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Jazz: Johnny Adams, Jerry Gonzalez, Dizzy Reece

01/05/10 9:00PM By George Thomas

We feature two outstanding trumpeters, Jamaican-born Dizzy Reece and Latin-Jazz master Jerry Gonzalez on their birthdays and the New Orleans favorite vocalist Johnny Adams, known in the Crescent City as the Tan Canary.

Playlist

9:00pm

Blinded By Love
Artist Name: Johnny Adams
Composer: Doc Pomus-Dr. John
Alvin "Red" Tyler
Soloists: Johnny Adams-Vocals ; Dr. John-Piano ; Duke Robillard-Guitar ; James Singleton-Bass ; Johnny Vidacovch-Drums ; Alvin "Red" Tyler-Baritone Sax
CD/Album: Sings Doc Pomus - The Real Me
Record co./Cat #: Rounder 2109
Release Year: 1991
Note: Birthday: Johnny Adams 1.5.1932
 

9:06pm

Pixie
Artist Name: James Booker
Composer: James Booker
Soloists: James Booker-Piano
CD/Album: Junco Partner
Record co./Cat #: Hannibal 1359
Release Year: 1976
 

9:10pm

No One
Artist Name: Johnny Adams
Composer: Doc Pomus-Mort Shuman
Soloists: Johnny Adams-Vocals, Mouth Trombone ; Dr. John-Piano ; Duke Robillard-Guitar ; James Singleton-Bass ; Johnny Vidacovch-Drums ; Alvin "Red" Tyler-Baritone Sax
CD/Album: Sings Doc Pomus - The Real Me
Record co./Cat #: Rounder 2109
Release Year: 1991
Note: Birthday: Johnny Adams 1.5.1932
 

9:14pm

Digga Digga Do
Artist Name: Cootie Williams and His Rug Cutters
Composer: D. Fields-J. McHugh
Soloists: Cootie Williams-Trumpet ; Joe Nanton-Trombone ; Johnny Hodges-Alto Sax ; Duke Ellington-Piano
CD/Album: Duke Ellington: 1936-1940 Small Group Sessions
Record co./Cat #: Mosaic 7-235
Release Year: 1937
 

9:17pm

My Honey's Lovin' Arms
Artist Name: The Gotham Stompers
Composer: J. Meyer-H. Ruby
Soloists: Ivie Anderson-Vocals ; Cootie Williams-Trumpet ; Harry Carney-Baritone Sax ; Barney Bigard-Clarinet ; Johnny Hodges-Alto Sax ; Chick Webb-Drums
CD/Album: Duke Ellington: The Complete 1936-1940
Record co./Cat #: Mosaic 7-235
Release Year: 1937
 

9:23pm

The Nearness Of You
Artist Name: Jennifer Hartswick
Composer: Hoagy Carmichael / N.Washington
Soloists: Jennifer Hartswick-Vocals, Trumpet ; Nicholas Cassarino-Guitar ; Joe Davidian-Piano ; John Rivers-Bass ; Geza Carr-Drums ; Andrew Breskin-Tenor Sax
CD/Album: True
Record co./Cat #: Rubber Jungle Records 07
Release Year: 2007
 

9:30pm

Love For Sale
Artist Name: Mike Longo Trio
Composer: Cole Porter
Soloists: Mike Longo-Piano ; Bob Cranshaw-Bass ; Lewis Nash-Drums
CD/Album: Sting Like A Bee
Record co./Cat #: CAP 1018
Release Year: 2009
Note: New
 

9:41pm

Squibble
Artist Name: GuaGua
Composer: Geoff Kim
Soloists: Geoff Kim-Guitar, Tres ; Ray Vega-Trumpet ; Shane Hardiman-Piano ; John Thompson-Bass
CD/Album: Tres
Record co./Cat #: www.guaguavt.com
Release Year: 2010
Note: New
 

