Wednesday, June 29, 2016

Verve Jazzclub Legends (part 2) (Toppyjazz 440)

We continue with our series about Verve Jazzclub Legends with this week our choice of 13 new cd's.
Playlist :
01 - A House Is Not A Home - Ella Fitzgerald (album Live In San Francisco)
02 - Comin Home Baby - Quincy Jones (album Swinging The Big Band)
03 - O Grando Amor - Stan Getz & Joao Gilberto (album Body and Soul)
04 - Begin The Beguine - Teddy Staufer (album In The Mood)
05 - Something Cool - Ruth Cameron (album Bar Jazz)
06 - Copacabana - Klaus Doldinger Quartet (album Bossa Nova)
07 - Easy To Love - Sonny Stitt (album Cole Porter Songbook)
08 - Cracle Hut - Max Roach (album Cool Jazz)
09 - Bamboo Funk - Chris Hinze (album Exotic Jazz)
10 - Unforgettable - Dinah Washington (album Jazz For Lovers)
11 - Knock On Wood - Willie Bobo (album Jazz Swings Pop)
12 - Feels Like Heaven - Al Jarreau (album Jazz For The Road)
13 - It Don't Mean A Thing - Space Jazz Dub Men (album Jazz Remixed)

Wednesday, June 22, 2016

Let The Sunshine In (Toppyjazz 439)

By the start of summer 2016 we have a Toppyjazz summer program.
The base is the album Let The Sunshine In by singer Buddy Greco.
We replaced only some tracks from his album with the version by other musicians.
Playlist :
01 - Let The Sunshine In - Buddy Greco (album Let The Sunshine In)
02 - Everybody Gets To Go To The Moon - Thelma Houston (album Sunshower)
03 - Yesterday When I Was Young - Charles Aznavour & Elton John (album Duos)
04 - Spinning Wheel - Caecilie Norby (album My Corner Of The Sky)
05 - Always Something There To Remind Me - Naked Eyes (album A Time To Remember 1983)
06 - Like A Rolling Stone - Buddy Greco (album Let The Sunshine In)
07 - From Atlanta To Goodbye - The Manhattans (single)
08 - If You Must Leave My Life - Kurt Edelhagen (album Edelhagen Plays Jimmy Webb)
09 - Ce Monde (You're My World) - Richard Anthony (single)
10 - Love Is A Hurtin' Thing - Lou Rawls (album Brotherman!)
11 - Never, Never Gonna Give You Up - Lisa Stansfield (album Lisa Stansfield)
12 - Let The Sunshine in (outro) - Buddy Greco (album Let The Sunshine In)
13 - Mac Arthur Park - Maynard Ferguson (album M.F. Horn)
Download :Toppyjazz 439

Wednesday, June 15, 2016

We Remember Mark Murphy (Toppyjazz 438)

This week we have one hour to remember our dear friend Mark Murphy, who passed away October 2015.
We spent the last 6 month's to search for some never or few heard Mark Murphy recordings.
Perhaps you never heard the stuff we collected for you.
First we ripped the album This Must Be Earth from 1969. An album where Mark seems to be out
of space some times. Mr. Johnny Trunk wrote Mark had some drug problems in that time.
Furthermore we have Mark with Jan Lundgren, The Royal Bopsters and George Gruntz.
We close with Mark's performance in Athens, Greece in 2008.
Enjoy for one hour Toppyjazz with the greatest pure jazz singer from all time : Mark Murphy(1932-2015).
Playlist :
01 - This Must Be Earth - Mark Murphy (album This Must Be Earth)
02 - The Things We Did Last Summer - Mark Murphy & Jan Lundgren (album Plays The Music of Jule Styne)
03 - Senor Blues - The Royal Bopsters incl. Mark Murphy (album Royal Bopsters Project)
04 - Bebop Lives - The Royal Bopsters incl. Mark Murphy (same album)
05 - So In Love - George Gruntz & Mark Murphy (album The Magic of a Flute)
06 - Hong Kong Blues - Mark Murphy (album 80's Hits of Jazz)
07 - Come Back Again - Mark Muprhy (same album)
08 - My Funny Valentine - Mark Murphy (album Live in Athens, Greece)
09 - On Green Dolphin Street - Mark Murphy (album Live in Athens, Greece)
10 - Fly Me To The Moon - Mark Murphy (Milestones single 1963)
Download : Toppyjazz 438
Download : This Must be Earth...please e-mail toppyjazz@t-online.de

Wednesday, June 8, 2016

Nagel Heyer Records (part 3) (Toppyjazz 437)

Back to the excellent catalogue from Nagel Heyer records from Hamburg, Germany.
Our first choice is the fabulous Antita Kerr Singers with 2 albums on 1 cd : Stay and Things We Did Last Summer.
Great surprise is the Nigerian singer Chinaza, it's on of the 28 tracks from the cd Vocal Jazz Ballads.

Furthermore we spinn New York All Stars with Randy Sandke, Marty Elkins and Bob Wylde.
Keep Jazzin!
Playlist :
01 - What'd I Say - Anita Kerr Singers (album Stay/Things We Did Last Summer)
02 - Moments Like These - Chinaza (album Vocal Jazz Ballads 2012)
03 - Jumpin At The Woodside - Yamaha International All Stars (album Happy Birthday Jazz Welle)
04 - All Of Me - Jeanie Lambe with Yamaha All Stars (same album)
05 - Fine and Mellow - Rex Allen's Swing Express  & Terrie Richards (album Keep Swingin')
06 - In A Mellow Tone - Randy Sandke's New York All Stars (album Broadway)
07 - Sweet Sue, Just You - Randy Sandke (album Randy Sandke Meets Bix Beiderbecke)
08 - Da Pa Virada - Keila Prahed (album Muito Prazer)
09 - Walkin' By The River - Marty Elkins (album Walkin' By The River)
10 - Do Nothin Till You Hear From Me - Bob Wylde Trio with Marty Elkins
Download :Toppyjazz 437

Wednesday, June 1, 2016

New on Toppyjazz June 216 (Toppyjazz 436)

5 times Toppyjazz this month with many,many new recordings. First again Harry Allen with his Something about Jobim on Stunt Records.
 As always a very fine album from Harry Allen, but what can go wrong with the Music of Tom Jobim?
More very good Music by Esperanza Spalding (Grammy!), Chuck Israels and Galen Weston.
We have a couple of Simone's this week. First Lisa Simone , she changed her name from Simone to Lisa Simone after her mother died.
We continue with Simon Molinari and close with Simone Waddell from Australia.
At last we have Diana Krall with Georgie Fame. Keep jazzin'!
Playlist :
01 - Theme For Jobim - Harry Allen (album Something About Jobim)
02 - Funk The Fear - Esperanza Spalding (album Emily's D+Evolution-Luxe Edition)
03 - Warming Trend - Chuck Israels (album Garden of Delights)
04 - Take Me Away - Lisa Simone (album All Is Well)
05 - Mr. Paganini - Simona Molinari (album Casa Mia)
06 - Tua - Simona Molinari (album Tua)
07 - Seven Days - Simone Waddell (album My Romance)
08 - Galen's Vive - Galen Weston (album Plugged In)
09 - Late and Never - Galen Weston (album Plugged In)
10 - Yeh, Yeh - Diana Krall & Georgie Fame (album Wallflower)
11 - A CAase of You - Diana Krall (album Wallflower)
Download:Toppyjazz 436

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