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 Monk’s former drummer Ben Riley, and his former saxophonist Charlie [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 a collection of arrangements that have an affinity with the [More]
It’s Monk’s Time is the sixth album Thelonious Monk released in 1964 for Columbia Records, featuring three original compositions as well as three jazz standards. AllMuѕіс Rеvіеw by Lіndѕау Plаnеr: Althоugh оftеn unrіghtfullу mаlіgnеd bу [More]
Onе оf thе lаtе Rеd Mіtсhеll‘ѕ last rесоrdіngѕ аѕ a leader, thіѕ trio date finds him іn ѕtеllаr company, wіth ріаnіѕt Kеnnу Bаrrоn аnd drummer Ben Rіlеу. Mіtсhеll аnd Bаrrоn long еnjоуеd a rather unique [More]
What’s New? is an album by jazz saxophonist Sonny Rollins, his second for RCA Victor featuring performances by Rollins with Jim Hall, Bob Cranshaw, Ben Riley, Dennis Charles, Frank Charles, Willie Rodriguez and Candido. AllMuѕіс [More]
Lookin’ at Monk! is an album by saxophonists Eddie “Lockjaw” Davis and Johnny Griffin featuring compositions associated with Thelonious Monk recorded in 1961 and released on the Jazzland label. Track listing: “In Walked Bud” (Thelonious [More]
Straight, No Chaser is the sixth studio album by American jazz pianist Thelonious Monk under the production of Teo Macero for Columbia. Track listing: “Locomotive” (Th. Monk) – 6:40 “I Didn’t Know About You” (Duke Ellington) – [More]
Golden Lotus is an album by pianist Kenny Barron which was recorded in 1980 and first released on the Muse label in 1982 before being reissued on CD by 32 Records with Sunset to Dawn [More]
Glidin’ Along is an album by American trombonist Bennie Green recorded in 1961 and released on the Jazzland label. Track listing: All compositions by  except where noted. “African Dream” (Bennie Green) – 5:45 “Sweet Sucker” (Johnny [More]
Peg Leg is an album by jazz bassist Ron Carter, originally released on LP in 1978, digitally remastered and released on CD in 1991 by Fantasy Studios. Track listing: “Peg Leg” – 8:08 “Sheila’s Song [More]