“Although the original LP was reissued under guitarist Kenny Burrell’s name, it was originally led by Frank Wess, who is heard doubling on flute and tenor. With the assistance of Burrell, rhythm guitarist Freddie Green, [More]
“For this compilation of small big-band performances, bassist Sam Jones – long recognized for his ability to anchor and swing a session – reliably grounds a collection of arrangements that have an affinity with the [More]
Jazz and the Sound of Nature is an album by multi-instrumentalist Yusef Lateef recorded in 1957 and released on the Savoy label. Track listing: “Seulb” (Wilbur Harden) – 6:13 “Song of Delilah” (Ray Evans, Jay [More]
New Picture is an album by saxophonist Jimmy Heath featuring performances recorded in 1985 and released on the Landmark label. “Ten years after his most recent set as a leader, Jimmy Heath (heard here on [More]
“With Frank Haynes on tenor sax, Billy Gardner on piano, Ben Tucker on bass, and Dave Bailey on drums. Originally issued on Jazztime under Dave Bailey’s name, and now reissued in this format. This is [More]
One Flight Up is an album by American jazz saxophonist Dexter Gordon recorded in 1964 in Paris and released on the Blue Note label. “When he expatriated to Scandinavia just before this session in Paris [More]
Yeah! is an album by American saxophonist Charlie Rouse recorded in 1960 and released on the Epic label. “Tenor saxophonist Charlie Rouse is best known for his work with Thelonious Monk, playing with the enigmatic [More]
Jazz Eyes is an album by saxophonist John Jenkins and trumpeter Donald Byrd recorded in 1957 and released on Regent Records (a subsidiary of Savoy Records). Savoy issued it again later with the alternate title [More]
“Stella by Starlight” (Victor Young). Personnel: Frank Rosolino – trombone Bubba Kolb – piano Louise Davis – bass Harvey Lang – drums _________________________ Village Jazz Lounge, 1978
For Someone I Love is an album by vibraphonist Milt Jackson featuring big band performances arranged by Melba Liston recorded in 1963 and released on the Riverside label. “The main reasons for this CD reissue’s success are Melba Liston’s inventive and unpredictable arrangements for [More]