Ben Riley, drums. Don Sickler, trumpet. Bruce Williams, saxophone. Freddie Bryant, guitar, & others.
Label: Concord Jazz. Format: cutout CD.
UPC: 888072300958. Daedalus Item Code: 37337
Focusing on Thelonious Monk's mid-60s music, this septet composed of many former sidemen carries on his legacy in fascinating ways, addressing tunes like "Rhythm-A-Ning," "Green Chimneys," "Bemsha ... (Read More)
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Coleman Hawkins, tenor saxophone. Ronnell Bright, piano. Kenny Burrell, guitar. Ron Carter, bass. Andrew Cyrille, drums.
Label: Prestige. Format: cutout CD.
UPC: 025218810623. Daedalus Item Code: 67253
Paterfamilias of the tenor sax and one its master balladeers, Coleman Hawkins (1904-69) recorded this disc for Prestige's Moodsville subsidiary. As he grew older, Hawkins often made it a point to ... (Read More)
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Count Basie, piano. Jimmy Rushing & Ann Moore, vocals, & others.
Label: Direct Source. Format: CD.
UPC: 779836357526. Daedalus Item Code: 67240
With quite a few songs penned by Count Basie and his band members, this disc is full of swing classics. The golden voice of Basie veteran Jimmy Rushing is featured on "Harvard Blues," "Brand New ... (Read More)
Variety is the order of the day on this disc, with Count Basie's exuberant "St. Louis Blues" followed by "Sugar," as quiet and gentle as any piece he ever recorded. Taps Miller sings "Did You See ... (Read More)
(Grammy Winner Included/"I Left My Heart in San Francisco") Even as Tony Bennett teaches a new generation how to appreciate classic pop, these 1951–2001 recordings offer a chance to look back ... (Read More)
During his 1950s tenure at Capitol Records, Frank Sinatra could truly do no wrong, as these 20 remastered tracks demonstrate in spades. Often culled from the Great American Songbook and originally ... (Read More)
Benny Goodman, John Coltrane, Quincy Jones, Count Basie, Duke Ellington, Oscar Peterson, Mel Tormé & others.
Label: Music Moods. Format: 2 CDs.
UPC: 753267005997. Daedalus Item Code: 67243
This extremely entertaining survey of classic jazz includes such premiere ensembles as Duke Ellington and his orchestra ("Basin Street Blues"), the Dave Brubeck Quartet ("Blue Rondo à la Turk"), and ... (Read More)