The Kerry Dancers (subtitled and Other Swinging Folk) is an album by jazz saxophonist Johnny Griffin which was recorded in late 1961 and early 1962 and released on the Riverside label. “Many straight-ahead bop musicians [More]
Sophisticated Funk is an album by organist Jack McDuff recorded in 1976 and released on the Chess label. “Sophisticated…maybe. Funky…not so much. This forgettable effort from Jack McDuff veers far too close to smooth jazz [More]
No Absolute Time is an album by French jazz fusion artist Jean-Luc Ponty, released in 1993. It marks his return to the Atlantic label. “A switch back to Atlantic finds Jean-Luc Ponty continuing to dabble [More]
“Softly As In A Morning Sunrise” from the album “The Illinois Concert”. Personnel: Eric Dolphy – alto saxophone, flute, bass clarinet Herbie Hancock – piano Eddie Khan – bass J.C. Moses – drums ____________________ Recorded:Live [More]
Luminescence! is an album by pianist Barry Harris recorded in 1967 and released on the Prestige label. “Bebop sessions were comparatively rare in 1967, but pianist Barry Harris and his sextet on this CD reissue [More]
Graffiti Blues is an album by American trumpeter Blue Mitchell recorded in 1973 and released on the Mainstream label. “The fourth of five Mainstream sets led by Blue Mitchell (which has been reissued on CD) [More]
North, South, East….Wess is an album by saxophonist Frank Wess recorded in 1956 and released on the Savoy label. “This easygoing swing date is essentially a small group drawn from the Count Basie band of [More]
“In Orbit is an album by jazz trumpeter Clark Terry, also featuring Thelonious Monk, which was recorded in New York on May 7 & 12, 1958. It was Monk’s only Riverside appearance as sideman, the [More]
Jazz Mood is the first released album by multi-instrumentalist Yusef Lateef recorded in 1957 and released on the Savoy label. Track listing: All compositions by Yusef Lateef “Metaphor” – 8:09 “Yusef’s Mood” – 8:36 “The [More]
The Sound of the Wide Open Spaces!!!! is the debut album by saxophonist/flautist James Clay and the second album by David “Fathead” Newman featuring performances recorded in 1960 and originally released on the Riverside label. [More]