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05/23/12 9:00PM By George Thomas

We share some favorites of mine tonight, including "Compared to What" with Les McCann & Eddie Harris, "So What" from the classic Miles Davis album "Kind Of Blue," Horace Sliver's "Song For My Father" with the tenor Sax of Joe Henderson and Christian McBride's duet with Dee Dee Bridgewater on "It's Your Thing." Thanks.



For Dancers Only
Artist Name: Jimmie Lunceford And His Orchestra
Composer: Sy Oliver, Don Raye, Victor Schoen
CD/Album: The Complete Jimmie Lunceford Decca Sessions
Record co./Cat #: Mosaic 7-250
Release Year: 1937


Feeling Of Jazz
Artist Name: The Wynton Marsalis Quartet
Composer: Wynton Marsalis
Soloists: Wynton Marsalis-Trumpet ; Dianne Reeves-Vocals
CD/Album: The Magic Hour
Record co./Cat #: Blue Note Records 91717 2
Release Year: 2004
Note: Dianne Reeves June 9 - Burlington Discover Jazz Festival


Weather Bird
Artist Name: Louis Armstrong & His Savoy Ballroom Five
Composer: L. Armstrong
Soloists: Louis Armstrong-Trumpet ; Earl Hines-Piano
CD/Album: The Complete Hot Five And Hot Seven Recordings Volume 3
Record co./Cat #: Columbia/Legacy 87011
Release Year: 1928


Red Beans
Artist Name: Jonathan Batiste
Composer: Jonathan Batiste
Soloists: Jonathan Batiste-Piano
CD/Album: Live In New York: At The Rubin Museum Of Art
Record co./Cat #: Batiste Records
Release Year: 2006
Note: June 2 - 10p Burlington Discover Jazz Festival


Work Song
Artist Name: Cannonball Adderley
Composer: Nat Adderley
CD/Album: Jazz - The Smithsonian Anthology
Record co./Cat #: Smithsonian/Folkways 40820
Release Year: 1960


Only In It For The Money
Artist Name: Jimmy Smith
Composer: Mac Rebennack,
Soloists: Jimmy Smith-Hammond B3 organ ; Dr. John-Vocals, Piano
CD/Album: Dot Com Blues
Record co./Cat #: Blue Thumb Records 314 543 978-2
Release Year: 2000


No More Trouble
Artist Name: Monty Alexander
Composer: Bob Marley
Soloists: Monty Alexander-Piano ; Delfeayo Marsalis-Trombone
CD/Album: Concrete Jungle: The Music Of Bob Marley
Record co./Cat #: Telarc Jazz 83635
Release Year: 2006


Song For My Father
Artist Name: The Horace Silver Quintet
Composer: Horace Silver
Soloists: Horace Silver-Piano ; Joe Henderson-Tenor Sax
CD/Album: Song For My Father
Record co./Cat #: Blue Note Records 7-84185-2
Release Year: 1964


Diablo's Dance
Artist Name: Wes Montgomery
Composer: Shorty Rogers
Soloists: Wes Montgomery-Guitar ; Buddy Montgomery-Piano ; Monk Montgomery-Bass
CD/Album: Echoes Of Indiana Avenue
Record co./Cat #: Resonance Records 2011
Release Year: 1957
Note: New


Artist Name: The Quintet
Composer: Juan Tizol
Soloists: Charlie Parker-Alto Sax ; Dizzy Gillespie-Trumpet ; Bud Powell-Piano ; Charles Mingus-Bass ; Max Roach-Drums
CD/Album: Jazz At Massey Hall
Record co./Cat #: Concord Jazz 33722
Release Year: 1953


So What
Artist Name: Miles Davis
Composer: Miles Davis
Soloists: Miles Davis-Trumpet ; Cannonball Adderley-Alto Sax ; John Coltrane-Tenor Sax ; Bill Evans-Piano ; Paul Chambers-Bass ; Jimmy Cobb-Drums
CD/Album: Kind Of Blue - Legacy Edition
Release Year: 1959


Blue In Green
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


The Mountain
Artist Name: Abdullah Ibrahim
Composer: Abdullah Ibrahim
Soloists: Abdullah Ibrahim-Piano
CD/Album: The Very Best Of Abdullah Ibrahim
Record co./Cat #: Music Club 50140
Release Year: 2000


Artist Name: Kenny Werner
Composer: Kenny Werner
Soloists: Kenny Werner-Piano ; Randy Brecker-Trumpet ; David Sanchez-Tenor Sax
CD/Album: Balloons
Record co./Cat #: HalfNote 4546
Release Year: 2011


I've Got To Live The Life I Sing About In My Song
Artist Name: Don Byron New Gospel Quintet
Composer: Thomas A. Dorsey
Soloists: Don Byron-Clarinet ; DK Dyson-Vocals
CD/Album: Love, Peace, And Soul
Record co./Cat #: Savoy Jazz 17858
Release Year: 2012
Note: New


It's Your Thing
Artist Name: Christian McBride
Composer: Rudolph Isley, Ronald Isley, O' Kelly Isley, Upchurch
Soloists: Christian McBride-Bass, Vocals ; Dee Dee Bridgewater-Vocals
CD/Album: Conversations With Christian
Record co./Cat #: Mack Avenue 1050
Release Year: 2011


Compared To What
Artist Name: Les McCann & Eddie Harris
Composer: Gene McDaniels
Soloists: Les McCann-Piano ; Eddie Harris-Tenor Sax
CD/Album: Swiss Movement
Record co./Cat #: Atlantic Jazz 1537-2
Release Year: 1969


I Fall In Love Too Easily
Artist Name: Bill Evans Trio
Composer: Sammy Cahn, Jule Styne
CD/Album: Moonbeams
Record co./Cat #: Concord Jazz 33718
Release Year: 1962
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