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)
Queen Latifah, vocals. Michael Landau, guitar. Stevie Wonder, harmonica. Kevin Ricard, percussion, & others.
Label: Verve. Format: CD.
UPC: 602517365049. Daedalus Item Code: 79211
(Grammy Winner for Best Instrumental Arrangement Accompanying Vocalist; Also Nominated for Best Traditional Pop Album) She is a skilled rapper, but on this 2007 outing, Queen Latifah proves ... (Read More)
Red Norvo, xylophone, marimba & vibraphone. Jimmy Dorsey, clarinet. Dave Barbour, guitar. Bill Miller, piano, & others.
Label: Acrobat Music. Format: 2 CDs.
UPC: 824046205126. Daedalus Item Code: 79451
Known as "Mr. Swing," Red Norvo (1908–99) helped to establish xylophone, marimba, and vibraphone as jazz instruments. Recorded during the 1930s–60s, the 40 selections here find Norvo performing in ... (Read More)
Regina Carter, violin. Carla Cook & Miche Braden, vocals. Chris Lightcap, bass. Marvin Sewell, guitar, & others.
Label: OKeh. Format: CD.
UPC: 889854060428. Daedalus Item Code: 79345
It is difficult to follow in the footsteps of Ella Fitzgerald, so Regina Carter took a different route, delivering here soul and R&B–flavored violin renditions of Ella classics. With solid support ... (Read More)
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Dave Douglas, trumpet. Chet Doxas, clarinet & saxophone. Steve Swallow, bass. Jim Doxas, drums.
Label: Greenleaf Music. Format: CD.
UPC: 186980000367. Daedalus Item Code: 59008
Somewhere up in heaven, Billie Holiday is nodding and smiling as she listens to this fine band's languorous take on "Travelin' Light." Riverside puts a contemporary stamp on small-group improvisation ... (Read More)
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In the 1950s Rosemary Clooney came into her own as a singer, and was eager to leave behind her earlier novelty hits; these radio performances on her own program and on The Bing Crosby Show ... (Read More)
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Roy Eldridge, trumpet. Coleman Hawkins, tenor saxophone. Benny Carter, alto saxophone. Jo Jones, drums, & others.
Label: Enlightenment. Format: 4 CDs, boxed.
UPC: 823564699721. Daedalus Item Code: 79678
A major force in jazz and swing trumpet who helped break the color barrier as part of Gene Krupa's band, Roy Eldridge (1911–89) is heard here on eight career-spanning albums, on four discs. The ...(Read More)