“Taken from Sidney Bechet’s last major tour of the United States, this live session teams his passionate soprano with the subtle wit of trombonist Vic Dickenson and a fine rhythm section (including George Wein on [More]
“This LP contains two broadcasts featuring Charlie Parker at Boston’s Storyville club in 1953. one set finds him accompanied by the Red Garland Trio (two years before Garland became famous playing with Miles Davis) while [More]
Creamy is an album recorded by American jazz saxophonist Johnny Hodges featuring performances with members of the Duke Ellington Orchestra recorded in 1955 and released on the Norgran label. “Johnny Hodges’ small group dates for [More]
Blue Rose is the debut studio album by Rosemary Clooney, accompanied by Duke Ellington and his orchestra, released in mono on Columbia Records, catalogue CL 872. Although she had appeared on albums before, it had [More]
Duke Ellington at the Bal Masque is an album by American pianist, composer and bandleader Duke Ellington recorded in 1958 and released on the Columbia label. Track listing: “Alice Blue Gown” (Harry Tierney, Joseph McCarthy) [More]
Track listing: A1 Blues Enough (Hampton Hawes) 5:27 A2 Sonora (Hampton Hawes) 4:53 A3 Black Forest (Lorenz Hart / Richard Rodgers) 6:04 B1 Dangerous (Hampton Hawes) 4:25 B2 Spanish Steps (Hampton Hawes) 3:14 B3 My [More]
Taken from a concert in Stockholm, Sweden, this well-recorded CD mostly features trumpeters Cootie Williams and Cat Anderson, tenor-saxophonist Paul Gonsalves and altoist Johnny Hodges as the main soloists in a set with Duke Ellington’s [More]
Cookin’ is an album recorded in 1957 by Paul Gonsalves. The album was rereleased on CD in 2008 with bonus tracks from Clark Terry’s Out on a Limb with Clark Terry (Argo, 1957) and The [More]