“This is an important, even historic album. It marks—unannounced—the return of a great figure of the free jazz era, Pharoah Sanders. Saxophonist Albert Ayler once famously declared, “Trane was the Father, Pharoah was the Son, [More]
“My Latin Brother” George Benson. Personnel: Emily Remler – guitar Barbara Dennerlein – organ Sonny Fortune – flute Jojo Mayer – drums ________________________ Switzerland, 1986.
Frank Rosolino performs “Misty” with the Bubba Kolb Trio at the Village Jazz Lounge in 1978. Personnel: Frank Rosolino – trombone Bubba Kolb – piano Louise Davis – bass Harvey Lang – drums
During a 1961 trek to Italy to perform at the annual San Remo Jazz Festival, Buddy Collette detoured to Milan long enough to record The Polyhedric, a superb if virtually unknown session that fuses the [More]
The Black Angel is an album by trumpeter Freddie Hubbard, recorded in 1969 and released in 1970. It was his fourth release on the Atlantic label and features performances by Hubbard, James Spaulding, Kenny Barron, [More]
The Herbie Hancock Trio is an album by Herbie Hancock released in September 21, 1977 in Japan. It includes performances with Ron Carter and Tony Williams. The second selection of six tracks recorded by the [More]
Monk Montgomery in Africa…Live! is the fourth and final solo album of American bassist Monk Montgomery. It was recorded at the Orlando Stadium, Soweto, South Africa, on November 9, 1974, and released in 1975 on Philadelphia International Records. Track [More]
“My Funny Valentine” (Lorenz Hart / Richard Rodgers). This 1988 studio date is one of the overlooked treasures in the considerable discography of Jim Hall, possibly due to the label’s low-key promotion and less than [More]
The Jaki Byard Quartet Live! is an album by pianist Jaki Byard recorded in 1965 and originally released on the Prestige label as two LPs and later reisued in 1992 as a single CD. Byard’s [More]
The Jaki Byard Quartet Live! is an album by pianist Jaki Byard recorded in 1965 and originally released on the Prestige label as two LPs and later reissued in 1992 as a single CD. Jаkі [More]