||True Believer CD (2012) |
Bill Massey discography The songs here are as innovative as they are impressive. The majestic "Empty Room" sparkles with two familiar Oz Knozz elements: great solo work and subtle, ...
||Stitt's Bits: Bebop Recordings 1949-1952 CDs (2006)
Bill Massey albums Occasionally undervalued because his alto playing strongly resembled Charlie Parker's, saxophonist Sonny Stitt was no bebop knock-off. There were many musicians tilling the same soil in ...
||Kaleidoscope CD (1952) |
Bill Massey songs Deftly handling the alto, tenor, and baritone saxophone, bebop giant Sonny Stitt is heard to perfection here on a variety of early-'50s dates. Stitt not only ...
||Factory CD (2010) |
Bill Massey music CDs Much like predecessors New York Dolls, Stooges and Dead Boys, The Factory burned like a roman candle, then they were gone. The Washington D.C. band ruled ...
||Lotta Sax Appeal CD (2003) |
Bill Massey CD discography Andy Kirk was a successful big bandleader in the '30s and '40s. He started playing bass sax and tuba in Denver with George Morrison's band in ...
||Cool It Baby CD (2009) |
Bill Massey discography An unsung rock & roll artist from the Elvis era, Jimmy Dell is perhaps better known as one part of the teen idol duo Jimmy & ...
||Andy Kirk & The 12 Clouds of Joy CD (1994)
Bill Massey albums Amidst the day's heavy hitters -- Ellington, Basie, and Goodman -- Andy Kirk's band made a name for themselves with some of the tightest swing of ...
||1951-1953 CD (2006) |
Bill Massey CD discography This CHRONOLOGICAL CLASSICS set features some of the early recordings by the great tenor sax player Gene Ammons. While Ammons would later move in more experimental ...
||Greatest Hits: The 50s CD (1998) |
Bill Massey music CDs Ten long years after the release of Gene Ammons' Greatest Hits, Vol. 1: The Sixties, the de facto second volume finally emerged in 1998, summing up ...
||Gene Ammons Story: The 78 Era CD (1977) |
Bill Massey songs Recorded between March 1950 and November 1955. Includes liner notes by Bob Porter.
Digitally remastered by Kirk Felton (1992, Fantasy Studios, Berkeley).
Chronologically, this set follows the YOUNG ...
||Soul Bopper 1946/1949 CD (2001) |
Bill Massey albums Recorded between 1946 and 1949. Includes liner notes by Francois Billard.
Adapter: Joyce Waterhouse.
Personnel: Milt Jackson (vibraphone); Bill DeArango (guitar); Charlie Parker (alto saxophone); Don Byas, James ...
||1929-1931 CD (1992) |
Bill Massey discography This highly recommended CD from the European Classics label has all of the early recordings of Andy Kirk's Twelve Clouds of Joy, although unfortunately not the ...
||Young Jug CD (1994) |
Bill Massey CD discography Recorded between October 1948 and March 1952. Includes liner notes by Bob Porter.
Digitally remastered by Erick Labson (MCA Music Media Studios).
This collection is made up primarily ...
||Prestige First Sessions, Vol. 2 CD |
Bill Massey music CDs Sonny Stitt is heard in his early prime throughout this CD, sticking to tenor on all but two of the 24 selections. Few could play bebop ...
||Early Modern CD (1999) |
Bill Massey songs Recorded between 1949 and 1954. Includes liner notes by Bob Blumenthal.
Digitally remastered by Paul Reid III.
Personnel: Milt Jackson (vibraphone); Frank Morgan All-Stars (alto saxophone); Walter Benton ...
||1950-1951 CD (2003) |
Bill Massey CD discography The second of the Classics label's Sonny Stitt compilations, The Chronological Sonny Stitt: 1950-1951 features some of the best work the tenor saxophone luminary recorded for ...
||Twangin' From Phoenix To L.A.- CDs (1994) |
Bill Massey albums Bear Family's Twangin' from Phoenix to L.A. is a 133-track, five-disc box set that contains all of Duane Eddy's early recordings, from his early singles for ...
||Sessions With Sonny Stitt Vinyl LP (1955) |
Digitally remastered by Phil De Lancie (1991, Fantasy Studios, Berkeley, California).
A bop ...