“Gerry Mulligan and Art Farmer played together for only a brief time in the late fifties, so this 1959 concert is a valuable addition to their discography, although there are dropouts in places due to [More]
Dedicated to Connie is a live album by American jazz group The Modern Jazz Quartet featuring performances recorded in Slovenia in May 1960 and released in 1995 on the Atlantic label following drummer Connie Kay’s [More]
Track listing: A1 Close Quarters 0:00 A2 Jose Beguines 5:20 B1 Blue For Slim 10:24 B2 The Sleeper 17:59 Personnel: Eddie Jones – bass Osie Johnson – drums Johnny Acea – piano Frank Foster – [More]
North, South, East….Wess is an album by saxophonist Frank Wess recorded in 1956 and released on the Savoy label. “This easygoing swing date is essentially a small group drawn from the Count Basie band of [More]
Track listing: 1 Reggie Or Chester (4:36) Bass – Wilfred Middlebrooks Drums – Charlie Persip Piano – Wynton Kelly Tenor Saxophone, Written-By – Benny Golson Trumpet – Lee Morgan 2 Stabelmates (5:08) Bass – Red [More]
Truth (That Hamilton Man) is an album by drummer and bandleader Chico Hamilton, recorded in 1959 and released on the SESAC label. An album released as “Truth”, “That Hamilton Man”, “Chico Hamilton Quintet featuring Eric [More]
Collections is an album by vibraphonist Red Norvo, saxophonist Art Pepper, drummer Joe Morello and pianist Gerry Wiggins recorded in early 1957 originally released on the Intro label. “Joe Morello was virtually unknown when he [More]
Strings & Trombones is an album by Bud Shank, featuring Bob Brookmeyer, and recorded in 1954 and 1955 for the Pacific Jazz label. The album compiles Shank’s previous 10 inch LPs Bud Shank and Bob [More]
Louis A. “Lou” Levy (March 5, 1928 – January 23, 2001) was an American jazz pianist. Levy was born to Jewish parents in Chicago and started playing piano when he was twelve. His chief influences [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]