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Popo (album)

Popo is a West Coast jazz album with a previously unreleased 1951 recording session by trumpeter Shorty Rogers and his quintet. [1]

42 relations: Album, All the Things You Are, Alto saxophone, Art Pepper, Bebop, Benny Goodman, Bob Haggart, Body and Soul (1930 song), Chano Pozo, Cherokee (Ray Noble song), Clarence Profit, Cool jazz, Don Schlitten, Double bass, Drum kit, Edgar Sampson, Edward Heyman, Gil Fuller, Hampton Hawes, Harry Edison, Hermosa Beach, California, Howard Rumsey, Illinois Jacquet, Jazz, Jerome Kern, Jimmy Giuffre, Johnny Burke (lyricist), Johnny Green, Lighthouse Café, Los Angeles, Oscar Hammerstein II, Piano, Ray Noble, Robert Sour, Scrapple from the Apple, Shelly Manne, Shorty Rogers, The Early Show (album), Trumpet, West Coast jazz, What's New?, Xanadu Records.


An album is a sound recording format first used in gramophone (phonograph) records, and later in other analog recording and digital recording media.

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All the Things You Are

"All the Things You Are" is a song composed by Jerome Kern, with lyrics written by Oscar Hammerstein II.

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Alto saxophone

The alto saxophone is a member of the saxophone family of woodwind instruments invented by Belgian instrument designer Adolphe Sax in the 1840s, and patented in 1846.

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Art Pepper

Arthur Edward Pepper, Jr. (September 1, 1925 – June 15, 1982) was an American alto saxophonist and clarinetist.

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Bebop or bop is a style of jazz characterized by a fast tempo, instrumental virtuosity and improvisation based on the combination of harmonic structure and sometimes references to the melody.

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Benny Goodman

Benjamin David "Benny" Goodman (May 30, 1909 – June 13, 1986) was an American jazz and swing musician, clarinetist and bandleader, known as the "King of Swing".

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Bob Haggart

Robert Sherwood Haggart (March 13, 1914, New York City – December 2, 1998, Venice, Florida) was a dixieland jazz double bass player, composer and arranger.

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Body and Soul (1930 song)

"Body and Soul" is a popular song and jazz standard written in 1930 with lyrics by Edward Heyman, Robert Sour and Frank Eyton; and music by Johnny Green.

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Chano Pozo

Luciano Pozo González, better known as Chano Pozo (January 7, 1915 in Havana - December 3, 1948 in New York City) was an Afro-Cuban jazz percussionist, singer, dancer and composer.

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Cherokee (Ray Noble song)

"Cherokee" (also known as "Cherokee (Indian Love Song)") is a jazz standard written by Ray Noble and published in 1938.

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Clarence Profit

Clarence Profit (June 26, 1912 – October 22, 1944) was a jazz pianist and composer associated with swing.

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Cool jazz

Cool jazz is a style of modern jazz music that arose following the Second World War.

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Don Schlitten

Don Schlitten (born March 4, 1932) is an American jazz record producer, now inactive.

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Double bass

The double bass is the largest and lowest-pitched bowed string instrument in the modern symphony orchestra.

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Drum kit

A drum kit, drum set, trap set, or just drums is a collection of drums and other percussion instruments set up to be played/struck by a single player.

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Edgar Sampson

Edgar Melvin Sampson (October 31, 1907, New York City, New York – January 16, 1973, Englewood, New Jersey) was a composer, arranger, saxophonist, and violinist.

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Edward Heyman

Edward Heyman (March 14, 1907October 16, 1981) was an American lyricist and producer, best known for his lyrics to "Body and Soul," "When I Fall in Love," and "For Sentimental Reasons." He also contributed to a number of songs for films.

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Gil Fuller

Walter Gilbert "Gil" Fuller (April 14, 1920, Los Angeles, California – May 26, 1994, San Diego, California) was an American jazz arranger.

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Hampton Hawes

Hampton Barnett Hawes, Jr. (November 13, 1928 – May 22, 1977) was an American bebop and hard-bop jazz pianist, recognized as one of the finest and most influential of the 1950s.

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Harry Edison

Harry "Sweets" Edison (October 10, 1915 – July 27, 1999) was an American jazz trumpeter and member of the Count Basie Orchestra.

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Hermosa Beach, California

Hermosa Beach is an affluent beachfront city in Los Angeles County, California, United States.

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Howard Rumsey

Howard Rumsey (November 7, 1917 – July 15, 2015) was an American jazz double-bassist primarily known for his leadership of the Los Angeles group the Lighthouse All-Stars in the 1950s.

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Illinois Jacquet

Jean-Baptiste Illinois Jacquet (October 31, 1922 – July 22, 2004) was an American jazz tenor saxophonist, best remembered for his solo on "Flying Home", critically recognized as the first R&B saxophone solo.

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Jazz is a genre of music that originated in African American communities in the United States in the late 19th and early 20th century.

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Jerome Kern

Jerome David Kern (January 27, 1885 – November 11, 1945) was an American composer of musical theatre and popular music.

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Jimmy Giuffre

James Peter Giuffre (April 26, 1921 – April 24, 2008) was an American jazz clarinet and saxophone player, composer and arranger.

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Johnny Burke (lyricist)

John Francis "Johnny" Burke (October 3, 1908 - February 25, 1964) was a lyricist, widely regarded as one of the finest writers of popular songs in America between the 1920s and 1950s.

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Johnny Green

Johnny Green (10 October 1908 – 15 May 1989) was an American songwriter, composer, musical arranger, and conductor.

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Lighthouse Café

The Lighthouse Café is a nightclub located at 30 Pier Avenue in Hermosa Beach, California.

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Los Angeles

Los Angeles, officially the City of Los Angeles and often known by its initials L.A., is the second-largest city in the United States, the most populous city in the U.S. state of California, and the county seat of Los Angeles County.

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Oscar Hammerstein II

Oscar Greeley Clendenning Hammerstein II (July 12, 1895 – August 23, 1960) was an American librettist, theatrical producer, and (usually uncredited) theatre director of musicals for almost forty years.

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The piano (an abbreviation of pianoforte) is a musical instrument played using a keyboard.

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Ray Noble

Raymond Stanley "Ray" Noble (17 December 1903 – 3 April 1978) was an English bandleader, composer, arranger, radio comedian, and actor.

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Robert Sour

Robert Sour (1906–1985) was a lyricist and composer, and the president of Broadcast Music Incorporated (BMI).

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Scrapple from the Apple

"Scrapple from the Apple" is a bebop composition by Charlie Parker written in 1947, commonly recognized today as a jazz standard, written in F major.

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Shelly Manne

Sheldon "Shelly" Manne (June 11, 1920 – September 26, 1984), was an American jazz drummer.

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Shorty Rogers

Milton "Shorty" Rogers (April 14, 1924 – November 7, 1994) was one of the principal creators of West Coast jazz.

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The Early Show (album)

The Early Show is a jazz album by saxophonist Art Pepper, recorded on February 12, 1952 for Xanadu Records as his first album as leader.

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A trumpet is a musical instrument.

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West Coast jazz

West Coast jazz refers to various styles of jazz music that developed around Los Angeles and San Francisco during the 1950s.

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What's New?

"What's New?" is a 1939 popular song composed by Bob Haggart, with lyrics by Johnny Burke.

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Xanadu Records

Xanadu Records was a jazz music record label specializing in bebop throughout the 1970s and 1980s founded by Don Schlitten, recording and issuing recordings by some legendary names in jazz music.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Popo_(album)

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