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Louis Armstrong

Singing Broadway

Eighty six famous artists sing seventy songs lifted from sixty-one Broadway Shows. This is our special "Singing Broadway" in video<Enjoy!Track Listing : 1.Barbra Streisand / People (From "Funny Girl") - 05:01 . 2.Judy Garland / Get Happy…

We remember Billie Holiday. ‘Billie Queen’

This day (July 17, 1959), in New York City, New York, died Eleanora Harris a.k.a Billie Holiday, an American jazz singer and songwriter.Digest Tracklist : My Man . Strange Fruit . What A Little Moonlight Can Do (1958) . Don't Explain…

Dizzy Gillespie plays at Newport (1970)

July 10, 1970 - Dizzy Gillespie has been invited to the Louis Armstrong concert at "Newport Jazz Festival", RI <img src='//rvm.pm/wp-content/uploads/2014/02/An-Electrifying-Evening-with-the-Dizzy-Gillespie-Quintet-RVJ.jpg'…

This week In Jazz Legends 27/52

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…

Singing With Barbra Streisand

Barbra Streisand whose birthday is today - Happy Birthday BTW - has sang with a myriad of artists. We have selected twelve of them. They are Michael Buble, Céline Dion, Il Divo, Vince Gill, Ray Charles, Louis Armstrong, Neil Diamond,…

This week In Jazz Legends 10/52

Herbie Hancock, Ron Carter & Billy Cobham, Sonny Rollins, Ernestine Anderson, Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers, Buddy Rich & His Orchestra, Freddie Hubbard, Les Mccann & Eddie Harris, Duke Ellington, Louis Armstrong, Stan…

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…

Wynton Marsalis celebrates Louis Armstrong (2012)

December 28, 2012 - (and tomorrow), the Wynton Marsalis Tentet - that is Wynton Marsalis (tp, voc), Jon-Erik Kellso (tp), Andy Stein (viol), Ken Salvo (bjo,g), Victor Goines (s, cl), Dan Nimmer (p), Carlos Henriquez (b), Ali Jackson (d),…

This week In Jazz Legends 52/52

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 EllingtonThey are the "Jazz…

We remember Dean Martin. ‘Arrivederci Dino’

This day (December 25, 1995), in Beverly Hills, California, died Dino Paul Crocetti a.k.a Dean Martin, an American singer, film actor, television star and comedian.Tracklist : Everybody Loves Somebody . Mr Wondeful . w/ Louis Armstrong -…

On TV today, Louis Armstrong at Fort Hood (1967)

December 20, 1967 - ABC airs from Fort Hood Army Base, TX "Operation : Entertainment" hosted by Dick Cavett. Among his guests : Louis Armstrong (t,v) with Tyree Glenn (tb), Joe Muranyi (cl), Marty Napoleon (p), Buddy Catlett (b) and Danny…

Singing with Frank Sinatra

Frank Sinatra whose birthday is today, has duetted with a myriad of artistsWe have selected thirteen of them. They are Bing Crosby, Sammy Davis Jr, Louis Armstrong, Dinah Shore, Doris Day, Nancy Sinatra, Antonio Carlos Jobim, Elvis…

Satchmo Loves Company

Louis Armstrong's exuberant and gravelly voice happened to be the perfect match with the mellifluous or crooning voices of his contemporaries. His blasting trumpet, the perfect contrast with the pianist.Who ever they were, Billie Holiday,…