Caravan is a jazz album released by Art Blakey and the Jazz Messengers in February 1963. It was Blakey’s first album for Riverside Records after he signed with them in October 1962. The songs were [More]
Genius of Modern Music is the name given to at least four different compilation albums by jazz pianist Thelonious Monk. Each version comprises some of Monk’s first recordings as band leader for Blue Note, recorded [More]
Six Views of the Blues is an album by American jazz organist Jimmy Smith featuring performances recorded in 1958 but not released on the Blue Note label until 1999. Originally the single “The Swingin’ Shepherd [More]
“Lover Man” (Jimmy Davis, Roger (“Ram”) Ramirez, James Sherman) Personnel: Kai Winding – trombone Thelonious Monk – piano Al McKibbon – bass Art Blakey – drums Dizzy Gillespie – trumpet Sonny Stitt – alto saxophone [More]
Blue Night is an album by American jazz drummer Art Blakey and The Jazz Messengers recorded in 1985 in the Netherlands and released on the Dutch Timeless label. “The last time that drummer Art Blakey [More]
A Midnight Session is a live album by Art Blakey & the Jazz Messengers originally released on the Elektra label in 1957. The album masters were sold to Savoy and re-released as Art Blakey and [More]
New Bottle Old Wine is an album by jazz composer, arranger, conductor and pianist Gil Evans recorded in 1958 by Evans with an orchestra. The album is a suite of songs written by and/or associated [More]
Golden Boy (full title Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers Play Selections From the New Musical Golden Boy) is a 1963 album by Art Blakey and the Jazz Messengers, performing compositions by Lee Adams and [More]
The Sermon! is a 1959 album by jazz organist Jimmy Smith. It was produced by the Blue Note record label, and was Smith’s fifteenth album in three years. Allmusic’s Lindsay Planer described the album as [More]
Backgammon (also released as Blues March) is an album by drummer Art Blakey and The Jazz Messengers recorded in 1976 and released on the Roulette label. Track listing: “Uranus” (Walter Davis) – 6:55 “Whisper Not” [More]