There are some excellent moments on this outing from the Red Rodney Quintet, but the overall results are a bit of a mixed bag. The band (trumpeter Rodney, Chris Potter on tenor, alto and soprano, [More]
Piano Solo is a 1954 album by American jazz pianist and composer Thelonious Monk, recorded in Paris, France. “If you own any of the Riverside or Columbia sides of Monk playing alone, you still need [More]
This 1966 live set comes by its retro-bop feel honestly. Its link to the bop tradition is the group’s pianist, Barry Harris, who bridges the generation between Bird, Diz, and Bud Powell and that of [More]
The Max Roach Quartet featuring Hank Mobley was the debut album by American jazz drummer Max Roach featuring tracks recorded in 1953 and first released on the Debut label as a 10-inch LP. Drummer Max [More]
Frank Wess has always been a steady, reliable swinger, able to play swaggering blues and soulful ballads with equal facility and hold his own on more challenging bop pieces. The 12 tracks on his release [More]
Pretty for the People is an album by American jazz composer and arranger A. K. Salim featuring Kenny Dorham and Johnny Griffin recorded in 1957 for the Savoy label. Track listing: All compositions by A. [More]
Drummеr Charlie Persip hаѕ nоt had thаt mаnу opportunities to lеаd ѕеѕѕіоnѕ thrоugh thе years; in fасt, this аlbum was his оnlу one until 1980. His ԛuіntеt іnсludеѕ up-and-coming рlауеrѕ (trumреtеr Frеddіе Hubbard, tenor saxophonist [More]
Tracklisting: Side A 00:01 Tom-Kattin 05:03 Old Reliable 09:08 A Lady’s Vanity 14:21 Translation Side B 18:26 Tricrotism 23:05 Bo-Bi My Boy 27:02 O P Meets L T   Personnel: Side A Oscar Pettiford – [More]
Misty is an album by saxophonist Eddie “Lockjaw” Davis with organist Shirley Scott recorded in 1960 and released on the Moodsville label in 1963. Track listing: A1 Misty 0:00 A2 Uh Oh 3:46 A3 Give [More]
Golden Boy (full title Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers Play Selections From the New Musical Golden Boy) is a 1963 album by Art Blakey and the Jazz Messengers, performing compositions by Lee Adams and [More]