Bucky, Ray and Tommy. Playing Harold Arlen. Well?
Get Happy, Blues in the Night, Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea, Ill Wind, As Long as I Live, Over the Rainbow, Paper Moon, Medley; Last Night When We Were Young, Out of This World - Sleeping Bee, Let's Fall in Love, Stormy Weather, This ^Time the Dream's on Me, My Shining Hour.
# VC 4373
The eightth CD from Jim this time with octet. "I loved the way Sinatra sang and the way he might have sounded if he would have played the trumpet. I also loved the Maynard Ferguson's LP's from the 60's and wanted to capture the excitement of his bands from that era." Whoa, did he ever!
Preach and Teach, Theme to Rocky and Bullwinkle, I'll Be Seeing You, Come Rain or Come Shine, One O'Clock Jump, Ain't Necessarily So, Just Friends, Theme from Perry Mason, Ding Dong The Witch Is Dead, My Romance, Stella By Starlight, Alice In Wonderland, Thirsty Night Blues.
# VC 4375
This is a DOUBLE cd. A live recording from the Park Hill Golf Club in Denver, Colorado featuring: Gray Sargent on guitar, Jack Lesberg on bass and Joe Ascione on drums.
Indiana, As Long as I Live, Honeysuckle Rose, Swing That Music, Ain't Misbehavin', Deed I Do, If Dreams Come True, Farewell Blues, Tea For Two, Crazy Rhythm, Somebody Stole My Gal, Dinah, Liza, Blues Medley, Somebody Like You, I Found A New Baby, St. Louis Blues, Limehouse Blues, It's Only A Paper Moon, What A Little Moonlight Can Do.
# VC 4371
In Brett's own words "Mostly trombone players will want this cd". I think he's wrong. Any jazz lover will love this cd.
I Remember You, Sometime Ago, Sweet Georgia Brown, Emily, In You Own Sweet Way, Sandu, Polka Dots and Moonbeams, Cottontail, I Thought About You, I Can't Get Started, It's Only A Paper Moon, I'm Gettin' Sentimental Over You.
# VC 4362
"Harold Jones was called to New York to fill in for Count Basie's drummer. What was supposed to be two weeks turned in to five years." Here is the caliber of players on this cd.
Soulville, Tea For Two, You're My Thrill, Love Walked In, This Nearly Was Mine, Rough Ridin', Where Or When, How Am I To Know, Taking A Chance, Tight
# VC 4374
In the liner notes to Bill Becker (Victoria Records) from Jim and Brett..."Thanks for trusting a couple of trombone players to come up with something cool." Bad to the bone indeed! And note the three original songs included, are exceptional.
Blues For J & K, Summertime, Blackbird, In A Mellow Tone, Alone Together, Ants In Your Pants, What Are You Doing The Rest Of Your Life?, Stella By Starlight, Embraceable You, Lucky Southern, Where Or When?, 1:17 am, Four Brothers.
# VC 4372
Piano duets and solos beyond belief!
Dizzy Spells, Bei Mir Bist Du Schon, Oh, Lady Be Good!, Diga Diga Doo, I'll Never Be The Same, Opus One Half, Melody in F, I'll Get By, Fine And Dandy, Blue Interlude, Runnin' Wild, These Foolish Things, Sunny Morning, I Surrender, Dear, Miss Brown To You, I've Got The World On A String, You're My Favorite Memory.
# VC 4369
...a voice soft and perfect as a peach blossom in May - Rex Reed.
Alone Together, By Myself, Don't Be That Way, I Got It Bad And That Ain't Good, I See Your Face Before Me, What Are You Doing New Year's Eve?, Oh, Look at Me Now, Something to Remember You By, Guess I'll Hang My Tears Out to Dry, The More I See You, I Thought About You, It's a Wonderful World, You'll Never Know.
# VC 4368
Carolbeth and David True have delivered an eclectic recording chock full of emotion, intellect, and chops. Above all, this is music that respects its audience. In these uneasy times, what better gift can our artists give us than 72 minutes of pure delight?
