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]
“This live set with organist Milt Buckner and drummer Tony Crombie is quite fun. Tenor great Illinois Jacquet roars throughout “The King,” “C Jam Blues” and “Take The ‘A’ Train,” makes a warm ballad statement [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]
“Air mail special” by Benny Goodman, Jimmy Mundy, Charlie Christian. Count Basie and his Orchestra: Al Killian, Ed Lewis, Buck Clayton, Harry “Sweets” Edison – trumpet Dicky Wells, Ed Cuffee, Dan Minor – trombone Earle [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]
“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]
“You Brought A New Kind of Love to Me” (Sammy Fain, Irving Kahal, Pierre Norman). Personnel: Benny Goodman – clarinet, bandleader Dick Hyman – piano Louis Bellson – drums Bob Haggart – bass James Chirillo [More]
“Most of Eddie Harris’ recordings on the Dutch Timeless label in the mid-’80s saw some action in the States but not this one, which was only released in Europe. A shame, for this was mostly [More]
“Lahan al-Mansour” (Yazz Ahmed) from the upcoming album “Polyhymnia”. “Acclaimed trumpet player and composer Yazz Ahmed has shared her hypnotic new track ‘Lahan al-Mansour’. The open-minded, highly creative jazz musician fuses her British and Bahraini [More]