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My Funny Valentine

We remember Lena Horne. ‘A Star Was Horne’

This day (May 9, 2010), in New York City, New York, died Lena Mary Calhoun Horne a.k.a Lena Horne, an American singer and civil rights activist.Digest Tracklist : Stormy Weather/If You Believe (1982) . Do Nothing Till You Hear From Me…

Happy Birthday to Ron Carter. ‘Beau Ron’

This day (May 4, 1937), in Ferndale, Michigan, is born Ron Carter, an American jazz double-bassist. Digest Tracklist : w/ Al Foster & Eli Degibri - United Blues (2019) . Foursight (2018) . You Are My Sunshine (2015) . Golden Striker…

We remember Billy Higgins. ‘Soldier Higgins’

This day (May 3, 2001), in Inglewood, California, died Billy Higgins, an American jazz drummer who played on over 700 recordings.Digest Tracklist : w/ Charles Lloyd - Forest Flower (1999) . Documentary (1996) . w/ Joshua Redman, Pat…

We remember Michel Petrucciani. ‘Piano Giant’

This day (January 6, 1999), in New York City, died Michel Petrucciani, a French jazz pianist.Tracklist : September Second . Documentary (1997) . In a sentimental mood (1993) . w/ Jim Hall - Beautiful Love . w/ Roy Haynes & Gary…

We remember Chico Hamilton. ‘Mr. Chic Man’

This day (November 26, 2013), in Manhattan, died Chico Hamilton, an American jazz drummer and bandleader.Digest Tracklist : Blue Sands . Drum Solo . Documentary . My Funny Valentine (1989) . The Baron . Chico Hamilton Top 10 : For Mods…

Happy Birthday Chris Botti. ‘Botti And Soul’

This day (October 12, 1962), in Portland, Oregon, is born Chris Botti, an American trumpeter and composer. Digest Tracklist : Internet Interludes (2020) . w/ Leo Amuedo – Hallelujah (2019) . When I Fall in Love (2017) . Hallelujah (2016) .…

We remember Aaliyah. ‘Miss Her’

This day (August 25, 2001), in Marsh Harbour, Abaco Islands, The Bahamas, died Aaliyah Dana Haughton simply known as Aaliyah , an American singer.Digest Tracklist : More Than A Woman . Try Again . One In A Million . If Your Girl Only Knew…

We Remember Hank Jones. ‘So Long Mr. Jones’

This day (May 16, 2010), in Manhattan, New York, died Hank Jones, an American jazz pianist and composer.Digest Tracklist : Round Midnight (2010) . Nica'S Dream (2008) . w/ Joe Lovano - Monk'S Mood (2006) . Recordame (1993) . w/ Salena…

We remember Chet Baker. ‘Chet After Chet’

This day (May 13, 1988), in Amsterdam, Netherlands, died Chesney Henry Baker, Jr. a.k.a Chet Baker, an American jazz trumpeter, flugelhornist and singer.Digest Tracklist : Blue In Green (1988) . My Funny Valentine (1987) . w/ Van Morrison…