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A Grand Night for Swinging

Label: HighNote Records
Released: 2008
Track listing: I Can?t Get Started; Grand Night for Swinging; My Funny Valentine; St. Louis Blues; Baby Man; Caravan; Bag?s Blues; Grand Night for Swinging (Reprise); Interview with Mary Lou.

Album

A Grand Night for Swinging

Label: HighNote Records
Released: 2008
Track listing: A Grand Night for Swinging; I Can't Get Started; My Funny Valentine; Bag's Blues; St. Louis Blues; Baby Man; Caravan; A Grand Night for Swinging; Interview with Mary Lou Williams.

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Mary Lou Williams: A Grand Night for Swinging

Read "A Grand Night for Swinging" reviewed by Jack Bowers


It's always a pleasure to welcome a “new" album by pianist Mary Lou Williams, even one recorded more than three decades ago under less than favorable circumstances. Williams' trio (Ronnie Boykins, bass; Roy Haynes, drums) was taped in mid-winter 1976 during a long-running gig in snow-covered Buffalo, New York. As is true of many live recordings, ...

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Mary Lou Williams: A Grand Night for Swinging

Read "A Grand Night for Swinging" reviewed by George Kanzler


If Mary Lou Williams had never resumed her career after she abandoned it for religious reasons in the early 1950s, her paramount place in jazz history would still be secure. As a pianist, composer and arranger from the late 1920s through the 1940s, she was the music's premiere female musician, working with the likes of Andy ...

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Mundell Lowe: A Grand Night for Swinging

Read "A Grand Night for Swinging" reviewed by David Rickert


Mundell Lowe has always been on the fringes of the jazz scene, peering over the shoulders of guitar giants like Jim Hall and Herb Ellis and relegated to the long list of those deserving wider recognition. Even the most knowledgeable of jazz fans will end up scratching their heads at the mention of his name. His ...

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A Grand Night for Swinging

Label: Fantasy Jazz
Released: 1957
Track listing: It's A Grand Night For Swinging, Blues Before Freud, Easy to Love, It Could Happen To You, Love Me Or Leave Me, You Turned the Tables On Me, Crazy Rhythm.


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