“This CD reissue brings back an unusual but consistently swinging release from the 1950s Tampa label. Bob Enevoldsen, in one of only three albums that he had as a leader, alternates between valve trombone and [More]
The Wonderful World of Jazz is an album by pianist and composer John Lewis recorded for the Atlantic label in 1960. “This is one of pianist John Lewis’ most rewarding albums outside of his work [More]
Zoot!  is an album by American jazz saxophonist Zoot Sims featuring tracks recorded in 1956 for the Riverside label. “For a little while in the mid-’50s, Zoot Sims occasionally doubled on alto although he soon [More]
Summit is an album by Argentinean bandoneonist Astor Piazzolla and jazz saxophonist Gerry Mulligan. The original LP was recorded and released in Italy in 1974. “A superb 1974 session recorded in Milan teams baritone-saxist Gerry [More]
Track listing: A1 Spring Can Really Hang You Up The Most 4:02 A2 Get Happy 6:01 A3 Without A Song 5:11 A4 Broadway 3:46 B1 Baubles, Bangles And Beads 8:14 B2 Where Do You Go? [More]
Johnny Henry Smith II (June 25, 1922 – June 11, 2013) was an American cool jazz and mainstream jazz guitarist. In 1984, Smith was inducted into the Alabama Jazz Hall of Fame. Track listing: A1 [More]
The 42 tunes that make up Miles Davis’ famed quintet sessions – feat. John Coltrane, Red Garland, Paul Chambers and Philly Joe Jones – have nearly all become classics, and have resulted in several iconic [More]
Gene Norman Presents the Original Gerry Mulligan Tentet and Quartet is a compilation album by saxophonist and bandleader Gerry Mulligan featuring performances recorded in 1953 and originally released as two 10 inch LPs, one on [More]
“The drawing on the cover and the liner notes, such as they are, are rather silly, but the music on this brief, but enjoyable, CD reissue (subtitled ‘For People Who Hate Jazz’) features some fine [More]
Tanganyika (subtitled Modern Afro-American Jazz) is an album by multi-instrumentalist and composer Buddy Collette recorded at sessions in late 1956 and released on Johnny Otis’ short-lived Dig label. “This set, presented by disc jockey Sleepy [More]