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Friday, November 10, 2017

Autumn Jazz Songs

These songs are suffused with an introspective, melancholy and somewhat rueful quality that distinguishes them from the music of other seasons. This made for one of the most chill DuPlex Mystery Jazz hours.
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Chet Baker and Paul Desmond "Autumn Leaves" from "She Was Too Good to Me" (1974) on CTI

Dinah Washington "September in the Rain" from "September in the Rain"  (1960) on Mercury

Woody Herman & His Orchestra "Early Autumn" from "Early Autumn" (1948) on Capital

Double Six of Paris "Early Autumn" from "Swingin' Singin'" (1962) on Philips

Bob Dorough "Tis Autumn" from "Just About Everything" (1966) on Inner city

Art Farmer "Autumn Nocturne" from "Art Farmer Plays" (1955) on Prestige

Charlie Mariano "Autumn in New York" from "New Sounds from Boston" (1951) on Prestige

John Coltrane and Johnny Hartman "Autumn Serenade" from "John Coltrane And Johnny Hartman" (1963) on Impulse

Django Reinhart & Hunert Rostaing "September Song" (1947) on Classics

Paul Bley "Autumn Breeze" from "Paul Bley" (1954) on Emarcy

Kenny Drew Trio "Autumn in Rome" from "Kenny Drew Trio" (2013) on Afterbeat

Yves Montand "Les Feuilles Mortes " from "Récital au Théâtre de L'Etoile" (1954) on Odeon

Ella Fitzgerald and Louis Armstrong "Autumn in New York" from "Ella and Louis" (1957) on Verve

Friday, November 3, 2017

An Hour With Bunny Berigan

The DuPlex Mystery Jazz Hour of 11.2.17 featured the stellar trumpet and vocals of Bunny Berigan. He had great range, power, flexibility and ideas.

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Roy Bargy "Raisin' the Rent" 1933 on Victor
The Boswell Sister "Everybody Loves My Baby" 1932 on Brunswick
Frankie Trumbauer and his Orchestra "Troubled" 1934 on Victor
Bunny Berigan · Gene Gifford and His Orchestra "Nuthin' But the Blues" 1935 on Victor
Benny Goodman & His Orchestra "Sometimes I'm happy" 1935 on Victor
Benny Goodman & His Orchestra "King Porter Stomp" 1935 on Victor
Glenn Miller Orch w. Berigan "Solo Hop" 1935 on Columbia
Bunny Berigan and his Blue Boys "Chicken and Waffles" 1935 on Decca
Bunny Berigan and His Orchestra "On Your Toes" 1935 on Victor
Bunny Berigan and his Blue Boys "Swing Mr Charlie" 1936 on Brunswick
Bunny Berigan "i Can't Get Started" 1936 on Vocalion
Bunny Berigan and His Orchestra "A Melody From the Sky" 1936 on Vocalion
Bunny Berigan and His Orchestra "Black Bottom" 1937 on Victor
Bunny Berigan and His Orchestra "Prisoner's Song" 1937 on Victor
Tommy Dorsey and His Orchestra "Song of India" 1937 on Victor
Bunny Berigan and His Orchestra "Jazz Me Blues" 1939 on Victor
Bunny Berigan and His Orchestra "Ain't She Sweet" 1939 on Victor
Bunny Berigan and His Orchestra "Me and My Melinda" 1942 on Victor