Jazz of the 1950's

Various Artists

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Jazz of the 1950's Review

by Stephen Thomas Erlewine

RCA Victor's Jazz of the 1950s is an entertaining collection of some of the biggest crossover jazz hits of the '50s, featuring such tracks as Red Allen's "Love Me or Leave Me," Coleman Hawkins' "I Love Paris," Red Norvo's "Roses of Picardy," Charles Mingus' "Tijuana Gift Shop," Art Blakey's "A Night at Tony's," Maynard Ferguson's "The Wailing Boat" and a Duke Ellington medley.

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