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"Divaville Lounge" with Sarah O (archive)

step into the lounge!
Sunday, October 10, 2021 | 14:00 to 16:00 | jazz/pop vocalists

Artist Song Album Label Comments
The Four Freshmen This October This is Jazz
Ella Fitzgerald (I've Got) Beginner's Luck The George and Ira Gershwin Songbook Verve
Nancy Wilson People Will Say We're In Love Hello Young Lovers: Capitol Sings Rodgers and Hammerstein Capitol
Frank Sinatra Dancing in the Dark Come Dance With Me! Capitol
Mongo Santamaria Que Maravilloso Sabroso! Fantasy
Benny Goodman & His Orchestra Don't Be That Way Let's Dance Big Band Jump
Duke Ellington Orchestra v/ Ivie Anderson Chocolate Shake The Blanton-Webster Band RCA
Count Basie Orchestra Do You Wanna Jump, Children? Classic 1936-1947 Count Basie & Lester Young Studio Sessions Mosaic
Artie Shaw & his Orchestra Oh! Lady Be Good Begin the Beguine Membran
Glenn Miller Orchestra Runnin' Wild The Popular Recordings 1938-1942 RCA
Lionel Hampton & His Orchestra Slide Hampton Slide Lionel Hampton and His Orchestra Telescriptions rec 1951, one of Quincy Jones' first recordings. He has a trumpet solo at the 1 minute mark
Art Farmer Septet Elephant Walk The Art Farmer Septet Prestige rec 1954, feat Quincy Jones on trumpet
Dinah Washington I Get a Kick Out of You For Those In Love Emarcy rec 1955. Arranging this album was a big break for Jones. Washington had heard his work and asked for him, but the label at first said no because "we need a name." Washington shot back "I've got a name for your ass, Dinah Washington arranged by Quincy Jones!" They allowed her to hire Jones and that began his career as an arrange/producer
Quincy Jones Orchestra The Birth of a Band The Birth of a Band! Mercury rec 1959 Jones' first album as bandleader
Frank Sinatra o/ Count Basie Fly Me to The Moon The Reprise Collection Reprise rec 1964 arr Quincy Jones. This was the first major hit of Jones' career
Sammy Davis Jr. o/ Count Basie The Girl from Ipanema Our Shining Hour Polygram rec 1965 arr Quincy Jones. Jones worked repeatedly with Basie
Sarah Vaughan What Is This Thing Called Love? Sassy Swing the Tivoli Emarcy rec 1963 arr Quincy Jones
Billie Holiday & Her Orchestra The Very Thought of You Lady Day Sony
Teddy Wilson & His Orchestra v/ Nan Wynn Now It Can Be Told Classic Brunswick & Columbia Teddy Wilson Sessions 1934-1942 Mosaic
Larry Clinton & His Orchestra Change Partners The Golden Age of American Sweet Bands Jasmine
Maxine Sullivan Night and Day Say It With a Kiss Jasmine
Fats Waller and His Rhythm There's Honey On The Moon Tonight Complete Recorded Works Vol 5 JSP
Cliff 'Ukulele Ike' Edwards Oh, Lady Be Good! Singin' In the Rain ASV Living Era
Clarence WIlliams' Blue Five Cake Walkin' Babies From Home The Clarence Williams Collection 1921-1937 Fabulous
Ted Weems & His Orchestra v/ Parker Gibbs Chick, Chick, Chick, Chick, Chicken (Lay a Little Egg For Me) The Essential Ted Weems 1923-1930 Retreival
Bing Crosby & the Delta Rhythm Boys o/ Paul Whiteman You Took Advantage of Me Bing Crosby: 1926-1932 Timeless Holland
Annette Hanshaw Ain't That a Grand and Glorious Feeling? Eddie Lang & Joe Venuti: The new York Sessions 1926-1935 JSP
Duke Ellington Black Beauty The Duke: The Columbia Years Columbia
Louis Armstrong & Ford Lee "Buck" Washington Dear Old Southland Hot Fives & Sevens JSP
Harold Arlen o/ Leo Reisman Stormy Weather The Song Is ... Harold Arlen ASV Living Era rec 1933 this set = by request, a deep dive into the song Stormy Weather! Arlen was the song's composer. He was the house composer at the Cotton Club & wrote the song originally for Cab Calloway, who left the Cotton Club before performing it
Ethel Waters Stormy Weather The Incomparable Ethel Waters Columbia Legacy rec 1933 after Calloway left the Cotton Club, Ethel Waters became the featured singer and was the first to perform "Stormy Weather." She made the song famous & it became a signature song for her
Don Redman Orchestra Stormy Weather In Chronology 1936-1939 Complete Jazz Series rec 1937 rare up-tempo performance of this song
Lena Horne Stormy Weather Stormy Weather Sandy Hook rec 1941 from the movie STORMY WEATHER, this is the performance most people remember
Django Reinhardt & Stephane Grappelli Stormy Weather Rome 1949 Label Ouest rec 1949 somewhat unusual performance from late in Reinhardt's career
Betty Carter Stormy Weather The Modern Sound of Betty Carter ABC-Paramount rec 1960 rounding out the deep dive with a couple of more modern performances
Billy Eckstine Stormy Weather Once More With Feeling Roulette rec 1960 by this point Eckstine was mainly singing ballads, interesting that he chose an up tempo arrangement for this
Ennio Morricone Il Buono, Il Cattivo, Il Brutto The Good, The Bad and The gly United Artists Records