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]
Kansas City jazz is a style of jazz that developed in Kansas City, Missouri during the 1920s and 1930s, which marked the transition from the structured big band style to the musical improvisation style of [More]
The Hawk in Paris is an album by saxophonist Coleman Hawkins featuring compositions related to Paris performed with an orchestra arranged and conducted by Manny Albam which was recorded in 1956 for the RCA Records [More]