Jo Jones Trio is an album recorded by drummer Jo Jones in 1959 and released by the Everest label. AllMusic reviewer Scott Yanow stated “Jo Jones is probably best known for his work with Count [More]
“This LP claims that it has “Unprecedented Hi Fidelity.” The streaky sound quality of these bootleg live recordings makes a joke out of that statement. Taken from a few club appearances during 1950-52 and featuring [More]
The official audio of Pee Wee Russell & Coleman Hawkins’ “If I Could Be With You (One Hour Tonight)”{James P. Johnson, Henry Creamer} from the newly remastered album Jazz Reunion. Jazz Reunion is an album [More]
Newport Rebels is an album by various artists released under the Jazz Artists Guild led by bassist Charles Mingus and drummer Max Roach, recorded in November 1960 and released on the Candid label. “In 1960 [More]
“Although a Mosaic box set claims to have all of Charles Mingus’s Candid recordings, this CD, in addition to four duplications from the box, contains three alternate takes not included elsewhere: “Body and Soul” (featuring [More]
For Basie is an album by American jazz saxophonist Paul Quinichette featuring tracks recorded in 1957 and released on the Prestige label. “Tenor-saxophonist Paul Quinichette, who had played with the Count Basie Orchestra in the [More]
Track listing: 00:00 A1 When You Were Young, Maggie 04:52 A2 Nice Work If You Can Get It 09:33 A3 You Brought A New Kind Of Love To Me 14:51 A4 Everybody Loves My Baby [More]
“Air mail special” by Benny Goodman, Jimmy Mundy, Charlie Christian. Count Basie and his Orchestra: Al Killian, Ed Lewis, Buck Clayton, Harry “Sweets” Edison – trumpet Dicky Wells, Ed Cuffee, Dan Minor – trombone Earle [More]
“Since Joe Venuti was in the middle of a long off-period, this CD reissue features arguably the two top jazz violinists of the 1950s: Stephane Grappelli and Stuff Smith. Joined by pianist Oscar Peterson, guitarist [More]
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]