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 . […]
Ella Fitzgerald Sings the Duke Ellington Song book’ is a studio album recorded with the Duke Ellington Orchestra on June 25 and October 17, 1957 and released the same year By Verve Records. Track Listing : 1.Rockin’ In Rhythm (Harry Carney, Duke Ellington, Irving Mills) – 05:17 . 2.Drop Me Off In Harlem (Nick Kenny) […]
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) […]
Bassist (and contra bassist) extraordinaire, Anthony Jackson, who turns 66 today – Happy Birthday – has been for almost 50 years a “top session bassist”. Very much in demand, Anthony has played on numerous albums and behind the greatest (you want to verify ? click on http://go.rvm.pm/anthonyjackson). The ‘Three Concerts with Anthony Jackson‘ are with […]
This day (June 21, 1932), in Buenos Aires, Argentina, is born Boris Claudio Schifrin a.a.k. Lalo Schifrin, an Argentine composer, pianist and conductor.
Roland Kirk’s ‘Left & Right’ is an album recorded on June 17 & 18 1968 and released the same year By Atlantic. Track Listing : 1.Black Mystery Has Been Revealed (Roland Kirk) – 01:17 . 2.Expansions: Kirkquest/Kingus Mingus/Celestialness/A Dream Of Beauty Reincarnated/Frisco Vibrations/Classical Jazzical/El Kirk (Roland Kirk) – 19:37 . 3.Lady’S Blues (Roland Kirk) – […]
‘Bird & Diz’ by Charlie Parker & Dizzy Gillespie is a studio album recorded (primarily) on June 6, 1950 with Thelonious Monk and Buddy Rich and released in 1952 by Clef. Track Listing : 1.Bloomdido (Charlie Parker) – 03:25 . 2.My Melancholy Baby (Ernie M. Burnett, George A. Norton) – 03:24 . 3.Relaxin’ With Lee […]
Miles Davis’ ‘Round About Midnight’ is an album recorded on October 26, 1955; June 5 and September 10, 1956 and released on March 18, 1957 by Columbia. Track listing . 1.’Round Midnight (Thelonious Monk, Cootie Williams) – 06:00 . 2.Ah-Leu-Cha (Charlie Parker) – 05:55 . 3.All of You (Cole Porter) – 07:05 . 4.Bye Bye […]
This day (May 27, 1963), in Havana, Cuba, is born Gonzalo Rubalcaba, a Grammy Award-winning Cuban jazz pianist and composer.