“At a 2004 West Coast jazz festival presented by producer Ken Poston, altoist Phil Woods was featured performing Marty Paich arrangements with the Los Angeles Jazz Orchestra. The re-created charts were originally recorded by Art [More]
Creamy is an album recorded by American jazz saxophonist Johnny Hodges featuring performances with members of the Duke Ellington Orchestra recorded in 1955 and released on the Norgran label. “Johnny Hodges’ small group dates for [More]
Lenox Avenue Breakdown is an album by jazz saxophonist Arthur Blythe. It was released by Columbia Records in 1979 and reissued by Koch Jazz in 1998. The album reached No. 35 on the Billboard Jazz [More]
Track listing: “Walkin” – 0:00 “Autumn Leaves” – 14:36 “The Theme” – 28:28 “If I Were a Bell” – 29:20 “No Blues” – 40:29 “The Theme” – 53:49 Personnel: Sonny Stitt – alto saxophone, tenor [More]
Cosmopolite is an album by American jazz saxophonist Benny Carter recorded at three sessions between 1952 and 1954 and released by Norgran Records. Track listing: 1 Gone With The Wind 2 I Got It Bad [More]
Tanganyika (subtitled Modern Afro-American Jazz) is an album by multi-instrumentalist and composer Buddy Collette recorded at sessions in late 1956 and released on Johnny Otis’ short-lived Dig label. “This set, presented by disc jockey Sleepy [More]
Winter Moon is a 1981 jazz album by saxophonist Art Pepper playing with Stanley Cowell, Howard Roberts, Cecil McBee, Carl Burnett and strings arranged and conducted by Bill Holman  and Jimmy Bond. “There are people [More]
“This LP (whose contents have been reissued many times) features the Miles Davis Sextet of 1959 without the leader. Altoist Cannonball Adderley and tenor saxophonist John Coltrane really push each other on these six selections, [More]
“Altoists Phil Woods and Gene Quill always made for a mutually inspiring team. Both of the similar-sounding musicians were competitive, influenced by (but not imitative of) Charlie Parker, and really knew bebop. This LP features [More]
The Zookeeper’s House is an album by American jazz saxophonist Jemeel Moondoc, which was recorded in 2013 and released on Relative Pitch. It was his first album leading a full band in over a decade. [More]