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This week In Jazz Legends 44

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 Getz & Flora Purim, Milton Nascimento & Naná Vasconcelos, Bobby Mcferrin. They are the “Jazz Legends” selected among the 230 Posts […]

Happy Birthday Mary Wilson. ‘Oh Mary Love, My ….’

This day (March 6, 1944), in Greenville, Mississippi , is born Mary Wilson, an American singer and founding member of The Supremes. Tracklist : Imagine (2018) . I Am Changing (2015) . Up Close The Copa Room . Stop In The Name Of Love (2010) . w/ Sugababes – Stop (2008) . w/ James Gavin […]

Sarah Vaughan records ‘Swingin’ Easy,’ an album for Emarcy…

Sarah Vaughan’s ‘Swingin’ Easy’ is an album recorded (partly) on February 14, 1957 and released the same year by Emarcy. Track Listing : 1.Shulie A Bop (George Treadwell, Sarah Vaughan) – 02:42 . 2.Lover Man (Oh, Where Can You Be?) (Jimmy Davis, Ram Ramirez, Jimmy Sherman) – 03:19 . 3.I Cried For You (Gus Arnheim, […]

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/ George Duke – God Bless The Child (1987) . w/ Paul […]

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 In Town (2011) . w/ Cristina Zavalloni – Body And […]

Charlie Haden records ‘Quartet West,’ an album for Verve (1986)

Charlie Haden’s ‘Quartet West’ is an album recorded on December 22 and 23, 1986 and released in 1987 by Verve. Track Listing : 1.Hermitage (Pat Metheny) – 07:59 . 2.Body And Soul (Frank Eyton, Johnny Green, Edward Heyman, Robert Sour) – 06:19 . 3.The Good Life (Ornette Coleman) – 04:39 . 4.In The Moment (Charlie […]

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 (2010) . w/ Joe Lovano 4Tet – In A Sentimental […]

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 Kuhn Trio – Blackbird (2004) . At Half Note (2003) . w/ Phil […]

This week In Jazz Legends 28

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, Masada, Miles Davis, Sam Rivers, Charles Mingus. They are the “Jazz Legends” performers selected among the 277 Posts we publish this […]

We remember Ruth Brown. ‘Queen Ruth n’ Blues’

This day (November 17, 2006), in Henderson, Nevada, died Ruth Brown, an American singer also known as Queen of R&B. Digest Tracklist : w/ B.B.King – Ain’t Nobody’s Business (1993) . w/ Bonnie Raitt – Mama, He Treats Your Daughter Mean (1993) . Snap Your Finger (1991) . Teardrops From My Eyes (1989) . Body […]

Thelonious Monk finishes the recording of ‘Monk’s Dream’ for…

Thelonious Monk’s ‘Monk’s Dream’ is an album recorded between October 31 and November 6, 1962 and released in 1963 by Columbia. Track Listing : 1.Monk’S Dream (Thelonious Monk) – 06:26 . 2.Body And Soul (Edward Heyman, Robert Sour, Frank Eyton, Johnny Green) – 04:29 . 3.Bright Mississippi (Thelonious Monk) – 08:34 . 4.Five Spot Blues […]

Wes Montgomery records his fifth album : ‘Movin’ Along’ for…

Wes Montgomery’s ‘Movin’ Along’ is his fifth album recorded on October 12, 1960. Track Listing : 1.Movin’ Along (Wes Montgomery) – 05:40 . 2.Tune-Up (Miles Davis) – 04:27 . 3.I Don’T Stand A Ghost Of A Chance With You (Victor Young, Ned Washington, Bing Crosby) – 05:02 . 4.Sandu (Clifford Brown) – 03:23 . 5.Body […]

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 three cities.