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Capitol album that compiles some of Charlie Barnet's earlier 78rpm sides for the label, recorded in 1949 and 1950, with medium sized groups that have a good swing behind Barnet's firey tenor. Titles include "Cu-Ba", "Eugipelliv", "Lonely Street", "Pan ... LP, Vinyl record album
With the Quintette Of The Hot Club Of France – Gianni Safred on piano, Carlo Recori on bass, Arurelio de Carolis on drums, and Stephane Grappelli on bass. Titles include "The World Is Waiting For A Sunrise", "Honeysuckle Rose", "All The Things You Are", "Dja ... LP, Vinyl record album
Includes recordings from 1940 with Billy Butterfield, Johnny Guarnieri, Al Hendrickson, Jud DeNaut, and Nick Fatool, and with Roy Eldridge, Dodo Marmarosa, Barney Kessel, Morris Rayman, and Lou Fromm from 1945. LP, Vinyl record album
With Andy Ferretti, Sterling Bose, Bill Graham, and Cliff Weston on trumpets, Dave Jacobs and Ben Pickering on trombones, Noni Bernardi and Sid Stoneburn on alto, Johnny Van Eps and Clyde Rounds on tenor, Paul Mitchell on piano, Mac Cheikes on guitar, Gene Traxler on bass, and Sam Rosen on drums. ... LP, Vinyl record album
Third volume of recordings for Bluebird, with Georgie Auld and Tony Pastor on tenor, Hank Freeman and Les Robinson on alto, Bernie Privin, Chuck Peterson, and Johnny Best on trumpet, George Arus, Harry Rodgers, and Les Jenkins on trombone, Al Avola on guitar, Bob Kitsis on piano, Sid Weiss on bass, ... LP, Vinyl record album
Second volume of recordings for Bluebird, with Georgie Auld and Tony Pastor on tenor, Hank Freeman and Les Robinson on alto, Bernie Privin, Chuck Peterson, and Johnny Best on trumpet, George Arus, Harry Rodgers, and Les Jenkins on trombone, Al Avola on guitar, Bob Kitsis on piano, Sid Weiss on bass ... LP, Vinyl record album
The second great session from two of Verve's biggest jazz stars of the 60s – organist Jimmy Smith and guitarist Wes Montgomery – an unlikely pair, to be sure, but one who work great together on the set! The real change here is in Wes' playing – as it's shifted from the mellower ... LP, Vinyl record album
A dream of a record from Gary McFarland – lightly jazzy instrumentals with a warm bossa nova undercurrent! The style is incredible – a sweet blend of vibes, guitar, and even some light whistling – often also featuring wordless jazz vocals – scatting along with the groove in ... LP, Vinyl record album
One of the more open-ended sessions that Brother Jack cut for Atlantic – with less of the tight larger soul arrangements that the label usually saddled him with. (Not that we mind those, though!) David Newman plays a variety of saxes, and the group also includes a young Melvin Sparks on ... LP, Vinyl record album
Cool 2LP collection of some of Roland Kirk's best stuff from his Mercury years, including a motherlode of tracks that are very very hard to find on LP! Tracks include "Reed & Deeds", "Rip Rig & Panic", "Where Monk & Mingus Live", "Get Out Of Town" ... LP, Vinyl record album
Very sharp LP issue of some of the legendary late 40's bop recordings that were cut in New York under the leadership of Tadd Dameron! The groups are all pretty darn smoking, and the record features some classic work by Fats Navarro on trumpet, Allan Eager on tenor, Milt Jackson on vibes, and Kenny ... LP, Vinyl record album