July 13, 1958 – Dizzy Gillespie, Coleman Hawkins, Roy Eldridge, Teddy Buckner, Bill Coleman, Don Byas, Claude Bolling, Lou Levy Trio, Sammy Price, Yvonne Blanc share the bill at Jazz Festival De Cannes, France
Thelonious Monk’s ‘Monk’s Music’ is an album recorded on June 26, 1957 by a septet featuring Coleman Hawkins, Art Blakey and John Coltrane and released the same year by Riverside Records. Track Listing : 1.Abide With Me (Henry Francis Lyte, William Henry Monk) – 0:54 . 2.Well, You Needn’T (Thelonious Monk) – 11:24 . 3.Ruby, […]
Lester Young, The Marsalis Family, Hank Jones, Joe Lovano, McCoy Tyner Quartet, George Benson, Earl Klugh, Miles Davis, John Scofield, Elvin Jones Trio, Esperanza Spalding, Bobby McFerrin, Miles Davis, Coleman Hawkins. They are the “Jazz Legends” performers selected among the 231 Posts we publish this week. Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy! […]
This day (May 19, 1969), in New York City, New York, died Coleman Hawkins, an American jazz tenor saxophonist.
‘Thelonious Monk with John Coltrane’ is a collaboration album recorded on April 12, June 26 and July 1957 and released In 1961 by Jazzland. Track Listing : 1.Ruby, My Dear (Thelonious Monk) – 06:17 . 2.Trinkle, Tinkle (Thelonious Monk) – 06:37 . 3.Off Minor (Thelonious Monk) – 05:15 . 4.Nutty (Thelonious Monk) – 06:35 . […]
Sun Ra Arkestra’s ‘Sunrise in Different Dimensions’ is a live album recorded on February 24, 1980 at the Gasthof Morhen in Willisau, Switzerland and released in 1981 by Hathut. Track Listing : 1.Light From A Hidden Sun (Sun Ra) – 03:52 . 2.Pin-Points Of Spiral Prisms (Sun Ra) – 04:41 . 3.Silhouettes Of The Shadow […]
Abbey Lincoln’s ‘Straight Ahead’ is an album recorded on February 22, 1961 with Eric Dolphy, Coleman Hawkins, Max Roach and others and released the same year by Candid. Track Listing : 1.Straight Ahead (Abbey Lincoln, Earl Baker, Mal Waldron)- 05:24 . 2.When Malindy Sings (Oscar Brown, Paul Lawrence Dunbar)- 04:05 . 3.In The Red (Chips […]
‘Duke Ellington Meets Coleman Hawkins’ is an album recorded in August 18, 1962 At Van Gelder Studio and released in February 1963 by Impulse! Track Listing : 1.Limbo Jazz (Duke Ellington) – 05:14 . 2.Mood Indigo (Duke Ellington, Barney Bigard) (Duke Ellington) – 05:56 . 3.Ray Charles‘ Place (Duke Ellington) – 04:04 . 4.Wanderlust (Duke […]
This day (February 14, 2009), in Los Angeles, California, died Luigi Paulino Alfredo Francesco Antonio Balassoni a.k.a. Louie Bellson, an Italian-American jazz drummer and bandleader.
Carmen McRae’s’Carmen Sings Monk’ is a studio album recorded on January 30 and February 1, 1988 and released in 1988 by Novus. Track Listing : 1.Get It Straight (Straight, No Chaser) (Thelonious Monk, Sally Swisher) – 03:58 . 2.Dear Ruby (Ruby, My Dear) (Thelonious Monk, Sally Swisher) – 06:01 . 3.It’S Over Now (Well, You […]
January 7, 1959 – you do not miss Coleman Hawkins, Roy Eldridge, Dizzy Gillespie, Louis Armstrong, Vic Dickenson, Jo Jones, Duke Ellington, George Shearing, Barbara Dane, Dakota Staton, Gene Krupa among others at the “Timex All-Star Jazz Show” on CBS hosted by Jackie Gleason
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 […]
October 15, 1957 – for his own NBC show, Nat King Cole is accompanied by Jazz At The Philharmonic – that is Illinois Jacquet (ts), Ray Brown (b), Roy Eldridge (tp), Stan Getz (ts), Coleman Hawkins (ts), Oscar Peterson (p), Flip Phillips (ts), Herb Ellis (g) and Papa Jo Jones (d) – .
Ella Fitzgerald’s ‘At the Opera House’ is a live album recorded on October 7, 1957 in Los Angeles and released in 1958 by Verve. Track Listing : 1.It’S All Right With Me (Cole Porter) – 02:45 . 2.Don’Cha Go Way Mad (Jimmy Mundy, Illinois Jacquet, Al Stillman) – 2:31 . 3.Bewitched, Bothered And Bewildered – […]
September 25, 1958 – you do not want to miss Coleman Hawkins (ts), Lester Young (ts), Willie “The Lion” Smith (p), Harry Sheppard (vib), Dick Thompson (g), Vinnie Burke (b), Sonny Greer (d), Mae Barnes (voc), Charlie Shavers (t,voc), J.C.Higginbotham (tb), Pee Wee Russell (c1) and George Wettling (d) at “Art Ford Jazz Party” on […]
September 18, 1958 – , on US TV program “Jazz Party,” Art Ford’s guests are vibraharpist Teddy Charles, singer Maxine Sullivan, pianist Roland Hanna, saxophonist Coleman Hawkins and more.