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1953

Label: Classics
Released: 2006
Track listing: Caravan; Lullaby of Birdland; Cheek to Cheek; Once in a While; Will You Still Be Mine?; Blue Ecstacy; Avalon; Lullaby in Rhythm; St. Louis Blues; My Ideal; Stompin' at the Savoy; Sweet Sue - Just You; Easy to Love; Mean to Me; I've Got My Love to Keep Me Warm; Love for Sale.

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEW

Erroll Garner: 1953

Read "1953" reviewed by Jeff Dayton-Johnson

Listening to an Erroll Garner record is, for me, a little like the first time I drank mezcal, a distilled liquor made from the agave plant--with a worm in the bottle--in Oaxaca, Mexico. An initial sharp and soaring euphoria, unique among the alcoholic beverages, immediately followed by an equally sharp, crushing headache accompanied by nausea. The ...

Classics

Label: Jazz Archives
Released: 2002
Track listing: 1. Jivin' the Vibes 2. Hampton Stomp 3. Buzzin' Around With the Bee 4. Whoa Bare 5. Stompology 6. On the Sunny Side of the Street 7. Piano Stomp 8. I Surrender, Dear 9. Ring Dem Bells 10. Don't Be That Way 11. I'm in the Mood for Swing 12. High Society 13. It Don't Mean a Thing 14. Sweethearts on Parade 15. Shuffling' at the Hollywood 16. Denisson Swing 17. Wizzin' the Wizz 18. Ain't Cha Comin' Home? 19. Twelth Street Rag 20. When Lights Are Low 21. One Sweet Letter from You 22. Hot Mallets 23. Early Session Hop 24. I've Found a New Baby 25. Dinah

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEW

Lionel Hampton: Classics

Read "Classics" reviewed by AAJ Staff

When Lionel Hampton was signed by Victor 1937, he was given something very special by recording director Eli Oberstein; an open invitation to record whenever and with whomever he wanted. And whenever Hampton was in New York he would gather together the best talent in the city and lay down some of the best all-star jams ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEW

Mary Lou Williams: Mary Lou Williams, 1945-1947

Read "Mary Lou Williams, 1945-1947" reviewed by Bob Jacobson

At long last the “record" bins have more than two or three CD's of Mary Lou Williams, the brilliant pianist-composer-arranger whose career spanned half the century. This album from her mid-career includes 25 cuts (total time = 66 minutes, 51 seconds), with Mary in a variety of formats: solo, trio, quartet, quintet ("Mary Lou Williams Girl ...

Classics

Label: Chevron
Released: 1997

Classics

Label: Milestone Records
Released: 1991

Classics

Label: Black Lion
Released: 1984


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