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Tommy Turrentine, Lionel Hampton, Helen Forrest, Herbie Hancock

04/12/12 9:00PM By George Thomas

We celebrate several jazz birthdays tonight: trumpeter Tommy Turrentine, brother to Stanley Turrentine; Lionel Hampton, vibraphonist, bandleader; vocalist Helen Forrest who sang with Benny Goodman in the 1940's; and Herbie Hancock, pianist, composer & bandleader.

Playlist

9:00pm

When Lights Are Low
Artist Name: Lionel Hampton
Composer: B. Carter. S. Williams
Soloists: Lionel Hampton-Vibes ; Dizzy Gillespie-Trumpet ; Coleman Hawkins-Tenor Sax ; Ben Webster-Tenor Sax
CD/Album: The Complete Lionel Hampton Victor Sessions 1937-1941
Record co./Cat #: Mosaic 5-238
Release Year: 1939
Note: Birthday: Lionel Hampton 4.12.1909
 

9:02pm

Flyin' Home / Rose Room
Artist Name: Benny Goodman Sextet
Composer: Benny Goodman, Lionel Hampton / Art Hickman, Harry Williams
Soloists: Benny Goodman-Clarinet ; Charlie Christian-Guitar ; Lionel Hampton-Vibes
CD/Album: The Essential Benny Goodman
Record co./Cat #: Columbia/Bluebird/Legacy 09491 2
Release Year: 1939
Note: Birthday: Lionel Hampton 4.12.1909
 

9:08pm

Sweethearts On Parade
Artist Name: Lionel Hampton & Oscar Peterson
Composer: Carmen Lombardo, Charles Newman
Soloists: Lionel Hampton-Vibes, Vocals
CD/Album: Jazz Masters 26
Record co./Cat #: Verve 314 521 853-2
Release Year: 1954
Note: Birthday: Lionel Hampton 4.12.1909
 

9:15pm

The Man I Love / You're Dangerous
Artist Name: Benny Goodman and his Orchestra with Helen Forrest
Composer: George & Ira Gershwin / J. Burke, J. Van Huesen
Soloists: Helen Forrest-Vocals ; Benny Goodman-Clarinet
CD/Album: Best Of The Big Bands
Record co./Cat #: Columbia 48902
Release Year: 1940
Note: Birthday: Helen Forrest 4.12.1917
 

9:23pm

Then I'll Be Tired Of You
Artist Name: Stanley Turrentine
Composer: E.Y. Harburg, A. Schwartz
Soloists: Tommy Turrentine-Trumpet ; Stanley Turrentine-Tenor Sax
CD/Album: Ballads
Record co./Cat #: Blue Note Records 95581 2
Release Year: 1961
Note: Birthday: Tommy Turrentine 4.12.1928
 

9:29pm

Midnight Mambo
Artist Name: Sonny Clark
Composer: Tommy Turrentine
Soloists: Tommy Turrentine-Trumpet ; Charlie Rouse-Tenor Sax ; Sonny Clark-Piano
CD/Album: Leapin' And Lopin'
Record co./Cat #: Blue Note Records 84091 2
Release Year: 1961
Note: Birthday: Tommy Turrentine 4.12.1928
 

9:36pm

Someday My Prince Will Come
Artist Name: Herbie Hancock
Composer: F.E. Churchill-L. Morey
Soloists: Herbie Hancock-Piano
CD/Album: The Piano
Record co./Cat #: Columbia/Legacy 87083
Release Year: 1978
Note: Birthday: Herbie Hancock 4.12.1940
 

9:44pm

Maiden Voyage
Artist Name: Herbie Hancock
Composer: Herbie Hancock
Soloists: Herbie Hancock-Piano ; Freddie Hubbard-Trumpet ; George Coleman-Tenor Sax
CD/Album: Maiden Voyage
Record co./Cat #: Blue Note Records 7 46339-2
Release Year: 1965
Note: Birthday: Herbie Hancock 4.12.1940
 

9:52pm

Git It
Artist Name: Booker Ervin
Composer: Booker Ervin
Soloists: Booker Ervin-Tenor Sax ; Tommy Turrentine-Trumpet
CD/Album: The Book Cooks
Record co./Cat #: Avenue Jazz/Bethlehem 76691
Release Year: 1961
Note: Birthday: Tommy Turrentine 4.12.1928
 

10:00pm

Autumn Leaves
Artist Name: Miles Davis
Composer: Kozma, Prevert, Mercer
Soloists: Miles Davis-Trumpet ; George Coleman-Tenor Sax ; Herbie Hancock-Piano ; Ron Carter-Bass ; Tony Williams-Drums
CD/Album: The Best Of Seven Steps 1963-1964
Record co./Cat #: Columbia/Legacy 93585
Release Year: 1963
Note: Birthday: Herbie Hancock 4.12.1940
 

10:14pm

Prisoner Of Love
Artist Name: Marianne Solivan
Composer: Leo Robin, Clarence Gaskill, Russ Columbo
Soloists: Marianne Solivan-Vocals ; Xavier Davis-Piano
CD/Album: Prisoner Of Love
Record co./Cat #: Hipnotic Records 10007
Release Year: 2012
Note: New
 

10:21pm

Footprints
Artist Name: Miles Davis Quintet
Composer: Wayne Shorter
Soloists: Miles Davis-Trumpet ; Wayne Shorter-Tenor Sax ; Herbie Hancock-Piano ; Ron Carter-Bass ; Tony Williams-Drums
CD/Album: Miles Smiles
Record co./Cat #: Columbia/Legacy 48849
Release Year: 1966
Note: Birthday: Herbie Hancock 4.12.1940
 

10:31pm

Freddie Freeloader
Artist Name: Chano Dominguez
Composer: Miles Davis
Soloists: Chano Dominguez-Piano
CD/Album: Flamenco Sketches
Record co./Cat #: Blue Note Records 79453 2
Release Year: 2012
Note: New
 

10:42pm

Move On Up
Artist Name: Jazz Soul Seven
Composer: Curtis Mayfield
Soloists: Terri Lyne Carrington-Drums ; Russ Ferrante-Piano ; Wallace Roney-Trumpet
CD/Album: Impressions Of Curtis Mayfield
Record co./Cat #: BFMJazz.com 302 062 413-2
Release Year: 2012
Note: New
 

10:49pm

Edith And The Kingpin
Artist Name: Herbie Hancock
Composer: Joni Mitchell
Soloists: Tina Turner-Vocals ; Herbie Hancock-Piano
CD/Album: River: The Joni Letters
Record co./Cat #: Verve B0009791-02
Release Year: 2007
Note: Birthday: Herbie Hancock 4.12.1940
 

10:56pm

Fast Dances
Artist Name: Oscar Peterson & Fred Astaire
Composer: Ad Lib
Soloists: Fred Astaire-Tap Dancing ; Oscar Peterson-Piano
CD/Album: Complete Norman Granz Sessions
Record co./Cat #: The Jazz Factory 22877
Release Year: 1952
 
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