Monthly Archives: January 2017

Bye Bye Blues and more — Hank Snow

You Tube thanks to Orchard Enterprises Hawaiian guitars and fiddles enrich the basic chord structure and transform Bye Bye Blues into a  Country Western song  on Hank Snow’s version.  Bye Bye Blues is an amazingly adaptable song. No individual musician’s … Continue reading

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Art Tatum — Deep Purple (Solo Piano Version)

Thanks to Ana Constança Messeder for the You Tube This version of Deep Purple is from Art Tatum Solo Masterpieces Vol.3 on Pablo. This is a  very laid back Art Tatum performance with an easy going stride. Deep Purple was … Continue reading

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Fats Waller – Gladyse

Thanks to Dominik Feri for the You Tube Fats Waller recorded Gladyse on August 2, 1929 along with five other piano solos, including a solo piano performance of Ain’t Misbehavin’ . According to Maurice Waller, Gladyse is an unpublished composition. … Continue reading

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Bye Bye Blues and Minnie the Moocher — Cab Calloway

You Tube thanks to warholsoup 100 This version of Bye Bye Blues by the Cab Calloway orchestra was a Buster Harding arrangement. Featured Milton Hinton, bass; Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet, Tyree Glenn Vibes, Chu Berry, tenor Sax. This brings to four … Continue reading

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Art Tatum — Smoke Gets In Your Eyes

Thanks to gullivior for the You Tube This version of Smoke Gets In Your Eyes is from a radio broadcast in 1955 with Art Tatum actually announcing his own number, I haven’t played his voice on this site before. The … Continue reading

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Fats Waller — Sweet Thing

Thanks to cdbpdx for the You Tube Fats recorded Sweet Thing November 29, 1935, with the usual suspects: Herman Autrey, trumpet, Gene Sedric, reeds; James Smith, guitar; Charles Turner, bass; Yank Porter, drums; and Fats on piano and vocal. The … Continue reading

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Bye Bye Blues — Bert Lown 1930

Thanks to 240252 for the You Tube After I posted the Stan Getz version of Bye Bye Blues last week, I couldn’t get the basic melody out of my head. The chord changes kept coming back to me. I guess … Continue reading

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Art Tatum — Everything I have Is Yours

Thank you to gullivior for the You Tube Everything I Have is Yours was from Disc 7 Cut 11 of the Pablo Art Tatum Solo Masterpieces. The painting is uncredited. Songwriting credit for Everything I Have is Yours is music … Continue reading

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Fats on Friday — The More I Know You

Thanks to OnlyJazzHQ for the You Tube This Fats Waller composition, The More I Know You,  was recorded June 5, 1936. The personnel lineup was Herman Autrey, trumpet; Gene Sedric, reeds; Al Casey, guitar; Charles Turner, bass; and Yank Porter, … Continue reading

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Stan Getz, Mose Allison, Bye Bye Blues

Thanks to 60otaku4 for the You Tube Now this makes three musicians I’ve featured on this site that I’ve seen live. Add Stan Getz to Mose Allison and Linda Ronstadt. I saw Stan Getz live in 1991 along with Dizzy … Continue reading

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