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Buck Clayton

When Benny Goodman played New-York

Four occasions, three years : 1985, 1974 and 1938 “When Benny Goodman played New-York”. “Concert One” that he played during the tribute he received eight months before his death, at the Broadway Ballroom (yes, people were dancing to jazz then) of the newly opened Marriott Marquis Hotel. Two, a more intimate concert performed in 1974 […]

Billie Holiday records for Clef Records, ‘Billie Holiday at Jazz at the…

‘Billie Holiday at Jazz at the Philharmonic’ is a live album recorded (partly) on February 12, 1945 at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles and released in 1954 by Clef Records. Track Listing : 1.Body And Soul (Edward Heyman, Robert Sour, Frank Eyton, Johnny Green) – 03:24 . 2.Strange Fruit (Abel Meeropol) – 03:01 . […]

Black is Black (But Blue Too)

From ‘One Black Rat’ to ‘Black Snake Moan’ , we have mixed 19 ‘Blues‘ tunes around the theme of ‘Black‘. It has Snooky Pryor, Roosevelt Sykes, Brownie McGhee, John Lee Hooker and many more.