“I’ve Got A Date With A Dream” is a 1938 song by Mack Gordon & Harry Revel. Personnel: Billie Holiday – vocals Buck Clayton – trumpet Dicky Wells – trombone Lester Young – tenor saxophone, [More]
“Blue and Sentimental” (Count Basie, Mack David, Jerry Livingston). Count Basie and His Orchestra “Blue and Sentimental” Decca 1965. Recorded on February 16, 1938. Personnel: Ed Lewis, Buck Clayton, Harry Edison – trumpet Dicky Wells, [More]
“Lester Leaps In” is a jazz standard originally recorded by Count Basie’s Kansas City Seven in 1939. The composition, credited to the group’s tenor saxophone player Lester Young, is a head arrangement based on the [More]
Who was “John” here with the “idea”? John Hammond, the producer of the recording session. The song was written by Count Basie and was recorded on July 7, 1937. It was released as Decca 1363 [More]