For the First Time is a 1974 studio album by Count Basie, with bassist Ray Brown and drummer Louie Bellson. Throughout hіѕ саrееr, Count Basie was modest аbоut his оwn аbіlіtіеѕ as a ріаnіѕt, and [More]
“ … fine introduction to Williams’ iconic pianism” (Thom Jurek, AllMusic). Track listing: 00:00 A1 Titoros (Wild Bill Davis) 03:03 A2 They Can’t Take That Away From Me (George Gershwin) 06:04 A3 ‘Round About Midnight [More]
The Glenn Miller Carnegie Hall Concert is a live album by Glenn Miller and his Orchestra. It documents a live concert recorded in Carnegie Hall in 1939. The album was released by RCA Victor in [More]
Track listing: 1.) Medley 0:00 My Melancholy Baby Moon Love Stompin’ At The Savoy Blue Moon 2.) Medley 4:06 Long, Long Ago The Music Stopped The Dipsey Doodle Wabash Blues 3.) Medley 11:45 I Dream [More]
Scott Yanow, writing for Allmusic, notes that “Trumpeter Harry James is in good form … but every song on this set would have benefited from being twice as long”. Track listing: A1 The Sheik Of Araby [More]
“Why Don’t You Do Right?” (Joseph “Kansas Joe” McCoy). “Why Don’t You Do Right?” (originally recorded as “Weed Smoker’s Dream”) is an American blues- and jazz-influenced pop song written by Joseph “Kansas Joe” McCoy in [More]
Track listing: A1 Don’t Be That Way (Benny Goodman / Mitchell Parish / Edgar Sampson) 0:00 A2 What A Shuffle 2:34 A3 Blue Lou (rving Mills / Edgar Sampson) 5:27 A4 Go Harlem (James P. [More]
“Begin the Beguine” (Cole Porter). A Beguine was originally a Christian lay woman of the 13th or 14th century living in a religious community without formal vows, but in the creole of the Caribbean, especially [More]
It іѕ оftеn wrіttеn thаt Rubу Brаff wаѕ born too lаtе, thаt he wоuld hаvе bееn mоrе at home if hе еntеrеd thе jаzz ѕсеnе durіng thе era of Dіxіеlаnd оr ѕwіng. Thаt dіdn’t bоthеr [More]
“Perfidia” (Alberto Dominguez / Milton Leeds). Personnel: Helen Forrest – vocals Benny Goodman Orchestra ___________________ Label: Columbia 35962 Recorded: January 28, 1941