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Jimmy Cleveland

Jimmy Cleveland was an American jazz trombonist born in Wartrace, Tennessee. Cleveland has worked with many well-known jazz musicians, including Lionel Hampton, Miles Davis, Sarah Vaughan, Antonio Carlos Jobim, Quincy Jones, Lucky Thompson, Gigi Gryce, Oscar Peterson, Oscar Pettiford and James Brown.


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Dorothy Ashby: With Strings Attached, 1957-1965

Read "With Strings Attached, 1957-1965" reviewed by John Chacona


Imagine if Sidney Bechet, Charlie Christian and Jimmy Smith were barely remembered and recordings of their music were long unavailable and known only on the geekiest corners of Discogs. That is essentially the status of harpist Dorothy Ashby. Like the three figures cited above, Ashby essentially created a language for her chosen instrument, the harp, where virtually none has existed before and established it as a legitimate and expressive vehicle for jazz improvisation at the highest level. Just how brilliantly ...

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Jimmy Cleveland (: Introducing Jimmy Cleveland and His All Stars

Read "Introducing Jimmy Cleveland and His All Stars" reviewed by C. Andrew Hovan


One of the finest jazz and studio trombonists to make a name for himself in the ‘50s and ‘60s, Jimmy Cleveland has recorded with just about anyone who is anyone in the history of the music. To name just a few of those lucky enough to have had Cleveland on hand at various gigs or sessions, a small list would have to include Lionel Hampton, Dizzy Gillespie, James Moody, Art Farmer, and Antonio Carlos Jobim. The first of three sets ...

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Recordings: As Leader | As Sideperson

With Strings...

New Land Records
2023

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Complete Recordings

Lonehill Jazz
2006

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Introducing

HighNote
2000

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Introducing Jimmy...

Verve Music Group
2000

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Nica's Tempo

Savoy Jazz
1974

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Work Of Art

Prestige
1962

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