Letter from Home is an album by the Pat Metheny Group, released in 1989 by Geffen Records. In 1990, the album won the Grammy Award for Best Jazz Fusion Performance. It was certified gold by [More]
“This is a fantastic live recording. The first half of the CD are from 1963 and feature George Coleman, Herbie Hancock, Ron Carter, and Tony Williams. The band is in fine form, with excellent solos [More]
“A hit record for the Pete Jolly Trio in 1963, Little Bird has mostly standards, but it is Jolly’s version of the catchy title track that caught on. Pianist Jolly is joined by his trio [More]
“Guitarist Herb Ellis is joined by rhythm guitarist Freddie Green, pianist Ross Tompkins, bassist Ray Brown and drummer Jake Hanna for this lightly swinging but uneventful program which has been reissued on CD. Since Green [More]
“FIRST-HAND EXPERIENCE OF THIS PERFORMANCE: John Coltrane Group, ‘Newport Jazz Festival’, Newport RI July 2, 1966. Jack responds to a note that Fujioka had indicated that producer George Wein wanted to stop the band between [More]
“Big Swing Face” (Bill Potts). Buddy Rich and his big band. ______________________________________ North Sea Jazz Festival, July 15, 1978 The Hague, Holland
California Cookin’ is a live album by baritone saxophonist Pepper Adams which was recorded in California in 1983 and originally released on the Interplay label in 1991. Track listing: “Valse Celtique” (Pepper Adams) – 13:31 [More]
“Sister Sadie” is a jazz standard written in 1959 by Horace Silver. Personnel: Woody Herman – bandleader Tommy Anastas – baritone saxophone Gary Klein, Sal Nistico (soloist), Joe Romano – tenor saxophone Bill Chase, Paul [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]
Chest is the third album by the Nels Cline Trio and the first release on Little Brother Records. The album was recorded in June 1993 at Sage & Sound by Geoff Sykes (except “Beardism/Call Crouch” [More]