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Clark Terry

We remember Pinetop Perkins. ‘Pinetop Off the World’

This day (March 21, 2011), in Austin, Texas,, died Joseph William Perkins a.k.a. Pinetop Perkins, an American blues pianist and singer. Tracklist : Happiness Is . w/ Mitch Woods – Boogie Woogie Blowout (2009) . w/ Emily Gimble – Sittin On Top Of The World . w/ Bharath Rajakumar & The Willie Big Eye Smith […]

This week In Jazz Legends 42

Cassandra Wilson, David Murray, Lambert, Hendricks and Bavan, Blue Note All Stars, Art Blakey, Lee Morgan, McCoy Tyner, Bill Evans, Herbie Hancock Quintet VSOP, Benny Carter, Larry Coryell, Larry Carlton, John Abercrombie, John Scofield, Tal Farlow, Clark Terry, Steve Gadd, Dinah Washington. They are the “Jazz Legends” performers selected among the 215 Posts we publish […]

We remember Clark Terry

This day (February 21, 2015), in Pine Bluff, Arkansas , died Clark Terry, an American trumpeter. Tracklist : Clark Terry Talks – About His Autobiography . Mumbles . w/ Red Mitchell – Take The A Train . w/ Roberta Gambarini – It Don’T Mean A Thing If It Ain’T Got No Mumbles (2004) . w/ […]

Dianne Reeves releases ‘The Calling: Celebrating Sarah Vaughan’…

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 […]

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) […]