It's All Right With me, Nica's Dream, Milt's Tilt, The Chicken, Love Is Calling, Simple Samba, Fool's Gold, Yes And No, Time After Time, Country Song, So Many Stars, Come Together.
# VC 4370
The selection of tunes is a definite cross section of the many jazz standards that have proven their worth for many years past. The clarinet is cookin',
S'Wonderful, I can't Believe That You're in Love With Me, How About You, Someday My Prince Will come, Darn That Dream, One Morning In May, There Is No Greater Love, There Will Never Be Another You, Just Friends, Sweet Lorraine, If I Had You, A Beautiful Friendship.
# VC 4360
Piano and guitar duet. It's possible to have a delightful and intimate musical conversation, trading ideas freely and spontaneously.
Nobody Else But Me, I Gotta Right To Sing The Blues, Between The Devil And The Deep Blue Sea, Change Partners, Love Walk In, If You Could See Me Now, You're My Everything, You And Me Against The World, The Touch Of Your Lips, Then I'll Be Tired Of You, Let's Get Lost, It Shouldn't Happen To A Dream, How About You.
# VC 4364
No need to say anything, WOW!
Anything Goes, Why Can't You Behave, What Is This Thing Called Love, Do I love You, Always True To You, Everything I Love, Let's Do It, Why Shouldn't I, Night And Day, I Love You Samantha, Weren't We Fools, All Of You, Everytime We Say Goodbye, I Love You.
# VC 4365
We'll probably never have a musical year in the 21st Century that will be comparable to 1936, but you can keep rediscovering and sharing the joys of the past with these lost and well remembered songs during the Great Depression.
Stompin At The Savory, I'm Gonna Sit Right Down And Write Myself a Letter, The Night Is Young, All My Life, Goodnight My Love, The Panic Is On, Gloomy Sunday, Christopher Columbus, King Of Swing, The Milkman's Matinee/Make Believe Ballroom, Did I Remember, The Touch of You Lips, Quiet Night, Last Night When We Were Young, Pick Yourself Up
# VC 4362
A collection of songs that are true sparks of a career that went around the world. Happy 80th Birthday to you Bucky !
The Tonight Show Theme, When The Moon Comes Over The Mountain, Racing With The Moon, Lullaby Of Broadway, Cry Me A River, Minute Samba, A Nightingale Sang In Berkley Square, Moonlight Serenade, The End Of A Love Affair, Bucknees's Blues, Nuages, Body and Soul, Twilight Time, Seven Come Eleven
# VC 4363
The follow-up to Jims' first big jazz band cd only this time with special guest Bucky Pizzarelli.
This project was recorded during the passing of Maynard Ferguson. So on the last day of the reocrding sessions, Jim wrote and recorded a song called "For Maynard" for his friend and hero on the very last day of recording.
What Is This Thing Called Love, Soft Winds, Mas Que Nada, When Sunny Gets Blue, Alone Together, Do Nothing 'Till You Hear From Me, Lover Comy Back To Me, Easy Living, Triste, For Maynard, Lullaby of Birdland.
# VC 4366
The sequel to "Swing Kings" issued in 2002. The original "Swing Kings" group reunited and recorded songs that expresses each musicians talents.
Idaho, Jada, Just Friends, A Rainy Day, Moonlight On The Ganges, But Not For Me, Brother Can You Spare A Dime, Quality With A "K", Pennies From Heaven, Deep Purple, Between The Devil And The Deep Blue Sea, Fopr All We Know, Sweet Sue
# VC 4345
Bass player Matin Pizzarelli plays his best foot tapping tunes.
Bye Bye Blackbird, Tour's End, As Long As I Live, Polka Dots And Moonbeams, Triple Play, Moonglow, Sister Sadie, Parkside, So That's Czak, Gee Baby Ain't I Good To You, Undecided, Strayhorn
# VC 4357
Whether appearing on the Classical, Broadway, or Jazz Stage, this is a voice that makes you want to sit up and listen.
