Have a Nice Day is a 1971 studio album by Count Basie and his orchestra, with all music composed and arranged by Sammy Nestico. Track listing: “Have a Nice Day” – 3:14 “The Plunger” – [More]
The New Jazz Orchestra (NJO) was a British jazz big band active from 1963 to 1970. “Déjeuner is one of the finest British jazz records of any period. The obvious comparison in terms of its [More]
“Mr. Gentle and Mr. Cool” (Harold Shorty Baker, Duke Ellington) Duke Ellington and His Orchestra Newport 1958
“Again” (Cochran-Newman). One of 1949’s top ballad hits, introduced by Ida Lupino in the memorable Fox film noir “Road House,” which co-starred Richard Widmark and Cornel Wilde. One of seven recorded versions of the song [More]
Broadcasts from the Southland Cafe, Boston, 1940 (Side A) & from Hotel Lincoln, NYC, 1941 (side B). Record produced from unpublished recording dating back more than 30 years. A few changes such as removing scratches [More]
Track listing: A1 Anchors Aweigh 0:00 A2 My Buddy 1:58 A3 I Got Rhythm 4:30 A4 I Dream Of Jeanie With The Light Brown Hair 8:08 A5 Sleepy Lagoon 10:07 A6 Moonlight Sonata 12:21 B1 [More]
“Chinatown, My Chinatown” is a popular song written by William Jerome and Jean Schwartz  in 1906 and later interpolated into the musical Up and Down Broadway (1910). The song has been recorded by numerous artists [More]
NBC Radio Broadcast. Date: October 20, 1939. Track listing: “Nightmare” (Opening Theme) “Out Of Nowhere” “Put That Down In Writing” “Many Dreams Ago” “What Is This Thing Called Love” “Day In, Day Out” “One Foot [More]
“Sugar Foot Stomp” (King Oliver, Louis Armstrong) Personnel: Fletcher Henderson and His Orchestra: Louis Armstrong, Elmer Chambers, Joe Smith – trumpet Charlie Green – trombone Don Redman – alto saxophone clarinet Buster Bailey – alto [More]
The Big Challenge is an album by trumpeter Cootie Williams and cornetist Rex Stewart that was recorded in 1957 and released on the Jazztone label. “This CD reissue from the Spanish Fresh Sound label brings [More]