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"divaville lounge" with dj jilly rizzo (archive)

happy thanksgiving and happy birthday BIlly Strayhorn
Sunday, November 29, 2015 | 14:00 to 16:00 | hot jazz, swing, big band, great american songbook

Artist Song Album Label Comments
Bing Crosby i've got plenty to be thankful for Holiday Inn OST the Digital Gramophone
Charlie "Boogie Woogie" Davis & his Orchestra the traffic is terrific Rare West Coast Jump 'n' Jive JSP Records
Cyril Ritchard come to the supermarket Aladdin original cast recording Columbia 1958
Johnny Conquet, his Piano & Orchestra matzoh ball merengue It's a Scream How Levine Does the Rhumba Idelsohn Society
Eddy y su Conjunto bacalao Sherateando Velvet
Sammy Davis, Jr. french fried potatoes and ketchup the Song & Dance Man Jasmine
Cootie Williams & his Orchestra save the bones for henry jones Typhoon Swingtime v/ Bob Merrell
Machito latin cornbread el Padrino Fania 1963
Louis Armstrong & his Orchestra thanks a million Satchmo Verve
Jack Payne & his Dance Orchestra make yourself a happiness pie Songs the Bonzo Dog Band Taught Us Lightning Tree
Duke Ellington & his Orchestra take the A train the Duke: the Essential Collection, 1927-1962 Columbia 1952
Duke Ellington & his Orchestra raincheck the Best of Duke Ellington RCA Victor 1967
Johnny Hodges w/ Billy Strayhorn & the Orchestra juice a plenty s/t Verve 1961
Billy Strayhorn take the A train Lush Life Red Baron 1965
Billy Strayhorn lush life Lush Life Red Baron live recording, 1/14/64
Duke Ellington and Billy Strayhorn drawing room blues the Indispensable Duke Ellington, Vols. 9 & 10 Bluebird 1946
Duke Ellington & John Coltrane my little brown book s/t Impulse! 1962
Duke Ellington & his Orchestra the telecasters Such Sweet Thunder Columbia
Duke Ellington & his Orchestra weely (a portrait of billy strayhorn) Historical Jazz Recordings: 1939 Historical Jazz
Nat King Cole & his Trio lush life the Forgotten 1949 Carnegie Hall Concert Hep Records
Glenn Miller & his Orchestra blue orchids Sunset Serenade Jazz Hour @ Glen Island Casino, 7/26/39; v/ Ray Eberle
Doris Day the song is you Day by Day Columbia o/ Paul Weston & his Music from Hollywood
Ella Fitzgerald cheek to cheek the Very Best of the Song Books Verve
Frank Sinatra a nightingale sang in berkeley square Sinatra: London Sinatra Signature/Universal session recording, 1962
Eartha Kitt come on a my house Live at the Cafe Carlyle DRG live recording, June 2006
Mel Torme gonna move to the outskirts of town the Mel Torme Collection Rhino