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Nat ‘King’ Cole

This week In Jazz Legends 42/52

Cannonball Adderley, Thelonious Monk, Count Basie, Nat king Cole, Illinois Jacquet, Ray Brown, Roy Eldridge, Stan Getz, Coleman Hawkins, Oscar Peterson, Flip Phillips, Herb Ellis, Papa Jo Jones, Art Blakey, The Jazz Messengers, Dave…

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…

This week In Jazz Legends 40/52

Coleman Hawkins, Art Farmer, Jim Hall, Anita O'Day, Oscar Peterson, Ray Bryant, Lester Young, Ella Fitzgerald, Nat King Cole, Duke Ellington, Teddy Wilson, Benny Goodman, Glenn Miller, Buddy Rich. They are the "Jazz Legends" performers…

We remember Benny Carter. ‘Mellow Toner’

This day (July 12, 2003), in / Los Angeles, California, died Benny Carter, an American jazz alto saxophonist, clarinetist, trumpeter, composer, arranger, and bandleader.Digest Tracklist : w/ Count Basie Orchestra - Vine Street Rumble…

We remember Billy Preston. ‘Billy the Fith’

This day (June 6, 2006), in Scottsdale, Arizona, died William Everett Billy Preston a.k.a Billy Preston, a musician whose work often nicknamed The Fifth BeatleDigest Tracklist : w/ Michael McDonald - I Was Made to Love Her (2005) . w/ Eric…

Singing With Ella

Besides her collaborations with Louis Armstrong and a "youth" album conveniently called "Ella & Friends," Ella Fitzgerald's recorded repertoire is quite poor on the "duo" front. On television, this is another story. Track Listing :…

This week In Soul Artists 43

James Brown, Marvin Gaye, Betty Wright, Nina Simone, Nat King Cole, The Jackson 5, El DeBarge, Carla Thomas, Sam Moore, Mary J. Blige, Ray Charles, Billy Preston, Syreeta, Alicia Keys. They are the Soul Artists selected among the 197 Posts…

This week In Jazz Legends 29

Anita O'Day, Jon Hendricks, Mel Torme, Weather Report, Miles Davis, Duke Ellington, Joshua Redman, Roy Eldridge, Benny Carter, Don Byas, Coleman Hawkins, Jo Jones, Bill Evans, Ella Fitzgerald, Paul Desmond, Charlie Haden. They are the "Jazz…

Two Blue

From 'Love Is Blue' to 'Born To Be Blue', we have mixed 24 tunes around the theme of 'Doubled Songs In "Blue"'. It has Jeff Beck, Yehudi Menuhin & Stephane Grappelli, Caetano Veloso, Esther Philips, Jazz Crusaders and many more.

A Box Of Candies

From 'Chocolate Shake' to 'Candy Man' , we have mixed 18 'Jazz And Latin' tunes around the theme of 'Chocolates & Candies'. It has Stan Getz , Taj Mahal & Ry Cooder, Les Primitifs Du Futur, Juan Formell Y Los Van Van and many…

World Wide Xmas

From 'Christmas In Jamaica' to 'A Spaceman Came Travelling' , we have mixed 20 'Jazz & World Music' tunes around the theme of 'Xmas Around The World'. It has Chacal Y Yakarta, Ensemble del Doppio bordone, MaryLee, Aaron Neville and…

The Ultimate Xmas Wish List

From 'Diamonds And Pearls' to 'Purple Shoes' , we have mixed 20 'Jazz & Soul' tunes around the theme of 'Christmas List'. It has Lloyd Price, The Impressions, Jutta Hipp & Zoot Sims, Otis Redding and many more.

His Wish List

From 'Give Me The Moonlight, Give Me The Girl' to 'Give Me A Break' , we have mixed 14 'Men Songs' tunes around the theme of 'His Christmas List'. It has Frank Galan , Bo Diddley, Noro Morales & His Orchestra, Ernie Johnson and many…

Home Boys

From 'Keep A Light In The Window Till I Come Home' to 'I Guess I'll Get The Papers (And Go Home)', we have mixed 15 'Sung by Male Singers' tunes around the theme of 'Boys And Their Home'. It has The Valentinos, Randy Newman, Michael…

One Broadway

From 'Give my regards to Broadway' to 'Broadway Bossa Nova', we have mixed 18 'Pure Jazz' tunes around the theme of 'Broadway'. It has Dave Brubeck, Herb Ellis. Bob Maize. Jimmy Smith , Mongo Santamaria, Peruchin & Charlie Palmieri…

Jazzin’Around The Nearness of You

Starting and ending with Hoagy Carmichael / Ned Washington's composition 'The nearness of you', we have mixed 18 'Old Fashion and Mellow Jazz' tunes around the theme of 'Hoagy Carmichael / Ned Washington'. It has Vanya Borges, Mary…

I Wish I Could But I Can’t

From 'I Can't Stay Mad At You' to 'I Can't Get Started' , we have mixed 17 'Jazz, Soul, Blues,…' tunes around the theme of 'Things You Can't Do'. It has Skeeter Davis, Shirley Bassey, Jerry Lee Lewis, Connie McLean's Rythm Boys and many…

Energy Savings

From 'Sleep Warm' to 'Let Me Get Close To You' , we have mixed 20 'Mellow Jazz' tunes around the theme of 'Comfort and Tenderness'. It has Percy Sledge, Nat King Cole, Frank Sinatra, Hagood Hardy Orchestra and many more.

Between Night And Day

From 'Somewhere In The Night' to 'Summer Night Night And Day' , we have mixed 19 'Jazz Old and New' tunes around the theme of 'Night And …. Day'. It has Chick Corea, Jack Teagarden, Jane Monheit, Keely Smith and many more.

It’s Snow (or Never)

From 'Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let It Snow!' to 'Ornette Never Sleeps' , we have mixed 19 'Jazz' tunes around the theme of 'Snow (or … Never)'. It has George Shearing & Billy May, Michel Legrand, Quincy Jones, Art Blakey and many…