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]
Brasamba! is an album by saxophonist Bud Shank, pianist Clare Fischer and guitarist Joe Pass released on the Pacific Jazz label. Track listing: “Brasamba” (Bud Shank) – 3:53 “Ontem a Noite”(Clare Fischer) – 4:14 “Autumn [More]
Zoot!  is an album by American jazz saxophonist Zoot Sims featuring tracks recorded in 1956 for the Riverside label. “For a little while in the mid-’50s, Zoot Sims occasionally doubled on alto although he soon [More]
“Recorded only a month before his classic Impulse debut, Three for Shepp, this much overlooked session, though quite different, is more than reputable in its own right. The reason for its obscurity is pretty simple. [More]
“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]