“This brief LP (under 33 minutes) is a bit of a novelty since Zoot Sims, normally a tenor player, overdubbed his playing on four altos (with support from pianist John Williams, bassist Knobby Totah and [More]
An album that hearkens back to the golden era of Jazz on Manhattan’s 52nd street, where smoke filled rooms played host to after-hours jam sessions where musicians got together with their peers to play the [More]
“If you’re ever going to make just one hard-driving, swinging-like-mad big-band recording, model it after Caution! Men Swinging. That was to be the destiny of Canadian-born Dennis Farnon, who wrote such whimsical material as “Mother [More]
“With Frank Haynes on tenor sax, Billy Gardner on piano, Ben Tucker on bass, and Dave Bailey on drums. Originally issued on Jazztime under Dave Bailey’s name, and now reissued in this format. This is [More]
In 1964, Coltrane was approached by the French Canadian director Gilles Groulx to record a soundtrack for his film Le chat dans le sac. In June of that year, between the recording sessions for Crescent [More]
Swingin’ New Big Band is a 1966 live album by Buddy Rich and his big band. “1966 was a most illogical time for anyone to try forming a new big band but Buddy Rich beat [More]
Tudo Bem! is an album by American jazz guitarist Joe Pass and percussionist Paulinho da Costa that was released in 1978. “After countless solo guitar albums for Pablo, Joe Pass performed this welcome change of [More]
Yeah! is an album by American saxophonist Charlie Rouse recorded in 1960 and released on the Epic label. “Tenor saxophonist Charlie Rouse is best known for his work with Thelonious Monk, playing with the enigmatic [More]
California Cookin’ is a live album by baritone saxophonist Pepper Adams which was recorded in California in 1983 and originally released on the Interplay label in 1991. Track listing: “Valse Celtique” (Pepper Adams) – 13:31 [More]
Chest is the third album by the Nels Cline Trio and the first release on Little Brother Records. The album was recorded in June 1993 at Sage & Sound by Geoff Sykes (except “Beardism/Call Crouch” [More]