“This live set with organist Milt Buckner and drummer Tony Crombie is quite fun. Tenor great Illinois Jacquet roars throughout “The King,” “C Jam Blues” and “Take The ‘A’ Train,” makes a warm ballad statement [More]
“Well Git It” (Sy Oliver). Personnel: Tommy Dorsey and His Orchestra Tommy Dorsey – trombone, bandleader Buddy Rich – drums ________________ 1943
“Guitarist Herb Ellis is joined by rhythm guitarist Freddie Green, pianist Ross Tompkins, bassist Ray Brown and drummer Jake Hanna for this lightly swinging but uneventful program which has been reissued on CD. Since Green [More]
“Scrub Me Mama with a Boogie Beat” is a 1941 hit boogie-woogie popular song written by Don Raye. A bawdy, jazzy tune, the song describes a laundry woman from Harlem, New York, United States, whose [More]
Swingin’ the ’20s is an album by saxophonist Benny Carter’s Quartet with pianist Earl Hines, recorded in 1958 and released on the Contemporary label. “Combining altoist Benny Carter with pianist Earl Hines in a quartet [More]
“Teddy Wilson frequently recorded with a trio following the demise of his short-lived experiment with leading an orchestra. The undated On Tour session was likely recorded during a tour of Europe with bassist Arvell Shaw [More]
Better Days CD Joe Pass Jazz Guitar Lead, with Ray Brown ac. bass, Earl Palmer/Paul Humphrey drums, Carol Kaye el. bass some tracks, all-star jazz studio band of Joe Sample piano, Tom Scott sax/flute, Conte [More]
Track listing: 00:00 A1 Blue (And Broken Hearted) (Leslie, Clarke, Handman) 02:10 A2 Bue Moon ( Rodgers, Hart) 04:48 A3 Blue Prelude ( Jenkins, Bishop) 07:28 A4 Blue Again ( McHugh, Fields) 11:18 A5 Blue [More]
In a Latin Bag is an album by American jazz vibraphonist Cal Tjader featuring performances recorded in 1961 and released on the Verve label. “Cal Tjader recorded prolifically for Verve during the first half of [More]
“Eddie Costa was probably better known for his work as a vibraphonist than as a pianist during his all too brief career, which ended suddenly after a fatal car crash in 1962. He sticks exclusively [More]