From ‘One For Daddy-O’ to ‘My Heart Belongs To Daddy’ , we have mixed 19 ‘Jazz‘ tunes around the theme of ‘Fathers, Daddies & Papas‘. “Paternity Taste” has Cannonball Adderley & Miles Davis, Henri Salvador, Henry Mancini, Earl Hines and many more.
oldies.com: A rarity among doo-wop groups, using no bass and relying on two-part harmony, Shep And The Limelites magnificently continued the great smooth romantic sound of the Heartbeats, albeit with less flavourful harmonies.
Gene Ammons : In 1949, Ammons replaced Stan Getz in Woody Herman’s “Second Herd” band and spent a year with the group before joining up with fellow sax player Sonny Stitt in 1950. Ammons and Stitt played together until 1952 and the recordings they made during their time together featured famous tenor sax “duels” between the two musicians which led to much popularity for the band.
Ken Navaro : Ken has produced successful albums for Narada/EMI recording artist Eric Darius as well as saxophonist Randy Villars and pianist Jay Rowe to name a few. As founder of Positive Music Records, Ken is responsible for launching and furthering the recording careers of saxophonist Brandon Fields, guitarists Grant Geissman, Thom Rotella ….
Todo Tango : In 1936 Juan D’Arienzo successfully appeared in the disputable territory of popularity. He was just 35 years old, one less than Julio De Caro –stylistically placed on the other end of the musical horizon of tango- he had been a star since 1924 and D’Arienzo started to become one when Pablo Osvaldo Valle took him to the brand new El Mundo radio station.
Sheb Wooley : While working the oil fields of Oklahoma as a welder, Wooley led his own country band in high school. Like many Oklahomans seeking opportunity, Wooley headed to California and worked at a packing plant, moving crates of oranges. It was during this period that Wooley married Melba Miller, the older sister of future country music star Roger Miller.
iration.com : Skatalite Tenor Saxman Rolando Alphonso, O.D. is one of Jamaica’s most important and celebrated musicians with a career spanning over fifty years – from his early jazz works in Eric Dean’s Orchestra and with Comedians Bim and Bam; to his calypso and mento recordings with sound system pioneer Stanley Motta; to his contributions to the developments of the ska rhythm to the early developments of Bob Marley’s The Wailers; to his important works with the champion Jamaican music pioneers, The Skatalites, along with his incredible solo endeavors in his The Alley Cats, The Soul Vendors, and other projects.
Henri Salvador on Wikipedia : He began his musical career as a guitarist accompanying other singers. He had learned the guitar by imitating Django Reinhardt’s recordings, and was to work alongside him in the 1940s. Salvador recorded several songs written by Boris Vian with Quincy Jones as arranger.
The Winstons on allmusic : A Washington, D.C.-based soul act led by Richard Spencer, the Winstons signed to Curtom in early 1968 and lasted there for one single, the rousing “Need a Replacement.” They had a sound that was somewhat similar to the Impressions, but were unfortunate enough to have signed with Curtom before the label had national distribution, and the single never got the play it should have.