Jazz Eyes is an album by saxophonist John Jenkins and trumpeter Donald Byrd recorded in 1957 and released on Regent Records (a subsidiary of Savoy Records). Savoy issued it again later with the alternate title [More]
Color Changes is an album by trumpeter Clark Terry featuring performances recorded in late 1960 and originally released on the Candid label. “This is one of flügelhornist Clark Terry’s finest albums. Terry had complete control [More]
“Stardust” (Carmichael-Parish). “Charlie Shavers shared with Harry James, the ability to play emotionally and with unsurpassed technique at the same time. This version of Stardust comes from a Keynote session in 1944 with Earl Hines. [More]
Harry James was known as a virtuoso technician, swinging jazz player and bandleader. However, Harry James’ musical roots were firmly planted in Dixieland. This musical montage demonstrates how comfortable in the Dixie mode. This features [More]
Pangaea is a live album by American jazz trumpeter, composer, and bandleader Miles Davis. It was originally released as a double album in 1976 by CBS Sony in Japan. Recorded during Davis’ electric period, the [More]
To a Finland Station is an album by trumpeters Dizzy Gillespie and Arturo Sandoval recorded in 1982 and released on the Pablo label. “This unique set finds Dizzy Gillespie (who was nearly age 65) sharing [More]
St. James Infirmary Blues is an American jazz song of uncertain origin. Louis Armstrong made the song famous in his 1928 recording on which Don Redman was credited as composer; later releases gave the name [More]
Tate-a-Tate is an album by saxophonist Buddy Tate with trumpeter/flugelhornist Clark Terry which was recorded in 1960 and released on the Swingville label. “This LP reissue of a Storyville set (which has not yet been [More]
Out of This World is an album by the Pepper Adams Donald Byrd Quintet. The album features the recording debut of pianist Herbie Hancock. “This set of sides recorded with the then-fledgling Donald Byrd/Pepper Adams [More]
1958 Miles is a compilation album by American jazz trumpeter Miles Davis, released in 1974 on CBS/Sony. Recording sessions for the album took place on May 26, 1958, at Columbia’s 30th Street Studio and September [More]