I'm All Smiles, Honey Pie, Chega De Saudade (No More Blues), I'm Old Fashioned, Solitude, So In Love, The Girls Of Summer, Caravan, Spring Can Really Hang You Up The Most, It's Alright With Me, Will You Love Me Tomorrow, I've Got Just About Everything
# VC 4361
Pianist and vocalist, Rick Zelle takes us on an easy tour of the great American songbook.
Body And Soul, I've Got The World On A String, Have You Met Miss Jones?, My Romance, All The Way, I've Got You Under My Skin, All I Need, I Could Write A Book, Just The Way You Look Tonight, I'll Remember April, Do You Know What It Means To Miss New Orleans?
# VC 4345
The magnitude of Kim Portnoy's jazz piano has been kept secret for several years. With this CD the secret has been disclosed.
Beyond The Sea, Morning Morgantown, Past Times, Flying Down To Rio, Never Never Land, Little Jazz Bird, Red Top, Minuet, In Your Own Sweet Way, Still Crazy After All These Years, Great Day
# VC 4356
An "outstanding talent performing on the east side"(East of St. Louis in Illinois) describes Sherry Drake from enthusiastic friends. Sit back and enjoy her wonderful sense of pitch, rhythm, and the ability to create a great deal of excitement.
There Will Never Be Another You, Robins Nest, But Beautiful, I Just Found Out About Love, Blackberry Winter, My Gentleman Friend, Someone to Light Up My Life, I Had The Craziest Dream, Love Won't Let Ya Get Away, I Can't Give You Anything But Love Baby, It Could Happen To You, Close As Pages In A Book, You Turned The Tables On Me, This Can't Be Love
# VC 4359
Bucky Pizzarelli heard a pre-release of this recording as did his son John. He said they were totally overcome with their performance and asked when I would produce it...Well! It is a re-mastered analog recording. Please try this at home!
Struttin' With Some BBQ, Mean To Me, Little Orphan Annie, Let's Fall In Love, All Of Me, St. Louis Blues, Two Sleepy People, Black And Blue, I've Found A New Baby, Fractious Finigering, Bill Bailey, Them There Eyes, Sweet Georgia Brown, Out Of Nowhere, At The Jazzband Ball, Lullaby Of Birdland
# VC 4350
This is a re-mastered analog recording compiled from recordings made at Sunnie Suttons Rendezvous in Aspen and at the Olympic Games at Squaw Valley, in the '60s.
I'll Dance At Your Wedding, Echoes Of Spring, Honky Tonk Train, T'Aint Nobodys Business If I Do, The Waiter, The Porter and the Chamber Maid, I Guess I'll Have To Change My Plan, How High The Moon, Bach Fugue, Sneeze, St. Louis Blues, Eye Opener, Squaw Face Blues, Ralph's Deep Thoughts and a bunch more...
# VC 4351
"Improvising on two pianos is a better way to get to know someone than almost anything else I've come across." Dick Hyman.
"There is also a sixth sense that comes into play, which leads to some of the most exciting results." Ray Kennedy
Yes Sir, That's My Baby, What Is There To Say?, Idaho, These Foolish Things, Jumpin' With Symphony Sid, One Morning In May, Just A Skosh, It's The Talk Of The Town, For Dancers Only, Can't We Be Friends?, Waltzin' Without The "G", Clara, Clara, I Ain't Got Nobody, Goodbye
# VC 4354
Every once in a while, a musician comes along with exceptional natural musical instincts that defy explanation. Pianist Kimo Garner is one of them. This CD is his spiritual journey through paradise.
Doxology - "Ho' Onani I Ka Makua Mau", Nu Oli, Hawai'i Aloha, Return To Paradise, Moonlight And Shadows, My Maile Lei, Aloha Oe, I Will Remember You, Mutiny On The Bounty, Waikiki, Ua Ha' Awi la He Bana Nani E, Iesu No Ke Kahuhipa, In The Garden, Kanaka Wai Wai
# MM 34571-2
This was originally recorded in 1984. Marion Miller and Edward Eaton have been around forever. And the reason is clear - their music is great and deserves to be around forever.
