Creamy is an album recorded by American jazz saxophonist Johnny Hodges featuring performances with members of the Duke Ellington Orchestra recorded in 1955 and released on the Norgran label. “Johnny Hodges’ small group dates for [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]
Serenade to Sweden is an album by American pianist, composer and bandleader Duke Ellington and vocalist Alice Babs recorded in 1963 and released on the Reprise label in 1966. The album was released on CD [More]
Lush Life: The Music of Billy Strayhorn is an album by jazz saxophonist Joe Henderson. Composed of songs written by Billy Strayhorn, the album was a critical and commercial success, leading to the first of [More]
Ellington Uptown (also released as Hi-Fi Ellington Uptown) is an album by American pianist, composer and bandleader Duke Ellington recorded for the Columbia label in 1951 & 1952. The album was re-released on CD in [More]
Track listing: A1 All Too Soon (Duke Ellington) 0:00 A2 Love Is Here To Stay (George And Ira Gershwin) 4:48 A3 It Happens To Be Me (Sammy Gallop / Arthur Kent) 8:13 A4 My Funny Valentine (Lorenz [More]
Track listing: A1 Chelsea Bridge 0:00 A2 Willow Weep For Me 3:59 A3 No Greater Love 8:41 A4 Teach Me Tonight 12:25 A5 Until Tonight 16:32 B1 We’ll Be Together Again 20:45 B2 Blue Moon [More]
Duke with a Difference is an album by American jazz trumpeter Clark Terry featuring tracks recorded in 1957 for the Riverside label. AllMusic Review by Scott Yanow: Trumpeter Clark Terry and some of the top [More]
Johnny Hodges with Billy Strayhorn and the Orchestra is a 1962 studio album by Johnny Hodges accompanied by an orchestra arranged by Billy Strayhorn. The album features many members of Duke Ellington’s orchestra. AllMusic Review [More]
Such Sweet Thunder is a Duke Ellington album, released in 1957. The record is a twelve part suite based on the work of William Shakespeare. AllMusic Review by Bruce Eder: The 1999 reissue of this [More]