George Edward “Ted” Heath (30 March 1902 – 18 November 1969) was an English musician and big band leader. Heath led what is widely considered Britain’s greatest post-war big band recording more than 100 albums [More]
Sorghum Switch (Jesse Stone). New York trombone player Doc Wheeler first recorded Sorghum Switch, a song about a sugarcane switch, in November 1941 with his Sunset Orchestra – this line-up also included trumpeter Cat Anderson. [More]
“Swingin’ with Prince Igor”  Skip Martin’s adaptation for symphony and Jazz band. Tracklisting: Swingin’ With Prince Igor (Borodin) A1 Symphony For Jazz Band And Symphony Orch. In Four Parts. (Pt. 1) A2 Symphony For Jazz [More]
Tracklist: 08 – You’re The Best [0:07] 09 – Father Time [7:59] 10 – Elegant People [15:46] ________________________________ Cologne / WDR Funkhaus – 4. September 2016
Tracklist: 05 – Peace And Love [0:04] 06 – One Music [8:35] 07 – Prayer For Peace [17:30] ________________________________ Cologne / WDR Funkhaus – 4. September 2016
Tracklist: 01 – When The Lady Dances [0:05] 02 – Ecuador [10:29] 03 – In The Canyon [18:21] 04 – Folksong [27:20] ________________________________ Cologne / WDR Funkhaus – 4. September 2016
Three-time Grammy nominee Maynard Ferguson and the “Big Bop Nouveau Band” were recorded at the King Cat Theater in Seattle in 2004. Personnel: Maynard Ferguson – trumpet, bandleader Big Bop Nouveau Band
“All Of A Sudden-May” (Woods). The Casa Loma Orchestra was an American dance band active from 1927 to 1963. From 1929 until the rapid multiplication in the number of swing bands from 1935 on, the [More]
“These quite rare tracks show Sarah Vaughan in her prime (and still quite attractive, if I might add a small opinion), scatting and mellow-singing with her trio, as well as a not so bad (but [More]
Track listing: A1 One Day Five Months Ago (Payne, Hamilton, G. Gradney, George, Barrere, Clayton) A2 Feels Good (Payne, Hamilton, G. Gradney, K. Gradney, George, Barrere, Clayton) 8:06 A3 Fancy (Hamilton, Gardner) 13:41 B1 Stu [More]