Holiday For Strings, She, Gershwin Medley, If I Had You, It Was Almost Like A Song, Joey, Nadia's Theme, September Song, Here's That Rainy Day, Love Is A Living Thing, It's Alright With Me, Serenata, Maybe September, Fascinatin' Rhythm, Ice Castles, I Just Found Out About Love, Moonlight In Vermont
# VC 4341
This CD is a compilation of Jerry's best solo tunes. Pay attention to the music Jerry has created. Listen for the round, resonant tone. Listen for a sound that has a true musicians pride and love of the music. Listen to the joy that he creates. We have indeed lost an outstanding musician as well as a true gentleman.
A Beautiful Friendship, What Kind of Fool Am I?, Daahoud, Green Dolphiin Street, Misty, My Romance, Up Cherry Street, Stardust, Our Love is Here To Stay, Four Brothers, Spring Can Really Hang You Up the Most, Make Me Rainbows, Yours Is My Heart Alone
# VC 4353
A trio recording with legendary musicians Mundell Lowe and Joe LaBarbera...what else can one say?
I Remember You, The Way You Look Tonight, Nobody Else But Me, Little Suede Shoes, Yardbird Suite, Boy Next Door, I Don't Wanna Be Kissed, Lester Leaps In, Mundy's Blues, Have You Met Miss Jones, There's A Small Hotel, My Romance, East Of The Sun/West Of The Moon
# VC 4343
This recording is a result of three live performances at the Ritz Carlton Hotel with George Marsh in 1999. As a teenager in the '60s he would come to where we were playing and "sit in."
One Morning In May, Quintessence, Everything Happens To Me, Triste, Very Early, Morning, Our Love Is Here To Stay, Mojave, Daahoud, Once In A While, Yours Is My Heart Alone
# VC 4334
The idea for this album originated when Herb and Dave performed in the fall of 1995. The performance was superb and fans were so enthusiastic that it was only natural to preserve the event with this recording.
I've Never Been In Love Before, Sweet And Lovely, Only Trust Your Heart, If You Could See Me Now, Up Jumped Spring, Alone Together, So Many Stars, Stockholm Sweetnin', Sometime Ago, Waltz For Debby, Zoot, Line For Lyons
# VC 4328
What a Christmas gift this is...before and after the snowflakes fall...for seasons and Jazz lovers all! The dynamic duo from the City under the Arch has done it again.
I'll Be Home For Christmas, Santa Claus is Coming to Town, Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas, Winter Wonderland, O Tannenbaum, The Christmas Waltz, A Christmas Love Song, Sleigh Ride, The Christmas Song, What Are You Doing New Year's Eve, Merry Christmas Darling, Toyland, Christmas Time is Here, Pick Yourself Up
# VC 4333
Many of our friends expressed an interest in a reissue of this recording which was originally produced in 1977. The original master tapes could not be located so the version presented has been made from the best 331/3 RPM vinyl records which we could obtain.
Blusette, Eleanor Rigby, Misty, Keep Your Sunny Side Up, Green Dolphin Street, Why Try To Change Me Now?, Doodlin', Take Five
# MM 34613-2
What do you get when you add great jazz guitarist Bucky Pizzarelli to swinging jazz quartet vocalizing with some great holiday song arrangements? THIS!!!
Deck The Halls, Caroling, Caroling, The Man With The Bag, Christmastime Is Here, Let It Sno!, Home, I'll Be Home For Christmas, Little Drummer Boy, First Snow, White Christmas, Jingle Bells, What Are You Doing New Year's Eve?, Frosty The Snowman, The Merriest, The Christmas song, Baby It's Cold Outside, Winter Wonderland, Silent Night
# VC 4339
With his 40 plus years of entertaining throughout the Hawai'ian Islands his repertoire is extensive. He plays and sings not only Hawai'ian music but...
The Way You Look Tonight, All The Way, Witchcraft, I've Got You Under My Skin, Let It Be Me, Love Letters, Somewhere My Love, Unforgettable, For Sentimental Reasons, Too Young, Smile, Where Or When, Ou Love Is Here To Stay, Imagine, If We Knew, They Can't Take That Away From Me, What A Wonderful World, A Kiss To Build A Dream On, Through The Eyes Of Love, It Had To Be You, The Glory Of Love, Somewhere In Time
# VC 4340
The best groups strive to reach this level. What sets Herb and Jerry apart is that extra ingredient - friendship. A friendship felt and shared by their legion of followers.
