“The CD’s 12 tracks are actually divided into four from a 1947 Kai Winding date, four from a 1948 Brew Moore outing, and Navarro’s tracks from 1946. The three dates share the unpretentious attitude of [More]
A Jazz Portrait of Frank Sinatra is a 1959 album by The Oscar Peterson Trio, recorded in tribute to singer Frank Sinatra by interpreting songs associated with Sinatra. “This is not one of Oscar Peterson’s [More]
Bossa Antigua is an album recorded by American jazz saxophonist Paul Desmond featuring performances recorded in 1964 which were released on the RCA Victor label. The album title is a kind of pun: Bossa Antigua [More]
At Mister Kelly’s is a 1957 live album by American jazz singer Sarah Vaughan, recorded at Mister Kelly’s jazz club in Chicago. “During the mid-’50s, Sarah Vaughan spent most of her time recording songbook standards [More]
Track listing: 0:00 – Meeting Of The Spirits 11:35 – A Lotus On Irish Streams 21:00 – Noonward Race Personnel: John McLaughlin – guitar Jan Hammer – keyboards Jerry Goodman – violin Rick Laird – [More]
I Will Say Goodbye is an album by American jazz pianist Bill Evans, recorded in 1977 but not released until 1980. “The title refers to the Michel Legrand piece performed twice on the date, and [More]
Lalo = Brilliance (subtitled The Piano of Lalo Schifrin) is an album by Argentine composer, pianist and conductor Lalo Schifrin recorded in 1962 and released on the Roulette label. The album was one of Schifrin’s [More]
New Improved Funk is an album by American jazz guitarist George Freeman recorded in 1973 and released on the Groove Merchant label. “The title says it all in three words, but New Improved Funk demands [More]
“Known previously for his tenure behind R&B legend Ray Charles, trumpeter Billy Brooks proved himself an uncommonly skilled practitioner of jazz-funk with his solo debut Windows of the Mind. “Forty Days” (later sampled to potent [More]
Lush Life is a studio album released by jazz pianist Dave Burrell. It was first released by Denon Records on April 2, 1978. “Dave Burrell is heard in two very different contexts on this Denon [More]