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Frank Sinatra records ‘Sinatra–Basie: An Historic Musical First’…

Frank Sinatra’s ‘Sinatra–Basie: An Historic Musical First’ is his first a studio album with the Count Basie Orchestra, recorded on October 2–3, 1962 by Reprise. Track Listing : 1.Pennies From Heaven (Arthur Johnston, Johnny Burke) – 03:29 . 2.Please Be Kind (Saul Chaplin, Sammy Cahn) – 02:43 . 3.(Love Is) The Tender Trap (Sammy Cahn, […]

CTI publish George Benson’s ‘Body Talk’ produced by Creed…

George Benson’s ‘Body Talk’ is a studio album produced by Creed Taylor and released on August 23, 1973 by CTI. Track Listing : 1.Dance (George Benson, Pee Wee Ellis) – 10:31 . 2.When Love Has Grown (Donny Hathaway, Gene Mcdaniels) – 05:03 . 3.Plum (George Benson) – 05:31 . 4.Body Talk (George Benson) – 08:20 […]

This week In Jazz Legends 14

Sonny Rollins, Frank Foster, John Faddis, Jimmy Smith, Kenny Burrell, VSOP II, Laurindo Almeida, Johnny Griffin, Herbie Hancock, Santana, Gil Evans, Rahsaan Roland Kirk, Miles Davis, Charles Mingus, Globe Unity Orchestra, Ornette Coleman. They are the “Jazz Legends” performers selected among the 290 Posts we publish this week. Here, they are reunited in one glorious […]

Count Basie & Orchestra are back in Juan Les Pins (1968)

July 23, 1968 – Count Basie and his Orchestra featuring Thad Jones, Sonny Cohn, Lennie Johnson, Eugene Young on trumpet; Quentin Jackson, Benny Powell, Henry Coker on trombone; Marshall Royal, Frank Wess, Frank Foster, Charlie Fowlkes, Budd Johnson on reeds, at “Juan Les Pins Jazz Festival” in Antibes France

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) […]

Ella Fitzgerald records ‘Ella in Japan: ‘S Wonderful’ a live…

Ella Fitzgerald’s ‘Ella in Japan:’s Wonderful’ is a live album recorded on January 19 and 22, 1964 at Hibiya Public Hall and Hotel Okura in Tokyo, Japan and released in 2011 by Verve. Track Listing : 1.Cheek To Cheek (Irving Berlin) – 03:47 . 2.Deep Purple (Peter Derose, Mitchell Parish) – 03:59 . 3.Too Close […]

Warner Bros. publish George Benson’s album : ’20/20′ (1985)

George Benson’s ’20/20′ is a studio album released on January 7, 1985 by Warner Bros. Track Listing : 1.No One Emotion (Tommy Keane, Clif Magness, Mark Mueller) – 03:55 . 2.Please Don’T Walk Away (James Newton Howard, Steve Lukather) – 03:51 . 3.I Just Wanna Hang Around You (Danny Sembello, Michael Sembello) – 04:41 . […]

Milt Jackson records the album ‘Plenty, Plenty Soul’ with Cannonball…

Milt Jackson’s ‘Plenty, Plenty Soul’ is an album recorded on January 5 & 7, 1957 with Cannonball Adderley, Horace Silver, Oscar Pettiford, Art Blakey, Connie Kay and more guests and released the same year by Atlantic. Track Listing : 1.Plenty, Plenty Soul (Milt Jackson, Quincy Jones) – 09:33 . 2.Boogity Boogity (Quincy Jones) – 04:55 […]

Tony Bennett records ‘Strike Up the Band’ with Count Basie and his…

Tony Bennett’s ‘Strike Up the Band’ is a studio album recorded on January 3 & 5, 1959 with Count Basie and his Orchestra and first released as ‘Basie Swings, Bennett Sings’ the same year by Roulette. Track Listing : 1.Strike Up The Band (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin) – 01:33 . 2.I Guess I’Ll Have To […]

Elvin Jones finishes the recording of ‘Elvin!’ for Riverside (1962)

Elvin Jones’ ‘Elvin!’ is an album recorded on July 11 & December 27, 1961 and January 3, 1962 and released the same year by Riverside. Track Listing : 1.Lady Luck (Elvin Jones, Frank Wess) – 06:19 . 2.Buzz-At (Elvin Jones) – 06:31 . 3.Shadowland (Sara Cassey) – 04:06 . 4.Pretty Brown (Ernie Wilkins) – 03:30 […]

Ray Charles records ‘Genius + Soul = Jazz,’ an album arranged by…

Ray Charles’ ‘Genius + Soul = Jazz’ is an album arranged by Quincy Jones, recorded on December 26–27, 1960 with members of The Count Basie Band and released in March 1961 By Impulse!. Track Listing : 1.From The Heart (Ray Charles) – 03:30 . 2.I’Ve Got News For You (Ray Alfred) – 04:28 . 3.Moanin’ […]

Tony Bennett records ‘In Person!’ an album with the Count Basie…

Tony Bennett’s ‘In Person!’ is an album recorded on December 22 & 30, 1958 with the Count Basie Orchestra and released in 1959 by Columbia. Track Listing : 1.Just In Time (Betty Comden, Adolph Green, Jule Styne) – 01:45 . 2.When I Fall In Love (Edward Heyman, Victor Young) – 02:20 . 3.Taking A Chance […]