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Harry Brooks

Blue Note publish ‘All Rise A Joyful Elegy For Fats Waller’ by…

All Rise A Joyful Elegy For Fats Waller’ by Meshell Ndegeocello & Jason Moran is a collaborative album paying tribute to Waller and released on September 16, 2014 by Blue Note. Track Listing : 1.Put Your Hands On It (Jason Moran) – 00:20 . 2.Ain’T Misbehavin’ (Harry Brooksandy Razaf, Fats Waller) – 03:42 . 3.Yacht […]

Nat King Cole records ‘Love Is the Thing,’ his first collaboration…

Nat King Cole’s ‘Love Is the Thing’ is an album recorded on December 19 & 28, 1956, his first of four collaborations with arranger Gordon Jenkins and released in April 1957 By Capitol. Track Listing : 1.When I Fall In Love (Edward Heyman, Victor Young) – 03:10 . 2.Stardust (Hoagy Carmichael, Mitchell Parish) – 03:15 […]

Satchmo Loves Company

Louis Armstrong‘s exuberant and gravelly voice happened to be the perfect match with the mellifluous or crooning voices of his contemporaries. His blasting trumpet, the perfect contrast with the pianist. Who ever they were, Billie Holiday, Bing Crosby, Danny Kaye, Dean Martin, Ella Fitzgerald, Frank Sinatra, Johnny Cash, Marlene Dietrich, Peggy Lee, Earl Hines, Duke […]