“Giant Steps” (John Coltrane). “Here’s Jаkі” іѕ аn album bу pianist Jaki Byard rесоrdеd іn 1961 аnd rеlеаѕеd оn thе Nеw Jazz label. Personnel: Jaki Byard – piano Ron Carter – bass Roy Haynes – [More]
Jоn Batiste is from Nеw Orlеаnѕ, whеrе a ѕtrееt раrаdе mіght аѕѕеmblе аrоund thе соrnеr on any given dау. Evіdеntlу, he lіkеѕ a good wаlkаbоut: Hе’ѕ lіаblе to lеаd his bаnd at a guеrrіllа соnсеrt [More]
Philippe Saisse is a French Grammy Award-nominated Smooth Jazz and New Age music keyboardist, producer and arranger. He was born in Marseille and raised in Paris. After studying at the Conservatoire de Paris he won [More]
Christmas ’64 is a 1964 studio album by the American jazz organist Jimmy Smith. Smith’s only album of Christmas music, it was reissued as Christmas Cookin’ in 1966. AllMusic Review by Scott Yanow: This Christmas [More]
Track listing: 00:00 – Giant’s Steps 06:59 – Joy Spring 15:08 – Simone 24:50 – Just 40 Bars 29:25 – A Blues Ain’t Nothing But a Trip 42:00 – Fat Shoes 46:50 – Escale a [More]
“Marc Copland has a unique piano approach with instantly recognizable harmonies; a kind of dreamy dissonance that’s more gentle than jarring. Listening to his music is like being in a sun-dappled forest glade which is [More]
Empire Jazz is an album by bassist Ron Carter featuring jazz interpretations of five of John Williams’ themes from The Empire Strikes Back which was recorded in 1980 and released on the RSO label. Scott [More]
Time Capsule is a jazz album by drummer Elvin Jones recorded in 1977 and released on the Vanguard label. The Allmusic review by Scott Yanow awarded the album 3 stars and stated “Overall, the music [More]
“Rare jazz album on Mainstream records from saxophonist Paul Jeffrey” (Sounds of the Universe). Track listing: A1 Minor Scene 5:15 A2 Brand New Day 5:54 A3 Love Letters 5:36 A4 Moon Madness 5:52 B1 Brand [More]
The Wailing Dervishes is a live album by American jazz flautist Herbie Mann recorded at the Village Theatre in New York City for the Atlantic label and released in 1967. Allmusic awarded the album 4½ [More]