“Since Clifford Brown’s unexpected and sudden death following a 1956 car crash, collectors have sought any previously unknown recordings to add to the already sizable legacy left by a trumpet genius who didn’t reach his [More]
“This superb album was recorded at the Montreux Jazz Festival in November of 1980. All of the principals have passed on, so it’s that much more of a treat. Trumpeter Dizzy Gillespie fronted the group [More]
Track listing: 1.I Got Rhythm 2.Nice Work If You Can Get It 3.Down Down Down 4.I Found A Million Dollar Baby 5.Body And Soul 6.I’ve Found A New Baby 7.My Melancholy Baby 8.Sweet Lorraine 9.Sweet [More]
“As is true of the Jazz label’s CDs, there are no liner notes on this release and the total time falls into the range of an LP, but this is a rare live performance by [More]
A Touch of Taylor is an album by American jazz pianist Billy Taylor recorded in 1955 for the Prestige label. The album was one of the first 12-inch LPs released by the label. Track listing: [More]
Saxophone Supremacy is an album by saxophonist Sonny Stitt recorded in 1959 and released on the Verve label. “Sonny Stitt had a difficult time coming out from under the shadow of Charlie Parker, even though [More]
“This live set with organist Milt Buckner and drummer Tony Crombie is quite fun. Tenor great Illinois Jacquet roars throughout “The King,” “C Jam Blues” and “Take The ‘A’ Train,” makes a warm ballad statement [More]
“Eddie Costa was probably better known for his work as a vibraphonist than as a pianist during his all too brief career, which ended suddenly after a fatal car crash in 1962. He sticks exclusively [More]
“The jazz pianist “Sir” Charles Thompson, who has died aged 98, was a distinctive soloist who played with many of the jazz greats, including Charlie Parker , Coleman Hawkins and Dexter Gordon. …Thompson could suggest [More]
“There is a lot of music on this 1998 CD which has trumpeter Jack Sheldon’s first two LP’s as a leader plus three selections originally put out on various samplers. Although not as distinctive a [More]