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This week In Singing Ladies 12

Dee Dee Bridgewater, Madeleine Peyroux, Judy Garland, Nina Simone, Laura Mvula, ABBA, Tina Turner, Mary J. Blige, Madonna, Pj Harvey, Sheryl Crow, Patti Smith. They are the 12 Singing Ladies selected among the 175 Posts we publish this week. Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy! Tracklist 1 . Dee Dee Bridgewater – […]

Norah & The Guys

Norah Jones whose birthday is today – Happy Birthday BTW – has sang with a myriad of jazz, country and other male artists. We have selected thirteen of them : Keith Richards, John Mayer, Tony Bennett , Willie Nelson, Kris Kristofferson, Bob Dylan, Danger Mouse, Daniele Luppi, Wynton Marsalis, Dave Grohl, Jamie Cullum, Neil Young, […]

Bill Evans records, with Paul Motian and Scott LaFaro, ‘Portrait in…

Bill Evans’ ‘Portrait in Jazz’ is an album recorded on December 28, 1959 with Paul Motian and Scott LaFaro and released in 1960 by Riverside. Track Listing : 1.Come Rain Or Come Shine (Harold Arlen, Johnny Mercer) – 03:24 . 2.Autumn Leaves (Joseph Kosma, Jacques Prévert, Johnny Mercer) – 6:00 . 3.Witchcraft (Cy Coleman, Carolyn […]

Chet Baker records the album ‘Embraceable You’ (1957)

Chet Baker’s ‘Embraceable You’ is an album recorded on December 9, 1957 and released in 1995 by Pacific Jazz . Track Listing : 1.The Night We Called It A Day (Tom Adair, Matt Dennis) – 02:22 . 2.Little Girl Blue (Lorenz Hart, Richard Rodgers) – 04:33 . 3.Embraceable You (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin) – 02:06 […]

Frank Sinatra records for Reprise, ‘Sinatra and Strings’ arranged by…

Frank Sinatra’s ‘Sinatra and Strings’ is an album (his first with arranger Don Costa) recorded on November 20, 21, 22, 1961 and released in January 1962 by Reprise. Track Listing : 1.I Hadn’T Anyone Till You (Ray Noble) – 03:44 . 2.Night And Day (Cole Porter) – 03:37 . 3.Misty (Erroll Garner, Johnny Burke) – […]

Art Blakey records the album ‘Moanin” with the Jazz Messengers for…

Art Blakey’s ‘Moanin” is an album he recorded on October 30, 1958 with the Jazz Messengers and released in January 1959 by Blue Note. Track Listing : 1.Moanin’ (Bobby Timmons) – 09:35 . 2.Are You Real (Benny Golson) – 04:50 . 3.Along Came Betty (Benny Golson) – 06:12 . 4.The Drum Thunder (Miniature) Suite (Benny […]

Barbra Streisand releases ‘Partners,’ her thirty-fourth album…

Barbra Streisand’s ‘Partners’ is her thirty-fourth studio album devoted to vocal duets and released on September 16, 2014. Track Listing : 1.It Had To Be You (Gus Kahn, Isham Jones) – 04:23 . 2.People (Bob Merrill, Jule Styne) – 04:14 . 3.Come Rain Or Come Shine (Johnny Mercer, Harold Arlen) – 04:11 . 4.Evergreen (Paul […]

Bill Evans in Europe – The Sixties

For the first time, in August 1964, Bill Evans goes to Europe. Taking drummer Larry Bunker and bassist Chuck Israels to Stockholm in Sweden for a session with local singer Monica Zetterlund and a taping at the national television. For the rest of the sixties, Evans and different trios will come back steadily. (Spring 1965 […]

Billie Holiday records ‘Music For Torching’ with Harry Sweets…

Billie Holiday’s ‘Music For Torching’ is a studio album recorded on August 23 & 25, 1955 and released In October 1955 By Clef. Track Listing : 1.It Had To Be You (Isham Jones, Gus Kahn) – 04:02 . 2.Come Rain Or Come Shine (Harold Arlen, Johnny Mercer) – 04:23 . 3.I Don’T Want To Cry […]

Ella Fitzgerald records ‘Montreux ’77’ with the Tommy Flanagan…

Ella Fitzgerald’s ‘Montreux ’77’ is a live album recorded on July 17, 1977 with the Tommy Flanagan Trio and released In 1977 by Pablo Track Listing : 1.Too Close For Comfort (Jerry Bock, Larry Holofcener, George David Weiss) – 03:27 . 2.I Ain’T Got Nothin’ But The Blues (Duke Ellington, Don George) – 04:07 . […]

Keith Jarrett records ‘Still Live’ in Munich, with Gary Peacock and…

Keith Jarrett‘s ‘Still Live’ is a live album recorded on July 13, 1986 at Philharmonic Hall in Munich, with Gary Peacock and Jack DeJohnette and released the same year by ECM. Track Listing : 1.My Funny Valentine (Lorenz Hart, Richard Rodgers) – 10:51 . 2.Autumn Leaves (Joseph Kosma, Johnny Mercer, Jacques Prévert) – 10:24 . […]

Wes Montgomery records his seventh (and first live) album : ‘Full…

Wes Montgomery’s ‘Full House’ is his seventh (and first live) album recorded on June 25, 1962 by Riverside/Ojc. Track Listing : 1.Full House (Wes Montgomery) – 09:14 . 2.I’Ve Grown Accustomed To Her Face (Alan Jay Lerner, Frederick Loewe) – 03:18 . 3.Blue ‘N’ Boogie (Dizzy Gillespie, Frank Paparelli) – 09:31 . 4.Cariba (Wes Montgomery) […]

Ray Charles records in New-York ‘The Genius of Ray Charles’ (1959)

‘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, Isham […]

Judy Garland records ‘Judy at Carnegie Hall’ for Capitol (1961)

Judy Garland’s ‘Judy at Carnegie Hall’ is a two-record live recording done on April 23, 1961, at Carnegie Hall, New York City, New York and released in 1961 by Capitol. Track Listing : 1.Overture: The Trolley Song/Over The Rainbow/The Man That Got Away (Ralph Blane, Hugh Martin)/(Harold Arlen, Yip Harburg)/(Harold Arlen, Ira Gershwin) – 05:48 […]