The official audio of Clark Terry’s “Blue Waltz (La Valse Bleue)” from the newly remastered album Color Changes. Color Changes is considered by many to be one of the finest albums by trumpeter and pioneer [More]
Gillespiana is an album by trumpter Dizzy Gillespie featuring compositions by Lalo Schifrin recorded in 1960 and released on the Verve label. The album features Schifrin’s suite written to feature Gillespie and his orchestra. Track [More]
“Dizzy Moods” by Charles Mingus, performed by Mingus Big Band on April 18, 2022 at The Django in NYC. In honor of Mingus’ Centennial and rerelease of Mingus Three. “Listen to this seminal work adapted [More]
Charade (Henry Mancini) Personnel: Don Menza – tenor saxophone Oliver Kent – piano Johannes Strasser – bass Bernd Reiter – drums __________________ Jazz Club Torino – Piemonte Jazz Festival, April 8th, 2017.
White Christmas is an Irving Berlin song reminiscing about an old-fashioned Christmas setting. The song was written by Berlin for the musical film Holiday Inn, released in 1942. The composition won the Academy Award for [More]
“Charlie Watts, the Rolling Stones’ longtime drummer, has his roots in jazz and always loved the music. In 1986 he financed a worldwide tour by an oversized orchestra comprised of seven trumpeters, four trombones, three [More]
“Jam Session” is the only album I’ve heard that presents Charlie Parker in familiar company with room to stretch out and with microphones capable of capturing the moment with the versimilitude expected by today’s listeners. [More]
Track listing: A1 What Is This Thing Called Love (C. Porter) 15:53 B1 Funky Blues (Oscar Peterson) 13:46 Personnel: Benny Carter, Charlie Parker, Johnny Hodges – alto saxophone Ray Brown – bass J.C. Heard – [More]