Maynard Ferguson Appears on
Innovations Orchestra (1997)
During 1950-51, Stan Kenton did the unthinkable by putting together a 40-piece orchestra that included a full string section. The music was quite uncommercial, complex, and advanced with the emphasis on the arrangements rather than the soloists (which include trumpeters ...
In The Land Of Hi-Fi (1956)
Back in the '50s it wasn't that much of a stretch for a strictly pop singer like Doris Day or Dinah Shore to do a straight jazz album. After all, most of these singers learned their craft in the big ...
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Anthology 1949-1955 (2007)
Track Listing: DISC 1: Yes Sir, That's My Baby; Portrait of Jennie; Exactly Like You; For All We Know; I Used to Love You; Lush Life; Calypso Blues; 'Tis Autumn; My Baby Just Cares for Me; Can I Come in ...
Porgy & Bess (1956)
PORGY AND BESS includes narration by Al "Jazzbo" Collins interspersed with the songs.
Includes a 48-page booklet with liner notes by J.F. Quinn, Art Hilgart and Joseph F. Laredo.
Digitally remastered from original session tapes by Tom Moulton and Greg Vaughn (Frankford ...
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Big Band Cole (1991)
In a couple of irresistible pairings, Nat "King" Cole is heard here with both the Count Basie Orchestra (without Basie, who is replaced by Gerald Wiggins) and Stan Kenton's orchestra. The Basie band cuts--the album's first dozen tracks--were recorded in ...
Jazz 'Round Midnight: Three Divas (1995)
Track Listing: DISC 1: Flower Is a Lovesome Thing, A; Easy to Love; Embraceable You; Midnight Sun; Misty; I Get a Kick Out of You; You've Changed; Now It Can Be Told; Man That Got Away, The; Ill Wind; Way ...
Sings Folk Songs (1957)
Digitally remastered by Tom Moulton and Greg Vaughan (Frankford Wayne Mastering Labs, New York, New York).
Frances Faye was a spirited middle-of-the-road pop/cabaret singer. During 1955-1957 she was one of Bethlehem's few non-jazz artists although being with that label resulted in ...
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Track Listing: Die Götterdämmerung; Cello Concerto in A minor, Op. 129: 1. Nicht zu schnell; Symphony No. 6 in A major, WAB 106: 3. Scherzo: Nicht schnell; Mischievous Folk Ditties; Symphony No. 2 'Titans': 4. Finale; Piano Concerto No. 2 ...
Jams 2 (1954)
JAMS 2 is a specially imported, limited-edition reissue. All tracks have been digitally remastered (24-bit).
Personnel: Clifford Brown (trumpet).
Greats Do 'Round Midnight (2011)
Track Listing: 'Round Midnight; 'Round Midnight; 'Round Midnight; 'Round Midnight; 'Round Midnight; 'Round Midnight; 'Round Midnight; 'Round Midnight; 'Round Midnight; 'Round Midnight; 'Round Midnight; 'Round Midnight;
Golden Era (2001)
Recorded in 1949.
Personnel: Claire Hogan (vocals); Jimmy Dorsey (horns).
Personnel includes: Jimmy Dorsey (alto saxophone, clarinet); Maynard Ferguson (trumpet).
Brownie: The Complete Emarcy Recordings (1989)
This 10-CD box set contains Clifford Brown's complete recorded output for Emarcy from 1954 to 56, including 10 previously unissued alternate takes. It includes a 56-page book with liner notes by Quincy Jones and Dan Morgenstern as well as a ...
JAM SESSION is a specialy imported, limited-edition reissue. All tracks have been digitally remastered.
The lineup of this jam session is quite remarkable with trumpeters Clifford Brown, Clark Terry, and Maynard Ferguson, altoist Herb Geller, tenor saxophonist Harold Land, Richie Powell, ...
