Swingin’ the ’20s is an album by saxophonist Benny Carter’s Quartet with pianist Earl Hines, recorded in 1958 and released on the Contemporary label. “Combining altoist Benny Carter with pianist Earl Hines in a quartet [More]
There is something inherent in the saxophone’s tonal capabilities which enables it to suggest romance or blissful calm, a languorous quality which, in the hands of the right musicians, can create an alluring mood.  [More]
“This album was recorded live in Los Angeles in 1948, and finds the great Wardell Gray amidst some of the finest musicians of the time. In the late 1940s, the West Coast jazz scene introduced [More]
That Ain’t Right (Nat King Cole & Irving Mills). Personnel: Fats Waller – piano Ada Brown – vocals Benny Carter – trumpet Slam Stewart – bass Zutty Singleton – drums  
A Song Is Born (also known as That’s Life) is a 1948 Technicolor musical film remake of the 1941 movie Ball of Fire with Gary Cooper and Barbara Stanwyck, starring Danny Kaye and Virginia Mayo. [More]
Julie is an LP album by Julie London, released by Liberty Records under catalog numbers LRP-3096 (monaural) in 1957 and LST-7004 (stereophonic) in 1958. The cover by art director Charles Ward was nominated at the [More]
“Sweet Lorraine” (Cliff Burwell, Mitchell Parish). From the album “Benny Carter’s Quartet – Swingin’ the ’20s” (1958). Personnel: Benny Carter – alto saxophone, trumpet Earl Hines – piano Leroy Vinnegar – double bass Shelly Manne – [More]
Benny Carter Meets Oscar Peterson is a 1986 album by alto saxophonist Benny Carter, featuring the pianist Oscar Peterson. AllMuѕіс Rеvіеw by Michael G. Nаѕtоѕ: What would in аnу other instance be a роtеnt Jazz [More]
AllMusic Review by Scott Yanow: This LP is a reprise of Benny Carter’s brilliant Further Definitions session of 1961 and, like most sequels, it is not quite on the same level as the original. Utilizing [More]
“Lonely Hours” (Hy Glaser, Jerry Solomon) – 4:03 “I’ll Never Be the Same” (Gus Kahn, Matty Malneck, Frank Signorelli) – 3:43 from the album: “The Lonely Hours”. The Lonely Hours is a 1964 studio album [More]