Les Paul was a genius on the guitar and in the studio, while Mary Ford was a canary par excellence. This 23-track collection of digitally remastered highlights from their Capitol discography includes ... (Read More)
A jazz-pop duo with a big, warm sound—thanks in part to their savoir faire in the studio—vocalist Mary Ford and guitarist/vocalist Les Paul starred in their own TV show and recorded a string ... (Read More)
Spike Jones & His City Slickers, Fats Waller, Artie Shaw, Glenn Miller & Stan Kenton & their Orchestras, & others.
Label: Quality Audio. Format: 4 CDs, boxed.
UPC: 779836429629. Daedalus Item Code: 46346
This swinging, jiving, and gliding collection of dance tunes and songs about dance spans four decades—from the Cakewalk, the Charleston and the Black Bottom of the 1920s up through the 1950s, the era ... (Read More)
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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Melody Gardot, piano, guitar & vocals. Irwin Hall, alto saxophone. Gary Grant, trumpet. Pete Korpela, percussion, & others.
Label: Verve. Format: CD.
UPC: 602547246820. Daedalus Item Code: 59681
Embracing jazz, blues, soul, and R&B, Currency of Man is a creative milestone by Philadelphia's Grammy-nominated, platinum-selling native daughter, Melody Gardot. "After spending time in LA, ... (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)
Nat Adderley, cornet. Wes Montgomery, guitar. Bobby Timmons, piano. Percy Heath, bass. Louis Hayes, drums, & others.
Label: Riverside. Format: cutout CD.
UPC: 888072305069. Daedalus Item Code: 57223
On this late 1950s date, cornetist Nat Adderley was at the top of his game. Besides introducing his brother Cannonball’s "Sack of Woe" and an early version of his own greatest hit ("Work Song"), this ... (Read More)
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Lauryn Hill, Usher, Mary J. Blige, Lisa Simone, Nina Simone, Jazmine Sullivan & others.
Label: RCA. Format: CD.
UPC: 888751136229. Daedalus Item Code: 59668
This array of 16 songs paying tribute to Nina Simone is the soundtrack to the documentary What Happened, Miss Simone? Produced by jazz pianist Robert Glasper and five-time Grammy winner Lauryn ... (Read More)
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British jazz singer Norma Winstone and her group take a fresh approach to Madonna's "Live to Tell" and to Dave Grusin's "It Might Be You" as well as to Ralph Towner's "A Breath Away" (with lyrics by ... (Read More)
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