Album: “Mating Call” “Mating Call” is an album by jazz musician Tadd Dameron issued in 1957 on Prestige Records, catalog 7070. It was recorded at the studio of Rudy Van Gelder in Hackensack, New Jersey. [More]
Red Norvo Sextet – Bop! Album: “Perfect Bebop”, 2016 Red Norvo – vibraphone
“In Walked Bud” is a tune written in 1947 by the great Thelonius Monk. The tune was written in tribute to pianist Bud Powell. Based of Irvin Berlin’s tune “Blue Skies”, Monk recorded this tune [More]
Groovin’ High was written by the great trumpeter Dizzy Gillespie in 1945. The chord changes are based off of Paul Whiteman’s composition Whispering. (https://www.learnjazzstandards.com/jazz-standards/groovin-high/). Personnel: Dizzy Gillespie – trumpet Charlie Parker – alto saxophone John [More]
Tadd Dameron Sextet featuring Fats Navarro – Good Bait (1st version) ,1948 from the album “Fats Navarro featured with the Tadd Dameron band’ (Milestone Records) Personnel: Fats Navarro – trumpet Rudy Williams – alto saxophone Allen [More]
“Four” is a 1954 jazz standard composed by the American jazz saxophonist Eddie “Cleanhead” Vinson and mistakenly, perhaps  attributed to jazz trumpeter Miles Davis. It was first recorded in 1954 by Miles Davis and released [More]
“On the Sunny Side of the Street” is a 1930 song, with credited music composed by Jimmy McHugh and lyrics by Dorothy Fields. Some authors say that Fats Waller was actually the composer, but he [More]
“The Eternal Triangle” (Sonny Stitt) Album: “Sonny Side Up”, 1959 Sonny Side Up is an album by trumpeter Dizzy Gillespie, and the tenor saxophonists Sonny Stitt and Sonny Rollins, recorded in December 1957 in New [More]
“Donna Lee” is a bebop tune written by Mile Davis. It is written over the same changes as the great standard “Indiana”. Written in 1947, it was first recorded with the Charlie Parker Quintet, which [More]
Personnel: Charlie Parker – alto saxophone Tommy Potter – bass Max Roach – drums Duke Jordan – piano Miles Davis – trumpet