Duke Ellington & Louis Armstrong - I’m Just A Lucky So And So
Louis Armstrong and His All Stars—“Tin Roof Blues”
Ambassador Satch (Columbia 1955).
Joe Pass & Milt Jackon - Grooveyard
Hello friends! :)
- Joe Pass, git
- Milt Jackson, vibes
- Ray Brown, b
- Mickey Roker, dr
The Band—“We Can Talk”
Music from the Big Pink (Capitol 1968).
Donald Byrd - Soulful Kiddy
From Byrd In Flight (Blue Note 1960) feat. Reggie Workman, Hank Mobley
Oh, how nice these sounds of…
- Donaldy Byrd, tr
- Hank Mobley, ts
- Duke Pearson, p
- Doug Watkins, b
- Lex Humphries, dr
I’d like to point out how cool I think the cover art is:
My Sweet Hunk O’ Trash - Billie Holiday (featuring Louis Armstrong), originally released on the album "The Blues Are Brewin’" (1958), appears on the 2 CD compilation box set "The Complete Decca Recordings" (1991, all tracks remastered).
Billie: Listen hear, Pops. You know you lie about your youth
Louis: I don’t lie, baby, I’m just careless about the truth!
Billie: How careless can you be?
Louis: I dunno
Billie: With all young chicks, you try to make a flash
Louis: No, baby, it ain’t like that, no
Billie: But you’re still my good for nothing, my sweet hunk o’ trash!
More Armstrong. Even better: With Lady Day.
Louis Armstrong - St James Infirmary
Satchmo’s highly emotional version
Charles Mingus - Devil Woman
GREAT GREAT MUSIC!!
Doctor Who needs more jazz. Everything needs more jazz. And swing. And cabaret.
Miles Davis, Bitches Brew There has been a significant lack of jazz on this list, and who better to fill the void than...