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’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 […]
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 […]
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. […]
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/ […]
September 16, 1987 – you do not want to miss Benny Carter Allstar Orchestra on Japanese Television
Diana Krall’s ‘Only Trust Your Heart’ is her second album recorded between September 13 and 16, 1994 and released on February 14, 1995 by GRP. Track listing : 1.Is You Is or Is You Ain’t My Baby (Bill Austin, Louis Jordan) – 04:57 . 2.Only Trust Your Heart (Benny Carter, Sammy Cahn) – 05:19 . […]
September 11, 1978 – opens the first “Festival de Jazz de São Paulo” at the Palácio das Convenções do Anhembi, in collaboration with the Montreux Jazz Festival. On the first day, Benny Carter shares the bill with Ástor Piazzolla and Dizzy Gillespie.
Billie Holiday’s ‘Music For Torching’ is a studio album recorded on August 23 & 25, 1955 and released In October 1955 By Clef. Track Listing : 1.It Had To Be You (Isham Jones, Gus Kahn) – 04:02 . 2.Come Rain Or Come Shine (Harold Arlen, Johnny Mercer) – 04:23 . 3.I Don’T Want To Cry […]
‘Ella Fitzgerald Sings the Harold Arlen Songbook’ is an album recorded between August 1, 1960 and January 14, 1961 with conductor Billy May and released the same year by Verve. Track Listing : 1.Blues In The Night (Harold Arlen, Johnny Mercer) – 07:14 . 2.Let’S Fall In Love (Harold Arlen, Ted Koehler) – 04:05 . […]
‘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 . […]
Toots Thielemans’ ‘Only Trust Your Heart’ is an album recorded in April and May 1988 with Fred Hersch, Marc Johnson, Harvie Swartz & Joey Baron and released by Concord. Track Listing : 1.Speak No Evil (Wayne Shorter) – 05:18 . 2.Estaté (Bruno Brighetti, Bruno Martino) – 04:56 . 3.Three And One (Toots Thielemans) – 05:38 […]
This day (February 14, 2009), in Los Angeles, California, died Luigi Paulino Alfredo Francesco Antonio Balassoni a.k.a. Louie Bellson, an Italian-American jazz drummer and bandleader.
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 […]
Oscar Peterson’s ‘The More I See You’ is an album (the first since his stroke) recorded on January 15 & 16, 1995 with Benny Carter, Clark Terry, Ray Brown, Lorne Lofsky & Lewis Nash and released the same year by Telarc. Track Listing : 1.In A Mellow Tone (Duke Ellington, Milt Gabler) – 04:53 . […]
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 […]