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Four Jazz Messengers Euro Gigs

On October 9, 1989, two days before his 70th birthday, Art Blakey took his Jazz Messengers to the Leverkusen Jazz festival in Germany. The concert turned out to be a special event when ex Messengers joined the party. From the Fifties / Sixties line-ups : Benny Golson, Wayne Shorter, Freddie Hubbard, Curtis Fuller, Jackie McLean. […]

Pink Martini release their sixth album ‘Get Happy’ featuring Rufus…

Pink Martini’s ‘Get Happy’ is their sixth studio album recorded with Phyllis Diller, Philippe Katerine, Meow Meow, Ari Shapiro, the von Trapps, and Rufus Wainwright as guests and released on September 24, 2013 by Heinz Records. Track Listing : 1.Ich Dich Liebe (Max Kolpé, Lotar Olias, Karl Vibach) – 02:36 . 2.Quizás, Quizás, Quizás [Perhaps, […]

Verve publish Diana Krall’s ninth album : ‘From This Moment…

Diana Krall’s ‘From This Moment On’ is her ninth album released on September 19, 2006 by Verve. Track listing : 1.It Could Happen To You (Johnny Burke, Jimmy Van Heusen) – 03:29 . 2.Isn’t This a Lovely Day? (Irving Berlin) – 06:07 . 3.How Insensitive (Vinicius de Moraes, Norman Gimbel, Antonio Carlos Jobim) – 05:20 […]

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 […]

Benny Goodman In Japan

Benny Goodman came to Japan three times to perform in concert. In 1957 (or is it 1956?) sponsored by the U.S. State Department / ANTA and with a big band, in 1964 with a small group and in 1980 for the “Aurex Jazz Festival” happening in three cities.

Bette Midler releases ‘Some People’s Lives,’ her seventh album…

Bette Midler’s ‘Some People’s Lives’ is her seventh studio album (featuring ‘From a Distance’) released on September 4, 1990 by Atlantic. Track Listing : 1.One More Round (Jessica Harper, Danny Sembello, Allee Willis) – 02:03 . 2.Some People’S Lives (Rhonda Fleming, Janis Ian) – 03:29 . 3.Miss Otis Regrets (Cole Porter) – 02:51 . 4.Spring […]