Unit Structures is a 1966 album by free jazz pianist Cecil Taylor released by Blue Note Records. Unusually, Taylor’s group features two bassists, one (Alan Silva) playing mostly with a bow, and the other (Henry [More]
Track listing: Side A: Billie The Kid (Martin) Tallness (Surman) Dee Tune (Surman) Side B: In Between (Surman) Spikenard (Phillips) Personnel: John Surman – baritone saxophone, soprano saxophone, bass clarinet Barre Phillips – bass Stu [More]
Conversin’ with the Elders is the fourth album by saxophonist James Carter recorded in late 1995 and early 1996 and released on the Atlantic label.[1] The album features guest appearances by Lester Bowie, Larry Smith, [More]
New Life is an album by drummer Antonio Sánchez which was released on the CAM Jazz label in 2013. Drummer/vocalist Antonio Sanchez’s third solo album is a forward-thinking collection of jazz originals that features an [More]
Out to Lunch! was Eric Dolphy‘s only recording for Blue Note Records as a leader and was originally issued as BLP 4163 and BST 84163. Today it is generally considered one of the finest albums [More]
Ramblin’ is an album led by jazz pianist Paul Bley recorded in Italy in 1966 and released on the French BYG Actuel label. AllMusic Review by Steve Loewy: Ramblin’ comes from an adventurous period in [More]
Waves is an album by American jazz saxophonist Sam Rivers featuring performances recorded in 1978 and released on the Tomato label. AllMusic Review by Ron Wynn: An explosive late ’70s set with underrated composer, multi-instrumentalist, [More]
Adventures In Jazz is the Grammy Award winning album for the Best Jazz Performance – Large Group (Instrumental) category in 1963. The LP was recorded by Stan Kenton and his orchestra in late 1961 but [More]
Far Cry is a jazz album by Eric Dolphy with trumpeter Booker Little, originally released in 1962 on New Jazz, a subsidiary of the Prestige label. Featuring their co-led quintet, it is one of the [More]
Looking at Bird is a studio album by American jazz saxophonist Archie Shepp and bassist Niels-Henning Ørsted Pedersen, featuring performances recorded in 1980 and released on the Danish-based SteepleChase label. The album consists of duets [More]