One Fine Day – Ray Bryant & L. Aziza Miller

The vocal version of Ray Bryant's Latin classic Cubano Chant.

Ray Bryant

December 24, 1931 – June 2, 2011

Following performances in his native Philadelphia with guitarist Tiny Grimes and as house pianist at the Blue Note Club with Charlie Parker, Lester Young, Miles Davis and others, Ray Bryant came to New York in the mid-1950s. His first jazz recording session in New York was with Toots Thielemans (August, 1955) for Columbia Records. That session led to his own trio sessions as well as sessions with vocalist Betty Carter for Epic Records in May and June ("Meet Betty Carter and Ray Bryant"). On August 5, 1955, Ray recorded with Miles Davis, and on December 2, 1955, with Sonny Rollins, both for Prestige Records. Read more...

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L. Aziza Miller

born on November 27, 1948

L. Aziza Miller is a composer, arranger, pianist, poet and vocalist. Aziza was educated at Manhattan School of Music where she received her Bachelor's Degree in Theory and her Master's Degree in Music Education. She went on to teach in the New York City public schools system as a music teacher for 16 years, winning the Presidential Scholar Distinguished Teacher Award from President Bill Clinton in 1997. Among her students is singer-songwriter Alicia Keys. Read more...

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