Adventures In Jazz is the Grammy Award winning album for the Best Jazz Performance – Large Group (Instrumental) category in 1963. The LP was recorded by Stan Kenton and his orchestra in late 1961 but [More]
Track listing: A1 Introduction / I Know That You Know 0:00 A2 Stairway To The Stars 3:31 A3 Exactly Like You 6:26 A4 The Man I Love 10:06 A5 Boolajaja 12:56 A6 Back To Back [More]
Gerry Mulligan was only 19 in 1946 when he joined Gene Krupa’s band, playing a bit of alto and tenor sax, but primarily serving as an arranger. But the Verve LP Gene Krupa Plays Gerry [More]
That Old Feeling is an album by saxophonis and arranger Al Cohn and His Orchestra featuring trumpeter Joe Newman recorded in 1955 for the RCA Victor label. Track listing: “That Old Feeling” (Sammy Fain, Lew [More]
April in Paris is an album by pianist/bandleader Count Basie and His Orchestra, his first released on the Verve label, recorded in 1955 and 1956. “One of the staples in the Count Basie discography, April [More]
Track listing: A1 Japanese Sandman A2 A Pretty Girl Is Like A Melody A3 Sugar Foot Stomp A4 Thou Swell A5 It Ain’t Right A6 Streamline B1 Cream Puff B2 Sweet Loraine B3 My Blue [More]
Fantabulous is a jazz album by Oliver Nelson. Recorded in 1964 for Argo Records, the album was not released as a single CD in the U.S. until 2008 on the Verve label. AllMusic Review by [More]
Big Band Machine is a jazz album recorded by Buddy Rich and released on the Groove Merchant Record label in 1975. “Recorded in 1975, this is the original Groove Merchant recording of a jazz-funk orchestra [More]
The Chairman of the Board is a 1959 studio album by Count Basie and his orchestra. AllMusic Review by John Bush: Although it appeared at a time when Count Basie was enjoying respect from all [More]
Track listing: 1 Mo-Lasses Joseph Newman 6:41 2 Blues for J.P. Horace Parlan 3:29 3 Don’t Get Around Much Anymore Duke Ellington / Bob Russell 4:18 4 Tunin’ In Woody Herman 4:16 5 Sister Sadie Horace Silver [More]