The Wonderful World of Jazz is an album by pianist and composer John Lewis recorded for the Atlantic label in 1960. “This is one of pianist John Lewis’ most rewarding albums outside of his work [More]
Blue Rose is the debut studio album by Rosemary Clooney, accompanied by Duke Ellington and his orchestra, released in mono on Columbia Records, catalogue CL 872. Although she had appeared on albums before, it had [More]
Track listing: A1 Tree Of Hope 4:52 A2 Blues For Blokes 3:42 A3 Baby Blue 4:04 A4 Jeepers Creepers 4:52 B1 Rock Me Gently 4:56 B2 Hand Me Down Love 4:58 B3 Mabulala 3:20 B4 [More]
Duke Ellington at the Bal Masque is an album by American pianist, composer and bandleader Duke Ellington recorded in 1958 and released on the Columbia label. Track listing: “Alice Blue Gown” (Harry Tierney, Joseph McCarthy) [More]
“These quite rare tracks show Sarah Vaughan in her prime (and still quite attractive, if I might add a small opinion), scatting and mellow-singing with her trio, as well as a not so bad (but [More]
Sittin’ In is a 1957 studio album by Dizzy Gillespie, featuring the saxophonists Stan Getz, Paul Gonsalves and Coleman Hawkins. Track listing: “Dizzy Atmosphere” (Dizzy Gillespie) – 10:57 “I’m Thru’ with Love”/”Without a Word of [More]
Thіѕ historic Sроtlіtе LP hаѕ lіvе реrfоrmаnсеѕ from 1947-48, іmроrtаnt уеаrѕ іn thе hіѕtоrу оf bор. Wardell Cray is featured in a Lоѕ Angeles-based ѕеxtеt wіth trumреtеr Hоwаrd McGhee, аltоіѕt Sоnnу Crіѕѕ and ріаnіѕt Dodo [More]
Tell It the Way It Is! is an album recorded in 1963 by Paul Gonsalves. Former Duke Ellington band members Gonsalves, Johnny Hodges and Ray Nance teamed up with Swedish trumpeter Rolf Ericson and pianist [More]
Taken from a concert in Stockholm, Sweden, this well-recorded CD mostly features trumpeters Cootie Williams and Cat Anderson, tenor-saxophonist Paul Gonsalves and altoist Johnny Hodges as the main soloists in a set with Duke Ellington’s [More]
Everybody Knows Johnny Hodges is an album by jazz saxophonist Johnny Hodges, released on Impulse! Records in 1964. AllMusic Review by Michael G. Nastos: The solo projects of Johnny Hodges were not so much individualistic [More]