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Count Basie

Happy Birthday Shirley Bassey. ‘Dame Shirley, You Are Forever’

This day (January 8, 1937), in Tiger Bay, Cardiff, Wales (UK), is born Shirley Veronica Bassey simply known as Shirley Bassey. Tracklist : This Is My Life (1968) . Diamonds Are Forever (2011) . I Who Have Nothing (1967) . The Performance Of My Life (2009) . Get The Party Started (Live At Glastonbury 2007) […]

We remember Oscar Peterson. ‘And The Oscar Goes To …’

This day (December 23, 2007), in Mississauga, Ontario, died Oscar Peterson, a Canadian jazz pianist and composer. Tracklist : Cakewalk (2004) . Take the A Train . w/ Count Basie – Jumpin’ At The Woodside . w/ Joe Pass – You Look Good to Me . Sweet Georgia Brown [1985] . C Jam Blues (1964) […]

This week In Jazz Legends 30

Stan Getz, Charlie Byrd , Chico Hamilton, Herbie Hancock, Randy Brecker, Michael Brecker, Oscar Peterson, Count Basie, Stanley Turrentine, Joe Henderson, Kenny Wheeler, Freddie Hubbard, Dizzy Gillespie , Bill Evans, Jaco Pastorius, Rahsaan Roland Kirk. They are the “Jazz Legends” performers selected among the 243 Posts we publish this week. Here, they are reunited in […]

This week In Jazz Legends (Special Pianists) 27

Herbie Hancock, Thelonious Monk, Horace Silver, Keith Jarrett, Oscar Peterson, Duke Ellington, Joe Zawinul, Bill Evans, Vijay Iyer, Dave Brubeck, Hiromi, Count Basie, Judy Garland. They are the “Jazz Legends (Special Pianists)” performers selected among the 252 Posts we publish this week. Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy! Tracklist 1 . Herbie […]

Sony publish Tony Bennett’s ‘Playin’ with My Friends: Bennett…

Tony Bennett’s ‘Playin’ with My Friends: Bennett Sings the Blues’ is an album recorded with famous other vocalists.and released on November 6, 2001 by Sony Records. Track Listing : 1.Alright, Okay, You Win (Mayme Watts, Sidney Wyche) – 03:31 . 2.Everyday (I Have The Blues) (Peter Chatman) – 03:38 . 3.Don’T Cry Baby (Saul Bernie, […]

This week In Jazz Legends 24

Cannonball Adderley, Thelonious Monk, Count Basie, Nat king Cole, Illinois Jacquet, Ray Brown, Roy Eldridge, Stan Getz, Coleman Hawkins, Oscar Peterson, Flip Phillips, Herb Ellis, Papa Jo Jones, Art Blakey, The Jazz Messengers, Dave Brubeck, Milt Jackson, Ray Brown, Cedar Walton, Micky Roker, Shirley Horn, Ella Fitzgerald, Duke Ellington , Gene Krupa, Anita O’Day, Miles […]

When Benny Goodman played New-York

Four occasions, three years : 1985, 1974 and 1938 “When Benny Goodman played New-York”. “Concert One” that he played during the tribute he received eight months before his death, at the Broadway Ballroom (yes, people were dancing to jazz then) of the newly opened Marriott Marquis Hotel. Two, a more intimate concert performed in 1974 […]