Harry James – trumpet, bandleader Harry and splits the lead, driven by the great Sonny Payne on drums. This is from the legendary London TV broadcast in 1971.
On a Turquoise Cloud (Lawrence Brown & Duke Ellington) Personnel: Lawrence Brown, Tyree Glenn – trombobe Jimmy Hamilton – clarinet, tenor saxophone Johnny Hodges – alto saxophone Al Sears – tenor saxophone Harry Carney – [More]
Harry James in the mid 1950’s playing Charmaine and Brave Bulls Harry James – trumpet, bandleader
Benny Carter & Nat King Cole – Harlequin Bounce (1),  Congero (2) Benny Carter – alto saxophone, bandleader Nat King Cole – piano
Who was “John” here with the “idea”? John Hammond, the producer of the recording session. The song was written by Count Basie and was recorded on July 7, 1937. It was released as Decca 1363 [More]
Personnel: Clark Burroughs – tenor Bob Morse – 2nd tenor Bob Strassen – baritone Gene Puerling – bass
Tommy Dorsey And His Orchestra – T. D.’S Boogie Woogie
The lineup of the International Sweethearts of Rhythm changed throughout the band’s career. Anna Mae Winburn – band leader, singer, piano, guitar Clora Bryant – trumpet and vocalist Evelyn McGee – vocalist Pauline Braddy – [More]
From the album “Jazz Giant” “Jazz Giant” is an album by saxophonist Benny Carter recorded in 1957 and 1958 and released on the Contemporary label. Personnel: Benny Carter – alto saxophone, trumpet, arranger Frank Rosolino [More]