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Full Moon, Eubie Blake, Ray Crawford, King Curtis

02/07/12 9:00PM By George Thomas

Tonight we celebrate the Full Moon from several vocalists, including Chloe Brisson, Billie Holiday, Jimmy Scott and Abbey Lincoln. We also celebrate the birthdays of the composer & pianist Eubie Blake, guitarist Ray Crawford and tenor saxophonist King Curtis.



Charleston Rag
Artist Name: Eubie Blake
Composer: Eubie Blake
Soloists: Eubie Blake-Piano
CD/Album: Jazz Piano Masters
Record co./Cat #: Chiaroscuro Records 170
Release Year: 1972
Note: Birthday: Eubie Blake 2.7.1883


Artist Name: Jimmy Scott
Composer: DeLange, Hudson
Soloists: Jimmy Scott-Vocals ; Eric Alexander-Tenor Sax ; Joe Beck-Guitar ; George Mraz-Bass
CD/Album: Moon Glow
Record co./Cat #: Milestone 9332-2
Release Year: 2003


Old Devil Moon
Artist Name: Ahmad Jamal Trio
Composer: Burton Lane, Yip Harburg
Soloists: Ahmad Jamal-Piano ; Ray Crawford-Guitar ; Israel Crosby-Bass
CD/Album: The Legendary Okeh & Epic Recordings
Record co./Cat #: Epic/Legacy 93580
Release Year: 1955
Note: Birthday: Ray Crawford 2.7.1924


It's Only A Paper Moon
Artist Name: Paul McCartney
Composer: Harold Arlen, Yip Harburg, Billy Rose
Diana Krall
Soloists: Paul McCartney-Vocals ; Diana Krall-Piano ; John Pizzarelli-Guitar ; Bucky Pizzarelli-Rhythm Guitar ; Andy Stein-Violin ; Robert Hurst-Bass
CD/Album: Kisses On The Bottom
Record co./Cat #: Hear Music/Concord Music 33369-02
Release Year: 2012
Note: New


Artist Name: Rene Marie
Composer: N. Madison, A. Quenzer, A. Shaw
Soloists: Rene Marie-Vocals ; Mulgrew Miller-Piano ; Chris Potter-Tenor Sax ; Robert Hurst-Bass ; Jeff "Tain" Watts-Drums
CD/Album: Vertigo
Record co./Cat #: MaxJazz 114
Release Year: 2001


How High The Moon / Ornithology
Artist Name: Chloe Brisson
Composer: N. Hamilton, M. Lewis / B. Harris, C. Parker
Soloists: Chloe Brisson-Vocals ; Fred Haas-Tenor sax ; Marvin Stamm-Trumpet ; Bill Mays-Piano ; Matin Wind-Bass ; Matt Wilson-Drums
CD/Album: Blame It On My Youth
Record co./Cat #: chloebrisson.com
Release Year: 2012
Note: New


How High The Moon (la lune est grise...mon coeur aussi)
Artist Name: Abbey Lincoln
Composer: N. Hamilton, M. Lewis
Soloists: Abbey Lincoln-Vocals ; Clark Terry-Trumpet ; Jackie McLean-Alto Sax ; Alain Jean-Marie-Piano ; Charlie Haden-Bass ; Billy Higgins-Drums
CD/Album: The World Is Falling Down
Record co./Cat #: Verve 843 476-2
Release Year: 1990


I Wished On The Moon
Artist Name: Dizzy Reece
Composer: R. Rainger, D. Parker
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


Will You Still Be Mine
Artist Name: Ahmad Jamal Trio
Composer: M. Dennis, T. Adair
Soloists: Ahmad Jamal-Piano ; Ray Crawford-Guitar ; Eddie Calhoun-Bass
CD/Album: The Legendary Okeh & Epic Recordings
Record co./Cat #: Epic/Legacy 93580
Release Year: 1951
Note: Birthday: Ray Crawford 2.7.1924


Side Mouthin'
Artist Name: Jimmy Smith
Composer: Jimmy Smith
Soloists: Jimmy Smith-Hammond B3 organ ; Ray Crawford-Guitar
CD/Album: Jazz Masters 29
Record co./Cat #: Verve 314 521 855-2
Release Year: 1977
Note: Birthday: Ray Crawford 2.7.1924


It's Like Reachinig For The Moon
Artist Name: Billie Holiday
Composer: A. Sherman, A. Lewis, G. Marqusee
Soloists: Billie Holiday-Vocals ; Jonah Jones-Trumpet ; Johnny Hodges-Alto Sax ; Teddy Wilson-Piano
CD/Album: The Billie Holiday Collection, Volume 1
Record co./Cat #: Columbia/Legacy 87067
Release Year: 1936


Can You Read My Mind
Artist Name: Jimmy Cobb
Composer: John Williams
Soloists: Jimmy Cobb-Drums ; Ellis Marsalis-Piano ; Andrew Speight-Tenor Sax
CD/Album: Marsalis Music Honors Jimmy Cobb
Record co./Cat #: Marsalis Music/Rounder 022-2
Release Year: 2005
Note: Jimmy Cobb @ Upstairs, Montreal 2.24-5


The Isle Of Celia
Artist Name: Sonny Criss
Composer: Horace Tapscott
Soloists: Sonny Criss-Alto Sax ; Ray Crawford-Guitar ; Dolo Coker-Piano
CD/Album: Crisscraft
Record co./Cat #: Muse 6015
Release Year: 1975
Note: Birthday: Ray Crawford 2.7.1924


Artist Name: Miles Davis
Composer: Sonny Rollins
Soloists: Miles Davis-Trumpet ; Cannonball Adderley-Alto Sax ; John Coltrane-Tenor Sax ; Bill Evans-Piano ; Paul Chambers-Bass ; Jimmy Cobb-Drums
CD/Album: Miles Davis & John Coltrane - The Complete Columbia Recordings 1955-61
Record co./Cat #: Columbia/Legacy 90922
Release Year: 1958
Note: Jimmy Cobb @ Upstairs, Montreal 2.24-5


Have You Heard?
Artist Name: King Curtis
Composer: King Curtis
Soloists: King Curtis-Tenor Sax ; Nat Adderley-Cornet ; Wynton Kelly-Piano ; Paul Chambers-Bass ; Oliver Jackson-Drums
CD/Album: Soul Meeting
Record co./Cat #: Prestige 24033-2
Release Year: 1960
Note: Birthday: King Curtis 2.7.1934


Fats Waller Medley: Honeysuckle Rose / Ain't Misbehavin'
Artist Name: Sheila Jordan & Harvie S
Composer: Fats Waller, Andy Razaf / A. Razaf, Fats Waller, H. Brooks
Soloists: Sheila Jordan-Vocals ; Harvie S-Bass
CD/Album: Yesterdays
Record co./Cat #: HighNote 7234
Release Year: 2012
Note: New


Artist Name: Clipper Anderson
Composer: Nat Simon, Buddy Bernier
Soloists: Clipper Anderson-Bass ; Darin Clendenin-Piano
CD/Album: The Road Home
Record co./Cat #: Origin Records 82605
Release Year: 2012
Note: New


After You've Gone
Artist Name: Clare Fischer
Composer: Turner Layton, Henry Creamer
Soloists: Clare Fischer-Piano
CD/Album: Just Me
Record co./Cat #: Concord Jazz 4679
Release Year: 1995
Note: R.I.P. Clare Fischer 1.26.2012
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