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The Modern Jazz Quartet begins the recording of their album :…

The Modern Jazz Quartet’s ‘Pyramid’ is an album recorded on August 22 & 25 and December 21, 1959 and January 15, 1960 and released the same year by Atlantic. Track Listing : 1.Vendome (John Lewis) – 02:30 . 2.Pyramid (Blues For Junior) (Ray Brown) – 10:46 . 3.It Don’T Mean A Thing (If It Ain’T […]

This week In Jazz Legends (Special Pianists) 08

Harold Mabern, Robert Glasper, Abdullah Ibrahim, Antonio Carlos Jobim, Tommy Flanagan, Bill Evans, Alan Broadbent, Mulgrew Miller, Chick Corea , Esbjörn Svensson, Herbie Hancock, Craig Taborn. They are the “Jazz Legends (Special Pianists)” performers selected among the 271 Posts we publish this week. Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy! Tracklist 1 . […]

Today is the second session of Ella Fitzgerald recording the ‘Hello…

Ella Fitzgerald’s ‘Hello Dolly!’ is a studio album recorded on March 3-4, April 7, 1964 and released in July 1964 by Verve. Track Listing : 1.Hello, Dolly! (Jerry Herman) – 02:55 . 2.People (Bob Merrill, Jule Styne) – 03:48 . 3.Can’T Buy Me Love (John Lennon, Paul Mccartney) – 02:39 . 4.The Sweetest Sounds (Richard […]

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 […]

Dee Dee Bridgewater begins the recording of ‘Dear Ella,’ a tribute…

Dee Dee Bridgewater’s ‘Dear Ella’ is a studio album (in tribute to Ella Fitzgerald, who had died the previous year)recorded between January 29 and February 19, 1997 and released on September 30, 1997 by Verve. Track Listing : 1.Eco (Jackie Mclean) – 06:09 . 2.Poor Eric (Larry Willis) – 10:12 . 3.Christel’S Time (Larry Willis) […]

Chet Baker records the album ‘Chet’ with Herbie Mann, Pepper Adams,…

Chet Baker’s ‘Chet’ is an album recorded on December 30, 1958 & January 19, 1959 with Herbie Mann, Pepper Adams, Bill Evans, Kenny Burrell, Paul Chambers and Connie Kay. Track Listing : 1.Alone Together (Howard Dietz, Arthur Schwartz) – 06:52 . 2.How High The Moon (Nancy Hamilton, Morgan Lewis) – 03:36 . 3.It Never Entered […]

Sarah Vaughan records ‘In the Land of Hi-Fi’ for Emarcy (1955)

Sarah Vaughan’s ‘In the Land of Hi-Fi’ is a studio album recorded on October 26,27 1955 and released the same year by Emarcy. Track Listing : 1.Over The Rainbow (Harold Arlen, Yip Harburg) – 03:30 . 2.Soon (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin) – 02:37 . 3.Cherokee (Ray Noble) – 02:32 . 4.I’Ll Never Smile Again (Ruth […]

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, […]

In Duo With Ella

Besides her collaborations with Louis Armstrong and a “youth” album conveniently called “Ella & Friends,” Ella Fitzgerald‘s recorded repertoire is quite poor on the “duo” front. On television, this is another story. Track Listing : 1.Medley – 07:52 . 2.How High The Moon (Nancy Hamilton, Morgan Lewis) – 07:36 . 3.Can’T We Be Friends (Paul […]