||Deborah J. Carter|
Blue Notes & Red Shoes (2009)
Track Listing: Moanin\'; Dizzy And Parker; That Note Costs A Dollar; \'Round Midnight Prelude / \'Round Midnight; Meet Me, Midnight; Too Darn Blue; It Isn\'t So Good, It Couldn\'t Get Better; The In-And-Outs; Big Blue / Seí±or Blues; I\'m Walking; ...
Night at Birdland, Vol. 1 (1954)
Recorded live at Birdland, New York, New York on February 21, 1954. Originally released on Bluenote (1521). Includes liner notes by Bob Blumenthal.
When Pee-Wee Marquette, emcee of Birdland, introduces Art Blakey and his quintet, the audience in attendance erupts in ...
||Best of Ken Burns Jazz (2000)
Track Listing: Stardust; Dead Man Blues; Dear Old Southland; Singin' the Blues (Till My Daddy Comes Home); St. Louis Blues; Mooche, The; Hotter Than 'Ell; King Porter Stomp; Begin the Beguine; Cotton Tail; Jumpin' at the Woodside; Solitude; Groovin' High; ...
||Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers / Art Blakey|
Jazz Messengers (1956)
Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers: Art Blakey (drums); Hank Mobley (tenor saxophone); Donald Byrd (trumpet); Horace Silver (piano); Doug Watkins (bass).
With The Jazz Messengers, these early-period (mid-'50s) recordings are excellent. With Jackie McLean (as). ~ Michael G. Nastos
Recorded at ...
Next Set (2009)
This is the debut recording of Jim Ketch, a veteran trumpeter and jazz educator. This well-paced studio session, which includes tenor saxophonist Wally West, pianist Stephen Anderson, bassist Steve Haines, and drummer Thomas Taylor, is a refreshing change from many ...
||Phil Norman / Phil Tentet Norman|
Totally Live at Catalina Jazz Club: In Memory of Bob Florence (2008)
Phil Norman Tentet/Phil Norman: Phil Norman (tenor saxophone); Larry Koonse (guitar); Rusty Higgins (flute, soprano saxophone, alto saxophone); Roger Neumann (baritone saxophone); Ron Stout, Carl Saunders (trumpet); Andy Martin (trombone); Christian Jacob (piano); Kevin Axt (bass instrument); Brad Dutz (drums, ...
And the Angels Swing (2001)
Part of a Verve reproduction reissue series, the packaging on this CD is merely a shrunken-down LP, with microscopic liner notes that cannot be read without a magnifying glass. They are reproduced in a folded insert but are dated and ...
Bebop Pianists (2005)
Liner Note Author: Francois Billard.
Personnel: Bud Powell (piano); Billy Bauer (guitar); Harry Babasin (cello); Dodo Marmarosa, George Shearing, George Wallington, Horace Silver, Al Haig, Lennie Tristano, Thelonious Monk (piano); Milt Jackson (vibraphone); Cozy Cole, Harold Granowsky, Jackie Mills, Max Roach, ...
Greatest Ballads (2010)
This is a wonderful compilation, full of gems like "'Round Midnight," "Blue in Green," "How Deep Is the Ocean," "Bye Bye Blackbird," and many others recorded with a virtual litany of jazz greats, including John Coltrane, Sonny Rollins, Horace Silver, ...
Bags Groove (1957)
BAGS' GROOVE is drawn mostly from a June 29, 1954 session reuniting Miles with his "Walkin'" rhythm team and old cohort Sonny Rollins. In addition to two fine takes of Gershwin's "But Not For Me," Rollins italicizes his commanding return ...
During his 13-year association with Criss Cross, which includes six prior leader dates and another five with the nonpareil hard bop collective One For All, trumpeter Jim Rotondi has consistently maintained high standards of excellence in his playing and
||Modern Jazz Quartet|
One Bass Hit (2006)
Recording information: Hackensack, NJ (06/16/1954-01/09/1955); New York, NY (06/16/1954-01/09/1955).
