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Sonny Stitt, Stan Getz & New Releases

02/02/10 9:00PM By George Thomas

We celebrate the birthdays of Sonny Stitt (alto & tenor sax) and Stan Getz (tenor Sax) and the upcoming appearence of the young Japanese piano Hiromi at the FlynnSpace in Burlington, VT on February 20th. Featured New Releases include the vocalist/lyricist Lorraine Feather with her distinctive sense of humor.

Playlist

9:01pm

Stormy Weather
Artist Name: Red Garland Trio
Composer: Arlen-Koehler
Soloists: Red Garland-Piano ; Paul Chambers-Bass ; Arthur Taylor-Drums
CD/Album: All Kinds Of Weather
Record co./Cat #: Prestige/OJC 193-2
Release Year: 1958
Note: Listener Request
 

9:11pm

On The Sunny Side Of The Street
Artist Name: Dizzy Gillespie, Sonny Stitt, Sonny Rollins
Composer: Jimmy McHugh & Dorothy Fields
Soloists: Dizzy Gillespie-Trumpet, Vocals ; Sonny Stitt-Tenor Sax ; Sonny Rollins-Tenor Sax ; Ray Bryant-Piano ; Tommy Bryant-Bass ; Charlie Persip-Drums
CD/Album: Sonny Side Up
Record co./Cat #: Verve 825 674-2
Release Year: 1958
Note: Birthday: Sonny Stitt 2.2.1924
 

9:17pm

On The Sunny Side Of The Street
Artist Name: Roberta Gambarini
Composer: Jimmy McHugh & Dorothy Fields
Soloists: Roberta Gambarini-Vocals ; Tamir Hendelman-Piano ; Chuck Berghofer-Bass ; Joe Labarbera-Drums
CD/Album: Easy To Love
Record co./Cat #: Kindred Rhythm 1122
Release Year: 2006
Note: She wrote the lyrics to the solos by Sonny Stitt, Sonny Rollins & Dizzy
 

9:25pm

Deuces Wild
Artist Name: Sonny Stitt
Composer: Sonny Stitt
Soloists: Sonny Stitt-Tenor Sax ; Don Patterson-Organ ; Billy Jones-Drums
CD/Album: Deuces Wild
Record co./Cat #: Atlantic 3008
Release Year: 1967
Note: Birthday: Sonny Stitt 2.2.1924
 

9:30pm

I Forgot To have Children
Artist Name: Lorraine Feather
Composer: Berg/Feather
Soloists: Lorraine Feather-Vocals ; Shelly Berg-Piano ; Grant Geisman-Guitar ; Gregg Field-Drums
CD/Album: Ages
Record co./Cat #: Jazzed Media 1047
Release Year: 2010
Note: New
 

9:35pm

Funkallero
Artist Name: Stan Getz & Bill Evans
Composer: Bill Evans
Soloists: Stan Getz-Tenor Sax ; Bill Evans-Piano ; Ron Carter-Bass ; Elvin Jones-Drums
CD/Album: Stan Getz & Bill Evans
Record co./Cat #: Verve 833 802-2
Release Year: 1964
Note: Birthday: Stan Getz 2.2.1927
 

9:43pm

Dance Of The Aegean
Artist Name: Christopher Bakriges
Composer: Christopher Bakriges
Soloists: Christopher Bakriges-Piano ; Art Bouton-Soprano Sax
CD/Album: Transculturation
Record co./Cat #: www.bakriges.com
Release Year: 2010
Note: New
 

9:50pm

Dedicated To You
Artist Name: Kurt Elling
Composer: Sammy Cahn-Saul Chaplin-Hy Zaret
Soloists: Kurt Elling-Vocals ; Ethel String Quartet ; Laurence Hobgood-Piano ; Clark Summers-Bass ; Ulysses Owens-Drums
CD/Album: Dedicated To You
Record co./Cat #: Concord Jazz 31314-02
Release Year: 2009
Note: Grammy Winner Jazz Vocal Album 2009
 

9:56pm

What's New
Artist Name: Kurt Elling
Composer: Bob Haggart-Johnny Burke
Soloists: Ernie Watts-Tenor Sax ; Ethel String Quartet ; Laurence Hobgood-Piano
CD/Album: Dedicated To You
Record co./Cat #: Concord Jazz 31314-02
Release Year: 2009
Note: Grammy Winner Jazz Vocal Album 2009
 

10:02pm

The String
Artist Name: Sonny Stitt
Composer: Sonny Stitt
Soloists: Sonny Stitt-Alto Sax ; Roy Eldridge-Trumpet ; Oscar Peterson-Piano ; Herb Ellis-Guitar ; Ray Brown-Bass ; Stan Levey-Drums
CD/Album: Jazz Masters 50
Record co./Cat #: Verve 314 527 651-2
Release Year: 1957
Note: Birthday: Sonny Stitt 2.2.1924
 

10:12pm

Strength And Sanity
Artist Name: Booker Little
Composer: Booker Little
Soloists: Booker Little-Trumpet ; Julian Priester-Trombone ; Eric Dolphy-Alto Sax ; Don Friedman-Piano ; Ron Carter-Bass ; Max Roach-Drums
CD/Album: Out Front
Record co./Cat #: Candid 79027
Release Year: 1961
 

10:18pm

On A Slow Boat To China
Artist Name: Julian Yeo
Composer: Frank Loesser
Soloists: Julian Yeo-Vocals ; Jesse Gilbert-Piano
CD/Album: Deep Purple Dreams
Record co./Cat #: www.julianyeo.com
Release Year: 2010
Note: New
 

10:23pm

Song For F
Artist Name: Tineke Postma
Composer: Tineke Postma
Soloists: Tineke Postma-Alto & Soprano Sax ; Geri Allen-Piano ; Scott Colley-Bass ; Terri Lyne Carrington-Drums
CD/Album: The Traveller
Record co./Cat #: EtceteraNow 6003
Release Year: 2010
Note: New
 

10:30pm

E.S.P.
Artist Name: Miles Davis
Composer: Miles Davis & Wayne Shorter
Soloists: Miles Davis-Trumpet ; Wayne Shorter-Tenor Sax ; Herbie Hancock-Piano ; Ron Carter-Bass ; Tony Williams-Drums
CD/Album: E.S.P.
Record co./Cat #: Columbia/Legacy 46863
Release Year: 1965
 

10:36pm

Circumstantial
Artist Name: Steve Colson
Composer: Steve Colson
Soloists: Steve Colson-Piano ; Reggie Workman-Bass ; Andrew Cyrille-Drums
CD/Album: The Untarnished Dream
Record co./Cat #: Silver Sphinx 12403
Release Year: 2009
Note: New
 

10:44pm

Sicilian Blue
Artist Name: Hiromi
Composer: Hiromi
Soloists: Hiromi-Piano
CD/Album: Place To be
Record co./Cat #: Telarc Jazz 83695
Release Year: 2009
Note: In Concert: 2.20.10 FlynnSpace, Burlington, VT
 

10:52pm

Desafinado
Artist Name: Stan Getz
Composer: Antonio Carlos Jobim-Newton Mendonca
Soloists: Stan Getz-Tenor Sax ; Gene Byrd-Guitar ; Charlie Byrd-Guitar
CD/Album: Jazz Masters 8
Record co./Cat #: Verve 314 519 823-2
Release Year: 1962
Note: Birthday: Stan Getz 2.2.1927
 
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