One of only three recording sessions led by talented trumpeter Snooky Young and his only one as the lone horn, this Concord set (which includes pianist Ross Tompkins, guitarist John Collins, bassist Ray Brown, and [More]
“Satin Doll” is a jazz standard written by Duke Ellington and Billy Strayhorn with lyrics by Johnny Mercer. “Satin Doll” performed on “Jazz For A Sunday Afternoon” (1968) Solo order: Sweets Edison, Pete Christlieb, Frank [More]
With These Hands… is a jazz album by American jazz pianist Randy Weston, featuring saxophonist Cecil Payne, which was recorded in 1956 and released on the Riverside label. “With These Hands is one of pianist [More]
“Chinatown, My Chinatown” is a popular song written by William Jerome and Jean Schwartz  in 1906 and later interpolated into the musical Up and Down Broadway (1910). The song has been recorded by numerous artists [More]
The Dolphin is a live album by saxophonist Stan Getz which was recorded at Keystone Korner and released on the Concord Jazz label in 1981. “Stan Getz’s first recording for Concord finds him returning to [More]
“You Don’t Know What Love Is” from the album “Neo/Nistico”. “You Don’t Know What Love Is” is a popular song of the Great American Songbook, written by Don Raye (lyrics) and Gene de Paul (music) for [More]
“In 1972 Benny Goodman’s All Star Sextet was recorded live in Copenhagen; this material was released shortly thereafter on a Decca double LP. After languishing for years in record company vaults, cutout bins, and used [More]
Spirit Sensitive is an album by Chico Freeman on India Navigation Records IN 1045. The LP, in contrast to many of his more avant-garde recordings of the same time frame, is a set that consists [More]
“The previously unreleased Modern Jazz Quartet performance from the 1963 Monterey Jazz Festival was first issued in this 1998 CD. The MJQ (vibraphonist Milt Jackson, pianist John Lewis, bassist Percy Heath and drummer Connie Kay) [More]
To Swing or Not to Swing (subtitled Barney Kessel Volume 3) is an album by guitarist Barney Kessel released on the Contemporary label which was recorded at sessions in 1955. “Guitarist Barney Kessel’s string of [More]