“I’ve Got A Date With A Dream” is a 1938 song by Mack Gordon & Harry Revel. Personnel: Billie Holiday – vocals Buck Clayton – trumpet Dicky Wells – trombone Lester Young – tenor saxophone, [More]
“Gigantic Blues” (Lester Young). Album: “The Jazz Giants ’56”. Personnel: Lester Young – tenor saxophone Roy Eldridge – trumpet Vic Dickenson – trombone Teddy Wilson – piano Freddie Green – guitar Gene Ramey – bass [More]
“Blue and Sentimental” (Count Basie, Mack David, Jerry Livingston). Count Basie and His Orchestra “Blue and Sentimental” Decca 1965. Recorded on February 16, 1938. Personnel: Ed Lewis, Buck Clayton, Harry Edison – trumpet Dicky Wells, [More]
“I Guess I’ll Have to Change My Plan” (Arthur Schwartz) Album : The Jazz Giants ’56 (1956). The Jazz Giants ’56 is an album by saxophonist Lester Young, first issued in 1956 on Verve Records. Personnel: [More]
“Lester Leaps In” is a jazz standard originally recorded by Count Basie’s Kansas City Seven in 1939. The composition, credited to the group’s tenor saxophone player Lester Young, is a head arrangement based on the [More]
This is part of the TV Show Astaire Time (last one) from 25 September 1960. Astaire suggested to Count: “You just play and I’ll dance,” And Basie replied “No, no. You dance and I’ll play.” [More]
Who was “John” here with the “idea”? John Hammond, the producer of the recording session. The song was written by Count Basie and was recorded on July 7, 1937. It was released as Decca 1363 [More]