Complete Dinah Washington on Mercury, Vol. 3 (1991)
Of the seven three-CD sets in Mercury's Complete series of Dinah Washington recordings, this is the most jazz-oriented one. The versatile singer participates in a very memorable jam session with an all-star group (featuring Clifford Brown, Maynard Ferguson, and Clark ...
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Nature Boy (2000)
Whereas most compilations on ASV/Living Era present a straightforward look (though of a slight British slant) at the artist or era in focus, a volume on Nat King Cole can be allowed more latitude simply because of the dozens of ...
City Of Glass (1995)
Track Listing: Thermopylae, for jazz orchestra; Everything happens to me; Incident in Jazz, for jazz orchestra; House of Strings, for string orchestra; Horn, for french horn & jazz orchestra, A; City of Glass II, suite for jazz orchestra: First Movement. ...
Sticks On Fire (2003)
Recorded between 1951 & 1952.
Personnel: Louie Bellson (drums); Barney Kessel (guitar); Russell Procope (clarinet, alto saxophone); Jimmy Hamilton (clarinet, tenor saxophone); Willie Smith, Benny Carter (alto saxophone); Bumps Myers, Paul Gonsalves, Wardell Gray (tenor saxophone); Bob Lawson, Harry Carney (baritone ...
Bernstein Live / New York Philharmonic (2000)
Track Listing: DISC 1; Chant du rossignol; Chant du rossignol; Chant du rossignol; Cockaigne Overture 'In London Town', concert overture for orchestra & organ, Op. 40; Piano Concerto No. 3 in D minor, Op. 30: Allegro non tanto; Piano Concerto ...
Hollywood Night Spots (2002)
Recorded live at the Palladium Theatre, Hollywood, California in 1951. Includes liner notes by Niall Dunbar.
All tracks have been digitally remastered.
Personnel includes: Stan Kenton (leader, piano); Jay Johnson (vocals); Bud Shank (alto saxophone); Bob Cooper, Bart Calderall (tenor saxophone); Maynard ...
Prez: The Mambo King, Vol. 2 (1995)
Recording information: 1540 Broadway Digital Studios, New York, NY (04/08/1954-02/18/1955); Radio Recorders Studios, Hollywood, CA (04/08/1954-02/18/1955).
Unknown Contributor Roles: Mike Pacheco; Carlos Vidal.
Arranger: Pérez Prado.
Personnel: Pérez Prado (piano); Sirelda Gonzalez (vocals); Eddie Gomez , Estephan Valera, Modesto Duran, Ray Vasquez, Mike ...
Havana 3 A.M. (1956)
Recorded in 1956 as Perez Prado was at the height of his fame, HAVANA 3 A.M. bears witness to the talent that catapulted Prado to the top. Teamed with an excellent band that includes Maynard Ferguson, Prado delivers the goods ...
Jazz 'Round Midnight
JAZZ 'ROUND MIDNIGHT is also available with Ella Fitzgerald's JAZZ 'ROUND MIDNIGHT AGAIN and Billie Holiday's JAZZ 'ROUND MIDNIGHT in the 3-CD box set JAZZ 'ROUND MIDNIGHT: THREE DIVAS (Verve 529 153).
Quincy Jones's Orchestra includes: Quincy Jones (arranger); Harold Mooney, ...
Mosaic Select - Bud Shank & Bob Cooper (2004)
For hardcore West Coast jazz fans, this Mosaic Select volume will be a kind of treasure-trove, though for most it will simply be a compelling curiosity piece. The collaborations of saxophonist and flutist Bud Shank and arranger, saxophonist, and oboist ...
Beginning with his first hit "Artistry In Rhythm" (1943), Stan Kenton's continual innovations influenced jazz and pop artists alike. His style moved from the "progressive jazz" of "Concerto To End All Concertos" to the classical overtones of his early 1950's ...
There is a gap in the Stan Kenton chronology. It begins with the ellipsis caused by the second commercial recording ban mandated by the American Federation of Musicians, which was in effect throughout most of 1948. Unable to continue making ...