Jazz at Cal-Tech is an album by saxophonist Bud Shank recorded in early 1956 for the Pacific Jazz label. “The near-telepathic interplay that distinguishes all of Bud Shank’s collaborations with reedist Bob Cooper reaches a dazzling peak with the live [More]
Bossa Antigua is an album recorded by American jazz saxophonist Paul Desmond featuring performances recorded in 1964 which were released on the RCA Victor label. The album title is a kind of pun: Bossa Antigua [More]
A Ghetto Lullaby is a live album by American saxophonist Jackie McLean recorded at the Jazzhus Montmartre in 1973 and released on the SteepleChase label. “Within a five day period in 1973, altoist Jackie McLean, [More]
Here and There is a jazz album by multi-instrumentalist Eric Dolphy. It was originally released in 1966 on the Prestige label as PRLP 7382. The album included three live takes recorded in different places and [More]
“This brief LP (under 33 minutes) is a bit of a novelty since Zoot Sims, normally a tenor player, overdubbed his playing on four altos (with support from pianist John Williams, bassist Knobby Totah and [More]
Hard Groovin’ is an album by saxophonist Ricky Ford which was recorded in 1989 and released on the Muse label. “The consistent tenor-saxophonist Ricky Ford, who was often the youngest player on the bandstand when [More]
Last Train from Overbrook is an album by saxophonist James Moody recorded in 1958 and released on the Argo label. ““Last Train From Overbrook,” by jazz saxophonist and composer James Moody, starts off in chugging [More]
Saxophone Supremacy is an album by saxophonist Sonny Stitt recorded in 1959 and released on the Verve label. “Sonny Stitt had a difficult time coming out from under the shadow of Charlie Parker, even though [More]
There is something inherent in the saxophone’s tonal capabilities which enables it to suggest romance or blissful calm, a languorous quality which, in the hands of the right musicians, can create an alluring mood.  [More]
“Vine Street Rumble” (Benny Carter). Great Benny Carter (he was 90 at that time) with the Great Big Band ! Personnel: Benny Carter – alto saxophone Count Basie Orchestra: Soloists: Terrance Conley – piano Doug [More]