Monthly Archives: December 2017

The Big Shut Up Is Available

My Novella, The Big Shut Up, is  available as a Kindle app from Amazon. By the way, in case  you didn’t know, you don’t need an actual Kindle device to read my books.  Amazon offers  free reading apps for other platforms and … Continue reading

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Art Tatum — I Know That You Know

Thanks to Gullivior for the You Tube As with the post from yesterday, this is I Know That You Know, once again written by Vincent Youmans and Anne Caldwell. The recording  was an outtake from a radio broadcast with a … Continue reading

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I know that You Know — Nat Shilkret

Thanks to 240252 for the You Tube and pictures The song I Know That You Know, was composed by Vincent Youmans, lyric by Anne Caldwell. There is a woman in one of these pictures who looks just like my mother. … Continue reading

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Fats Waller — Something Tells Me

Thanks to Music my life for the You Tube The song Something Tells Me was written by Johnny Mercer and Harry Warren. This performance by Fats Waller and Rhythm was recorded March 11, 1938, almost 80 years ago. The personnel … Continue reading

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Julie London — There Will Never Be Another You

Thanks to Jonathan Denson for the You Tube Since I played Art Tatum’s version of this tune yesterday, I decided I wanted to play a vocal version of There Will Never Be Another You. I think this version by Julie … Continue reading

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Art Tatum –There Will Never Be Another You

Thanks to OnlyJazzHQ for the You Tube There Will Never Be Another You is from the Art Tatum Solo Masterpieces on Pablo Disc 2 track 4 in my collection. Tatum plays it with his usual elegant, playful, and eccentric genius. … Continue reading

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Jimmie Lunceford — Rain

Thanks to OnlyJazzHQ for the You Tube Funny, I remembered this song but because of the title Rain, it was hard to find it in an internet search because so many songs have the word Rain in the title. There’s … Continue reading

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Helen Borgers R.I.P

I just discovered that Helen Borgers passed away last month on November 13. The doctors performed surgery on her heart but she died from complications from it. I have fond memories of her from the late 1980’s when KLON was … Continue reading

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Fats Waller — You Look Good To Me

Thanks to Only JazzHQ for the You Tube The song You Look Good To Me was recorded October 13, 1938 by Fats And Rhythm. Rhythm on that date consisted of Herman Autrey, trumpet; Al Casey, guitar; Cedric Wallace, bass; Slick … Continue reading

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