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Sarah Vaughan records ‘Swingin’ Easy,’ an album for Emarcy…

Sarah Vaughan’s ‘Swingin’ Easy’ is an album recorded (partly) on February 14, 1957 and released the same year by Emarcy. Track Listing : 1.Shulie A Bop (George Treadwell, Sarah Vaughan) – 02:42 . 2.Lover Man (Oh, Where Can You Be?) (Jimmy Davis, Ram Ramirez, Jimmy Sherman) – 03:19 . 3.I Cried For You (Gus Arnheim, […]

Four Jazz Messengers Euro Gigs

On October 9, 1989, two days before his 70th birthday, Art Blakey took his Jazz Messengers to the Leverkusen Jazz festival in Germany. The concert turned out to be a special event when ex Messengers joined the party. From the Fifties / Sixties line-ups : Benny Golson, Wayne Shorter, Freddie Hubbard, Curtis Fuller, Jackie McLean. […]

This week In Jazz Legends 22

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 selected among the 311 Posts we publish this week. Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy! Tracklist 1 […]

Bud Powell records ‘The Amazing Bud Powell, Vol. 2’ (1963)

‘The Amazing Bud Powell, Vol. 2’ is a studio album recorded on August 14, 1953. Track Listing : 1.Autumn In New York (Vernon Duke) – 02:54 . 2.Reets And I (Benny Harris) – 03:22 . 3.Sure Thing (Bud Powell) – 2:39 . 4.Collard Greens And Black-Eyed Peas (Aka Blues In The Closet) (Oscar Pettiford) – […]