Ellington called these concerts (Sacred Concert) “the most important thing I have ever done”. He said many times that he was not trying to compose a “Mass” (liturgy). The critic Gary Giddins has characterized these [More]
“Hymn to Freedom” (Oscar Peterson) from “Night Train”, 1962 Personnel: Oscar Peterson – piano Ray Brown – bass Ed Thigpen – drums __________________ Live in Denmark, 1964.
Track listing: 00:00 – Maui Chimes 03:06 – Maui Girl 05:41 – Sweetheart Mine 09:51 – Hawaiian War Chant 12:04 – The Hukilau Song 14:45 – My Little Grass Shack 17:22 – O Malakapua 22:19 [More]
Track listing: 1 What A Difference A Day Made 6:06 2 Detour Ahead 5:33 3 Bewitched, Bothered, And Bewildered 4:18 4 You Must Believe In Spring 5:13 5 Beautiful Love 3:45 6 Alice In Wonderland [More]
The Sound of Spring is an album of compositions related to springtime by the Ramsey Lewis Trio, recorded in 1962 and released on the Argo label. Track listing: “Sound of Spring” (Ramsey Lewis) – 2:30 “Spring Can Really Hang You [More]
“This album, one of Bill Berry’s few to fully showcase his cornet playing, is really two in one. On five selections he is featured in a quintet also including pianist Dave Frishberg, guitarist Mundell Lowe, [More]
Royal Ballads is an album by American tenor saxophonist Clifford Jordan’s Quartet which was recorded in late 1986 and released on the Dutch Criss Cross Jazz label. The Allmusic site awarded the album 4 stars, [More]
This release presents two complete original albums by the unique Johnny Hodges, both appearing here on CD for the first time ever. The first, in quintet format, marks Hodge’s only recorded encounter ever with Argentinean [More]
Track listing: [00:00] 01. Killer Joe Written-By – B. Golson [05:49] 02. The Shadow Of Your Smile Written-By – J. Mandel, P.F. Webster [09:31] 03. Jane’s Theme Written-By – H. Hancock [14:17] 04. Nobody Does [More]
“Not content to merely be an expert pianist, bassist and drummer, Don Thompson sticks exclusively to vibes on this CD reissue; he is one of the few musicians who could overdub a tribute to the [More]