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Only Big Band CD You'll Ever Need
CD (Item 996554) RCA, 1930s/1940s — Condition: Used
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A nice introduction to one of the hippest big bands of the 70s – a duo who did for the jazz ensemble mode in their decade what Kenny Clarke and Francy Boland did in the 60s! Tracks include "Studio J", "Quadrille, Anyone", "Kogun", "First Night", and ... CD
That's "Take Ten", not "Take Five" – a great title cut that echoes Paul Desmond's previous work with Dave Brubeck – but which then gives way quickly to some sweet bossa-styled grooves done with guitar from Jim Hall! The album's one of the strongest of the ... CD
Tight big band work from Shorty Rogers – cut a few years after his early LA sides for RCA, but in a very similar mode. The tracks are slightly longer than usual, and it's stunning how many players get to solo on each track. Most only get a few bars, but they make more than enough with the ... CD
Very hip early work from George Russell – a set that's maybe not as high-concept as some of his later records, but which still has a strikingly modern vibe! Russell's trying out some of his new tonal ideas here – and has a group that's very well-chosen for the project – with Art ... CD
Two closely related sessions with Joe Newman and Al Cohn in the front line – plus guitarist Freddie Green, pianist Nat Pierce, Milt Hinton on bass, and Osie Johnson on drums. Tracks include "Up In The Blues", "Free & Easy", "Something's Gotta Give", "Dog ... CD
Some of the finest work Sonny Rollins ever recorded – done in a number of different styles, but always the height of brilliance! Includes 11 tracks pulled from the larger 6 CD set and showcase Rollins at his best. CD
Notable sidemen include Harry Sweets Edison, Clark Terry, Gerlad Wilson, Melba Liston, Paul Gonsalves, and Freddie Green. Tracks include "She's A Wine-O", "Slider", "Wonderful Thing", "Mine, Too", and "Rat Race". CD
With Harold Baker, Taft Jordan, Wallace Jones, and Ray Nance on trumpet, Rex Stewart on cornet, Joe Nanton and Juan Tizol on trombone, Jimmy Hamilton on clarinet, Johnny Hodges and Otto Hardwick on alto, Elmer Skippy Williams on tenor, Harry Harney on baritone, Junior Raglan on bass, and Sonny ... CD