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Album Spotlight
29. Apr

Dexter Gordon & Slide Hampton – A Day in Copenhagen

With his big, warm, round-toned sound, sophisticated phrasing, and hip quotes, Dexter Gordon was one of the major forces on the tenor saxophone from the mid-1940’s until his death in1990. Gordon was cited by  both Sonny Rollins and John Coltrane as a major influence on ...

Album Spotlight
12. Mar

Ella Fitzgerald – Sunshine of Your Love (Live)

Ella Fitzgerald singing Eric Clapton’s Sunshine of Your Love, or the Beatles’ Hey Jude? Something of a revelation for those who know Fitzgerald as purely a jazz singer. In October 1968 Ella Fitzgerald performed such a set of selected pop songs ...

Album Spotlight
29. Apr

Dexter Gordon & Slide Hampton – A Day in Copenhagen

With his big, warm, round-toned sound, sophisticated phrasing, and hip quotes, Dexter Gordon was one of the major forces on the tenor saxophone from the mid-1940’s until his death in1990. Gordon was cited by  both Sonny Rollins and John Coltrane as a major influence on ...

Album Spotlight
12. Mar

Ella Fitzgerald – Sunshine of Your Love (Live)

Ella Fitzgerald singing Eric Clapton’s Sunshine of Your Love, or the Beatles’ Hey Jude? Something of a revelation for those who know Fitzgerald as purely a jazz singer. In October 1968 Ella Fitzgerald performed such a set of selected pop songs ...