Michael Feinstein, vocals & piano. Jim Fox, guitar. Kirk Smith, bass. Willie Murillo, trumpet. Sid Page, violin, & others.
Label: Concord Jazz. Format: cutout CD.
UPC: 888072330979. Daedalus Item Code: 67239
Michael Feinstein's versatility on this second tribute to the massive songbook of Sinatra ranges from the big-band rhumba "Sway" and the upbeat medley "Luck Be a Lady"/"All I Need Is the Girl" to the ... (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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Nina Simone, piano & vocals. Jerry Friedman, guitar. Gary King, bass. Jim Madison, drums, & others.
Label: Legacy. Format: CD.
UPC: 886972487526. Daedalus Item Code: 69049
Nina Simone put a spell on us, no two ways about it. This 1978 album reflects the late vocal icon's all-embracing art, with torch songs, reggae, and covers of Hall & Oates's "Rich Girl," Judy ... (Read More)
Benny Goodman, John Coltrane, Quincy Jones, Count Basie, Duke Ellington, Oscar Peterson, Mel Tormé & others.
Label: Music Moods. Format: 2 CDs.
UPC: 753267005997. Daedalus Item Code: 67243
This extremely entertaining survey of classic jazz includes such premiere ensembles as Duke Ellington and his orchestra ("Basin Street Blues"), the Dave Brubeck Quartet ("Blue Rondo à la Turk"), and ... (Read More)
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. Herbie Hancock, piano. Jim Hall, guitar. Ron Carter, bass. Roy McCurdy, drums, & others.
Label: Masterworks Jazz. Format: 5 CDs, boxed.
UPC: 886976998325. Daedalus Item Code: 69060
These five recordings from the 1960s find saxophone legend Sonny Rollins in peak form, and experimenting with his signature sound. The adventurous concert recording Our Man in Jazz features an ... (Read More)
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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