Putumayo announces the May release of Jazz, featuring a veritable who’s who of jazz legends performing beloved standards. The 1950s was a golden age for jazz and three-quarters of this collection was recorded during this era. Jazz demonstrates the enduring, universal appeal of this homegrown American musical style.
Liner notes are provided by noted Jazz author and radio host Joel Dinerstein and rare archival artist photos. Featured Harlem jazz legends with Nina Simone, Zoot Sims, Louis Armstrong & Oscar Peterson, Billie Holiday and many others: Cannonball Adderley with Bill Evans, Mose Allison,Chet Baker, Blosson Dearie, Hampton Hawes, The King Cole Trio, Anita O’Day, Maxine Sullivan.
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