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Big Joe Turner, Kai Winding

05/18/12 9:00PM By George Thomas

It's the birthday of a key figure in blues & jazz, vocalist Big Joe Turner, who is considered by many to be a key figure in the roots of Rock & Roll. It's also the birthday of trombonist Kai Winding, who worked for many years in the 1950's with another trombone player, J. J. Johnson.



That Old Thing
Artist Name: Bela Fleck & The Marcus Roberts Trio
Soloists: Bela Fleck-Banjo ; Marcus Roberts-Piano ; Jason Marsalis-Drums
CD/Album: Across The Imaginary Divide
Record co./Cat #: Rounder
Release Year: 2012
Note: June 1st


This Can't Be Love
Artist Name: J.J. Johnson & Kai Winding
Composer: Rodgers & Hart
Soloists: J.J. Johnson-Trombone ; Kai Winding-Trombone
CD/Album: Trombone For Two
Record co./Cat #: Mosaic Singles 1015
Release Year: 1955
Note: Birthday: Kai Winding 5.18.1922


Tea For Two
Artist Name: Anita O'Day
Composer: Irving Caesar, Vincent Youmans
Soloists: Anita O'Day-Vocals ; Jimmy Jones-Piano ; John Poole-Drums
CD/Album: Jazz On A Summer's Day (soundtrack)
Record co./Cat #: Snap/Charly 191
Release Year: 1958
Note: Listener Request


Artist Name: Miles Davis
Composer: George Wallington
Soloists: Miles Davis-Trumpet ; Kai Winding-Trombone ; Lee Konitz-Alto Sax ; Max Roach-Drums
CD/Album: Birth Of The Cool
Record co./Cat #: Capitol Jazz 7-92862-2
Release Year: 1949
Note: Birthday: Kai Winding 5.18.1922


Isn't It Romantic
Artist Name: Coleman Hawkins
Composer: Rodgers & Hart
Soloists: Coleman Hawkins-Tenor Sax ; Kai Winding-Trombone
CD/Album: Hollywood Stampede
Record co./Cat #: Capitol Jazz 7-92596-2
Release Year: 1947
Note: Birthday: Kai Winding 5.18.1922


Artist Name: Marian McPartland & Jason Moran
Composer: Gershwin-Gershwin-Heyward
Soloists: Marian McPartland-Piano ; Jason Moran-Piano
CD/Album: 85 Candles-Live In New York
Record co./Cat #: Concord Jazz 2218-2
Release Year: 2005


Better Git It In Your Soul
Artist Name: Charles Mingus
Composer: Charles Mingus
Soloists: Charles Mingus-Bass
CD/Album: Mingus Ah Um
Record co./Cat #: Columbia/Legacy 53436 2
Release Year: 1959


Night Time Is The Right Time / Blues Around The Clock
Artist Name: Count Basie & Joe Turner
Composer: LeRoy Carr / Willie Bryant
Soloists: Joe Turner-Vocals ; Count Basie-Piano ; Irving Ashby-Guitar ; Ray Brown-Bass
CD/Album: The Bosses
Record co./Cat #: Pablo 2310-709
Release Year: 1973
Note: Birthday: Joe Turner 5.18.1911


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


Theme For Kareem
Artist Name: Christian McBride & Inside Straight
Composer: Freddie Hubbard
CD/Album: Kind Of Brown
Record co./Cat #: Mack Avenue 1047
Release Year: 2009
Note: June 8-Burl. Discover Jazz Festival


From This Moment On
Artist Name: Anita O'Day
Composer: Cole Porter
Soloists: Anita O'Day-Vocals
CD/Album: Swings Cole Porter
Record co./Cat #: Verve 422-849-266-2
Release Year: 1955
Note: Listener Request


Artist Name: Michel Petrucciani
Composer: Wayne Shorter
Soloists: Michel Petrucciani-Piano ; Jim Hall-Guitar ; Wayne Shorter-Tenor Sax
CD/Album: Power Of Three
Record co./Cat #: Blue Note Records 7-46427-2
Release Year: 1986