9:49pm

Crisis
Artist Name: Jerry Gonzalez & The Fort Apache Band
Composer: Freddie Hubbard
Soloists: Jerry Gonzalez-Trumpet, Congas, Percussion ; Joe Ford-Alto Sax ; Larrry Willis-Piano ; Andy Gonzalez-Bass ; Steve Berrios-Drums & Percussion
CD/Album: Rumba Buhaina
Record co./Cat #: Random Chance 25
Release Year: 2005
Note: Birthday: Jerry Gonzalez 1.5.1949
 

10:00pm

Evidence
Artist Name: Jerry Gonzalez
Composer: Thelonious Monk
Soloists: Jerry Gonzalez-Trumpet, Congas, Percussion ; Steve Turre-Trombone ; Mario Rivera-Tenor Sax ; Hilton Ruiz-Piano ; Andy Gonzalez-Bass ; Don Alias-Drums
CD/Album: Ya Yo Me Cure
Record co./Cat #: Sunnyside 1068
Release Year: 1979
Note: Birthday: Jerry Gonzalez 1.5.1949
 

10:09pm

Tenderly
Artist Name: Dizzy Reece
Composer: J. Lawrence-W. Gross
Soloists: Dizzy Reece-Trumpet ; Stanley Turrentine-Tenor Sax ; Bobby Timmons-Piano ; Jymie Merritt-Bass ; Art Blakey-Drums
CD/Album: Mosaic Select: Dizzy Reece
Record co./Cat #: Mosaic Select 011
Release Year: 1960
Note: Birthday: Dizzy Reece 1.5.1931
 

10:18pm

Cookin' In Style
Artist Name: Johnny Adams
Composer: Percy Mayfield
Soloists: Johnny Adams-Vocals ; Dr. Lonnie Smith-Hammond B3 Organ ; Donald Harrison-Alto Sax
CD/Album: One Foot In The Blues
Record co./Cat #: Rounder 2144
Release Year: 1996
Note: Birthday: Johnny Adams 1.5.1932
 

10:24pm

I'll Only Miss Her When I Think Of Her
Artist Name: Alvin "Red" Tyler
Composer: Sammy Cahn-Jimmy Van Heusen
Soloists: Johnny Adams-Vocals ; Alvin "Red" Tyler-Tenor Sax ; David Torkanowsky-Piano ; James Singleton-Bass ; Johnny Vidacovch-Drums
CD/Album: Heritage
Record co./Cat #: Rounder 2047
Release Year: 1986
Note: Birthday: Johnny Adams 1.5.1932
 

10:30pm

Groovesville
Artist Name: Dizzy Reece
Composer: Dizzy Reece
Soloists: Dizzy Reece-Trumpet ; Hank Mobley-Tenor Sax ; Wynton Kelly-Piano ; Paul Chambers-Bass ; Art Taylor-Drums
CD/Album: Mosaic Select: Dizzy Reece
Record co./Cat #: Mosaic Select 011
Release Year: 1959
Note: Birthday: Dizzy Reece 1.5.1931
 

10:39pm

I Waited for You
Artist Name: Javon Jackson
Composer: Fuller-Gillespie
Soloists: Dianne Reeves-Vocals ; Javon Jackson-Tenor Sax ; Jacky Terrasson-Piano ; Chris Thomas-Bass ; Clarence Penn-Drums
CD/Album: When The Time Is Right
Record co./Cat #: Blue Note Records 89678-2
Release Year: 1994
 

10:47pm

Rain Check
Artist Name: Don Braden-Mark Rapp
Composer: Billy Strayhorn
Soloists: Don Braden-Tenor Sax ; Mark Rapp-Trumpet ; Gerald Clayton-Piano
CD/Album: The Strayhorn Project
Record co./Cat #: Premium Music Solutions
Release Year: 2010
Note: New
 

10:53pm

I Underestimated You
Artist Name: Johnny Adams
Composer: Doc Pomus-Dr. John
Soloists: Johnny Adams-Vocals ; Dr. John-Piano ; Duke Robillard-Guitar ; Alvin "Red" Tyler-Baritone Sax
CD/Album: Sings Doc Pomus - The Real Me
Record co./Cat #: Rounder 2109
Release Year: 1991
Note: Birthday: Johnny Adams 1.5.1932
 
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