“The distinctive trumpet of Dizzy Gillespie (1917-1993), with the idiosyncratic upward angle of its bell, is transformed into a starship on the cover of Dave Douglas’ Dizzy Atmosphere: Dizzy Gillespie in Zero Gravity, seemingly soaring [More]
Seymour Reads the Constitution! is an album by pianist Brad Mehldau. The trio recording, with Larry Grenadier on bass and Jeff Ballard on drums, was released by Nonesuch Records in 2018. The pianist reported that [More]
The Dolphin is a live album by saxophonist Stan Getz which was recorded at Keystone Korner and released on the Concord Jazz label in 1981. “Stan Getz’s first recording for Concord finds him returning to [More]
Very Live at Buddy’s Place is a jazz septet album by drummer Buddy Rich recorded in 1974 and released on the Groove Merchant Records label. Track listing: side A “Chameleon” (Herbie Hancock) – 4:52 “Jumpin’ [More]
Originally recorded in Tokyo in 1974, this Piano Trio release from TBM features Tsuyoshi Yamamoto on piano, Isoo Fukui on bass and Tetsujiro Obara on drums. Yamamoto is highly musical and his expressions natural, neither [More]
Duo (also referred to as Hank Jones-Red Mitchel Duo) is an album by pianist Hank Jones and bassist Red Mitchell recorded in 1987 for the Dutch Timeless label. “These two musicians usually make any date [More]
Munchin’ is an album by American jazz trumpeter Wallace Roney which was recorded in 1993 and released on the Muse label. “On his seventh date as a leader, trumpeter Wallace Roney is clearly shaking the [More]
“Based on his debut as a leader, nobody will ever accuse altoist Antonio Hart of suffering from a lack of confidence! The opener, his burning “Majority,” starts immediately by featuring Hart trading off with tenor [More]
“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]
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]