Wednesday, 3 May 2017

Larry Coryell Special (part 2) (Toppyjazz 480)

Larry Coryell (April 2, 1943, Galveston- February 19, 2017-New York)
Once again one of our friends is gone. Larry Coryell died February 19, 2017 in New York. We met Larry in September 2004 in het Bimhuis in Amsterdam, Holland.

(Picture @Herman van der Meij-2004) We got more than 130 albums from Larry, and we pick the best of it for this Memorial program.
Playlist :
01 - Green Moss - Chico O'Farrell (album Nine Flags)
02 - Twin House - Philip Catherine & Larry Coryell (album Twin House)
03 - How My Heart Sings - Emily Remler & Larry Coryell (album Together)
04 - Star Eyes - Larry Coryell (album Monk, Trane , Miles and Me)
05 - Passion - Larry Coryell & Hariprasa Chaurasia (album Music Without Bounderies)
06 - Summer - Alegro - Larry Coryell & Kazuhizo Yamahita (album Vivaldi- Four Seasons)
07 - Immer Geradeaus - Larry Coryell (album Tricycles)
08 - The Last Drop - Larry Coryell with The Wide Hive Players (album LC with The Wide Hive)
09 - Spiritual Dance Larry Coryell & Dr. L. Subramaniam (album Standing Ovation)
 

Wednesday, 26 April 2017

Royal Toppyjazz 2017 (Toppyjazz 479)

Attention : This week we have the Birthday of King Willem Alexander. So this week only Dutch news!

In 2013 had Toppyjazz al eens een Royal Toppyjazz met Koningsdag.
Dat doen we dit jaat nog eens over met aandacht voor liedjes met Royal, King, Queen, Princess en als laatste Argentina, want ook Koningin Maxima vergeten we niet op deze dag.
Vandaag ook een wereld premiere en wel het nummer Pincess van de cd Jay Corre Swings uit 2004.
Deze cd is verschenen op ons eigen platenmerk Toppyjazz.
Veel plezier.
Playlist :
01 - King For A Day - Dave Brubeck (album Dave Brubeck In Moscow)
02 - The Crown and The King Lament of The Kings - Manowar (album Love Garden)
03 - King Of The Road - Jimmy Smith & Wes Montgomery (album Further Adventures of Jimmy & Wes)
04 - Dancing Queen - European Jazz Trio (album Dancing Queen)
05 - Still A Queen - Petra Berger (album Eternal Woman)
06 - Princess - Jay Corre (album Jay Corre Swings)
07 - The Young Prince and The Young Princess - Larry Coryell (album Sheherazade)
08 - Next To You I Like Me Next To You - Dick de Pauw and his Royal Dance Band (album Svens Jazz Historia vol 1)
09 - Royal Blue - Stan Kenton (album Back To Balboa)
10 - Royal Garden Blues - Bobby Hackett (album Coast Concert)
11 - Koning en Keizer zijn ook maar mensenvlees - Cornelis Vreeswijk (album Liedjes voor de Pijpendraaier)
12 - Don't Cry For Me Argentina - Sarah Brightman (album The Andrew Lloyd Webber Collection)

Wednesday, 19 April 2017

Jazz Scene USA (part 5) (Toppyjazz 478)


Great surprise for us singer Austin Cromer (193?, Kansas).
We found some wonderful recordings from 1956 with Dizzy Gillespie and Art Blakey.
Further fine music from Allen Toussaint(1938, New Orléans-2015, Madrid) and Fats Domino.
We introduce Laura Karst from the San Francisco Area with a fine video.
All info on our program.

