Benjamin E. “Benny” Payne (also Bennie Payne , born June 18, 1907 in Philadelphia , † January 2, 1986 in Los Angeles ) was an American jazz pianist , singer and arranger . Payne learned [More]
“Tea for Two” (Irving Caesar, Vincent Youmans) Album: “Lеѕtеr Yоung wіth thе Oscar Pеtеrѕоn Trіо” “Lеѕtеr Yоung wіth thе Oscar Pеtеrѕоn Trіо” іѕ a 1954 studio аlbum bу Lеѕtеr Yоung, accompanied bу the Oscar Pеtеrѕоn Quartet, [More]
Ode to Mingus is an album by the American jazz drummer Dannie Richmond recorded in 1979 and released on the Italian Soul Note label. “Recorded 11 months after Charles Mingus’ death, this set from the [More]
Personnel: Lester Young – tenor sax Bill Potts – piano Norman Williams – bass Jim Lucht – drums Olivia Davis’s Patio Lounge, Washington, DC, 1956
“Schola Cantorum”, Paris, France, May 20, 1955. Personnel: Peanuts Holland, Guy Longnon – trumpet Milton “Mezz” Mezzrow – clarinet Milton Sealey – piano Kansas Fields – drums
“Take the ‘A’ Train” (Billy Strayhorn). Charles Mingus Sextet feat. Eric Dolphy (April 12, 1964). Personnel: Charles Mingus – bass Eric Dolphy – bass clarinet Clifford Jordan – tenor saxophone Johnny Coles – trumpet Jaki [More]
“Sweet and Lovely” is an American popular song of 1931, composed by Gus Arnheim, Charles N. Daniels, and Harry Tobias. “Sweet And Lovely” – Claude Thornhill & His Orchestra w/ Russ McIntyre & The Snowflakes [More]
“Peace for Five” (Kenny Wheeler). Album: “Deer Wan” (1978, ECM). The Allmusic review by Scott Yanow states “Kenny Wheeler’s beautiful sound on trumpet and his wide range are well-displayed on his four compositions, three of [More]
Tony is a 1957 Columbia US album (CL938) and Philips UK album (BBL 7138) re-titled “Tony Bennett Showcase”, by singer Tony Bennett It reached number 14 on the Billboard album chart in 1957. Track listing: [More]