“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]
Golden Boy is an album by Quincy Jones which was released by Mercury in 1964. The album includes three versions of the theme from the musical Golden Boy with three original compositions and jazz versions [More]
A Sassy Samba (Jimmy Heath) from the album “Jimmy Heath Big Band ‎– Togetherness (Live At The Blue Note)”. Personnel: Alto Saxophone, Flute – Antonio Hart, Mark Gross Arranged By – Jimmy Heath Bass – [More]
Blues Forever is an album by Muhal Richard Abrams released by the Italian label Black Saint in 1982 and featuring performances of seven of Abrams compositions by an eleven-member big band. “Tremendous large orchestra session, [More]
“At a 2004 West Coast jazz festival presented by producer Ken Poston, altoist Phil Woods was featured performing Marty Paich arrangements with the Los Angeles Jazz Orchestra. The re-created charts were originally recorded by Art [More]
Track listing: A1 Cotton Tail 0:00 A2 Solitude 3:07 A3 Jack The Bear 6:24 A4 Sophisticated Lady 9:53 A5 Jeep’s Blues 13:31 B1 Take The A-Train 18:08 B2 Don’t Get Around Much Anymore 21:11 B3 [More]
Easin’ It is a studio album by Count Basie and his orchestra recorded between 1960 and 1962. The album contains a collaboration by Frank Foster, a well known member from Basie’s big band. All tracks [More]
Afro-Cuban Jazz Moods is an album by Dizzy Gillespie and Machito, featuring arrangements by Chico O’Farrill, recorded in 1975 and released on the Pablo label. “Here we have a summit meeting late in the careers [More]
Blue Rose is the debut studio album by Rosemary Clooney, accompanied by Duke Ellington and his orchestra, released in mono on Columbia Records, catalogue CL 872. Although she had appeared on albums before, it had [More]