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]
Art Tatum – Tiger Rag Art Tatum – piano
Bunny Berigan – I Can’t Get Started (1937) Bunny Berigan -trumpet, bandleader
Benny Goodman – Let’s Dance / Don’t Be That Way, 1985
Personnel: Woody Herman – clarinet Carmen Leggio, Sal Nistico, Jackie Steves – tenor saxophone Nick Brignola – bars Bill Chase, Danny Nolan, Paul Fontaine, Gerry Lamy, Billy Hunt – trumpet Phil Wilson, Henry Southall, Kenny [More]
Glenn Miller – Chattanooga Choo Choo , Sun Valley Serenade (1941) Sun Valley Serenade is the first of the only two movies featuring The Glenn Miller Orchestra (the other is 1942’s Orchestra Wives). Besides “Chattanooga [More]