Playlist :
01 - Over The Rainbow - Austin Cromer & Dizzy Gillespie (album Birks Work disc 2)
02 - Doodlin' - Dizzy Gillespie (album Dizzy In South America vol 2)
03 - Flamingo - Austin Cromer (album Dizzy in South America vol 1)
04 - The Feast - Art Blakey (album Holiday For Skins)
05 - The More I See You - Austin Cromer (album Sings For Her)
06 - Desafinado - Laura Karst (album Little Did I Dream)
07 - Southern Nights - Glen Campbell (album Rolling With Punches- Allen Toussaint Songbook)
08 - Soul Sister - Allen Toussaint (same album)
09 - From A Whisper To A Scream - Allen Toussaint (album From A Whisper To A Scream)
10 - Whipped Cream - The Stokes (album Everything I Do Gonh Be Funky)
11 - Young School Girl - Fats Domino (album Out Of New Orléans)
12 -Red Sails In The Sunset - Fats Domino (album The Paramount Years)
13 - Domino Twist - Fats Domino (album Live In Germany)
Download :Toppyjazz 478

Wednesday, 12 April 2017

Verve Jazz Club (part 4)(Toppyjazz 477)

This week we continue our series about The Verve Jazz Club. We still have 125 cd's to go so wait and hear!

Playlist :
01-  Surfboard - Roberto Menescal (album Summer Jazz)
02 - Wade In The Water - Klaus Weiss (album Superdrummers)
03 - Concerto for Harp and Orchestra - Jonny Teupen (album Swinging Classics)
04 - Honeysuckle Rose - Paul Kuhn & Hort Jankowski (album Swinging Jazz Piano)
05 - A Night In Tunisia - Red Garland (album The Greatest Jazz Hits)
06 - Goody, Goody - Rita Reys & Dutch Swing College Band (album The Sound of Dixieland)
07 - I C'n Hear That - George Duke (album Keyboard Giant)
08 - Yeah, Dr. No - Ingfried Hoffmann (album Hammond Bond)
09 - Didn't We - Kurt Edelhagen (album Plays The Hits of Jimmy Webb)
10 - Ein Regenschirm am Abend - Max Greger (album Hallo, kleines Fraulein)
11 - Nobody Knows You When You're Down and Out - Nina Simone (album My Baby Just Cares For Me)
12 - Cast Your Fate To The Wind - Quincy Jones (album Summer In The City)
13 - Mas que nada - Luiz Henrique (album Bossa Nova Singers)
Download :Toppyjazz 477

Wednesday, 5 April 2017

Hank Jones Special (1918-2010) (Toppyjazz 476)

This week we dig into the more than 50 cd's from Mr. Hank Jones.
Playlist :
01 - Wine & Brandy - Hank Jones Trio & Jerome Richardson (album The Trio)
02 - Summertime - Hank Jones (album Porgy & Bess)
03 - Manha de Carnaval - Hank jones (album Carnaval)
04 - Oh, Look At Me Now! - Hank Jones & George Shearing (album The Spirit of 176)
05 - Time After Time - Hank Jones & Abbey Lincoln (album When There Is Love)
06 - Just One Of Those Things - Hank Jones & Frank Wess (album Hank and Frank)
07 - Stardust - Hank Jones & Roberta Gambarini (album Lush Life)
08 - What Am I Here For? - Hank Jones & Oliver Jones (album Pleased To Meet You)
09 - Nobody Knows the Trouble I've Seen - Hank Jones & Charlie Haden (album Steal Away) 10 - Take My Hand, Precious Lord - Hank Jones & Charlie Haden (album Come Sunday)
Bonus : For Mods Only - Chico Hamilton (album Soul Jazz)
Download : Toppyjazz 476


Wednesday, 29 March 2017

New on Toppyjazz 475

This week we have a couple of fantastic new jazz cd's by Malene Mortensen (1972, Denmark),
Eliane Elias (1960, Sao Paolo, Brazil) and Jennifer Scott (1964, Vancouver, Canada).
Manfred Mann (1940, South Africa) made a wonderful project Lone Arranger with the help of the famous German trumpetplayer Till Brönner. **** stars for that beautiful album!

