Duke Ellington, Cab Calloway, Fats Waller, Chick Webb, Lil Armstrong, Joe Marsala & others.
Label: Toma Distribution. Format: CD.
UPC: 5060093600711. Daedalus Item Code: 67274
In the years between the world wars, the New York City neighborhood of Harlem became the hub of a major cultural renaissance. Charting how that unique time and place influenced some of jazz's ... (Read More)
Harry James, trumpet. Helen Forrest, vocals. Corky Corcoran, tenor saxophone, & others.
Label: Fuel 2000 Records. Format: cutout CD.
UPC: 030206185621. Daedalus Item Code: 57812
Known for his bravura solos, Harry James was one of the preeminent jazz trumpeters and bandleaders of the 1930s and 40s. Featuring some of the most popular songs of the era, this 15-track collection ... (Read More)
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This set collects rare studio tracks and radio show airchecks from the early 40s, most of them featuring Lena Horne in front of a full orchestra. She sounds fabulous, and the song choices are both ... (Read More)
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In 1956, Nat King Cole hosted his own variety show, an unprecedented feat for an African American entertainer at the time. Most of these 35 performances from his program—augmented by 30 minutes of ... (Read More)
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Lena Horne, Billie Holiday, Aretha Franklin, the Pointer Sisters, Nina Simone, Eartha Kitt, Ella Fitzgerald & others.
Label: BMG. Format: 3 CDs, boxed.
UPC: 755174758522. Daedalus Item Code: 67276
This chronological survey of iconic divas fittingly begins with the great Lena Horne singing one of her signature songs, "Stormy Weather," followed by Billie Holiday and Artie Shaw on "Any Old Time," ... (Read More)