A Jazz Portrait of Frank Sinatra is a 1959 album by The Oscar Peterson Trio, recorded in tribute to singer Frank Sinatra by interpreting songs associated with Sinatra. “This is not one of Oscar Peterson’s [More]
Swing into the holiday spirit with BIG BAND HOLIDAYS II, the sequel to the critically acclaimed 2015 release from the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis. Featuring original arrangements of holiday classics selected [More]
  Track listing: 1. Introduction 0:00 2. Nightmare 0:49 3. Tabu 1:24 4. Little Jazz 4:33 5. Summit Ridge Drive 7:55 6. Lucky Number 11:08 7. Begin The Beguine 13:46 Personnel: Artie Shaw & His [More]
Harry James and his Orchestra Live at the Hollywood Palladium March/April 1953 Track listing: 1. Theme 2. Roll Em 3. Harlem Nocturne 4. Music Makers 5. Jackpot 6. Wish You Were Here Jeannie Stone Vocal [More]
In 1965, the trumpeter, composer and arranger Thad Jones and the drummer Mel Lewis found themselves with a book of big-band music originally intended for the Count Basie Orchestra — and nobody to perform it. [More]
The special service of the war department presents Downbeat! Track listings: 1. Introduction 0:00 2. Theme Song (Melancholy Lullaby) 0:33 3. Fish Fry 1:06 4. Why Don´t You Do Right?  4:01 5. Sleep 6:11 6. [More]
Tracks & Personnel: 1. Indiana 2. I Can’t Get Started (Vernon Duke, Ira Gershwin) Lester Young – tenor saxophone Nat King Cole – piano Red Callender – bass Note: An unknown drummer was dubbed in [More]
Track listing: 00:00 A1 When You Were Young, Maggie 04:52 A2 Nice Work If You Can Get It 09:33 A3 You Brought A New Kind Of Love To Me 14:51 A4 Everybody Loves My Baby [More]
From the forthcoming album Just In Time: The Final Recording, out on the 6th of December, 2019. “We present to you the final ever recording of legendary drummer Buddy Rich with his Big Band, taken [More]
“On December 28, 1928 (his 25th birthday and six weeks before the Saint Valentine’s Day Massacre), the always-immaculate Hines opened at Chicago’s Grand Terrace Cafe leading his own big band, the pinnacle of jazz ambition [More]