“In October of 1956, in the wake of the success of This Is Teagarden, Capitol Records had the legendary trombonist enter the studio to record a series of spirituals, using Van Alexander (who had worked [More]
The tracks are unissued, and many of the songs have never appeared in a live setting before! Includes Moonlight Serenade; Little Brown Jug; (Why Couldn’t It Be) Last Night; On a Little Street to Singapore; [More]
“Originally released in 2003 but reissued in 2009, WHERE YOU AT? puts Scandinavian jazz chanteuse Karin Krog in front of an aggressive modern jazz trio led by drummer Steve Kuhn. The resulting tension brings both [More]
Nina Simone and Her Friends is an album released by the Bethlehem Records label that compiled songs by jazz singers Nina Simone, Carmen McRae and Chris Connor. All three artists had left the label and [More]
“Well, not exactly ‘mad’ as in wild, but this is an excellent – albeit pedestrian – jazz platter. White was fine Tenor sax player, equally adept at free-swinging arrangements such as “Liberty In White” and [More]
Dinah! is a 1956 album by jazz singer Dinah Washington released on the EmArcy label. “One of many fine EmArcy titles Dinah Washington recorded in the ’50s, Dinah! includes a very enjoyable mix of medium-tempo [More]
In the Land of Hi-Fi is a 1955 studio album by the American jazz singer Sarah Vaughan. “In the Land of Hi-Fi is one of Sarah Vaughan’s best jazz dates for EmArcy. Accompanied by an [More]
“Again” (Cochran-Newman). One of 1949’s top ballad hits, introduced by Ida Lupino in the memorable Fox film noir “Road House,” which co-starred Richard Widmark and Cornel Wilde. One of seven recorded versions of the song [More]
“Summertime” is an aria composed in 1934 by George Gershwin for the 1935 opera Porgy and Bess. The lyrics are by DuBose Heyward, the author of the novel Porgy on which the opera was based, [More]
NBC Radio Broadcast. Date: October 20, 1939. Track listing: “Nightmare” (Opening Theme) “Out Of Nowhere” “Put That Down In Writing” “Many Dreams Ago” “What Is This Thing Called Love” “Day In, Day Out” “One Foot [More]