Wednesday, January 31, 2018

Thelonious Monk International Jazz Competition (part 2)

This week we have the second part of our Thelonious Monk Jazz Competition 1996-2004.

Playlist :
1995:
01 - Memory Of Enchantment - Michiel Borstlap Trio (1966, Den Haag, Holland) (album 88)
1996:
02 - Giant Steps - Jon Gordon Quintet (1966) (album Ask Me Now)
1997:
03 - To Coversate - Darren Barrett (1967, Canada) (album DB-Ish The Opener)
1998:
04 - The Song Is You - Teri Thornton(1934) (album Devil May Care)
05 - I'll Be Seeing You - Teri Thornton (album I'll Be Easy To Find)
1999:
06 - Birdlife - Herlin Riley (1973, New Jersey) & Eric Lewis (album Cream Of The Crescent
2000:
07 - Cuarto de Colores - Edmar Castaneda (New Jersey) & Pedro Martinez (album Cuarto de Colores)
2001:
No competition.
2002:
08 - Choro Blanco - Seamus Blake (1970, UK) (album Let's Call The Whole Thing Off)
2003:
09 - Tijuana Gift Shop - Lincoln Jazz Orchestra (with Andre Hayward(1973, Texas)) album Don't Be Afraid)
2004:
10 - Juju - Gretchen Parlato (1976, California) (album Live in NYC)
11 - Butterfly - Gretchen Parlato (album Live in NYC)
Download : Toppyjazz 517

Wednesday, January 24, 2018

New on Toppyjazz 2018 (Toppyjazz 516)

This week we pick some remarkable items.
First "The Millennium At Last" 8 items Blue-Spec box from Sony Japan. Priced § 575.00!
We spin Curt Boettcher, Sandy Salisbury and Lee Mallory.

Furthermore The excellent Brussel Jazz Orchestra with trompet player Bert Joris.
From Australia comes Sarah McKenzie with her first album for Impulse!
We close with our late friend Harry Lookofsky and Don Senbesky.
Keep Jazzin!
Playlist :
01 - To Claudia On Thursday - The Millennium (album Begin)
02 - Tumbling Tumbleweeds - Curt Boettcher (album Another Time)
03 - Just Don't Know How To Say Goodbye - Sandy Salisbury (album Do Unto Others)
04 - Everything's Gonna Be Allright - Lee Mallory (album Many Are The Times)
05 - A Woman Is A Sometime Thing - Brussel Jazz Orchestra (album A different Porgy and aother Bess)
06 - Only For The Honest - Brussel Jazz Orchestra  with Bert Joris (album Smooth Shake)
07 - Day in, Day Out - Sarah McKenzie (album Paris In The Rain)
08 - I Believe / Isn't She Lovely - Uptown Jazz Tentet (album There It Is)
09 - So Caught Up - Maya Rae (album Sapphire Birds)
10 - Moose The Mooche - Harry Lookofsky (album Stringsville)
11 - The Rape Of El Morro - Don Sebesky (album The Rape Of El Morro)
12 - Toppyjazz Tune/Mattie T. - Stanley Turrentine
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Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Thelonious Monk International Jazz Competition (part 1)(Toppyjazz 514)


Best wishes in 2018 for all music lovers!

We start a short series of the winners of the Thelonious Monk Jazz Competitions between 1987 and 2017.
This month part 1 and 2 (1987-2003).
May 2018 part three.
Playlist :
1987.
01 - Just In Time - Rob van Bavel (1965, Breda) (album Jazz At The Pinehill)
02 - Blue Monk - Marcus Roberts (1963, Florida)(album The Truth is Spoken Here)
1988.
03 - Cry Me A River- Ted Rosenthal (1959, New York)(album Out Of This World)
1989.
04 - My One And Only Love- Lauren White & Bil Cunliffe(1956, California)(album At LAst)
1990.
05 - Far Away - Ryan Kisor (1973, Iowa)(album On The One)
1991.
06 - We Had A Sister - Joshua Redman (1969, California)(album Blues For Pat)
1992.
07 - Spaces and Places - Keith Ailer & Harold Summey(1964, Washinghton DC)(album Spaces and Places)
08 - Goodbye My Love - Keith Ailer (album Spaces and Places)
1993.
09 - Lover Man - Jacky Terrasson(1965, Berlin) & Stephane Belmondo (album Mother)
1994.
10 - I'm Thru With Love - Sara Lazarus (1962, Delaware) (album Give Me The Simple Life)
1995.
11 - I'll Be Seeing You - Jesse van Ruller (1972, Amsterdam)(album European Quintet)
Downlaod :Toppyjazz 514

Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Reg Schwager & Friends *** Leidse Blues & Jazzweek (toppyjazz 515)

This week starts in Leiden, Holland "The Leidse Blues & Jazzweek"
From 15 January -21 January jazz in about 38 clubs & Cafe's with more than 70 jazz bands.
So that's why we have a spot on the Canadian guitar player Reg Schwager, because he's born
in Leiden , 1962. His sister Jeanette Lambert Schwager is also born in Leiden, 1965.
Details : Leidse Blues & Jazzweek 2018

Playlist :
01 - Firefly - Reg Schwager (album Border Town)
02 - Manha de Carnaval - Diana Panton (album To Brazil With Love)
03 - My Foolish Heart - Reg Schwager & Don Thompson (1940) (album One Take vol. 3)
04 - Feeling Good - Elizabeth Shepherd (album Rewind)
05 - Lullaby Of Birdland - George Shearing Quintet (album Back To Birdland)
06 - Four Eyes pt. 1 - Reg Schwager (album Delphinus)
07 - Crow's Call - Reg Schwager & Jeannette Lambert Schwager (album Songbook)
08 - To The Ends Of The Earth - George Evans (album Bewitched)
09 - Nice Work If You Can Get It - Al Muirhead(1955) (album Northern Adventures)
10 - La Vie En Rose - Sophie Milman (album Her Very Best..So Far)

Download : Toppyjazz 515

A - B - C Jazz on Toppyjazz 553

This week some musicians from A to C on Toppyjazz. Claudia Acuna (1971, Chile) Charlotte Illinger (Germany) Claire Martin with her new c...