“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]
One for Me is an album by organist Shirley Scott recorded in 1974 and released on the Strata-East label. “The record is a beauty with Harold Vick, perhaps the most suited and sensitive horn player [More]
The Boss Men is an album by organist Don Patterson with saxophonist Sonny Stitt and drummer Billy James recorded in late 1965 and released on the Prestige label. “The Prestige brass and listeners alike recognized [More]
Track listing: 1.The Mood 2.On My Way Home 3.Intimate Transitions (Jardin Le Sonn) 4.Stand Up ft. Talib Kweli 5.Moroccan Dancehall 6.Shenanigans 7.Capricorn Rising 8.Journey Exotique 9.Serendipity 10.Destination Hope ft. Chris Turner & J. Ivy Personnel: [More]
My People (Soul People) is an album by American organist Freddie Roach released on Prestige in late 1967, his final one for the label. Roach plays here for the first time the flute and the [More]
Track listing: A1 00:00 – 03:42 01 – Lolita A2 03:42 – 07:25 02 – Sounds from the sea’s edge A3 07:25 – 11:10 03 – Himiola A4 11:10 – 16:26 04 – Ariadne A5 [More]
Beyond the Blue Horizon is a 1971 studio album by American jazz guitarist George Benson. It was his first album released by CTI and included organist Clarence Palmer, drummer Jack DeJohnette, bassist Ron Carter, and [More]
Young Blues is the second album led by jazz organist Larry Young which was recorded in 1960 and released on the New Jazz label. “Organist Larry Young’s second recording (cut shortly before he turned 20) [More]
Six Views of the Blues is an album by American jazz organist Jimmy Smith featuring performances recorded in 1958 but not released on the Blue Note label until 1999. Originally the single “The Swingin’ Shepherd [More]