Tanganyika (subtitled Modern Afro-American Jazz) is an album by multi-instrumentalist and composer Buddy Collette recorded at sessions in late 1956 and released on Johnny Otis’ short-lived Dig label. “This set, presented by disc jockey Sleepy [More]
Winter Moon is a 1981 jazz album by saxophonist Art Pepper playing with Stanley Cowell, Howard Roberts, Cecil McBee, Carl Burnett and strings arranged and conducted by Bill Holman  and Jimmy Bond. “There are people [More]
  Track listing: 1. Introduction 0:00 2. Nightmare 0:49 3. Tabu 1:24 4. Little Jazz 4:33 5. Summit Ridge Drive 7:55 6. Lucky Number 11:08 7. Begin The Beguine 13:46 Personnel: Artie Shaw & His [More]
Aaron Sachs (July 4, 1923 – June 5, 2014) was an American jazz saxophone and clarinet player. Sachs, who was born in New York City, started as a young swing protégé of Benny Goodman, and [More]
This edition presents the Pee Wee Russell Sextet’s complete 1964 performances at Bobi’s Town Tavern, in Rhode Island, for the first time ever on CD. Russell is showcased performing a standard traditional jazz program, but [More]
“Although this Laserlight release does list the correct personnel and songs (which puts it a cut above some of the other Laserlight budget sets), there is no mention on this 1998 CD that the music [More]
“Woody Allen’s New Orleans jazz is a combination of mournful blues and lively syncopation played with raw spontaneity. His clarinet tone is downright edgy in the treble clef, although his low-register work is more soulful. [More]
“You Brought A New Kind of Love to Me” (Sammy Fain, Irving Kahal, Pierre Norman). Personnel: Benny Goodman – clarinet, bandleader Dick Hyman – piano Louis Bellson – drums Bob Haggart – bass James Chirillo [More]
After two ECM albums with the cooperative trio Third Reel, Swiss reedman Nicolas Masson presents a quartet for which he is the sole composer. The group has existed for more than a decade with unchanged [More]
“Body and Soul” is a popular song and jazz standard written in 1930 with music by Johnny Green and lyrics by Edward Heyman, Robert Sour and Frank Eyton. Personnel: Teddy Wilson – piano Gene Krupa [More]