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Round Midnight

This week In Jazz Legends 05/52

Bill Evans, Carmen McRae, The Modern Jazz Quartet, Ella Fitzgerald & Sammy Davis Jr., J.J. Johnson & Kai Winding, Tony Bennett, Wayne Shorter, Sonny Rollins & Jim Hall, Anita O'Day, Weather Report, Donald Byrd, Herbie Hancock

Happy Birthday James Carter. ‘Future Tense’

This day (January 3, 1969), in  Detroit, Michigan , is born James Carter, an American jazz saxophonist.Tracklist : 1 . Trading blues solos (2020) 2 . w/ D.D. Jackson, Darius Jones, William Parker, Ronnie Burrage & Juma Sultan – @…

This week In Soul Artists 52/52

Stevie Wonder, James Brown, Prince, Curtis Mayfield, The Pointer Sisters, Barry White, John Legend, The Neville Brothers, Billy Ocean, Aretha Franklin, Frankie Valli, Roberta Flack, Nnenna Freelon

We remember Miles Davis. ‘Last Miles’

This day (September 28, 1991), in Santa Monica, California, died Miles Dewey Davis III a.k.a. Miles Davis, a America trumpeter.Tracklist : 1 . w/ Chaka Khan – Human Nature (Montreux 1989) 2 . DonT Stop Me Now (Paris 1989) 3 . Time After…

We remember Betty Carter. ‘Betty Bop’

This day (September 26, 1998), died Lillie Mae Jones a.k.a Betty Carter, an American jazz singe.Tracklist : 1 . Giant Steps 2 . How High The Moon (1994) 3 . Droppin’ Things (1990) 4 . Sounds 5 . Tight 6 . Don’T Weep For The Lady (1980) 7 .…

Happy Birthday Martial Solal. ‘French Keys’

This day (August 23, 1927), in Algiers, Algeria, is born Martial Solal, a French jazz pianist and composer.Tracklist : 1 . w/ Dave Liebman - 1 (2015) 2 . Improvisation (2012) 3 . Live in Italy (2008) 4 . w/ Stefano Bollani - Improvisation…

We Remember Bud Powell. ‘Bud Bops’

This day (July 31, 1966), in New York City, New York, died Earl Rudolph Powell a.k.a. Bud Powell, an American Jazz pianist.Tracklist : 1 . Round Midnight 2 . w/ Kenny Clark - Blues In The Closet 3 . w/ Kenny Clarke - Get Happy 4 .…

We Remember Joe Pass. ‘Virtuoso Joe’

This day (May 23, 1994), in Los Angeles, California, died Joseph Anthony Jacobi Passalaqua a.k.a Joe Pass, an Italian-American jazz guitarist.Digest Tracklist : & Roy Clark - Jambalaya (1993) . Summertime (1992) . & Niels-Henning…

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/ John Lewis…

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.Tracklist : 1 . w/ Charles Lloyd – Forest Flower (1999) 2 . w/ Joshua Redman, Pat Metheny & Christian…