DeFranco began his professional career just as swing music and big bands — many of which were led by clarinetists like Artie Shaw, Benny Goodman and Woody Herman — were fading in popularity. While most [More]
Masaru Imada (今田勝 Imada Masaru, born 21 March 1932) is a Japanese jazz pianist and composer. Track listing: A1 Maki 5:03 A2 Remember Of Love 8:52 B1 Sea Weeds 7:58 B2 Little Step 8:02 Personnel: [More]
Jazz Eyes is an album by saxophonist John Jenkins and trumpeter Donald Byrd recorded in 1957 and released on Regent Records (a subsidiary of Savoy Records). Savoy issued it again later with the alternate title [More]
Mann Alone is solo album by American jazz flutist Herbie Mann featuring tracks recorded in 1957 for the Savoy label. In the Honolulu Star-Bulletin, Seth Markow called it “an audacious album of solo flute”. Track [More]
Track listing: 00:00 Summertime (George Gershwin) 03:23 How Insensitive (Antônio Carlos Jobim) 07:00 My Funny Valentine (Richard Rogers, Lorenz Hart) 13:54 Time After Time (Cindy Lauper, Rob Hyman) 17:51 Autumn Leaves (Joseph Kosma) 21:45 Body [More]
The Man with the Horn is an album released by Miles Davis in 1981, featuring drummer Al Foster, saxophonist Bill Evans, guitarists Mike Stern and Barry Finnerty, and others. It was Davis’s first new release [More]
An amazing set in many ways. Never ever have you seen so many smiles on the faces of the members of this team of outstanding jazz performers – they were in the groove! And so [More]
“Uptown’s 2013 release Boston 1950 features highlights from a series of concerts the great tenor saxophonist Lester Young gave at Boston’s Hi-Hat between May 26 and June 11, 1950. He was performing with trumpeter Jesse [More]
Harry James was known as a virtuoso technician, swinging jazz player and bandleader. However, Harry James’ musical roots were firmly planted in Dixieland. This musical montage demonstrates how comfortable in the Dixie mode. This features [More]
“Lover Man” (Jimmy Davis, Roger (“Ram”) Ramirez, James Sherman) Personnel: Kai Winding – trombone Thelonious Monk – piano Al McKibbon – bass Art Blakey – drums Dizzy Gillespie – trumpet Sonny Stitt – alto saxophone [More]