“Bop pianist Al Haig was unfortunately overlooked, with few opportunities to record for a long stretch in the middle of his career. Fortunately, this Original Jazz Classics compilation highlights several sessions recorded between 1949 and [More]
“The CD’s 12 tracks are actually divided into four from a 1947 Kai Winding date, four from a 1948 Brew Moore outing, and Navarro’s tracks from 1946. The three dates share the unpretentious attitude of [More]
“Alan Warren Haig (July 19, 1922 – November 16, 1982) was an American jazz pianist, best known as one of the pioneers of bebop. Haig was born in Newark, New Jersey. In 1940 he majored [More]
Tracklisting: 00:00 A1 Infatuation (Navarro) 03:34 A2 Wailing Wall (Navarro) 07:20 B1 Stop (Lanphere) 11:30 B2 Go (Lanphere) Personnel: Fats Navarro – trumpet Don Lanphere – tenor sax Al Haig – piano Tommy Potter – [More]
The Young Bloods is an album by trumpeter Donald Byrd and saxophonist Phil Woods recorded in 1956 and released on the Prestige label. The Allmusic review by Scott Yanow awarded the album 4 stars and [More]
Bird and Diz is a studio album by jazz saxophonist Charlie Parker and trumpeter Dizzy Gillespie. It was recorded primarily on June 6, 1950 in New York City. Two tracks featured on the original pressing, [More]
“Chet Baker in New York” is an album by Chet Baker recorded in 1958 and released on the Riverside label early the following year. AllMusic Review by Lindsay Planer Chet Baker’s West Coast cool comes [More]
Wardell Gray Quartet – Twisted (1949) Personnel: Wardell Gray – tenor saxophone Al Haig – piano Tommy Potter – bass Roy Haynes – drums from the album ‘TENOR SAX FAVORITES’ (Prestige Records)
“Confirmation” is a bebop standard composed by saxophonist Charlie Parker in 1946.   Personnel: Charlie Parker – alto saxophone Al Haig – piano Max Roach – drums Percy Heath – bass 1953
Stan Getz Quartet – I’ve Got You Under My Skin (1950) from the album ‘STAN GETZ QUARTETS’ (Prestige Records) Personnel: Stan Getz – tenor saxophone Al Haig – piano Tommy Potter – bass Roy Haynes [More]