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This week In Jazz Legends (Special Pianists) 41

Omar Sosa, Brad Mehldau, Tigran Hamasyan, Monty Alexander, Herbie Hancock, Chick Corea, Randy Weston, Dave Brubeck , Thelonious Monk, Earl Hines, George Shearing, Eubie Blake. They are the “Jazz Legends (Special Pianists)” performers selected among the 215 Posts we publish this week. Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy! Tracklist 1 . Omar […]

Dianne Reeves releases ‘The Calling: Celebrating Sarah Vaughan’…

Dianne Reeves’ ‘The Calling: Celebrating Sarah Vaughan’ is a studio album produced by George Duke and released on February 13, 2001 by Blue Note. Track Listing : 1.Lullaby Of Birdland (George Shearing, George David Weiss) – 04:44 . 2.Send In The Clowns (Stephen Sondheim) – 06:03 . 3.Speak Low (Ogden Nash, Kurt Weill) – 06:26 […]

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

We remember Stephane Grappelli. ‘Le Souvenir de Stéphane’

This day ( December 1st, 1997), in Paris, France, died Stéphane Grappelli , a French jazz violinist and founder of Quintette du Hot Club de France with Django Reinhardt. Digest Tracklist : How High The Moon (1991) . Swing 42 and Minor Swing . 90 Minutes Live . w/ John Etheridge, Julian Bream, George Shearing […]

Heads Up International publish Earl Klugh’s ‘Hand Picked’…

Earl Klugh’s ‘Hand Picked’ is an album (featuring three duets and twelve soli) released on July 30, 2013 by Heads Up International. Track listing : 1.Alfie (Burt Bacharach, Hal David) – 02:34. . 2.Lullaby of Birdland (George Shearing) – 02:28. . 3.Blue Moon (Lorenz Hart, Richard Rodgers) – 06:12 . 4.In Six (Earl Klugh) – […]

George Shearing records ‘The Swingin’s Mutual!’ with Nancy…

George Shearing’s ‘The Swingin’s Mutual!’ is an album recorded with Nancy Wilson on June 29 & July 5–6, 1960 and January 7, 1961 and released in 1961 by Capitol. Track Listing : 1.The Things We Did Last Summer (Sammy Cahn, Jule Styne) – 02:41 . 2.All Night Long (Curtis Reginald Lewis) – 03:06 . 3.Gentleman […]

Nancy Wilson records ‘Broadway – My Way’ for Capitol (1962)

Nancy Wilson’s ‘Broadway – My Way’ is an album recorded between March 16 and May 16, 1962 and released in 1964 by Capitol. Track Listing : 1.A Lot Of Livin’ To Do (Lee Adams, Charles Strouse) – 02:08 . 2.You Can Have Him (Irving Berlin) – 04:42 . 3.Tonight (Leonard Bernstein, Stephen Sondheim) – 02:33 […]

Jazzin’Around The Nearness of You

Starting and ending with Hoagy Carmichael / Ned Washington‘s composition ‘The nearness of you’, we have mixed 18 ‘Old Fashion and Mellow Jazz‘ tunes around the theme of ‘Hoagy Carmichael / Ned Washington‘. It has Vanya Borges, Mary Stallings, Peggy Lee, Archie Shepp and many more.

Weather Report

From ‘Grey December’ to ‘Frosty The Snowman’ , we have mixed 18 ‘Jazz & Others‘ tunes around the theme of ‘Ice, Cold & Snow‘. It has Stacey Kent, Ray Charles, George Shearing, Billy May, Chet Baker and many more.

On A Clear Day (You Can See Burton Lane)

From ‘How About You’ to ‘On A Clear Day (You Can See Forever)’ , in “On A Clear Day (You Can See Burton Lane)” we have mixed 12 ‘Jazz‘ tunes written or co-written by ‘Burton Lane‘. It has Shirley Bassey, Oscar Peterson and Stephane Grappelli, Bill Evans, Tony Bennett and many more.

All the Things Oscar

From ‘I’ll Take Romance’ to ‘Climb Ev’ry Mountain’ , we have mixed 23 ‘Jazz‘ tunes written or co-written by ‘Oscar Hammerstein II‘. It has Terry Snyder, Antigua Jazz band, Lou Donaldson, Ella Fitzgerald and many more.

The Sound of (Richard Rodgers’) Music

From ‘There’s A Small Hotel’ to ‘My Romance’, we have mixed 20 ‘Jazz‘ tunes written or co-written by ‘Richard Rodgers‘. It has Hiromi Uehara, Caetano Veloso, Charmian Carr, Mary Lou Williams and many more.