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Duke Ellington

Blue Note publish Lena Horne’s last album : ‘Seasons of a…

Lena Horne’s ‘Seasons of a Life’ is her last album recorded between 1993 and 1997 and released on January 24, 2006 by Blue Note. Track Listing : 1.Black Is (Marissa Dodge) – 05:20 . 2.Maybe (Billy Strayhorn) – 02:42 . 3.I’Ve Got To Have You (Kris Kristofferson) – 04:15 . 4.I’Ll Always Leave The Door […]

Duke Ellington records ‘The Carnegie Hall Concerts: January 1943’…

Duke Ellington’s ‘The Carnegie Hall Concerts: January 1943’ is a live album recorded on January 23, 1943 at Carnegie Hall In New York City and released in 1977 By Prestige. Track Listing : 1.The Star Spangled Banner (Francis Scott Key, John Stafford Smith) – 01:12 . 2.Black And Tan Fantasy (Duke Ellington, James Bubber Miley) […]

Columbia publish Tony Bennett’s album : ‘Tony’ (1957)

Tony Bennett’s ‘Tony’ is an album (re-titled ‘Tony Bennett Showcase’) produced by Ernest Altschuler and released on January 14, 1957 by Columbia. Track Listing : 1.It Had To Be You (Isham Jones, Gus Kahn) – 02:58 . 2.You Can Depend On Me (Charlie Carpenter, Louis Dunlap, Earl Hines) – 02:14 . 3.I’M Just A Lucky […]

This week In Jazz Legends (Special Pianists) 36

Chucho Valdes, Michel Camilo, Tania Maria, Hiromi, Michel Legrand, Ben Sidran, Marcus Roberts, Dave Grusin, Bill Evans, Alice Coltrane, Duke Ellington, Tommy Flanagan, Big Tiny Little. They are the “Jazz Legends (Special Pianists)” selected among the 206 Posts we publish this week. Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy! Tracklist 1 . Chucho […]

On TV today, Louis, Dizzy et al at ‘Timex Jazz’ (1959)

January 7, 1959 – you do not miss Coleman Hawkins, Roy Eldridge, Dizzy Gillespie, Louis Armstrong, Vic Dickenson, Jo Jones, Duke Ellington, George Shearing, Barbara Dane, Dakota Staton, Gene Krupa among others at the “Timex All-Star Jazz Show” on CBS hosted by Jackie Gleason

Warner Bros. publish Jaco Pastorius’ third album :…

Jaco Pastorius ‘Invitation’ is his third album recorded with his Word of Mouth big band and released in December 1983 by Warner Bros. Track Listing : 1.Invitation (Bronislaw Kaper) – 06:57 . 2.Amerika (Traditional) – 01:09 . 3.Soul Intro/The Chicken (Pee Wee Ellis, Jaco Pastorius) – 06:49 . 4.Continuum (Jaco Pastorius) – 04:28 . 5.Liberty […]

This week In Jazz Legends 34

Chet Baker, Helen Merrill, Dinah Washington, Thelonious Monk, Charles Mingus, Bill Evans , Dizzy Gillespie, Sonny Sttit, Anita O’Day, Louis Armstrong, Jack Teagarden, Freddie Hubbard, Weather Report, Duke Ellington. They are the “Jazz Legends” selected among the 234 Posts we publish this week. Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy! Tracklist 1 . […]

Duke Ellington records with an orchestra, ‘Masterpieces by…

Duke Ellington’s ‘Masterpieces by Ellington’ is an album recorded on December 18, 1950 with an orchestra and released in 1951 by Columbia. Track Listing : 1.Mood Indigo (Duke Ellington, Barney Bigard, Irving Mills) – 15:27 . 2.Sophisticated Lady (Duke Ellington, Irving Mills, Mitchell Parish) – 11:29 . 3.The Tattooed Bride (Duke Ellington) – 11:43 . […]