Furthermore we have a new album by Simone Kopmajer and Sidsel Storm(1982, Denmark).
We close with a French series cd's named Tres Chique. Keep Jazzin'
Playlist :
01 - Sway - Malene Mortensen (album You Belong To Me)
02 - Temptation - Malene Mortensen (album Malene Live In Paris)
03 - Driving Ambition - Eliane Elias (album Made In Brazil)
04 - Nothing Compares To You - Manfred Mann & Till Bronner (album Lone Arranger )
05 - Footprints - Manfred Mann & Viktoria Tolstoy & Till Bronner (album Lone Arranger)
06 - La Vie en Rose - Jennifer Scott (album Le Temps de L'Amour)
07 - Wichita Lineman - Simone Kopmajer (album The Best In You)
08 - Sadness - Sidsel Storm (album Closer)
09 - Moanin' - Les Double Six (album Tres Chic, volume 1)
10 - Roland Reve - Michel Legrand (album Tres Chic, volume 2)
11 - Blues March - Art Blakey (album Tres Chic, volume 3)
12 - Generique - Miles Davis (album Tres Chic, volume 1)
13 - Nuit sur Champs Elysees - Miles Davis (album L'ascenseur pour l'echevaud) Download : Toppyjazz 475

Wednesday, 22 March 2017

The Thin Red Wire (Toppyjazz 474)

This program we have a red wire starting with guitar player Vic Juris , Richie Cole, Buddy Rich,
Johnny Mathis and ends with (the dead of) Buddy Greco this year.
We found a wonderful video : The Buddy Rich band with Jay Corre on tenor sax and Buddy Greco on piano with The Rotten Kid (written by Buddy Greco for Cathy Rich).
Keep Jazzin'.

Playlist :
01 - In Between - Vic Juris (album Roadsong)
02 - Dekooning - Vic Juris (album Night Tripper)
03 - All The Things You Are - Vic Juris (album Walking On Water)
04 - New York Afternoon - Richie Cole & Eddie Jefferson
05 - Acid Truth - Buddy Rich Big Band (album Keeper Of The Flame)
06 - The Rotten Kid - Buddy Rich (album The New One!)
07 - Stay Warm - Johnny Mathis (album Johnny's Mood)
08 - I'll Be Around - Buddy Greco (album Buddy)
09 - Too Darn Hot - Buddy Greco (album I Like It Swinging)
10 - Who Can I Turn To? - Buddy Greco (album I Love A Piano)
11 - The Rules Of The Road - Buddy Greco (album On Stage)
12 - Ja-Da - Buddy Greco (album Swing In The Key Of Buddy Greco)
Download :Toppyjazz 474

Wednesday, 15 March 2017

The Buddy Greco Show 1965

This week NO Toppyjazz because of our Dutch elections. But we found one hour Buddy Greo, a tv show from 1965 or 1966. There's a little dispute about the release of some songs from this show. But Have fun after all!

Songs :
Buddy Greco .
Charade
Satin Doll
let Me Love You
The Girl From Ipanema
One Note Samba
Going Out Of My Head
The More I See You
Slaugther On 10th Avenua
The Lady Is A Tramp (with Sammy Davis jr.)
The Way You Walk ?
You're Nobody 'till Somebody Loves You

Franky Avalon:
Just One Of Those Things
That's My Style

Susan Barrett
It's Not Unusual
And I Love Him

Orchestra arranged and conductted by Dick Palombi

Wednesday, 8 March 2017

Maybeck Recital Hall(part 8) & Others (Toppyjazz 473)

At last our final program about The Maybeck Recital Hall series from Concord. This week 4 cd's from the Duo Series. (we couldn't find the other 6 item's!)

The second part of our program we have Caro Emerald, Louisa Phillips & Ingeborg Helder , some fine Dutch singers.

Playlist :
01 -Introduction
02 - Two Not One - Ken Peplowski & Howard Alden (Concord Duo Series)
03- Lady In The Lake - Alan Broadbent & Gary Foster
04- Introduction
05 - Cherokee _ Adam Makowicz & George Mraz
06 - Sail Away - Chris Potter & Kenny Werner
07 - Dream A Little Dream Of Me - Caro Emerald (album Live In London)
08 - Quicksand - Caro Emerald (single)
09 - Electra - Loet van der Lee Quartet (album Holland In Jazz)
10 - Towards The Endless Sea - Ingeborg Helder (album Light Interchance)
11 - Georgia On My Mind - Louisa Phillips (album Meets The Dutch Jazz Trio)
12 - Jumping For Symphony Sid - Louisa Phillips (same album) Download:Toppyjazz 473

Wednesday, 1 March 2017

Stanley Clarke Special (Toppyjazz 472)

Welcome by Toppyjazz 472 with bassplayer Stanley Clarke (1951, Philadelphia,Pa).
Of course only the best of the best this week from his early days to his latest album UP! from 2014.

