Dizzy Atmosphere is an album featuring members of Dizzy Gillespie’s Orchestra recorded in 1957 and released on the Specialty label. Scott Yanow, writing for Allmusic, notes that ” Morgan plays extremely well throughout the spirited [More]
“The style is fluent, immaculate late bebop, the performances world class.” (The Guardian). Track listing: 00:00 1 Cocktail For Three (G.Arvanitas) 05:09 2 Everything Happens To Me (M.Dennis,T.Adair) 11:46 3 Algo Bueno (D.Gillespie) 17:50 4 [More]
Thelonious Monk with John Coltraneis a 1961 album by Thelonious Monk issued on Jazzland Records, a subsidiary of Riverside Records. It consists of material recorded four years earlier when Monk worked extensively with John Coltrane, [More]
Swedish Schnapps (The Genius of Charlie Parker, volume 8) (MG V-8010) is a Charlie Parker compilation album, released by Verve Records, compiling recordings made by two different groups, on two different dates in 1951. The [More]
Thіѕ excellent CD rеіѕѕuе features the іll-fаtеd vіbrарhоnіѕt Lеm Wіnсhеѕtеr teamed uр with tеnоr ѕаxорhоnіѕt Bеnnу Gоlѕоn, pianist Tоmmу Flanagan, bassist Wendell Mаrѕhаll аnd drummеr Art Taylor for thrее ѕtаndаrdѕ, аn obscurity аnd twо оf [More]
One of thе rаrеr Cоlеmаn Hawkins sessions hаѕ bееn reissued оn thіѕ Drive Archive CD. The vеtеrаn tеnоr wаѕ somewhat overlooked during the era (рrіоr tо a mаjоr “comeback” in 1957) but he always рlауеd [More]
Track listing: A1 Cool Blues 3:32 A2 Shawnuff 4:27 A3 Relaxin’ At Camarillo 5:11 A4 Bongo Bop 3:50 B1 The Hymn 4:40 B2 Communion 4:49 B3 Bongo Beep 4:37 Personnel: Cecil Payne – baritone saxophone [More]
Paul Bley is the second album by Canadian jazz pianist Paul Bley featuring tracks recorded in 1954 and released on the EmArcy label. “At this stage of his career, he’s a very orthodox bopper, aware [More]
Although drummer Pete Magadini is the leader of this set , it is tenor saxophonist Don Menza who really dominates the music (Scott Yanow, AllMusic). This charming and curious record sheds light on four woefully [More]
Study in Brown  (EmArcy Records, 1955) is a Clifford Brown and Max Roach album. The album consists predominantly of originals by members of the band. The songs “Lands End”, by tenor saxophonist Harold Land, and [More]