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April In Paris

We remember Thelonious Monk

This day ( February 17, 1982), in Englewood, New Jersey, died Thelonious Sphere Monk, an American jazz pianist and composer.Tracklist : Round Midnight (1963) . Just A Gigolo (1963) . Rhythm A Ning . Straight No Chaser (1965) . Don't Blame…

Happy Birthday Doc Severinsen. ‘Doc Today’

This day (July 7, 1927), in Arlington, Oregon, is born Carl Hilding Severinsen a.k.a Doc Severinsen, an American pop and jazz trumpeter.Digest Tracklist : w/ the Airmen of Note – Live in Tennesse (2011) . Bugles commercial (1993) . on…

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…

Satchmo Loves Company

Louis Armstrong's exuberant and gravelly voice happened to be the perfect match with the mellifluous or crooning voices of his contemporaries. His blasting trumpet, the perfect contrast with the pianist.Who ever they were, Billie Holiday,…