miércoles, marzo 04, 2015

Nathan Detroit and friends

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Música: (video) [*]
Framk Sinatra, Johnny Silver and Stubby Hayes
Guy and dolls  (1955)
(music and lyrics by Frank Loesser)

[*] From the 1955 Joseph L. Mankiewicz´s film "Guy and dolls"

martes, marzo 03, 2015

Muchacha con una espada de hoja vorpalina

Girl with a vorpaline blade
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Jabberwocky  (1971)
(lyrics: words from Lewis Carroll, music by Donovan)
Dawn Records

Donovan (g, vcl) Mick (vcl) Mike Thomson (bass,organ) John Candy Carr (dr) . London, 1971

lunes, marzo 02, 2015

Surabaya Johnny

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Cathy Berberian
Surabaya Johnny  (1977)
(comp. by Kurt Weill)
Wergo 600654

Cathy Berberian (mezzo soprano) undisclosed orchestra and recording data.

domingo, marzo 01, 2015

Al baile de graduación

To the promenade
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Mantovani and his Orchestra
Charmaine  (1951) [*]
London Records 1020 [*]

[*] This is a stereo version subsequently published in 1958 by Decca F.9696

jueves, febrero 26, 2015

Dos amigos

Two friends
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Charlie Parker's Reboppers
Ko-Ko  (1945)
Savoy 597

Charlie Parker's Reboppers: Dizzy Gillespie (tp,p) Charlie Parker (as) Curley Russell (b) Max Roach (d). WOR Studios, Broadway, NYC, November 26, 1945

miércoles, febrero 25, 2015

Mañana una década

Tomorrow, a decade

Mañana se cumplirá una década desde la aparición de este blog. Se publicaron 3.743 dibujos a la fecha... no es poco ¿no?

Tomorrow will be fulfilled a decade since the introduction of this blog. 3,743 drawings were published to date ... not little right?

Este fue el primer dibujo publicado (click aquí)

The first post of the block  (click here)

martes, febrero 24, 2015


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Drawn for the New Yorker Magazine in the 90's
Música:  (video)
Wynton Marsalis Septet
Reflections   (2008)

Wynton Marsalis Septet: Wynton Marsalis (tp) Wycliffe Gordon (trb) Wess “Warmdaddy” Anderson (as) Victor Goines (cl,ts) Reginald Veal (b) Marcus Roberts (p) Herlin Riley (dr). Marciac (France) August 6, 2008.

domingo, febrero 22, 2015

The invasion of the body snatchers

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Denny Zeitlin
Love theme  (1978) [*]
United Artists UA-LA940-H

[*] from the 1978 Philip Kaufman´s film soundtrack "Invasion of the Body Snatchers" all music composed by Denny Zeitlin

Denny Zeitlin (p,comp) Eddie Henderson (tp) Mel Martin, (woodwinds) Mel Graves (b) George Marsh (dr). San Francisco, CA., 1978

miércoles, febrero 18, 2015

La rana y yo

The frog and I
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Ben Webster Quintet
Frog and mule (1946)
Haven 805

Ben Webster Quintet: Ben Webster (ts) Al Haig (p) Bill De Arango (g) John Simmons (b) Sidney Catlett (d). New York, May 15, 1946

domingo, febrero 15, 2015

¡A la carga!

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London Festival Orchestra
Henry Adolph (conductor)
Light Cavalry Overture
Franz Von Suppé (composer)