“Along with Julius Watkins, John Graas was one of the first jazz French horn soloists. After playing some classical music, in 1942 he became a member of the Claude Thornhill Orchestra. A period in the [More]
Gene Norman Presents the Original Gerry Mulligan Tentet and Quartet is a compilation album by saxophonist and bandleader Gerry Mulligan featuring performances recorded in 1953 and originally released as two 10 inch LPs, one on [More]
“The drawing on the cover and the liner notes, such as they are, are rather silly, but the music on this brief, but enjoyable, CD reissue (subtitled ‘For People Who Hate Jazz’) features some fine [More]
“Swingin’ with Prince Igor”  Skip Martin’s adaptation for symphony and Jazz band. Tracklisting: Swingin’ With Prince Igor (Borodin) A1 Symphony For Jazz Band And Symphony Orch. In Four Parts. (Pt. 1) A2 Symphony For Jazz [More]
Track listing: A1 Lullaby Of Birdland 0:00 A2 Tea For Two 3:08 A3 All For You 6:28 A4 Body & Soul 10:07 A5 El Tigre 12:58 B1 Cheeta’s For Two 15:11 B2 The Cobra 18:04 [More]
Get Ready, Set, Jump!!! is an album by American jazz pianist Junior Mance, recorded in 1964 and released on the Capitol label. AllMuѕіс Rеvіеw bу Dave Nathan: Fоr his fіrѕt recording session for Cаріtоl, jаzz [More]
Julie is an LP album by Julie London, released by Liberty Records under catalog numbers LRP-3096 (monaural) in 1957 and LST-7004 (stereophonic) in 1958. The cover by art director Charles Ward was nominated at the [More]
Othеr thаn an оbѕсurе effort fоr Phіlірѕ іn 1961, thіѕ wаѕ thе final rесоrdіng bу Hоwаrd Rumѕеу’ѕ Lighthouse All-Stаrѕ. Actually, thе 1957 edition оf the bаnd (wіth trumреtеr Stu Wіllіаmѕоn, trоmbоnіѕt Frаnk Rоѕоlіnо, Bоb Cоореr [More]
Art Pepper + Eleven (Modern Jazz Classic) is a 1960 jazz big band album by saxophonist Art Pepper performing under the direction and arrangements of Marty Paich. The recording is one of several dates Pepper made [More]
AllMusic Review by Scott Yanow: Henry Mancini was a significant writer for films who used the flavor of jazz in some of his movie scores. Mancini gathered an impressive cast of top players consisting of [More]