Sarah Vaughan: Finest Hour (2000)
Recorded between 1949 and 1964. Includes liner notes by Will Friedwald.
Digitally remastered by Space Heater (Universal Mastering Studios-East).
Verve's Finest Hour collection of Sarah Vaughan's work compiles 60 minutes of career highlights, including "Misty," "Lush Life," "Lullaby of Birdland," "Star Dust," ...
||Jazz Monterey: 1958-1980 (1982)
Recorded live at the Monterey Jazz Festival, Monterey, California between 1958 and 1980. Includes liner notes by Jimmy Lyons and Dr. Herb Wong.
Prior to its reissue by Quicksilver, this two-CD anthology was briefly available as a two-LP set from the ...
||Eric Dolphy / Eric Dolphy Quintet|
Eric Dolphy at the Five Spot, Vol. 2 (1961)
Recorded live at The Five Spot, New York, New York on July 16, 1961. Originally released on Prestige (7294).
The 2009 reissue of Eric Dolphy's landmark AT THE FIVE SPOT VOL. 2 includes two bonus tracks, "Number Eight (Potsa Lotsa)" and ...
||Bomb The Bass|
Back to Light (2010)
Tim Simenon must have been energized by his return to the record ranks with 2008's Future Chaos, because he went right back to work and emerged barely 18 months later with Back to Light. It's obvious from the beginning here ...
Plays Cedar Walton (1991)
Compilation of three albums recorded for Prestige between 1967-1969 highlighting pianist Cedar Walton's own compositions. Backed by trumpeter Kenny Dorham & Blue Mitchell, saxophonist Junior Cook & Clifford Jordan, bassists Leroy Vinnegar & Richard Davis
Still as criminally overlooked as he ...
Voice That Is! (1965)
(2-LP set)(45-RPM) "The lush baritone voice of Johnny Hartman enriched many big bands in the Forties and Fifties including Dizzy Gillespie's and Erol Garner's. But in the Sixties he recorded many fine albums as leader and with all-star small groups. ...
See You at the Fair (1964)
SEE YOU AT THE FAIR is part of the "GRP Legendary Masters Of Jazz Series."
On SEE YOU AT THE FAIR, we hear a mature Ben Webster performing with both a quartet and a nonet, featuring arrangements of tunes such as ...
|Rickie Lee Jones|
It's Like This (2010) Top Seller
Track Listing: Show Biz Kids; Trouble Man; For No One; Smile; Low Spark Of High Heeled Boys; On The Street Where You Live; I Can't Get Started; Lazy River; Someone To Watch Over Me; Cycles; One Hand, One Heart;
Voice That Is (1965)
Ballad singer Johnny Hartman's third and final Impulse session is not quite on the same level as the first two. Although the earlier of the two sessions has several near-classic performances (including "My Ship," "Waltz for Debby," and "It Never ...
I Need Some Money/Bigger Better (2000)
This budget two-fer from the Jazz Collectables label teams up a pair of separate Atlantic recordings from tenor saxophonists Eddie Harris and David "Fathead" Newman. On the 1974 release I Need Some Money, Harris adopts a pre-disco electric sound featuring ...
Heavy Day (2008)
Falko Brocksieper's work tends towards the refined side of electronic music in the 21st century -- without following the trends towards neo-space rock/disco that any number of groups and performers have pursued. There's something about his spare style of Detroit-and-after ...
Best of Eric Dolphy (2004)
Eric Dolphy was one of the great pioneers of avant-garde jazz. However, he never detached himself from jazz traditions altogether. In fact, he always retained strong bebop roots despite his interest in abstract, atonal music. On THE BEST OF ERIC ...
Very Best Of (2007)
Recorded from 1965 to 1972. Includes liner notes by Parke Puterbaugh.
A satisfying budget-priced compilation, THE VERY BEST OF THE RASCALS is as good as any (Young) Rascals compilation out there. While Rhino's two-disc ANTHOLOGY 1965-1972 has it beat in terms ...
Here and There (1961)
This CD reissue has rarities from three different Eric Dolphy sessions. "April Fool" and the alternate take of "G.W." are drawn from Dolphy's initial date as a leader, a quintet outing with trumpeter Freddie Hubbard and pianist Jaki Byard. "Don't ...
These Are My Roots: Clifford Jordan Plays Leadbelly (1965)
Recorded on February 1 & 17, 1965 in New York, New York. Originally released on Atlantic (1444). Includes liner notes by Nat Hentoff.
All tracks have been digitally remastered using HDCD technology by Gene Paul (DB Plus, New York, New York).
Dear John C. (1965)
Digitally remastered by Robert Stoughton (MCA Music Media Studios).
Track 10, included on the reissue of DEAR JOHN C, is a bonus reissue track originally released on THE DEFINITIVE JAZZ SCENE--VOLUME III, Impulse! (AS-9101).
This CD is a homage to the wizard ...
Talkin' Verve: Roots of Acid Jazz (1996)
Track Listing: Movin' Wes, Pt. 1; Movin' Wes, Pt. 2; Bumpin' on Sunset; Green Peppers; O.G.D.; In and Out; Impressions; 13 (Death March); Thumb, The; Boss City; Sunny; Mr. Walker; Bumpin'; Willow Weep for Me; Tequila; Night Train;
In N Out (1964)
|| (Import) Bonus Track; Japan; Remastered; Super-High Material
This progressive session from Joe Henderson is a quintessential mid-'60s Blue Note disc. Although a great deal of attention has been placed on the significance of the work of Miles Davis and John Coltrane at that time, Henderson was one ...
Silence Please! (2013)
Audio Mixer: Vidis.
Photographer: Visvaldas Morkevicius.
Music Matador (1998)
In the spring of 1963, in the last full year of his life, Eric Dolphy recorded nine tracks in New York with producer Alan Douglas. Working with an ensemble that was mixed and matched in different configurations and included Prince ...
Negotiations And Love Songs 1971-1986
Digitally remastered by Greg Calbi (Sterling Sound, New York, New York).
In his career, Paul Simon has had an impeccable ability to bring together melody and lyric with various global styles, creating some of the smartest pop around. Ever since he ...
Willie Bobo's Finest Hour (2003)
Recorded between 1965 & 1968. Includes liner notes by Carlo Wolff.
There are compilations and there are compilations. Verve's Finest Hour series has, generally speaking, been consistent in producing collections with artists' best performances from the label -- with the possible ...
Once Upon a Time (1966)
For reasons that are unclear, this LP reissue of an Impulse set drops one of the seven songs ("Black and Tan Fantasy") from the program, reducing the playing time down to a mere 29 minutes. But if one finds this ...
Blues for Easy Livers (1966)
Despite the title, this actually leans considerably further to the jazz side of Witherspoon's muse than the blues one, with backing by Pepper Adams on baritone sax, Roger Kellaway on piano, Bill Watrous on trombone, Richard Davis on bass, and ...
Rise & Fall of the Third Stream/Money in the Pocket (1994)
THE RISE & FALL OF THE THIRD STREAM was recorded at Atlantic Recording Studios, Olmstead Studios and RCA Studios, New York in 1967. Originally released on Vortex (2002). MONEY IN THE POCKET was recorded at Atlantic Recording Studios, New York ...