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Jon Hendricks

Carmen McRae records the album ‘Carmen Sings Monk’ (1988)

Carmen McRae’s’Carmen Sings Monk’ is a studio album recorded on January 30 and February 1, 1988 and released in 1988 by Novus. Track Listing : 1.Get It Straight (Straight, No Chaser) (Thelonious Monk, Sally Swisher) – 03:58 . 2.Dear Ruby (Ruby, My Dear) (Thelonious Monk, Sally Swisher) – 06:01 . 3.It’S Over Now (Well, You […]

We remember Dizzy Gillespie. ‘Dizzy Pieces’

This day (January 6, 1993), in Englewood, New Jersey, died Dizzy Gillespie, an American jazz trumpeter, bandleader, composer and occasional singer. Tracklist : w/ Stan Getz: – A Night In Tunisia (1978) . w/ Lalo Schifrin – Here it tis (1992) . w/ Miriam Makeba – Live The Future . w Bernard Purdie (1982) . […]

This week In Jazz Legends 34

Chet Baker, Helen Merrill, Dinah Washington, Thelonious Monk, Charles Mingus, Bill Evans , Dizzy Gillespie, Sonny Sttit, Anita O’Day, Louis Armstrong, Jack Teagarden, Freddie Hubbard, Weather Report, Duke Ellington. They are the “Jazz Legends” selected among the 234 Posts we publish this week. Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy! Tracklist 1 . […]

Wynton Marsalis’ ‘Crescent City Christmas Card’ is a holiday…

Wynton Marsalis’ ‘Crescent City Christmas Card’ is a holiday album featuring Kathleen Battle and Jon Hendricks and released in January, 1990 by Columbia. Track Listing : 1.Carol Of The Bells (Mykola Leontovych, Traditional) – 04:56 . 2.Silent Night (Franz Gruber, Joseph Mohr) – Feat: . 3.Hark! The Herald Angels Sing (Felix Mendelssohn, Charles Wesley) – […]

Thelonious Monk records ‘Underground,’ an album for Columbia (1967)

Thelonious Monk’s ‘Underground’ is an album recorded on December 14 and 21, 1967 and February 14, 1968 and released the same year by Columbia. Track Listing : 1.Thelonious (Thelonious Monk) – 03:16 . 2.Ugly Beauty (Thelonious Monk) – 010:46 . 3.Raise Four (Thelonious Monk) – 07:01 . 4.Boo Boo’S Birthday (Thelonious Monk) – 05:57 . […]

We remember James Moody. ‘Moody Blues’

This day (December 9, 2010), in San Diego, California, died James Moody, an American jazz saxophone and flute player. Tracklist : Moody’s Mood for Love (2008) . w/ George Benson & Clark Terry – So What . w/ Dizzy Gillespie, Gene Harris, Ray Brown, Grady Tate – Ow! (1985) . w/ Al Haig, Ray Brown […]

This week In Jazz Legends 29

Anita O’Day, Jon Hendricks, Mel Torme, Weather Report, Miles Davis, Duke Ellington, Joshua Redman, Roy Eldridge, Benny Carter, Don Byas, Coleman Hawkins, Jo Jones, Bill Evans, Ella Fitzgerald, Paul Desmond, Charlie Haden. They are the “Jazz Legends” performers selected among the 257 Posts we publish this week. Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. […]

We remember Jon Hendricks. ‘Jon, He ‘s Only Singing

This day (November 22, 2017), in Manhattan, New York, died Jon Hendricks, an American jazz singer, one of the originators of vocalese Digest Tracklist : w/ Mel Torme – Down For Double . w/ André Minvielle – Live In Paris (2009) . In Walked Bud (1983) . Soul For Sale (1997) . Lambert Hendricks And […]

Happy Birthday Kurt Elling. ‘Elling’s Tone’

This day (November 2, 1967), in Chicago, Illinois, is born Kurt Elling, an American jazz vocalist, composer, lyricist and vocalese performer. Digest Tracklist : w/ Kenny Banks Jr. – Georgia on My Mind (2019) . American Tune . w/ Rosario Giuliani – I like the sunrise (2017) . w/ Patti Austin – Too Close For […]

‘Jobim, Hancock & Friends’ Tom Jobim’s last concert

On September 27, 1993, in Sao Paulo ‘Tom’ Jobim joins a group of American and Brazilian artists – Herbie Hancock, Joe Henderson, Gonzalo Rubalcaba, Ron Carter, Harvey Mason, Shirley Horn, John Hendricks, Gal Costa, Oscar Castro-Neves, Paulo Jobim and Alex Acuna – to perform four songs during what will stay as his last Brazilian public […]

Herbie, Shirley et al pay tribute to Jobim (1993)

September 27, 1993 – Shirley Horn, Gal Costa, Jon Hendricks, Joe Henderson, Herbie Hancock, Gonzalo Rubalcaba, Oscar Castro-Neves, Ron Carter, Harvey Mason pay tribute to Brazilian Icon Antônio Carlos Jobim at the Free Jazz Festival in Sao Paulo, Brazil

Ella Fitzgerald records ‘Ella Abraça Jobim,’ an album of Antonio…

Ella Fitzgerald’s ‘Ella Abraça Jobim’ is a studio album devoted to the songs of Antonio Carlos Jobim and recorded on September 17–19, 1980 and March 18–20, 1981. Track listing : . 1.Somewhere in the Hills (Favela) (Vinícius de Moraes, Ray Gilbert, Antonio Carlos Jobim) – 03:56 . 2.The Girl from Ipanema (Vinícius de Moraes, Norman […]

The Manhattan Transfer release their twelfth album : ‘The Offbeat Of…

The Manhattan Transfer’s ‘The Offbeat Of Avenues’ is their twelfth album released on August 13, 1991 by Columbia. Track listing : 1.The Offbeat of Avenues (Cheryl Bentyne, Prince) – 04:55 . 2.Sassy (Cheryl Bentyne, Bill Bodine, Janis Siegel) – 04:49 . 3.10 Minutes Till the Savages Come (Jeff Lorber, Janis Siegel, Brock Walsh) – 03:58 […]