Esperanza Spalding – On the sunny side of the street (Live at The White House, 2016). Esperanza Spalding – vocals, bass
New Life is an album by drummer Antonio Sánchez which was released on the CAM Jazz label in 2013. Drummer/vocalist Antonio Sanchez’s third solo album is a forward-thinking collection of jazz originals that features an [More]
Track listing: 1. 00:00:00 Fats Waller Everybody Loves My Baby 2. 00:03:00 Fats Waller Cheatin’ On Me 3. 00:06:16 Fats Waller It’s A Sin To Tell A Lie 4. 00:09:14 Fats Waller When Somebody Thinks [More]
Louis Armstrong and Duke Ellington were (and are) two of the main stems of jazz. Any way you look at it, just about everything that’s ever happened in this music leads directly — or indirectly [More]
Mingus Plays Piano is a 1963 solo jazz album by Charles Mingus. The album is notable for Mingus’s departure from his usual role as composer and double-bassist in ensemble recordings, instead playing piano without any [More]
Helen Merrill is in top form throughout this 1980 session, backed by pianist Torrie Zito’s thoughtful arrangements. Merrill, who improvises like a member of the band, always knows the possibilities within each song she performs [More]
I Love Brazil! is a 1977 studio album by Sarah Vaughan, accompanied by prominent Brazilian musicians Milton Nascimento, Dori Caymmi and Antônio Carlos Jobim. This was Vaughan’s first album of bossa nova/MPB, it was followed by [More]
Paris Sessions is easily the most informal item in Sutton’s discography, but the idea of informality shouldn’t carry a negative connotation; quite the opposite, in fact. This is a work of unfiltered beauty, successfully pairing [More]
Chet Baker with Fifty Italian Strings is an album by trumpeter Chet Baker which was recorded in Italy in 1959 and released on the Jazzland label. AllMusic Review by Scott Yanow: In 1959 while in [More]
This Is the Moment! (subtitled Kenny Dorham Sings and Plays) is an album by American jazz trumpeter Kenny Dorham featuring performances recorded in 1958 and released on the Riverside label. The album marks the recording [More]