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Zoot Sims

Gerry Mulligan records the album ‘Presenting the Gerry Mulligan…

Gerry Mulligan’s ‘Presenting the Gerry Mulligan Sextet’ is a studio album recorded on September 21and October 22 & 31, 1955 In 1955 and released the same year by Emarcy. Track Listing : 1.Mud Bug (Jerry Lloyd) – 05:03 . 2.Sweet And Lovely (Gus Arnheim, Harry Tobias, Jules Lemare) – 02:40 . 3.Apple Core (Gerry Mulligan) […]

When Benny Goodman played New-York

Four occasions, three years : 1985, 1974 and 1938 “When Benny Goodman played New-York”. “Concert One” that he played during the tribute he received eight months before his death, at the Broadway Ballroom (yes, people were dancing to jazz then) of the newly opened Marriott Marquis Hotel. Two, a more intimate concert performed in 1974 […]

Ella Fitzgerald records ‘Ella Abraça Jobim,’ an album of Antonio…

Ella Fitzgerald’s ‘Ella Abraça Jobim’ is a studio album devoted to the songs of Antonio Carlos Jobim and recorded on September 17–19, 1980 and March 18–20, 1981. Track listing : . 1.Somewhere in the Hills (Favela) (Vinícius de Moraes, Ray Gilbert, Antonio Carlos Jobim) – 03:56 . 2.The Girl from Ipanema (Vinícius de Moraes, Norman […]

ABC Paramount publish Quincy Jones’ debut album : ‘This Is How I…

Quincy Jones’ ‘This Is How I Feel About Jazz’ is his debut album recorded in New-York City and released on March 21, 1957 by Abc Paramount. Track Listing : 1.Walkin’ (Richard Carpenter) – 10:47 . 2.Stockholm Sweetnin’ (Quincy Jones) – 05:41 . 3.Evening In Paris (Quincy Jones) – 04:09 . 4.Sermonette (Adderley, Hendricks) – 05:58 […]

Today is the second session of Ella Fitzgerald recording the ‘Hello…

Ella Fitzgerald’s ‘Hello Dolly!’ is a studio album recorded on March 3-4, April 7, 1964 and released in July 1964 by Verve. Track Listing : 1.Hello, Dolly! (Jerry Herman) – 02:55 . 2.People (Bob Merrill, Jule Styne) – 03:48 . 3.Can’T Buy Me Love (John Lennon, Paul Mccartney) – 02:39 . 4.The Sweetest Sounds (Richard […]

Columbia publish Tony Bennett’s album : ‘The Movie Song Album’…

Tony Bennett’s ‘The Movie Song Album’ is a studio album (his ‘all time favorite’ ) released on January 31, 1966 by Columbia. Track Listing : 1.Maybe September (Ray Evans, Percy Faith, Jay Livingston) – 04:03 . 2.Girl Talk (Neal Hefti, Bobby Troup) – 03:14 . 3.The Gentle Rain (Luiz Bonfá, Matt Dubey) – 02:12 . […]

Ella Fitzgerald records ‘Fine and Mellow,’ an album for Pablo (1974)

Ella Fitzgerald’s ‘Fine and Mellow’ is a studio album recorded on January 8, 1974 and released in 1979 by Pablo. Track Listing : 1.Fine And Mellow (Billie Holiday) – 06:05 . 2.I’M Just A Lucky So-And-So (Mack David, Duke Ellington) – 06:35 . 3.I Don’T Stand A Ghost Of A Chance With You (Bing Crosby, […]

T-Bone Walker sits in with Jazz At The Philharmonic (1966)

November 30, 1967 – producer Norman Granz touring all-star show “Jazz at the Philharmonic” stops at the Poplar Town Hall in London (UK). This year, the show presents T-Bone Walker, Dizzy Gillespie, Teddy Wilson, Louis Bellson, Clark Terry, Coleman Hawkins, àZoot Sims, àJimmy Moody, àBenny Carter and àBob Cranshaw. Some fine musicians yo don’t want […]

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.

Wintertime (1)

From ‘Let It Snow Let It Snow Let It Snow’ to ‘Winter Weather’ , we have mixed 20 ‘Jazz‘ tunes around the theme of ‘Winter (Cold Side)‘. It has George Benson, Pauline London, Stan Getz, Wayne Newton and many more.

Jazzin’Around Blue Rondo

Starting and ending with Dave Brubeck‘s composition ‘(Round, Round, Round) Blue Rondo’, we have mixed 18 ‘linked together by a clue that you have to guess‘ tunes around the theme of ‘Dave Brubeck‘. It has Marlena Shaw, Astrud Gilberto featuring Zoot Sims, Dexter Gordon, Bessie Smith and many more.

Listen To Your (Lorenz) Hart

From ‘The Most Beautiful Girl In The World’ to ‘Where Or When’ , we have mixed 20 ‘Jazz‘ tunes written or co-written by ‘Lorenz Hart‘. It has Miles Davis, Gerry Mulligan, Paul Desmond, Cannonbal Adderley and many more.

The Three Tenors (and More)

From ‘Blue Turning Grey Over You’ to ‘Body And Soul’, we have mixed 19 ‘Pure Jazz‘ tunes around the theme of ‘Tenor Sax‘. It has Houston Person & Ron Carter, Stanley Turrentine, Bud Freeman & Bucky Pizzarelli , Booker Ervin and many more.