A New Kind of Soul is the debut album by American jazz pianist Larry Willis recorded in 1970 and originally released on the LLP label before being reissued US on Brunswick Records in 1972. “More [More]
Jaws is an album by saxophonist Eddie “Lockjaw” Davis with organist Shirley Scott recorded in 1958 for the Prestige label. “Tenorman Eddie “Lockjaw” Davis and organist Shirley Scott co-led a popular combo during 1956-60, recording [More]
That Lovin’ Feelin’ is an album by jazz pianist Junior Mance which was released on the Milestone label in 1972. “As a rule, people who appreciate Ray Bryant and Gene Harris have an easy time [More]
Hip Cake Walk is an album by organist Don Patterson recorded in 1964 and released on the Prestige label. “Organist Don Patterson went through a richly productive period in the ’60s, fashioning a fortress of [More]
The Prophet is an album by jazz organist Johnny Hammond recorded for the Kudu label (a subsidiary of CTI Records) in 1972. Track listing: “Prophet” (Alfred Ellis) – 7:35 “Tomorrow Belongs to the Children” (Bob [More]
New Improved Funk is an album by American jazz guitarist George Freeman recorded in 1973 and released on the Groove Merchant label. “The title says it all in three words, but New Improved Funk demands [More]
Blue Odyssey is the fourth album led by saxophonist Houston Person which was recorded in 1968 and released on the Prestige label. “Houston Person, the definitive soul-jazz tenor saxophonist of the past 30 years, is [More]
You, Baby is an album by jazz cornetist Nat Adderley released on the CTI label featuring performances by Adderley with Jerome Richardson, Joe Zawinul, Ron Carter, and Grady Tate and an orchestra arranged and conducted [More]
“Known previously for his tenure behind R&B legend Ray Charles, trumpeter Billy Brooks proved himself an uncommonly skilled practitioner of jazz-funk with his solo debut Windows of the Mind. “Forty Days” (later sampled to potent [More]
Black Orchid is an album by jazz group The Three Sounds featuring performances recorded in 1962 and released on the Blue Note label. “Between 1958 and 1962, the Three Sounds were one of the most [More]