Looking at Bird is a studio album by American jazz saxophonist Archie Shepp and bassist Niels-Henning Ørsted Pedersen, featuring performances recorded in 1980 and released on the Danish-based SteepleChase label. The album consists of duets [More]
Marcus Miller‘s career as a sideman, composer, and producer in jazz, R&B, and pop has been prolific. He’s continuously pushed boundaries in order to blur and integrate genres. Renaissance is his first studio recording in [More]
The great bassist Oscar Pettiford spent his last year playing in Europe before his unexpected death on September 8, 1960. Except for four songs cut in August, this CD contains Pettiford’s final recordings. Teamed with [More]
Something for Lester is an album by American jazz bassist Ray Brown recorded in 1977 and released on the Contemporary label. AllMusic Review by Scott Yanow: This excellent trio session forms a sort of transition [More]
Jazz Sahara is the debut album by double bassist and oud player Ahmed Abdul-Malik featuring performances recorded in late 1958 and originally released on the Riverside label. AllMusic Review by Scott Yanow: This CD reissue [More]
Leroy Walks! is the debut album by American jazz bassist Leroy Vinnegar recorded in 1957 and released on the Contemporary label. AllMusic Review by Scott Yanow: On this reissue CD of a Contemporary set (bassist [More]
Jazz Portraits  is a live album by jazz bassist and composer Charles Mingus recorded in 1959 and released on the United Artists label. The original release was titled Jazz Portraits and a subsequent edition titled [More]
Bass on Top is an album by American jazz bassist Paul Chambers recorded in 1957 and released on the Blue Note label. AllMusic Review by Stephen Thomas Erlewine: Bass on Top is another thoroughly engaging [More]
Track listing: 01 Estate 02 I Loves You Porgy 03 Footprints 04 Requiem 05 Untitled 06 For Heavens Sake 07 Vignette 08 Doxy Personnel: Marc Copland – piano Gary Peacock – double bass Joey Baron [More]
Blues Farm is an album by bassist Ron Carter recorded at Rudy Van Gelder’s Studio in New Jersey in 1973 and released on the CTI label.[ AllMusic Review by Nathan Bush: In 1968, having completed [More]