“On his first LP for Palo Alto, Richie Cole got to meet up for the only time on record with altoist Art Pepper. Together with pianist Roger Kellaway, bassist Bob Magnusson and drummer Billy Higgins, [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]
“Rhapsody in Blue” Debut from the film “Rhapsody in Blue” (1945). “Rhapsody in Blue” is a 1945 fictionalized screen biography of the American composer and musician George Gershwin (1898–1937) released by Warner Brothers. Starring Robert [More]
“Body and Soul” is a popular song and jazz standard written in 1930 with music by Johnny Green and lyrics by Edward Heyman, Robert Sour and Frank Eyton. Personnel: Teddy Wilson – piano Gene Krupa [More]
Stardust is an album by jazz musician John Coltrane that was released in 1963 by Prestige Records. “In 1958, John Coltrane had yet to take the modal post-bop plunge. He was still a hard bopper, [More]
Doc Severinsen plays a tribute to Harry James (Live). Personnel: Erich Kunzel and the Cincinnati Pops Orchestra Don Severinsen – trumpet ____________________________________ Riverbend outdoor amphitheater in Cincinnati, Ohio August 2, 1988.
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]
Lionel Victor Chamberland (13 September 1940 – 24 June 1987) was an American jazz guitarist born and based in Norwalk, Connecticut. After playing with The Orchids in the 1960s, he stopped touring, became a private [More]
Olé Coltrane is the ninth album by American saxophonist John Coltrane, released in 1961 on Atlantic Records. The album was recorded at A&R Studios in New York, and was the last of Coltrane’s Atlantic albums [More]
“Guitarist Mundell Lowe plays quite well in a sparse trio with bassist Monty Budwig and drummer Nick Ceroli on this LP, swinging melodically. Unfortunately, the song selection is not too inspired (with two obscurities joined [More]