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Hank Jones

Benny Goodman In Japan

Benny Goodman came to Japan three times to perform in concert. In 1957 (or is it 1956?) sponsored by the U.S. State Department / ANTA and with a big band, in 1964 with a small group and in 1980 for the "Aurex Jazz Festival" happening in…

We remember Idris Muhammad. ‘Funky Idris’

This day (July 29, 2014), in New Orleans, Louisiana, died Leo Morris a.k.a Idris Muhammad, an American jazz drummer.Digest Tracklist : Idris Muhammad – Live in Pittsburgh . w/ Ahmad Jamal – The Aftermath (2008) . w/ Ahmad Jamal – Poinciana…

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Lester Young, The Marsalis Family, Hank Jones, Joe Lovano, McCoy Tyner Quartet, George Benson, Earl Klugh, Miles Davis, John Scofield, Elvin Jones Trio, Esperanza Spalding, Bobby McFerrin, Miles Davis, Coleman Hawkins. They are the "Jazz…

We Remember Hank Jones. ‘So Long Mr. Jones’

This day (May 16, 2010), in Manhattan, New York, died Hank Jones, an American jazz pianist and composer.Digest Tracklist : Round Midnight (2010) . Nica'S Dream (2008) . w/ Joe Lovano - Monk'S Mood (2006) . Recordame (1993) . w/ Salena…

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Miles Davis, Gill Evans Orchestra, Dexter Gordon, Wes Montgomery, Martial Solal, Johnny Griffin, Charles Mingus, Gerry Mulligan, Hank Jones, Joe Lovano, Dizzy Gillespie, Arturo Sandoval, Elvin Jones, Sonny Rollins , Joshua Redman , Herbie…

Happy Birthday Joe Lovano. ‘Sounds of Joe’

This day (December 29, 1952), in Cleveland, Ohio, United States, is born Joseph Salvatore Joe Lovano an American jazz saxophonist, alto clarinetist, flautist.Tracklist : Tapestry (2019) . w/ Dave Douglas Sound Prints - The Corner Tavern…

When Benny Goodman played New-York

Four occasions, three years : 1985, 1974 and 1938 "When Benny Goodman played New-York"."Concert One" that he played during the tribute he received eight months before his death, at the Broadway Ballroom (yes, people were dancing to jazz…

Two Blue

From 'Love Is Blue' to 'Born To Be Blue', we have mixed 24 tunes around the theme of 'Doubled Songs In "Blue"'. It has Jeff Beck, Yehudi Menuhin & Stephane Grappelli, Caetano Veloso, Esther Philips, Jazz Crusaders and many more.

Salena Jones – Bring Flowers to Salena

This day (January 29, 1944), in Newport News, Virginia, is born Joan Elizabeth Shaw a.k.a. Salena Jones, an American jazz and cabaret singer.Wikipedia : This day (January 29, 1944), in Newport News, Virginia, is born Joan Elizabeth Shaw…

September, School’s In

From 'Trouble in school' to 'September Song', we have mixed 17 'Jazz' tunes around the theme of 'September'. It has Deborah Cox, Hank Jones, Harry James, Charles Mingus and many more.

Jazzin’Around Moanin’

From 'Moanin' to 'Moanin'' , we have mixed 18 'linked together by a clue' tunes around the theme of 'Art Blakey'. It has Nat King Cole, George Lewis, The Mar-Keys, Al Jolson 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.

Jazz Menagerie

From 'Jungle bird' to 'Blue Jay Way Blackbird', we have mixed 21 'Jazzz & Latin Music' tunes around the theme of 'Animals'. It has Bent Fabric & His Piano, Yusef Lateef, Hank Jones Trio, Noro Morales and his orchestra and many…