The New Standard is the fortieth album by jazz pianist Herbie Hancock, released in 1996 on Verve. It consists of jazz renditions of classic and [More]
“It is tempting to play up the “Italian Connection” on Joey’s newest record. With Joey’s previous nod toward the Goodfellas it would easy to claim [More]
The Spoiler is an album by jazz saxophonist Stanley Turrentine recorded for the Blue Note label in 1966 and performed by Turrentine with Blue Mitchell, [More]
Jazz Has a Sense of Humor is the last-recorded studio album by jazz pianist Horace Silver, released on the Verve label in 1998. “This is [More]
Byrd Blows on Beacon Hill is an album by trumpeter Donald Byrd recorded at Steve Fassett’s Home on Beacon Hill in Boston in 1956 and [More]
“This is one of the last sessions by Walter Bishop, Jr. prior to his death in 1998. The veteran bop pianist is in great form [More]
Power to the People is an album by jazz saxophonist Joe Henderson, released on Milestone in 1969. Featuring Henderson with trumpeter Mike Lawrence (on two [More]
The Art Farmer Septet is an album by trumpeter Art Farmer, featuring performances recorded in 1953 and 1954, arranged by Quincy Jones and Gigi Gryce, [More]
“23 years after leaving the label, organist Jimmy Smith returned to the Blue Note label. In addition to signing up two of his old associates [More]
“Due to drug problems, trumpeter Howard McGhee did not record all that much in the 1950s. This is among his best all-round sessions of the [More]