Alice In Wonderland
Artist Name: Chick Corea, Eddie Gomez, Paul Motian
Composer: Sammy Fain, Irving Kahal
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


Artist Name: Stefon Harris, David Sanchez, Christian Scott
Composer: Rember Duharte
CD/Album: Ninety Miles
Record co./Cat #: Concord Picante 32904-02
Release Year: 2011
Note: June 2 - 8p Burlington Discover Jazz Festival


Be Bop
Artist Name: Arturo Sandoval
Composer: Dizzy Gillespie
Soloists: Arturo Sandoval-Trumpet
CD/Album: Dear Diz (Every Day I Think Of You)
Record co./Cat #: Concord Jazz 33020-02
Release Year: 2012
Note: New


Bembe Swing
Artist Name: Rick Davies
Composer: Rick Davies
Soloists: Rick Davies-Trombone
CD/Album: Salsa Nortena
Record co./Cat #: Emlyn Music 1002
Release Year: 2012
Note: New


Crossing The Channel
Artist Name: Kai Winding Sextet
Composer: Gerry Mulligan
Soloists: Kai Winding-Trombone ; Brew Moore-Tenor Sax ; Gerry Mulligan-Baritone Sax ; George Wallington-Piano ; Max Roach-Drums
CD/Album: BeBop Spoken Here
Record co./Cat #: Proper Box 10
Release Year: 1949
Note: Birthday: Kai Winding 5.18.1922


Crossing The Border
Artist Name: Alfredo Rodriguez
Composer: Alfredo Rodriguez
Soloists: Alfredo Rodriguez-Piano
CD/Album: Sounds Of Space
Record co./Cat #: Mack Avenue 1064
Release Year: 2012
Note: New


Round Midnight
Artist Name: Wes Montgomery
Composer: Thelonious Monk, Cootie Williams
Soloists: Wes Montgomery-Guitar
CD/Album: Echoes Of Indiana Avenue
Record co./Cat #: Resonance Records 2011
Release Year: 2012
Note: New


Black & Tan Fantasy
Artist Name: Vijay Iyer
Composer: Bubber Miley, Duke Ellington
Soloists: Vijay Iyer-Piano
CD/Album: Solo
Record co./Cat #: ACT Music 9497-2
Release Year: 2010
Note: June 5 Burlington Discover Jazz Festival


The Mooch
Artist Name: 3 Cohens
Composer: Duke Ellington
CD/Album: Family
Record co./Cat #: Anzic Records 7002
Release Year: 2011
Note: New


The Honeydripper / Honey Hush
Artist Name: Count Basie & Joe Turner
Composer: Joe Liggins / Lou Willie Turner
CD/Album: The Bosses
Record co./Cat #: Pablo 2310-709
Release Year: 1973
Note: Birthday: Joe Turner 5.18.1911


Cold Duck Time
Artist Name: Les McCann & Eddie Harris
Composer: Eddie Harris
CD/Album: Swiss Movement
Record co./Cat #: Atlantic Jazz 81365-2
Release Year: 1969


Black Lace Freudian Slip
Artist Name: Rene Marie
Composer: Rene Marie
Soloists: Rene Marie-Vocals
CD/Album: Black Lace Freudian Slip
Record co./Cat #: Motema Music 74
Release Year: 2011
Note: New


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


Perpetual Motion
Artist Name: Donny McCaslin
Composer: Donny McCaslin
Soloists: Donny McCaslin-Tenor Sax
CD/Album: Perpetual Motion
Record co./Cat #: Greenleaf Music 17
Release Year: 2010
Note: New


Here, There And Everywhere
Artist Name: Larry Goldings
Composer: J. Lennon, P. McCartney
Soloists: Larry Goldings-Piano
CD/Album: In My Room
Record co./Cat #: BFMJazz.com 302 062 406-2
Release Year: 2011
Note: New
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