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Lou Donaldson

This week In Jazz Legends 26

Lou Donaldson, Thelonious Monk, Roy Hargrove, Duke Ellington, Benny Goodman , Freddie Hubbard, Dizzy Gillespie, Woody Shaw, Miles Davis, Charles Mingus, Buddy Rich, Art Blakey, Art Ensemble Of Chicago, Cecil Taylor. They are the “Jazz Legends” performers selected among the 250 Posts we publish this week. Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy! […]

Happy Birthday Lou Donaldson. ‘Blues Walking With Lou’

This day (November 1, 1926), in Badin, North Carolina, is born Lou Donaldson, an American jazz alto saxophonist. Digest Tracklist : Whiskey Drinkin’ Woman’ (2015) . Everything I Do Gonna Be Funky (2013) . Blues Walk . w/ Lonnie Smith – Alligator Boogaloo (2004) . What a wonderful world . Laura (1994) . w/ Arnett […]

This week In Jazz Legends 04

Christian Scott, Quintet, Bob James, David Sanborn, George Benson, Southside Aces, Evan Christopher, Irvin Mayfield, Duke Ellington, Ella Fitzgerald, Dee Dee Bridgewater, Lou Donaldson, Dr. Lonnie Smith, Camilo, Tomatito, Ramsey Lewis Trio, Gonzalo Rubalcaba, Ben Sidran, Archie Shepp. They are the “Jazz Legends” performers selected among the 223 Posts we publish this week. Here, they […]

Jimmy Smith records ‘Cool Blues’ in a New-York Club with Lou…

Jimmy Smith’s ‘Cool Blues’ is a live album recorded on April 7, 1958 at Small’s Paradise in New York City and released in 1978 By Blue Note. Track Listing : 1.Dark Eyes (Traditional) – 11:43 . 2.Groovin’ At Small’S (Babs Gonzales) – 12:01 . 3.A Night In Tunisia (Dizzy Gillespie) – 17:04 . 4.Cool Blues […]

Art Blakey records ‘A Night at Birdland Vol. 1’ with Clifford…

Art Blakey’s ‘A Night at Birdland Vol. 1’ is an album recorded on February 21, 1954, with Clifford Brown, Lou Donaldson, Horace Silver and Curly Russell and released in July 1954 By Blue Note. Track Listing : 1.Announcement By Pee Wee Marquette – 00:58 . 2.Split Kick (Horace Silver) – 08:44 . 3.Once In A […]

September, School’s In

From ‘Trouble in school’ to ‘September Song’, we have mixed 17 ‘Jazz‘ tunes around the theme of ‘September‘. It has Deborah Cox, Hank Jones, Harry James, Charles Mingus and many more.

Let’s Rock

From ‘Buddy’s Rock’ to ‘I Want To Rock’ , we have mixed 16 ‘Jazz‘ tunes around the theme of ‘Rock‘. It has Buddy Rich, Bradley Leighton, Johnny Hodges, Duke Ellington and many more.

James Van Heusen Goes All The Way

From ‘Polka Dots And Moonbeams’ to ‘Darn That Dream’ , we have mixed 21 ‘Jazz‘ tunes written or co-written by ‘James Van Heusen‘. It has Bobby Darin, Chico Hamilton, Frank Sinatra, Oscar Peterson and many more.

All the Things Oscar

From ‘I’ll Take Romance’ to ‘Climb Ev’ry Mountain’ , we have mixed 23 ‘Jazz‘ tunes written or co-written by ‘Oscar Hammerstein II‘. It has Terry Snyder, Antigua Jazz band, Lou Donaldson, Ella Fitzgerald and many more.

The Gershwins

From ‘I got date with rhythm’ to ‘How Long Has This Been Going On’, we have mixed 14 ‘Pure Jazz‘ tunes written or co-written by ‘George & Ira Gershwin‘. It has Dinah Washington, Ray Charles, Al Jolson, Mary Lou WIlliams and many more.

Take The B (Like Blues) Train

From ‘Sunnyland Train’ to ‘Gravy Train’, we have mixed 18 ‘Strictly Blues‘ tunes around the theme of ‘The Train‘. It has Big Boy Crudup, Blind Gary Davis, Big Bill Broonzy, Sonny Terry and many more.