Posts Tagged ‘Miles Davis’

Prestige Records Releases Side Steps

For immediate release: PRESTIGE RECORDS RELEASES SIDE STEPS, A 5-CD BOXED SET OF JOHN COLTRANE’S PRESTIGE RECORDINGS AS A SIDEMAN TO A HOST OF JAZZ LUMINARIES Over the past three years, Prestige Records has released boxed sets of Coltrane’s numerous sessions from the mid- to late ’50s, each spotlighting a specific dimension of his tenure […]

My Funny Valentine

In celebration of Valentine’s Day, I searched my music collection and found 24 versions of the Rodgers and Hart classic gem,”My Funny Valentine” which was first featured in the Broadway musical “Babe in Arms” in 1937. Below are the versions of “My Funny Valentine” in my music collection. Notably, on the Frank Sinatra/Lorrie Morgan duet, […]

Weekend in L.A.

So how was your weekend? While you were not looking, I slipped off to Los Angeles for the weekend. I got to see both sets of Andy Bey on Saturday evening at The Jazz Bakery. He was phenomenal. Earlier in the day, I went to Roscoe’s Chicken and Waffles on Pico, did just a little […]

Friday Flashback – Cannonball Adderley – Somethin’ Else

The Players Julian Edwin “Cannonball” Adderley – Alto Saxophone Miles Davis – Trumpet Hank Jones – Piano Sam Jones – Bass Art Blakey – Drums The Tracks 1. “Autumn Leaves” 2. “Love For Sale” 3. “Somethin’ Else” 4. “One For Daddy-O” 5. “Dancing In The Dark” 6. “Bangoon”* *Not on the original album. The Facts […]