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Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis, Buell Neidlinger, Kurt Weill, Jimmy Garrison

03/02/12 9:00PM By George Thomas

We have birthdays galore tonight, including the tenor sax player Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis; the composer, bassist and bandleader Buell Neidlinger; Kurt Weill, composer of "Mack The Knife," "Speak Low" and others; and bassist Jimmy Garrison who worked with John Coltrane.



Mack The Knife
Artist Name: Louis Armstrong
Composer: Kurt Weill, Bertolt Brecht
Soloists: Louis Armstrong-Vocals & Trumpet
CD/Album: The Essential Louis Armstrong
Record co./Cat #: Columbia/Legacy 89280
Release Year: 1955
Note: Birthday: Kurt Weill 3.2.1900


As Long As I Live
Artist Name: Spirits Of Rhythm
Composer: Harold Arlen, Ted Koehler
Soloists: Red McKenzie-Vocals ; Leo Watson-Tiple, Vocals
CD/Album: 52nd Street Swing - New York In The '30's
Record co./Cat #: GRP/Decca 646-2
Release Year: 1934


Russian Melody
Artist Name: Les Doigts de L'Homme
Composer: Lev Knipper
CD/Album: 1910
Record co./Cat #: Alma 61412
Release Year: 2011


I've Found A New Baby
Artist Name: Aurora Nealand & The Royal Roses
Composer: Jack Palmer, Spencer Williams
Soloists: Aurora Nealand-Soprano Sax ; Tom McDermott-Piano
CD/Album: A Tribute To Sidney Bechet
Record co./Cat #: www.auroranealand.com
Release Year: 2011
Note: New


I'm Checkin' Out, Goom'bye
Artist Name: Catherine Russell
Composer: Billy Strayhorn, Duke Ellington
Soloists: Catherine Russell-Vocals
CD/Album: Strictly Romancin'
Record co./Cat #: World Village 468101
Release Year: 2012
Note: New


Artist Name: Buell Neidlinger
Composer: Thelonious Monk
Soloists: Buell Neidlinger-Bass ; Marty Krystall-Tenor Sax ; John Beasley-Piano
CD/Album: Rear View Mirror
Record co./Cat #: K2B2 2969
Release Year: 1991
Note: Birthday: Buell Neidlinger 3.2.1936


Bright Mississippi
Artist Name: Thelonious Monk
Composer: Thelonious Monk
Soloists: Thelonious Monk-Piano ; Charlie Rouse-Tenor Sax ; Ben Riley-Drums
CD/Album: Live At The It Club
Record co./Cat #: Columbia/Legacy 65288
Release Year: 1964


Simply Beautiful
Artist Name: Terri Lyne Carrington
Composer: Al Green
Soloists: Terri Lyne Carrington-Drums ; Cassandra Wilson-Vocals ; Geri Allen-Piano
CD/Album: The Mosaic Project
Record co./Cat #: Concord Jazz 33016-02
Release Year: 2011
Note: New


Canadian Sunset
Artist Name: Big Joe Burrell
Composer: Eddie Haywood
Soloists: Big Joe Burrell-Tenor Sax ; James Harvey-Piano ; John Rivers-Bass ; Gabe Jarrett-Drums
CD/Album: I'm A Lucky So And So...
Record co./Cat #: BJB 103
Release Year: 2005


Diablo's Dance
Artist Name: Wes Montgomery
Composer: Shorty Rodgers
Soloists: Wes Montgomery-Guitar ; Buddy Montgomery-Piano ; Monk Montgomery-Bass
CD/Album: Echoes Of Indiana Avenue
Record co./Cat #: Resonance Records 2011
Release Year: 2012
Note: New


Ain't Necessarily So
Artist Name: Andy Bey
Composer: George & Ira Gershwin
Soloists: Andy Bey-Piano & Vocals
CD/Album: Ain't Necessarily So
Record co./Cat #: 12th Street Records 9292982-2
Release Year: 1997


Speak Low
Artist Name: Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis
Composer: Kurt Weill, Bertolt Brecht
Soloists: Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis-Tenor Sax ; Shirley Scott-Organ ; Ray Barretto-Conga
CD/Album: The Best Of Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis
Record co./Cat #: Prestige 5718-2
Release Year: 1960
Note: Birthday: Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis 3.2.1922


Stolen Moments
Artist Name: Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis
Composer: Oliver Nelson
Oliver Nelson
Soloists: Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis-Tenor Sax
CD/Album: Straight Blues
Record co./Cat #: Prestige 11014-2
Release Year: 1960
Note: Birthday: Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis 3.2.1922


