Jack Jezzro, guitar. Lori Mechem, piano. Leif Shires, trumpet. Eric Darken, percussion. Jeff Steinberg, conductor, & others.
Label: Green Hill. Format: CD.
UPC: 792755612224. Daedalus Item Code: 79256
Even talented vocalists can be daunted by trying to replicate Frank Sinatra's peerless phrasing, but Grammy-nominated guitarist Jack Jezzro has the chops to stand in for Ol' Blue Eyes. "I like to be ... (Read More)
Sonny Rollins, tenor saxophone. Ray Bryant, piano. George Morrow, bass. Max Roach, drums.
Label: Prestige. Format: cutout CD.
UPC: 888072312234. Daedalus Item Code: 67533
Among the most accessible of the jazz saxophone greats, Sonny Rollins has a supple and sparkling sax tone that enables his instrument to stand in for a singer; on this 1955 outing, Rollins puts his ... (Read More)
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Thelonious Monk, piano. Charlie Rouse, tenor saxophone. Sam Jones, bass. Art Taylor, drums.
Label: Ingrooves. Format: 2 CDs.
UPC: 5051083118477. Daedalus Item Code: 79581
Thelonious Monk was one of the most inspired re-interpreters of his own works, and so when Roger Vadim asked him to contribute music to the 1960 film adaptation of Les Liaisons Dangereuses, ... (Read More)
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With his smooth vocal delivery, professionalism and considerable charisma, Tony Bennett has never wanted for high-caliber collaborators; this 1959 session with Count Basie and his band ranks as one ... (Read More)
Don't let Trombone Shorty's name fool you; he is certainly a deft hand at his preferred instrument, but this Louisiana native is also a funky vocalist who plays trumpet, tuba, organ, and drums. New ... (Read More)
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Miles Davis, the Modern Jazz Quartet, Thelonious Monk, John Coltrane, Coleman Hawkins, Eric Dolphy, Dexter Gordon & others.
Label: Prestige. Format: 2 cutout CDs.
UPC: 888072312395. Daedalus Item Code: 67530
Documenting a 20-year period when jazz evolved from bebop to soul jazz and representing a who's who of the jazz world in the 1950s and 60s, this two-disc collection contains classic after classic of ... (Read More)
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Wynton Kelly, piano. Ron McClure, bass. Jimmy Cobb, drums. Wes Montgomery, guitar.
Label: Resonance. Format: CD.
UPC: 096802280382. Daedalus Item Code: 79381
Although Wes Montgomery could always be a show unto himself, here he benefits from the participation of pianist Wynton Kelly, bassist Ron McClure, and drummer Jimmy Cobb, on previously unreleased ... (Read More)
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