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Anita O’Day

This week In Jazz Legends 39

Bill Evans, Carmen McRae, The Modern Jazz Quartet, Ella Fitzgerald & Sammy Davis Jr., J.J. Johnson & Kai Winding, Tony Bennett, Wayne Shorter, Sonny Rollins & Jim Hall, Anita O’Day, Weather Report, Donald Byrd, Herbie Hancock. They are the “Jazz Legends” selected among the 246 Posts we publish this week. Here, they are reunited in […]

Anita O’Day begins the recording of ‘Trav’lin’…

Anita O’Day’s ‘Trav’lin’ Light’ is an album (tribute to her idol Billie Holiday) recorded on January 18, 19, 1961 and released in 1961 By Verve. Track Listing : 1.Trav’Lin’ Light (Johnny Mercer, Jimmy Mundy, Trummy Young) – 03:36 . 2.The Moon Looks Down And Laughs (Bert Kalmar, Harry Ruby, Sid Silvers) – 03:58 . 3.Don’T […]

This week In Singing Ladies 03

Sade, Lana Del Rey, Mavis Staple , Valerie June, Ana Tijoux, Corinne Bailey Rae, Tracy Chapman, Gloria Estefan, Kacey Musgraves, Dolly Parton, Anita O’Day, Elis Regina. They are the 12 Singing Ladies selected among the 220 Posts we publish this week. Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy! Tracklist 1 . Sade – […]

This week In Jazz Legends 34

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 Ellington. They are the “Jazz Legends” selected among the 234 Posts we publish this week. Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy! Tracklist 1 . […]

This week In Jazz Legends 29

Anita O’Day, Jon Hendricks, Mel Torme, Weather Report, Miles Davis, Duke Ellington, Joshua Redman, Roy Eldridge, Benny Carter, Don Byas, Coleman Hawkins, Jo Jones, Bill Evans, Ella Fitzgerald, Paul Desmond, Charlie Haden. They are the “Jazz Legends” performers selected among the 257 Posts we publish this week. Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. […]

We remember Anita O’Day. ‘Good O’Day’

This day (November 23, 2006), in Los Angeles, California, died Anita O’Day, an American jazz singer. Digest Tracklist : Love For Sale (1973) . There Will Never Be Another You (1987) . It Don’t Mean a Thing (1986) . Berlin (1970) . On Green Dolphin Street . Honeysuckle Rose (1963) . Sweet Georgia Brown / […]

Diana Krall’s Godmothers

To Celebrate Diana Krall, whose birthday is today – Happy Birthday Diana – we have selected twelve ladies and twelve songs that Krall has covered afterwards. These ladies – “Diana Krall’s Godmothers” – are Julie London, Peggy Lee, Sarah Vaughan, Betty Carter, Judy Garland, Eartha Kitt, Ketty Lester, Doris Day, Anita O’Day, Astrud Gilberto, Dionne […]

This week In Jazz Legends 24

Cannonball Adderley, Thelonious Monk, Count Basie, Nat king Cole, Illinois Jacquet, Ray Brown, Roy Eldridge, Stan Getz, Coleman Hawkins, Oscar Peterson, Flip Phillips, Herb Ellis, Papa Jo Jones, Art Blakey, The Jazz Messengers, Dave Brubeck, Milt Jackson, Ray Brown, Cedar Walton, Micky Roker, Shirley Horn, Ella Fitzgerald, Duke Ellington , Gene Krupa, Anita O’Day, Miles […]

We remember Gene Krupa. ‘Be-Bop-A-Krupa’

This day (October 16, 1973), in Yonkers, New York, died Gene Krupa, an American jazz and big band drummer. Digest Tracklist : Big Noise From Winnetka (1967) . w/ Papa Joe Jones – Documentary . w/ Buddy Rich – Drum Battle (1966) . Lover & Leave Us Leap . w/ Anita O’Day – Let Me […]

This week In Jazz Legends 22

Coleman Hawkins, Art Farmer, Jim Hall, Anita O’Day, Oscar Peterson, Ray Bryant, Lester Young, Ella Fitzgerald, Nat King Cole, Duke Ellington, Teddy Wilson, Benny Goodman, Glenn Miller, Buddy Rich. They are the “Jazz Legends” performers selected among the 311 Posts we publish this week. Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy! Tracklist 1 […]

This week In Singing Ladies 40

Toni Braxton, St. Vincent, Tracy Chapman, Anita O’Day, Julie Andrews, Katie Melua, Mercedes Sosa & Joan Baez, Amália Rodrigues, Mazzy Star, Evanescence, Fiona Apple, Sarah Brightman. They are the 12 Singing Ladies selected among the 249 Posts we publish this week. Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy! Tracklist 1 . Toni Braxton […]

Let’s Rock

From ‘Buddy’s Rock’ to ‘I Want To Rock’ , we have mixed 16 ‘Jazz‘ tunes around the theme of ‘Rock‘. It has Buddy Rich, Bradley Leighton, Johnny Hodges, Duke Ellington and many more.

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.

Colours Moon

From ‘Blue Moon’ to ‘Strawberry Moon’ , we have mixed 16 ‘Jazz with a bit of Reggae and New-Orleans‘ tunes around the theme of ‘The Different Colours Of The Moon‘. It has Anita O’Day, Michel Legrand, Laurindo Almeida & Charlie Byrd, Cassandra Wilson and many more.

She Asks

From ‘What Kind Of Fool Am I’ to ‘Why must your love well be so dry’ , we have mixed 18 ‘Jazz‘ tunes around the theme of ‘Questions Women Ask‘. “She Asks” has Sarah Vaughan, Abbey Lincoln, Billie Holiday, Patsy Cline and many more.

Star-Studied

From ‘Lone Star Moon’ to ‘Star Dust’ , we have mixed 19 ‘Jazz & Latin‘ tunes around the theme of ‘Stars‘. “Star-Studied” has Bill Evans, Maria Bethania , Yusef Lateef, Perry Como 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.