1 CD / Progressive / 2014-08-19Artists: Scott Hamilton
This somewhat obscure effort (not yet out on CD) was probably tenor saxophonist Scott Hamilton's first as a leader, slightly predating his association with Concord. Hamilton was quickly considered a b...continue...
1 CD / Progressive / 2014-02-18Tracks: Candy; Quickie; There Is No Greater Love; Dainty; Over the Rainbow; Pleading; Days of Wine and Roses; Cous Cous; There Is No Greater Love [Take 9] - (take); Days of Wine & Roses [Take 3] - (take); Pl...
Artists: Harold Ashby Quartet
Personnel: Harold Ashby (tenor saxophone); Don Friedman (piano); Ronnie Bedford (drums).
Liner Note Author: Dan Morgenstern.
Recording information: Downtown Sound Studio, New York (08/07...continue...
1 CD / Progressive / 2013-07-16Tracks: Christopher Street Jump; Little Girl Blue; Easy To Love; You Are the Sunshine of My Life; South Georgie Blues; All God's Children Got Rhythm; Round Midnight; Fine and Dandy; Easy To Love [Alternate] ...
Artists: Sadik Hakim/Sonny Stitt
Personnel: Sadik Hakim (piano); Sonny Stitt (alto saxophone, tenor saxophone); J.R. Mitchell (drums).
Liner Note Authors: George H. Buck, Jr.; Douglas Hall.
Recording information: Downto...continue...
1 CD / Progressive / 2013-02-19Tracks: Spud; For Grandma Webster; Brown Baby; Barefield's Lady; Edgar Battle in Memoriam; Soup Beans; Wildcat Blues; Fox, The
Artists: The Eddie Barefield Sextet
Liner Note Author: Harry Lim.
Recording information: A&R Studios, New York, NY (1977); Mastertone Studios, New York, NY (1977).
Photographer: Tom Weihs....continue...
1 CD / Progressive / 2011-07-19Tracks: So Danco Samba; I'm Glad There Is You; A Fine Romance; For You, For Me Forevermore; It All Depends On You; I See Your Face Before Me; A Swinging Case of Masso-ism; Them There Eyes; I've Gotta Be On M...
Artists: George Masso Sextet
Audio Remasterer: Richard Bird.
Liner Note Authors: Dave Dexter, Jr.; Harry Lim; George H. Buck, Jr.; Dave Dexter.
Recording information: JAC Recording Studios, New York, NY (02/1981); M...continue...
Derek Smith (Piano)/Ronnie Bedford/Harvie S (Bass)/Jack Wilkins (Guitar): Constellation Jazz: Four Stars On a Brilliant Night At "Struggles" Jazz Club *
1 CD / Progressive / 2010-10-19Tracks: Just Friends; Don't Get Around Much Anymore; Jitterbug Waltz, The; On Green Dolphin Street; Black Orpheus
Artists: Derek Smith (Piano)/Ronnie Bedford/Harvie S (Bass)/Jack Wilkins (Guitar)
Personnel: Ronnie Bedford (drums); Jack Wilkins (guitar); Derek Smith (piano).
Audio Mixers: Geoffrey Mulder; Ronnie Bedford.
Liner Note Authors: Derek Smith; Ronnie Bedford; Harvie S ; ...continue...
1 CD / Progressive / 2009-08-18Artists: Charlie Ventura
Personnel: Charlie Ventura (alto, tenor & baritone saxophones); Dave Hildinger, Dave McKenna (piano); Billy Bean (guitar); Richard Davis (bass); Elmer "Mousey" Alexander (drums)....continue...
1 CD / Progressive / 2008-10-21Tracks: 'A' Train; Autum Leaves; Summertime; In a Sentimental Mood; Out of Nowhere; Bop for Jacques; Straight, No Chaser; Do You Know What It Means to Miss New Orleans?
Artists: Warren Battiste
Personnel: Warren Battiste (guitar); Richard Hale (drums).
Audio Mixer: Richard Bird.
Liner Note Author: George H. Buck, Jr.
Recording information: The Audiophile Recording Studio...continue...
1 CD / Progressive / 2008-10-21Artists: Bill Charlap
Pianist Bill Charlap is joined by his good friend Sean Smith on bass for this 1993 studio duo session. Charlap's talent as a player is well beyond his years (just 26 years old), as he had already spen...continue...
