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Louis Bellson

Ella Fitzgerald records ‘Ella at Duke’s Place’ with the Duke…

Ella Fitzgerald’s ‘Ella at Duke’s Place’ is a studio album recorded on October 18,19,20, 1965, with the Duke Ellington Orchestra and released in 1965 By Verve. Track Listing : 1.Something To Live For (Duke Ellington, Billy Strayhorn) – 03:35 . 2.A Flower Is A Lovesome Thing (Aka Passion) (Billy Strayhorn) – 05:00 . 3.Passion Flower […]

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 […]

Ella Fitzgerald records two albums : ‘Ella’ and ‘Things…

Ella Fitzgerald’s ‘Ella / Things Ain’t What They Used to Be ‘ is the combination of two separate studio albums recorded on May 26-30, 1969 and released .in 1970 by Reprise Track Listing : 1.Get Ready (Smokey Robinson) – 02:34 . 2.The Hunter Gets Captured By The Game (Smokey Robinson) – 03:01 . 3.Yellow Man […]

T-Bone Walker sits in with Jazz At The Philharmonic (1966)

November 30, 1967 – producer Norman Granz touring all-star show “Jazz at the Philharmonic” stops at the Poplar Town Hall in London (UK). This year, the show presents T-Bone Walker, Dizzy Gillespie, Teddy Wilson, Louis Bellson, Clark Terry, Coleman Hawkins, àZoot Sims, àJimmy Moody, àBenny Carter and àBob Cranshaw. Some fine musicians yo don’t want […]

James Brown records ‘Soul on Top’ with conductor Oliver Nelson and…

James Brown’s ‘Soul on Top’ is an album recorded on November 10–11, 1969, with conductor Oliver Nelson and Louie Bellson & his orchestra and released in 1970 By King. Track Listing : 1.That’S My Desire (Helmy Kressa, Carroll Loveday) – 04:10 . 2.Your Cheatin’ Heart (Hank Williams) – 02:59 . 3.What Kind Of Fool Am […]