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]
Conception is a compilation album issued by Prestige Records in 1956 as PRLP 7013, featuring Miles Davis on a number of tracks. The album features other notable musicians such as Lee Konitz, Sonny Rollins, Stan [More]
Callin’ the Blues is an album by guitarist Tiny Grimes with trombonist J. C. Higginbotham recorded in 1958 and released on the Prestige label.[2] The album was subsequently rereleased on Prestige’s Swingville subsidiary label. AllMusic [More]
Lennie Tristano‘s historic 1949 Capitol sessions with Lee Konitz and Warne Marsh & Marsh‘s 1956 classic Jazz Of Two Cities. AllMusic Review by Scott Yanow: This CD brings back a formerly rare set by Warne [More]
A Night at the Vanguard (also released as Man at Work) is a live album by guitarist Kenny Burrell recorded in 1959 at the Village Vanguard and originally released on the Argo label. AllMusic Review [More]