This Time by Basie (subtitled Hits of the 50’s & 60’s) is an album released by pianist, composer and bandleader Count Basie featuring jazz versions of contemporary hits recorded in 1963 and originally released on [More]
Track listing: 01. Factory 02. I Hadn’t Anyone till You 03. People Time 04. When Lights Are Low 05. Manhã de Carnaval 06. You’re getting to be a Habit with Me 07. Honeysuckle Rose 08. [More]
More Hits of the 50’s and 60’s (also released as Frankly Basie and Frankly Speaking) is an album released by pianist and bandleader Count Basie and his orchestra featuring jazz versions of songs associated with [More]
AllMusic Review by Scott Yanow: Al Casey, who will always be best known as Fats Waller’s guitarist, makes one of his few appearances as a bandleader on the CD reissue of his Swingville album. Casey, [More]
Getting Sentimental over Tommy Dorsey is a 1963 album by Jo Stafford. The album was recorded in 1963 and features 11 easy listening classic songs associated with the bandleader Tommy Dorsey. Stafford is accompanied on [More]
Track listing A1 Walkin’ And Swingin’ (Alternate Take)  (Mary Lou Williams) 2:52 A2 All The Jive Is Gone (Earl Thompson) 2:33 A3 Bearcat Shuffle (Mary Lou Williams) 2:56 A4 Christopher Columbus (Andy Razaf, Leon Berry) 2:40 A5 Corky (Andy Kirk, Mary Lou [More]
“Diminuendo and Crescendo in Blue” is a big band jazz composition written in 1937 by Duke Ellington and recorded for the first time on May 15, 1937 by the Duke Ellington Orchestra. Personnel: Duke Ellington [More]
“There’s A Small Hotel ” (Lorenz Hart / Richard Rodgers). THERE’S A SMALL HOTEL ~ Claude Thornhill & His Orchestra w/ Russ McIntyre & The Snowflakes (July 25, 1942) Columbia Records The Snowflakes were named [More]
Jam session from the 1947 film “Fabulous Dorseys”. “The Fabulous Dorseys” is a 1947 fictionalized biographical film which tells the story of Tommy and Jimmy Dorsey, from their boyhood in Shenandoah, Pennsylvania through their rise, [More]
Bing ‘n’ Basie is a 1972 vinyl album recorded for Daybreak Records by Bing Crosby, accompanied by Count Basie and his Orchestra. The orchestral tracks were laid down over three days at the end of [More]