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Duke Ellington, George Adams, Toots Theilemans

04/27/12 9:00PM By George Thomas

Tonight we celebrate the greatest jazz man of them all, Duke Ellington, composer, bandleader and pianist. We also take note of the birthdays of tenor sax and vocalist George Adams and the guitarist, whistler & harmonica player Toots Theilemans.

Playlist

9:00pm

Moonlight In Vermont
Artist Name: Betty Carter, Ray Bryant
Composer: J. Blackburn-K. Suessdorf
Soloists: Betty Carter-Vocals ; Ray Bryant-Piano
CD/Album: Meet Betty Carter And Ray Bryant
Record co./Cat #: Columbia/Legacy 64936
Release Year: 1955
Note: Birthday: Karl Suessdorf 4.27.1921
 

9:04pm

Jazz A La Carte
Artist Name: Barney Bigard And His Jazzopators
Composer: B. Bigard, Duke Ellington
Soloists: Barney Bigard-Clarinet ; 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: Duke Ellington 4.29.1899
 

9:07pm

Not So Dukish
Artist Name: Johnny Hodges And His Orchestra
Composer: Jimmy Woode
Soloists: Johnny Hodges-Alto Sax
CD/Album: The Complete Verve Johnny Hodges Small Group Sessions 1956-61
Record co./Cat #: Mosaic 6-200
Release Year: 1958
Note: Birthday: Duke Ellington 4.29.1899
 

9:14pm

Main Stem
Artist Name: Zoot Sims
Composer: Duke Ellington
Soloists: Zoot Sims-Tenor Sax
CD/Album: The Jazz Giants Play Duke Ellington - Caravan
Record co./Cat #: Prestige 24227-2
Release Year: 1976
Note: Birthday: Duke Ellington 4.29.1899
 

9:22pm

It Might As Well Be Spring
Artist Name: Blossom Dearie
Composer: Oscar Hammerstein II & Richard Rodgers
Soloists: Blossom Dearie-Piano, Vocals
CD/Album: Blossom Dearie
Record co./Cat #: Verve 422 837 934-2
Release Year: 1956
Note: Birthday: Blossom Dearie 4.28.1926
 

9:25pm

Corcovado (Quiet Nights Of Quiet Stars)
Artist Name: Toots Theilemans with The Shirley Horn Trio
Composer: Antonio Carlos Jobim
Soloists: Toots Theilemans-Harmonica ; Shirley Horn-Piano
CD/Album: For My Lady
Record co./Cat #: Verve 314 510 133-2
Release Year: 1991
Note: Birthday: Toots Thielemans 4.29.1922
 

9:30pm

Suddenly It's Spring
Artist Name: Ray Barretto
Composer: J. Burke, J. Van Heusen
Soloists: Ray Barretto-Congas
CD/Album: Standards Rican-ditioned
Record co./Cat #: ZoHo Music 200610
Release Year: 2006
Note: Birthday: Ray Barretto 4.29.1929
 

9:36pm

When Kingdom Comes/Sho Nuff
Artist Name: Calvin Newborn
Composer: Calvin Newborn
Soloists: Calvin Newborn-Guitarist
CD/Album: New Born
Record co./Cat #: Yellow Dog 1159
Release Year: 2005
Note: Birthday: Calvin Newborn
 

9:43pm

The Feeling Of Jazz
Artist Name: Duke Ellington & John Coltrane
Composer: Duke Ellington, Bobby Troup, George Simon
Soloists: Duke Ellington-Piano ; John Coltrane-Tenor Sax
CD/Album: Duke Ellington & John Coltrane
Record co./Cat #: Impulse! 39103
Release Year: 1962
Note: Birthday: Duke Ellington 4.29.1899
 

9:48pm

The Mooch
Artist Name: 3 Cohens
Composer: Duke Ellington
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: Birthday: Duke Ellington 4.29.1899
 

9:55pm

Cotton Tail
Artist Name: Duke Ellington and His Famous Orchestra
Composer: Duke Ellington
CD/Album: The Essential Duke Ellington
Record co./Cat #: Columbia/Legacy 89281
Release Year: 1940
Note: Birthday: Duke Ellington 4.29.1899
 

