Giants (also released as Mary Lou Williams and the Trumpet Giants) is a live album by trumpeters Dizzy Gillespie and Bobby Hackett and pianist Mary Lou Williams recorded in 1971 and originally released on the [More]
Kansas City jazz is a style of jazz that developed in Kansas City, Missouri during the 1920s and 1930s, which marked the transition from the structured big band style to the musical improvisation style of [More]
“Mary Lou Williams’ Zodiac Suite, a 12-piece work with a different theme made for each of the signs of the zodiac (and keeping in mind the personalities of a few jazz musicians born during each [More]
00:00 – Gene Krupa & Anita O’Day – Let Me Off Uptown 03:04 – Glenn Miller – Chattanooga Choo Choo 06:29 – Woody Herman – The Good Earth 09:04 – Count Basie – One O’Clock [More]
“ … fine introduction to Williams’ iconic pianism” (Thom Jurek, AllMusic). Track listing: 00:00 A1 Titoros (Wild Bill Davis) 03:03 A2 They Can’t Take That Away From Me (George Gershwin) 06:04 A3 ‘Round About Midnight [More]
Ain’t Misbehavin’ is a 1929 stride jazz/early swing composition with 32 bars in AABA measure with a slow-to-moderate pace. With lyrics by Andy Razaf and score by Thomas “Fats” Waller and Harry Brooks, the number [More]
“Roll ‘Em” (Mary Lou Williams). Recorded 1937