A killer lost album from the early days of Blue Note – the original 10″ LP! Urbie Green‘s normally a snoozer to us, but this beautiful set of modernist bop tracks has him leading a [More]
The Modern Art of Jazz by Zoot Sims (also released as One to Blow On) is an album by American jazz saxophonist Zoot Sims recorded in 1956 and released on the Dawn label. AllMusic Review [More]
Sonny Meets Hawk! is a 1963 album by jazz saxophonist Sonny Rollins, with Coleman Hawkins appearing as guest artist. It was recorded at RCA-Victor Studio “B” in New York City on July 15 and 18, [More]
Best Coast Jazz is an album by American jazz trumpeter Clifford Brown featuring tracks recorded in 1954 and released on the EmArcy label. Further tracks from the same sessions were released as Clifford Brown All [More]
J. J. Johnson’s Jazz Quintets is a studio album by jazz trombonist J. J. Johnson, released by Savoy Records, containing material from three different recording sessions in 1946, 1947 and 1949. Material from the first [More]
George Wallington Quintet at the Cafe Bohemia – Jay Mac’s Crib (1955). From the album “GEORGE WALLINGTON QUINTET AT THE BOHEMIA” . Personnel: Donald Byrd – trumpet Jackie McLean – alto saxophone George Wallington – [More]
Track listing: Hackensack Anthropology Good Bait The Squirrel Symphonette Tadd Walk Dameronia Our Delight Eb-Pob Personnel: Fats Navarro – trumpet Wardell Gray, Allen Eager –  tenor saxophone Tadd Dameron – piano Curly Russell – bass [More]
Howard McGhee and Milt Jackson is an album by American jazz trumpeter Howard McGhee with vibraphonist Milt Jackson featuring performances recorded in 1948 and first released on the Savoy label in 1955. AllMusic Review by [More]
Track listing: A1 Ragamuffin A2 Embraceable You A3 I’m Gonna Sit Right Down And Write Myself A Letter A4 Freckles A5 Boo Boo Be Doop A6 That Old Black Magic B1 Besame Mucho (Kiss Me [More]
Blue Serge is an album by jazz baritone saxophonist Serge Chaloff, and released by Capitol Records in 1956. It was recorded on March 14 and 16, 1956 at Capitol Studios in Los Angeles, California. AllMusic [More]