‘Oscar Peterson Trio + One’ is an album (featuring Clark Terry) recorded on August 17, 1964 and released In October 1964 by Mercury. Track Listing : 1.Brotherhood Of Man (Frank Loesser) – 03:32 . 2.Jim (Caesar Petrillo, Milton Samuels, Nelson Shawn) – 03:01 . 3.Blues For Smedley (Oscar Peterson) – 06:56 . 4.Roundalay (Oscar Peterson) […]
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 […]
Duke Ellington’s ‘Such Sweet Thunder’ is an album based on the work of William Shakespeare and recorded on August 7, 1956 and May 3, 1957. Track listing : 1.Such Sweet Thunder (Duke Ellington, Billy Strayhorn) – 03:22 . 2.Sonnet for Caesar (Duke Ellington, Billy Strayhorn) – 03:00 . 3.Sonnet to Hank Cinq (Duke Ellington, Billy […]
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 […]
‘Sonny Rollins and the Big Brass’ is an album recorded on July 10 & 11 1958, in quartet with a big band and released the same year by Metrojazz. Track Listing : 1.Grand Street (Sonny Rollins) – 06:04 . 2.Far Out East (Ernie Wilkins) – 04:31 . 3.Who Cares? (Ira Gershwin, George Gershwin) – 03:56 […]
‘Ellington at Newport’ is a live album by Duke Ellington and his band recorded on July 7, 1956 at the Newport Jazz Festival and released the same year by Columbia. Track Listing : 1.Festival Junction (Duke Ellington, Billy Strayhorn) – 10:08 . 2.Blues To Be There (Duke Ellington, Billy Strayhorn) – 08:04 . 3.Newport Up […]
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’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 […]
‘The Genius of Ray Charles’ is his sixth studio album mixing big band songs with string-backed ballads, recorded on May 6 and June 23, 1959 and released in October 1959 by Atlantic. . Track Listing : 1.Let The Good Times Roll (Sam Theard, Fleecie Moore) – 02:53 . 2.It Had To Be You (Gus Kahn, […]
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 […]
This day (April 19, 2005), in Copenhagen, Denmark, died Niels-Henning Ørsted Pedersen, a Danish jazz bassist.
April 9, 1994 – Clark Terry and several other jazz musicians pay tribute to American composer Steve Allen aboard the Sovereign of the Seas ocean liner.
This day (March 21, 2011), in Austin, Texas, died Joseph William Perkins a.k.a. Pinetop Perkins, an American blues pianist and singer.
Freddie Hubbard’s ‘The Body & the Soul’ is his eighth album recorded on March 11 & May 2, 1963, with among others Eric Dolphy and Wayne Shorter and released the same year by Impulse!. Track Listing : 1.Body And Soul (Frank Eyton, Johnny Green, Edward Heyman, Robert Sour) – 04:39 . 2.Carnival (Manha De Carnaval) […]
Dianne Reeves’ ‘The Calling: Celebrating Sarah Vaughan’ is a studio album produced by George Duke and released on February 13, 2001 by Blue Note. Track Listing : 1.Lullaby Of Birdland (George Shearing, George David Weiss) – 04:44 . 2.Send In The Clowns (Stephen Sondheim) – 06:03 . 3.Speak Low (Ogden Nash, Kurt Weill) – 06:26 […]
Duke Ellington’s ‘Black, Brown and Beige’ is an album recorded on February 4–5 & 11-12, 1958 with his orchestra and Mahalia Jackson as guest. Track Listing : 1.Part I (Duke Ellington) – 08:17 . 2.Part Ii (Duke Ellington) – 06:14 . 3.Part Iii (Aka Light) (Duke Ellington) – 06:26 . 4.Part Iv (Aka Come Sunday) […]