Solo Flight: The Genius of Charlie Christian is a 1972 double album collecting many of the few recordings that captured performances by Charlie Christian. Most of the selections are from sessions with Benny Goodman’s bands. [More]
“Till Tom Special” (Benny Goodman/Lionel Hampton). Personnel: Benny Goodman – clarinet Lionel Hampton – vibraphone Count Basie – piano Charlie Christian – guitar Artie Bernstein – bass Nick Fatool – drums ______________________________ Recorded for Columbia [More]
Despite the billing, the majority of this LP features the Count Basie orchestra during 1939-40 with a generous amount of solo space given to the great Lester Young; Harry Edison, Buddy Tate and Buck Clayton [More]
Track listing: A1 Seven Come Eleven 0:00 A2 Soft Winds 2:47 A3 AC-DC Current 5:16 A4 Till Tom Special 8:03 A5 Gone With “What” Wind 11:04 A6 Six Appeal 14:29 A7 Gilly 17:49 A8 Waiting [More]
“Rose Room”, also known as “In Sunny Roseland”, is a 1917 jazz standard, music by Art Hickman, lyrics by Harry Williams. It is almost always performed as an instrumental. Composed at a time when the [More]
Charlie Christian – Swing To Bop (1941) Charlie Christian – guitar