Donald Christopher Barber (born 17 April 1930) is an English jazz musician, best known as a bandleader and trombonist. Track listing: A1 Stevedoor Stomp 3:17 A2 Come Friday 5:47 A3 Sweet Sue 7:46 B1 Wild [More]
“If you’re ever going to make just one hard-driving, swinging-like-mad big-band recording, model it after Caution! Men Swinging. That was to be the destiny of Canadian-born Dennis Farnon, who wrote such whimsical material as “Mother [More]
This edition presents the Pee Wee Russell Sextet’s complete 1964 performances at Bobi’s Town Tavern, in Rhode Island, for the first time ever on CD. Russell is showcased performing a standard traditional jazz program, but [More]
“Opus No. 1” is a popular song, composed in 1943 by Sy Oliver, with lyrics by Sid Garris. The tune is often titled “Opus One”, or “Opus #1”. It has become a standard song in [More]
“Blues in Frankie’s Flat” (Arranged by Frank Foster). This medium swing chart composed by Frank Foster and Count Basie trades the melody between the trumpets and saxes, includes a solo or soli for trumpet, and [More]
Budd Johnson and the Four Brass Giants is an album by saxophonist Budd Johnson which was recorded in 1960 and released on the Riverside label. “This reissue of a Riverside album, which surprisingly has not [More]
Track listing: 00:00 A1 Sunday 03:19 A2 Sunday No. 2 06:23 A3 California Here I Come 09:30 A4 California Here I Come No. 2 11:55 A5 A Good Man Is Hard To Find – Part [More]
“Woody Allen’s New Orleans jazz is a combination of mournful blues and lively syncopation played with raw spontaneity. His clarinet tone is downright edgy in the treble clef, although his low-register work is more soulful. [More]
“”In the Mood” is a popular big band-era No. 1 hit recorded by American bandleader Glenn Miller. It topped the charts for 13 straight weeks in 1940 in the U.S. and one year later was [More]
“Basin Street Blues” (Spencer Williams) from the Bell Telephone Hour: The American Song, February 2, 1964. Personnel: Louis Armstrong – trumpet, vocals Russell “Big Chief” Moore – trombone Joe Darensbourg – clarinet Billy Kyle – [More]