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Rex Stewart, Buddy Tate

02/22/12 9:00PM By George Thomas

Tonight we celebrate the birthdays of two jazz greats - trumpeter & cornet player Rex Stewart, who worked with Duke Ellington,  and Buddy Tate, tenor sax player with Count Basie, Buck Clayton and many others. If you value hearing Jazz on VPR Monday through Friday, please support it with your financial pledge now at VPR.net

Playlist

9:00pm

Rexatious
Artist Name: Rex Stewart And His 52nd Street Stom
Composer: Rex Stewart
Soloists: Rex Stewart-Cornet
CD/Album: Duke Ellington: The Complete 1936-1940 Variety, Vocalion And Okeh Small Group Sessions
Record co./Cat #: Mosaic 7-235
Release Year: 1936
Note: Birthday: Rex Stewart 2.22.1907
 

9:03pm

The Back Room Stomp
Artist Name: Rex Stewart And His 52nd Street Stom
Composer: Rex Stewart, Duke Ellington
Soloists: Rex Stewart-Cornet ; Duke Ellington-Piano
CD/Album: Duke Ellington: The Complete 1936-1940 Variety, Vocalion And Okeh Small Group Sessions
Record co./Cat #: Mosaic 7-235
Release Year: 1937
Note: Birthday: Rex Stewart 2.22.1907
 

9:06pm

Sugar Hill Shim Sham
Artist Name: Rex Stewart And His 52nd Street Stom
Composer: Rex Stewart, Duke Ellington
Soloists: Rex Stewart-Cornet ; Duke Ellington-Piano
CD/Album: Duke Ellington: The Complete 1936-1940 Variety, Vocalion And Okeh Small Group Sessions
Record co./Cat #: Mosaic 7-235
Release Year: 1937
Note: Birthday: Rex Stewart 2.22.1907
 

9:09pm

Please Don't Talk About Me When I'm Gone
Artist Name: Rex Stewart
Composer: Clare, Stept
Soloists: Rex Stewart-Cornet
CD/Album: Swingville - Original Jazz Classics Sampler
Record co./Cat #: Swingville 3709-2
Release Year: 1960
Note: Birthday: Rex Stewart 2.22.1907
 

9:12pm

Overdrive
Artist Name: Buddy Tate
Composer: Buddy Tate
Soloists: Buddy Tate-Tenor Sax
CD/Album: Swingville - Original Jazz Classics Sampler
Record co./Cat #: Swingville 3709-2
Release Year: 1961
Note: Birthday: Buddy Tate 2.22.1913
 

9:16pm

Blue Lou
Artist Name: Buck Clayton
Composer: Edgar Sampson
Soloists: Buck Clayton-Trumpet ; Ruby Braff-Trumpet ; Buddy Tate-Tenor Sax ; Coleman Hawkins-Tenor Sax ; Benny Green-Trombone ; Dickie Harris-Trombone
CD/Album: Jam Sessions From The Vault
Record co./Cat #: Columbia 44291
Release Year: 1955
Note: Birthday: Buddy Tate 2.22.1913
 

9:29pm

Seventh Avenue Express
Artist Name: Count Basie and His Orchestra
Composer: Basie, Clayton
Soloists: Buddy Tate-Tenor Sax
CD/Album: 1947 Brand New Wagon
Record co./Cat #: Bluebird 2292-2
Release Year: 1947
Note: Birthday: Buddy Tate 2.22.1913
 

9:32pm

Oh, Lady Be Good
Artist Name: Slim Gaillard And His Olympic Trackmen
Composer: George & Ira Gershwin
Soloists: Slim Gaillard-Guitar, Vocal ; Buddy Tate-Tenor Sax
CD/Album: Laughing In Rhythm
Record co./Cat #: Verve 314 521 651-2
Release Year: 1951
Note: Birthday: Buddy Tate 2.22.1913
 

9:35pm

Jive At Five
Artist Name: Buck Clayton And His All-Stars
Composer: C. Basie, H. Edison
Soloists: Buck Clayton-Trumpet ; Buddy Tate-Tenor Sax
CD/Album: Columbia Small Group Swing Sessions 1953-62
Record co./Cat #: Mosaic 8-228
Release Year: 1957
Note: Birthday: Buddy Tate 2.22.1913
 

9:46pm

Sunny
Artist Name: Gary Smulyan
Composer: Bobby Herb
Soloists: Gary Smulyan-Baritone Sax ; Mike LeDonne-Hammond B3 ; Peter Bernstein-Guitar ; Kenny Washington-Drums
CD/Album: Smul's Paradise
Record co./Cat #: Capri Records 74113-2
Release Year: 2012
Note: New
 

9:55pm

Everybody Loves My Baby
Artist Name: Catherine Russell
Composer: Jack Palmer, Spencer Williams
Soloists: Catherine Russell-Vocals ; Mark Shane-Piano ; Matt Munisteri-Guitar ; Lee Hudson-Bass
CD/Album: Strictly Romancin'
Record co./Cat #: World Village 468101
Release Year: 2012
Note: New
 

10:01pm

Temptation
Artist Name: Charlie Parker
Composer: Arthur Freed, Herb Nacio Brown
Soloists: Charlie Parker-Alto Sax
CD/Album: Bird: The Complete Charlie Parker On Verve
Record co./Cat #: Verve 837 141-2
Release Year: 1952
Note: Birthday: Herb Nacio Brown 2.22.1896
 

10:04pm

Million Dollar Secret
Artist Name: Helen Humes
Composer: Helen Humes
Soloists: Helen Humes-Vocals ; Ben Webster-Tenor Sax
CD/Album: Songs I Like To Sing!
Record co./Cat #: Contemporary 7582
Release Year: 1960
 

10:08pm

Li'l Darlin'
Artist Name: Count Basie and His Orchestra
Composer: N. Hefti
CD/Album: The Complete Roulette Studio Recordings Of Count Basie And His Orchestra
Record co./Cat #: Mosaic 10-149
Release Year: 1957
 

10:13pm

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

10:24pm

Just The Two Of Us
Artist Name: Stephane Grapelli & Toots Thielemans
Composer: Simpson, Thompson
Soloists: Stephane Grapelli-Violin ; Toots Thielemans-Harmonica
CD/Album: Bringing It Together
Record co./Cat #: LiSem Enterprises 801
Release Year: 2012
Note: New Reissue
 

10:29pm

And How I Hoped For Your Love
Artist Name: Judy Wexler
Composer: Abbey Lincoln
Soloists: Judy Wexler-Vocals
CD/Album: Under A Painted Sky
Record co./Cat #: Jazzed Media 1052
Release Year: 2011
Note: New
 

10:34pm

Do You Know What It Means To Miss New Orleans
Artist Name: 3 Cohens
Composer: DeLange, Alter
Soloists: Anat Cohen-Tenor Sax, Clarinet ; Avishai Cohen-Trumpet ; Yuval Cohen-Soprano Sax
CD/Album: Family
Record co./Cat #: Anzic Records 7002
Release Year: 2011
Note: New
 

10:42pm

Ao Mar
Artist Name: Vince Mendoza
Composer: Vince Mendoza, Luciana Souza
Soloists: Luciana Souza-Vocals ; Bob Mintzer-Tenor Sax ; John Scofield-Guitar
CD/Album: Nights On Earth
Record co./Cat #: Horizontal Jazz 092011-2
Release Year: 2011
Note: New
 

10:50pm

Pensativa
Artist Name: Clare Fischer
Composer: Clare Fischer
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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