Anita O'Day, vocals. Roy Eldridge, trumpet. Jimmy Rowles, piano. Mel Lewis, drums. Billy May, conductor, & others.
Label: Verve. Format: CD.
UPC: 042284926621. Daedalus Item Code: 69214
Arranged by Billy May, Anita O'Day's classic 1959 studio album of Cole Porter songs has been augmented by six tracks done with other arrangers (e.g., Buddy Bregman's "You're the Top," Jimmy Giuffre's ... (Read More)
Art Blakey, drums & bandleader. The Jazz Messengers.
Label: Columbia. Format: 8 CDs, boxed.
UPC: 887254359920. Daedalus Item Code: 59642
One of jazz's greatest drummers, Art Blakey was also the guiding force behind the Jazz Messengers for more than 30 years. The band's productive stint with Columbia and RCA Victor Records is ... (Read More)
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A crossover artist who is equally at home playing Fats Waller or W.A. Mozart, Steven Mayer delivers spirited and flowing performances that perfectly capture jazz virtuoso Art Tatum's ebullient ... (Read More)
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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)
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Johnny Griffin, tenor saxophone. Thelonious Monk, piano. Paul Chambers, bass. Clark Terry, trumpet. Wes Montgomery, guitar. Roy Haynes, drums, & others.
Label: Riverside. Format: cutout CD.
UPC: 888072313323. Daedalus Item Code: 57159
These 9 remastered tracks recap the career of a top jazz tenor, who died in 2008. From a big band version of "Wade in the Water" to an incendiary version of "Cherokee" and two hard-swinging duels ... (Read More)
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Tommy Dorsey, Glenn Miller, Duke Ellington, Cab Calloway, Woody Herman, Lionel Hampton, Benny Goodman & others.
Label: Legacy. Format: 2 CDs.
UPC: 625282704820. Daedalus Item Code: 57487
The 1930s–40s big bands' instrumental prowess and infectious rhythms have kept their music both timeless and as influential as ever. These 40 tracks sample the artistry of Glenn Miller ("Pennsylvania ... (Read More)
Between 1973 and 1979, pianist Bill Evans added to his considerable reputation with a series of innovative recordings for the Fantasy label. Among the 98 songs contained in this 9-CD box set are "Re: ... (Read More)
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Bill Frisell, guitar. Petra Haden, vocals. Thomas Morgan, bass. Rudy Royston, percussion.
Label: OKeh. Format: CD.
UPC: 888751422124. Daedalus Item Code: 69071
A musical nomad equally at home playing jazz, folk, country, and experimental rock, Grammy winner Bill Frisell here presents freeform yet respectful renditions of some favorite themes from the silver ... (Read More)
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Bob Mintzer, tenor saxophone & bandleader. Kurt Elling, vocals. Frank Greene, trumpet. Phil Markowitz, piano, & others.
Label: Mcg Jazz. Format: CD.
UPC: 612262101625. Daedalus Item Code: 57142
Recorded live at Pittsburgh's Manchester Craftsmen's Guild in 2004, tenor saxophonist Bob Mintzer and his swinging 15-piece ensemble purvey their own mixture of classic big band, bebop, and Latin ... (Read More)
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Over the course of his career, Brad Mehldau—a seven-time winner of the Downbeat poll—has enthusiastically explored popular music in order to expand the repertoire for jazz piano. Collecting ... (Read More)
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Brad Mehldau, piano & vocals. Mark Guiliana, drums & electronics.
Label: Nonesuch. Format: CD.
UPC: 075597957952. Daedalus Item Code: 49227
(2015 Grammy Nominee for Best Improvised Jazz Solo Brad Mehldau is one of the most highly acclaimed jazz artists on the contemporary scene, coming to the spotlight with the Joshua Redman ... (Read More)
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Charles Lloyd, tenor saxophone & flute. Bill Frisell, guitar. Norah Jones, vocals. Willie Nelson, guitar & vocals, & others.
Label: Blue Note. Format: CD.
UPC: 602547652577. Daedalus Item Code: 69185
After nearly six decades in the music business, saxophonist and arranger Charles Lloyd can have his first choice among contributors, so he tapped guitarist Bill Frisell and bassist Reuben Rogers for ... (Read More)
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