“The music on this big-band date led by guitarist Mundell Lowe has a somewhat confusing history, since it was initially released as the soundtrack to the low-budget film Satan in High Heels and later reissued [More]
Kansas City Revisited is an album by jazz trombonist and arranger Bob Brookmeyer featuring Brookmeyer’s new orchestrations of 1920s and ’30s era Kansas City jazz tunes. The album was recorded in 1958 for the United [More]
Mr. Rhythm is the sole album led by jazz guitarist Freddie Green. The album was recorded in late 1955 for RCA Victor. “This album shows him (Freddie Green – projazz) to be a fine leader [More]
Track listing: A1 –Lennie Tristano’s Sextet – Wow 3:22 A2 –Lennie Tristano’s Sextet – Crosscurrent 2:50 A3 –Lennie Tristano’s Sextet – Yesterdays 2:50 A4 –Lennie Tristano’s Sextet – Marionette 3:05 A5 –Lennie Tristano’s Sextet – [More]
Al Cohn’s Tones (also released as The Progressive Al Cohn) is an album by American saxophonist, composer and arranger Al Cohn comprising two sessions, one recorded in 1950 and the other from 1953, which was [More]
Hawkins was аlwауѕ аn ореn-mіndеd musician. A very аdvаnсеd рlауеr еvеn whеn hе first еmеrgеd with Flеtсhеr Henderson’s оrсhеѕtrа in thе ’20ѕ, bу thе ’40ѕ hе may have bееn technically mіddlе-аgеd but rеmаіnеd a уоung [More]
Track listing: 00:00 A1 I’ll Remember April 08:57 A2 Jerry Old Man 14:43 B1 Jay Jay’s Blues 22:34 B2 There’s No You Personnel: Percy Heath – bass Charlie Smith – drums Henri Renaud – piano [More]
Tenor Conclave is an album by Hank Mobley, Al Cohn, John Coltrane and Zoot Sims. The album was originally recorded in 1956 and issued in 1957 on Prestige Records as PRLP 7074, and was credited [More]
Christmas ’64 is a 1964 studio album by the American jazz organist Jimmy Smith. Smith’s only album of Christmas music, it was reissued as Christmas Cookin’ in 1966. AllMusic Review by Scott Yanow: This Christmas [More]
Considering his ability and strong reputation, it is very surprising that this was trombonist Carl Fontana‘s first recording date as a leader. Fifty-seven at the time, Fontana’s fluent horn matches well with tenor saxophonist Al [More]