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Rare Footage of Elder, Undiminished Buddy RichThe Lost Tapes was originally recorded and broadcast in 1985 when Buddy Rich was 67 years old. It was …
A fixture at Jazz At Pearls in San Francisco every Monday night for over a decade, The Contemporary Jazz Orchestra led by saxophonist/bandleader, Alex Budman, have just …
Up and At 'Em: Early Victor Electric Hot Dance Bands 1925 - 1927 documents the early jazz era, that seminal time when jazz was becoming America's official "pop mu…
Benny Goodman (b. 1909 Chicago, d. 1986 New York) was born into a large, poor, Russian-Jewish family in Chicago. His remarkable skills as a musician and band-lead…
Charlie Byrd (1925-1999) is, perhaps, better known for his recordings with Stan Getz and the gems turned out with Herbie Ellis and Barney Kessel. All but the closest follow…
Unit Eleven is a small band with a big sound, based in Italy's South Tyrol region, founded by saxophonist Helga Plankensteiner and pianist/composer Michael Lösch in 2001. W…
This three CD set is the centennial music collection of the great Tommy Dorsey. Dorsey was oftentimes thought of as the sentimental gentleman of swing and big band with …
The Lost Tapes is not just another big band performance on DVD. The project was planned, staged and recorded on an elaborately designed sound-stage. Recorded only tw…
Duke Ellington had the hard-earned luxury, and headache, of having his own full-time traveling orchestra as an outlet for his compositions. Although that is impossible in 2…
As stated in the press kit, the producers of this project recovered the masters from a fire back in 1990, and proceeded to embark upon a restoration project. The histori…