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Herbie Mann, Henry Mancini, Bennie Green

04/16/12 9:00PM By George Thomas

We celebrate the birthdays of flute player/composer/band leader Herbie Mann; composer Henry Mancini, whose songs include "Moon River," The Days Of Wine And Roses," "Mr. Lucky," and "Peter Gunn" and trombonist Bennie Green.

Playlist

9:00pm

Summertime
Artist Name: Sidney Bechet
Composer: Gershwin
Soloists: Sidney Bechet-Soprano Sax ; Teddy Bunn-Guitar
CD/Album: The Best Of Sidney Bechet
Record co./Cat #: Blue Note Records 28891 2
Release Year: 1939
 

9:04pm

Moon River
Artist Name: Grant Green
Composer: Henry Mancini, Johnny Mercer
Soloists: Grant Green-Guitar ; Sonny Clark-Piano
CD/Album: The Complete Blue Note Recordings of Grant Green With Sonny Clark
Record co./Cat #: Mosaic 4-133
Release Year: 1961
Note: Birthday: Henry Mancini 4.16.1924
 

9:10pm

Walkin' And Talkin'
Artist Name: Bennie Green
Composer: Bennie Green
Soloists: Bennie Green-Trombone
CD/Album: Mosaic Select: Benny Green
Record co./Cat #: Mosaic Select 003
Release Year: 1959
Note: Birthday: Bennie Green 4.16.1923
 

9:21pm

The Days Of Wine And Roses
Artist Name: Ben Webster
Composer: Henry Mancini, Johnny Mercer
Soloists: Ben Webster-Tenor Sax
CD/Album: The Jeep Is Jumping
Record co./Cat #: Black Lion 760147
Release Year: 1965
Note: Birthday: Henry Mancini 4.16.1924
 

9:25pm

Peter Gunn
Artist Name: Quincy Jones And His Orchestra
Composer: Henry Mancini
Soloists: Roland Kirk-Flute
CD/Album: Rahsaan - The Complete Mercury Recordings Of Roland Kirk
Record co./Cat #: Mercury 846 640-2
Release Year: 1964
Note: Birthday: Henry Mancini 4.16.1924
 

9:27pm

Mr. Lucky
Artist Name: Jack McDuff
Composer: Henry Mancini
Soloists: Jack McDuff-Hammond B3 organ ; Jimmy Forrest-Tenor Sax ; Grant Green-Guitar
CD/Album: The Honeydripper
Record co./Cat #: Prestige 30035-2
Release Year: 1961
Note: Birthday: Henry Mancini 4.16.1924
 

9:33pm

Comin' Home Baby
Artist Name: Herbie Mann
Composer: Ben Tucker
Soloists: Herbie Mann-Flute ; Hagood Hardy-Vibes ; Ben Tucker-Bass ; Ahmed Abdul-Malik-Bass
CD/Album: At The Village Gate
Record co./Cat #: Atlantic 1380
Release Year: 1961
Note: Birthday: Herbie Mann 4.16.1930
 

9:41pm

I Can't Help It
Artist Name: Marianne Solivan
Composer: Betty Carter
Soloists: Marianne Solivan-Vocals ; Xavier Davis-Piano
CD/Album: Prisoner Of Love
Record co./Cat #: Hipnotic Records 10007
Release Year: 2012
Note: New
 

9:46pm

Blue Moon
Artist Name: Ahmad Jamal
Composer: Rodgers & Hart
Soloists: Ahmad Jamal-Piano ; Herlin Riley-Drums
CD/Album: Blue Moon: The New York Session
Record co./Cat #: Jazz Village 570001
Release Year: 2012
Note: New
 

9:58pm

Moon River
Artist Name: Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers
Composer: Henry Mancini, Johnny Mercer
Soloists: Freddie Hubbard-Trumpet ; Wayne Shorter-Tenor Sax ; Curtis Fuller-Trombone ; Cedar Walton-Piano ; Art Blakey-Drums
CD/Album: Buhaina's Delight
Record co./Cat #: Blue Note Records 7-84104-2
Release Year: 1961
Note: Birthday: Henry Mancini 4.16.1924
 

10:03pm

Goodbye
Artist Name: Andrew Smith
Composer: Andrew Smith
Soloists: Andrew Smith-Drums ; George Cables-Piano
CD/Album: Swift Kick
Record co./Cat #: D Clef Records 155
Release Year: 2012
Note: New
 

10:12pm

Straight Life
Artist Name: Freddie Hubbard
Composer: Freddie Hubbard
Soloists: Freddie Hubbard-Trumpet ; George Benson-Guitar ; Joe Henderson-Tenor Sax ; Herbie Hancock-Piano ; Ron Carter-Bass ; Jack DeJohnette-Drums
CD/Album: Straight Life
Record co./Cat #: CTI/Masterworks Jazz 88832 2
Release Year: 1970
Note: New Reissue
 

10:31pm

Is That Jazz
Artist Name: Giacomo Gates
Composer: Gil Scott-Heron
Soloists: Giacomo Gates-Vocals ; Lonnie Plaxico-Bass
CD/Album: The Revolution Will Be Jazz
Record co./Cat #: Savant 2116
Release Year: 2011
Note: New
 

10:34pm

Night And Day
Artist Name: Hailey Niswanger
Composer: Cole Porter
Soloists: Hailey Niswanger-Alto Sax
CD/Album: The Keeper
Record co./Cat #: Calmit Productions 70419
Release Year: 2012
Note: New
 

10:40pm

Soul Stirrin'
Artist Name: Bennie Green
Composer: Babs Gonzales
Soloists: Bennie Green-Trombone ; Babs Gonzales-Vocals ; Gene Ammons-Tenor Sax ; Elvin Jones-Drums
CD/Album: Mosaic Select: Bennie Green
Record co./Cat #: Mosaic Select 003
Release Year: 1958
Note: Birthday: Bennie Green 4.16.1923
 

10:48pm

Strange Place For The Snow
Artist Name: e.s.t.
Composer: e.s.t.
Soloists: Esbjorn Svensson-Piano
CD/Album: Strange Place For The Snow
Record co./Cat #: Superstudio Gul/Columbia 86545
Release Year: 2002
Note: Birthday: Esbjorn Svensson 4.16.1964
 

10:56pm

A Spring Morning
Artist Name: Herbie Mann
Composer: Herbie Mann
Soloists: Herbie Mann-Flute
CD/Album: Herbie Mann Plays
Record co./Cat #: Avenue Jazz/Bethlehem 76681
Release Year: 1957
Note: Birthday: Herbie Mann 4.16.1930
 
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