“The Awakening’s jazz – hard bop with side-trips into soul jazz, plus some free-jazz tonal expressionism. The Chicago-based jazz sextet known as The Awakening was in the front line of the second tier of jazz [More]
The Burner’ is an album by saxophonist Red Holloway recorded in 1963 and released on the Prestige label. Track listing: “Monkey Sho’ Can Talk” (Red Holloway) – 3:36 “Brethren” (Red Holloway) – 5:05 “Crib Theme” [More]
The Natural Soul is an album by jazz saxophonist Lou Donaldson recorded for the Blue Note label in 1962 and performed by Donaldson with Grant Green, Tommy Turrentine, Big John Patton, and Ben Dixon. “The [More]
Drag ’em Out is an album by organist Shirley Scott recorded in 1963 and released on the Prestige label. Track listing: “Drag ’em Out” (Shirley Scott) – 15:46 “The Second Time Around” (Sammy Cahn, Jimmy [More]
Countdown is an album by organist Jimmy McGriff recorded in 1983 and released on the Milestone label. “Jimmy McGriff’s Milestone debut, which has been reissued on CD, features the soulful organist heading a group of [More]
Bad! Bossa Nova is an album by saxophonist Gene Ammons recorded in 1962 and released on the Prestige label. It was also re-released as Jungle Soul! (Ca’ Purange). “This was Ammons’ final recording before “being [More]
The Groover! is an album by jazz organist Richard “Groove” Holmes which was recorded in 1968 and released on the Prestige label. “Holmes acquits himself well, if with few surprises, on this trio session with [More]
Red Soul is an album by saxophonist Red Holloway recorded in 1965 and released on the Prestige label. “Good to get, if you can find it. Holloway with Lonnie Smith on organ and George Benson [More]
“On the road to becoming a first-class operator of the B3 Hammond organ, Columbus, OH, native Tony Monaco has had to overcome roadblocks. The major one was a polio-like debilitating disease which forced him to [More]
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]