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When Benny Goodman played New-York

Four occasions, three years : 1985, 1974 and 1938 “When Benny Goodman played New-York”. “Concert One” that he played during the tribute he received eight months before his death, at the Broadway Ballroom (yes, people were dancing to jazz then) of the newly opened Marriott Marquis Hotel. Two, a more intimate concert performed in 1974 […]

Verve start the recording of ‘Ella Fitzgerald Sings the Irving Berlin…

‘Ella Fitzgerald Sings the Irving Berlin Songbook’ is a studio album recorded between March 13 & 19, 1958, with a studio orchestra conducted by Paul Weston and released in 1958 by Verve. Track Listing : 1.Let’S Face The Music And Dance (Irving Berlin) – 02:57 . 2.You’Re Laughing At Me (Irving Berlin) – 03:18 . […]

Dinah Washington records ‘Dinah!’ an album for Emarcy (1956)

Dinah Washington’s ‘Dinah!’ is an album recorded on January 11 & November 11, 1956 and released in 1956 by Emarcy. Track Listing : 1.Look To The Rainbow (Yip Harburg, Burton Lane) – 02:48 . 2.Ill Wind (Harold Arlen, Ted Koehler) – 03:39 . 3.A Cottage For Sale (Willard Robison, Larry Conley) – 03:18 . 4.All […]