NBC Radio Broadcast. Date: October 20, 1939. Track listing: “Nightmare” (Opening Theme) “Out Of Nowhere” “Put That Down In Writing” “Many Dreams Ago” “What Is This Thing Called Love” “Day In, Day Out” “One Foot [More]
“Swing That Music” (Louis Armstrong / Horace Gerlach) Personnel: Bobby Hackett – cornet Urbie Green – trombone Bob Wilber – clarinet Dave McKenna – piano Nabil Totah – bass Morey Feld – drums _____________ NYC, [More]
Ruby Braff and Dave McKennas two initial sessions together were as sidemen for other musicians – including a 1955 date with the Benny Goodman Septet. These dates were followed by the two incredible sessions included [More]
“In 1972 Benny Goodman’s All Star Sextet was recorded live in Copenhagen; this material was released shortly thereafter on a Decca double LP. After languishing for years in record company vaults, cutout bins, and used [More]
The Big Challenge is an album by trumpeter Cootie Williams and cornetist Rex Stewart that was recorded in 1957 and released on the Jazztone label. “This CD reissue from the Spanish Fresh Sound label brings [More]
“The sophisticated guitar soloist Ed Bickert can be overly relaxed when playing with a trio, so it is a joy to hear him matched up on this quartet date with the driving swing pianist Dave [More]
Earl Kenneth Hines, also known as Earl “Fatha” Hines (December 28, 1903 – April 22, 1983), was an American jazz pianist and bandleader. He was one of the most influential figures in the development of [More]
“Gene Krupa – Krupa Rocks This original mono LP record was released on Verve Records as MG V-8276 in 1958.The record has the Verve Deep Groove black label with silver print and the Trumpeter logo [More]
“This CD reissue brings back an unusual but consistently swinging release from the 1950s Tampa label. Bob Enevoldsen, in one of only three albums that he had as a leader, alternates between valve trombone and [More]
Noble Lee Sissle (July 10, 1889 – December 17, 1975) was an African-American jazz composer, lyricist, bandleader, singer, and playwright, best known for the Broadway musical Shuffle Along (1921), and its hit song “I’m Just [More]