I can't remember whether I've posted Charlie Parker on Music Club before, but, even if I have, it's been too long.
Newstalgia Downbeat featuring Louis Armstrong, live at Basin Street in New York on May 7, 1955.
Nights At The Roundtable with Jazz immortal Dizzy Gillespie and his 1947 classic "Manteca".
(Boyd Raeburn - One of the greater unknowns of Jazz) Mellow, as promised. This one features Boyd Raeburn and His Orchestra from 1944. The track is
Dizzy Gillespie was one of the trumpet playing greats. Probably the only guy that surpasses Diz’s playing is John Faddis. This fact was confirmed by
Along with Louis Armstrong and Dizzy Gillespie, Miles Davis was one of the most influential trumpet players in contemporary music. By the time he died
(Blogged by Howie Klein) Last night I asked legendary drummer Jim Keltner, my neighbor, for his reaction to the news of Max Roach's passing. Jim hadn'
A three-fer in honor of a giant of the music industry. BBC: The co-founder of Atlantic Records Ahmet Ertegun has died, aged 83. Read more of his bio
"Jay "Hootie" McShann, a jazz pianist and bandleader who helped refine the blues-tinged Kansas City sound and introduced the world to s
C&L reader Angus sent in this recommendation. Collections: For most of the last six decades, Oscar Peterson has been Canada's leading jazz arti