Weaver of Dreams, Sweet Georgia Fame, Broadway, These Foolish Things, For All We Know, A Beautiful Friendship, Old New Waltz, My Romance, Four Brothers, Dreamy, I'll Close My Eyes, Wendy, Make Me Rainbows
# VC 4327
Kimo Garner was born in Honolulu, Oahu, Hawai'i. He received early encouragement to follow his dream, and started playing piano at the age of 14. Performing throughout the Islands for over 40 years.
Sweet Leilani, He Aloha Mele, My Little Grass Shack, Going To Maui, Beyond The Reef, Hele On To Kauai, Beautiful Kauai, What Am I Gonna Do With My Red Opu, When I Fall In Love, Somewhere In Time, My Little Chickadee, If I Had To Do It All Over Again, Princess Pupule, Aloha, I Love You, To You Sweetheart, Aloha
# MM 34574-2
Bucky has taken his seven string electric guitar from Paterson, New Jersey around the world so often that most places claim him as their own. Now he's Dr. Bucky Pizzarelli.
I Let A Song, Jitterbug Waltz, Detour Ahead, Jive At Five, Sunday, Contrasts, St. Louis Blues, Lil' Darlin', Shakey Breaks The Ice, Invitation, Lady Be Good
# VC 4352
From beginning to end the musicians are listening to each other and finishing each other's thoughts. So go ahead and give yourself to the moment when you play this CD and remember as long as there's music, life is good.
What Kind Of Fool Am I?, Alice In Wonderland, There Is No Greater Love, Impossible, It Had To Be You, Song In Three, Moment's Notice, Stardust, As Long As There's Music, Have A Heart, Our Love Is Here To Stay, For Heaven's Sake, Born To Be Blue, I Want To Be Happy
# VC 4326
The occasion was New Year's in March of 1997 at "Jazz At The Bistro" in St. Louis. "The only thing the trio discussed musically was how we would begin and end each song. Everything in between was left up to the moment."
I'll Remember April, Tenderly, Secret Love, Laura, Pennies From Heaven, Midnight Mood, Soft Winds, You Don't Know What Love Is, All Of You
# MM 34327-2
The original title of this recording, at one time, was going to be "Flatpicking the Classics." Bucky has certainly done that here. He has presented great music at a very high musical level and that makes him a classic.
Aranjuez Concerto, 2nd Movement, Sonatina #1, Sonatina #2, Sonatina #3, Fair Rosmarin, Prelude #4, Duke Ellington Medley, Do Nothing 'Til You Hear From Me, In A Sentimental Mood, Satin Doll, Choro Typico, In A Mellow Tone, Prelude #3, I'm Through With Love, Never Be The Same
# VC 4337
That musical bond of familiarity between True, Smith and Gianino is the foundation for the excellent music you'll hear on this recording. From Marvin Gaye to Gershwin.
Day In, Day Out, What's Goin' On, Nobody Else But Me, S'Wonderful, Ju Ju, Peresina, London By Night, What Is This Thing Called Love?, Subconscious Lee, Hot House, I'll Love You, More Or Less
# VC 4349
This is also a reissue of a recording which was originally produced in 1965. The original master tapes could not be located so the version presented has been made from the best 331/3 RPM vinyl records which we could obtain.
Satin Doll, Soon, It's Gonna Rain, Close Your Eyes, My Favorite Things, Bye, Bye Blackbird, Tender Is The Night, Spring Can Really Hang You Up The Most, Up Cherry Street
# MM 34614-2
Recreating the distinctive sound of a legendary group can be a tricky proposition. Or...Maybe not!
