Minor Blues is an album by pianist Kenny Barron recorded in New York in 2009 and released on the Japanese Venus label. The Allmusic review [More]
Thelonious Monk Quartet Zurich, Switzerland 02/26/1964 Track listing: Personnel: Charlie Rouse – tenor saxophone Thelonious Monk – piano Edward “Butch” Warren – bass Ben Riley [More]
Moment’s Notice is an album by jazz saxophonist Charlie Rouse. It was recorded on October 20, 1977, and was released on LP in 1978 by [More]
The lonely cover photo and title of this Japanese import give away most of the story; this is a haunted, introspective album of piano-trio jazz [More]
Afro-Jaws is an album by saxophonist Eddie “Lockjaw” Davis recorded in 1960 and released on the Riverside label. “This set was a change of pace [More]
The Kerry Dancers (subtitled and Other Swinging Folk) is an album by jazz saxophonist Johnny Griffin which was recorded in late 1961 and early 1962 [More]
After the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. in 1968, racial tensions across the country rose. Palo Alto, a largely white college town in [More]
Cool Cat, (subtitled Chet Baker Plays, Chet Baker Sings) is an album by trumpeter/vocalist Chet Baker which was recorded in 1986 and released on the [More]
Four in One (subtitled A Tribute to Thelonious Monk) is the debut album by the group Sphere featuring pianist Kenny Barron, bassist Buster Williams, and [More]
“For this compilation of small big-band performances, bassist Sam Jones – long recognized for his ability to anchor and swing a session – reliably grounds [More]