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]
“Bop pianist Al Haig was unfortunately overlooked, with few opportunities to record for a long stretch in the middle of his career. Fortunately, this Original Jazz Classics compilation highlights several sessions recorded between 1949 and [More]
Pow! is an album by saxophonist Sonny Stitt featuring trombonist Benny Green recorded in 1965 and released on the Prestige label in 1967. “Altoist Sonny Stitt and trombonist Benny Green make for a potent team [More]
“This LP contains two broadcasts featuring Charlie Parker at Boston’s Storyville club in 1953. one set finds him accompanied by the Red Garland Trio (two years before Garland became famous playing with Miles Davis) while [More]
Blues Sonata is an album by American jazz guitarist Charlie Byrd featuring tracks recorded in 1961 and released on the Riverside label in 1963. The album was first released on the Washington Records Offbeat imprint [More]
Blues Groove is an album by saxophonist Coleman Hawkins with guitarist Tiny Grimes recorded in 1958 and released on the Prestige label. “This music will appeal to fans of Grimes’ vintage electric guitar and to [More]