Track Listing: 1. AFTER YOU’VE GONE (NYC, July 13, 1935 – Benny Goodman Trio) 2. BODY AND SOUL (NYC, July 13, 1935 – Benny Goodman Trio ) 3. CHINA BOY (Chicago, April 24, 1936 – [More]
Sarah Vaughan and Billy Eckstine Sing the Best of Irving Berlin is a 1957 studio album featuring Billy Eckstine and Sarah Vaughan, and the songs of Irving Berlin. Although Vaughan had made many recordings with [More]
Glenn Miller was an American bandleader, trombonist, composer and arranger, who left his mark on jazz during the swing era. His band entertained US troops in Europe during the war. The Glenn Miller Orchestra is [More]
AllMusic Review by Scott Yanow: As with most of the Woody Herman Orchestra’s recordings for Concord, this set (taken from concerts in Japan) welcomes guests from Herman’s past. In this case tenors Al Cohn, Med [More]
In the annals of Jazz Drumming History one man can be credited with giving the drummer status as an entity and as a solist. He was the late great Gene Krupa who combined a scientific [More]
Tracklist: A1 High School Cadets 2:46 A2 High Society 3:30 A3 Swanee 3:03 A4 Liberty Bell 3:12 A5 Copenhagen 3:44 B1 Anchors Aweigh 2:41 B2 Original Dixieland One-Step 3:33 B3 Semper Fidelis 3:20 B4 Ory’s [More]
The Harlem Blues and Jazz Band is a jazz ensemble active since the 1970s. The band was initiated by Al Vollmer in 1973, noting that a significant pool of jazz musicians who had played in [More]
Tracklist: A1 How Hi The Fi 0:00 A2 Blue Moon 13:53 B1 Sentimental Journey 27:59 B2 Moten Swing 41:51 Personnel: Trumpet – Buck Clayton, Joe Newman (# B1, B2), Joe Thomas (4) (#A1, A2) Tenor [More]
Tracklist: A1 Pitter Panther Patter (Written-By – Duke Ellington) A2 Mr. J. B. Blues (Written-By – Duke Ellington, J. Blanton) B1 Sophisticated Lady (Written-By – Irving Mills, Mitchell Parish) B2 Body And Soul (Written-By – [More]
In Person! is a 1959 album by Tony Bennett, accompanied by the Count Basie Orchestra. The album was originally intended to be a live recording of a November 1958 performance at Philadelphia’s Latin Casino, but [More]