The Nearness of You is the fifth studio album by Helen Merrill. It includes performances of standards from two sessions with completely different lineups of accompanying musicians. The later session from February 21, 1958, features [More]
“Dark Rapture” (Benny Goodman, Edgar Sampson, Manny Kurtz). Personnel: Count Basie – piano Buck Clayton, Harry “Sweets” Edison, Ed Lewis – trumpets Dicky Wells, Dan Minor, Benny Morton – trombones Earl Warren, Herschel Evans, Lester [More]
Mr. Rhythm is the sole album led by jazz guitarist Freddie Green. The album was recorded in late 1955 for RCA Victor. “This album shows him (Freddie Green – projazz) to be a fine leader [More]
“Easy Does It” (Oliver Young). Personnel: Buck Clayton, Ed Lewis, Harry Edison, Al Killian – trumpet Dicky Wells, Vick Dickenson, Dan Minor – trombone Earl Warren – alto saxophone Jack Washington – alto saxophone, baritone [More]
“Someday Sweetheart” is a jazz standard written by Los Angeles-based musicians John and Reb Spikes in 1919. It was the biggest hit the brothers wrote and was performed by many recording artists of the period. [More]
Whooeeee (also released as Today’s Jazz and Morning Fun) is an album by the Zoot Sims-Bob Brookmeyer Quintet recorded in 1956 for the Storyville label. Althоugh it сlаіmѕ оn the bасk оf this CD thаt [More]
Track listing: 00:00 A1 Shoe Shine Boy (First Take) 05:54 A2 Lover Man 12:26 A3 Georgia Mae 17:15 A4 Caravan 21:16 B1 Lincoln Heights 29:02 B2 Embraceable You 35:46 B3 Shoe Shine Boy (Second Take) [More]
Swinging Like Tate is an album by saxophonist Buddy Tate which was recorded in 1958 and released on the Felsted label. “Fоr this CD rеіѕѕuе, whісh brings bасk material оrіgіnаllу rесоrdеd by Stаnlеу Dаnсе fоr [More]
Leroy Eliot “Slam” Stewart (September 21, 1914 – December 10, 1987) was an American jazz double bass player whose trademark style was his ability to bow the bass (arco) and simultaneously hum or sing an [More]
Track listing: 1. S’Wonderful (George and Ira Gershwin) 2. Blues in My Heart (I.Mills/B.Carter) 3. They Raided The Joint (J.Burley) 4. Summertime (Gershwins/D.B.Heyward) 5. There’s a Place Called Paris (C. Coleman/B.Hilliard) 6. I Don’t Want [More]