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Autumn Leaves

Happy Birthday Stanley Jordan. ‘Fret Boarder’

This day (July 31, 1959), in Chicago, United States, is born Stanley Jordan, an American jazz/jazz fusion guitarist and pianist who played with Quincy Jones, Michal Urbaniak, and Richie Cole.Digest Tracklist : Eleanor Rigby (2019) . Voodoo…

We remember Tal Farlow. ‘Tal The Octopus’

This day (July 25, 1998), in New York City, New York, died Talmage Holt Farlow simply known as Tal Farlow, an American jazz guitarist, nicknamed the Octopus,Digest Tracklist : The Guitar Show (1990) . Little Darling (1988) . Strike up the…

Happy Birthday Jon Faddis. ‘The Dizzyple’

This day (July 24, 1953), in Oakland, California, is born Jon Faddis, an American jazz trumpet player and conductor.Digest Tracklist : w/ Barcelona Jazz Orquestra - Groovin' For Nat (2020) . w/ Melissa Aldana - New picture (2017) . I…

Happy Birthday Ahmad Jamal. ‘Ahmadeus’

This day (July 2, 1930 ), in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, is born Ahmad Jamal, an American jazz pianist,.Digest Tracklist : Autumn Leaves (2017) . w/ Abd Al Malik - Marseille (2016) . Blue Moon (2014) . Saturday Morning (album teaser)(2013)…

We remember Ray Brown. ‘Jazz Celloist’

This day (July 2, 2002), in Indianapolis, Indiana, died Ray Brown, an American jazz double bassist,Digest Tracklist : Black Orpheus (2001) . Ray'S New Funk (2000) . Blue Monk . Summertime . w/ John Clayton - Five O'Clock Whistle (1994) .…

Happy Birthday Dave Grusin. ‘Scorecerer’

This day (June 26, 1934), in Littleton, Colorado, is born Robert David Grusin a.k.a Dave Grusin, an American composer, arranger and pianist .Digest Tracklist : w/ Lee Ritenour - Jarasum Int'l Jazz Festival (2017) . Live from the Crown…

Happy Birthday Bernard Purdie. ‘So Pretty’

This day (June 11, 1939), in Elkton, Maryland, is born Bernard Lee Purdie a.k.a Pretty Purdie, an American session drummer.Digest Tracklist : w/ Sugaray Rayford - (2018) . w/ Roy Bennett - Battle (2016) . Souper Groove (2015) . Funky…

We Remember Joe Pass. ‘Virtuoso Joe’

This day (May 23, 1994), in Los Angeles, California, died Joseph Anthony Jacobi Passalaqua a.k.a Joe Pass, an Italian-American jazz guitarist.Digest Tracklist : & Roy Clark - Jambalaya (1993) . Summertime (1992) . & Niels-Henning…

We Remember Hank Jones. ‘So Long Mr. Jones’

This day (May 16, 2010), in Manhattan, New York, died Hank Jones, an American jazz pianist and composer.Digest Tracklist : Round Midnight (2010) . Nica'S Dream (2008) . w/ Joe Lovano - Monk'S Mood (2006) . Recordame (1993) . w/ Salena…

Happy Birthday Keith Jarrett. ‘Keys Jarrett’

This day (May 8, 1945), in Allentown, Pennsylvania, is born Keith Jarrett, an American pianist and composer.Digest Tracklist : Georgia on My Mind (2018) . My Funny Valentine (1986) . @ Venice Jazz Festival (2013) . Solo, Tokyo (1984) . I…

Happy Birthday to Ron Carter. ‘Beau Ron’

This day (May 4, 1937), in Ferndale, Michigan, is born Ron Carter, an American jazz double-bassist. Digest Tracklist : w/ Al Foster & Eli Degibri - United Blues (2019) . Foursight (2018) . You Are My Sunshine (2015) . Golden Striker…

We remember Don Pullen. ‘Ode To Don’

This day (April 22, 1995), in Los Angeles, California,, died Don Pullen, an American jazz pianist and organist.Digest Tracklist : w/ The African-Brazilian Connection - El Matador (1992) . Jam Session / Autumn Leaves (1988) . Reincarnated…

This week In Jazz Legends 42

Cassandra Wilson, David Murray, Lambert, Hendricks and Bavan, Blue Note All Stars, Art Blakey, Lee Morgan, McCoy Tyner, Bill Evans, Herbie Hancock Quintet VSOP, Benny Carter, Larry Coryell, Larry Carlton, John Abercrombie, John Scofield,…

We remember Larry Coryell

This day (February 19, 2017), in New York City, died Larry Coryell American jazz fusion guitaristTracklist : Spaces Revisited (2017) . Larry Coryell Trio (2016) . w/ Murali Coryell (2015) . Kowloon Jag (2013) . Blue Monk 2011) . w/…

We Remember J. J. Johnson. ‘Bonified’

This day ( February 4, 2001), in Indianapolis, Indiana, died James Louis 'J.J.' Johnson, an American jazz trombonist.Tracklist : Autumn Leaves . w/ Kai Winding - It'S Alright With Me . It Never Entered My Mind . Blue Bossa (1993) . w/…

Happy Birthday Benny Golson. ‘Along Came Benny’

This day (January 25, 1929), in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, is born Benny Golson,an American bebop & hard bop jazz tenor saxophonist.Tracklist : Take The A Train (2009) . Killer Joe (2009) . Interview & Live. . Milt Jackson &…

We remember Erroll Garner. ‘Mistyrious’

This day (January 2, 1977), in Los Angeles, California, died Erroll Garner, an American jazz pianist and composer.Tracklist : Live in Italy (1972) . All the things you are (1972) . My Fair Lady Medley (1964) . Misty . Fly Me to the Moon…

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 31

Miles Davis, John Coltrane, Abdullah Ibrahim, Carlos Ward, Duke Ellington, Billy Strayhorn, Stan Getz, Flora Purim, Dave Brubeck, Benny Goodman, Wes Montgomery, Antônio Carlos Jobim, Chick Corea, Roy Haynes, Miroslav Vitous, Thelonious…

This week In Jazz Legends 30

Stan Getz, Charlie Byrd , Chico Hamilton, Herbie Hancock, Randy Brecker, Michael Brecker, Oscar Peterson, Count Basie, Stanley Turrentine, Joe Henderson, Kenny Wheeler, Freddie Hubbard, Dizzy Gillespie , Bill Evans, Jaco Pastorius, Rahsaan…

We Remember Eva Cassidy

November 2, 1996 - Miss Eva Cassidy , American singer and guitarist passed away aged 33. She is remembered. Eva Cassidy sings at Blues Alley in Washington, DC >> 15 MINUTES on RVM >>