“The answer to this CD’s title is the musicians. The heated bebop-oriented session finds Paquito D’Rivera joined by trumpeter Claudio Roditi, flügelhornist Mark Morganelli, Danilo Perez or Pedrito Lopez on piano, bassist Harvie Swartz, and [More]
Wail, Moody, Wail is an album by saxophonist James Moody recorded in 1955 and released on the Prestige label. The CD reissue added two bonus tracks which originally appeared on James Moody’s Moods. “James Moody’s [More]
“Heritage Hum is a satisfying mainstream quartet date, with the leader joined by the solid rhythm section of bassist Sam Jones, drummer Freddie Waits, and pianist Mike Longo. Moody sticks with the flute mostly, making [More]
“This superb album was recorded at the Montreux Jazz Festival in November of 1980. All of the principals have passed on, so it’s that much more of a treat. Trumpeter Dizzy Gillespie fronted the group [More]
“This Dragon LP features James Moody’s Swedish sessions of 1949, highlighted by his famous “Moody’s Mood For Love” (which was turned into a vocalese classic by Eddie Jefferson and King Pleasure a few years later). [More]
Never Again! is an album by saxophonist James Moody recorded in 1972 and released on the Muse label. It was the first album released on the label. Thе “Nеvеr Agаіn” tіtlе refers tо James Mооdу’ѕ [More]
“Minuet in G” (Tom McIntosh). Album:“James Moody & Kenny Barron / Another Bag” Recorded:Chicago, January 30, 1962 Personnel: James Moody – tenor saxophone, flute Paul Serrano – trumpet John Avant – trombone Kenny Barron – [More]
“Just Friends” (Bill Holman). The WDR Big Band directed by Bill Holman (recorded in 2000). James Moody – tenor saxophone Frank Chastenier – piano Jeff Hamilton – drums
James Moody- I’m in the Mood for Love (aka Moody’s Mood for Love) Moody’s original instrumental version of “I’m in the Mood for Love,” which later became known as “Moody’s Mood for Love.” James Moody [More]