Mal-1 is the debut album by American jazz pianist Mal Waldron, recorded in 1956 and released on the Prestige label. A contemporaneous review by John S. Wilson stated that trumpeter Idrees Sulieman and alto saxophonist [More]
Central Park North is a 1969 big band jazz album recorded by the Thad Jones/Mel Lewis Jazz Orchestra and released on the Solid State Records label. The album was nominated for a 1969 Grammy award [More]
Monk’s Dream is the first album Thelonious Monk released on Columbia Records. It was recorded in 1962 and issued the following year. AllMusic Review by Lindsay Planer: Monk’s Dream is the Columbia Records debut release [More]
Flight to Jordan is an album by American pianist Duke Jordan recorded in 1960 and released on the Blue Note label. AllMusic Review by Scott Yanow:  Duke Jordan, who played regularly with the Charlie Parker [More]
The Legendary Buster Smith is the debut and only solo album released by saxophonist Buster Smith, recorded and released in 1959. The album features five original compositions by Smith, alongside versions of “September Song” by [More]
AllMusic Review by Scott Yanow: Strange as it seems, organist Jimmy Smith and tenor saxophonist Eddie Harris have to this date only played together once. Their recorded collaboration at San Francisco’s Keystone Korner in 1981 [More]
Two Bones is an album by American trombonist Curtis Fuller recorded in 1958 but not released until the Japanese King Records label issued it in 1980 under license. The session (plus additional alternate takes) was [More]
Jimmy Hamilton – It´s About Time (1961) Tracklist: A1 Two For One 0:00 A2 Mr. Good Blues 5:49 A3 Peanut Head 12:29 B1 Stupid But Not Crazy 17:43 B2 Nits And Wits 23:01 B3 Gone [More]
Album: “Groove Holmes – Broadway” Muse Records Recorded: December 2, 1980, at Van Gelder Recording Studio, Englewood Cliffs, N.J. AllMusic Review by Stephen Cook: By 1980, when Broadway was recorded, organist Richard “Groove” Holmes had [More]
SO Much Guitar! is the sixth album by American jazz guitarist Wes Montgomery, released in 1961. It has been reissued by Original Jazz Classics. AllMusic Review by Scott Yanow: One of Wes Montgomery’s finest recordings, [More]