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)
Art Pepper & Sonny Stitt, saxophones. Russ Freeman & Lou Levy, pianos. John Heard & Chuck DeMonico, basses. Carl Burnette, drums.
Label: Omnivore Recordings. Format: 2 CDs.
UPC: 816651011964. Daedalus Item Code: 79033
Released in 1980 and billed as recordings by Sonny Stitt and His West Coast Friends, Art Pepper finds himself in good company here with a simpatico saxophonist. Combining the discs Groovin' ...(Read More)
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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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In the mid-1950s, Chet Baker quickly established himself as one of jazz's most appealing and dependable performers; this four-disc set finds the trumpeter at the peak of his abilities. Containing ... (Read More)
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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)
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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