“Teo Macero, best known as a producer, has only recorded as a tenor-saxophonist on a very infrequent basis through the decades. This unusual album has four very different groups performing Macero’s originals. Vibraphonist Lionel Hampton [More]
Pow! is an album by saxophonist Sonny Stitt featuring trombonist Benny Green recorded in 1965 and released on the Prestige label in 1967. “Altoist Sonny Stitt and trombonist Benny Green make for a potent team [More]
Capuchin Swing is an album by American saxophonist Jackie McLean recorded in 1960 and released on the Blue Note label. “One of Jackie McLean’s more underrated albums from a plethora of Blue Note releases, 1960’s [More]
“This LP contains two broadcasts featuring Charlie Parker at Boston’s Storyville club in 1953. one set finds him accompanied by the Red Garland Trio (two years before Garland became famous playing with Miles Davis) while [More]
“James Ostend “Pete” Brown (November 9, 1906, Baltimore, Maryland – September 20, 1963, New York City, New York) was an American jazz alto saxophonist and bandleader. Brown learned to play piano, trumpet, and saxophone while [More]
Destination… Out! is an album by American saxophonist Jackie McLean recorded in 1963 and released on the Blue Note label. “Like Eric Dolphy before him, Jackie McLean sought to create a kind of vanguard “chamber [More]
Gumbo! is an album by saxophonists Pony Poindexter and Booker Ervin which was released on the Prestige label in 1963. The 1999 CD reissue added eight unreleased selections from earlier sessions, three led by Poindexter [More]
First Place Again is the second album led by American jazz saxophonist Paul Desmond featuring performances recorded in 1959 which were released on the Warner Bros. label. “The title of this set by alto saxophonist [More]
The Natural Soul is an album by jazz saxophonist Lou Donaldson recorded for the Blue Note label in 1962 and performed by Donaldson with Grant Green, Tommy Turrentine, Big John Patton, and Ben Dixon. “The [More]
Jazz for Playboys is an album by saxophonist Frank Wess, trumpeter Joe Newman and guitarists Kenny Burrell and Freddie Greene recorded in late 1956 and early 1957 and released on the Savoy label. Track listing: [More]