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]
After Hours is an album by the Prestige All Stars nominally led by trumpeter Thad Jones recorded in 1957 and released on the Prestige label. The album was also re-released as Steamin’ by Frank Wess [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]
Empire Jazz is an album by bassist Ron Carter featuring jazz interpretations of five of John Williams’ themes from The Empire Strikes Back which was recorded in 1980 and released on the RSO label. Scott [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]
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]
Hall of Fame is an album by pianist/bandleader Count Basie and His Orchestra recorded in 1956 and first released on the Verve label in 1959. Track listing: “Blues Inside Out” (Ernie Wilkins) – 6:37 “Big [More]
This studio session finds the great Hawkins playing as part of a five-piece sax section. Actually the other saxophonists and part of the rhythm section were taken from the Count Basie Orchestra and outfitted with [More]
The New York Jazz Quartet in Chicago is an album by pianist Roland Hanna and the New York Jazz Quartet which was recorded in 1981 and released on the Bee Hive label. AllMusic Review by [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]