“In October of 1956, in the wake of the success of This Is Teagarden, Capitol Records had the legendary trombonist enter the studio to record a series of spirituals, using Van Alexander (who had worked [More]
The tracks are unissued, and many of the songs have never appeared in a live setting before! Includes Moonlight Serenade; Little Brown Jug; (Why Couldn’t It Be) Last Night; On a Little Street to Singapore; [More]
Have a Nice Day is a 1971 studio album by Count Basie and his orchestra, with all music composed and arranged by Sammy Nestico. Track listing: “Have a Nice Day” – 3:14 “The Plunger” – [More]
Track listing: 1 The Nearness Of You 0:00 2 I Get Along Without You Very Well 3:34 3 Skylark 7:45 4 Up A Lazy River 11:52 5 Stardust 15:59 6 Old Rockin’ Chair 18:59 7 [More]
“Mr. Gentle and Mr. Cool” (Harold Shorty Baker, Duke Ellington) Duke Ellington and His Orchestra Newport 1958
“Again” (Cochran-Newman). One of 1949’s top ballad hits, introduced by Ida Lupino in the memorable Fox film noir “Road House,” which co-starred Richard Widmark and Cornel Wilde. One of seven recorded versions of the song [More]
Broadcasts from the Southland Cafe, Boston, 1940 (Side A) & from Hotel Lincoln, NYC, 1941 (side B). Record produced from unpublished recording dating back more than 30 years. A few changes such as removing scratches [More]
Track listing: A1 Anchors Aweigh 0:00 A2 My Buddy 1:58 A3 I Got Rhythm 4:30 A4 I Dream Of Jeanie With The Light Brown Hair 8:08 A5 Sleepy Lagoon 10:07 A6 Moonlight Sonata 12:21 B1 [More]
Track listing: A1 St. Louis Blues A2 Fine Idea A3 Drumboogie B1 Perdido B2 Stardust B3 Please Don’t Talk About Me When I’m Gone Personnel: Gene Krupa – drums Teddy Napoleon – piano Charlie Ventura [More]
“Taken from Sidney Bechet’s last major tour of the United States, this live session teams his passionate soprano with the subtle wit of trombonist Vic Dickenson and a fine rhythm section (including George Wein on [More]