A 23-track overview оf Fаtѕ‘ brief moments оf brіllіаnсе іn the jazz ѕkуlіnе. Thе grоuрѕ аrе varied, as wаѕ Nаvаrrо’ѕ wоnt, fеаturіng such lumіnаrіеѕ as Eddіе “Lосkjаw” Davis, Tаdd Dameron, Leo Pаrkеr, Art Blаkеу, Hоwаrd [More]
Dancing on the Tables is a studio album by jazz bassist Niels-Henning Ørsted Pedersen, which was recorded in 1979 and released on the Danish SteepleChase label. AllMuѕіс Rеvіеw bу Sсоtt Yаnоw: Famous fоr his wоrk [More]
Groovin’ High is a 1955 compilation album of live sessions by jazz composer and trumpeter Dizzy Gillespie. The Rough Guide to Jazz describes the album as “some of the key bebop small-group and big band [More]
Track listing: A1 Blues For Some Bones (14:21) Written by – Mingus A2 Stardust Written by – Carmichael (4:50) B1 Move Written by– Best (6:40) B3 I’ll Remember April (11:15) Written by – Raye, Paul [More]
Other than four titles from a year before, this LP contains altoist Herb Geller‘s first recordings as a leader. Cut during a period when Herb was based in Los Angeles and regularly working with his [More]
World Statesman is an album by trumpeter Dizzy Gillespie recorded in 1956 and released on the Norgran label. The album was reissued as part of the 2CD compilation Birks Works: The Verve Big Band Sessions. [More]
Bebop Revisited! is the debut album led by saxophonist Charles McPherson recorded in 1964 and released on the Prestige label. AllMusic Review by Scott Yanow: Bebop is the thing on this excellent outing as altoist [More]
Tin Tin Deo is a typically tasteful set by guitarist Kenny Burrell. Performing in a sparse trio with bassist Reggie Johnson and drummer Carl Burnette, Burrell plays boppish and swinging versions of his own blues [More]
Joy Spring is a live album by jazz guitarist Joe Pass. It was released in 1964 on Pacific Jazz Records. AllMusic Review by Scott Yanow: Joe Pass was near the beginning of his career (after [More]
This early-’70s meeting between two giants of the tenor sax (both of whom by this time were living in Europe on a permanent basis) is full of memorable moments. The styles of Ben Webster and [More]