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Lester Young

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Lester Young, The Marsalis Family, Hank Jones, Joe Lovano, McCoy Tyner Quartet, George Benson, Earl Klugh, Miles Davis, John Scofield, Elvin Jones Trio, Esperanza Spalding, Bobby McFerrin, Miles Davis, Coleman Hawkins. They are the "Jazz…

We Remember Hank Jones. ‘So Long Mr. Jones’

This day (May 16, 2010), in Manhattan, New York, died Hank Jones, an American jazz pianist and composer.Digest Tracklist : Round Midnight (2010) . Nica'S Dream (2008) . w/ Joe Lovano - Monk'S Mood (2006) . Recordame (1993) . w/ Salena…

We remember Lester Young. ‘Prez Resigned’

This day (March 15, 1959 ), in New York City, New York,, died Lester Willis Young, nicknamed 'Pres' or 'Prez', an American jazz tenor saxophonist and clarinetist.Tracklist : Polka Dots And Moonbeams - (1958) . w/ Coleman Hawkins - Jumpin'…

When Benny Goodman played New-York

Four occasions, three years : 1985, 1974 and 1938 "When Benny Goodman played New-York"."Concert One" that he played during the tribute he received eight months before his death, at the Broadway Ballroom (yes, people were dancing to jazz…

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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…

This week In Jazz Legends 21

Jean Luc Ponty, Weather Report, Miles Davis, Marcus Miller, The Crusaders, Tom Jobim, Sarah Vaughan, Betty Carter, Ralph Towner, Gary Peacock, Baden Powell, Lester Young, Coleman Hawkins, Astor Piazzolla, Gerry Mulligan, Clark Terry, Phil…

Jazzin’Around Pork Pie Hat

Starting and ending with Charles Mingus's composition 'Goodbye Pork Pie Hat', we have mixed 18 'Pure Jazz' tunes around the theme of 'Charles Mingus'. It has Charlie Haden, Count Basie, Charlie Haden, Billie Holiday & Louis Armstrong…

Egocentrics

From 'Me, Myself And I' to 'Me And Piney Brown' , we have mixed 18 'Jazz and Other Musics' tunes around the theme of 'Me And The Rest Of The World'. It has Memphis Minnie, Billie Holiday & Lester Young, Edith Piaf, Patience And…

Fifty Sketches of Spain

From 'Spain Intro' to 'Spanish Gypsy Dance' , we have mixed 17 'Jazz and Spanish Musics' tunes around the theme of 'Miles And Spain'. It has Chick Corea, Banda Sinfonica Municipal de Madrid, Clark Terry & Chico Ofarrill, Jozsef…

Jazzin’Around Blue Rondo

Starting and ending with Dave Brubeck's composition '(Round, Round, Round) Blue Rondo', we have mixed 18 'linked together by a clue that you have to guess' tunes around the theme of 'Dave Brubeck'. It has Marlena Shaw, Astrud Gilberto…

Se(a) Se(x) And Sun

From 'Beyond The Sea' to 'East Of The Sun (And West Of The Moon)' , we have mixed 21 'Languorous Jazz' tunes around the theme of 'Sea, Sex, Sun and Summer'. It has Tony Williams, Alejandro De Pinedo, Ray Charles, Count Basie and many…

Beauty is in the Eyes (of the Listener)

From 'Bonita' to 'The Most Beautiful Girl In The World' , we have mixed 18 'Jazz & Latin' tunes around the theme of 'Beauty & Prettiness'. It has Cortijo y su Combo, Daniel Jobim, Billy Preston, Louis Armstrong and many more.

Three is A Crowd

From 'Three Note Samba' to 'Three For The Festival' , we have mixed 18 'Jazz with a Slice of Latin' tunes around the theme of 'The number "Three"'. It has Joshua Redman, Nelson Riddle & His Orchestra, Pat Martino, Gary US Bonds and…

Jazzin’Around Moanin’

From 'Moanin' to 'Moanin'' , we have mixed 18 'linked together by a clue' tunes around the theme of 'Art Blakey'. It has Nat King Cole, George Lewis, The Mar-Keys, Al Jolson and many more.

Jazzin’Around Somethin’ Else

From 'Somethin else' to 'Somethin' Else' , we have mixed 18 'linked together by a clue' tunes around the theme of 'Miles Davis'. It has Kloud 9, Johnny Griffin, Thelonious Monk, Barney Kessel and many more.

Let The Good Time Roll

From 'Shout for joy' to 'Sometimes I'm Happy', we have mixed 18 'Jazz' tunes around the theme of 'Joy & Happiness'. It has Tony Bennett, Rigmor Gustafsson, Bobby Timmons, B.B. King and many more.

Mistyfied

From 'Misty' to 'In A Mist', we have mixed 18 'Jazz & Other Musics' tunes around the theme of 'Mist and Fog'. It has Osvaldo Fresedo, Freddie Hubbard, The Out Islanders, Anjani Thomas and many more.

Oh! Boy

From 'The Boy Next Door' to 'Mad about the boy', we have mixed 16 'Strictly Jazz' tunes around the theme of 'Boys'. It has Marlena Shaw, Nat King Cole, Oscar Peterson, Frank Sinatra and many more.

Lindy Hoppers

From 'Undecided' to 'Darktown Strutters Ball', we have mixed 20 'Jazz Swing' tunes around the theme of 'Lindy Hop'. It has Duke Ellington, Don Redman & His Orchestra, Joe Williams, Benny Moten's Kansas City Orchestra and many more.

UnBlues

From 'Untrue Blues' to 'Unchain My Heart', we have mixed 17 'Jazz & Blues' tunes around the theme of '"Un"words'. It has John Lee Hooker, Stacey Kent, Lina Nyberg & Esbjörn Svensson, Ana Popovic and many more.