1 CD / Progressive / 2008-03-18Tracks: Falling in Love; Nancy; It Might as Well Be Spring; I'll Play For You; Body & Soul; Road Goes Ever Onward, The; Blue Bossa; Why Did I Choose Thee; Tubby
Artists: Bill Watrous
Personnel: Bill Watrous (trombone); Joe Romano (tenor saxophone); Danny Stiles (trumpet); Ross Tompkins (piano); John Heard (bass instrument, bass guitar); Frank Capp (drums).
The brilliant tro...continue...
1 CD / Progressive / 2008-01-22Tracks: Bossa Nova Scotia; Rainy Days & Mondays; Sleeper; Too Blue; Bedouin; September
Artists: Warren Chiasson
Personnel: Warren Chiasson (vibraphone).
Audio Mixer: Don Marsh.
Audio Remasterer: Parker Dinkins.
Liner Note Authors: Dan Morgenstern; George H. Buck, Jr.; Warren Chiasson.
1 CD / Progressive / 2007-07-03Tracks: Sweet Sue (Just You); Out of Nowhere; Three Little Words; It Don't Mean a Thing
Artists: Kenny Baker (Trumpet)
1 CD / Progressive / 2007-07-03Tracks: C Jam Blues; Da Capo; By Request; Clea; Djinn; Sound of Eleven; Over the Rainbow; Mountolive & Balthazar
Artists: Peter Comton Big Band/Pat Hawes and His Band
1 CD / Progressive / 2007-03-20Tracks: Yesterdays; It Ain't Necessarily So; Why Evade the Truth; Bo Bob Waltz, The; It's the Talk of the Town; Stompin' at the Savoy; Why; Caravan; Crazy Rhythm; Scorpio; Man I Love, The; People Will Say We...
Artists: Mary Lou Williams
1 CD / Progressive / 2004-05-17Artists: Shoeless John Jackson
1 CD / Progressive / 2004-02-10Artists: Jack Reilly
Jack Reilly Trio: Jack Reilly (piano); Jack Six (bass); Ronnie Bedford (drums).
This live performance from 1981 is one of the best recordings of Jack Reilly's piano playing. He is showcased wit...continue...
1 CD / Progressive / 2003-09-23Tracks: One I Love, The; Tea For Two; Runnin' Wild
Artists: Red Norvo
Personnel includes: Red Norvo (vibraphone); Hank Jones, Jimmy Rowles (piano); Lloyd Ellis (guitar); Milt Hilton, Gene Cherico (bass); Jo Jones, Donald Bailey (drums).
Originally released on Fam...continue...
1 CD / Progressive / 2003-06-03Artists: Candoli Brothers/Pete Candoli
2 LPs on 1 CD: FROM THE TOP/THE CANDOLI BROTHERS.
FROM THE TOP:
Personnel: Pete Candoli (trumpet, flugelhorn); Lou Levy (piano); Fred Atwood (bass); John Dentz (drums).
1 CD / Progressive / 2003-05-27Artists: Red Norvo
Personnel includes: Red Norvo (vibraphone); Kenny Davern (saxaphone); Dave McKenna (piano); Milt Hinton (bass); Mousey Alexander (drums).
Recorded in 1975.
This is part of the Famous Doo...continue...
1 CD / Progressive / 2003-01-21Tracks: I Would Do Anything For You; Man I Love, The
Artists: John Bunch
Personnel includes: John Bunch (piano); Scott Hamilton (tenor saxophone); Warren Vache Jr. (trumpet); Michael Moore (bass); Connie Kay (drums).
This disc is most notable in that veteran swing p...continue...
1 CD / Progressive / 2002-12-24Artists: Ronnie Bedford
Ronnie Bedford Quartet: Ronnie Bedford (drums); Tommy Newsome (tenor saxophone); Bill Charlap (piano); Peter Huffaker (bass).
Recorded live at Northwest College, Powell, Wyoming on October 1, 1...continue...
1 CD / Progressive / 2002-12-24Artists: Brooklyn Repertory Ensemble
1 CD / Progressive / 2002-10-08Artists: John Bunch
John Bunch Quintet: John Bunch (piano); Al Cohn (tenor saxophone); Urbie Green (trombone); Milt Hinton (bass); Mousey Alexander (drums).
Originally released on Famous Door Records in 1975.
