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]
Upon Reflection is a solo album by English saxophonist John Surman recorded in 1979 and released on the ECM label. The Allmusic review by Scott Yanow awarded the album 4½ stars calling it “an atmospheric [More]
“What’s New ?” (Johnny Burke / Bob Haggart). Album: “Boston Blow-Up!” (1955). The Serge Chaloff  Sextet: Boots Mussulli – alto saxophone Serge Chaloff – baritone saxophone Everett Evans – bass Jimmy Zitano – drums Ray Santisi [More]
“Unforgettable” (Irving Gordon). From the album “Pepper Adams Quintet”. “Pepper Adams Quintet” (reissued as Pepper Adams 5), is the debut album by baritone saxophonist Pepper Adams recorded in 1957 and originally released on the Mode [More]