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Duke Ellington

Ella Fitzgerald records ‘Ella Fitzgerald Sings the Duke Ellington Song…

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) […]

We All remember Ella Fitzgerald. ‘Hello Ella’

This day (June 15, 1996), in Beverly Hills, California, died Ella Fitzgerald, an American jazz and song vocalist, also known as the First Lady of Song, Queen of Jazz, and Lady Ella, who had a vocal range spanning three octaves and was noted for her purity of tone, impeccable diction, phrasing and intonation, and a […]

Blue Note publish Cassandra Wilson’s ‘Loverly’ (2008)

Cassandra Wilson’s ‘Loverly’ is an album produced by herself and released on June 10, 2008 by Blue Note. Track Listing : 1.Lover, Come Back To Me (Sigmund Romberg, Oscar Hammerstein Ii) – 04:16 . 2.A Day In The Life Of A Foo’ (Luiz Bonfá, Antonio Maria) – 04:58 . 3.Wouldn’T It Be Loverly (Alan Jay […]

Columbia record ‘Tony Bennett at Carnegie Hall’ (1962)

‘Tony Bennett at Carnegie Hall’ is a live album recorded on June 9, 1962 at Carnegie Hall, New York City and released on July 23, 1962 by Columbia. Track Listing : 1.Lullaby Of Broadway (Al Dubin, Harry Warren) – 02:10 . 2.Just In Time (Betty Comden, Adolph Green, Jule Styne) – 02:08 . 3.All The […]

This week In Jazz Legends 04

Christian Scott, Quintet, Bob James, David Sanborn, George Benson, Southside Aces, Evan Christopher, Irvin Mayfield, Duke Ellington, Ella Fitzgerald, Dee Dee Bridgewater, Lou Donaldson, Dr. Lonnie Smith, Camilo, Tomatito, Ramsey Lewis Trio, Gonzalo Rubalcaba, Ben Sidran, Archie Shepp. They are the “Jazz Legends” performers selected among the 223 Posts we publish this week. Here, they […]

Duke Ellington records ‘The Nutcracker Suite,’ his take on the…

Duke Ellington’s ‘The Nutcracker Suite’ is an album featuring jazz interpretations of ‘The Nutcracker’ by Tchaikovsky, arranged by Ellington and Billy Strayhorn, recorded on May 26 & 31, June 3, 21 & 22, 1960 and released in 1960 By Columbia. Track Listing : 1.Overture (Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky) – 03:22 . 2.Toot Toot Tootie Toot (Dance […]