International Jazz Day


Yesterday was International jazz Day.  With America’s greatest cultural contribution in the doldrums (about as popular as snakes and stomach cancer in the polls) let’s do our bit to give good old Jazz a bit of rousing cheer.


Part 1:

01 Soul Stirrin’ [Bennie Green]

02 Bocochê [Baden Powell and Vinicius De Moraes]

03 Clarinet Marmelade [Louis Armstrong]

04 Move On [The Bamboos]

05 In Walked Bud [Thelonious Monk]

06 River of Crystals [Kenji Kawai]

07 Young Man [Mose Allison]

08 A Little Yellow Ribbon [Nat King Cole Trio]

09 Without A Song [Tommy Dorsey and Frank Sinatra]

10 Naima’s Love Song [John Hicks Quartet featuring Bobby Watson]

11 Rouvé Canal La [Barel and Honore Coppet]

12 Sialkot[ Red Baraat]

13 Creole Love Call [Art Baron]

14 Cut Plug [Sonny Stitt]

15 G.P.’s Boogie [Muddy Waters Band]

16 Underground System [Fela Anikulapo Kuti and Egypt 80]

Pt. 1

Part 2:

01 Don’t Cha Hear Me Callin’ To Ya [Junior Mance]

02 Black Up [Karl Bryan and Count Ossie]

03 Dickie’s Dream [Jay McShann]

04 You’ve Made Me So Very Happy [Jiro Inagaki and Soul Big Media]

05 A Hymn For Us (Part 2)[Kyle Shepherd]

06 Sconsolato [Mark Murphy]

07 Layin’ In The Cut [Lonnie Smith]

08 Latin Bantu Lounge [Afro-American-Arctic]

09 Where or When [Bill Charlap Trio]

10 John Lewis [Herlin Riley Quintet]

11 Rhumba [The Cold Storage Band]

12 Death [Bob Brozman]

13 I Get a Kick Out Of You [Jerry Wiggins Trio]

14 Slop [Charles Mingus]

15 April in Paris [Ahmad Jamal]

16 Mon Homme (My Man) [Dee Dee Bridgewater]

17 Fly Me To The Moon [Ramsey Lewis Trio]

18 Concierto De Aranjuez (Part 1) [Miles Davis and Gil Evans]

19 Groovin’ [George Benson]

20 Blues for Alvina [Take 4] (Freddie Hubbard)



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