1 CD / Progressive / 2002-08-13Artists: Jack Millman
Personnel includes: Jack Millman (flugelhorn); Buddy Collette, Jimmy Guiffre, Bob Gordon, Shelly Manne, Lin Halliday, Don Friedman, Chico Hamilton, Curtis Counce, Jack Montrose.
An excellent co...continue...
1 CD / Progressive / 2002-06-25Artists: Butch Miles
Personnel includes: Butch Miles (drums); Norris Turney (alto saxophone); Eddie Barefield (tenor saxophone); Glenn Zottola, John Bunch, Milt Hinton.
The third of seven Butch Miles Famous Door LP...continue...
1 CD / Progressive / 2001-11-06Artists: Dave McKenna
1 CD / Progressive / 2001-11-06Artists: Mundell Lowe
Guitarist Mundell Lowe, who recorded regularly as a leader during 1954-62, had not had his own record date for over a decade when he cut this now-obscure LP for the Famous Door label. The three select...continue...
1 CD / Progressive / 2001-08-28Artists: Milt Hinton
Personnel: Milt Hinton, Bud Johnson (tenor & baritone saxophones); Ben Webster, Frank Wess (tenor saxophone, piano); Jon Faddis (trumpet); John Bunch (piano); Jo Jones (drums).
Recorded in 1964...continue...
1 CD / Progressive / 2001-06-15Artists: Dick Cary
Contains 4 tracks from a 1975 Dutch Concert.
Personnel includes: Dick Cary (trumpet); Bob Wilber (soprano saxophone); Tommy Newsom (tenor saxophone); Bob Havens (trombone); Ross Tompkins, Ralph...continue...
1 CD / Progressive / 2001-04-03Tracks: They Can't Take That Away From Me; Route 66; Fly Me to the Moon
Artists: Lester Deane
& The Jazz Masters.
Personnel: Lester Deane (vocals); Jimmy Vass (alto saxophone); Harry Whitaker (piano); Hidehiko Tanaka (bass); Wade Barnes (drums)....continue...
1 CD / Progressive / 2000-12-19Artists: Ronnie Bedford
Ronnie Bedford has been organizing tours for several years, recording and then issuing them as CDs. This latest is from a concert in one of Bedford's favorite performing venues, Northwest College in P...continue...
1 CD / Progressive / 2000-08-29Tracks: Hey There; All Blues; Alone Together; Emily; If I Were a Bell
Artists: Ronnie Bedford
Personnel: Ronnie Bedford (drums); Roger Kellaway (piano); Bob Magnusson (bass).
Recorded live at the Wynona Thompson Auditorium, Cody, Wyoming on October 10, 1998. Includes liner notes by Ronn...continue...
1 CD / Progressive / 2000-06-13Tracks: L.C.'s Cook Book; Saucer Eyes; I Didn't Know About You; Blue 'N' Boogie; Stella by Starlight; Full Moonlight and Stars Made of Silver; Blue Monk; Cherokee; Meditation (Meditaçao)
Artists: Cecil Payne/Cecil Payne & The Brooklyn Four
Full performer name: Cecil Payne & The Brooklyn Four.
Cecil Payne & The Brooklyn Four Plus One: Cecil Payne (baritone saxophone, flute); Tulivu-Donna Cumberbatch (vocals); Ed Stoute (piano); Le...continue...
1 CD / Progressive / 1999-12-25Artists: Bob Wilber
The most unusual aspect of this Bob Wilber CD is that, in addition to his usual clarinet and sopranos (both curved and straight), he also plays a bit of alto and tenor. Wilber's tenor (heard on four o...continue...
1 CD / Progressive / 1999-12-25Artists: Dick Hafer
Personnel: Dick Hafer (tenor saxophone).
Recording information: 12/02/1991-12/03/1991.
Dick Hafer, a veteran tenor-saxophonist best-known for his association with Woody Herman's Orchestr...continue...
1 CD / Progressive / 1999-12-25Tracks: Out of This World; As Long as I Live; Right as the Rain; Hit the Road to Dreamland; Man That Got Away, The; It's Only a Paper Moon; Over the Rainbow; Let's Fall in Love; This Time the Dream's on Me; ...
Artists: Ross Tompkins
Personnel: Ross Tompkins (piano).