Playlist :
01 - Children of Forever - Stanley Clarke (album Children of Forever)
02 - The Dancer - Stanley Clarke (album School Days)
03 - Buenes Aires - Stanley Clarke & George Duke (album Live at The Greek)
04 - Take Five - Stanley Clarke (album Jazz Straight Up)
05 - Chateauvallon - Stanley Clarke (album The Toys Of Men)
06 - Fulani - The Stanley Clarke Band (album The Stanley Clarke Band feat. Hiromi)
07 - Brazilian Love Affair - The Stanley Clarke Band (album Up)
08 - Armando's Rumba - Stanley Clarke & Chick Corea (album Forever disc 2)
Download :Toppyjazz 472


Wednesday, 22 February 2017

German Jazz on Toppyjazz 471

This week we take you to our German friends with most German musicians.
First The Katharina Maschmeyer Quartet (Osnabrück, 19??) and her latest cd Synergy.
Second boogie-woogie pianist Axel Zwingenberger (1956, Hamburg) with Saxy Boogie Woogie . We will have the music of Axel a whole evening summer 2017!
Furthermore:
Suzanne Metzel (1974, Hamburg) and Klaus Ignatzek (1954, Wilhelmshaven) with their cd Mariposa.
We got an unique LP : Dorothy Ellison and the Manfred Ludwig Sextett.
We close this week with Torsten Goods (Düsseldorf), Andi Kissenbeck (1969, Bonn) and
Christoph Neuhaus (1986, Stuttgart)
Playlist:
01- Changing Mind - Katharina Maschmeyer Quartet (album Synergy)
02- Cool Heat - Axel Zwingenberger (album Saxy Boogie Woogie)
03 - Mariposa - Suzanne Metzel & Klaus Ignatzek (album Mariposa)
04 - Blues In The Night - Manfred Ludwig Sextett & Dorothy Ellison (album Jazz mit ...)
05 - Dasafinado - Manfred Ludwig Sextett (same album)
06 - My Favourite Things - WDR Big Band with Jerry van Rooyen (album Traces of Trane)
07 - Worksong - Torsten Goods (album Thank You Baby!)
08 - Midst of Our Love - Torsten Goods (same album)
09 - Have I Told You Lately That I Love You - Torsten Goods (album Irish Heart)
10 - Monsoon Dance - Andi Kissenbeck (album Monsoon Dance)
Download :Toppyjazz 471

Wednesday, 15 February 2017

Begin The Geguine/ New On Toppyjazz(part 3) (Toppyjazz 470)

Welcome by Toppyjazz with the fantastic new cd of Lisa Hilton Night & Day. We love her version of Begin The Beguine.
The latest cd of Benjamin Koppel with Joe Lovano is something special. The Mezzo Sax Encounter is played on 2 unique G-Alt saxophones.
Furthermore we have Patricia Barber, Project Pablo and Penelope Sal.

Playlist :
01 - Begin The Beguine - Lisa Hilton (album Night & Day)
02 - Stepping Into Paradise - Lisa Hilton (album Night & Day)
03 - Disgrace To Brooklyn - Benjamin Koppel & Joe Lovano (album The Mezzo Sax Encounter)
04 - The Beat Goes On - Patricia Barber (album Companion)
05 - Call Me - Patricia Barber (album Live A Fortnight In France)
06 - Missing - Patricia Barber (album Smash)
07 - Evening Call - Project Pablo (album )
08 - From Russia With Love - Penelope Sal (album Sings 007)
09 - Goldfinger - Penelope Sal (album Sings 007)

Wednesday, 8 February 2017

New on Toppyjazz 2017(part 2) Toppyjazz 468)

This week we have Mal Waldron with his beautiful album Blues For Lady Day.
Furthermore Nnenna Freelon (1954, Cambridge, MS)
Paolo Fresu (1961, Sardine)

