If the 'The Genius Of Coleman Hawkins' was the hors d’oeuvre then 'Coleman Hawkins Encounters Ben Webster' is the main course, one that should be in every jazz lover’s collection.
Before there were the 3 Tenors of opera fame, there were the giants of tenor saxophone: Ben Webster, Coleman Hawkins and Lester Young.
'Ella Fitzgerald Sings The Duke Ellington Songbook' is consummate vocal jazz that took over a year to record, but it was well worth the wait.
Recorded over two sessions at the end of 1959, 'Gerry Mulligan Meets Ben Webster' is a saxophone tour de force and a “classic album from two jazz giants.”
Ben Webster’s ‘Soulville’ is classic album by one of the Big Three Tenors of the jazz saxophone – perfect go-to late-night jazz.
Norman Granz and the Jazz at the Philharmonic concerts made Jazz, Black AND White and changed the face of modern music
There are 23 keys on a saxophone… so here are 23 of the greatest sax tracks featuring the very best saxophonists
Billie Holiday's albums from her distinguished career are reissued digitally, many for the first time. Lady Day goes digital!
Choosing just 20 of the best Billie Holiday songs seems like an impossible task, but these songs tell the story of Lady Day’s career.
William Gottleib was the man who photographed Be-Bop.