“You Brought A New Kind of Love to Me” (Sammy Fain, Irving Kahal, Pierre Norman). Personnel: Benny Goodman – clarinet, bandleader Dick Hyman – piano Louis Bellson – drums Bob Haggart – bass James Chirillo [More]
“Air mail special” by Benny Goodman, Jimmy Mundy, Charlie Christian. Count Basie and his Orchestra: Al Killian, Ed Lewis, Buck Clayton, Harry “Sweets” Edison – trumpet Dicky Wells, Ed Cuffee, Dan Minor – trombone Earle [More]
“Well Git It” (Sy Oliver). Personnel: Tommy Dorsey and His Orchestra Tommy Dorsey – trombone, bandleader Buddy Rich – drums ________________ 1943
“Scrub Me Mama with a Boogie Beat” is a 1941 hit boogie-woogie popular song written by Don Raye. A bawdy, jazzy tune, the song describes a laundry woman from Harlem, New York, United States, whose [More]
Swingin’ the ’20s is an album by saxophonist Benny Carter’s Quartet with pianist Earl Hines, recorded in 1958 and released on the Contemporary label. “Combining altoist Benny Carter with pianist Earl Hines in a quartet [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]
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]
“Sister Sadie” is a jazz standard written in 1959 by Horace Silver. Personnel: Woody Herman – bandleader Tommy Anastas – baritone saxophone Gary Klein, Sal Nistico (soloist), Joe Romano – tenor saxophone Bill Chase, Paul [More]
“Since Joe Venuti was in the middle of a long off-period, this CD reissue features arguably the two top jazz violinists of the 1950s: Stephane Grappelli and Stuff Smith. Joined by pianist Oscar Peterson, guitarist [More]
“The jazz pianist “Sir” Charles Thompson, who has died aged 98, was a distinctive soloist who played with many of the jazz greats, including Charlie Parker , Coleman Hawkins and Dexter Gordon. …Thompson could suggest [More]