タグ別アーカイブ: Roberta Gambarini

Jimmy Heath(6)

October 29, 2016

Jimmy Heath is still a vibrant part of today’s Jazz scene.

He is performing as a saxophonist, composing and arranging.

In addition he is Jazz educator.

Recently I watched a wonderful clip by Jazz Video Guy.

Here is Happy 90th Birthday Jimmy Heath

Finally, I will introduce my favorite his work.

Here is Jimmy Heath Quartet play “Body and Soul”.

Here is Roberta Gambarini with Jimmy Heath sings “Take The “A” Train” (2010 Taichung Jazz Festival).

Here is Jimmy Heath and Tootie Heath play “Fungii Mama”.

1998 Thelonious Monk International Jazz Vocals Competition(1)

I post about modern female vocalists.

Probably I think this post is a rare in my blog.

First of all, please refer to the result of contest.

1998

Jane Monheit, Cynthia Scott, Roberta Gambarini, Competition Producer Shelby Fischer, Teri Thornton and Everrett Greene

1998 Thelonious Monk International Jazz Vocals Competition

First Place: Teri Thornton

Second Place: Jane Monheit

Third Place: Roberta Gambarini(Italy)

Judges:

Dee Dee Bridgewater
Nnenna Freelon
Diana Krall
Dianne Reeves
Joe Williams

There were luxurious members with famous judges.

Sadly Teri Thornton died of the disease in 2000.