Andy Bey, piano & vocals. Salome & Geraldine Bey, vocals. Kenny Burrell, guitar. Milt Hinton, bass. Osie Johnson, drums.
Label: Prestige. Format: cutout CD.
UPC: 888072301658. Daedalus Item Code: 67242
Jazz prodigy Andy Bey sang with tenor sax great Hank Mobley at eight and recorded his first album at 13, but didn't receive serious recognition until four years later, when he formed a vocal trio ... (Read More)
Art Blakey, drums & bandleader. The Jazz Messengers.
Label: Columbia. Format: 8 CDs, boxed.
UPC: 887254359920. Daedalus Item Code: 59642
One of jazz's greatest drummers, Art Blakey was also the guiding force behind the Jazz Messengers for more than 30 years. The band's productive stint with Columbia and RCA Victor Records is ... (Read More)
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Ben Riley, drums. Don Sickler, trumpet. Bruce Williams, saxophone. Freddie Bryant, guitar, & others.
Label: Concord Jazz. Format: cutout CD.
UPC: 888072300958. Daedalus Item Code: 37337
Focusing on Thelonious Monk's mid-60s music, this septet composed of many former sidemen carries on his legacy in fascinating ways, addressing tunes like "Rhythm-A-Ning," "Green Chimneys," "Bemsha ... (Read More)
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From 1942 to 1951, Louis Jordan had 18 number one hits on the R&B charts, with music that reflected his African American roots while appealing strongly to mixed audiences. Drawing on small-group ... (Read More)
Tommy Dorsey, Glenn Miller, Duke Ellington, Cab Calloway, Woody Herman, Lionel Hampton, Benny Goodman & others.
Label: Legacy. Format: 2 CDs.
UPC: 625282704820. Daedalus Item Code: 57487
The 1930s–40s big bands' instrumental prowess and infectious rhythms have kept their music both timeless and as influential as ever. These 40 tracks sample the artistry of Glenn Miller ("Pennsylvania ... (Read More)
Bill Charlap, piano. Peter Washington, bass. Kenny Washington, drums.
Label: Impulse. Format: CD.
UPC: 602547783882. Daedalus Item Code: 69314
An esteemed accompanist most recently heard with Tony Bennett, Bill Charlap steps out with his trio on this mellow session. These nine classic yet refreshingly unconventional selections include Gene ... (Read More)
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Between 1973 and 1979, pianist Bill Evans added to his considerable reputation with a series of innovative recordings for the Fantasy label. Among the 98 songs contained in this 9-CD box set are "Re: ... (Read More)
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Bill Evans, piano. Eddie Gomez, bass. Jack DeJohnette, drums.
Label: Resonance. Format: 2 CDs.
UPC: 096802280276. Daedalus Item Code: 69292
Recently discovered in the vault of a German collector, these 1968 studio sessions are the only such recordings by Bill Evans with bassist Eddie Gomez and drummer Jack DeJohnette; the ensemble's ... (Read More)
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Blossom Dearie, vocals. Herb Ellis, guitar. Ray Brown, bass. Jo Jones, drums.
Label: Verve. Format: CD.
UPC: 731451706721. Daedalus Item Code: 69205
The quintessence of this sublime chanteuse's unique charm, Blossom Dearie's 1958 studio album Give Him the Ooh-La-La actually features just one French song, "Plus Je T'embrasse." The 13 tracks ... (Read More)
Brad Mehldau, piano. Larry Grenadier, bass. Jeff Ballard, drums.
Label: Nonesuch. Format: CD.
UPC: 075597946505. Daedalus Item Code: 69298
Having long since proven his skill as an interpreter of jazz and contemporary rock music, Brad Mehldau here reunites with his trio for an exploration of the blues and popular song. Creating a ... (Read More)
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Bill Withers, Aretha Franklin, Marvin Gaye, Billie Holiday, the Isley Brothers, Nina Simone, Dave Brubeck & others.
Label: Sony. Format: CD.
UPC: 0888430321427. Daedalus Item Code: 67258
What would some of the all-time jazz and R&B classics sound like if they had been recorded by Brazilian artists? Grammy-winning producers Frank and Christian Berman extracted the vocals from a dozen ... (Read More)
Count Basie, piano. Al Aarons, trumpet. Bill Hughes, trombone. Eric Dixon, tenor saxophone & flute. Harold Jones, drums, & others.
Label: GRP Records. Format: CD.
UPC: 011105082228. Daedalus Item Code: 69204
When this 1968 disc was recorded, Count Basie had just recently begun what would be a long partnership with composer and conductor Sammy Nestico, who penned the nine songs here for the veteran jazz ... (Read More)