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<img…

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…

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'…

We remember Roy Hargrove. ‘The Groove Factor’

This day (November 2, 2018), in Los Angeles, died Roy Hargrove, an American jazz trumpeter.Digest Tracklist : The Seattle Vibe (2017) . Washington DC (2014) . Seoul Jazz Festival (2013) . Roy Allen (2010) . w/ The Rh-Factor - Rich Man'S…

Playing (and Singing) Miles Davis

To Celebrate Miles Davis, who passed away today 30 years ago, we have selected fifteen artists who have covered compositions that Miles wrote or made famous. They are Les Double Six, Sting, Marcus Miller, Herbie Hancock, Gerry Mulligan,…

We remember Bill Evans. ‘Bill Went’

This day (September 15, 1980), in Fort Lee, New Jersey,, died William John Evans a.k.a. Bill Evans, an American jazz pianist.Digest Tracklist : Nardis (1970) . Medley (1980) . But Beautiful (1979) . w/ Kenny Burrell – A Child Is Born…

Singing (or Playing) With Van Morrison

Van Morrison, whose birthday is today - Happy Birthday BTW - has duetted with a myriad of singers or musicians of all genres. We have selected ten individuals and three bands.They are Chet Baker, Cliff Richard, Bob Dylan , Ray Charles, Tom…

Happy Birthday Van Morrison. ‘Van The Man’

This day (August 31, 1945), in Belfast, Northern Ireland, is born Van Morrison, a singer-songwriter and musician.Digest Tracklist : Burning Ground (2021) . Spirit Will Provide (2020) . Have I Told You Lately (2019) . Transformation (2017)…

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…

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 ShorterThey are…

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 GyraThey are the "Jazz Legends"…

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. Digest Tracklist : Lush Life (1983) . Yours And Mine (1990) . Blood Count (1989) . Dream’S (1986) . w/ Chet Baker…

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 EscovedoThey are the…

This week In Jazz Legends 20/52

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…

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 They are the Male Balladeers selected among the 342 Posts we publish this week. Here, they…

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…

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…

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/…