“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]
Newport Rebels is an album by various artists released under the Jazz Artists Guild led by bassist Charles Mingus and drummer Max Roach, recorded in November 1960 and released on the Candid label. “In 1960 [More]
Fénix is an album by Argentinian jazz composer and saxophonist Gato Barbieri featuring performances recorded in 1971 and first released on the Flying Dutchman label. The Allmusic site awarded the album 4½ stars stating “at [More]
Spring is the second album by American drummer Anthony Williams recorded in 1965 and released on the Blue Note label. “Considering the extraordinary talent assembled for Tony Williams’ second Blue Note date as a leader, [More]
“An exceedingly odd free jazz classic, Bittersuite in the Ozone was recorded in 1973 and reissued by the Brooklyn-based percussion label Amulet in 1999. It features some of the music’s leading lights: bassist Eddie Gomez, [More]
The Long March is a live album by American jazz drummer Max Roach and saxophonist Archie Shepp recorded in 1979 for the Swiss Hathut label. The AllMusic review by Thom Jurek awarded the album 4½ [More]
Some Other Stuff is the second album by American trombonist Grachan Moncur III recorded in 1964 and released on the Blue Note label in 1965. It was remastered by Rudy Van Gelder in 2008 and [More]
“The Awakening’s jazz – hard bop with side-trips into soul jazz, plus some free-jazz tonal expressionism. The Chicago-based jazz sextet known as The Awakening was in the front line of the second tier of jazz [More]
Destination… Out! is an album by American saxophonist Jackie McLean recorded in 1963 and released on the Blue Note label. “Like Eric Dolphy before him, Jackie McLean sought to create a kind of vanguard “chamber [More]
Tap: Book of Angels Volume 20 is an album by guitarist Pat Metheny performing compositions from John Zorn’s Masada Book Two. The album was released simultaneously on Tzadik Records and Nonesuch Records. Though Zorn and [More]