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"Divaville Lounge" with Sarah O (archive)

step into the lounge!
Sunday, April 12, 2015 | 14:00 to 16:00 | jazz/pop vocalists

Artist Song Album Label Comments
Ella Fitzgerald I Remember You The Johnny Mercer Songbook Verve
Dinah Washington Mad About the Boy The Dinah Washington Story Polygram
Frank Sinatra No One Ever Tells You A Swinging Affair Capitol
Duke Ellington Orchestra v/ Rosemary Clooney Hey Baby Blue Rose Columbia
Duke Ellington Orchestra v/ Rosemary Clooney A Midnight in Paris The Duke: The Columbia Years Columbia inst.
Paul Robeson A Woman is a Sometime Thing The Complete EMI Sessions 1928-1939 EMI happy birthday!
Billie Holiday Summertime 1933-1937 happy birthday!
Benny Goodman Trio Where or When Madhattan Room 23 October 1937 otr-cat.com live radio broadcast
Johnny Long Orchestra v/ Frances Lane Waiting for the Train to Come In Live at the Hotel New Yorker 12-1-45 Collector's Choice great request! Long was Duke bandleader in the late 30s
Quartette Swing D'Emile Carrara Jeepers Creepers Squeeze Me Proper UK
Oscar Aleman In The Mood Swing Guitar Masterpieces Acoustic
Tommy Dorsey Orchestra Honeysuckle Rose Bunny Berigan the Key Sessions JSP inst. feat. Fats Waller & Bunny Berigan
Larry Clinton In a Persian Market A Study in Larry Clinton
Artie Shaw Orchestra Lambeth Walk Artie Shaw, King of the Clarinet
Bob Chester Orchestra v/ Betty Bradley Yes, My Darling Daughter Chester's Choice Jasmine
Woody Herman Orchestra Blue Flame The Best of Woody Herman great request as always!
Duke Ellington Orchestra Perdido The Blanton-Webster Band RCA
Harry James Orchestra v/ Helen Forrest Skylark The Complete Helen Forrest ASV happy birthday Helen Forrest!
Les Brown Orchestra v/ Doris Day My Dreams Are Getting Better All the Time Golden Girl: The Columbia Recordings 1944-1966 Columbia
Harry James Orchestra A Sleepy Lagoon Strictly Instrumental Memoir inst.
Fats Waller Ain't Misbehavin' The Complete Recorded Works Vol 2 JSP rec. 1929 Waller & Andy Razaf have co-writing credit, though stories say that Waller wrote the song in 45 minutes in Razaf's apartment
Sarah Vaughan Ain't Misbehavin' Sarah Vaughan in Hi-Fi Sony rec. 1950 this recording includes Miles Davis on trumpet
Art Tatum Ain't Misbehavin' Solo Masterpieces Vol. 6 rec. 1953 Tatum and Waller were friends & colleagues, this recording shows off Tatum's masterful interpretation of Waller's composition
Nat King Cole Somewhere Along the Way Capitol Records from the Vaults, Vol. 4 Capitol great request!
John Coltrane and Johnny Hartman My One and Only Love John Coltrane and Johnny Hartman Impulse! great request as always!
Chet Baker Look for the Silver Lining The Best of Chet Baker Sings Blue Note
Anita O'Day Tea for Two Finest Hour UMVD I *believe* this was recorded live at the Newport Jazz Festival in 1957, check out the movie JAZZ ON A SUMMER'S DAY to see this performance (or if not this exact performance, one very similar)
Perez Prado & His Orchestra Patricia Mondo Mambo! Rhino inst.
Billie Holiday o/ Teddy Wilson April In My Heart Lady Day Sony happy 100th birthday Billie Holiday!
Billie Holiday No Regrets 1933-137 Sony this recording is from the same all-star session as "Summertime"
Billie Holiday My Old Flame The Complete Commodore Recordings GRP rec. 1944
Billie Holiday Strange Fruit Billy Holiday at Jazz at the Philharmonic Verve rec. 1946
Billie Holiday God Bless the Child Lady in Autumn: The Best of the Verve Verve rec. 1957
Lester Young Midnight Symphony 'Round Midnight inst.
Fats Waller Your Feet's Too Big Flaky Forties
Ben Bernie Let's Put Out the Lights (And Go to Sleep_) Charming Gents of Stage and Screen ASV
George Olsen & His Music Bye Bye Blackbird The Golden Age of American Dance Bands Jasmine