Señor Blues is an album by American trombonist Urbie Green featuring performances with Grover Washington, Jr. and the David Matthews Big Band recorded in 1977 and released on the CTI label. “Overlooking his commercial efforts [More]
This uptempo instrumental number is from the Lawrence Welk Show episode “Songs by Johnny Mercer” which originally aired on January 31, 1976. “Goody Goody” is a 1936 popular song composed by Matty Malneck, with lyrics [More]
Kansas City jazz is a style of jazz that developed in Kansas City, Missouri during the 1920s and 1930s, which marked the transition from the structured big band style to the musical improvisation style of [More]
“Trombonology” (Tommy Dorsey ). Personnel: Tommy Dorsey and his orchestra Hal Ablesser, Claude Bowen, Ziggy Elman, Mickey Mangano, Charlie Shavers – trumpet Tommy Dorsey, Walt Benson, Charles La Rue, John Youngman – trombone Bruce Branson, [More]
Urban Clifford “Urbie” Green (August 8, 1926 – December 31, 2018) was an American jazz trombonist who toured with Woody Herman, Gene Krupa, Jan Savitt, and Frankie Carle. He played on over 250 recordings and [More]
This All American Award Concert was held at Carnegie Hall on Sunday evening, April 15, 1945 to celebrate the victory of Lionel Hampton´s orchestra in the “New Star” division of the Esquire magazine´s annual critics [More]
Lucius Venable “Lucky” Millinder (August 8, 1910 – September 28, 1966) was an American rhythm-and-blues and swing bandleader. Although he could not read or write music, did not play an instrument and rarely sang, his [More]
Doc Severinsen plays a tribute to Harry James (Live). Personnel: Erich Kunzel and the Cincinnati Pops Orchestra Don Severinsen – trumpet ____________________________________ Riverbend outdoor amphitheater in Cincinnati, Ohio August 2, 1988.