Joe Turner With Pee Wee Crayton And Sonny Stitt


Everyday I Have The Blues

  • Release Date: 15 Mar 1991
  • OJCCD-634-2

Big Joe Turner, too heavy to stand for long, sat impassively in a chair in front of the band and filled the room with his presence, his magisterial baritone, and the passion of the blues. The band might have been Count Basie’s in the ballroom of a great hotel or a pickup group in a crummy bar. It didn’t matter; Big Joe gave any evening full voice and the accumulated wisdom of a life at the center of the blues. In this 1975 recording, Turner applies his incomparable blues story-tel… MORE


A 3-CD box set spotlighting one of the great founders of BeBop, the multi-talented Sonny Stitt. His blazing, beautiful playing of alto, tenor AND… More