10:01pm

Soul Station
Artist Name: Jean Thielemans
Composer: Jean Thielemans
Soloists: Jean Thielemans-Guitar, Harmonica ; Kenny Drew-Piano
CD/Album: Man Bites Harmonica
Record co./Cat #: Riverside 1125
Release Year: 1958
Note: Birthday: Toots Thielemans 4.29.1922
 

10:08pm

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

10:14pm

Devil Blues
Artist Name: Charles Mingus
Composer: Charles Mingus, George Adams, Gatemouth Brown
Soloists: Charles Mingus-Bass ; George Adams-Vocals, Tenor Sax ; Don Pullen-Piano
CD/Album: Changes One
Record co./Cat #: Rhino/Atlantic 71403-2
Release Year: 1975
Note: Birthday: George Adams 4.29.1940
 

10:26pm

Stella By Starlight
Artist Name: Eddie Gomez
Composer: Ned Washington, Victor Young
Soloists: Eddie Gomez-Bass
CD/Album: Per Sempre
Record co./Cat #: BFMJazz.com 302 062 414 2
Release Year: 2012
Note: New
 

10:34pm

A Time For Sobriety
Artist Name: Don Pullen
Composer: George Adams
Soloists: George Adams-Tenor Sax ; Don Pullen-Piano
CD/Album: Mosaic Select: Don Pullen
Record co./Cat #: Mosaic Select 013
Release Year: 1986
Note: Birthday: George Adams 4.29.1940
 

10:45pm

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
 

10:53pm

How Long Has This Been Going On?
Artist Name: Toots Theilemans with The Shirley Horn Trio
Composer: George & Ira Gershwin
Soloists: Toots Theilemans-Harmonica ; Shirley Horn-Piano
CD/Album: For My Lady
Record co./Cat #: Verve 314 510 133-2
Release Year: 1991
Note: Birthday: Toots Thielemans 4.29.1922
 

11:00pm

Warm Up
Artist Name: Don Pullen
Composer: Don Pullen
Soloists: Don Pullen-Piano ; George Adams-Tenor Sax
CD/Album: Mosaic Select: Don Pullen
Record co./Cat #: Mosaic Select 013
Release Year: 1987
Note: Birthday: George Adams 4.29.1940
 

11:10pm

You Can Make It If You Try
Artist Name: Steven Bernstein's Millennial Territory Orchestra
Composer: Sylvester Stewart
CD/Album: MTO Plays Sly
Record co./Cat #: The Royal Potato Family 1110
Release Year: 2011
Note: New
 

11:15pm

Nardis
Artist Name: Pilc, Moutin, Hoenig
Composer: Miles Davis
Soloists: Jean-Michel Pilc-Piano ; Francois Moutin-Bass ; Ari Hoenig-Drums
CD/Album: Threedom
Record co./Cat #: Motema Music 72
Release Year: 2011
 

11:22pm

Alice In Wonderland
Artist Name: Chick Corea, Eddie Gomez, Paul Motian
Composer: Fain, Hilliard
Soloists: Chick Corea-Piano ; Eddie Gomez-Bass ; Paul Motian-Drums
CD/Album: Further Explorations
Record co./Cat #: Concord Jazz 33364-02
Release Year: 2012
Note: New
 

11:30pm

Little Pocket Sized Demons
Artist Name: Vijay Iyer Trio
Composer: Henry Threadgill
Soloists: Vijay Iyer-Piano
CD/Album: Accelerando
Record co./Cat #: ACT Music 9524-2
Release Year: 2012
Note: New
 

11:38pm

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
 

11:46pm

Adagio
Artist Name: Steve Kuhn Trio
Composer: Steve Kuhn
Soloists: Steve Kuhn-Piano ; Steve Swallow-Bass ; Joey Baron-Drums
CD/Album: Wisteria
Record co./Cat #: ECM 2257
Release Year: 2012
Note: New
 

11:53pm

My Little Brown Book
Artist Name: Duke Ellington & John Coltrane
Composer: Billy Strayhorn
Soloists: Duke Ellington-Piano ; John Coltrane-Tenor Sax
CD/Album: Duke Ellington & John Coltrane
Record co./Cat #: Impulse! 39103
Release Year: 1962
Note: Birthday: Duke Ellington 4.29.1899
 
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