The Nearness of You is the fifth studio album by Helen Merrill. It includes performances of standards from two sessions with completely different lineups of accompanying musicians. The later session from February 21, 1958, features [More]
From “Sinatra’s Swingin’ Session!!!” Personnel: Frank Sinatra – vocals Nelson Riddle – arranger, conductor _______________________________________________ Released: 1961 Recorded: August 22 – September 1, 1960 Capitol Studio A, Hollywood Label: Capitol Producer: Dave Cavanaugh
Recorded live in concert at Carnegie Hall NYC on May 25th 1985 Track listing: 01. Opus One 02. Honeysuckle Rose 03. Sweet Georgia Brown 04. Four Brothers / P Town 05. ‘S Wonderful / They [More]
“Dark Rapture” (Benny Goodman, Edgar Sampson, Manny Kurtz). Personnel: Count Basie – piano Buck Clayton, Harry “Sweets” Edison, Ed Lewis – trumpets Dicky Wells, Dan Minor, Benny Morton – trombones Earl Warren, Herschel Evans, Lester [More]
“These Foolish Things (Remind Me of You)” is a standard with lyrics by Eric Maschwitz, writing under the pseudonym Holt Marvell, and music by Jack Strachey, both Englishmen. Harry Link, an American, sometimes appears as [More]
Louis Armstrong and friends – Esquire Jazz Concert (1944) – Full Show. The first Esquire All-Star Concert, which took place in 1944, has been well documented on various discs, generally in bits and pieces, but [More]
“On my way to Harlem” (Gregory Porter). Personnel: Gregory Porter – vocals The Metropole Orchestra – conducted by, Jules Buckley ______________________________________ Recorded: December 2012 Recording location: Paradiso, Amsterdam.
Shakatak are an English jazz-funk band, founded in 1980. Shakatak scored a number of chart entries, including two Top 10 hits in the UK Singles Chart, “Night Birds” (1982) and “Down on the Street” (1984), [More]
St. James Infirmary Blues is an American jazz song of uncertain origin. Louis Armstrong made the song famous in his 1928 recording on which Don Redman was credited as composer; later releases gave the name [More]
From Me to You is the tenth studio album by American keyboardist and record producer George Duke. It was released in 1977 through Epic Records, making it his debut release for the label. Recording sessions [More]