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Joe Williams sings with the Count Basie Alumni at North Sea (1980)

July 12, 1980 – Joe Williams will be accompanied by the Count Basie Alumni Band – that is Joe Newman (tp), Harry “Sweets” Edison (tp), Benny Powel (tb), Billy Mitchel (ts), Buddy Tate (ts), Marshal royal (as), Nat Pierce (p), Eddie Jones (b), Gus Johnson (d) – at “North Sea Jazz Festival” in The Hague, […]

Ella Fitzgerald records ‘Ella in Berlin’ a live album for Verve…

Ella Fitzgerald’s ‘Ella in Berlin’ is a live album recorded on February 13, 1960, at the Deutschlandhalle, Berlin and released the same year by Verve. Track Listing : 1.Gone With The Wind (Herb Magidson, Allie Wrubel) – 02:25 . 2.Misty (Johnny Burke, Erroll Garner) – 02:38 . 3.The Lady Is A Tramp (Richard Rodgers, Lorenz […]

Ella Fitzgerald records with the Duke Ellington Orchestra : ‘The Stockholm…

Ella Fitzgerald’s ‘The Stockholm Concert, 1966’ is a live album recorded on February 7, 1966 with the Duke Ellington Orchestra and released in 1984 by Pablo. Track Listing : 1.Imagine My Frustration (Duke Ellington, Billy Strayhorn, Gerald Wilson) – 05:13 . 2.Duke’S Place (Duke Ellington, Bob Katz, Bob Thiele) – 04:43 . 3.Satin Doll (Duke […]

Johnny Hodges records with regular members of the Ellington orchestra,…

Johnny Hodges’ ‘Everybody Knows Johnny Hodges’ is an album recorded on February 6, 1964 & March 8, 1965 with regular members of the Ellington orchestra and released in 1964 by Impulse!. Track Listing : 1.Everybody Knows (Johnny Hodges) – 07:25 . 2.A Flower Is A Lovesome Thing (Billy Strayhorn) – 03:04 . 3.Papa Knows (Johnny […]

Ella Fitzgerald records the album ‘Clap Hands, Here Comes Charlie!’…

Ella Fitzgerald’s ‘Clap Hands, Here Comes Charlie!’ is a studio album recorded on January 23, 1961 &June 22-23, 1961 with a jazz quartet led by Lou Levy and released the same year By Verve. Track Listing : 1.A Night In Tunisia (Dizzy Gillespie, Frank Paparelli) – 04:06 . 2.You’Re My Thrill (Sidney Clare, Jay Gorney) […]

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 […]

Willie Dixon records his debut album : ‘Willie’s Blues’ with…

Willie Dixon’s ‘Willie’s Blues’ is his debut album recorded on December 3, 1959 with Memphis Slim on piano and released the same year by Prestige Bluesville. Track Listing : 1.Nervous (Willie Dixon) – 03:15 . 2.Good Understanding (Willie Dixon) – 02:15 . 3.That’S My Baby (Willie Dixon) – 03:22 . 4.Slim’S Thing (Memphis Slim) – […]

Ella Fitzgerald records ‘These are the Blues’ with Roy Eldridge and…

Ella Fitzgerald’s ‘These are the Blues’ is an entire album of blues songs recorded on October 28-29, 1963 with Roy Eldridge and Wild Bill Davis and released the same year by Verve. Track Listing : 1.Jailhouse Blues (Bessie Smith, Clarence Williams) – 05:25 . 2.In The Evening (When The Sun Goes Down) (Leroy Carr, Don […]

Ella Fitzgerald records ‘Ella Fitzgerald Sings the Johnny Mercer Song…

‘Ella Fitzgerald Sings the Johnny Mercer Song Book’ is a studio album recorded on October 19–21, 1964, with the Nelson Riddle Orchestra and released the same year by Verve. Track Listing : 1.Too Marvelous For Words (Johnny Mercer, Richard A. Whiting) – 02:31 . 2.Early Autumn (Johnny Mercer, Ralph Burns) – 03:51 . 3.Day In, […]