Newport Rebels is an album by various artists released under the Jazz Artists Guild led by bassist Charles Mingus and drummer Max Roach, recorded in November 1960 and released on the Candid label. “In 1960 [More]
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]
“Although a Mosaic box set claims to have all of Charles Mingus’s Candid recordings, this CD, in addition to four duplications from the box, contains three alternate takes not included elsewhere: “Body and Soul” (featuring [More]
Track listing: 1.I Got Rhythm 2.Nice Work If You Can Get It 3.Down Down Down 4.I Found A Million Dollar Baby 5.Body And Soul 6.I’ve Found A New Baby 7.My Melancholy Baby 8.Sweet Lorraine 9.Sweet [More]
Recorded live in concert at Carnegie Hall NYC on May 25th 1985 Track listing: 01. Opus One 02. Honeysuckle Rose 03. Sweet Georgia Brown 04. Four Brothers / P Town 05. ‘S Wonderful / They [More]
Louis Armstrong and friends – Esquire Jazz Concert (1944) – Full Show. The first Esquire All-Star Concert, which took place in 1944, has been well documented on various discs, generally in bits and pieces, but [More]
Classic blues singer Ida Cox had not recorded since 1940 nor performed regularly since the mid-’40s when she was coaxed out of retirement to record a date for Riverside in 1961. At 65 years old [More]
“Where There´s You, There´s Me” (Sigler, Goodhart, Hoffman). This song – taken from the film “The two Of Us” (1936) – only made the charts once and was only recorded by Fletcher Henderson this one [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]