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Lionel Hampton

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 then) of the newly opened Marriott Marquis Hotel. Two, a more intimate concert performed in 1974 […]

Erroll Garner records his album : ‘Concert by the Sea’ in Carmel,…

Erroll Garner’s ‘Concert by the Sea’ is a live album recorded on September 19, 1955 in Carmel, California and released on October 13, 1955 by Columbia. Track Listing : 1.I’Ll Remember April (Gene De Paul, Patricia Johnston, Don Raye) – 04:14 . 2.Teach Me Tonight (Sammy Cahn, De Paul) – 03:37 . 3.Mambo Carmel-By-The-Sea (Erroll […]

This week In Jazz Legends 19

Randy Weston, Buddy DeFranco, Art Blakey, Lionel Hampton, Tony Williams, Freddie Hubbard, Randy Brecker, Michael Brecker, Joe Farrell, Joe Henderson, George Duke, Alphonso Johnson, Robben Ford, Peter Erskine, Jean Luc Ponty, Jaco Pastorius, Miles Davis, Sun Ra , John Zorn, Dexter Gordon. They are the “Jazz Legends” performers selected among the 253 Posts we publish […]

This week In Jazz Legends 11

Stan Getz Quartet, Pat Metheny Group, Astor Piazzolla, Oscar Peterson, Ray Brown, Niels Henning Orsted Pedersen, Buddy Rich, Modern Jazz Quartet, Louis Armstrong, Jaco Pastorius, Lionel Hampton, Billy Cobham, George Duke Band, John Coltrane, Don Ellis. They are the “Jazz Legends” performers selected among the 297 Posts we publish this week. Here, they are reunited […]

Bucky Pizzarelli & John Pizzarelli release a collaborative album…

‘Generations’ by Bucky & John Pizzarelli is a father & son album released on April 10, 2007 by Arbors Records. Track Listing : 1.Fred (Neal Hefti) – 03:49 . 2.Polka Dots And Moon Beams (Johnny Burke, James Van Heusen) – 05:32 . 3.Rose Room (Art Hickman, Harry Williams) – 03:58 . 4.Midnight Sun (Sonny Burke, […]

Benny Goodman records ‘Together Again!’ a reunion album with Lionel…

Benny Goodman’s ‘Together Again!’ is a reunion album recorded on February 13 & 14, 1963 with Lionel Hampton, Teddy Wilson and Gene Krupa and released the same year by RCA. Track Listing : 1.Seven Come Eleven (Charlie Christian, Benny Goodman) – 04:25 . 2.Say It Isn’T So (Irving Berlin) – 03:55 . 3.I’Ve Found A […]

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) […]

Herbie, Aretha et al honor Lionel Hampton (1992)

December 30, 1992 – CBS airs the Kennedy Center Honors ceremony where the recipients are Lionel Hampton, Paul Newman & Joanne Woodward, Ginger Rogers, Mstislav Rostropovich and Paul Taylor. The Lionel Hampton segment features Herbie Hancock, Aretha Franklin and more.