Lea DeLaria, vocals. Gil Goldstein, piano & accordion. Christian McBride, bass. Seamus Blake, tenor saxophone. Bill Stewart, drums, & others.
Label: Telarc. Format: cutout CD.
UPC: 089408550928. Daedalus Item Code: 57818
Although now well-known for her role as "Big Boo" on the Netflix program Orange is the New Black, Lea DeLaria has long cultivated a side career as a jazz singer. On this album of eclectic ... (Read More)
Lee Wiley, vocals. Eddie Condon, guitar. Billy Butterfield, trumpet. Bob Haggart, bass. Gene Krupa, drums, & others.
Label: Acrobat Music. Format: 3 CDs.
UPC: 824046905927. Daedalus Item Code: 79462
With her laid-back delivery and a voice of uncommon tenderness, Lee Wiley (1908–75) is a singer worthy of rediscovery. A comprehensive introduction, the 70 tracks here include "Take It from Me I'm ... (Read More)
Les Paul was a genius on the guitar and in the studio, while Mary Ford was a canary par excellence. This 23-track collection of digitally remastered highlights from their Capitol discography includes ... (Read More)
Mary Lou Williams, piano. Mundell Lowe, guitar. George Duvivier, bass. Ben Thigpen, drums, & others.
Label: Acrobat Music. Format: 2 CDs.
UPC: 824046204624. Daedalus Item Code: 79463
One of jazz's pioneering female composers, Mary Lou Williams (1910–81) also ranks as one of the genre's most formidable pianists. Surveying the first half of Williams's career, this two-disc set ... (Read More)
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 Frank Sinatra ranges from the big-band rhumba "Sway" and the upbeat medley "Luck Be a Lady/All I Need Is the Girl" to ... (Read More)
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Miles Davis, trumpet. John Coltrane, tenor saxophone. Wynton Kelly, piano. Paul Chambers, bass. Jimmy Cobb, drums.
Label: Accent. Format: 4 CDs, boxed.
UPC: 824046707620. Daedalus Item Code: 79431
The five-year collaboration between Miles Davis and John Coltrane changed jazz forever, and at the time of this 1960 European tour, the duo was at its most creative and inspired. A revelation even ... (Read More)
In addition to performing with the Modern Jazz Quartet, Milt Jackson—the vibraphonist of his generation—sought out other outlets for his creativity by working with musicians from various disciplines. ... (Read More)
Mose Allison, piano & vocals. Stan Getz, tenor saxophone. Addison Farmer, bass. Osie Johnson, drums, & others.
Label: Acrobat Music. Format: 4 CDs.
UPC: 824046707828. Daedalus Item Code: 79418
A singer-pianist who has had an outsized influence upon blues, jazz, and popular music, Mose Allison is heard here on 80 songs from the first phase of his long career. Allison is joined by the Stan ... (Read More)
A poised yet understated singer, Nancy Wilson has always considered herself a "song stylist," and this generous anthology amply proves her skill at musical interpretation. Wilson's albums Like in ...(Read More)
Norah Jones, piano, organ & vocals. Wayne Shorter, soprano saxophone. Max Moston, violin. Brian Blade, drums, & others.
Label: Blue Note. Format: CD.
UPC: 602547955715. Daedalus Item Code: 69599
In the four years since she released Little Broken Hearts, Norah Jones has joined Billie Joe Armstrong on the Everly Brothers tribute Foreverly, founded the band the Little Willies, and ... (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: 795041758729. Daedalus Item Code: 69706
Few figures in jazz history have had such a galvanizing effect on both audiences and fellow musicians as Charlie Parker, and on these 1940s recordings, Bird serves notice to the big bands that ... (Read More)