“Although tenor saxophonist Steve Grossman’s main influence by the 1980s was Sonny Rollins, this quartet set could be considered a tribute to John Coltrane. With inspiring support from pianist Cedar Walton, bassist David Williams and [More]
Saturday Night at the Village Vanguard is a live album by saxophonist Art Pepper, recorded at the Village Vanguard in 1977 and released on the Contemporary label. “The CD reissue of this release, the third [More]
“One of the Bobs who has been greatly influenced by Michael Brecker – the others include Bob Shepherd, Bob Mintzer and Bob Malach — Bob Berg has one of his strongest and most inspired efforts [More]
One Flight Down is an album by American pianist Cedar Walton which was recorded in 2006 and released on the Highnote label. “Cedar Walton has been a first-call hard bop pianist for almost as long [More]
Nefertiti is the fourth album by Miles Davis‘ second classic quintet , released in March 1968. Recorded on June 7, June 22–23 and July 19, 1967, at Columbia’s 30th Street Studio, the album was Davis’ last [More]
Songs for Ellen is an album by jazz guitarist Joe Pass that was recorded in 1992 and released posthumously in 1994. “This posthumous CD is novel because it features Joe Pass exclusively on acoustic guitar, [More]
Stretch Music (Introducing Elena Pinderhughes) is a studio album by American jazz trumpeter Christian Scott released on September 18, 2015 by Ropeadope Records. This is his fifth full-length studio album as a leader. Track listing: [More]
Come What May is a studio album by American jazz saxophonist Joshua Redman. The album was recorded as a quartet and released on March 29, 2019 by Nonesuch Records. “Joshua Redman’s excellent new album marks [More]
One for My Baby is an album by jazz guitarist Joe Pass that was released in 1988. It was reissued on CD in 1992 by Pablo Records and in 1995 by Original Jazz Classics. “Virtuoso [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]