“Imagination” (Jimmy Van Heusen & Johnny Burke). From the album “Milt Buckner-Milt Buckner” (1976/1996). Personnel: Sonny Payne – drums Koos Van Der Sluis – bass Joop Scholten – guitar Milt Buckner – organ Buddy Tate, [More]
“Flipside” (John Abercrombie) from an album “Up and Coming (ECM, 2017). Guіtаrіѕt Jоhn Abеrсrоmbіе – whо hаѕ rесоrdеd аѕ a lеаdеr fоr ECM since 1974 – rеturnѕ wіth a ѕесоnd аlbum bу hіѕ ԛuаrtеt fеаturіng [More]
In 2014, pianist Jeff Lorber, guitarist Chuck Loeb and drummer Everette Harp formed the supergroup Jazz Funk Soul after logging many hours on the road and onstage together with one another. That year, they released [More]
The mostly оbѕсurе mаtеrіаl (оthеr thаn “Nіса’ѕ Dream”) and thе time реrіоd may make оnе thіnk thаt іѕ аn оvеrtlу соmmеrсіаl rеlеаѕе frоm vibraphonist Cal Tjader. Althоugh he utilizes thе еlесtrіс ріаnо of Al Zulaica [More]
Pepper Adams Plays the Compositions of Charlie Mingus, is an album by baritone saxophonist Pepper Adams featuring Quintet and Octet performances of Charles Mingus’ compositions which was recorded in 1963 and originally released on the [More]
“Portrait of those Beautiful Ladies” (Rahsaan Roland Kirk) – 6:23 from the Album: The Case of the 3 Sided Dream in Audio Color (1975) Personnel: Roland Kirk – flute, arranger Hilton Ruiz, Richard Tee keyboards [More]
Pepper Adams Quintet (reissued as Pepper Adams 5), is the debut album by baritone saxophonist Pepper Adams recorded in 1957 and originally released on the Mode label. The Allmusic review by Ron Wynn states “Pepper [More]
“My Romance” (Lorenz Hart / Richard Rodgers) from the album “It’s a Blue World” (1999). “Joe Puma may be a peripheral jazz guitarist, but he possesses world-class chops on this 1999 outing. A former replacement [More]
Canal Street Blues (Joe Oliver and Louis Armstrong). Personnel: Joe “King” Oliver – 1st. cornet Louis Armstrong – 2nd cornet Honore Dutrey – trombne Johnny Dodds – clarinet Bill Johnson – bass Lil Hardin-Armstrong – [More]
Serenade to a Bus Seat is an album by American jazz trumpeter Clark Terry recorded in 1957 for the Riverside label. The Allmusic review by Scott Yanow awarded the album  stars and stated “This set contains [More]