Bob Gordon (11 June 1928–28 August 1955) was an American cool jazz baritone saxophonist born in St. Louis, Missouri, best known as a sideman for musicians like Stan Kenton, Shelly Manne, Chet Baker, Maynard Ferguson, [More]
Frank Wess has always been a steady, reliable swinger, able to play swaggering blues and soulful ballads with equal facility and hold his own on more challenging bop pieces. The 12 tracks on his release [More]
Diane is an album by trumpeter Chet Baker and pianist Paul Bley recorded in Denmark in 1985 and released on the SteepleChase label. Chet Baker recorded at every opportunity during the last decade or so [More]
During a 1961 trek to Italy to perform at the annual San Remo Jazz Festival, Buddy Collette detoured to Milan long enough to record The Polyhedric, a superb if virtually unknown session that fuses the [More]
This CD collects stereo mixes of tracks from Paul Desmond‘s six early 1960s RCA albums. Track listing 1  When Joanna Loved Me (Jack Segal / Robert Wells) – 5:43 2  Alone Together (Howard Dietz / [More]
Jeru is an album recorded by American jazz saxophonist and bandleader Gerry Mulligan featuring performances recorded in 1962 which were released on the Columbia label. Whіlе Gerry Mullіgаn was fаmоuѕ in thе 1950s for lеаdіng [More]
The Right Combination is the debut album by American jazz pianist Joe Albany featuring saxophonist Warne Marsh which was recorded in 1957 for the Riverside label. The Allmusic review by Scott Yanow awarded the album [More]
“Besame Mucho” (Consuelo Velázquez) from the album Dave Brubeck “Love Songs”. Personnel: Dave Brubeck – piano Paul Desmond – alto saxophone Bob Bates or Eugene Wright  – bass Joe Dodge or Joe Morello – drums. [More]
Track listing: A1 –Lennie Tristano’s Sextet – Wow 3:22 A2 –Lennie Tristano’s Sextet – Crosscurrent 2:50 A3 –Lennie Tristano’s Sextet – Yesterdays 2:50 A4 –Lennie Tristano’s Sextet – Marionette 3:05 A5 –Lennie Tristano’s Sextet – [More]
Al Cohn’s Tones (also released as The Progressive Al Cohn) is an album by American saxophonist, composer and arranger Al Cohn comprising two sessions, one recorded in 1950 and the other from 1953, which was [More]