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On this day in 1960 Norman Granz signed Anita O'Day - Verve Records to his Clef Label. Clef became Norgran in 1954, which then became Verve in 1955! Throughout the 1950s Anita O'Day recorded more than 20 albums for Verve!
To honor the legendary Joni Mitchell, we’re pleased to present ‘Joni 75: A Birthday Celebration’! #Joni75 is a tribute album featuring stellar performances by @dianakrall , @brandicarlile, @norahjones , @chakaikhan , @seal , @jamestaylor_com , @rufuswainwright and more! You won’t want to miss this! Link in bio.
In honor of Norman Granz's centennial, The Founder, a four-CD/digital box set honoring his remarkable life and career, featuring music by great musicians he recorded, including Ella Fitzgerald, Louis Armstrong, Oscar Peterson, Charlie Parker and many others is out now!
A selection of John Coltrane’s 1963 Impulse! recordings, derived from the original albums Both Directions at Once: The Lost Album, John Coltrane and Johnny Hartman, Dear Old Stockholm, Newport ‘63 and Live at Birdland is available now! Link in bio.
A four-CD/digital box set titled The Founder, honoring the unique career of jazz figurehead Norman Granz, will be released by Verve/UMe on December 7th! It features a 44-track, chronological collection of music spanning his unique career, with recordings by most of the distinguished musicians he recorded. Order now. Link in bio.
Composer/arranger/pianist Francy Boland was born on this day in 1929 in Namur, Belgium. Boland was best known for co-leading the Clarke-Boland Big Band with Kenny Clarke. Here they are, from 1971, backing Stan Getz on Boland's composition, "Escarmouches"
2018 has marked a historic year for John Coltrane in the jazz world. To top it off, we’re thrilled to announce that "1963: New Directions" will be released on 11/16. Order Now: https://Verve.lnk.to/1963NewDirections
John Coltrane’s completed, hand-written questionnaire for the first edition of Leonard Feather’s “The Encyclopedia Yearbook of Jazz” of 1956. (Thanks to Daniel Richard)