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Benny Goodman records ‘Together Again!’ a reunion album with Lionel…

Benny Goodman’s ‘Together Again!’ is a reunion album recorded on February 13 & 14, 1963 with Lionel Hampton, Teddy Wilson and Gene Krupa and released the same year by RCA. Track Listing : 1.Seven Come Eleven (Charlie Christian, Benny Goodman) – 04:25 . 2.Say It Isn’T So (Irving Berlin) – 03:55 . 3.I’Ve Found A […]

Ella Fitzgerald records the album ‘Clap Hands, Here Comes Charlie!’…

Ella Fitzgerald’s ‘Clap Hands, Here Comes Charlie!’ is a studio album recorded on January 23, 1961 &June 22-23, 1961 with a jazz quartet led by Lou Levy and released the same year By Verve. Track Listing : 1.A Night In Tunisia (Dizzy Gillespie, Frank Paparelli) – 04:06 . 2.You’Re My Thrill (Sidney Clare, Jay Gorney) […]

Dinah Washington records ‘The Swingin’ Miss D,’ an album…

Dinah Washington’s ‘The Swingin’ Miss D’ is a studio album arranged by Quincy Jones and recorded on December 4–6, 1956 and released in 1957 by Emarcy. Track Listing : 1.They Didn’T Believe Me (Jerome Kern, Herbert Reynolds) – 02:44 . 2.You’Re Crying (Leonard Feather, Quincy Jones) – 03:29 . 3.Makin’ Whoopee (Walter Donaldson, Gus Kahn) […]

Jimmy Smith records ‘Groovin’ at Smalls’ Paradise,’ a…

Jimmy Smith’s ‘Groovin’ at Smalls’ Paradise’ is a live album recorded on November 15, 1957 and released the same year by Blue Note. Track Listing : Imagination (Johnny Burke, Jimmy Van Heusen) – 07:56 . Walkin’ (Richard Carpenter) – 11:41 . My Funny Valentine (Lorenz Hart, Richard Rodgers) – 11:03 . It’S Only A Paper […]

Ella Fitzgerald ends the recording of ‘Get Happy!’ with various…

Ella Fitzgerald’s ‘Get Happy!’ is an album recorded from July 24, 1957 till July 11, 1959 with various studio Orchestras and released in 1959 By Verve. Track Listing : 1.Somebody Loves Me (Buddy Desylva, George Gershwin, Ballard Macdonald) – 02:36 . 2.Cheerful Little Earful (Ira Gershwin, Billy Rose, Harry Warren) – 02:06 . 3.You Make […]

Buddy Rich records ‘Richcraft’ with a big band arranged by Ernie…

Buddy Rich’s ‘Richcraft’ is a studio big band album with arrangements by Ernie Wilkins, recorded on April 9–10, 1959 and released in 1959 by Mercury. Track Listing : 1.Indiana (Back Home Again In Indiana) (Ballard Macdonald, James F. Hanley) – 03:38 . 2.Richcraft (Ernie Wilkins) – 03:06 . 3.Sweets Tooth (Ernie Wilkins) – 04:01 . […]