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One is the first solo album by jazz musician Bob James released in 1974. It followed “Bold Conceptions (1963 on Mercury) and “Explosions (1965 on ESP-Disk). It was an important album in the early smooth [More]
Central Park North is a 1969 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 1969 Grammy award [More]
“First Time! The Count Meets the Duke” is an album by American pianists, composers and bandleaders Duke Ellington and Count Basie with their combined Orchestras recorded and released on the Columbia label in 1961. The [More]
Stitt Goes Latin is an album by saxophonist Sonny Stitt recorded in 1963 and originally released on the Roost label. Track listing: All compositions by Sonny Stitt except as indicated “Are You Listening” – 3:30 [More]
“Blues in Frankie’s Flat” (Frank Foster) Personnel: Joe Newman – trumpet Frank Foster – tenor saxophone Al Grey – trombone Thad Jones, Snookey Young, Sonny Cohn, Joe Newman – trumpets Billy Mitchell, Frank Wess, Marshall [More]
This is part of the TV Show Astaire Time (last one) from 25 September 1960. Astaire suggested to Count: “You just play and I’ll dance,” And Basie replied “No, no. You dance and I’ll play.” [More]