Title: What It's All About
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David Roy Eldridge (January 30, 1911 – February 26, 1989), nicknamed "Little Jazz", was an American jazz trumpet player. His sophisticated use of harmony, including the use of tritone substitutions, his virtuosic solos exhibiting a departure from the dominant style of jazz trumpet innovator Louis Armstrong, and his strong impact on Dizzy Gillespie mark him as one of the most influential musicians of the swing era and a precursor of bebop.
Biography by Scott Yanow. Nicknamed "Little Jazz," the trumpeter was a giant of swing and part of the birth of bebop. Just You Just Me, Liv. oy Eldridge, Budd Jo. ifty Cat. Roy Eldridge, Vic Dic. oy Eldridge & Vi. oy Eldridge. Swingin' on the Town. See Full Discography.
After Shaw it was time for Roy to lead his own big band, though economics forced him back to small swing groups. In 1948 Norman Granz recruited Eldridge for his Jazz at the Philharmonic, an ideal situation for Roy since he was one of the ultimate jam session trumpeters. He toured briefly with Benny Goodman and took up residence in Paris in 1950, where he made some of his most successful recordings. He returned to New York in 1951 and continued freelancing with small bands, including work with Coleman Hawkins, Benny Carter, Ella Fitzgerald, and Johnny Hodges.
Roy Eldridge - What It's All About (Pablo 2310-766). Roy Eldridge, trumpet; Norris Turney, alto sax; Budd Johnson, tenor sax; Milt Jackson, vibes Norman Simmons, piano; Ted Sturgis, bass; Eddie Locke, drums. RCA Studios, NYC, January 16, 1976. Roy Eldridge Catalog - album index. List of sessions by recorded date & location: Roy Eldridge Discography - session index.
It's the Talk of the Town (Remastered) Roy Eldridge. Dont Be That Way (Remastered) Roy Eldridge. St. James Infirmary (Album Version) Roy Eldridge. Yard Dog (Remastered) Roy Eldridge.
David Roy Eldridge (January 30, 1911 – February 26, 1989), commonly known as Roy Eldridge, and nicknamed "Little Jazz", was an American jazz trumpet player. His sophisticated use of harmony, including the use of tritone substitutions, his virtuosic solos exhibiting a departure from the smooth and lyrical style of earlier jazz trumpet innovator Louis Armstrong, and his strong impact on Dizzy Gillespie mark him as one of the most influential musicians of the swing era and a precursor of bebop. And Roy is so intense about everything, so that it's far more important to him to dare, to try to achieve a particular peak, even if he falls on his ass in the attempt, than it is to play safe. That's what jazz is all about. Eldridge moved to Paris in 1950 while on tour with Benny Goodman, before returning to New York in 1951 to lead a band at the Birdland jazz club.
Eldridge Roy Related artists. 09. After You've Gone. 10. It's My Turn Now. 11. You're a Lucky Guy. 12. Pluckin' the Bass. 13. I'm Getting Sentimental Over You. 14. High Society. 16. Who Told You I Cared?
Roy Eldridge - It's The Talk Of The Town - Original 03:01. Roy Eldridge - Old Rob Roy - Original 03:44. Roy Eldridge - I've Found A New Baby - Original 04:16. Roy Eldridge - Les Bounce - Original 03:12. Roy Eldridge - How High The Moon - Original 02:39. Roy Eldridge - Poor John - Original 03:13. Roy Eldridge - Lover - Original 03:03. The Trumpet Kings Meet Joe Turner - Clark Terry, Dizzy Gillespie, Harry "Sweets" Edison, Roy Eldridge.
Features Song Lyrics for Roy Eldridge's The Complete Verve Roy Eldridge Sessions album. 3. When It's Sleepy Time Down South (Alternate Take) Lyrics. 4. When It's Sleepy Time Down South Lyrics. 5. Sweet Lorraine Lyrics.
|1||I Still Love Him So||6:12|
|2||The Heat's On||6:43|
|4||Recado Bossa Nova||6:40|
- Alto Saxophone – Norris Turney
- Art Direction – Phil Carroll
- Bass – Ted Sturgis
- Design – Gilles Margerin
- Drums – Eddie Locke
- Engineer – Bob Simpson
- Liner Notes – Dan Morgenstern
- Photography By – Phil Stern
- Piano – Norman Simmons
- Producer – Norman Granz
- Remastered By – Phil De Lancie
- Supervised By [Recording And Remix Supervision] – Eric Miller
- Tenor Saxophone – Budd Johnson
- Trumpet – Roy Eldridge
- Vibraphone [Vibes] – Milt Jackson (tracks: 4, 5)
NotesRecorded at RCA Recording Studios, New York City; June 16, 1976.
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|2310-766||Roy Eldridge||What It's All About (LP, Album)||Pablo Records||2310-766||US||1976|
|2310 766||Roy Eldridge||What It's All About (LP, Album)||Pablo Records||2310 766||Germany||1976|
|MTF 1048||Roy Eldridge||What It's All About (LP, Album)||Pablo Records||MTF 1048||Japan||1976|
|2310 766, 2310.766||Roy Eldridge||What It's All About (LP, Album)||Pablo Records, Pablo Records||2310 766, 2310.766||Scandinavia||1976|
|2310-766||Roy Eldridge||What It's All About (LP, Album)||Pablo Records||2310-766||UK||1976|