Breakout is the tenth album by Spyro Gyra, released in 1986. Breakout peaked at No. 1 on the Billboard magazine Top Jazz Album chart on September 27, 1986 and at No. 71 on the “Billboard [More]
Marcus Miller‘s career as a sideman, composer, and producer in jazz, R&B, and pop has been prolific. He’s continuously pushed boundaries in order to blur and integrate genres. Renaissance is his first studio recording in [More]
Native Dancer is the fifteenth album by Wayne Shorter. It is a collaboration with Brazilian musician Milton Nascimento, featuring some of his most acclaimed compositions, including “Ponta de Areia” and “Miracle of The Fishes”. It [More]
Canyon Lady is a jazz album by Joe Henderson. It was recorded in 1973, but released only in 1975.[5] It is a peculiar album, one of Henderson’s most experimental efforts. Far from being a classic [More]
Belsta River is an album by Hungarian guitarist Gábor Szabó featuring performances recorded in Stockholm in 1977 and released on the Swedish Four Leaf Clover label. AllMusic Review by Thom Jurek: Issued in 1978 on [More]
Stanley Clarke is the second solo album by jazz fusion bassist Stanley Clarke. AllMusic Review by Michael G. Nastos: Definitive early-period funk/fusion. Clarke’s finger-pop bass is up front. Track listing: All tracks composed by Stanley [More]
Tale Spinnin’ is the sixth album by Weather Report, recorded and released in 1975, featuring the addition of Leon “Ndugu” Chancler on the drums. Ndugu was recruited after Josef Zawinul heard him play with Carlos [More]
Romantic Warrior is the sixth studio album by the American jazz fusion band Return to Forever, released in 1976 by Columbia Records. After releasing their previous album, No Mystery (1975), their fourth for Polydor Records, [More]
Mr. Hands is the thirtieth album by Herbie Hancock. It features Jaco Pastorius on the track “4 A.M.,” plus an all-synthesizer track, “Textures,” performed entirely by Hancock. “Shiftless Shuffle” (originally recorded for the Japan-only album [More]
Coryell is Larry Coryell‘s second album as a leader. The album was released 1969 on the Vanguard label. AllMusic Review by Matt Collar: A forward-thinking jazz guitarist and early architect of electric fusion, Larry Coryell [More]