Personnel: Henry Boozier (trumpet); John G. Lewis, Horace Silver (piano); Milt Jackson (vibraphone); Kenny Clarke (drums).
Liner Note Author: William Hogeland.
Night of Jazz Guitars (2011)
Audio Mixer: Jörg Mayr.
Liner Note Author: Bill Milkowski.
Recording information: Lunch Productions (10/2010).
Photographers: Uli Zrenner Wolkenstein; Jens Palm.
||Alex Jung Quartet / Johannes Enders|
Love and the Inception (2011)
Track Listing: All Spruced Up; Hangout; Gather Momentum; Lina, Pt. 2; Should I?; Head Over Heels; Clouded Perception; Peace;
Da Capo (2007)
The late vibraphonist Milt Jackson (1923-1999) is a towering figure in jazz history, a vibrant and elegant player and bandleader who pioneered the application of bebop to his instrument. DA CAPO is a superb cross-section of Jackson's career from the ...
Dee Dee Bridgewater performs 13 of Horace Silver's songs on this well-conceived release. On most selections she is accompanied by her French quintet, but there are also two guest appearances apiece for organist Jimmy Smith and pianist Silver himself ("Nica's ...
German two CD compilation packaged in a digipak with 20 page booklet. Modern Jazz Archives. 2004.
Personnel: Sonny Rollins (tenor saxophone); Jackie McLean (alto saxophone); Kenny Dorham, Miles Davis, Art Farmer (trumpet); Julius Watkins (French horn); Elmo Hope, John Richard Lewis, ...
Trane's Blues (1999)
Recorded between March 1956 and September 1960. Includes liner notes by Bob Belden.
In short, this collection of Coltrane performances is fantastic. Though each tune here is based on more or less traditional 12-bar blues structures, there is never a dull ...
Blue Bassoon (2010)
Much like Eric Dolphy transformed the bass clarinet from its primary role in providing orchestral color, bassoonist Daniel Smith also seeks to turn his instrument into a legitimate lead voice in a small-group jazz setting. While his reed is a ...
Best of Miles Davis: The Capitol/Blue Note Years (2001)
Recorded in New York, New York on January 21, 1949; WOR Studios, New York, New York on May 9, 1952 and April 20, 1953; the Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, New Jersey on March 6, 1954 and March 9, 1958.
Recorded between ...
Recording information: Hackensack, NJ (04/29/1954-12/24/1954); New York, NY (04/29/1954-12/24/1954).
Personnel: Miles Davis (trumpet); Lucky Thompson, Sonny Rollins (tenor saxophone); J.J. Johnson (trombone); Horace Silver, Thelonious Monk (piano); Milt Jackson (vibraphone); Kenny Clarke (drums).
Early Spring 1951 (2004)
As a description, early spring doesn't fit the recording dates of this Stan Getz compilation; they actually range from December of 1950 to October of the following year. But the title actually refers to the first recording, "Early Spring," a ...
Miles Davis 1 (1955)
|| (Import) Bonus Track; Japan; Remastered; Super-High Material
The three sessions Miles Davis organized for Alfred Lion of Blue Note Records in 1952, 1953 and 1954 rank among the most fully realized of his early works preceding the Prestige and Columbia recordings. MILES DAVIS, VOLUME 1 compiles the ...
||Beethoven / Kennedy / Mozart|
Beethoven: Violin Concerto; Mozart: Violin Concerto No. 4; Horace Silver: Creepin' In (2008)
Track Listing: Violin Concerto in D major, Op. 61; Violin Concerto No. 4 in D major, K. 218; Creepin' In;
Art Farmer and the Jazz Giants (1998)
Recorded between 1952 and 1989. Includes liner notes by Scott Yanow.
Digitally remastered by Joe Tarantino (1998, Fantasy Studios, Berkeley, California).
Compilation producer: Eric Miller.
Personnel: Art Farmer (trumpet, flugelhorn); Kenny Burrell (guitar); Gigi Gryce, Jackie McLean, Art Pepper (alto saxophone); Clifford Jordan, ...