Archive for April 30th, 2008

Dizzy Gillespie, Roy Eldridge, Harry Edison and Clark Terry – The Trumpet Kings Meet Joe Turner (1974)

NICK DERISO: One of those all-star dates that bridges genres, even generations, “The Trumpet Kings” is an amalgamation of so many concurrent joys that it’s a wonder this Pablo release ever got made. We have out front one Big Joe Turner, a 6-2, 300-something pound Kansas City belter known as the Boss of the Blues — and one capable ofRead More