There are some excellent moments on this outing from the Red Rodney Quintet, but the overall results are a bit of a mixed bag. The band (trumpeter Rodney, Chris Potter on tenor, alto and soprano, [More]
“This is an important, even historic album. It marks—unannounced—the return of a great figure of the free jazz era, Pharoah Sanders. Saxophonist Albert Ayler once famously declared, “Trane was the Father, Pharoah was the Son, [More]
Begin the Beguine (Cole Porter). “Incredible playing, incredible arrangement. …There is nothing more exciting, powerful and rich than a 17 piece big band.” “One of the best trumpet sounds anyone’s ever had.” Personnel: Doc Severinsen [More]
Piano Solo is a 1954 album by American jazz pianist and composer Thelonious Monk, recorded in Paris, France. “If you own any of the Riverside or Columbia sides of Monk playing alone, you still need [More]
Bill Frisell & Thomas Morgan – Epistrophy Personnel: Bill Frisell – guitar Thomas Morgan – bass _______________________________________ Recorded Live: 8/16/2017 – Paste Studios – New York, NY BUY The New Bill Frisell & Thomas Morgan [More]
The Rippingtons featuring Russ Freeman are back with a new album: Open Road. The Rippingtons and Russ Freeman have been at the forefront of the contemporary jazz, smooth jazz, and instrumental pop music genres! They [More]
This 1966 live set comes by its retro-bop feel honestly. Its link to the bop tradition is the group’s pianist, Barry Harris, who bridges the generation between Bird, Diz, and Bud Powell and that of [More]
Songs of the Beatles is a 1981 album by Sarah Vaughan of songs by The Beatles. The album contains songs written and originally performed by The Beatles with contemporaneous pop and jazz arrangements. On “Something” [More]
Tracklist: – Blue Flame (theme) 01. The Preacher 02. Tomorrow’s Blues Today 03. Opus De Funk 04. The Very Thought Of You 05. Watermelon Man 06. I Can’t Get Started 07. Sister Sadie – Blue [More]