Golden Boy is an album by Quincy Jones which was released by Mercury in 1964. The album includes three versions of the theme from the musical Golden Boy with three original compositions and jazz versions [More]
Easin’ It is a studio album by Count Basie and his orchestra recorded between 1960 and 1962. The album contains a collaboration by Frank Foster, a well known member from Basie’s big band. All tracks [More]
Fancy Free is an album by jazz trumpeter Donald Byrd that was recorded in 1969 and released by Blue Note Records during the following year. “1969’s Fancy Free marked the beginning of Donald Byrd’s move [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]
Mobius is an album by pianist Cedar Walton recorded in 1975 and released on the RCA label in 1975. Track listing: “Blue Trane” (John Coltrane) – 10:04 “Soho” (Cedar Walton) – 10:32 “Off Minor” (Thelonious [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]
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]
Time Capsule is a jazz album by drummer Elvin Jones recorded in 1977 and released on the Vanguard label. The Allmusic review by Scott Yanow awarded the album 3 stars and stated “Overall, the music [More]
Basie/Eckstine Incorporated is a 1959 studio album featuring Billy Eckstine and the Count Basie Orchestra. Michael G. Nastos, writing for Allmusic, notes that :”It would be difficult to fault this masterpiece of an album, refined [More]