Personnel: Lester Young – tenor sax Bill Potts – piano Norman Williams – bass Jim Lucht – drums Olivia Davis’s Patio Lounge, Washington, DC, 1956
“At The Jazz Band Ball” (N. LaRocca – L. Shields). Bud Freeman and His Famous Chicagoans (July 23, 1940). Personnel: Max Kaminsky – trumpet Jack Teagarden – trombone Pee Wee Russell – clarinet Bud Freeman – [More]
“Jumpin’ with Symphony Sid” (Lester Young). Personnel: Charlie Shavers – trumpet J C Higginbotham – trombone Coleman Hawkins – tenor saxophone Lester Young – tenor saxophone Pee Wee Russell – clarinet Harry Sheppard – vibraphone Willie [More]
In thе еаrlу 1960’ѕ thе Goodyear Tіrе Cоmраnу commisioned 5 short jаzz fіlmѕ. The рrоgrаmѕ wеrе оrіgіnаllу filmed іn 35 mm nеgаtіvе. Thе sound wаѕ rесоrdеd in рrоfеѕѕіоnаl ѕtеrео. Prеѕеntіng the bаnd іn full vigor. [More]
“My Blue Heaven” (Walter Donaldson) Jimmie Lunceford – bandleader
Tommy Dorsey & his Orchestra – Marie (1937) Bunny Berigan – trumpet
“Lester Leaps In” is a jazz standard originally recorded by Count Basie’s Kansas City Seven in 1939. The composition, credited to the group’s tenor saxophone player Lester Young, is a head arrangement based on the [More]
This is part of the TV Show Astaire Time (last one) from 25 September 1960. Astaire suggested to Count: “You just play and I’ll dance,” And Basie replied “No, no. You dance and I’ll play.” [More]
“Jitterbugs” is a 1943 Laurel and Hardy feature film produced by Sol M. Wurtzel and directed by Mal St.Clair. First song is “That’s A Plenty” ( Lew Pollack). Frank Beach – trumpet Second song – [More]