Category Archives: Chuck Cecil

Art Tatum – My One and Only Love

Thanks to jim hh for the youtube My One and Only Love was written by  George and Ira Gershwin.  This performance is from the Art Tatum Pablo Group Masterpieces Compact Disc edition disc  6  cut   7 .  The players are … Continue reading

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Fats Waller- Lulu’s Back in Town

Thanks to MusicProf78 Lulu’s Back in Town was written by  Al Dubin and Harry Warren for the film Broadway Gondolier.  This version by Fats was  recorded in 1935.  Personnel included:  Herman Autrey, Trumpet; Rudy Powell, reeds; Al Casey, Guitar;  Charles … Continue reading

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Art Tatum – Moonglow

Thanks to bluesinorbit for the You Tube Moonglow was written by Will Hudson, Irving Mills, and Eddie DeLange.  This version was recorded in 1955 by Norman Granz.  I have my copy on the Art Tatum  Solo Masterpieces on Pablo CD … Continue reading

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Benny Goodman Quartet — Moonglow

Thanks to Ethan J Symonds for the You Tube The most famous version of Moonglow was by Benny Goodman Quartet in 1936 with Goodman on Clarinet, Lionel Hamption, vibes; Teddy Wilson, piano; and Gene Krupa on drums. This is my … Continue reading

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Fats on Friday — California Here I Come

You Tube Thanks to OnlyJazzHQ California Here I Come was written by Al Jolson,  Buddy DeSylva,, and Joseph Meyer in 1921 and recorded by Jolson in 1924.  This performance  is part of the complete transcriptions of  Fats Waller radio broadcasts … Continue reading

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Art Tatum — Tea for Two (Pablo Version)

Thanks to crewman for the You Tube Art Tatum playing Tea For Two.  I could say just that and say no more.   I’ve played this version  here before.  I  think it’s the best version on record.  People who heard him … Continue reading

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Claude Thornhill — Snowfall

You Tube thanks to Okmusix That was Gil Evans’s 1947 arrangement of the Thornhill’s majestic composition Snowfall.  Snowfall had been originally written and recorded in 1941.  It has been recorded by numerous Jazz and popular recording artists.  This summer, mostly … Continue reading

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Fats on Friday — I’m Gonna Sit Right Down and Write Myself A Letter

Thanks to Zedupoca for the You Tube I’m Gonna Sit Right Down And Write Myself A Letter  was composed by Fred E. Ahlert with Lyrics by Joe Young.  It was originally written for the Broadway musical Ain’t Misbehavin’   Fats Waller … Continue reading

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Art Tatum — Blue Moon

Thanks to bluesinorbit This solo performance of Blue Moon by Art Tatum was recorded in 1955 and is on Disc 5 cut 2 on  Art Tatum’s The Complete Pablo Solo Masterpieces, Compact Edition. Blue Moon was written by Richard Rodgers … Continue reading

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Fats on Friday — Everybody Loves My Baby

Thanks to OnlyJazzHQ This recording is from November 6, 1940 with John Hamilton, trumpet;  Charles Turner, bass; Slick Jones, drums, Al Casey, guitar; Gene Sedric, reeds; and Fats on piano and vocal.   The song was written by Spencer Williams (music) … Continue reading

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