1 CD / UNI Jazz / 2010-06-22Artists: Slide Hampton
Trombonist Slide Hampton, just 30 years old at the time of this octet session in Paris, had already developed into a forward-thinking arranger. Scoring a mix of standards and well-known jazz compositi...continue...
1 CD / UNI Jazz / 2010-06-22Artists: Bill Coleman (Trumpet)
From Boogie to Funk finds the somewhat undercelebrated swing trumpeter Bill Coleman at a late period in his career, nailing down this set of blues in Paris with a fine group in 1960. The set begins wo...continue...
1 CD / UNI Jazz / 2010-06-22Tracks: How About You?; Once in a While; Chik-Eta; Alone Together; Chet; Dinah; Tasty Pudding; Anticipated Blues; Vline; Exitus; Everything Happens to Me
Artists: Chet Baker (Trumpet/Vocals/Composer)
Personnel: Chet Baker (vocals, trumpet); Jean Aldegon (alto saxophone); Armand Migiani, Bobby Jaspar (tenor saxophone); William Boucaya (baritone saxophone); Benny Vasseur (trombone); Maurice Vander, ...continue...
1 CD / UNI Jazz / 2010-06-22Artists: Ronnell Bright
1 CD / UNI Jazz / 2010-06-22Artists: Stéphane Grappelli Quartet
At the time of this 1962 session, Stéphane Grappelli had not yet recaptured the fame that he achieved during his prewar partnership with Django Reinhardt, though he was hardly idle at the time. T...continue...
1 CD / UNI Jazz / 2010-06-22Artists: Elek Bacsik
1 CD / UNI Jazz / 2010-06-22Artists: Sonny Criss
Sonny Criss was relatively inactive as a leader in the first half of the 1960s, though he did produce outstanding music during two trips to Paris. The latter visit in 1963 resulted in these studio ses...continue...
1 CD / UNI Jazz / 2010-06-22Artists: Art Blakey
1 CD / UNI Jazz / 2010-06-22Artists: Lionel Hampton
Lionel Hampton joins forces with a number of top French musicians for this 1955 studio session, reissued in Verve's Jazz in Paris series. Three of the four compositions are Hampton's, swinging tunes a...continue...