Moods (also referred to as Moods Featuring Paul Quinichette) is the 1954 debut album by American jazz saxophonist Paul Quinichette featuring compositions and arrangements by Quincy Jones released on the EmArcy label. The tracks were [More]
“When listening to Out of Sight!, you can’t help but be impressed with how Sanchez manages to seamlessly mesh R&B and Latin jazz. With this release the conguero can add another to his list of [More]
Cuban Fire! is an album by Stan Kenton and his orchestra released in 1956 by Capitol Records. This was Stan Kenton’s big band’s first full-length recording of Afro-Cuban-styled music. The LP charted for four weeks [More]
Newer Than New is an album by pianist Barry Harris recorded in 1961 and released on the Riverside label. The Allmusic review by Ronnie D. Lankford, Jr. awarded the album 4½ stars and stated: “Barry [More]
This is a somewhat unusual album, featuring tenor saxophonist Charlie Rouse (best known for his 1959-70 period with Thelonious Monk) performing mostly obscure Brazilian songs with rhythm sections that are sometimes closer to funky fusion [More]
Sultry Tjader jazz! Vibraphone legend Cal Tjader in a burning 1968 set of jazzed-up pop chestnuts and original bossas like the delicious Fried Bananas! Pressed at RTI, on colored vinyl! Track listing: 00:00 1. Ode [More]
Allen Tоuѕѕаіnt (1938-2015), a composer / рrоduсеr whо mаdе hіѕ mаrk in thе broad ѕрhеrеѕ оf R&B, rосk аnd rоll, funk, country and pop muѕіс, may ѕееm at first glаnсе an unuѕuаl сhоісе for a [More]
“My Latin Brother” George Benson. Personnel: Emily Remler – guitar Barbara Dennerlein – organ Sonny Fortune – flute Jojo Mayer – drums ________________________ Switzerland, 1986.
Buena Vista Social Club is the debut album by the eponymous ensemble of Cuban musicians directed by Juan de Marcos González and American guitarist Ry Cooder. It was recorded at Havana’s EGREM studios in March [More]
Dreamer is the sixteenth studio album by Brazilian jazz pianist Eliane Elias. It was released on May 4, 2004 by Bluebird. This is the second release on the Bluebird label supported by a full orchestra, [More]