Swing into the holiday spirit with BIG BAND HOLIDAYS II, the sequel to the critically acclaimed 2015 release from the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis. Featuring original arrangements of holiday classics selected [More]
  Track listing: 1. Introduction 0:00 2. Nightmare 0:49 3. Tabu 1:24 4. Little Jazz 4:33 5. Summit Ridge Drive 7:55 6. Lucky Number 11:08 7. Begin The Beguine 13:46 Personnel: Artie Shaw & His [More]
Harry James and his Orchestra Live at the Hollywood Palladium March/April 1953 Track listing: 1. Theme 2. Roll Em 3. Harlem Nocturne 4. Music Makers 5. Jackpot 6. Wish You Were Here Jeannie Stone Vocal [More]
“On December 28, 1928 (his 25th birthday and six weeks before the Saint Valentine’s Day Massacre), the always-immaculate Hines opened at Chicago’s Grand Terrace Cafe leading his own big band, the pinnacle of jazz ambition [More]
“If you’re ever going to make just one hard-driving, swinging-like-mad big-band recording, model it after Caution! Men Swinging. That was to be the destiny of Canadian-born Dennis Farnon, who wrote such whimsical material as “Mother [More]
“Blues in Frankie’s Flat” (Arranged by Frank Foster). This medium swing chart composed by Frank Foster and Count Basie trades the melody between the trumpets and saxes, includes a solo or soli for trumpet, and [More]
Track listing: 00:00 A1 Sunday 03:19 A2 Sunday No. 2 06:23 A3 California Here I Come 09:30 A4 California Here I Come No. 2 11:55 A5 A Good Man Is Hard To Find – Part [More]
“You Brought A New Kind of Love to Me” (Sammy Fain, Irving Kahal, Pierre Norman). Personnel: Benny Goodman – clarinet, bandleader Dick Hyman – piano Louis Bellson – drums Bob Haggart – bass James Chirillo [More]
“Air mail special” by Benny Goodman, Jimmy Mundy, Charlie Christian. Count Basie and his Orchestra: Al Killian, Ed Lewis, Buck Clayton, Harry “Sweets” Edison – trumpet Dicky Wells, Ed Cuffee, Dan Minor – trombone Earle [More]
“Well Git It” (Sy Oliver). Personnel: Tommy Dorsey and His Orchestra Tommy Dorsey – trombone, bandleader Buddy Rich – drums ________________ 1943