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Body And Soul

We remember Tal Farlow. ‘Tal The Octopus’

This day (July 25, 1998), in New York City, New York, died Talmage Holt Farlow simply known as Tal Farlow, an American jazz guitarist, nicknamed the Octopus,Digest Tracklist : The Guitar Show (1990) . Little Darling (1988) . Strike up the…

Covers By Amy Winehouse

Amy Winehouse, who passed away tomorrow seven years ago, has covered quite a few songs either on television or as guest with other artists. We have selected ten of them . They are All My Loving, Body And Soul (w/ Tony Bennett), Don't Go To…

We remember Amy Winehouse. ‘Back From Black’

This day (July 23, 2011), in Camden, London, died Amy Winehouse, an English singer and songwriter of R&B, soul and jazz.Digest Tracklist : Back To Black . Rehab . You Know I'M No Good . Tears Dry On Their Own . Love Is A Losing Game .…

This week In Jazz Legends 25/52

Dexter Gordon, Horace Silver, The Bad Plus, Joshua Redman, Chris Barber, Joe Williams, Eddie Harris, Dave Holland, Quincy Jones, Lalo Schifrin, John Surman, Miles Davis, The Great QuartetThey are the "Jazz Legends" performers selected among…

We remember Benny Goodman. ‘Such A Goodman’

This day (June 13, 1986), in New York City, died Benjamin David Goodman a.k.a Benny Goodman, an American jazz and swing musician, clarinetist and bandleader.Digest Tracklist : Blue Room (1985) . Sweet Lorraine / Limehouse Blues (1982) .…

We remember Dexter Gordon. ‘The True Dexter’

This day (April 25, 1990), in Philadelphia, died Dexter Gordon, an American jazz tenor saxophonist.Digest Tracklist : Laura . Body And Soul (1982) . Tanya . Cheesecake (1977) . ‪The Shadow Of Your Smile (1974) . Gingerbread Boy (1973) . I…

This week In Jazz Legends 14/52

Joshua Redman, John Coltrane, Chris Potter, Paquito D'Rivera, Gato Barbieri, Benny Carter, Sonny Rollins, James Moody, Kenny Garrett, Benny Maupin, Peter Brötzmann , David MurrayThey are the "Jazz Legends" performers selected among the 255…

We remember Sarah Vaughan. ‘Define The Divine’

This day (April 3, 1990), in Hidden Hills, California, died Sarah Lois Vaughan a.k.a. Sarah Vaughan, an American singer, nicknamed 'Sailor Sassy' and 'The Divine One'Digest Tracklist : George Gershwin Medley . On A Clear Day (1990) . Round…

This week In Jazz Legends 10/52

Herbie Hancock, Ron Carter & Billy Cobham, Sonny Rollins, Ernestine Anderson, Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers, Buddy Rich & His Orchestra, Freddie Hubbard, Les Mccann & Eddie Harris, Duke Ellington, Louis Armstrong, Stan…

Happy Birthday Anita Baker. ‘Enraptured’

This day (January 26, 1958), in Toledo, Ohio, is born Anita Baker,an American R&B/soul jazz singer.Tracklist : The Impossible Dream (2009) . Tracks Of My Tears (2008) . Summertime . w/ Mary J. Blige . Body & Soul . Sweet Love . w/…

Happy Birthday Jason Moran. ‘Still Rising’

This day (January 21, 1975), in Houston, Texas, is born Jason Moran ,a jazz pianist and composer .Tracklist : Wind (2019) . Staged (2016) . w/ Bill Frisell - Memories of Tomorrow (2014) . w/ Alicia Hall Moran - BLEED (2012) . Lulu's Back…

We remember Jim Hall. ‘A Long Conversation’

This day (December 11, 2013), in New-York City, died James Stanley a.k.a. Jim Hall, an American jazz guitarist.Tracklist : w/ Scott Colley - Live At North Sea Jazz (2012 ) . w/ Pat Metheny - Duo . Interview At The Eddie Lang Jazz Festival…

Happy Birthday Sheila Jordan. ‘Hear Jordan’

This day (November 18, 1928), in Detroit, Michigan, is born Sheila Jordan, an American jazz singer.Digest Tracklist : @ Sala Clamores. (2018) . Sheila's Blues (2014) . Confirmation (2012) . Dat Dere (2011) . Autumn In New York . w/ Steve…

This week In Jazz Legends 46/52

Art Blakey, The Jazz Messengers, Paquito D'Rivera, Tete Montoliu, Sonny Rollins, United Jazz and Rock Ensemble, Keith Jarrett, Paul Motian, Dewey Redman, Charlie Haden, Phil Woods, Sheila Jordan, Benny Carter All Stars, Freddie Hubbard,…

Benny Goodman In Japan

Benny Goodman came to Japan three times to perform in concert. In 1957 (or is it 1956?) sponsored by the U.S. State Department / ANTA and with a big band, in 1964 with a small group and in 1980 for the "Aurex Jazz Festival" happening in…

Happy Birthday Martial Solal. ‘French Keys’

This day (August 23, 1927), in Algiers, Algeria, is born Martial Solal, a French jazz pianist and composer.Digest Tracklist : w/ Dave Liebman - 1 (2015) . Improvisation (2012) . Live in Italy (2008) . w/ Stefano Bollani - Improvisation on…

We remember Cedar Walton. ‘Maestro!’

This day (August 19, 2013) in Brooklyn, N.Y, died Cedar Anthony Walton, Junior a.k.a. , Cedar Walton, an American hard bop jazz pianist.Digest Tracklist : w/ Bobby Hutcherson - In Perugia . Nea Jazz Masters Interview (2010) . w/ Freddie…

Amy Winehouse Cover Girl

From Amy Winehouse (incidentally her birthday is today), you know mostly "Rehab" "Valerie" or "Back To Black"But there is more. More like the other people's songs she has covered; other people being The Beatles, Michael Jackson, The…