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Dizzy Gillespie – Dizzy’s Big 4 (1974; 2013 reissue)

Dizzy Gillespie – Dizzy’s Big 4 (1974; 2013 reissue)

This album, Dizzy Gillespie’s first and best for Norman Granz’s Pablo imprint, reaffirms a relationship with bassist Ray Brown that goes back to the mid-1940s. It’s Joe Pass who makes the bigger impression here.

Ella Fitzgerald – Love Letters from Ella (2007)

by Mark Saleski As record stores vanish, as more and more people get their music digitally, as the physical medium is phased out, well … honestly, I don’t know what the heck is going on out there.

Joe Pass – Six String Santa (1992)

by Pico From my earliest years, before I even developed a strong affinity for jazz, I always felt that jazz and Christmas went together hand in hand. Blame it on Vince Guaraldi and those annually broadcasted Charlie Brown Christmas specials on TV, but the relaxed, comforting tone of mainstream jazz seems to be a natural fit for the warm andRead More