At last there's another album from our favourite singer Ian Shaw. The title od the cd is The Theory of Joy.
We close with another fine cd from Joris Teepe with Don Braden(1964,Ohio)
Keep Jazzin!
Playlist :
01 - You Don't Know What Love is - Mal Waldron (album Blues For Lady Day)
02 - Heritage - Nnenna Freelon (album Heritage)
03 - Until It's Time For You To Go - Nnenna Freelon (album Maiden Voyage)
04 - Just Squeeze Me - Nnenna Freelon & James Moody (album Monterey Jazz Festival 50th Ann.)
05 - Gufo - Paolo Fresu Quintet (album 30!)
06 - Giselle - Paolo Fresu / Richard Galliano/ Jan Lundgren (album Mare Nostrum II)
07 - My Soul, My Spirit - Paolo Fresu & Omar Sosa (album Eros)
08 - My Brother - Ian Shaw (album The Theory Of Joy)
09 - The Last Man Alive - Ian Shaw (album The Theory Of Joy)
10 - This Masquerade - Don Braden & Joris Teepe (album Gentle Storm)
Download :Toppyjazz-468

Wednesday, 1 February 2017

Nordic Jazz 2017 (Toppyjazz 467)

Nordic Jazz by Toppyjazz 467 with :
Radka Toneff (1952-1982)
Rebekka Bakken (1970, Oslo)
Benjamin Koppel (1974, Kopenhagen)
Alex Riel (1940, Kopenhagen)
The Savage Rose (1968, Kopenhagen)
Eythor Gunnarsson(1961, Reykjavik)
Thommy Andersson (1973, Orebro, Sweden)
Maria Mena (1986, Norge)
Gitte Haenning (1946, Aarhus)

Playlist :
01 - Lorelei - Radka Toneff (album Winter Poem)
02 - Havana Candy - Radka Toneff (album Live In Hamburg)
03 - It Don't Come Easy - Radka Toneff (album It Don't Come Easy)
04 - Same Girl - Julia Hülsmann & Rebekka Bakken (album Scattering Poems)
05 - Emotions On A Lazy Day - Rebekka Bakken & Wolfgang Muthspiel (album Daily Mirror Reflected)
06 - Der Schnee draußen schmiltz - Rebekka Bakken (album Most Personal)
07 - Long Before I Was Born - The Savage Rose (album In The Plain)
08 - Con Samba & Sax - Koppel/Andersson/Gunnarsson/Riel (album The Iceland Concert)
09 - What Seas, What Shores - Koppel/Riel/Andersson/Werner (album A Way With Words)
10 - All This Time - Maria Mena (album Cause and Effect)
11- Leaving You - Maria Mena (album Growing Pains)
12 - November Girls - Gitte Haenning & Kenny Clarke/Francy Boland Big Band

Wednesday, 25 January 2017

New on Toppyjazz(part 4)(Toppyjazz 469)

This week we have  on Toppyjazz:
Christof Lauer (1953, Hessen, Germany) & The NDR Big Band.
Karin Plato (1960, Canada)
Arild Andersen (1945, Norge)
Till Bronner & Ruud Jacobs (1938, Hilversum, Holland)
Barb Jungr with de cd's Shelter From The Storm & Come Together.
Keep Jazzin!
Playlist:
01 - Petite Fleur - Christof Lauer & NDR Big Band (album Play Sidney Bechet)
02 - Spring Will Be A Little Late This Year - Karin Plato (album Blue Again)
03 - The Breeze & I - Karin Plato (album Out of Town cd 2)
04 - Golden Earrings - Karin Plato (album Out of Town cd 1)
05 - Saturday - Arild Andersen Quartet (album Live in Oxford)
06 - I'll Be Seeing You - Till Bronner (album The Good Life)
07 - The Good Life - Till Bronner (album The Good Life)
08 - Things We Said Today - Barb Jungr & John McDaniel(album Come Together)
09 - Something's Coming - Barb Jungr & Laurence Hobgood (album Shelter From The Storm)
10 - Shelter From The Storm - Barb Jungr & Laurence Hobgood (same album) Download : Toppyjazz 469