Track listing: A1 Four Brothers 0:00 A2 Early Autumn 3:06 A3 Timmy Rogers – Comedian 6:10 A4 Repetition 10:52 A5 What Is This Thing Called Love 14:18 B1 Introduction – Symphony Sid 17:21 B2 My [More]
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]
“Here is an LP long overdue to be reissued on CD; in fact, that statement can be made about all of producer Norman Granz’s studio jam sessions. Quite an all-star cast was assembled for the [More]
“Gerry Mulligan and Art Farmer played together for only a brief time in the late fifties, so this 1959 concert is a valuable addition to their discography, although there are dropouts in places due to [More]
Dedicated to Connie is a live album by American jazz group The Modern Jazz Quartet featuring performances recorded in Slovenia in May 1960 and released in 1995 on the Atlantic label following drummer Connie Kay’s [More]
Luminescence! is an album by pianist Barry Harris recorded in 1967 and released on the Prestige label. “Bebop sessions were comparatively rare in 1967, but pianist Barry Harris and his sextet on this CD reissue [More]
North, South, East….Wess is an album by saxophonist Frank Wess recorded in 1956 and released on the Savoy label. “This easygoing swing date is essentially a small group drawn from the Count Basie band of [More]