This day (December 11, 1964), in Los Angeles, California, died Sam Cooke, an American gospel, R&B, soul, and pop singer. Tracklist : Twistin’ the Night Away (1963) . Documentary (1964) . Blowing in the Wind . You Send Me . Old Man River . w/ Jackie Wilson – Cha Cha Cha (1958) . Tracklist : […]
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‘A Wonderful World’ by Tony Bennett & k.d. lang is a collaboration album produced By T Bone Burnett and released on November 2, 2002 by Columbia. Track Listing : 1.Exactly Like You (Dorothy Fields, Jimmy Mchugh) – 03:17 . 2.La Vie En Rose (Mack David, David Louiguy, Edith Piaf) – 03:23 . 3.I’M Confessin’ (That […]
This day (November 1, 1926), in Badin, North Carolina, is born Lou Donaldson, an American jazz alto saxophonist. Digest Tracklist : Whiskey Drinkin’ Woman’ (2015) . Everything I Do Gonna Be Funky (2013) . Blues Walk . w/ Lonnie Smith – Alligator Boogaloo (2004) . What a wonderful world . Laura (1994) . w/ Arnett […]
Gloria Estefan’s “The Standards” is her first English-language album since 2011 and her twenty-seventh overall, released on September 10, 2013 by Sony Masterworks Track listing : 1.Good Morning Heartache (Ervin Drake, Dan Fisher, Irene Higginbotham) – 04:22 . 2.They Can’t Take That Away from Me (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin) – 04:03 . 3.What a Difference […]
Ahmad Jamal and Yusef Lateef’s ‘Live at the Olympia, June 27, 2012’ is a live album released on September 9, 2014. Track Listing : 1.Autumn Rain (Ahmad Jamal) – 08:15 . 2.Blue Moon (Lorenz Hart, Richard Rodgers) – 08:32 . 3.The Gypsy (Billy Reid) – 04:07 . 4.Invitation (Bronislau Kaper) – 11:12 . 5.I Remember […]
This day (September 4, 1946), in Brooklyn, New York, is born Dave Liebman, an American saxophonist and flautist.
Dr. John’s ‘Ske-Dat-De-Dat: The Spirit of Satch’ is a tribute album to Louis Armstrong, released on August 19, 2014 by Concord. Track Listing : 1.What A Wonderful World (George Douglas, Bob Thiele, George David Weiss) – 04:10 . 2.Mack The Knife (Marc Blitzstein, Bertolt Brecht, Kurt Weill) – 06:13 . 3.Tight Like This (Langston Curl) […]
This day (July 6, 1971), in Corona, Queens, died Louis Armstrong, an American jazz trumpeter and singer.
As we remember, today, Jeffrey Ross Hyman better known as Joey Ramone on his 68th Birthday, the time is well chosen to playlist the ‘BESTS’ of his band : Ramones
Dee Dee Bridgewater’s ‘Dee Dee’s Feathers’ is a collaborative album recorded with the New Orleans Jazz Orchestra directed by trumpeter Irvin Mayfield and released on April 20th, 2015 by Masterworks / Okeh Records. Track Listing : 1.One Fine Thing (Harry Connick, Jr.) – 06:32 . 2.What A Wonderful World (Bob Thiele, George David Weiss) – […]
Louis Armstrong‘s exuberant and gravelly voice happened to be the perfect match with the mellifluous or crooning voices of his contemporaries. His blasting trumpet, the perfect contrast with the pianist. Who ever they were, Billie Holiday, Bing Crosby, Danny Kaye, Dean Martin, Ella Fitzgerald, Frank Sinatra, Johnny Cash, Marlene Dietrich, Peggy Lee, Earl Hines, Duke […]