Track listing: 1 The Nearness Of You 0:00 2 I Get Along Without You Very Well 3:34 3 Skylark 7:45 4 Up A Lazy River 11:52 5 Stardust 15:59 6 Old Rockin’ Chair 18:59 7 [More]
Zoot!  is an album by American jazz saxophonist Zoot Sims featuring tracks recorded in 1956 for the Riverside label. “For a little while in the mid-’50s, Zoot Sims occasionally doubled on alto although he soon [More]
Rhythm Crazy is an album led by American trombonist Jimmy Cleveland. It features tracks recorded in 1959, but the LP was not released on the EmArcy label until 1964. “Trombonist Jimmy Cleveland was a heavily [More]
Bennie Green Blows His Horn is an album by American trombonist Bennie Green recorded in 1955 and released on the Prestige label. “Bennie Green, one of the few trombonists of the 1950s not to sound [More]
Aaron Sachs (July 4, 1923 – June 5, 2014) was an American jazz saxophone and clarinet player. Sachs, who was born in New York City, started as a young swing protégé of Benny Goodman, and [More]
“The jazz pianist “Sir” Charles Thompson, who has died aged 98, was a distinctive soloist who played with many of the jazz greats, including Charlie Parker , Coleman Hawkins and Dexter Gordon. …Thompson could suggest [More]
The Hawk in Paris is an album by saxophonist Coleman Hawkins featuring compositions related to Paris performed with an orchestra arranged and conducted by Manny Albam which was recorded in 1956 for the RCA Records [More]
At Ease with Coleman Hawkins is an album by saxophonist Coleman Hawkins which was recorded in 1960 and released on the Moodsville label. “Recorded originally for the Prestige subsidiary Moodsville, Coleman Hawkins (along with the [More]
Kansas City Revisited is an album by jazz trombonist and arranger Bob Brookmeyer featuring Brookmeyer’s new orchestrations of 1920s and ’30s era Kansas City jazz tunes. The album was recorded in 1958 for the United [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]