Bottoms Up is an album by jazz saxophonist Illinois Jacquet which was recorded in 1968 and released on the Prestige label. “Even in 1968 when the jazz avant-garde was becoming quite influential, tenor saxophonist Illinois [More]
Sonny Side Up is an album by trumpeter Dizzy Gillespie, and the tenor saxophonists Sonny Stitt and Sonny Rollins, recorded in December 1957 in New York City. It was released in 1959 on producer Norman [More]
The Trio (also released as The Jazz Trio of Hank Jones) is an album by American jazz pianist Hank Jones recorded in 1955 for the Savoy label and released in 1956. “This is a superb [More]
The Boss Men is an album by organist Don Patterson with saxophonist Sonny Stitt and drummer Billy James recorded in late 1965 and released on the Prestige label. “The Prestige brass and listeners alike recognized [More]
If You Could See Me Now is an album by Oscar Peterson‘s quartet, recorded in November 1983. “Oscar Peterson recorded a countless number of albums for Norman Granz’s Pablo label during 1972-83 before Granz decided [More]
Impromptu is an album by American jazz pianist Billy Taylor which was recorded in 1962 and released on the Mercury label. “Dr. Billy Taylor has done a lot for jazz as an educator, promoter, and [More]
“This is one of those wonderful jazz oddities that seems to have no rhyme nor reason for its existence, but given its quality and sound, we’re lucky to have it. “- Thom Jurek/AllMusic Track listing: [More]
The Jazz Guitarist is an album by jazz guitarist Chuck Wayne which was released on the Savoy label in 1956. The album comprised two recording sessions, one recorded in 1953 (originally released as Chuck Wayne [More]
“Since Clifford Brown’s unexpected and sudden death following a 1956 car crash, collectors have sought any previously unknown recordings to add to the already sizable legacy left by a trumpet genius who didn’t reach his [More]
“This superb album was recorded at the Montreux Jazz Festival in November of 1980. All of the principals have passed on, so it’s that much more of a treat. Trumpeter Dizzy Gillespie fronted the group [More]