Recording information: Sage And Sound Recording, Hollywood, CA (07/02/1997)....continue...
1 CD / Progressive / 1999-12-25Artists: Pete Brown (Saxophone)
1 CD / Progressive / 1999-12-25Artists: Jimmy Maxwell
Personnel: Jimmy Maxwell (trumpet); John Bunch (piano)....continue...
1 CD / Progressive / 1999-12-25Artists: Claude "Fiddler" Williams
Personnel: Claude "Fiddler" Williams (vocals, guitar, violin).
Recording information: 05/28/1996-05/29/1996.
Eighty-eight at the time of this date, the apparently ageless violinist Claud...continue...
1 CD / Progressive / 1999-12-25Artists: Gene Estes
Personnel: Gene Estes (percussion).
During his final decade, drummer Gene Estes frequently played vibes in a quartet with guitarist Barry Zweig, bassist Paul Gormley and drummer Alan Estes that...continue...
1 CD / Progressive / 1999-12-25Artists: Benny Aronov
Pianist Ben Aronov made his American debut as a leader with this session, initially issued as a Progressive LP titled Suavity, though this reissue has no bonus tracks. Already a veteran of the New Yor...continue...
1 CD / Progressive / 1999-12-25Tracks: It Don't Mean a Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing); Azure; Kisse; In a Sentimental Mood; Take the "A" Train; Mood Indigo; Caravan; Satin Doll; I Let a Song Go Out of My Heart; C Jam Blues; Medley: Ro...
Artists: Jane Jarvis
Personnel: Jane Jarvis (piano).
Recording information: 03/21/1995.
Swing pianist Jane Jarvis and versatile bassist Jay Leonhart decided to perform a set of Duke Ellington songs for this ...continue...
1 CD / Progressive / 1999-12-25Artists: Tommy Flanagan
The title of this set is not an overstatement. Tommy Flanagan has long been one of the top bop-based jazz pianists and, although he was somewhat neglected during his stints with Ella Fitzgerald's grou...continue...
1 CD / Progressive / 1999-12-07Tracks: Softly, As in a Morning Sunrise; In the Middle of a Kiss - (Take 4); Alabamy Home - (Take 9); Do Nothin' Till You Hear from Me; Rosemary's Baby; Cocktails for Two; My Funny Valentine; Beach in the A....
Artists: Zoot Sims
This edition of ZOOT AT EASE includes 4 bonus tracks.
Personnel includes: Zoot Sims (soprano & tenor saxophones); Hank Jones (piano); Milt Hinton (bass); Grady Tate, Louis Bellson (drums).
1 CD / Progressive / 1998-12-15Tracks: Echoes of New Orleans; St. James Infirmary; Diz Related; Nancy (With the Laughing Face); Basin Street Blues; Cotton Tail; I Got It Bad (And That Ain't Good); Struttin' With Some Barbecue; St. Louis B...
Artists: Al Grey
Personnel: Al Grey (vocals, trombone); Tony Dagradi (saxophone); Rick Trolsen (trombone); Victor "Red" Atkins (piano); Ossie Davis (drums).
Liner Note Author: George Wein.
1 CD / Progressive / 1997-08-01Artists: Various Artists
1 CD / Progressive / 1996-06-11Artists: Cullen Offer
1 CD / Progressive / 1996-06-11Artists: Stuff Smith
Personnel includes: Stuff Smith (violin); Jimmy Jones (piano); John Levy (bass).
Violinist Stuff Smith is heard in top form on this set of radio transcriptions from 1943, a time when a musician...continue...
1 CD / Progressive / 1996-02-09Tracks: I Cried for You; Blue Moon; September in the Rain; Dream; I've Got the World on a String; Stars Fell on Alabama; I Cover the Waterfront; Manhattan; Once in a While; Sweet and Lovely; Moonglow; Prison...
Artists: Buddy Tate
/Harry "Sweets" Edison.
Personnel includes: Buddy Tate (tenor saxophone), Harry "Sweets" Edison (trumpet).
Recorded in Holland in 1985.
Personnel: Buddy Tate (tenor saxophone); Ha...continue...
1 CD / Progressive / 1996-02-09Artists: Danny Moss
A strong swing-based tenor from England, Danny Moss has long been underrated, since he has spent most of his career based in Europe. This set (reissued on a 1994 CD) was only his second as a leader; h...continue...