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"Divaville Lounge" with Sarah O (archive)

step into the lounge!
Sunday, June 19, 2011 | 14:00 to 16:00 | jazz/pop vocalists

Artist Song Album Label Comments
Lester Leaps In Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis, Buddy Tate, Coleman Hawkins & Arnett Cobb Very Saxy OJC RIP Clarence Clemons
Eddie Condon & His Orchestra The Eel 78" Bud Freeman tenor sax
Sidney Bechet Summertime 78" 1939, soprano sax
Benny Carter Honeysuckle Rose Live Broadcasts 1939-1940 alto sax
Lionel Hampton Flying Home Tempo and Swing RCA 1942 feat. Illinois Jacquet tenor sax
Duke Ellington Orch Cotton Tail The Blanton-Webster Band RCA feat. Ben Webster tenor sax
Charlie Barnet Skyliner Hits of '44 ASV soprano & alto sax
Coleman Hawkins Body and Soul Round Midnight 1944 tenor sax
Lester Young w/ King Cole Trio, Buddy Rich These Foolish Things Prez Conferences Jass 1946 appearance on Jubilee radio program
Charlie Parker Lover Man Bird in Time 1940-47 ESP 1946
Ike Quebec Indiana Blue Harlem Proper UK 1944 tenor sax
Woody Herman Orch Four Brothers The Greatest Jazz As Time Goes By Four Brothers=Zoot Sims, Serge Chaloff, Herbie Steward, Stan Getz
Don Byas & Slam Stewart I've Got Rhyhtm 78" rec live 1949
Louis Jordan Ain't Nobody Here But Us Chickens Let the Good Times Roll RCA alto sax
Louis Prima & Keely Smith feat. Sam Butera & the Witnesses Just a Gigolo/I Ain't Got Nobody Wild, Cool & Swingin' Ultra-Lounge 1956 tenor sax
The Coasters Yackity Yak The Coasters Collection Rhino 1958 feat. King Curtis
Annie Ross & Gerry Mulligan Give Me the Simple Life Sings a Sing with Gerry Mulligan EMI 1957 baritone sax
Wardell Gray w/ Basie Twisted 78" 1949 tenor sax
Johnny Hodges & "The Orchestra" Day Dream The Stanley Dance Sessions Lone Hill Jazz 1961 cond. BIlly Strayhorn
Johnny Hartman & John Coltrane Lush Life John Coltrane & Johnny Hartman GRP 1963 definitive version of Strayhorn's song
Duke Ellington w/ Coleman Hawkins Mood Indigo Duke Ellington Meets Coleman Hawkins Impulse 1962
Wardell Gray Sweet Lorraine 78" live in NYC 1949
Charlie Parker Night in Tunisia Yardbird Suite Rhino rec. live 1949
Duke Ellington Orchestra Something to Live For The Duke Columbia Harry Carney baritone sax
Stan Getz w/ Charlie Byrd Desafinado Jazz Samba Polygram 1962 tenor sax this song won a Grammy
Dave Brubeck Quartet Blue Rondo a la Turk The Essential Dave Brubeck Columbia/Legacy 1961 Paul Desmond alto sax
John Coltrane My Favorite Things My Favorite Things Atlantic 1961
Duke Ellington Orchestra Such Sweet Thunder Such Sweet Thunder Columbia 1956 Harry Carney bs, Paul Gonsalves ts, Jimmy Hamilton ts, Johnny Hodges as, Russell Procope as
John Coltrane Ev'ry TimeWe Say Goodbye My Favorite Things Atlantic great request!