker, Serge Gainsbourg . Screamin Jay HawkinsThey are the 12 one-off collaborations selected among…

We remember Gerry Mulligan. ‘Baritone And Gerry’

This day (January 20, 1996), in Darien, Connecticut, died Gerry Mulligan, an American jazz baritone saxophonist, clarinetist, composer and arranger.Tracklist : Satin Doll (1987) . North Atlantic Run (1981) . Out Back Of The Barn (1980) . w/ Charles Mingus - Goodbye Pork Pie Hat (1975) . w/ Dave Brubeck - Lullaby To Mexico (1969) . As Catch Can (1958) . w/ Bob Brookmeyer - Walking Shoes…

This week In Jazz Legends 52/52

Chet Baker, Helen Merrill, Dinah Washington, Thelonious Monk, Charles Mingus, Bill Evans . Dizzy Gillespie, Sonny Sttit, Anita O'Day, Louis Armstrong, Jack Teagarden, Freddie Hubbard, Weather Report, Duke EllingtonThey are the "Jazz Legends" performers selected among the 294 Posts we publish this week. Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy!Tracklist 1 . Chet Baker . You Don't…

Happy Birthday John Scofield. ‘Sco Hand’

This day (December 26, 1951), in  Dayton, Ohio, is born John Scofield, an American jazz guitarist and composer.Tracklist : Self Portrait in Three Colors (2020) . w/ Jon Cleary – @Reigenlive (2019) . Icons at the fair (2018) . w/ Uberjam Band – Blue Matter (2017) . w/ Mehldau Guiliana – Wake Up (2016) . w/ Joe Lovano Quartet – Chariots (2015) . Lawns (2014) . w/ Organic Trio @ Jazzwoche Burghausen…

We remember Bob Brookmeyer. ‘Big Band Man’

This day (December 15, 2011), in New London, New Hampshire,, died Bob Brookmeyeran American jazz valve trombonist, pianist, arranger and composer.Tracklist : 1 . w/ John Scofield – Moonlight in Vermont 2 . w/ Jim Hall 3 . w/ The Clark Terry Quintet (1965) 4 . w/ Gerry Mulligan – Line for Lyons Tracklist : A Felicidade . Misty . Skylark . Jive Hoot . Sometime Ago . I’ve Grown Accustomed To Her…

Last week In Visual Artists 35

Ralph Gibson , Robert Brownjohn, John Squire, William Claxton, Alan Aldridge, Baron Wolman, Hype Williams, Director X, Clay Patrick Mcbride, David LaChapelle, Gered Mankowitz, Mat Whitecross. They are the 12 Visual Artists selected among the 205 Posts we published last week. Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy!Tracklist 1 . Ralph Gibson - David Luraschi Meets master…

Last week In Visual Artists 15

Andy Earl, James Grashow, Gary Heery, Linder Sterling, Steve Barron, Ricky Powell, Roman Coppola, Wayne Isham, Terry O’Neill, William Claxton, Danny Clinch, Michael Putland. They are the 12 Visual Artists selected among the 221 Posts we published last week. Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy!Tracklist 1 . Andy Earl - EOS 5D MkII (by Dave Haigh) Lifted from : "That's…

Paolo Fresu – Achent’annos! Paolo

This day (February 10, 1961), in Berchidda, Sardinia (Italy), is born Paolo Fresu,an Italian trumpet and flugelhorn player.Wikipedia : This day (February 10, 1961), in Berchidda, Sardinia (Italy), is born Paolo Fresu,an Italian trumpet and flugelhorn player.Official Site : In 1996 he wins the best European musician with one of his compositions for 'Académie du jazz' of Paris and the prestigious…

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 and many more.

FRE:SH SINGING LADIES 01 – Episode 10/10

More than EIGHT hours of newly released singing ladies albums. Shuffle it! : Jane Monheit . The Puppini Sisters . Chrystel Wautier . Nicola Conte, Stefania Dipierro . Enrico Pieranunzi, Simona Severini . Cyrille Aimee . Champian Fulton . Dena Taylor . Andrea Motis . Hajdu Klàra Quartet . Jane Monheit - Songbook Sessions: Ella FitzgeraldJane Monheit revisists Ella's repertoire with Nicholas…

Jazzin’Around The Nearness of You

Starting and ending with Hoagy Carmichael / Ned Washington's composition 'The nearness of you', we have mixed 18 'Old Fashion and Mellow Jazz' tunes around the theme of 'Hoagy Carmichael / Ned Washington'. It has Vanya Borges, Mary Stallings, Peggy Lee, Archie Shepp and many more.

All We Need is … Satisfaction

From 'You re Gonna Need My Help' to 'I Don't Need No Doctor' , we have mixed 18 'Mostly Blues' tunes around the theme of 'Essential Needs'. It has Bonnie Lee, Otis Spann, Robert Cocksey, Fleetwood Mac and many more.