“This LP claims that it has “Unprecedented Hi Fidelity.” The streaky sound quality of these bootleg live recordings makes a joke out of that statement. Taken from a few club appearances during 1950-52 and featuring [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]
This mono LP record album was released as Phoenix Jazz Records LP-14…these tracks were originally recorded in 1947. Bill Harris (trombones) and Charlie Ventura (tenor sax) are featured with Ralph Burns (piano) and Dave Tough [More]
Track listing: 00:00 Prince Of Wails 02:32 Jack Hits The Road 05:31 Muskrat Ramble 08:21 After A While 11:26 Shim-Me-Sha-Wabble 14:21 Forty-Seventh And State 17:16 That Da-Da Strain 19:58 At The Jazz Band Ball Personnel: [More]
Track listing: 1. Murdy Purdy 0:00 2. Wire Brush Stomp 3:36 3. Kick it 6:54 4.Jersey Bounce 8:57 5. Cow Cow Boogie 13:11 6. Rose Ann Of Charing Cross 16:38 7. Knock Me A Kiss [More]
“When You’re Smiling” is a popular song written by Larry Shay, Mark Fisher and Joe Goodwin in 1928. Personnel: Buck Clayton – trumpet Benny Morton – trombone Lester Young – tenor saxophone Teddy Wilson – [More]
Personnel: Jack Teagarden – Vocal/trombone Benny Goodman – Clarinet Dick McDonough – Guitar Artie Bernstein – Bass Gene Krupa – Drums Frank Froeba – Piano Art Karle – Tenor Saxophone Manny Klein – Trumpet _________________________ [More]
“Tenor saxophonist Ben Webster and trumpeter Harry “Sweets” Edison, both veterans of the swing era (although associated with different orchestras), had long wanted to record a full album together. The results, a swinging quintet set [More]
Johnson Rag (Guy Hall, Henry Kleinkauf) This jazz instrumental standard first made the Top 20 in 1917 – and repeated the feat in 1940, this time with a vocal part. Johnson Rag had become a [More]
Stride Right is an album by American jazz saxophonist Johnny Hodges and pianist/organist Earl “Fatha” Hines featuring performances recorded in 1966 and released on the Verve label. Track listing: A1 Caution Blues (Blues In 3rds) [More]