Some Of These Days, They Can't Take That Away From Me, Lady Be Good, I Don't Know Why I Love You Like I Do, Corner Pocket, Deed I Do, I Guess I'll Have To Change My Plan, Tangerine, More Than You Know, Seven On Charlie, Crying For The Carolines, Back Home Again In Indiana
# VC 4344
There's a fortune in guitar strings on this CD! A one of a kind.
Facinating Rhythm, 7 Come 11, Early Autumn, I'll See You In My Dreams, Street Of Dreams, Triste, It Must Be True, A Blues Serenade, Please, Four Brothers, Cry Me A River, Three Shades Of Blue, Three Little Words
# VC 4355
Open your ears and visualize the setting. Ruby Braff sits in the center and faces a semi-circle group of musicans. Jim Gwin, Martin, Bucky and John Pizzarelli and Ray Kennedy.
Lady Be Good, I Want A Little Girl, It's The Same Old South, Sweet Lorraine, Love Walked In, Blue Turning Grey Over You, Blue and Sentimental, Keepin' Out Of Mischief Now, One O'Clock Jump
# VC 4348
We bring to you the new standard, Jim's fourth CD. Can you say, 12 piece, early 1960's.. ish Doc...ish, Swing...ish, group that will knock your socks off? This is it!
St. Louis Blues, If I Only Had A Brain, Too Close For Comfort, Teach Me Tonight, Bernie's Tune, Smile, It Had Better Be Tonight, Weekend In Paris, You And The Night And The Music, Love Letters, The Days Of Wine And Roses, Lonesome Road, There Will Never Be Another You
# VC 4342
One thing's for sure. No matter how much jazz has changed over the years, there always seems to be a demand for sophisticated, inventive keyboard renditions of classic tunes.
Love Letters, Everything Happens To Me, Indian Summer, London By Night, I'm In The Mood For Love, You Are There, What Am I Here For, I Thought About You, The Trouble With Hello Is Goodbye, Bidin' My Time, Emily, How Deep Is The Ocean, I Wish I Knew, Close Enough For Love, I'm Getting Sentimental Over You, Dream
# MM 34533-2
This recording is made up of songs associated with St. Louis where Ray Kennedy began his career. It includes an all-star lineup of St. Louis' finest Jazz artists.
St. Louis Blues, Meet Me In St. Louis, The Boy Next Door, The Trolley Song, Mr. Bill, Mississippi Mud, You Came A Long Way From St. Louis, Spring Can Really Hang You Up The Most, Route 66, St. Louis Boogie, Dogtown Blues, Take Me Out To The Ballgame
# VC 4335
Fathers and sons who set out in the same direction don't usually arrive at an equally elevated artistic level: The Sinatras, the Crosbys, the Updikes, the Salingers, etc. The Pizzarelli case is a singular exception. As a team they are flabbergasting.
Dinah, I'm Through With Love, I'll Never Be The Same, Sweet Georgia Brown, It Must be True, Please, Just One More Chance, If I Had You, Let's Do It, The Sheik of Araby, These Foolish Things, Bing's Blues, Poor Butterfly, Indiana, It's Been a Long, Long Time, Don't Take Your Love From Me, Honeysuckle Rose
# VC 4338
"Ladies and gentlemen, that was the John Pizzarelli Trio with the great Ray Kennedy on the piano. Ray, do come back with your own trio sometime!" ...Here it is!
I'm Beginning To See The Light, If Dreams Come True, Autumn Nocturne, You Turned The Tables On Me, Oscar Night, When I Grow Too Old To Dream, These Foolish Things Remind Me Of You, Put Your Little Foot, Body And Soul, Blues For Czak, I've Grown Accustomed To Her Face, I'm In The Mood For Love, Warm Valley, Tea For Tatum
# VC 4336
Baa-New and the Doctor!!! With; Jake Hanna, David Boeddinghaus, Bill Huntinton and more.
I Don't Know Enough About You, This Year's Kisses, Love's a Necessary Thing, Steppin' Out with My Baby, Memphis in June, A Woman's Prerogative, Put the Blame on Mame, Remember, There's a Lull in My Life, Me and the Blues, September Song, There Will Never Be Another You, Winter Moon, What'll I Do?
# CD 110