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This week In Jazz Legends 42/52

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…

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…

This week In Jazz Legends 40/52

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…

This week In Singing Ladies 40/52

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 300…

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.…

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 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…

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…

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…

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…

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 ,…

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,…

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.

Hopes And Promises

From 'Never Will I Marry' to 'I Will Always Love You', we have mixed 18 'Jazz' tunes around the theme of 'Impossible Hopes And Inconsequent Promises'. It has Quincy Jones , Massimo Farao Trio, Pepe Jaramillo, Nancy Wilson and many more.

Morning Glories

From 'What's Your Story Morning Glory' to 'In The Wee Small Hours Of The Morning', we have mixed 19 'Jazz' tunes around the theme of 'Morning'. It has Stacey Kent, Billie Holiday, Room Eleven, Peggy Lee and many more.

Whoopee for Walter

From 'My Buddy' to 'My baby just cares for me', we have mixed 19 'Jazz' tunes written or co-written by 'Walter Donaldson'. It has Ray Charles, Anita O'day, Al Jolson, Frank Sinatra and many more.

The Song Is Kern

From 'Why Do I Love You' to 'Pick Yourself Up', we have mixed 20 'Jazz' tunes written or co-written by 'Jerome Kern'. It has Benny Golson, John Coltrane, Nina Simone, Charlie Parker and many more.

Irving Berlin…Always

From 'Always' to 'Ive Got My Love To Keep Me Warm', we have mixed 20 'Jazz' tunes written or co-written by 'Irving Berlin'. It has Stacey Kent, Billie Holiday, Ray Charles, Otis Redding and many more.

Come Warren Come Shine

From 'An Affair to Remember' to 'Lullaby Of Broadway', we have mixed 20 'Good Old Fashioned Jazz' tunes written or co-written by 'Harry Warren'. It has Ethel Waters, Jimmy Noone, Julie London, Betty Roche and many more.

Mercer, Man Of His Words

From 'Charade' to 'One For My Baby (And One More For The Road)', we have mixed 19 'Jazz Songs' tunes written or co-written by 'Johnny Mercer'. It has Frank Sinatra, Nat King Cole, Mimi Lo, Freddy Cole and many more.