Dedicated to Johnny Hodges. Tracklist: A1 Passion Flower (Billy Strayhorn) A2 Smada (Strayhorn) 4:55 A3 Prelude To A Kiss (Ellington, Gordon, Mills) 13:47 A4 Spotted Dog (Johnny Hodges) 16:11 B1 Solitude (Ellington, DeLange, Mills) 22: [More]
Presenting Cannonball is the 1955 debut album by American jazz saxophonist Cannonball Adderley, released on the Savoy label, featuring a quintet with Nat Adderley, Hank Jones, Paul Chambers, and Kenny Clarke. “This set has altoist [More]
Nocturne is an album by American saxophonist Oliver Nelson and vibraphonist Lem Winchester. It was originally released in 1961 on Prestige Records, as part of the “Moodsville Series”. As the title implies, Nocturne is a [More]
This ѕоmеwhаt оbѕсurе rесоrdіng by thе bор-оrіеntеd altoist Hеrb Geller fеаturеѕ hіm іn a 1958 ԛuіntеt wіth vіbrарhоnіѕt Vісtоr Feldman, pianist Wаltеr Nоrrіѕ, bassist Lеrоу Vinnegar, and drummеr Anthony Vazley. Other thаn a ѕеѕѕіоn fоr [More]
(2-CD set) This live concert from 2003 brings together four giants in jazz for an evening of tribute to Lee Konitz, Warne Marsh and Lennie Tristano. Most of the music is seldom heard today and [More]
Alto Madness is an album by saxophonists Jackie McLean and John Jenkins recorded in 1957 and released on the Prestige label. ” McLean became much more individual within a few years, while Jenkins would fade [More]
At Carnegie Hall is a jazz live album by the Dave Brubeck Quartet. It was recorded at the famed Carnegie Hall in New York City on Friday, February 22, 1963. Critic Thom Jurek described it [More]
The Quintet/Live! is a live album led by saxophonist Charles McPherson recorded in 1966 at the Five Spot Café and released on the Prestige label. The album was released as an expanded CD with bonus [More]
Frank Wess has always been a steady, reliable swinger, able to play swaggering blues and soulful ballads with equal facility and hold his own on more challenging bop pieces. The 12 tracks on his release [More]
During a 1961 trek to Italy to perform at the annual San Remo Jazz Festival, Buddy Collette detoured to Milan long enough to record The Polyhedric, a superb if virtually unknown session that fuses the [More]