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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 […]

Stan Getz records for Verve, ‘Big Band Bossa Nova’ with the Gary…

Stan Getz’ ‘Big Band Bossa Nova’ is an album recorded on August 27 and 28, 1962 with the Gary McFarland Orchestra and released the same year by Verve. Track Listing : 1.Manha De Carnival (Morning Of The Carnival) (Luiz Bonfá) – 05:48 . 2.Balanço No Samba (Street Dance) (Gary Mcfarland) – 02:59 . 3.Melancólico (Melancholy) […]

Duke Ellington records ‘Live at the Blue Note’ with his Orchestra…

Duke Ellington’s ‘Live at the Blue Note’ is an album recorded on August 9, 1959 and released the same year by Roulette. Track listing : 1.Haupe [aka Polly’s Theme] (Duke Ellington) – 03:58 . 2.Flirtibird (Duke Ellington) – 03:01 . 3.Pie Eye’s Blues (Duke Ellington) – 03:16 . 4.Sophisticated Lady (Duke Ellington, Irving Mills, Mitchell […]

This week In ’70s Throwback’ 15

Tom Waits, Muddy Waters, Clark Terry, Manassas, Van Morrison, Loggins And Messina, Dr. Feelgood, Chicago, Lynyrd Skynyrd, The Byrds, Queen, The Rolling Stones, Kiss. They are the ’70s Throwback’ performers selected among the 280 Posts we publish this week. Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy! Tracklist 1 . Tom Waits – Invitation […]

Muddy Waters is in Nice (1977)

July 10, 1977 – the Muddy Waters Blues with Clark Terry (tp), Jerry Portnoy (harm), Bob Margolin (eg), Guitar Junior (eg), Pinetop Perkins (p), Calvin Jones (eb) and Willy Big Eyes Smith (dr) will be on stage at “Nice Jazz Festival ” in France

Trumpeters meet Guitarists at Newport (1966)

July 2, 1966 – it is “Trumpet and Guitar Workshop” at the Newport Jazz Festival. On the trumpet side : Bobby Hackett, Clark Terry, Ruby Braff, Red Allen and Dizzy Gillespie and the guitar side George Benson, Charlie Byrd and Kenny Burrell

Ella Fitzgerald records ‘Ella Fitzgerald Sings the Duke Ellington Song…

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) […]

Duke Ellington records ‘The Nutcracker Suite,’ his take on the…

Duke Ellington’s ‘The Nutcracker Suite’ is an album featuring jazz interpretations of ‘The Nutcracker’ by Tchaikovsky, arranged by Ellington and Billy Strayhorn, recorded on May 26 & 31, June 3, 21 & 22, 1960 and released in 1960 By Columbia. Track Listing : 1.Overture (Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky) – 03:22 . 2.Toot Toot Tootie Toot (Dance […]

Arturo Sandoval releases ‘Trumpet Evolution’ (2003)

Arturo Sandoval’s ‘Trumpet Evolution’ is an album (‘a journey through the great trumpeters from jazz’s and orchestral music’s past’) released on May 6, 2003 by Crescent Moon/Columbia. Track Listing : 1.Dipper Mouth Blues (King Oliver) – 02:15 . 2.When It’S Sleepy Time Down South (Clarence Muse, Otis Rene, Leon René) – 03:02 . 3.At The […]