Thursday, November 20, 2008

Old School Friday #40 "Jazz"

Hi There Bloggers!!
You Know What today is... Old School Friday!
In case you are new around these parts and don't know what "Old School Friday" is, well it is grown folks MUSIC! Yes we post some music that comes from some time before 1999, (hopefully) to relive some memories, and to educate or just entertain each other.
Ms Grapevine and MarvalusOne have teamed up to create a meme titled Old School Friday and since I love my music I had to sign up to join! To join in the Old School Friday Fun go Here for guidelines.

"Old School Jazz"

This theme was very hard for me because I LOVE Jazz and my MOTHER did an excellent job of giving me diversity while growing up! My mom is a lover of music and she passed that on to me! I had a very hard time picking an artist, a song, or an era! Jazz encompasses so much: Smooth Jazz, Swing Jazz, Big Band Jazz, Fast Jazz and the list goes on. We have some Jazz Greats like, Thelonious Monk; Miles Davis; Charlie Parker; Duke Ellington; Etta James; Ella Fitzgerald; Sarah Vaughn; and this list can go on for days! I look forward to making the rounds today and seeing what my fellow OSF'ers have pulled out!!

Here are the other "Old School Friday" participants:

- Electronic Village - Fresh And Fab - Danielle - Kim

- Ms Grapevine -Quick -Marcus LANGFORD

- Cassandra - Kevin - iriegal -Mahogany -Hagar's Daughter - Lisa C

-Chocl8t - DP - Dallassouth - John - The Connoisseur - Kreative Talk

-Marvalus One - Regina - Clnmike - Vivrant Thing

-AJ - Sharon - RevvyRev - Invisible Woman

-Beleiver 1964 - Cooper - SJP -Bria - BklynQueen 86 - Hey Shae -

- From the Battlefield - Thembi - D Spot - Malcolm -

-Pop Art Diva - Pjazzypar - MsLadyDeborah -

Save Your Love For Me - Nancy Wilson/Cannonball Adderley


George Benson - Breezin'


Glenn Miller Orchestra - In The Mood






19 People Saying Something!

Hey Shae! 21 November, 2008 06:26

I bow down to the sounds of Nancy Wilson. That's a gem. But George Benson does it for me. He's always had that mellow vibe about him. Love your picks this week.

AJ 21 November, 2008 08:31

Nice choices. Nancy's voice is so clear and crisp.

Hagar's Daughter 21 November, 2008 09:09

Ms Wilson is one of my all-time favorite singers ever. Thanks for the treat Regina.

Happy Friday.

Revvy Rev 21 November, 2008 09:25

Very diverse and great picks! But you can't have Nancy Wilson - she's mine!(lol) Happy OSF Regina!

Vivrant Thang 21 November, 2008 10:01

Breezin...ooooo weeee that's a FTW pick for sure. Happy OSF!

pjazzypar 21 November, 2008 10:10

wonderful choices! Thanks for the trip down memory lane and have a great weekend.

Torrance Stephens - All-Mi-T 21 November, 2008 10:19

u jamming but i dont consider George benson as old school lol

clnmike 21 November, 2008 10:46

I am loving that Nancy Wilson, good choices over all, Happy OSF.

Dori 21 November, 2008 13:18

Great choices! And Ms. Nancy Wilson is definitely a favorite of mine...her voice just has that something special that I have no words to define. Just beautiful! :)

blackwomenblowthetrumpet.blogspot.com 21 November, 2008 13:20

Hello there!!

Nancy Wilson ...wow!

I still listen to George Benson's "Lady Blue" since my father really loved that song back in the day...

Great picks, Regina!

(smiles)
Lisa

blackwomenblowthetrumpet.blogspot.com 21 November, 2008 13:22

@ Torrence

George Benson is 65...when a person is eligible for Social Security...

(smiles)

Keith 21 November, 2008 13:36

Regina, Regina, REGINA!
Girl you know you need to stop. These are some phenomenal picks, and you definitely know your jazz! Such great picks. Cannonball and Nancy Wilson...?
God bless your mother. She sure did herself proud with passing that knowledge on to you.
Great stuff.
Happy OSF!

LaKeshia @ Kreative Talk 21 November, 2008 18:39

Love some George Benson...memories

Prof. PC 22 November, 2008 08:37

Great picks! It is hard to narrow it down to one choice, I tried, but I think I should have picked a few.

MsMarvalus 22 November, 2008 10:54

All I can say is "Fab-u-lous!"

Have a great weekend!

cooper 22 November, 2008 23:40

These are wonderful. I have to say I've seen a couple of Nancy Wilsons' around this weekend osf, and was not really at all familiar with her until this weekend. Some really good stuff I have to investigate further.

Benson I've loved forever, one of those family passed down loves.

SjP 23 November, 2008 19:02

These are some great picks! Particularly like that Nancy and Aderly pick...just great!

iceah 24 November, 2008 02:30

Happy Thanksgiving c: enjoyed our celebration at church yesterday c:

Mema

You go Girl!!!!!

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