The Kennedy Dream is an album by American composer/arranger Oliver Nelson recorded in tribute to John F. Kennedy in 1967 for the Impulse! label. AllMusic Review by Michael G. Nastos: When the late President John [More]
Graduating Berklee students and our honorary doctorate recipient, John McLaughlin, played an adaptation of John Coltrane’s arrangements for “My Favorite Things”, written by Richard Rodgers with text by Oscar Hammerstein II, following an intro guitar [More]
Cosmic Music is a jazz album by John Coltrane and Alice Coltrane. It was originally released after John Coltrane’s death. On this release, John Coltrane only plays on “Manifestation” and “Reverend King”. “Lord, Help Me [More]
AllMusic Review by Eugene Chadbourne: It is a shame that more jazz drummers have not created solo recordings of this quality, or that the ones who do make solo recordings so often choose much less [More]
Word of Mouth is the second album by Jaco Pastorius, released in 1981 while he was a member of Weather Report, and also the name of a big band that Pastorius assembled and with whom [More]
Ornette! is the seventh album by alto saxophonist and composer Ornette Coleman, released on Atlantic Records in 1962, his fifth for the label. The album features Scott LaFaro in place of Charlie Haden, who had [More]
Capricorn Rising is an album by American jazz pianist Don Pullen featuring saxophonist Sam Rivers recorded in 1975 for the Italian Black Saint label. The Allmusic review awarded the album 4½ stars. Track listing: All [More]
Charles Mingus Presents Charles Mingus is an album by jazz bassist and composer Charles Mingus, recorded in 1960 and released in 1961. The quartet of Mingus, Eric Dolphy, Ted Curson and Dannie Richmond constituted Mingus’s [More]
Manchester based DJ, bandleader and trumpeter, one of the UK’s brightest talents. His albums have won him a legion of fans across the world and acclaim from the likes of Gilles Peterson, Jamie Cullum, Mr [More]
Astigmatic is a studio album by Polish jazz pianist and composer Krzysztof Komeda. Astigmatic consists of three long tracks, all written by Komeda. “Kattorna” (meaning “female cats” in Swedish) is based on a motif from [More]