“This is the first of two CDs issued by Concord Jazz compiling some of the best tracks from Emily Remler’s sessions for that label. Cut short at a far too early age by a heart [More]
Sonic Boom is an album by jazz trumpeter Lee Morgan, recorded on April 14 and 28, 1967 but not released on the Blue Note label until 1979. The 2003 CD reissue added seven tracks recorded [More]
Blue Odyssey is the fourth album led by saxophonist Houston Person which was recorded in 1968 and released on the Prestige label. “Houston Person, the definitive soul-jazz tenor saxophonist of the past 30 years, is [More]
You, Baby is an album by jazz cornetist Nat Adderley released on the CTI label featuring performances by Adderley with Jerome Richardson, Joe Zawinul, Ron Carter, and Grady Tate and an orchestra arranged and conducted [More]
Cymbalism is an album recorded by American drummer Roy Haynes in 1963 for the New Jazz label. “In the ’60s, Roy Haynes had no problem keeping busy as a sideman/accompanist, but the drummer didn’t record [More]
Fancy Free is an album by jazz trumpeter Donald Byrd that was recorded in 1969 and released by Blue Note Records during the following year. “1969’s Fancy Free marked the beginning of Donald Byrd’s move [More]
One for Me is an album by organist Shirley Scott recorded in 1974 and released on the Strata-East label. “The record is a beauty with Harold Vick, perhaps the most suited and sensitive horn player [More]
Big 6 is the debut album by American trumpeter Blue Mitchell recorded in 1958 and released on the Riverside label. It contains the first recording of Benny Golson’s jazz standard “Blues March”. The Allmusic review [More]
If You Could See Me Now is an album by Oscar Peterson‘s quartet, recorded in November 1983. “Oscar Peterson recorded a countless number of albums for Norman Granz’s Pablo label during 1972-83 before Granz decided [More]
A Ghetto Lullaby is a live album by American saxophonist Jackie McLean recorded at the Jazzhus Montmartre in 1973 and released on the SteepleChase label. “Within a five day period in 1973, altoist Jackie McLean, [More]