“The dry-toned and very individual-sounding alto saxophonist Lee Konitz recorded frequently for the Italian label Philology during the 1990s, and this quartet session with avant-garde trumpeter Enrico Rava, bassist Rosario Bonaccorso, and drummer Massimo Manzi [More]
Stride Right is an album by American jazz saxophonist Johnny Hodges and pianist/organist Earl “Fatha” Hines featuring performances recorded in 1966 and released on the Verve label. Track listing: A1 Caution Blues (Blues In 3rds) [More]
“The answer to this CD’s title is the musicians. The heated bebop-oriented session finds Paquito D’Rivera joined by trumpeter Claudio Roditi, flügelhornist Mark Morganelli, Danilo Perez or Pedrito Lopez on piano, bassist Harvie Swartz, and [More]
Gerry Mulligan / Paul Desmond Quartet (later retitled Blues in Time) is a jazz album by Paul Desmond and Gerry Mulligan released in 1957 on the Verve label. The idea for this album was born [More]
Jazz Nocturne is an album by saxophonist Lee Konitz’s Quartet which was recorded in 1992 for the Japanese Venus label and released in the US on the Evidence label. Track listing: “You’d Be So Nice [More]
Spectrum is an album by saxophonist Illinois Jacquet recorded in 1965 and originally released on the Argo label. The album was one of the last to be released on Argo before Chess Records changed the [More]
Track listing: A1 I’ll Close My Eyes 3:00 A2 First Time 6:53 A3 Suggested Line 4:55 A4 Problem Too 4:40 B1 Quote, UnQuote 3:10 B2 Blues In The Vernacular 5:20 B3 Dance To The Lady [More]
The Sound of the Wide Open Spaces!!!! is the debut album by saxophonist/flautist James Clay and the second album by David “Fathead” Newman featuring performances recorded in 1960 and originally released on the Riverside label. [More]
Wail, Moody, Wail is an album by saxophonist James Moody recorded in 1955 and released on the Prestige label. The CD reissue added two bonus tracks which originally appeared on James Moody’s Moods. “James Moody’s [More]
Track listing: A1 Just Cruisin’ 9:27 A2 The Chaser 8:54 A3 Someday In Suburbs 3:45 B1 Rapture 9:40 B2 Inner Embrace 6:58 B3 Orange Bypass 6:43 Personnel: Sadao Watanabe – alto saxophone, sopranino saxophone, flute [More]