More Swinging Sounds is a jazz album by drummer Shelly Manne‘s group Shelly Manne & His Men, recorded in 1956 and released on the Contemporary label. Early releases of the album were labelled Vol 5, [More]
Two of a Mind is an album recorded by American jazz saxophonists Paul Desmond and Gerry Mulligan featuring performances recorded in 1962 which were released on the RCA Victor label. The Allmusic review by Scott [More]
Straight, No Chaser is the sixth studio album by American jazz pianist Thelonious Monk under the production of Teo Macero for Columbia. Track listing: “Locomotive” (Th. Monk) – 6:40 “I Didn’t Know About You” (Duke Ellington) – [More]
Track listing: A1 Makin’ Whoopee 0:00 A2 All Of Me 6:40 A3 Sleepy Lagoon 13:40 B1 Little White Lies 19:06 B2 Strike Up Band 26:01 B3 Bach’s Blues 32:08 tracks A1, A2, B2, B3 recorded [More]
The Allmusic review by Scott Yanow awarded the album 4 stars, calling the music “a successful effort that should not have taken 20 years to release”. ” There’s quite a lot of audience noise, but the [More]
“Long acclaimed for his understated lyrical approach to the guitar, Jim Hall’s diverse arrangements on this CD are also first-class” (Ken Dryden, AllMusic). Track listing: 00:00 Django (Composed by John Lewis) 08:36 Waltz For Debby [More]
Track listing: 0:00 Come rain or come shine 4:43 Gypsy in my soul 8:03 Embraceable you 12:57 Misty 18:26 As long as there’s music 22:29 Round midnight 26:58 This can’t be love 30:19 Blues chorale [More]
Stan Getz Plays is an album by American saxophonist Stan Getz recorded in 1952 and first released on the Norgran label in 1955. The album features tracks that were previously released on two 10-inch LPs on [More]
A collaboration between Bill Evans and clarinetist Tony Scott. Track listing (CD1&CD2): 1-1 Five 7:53 1-2 She’s Different 3:34 1-3 The Lady Is A Tramp 3:56 1-4 Tenderly 4:35 1-5 Blues For Three Horns 6:06 [More]
Nice an’ Cool is an album by American tenor saxophonist Gene Ammons recorded in 1961 and released on the Moodsville label. Allmusic awarded the album four stars and reviewer Stewart Mason wrote that  “Nice ‘n [More]