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Happy Birthday to Ron Carter. ‘Beau Ron’

This day (May 4, 1937), in Ferndale, Michigan, is born Ron Carter, an American jazz double-bassist. Digest Tracklist : w/ Al Foster & Eli Degibri - United Blues (2019) . Foursight (2018) . You Are My Sunshine (2015) . Golden Striker…

Happy Birthday Steve Gadd. ‘He Is So Gadd’

This day (April 9, 1945), in Irondequoit, New York, is born Steve Gadd, an American session and studio drummer.Digest Tracklist : w/ Hermine Deurloo (2020) . w/ Blicher & Hemmer - Up Close (2019) . Can't turn you loose (2018) . w/…

We remember Julie London. ‘Fly Me To London’

This day (October 18, 2000), in Encino, California, died Gayle Peck also known as 'Julie London', American singer and actress.Digest Tracklist : Cry Me A River . I Left My Heart In San Francisco . YouD Be So Nice To Come Home To . w/ Bass…

Happy Birthday Steve Grossman. ‘New Year’

This day (August 13, 2020), died Steve Grossman an American jazz fusion and hard bop saxophonist.Tracklist : Grabacion . w/ Andrea Nunzi (2012) . Una Mas (2010) . Take The D Train (2008) . live at Ischia (2010) . Sunside Jazz Club (2007)…

This week In Jazz Legends 04

Christian Scott, Quintet, Bob James, David Sanborn, George Benson, Southside Aces, Evan Christopher, Irvin Mayfield, Duke Ellington, Ella Fitzgerald, Dee Dee Bridgewater, Lou Donaldson, Dr. Lonnie Smith, Camilo, Tomatito, Ramsey Lewis Trio,…

We remember Woody Shaw. ‘Shaw Time’

This day (May 10, 1989), in Bellevue Hospital, New York City, died Woody Shaw, an American jazz trumpeter, flugelhornist and cornetist.Digest Tracklist : w/ Herbie Hancock & Art Blakey - A Night in Tunisia (1987) . w/ Mal Waldron…

Von Freeman – Mr. Freeman Sr.

This day (August 11, 2012), in Chicago, Illinois, died Earle Lavon Freeman Sr. A.k.a. Von Freeman a.k.a. 'Vonski', American hard bop jazz tenor saxophonist. He is the father of jazz saxophonist Chico Freeman.Wikipedia : This day (August…