‘Ella and Basie!’ is the first studio album (recorded on July 16–17, 1963) by Ella Fitzgerald with the Count Basie Orchestra playing arrangements by Quincy Jones and released in September 1963 by Verve. Track Listing : 1.Honeysuckle Rose (Andy Razaf, Fats Waller) – 02:42 . 2.’Deed I Do (Walter Hirsch, Fred Rose) – 02:40 . […]
Ella Fitzgerald’s ‘A Perfect Match’ is a live album recorded on July 12, 1979 at the Montreux Jazz Festival, with the Count Basie Orchestra and released the same year by Pablo Track Listing : 1.Please Don’T Talk About Me When I’M Gone (Sidney Clare, Sam H. Stept) – 02:02 . 2.Sweet Georgia Brown (Ben Bernie, […]
This day (May 16 , 1953), in Fontainebleau, France, died Jean Django Reinhardt, a virtuoso jazz adn gipsy guitarist.
This day ( April 6, 1999), in Santa Monica, California, died Red Norvo, one of jazz’s early vibraphonists, known as ‘Mr. Swing’
‘The Unique Thelonious Monk’ is an album of standards recorded on March 17 and April 3, 1956 with Art Blakey on drums and Oscar Pettiford on bass and released the same year by Riverside. Track Listing : 1.Liza (All The Clouds’Ll Roll Away) (George & Ira Gershwin, Gus Kahn) – 03:11 . 2.Memories Of You […]
Benny Goodman’s ‘The Famous 1938 Carnegie Hall Jazz Concert’ is one of the first recording (done on January 16, 1938) of music issued on the new long-playing format and one of the first to sell over a million copies. , Track Listing : 1.Don’T Be That Way (Edgar Sampson, Benny Goodman, Mitchell Parish) – 04:23 […]
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, […]
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 […]