Please Send Me Someone to Love is an album by American jazz pianist Phineas Newborn Jr. recorded in 1969 and released on the Contemporary label. “On two days in 1969, pianist Phineas Newborn recorded enough [More]
Track listing: A1 Cotton Tail 0:00 A2 Solitude 3:07 A3 Jack The Bear 6:24 A4 Sophisticated Lady 9:53 A5 Jeep’s Blues 13:31 B1 Take The A-Train 18:08 B2 Don’t Get Around Much Anymore 21:11 B3 [More]
Creamy is an album recorded by American jazz saxophonist Johnny Hodges featuring performances with members of the Duke Ellington Orchestra recorded in 1955 and released on the Norgran label. “Johnny Hodges’ small group dates for [More]
Track listing: A1 Rose Room A2 Polka Dots And Moonbeams A3 Rigamarole A4 Sportin’ With Morton B1 Wild Kitten B2 Soon B3 But Not For Me B4 Rosalie Ann Personnel: Mat Mathews – accordion Oscar [More]
Cosmopolite is an album by American jazz saxophonist Benny Carter recorded at three sessions between 1952 and 1954 and released by Norgran Records. Track listing: 1 Gone With The Wind 2 I Got It Bad [More]
“The drawing on the cover and the liner notes, such as they are, are rather silly, but the music on this brief, but enjoyable, CD reissue (subtitled ‘For People Who Hate Jazz’) features some fine [More]
Great Ideas of Western Mann (also released as Herbie Mann Quintet featuring Jack Sheldon) is an album by American jazz flautist Herbie Mann’s Californians featuring tracks recorded in 1957 for the Riverside label. “The immodest [More]
Blue Rose is the debut studio album by Rosemary Clooney, accompanied by Duke Ellington and his orchestra, released in mono on Columbia Records, catalogue CL 872. Although she had appeared on albums before, it had [More]
“This matchup by pianist Gene Harris and tenor saxophonist Scott Hamilton, in a quintet that also includes guitarist Herb Ellis, bassist Ray Brown, and drummer Harold Jones, is fun although it does not reach the [More]
“Tis the season (again? already?), and along with the usual relentless merchandising we get the new flock of Christmas jazz. So, striking an ecumenical note, here’s the question: why is this Christmas CD different from [More]