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Clark Terry

Dinah Washington records ‘Dinah Sings Bessie Smith,’ an album for…

Dinah Washington’s ‘Dinah Sings Bessie Smith’ is an album recorded on December 30, 1957 and January 20, 1958. Track Listing : 1.After You’Ve Gone (Turner Layton, Henry Creamer) – 03:39 . 2.Send Me To The ‘Lectric Chair (George Brooks, Fletcher Henderson) – 03:17 . 3.Jailhouse Blues (Bessie Smith, Clarence Williams) – 03:12 . 4.Trombone Butter […]

Duke Ellington records with an orchestra, ‘Masterpieces by…

Duke Ellington’s ‘Masterpieces by Ellington’ is an album recorded on December 18, 1950 with an orchestra and released in 1951 by Columbia. Track Listing : 1.Mood Indigo (Duke Ellington, Barney Bigard, Irving Mills) – 15:27 . 2.Sophisticated Lady (Duke Ellington, Irving Mills, Mitchell Parish) – 11:29 . 3.The Tattooed Bride (Duke Ellington) – 11:43 . […]

We remember Bob Brookmeyer. ‘Big Band Man’

This day (December 15, 2011), in New London, New Hampshire,, died Bob Brookmeyeran American jazz valve trombonist, pianist, arranger and composer. Tracklist : w/ John Scofield – Moonlight in Vermont . w/ Jim Hall . w/ The Clark Terry Quintet (1965) . w/ Gerry Mulligan – Walking Shoes (1956) . Tracklist : A Felicidade . […]

Dinah Washington records ‘The Swingin’ Miss D,’ an album…

Dinah Washington’s ‘The Swingin’ Miss D’ is a studio album arranged by Quincy Jones and recorded on December 4–6, 1956 and released in 1957 by Emarcy. Track Listing : 1.They Didn’T Believe Me (Jerome Kern, Herbert Reynolds) – 02:44 . 2.You’Re Crying (Leonard Feather, Quincy Jones) – 03:29 . 3.Makin’ Whoopee (Walter Donaldson, Gus Kahn) […]

T-Bone Walker sits in with Jazz At The Philharmonic (1966)

November 30, 1967 – producer Norman Granz touring all-star show “Jazz at the Philharmonic” stops at the Poplar Town Hall in London (UK). This year, the show presents T-Bone Walker, Dizzy Gillespie, Teddy Wilson, Louis Bellson, Clark Terry, Coleman Hawkins, àZoot Sims, àJimmy Moody, àBenny Carter and àBob Cranshaw. Some fine musicians yo don’t want […]

Quincy Jones starts the recording of ‘The Quintessence’ with his…

Quincy Jones’ ‘The Quintessence’ is an album recorded with his orchestra on November 29, December 18 and 22, 1961. Track Listing : 1.Quintessence (Quincy Jones) – 04:21 . 2.Robot Portrait (Billy Byers) – 05:25 . 3.Little Karen (Benny Golson) – 03:44 . 4.Straight, No Chaser (Thelonious Monk) – 02:26 . 5.For Lena And Lennie (Quincy […]

This month In Blues Legends 03

T Bone Walker, John Mayer, Lonnie Brook, Gary Moore, Albert Collins, Stevie Ray Vaughan, B B King, Albert King, Paul Butterfield, Etta James, John Mayall, the Bluesbreakers, Roy Buchanan, Muddy Waters, The Rolling Stones, John Hammond, Taj Mahal, Big Joe Turner, Lucky Peterson. They are the “Blues Legends” performers selected among the 1124 Posts we […]

Wes Montgomery records his twelfth album ‘Movin’ Wes’ for…

Wes Montgomery’s ‘Movin’ Wes’ is his twelfth (and his second to reach the charts) album recorded on November 11, 16, 1964 and released the same year by Verve. Track Listing : 1.Caravan (Duke Ellington, Irving Mills, Juan Tizol) – 02:39 . 2.People (Bob Merrill, Jule Styne) – 04:23 . 3.Movin’ Wes, Pt. 1 (Wes Montgomery) […]

Thelonious Monk records ‘Brilliant Corners’ for Riverside (1956)

Thelonious Monk’s ‘Brilliant Corners’ is a studio album recorded on October 9, 15 and December 7, 1956 and released In 1957 by Riverside. Track Listing : 1.Brilliant Corners (Thelonious Monk) – 07:42 . 2.Ba-Lue Bolivar Ba-Lues-Are (Thelonious Monk) – 13:24 . 3.Pannonica (Thelonious Monk) – 08:50 . 4.I Surrender, Dear (Barry Harris)- 05:25 . 5.Bemsha […]

Benson Strictly Guitar

This Day (but in 2011), George Benson releases “Guitar Man” a mostly instrumental album. Now, guitar players are great on CD or streaming, but they are even better on video. By the simple fact that you can watch their fingers. (No you cannot on a CD).So we have compiled a “Benson Strictly Guitar” video playlist […]

This week In Jazz Legends 21

Jean Luc Ponty, Weather Report, Miles Davis, Marcus Miller, The Crusaders, Tom Jobim, Sarah Vaughan, Betty Carter, Ralph Towner, Gary Peacock, Baden Powell, Lester Young, Coleman Hawkins, Astor Piazzolla, Gerry Mulligan, Clark Terry, Phil Woods. They are the “Jazz Legends” selected among the 311 Posts we publish this week. Here, they are reunited in one […]

Ella Fitzgerald records ‘Ella Abraça Jobim,’ an album of Antonio…

Ella Fitzgerald’s ‘Ella Abraça Jobim’ is a studio album devoted to the songs of Antonio Carlos Jobim and recorded on September 17–19, 1980 and March 18–20, 1981. Track listing : . 1.Somewhere in the Hills (Favela) (Vinícius de Moraes, Ray Gilbert, Antonio Carlos Jobim) – 03:56 . 2.The Girl from Ipanema (Vinícius de Moraes, Norman […]