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]
Jazz Lab is an album by American jazz trumpeter Donald Byrd and saxophonist Gigi Gryce featuring tracks recorded in 1957 for the Columbia label and released in 1957. “Alto saxophonist/arranger Gigi Gryce and trumpeter Donald [More]
Quiet Kenny is an album by the American jazz trumpeter Kenny Dorham of performances recorded in 1959 and released on the New Jazz label. “In the liner notes of Quiet Kenny, former Downbeat magazine publisher [More]
Back to the Tracks is a hard bop album by tenor saxophonist Tina Brooks recorded in 1960 and released posthumously. “The music that comprises Back to the Tracks was recorded in September 1960, months after [More]
One Flight Up is an album by American jazz saxophonist Dexter Gordon recorded in 1964 in Paris and released on the Blue Note label. “When he expatriated to Scandinavia just before this session in Paris [More]
Jazz Eyes is an album by saxophonist John Jenkins and trumpeter Donald Byrd recorded in 1957 and released on Regent Records (a subsidiary of Savoy Records). Savoy issued it again later with the alternate title [More]
5 by Monk by 5 is an album by the jazz pianist Thelonious Monk, recorded in 1959. It contains five of Monk’s original compositions performed by a quintet. “As the ’50s drew to a close, [More]
“I Love You” (Cole Porter) from the album “Lush Life“. ” … Coltrane doesn’t have to supplement the frequent redundancy inherent in pianists, so he has plenty of room to express himself through simple and [More]
Tate-a-Tate is an album by saxophonist Buddy Tate with trumpeter/flugelhornist Clark Terry which was recorded in 1960 and released on the Swingville label. “This LP reissue of a Storyville set (which has not yet been [More]
All Mornin’ Long is a jazz album by pianist Red Garland and his quintet. It was originally issued in 1958 on the Prestige label. It features only three pieces, which belong to the hard bop [More]