Not a purist but maintaining a high standard, German pianist-composer Thomas Gabriel blends baroque with jazz and a touch of pop, in this immediately appealing recording; fans of Dave Brubeck or the ... (Read More)
List Price: $17.99
Sale Price: $6.98
You Save: $11.01
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)
Nat Gonella & Al Bowlly, vocals. The Monseigneur Band. Lew Stone, bandleader.
Label: Claves Records. Format: CD.
UPC: 7619931981222. Daedalus Item Code: 57213
Great Britain's most popular bandleader and arranger in the 1930s, Lew Stone turned the Monseigneur Band into one of Europe's most polished jazz ensembles. Although the band already had seasoned ... (Read More)
List Price: $16.00
Sale Price: $6.98
You Save: $9.02
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
If you like your Christmas music to be brassy and swinging, try these 2012–14 live recordings by the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra, which turns back the clock to the golden age of big bands. Along ... (Read More)
List Price: $14.99
Sale Price: $9.95
You Save: $5.04
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. Eliot Zigmund, drums.
Label: Fantasy Records. Format: CD.
UPC: 888072019713. Daedalus Item Code: 79264
Captured live at Madison, Wisconsin's Union Theater in November of 1976, this disc of previously unreleased treasures finds Bill Evans at the top of his game, further refining his harmonically ... (Read More)
List Price: $14.98
Sale Price: $11.95
You Save: $3.03
In the 21st century, New York City's Village Vanguard remains a sure bet for catching jazz greats at their best; here guitarist Bill Frisell and double bassist Thomas Morgan put on just such a show. ... (Read More)
List Price: $18.99
Sale Price: $13.95
You Save: $5.04
Bix Beiderbecke, cornet. Jimmy Dorsey, clarinet. Bill Rank, trombone. Irving Riskin, piano. Hal McDonald, drums, & others.
Label: Acrobat Music. Format: CD.
UPC: 824046014421. Daedalus Item Code: 79422
Born in 1903 to German immigrants in Davenport, Iowa, Bix Beiderbecke enjoyed a meteoric rise to prominence in the jazz scene of the 1930s, embodying the archetype of the brilliant artist doomed by ... (Read More)
Bix Beiderbecke, cornet. Eddie Lang, guitar. Paul Mertz, piano. Fuzzy Farrar, trumpet. Vic Berton, drums, & others.
Label: Acrobat Music. Format: 2 CDs.
UPC: 824046203825. Daedalus Item Code: 79421
In a career spanning just six years, Bix Beiderbecke (1903–31) brought a joyful energy to the world of jazz, his compositions and supple cornet style earning him lasting admiration. The basis for the ... (Read More)