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]
Thе Cоunt Bаѕіе Roseland gіgѕ frоm 1953-54 аrе wеll dосumеntеd, but nоt so hіѕ one-nighter аt the Sаvоу Bаllrооm frоm 1954, сарturеd hеrе іn bеаutіful ѕоund. Thе Sаvоу was thе ѕіtе оf thе Bаѕіе bаnd’ѕ [More]
Count Basie & Sarah Vaughan is a 1961 album by American jazz singer Sarah Vaughan, accompanied by the Count Basie Orchestra, with arrangements by Frank Foster, Thad Jones and Ernie Wilkins. The original LP was part [More]
Locking Horns is an album by trumpeter Joe Newman and saxophonist Zoot Sims recorded in 1957 and originally released on the Rama label before it was sold to Roulette Records. Track listing: 00:00 A1 Corky [More]
The Thinking Man’s Trombone is an album by American jazz trombonist Al Grey released in 1960 on Argo Records. The Allmusic review by Scott Yanow awarded the album 4 stars, calling the music ” swinging and [More]
Basie/Eckstine Incorporated is a 1959 studio album featuring Billy Eckstine and the Count Basie Orchestra. Michael G. Nastos, writing for Allmusic, notes that :”It would be difficult to fault this masterpiece of an album, refined [More]
Track listing: A The Huckle-Buck (A. Gibson, Alfred) B Robbin’s Nest (Jacquet, C. Thompson) Personnel: Lem Davis – alto saxophone Charlie Fowlkes – baritone saxophone Walter Page – bass Jo Jones – drums Freddie Green [More]
Hall of Fame is an album by pianist/bandleader Count Basie and His Orchestra recorded in 1956 and first released on the Verve label in 1959. Track listing: “Blues Inside Out” (Ernie Wilkins) – 6:37 “Big [More]
Christmas ’64 is a 1964 studio album by the American jazz organist Jimmy Smith. Smith’s only album of Christmas music, it was reissued as Christmas Cookin’ in 1966. AllMusic Review by Scott Yanow: This Christmas [More]
Now’s the Time is an album by organist Shirley Scott compiling several tracks recorded between 1958 and 1964 and released on the Prestige label in 1967. Track listing: All compositions by Shirley Scott except where [More]