Anita O'Day with the Nat King Cole Trio & the Gene Krupa & Stan Kenton Orchestras.
Label: Acrobat Music. Format: 2 CDs.
UPC: 824046309824. Daedalus Item Code: 79452
In 1942, DownBeat named Anita O'Day "New Star of the Year," and these recordings from that era capture the Chicago native coming into her own. Here is a full disc of O'Day with the Gene Krupa ... (Read More)
Growing up in World War II–era Iowa, Art Farmer taught himself trumpet, developing his own style and approach. Here on four discs, these eight early-career recordings find Farmer already a masterful ... (Read More)
By the time of these late 1950s sessions, Art Farmer's ability to incorporate his intoxicating trumpet sound into any type of jazz had made him a sought-after musical partner, resulting in such high ... (Read More)
Having established himself as one of the premier trumpeters of his time, Art Farmer began performing on the flugelhorn in the early 1960s, and proved himself a master yet again. Surveying this ... (Read More)
After his long association with Duke Ellington, Ben Webster continued to work with the best in the business. This set's King of the Tenors features Webster with Oscar Peterson, Benny Carter, ... (Read More)
A preferred collaborator for many jazz musicians and a prolific recording artist in his own right, Ben Webster joins forces with Gerry Mulligan for a saxes-only version of "Chelsea Bridge" and adds ... (Read More)
Wynton Marsalis, trumpet. Victor Goines, tenor saxophone & clarinet. Dan Nimmer, piano. Elliot Mason, trombone, & others.
Label: Blue Engine Records. Format: CD.
UPC: 857509005032. Daedalus Item Code: 79040
Brassy and undeniably swinging, these 2012–14 live recordings by the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra turn back the clock to the golden age of big bands. Along with instrumental versions of "Jingle ... (Read More)
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In the late 1950s, Bill Evans had entered his artistic prime, with each release further documenting his evolution as a pianist. The dozen albums collected here on six discs include Waltz for ...(Read More)
Bill Evans, piano. Eddie Gomez, bass. Jack DeJohnette, drums.
Label: Resonance. Format: CD.
UPC: 096802280405. Daedalus Item Code: 79730
For six months in 1968, the Bill Evans Trio included the talents of bassist Eddie Gomez and drummer Jack DeJohnette; recordings of this lineup are rare indeed, making this concert recording from the ... (Read More)
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