Guitarist Herb Ellis and pianist Ross Tompkins perform nine standards on this duet set with the emphasis on light tasteful swinging and ballads. The melodic results are pleasant but sometimes a touch dull and generally [More]
Piano Solo is a 1954 album by American jazz pianist and composer Thelonious Monk, recorded in Paris, France. “If you own any of the Riverside or Columbia sides of Monk playing alone, you still need [More]
This 1966 live set comes by its retro-bop feel honestly. Its link to the bop tradition is the group’s pianist, Barry Harris, who bridges the generation between Bird, Diz, and Bud Powell and that of [More]
The Max Roach Quartet featuring Hank Mobley was the debut album by American jazz drummer Max Roach featuring tracks recorded in 1953 and first released on the Debut label as a 10-inch LP. Drummer Max [More]
Bob Gordon (11 June 1928–28 August 1955) was an American cool jazz baritone saxophonist born in St. Louis, Missouri, best known as a sideman for musicians like Stan Kenton, Shelly Manne, Chet Baker, Maynard Ferguson, [More]
The Right Combination is the debut album by American jazz pianist Joe Albany featuring saxophonist Warne Marsh which was recorded in 1957 for the Riverside label. The Allmusic review by Scott Yanow awarded the album [More]
Tracklisting: Side A 00:01 Tom-Kattin 05:03 Old Reliable 09:08 A Lady’s Vanity 14:21 Translation Side B 18:26 Tricrotism 23:05 Bo-Bi My Boy 27:02 O P Meets L T   Personnel: Side A Oscar Pettiford – [More]
Track listing: A1 –Lennie Tristano’s Sextet – Wow 3:22 A2 –Lennie Tristano’s Sextet – Crosscurrent 2:50 A3 –Lennie Tristano’s Sextet – Yesterdays 2:50 A4 –Lennie Tristano’s Sextet – Marionette 3:05 A5 –Lennie Tristano’s Sextet – [More]
Al Cohn’s Tones (also released as The Progressive Al Cohn) is an album by American saxophonist, composer and arranger Al Cohn comprising two sessions, one recorded in 1950 and the other from 1953, which was [More]
Hawkins was аlwауѕ аn ореn-mіndеd musician. A very аdvаnсеd рlауеr еvеn whеn hе first еmеrgеd with Flеtсhеr Henderson’s оrсhеѕtrа in thе ’20ѕ, bу thе ’40ѕ hе may have bееn technically mіddlе-аgеd but rеmаіnеd a уоung [More]