Anita O'Day, vocals. Roy Eldridge, trumpet. Jimmy Rowles, piano. Mel Lewis, drums. Billy May, conductor, & others.
Label: Verve. Format: CD.
UPC: 042284926621. Daedalus Item Code: 69214
Arranged by Billy May, Anita O'Day's classic 1959 studio album of Cole Porter songs has been augmented by six tracks done with other arrangers (e.g., Buddy Bregman's "You're the Top," Jimmy Giuffre's ... (Read More)
Kris Bowers, piano. Julia Easterlin, José James & Chris Turner, vocals.
Label: Concord Jazz. Format: CD.
UPC: 888072343535. Daedalus Item Code: 59131
When he took first place in 2011's Thelonious Monk International Jazz Competition, Kris Bowers wowed a panel of judges that included the elite pianists Ellis Marsalis, Herbie Hancock, and Jason ... (Read More)
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Miles Davis, trumpet. Charlie Parker, alto saxophone, & others.
Label: Direct Source. Format: 3 CDs, boxed.
UPC: 779836515421. Daedalus Item Code: 57252
A trumpeter of genius who boldly experimented with the possibilities of jazz, Miles Davis was never content to repeat himself. This three-disc anthology features 30 songs from the first half of ... (Read More)
Charlie Parker, alto saxophone. Miles Davis & Dizzy Gillespie, trumpets. Curly Russell, bass. Max Roach, drums, & others.
Label: Savoy Jazz. Format: CD.
UPC: 795041758729. Daedalus Item Code: 69706
Few figures in jazz history have had such a galvanizing effect on both audiences and fellow musicians as Charlie Parker, and on these 1940s recordings, Bird serves notice to the big bands that ... (Read More)
Sonny Rollins, tenor saxophone. Bobby Broom & Yoshiaki Masuo, guitars. Bob Cranshaw, bass. Jack DeJohnette, drums.
Label: Original Jazz Classics. Format: cutout CD.
UPC: 888072313354. Daedalus Item Code: 37277
This 1982 LP's attractions range from the Billy Strayhorn ballad "My Little Brown Book" to the calypso stroll "Rosita's Best Friend," and from Howard McGhee's hot bop tune "McGhee" to the cheery ... (Read More)
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Wes Montgomery, guitar. Gene Morris, tenor saxophone. Jack Coker, piano. John Dale, bass. Paul Parker, drums, & others.
Label: Resonance. Format: 2 CDs.
UPC: 724101773129. Daedalus Item Code: 59332
Although Wes Montgomery fairly burst onto the jazz scene in 1959, he had already perfected his distinctive guitar style while playing in a small group with his brothers. Originating in Montgomery's ... (Read More)
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Woody Herman, clarinet, alto saxophone & bandleader. Joe Bishop, flugelhorn. Tommy Linehan, piano, & others.
Label: Naxos Jazz. Format: CD.
UPC: 636943265826. Daedalus Item Code: 57743
Admired for his versatility and individual style, clarinetist Woody Herman led the longest-running big band in jazz history. Spanning 1938–43, these 19 recordings mark the band's evolution from ... (Read More)
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