“Blue Minor” (Sonny Clark). Personnel: David Finck – bass Jerome Jennings – drums Hank Jones – piano Live at Blue Note Tokyo (2010).
AllMusic Review by Scott Yanow: Despite being active up until her death in 1971, Lil Armstrong only recorded a handful of numbers in the 1950’s. This CD reissue (other than the soundtrack of a slightly [More]
Double Vision is a 1986 album by Bob James and David Sanborn. The album was a successful smooth jazz release receiving frequent airplay. The album spent 63 weeks on the Billboard charts, topping out at [More]
Track listing: 01. A Song For You 02. Undecided 03. What Are You Doing The Rest Of Your Life 04. Exactly Like You 05. When Sunny Gets Blue 06. I Get A Kick Out Of [More]
What’s New is an album by jazz pianist Bill Evans, released in 1969. AllMusic Review by Scott Yanow: This LP has the debut of drummer Marty Morell with Bill Evans and bassist Eddie Gomez, and [More]
Moodswing is a 1994 album by jazz saxophonist Joshua Redman. AllMusic Review by Scott Yanow: In the extensive liner notes of this CD, tenor saxophonist Joshua Redman writes that the main problem with jazz at [More]
The great bassist Oscar Pettiford spent his last year playing in Europe before his unexpected death on September 8, 1960. Except for four songs cut in August, this CD contains Pettiford’s final recordings. Teamed with [More]
Track listing: 00:00 Marcela Mangabeira – All I Want For Christmas Is You 03:21 Monique Kessous – Last Christmas 06:20 Tahta Menezes – Happy Christmas (War Is Over) 09:53 Cecilia Dale – Jingle Bell 13:21 [More]
Cyrus Chestnut (born January 17, 1963) is an American jazz pianist, composer and producer. In 2006, Josh Tyrangiel, music critic for Time, wrote: “What makes Chestnut the best jazz pianist of his generation is a [More]
The arranging here by Foster isn’t in the Basie vernacular. Instead, he seemed to be starting to arrange for the strength of a small group and its individual players rather than shrinking a big band [More]