||Benny Orchestra Goodman / Anita O'Day|
Live Stadthalle, Freiburg October 1959 (2012)
Recording information: Stadthalle Freiburg (10/15/1959).
Translator: Alan Seaton.
Arranger: Benny Goodman.
Personnel: Jimmy Wyble (guitar); Jerry Dodgion (flute); Benny Goodman (clarinet); Flip Phillips (tenor saxophone); Jack Sheldon (trumpet); Bill Harris (trombone); Russ Freeman (piano); Red Norvo (vibraphone); John Markhan (drums).
Liner Note Author: Michael ...
Legacy: The Last Sessions (2006)
Track Listing: Nessun Dorma; Take the a Train; Stormy Weather; Why Don't You Do Right; Overtime; Angel Eyes; Jordu; 'Round Midnight; Love for Sale;
||Frank Sinatra, Jr.|
That Face! (2006)
Track Listing: That Face; I'm Afraid the Masquerade Is Over; Feeling Good; I Was a Fool; Spice; Girl Talk; Cry Me a River; What a Diff'rence a Day Made; You'll Never Know; Softly, As in a Morning Sunrise; Trouble with ...
Live at Carnegie Hall: 40th Anniversary Concert (2007)
In 1978, Benny Goodman celebrated the 40th anniversary of his original pioneering Carnegie Hall concert with an anniversary performance at the palace of classical music. From reviews of the actual event, the music and presentation were quite erratic, but this ...
Still on the Road (1993)
On this CD, Rosemary Clooney broke away from using a jazz combo with Scott Hamilton and instead is accompanied by a big band mostly arranged and conducted by her musical director, pianist John Oddo. The 15 songs frequently have something ...
Sings for Lovers (2008)
There have been few singers who can skirt the issue of category, yet the late Rosemary Clooney remains very much in that class. Like Keely Smith and Tony Bennett, Clooney's easygoing but professional approach effortlessly straddles the divide between pop ...
Anita O'Day Swings Cole Porter with Billy May (1959)
Out of print on cassette on Verve [422 849 266] as of December, 1993.
For more than a half-century, Anita O'Day has been the most adventurous jazz singer of them all. Though Betty Carter may have bent more notes or stretched ...
Jazz Band Ball: First Set (1957)
On this reissue CD, pianist/arranger Marty Paich heads a septet that consists of trumpeters Jack Sheldon and Don Fagerquist, valve trombonists Stu Williamson and Bob Enevoldsen, and a quiet rhythm section with bassist Buddy Clark and drummer Mel Lewis. While ...
Unrecorded Stan Kenton (2008)
Pianist Stan Kenton was one of the few leaders of the big band era whose popularity extended even into the 1970s, in part because Kenton didn't rely upon nostalgia and kept his music evolving. Kenton's orchestra was always one of ...
Smack Up (1960)
Without the influence of Charlie Parker, Art Pepper's music would have sounded completely different. (Then again, this would be true of all post-war jazz musicians.) With 1960's SMACK UP, Pepper's Parker-inspired playing is filtered through layers of time and experience, ...
Tangents In Jazz (2006)
Remastered reissue CD that looks like vinyl. OLP. 2005.
Recording information: Los Angeles, CA (05/1955).
Personnel: Jimmy Giuffre (clarinet, tenor saxophone, baritone saxophone); Jack Sheldon (trumpet); Art Anton (drums).
Liner Note Author: Peter Bölke.
Selected Shorts (2004)
Track Listing: Mama's Boy Blues; That's Where I Am; Hey Bartender; Willie; One More Cowboy; Barstool Boogie; C'mon-A-My House; First I Lost My Marbles; That Ain't Right; Cue the Violins; I'll See You in My Dreams; Texas Kinda Attitude; That's ...
Great Ideas Of Western Mann (2008)
One classic LP, plus five bonus tracks from the flutist and bass clarinet jazzman, Herbie Mann, with incredible assistance by Jack Sheldon, Jimmy Rowles and a host of others. These original Riverside recordings showcase the amazing talents of each and ...
Diva Series (2003)
Track Listing: What Is This Thing Called Love?; Ten Cents a Dance; Waiter, Make Mine Blues; Bewitched, Bothered and Bewildered; Tea for Two; Honeysuckle Rose; Love Me or Leave Me; It Shouldn't Happen to a Dream; Miss Brown to You; ...
Very Best of Diane Schuur (1997)
The Very Best of Diane Schuur is a fine collection of 13 of the vocalist's most popular recordings for GRP, featuring such tracks as "All Right, OK, You Win (I'm in Love With You)," "Try a Little Tenderness," "Sunday Kind ...
Jazz Greats of Our Time: Complete Recordings (1957)
This double-disc compilation of jazz classics includes several recordings from 1957 and features jazz greates from both coasts.
Manny Albam led many fine all-star big bands assembled specifically for recording sessions, and this compilation combines two related Coral LPs into a ...
Jimmy Giuffre Clarinet (1956)
This continually interesting set finds Jimmy Giuffre sticking exclusively to his cool-toned clarinet, mostly playing in the lower register, in several settings. The thought-provoking and generally relaxed works feature a wide variety of instrumentation. Giuffre takes "So Low" as an ...
Songs I Like to Sing! (1960)
Digitally remastered by Joe Tarantino (Fantasy Studios, Berkeley, California).
One of the high points of Helen Humes' career, this Contemporary set (reissued on CD) features superior songs, superb backup, and very suitable and swinging arrangements by Marty Paich. Humes' versions of ...
In a Jazz Orbit (1958)
Considering his talents, arranger Bill Holman has led relatively few recording sessions through the years. This formerly rare big-band set from 1958 (originally on the Andex label and reissued on CD by V.S.O.P.) features a 15-piece band filled with West ...
||An Uptown Christmas (1995) |
Uptown was one of the first independent jazz labels to come out with a multi-artist Christmas jazz collection. This enjoyable CD has performances by the Claudio Roditi-Don Sickler quintet, Frank Wess, Johnny Coles, Kenny Barron, Charlie Rouse, Richard Wyands, Maria ...
Joy Bryan Sings (1957)
Joy Bryan only made two albums in her career and that is a real pity for she was a subtle and talented jazz singer. This CD reissue brings back her earlier date, a septet outing arranged by Marty Paich and ...
Bird's Eyes, Vol. 13 (2013)
Recording information: Hollywood, CA (1948-1956); Pershing Ballroom, Chicago, IL (1948-1956).
Personnel: Charlie Parker (alto saxophone); Ernie Henry, Joe Maini (alto saxophone); Joe Gayles, James Moody , Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone); Dave Burns, Dizzy Gillespie, Jack Sheldon, Miles Davis, Willie Cook, Elmon ...
Jennifer Hall Meets...A West Coast Tribute to Gerry Mulligan (2007)
Track Listing: Five Brothers; Elevation; Dragonfly; Apple Core; Festive Minor; Summer's Over; Rico Apollo; Line for Lyons; Walkin' Shoes; Rocker; Cat Walk; Bernie's Tune;
Radio Rarities (2004)
This is an 18 track collection of broadcast material from the fabulous '40s through the '70s -- all never before released songs. During this era of live, nightly brodacasts (heard from all corners of the country at every late-night hour), ...
Yale University Archives, Vol. 1: 1955 - 1986 (1989)
THE YALE ARCHIVES, VOLUME 1 is part of a 5 volume Benny Goodman box set entitled SWING, SWING, SWING, containing previously unreleased material taken from Benny Goodman's personal collection of master tapes. This collection was bequeathed to The Yale University ...