One Flight Down is an album by American pianist Cedar Walton which was recorded in 2006 and released on the Highnote label. “Cedar Walton has been a first-call hard bop pianist for almost as long [More]
Nefertiti is the fourth album by Miles Davis‘ second classic quintet , released in March 1968. Recorded on June 7, June 22–23 and July 19, 1967, at Columbia’s 30th Street Studio, the album was Davis’ last [More]
Presenting Cannonball is the 1955 debut album by American jazz saxophonist Cannonball Adderley, released on the Savoy label, featuring a quintet with Nat Adderley, Hank Jones, Paul Chambers, and Kenny Clarke. “This set has altoist [More]
Round Trip is the debut album led by saxophonist Ralph Moore which was recorded in 1985 and released on the Reservoir label in 1987. “The feel of this set (the debut as a leader by [More]
It’s Magic is the third album by American jazz vocalist Abbey Lincoln featuring tracks recorded in 1958 for the Riverside label. “Because Abbey Lincoln has always been careful to sing songs that have a deep [More]
Nocturne is an album by American saxophonist Oliver Nelson and vibraphonist Lem Winchester. It was originally released in 1961 on Prestige Records, as part of the “Moodsville Series”. As the title implies, Nocturne is a [More]
Philly Mignon is an album by drummer Philly Joe Jones which was recorded in 1977 and released on the Galaxy label. The Allmusic review by Scott Yanow awarded the album 4 stars and stated:”… Everyone [More]
Pepper Adams Quintet (reissued as Pepper Adams 5), is the debut album by baritone saxophonist Pepper Adams recorded in 1957 and originally released on the Mode label. The Allmusic review by Ron Wynn states “Pepper [More]
Doin’ Allright is an album by American jazz saxophonist Dexter Gordon recorded in 1961 and released on the Blue Note label. The Allmusic review by Scott Yanow awarded the album 4 stars and stating “The [More]
The Arrival of Kenny Dorham is a jazz studio album by Kenny Dorham, recorded and released in 1960. “This somewhat obscure Kenny Dorham LP features the excellent hard bop trumpeter in a quintet with baritonist [More]