In My Own Sweet Way is a live album led by trumpeter Woody Shaw which was recorded in Switzerland in 1987 and released on the German In + Out label. “Although trumpeter Woody Shaw never [More]
“Heritage Hum is a satisfying mainstream quartet date, with the leader joined by the solid rhythm section of bassist Sam Jones, drummer Freddie Waits, and pianist Mike Longo. Moody sticks with the flute mostly, making [More]
Pike’s Peak is the second album by American jazz vibraphonist Dave Pike which was recorded in 1961 for the Epic label. “This Portrait LP was vibraphonist Dave Pike’s second recording as a leader. Pike is [More]
Contrasts is an album by American organist Larry Young recorded in 1967 and released on the Blue Note label. “For this interesting set, organist Larry Young (the first musician on his instrument to really move [More]
The Loop is the seventh album led by American jazz vibraphonist Johnny Lytle which was recorded in 1965 for the Tuba label. Track listing: “The Loop” (Johnny Lytle) – 2:18 “The More I See You” [More]
“Lou Bennett, one of finest organists of the 1960s, is little known among many jazz fans today, largely because he rarely played in the U.S. after 1960. Bennett was a bop pianist who began his [More]
Jazz Lab is an album by American jazz trumpeter Donald Byrd and saxophonist Gigi Gryce featuring tracks recorded in 1957 for the Columbia label and released in 1957. “Alto saxophonist/arranger Gigi Gryce and trumpeter Donald [More]
Destination… Out! is an album by American saxophonist Jackie McLean recorded in 1963 and released on the Blue Note label. “Like Eric Dolphy before him, Jackie McLean sought to create a kind of vanguard “chamber [More]
Gumbo! is an album by saxophonists Pony Poindexter and Booker Ervin which was released on the Prestige label in 1963. The 1999 CD reissue added eight unreleased selections from earlier sessions, three led by Poindexter [More]
“Takin’ Off is the debut album by jazz pianist Herbie Hancock released in 1962 by Blue Note Records. The recording session features Freddie Hubbard on trumpet and Dexter Gordon on tenor saxophone. The album is [More]