Track listing: 01. Peggy’s Blue Skylight 02. Celia 03. Perdido Personnel: Charles Mingus – bass Joe Gardner – trumpet Hamiet Bluiett – baritone saxophone, clarinet John Foster – piano Roy Brooks – drums Cat Anderson [More]
Free Again is an album by saxophonist Gene Ammons recorded in 1972 and released on the Prestige label. Track listing: “Crazy Mary” – 4:50 “Free Again” (Armand Canfora, Joss Baselli, Robert Colby) – 6:20 “Fru [More]
“Cat Anderson only led a scattering of sessions throughout his career, and this particular set (reissued on CD in 1997) was only his second date as a leader since 1965. For a tribute to the [More]
Duke Ellington at the Bal Masque is an album by American pianist, composer and bandleader Duke Ellington recorded in 1958 and released on the Columbia label. Track listing: “Alice Blue Gown” (Harry Tierney, Joseph McCarthy) [More]
William Alonzo “Cat” Anderson (September 12, 1916 – April 29, 1981) was an American jazz trumpeter known for his long period as a member of Duke Ellington’s orchestra and for his wide range (more than [More]
Taken from a concert in Stockholm, Sweden, this well-recorded CD mostly features trumpeters Cootie Williams and Cat Anderson, tenor-saxophonist Paul Gonsalves and altoist Johnny Hodges as the main soloists in a set with Duke Ellington’s [More]
Everybody Knows Johnny Hodges is an album by jazz saxophonist Johnny Hodges, released on Impulse! Records in 1964. AllMusic Review by Michael G. Nastos: The solo projects of Johnny Hodges were not so much individualistic [More]
“Diminuendo and Crescendo in Blue” is a big band jazz composition written in 1937 by Duke Ellington and recorded for the first time on May 15, 1937 by the Duke Ellington Orchestra. Personnel: Duke Ellington [More]
“First Time! The Count Meets the Duke” is an album by American pianists, composers and bandleaders Duke Ellington and Count Basie with their combined Orchestras recorded and released on the Columbia label in 1961. The [More]