Jaki Byard with Strings! is an album by pianist Jaki Byard recorded in 1968 and released on the Prestige label. This out-of-print album is quite unusual. Although pianist Jaki Byard is technically featured “with strings,” [More]
Track listing: A1 I Don’t Stand A Ghost Of A Chance With You A2 Take The A Train A3 We’re In Love Again A4 Chalmeu B1 Moonlight On The Ganges B2 It Had To Be [More]
“First Time! The Count Meets the Duke” is an album by American pianists, composers and bandleaders Duke Ellington and Count Basie with their combined Orchestras recorded and released on the Columbia label in 1961. The [More]
On a Turquoise Cloud (Lawrence Brown & Duke Ellington) Personnel: Lawrence Brown, Tyree Glenn – trombobe Jimmy Hamilton – clarinet, tenor saxophone Johnny Hodges – alto saxophone Al Sears – tenor saxophone Harry Carney – [More]
Duke Ellington and his orchestra playing this awesome tune in 1943. “It Don’t Mean a Thing (If It Ain’t Got That Swing)” is a 1931 composition by Duke Ellington with lyrics by Irving Mills, now [More]