Track listing : 00:00 – Coleman Hawkins – Body and Soul 03:00 – Charlie Parker – Scrapple from the Apple 05:58 – Bud Powell – I Can’t Get Started 11:36 – Milt Jackson – How [More]
Coleman Hawkins with the Red Garland Trio (also referred to as Swingville) is an album by saxophonist Coleman Hawkins with pianist Red Garland’s trio recorded in 1959 and released on the Swingville label. “One of [More]
The Big Challenge is an album by trumpeter Cootie Williams and cornetist Rex Stewart that was recorded in 1957 and released on the Jazztone label. “This CD reissue from the Spanish Fresh Sound label brings [More]
Blues Groove is an album by saxophonist Coleman Hawkins with guitarist Tiny Grimes recorded in 1958 and released on the Prestige label. “This music will appeal to fans of Grimes’ vintage electric guitar and to [More]
“The jazz pianist “Sir” Charles Thompson, who has died aged 98, was a distinctive soloist who played with many of the jazz greats, including Charlie Parker , Coleman Hawkins and Dexter Gordon. …Thompson could suggest [More]
There is something inherent in the saxophone’s tonal capabilities which enables it to suggest romance or blissful calm, a languorous quality which, in the hands of the right musicians, can create an alluring mood.  [More]
The Hawk in Paris is an album by saxophonist Coleman Hawkins featuring compositions related to Paris performed with an orchestra arranged and conducted by Manny Albam which was recorded in 1956 for the RCA Records [More]
Louis Armstrong and friends – Esquire Jazz Concert (1944) – Full Show. The first Esquire All-Star Concert, which took place in 1944, has been well documented on various discs, generally in bits and pieces, but [More]
At Ease with Coleman Hawkins is an album by saxophonist Coleman Hawkins which was recorded in 1960 and released on the Moodsville label. “Recorded originally for the Prestige subsidiary Moodsville, Coleman Hawkins (along with the [More]
“Variety Stomp” (Charlie Green, Fletcher Henderson, Jo Trent). Personnel: Russell Smith, Joe Smith, and Tommy Ladnier – trumpets Jimmy Harrison, Charlie Green – trombones Don Redman, Buster Bailey – clarinet & alto saxophone Coleman Hawkins [More]