Countdown is an album by organist Jimmy McGriff recorded in 1983 and released on the Milestone label. “Jimmy McGriff’s Milestone debut, which has been reissued on CD, features the soulful organist heading a group of [More]
The Wonderful World of Jazz is an album by pianist and composer John Lewis recorded for the Atlantic label in 1960. “This is one of pianist John Lewis’ most rewarding albums outside of his work [More]
The Magnificent Thad Jones is an album by American jazz trumpeter Thad Jones featuring performances recorded in 1956 and released on the Blue Note label. “In 1956, trumpeter Thad Jones was making his way forward [More]
The Philosophy of the Spiritual is an album by bassist Richard Davis recorded in 1971 and released on the Cobblestone label. The album was reissued in 1975 on the Muse label as With Understanding. Track [More]
Brasamba! is an album by saxophonist Bud Shank, pianist Clare Fischer and guitarist Joe Pass released on the Pacific Jazz label. Track listing: “Brasamba” (Bud Shank) – 3:53 “Ontem a Noite”(Clare Fischer) – 4:14 “Autumn [More]
Quiet Kenny is an album by the American jazz trumpeter Kenny Dorham of performances recorded in 1959 and released on the New Jazz label. “In the liner notes of Quiet Kenny, former Downbeat magazine publisher [More]
Zoot!  is an album by American jazz saxophonist Zoot Sims featuring tracks recorded in 1956 for the Riverside label. “For a little while in the mid-’50s, Zoot Sims occasionally doubled on alto although he soon [More]
Noble Lee Sissle (July 10, 1889 – December 17, 1975) was an African-American jazz composer, lyricist, bandleader, singer, and playwright, best known for the Broadway musical Shuffle Along (1921), and its hit song “I’m Just [More]
Bad! Bossa Nova is an album by saxophonist Gene Ammons recorded in 1962 and released on the Prestige label. It was also re-released as Jungle Soul! (Ca’ Purange). “This was Ammons’ final recording before “being [More]
Summit is an album by Argentinean bandoneonist Astor Piazzolla and jazz saxophonist Gerry Mulligan. The original LP was recorded and released in Italy in 1974. “A superb 1974 session recorded in Milan teams baritone-saxist Gerry [More]