“Moon River” (Henry Mancini, Johnny Mercer.). Henry Mancini Orchestra.
“Little Wing” (Jimi Hendrix). Personnel: Gil Evans – piano, electric piano, arranger, conductor Lew Soloff, Shunzo O’no, Miles Evans – trumpet Dave Bargeron – trombone Dave Taylor – bass trombone John Clark – French horn, [More]
Jazz Icons: Cannonball Adderley boasts two beautifully filmed concerts from one of the most celebrated sextets in jazz history, captured at the top of their game. Cannonball Adderley (alto sax), Nat Adderley (cornet) and the [More]
“Hay Burner” (Sammy Nestico). Album: “Basie Straight Ahead” (1968). Basie Straight Ahead is an album recorded at TTG Studios, Hollywood, California in October 1968 featuring Count Basie and his orchestra. The tunes were all composed, arranged [More]
“Lamento cubano” (Eliseo Grenet). Album: “El Arte del Sabor” (Blue Note, Lola Records (Spain), 2001. AllMusic Review by Scott Yanow A major name in Cuba in the 1950s, pianist Bebo Valdes defected from Cuba in [More]
“Moonlight in Vermont” is a popular song about the U.S. state of Vermont, written by John Blackburn and Karl Suessdorf and published in 1943. The lyrics are very unusual for an American pop song of [More]
After Hours with Miss “D” is a 1954 studio album by Dinah Washington. The 2004 CD reissue included an extended take of “Blue Skies”. AllMusic Review by John Bush: Any self-respecting jazz musician would leap [More]
Neil Cowley Trio perform Slims from their album “The Face Of Mount Molehill” (2012). The video was shot at Nelsons Brewery in the heart of Chatham’s Historic dockyard. Slim (Neil Cowley). Neil Cowley Trio: Rex [More]
Page One is the debut release by American jazz tenor saxophonist Joe Henderson. It features some of Henderson’s most well-known pieces such as “Recorda Me,” later to become a jazz standard, and “Out of the [More]
Layers is an album by pianist Les McCann recorded in 1972 and released on the Atlantic label. AllMusic Review by Steve Huey: This groundbreaking jazz synthesizer record is really unlike any other Les McCann ever [More]