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This week In Jazz Legends 07

Chet Baker, Ornette Coleman, Sonny Rollins, Benny Goodman, Jimmy Dorsey, Lester Bowie, Henry Mancini, Art Blakey, Jazz Messengers, Marcus Miller, Gil Evans Orchestra, Roy Hargrove, Karriem Riggins, Spyro Gyra. They are the “Jazz Legends” performers selected among the 271 Posts we publish this week. Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy! Tracklist 1 […]

Singing (and Playing) With George Benson

George Benson whose birthday is today – Happy Birthday BTW – has played guitar or sang with a myriad of artists, either jazz or soul. We have selected twelve of them : Rachelle Ferrell , Marcus Miller, Al Jarreau, Carlos Santana, Jill Scott, Earl Klugh, Minnie Riperton, Lee Ritenour, Natalie Cole, Benny Goodman, Noa, Count […]

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 finishes the recording of ‘Ella Swings Brightly with…

Ella Fitzgerald’s ‘Ella Swings Brightly with Nelson’ is a studio album recorded on January 5, 1959–December 27, 1961 with the Nelson Riddle Orchestra and released in 1962 by Verve. Track Listing : 1.When Your Lover Has Gone (Einar Aaron Swan) – 03:00 . 2.Don’T Be That Way (Benny Goodman, Mitchell Parish, Edgar Sampson) – 03:47 […]

Dave Brubeck Quartet records ‘Jazz at the College of the Pacific’…

Dave Brubeck Quartet’s ‘Jazz at the College of the Pacific’ is a live album recorded on December 14, 1953 and released in December 1953 by Fantasy Records. Track Listing : 1.All The Things You Are (Jerome Kern, Oscar Hammerstein Ii) – 09:12 . 2.Laura (David Raksin, Johnny Mercer) – 03:12 . 3.Lullaby In Rhythm (Walter […]

Benny Goodman is at Wolf Trap (1977)

December 6, 1977 – Benny Goodman performs with his Orchestra – that is John Bunch (p), Cal Collins (g), Michael Moore (b), Connie Kay (d), Warren Vache (tp), Buddy Tate (s), Al Klink (s) & Mickey Greven (b) at the “Wolf Trap” arts center in Vienna, Virginia

On TV today, the Orignal Benny Goodman Quartet (1972)

October 23, 1972 – The Orginal Benny Goodman Quartet – that is Benny Goodman (cl), Lionel Hampton (vb), Gene Krupa (d), Teddy Wilson (p) and George Duvivier (b)- performs for the first time on television at Philharmonic Hall, Lincoin Center in New York City

Benny Goodman goes to Warsaw (1976)

October 22, 1976 – Benny Goodman is with John Bunch (p), Warren Vache (tp), Buddy Tate (s), Peter Appleyard (vib), Cal Collins (gtr), Lennie Bush (b) and Barrett Deems (d) at Sala Kongresowa, Defilad Place in Warsaw (Poland)