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Benny Powell, SFJazz

03/01/12 9:00PM By George Thomas

We celebrate the birthday of trombonist Benny Powell, with his distinctive sound heard on recordings from Count Basie and His Orchestra, Ella Fitzgerald, Joe Williams, Lambert, Hendricks & Ross, Abdullah Ibrahim and Randy Weston. We also hear the SFJazz Collective in advance of their Flynn show tomorrow.

Playlist

9:00pm

April In Paris
Artist Name: Count Basie and His Orchestra
Composer: Vernon Duke, E.Y. Yip Harburg
Soloists: Benny Powell-Trombone ; Count Basie-Piano
CD/Album: Jazz Masters 2
Record co./Cat #: Verve 314 519 819-2
Release Year: 1955
Note: Birthday: Benny Powell 3.1.1930
 

9:04pm

Going To Chicago Blues
Artist Name: Joe Williams, Lambert, Hendricks & Ross plus The Basie Band
Composer: Basie, Rushing
Soloists: Benny Powell-Trombone ; Joe Williams-Vocals ; Lambert, Hendricks & Ross-Vocals ; Count Basie-Piano
CD/Album: Sing Along With Basie
Record co./Cat #: Blue Note Records 7953322
Release Year: 1958
Note: Birthday: Benny Powell 3.1.1930
 

9:08pm

Deed I Do
Artist Name: Ella Fitzgerald & Count Basie and His Orchestra
Composer: Rose, Hirsch
Soloists: Ella Fitzgerald-Vocals ; Benny Powell-Trombone ; Count Basie-Piano
CD/Album: First Lady Of Song
Record co./Cat #: Verve 314 517 898-2
Release Year: 1963
Note: Birthday: Benny Powell 3.1.1930
 

9:11pm

Easy Money
Artist Name: Count Basie and His Orchestra
Composer: Benny Carter
Soloists: Benny Powell-Trombone
CD/Album: The Complete Roulette Live Recordings Of Count Basie And His Orchestra
Record co./Cat #: Mosaic 8-135
Release Year: 1962
Note: Birthday: Benny Powell 3.1.1930
 

9:16pm

In Memory Of
Artist Name: Randy Weston & Melba Liston
Composer: Randy Weston
Soloists: Benny Powell-Trombone ; Randy Weston-Piano ; Wallace Roney-Trumpet
CD/Album: Volcano Blues
Record co./Cat #: Antilles 314 519 269-2
Release Year: 1993
Note: Birthday: Benny Powell 3.1.1930
 

9:25pm

African Market Place
Artist Name: Abdullah Ibrahim
Composer: Abdullah Ibrahim
Soloists: Benny Powell-Trombone ; Abdullah Ibrahim-Piano
CD/Album: A Celebration
Record co./Cat #: Enja/Justin Time 3320-2
Release Year: 1988
Note: Birthday: Benny Powell 3.1.1930
 

9:33pm

The African Cookbook Suite: Jus' Blues
Artist Name: Randy Weston and his African Rhythms Sextet
Composer: Randy Weston
Soloists: Benny Powell-Trombone ; Randy Weston-Piano ; T.K. Blue-Alto Sax
CD/Album: The Storyteller
Record co./Cat #: Motema Music 51
Release Year: 2010
Note: Birthday: Benny Powell 3.1.1930
 

9:49pm

Free To Be Me / The Township Diary
Artist Name: Benny Powell
Composer: TK Blue / TK Blue
Soloists: Benny Powell-Trombone ; TK Blue-Alto Sax ; Sayuri Goto-Piano ; Billy Hart-Drums
CD/Album: Nextep
Record co./Cat #: Origin Records 82517
Release Year: 2008
Note: Birthday: Benny Powell 3.1.1930
 

10:01pm

Come Fly With Me
Artist Name: Monty Alexander
Composer: Sammy Cahn, Jimmy Van Heusen
Soloists: Monty Alexander-Piano ; Hassan Shakur-Bass
CD/Album: Uplift
Record co./Cat #: Jazz Legacy Productions 1001012
Release Year: 2011
 

10:07pm

It's Your Thing
Artist Name: Christian McBride
Composer: Rudolph Isley, Ronald Isley, O' Kelly Isley, Upchurch
Soloists: Christian McBride-Bass, Vocals ; Dee Dee Bridgewater-Vocals
CD/Album: Conversations With Christian
Record co./Cat #: Mack Avenue 1050
Release Year: 2011
Note: New
 

10:12pm

In An Ellingtone
Artist Name: Jeff Hamilton Trio
Composer: Christoph Luty
Soloists: Jeff Hamilton-Drums ; Christoph Luty-Bass ; Tamir Hendelman-Piano
CD/Album: Red Sparkle
Record co./Cat #: Capri Records 74114-2
Release Year: 2012
Note: New
 

10:23pm

Superstition
Artist Name: SFJazz Collective
Composer: Stevie Wonder
Miguel Zenon
CD/Album: Live In New York 2011
Record co./Cat #: SFJazz Records
Release Year: 2011
 

10:34pm

A New Kiss
Artist Name: David Budway
Composer: David Budway
Soloists: David Budway-Piano ; Eric Rvis-Bass ; Jeff "Tain" Watts-Drums
CD/Album: A New Kiss
Record co./Cat #: MaxJazz 222
Release Year: 2011
Note: New
 

10:42pm

If I Were A Bell
Artist Name: Steve Kuhn Trio
Composer: Frank Loesser
Soloists: Steve Kuhn-Piano ; Ron Carter-Bass ; Al Foster-Drums
CD/Album: Live At Birdland
Record co./Cat #: Blue Note Records 72992 2
Release Year: 2007
 

10:51pm

Every Night
Artist Name: Joe Williams
Composer: Joe Williams
Soloists: Joe Williams-Vocals ; Norman Simmons-Piano
CD/Album: Every Day - The Best Of The Verve Years
Record co./Cat #: Verve 314 519 813-2
Release Year: 1987
 

10:56pm

The Mountain
Artist Name: Abdullah Ibrahim
Composer: Abdullah Ibrahim
Soloists: Abdullah Ibrahim-Piano
CD/Album: African Magic
Record co./Cat #: Enja/Justin Time 3301-2
Release Year: 2002
 
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