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]
Monty Alexander plays Bob Marley’s Stir It Up. Monty Alexander – piano
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]
This two-record set combines two seemingly unrelated sessions recorded for Cadet in the early ’60s. The earlier session features Oliver Nelson leading a large ensemble made of veterans like Phil Woods, Jerome Richardson, Grady Tate, [More]
Blue Spring is a 1959 album by jazz trumpeter Kenny Dorham and saxophonist Cannonball Adderley released on the Riverside label, featuring performances by Dorham and Adderley with Dave Amram, Cecil Payne, Cedar Walton, Paul Chambers, [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]
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]
“Stella by Starlight” (Victor Young). Personnel: McCoy Tyner – piano George Benson – guitar Avery Sharpe – bass Aaron Scott – drums ___________________ 1989
The Magnificent Thad Jones is an album by American jazz trumpeter Thad Jones featuring performances recorded in 1956 and released on the Blue Note label. “In 1956, trumpeter Thad Jones was making his way forward [More]
The Natural Soul is an album by jazz saxophonist Lou Donaldson recorded for the Blue Note label in 1962 and performed by Donaldson with Grant Green, Tommy Turrentine, Big John Patton, and Ben Dixon. “The [More]