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)
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)
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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Bill Evans, piano. Scott LaFaro, bass. Paul Motian, drums.
Label: Riverside. Format: CD.
UPC: 888072328426. Daedalus Item Code: 69529
(Selected by Billboard Jazz Critics as Best Piano LP for 1961) Having spent a year honing a uniquely cohesive sound, Bill Evans and bandmates Scott LaFaro and Paul Motian crafted their second ... (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 & vocals. Mark Guiliana, drums & electronics.
Label: Nonesuch. Format: CD.
UPC: 075597957952. Daedalus Item Code: 49227
(2015 Grammy Nominee for Best Improvised Jazz Solo Brad Mehldau is one of the most highly acclaimed jazz artists on the contemporary scene, coming to the spotlight with the Joshua Redman ... (Read More)
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Charlie Parker, alto saxophone. Thelonious Monk, piano. Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet. Ray Brown, bass. Max Roach, drums, & others.
Label: Verve. Format: 2 CDs.
UPC: 602547846587. Daedalus Item Code: 69558
So remarkable was the saxophone artistry of Charlie Parker that every recording he made becomes a vital clue to understanding his genius. True treasures from the vaults, these 69 selections consist ... (Read More)
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Burl Ives, Rosemary Clooney, Ella Fitzgerald, Gene Autry, Paul Anka, Perry Como, Frank Sinatra & others.
Label: Intense Media. Format: 10 CDs, boxed.
UPC: 4053796000095. Daedalus Item Code: 67512
Better than a grab bag of holiday tunes, this set collects ten complete Christmas albums by some of popular music's greatest stars. Here's Nat "King" Cole ("Adeste Fideles," "I Saw Three Ships," "God ... (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)
Variety is the order of the day on this disc, with Count Basie's exuberant "St. Louis Blues" followed by "Sugar," as quiet and gentle as any piece he ever recorded. Taps Miller sings "Did You See ... (Read More)
James Moody, tenor saxophone, flute & vocals. Frank Greene, trumpet. Steve Davis, trombone. Slide Hampton, bandleader, & others.
Label: Mcg Jazz. Format: CD.
UPC: 612262102325. Daedalus Item Code: 57146
Saxophonist Jimmy Heath's "Without You—No Me (To Dizzy)" is a solidly swinging tribute to Gillespie in this live 2005 date in Pittsburgh, as are Slide Hampton's trombone improvisations on Gillespie's ... (Read More)
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