David Roy Eldridge (January 30, 1911 – February 26, 1989), nicknamed “Little Jazz”, was an American jazz trumpet player. His sophisticated use of harmony, including the use of tritone substitutions, his virtuosic solos exhibiting a [More]
Track listing: 00:00 A1 Don’t Be That Way (+) 03:18 A2 I Want To Be Happy (+) 06:21 A3 Fiesta In Brass (+) 09:22 A4 St. Louis Blues (+) 12:04 A5 St. Louis Blues – [More]
Track listing: 00:00 A1 Très Chaud (The Heat Is On) (e) 03:25 A2 Fireworks (d) 06:26 A3 Hollywood Passtime (e) 10:27 A4 Tu Disais Qu’ Tu M’Aimais (c) 13:53 B1 Oh! Shut-Up (e) 17:03 B2 [More]
Trumреtеr Rоу Eldrіdgе rесоrdеd 28 selections fоr Decca durіng 1943-46 wіth hіѕ bіg bаnd but thіѕ rather сhіntzу LP (from thе lаtеr dауѕ оf MCA’ѕ Jаzz Hеrіtаgе ѕеrіеѕ) оnlу hаѕ ten numbеrѕ, less thаn a [More]
AllMusic Review by Scott Yanow: One of only two Eldridge-led studio sessions from the 1961-1974 period, this CD reissue of a set originally recorded for Master Jazz matches the great swing trumpeter with Budd Johnson [More]