Louis Armstrong, trumpet & vocals. Johnny McGee, trumpet. Dave Barbour, guitar. Ray Brown, bass. Louis Bellson, drums, & others.
Label: Hip-O. Format: CD.
UPC: 602498828892. Daedalus Item Code: 59823
Louis Armstrong created a disproportionately large share of jazz's greatest recordings, and this 23-song retrospective has quite a few of them. Here are songs that Satchmo put his distinctive stamp ... (Read More)
A six-time Grammy nominee who knows no musical boundaries, Brazil's Luciana Souza has collaborated with a wide range of jazz, classical, pop, and bossa nova artists. On this 2015 release, Souza is ... (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)
Miles Davis, trumpet. Thelonious Monk, piano. John Coltrane, tenor saxophone. Pete Cosey, guitar. Al Foster, drums, & others.
Label: Legacy. Format: 4 CDs, boxed.
UPC: 888750819529. Daedalus Item Code: 59523
The Newport Jazz Festival has always attracted the genre's best, so it's no surprise that Miles Davis played there on many occasions. Highlights from eight of Miles's performances are collected on ... (Read More)
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Miles Davis, trumpet. Kai Winding, trombone. Gerry Mulligan, baritone saxophone. Lee Konitz, alto saxophone. Max Roach, drums, & many others.
Label: Capitol Jazz. Format: CD.
UPC: 724353011727. Daedalus Item Code: 59643
On every critic's list of essential jazz albums, this collection of arrangements by Miles Davis's nonet, recorded at three sessions over the course of a year (1949–50), was the cradle for the ensuing ... (Read More)
In 1956, Nat King Cole hosted his own variety show, an unprecedented feat for an African American entertainer at the time. Most of these 35 performances from his program—augmented by 30 minutes of ... (Read More)
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It's hard to believe that it's been 50 years since the debut of Vince Guaraldi's "Linus and Lucy," one of the all-time great theme songs and among the most familiar jazz tunes in history. Twelve of ... (Read More)
Dave Douglas, trumpet. Chet Doxas, clarinet & saxophone. Steve Swallow, bass. Jim Doxas, drums.
Label: Greenleaf Music. Format: CD.
UPC: 186980000367. Daedalus Item Code: 59008
Somewhere up in heaven, Billie Holiday is nodding and smiling as she listens to this fine band's languorous take on "Travelin' Light." Riverside puts a contemporary stamp on small-group improvisation ... (Read More)
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Amy London, Darmon Meader, Holli Ross & Dylan Pramuk with Jon Hendricks, Annie Ross, Sheila Jordan & others.
Label: Motema Music. Format: CD.
UPC: 0181212001822. Daedalus Item Code: 59820
A multigenerational summit of singers, this project unites the talents of Amy London, Darmon Meader, Holli Ross, and Dylan Pramuk to pay tribute to vocalese, the art of singing lyrics over classic ... (Read More)
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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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Sonny Rollins, tenor saxophone. Sonny Clark, piano. Percy Heath & Paul Chambers, basses. Roy Haynes, drums.
Label: Riverside. Format: cutout CD.
UPC: 888072301863. Daedalus Item Code: 67251
In 1957, the Down Beat Critics' Poll proclaimed smooth bopper Sonny Rollins the "new star" of the tenor saxophone, awarding this LP four stars. Bursting with melodic invention and intricate ... (Read More)
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Stacey Kent, vocals. Robert Menescal, guitar. Jeremy Brown, bass. Jim Tomlinson, tenor saxophone & flute.
Label: OKeh. Format: CD.
UPC: 888751567627. Daedalus Item Code: 69072
A jazz chanteuse of international scope, Stacey Kent brings her own spin to the Great American Songbook, and she can also sing French chansons and Brazilian bossa nova classics in their original ... (Read More)
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