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)
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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Fine and Mel-low is how we'd describe these 20 tracks from one of the best singers in the business. Tormé's lush tones made gals swoon, and who can blame them? He's abetted by the Mel-Tones and ... (Read More)
Michael Feinstein, vocals. George Shearing, piano.
Label: Concord. Format: cutout CD.
UPC: 013431215226. Daedalus Item Code: 57783
George Shearing is a jazz eminence known for his legendary quartet as well as for his vocal collaborations with Nat Cole, Peggy Lee, Nancy Wilson, and Mel Tormé. Michael Feinstein is a popular ... (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. Cannonball Adderley, alto saxophone. John Coltrane, tenor saxophone. Bill Evans, piano. Paul Chambers, bass. Jimmy Cobb, drums.
Label: Legacy. Format: CD.
UPC: 074646493526. Daedalus Item Code: 59648
In 1959, hard bop had become the prevailing style in jazz, and Miles Davis one of its most prominent practitioners. Assembling a group that included John Coltrane, Cannonball Adderley, and Bill ... (Read More)
Miles Davis, trumpet & flugelhorn. Joe Bennett, trombone. Gunther Schuller, French horn, Paul Chambers, bass. Gil Evans, conductor, & many others.
Label: Legacy. Format: CD.
UPC: 074646514122. Daedalus Item Code: 59647
An essential recording from 1958, Porgy & Bess teamed Miles Davis with arranger Gil Evans for a superb big band revamp of George Gershwin's operatic score; this digitally remastered version ... (Read More)
Cannonball Adderley, Dizzy Gillespie, Benny Golson, Jim Hall, Joe Henderson, Buddy Rich, Toots Thielemans & others.
Label: Quicksilver. Format: 2 CDs.
UPC: 015668401427. Daedalus Item Code: 46251
Recorded live at the venerable Monterey Jazz Festival, a plethora of jazz greats strut their stuff on this prismatic anthology. Highlights include Cannonball Adderley's funked up "The Sticks," ... (Read More)
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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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Los Angeles Neophonic Orchestra. New York Neophonic Orchestra & Neophonic Jazz Orchestra. Stan Kenton & Joel Kaye, conductors.
Label: Tantara Productions. Format: 2 CDs.
UPC: 780291112124. Daedalus Item Code: 47843
This set captures jazz great Stan Kenton and his Neophonic Orchestra, which shared the Los Angeles Music Center with Zubin Mehta's Philharmonic in the mid-'60s. On Disc 1, Kenton conducts Ralph ... (Read More)