George Edward “Ted” Heath (30 March 1902 – 18 November 1969) was an English musician and big band leader. Heath led what is widely considered Britain’s greatest post-war big band recording more than 100 albums [More]
Swingin’ New Big Band is a 1966 live album by Buddy Rich and his big band. “1966 was a most illogical time for anyone to try forming a new big band but Buddy Rich beat [More]
DVD- Black and White – Original Filmed Performances. One DVD and one CD includes: Tracklisting & Personnel: ARTIE SHAW & HIS ORCHESTRA 1. Nightmare 2. Table D’Hote 3. I Have Eyes 4. Shoot The Likker [More]
This uptempo instrumental number is from the Lawrence Welk Show episode “Songs by Johnny Mercer” which originally aired on January 31, 1976. “Goody Goody” is a 1936 popular song composed by Matty Malneck, with lyrics [More]
Kansas City jazz is a style of jazz that developed in Kansas City, Missouri during the 1920s and 1930s, which marked the transition from the structured big band style to the musical improvisation style of [More]
The Hawk in Paris is an album by saxophonist Coleman Hawkins featuring compositions related to Paris performed with an orchestra arranged and conducted by Manny Albam which was recorded in 1956 for the RCA Records [More]
“This album was recorded live in Los Angeles in 1948, and finds the great Wardell Gray amidst some of the finest musicians of the time. In the late 1940s, the West Coast jazz scene introduced [More]
Track listing: 00:00 1. Just For Laffs (T) (Bresler-Hampton-Salzman) 06:19 2. Martin On Every Block (T) (Lionel Hampton) 09:10 3. Pig Foot Sonata (T) (L. Hampton-D. Burley) 12:15 4. Charlie Was A Sailor (T) (Jaffe-Keefer-Lopez) [More]
Track listing: 00:00 1. The Munson Street Breakdown (O) (Lionel Hampton) 03:17 2. I’ve Found A New Baby (O) (J. Palmer-S. Williams) 06:12 3. I Can’t Get Started (O) (V. Duke-I. Gershwin) 09:08 4. Four [More]
Track listing: 00:00 1. Sweethearts On Parade (J) (C. Lombardo-C. Newman) 03:00 2. Shufflin’ At The Hollywood (J) (L. Hampton-A. Reuss) 06:07 3. Denison Swing (J) (Lionel Hampton) 09:23 4. Wizzin’ The Wizz (J) (Lionel [More]