This week In Jazz Legends 52/52

Chet Baker, Helen Merrill, Dinah Washington, Thelonious Monk, Charles Mingus, Bill Evans . Dizzy Gillespie, Sonny Sttit, Anita O’Day, Louis Armstrong, Jack Teagarden, Freddie Hubbard, Weather Report, Duke Ellington

They are the “Jazz Legends” performers selected among the 294 Posts we publish this week.

Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy!


This week In Jazz Legends 52/52


1 . Chet Baker . You Don’t Know What Love Is

Lifted from : Chet Baker records the album ‘Chet’ with Herbie Mann, Pepper Adams, Bill Evans, Kenny Burrell, Paul Chambers and Connie Kay (1958)

2 . Helen Merrill . You’d Be So Nice To Come Home To

Lifted from : Helen Merrill records with Clifford Brown ‘Helen Merrill,’ her eponymous debut album for Emarcy (1955)

3 . Dinah Washington . Send Me To The ‘Lectric Chair

Lifted from : Dinah Washington records ‘Dinah Sings Bessie Smith,’ an album for Emarcy (1957)

4 . Thelonious Monk . Evidence

Lifted from : Thelonious Monk records his fifth album ‘Big Band and Quartet in Concert’ for Columbia (1963)

5 . Charles Mingus . Orange Was the Color of Her Dress Then Blue Silk

Lifted from : Charles Mingus records ‘Changes Two,’ an album for Atlantic Records (1974)

6 . Bill Evans . Autumn Leaves

Lifted from : Bill Evans records, with Paul Motian and Scott LaFaro, ‘Portrait in Jazz’ for Riverside (1959)

7 . Dizzy Gillespie & Sonny Sttit . On The Sunny Side Of The Street

Lifted from : Dizzy Gillespie records, with Sonny Rollins and Sonny Stitt, ‘Sonny Side Up,’ an album for Verve (1957)

8 . Anita O’Day . Four Brothers

Lifted from : On TV today, Anita O’Day in Tokyo (1963)

9 . Louis Armstrong . Jack Teagarden . Old Rockin’ Chair

Lifted from : On TV today . Louis Armstrong & Jack Teagarden (1957)

10 . Freddie Hubbard . Birdlike

Lifted from : We remember Freddie Hubbard ‘Hubiquity’

11 . Weather Report . Directions

Lifted from : We remember Alphonse Mouzon. ‘Fusion Moves On’

12 . Duke Ellington . David Danced (Before the Lord With All His Might) (w/ Jon Hendricks)

Lifted from : Duke Ellington records . A Concert of Sacred Music’ at Fifth Avenue Presbyterian Church in New York (1965)


This week Top 20 in Jazz & Blues on RVM *

(*) According to our own statistics, upadted on April 14, 2024

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