Gerry Mulligan / Paul Desmond Quartet (later retitled Blues in Time) is a jazz album by Paul Desmond and Gerry Mulligan released in 1957 on the Verve label. The idea for this album was born [More]
An Electrifying Evening with the Dizzy Gillespie Quintet is a 1961 live album by trumpeter Dizzy Gillespie, recorded at the Museum of Modern Art in New York City. “Dizzy Gillespie (along with altoist Leo Wright, [More]
Getz/Gilberto is an album by American saxophonist Stan Getz and Brazilian guitarist João Gilberto, featuring pianist and composer Antônio Carlos Jobim (Tom Jobim), who also composed many of the tracks. It was released in March [More]
Mr. Swing is an album by trumpeter Harry Edison which was recorded in 1958 at the same session that produced The Swinger and released on the Verve label in 1960. Track listing: “Love Is Here [More]
A Jazz Portrait of Frank Sinatra is a 1959 album by The Oscar Peterson Trio, recorded in tribute to singer Frank Sinatra by interpreting songs associated with Sinatra. “This is not one of Oscar Peterson’s [More]
Sonny Side Up is an album by trumpeter Dizzy Gillespie, and the tenor saxophonists Sonny Stitt and Sonny Rollins, recorded in December 1957 in New York City. It was released in 1959 on producer Norman [More]
Saxophone Supremacy is an album by saxophonist Sonny Stitt recorded in 1959 and released on the Verve label. “Sonny Stitt had a difficult time coming out from under the shadow of Charlie Parker, even though [More]
In a Latin Bag is an album by American jazz vibraphonist Cal Tjader featuring performances recorded in 1961 and released on the Verve label. “Cal Tjader recorded prolifically for Verve during the first half of [More]
The Sunshine Of Love (Chet Gierlach, George Douglas, Leonard Whitcup). from the Louis Armstrong album Hello Louis – The Hit Years (1963-1969). “By 1968, Louis Armstrong was in failing health, but in the UK, ‘What [More]
Elis & Tom is a bossa nova album, released in 1974, recorded by Brazilian singer Elis Regina and singer-songwriter Antônio Carlos Jobim. Recorded over a 16-day period at MGM Studios in Los Angeles, California, the [More]