Conversin’ with the Elders is the fourth album by saxophonist James Carter recorded in late 1995 and early 1996 and released on the Atlantic label.[1] The album features guest appearances by Lester Bowie, Larry Smith, [More]
Tangents in Jazz is the second album by American jazz clarinet and saxophone player, composer and arranger Jimmy Giuffre which was released on the Capitol label in 1956. AllMusic Review by Scott Yanow: Reissued in [More]
Night Lights is an album by American jazz saxophonist Gerry Mulligan featuring performances recorded in 1963 and first released on the Philips label. AllMusic Review by Scott Yanow: This is a rather relaxed recording featuring [More]
AllMusic Review by Scott Yanow: Starting in the late ’50s, Gerry Mulligan recorded a series of encounters with fellow saxophonists that included such immortals as Stan Getz, Paul Desmond, Johnny Hodges and Ben Webster. In [More]
Critics’ Choice is an album led by baritone saxophonist Pepper Adams which was recorded in 1957 and originally released on the World Pacific label. AllMusic Review by Scott Yanow: Pepper Adams was one of the [More]
Blue Serge is an album by jazz baritone saxophonist Serge Chaloff, and released by Capitol Records in 1956. It was recorded on March 14 and 16, 1956 at Capitol Studios in Los Angeles, California. AllMusic [More]
Track listing: A1 Get Happy 2:30 (Harold Arlen / Ted Koehler) A2 She Didn’t Say Yes 2:35 (Otto Harbach / Jerome Kern) A3 Bernie’s Tune 2:50 A4 Darn That Dream 3:22 (Eddie DeLange / James [More]
Track listing: A1 I Don’t Stand A Ghost Of A Chance With You A2 Take The A Train A3 We’re In Love Again A4 Chalmeu B1 Moonlight On The Ganges B2 It Had To Be [More]
AllMusic Review by Scott Yanow: This set by multi-reedist Bill Perkins (who switches between tenor, baritone, bass clarinet and flute) has been reissued on CD with one extra selection. On what was one of the [More]
“Sophisticated Lady” is a jazz standard, composed as an instrumental in 1932 by Duke Ellington. “I Let a Song Go Out of My Heart” is a 1938 composition by Duke Ellington, with lyrics added by [More]