“These quite rare tracks show Sarah Vaughan in her prime (and still quite attractive, if I might add a small opinion), scatting and mellow-singing with her trio, as well as a not so bad (but [More]
Track listing: A1 I’m Beginning To See The Light 6:06 A2 Do Nothin’ Till You Hear From Me (Concerto For Cootie) 4:20 A3 Alphonse And Gaston 8:50 B1 Walkin’ My Baby Back Home 4:43 B2 [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]
“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]
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]
“Clementine” (Billy Strayhorn). Personnel: Duke Ellington – piano Wallace Jones, Cootie Williams – trumpet Rex Stewart – cornet Joe Nanton, Lawrence Brown – trombone Juan Tizol – valve trombone Johnny Hodges, Otto Hardwick – alto [More]
“Blues Of The Vagabond”  (Duke Ellington). Duke Ellington And His Cotton Club Orchestra Personnel: Harry Carney – alto saxophone, baritone saxophone Johnny Hodges –  alto saxophone, soprano saxophone Fred Guy – banjo Wellman Braud – bass Barney [More]