Django Reinhardt

Joe Pass & Tommy Gumina Trio • Autumn Leaves

Tommy Gumina was one of the few brave souls to follow Art Van Damme’s lead and explore the jazz accordion. Gumina is best remembered for his innovative collaborations with clarinetist Buddy DeFranco on their quartet recordings of the early 1960s. Gumina joined Harry James’ scaled-down band in 1951 and toured with James for the next […]

Cal Tjader • Latin Jazz With Cal Tjader

Review by Scott Yanow Vibraphonist Cal Tjader is in typically fine form on this live set from 1968. His quintet at the time featured Armand Perazza on congas and pianist Joe Kloess and his repertoire ranged from Afro-Cuban jazz to occasional straightahead tunes. Six of the eight selections on this date are originals by band […]

Raphael Wressnig • True Blue

Raphael Wressnig, based in Austria but frequently on the road, is not your ordinary B-3 organ player. He’s actually one of a kind: a young master of the imposing, large instrument who is expansive in his breadth of expertise. He’s technically fluent in the blues, in jazz, in soul, and in funk, and he concocts […]

Jazz ta pronto – Lunes 3

    Jazz ta pronto Lunes 3 de octubre El programa se emite en vivo los días lunes de 22:00 a 23:00 horas por http://mixlr.com/jazztapronto/ (hora de Montevideo, Uruguay) o se puede escuchar grabado en el link de abajo. Todo el material emitido esta disponible para la Gypsyjazzandswing.   Dorado Schmittt – Django Reinhardt  New […]

Wyna et Michto Swing -2016

  Autoprod Format WMA Lossless Années 2016 Genre Vocal Jazz Manouche Vocal Michto signifie plaisant, bien, super en langue romani, parlée et including par les Tziganes Gitans. Balançoire Michto interprètent Wyna et du répertoire des standards du jazz manouche et des Années 20 à 50 (Django Reinhart, Cole Porter …). I Michtô Guitariste Claude Schneider fait […]

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Al Hirt • Latin in the horn

Tracklist A1 Baia 2:30 A2 Frenesi 2:45 A3 Taboo 2:22 A4 Angelitos Negros 2:32 A5 Meditation (Meditacao) 2:51 A6 A Sky Without Stars (Un Cielo Sin Estrellas) 2:31 B1 Gringo A-Go-Go 2:13 B2 Manhã De Carnaval 3:06 B3 Margarita 2:47 B4 What A Diff’rence A Day Made 1:59 B5 Be True To Me (Sabor A […]

The Islanders • The Enchanted Sound of the Islanders

The Islanders were an American group which included Frank Metis (accordion) and Randy Starr (guitar), in addition to using special sound effects by Ralph F. Curtiss. They are most noted for their 1959 hit single, “The Enchanted Sea”, which reached number 15 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. None of their subsequent singles for Mayflower […]

Brian Charette • Once & Future

Editorial Reviews Organist Brian Charette takes us on a tour-de-force of the “Once & Future” history of the Hammond B-3 with his fourth album for Posi-Tone! Organ buffs and casual listeners will be delighted to tune in and turn on this groovy and hard-hitting date. The record features an exciting program of musical selections from […]

Lou Donaldson • Gravy Train

Gravy Train is an album by jazz saxophonist Lou Donaldson recorded for the Blue Note label in 1961 and performed by Donaldson with Herman Foster, Ben Tucker, Dave Bailey, and Alec Dorsey.

Peter Zak • Standards

1. Moon And Sand 7:57 2. I Loves You Porgy 7:17 3. The Night Has A Thousand Eyes 5:50 4. I Had The Craziest Dream 5:38 5. So In Love 6:49 6. The Star. Crossed Lovers 7:26 7. I’m All Smiles 7:09 8. The Very Thought Of You 6:55 9. Wives And Lovers 7:46 10. […]

Bill Doggett • Jumping & Swinging

Biography With his instrumental hit “Honky Tonk” in February 1956, Bill Doggett (born William Ballard Doggett) created one of rock’s greatest instrumental tracks. Although it generated scores of offers to perform in rock & roll clubs throughout the United States, Doggett remained tied to the jazz and organ-based R&B that he had performed since the […]

Wes Montgomery Trio • Guitar On The Go

1 – The Way You Look Tonight [alternate take] 2 – The Way You Look Tonight 3 – Dreamsville 4 – Geno 5 – Missile Blues 6 – For All We Know 7 – Fried Pies 8 – Unidentified Solo Guitar Personnel: Wes Montgomery (guitar); Mel Rhyne (organ); George Brown, Paul Parker, Jimmy Cobb (drums). […]

J.B. Lenoir • Mojo Boogie – The Tay May Club

Side A: Let’s Roll People Are Meddling (In Our Affairs) I Have Married I”ll Die Tryin’ The Mountain How Much More Let’s Roll Side B: The Mojo Slow Down Woman I Want My Baby How Can I Leave Play A Little While Louise The Mojo Drums – Alfred Wallace Guitar – J.B. Lenoir Piano – […]

Jimmy Smith – At The Organ Vol.3 (Japan Edition, TOCJ 6537)(1956)

