Playlist Monday: Jazz Up Your Week

Tomorrow night the Jazz Orchestra of Philadelphia is welcoming the new year at the Kimmel Center with its Grand Gala Fund Raising Concert. This is their debut concert, and a grand debut it will be as the show consists of a 17 piece orchestra, along with Bill Cosby as emcee. Led by Terell Stafford, this concert is meant to bring honor to the unique Jazz culture of Philadelphia, which was and still is extremely influential. If you are free tomorrow night, check out the concert. There are still tickets available! This week Rock On Philly has made a Jazz playlist in spirit of this concert! Enjoy, and have a happy Monday!

 

1. Miles Davis: “So What”

 

2. Sarah Vaughan- “Broken Hearted Melody”

 

3. Nina Simone- “Feeling Good”

 

4. Eddie Harris & Les McCann- “Compared to What”

 

5. Louis Armstrong- “Hello Dolly”

 

6. Laura Mvula- “She”

 

7. Peggy Lee- “Fever”

 

8. Amy Winehouse- “Back to Black”

 

9. Billie Holiday- “Lover Man”

 

10. Art Blakey & the Jazz Messengers- “Moanin’”

 

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