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]
Wail, Moody, Wail is an album by saxophonist James Moody recorded in 1955 and released on the Prestige label. The CD reissue added two bonus tracks which originally appeared on James Moody’s Moods. “James Moody’s [More]
Everything’s Mellow is an album by trumpeter Clark Terry featuring performances recorded in 1961 and originally released on the Moodsville label. “Everything’s Mellow indeed – and that fact makes the record one of Terry’s greatest [More]
Track listing : 00:00 – Coleman Hawkins – Body and Soul 03:00 – Charlie Parker – Scrapple from the Apple 05:58 – Bud Powell – I Can’t Get Started 11:36 – Milt Jackson – How [More]
Miles Davis and Milt Jackson Quintet/Sextet, also known as Quintet/Sextet and sometimes also as Miles Davis and Milt Jackson and reissued as Miles Davis: Odyssey!, is an album which compiles recordings made for Prestige Records [More]
Jazz …It’s Magic! is an album by American jazz trombonist Curtis Fuller recorded in 1957 and released on the Regent label a subsidiary of Savoy Records. “Trombonist Curtis Fuller’s recordings for Savoy in the 1950s, [More]
“Earl Bostic didn’t have a chance to venture outside the honking R&B sphere often, and when he did he usually displayed the skills that were more evident in live performance. While this wasn’t the kind [More]
“One of the greatest jazz trumpeters of all time, Fats Navarro had a tragically brief career yet his influence is still being felt. His fat sound combined aspects of Howard McGhee, Roy Eldridge, and Dizzy [More]
“What a gem this previously unearthed spice box is. Who would have thought that in 1969, with a New York pick-up band — comprised of Bobby Timmons on piano, Victor Gaskin on bass, and Percy [More]
Picture of Heath is an album by saxophonist Jimmy Heath featuring performances recorded in 1975 and originally released on the Xanadu label. “As was true of most Xanadu dates, the accent is on bebop during [More]