“Guitarist Herb Ellis is joined by rhythm guitarist Freddie Green, pianist Ross Tompkins, bassist Ray Brown and drummer Jake Hanna for this lightly swinging but uneventful program which has been reissued on CD. Since Green [More]
“Teddy Wilson frequently recorded with a trio following the demise of his short-lived experiment with leading an orchestra. The undated On Tour session was likely recorded during a tour of Europe with bassist Arvell Shaw [More]
Better Days CD Joe Pass Jazz Guitar Lead, with Ray Brown ac. bass, Earl Palmer/Paul Humphrey drums, Carol Kaye el. bass some tracks, all-star jazz studio band of Joe Sample piano, Tom Scott sax/flute, Conte [More]
Track listing: 00:00 A1 Blue (And Broken Hearted) (Leslie, Clarke, Handman) 02:10 A2 Bue Moon ( Rodgers, Hart) 04:48 A3 Blue Prelude ( Jenkins, Bishop) 07:28 A4 Blue Again ( McHugh, Fields) 11:18 A5 Blue [More]
Swingin’ New Big Band is a 1966 live album by Buddy Rich and his big band. “1966 was a most illogical time for anyone to try forming a new big band but Buddy Rich beat [More]
Ramsey Lewis and his Gentle-men of Swing (later rereleased as Swingin’) is the debut album by American jazz pianist Ramsey Lewis featuring tracks recorded in 1956 and released on the Argo label. “This was pianist [More]
“This set from the 1974 Concord Jazz Festival (which has been reissued on CD) is a follow-up to the studio record Soft Shoe and uses similar personnel: guitarist Herb Ellis, bassist Ray Brown, drummer Jake [More]
There is something inherent in the saxophone’s tonal capabilities which enables it to suggest romance or blissful calm, a languorous quality which, in the hands of the right musicians, can create an alluring mood.  [More]
The Hawk in Paris is an album by saxophonist Coleman Hawkins featuring compositions related to Paris performed with an orchestra arranged and conducted by Manny Albam which was recorded in 1956 for the RCA Records [More]
“Although the original LP was reissued under guitarist Kenny Burrell’s name, it was originally led by Frank Wess, who is heard doubling on flute and tenor. With the assistance of Burrell, rhythm guitarist Freddie Green, [More]