Very fluid later work from Count Basie – a set that has that nice open-ended Pablo Records approach, but which still comes across with that brilliant Basie groove that first emerged most strongly in the 50s! Players are a mix of young and old, and the group includes Grover Mitchell and Booty ... (Jazz) read moreLP, Vinyl record album
A beautiful pairing of these two legendary pianists – heard late in the Basie career, in a setting that lets both of them open up nicely! Basie also plays a bit of organ, too. (Jazz) LP, Vinyl record album
Benny Carter —
King ... LP Pablo, 1976. Very Good ...
One of those great dates from Benny Carter's later years – a time when he'd stepped back from doing big arrangements, working with larger group, and returned to some of the smaller combo modes that really made him great during his 50s years on Verve! No surprise, this set's produced by ... (Jazz) read moreLP, Vinyl record album
A really well-titled set – as it offers up some more intimate takes on the Duke Ellington sound of the cusp of the 70s – with some especially nice trio and solo numbers that are well worth the price of the whole collection! The album starts with the amazing "Moon Maiden" ... (Jazz) read moreLP, Vinyl record album
We're not sure if the match is perfect, but it's still pretty darn nice – a live performance that has Ella Fitzgerald singing in front of the Count Basie Band – all recorded before a very enthusiastic audience at the Montreux Jazz Festival in 1979! The set's a nice capper to one of ... (Vocalists) read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Pretty wonderful funky work from Dizzy! The record's an excellent example of the messed-up funk groove that Diz was hitting at the time – a groove that he's never really given credit for, and which kept his records interesting long into the decade. Although the set's on Pablo, it's got more ... (Jazz) read moreLP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a promo stamp, sticker remnants, and masking tape on the bottom seam.)
Joe Pass & Paulinho Da Costa —
Tudo Bem! ... LP Pablo, 1978. Used ...
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One of the best Joe Pass albums from the 70s – largely because he's working with such a great group of Brazilian players! Besides percussionist Paulinho Da Costa, the musicians also include drummer Claudio Slon, as well as Oscar Castro Neves, Don Grusin, and Octavio Bailly. Tracks are light ... (Jazz) read moreLP, Vinyl record album
(Original pressing. Cover has light a small sticker.)
A striking little record – and the kind that both players could only have made with the new freedoms in jazz recording of the 70s! Although Peterson and Gillespie had played together before on earlier Verve albums, the setting was never like this – because the album's only a duet ... (Jazz) read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Mongo Santamaria with Dizzy Gillespie —
Summertime ... LP Pablo, 1980. Used ...
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A great cubop revival date – one that has Mongo Santamaria working with the great Dizzy Gillespie – all really opening up on some long live tracks that go quite a bit farther than bop/Latin sets like this from the late 40s! The tracks are all nicely extended, with lots of room for ... (Latin) read moreLP, Vinyl record album