Cue for Saxophone is an album by pianist and composer Billy Strayhorn’s Septet comprising members of the Duke Ellington Orchestra recorded in 1959 and originally released on the Felsted label in 1959, then reissued by Vocalion in 1962. “Composer/arranger/pianist Billy Strayhorn led surprisingly [More]
Spectrum is an album by saxophonist Illinois Jacquet recorded in 1965 and originally released on the Argo label. The album was one of the last to be released on Argo before Chess Records changed the [More]
You’re Me is an album by pianist Tommy Flanagan and bassist Red Mitchell. The album was recorded on February 24, 1980, in New York City. “Any musician was fortunate to have either Tommy Flanagan or [More]
Track listing: A1 Close Quarters 0:00 A2 Jose Beguines 5:20 B1 Blue For Slim 10:24 B2 The Sleeper 17:59 Personnel: Eddie Jones – bass Osie Johnson – drums Johnny Acea – piano Frank Foster – [More]
Track listing: 0:39 Take The “A” Train 2:22 Black And Tan Fantasy/Creole Love Call/The Mooche 12:38 Chelsea Bridge 16:37 El Viti 20:48 La Plus Belle Africaine 28:30 Trombonio-Bustoso-Issimo (Trombone Buster) 32:31 Passion Flower 36:50 Things [More]
An Electrifying Evening with the Dizzy Gillespie Quintet is a 1961 live album by trumpeter Dizzy Gillespie, recorded at the Museum of Modern Art in New York City. “Dizzy Gillespie (along with altoist Leo Wright, [More]
Face to Face is a 1982 album by Oscar Peterson, accompanied by Freddie Hubbard. “Trumpeter Freddie Hubbard met the Pablo All-Stars for this unique and frequently exciting set. Inspired by the presence of pianist Oscar [More]
“… The music is excellent and Papa Jo’s drumming in superb form.” – Amazon. Track listing: 1 Love Is Just Around The Corner 4:09 2 I Cried For You 5:54 3 A Wig On The [More]
George Shearing in Dixieland is a 1988 album by jazz pianist George Shearing of music associated with Dixieland. “This promising effort is a major disappointment. Pianist George Shearing planned to revisit his roots in Dixieland [More]
David Roy Eldridge (January 30, 1911 – February 26, 1989), nicknamed “Little Jazz”, was an American jazz trumpet player. His sophisticated use of harmony, including the use of tritone substitutions, his virtuosic solos exhibiting a [More]