“Sugar Foot Stomp” (King Oliver, Louis Armstrong) Personnel: Fletcher Henderson and His Orchestra: Louis Armstrong, Elmer Chambers, Joe Smith – trumpet Charlie Green – trombone Don Redman – alto saxophone clarinet Buster Bailey – alto [More]
The Jacques Loussier Trio was a French Third Stream jazz piano trio, led by pianist Jacques Loussier, that became known for its jazz interpretations of European classical music. They were commonly known in France as [More]
“What a gem this previously unearthed spice box is. Who would have thought that in 1969, with a New York pick-up band — comprised of Bobby Timmons on piano, Victor Gaskin on bass, and Percy [More]
“Recorded in 1974, Ray Bryant’s In the Cut is the one recording in his career that stands out from all the others — not necessarily because it is the best thing he ever cut, but [More]
“An excellent hard bop trumpeter, Carmell Jones would probably have been much better-known today if he had not moved to Europe in the mid-’60s at the height of his career. After military service and two [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]
Live at the Hong Kong Bar, Century Plaza Hotel in Los Angeles, February 27 and 28, 1969. “Great playing, excellent harmonic changes, at the same time quite accessible.” – Amazon. Track listing: A1 Let Go [More]
Green Shading into Blue is the third album by Norwegian jazz bassist and composer Arild Andersen recorded in 1978 and released on the ECM label. Track listing: All compositions by Arild Andersen except as indicated [More]
Track listing: 00:00 Blues From Mahalia 07:03 Natural Affection (Take 2) 10:57 P.O.V. (Take 2) 18:45 La Ronde (Take 3) 22:22 Mirjana (Take 2) 27:19 Tavelin’ 32:04 Natural Affection (Take 1) 35:30 P.O.V. (Take 3) [More]
Ruby Braff and Dave McKennas two initial sessions together were as sidemen for other musicians – including a 1955 date with the Benny Goodman Septet. These dates were followed by the two incredible sessions included [More]