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Track listing: Night in Tunisia (sic); 52nd Street Theme; Anthropology; Oop-Pop-A-Da; Two Bass Hit; Stay On It; Algo Bueno (Woody n
by Francis Lo Kee
It's quite a stretch to call this CD the very best, since all of the music was recorded between 1946 and 1949. Dizzy Gillespie (1917-1993) was one of the leaders of bebop but also forged an important and unshakable relationship between jazz and Afro-Cuban music that lasts to this day. His recording career spans more than ...
by J. Robert Bragonier
Brazilian-born pianist and singer Eliane Elias has now spent half her life in Brazil and half in the United States. For this release, her second Bluebird Jazz recording, Elias selected the repertoire carefully, choosing meaningful songs that would work in a bossa nova setting, by both American and Brazilian composers, most of the latter of which ...
By Carmen McRae
Track listing: Get It Straight, Dear Ruby, It's Over Now, Monkery's The Blues, You Know Who, Little Butterfly, Listen to Monk, How I Wish, Man, That Was A Dream, 'Round Midnight, Still We Dream, Suddenly, Looking Back, + Alternate takes
by John Sharpe
Carmen Sings Monk is just one of five new reissues in BMG’s First Editions series, released under the rejuvenated Bluebird Jazz label. Other titles in the series’ first offering include Bing Crosby and Rosemary Clooney (Fancy Meeting You Here), Coleman Hawkins (The Hawk in Hi-Fi), Charles Mingus (Tijuana Moods) and Gil Scott-Heron (Free Will). Each release ...