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Summertime

This week In Jazz Legends 47/52

Anita O'Day, Jon Hendricks, Mel Torme, Weather Report, Duke Ellington, Miles Davis, Joshua Redman, Roy Eldridge, Benny Carter, Don Byas, Coleman Hawkins, Jo Jones , Bill Evans, Ella Fitzgerald, Paul Desmond, Charlie Haden, Pat Metheny

Happy Birthday Dianne Reeves. ‘Lady Dianne’

This day (October 23, 1956), in Detroit, Michigan, is born Dianne Reeves, an American jazz singer. Tracklist : 1 . w/ Michael Olatuja & Lionel Loueke - Soki (2020) 2 . w/ Chucho Valdés – My Foolish Heart (2019) 3 . w/ Makoto Ozone – In…

We remember Janis Joplin. ‘Moved Over’

This day (October 4, 1970), in Hollywood, California, died Janis Joplin, an American singer with (and without) Big Brother and the Holding Company, and later as a solo artist.Tracklist : 1 . Cry Baby (1970) 2 . Summertime (1969) 3 . To…

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…

Happy Birthday Jon Faddis. ‘The Dizzyple’

This day (July 24, 1953), in Oakland, California, is born Jon Faddis, an American jazz trumpet player and conductor.Tracklist : 1 . w/ Barcelona Jazz Orquestra - Groovin' For Nat (2020) 2 . w/ Melissa Aldana - New picture (2017) 3 . I…

We remember Billie Holiday. ‘Billie Queen’

This day (July 17, 1959), in New York City, New York, died Eleanora Harris a.k.a Billie Holiday, an American jazz singer and songwriter.Tracklist : 1 . My Man 2 . Strange Fruit 3 . What A Little Moonlight Can Do (1958) 4 . Don't Explain…

We remember Ray Brown. ‘Jazz Celloist’

This day (July 2, 2002), in Indianapolis, Indiana, died Ray Brown, an American jazz double bassist,Tracklist : 1 . Black Orpheus (2001) 2 . Ray'S New Funk (2000) 3 . Blue Monk 4 . Summertime 5 . w/ John Clayton - Five O'Clock Whistle…

Happy Birthday Donald Harrison. ‘Sax Donald’

This day (June 23, 1960), in New Orleans, Louisiana, is born Donald Harrison, an American jazz saxophonist.Tracklist : 1 . Big Chief (2019) 2 . Charlie Parker w Strings (2018) 3 . Cherokee (2016) 4 . Hu Ta Nay (2015) 5 . w/ Christian Scott…