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Big Bill Broonzy, Reggie Workman, Georgie Fame, Gary Valente, Joey Baron, Bill Cunliffe

06/26/12 9:00PM By George Thomas

Tonight's birthdays include: blues guitarist & vocalist Big Bill Broonzy; bassist Reggie Workman; vocalist Georgie Fame; trombonist Gary Valente; drummer Joey Baron and pianist and arranger Bill Cunliffe. VPR's Summer Membership Drive is on and we look to you for financial support. Go to VPR.net or call 800-639-6391. And thanks.



Louise, Louise
Artist Name: Big Bill Broozy & Albert Ammons
Composer: Williams, Temple
Soloists: Big Bill Broozy-Vocals, Guitar ; Albert Ammons-Piano
CD/Album: From Spirituals To Swing
Record co./Cat #: Vanguard 169/71-2
Release Year: 1939
Note: Birthday: Big Bill Broonzy 6.26.1893


I Found A New Baby
Artist Name: Aurora Nealand & The Royal Roses
Composer: Jack Palmer, Spencer 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: At The Monkey House, Winooski, 7.2.2012


Symphony Sid
Artist Name: Georgie Fame
Composer: B. Rodriguez
Soloists: Georgie Fame-Vocals
CD/Album: Poet In New York
Record co./Cat #: Go Jazz 6044-2
Release Year: 2000
Note: Birthday: Georgie Fame 6.26.1943


Artist Name: Red Garland Trio
Composer: Ford, Morgan, Swanstrom
Soloists: Red Garland-Piano ; Paul Chambers-Bass ; Arthur Taylor-Drums
CD/Album: All Kinds Of Weather
Record co./Cat #: Prestige 7148
Release Year: 1958


Wade In The Water
Artist Name: Kendrick Oliver & The New Life Orchestra
Composer: Trad.
Soloists: Kendrick Oliver-Tuba ; Christian McBride-Bass ; Miguel Zenon-Alto Sax ; Julius Tolentino-Alto Sax
CD/Album: Welcome To New Life
Record co./Cat #: Sphere 68492
Release Year: 2003


Shall We Dance
Artist Name: Cassandra Wilson
Composer: Oscar Hammerstein II & Richard Rodgers
Soloists: Cassandra Wilson-Vocals
CD/Album: Blue Skies
Record co./Cat #: JMT 834 419-2
Release Year: 1988


Things Change
Artist Name: Joe Davidian Trio
Composer: Joe Davidian
Soloists: Joe Davidian-Piano ; Ellen Powell-Bass ; Conor Elmes-Drums
CD/Album: For The Birds
Record co./Cat #: Sonic Mirage 19501
Release Year: 2000


On Green Dolphin Street
Artist Name: Miles Davis
Composer: B. Kaper, Ned Washington
Soloists: Miles Davis-Trumpet ; Cannonball Adderley-Alto Sax ; John Coltrane-Tenor Sax ; Bill Evans-Piano
CD/Album: Miles Davis & John Coltrane - The Complete Columbia Recordings 1955-61
Record co./Cat #: Columbia/Legacy 90922
Release Year: 1958


Time On My Hands
Artist Name: Susie Arioli featuring Jordan Officer
Composer: Harold Adamson, Mack Gordon, Vincent Youmans
Soloists: Susie Arioli-Vocals, Snare ; Jordan Officer-Guitar
CD/Album: All The Way
Record co./Cat #: Jazzheads 1192
Release Year: 2012
Note: New


Autumn Rain
Artist Name: Ahmad Jamal
Composer: Ahmad Jamal
Soloists: Ahmad Jamal-Piano
CD/Album: Blue Moon
Record co./Cat #: Jazz Village 570001
Release Year: 2012
Note: New


Artist Name: Wayne Shorter
Composer: Wayne Shorter
Soloists: Wayne Shorter-Tenor Sax ; Herbie Hancock-Piano ; Reggie Workman-Bass
CD/Album: Adam's Apple
Record co./Cat #: Blue Note Records 84232
Release Year: 1966
Note: Birthday: Reggie Workman 6.26.1937


Artist Name: John Abercrombie Quartet
Composer: John Abercrombie
Soloists: John Abercrombie-Guitar ; Joey Baron-Drums
CD/Album: Wait Till You See her
Record co./Cat #: ECM 2102
Release Year: 2009
Note: Birthday: Joey Baron 6.26.1955


When Will I See You Again
Artist Name: Cassandra Wilson
Composer: Cassandra Wilson
Soloists: Cassandra Wilson-Vocals ; Fabrizio Sotti-Guitar
CD/Album: Another Country
Record co./Cat #: Eone Music 2412
Release Year: 2012
Note: New


Stolen Moments
Artist Name: Bill Cunliffe
Composer: Oliver Nelson
Bill Cunliffe
Soloists: Bill Cunliffe-Piano
CD/Album: Blues And The Abstract Truth, Take 2
Record co./Cat #: Resonance Records 2003
Release Year: 2008
Note: birthday: Bill Cunliffe 6.26.1956


Artist Name: Carla Bley
Composer: Carla Bley
Soloists: Carla Bley-Piano ; Gary Valente-Trombone
CD/Album: 4 X 4
Record co./Cat #: WATT 30
Release Year: 2000
Note: Birthday: Gary Valente 6.26.1953


Turn Out The Stars
Artist Name: Karrin Allyson
Composer: Bill Evans, Gene Lees
Soloists: Karrin Allyson-Vocals, Piano
CD/Album: 'Round Midnight
Record co./Cat #: Concord Jazz 32662-02
Release Year: 2011
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