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Boston, 1954

Label: Uptown Records
Released: 2016
Track listing: Introduction; Isn't It Romantic; The Wind; Winter Wonderland; Intermission; Maid in Mexico; My Funny Valentine; Happy Little Sunbeam; Introduction; Long Ago and Far Away; My Old Flame; Band Aid; Intermission; A Line for Lyons; My Funny Valentine; Bea's Flat; Russ Job; Time After Time; Five Brothers; Closing

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEW

Chet Baker: Boston, 1954

Read "Boston, 1954" reviewed by Richard J Salvucci

Is there any reason to write anything more about Chet Baker? Stuff of legend, subject of multiple books, focus of a classic documentary: Surely, someone, somewhere hadn't written a doctoral dissertation on him in American studies. Great player, not so great person, or, whatever kind of person, not so great player. You sort of get to ...

Howard McGhee West Coast 1945-1947

Label: Uptown Records
Released: 2014
Track listing: Intro/Night Mist; A Night in Tunisia; Rockin' Chair; Dark Eyes; Don't Blame Me; Howard's Blues; Killin' Jive(Nagasaki); The Man I Love; Mop Mop; Intersection; Stardust; Lifestream; Night Mist; Hoggin; Sweet Potato; Blues a la King; Ornithology; Body and Soul; The Man I love.

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEW

Howard McGhee: Howard McGhee West Coast 1945-1947

Read "Howard McGhee West Coast 1945-1947" reviewed by Richard J Salvucci

Bebop trumpet pioneer Howard McGhee has undergone a lengthy process of rediscovery and reassessment since his death in 1987. A one-time Downbeat Poll Winner (1947), it's probably not much of an exaggeration to say he had been largely forgotten, even by trumpet players. Yet Gunther Schuller (1989) and Scott DeVeaux (1997) soon published searching and sophisticated ...

Boston 1950

Label: Uptown Records
Released: 2013

Doin' the Gigi

Label: Uptown Records
Released: 2011

Kenny Dorham - The Flamboyan, Queens, NY, 1963 - featuring Joe Henderson

Label: Uptown Records
Released: 2010
Track listing: Dorian; Alan Grant Speaks with the band; I Can't Get Started; Summertime; Alan Grant Speaks; My Injun From Brazil (Una Mas); Autumn Leaves; Alan Grant Speaks; Dynamo (Straight Ahead).

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEW

Kenny Dorham: Kenny Dorham - The Flamboyan, Queens, NY, 1963 - featuring Joe Henderson

Read "Kenny Dorham - The Flamboyan, Queens, NY, 1963 - featuring Joe Henderson" reviewed by Francis Lo Kee

Kenny Dorham's big splash in the bebop business was taking over the trumpet chair in Charlie Parker's Quintet. He then became one of the most productive members of the Blue Note community, and his composition “Blue Bossa" has since become a jazz standard. This excellent live set is another wonderful and important issue from Uptown Records. ...

Uptown Records

Read "Uptown Records" reviewed by Donald Elfman

Uptown Records, in the person of its founder Bob Sunenblick, has become something of a jazz missing persons--or sessions--bureau. The label's Flashback series have released rare treasures by some of the giants of the music as well as some of the more unsung heroes. Uptown has released 'new' recordings by Charlie Parker, Dizzy Gillespie, Kenny Dorham ...

New York City (1964-65)

Label: Uptown Records
Released: 2009
Track listing: Theme; The World Awakes; Minuet in Blues; 'Twas Yesterday; Firebug; Theme 2; Introduction; The World Awakes (Half-Note version); What's New; Alan Grant Speaks; Lady Bird; Alan Grant; Strike Up the Band.


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