Big April Birthdays & More
May 1, 2020
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centennial, along with the 90th birthdays of
(who toured in the 1970's with Elvis!),
(the latter 2 still with us); as well as the 80th birthdays of
and the very much alive
! Of course, there's more:
Willis "Gator" Jackson
! Special birthday greeting to Mixcloud stalwarts DJ2tee & DJ Mr. Lob. Enjoy the show!
[October 13, 1927 -April 15, 2020] R.I.P.
[May 3, 1926 -April 10, 2020]
Playlist Herbie Mann "Memphis Underground" from Memphis Underground (Atlantic) 00:00 Herbie Hancock "Jack Rabbit" from Inventions & Dimensions (Blue Note) 07:29 Herbie Hancock "Love Is Stronger Than Pride" from The New Standard (Verve) 13:44 Charles Mingus "Bird Calls" from Mingus Ah Um (Columbia) 21:22 Rodney Kendrick "Remembering" from The Colors Of Rhythm (Impulse) 29:00 Willis Jackson "My One And Only Love" from Single Action (Muse) 34:26 Carmen McRae "Suddenly" from Carmen Sings Monk (RCA Novus) 40:12 Carmen McRae "Do You Know Why?" from As Time Goes By (Catalyst) 44:08 Carmen McRae "Strange Meadowlark" from Tonight Only (Columbia) 48:53 Claude Bolling "Baroque And Blue" from Suite For Flute And Jazz Piano (Columbia) 51:53 Frank Strazzeri "Cloudburst" from After The Rain (Catalyst) 57:40 George Adams "Imani's Dance" from Sound Suggestions (ECM) 1:07:15 Jimmy Giuffre, "Palo Alto" from Lee Konitz Lee Konitz Meets Jimmy Giuffre (Verve) 1:18:28 Walt Dickerson, Richard Davis "Divine Gemini" from Tenderness (Steeplechase) 1:23:06 Joe Henderson "Bess, You Is My Woman Now" from Porgy & Bess (Verve) 1:26:34 Bessie Smith "Cold In Hand Blues" from The Complete Recordings, Vol. 2 (Columbia) 1:31:39 Ella Fitzgerald "Black Coffee" from The Intimate Ella (Verve) 1:35:35 Billie Holiday "Sophisticated Lady" from Complete Billie Holiday On Verve (Verve) 1:39:17 Duke Ellington "Park At 106th" from '46-47 Recordings (Hindsight) 1:43:54 Duke Ellington "Frisky" from '46-47 Recordings (Record Label) 1:47:15 Jimmy McGriff/ "I Only Have Eyes For You" from Hank Crawford Road Tested (Milestone) 1:49:27
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