** Tracks: 1    Judo Mambo         2    Willow Weep For Me             3    Lover Come Back to Me 4    Well, You Needn’t             5    Fiddlin’ the Minors         6    Autumn Leaves 7    I Cover the Waterfront Jimmy Smith (organ); Thornel Schwartz (guitar); Donald Bailey (drums). Recording Date   June 17, […]

Jazz ta pronto – Lunes 26 de Setiembre

    Jazz ta pronto – Lunes 26 El programa se emite en vivo los días lunes de 22:00 a 23:00 horas por http://mixlr.com/jazztapronto/ (hora de Montevideo, Uruguay) o se puede escuchar grabado en el link de abajo.   Benny Carter – Further Definitions.   001 – The midnight sun will never set. (03:57) 002 […]

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Lee Morgan – The Sidewinder 1963

** ** Lee Morgan The Sidewinder – 1 – The Sidewinder 2 – Totem Pole 3 – Gary’s Notebook 4 – Boy, What A Night 5 – Hocus-Pocus 6 – Totem Pole (alternate take) Lee Morgan (trompeta), Joe Henderson (saxo tenor), Barry Harris (piano), Bob Cranshaw (contrabajo), Billy Higgins (batería) Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood […]

Eric Dolphy – Out To Lunch! 1964

** 1 – Hat And Beard 2 – Something Sweet, Something Tender 3 – Gazzelloni 4 – Out To Lunch 5 – Straight Up And Down 6 – Hat And Beard (alternate take) 7 – Something Sweet, Something Tender (alternate take)403 MB Flac Eric Dolphy (saxo alto, flauta, clarinete bajo), Freddie Hubbard (trompeta), Bobby Hutcherson […]

Jimmy Smith At The Organ Volume 1 (Japan Edition,TOCJ 6571)(1957)

** * Tracks: 1. Summertime 2. There’s A Small Hotel 3. All Day Long 4. Yardbird Suite ** Personal : Jimmy Smith (Organ) Kenny Burrell (Guitar) Lou Donaldson (Sax (Alto) Donald Bailey (Drums) Art Blakey (Drums) Eddie McFadden (Guitar) There is a fair amount of variety on this jam session LP. Organist Jimmy Smith plays […]

Christian Escoudé plays Django Reinhardt

* Christian Escoudé With Strings Plays Django Reinhardt * Tracks * 1 Django for Ever (part. 1) (Escoudé)  4:03 2 Anouman (Reinhardt)  5:22 3 Diminushing (Reinhardt)  4:35 4 Djangology (Reinhardt, Grappelli)  5:17 5 Belleville (Reinhardt)  3:22 6 Troublant Boléro (Reinhardt, Larue)  4:51 7 Nuages (Reinhardt, Larue)  2:25 8 Nuits de St-Germain-Des-Prés (Reinhardt)  3:34 9 Sweet […]

Oscar Pettiford Orchestra-1956-57-Deep Passion (1994) [APE]

Oscar Pettiford (Okmulgee, de Oklahoma, 30 de septiembre de 1922 – Copenhague, 8 de septiembre de 1960) fue un músico estadounidense de jazz, contrabajista y compositor, conocido por ser un pionero del bebop. En 1942 se unió a la banda de Charlie Barnet, y en 1943 participó en la grabación de Coleman Hawkins de The […]

Jazz ta pronto – Lunes 19

  Jazz ta pronto – Lunes 19 El programa se emite en vivo los días lunes de 22:00 a 23:00 horas por http://mixlr.com/jazztapronto/ (hora de Montevideo, Uruguay) o se puede escuchar grabado en el link de abajo.     Gerry Mulligan – Live in Paris y el CD A Concert in Jazz.       […]

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Maureen Choi • Quartet

El grupo nace en Septiembre de 2012 con la llegada de Maureen Choi a España. “Es la nueva gran voz del violín jazz” ha escrito Rodney Whitaker (contrabajista de jazz de prestigio internacional, Mack Avenue Records) de esta violinista norteamericana de origen coreano. Con una formación clásica y de jazz que le permite dominar con […]

Tail Dragger • Stop Lyin’ The Lost Session

On September 29, 1982 blues singer Tail Dragger recorded nine songs with Johnny B. Moore and Jesse Lee Williams, guitars; Eddie ‘Jewtown’ Burks, harmonica; Willie Kent, bass; Larry Taylor, drums. Unfortunately producer Iron Jaw Harris didn’t live long enough to see the album issued. Jimmy Dawkins, operating his Leric label, made an arrangement with Tail […]

Gerald Wiggins • The Loveliness Of You

Artist Biography by Scott Yanow Gerald Wiggins was a highly flexible pianist quite comfortable in swing or bop settings, but he was at his best when performing with his longtime trio, a group that also included bassist Andy Simpkins and drummer Paul Humphrey. Wiggins’ swinging and consistently witty style, typically filled with catchy riffs, was […]

Dave Brubeck Quartet • My Favorite Things

Review by Scott Yanow Although recorded in sessions in 1962 and 1965, this set of Richard Rodgers tunes by the Dave Brubeck Quartet has a strong unity about it due to the consistent performances of the veteran group. With altoist Paul Desmond and the pianist-leader contributing some fine solos (and bassist Eugene Wright and drummer […]

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