[JPL] Duke Jordan died in Copenhagen, Aug 8, age 84

Lazaro Vega wblv.wblu.fm at gmail.com
Fri Aug 11 02:43:12 EDT 2006


Jordan's solo version of "Summertime" from 1955 on Signal (owned by
Savoy) begins the tribute Sunday.

Jordan with Bird on "Embraceable You," the Birdology all stars in
France, "Yardbird Suite;" The Brown Roach and Dizzy Gillespie
Orchestra's versions of "Jordu," "Scotch Blues" from Kenny Burrell's
"Blue Lights," Tina Brooks "Up Tight's Creek," two from Jimmy Raney
and Stan Getz, Jordan himself playing "Jordu" and Karrin Allyson and
Nancy King take it out with "Jordu."

Just played "Blues Up and Down" by Gene Ammons and Sonny Stitt (with
Jordan at the piano).


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