Duke Ellington – piano Jimmy (Jimmie) Blanton – bass
What a Wonderful World (George David Weiss, Bob Thiele). from the album Impressions  Impressions is the tenth studio album by American jazz trumpeter Chris Botti, which was released on April 17, 2012 through Columbia Records. [More]
BBB & Co. (subtitled Benny, Ben & Barney) is an album by swing musicians Benny Carter, Ben Webster and Barney Bigard recorded in 1962 and originally released by the Swingville label. The Allmusic review by [More]
Ike Quebec – tenor saxophone Freddie Roach – organ Milt Hinton – bass Al Harewood – drums ____________________ Recorded: November 26, 1961 Studio: Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs
Ellington called these concerts (Sacred Concert) “the most important thing I have ever done”. He said many times that he was not trying to compose a “Mass” (liturgy). The critic Gary Giddins has characterized these [More]
“Hymn to Freedom” (Oscar Peterson) from “Night Train”, 1962 Personnel: Oscar Peterson – piano Ray Brown – bass Ed Thigpen – drums __________________ Live in Denmark, 1964.
Track listing: 00:00 – Maui Chimes 03:06 – Maui Girl 05:41 – Sweetheart Mine 09:51 – Hawaiian War Chant 12:04 – The Hukilau Song 14:45 – My Little Grass Shack 17:22 – O Malakapua 22:19 [More]
Track listing: 1 What A Difference A Day Made 6:06 2 Detour Ahead 5:33 3 Bewitched, Bothered, And Bewildered 4:18 4 You Must Believe In Spring 5:13 5 Beautiful Love 3:45 6 Alice In Wonderland [More]
The Sound of Spring is an album of compositions related to springtime by the Ramsey Lewis Trio, recorded in 1962 and released on the Argo label. Track listing: “Sound of Spring” (Ramsey Lewis) – 2:30 “Spring Can Really Hang You [More]
“This album, one of Bill Berry’s few to fully showcase his cornet playing, is really two in one. On five selections he is featured in a quintet also including pianist Dave Frishberg, guitarist Mundell Lowe, [More]