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J.J. Johnson

We Remember J. J. Johnson. ‘Bonified’

This day ( February 4, 2001), in Indianapolis, Indiana, died James Louis ‘J.J.’ Johnson, an American jazz trombonist. Tracklist : Autumn Leaves . w/ Kai Winding – It’S Alright With Me . It Never Entered My Mind . Blue Bossa (1993) . w/ Sonny Stitt H. Mcghee – Now’S The Time . w/ Jamey Abersold […]

This week In Jazz Legends 39

Bill Evans, Carmen McRae, The Modern Jazz Quartet, Ella Fitzgerald & Sammy Davis Jr., J.J. Johnson & Kai Winding, Tony Bennett, Wayne Shorter, Sonny Rollins & Jim Hall, Anita O’Day, Weather Report, Donald Byrd, Herbie Hancock. They are the “Jazz Legends” selected among the 246 Posts we publish this week. Here, they are reunited in […]

Sonny Rollins records ‘Alfie,’ an album for Impulse! (1966)

Sonny Rollins’ ‘Alfie’ is an album featuring music from the British film of the same name, recorded on January 26, 1966 and released the same year by Impulse! Track Listing : 1.Alfie‘S Theme (Sonny Rollins) – 09:41 . 2.He’S Younger Than You Are (Sonny Rollins) – 05:09 . 3.Street Runner With Child (Sonny Rollins) – […]

Paul Desmond records ‘Summertime,’ an album for CTI (1969)

Paul Desmond’s ‘Summertime’ is an album recorded on October 10, 16 & 24, November 5 & 20 and December 26, 1968 and released in 1969 By Cti. Track Listing : 1.Samba (Struttin’) With Some Barbeque (Louis Armstrong, Don Raye) – 04:26 . 2.Olvidar (Don Sebesky) – 05:33 . 3.Ob-La-Di, Ob-La-Da (John Lennon, Paul Mccartney) – […]

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 two albums : ‘Ella’ and ‘Things…

Ella Fitzgerald’s ‘Ella / Things Ain’t What They Used to Be ‘ is the combination of two separate studio albums recorded on May 26-30, 1969 and released .in 1970 by Reprise Track Listing : 1.Get Ready (Smokey Robinson) – 02:34 . 2.The Hunter Gets Captured By The Game (Smokey Robinson) – 03:01 . 3.Yellow Man […]

Miles Davis records ‘Walkin’ with the Miles Davis All Stars (1954)

Miles Davis’ ‘Walkin’ is an album recorded on April, 3 and April 29, 1954 with the ‘Miles Davis All Stars’ and released the same year by Prestige. Track Listing : 1.Walkin’ (Richard Carpenter) – 13:24 . 2.Blue ‘N’ Boogie (Dizzy Gillespie, Frank Paparelli) – 08:15 . 3.Solar (Miles Davis) – 04:41 . 4.You Don’T Know […]

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.

Kenny Dorham records ‘Afro-Cuban’ with Hank Mobley, Horace Silver,…

Kenny Dorham’s ‘Afro-Cuban’ is an album recorded on January 30 and March 29, 1955 with Hank Mobley, Horace Silver, Art Blakey et al and released in October 1955 by Blue Note. Track Listing : 1.Afrodisia (Kenny Dorham) – 05:06 . 2.Lotus Flower (Kenny Dorham) – 04:17 . 3.Minor’S Holiday (Kenny Dorham) – 04:27 . 4.Basheer’S […]

Take Off: The Complete Blue Note Albums [Blu-ray Audio]

Comprised of three 10″ albums: “Young Man With a Horn”, “Miles Davis Vol. 2″ and “Miles Davis Vol. 3″ released in 1952 – 1954 [wptab name=’USA’ active=’active’] Comprised of three 10″ albums: “Young Man With a Horn”, “Miles Davis Vol. 2″ and “Miles Davis Vol. 3″, the first two a sextet lineup, the final a […]