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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, […]

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

Roland Kirk records ‘Left & Right’ for Atlantic (1968)

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) – […]

Atlantic Records release Aretha Franklin’s ‘Aretha Now’ (1968)

Aretha Franklin’s ‘Aretha Now’ is an album produced by Jerry Wexler and released on June 14, 1968, less than six months after ‘Lady Soul’ by Atlantic Records. Track Listing : 1.Think (Aretha Franklin, Teddy White) – 02:19 . 2.I Say A Little Prayer (Burt Bacharach, Hal David) – 03:36 . 3.See Saw (Steve Cropper, Don […]

Atlantic publish Aretha Franklin’s album : ‘Lady Soul’…

Aretha Franklin’s ‘Lady Soul’ feat. ‘Chain of Fools’ is an album also including ‘(You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman’ and other hits and released on January 22, 1968 by Atlantic. Track Listing : 1.Chain Of Fools (Don Covay) – 02:46 . 2.Money Won’T Change You (James Brown Nat Jones) – 02:09 . 3.People […]

Atlantic publish Aretha Franklin’s album : ‘Soul ’69’…

Aretha Franklin’s ‘Soul ’69’ is an album of cover material released on January 17, 1969 by Atlantic. Track Listing : 1.Ramblin’ (Maybelle Smith) – 03:10 . 2.Today I Sing The Blues (Curtis Lewis) – 04:25 . 3.River’S Invitation (Percy Mayfield) – 02:40 . 4.Pitiful (Rosie Marie Mccoy, Charlie Singleton) – 03:04 . 5.Crazy He Calls […]

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 . […]

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 […]

Woody Shaw records ‘Rosewood,’ an album for Columbia (1978)

Woody Shaw’s ‘Rosewood’ is an album recorded on December 15-19, 1977 with a sextet and released in 1978 by Columbia. Track Listing : 1.Rosewood (Woody Shaw ) – 07:11 . 2.Everytime I See You (Onaje Allan Gumbs) – 07:14 . 3.The Legend Of The Cheops (Victor Lewis) – 06:03 . 4.Rahsaan’S Run (Woody Shaw ) […]

Quincy Jones starts the recording of ‘The Quintessence’ with his…

Quincy Jones’ ‘The Quintessence’ is an album recorded with his orchestra on November 29, December 18 and 22, 1961. Track Listing : 1.Quintessence (Quincy Jones) – 04:21 . 2.Robot Portrait (Billy Byers) – 05:25 . 3.Little Karen (Benny Golson) – 03:44 . 4.Straight, No Chaser (Thelonious Monk) – 02:26 . 5.For Lena And Lennie (Quincy […]

Dinah Washington records ‘Dinah Washington Sings Fats Waller’ for…

Dinah Washington Sings Fats Waller’ is an album featuring twelve songs penned or performed by the legendary pianist and recorded on October 1, 2, 4, November 20, 1957 and released the same year by Emarcy. Track Listing : 1.Christopher Columbus (Chu Berry, Andy Razaf) – 02:45 . 2.Tain’T Nobody’S Biz-Ness If I Do (Porter Grainger, […]