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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 […]

Miles Davis records ‘Miles Davis at Carnegie Hall’ with Hank…

‘Miles Davis at Carnegie Hall’ is a live album subtitled ‘The Legendary Performances of May 19, 1961’ and released the next year by Columbia. Track Listing : 1.So What (Miles Davis) – 12:04 . 2.Spring Is Here (Lorenz Hart, Richard Rodgers) – 03:58 . 3.No Blues (Miles Davis) – 10:55 . 4.Oleo (Sonny Rollins) – […]

Sonny Rollins records ‘Alfie,’ an album for Impulse! (1966)

Sonny Rollins’ ‘Alfie’ is an album featuring music from the British film of the same name, recorded on January 26, 1966 and released the same year by Impulse! Track Listing : 1.Alfie‘S Theme (Sonny Rollins) – 09:41 . 2.He’S Younger Than You Are (Sonny Rollins) – 05:09 . 3.Street Runner With Child (Sonny Rollins) – […]

Helen Merrill records with Clifford Brown ‘Helen Merrill,’ her…

‘Helen Merrill’ is her eponymous debut studio album recorded on December 22-24, 1954, with Clifford Brown and released in 1955 by Emarcy. Track Listing : 1.Don’T Explain (Arthur Herzog Jr., Billie Holiday) – 05:08 . 2.You’D Be So Nice To Come Home To (Cole Porter) – 04:17 . 3.What’S New? (Johnny Burke, Bob Haggart) – […]

Milton Nascimento records ‘Courage,’ an album for CTI (1969)

Milton Nascimento’s ‘Courage’ is an album recorded on December 19, 1968 and February 26 & 27, 1969 and released the same year by CTI. Track Listing : 1.Bridges (Travessia) (Milton Nascimento, Fernando Brant, Gene Lees) – 03:52 . 2.Vera Cruz (Milton Nascimento) – 03:12 . 3.Tres Pontas (Milton Nascimento) – 02:45 . 4.Outubro (October) (Fernando […]

Wes Montgomery records his fifteenth album : ‘Goin’ Out of My…

Wes Montgomery’s ‘Goin’ Out of My Head’ is his fifteenth album, arranged and conducted by Oliver Nelson and recorded on December 7, 8 & 22, 1965 and released in 1966 by Verve. Track Listing : 1.Goin’ Out Of My Head (Teddy Randazzo, Bobby Weinstein) – 02:14 . 2.Once I Loved (Vinicius De Moraes, Antonio Carlos […]

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) […]

Miles Davis records ‘Sketches of Spain’ for Columbia (1959)

Miles Davis’ ‘Sketches of Spain’ is an album (including an extended version of the second movement of Joaquin Rodrigo’s ‘Concierto de Aranjuez’) recorded on November 20, 1959 & March 10, 1960 and released on July 18, 1960 by Columbia. Track Listing : 1.Concierto De Aranjuez (Adagio) (Joaquín Rodrigo) – 16:19 . 2.Will O’ The Wisp […]