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Jim Hall

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 […]

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 begins the recording of the album ‘The Bridge’ (1962)

Sonny Rollins’ ‘The Bridge’ is an album recorded on January 30, February 13 & 14, 1962 and released In 1962 by Bluebird/RCA, three years after his unexpected early retirement in 1959. Track Listing : 1.Without A Song (Edward Eliscu, Billy Rose, Vincent Youmans) – 07:28 . 2.Where Are You? (Harold Adamson, Jimmy Mchugh) – 05:10 […]

This week In Guitar Virtuosi 35

Al Caiola, Frank Vignola, Bucky Pizzarelli, John Pizzarelli, Marc Ribot, Jim Hall, Mike Stern, Lee Ritenour, John Mclaughlin, Paco De Lucia, Al Di Meola, George Benson, Jan Akkerman, Robben Ford, Jimmy Page. They are the Guitar Virtuosi selected among the 206 Posts we publish this week. Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy! […]

We remember Michel Petrucciani. ‘Piano Giant’

This day (January 6, 1999), in New York City, died Michel Petrucciani, a French jazz pianist. Tracklist : September Second . Documentary (1997) . In a sentimental mood (1993) . w/ Jim Hall – Beautiful Love . w/ Roy Haynes & Gary Peacock – One for us (1988) . w/ Jim Hall – My Funny […]

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 (2018) . On This Day (2016) . w/ John Scofield – @ The City (2015) . w/Brussels Jazz […]

This week In Jazz Legends 32

Dinah Shore, Andy Williams, Ella Fitzgerald, Milt Jackson, Freddie Hubbard, Woody Shaw, Gerry Mulligan, Bob Brookmeyer, John Coltrane, McCoy Tyner , Dave Brubeck, Ben Webster, Oscar Peterson, Thelonious Monk, Sonny Rollins, Jim Hall, Jean Luc Ponty, Herbie Hancock. They are the “Jazz Legends” selected among the 244 Posts we publish this week. Here, they are […]

We remember Bob Brookmeyer. ‘Big Band Man’

This day (December 15, 2011), in New London, New Hampshire,, died Bob Brookmeyeran American jazz valve trombonist, pianist, arranger and composer. Tracklist : w/ John Scofield – Moonlight in Vermont . w/ Jim Hall . w/ The Clark Terry Quintet (1965) . w/ Gerry Mulligan – Walking Shoes (1956) . Tracklist : A Felicidade . […]

This week In Guitar Virtuosi 31

Joe Bonamassa, Derek Trucks, Billy Gibbons, Eric Gales, Lucky Peterson, Robben Ford, Steve Hackett, Joe Satriani, John Mclaughlin, Pat Metheny, Jim Hall, Lee Ritenour, Mike Stern, Philip Catherine , Mark Speer, Wes Montgomery. They are the Guitar Virtuosi selected among the 244 Posts we publish this week. Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. […]

We remember Jim Hall. ‘A Long Conversation’

This day (December 11, 2013), in New-York City, died James Stanley a.k.a. Jim Hall, an American jazz guitarist. Tracklist : w/ Scott Colley – Live At North Sea Jazz (2012 ) . w/ Pat Metheny – Duo . Interview At The Eddie Lang Jazz Festival (2010) . w/ Joe Lovano 4Tet – In A Sentimental […]

This week In Jazz Legends 22

Coleman Hawkins, Art Farmer, Jim Hall, Anita O’Day, Oscar Peterson, Ray Bryant, Lester Young, Ella Fitzgerald, Nat King Cole, Duke Ellington, Teddy Wilson, Benny Goodman, Glenn Miller, Buddy Rich. They are the “Jazz Legends” performers selected among the 311 Posts we publish this week. Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy! Tracklist 1 […]

This week In Jazz Legends (special collaborations) 20

Bobby McFerrin, The Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra, Randy Crawford, Joe Sample, Kenny Garrett, Roy Ayers, Oscar D’Leon, Steve Turre, Joe Zawinul, Trilok Gurtu, Freddie Hubbard, Cedar Walton, Ron Carter, Lenny White, Jim Hall, Attila Zoller, Red Mitchell, Daniel Humair, George Benson, Earl Klugh, Grady Tate, Jimmy Smith, Stanley Turrentine, Hermeto Pascoal, Stan Getz, Larry Coryell, […]

Jim Hall meets Attila Zoller (1973)

September 14, 1973 – German NDR television tapes Jim Hall and Hungarian-born guitarist Attila Zoller, plus Red Mitchell on bass and Daniel Humair on drums for their “Jazzworkshop” program

Stan Getz records for Verve, ‘Big Band Bossa Nova’ with the Gary…

Stan Getz’ ‘Big Band Bossa Nova’ is an album recorded on August 27 and 28, 1962 with the Gary McFarland Orchestra and released the same year by Verve. Track Listing : 1.Manha De Carnival (Morning Of The Carnival) (Luiz Bonfá) – 05:48 . 2.Balanço No Samba (Street Dance) (Gary Mcfarland) – 02:59 . 3.Melancólico (Melancholy) […]

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 […]