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)
A crossover artist who is equally at home playing Fats Waller or W.A. Mozart, Steven Mayer delivers spirited and flowing performances that perfectly capture jazz virtuoso Art Tatum's ebullient ... (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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Nat Gonella & Al Bowlly, vocals. The Monseigneur Band. Lew Stone, bandleader.
Label: Claves Records. Format: CD.
UPC: 7619931981222. Daedalus Item Code: 57213
Great Britain's most popular bandleader and arranger in the 1930s, Lew Stone turned the Monseigneur Band into one of Europe's most polished jazz ensembles. Although the band already had seasoned ... (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)
Louis Armstrong, Bing Crosby & Rosemary Clooney, Guy Lombardo, Dick Robertson & others.
Label: Direct Source. Format: CD.
UPC: 779836872920. Daedalus Item Code: 67423
You don't have to be told that Louis Armstrong loves the holidays, because you can hear it in his crooned rendition of "White Christmas"; on the other hand, the song's best-known performer Bing ... (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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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)