“Harold McKinney was one of Detroit’s jazz legends as both an artist and as a cultural figure. His Voices and Rhythms of the Creative Profile was issued on the city’s cooperative independent Tribe label — [More]
Fate in a Pleasant Mood is an album by the American jazz musician Sun Ra and his Myth Science Arkestra recorded in Chicago, mid 1960 and originally released on his own Saturn label in 1965. [More]
A Sanctuary Within is an album by David Murray released on the Italian Black Saint label in 1992. It features performances by Murray, Sunny Murray, Kahil El’Zabar and Tony Overwater. “A SANCTUARY WITHIN packs some [More]
“As is true of the Jazz label’s CDs, there are no liner notes on this release and the total time falls into the range of an LP, but this is a rare live performance by [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]
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]
“Drummer Barry Altschul leads a particularly interesting quartet on this date (reissued on CD) that also includes trumpeter Enrico Rava, John Surman on baritone and soprano, and bassist Mark Helias. The music (three Altschul originals, [More]
The Crimson Jazz Trio was a jazz trio led by drummer Ian Wallace, formerly of King Crimson, who re-interpreted King Crimson’s music. “A jazz piano-bass-drums trio performing the songs of the rock group King Crimson? [More]
Firebirds is a 1968 album by two American jazz musicians, Prince Lasha  and Sonny Simmons . “The second of two collaborations by Prince Lasha (on flute, alto, and alto clarinet) and Sonny Simmons (alto and [More]
We Travel the Space Ways is an album by the American jazz musician Sun Ra and his Myth Science Arkestra. Recorded mostly in 1960, the album was released in 1967, on Sun Ra’s own label [More]