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]
Track listing: A1 Chelsea Bridge 0:00 A2 Willow Weep For Me 3:59 A3 No Greater Love 8:41 A4 Teach Me Tonight 12:25 A5 Until Tonight 16:32 B1 We’ll Be Together Again 20:45 B2 Blue Moon [More]
Ira, George and Joe is a live album by American jazz guitarist Joe Pass, released in 1981 (see 1981 in music). It was re-issued in 1994 on CD by Original Jazz Classics. It is a [More]
April in Paris is an album by pianist/bandleader Count Basie and His Orchestra, his first released on the Verve label, recorded in 1955 and 1956. AllMusic Review by Christopher Fielder: One of the staples in [More]
Portraits of Duke Ellington is an album by jazz guitarist Joe Pass, released in 1974 . It peaked at number 37 of the Jazz Albums chart. It is a tribute to jazz musician Duke Ellington [More]
All or Nothing at All is a studio album by Billie Holiday, recorded in 1956 and 1957 and released by Verve Records in 1958. A later 2 CD re-issue combined all of the tracks from [More]
AllMusic Review by Scott Yanow: Best known as an arranger for singers and for commercial sessions, Buddy Bregman led one full-fledged jazz instrumental date, Swinging Kicks. Because many of the selections are brief (seven are [More]
The Jazz Giants ’56 is an album by saxophonist Lester Young, first issued in 1956 on Verve Records. AllMusic Review by Scott Yanow: Even critics who feel (against the recorded evidence to the contrary) that [More]
Ain’t But a Few of Us Left is an album by jazz musicians Milt Jackson and Oscar Peterson, released in 1981. AllMusic Review by Scott Yanow: Despite the pessimistic title, all of the members of [More]
Fancy Pants is a 1983 studio album by Count Basie and his orchestra. This is the last recording that Basie made with his big band. AllMusic Review by Scott Yanow: Count Basie’s last-known album (recorded [More]