Charade (Henry Mancini) Personnel: Don Menza – tenor saxophone Oliver Kent – piano Johannes Strasser – bass Bernd Reiter – drums __________________ Jazz Club Torino – Piemonte Jazz Festival, April 8th, 2017.
This mono LP record album was released as Phoenix Jazz Records LP-14…these tracks were originally recorded in 1947. Bill Harris (trombones) and Charlie Ventura (tenor sax) are featured with Ralph Burns (piano) and Dave Tough [More]
“Tenor saxophonist Ben Webster and trumpeter Harry “Sweets” Edison, both veterans of the swing era (although associated with different orchestras), had long wanted to record a full album together. The results, a swinging quintet set [More]
Like Sonny is a posthumous studio album combining two sessions from 1958 and 1960 with jazz musician John Coltrane. The six tracks from November 1958 had been released under Ray Draper’s name as A Tuba [More]
Afro-Jaws is an album by saxophonist Eddie “Lockjaw” Davis recorded in 1960 and released on the Riverside label. “This set was a change of pace for tenor saxophonist Eddie “Lockjaw” Davis. Backed by three trumpeters [More]
Basics is an album by saxophonist Houston Person recorded in 1987 and released on the Muse label in 1989. “Tenor saxophonist Houston Person has stuck to his singular musical path throughout his career, playing uncomplicated [More]