Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Billie Holiday God Bless The Child

Billie Holiday - Strange Fruit

Billie Holiday - It Had To Be You (Clef Records 1955)

Billie Holiday - "i´ll be seeing you"


RARE OLDIES VIDEO WITH THE FAMOUS SHORT FILM " JAMMIN' THE BLUES " !!! Jammin' the Blues is a 1944 short film in which several prominent jazz musicians got together for a rare filmed jam session. It featured Lester Young, Red Callender, Harry Edison, Marlowe Morris, Sid Catlett, Barney Kessel, Jo Jones, John Simmons, Illinois Jacquet, Marie Bryant, Archie Savage and Garland Finney. Barney Kessel is the only white performer in the film. He was seated in the shadows to shade his skin, and for closeups, his hands were stained with berry juice. The movie was directed by Gjon Mili. Producer Gordon Hollingshead was nominated for an Academy Award for this footage in the category of Best Short Subject, One-reel. In 1995, Jammin' the Blues was selected for preservation in the United States National Film Registry by the Library of Congress as being "culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant"

Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Charlie Parker - All the things you are

Wynton Marsalis & JALCO play The Mooche at San Javier Jazz Festival 2011

Wynton Marsalis & Jazz At Lincoln Center Orchestra play The Mooche at San Javier Jazz Festival 2011
Wynton Marsalis (Director Musical y trompeta)
Kenny Rampton (trompeta)
Marcus Printup (trompeta)
Ryan Kisor (trompeta)
Walter Blanding Jr. (saxo tenor y soprano, clarinete)
Sherman Irby (saxo alto)
Ted Nash (saxo alto y soprano, clarinete)
Victor Goines (saxo tenor y soprano, clarinete)
Joe Temperley (saxo barítono y soprano, clarinete bajo)
Vincent Gardner (trombón)
Chris Crenshaw (trombón)
Elliot Mason (trombón)
Dan Nimmer (piano)
Carlos Henriquez (contrabajo)
Ali Jackson (batería)

Dizzy Gillespie - The Champ

Thursday, August 25, 2016

It Don't Mean A Thing If It Ain't Got That Swing - Peter Beets at the Django Reinhard NY Festival

2004 Django Reinhardt Festival "live at Birdland" starring legendary guitarist Dorado Schmitt from France, pianist Peter Beets from Holland, rhythm guitarist Mayo Hubert from France and American bassist Brian Torff from the US with special guests: Sax great James Carter, top Clarinetist Dan Levinson, percussionist Winard Harper, and David Langlois on Washboard. Recorded at the famous Django Reinhardt Festival at Birdland (2004). Produced by Pat Philips & Ettore Stratta

Charlie Parker Jam Session #1 - J.A.T.P. Blues

 Charlie Parker, Benny Carter, Johnny Hodges (alto saxophone); Flip Phillips, Ben Webster (tenor saxophone); Charlie Shavers (trumpet); Oscar Peterson (piano); Barney Kessel (guitar); Ray Brown (bass); J.C. Heard (drums).

JATP Blues-Oscar and Roy 1980.

Monday, August 15, 2016

Ella Fitzgerald - Sings Count Basie Plays [Full Album]

Ella Fitzgerald sings the Cole Porter songbook (Full album - Disc 1)

01) All through the night 00:00
02) Anything goes 03:17
03) Miss Otis regrets 06:40
04) Too darn hot 09:42
05) In the still of the night 13:33
06) I get a kick out of you 16:13
07) Do I love you 20:15
08) I'm always true to you in my fashion 24:07
09) Let's do it (let's fall in love) 26:57 (...some argentines♥ without means do it... ♫)
10) Just one of those things 30:31
11) Ev'ry time we say goodbye 34:04
12) All of you 37:38
13) Begin the beguine 39:24
14) Get out of town 43:03
15) I am in love 46:28
16) From this moment 50:35

Ella Fitzgerald - Night and Day