[JPL] Top Releases of 1959 MORE

TomtheJazzman tomthejazzman at embarqmail.com
Wed May 6 20:54:46 EDT 2009


    1959 Truly as a great year for Jazz.  Below are other highly
    successful recordings that made their mark on the Jazz Community. 
    ALOHA  Tom

          o Album of the Year (and Best Arrangement): /The Music from
            Peter Gunn/
            <http://www.amazon.com/gp/redirect.html?ie=UTF8&location=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.amazon.com%2FMusic-Peter-Gunn-1958-1961-TV%2Fdp%2FB00000JC79%3Fie%3DUTF8%26s%3Dmusic%26qid%3D1232322588%26sr%3D1-2&tag=rifftidougram-20&linkCode=ur2&camp=1789&creative=9325>,
            by Henry Mancini
          o Vocal Performance, Female: Ella Fitzgerald for the /Irving
            Berlin Songbook/
            <http://www.amazon.com/gp/redirect.html?ie=UTF8&location=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.amazon.com%2FSings-Irving-Berlin-Song-Book%2Fdp%2FB000050J5Y%3Fie%3DUTF8%26s%3Dmusic%26qid%3D1232322759%26sr%3D1-5&tag=rifftidougram-20&linkCode=ur2&camp=1789&creative=9325>.
          o Best Performance by a Vocal Group: Louis Prima and Keely
            Smith for "That Old Black Magic."
            <http://www.amazon.com/gp/redirect.html?ie=UTF8&location=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.amazon.com%2FGreatest-Louis-Prima-Keely-Smith%2Fdp%2FB00008YJGI%3Fie%3DUTF8%26s%3Dmusic%26qid%3D1232322999%26sr%3D1-2&tag=rifftidougram-20&linkCode=ur2&camp=1789&creative=9325>
          o Best Performance by a Dance Band: Count Basie for /Basie/
            <http://www.amazon.com/gp/redirect.html?ie=UTF8&location=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.amazon.com%2FComplete-Atomic-Basie-Count%2Fdp%2FB000005GX2%3Fie%3DUTF8%26s%3Dmusic%26qid%3D1232323114%26sr%3D1-2&tag=rifftidougram-20&linkCode=ur2&camp=1789&creative=9325>.
          o Best Performance by an Orchestra: Billy May for /Billy May's
            Big Fat Brass/
            <http://www.amazon.com/gp/redirect.html?ie=UTF8&location=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.amazon.com%2FBig-Fat-Brass-Bills-Bag%2Fdp%2FB00005NGSG%3Fie%3DUTF8%26s%3Dmusic%26qid%3D1232323222%26sr%3D1-1&tag=rifftidougram-20&linkCode=ur2&camp=1789&creative=9325>.

          o Best Performance, Individual (Jazz category): Ella
            Fitzgerald for /The Duke Ellington Songbook/
            <http://www.amazon.com/gp/redirect.html?ie=UTF8&location=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.amazon.com%2FElla-Fitzgerald-Sings-Ellington-Songbook%2Fdp%2FB00000HYIC%3Fie%3DUTF8%26s%3Dmusic%26qid%3D1232323353%26sr%3D1-1&tag=rifftidougram-20&linkCode=ur2&camp=1789&creative=9325>

          o Record of the Year (and Best New Artist): Bobby Darin for
            "Mack the Knife."
            <http://www.amazon.com/gp/redirect.html?ie=UTF8&location=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.amazon.com%2FMack-Knife-Bobby-Darin%2Fdp%2FB00008EV12%3Fie%3DUTF8%26s%3Dmusic%26qid%3D1232323689%26sr%3D1-2&tag=rifftidougram-20&linkCode=ur2&camp=1789&creative=9325>
          o Album of the Year (and Best Arrangements): Billy May for
            Frank Sinatra's /Come Dance With Me/
            <http://www.amazon.com/gp/redirect.html?ie=UTF8&location=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.amazon.com%2FCome-Dance-Me-Frank-Sinatra%2Fdp%2FB000006OHB%3Fie%3DUTF8%26s%3Dmusic%26qid%3D1232323877%26sr%3D1-1&tag=rifftidougram-target=>.

          o Best R&B Performance: Dinah Washington for "What a
            Difference a Day Makes.
            <http://www.amazon.com/gp/redirect.html?ie=UTF8&location=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.amazon.com%2FWhat-Diffrence-Makes-Dinah-Washington%2Fdp%2FB00004RD63%3Fie%3DUTF8%26s%3Dmusic%26qid%3D1232323977%26sr%3D1-5&tag=rifftidougram-20&linkCode=ur2&camp=1789&creative=9325>"
          o Best Musical
            <http://www.allaboutjazz.com/php/news.php?id=28639#>
            Composition (also Best Sound Track and Best Performance by a
            Dance Band): Duke Ellington for the /Anatomy of a Murder/
            <http://www.amazon.com/gp/redirect.html?ie=UTF8&location=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.amazon.com%2FAnatomy-Murder-Soundtrack-Motion-Picture%2Fdp%2FB00000IMYH%3Fie%3DUTF8%26s%3Dmusic%26qid%3D1232324151%26sr%3D1-1&tag=rifftidougram-20&linkCode=ur2&camp=1789&creative=9325>
            soundtrack.




Desert Island Jazz wrote:
> More great '59 releases:
>
> Donald Byrd, Byrd In Hand
> Bill Evans, Portraits In Jazz
> Benny Golson, Gettin' With It
> Shelly Manne, At The Black Hawk
> Horace Silver, Finger Poppin'
> Cal Tjader, Black Hawk Nights
> Lem Winchester, Winchester Special
>
> Cheers,
> David May/WHFC
>
> TomtheJazzman wrote:
>> We have all hear about several of the TOP releases of 1959:
>> Miles David - Kind Of Blue
>> Dave Brubeck - Time Out
>> Charles Mingus -AH UM
>> Miles Davis - Sketches of Spain
>> Miles Davis - Miles Ahead
>>
>> Please add to the list others from 1959 that were favorites of 
>> yours.  Many of these have endured for 50 years even though they had 
>> bad press in 1959.  An example was Gil Evans working with Miles on 
>> Miles Ahead.
>>
>> ALOHA
>> Tom
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