Duke Ellington’s ‘Money Jungle’ is a studio album recorded with Charles Mingus and Max Roach on September 17, 1962 by United Artists. Track Listing : 1.Money Jungle (Duke Ellington) – 05:30 . 2.Fleurette Africaine (African Flower) (Duke Ellington) – 03:36 . 3.Very Special (Duke Ellington) – 04:26 . 4.Warm Valley (Duke Ellington) – 03:33 . […]
Van Morrison, whose birthday is today – Happy Birthday BTW – has duetted with a myriad of singers or musicians of all genres. We have selected ten individuals and three bands : Chet Baker, Cliff Richard, Bob Dylan , Ray Charles, Tom Jones, Jeff Beck, Mark Knopfler, The Chieftains, Candy Dulfer, John Lee Hooker, Them, […]
This day (August 13, 2009), in White Plains, New York, died Lester William Polsfuss a.k.a Les Paul, an American guitarist, songwriter and inventor of the solid-body electric guitar.
Duke Ellington’s ‘Soul Call’ is a live album recorded with his orchestra on July 26, 27, 28 & 29 1966 at the Juan-les-Pins/Antibes Jazz Festival, Côte d’Azur and released In 1967 by Verve. Track Listing : 1.La Plus Belle Africaine (Duke Ellington) – 14:00 . 2.West Indian Pancake (Duke Ellington) – 04:41 . 3.Soul Call […]
‘Thelonious Monk Plays Duke Ellington’ is an album by Monk playing well-known songs by Ellington, recorded July 21 and 27, 1955 and released the same year by Riverside. Track listing : . 1.It Don’t Mean a Thing (If It Ain’t Got That Swing) (Duke Ellington, Irving Mills) – 04:38 . 2. Sophisticated Lady (Duke Ellington, […]
Ella Fitzgerald Sings the Duke Ellington Song book’ is a studio album recorded with the Duke Ellington Orchestra on June 25 and October 17, 1957 and released the same year By Verve Records. Track Listing : 1.Rockin’ In Rhythm (Harry Carney, Duke Ellington, Irving Mills) – 05:17 . 2.Drop Me Off In Harlem (Nick Kenny) […]
James Brown’s ‘Live At The Apollo, Volume II’ is a live double album (follow-up to his 1963 ‘Live at the Apollo’) recorded on June 24–25, 1967 and released in August 1968 by King. Track Listing : 1.Introduction To The James Brown Show (James Brown) – 00:31 . 2.Think (Lowman Pauling) – 02:55 . 3.I Wanna […]
Cassandra Wilson’s ‘Loverly’ is an album produced by herself and released on June 10, 2008 by Blue Note. Track Listing : 1.Lover, Come Back To Me (Sigmund Romberg, Oscar Hammerstein Ii) – 04:16 . 2.A Day In The Life Of A Foo’ (Luiz Bonfá, Antonio Maria) – 04:58 . 3.Wouldn’T It Be Loverly (Alan Jay […]
Wynton Marsalis’ ‘Marsalis Standard Time, Vol. 1’ is an album recorded on May 29 and September 25, 1986 by Cbs/Columbia. Track Listing : 1.Caravan (Juan Tizol) – 08:18 . 2.April In Paris (Vernon Duke, E.Y. “Yip” Harburg) – 05:04 . 3.Cherokee (Ray Noble) – 02:21 . 4.Goodbye (Gordon Jenkins) – 08:14 . 5.New Orleans (Hoagy […]
This day (May 27, 1963), in Havana, Cuba, is born Gonzalo Rubalcaba, a Grammy Award-winning Cuban jazz pianist and composer.
Blur’s ‘Think Tank’ is their seventh studio album co-produced with Ben Hillier, Norman Cook & William Orbit and released on May 5, 2003 by Parlophone. Track Listing : 1.Ambulance (Damon Albarn, Alex James, Dave Rowntree) – 05:09 . 2.Out Of Time (Damon Albarn, Alex James, Dave Rowntree) – 03:52 . 3.Crazy Beat (Damon Albarn, Alex […]
Ella Fitzgerad’s ‘Ella in Rome: The Birthday Concert’ is a live album recorded on April 25, 1958 with a trio led by Lou Levy and released in 1988 by Verve. Track Listing : 1.St. Louis Blues (W.C. Handy) – 05:57 . 2.These Foolish Things (Remind Me Of You) (Harry Link, Holt Marvell, Jack Strachey) – […]
Michel Petrucciani’s ‘Solo Live’ is a piano album recorded on February 27,1997 in Frankfurt and released in 1998 By Dreyfus. Track Listing : 1.Looking Up (Michel Petrucciani) – 04:24 . 2.Besame Mucho (Consuelo Velázquez) – 04:03 . 3.Rachid (Michel Petrucciani) – 02:22 . 4.Chloe Meets Gershwin (Michel Petrucciani) – 04:08 . 5.Home (Michel Petrucciani) – […]