“Ko-Ko” was recorded on November 26, 1945, at WOR studios in New York City. In the booklet accompanying Charlie Parker: The Complete Savoy Studio Sessions author James Patrick gives a full account of the session, [More]
Charlie Parker & Coleman Hawkins, 1950 Session I Improvisation of Genius of Jazz CHARLIE PARKER alto sax and COLEMAN HAWKINS tenor sax (date 1950) with: Hank Jones – piano Ray Brown – double bass Buddy [More]
“Salt Peanuts” is a bebop tune reportedly composed by Dizzy Gillespie in 1942, credited “with the collaboration of” bebop drummer Kenny Clarke. “Salt Peanuts” was most famously recorded by Dizzy Gillespie and His All-Stars on [More]
Kenny Dorham – trumpet Fats Navarro – trumpet Sonny Stitt – alto saxophone Ray Abrams – tenor saxophone Eddie DeVerteuil – baritone saxophone Bud Powell – piano John Collins – guitar Al Hall – bass [More]
“Lover Man” writtten by Jimmy Davis, Roger (“Ram”) Ramirez, and James Sherman. Sonny Stitt – alto sax Walter Bishop – piano Tommy Potter  -bass Kenny Clarke – drums
George Shearing – Lullaby of Birdland (1987) George Shearing – piano
James Moody- I’m in the Mood for Love (aka Moody’s Mood for Love) Moody’s original instrumental version of “I’m in the Mood for Love,” which later became known as “Moody’s Mood for Love.” James Moody [More]
Recorded 28th of march 1946: Charlie Parker – Alto Saxophone Miles Davis – Trumpet Lucky Thompson – Tenor Saxophone Dodo Marmarosa – Piano Arvin Garrison – Guitar Vic McMillan – Bass Roy Porter – Drums
Recorded December 18–19, 1961 Milt Jackson – vibraphone Wes Montgomery – guitar Philly Joe Jones – drums Sam Jones – bass Wynton Kelly – piano “S.K.J.” (Jackson) – 5:17 “Stablemates” (Golson) – 5:45 “Stairway to [More]