“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]
“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]