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Louis Armstrong

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…

This week In One-Off Collaborations 03

Paul McCartney & Bruce Springsteen, Bob Dylan & Tom Petty, Roger Mcguinn & Chris Hilman, John Mayer & Bob Weir, Eric Clapton, Steve Gadd, Marcus Miller, David Sanborn & Joe Sample, Mavis Staples & Jeff Tweedy, Louis…

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 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…

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 : Michael Buble, Céline Dion, Il Divo, Vince Gill, Ray Charles, Louis Armstrong, Neil Diamond, Barry Gibb,…

This week In Jazz Legends 44

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…

This week In Jazz Legends 34

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 Ellington. They are the "Jazz…

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),…

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 : Bing Crosby, Sammy Davis Jr, Louis Armstrong, Dinah Shore, Doris Day, Nancy Sinatra, Antonio Carlos Jobim, Elvis Presley, Judy…

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…

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,…

Jazzed Christmas

From 'Al I Want For Christmas (Is My Two Front Teeth)' to 'Christmas Blues' , we have mixed 20 'Jazz' tunes around the theme of 'Christmas'. It has Billy Eckstine, Ramsey Lewis Trio, Charlie Byrd, Peggy Lee With Jud Conlon's Rhythmaires…