September 11, 1978 – opens the first “Festival de Jazz de São Paulo” at the Palácio das Convenções do Anhembi, in collaboration with the Montreux Jazz Festival. On the first day, Benny Carter shares the bill with Ástor Piazzolla and Dizzy Gillespie.
Art Blakey’s ‘A Night in Tunisia’ is an album recorded on August 7 and 14, 1960 with the Jazz Messengers featuring Lee Morgan, Wayne Shorter, Bobby Timmons and Jymie Merritt in 1960 and released the same year by Blue Note. Track listing : . 1.A Night in Tunisia (Dizzy Gillespie, Frank Paparelli) – 11:11 . […]
‘The Amazing Bud Powell, Vol. 1’ is an album recorded on August 9, 1949 in quintet and May 1, 1951 in trio and released the same year In 1951 by Blue Note. Track Listing : 1.Un Poco Loco (Bud Powell) – 04:42 . 2.Over The Rainbow (Harold Arlen, E.Y. Yip Harburg) – 02:55 . 3.Ornithology […]
Quincy Jones’s ‘Back on the Block’ is a studio album released on August 8, 1989 by Qwest and featuring many famous artists : Ella Fitzgerald, Miles Davis, Joe Zawinul, Ice-T, Big Daddy Kane, Sarah Vaughan, Dizzy Gillespie, George Benson, Luther Vandross, Dionne Warwick, Barry White, Chaka Khan, Take 6, Bobby McFerrin, Al Jarreau, Al B. […]
‘The Modern Jazz Quartet at Music Inn Volume 2’ is a live album recorded on August 3 & 31, 1958 with Sonny Rollins appearing on two numbers and released in 1959 By Atlantic. Track Listing : 1.Medley: Stardust/I Can’T Get Started/Lover Man (Hoagy Carmichael, Mitchell Parish/Vernon Duke, Ira Gershwin/Jimmy Davis, Ram Ramirez, James Sherman) – […]
Oscar Peterson’s ‘The Trio’ is a live album recorded with Ray Brown and Ed Thigpen on July 28 and 29, 1961 at the London House jazz club in Chicago and released the same year by Verve. Track listing : 1.I’ve Never Been in Love Before (Frank Loesser) – 05:35 . 2.In the Wee Small Hours […]
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
Ella Fitzgerald’s ‘Get Happy!’ is an album recorded from July 24, 1957 till July 11, 1959 with various studio Orchestras and released in 1959 By Verve. Track Listing : 1.Somebody Loves Me (Buddy Desylva, George Gershwin, Ballard Macdonald) – 02:36 . 2.Cheerful Little Earful (Ira Gershwin, Billy Rose, Harry Warren) – 02:06 . 3.You Make […]
July 9, 1988 – Dizzy Gillespie and his Orchestra perform at “North Sea Jazz Festival” in The Hague, The Netherlands
This day (July 6, 1971), in Corona, Queens, died Louis Armstrong, an American jazz trumpeter and singer.
‘Dizzy Gillespie at Newport’ is a live album recorded with a big band on July 6, 1957 and released the same year by Verve. Track Listing : 1.Dizzy’S Blues (Ahmad Kharab Salim) – 11:51 . 2.School Days (Will D. Cobb, Gus Edwards) – 05:47 . 3.Doodlin’ (Horace Silver) – 07:56 . 4.Manteca (Gil Fuller, Dizzy […]
‘On the Town with the Oscar Peterson Trio’ is a live album recorded on July 1-5 1958 with Herb Ellis and Ray Brown and released the same year by Verve. Track Listing : 1.Sweet Georgia Brown (Ben Bernie, Kenneth Casey, Maceo Pinkard) – 07:47 . 2.Should I? (Nacio Herb Brown, Arthur Freed) – 05:04 . […]