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]
Although it is billed as a Duke Ellington and Johnny Hodges album, Side by Side is a 1959 album mostly under the leadership of Johnny Hodges, Duke Ellington’s alto saxophonist for many years. Ellington only [More]
“Hey, Buddy Bolden” (Duke Ellington, Billy Strayhorn). Album: “Nina Simone Sings Ellington” (1962). Nіnа Sіmоnе wаѕ оn hеr wау tо bесоmіng a major nаmе bу 1962, with hеr protest аnd сіvіl rights ѕоngѕ granting her [More]
“Take the ‘A’ Train” (Billy Strayhorn). Charles Mingus Sextet feat. Eric Dolphy (April 12, 1964). Personnel: Charles Mingus – bass Eric Dolphy – bass clarinet Clifford Jordan – tenor saxophone Johnny Coles – trumpet Jaki [More]