“For this compilation of small big-band performances, bassist Sam Jones – long recognized for his ability to anchor and swing a session – reliably grounds a collection of arrangements that have an affinity with the [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]
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]
Sarah Vaughan, sometimes incorrectly referred to as Sarah Vaughan with Clifford Brown, is a 1955 jazz album featuring Grammy Award-winning singer Sarah Vaughan and influential trumpeter Clifford Brown, released on the EmArcy label. It was [More]
Today’s Man is an album by American saxophonist Charles McPherson which was recorded in 1973 and released on the Mainstream label. Track listing: “Charisma” – (Charles McPherson) 5:07 “Naima” (John Coltrane) – 6:20 “Invitation” (Bronisław [More]
The Chairman of the Board is a 1959 studio album by Count Basie and his orchestra. AllMusic Review by John Bush: Although it appeared at a time when Count Basie was enjoying respect from all [More]
The Happy Cats is an album by trumpeter Joe Newman’s Sextet recorded in early 1957 for the Coral label. Track listing: All compositions by Joe Newman except as indicated “The Happy Cats” – 3:08 “Cocktails [More]