North, South, East….Wess is an album by saxophonist Frank Wess recorded in 1956 and released on the Savoy label. “This easygoing swing date is essentially a small group drawn from the Count Basie band of [More]
Sing a Song of Basie is a 1957 album by Lambert, Hendricks & Ross. Track listing: “Every Day I Have the Blues” (Memphis Slim) – 5:18 “It’s Sand, Man!” (Hendricks, Lambert, Ed Lewis) – 2:27 [More]
Jazz for Playboys is an album by saxophonist Frank Wess, trumpeter Joe Newman and guitarists Kenny Burrell and Freddie Greene recorded in late 1956 and early 1957 and released on the Savoy label. Track listing: [More]
Track listing: A1 Juggin’ Around (Foster) 00:00 A2 Sermonette (Hendricks, Adderley) 06:35 A3 Swinging For Benny (Ammons) 10:51 B1 Little Ditty (Wess) 20:07 B2 Going South (Unknown Artist) 24:06 B3 Jim Dog (Ammons) 34:50 Personnel: [More]
“Blues in Frankie’s Flat” (Arranged by Frank Foster). This medium swing chart composed by Frank Foster and Count Basie trades the melody between the trumpets and saxes, includes a solo or soli for trumpet, and [More]
“Although the original LP was reissued under guitarist Kenny Burrell’s name, it was originally led by Frank Wess, who is heard doubling on flute and tenor. With the assistance of Burrell, rhythm guitarist Freddie Green, [More]
Thе Cоunt Bаѕіе Roseland gіgѕ frоm 1953-54 аrе wеll dосumеntеd, but nоt so hіѕ one-nighter аt the Sаvоу Bаllrооm frоm 1954, сарturеd hеrе іn bеаutіful ѕоund. Thе Sаvоу was thе ѕіtе оf thе Bаѕіе bаnd’ѕ [More]
Flute Suite is an album by American jazz composer and arranger A. K. Salim featuring flutists Frank Wess and Herbie Mann recorded in 1957 for the Savoy label. The first time Frank Wess and Herbie [More]
Telefunken Blues is an album led by jazz drummer Kenny Clarke recorded in late 1954 and early 1955 and first released on the Savoy label. Everyone’s in gооd fоrm оn these twо ѕеѕѕіоnѕ from thе [More]
Count Basie & Sarah Vaughan is a 1961 album by American jazz singer Sarah Vaughan, accompanied by the Count Basie Orchestra, with arrangements by Frank Foster, Thad Jones and Ernie Wilkins. The original LP was part [More]