Come On In My Kitchen
Artist Name: Cassandra Wilson
Composer: Robert Johnson
Soloists: Cassandra Wilson-Vocals
CD/Album: Blue Light 'Til Dawn
Record co./Cat #: Blue Note Records 81357 2
Release Year: 1993


Jaw's Blues
Artist Name: Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis
Composer: Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis
Soloists: Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis-Tenor Sax ; Horace Parlan-Piano
CD/Album: Jaw's Blues
Record co./Cat #: Enja 3097-08
Release Year: 1986
Note: Birthday: Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis 3.2.1922


Artist Name: David Murray Cuban Ensemble
Composer: Consuelo Velázquez
Soloists: David Murray-Tenor Sax
CD/Album: Plays Nat King Cole En Espanol
Record co./Cat #: Motema Music 73
Release Year: 2011
Note: New


La Comparsa
Artist Name: Bebo Valdes & Chucho Valdes
Composer: Ernesto Lecuona
Soloists: Bebo Valdes-Piano ; Chucho Valdes-Piano
CD/Album: Calle 54 (soundtrack)
Record co./Cat #: Blue Note Records 32000 2
Release Year: 2001


Walking The Dog
Artist Name: James Carter Organ Trio
Composer: Jack McDuff
Soloists: James Carter -Alto Sax ; Gerard Gibbs-Organ
CD/Album: At The Crossroads
Record co./Cat #: EmArcy B0016081-02
Release Year: 2011
Note: New


Artist Name: John Coltrane
Composer: John Coltrane
Soloists: John Coltrane-Tenor Sax ; McCoy Tyner-Piano ; Jimmy Garrison-Bass ; Elvin Jones-Drums
CD/Album: Crescent
Record co./Cat #: MCA/Impulse! 5889
Release Year: 1964
Note: Birthday: Jimmy Garrison 3.3.1934


King Tubby Meets The Rockers Uptown
Artist Name: Monty Alexander
Composer: H. Swaby, A. Pablo
Soloists: Monty Alexander-Piano, Melodica
CD/Album: Harlem-Kingston Express Live!
Record co./Cat #: Motema Music 67
Release Year: 2011
Note: New


Let Your Mind Be Free
Artist Name: The Soul Rebels
Composer: Bernard, Campbell, Francois, Johnson
CD/Album: Unlock Your Mind
Record co./Cat #: Rounder 9117-2
Release Year: 2012
Note: New


Afro Blue
Artist Name: Robert Glasper Experiment
Composer: Mongo Santamaria
Soloists: Robert Glasper-Piano ; Erykah Badu-Vocals
CD/Album: Black Radio
Record co./Cat #: Blue Note Records 88333 2
Release Year: 2012
Note: New


The Guest House
Artist Name: Trio M
Composer: Myra Melford
Soloists: Myra Melford-Piano ; Mark Dresser-Bass ; Matt Wilson-Drums
CD/Album: The Guest House
Record co./Cat #: Enja/Yellow Bird 7721 2
Release Year: 2012
Note: New


Artist Name: Ali Jackson, Omer Avital, Aaron Goldberg
Composer: Omer Avital
Soloists: Aaron Goldberg-Piano ; Omer Avital-Bass ; Ali Jackson-Drums
CD/Album: Yes!
Record co./Cat #: Sunnyside 1271
Release Year: 2011
Note: New


Jumpin' Punkins
Artist Name: Cecil Taylor & Buell Neidlinger
Composer: Mercer Ellington
Soloists: Buell Neidlinger-Bass ; Cecil Taylor-Piano ; Archie Shepp-Tenor Sax
CD/Album: The Complete Candid Recordings Of Cecil Taylor & Buell Neidlinger
Record co./Cat #: Mosaic 4-127
Release Year: 1961
Note: Birthday: Buell Neidlinger 3.2.1936


Once Upon A Time, There Was A Holding Corporation Called Old America
Artist Name: Charles Mingus
Composer: Charles Mingus
Soloists: Charles Mingus-Bass ; Lonnie Hillyer-Trumpet ; Julius Watkins-French Horn ; Howard Johnson-Tuba ; Dannie Richmond-Drums ; Charles McPherson-Alto Sax
CD/Album: At UCLA 1965
Record co./Cat #: Sunnyside/Sue Mingus Music 3041
Release Year: 1965


Twilight In Turkey
Artist Name: Stuff Smith and His Onyx Club Band
Composer: Raymond Scott
Soloists: Stuff Smith-Violin ; Jonah Jones-Trumpet ; Buster Bailey-Clarinet ; Cozy Cole-Drums
CD/Album: 52nd Street Swing - New York In The '30's
Record co./Cat #: GRP/Decca 646-2
Release Year: 1937
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