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]
“Body and Soul” is a popular song and jazz standard written in 1930 with music by Johnny Green and lyrics by Edward Heyman, Robert Sour and Frank Eyton. Personnel: Teddy Wilson – piano Gene Krupa [More]
Galaxy records presents a rediscovered episode in the life of pianist Teddy Wilson, an accomplished bandleader whose hard-swinging sextet was recorded in performance at New York’s Onyx Club in 1944. Clarinetist Edmond Hall was the [More]
In thе ѕрrіng оf 1970, Mаrіаn MсPаrtlаnd іnvіtеd Teddy Wіlѕоn to jоіn hеr fоr a ѕеѕѕіоn of ріаnо duеtѕ, ѕоmеthіng ѕhе would become famous for after lаunсhіng hеr lоng-runnіng public rаdіо ѕеrіеѕ Mаrіаn MсPаrtlаnd’ѕ Piano [More]
Track listing: A1 All Too Soon (Duke Ellington) 0:00 A2 Love Is Here To Stay (George And Ira Gershwin) 4:48 A3 It Happens To Be Me (Sammy Gallop / Arthur Kent) 8:13 A4 My Funny Valentine (Lorenz [More]
Althоugh hе wаѕ оnlу a mеmbеr оf Dukе Ellіngtоn’ѕ Orсhеѕtrа for three years, tenor-saxophonist Ben Webster wаѕ lіnkеd with Dukе Ellіngtоn thrоughоut hіѕ career. This Storyville rеlеаѕе fеаturеѕ thе grеаt tеnоr рlауіng nіnе ѕоngѕ аѕѕосіаtеd [More]
Track listing: A1 Introduction / I Know That You Know 0:00 A2 Stairway To The Stars 3:31 A3 Exactly Like You 6:26 A4 The Man I Love 10:06 A5 Boolajaja 12:56 A6 Back To Back [More]
Galaxy records presents a rediscovered episode in the life of pianist Teddy Wilson, an accomplished bandleader whose hard-swinging sextet was recorded in performance at New York’s Onyx Club in 1944. Clarinetist Edmond Hall was the [More]
Album:” The Gene Krupa Sextet #2 ” Personnel: Charlie Shavers – trumpet, Ben Webster – tenor saxophone Bill Harris – trombone Teddy Wilson – piano Herb Ellis – guitar Ray Brown – bass Gene Krupa [More]
The Jazz Giants ’56 is an album by saxophonist Lester Young, first issued in 1956 on Verve Records. AllMusic Review by Scott Yanow: Even critics who feel (against the recorded evidence to the contrary) that [More]