We remember Count Basie. ‘For The Count’

This day (April 26, 1984), in Hollywood, Florida, died William 'Count' Basie a.k.a Count Basie, an American jazz pianist, organist, bandleader and composer.Digest Tracklist : w/ Sarah Vaughan,Tony Bennett,George Benson (1981) . w/ Oscar…

Take Five (recounted)

From 'Take Five' to 'Five Will Get You Ten' , we have mixed 19 'Pure Jazz' tunes around the theme of 'Five'. It has Jackie McLean, Grover Washington, Eliane Elias, Gerry Mulligan and many more.

We remember Big Joe Turner. ‘Swing And Shout’

This day (November 24, 1985), in Inglewood, California, died Joseph Vernon Turner Jr. a.k.a Big Joe Turner, an American blues shouter who came to his greatest fame in the 1950s with his pioneering rock and roll recordings, particularly…

Happy Birthday Bruce Hornsby

November 23, 1954 - Bruce Randall Hornsby simply known as Bruce Hornsby, American singer and pianist is 66. Happy Birthday Sir Bruce Hornsby is one of the many artists billed at " Woodstock 99 West Stage" in Rome, NY >> 61 MINUTES…