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]
Handcrafted is an album by guitarist Kenny Burrell recorded in 1978 and released on the Muse label. “Steady, consistently swinging trio date with Burrell’s fine guitar playing as the focus, and bassist Reggie Johnson and [More]
A Midnight Session is a live album by Art Blakey & the Jazz Messengers originally released on the Elektra label in 1957. The album masters were sold to Savoy and re-released as Art Blakey and [More]
This Is for You, John is an album by saxophonist/composer Benny Golson that was recorded in 1983 and released on the Japanese Baystate label the following year. The album features saxophonist Pharoah Sanders performing tunes [More]