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Benny Carter

T-Bone Walker sits in with Jazz At The Philharmonic (1966)

November 30, 1967 – producer Norman Granz touring all-star show “Jazz at the Philharmonic” stops at the Poplar Town Hall in London (UK). This year, the show presents T-Bone Walker, Dizzy Gillespie, Teddy Wilson, Louis Bellson, Clark Terry, Coleman Hawkins, àZoot Sims, àJimmy Moody, àBenny Carter and àBob Cranshaw. Some fine musicians yo don’t want […]

Carmen McRae records ‘Portrait of Carmen,’ an album for Atlantic…

Carmen McRae’s ‘Portrait of Carmen’ is a studio album recorded on November 27-29, 1967 with Shorty Rogers, Benny Carter and Gene Di Novi and featuring arrangements by Oliver Nelson and released in 1968 by Atlantic. Track Listing : 1.I’M Always Drunk In San Francisco (Tommy Wolf) – 03:04 . 2.Elusive Butterfly (Bob Lind) – 03:03 […]

This month In Blues Legends 03

T Bone Walker, John Mayer, Lonnie Brook, Gary Moore, Albert Collins, Stevie Ray Vaughan, B B King, Albert King, Paul Butterfield, Etta James, John Mayall, the Bluesbreakers, Roy Buchanan, Muddy Waters, The Rolling Stones, John Hammond, Taj Mahal, Big Joe Turner, Lucky Peterson. They are the “Blues Legends” performers selected among the 1124 Posts we […]

This week In Jazz Legends 29

Anita O’Day, Jon Hendricks, Mel Torme, Weather Report, Miles Davis, Duke Ellington, Joshua Redman, Roy Eldridge, Benny Carter, Don Byas, Coleman Hawkins, Jo Jones, Bill Evans, Ella Fitzgerald, Paul Desmond, Charlie Haden. They are the “Jazz Legends” performers selected among the 257 Posts we publish this week. Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. […]

We remember Tommy Flanagan. ‘The Modest Magnificent’

This day (November 16, 2001), in New York City, died Tommy Flanagan, an American jazz pianist, particularly remembered for his work with Ella Fitzgerald Digest Tracklist : Beyond The Bluebird . w/ Benny Carter – Just Friends (1985) . Raincheck (1991) . Blue Bossa . w/ Billy Taylor – The Study Of Bird . w/ […]

Verve record ‘On the Town with the Oscar Peterson Trio,’ a live…

‘On the Town with the Oscar Peterson Trio’ is a live album recorded on July 1-5 1958 with Herb Ellis and Ray Brown and released the same year by Verve. Track Listing : 1.Sweet Georgia Brown (Ben Bernie, Kenneth Casey, Maceo Pinkard) – 07:47 . 2.Should I? (Nacio Herb Brown, Arthur Freed) – 05:04 . […]

Dianne Reeves releases ‘The Calling: Celebrating Sarah Vaughan’…

Dianne Reeves’ ‘The Calling: Celebrating Sarah Vaughan’ is a studio album produced by George Duke and released on February 13, 2001 by Blue Note. Track Listing : 1.Lullaby Of Birdland (George Shearing, George David Weiss) – 04:44 . 2.Send In The Clowns (Stephen Sondheim) – 06:03 . 3.Speak Low (Ogden Nash, Kurt Weill) – 06:26 […]

Montreux in Brazil

In 1978 Claude Nobs, head and founder of the Montreux Jazz Festival, is invited to promote a jazz festival in Sao Paulo, Brazil. From September 11 through 18, twenty different acts from straight jazz to jazz rock or Brazilian will perform in the city. Dizzy Gillespie, Benny Carter, Al Jareau, Etta James,Egberto Gismonti,Stan Getz, Chick […]

Astronomy Domine

From ‘El Satelite’ to ‘Saturday Night On Saturn’, we have mixed 17 ‘Jazz With a Slice Of Pop‘ tunes around the theme of ‘Stars, Planets And Other Sky Items‘. It has Benny Carter, Pat Metheny, Gene Ammons With Woody Herman & His Orchestra, Dinah Washington and many more.