From “Turiya Sings” (1982) Alice Coltrane – organ, vocal
Allmusic awarded the album four stars and reviewer Matt Collar wrote that “The Messenger” is an enjoyable balance of groove-oriented improvisation, atmospheric ballads, and funky, contemporary instrumental jazz. Eubanks sought “to communicate the breadth of [More]
Leapin’ and Lopin’ is an album by jazz pianist Sonny Clark, released on Blue Note Records, recorded in 1961, and issued in 1962 . It was Clark’s last album as a leader before his death [More]
Personnel: Zim Ngqawana – soprano, alto, tenor, baritone saxophones, flute, piccolo, double head flute, harmonica, melodica, piano, lead vocals; Marcus Wyatt: trumpet; Bheki Mbatha – trombone; Herbie Tsoaeli – bass, vocals; Merle Thomson – harp; [More]
Diana Panton – That’s All Album: :”Red”, 2014  
The Manhattan Transfer – “Route 66” (2008)
“At an overbooked all-star saxophone concert held in 1965 Berlin, the musicians were supposed to only play for 15 minutes. Tenor saxophonist Booker Ervin protested against the restrictive situation by performing the intense and stirring [More]
Chucho Valdés & The Afro-Cuban Messengers Personnel: Chucho Valdés – piano Reynaldo Melian – trumpet Lazaro Rivero – bass Juan Carlos Rojas – drums Carlos Manuel Miyares – tenor saxophone Yaroldy Abreu – percussion Dreiser [More]
“This set by multi-reedist Bill Perkins (who switches between tenor, baritone, bass clarinet and flute) has been reissued on CD with one extra selection. On what was one of the earliest tributes to film composer [More]
Tiny Parham – bandleader Tіnу Pаrhаm (who wаѕ actually rаthеr large) wаѕ mоѕt ѕіgnіfісаnt as аn arranger/bandleader in Chісаgо who rесоrdеd many memorable ѕіdеѕ frоm 1927-1930. Aftеr grоwіng up in Kаnѕаѕ City, Pаrhаm tоurеd the [More]