In 1964, Coltrane was approached by the French Canadian director Gilles Groulx to record a soundtrack for his film Le chat dans le sac. In June of that year, between the recording sessions for Crescent [More]
Urban Clifford “Urbie” Green (August 8, 1926 – December 31, 2018) was an American jazz trombonist who toured with Woody Herman, Gene Krupa, Jan Savitt, and Frankie Carle.[1] He played on over 250 recordings and [More]
“Big Swing Face” (Bill Potts). Buddy Rich and his big band. ______________________________________ North Sea Jazz Festival, July 15, 1978 The Hague, Holland
“Alan Warren Haig (July 19, 1922 – November 16, 1982) was an American jazz pianist, best known as one of the pioneers of bebop. Haig was born in Newark, New Jersey. In 1940 he majored [More]
Mann Alone is solo album by American jazz flutist Herbie Mann featuring tracks recorded in 1957 for the Savoy label. In the Honolulu Star-Bulletin, Seth Markow called it “an audacious album of solo flute”. Track [More]
“With Frank Haynes on tenor sax, Billy Gardner on piano, Ben Tucker on bass, and Dave Bailey on drums. Originally issued on Jazztime under Dave Bailey’s name, and now reissued in this format. This is [More]
Tudo Bem! is an album by American jazz guitarist Joe Pass and percussionist Paulinho da Costa that was released in 1978. “After countless solo guitar albums for Pablo, Joe Pass performed this welcome change of [More]
“Trombonology” (Tommy Dorsey ). Personnel: Tommy Dorsey and his orchestra Hal Ablesser, Claude Bowen, Ziggy Elman, Mickey Mangano, Charlie Shavers – trumpet Tommy Dorsey, Walt Benson, Charles La Rue, John Youngman – trombone Bruce Branson, [More]
“Although the original LP was reissued under guitarist Kenny Burrell’s name, it was originally led by Frank Wess, who is heard doubling on flute and tenor. With the assistance of Burrell, rhythm guitarist Freddie Green, [More]