Live at the Village Vanguard is a 1967 big band jazz album recorded by the Thad Jones/Mel Lewis Jazz Orchestra and released on the Solid State Records label. The album was nominated for a 1967 [More]
Pepper Adams Plays the Compositions of Charlie Mingus, is an album by baritone saxophonist Pepper Adams featuring Quintet and Octet performances of Charles Mingus’ compositions which was recorded in 1963 and originally released on the [More]
Groovin’ High is an album by American pianist Hank Jones recorded in 1978 for the Muse label. The Allmusic review by Scott Yanow awarded the album 4½ stars and stated: “This is essentially a bebop [More]
Basie/Eckstine Incorporated is a 1959 studio album featuring Billy Eckstine and the Count Basie Orchestra. Michael G. Nastos, writing for Allmusic, notes that :”It would be difficult to fault this masterpiece of an album, refined [More]
Hall of Fame is an album by pianist/bandleader Count Basie and His Orchestra recorded in 1956 and first released on the Verve label in 1959. Track listing: “Blues Inside Out” (Ernie Wilkins) – 6:37 “Big [More]
The Chairman of the Board is a 1959 studio album by Count Basie and his orchestra. AllMusic Review by John Bush: Although it appeared at a time when Count Basie was enjoying respect from all [More]
Speak Like a Child is the sixth album by American jazz pianist Herbie Hancock, recorded and released by Blue Note Records in 1968. Featuring Hancock’s arrangements for an unusual front line of alto flute, bass [More]
This Time by Basie (subtitled Hits of the 50’s & 60’s) is an album released by pianist, composer and bandleader Count Basie featuring jazz versions of contemporary hits recorded in 1963 and originally released on [More]
Olio is an album by the Prestige All Stars nominally led by trumpeter Thad Jones recorded in 1957 and released on the Prestige label. AllMusic Review by Scott Yanow: Trumpeter Thad Jones receives first billing [More]
Basie One More Time (subtitled Music from the Pen of Quincy Jones) is an album by pianist and bandleader Count Basie performing the compositions and arrangements of Quincy Jones recorded in late 1958 and early [More]