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Doc Cheatham, Attilar Zollar, Ellen Kelly

06/13/12 9:00PM By George Thomas

We celebrate the birthdays of trumpeter & vocalist Doc Cheatham and the guitarist Attilar Zollar who founded the Vermont Jazz Center in Brattleboro. It's also the birthday of my mother Ellen Kellywho loved blues, Count Basie & Joe Turner and Benny Goodman's 1938 Carnegie Hall concert.



Whatcha Gonna Do When There Ain't No Swing?
Artist Name: Catherine Russell
Composer: Jerry Livingston, Al J. Neiburg
Soloists: Catherine Russell-Vocals ; Mark Shane-Piano
CD/Album: Strictly Romancin'
Record co./Cat #: World Village 468101
Release Year: 2012
Note: New


There'll Be Some Changes Made
Artist Name: Zoot Sims
Composer: Oversheet, Higgins
Soloists: Zoot Sims-Tenor Sax ; Dave McKenna-Piano ; George Tucker-Bass ; Dannie Richmond-Drums
CD/Album: Down Home
Record co./Cat #: Avenue Jazz/Bethlehem 79853
Release Year: 1960


The Honeydripper
Artist Name: Count Basie & Joe Turner
Composer: Joe Liggins
Soloists: Joe Turner-Vocals ; Count Basie-Piano
CD/Album: The Bosses
Record co./Cat #: Pablo 821-2
Release Year: 1973


Stompin' At The Savoy
Artist Name: Benny Goodman Quartet
Composer: Goodman, Sampson, Webb
Soloists: Benny Goodman-Clarinet ; Lionel Hampton-Vibes ; Teddy Wilson-Piano ; Gene Krupa-Drums
CD/Album: Complete Legendary 1938 Carnegie Hall Concert
Record co./Cat #: Disconforme 1351
Release Year: 1938


Long As You're Living
Artist Name: Virginia Schenck
Composer: Tommy Turrentine, Julian Priester, Oscar Brown, Jr.
Soloists: Virginia Schenck-Vocals ; Kevin Bales-Piano
CD/Album: VA
Record co./Cat #: Airborne Ecstasy 1111
Release Year: 2012
Note: New


When It's Time
Artist Name: Attila Zoller
Composer: Attila Zoller
Soloists: Attila Zoller-Guitar ; Lee Konitz-Alto Sax ; Larry Willis-Piano
CD/Album: When It's Time
Record co./Cat #: Enja 9031-2
Release Year: 1995
Note: Birthday: Attila Zollar 6.13.1927


I Found A New Baby
Artist Name: Aurora Nealand & The Royal Roses
Composer: J. Palmer, S. Williams
Soloists: Aurora Nealand-Soprano Sax, Vocals ; Tom McDermott-Piano
CD/Album: A Tribute To Sidney Bechet
Record co./Cat #: www.auroranealand.com
Release Year: 2011
Note: New


Jeannette (Meringue)
Artist Name: Fabre Duroseau
Composer: Trad.
Soloists: Fabre Duroseau-Piano
CD/Album: Haitian Piano
Record co./Cat #: Smithsonian/Folkways 6837
Release Year: 1952


When It's Sleepy Time Down South
Artist Name: Bob French
Composer: Leon Rene, Otis Rene, Clarence Muse
Soloists: Bob French-Drums ; Branford Marsalis-Soprano Sax ; Harry Connick, Jr-Piano ; Troy Andrews-Trombone ; Leon Brown-Trumpet
CD/Album: Marsalis Music Honors Bob French
Record co./Cat #: Marsalis Music/Rounder 0008-2
Release Year: 2007


I Gotta Right To Sing The Blues
Artist Name: Doc Cheatham, Nicholas Payton
Composer: Harold Arlen, Ted Koehler
Soloists: Doc Cheatham-Trumpet, Vocals ; Nicholas Payton-Trumpet ; Butch Thompson-Piano
CD/Album: Doc Cheatham & Nicholas Payton
Record co./Cat #: Verve 314 537 062-2
Release Year: 1997
Note: Birthday: Doc Cheatham 6.13.1905


Struttin' With Some Barbecue
Artist Name: The Lee Konitz Nonet
Composer: Armstrong, Armstrong
Soloists: Lee Konitz-Alto Sax
CD/Album: The Lee Konitz Nonet
Record co./Cat #: Chiaroscuro Records 186
Release Year: 1997


I Left My Baby
Artist Name: Kevin Mahogany, Mark Whitfield, David "Fathead" Newman
Composer: Count Basie, Andy Gibson, Jimmy Rushing
Soloists: Kevin Mahogany-Vocals ; Mark Whitfield-Guitar ; David "Fathead" Newman-Tenor Sax
CD/Album: Kansas City (soundtrack)
Record co./Cat #: Verve 314 529 554-2
Release Year: 1996


Swing Low, Sweet Cadillac
Artist Name: Dizzy Gillespie
Composer: Dizzy Gillespie
Soloists: Dizzy Gillespie-Trumpet, Vocals ; Junior Mance-Piano
CD/Album: Talkin' Verve
Record co./Cat #: Verve 314 533 846-2
Release Year: 1959


Split Kick
Artist Name: Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers
Composer: Horace Silver
Soloists: Art Blakey-Drums ; Clifford Brown-Trumpet ; Lou Donaldson-Alto Sax ; Horace Silver-Piano
CD/Album: Clifford Brown - The Complete Blue Note And Pacific Jazz Recordings
Record co./Cat #: Blue Note Records 8 334195 2
Release Year: 1954


Thing's Ain't What They Used To Be
Artist Name: Booker Little
Composer: Duke Ellington
Soloists: Booker Little-Trumpet ; Frank Strozier-Alto Sax
CD/Album: Booker Little 4 & Max Roach
Record co./Cat #: Blue Note Records 7 84457-2
Release Year: 1958
Note: Birthday: Frank Strozier 6.13.1937


Artist Name: Attila Zoller
Composer: Attila Zoller
Soloists: Attila Zoller-Guitar
CD/Album: Common Cause
Record co./Cat #: Enja 3043-2
Release Year: 1979
Note: Birthday: Attila Zoller 6.13.1927


They Can't Take That Away From Me
Artist Name: Stacey Kent
Composer: George & Ira Gershwin
Soloists: Stacey Kent-Vocals
CD/Album: Dreamer In Concert
Record co./Cat #: Blue Note Records 38484 2
Release Year: 2012
Note: New


Struttin' With Some Barbecue
Artist Name: Lee Konitz
Composer: Lil Armstrong
Soloists: Lee Konitz-Alto Sax, Baritone Sax ; Marshall Brown-Valve Trombone, Euphonium
CD/Album: The Lee Konitz Duets
Record co./Cat #: Milestone
Release Year: 1967
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