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Art Farmer

This week In Guitar Virtuosi 35

Al Caiola, Frank Vignola, Bucky Pizzarelli, John Pizzarelli, Marc Ribot, Jim Hall, Mike Stern, Lee Ritenour, John Mclaughlin, Paco De Lucia, Al Di Meola, George Benson, Jan Akkerman, Robben Ford, Jimmy Page. They are the Guitar Virtuosi selected among the 206 Posts we publish this week. Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy! […]

We remember Nancy Wilson. ‘Today, Tomorrow, Forever, Miss Nancy’

This day (December 13, 2018), in Pioneertown, California, died Nancy Wilsonan American singer of blues, jazz, cabaret and pop; a ‘consummate actress’ and ‘the complete entertainer.’ Tracklist : At The Patton College 125Th Anniversary Gala . When October Goes (2010) . Guess Who I Saw TODAY (1994) . My Shining Hour . Dearly Beloved (1988) […]

Dizzy Gillespie plays in Copenhagen (1970)

November 4, 1970 – Dizzy Gillespie plays with the Kenny Clarke – Francy Boland Big Band – that is Tony Coe (as), Derek Humble (as), BIlly Mitchel (ts), Ronnie Scott (ts), Sahib Shihab (bs), Benny Bailey (tp), Art Farmer (tp), Dusko Goycovich (tp), Idrees Sulieman (tp), Nat Peck (tb), Ake Persson (tb), Erik van Lier […]

This week In Jazz Legends 23

Pat Metheny, Kenny Garrett, Chick Corea, Gary Burton, Lee Konitz, Chick Corea, Pharoah Sanders, John Hicks, Dave Brubeck, Paul Desmond, Miles Davis, Stan Getz, Milt Jackson, Benny Golson, Art Farmer, NHØP, Art Blakey’s Jazz Messengers, Chucho Valdes, Archie Shepp, Max Roach, Abdullah Ibrahim, James Blood Ulmer, Sam Rivers. They are the “Jazz Legends” performers selected […]

We remember Milt Jackson. ‘The Jackson Vibe’

This day (October 9, 1999), in Manhattan, New York, died Milt Jackson, an American jazz vibraphonist,. Digest Tracklist : Bag’s Groove . The Prophet Speaks (1999) . w/ Benny Golson & Art Farmer & Nhøp – Blues For Diahann (1997) . Take The A Train (1994) . Live In Japan (1990) . Milt Jackson Top […]

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 […]

Playing Miles

‘So What’, ‘Blue In Green’, ‘Freddie Freeloader’, ‘All Blues’ etc. Miles Davis who passed away today 28 years ago, has left many compositions for the ages. Some of them have been covered by famous and not so famous artists. Sting, Marcus Miller, Herbie Hancock, Gerry Mulligan, Art Farmer, Lee Konitz, John Mclaughlin, Chet Baker, Hiromi, […]

ABC Paramount publish Quincy Jones’ debut album : ‘This Is How I…

Quincy Jones’ ‘This Is How I Feel About Jazz’ is his debut album recorded in New-York City and released on March 21, 1957 by Abc Paramount. Track Listing : 1.Walkin’ (Richard Carpenter) – 10:47 . 2.Stockholm Sweetnin’ (Quincy Jones) – 05:41 . 3.Evening In Paris (Quincy Jones) – 04:09 . 4.Sermonette (Adderley, Hendricks) – 05:58 […]

Art Farmer and Benny Golson record together ‘Meet the Jazztet’…

‘Meet the Jazztet’ by Art Farmer & Benny Golson is an album recorded on February 6, 9 & 10, 1960 and released the same year by Argo. Track Listing : 1.Serenata (Leroy Anderson, Mitchell Parish) – 03:30 . 2.It Ain’T Necessarily So (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin) – 04:26 . 3.Avalon (Buddy Desylva, Al Jolson, Vincent […]

Americans in Paris

From ‘Made You Love Paris’ to ‘Florence Sur Les Champs-Elysees’ , we have mixed 20 ‘Pure Jazz‘ tunes around the theme of ‘American Jazzmen in (and about) Paris‘. It has Mary Lou Williams, Duke Ellington, The Ray Draper Quintet, Cal Tjader and many more.

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.

Jazz Dancing

From ‘Unsquare Dance’ to ‘Carribean Fire Dance’ , we have mixed 14 ‘Swing‘ tunes around the theme of ‘Dancing with Jazz‘. It has Ray Barretto, Nat Adderley, Donal Byrd, Joe Henderson and many more.

Hundred

From ‘Blue Seven’ to ‘Six bridges to cross’ , we have mixed 20 ‘Jazz‘ tunes around the theme of ‘Sum Of Numbers Equals 100‘. It has Dianne Reeves, Benny Carter, Paul Desmond, Memphis Slim and many more.

Jazzin’Around Moanin’

From ‘Moanin’ to ‘Moanin” , we have mixed 18 ‘linked together by a clue‘ tunes around the theme of ‘Art Blakey‘. It has Nat King Cole, George Lewis, The Mar-Keys, Al Jolson and many more.