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)
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)
(Grammy Hall of Fame Songs Included/"Strange Fruit," "Embraceable You," and "God Bless the Child") No one sounds quite like Billie Holiday, and few can match her ability to make every song her ... (Read More)
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Over the course of his career, Brad Mehldau—a seven-time winner of the Downbeat poll—has enthusiastically explored popular music in order to expand the repertoire for jazz piano. Collecting ... (Read More)
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Charlie Parker, alto saxophone. Miles Davis & Dizzy Gillespie, trumpets. Curly Russell, bass. Max Roach, drums, & others.
Label: Savoy Jazz. Format: CD.
UPC: 795041717023. Daedalus Item Code: 69723
Sometimes called the greatest jazz session of all time, Charlie Parker's November 26, 1945, recordings for Savoy Records do indeed represent a superpower summit of cutting-edge musicians, and the ... (Read More)
Chris Thile, mandolin & vocals. Brad Mehldau, piano.
Label: Nonesuch. Format: 2 CDs.
UPC: 075597940992. Daedalus Item Code: 79030
Having long since proven the versatility of the mandolin, Nickel Creek frontman and host of A Prairie Home Companion Chris Thile has become a highly sought-after collaborator; an equally ... (Read More)
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Count Basie, piano. Al Aarons, trumpet. Bill Hughes, trombone. Eric Dixon, tenor saxophone & flute. Harold Jones, drums, & others.
Label: GRP Records. Format: CD.
UPC: 011105082228. Daedalus Item Code: 69204
When this 1968 disc was recorded, Count Basie had just recently begun what would be a long partnership with composer and conductor Sammy Nestico, who penned the nine songs here for the veteran jazz ... (Read More)
Diana Krall, piano & vocals. Anthony Wilson, guitar. John Clayton, bass. Jeff Hamilton, drums, & others.
Label: Verve. Format: CD.
UPC: 044006510927. Daedalus Item Code: 79207
(Winner of the Grammy Award for Best Jazz Vocal Album) Captured at a December 2001 concert at Paris's Olympia Theatre and variously accompanied by percussionist Paulinho Da Costa, guitarist ... (Read More)
Singled out as "a window into Ellington's working method" by NPR's Kevin Whitehead, this 1970 session in Cologne features the Ellington Orchestra collaborating with Conny Plank (1940–87), a ... (Read More)
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