Gene Ammons & Sonny Stitt, tenor saxophones. Art Farmer, trumpet. Duke Jordan, piano. Tommy Potter, bass. Kenny Clarke, drums, & others.
Label: Original Jazz Classics. Format: cutout CD.
UPC: 025218601429. Daedalus Item Code: 47859
"Roistering through two tenor battles with Sonny Stitt, a close kindred spirit" (Penguin Guide), Gene Ammons leads one of his impressive 1950s blowing sessions. This highly enjoyable set ... (Read More)
George Benson, guitar & vocals. Bruno Cardozo, organ. Gerald Albright, saxophone. Marcus Miller, bass, & others.
Label: Concord. Format: cutout CD.
UPC: 888072303645. Daedalus Item Code: 57221
NEA Jazz Master and ten-time Grammy winner George Benson says he loves songs with great melodies and great stories. Don't we all? This grooving set opens with a Latin-flavored cover of James Taylor's ... (Read More)
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On a break from performing with his celebrated quintet, George Shearing recorded this solo outing in 1957. Playing some jazz standards while also showcasing his classical training, Shearing brings a ... (Read More)
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Earl Wild & Peter Nero, pianos. Boston Pops. Arthur Fiedler, conductor.
Label: RCA Victor. Format: CD.
UPC: 090266083428. Daedalus Item Code: 57066
With his matchless ability to write engaging works for both the cabaret and the concert hall, George Gershwin holds a unique place in American music. In pianist Earl Wild, conductor Arthur Fiedler, ... (Read More)
Jason Moran, piano. Meshell Ndegeocello, vocals. Leron Thomas, trumpet & vocals. Stephen Lehman, saxophone, & others.
Label: Blue Note. Format: CD.
UPC: 602537534296. Daedalus Item Code: 49698
(2015 Grammy Nominee for Best Jazz Instrumental Album and Jazz Times Critic's Pick Best New Release 2014) Just reading the track list for this celebration of Thomas Wright "Fats" Waller ... (Read More)
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Miles Davis, Duke Ellington, Louis Armstrong, Dave Brubeck, Count Basie, Billie Holiday, Sonny Rollins & others.
Label: Legacy. Format: 4 CDs.
UPC: 888430180925. Daedalus Item Code: 59053
Jazz has always continued to reinvent itself, from Dixieland to swing to bebop and beyond. These four discs are divided into Pre– and Post–World War II, Further Ahead, and The Vocalists. You will ... (Read More)
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Louis Armstrong, Count Basie, Duke Ellington, Dizzy Gillespie, Woody Herman, Artie Shaw, Benny Goodman & others.
Label: Play 24-7. Format: 2 CDs.
UPC: 5051503201727. Daedalus Item Code: 46252
Orchestral and small-group swing, jump blues, bop, Latin jazz, and plenty of instrumental virtuosity characterize this overview of jazz essentials. Included are "Boogie Woogie" and "There Are Such ... (Read More)
Duke Ellington, Etta James, Louis Armstrong, Paul Desmond, Carmen McRae, Joe Williams, Jim Hall & others.
Label: Village Square Music. Format: CD.
UPC: 880303301925. Daedalus Item Code: 57103
Appropriately enough, many of the selections on this disc do indeed feature collaborations between friends, including saxophonist Paul Desmond and guitarist Jim Hall ("Bossa Antigua" and "The Night ... (Read More)
Sonny Rollins, Duke Ellington, Lena Horne, Ella Fitzgerald, Coleman Hawkins, John Coltrane, Oscar Peterson & others.
Label: Village Square Music. Format: CD.
UPC: 880303301628. Daedalus Item Code: 57104
One of the choice pleasures of lazy afternoons is having your preferred music readily available. Look no further—June Christy contributes "Something Cool," Duke Ellington creates an idyllic "Day ... (Read More)
Stan Getz, Ernestine Anderson, Hank Jones, Karrin Allyson, Tal Farlow, Susannah McCorkle, Scott Hamilton & many others.
Label: Concord. Format: 3 cutout CDs.
UPC: 013431521723. Daedalus Item Code: 46106
These 33 copacetic tracks by some of jazz's greatest names can shuffle 'round your player all day Saturday and Sunday, putting you in the groove for some good times and a carefree break from the ... (Read More)
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