Cold Duck Time – Cold Duck Time – Live at Montreux 1969

Eddie Harris – Cold Duck Time – Live at Montreux (1969) – A Classic by Eddie Harris and Les McCann – Watch as Lady Ella Fitzgerald takes a seat during the performance.  This tune and Compared to What are some of Eddie’s  best work.  Both found on the awesome album Swiss Movement. Eddie Harris – tenor saxophone …

Lizz Wright – Seems I’m Never Tired Lovin’ You (Live Video)

Lizz Wright – Seems I’m Never Tired Lovin’ You (Live Video).  Ms. Wright covers a tune done by legendary Nina Simone.  Ms. Wright combines the grace of Ella and the rich soulness of Mahalia.  The blues, jazz and gospel all wrapped up in one delightful and captivating voice.  The lady of song.  From Ms. Wright’s …

In A Sentimental Mood – Phyllis Hyman – By Duke Ellington.

In A Sentimental Mood – Phyllis Hyman.  Ms. Hyman performs In A Sentimental Mood at a 1981 Broadway Production paying tribute to the great Duke Ellington.  The tune is a well known classic written by Mr. Ellington in 1935.  There is no surprise that Ms. Hyman captures to essence of The Dukes’ magic. From the …