Song Of The Day by Eric Berman – “Chick’s Tune” by Blue Mitchell

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Trumpeter, Blue Mitchell crossed the line between jazz, pop and rock numerous times during his brief career recording straight-ahead Jazz records as a leader or as a sideman with Horace Silver, Jimmy Smith, Jackie McLean, Charlie Rouse, Cannonball Adderly, Grant Green and many others. He also toured and did session work with the likes of […]

Song Of The Day by Eric Berman – “Fungii Mama” by Blue Mitchell

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Although he’s worked with the likes of Chick Corea, Cannonball Adderly, Horace Silver, Ray Charles, John Mayall, Tony Bennett and Lena Horne, Blue Mitchell is kind of unknown to most Jazz fans. It’s indeed a crime when you consider tunes like this that live on stellar albums like “The Thing To Do” from 1964. Personnel […]