Spirit Sensitive is an album by Chico Freeman on India Navigation Records IN 1045. The LP, in contrast to many of his more avant-garde recordings of the same time frame, is a set that consists [More]
“An exceedingly odd free jazz classic, Bittersuite in the Ozone was recorded in 1973 and reissued by the Brooklyn-based percussion label Amulet in 1999. It features some of the music’s leading lights: bassist Eddie Gomez, [More]
“The program’s five long selections, four by Williams himself, set up interesting ostinatos that allow for thoughtful, well-considered improvisation. Williams himself is outstanding, particularly well featured in his self-designed spaces and never as out of [More]
Equipoise is an album by guitarist Larry Coryell which was recorded in 1985 and released on the Muse label. Track listing: “Unemployed Floyd” (Larry Coryell) – 6:50 “Tender Tears” (Larry Coryell) – 8:07 “Equipoise” (Larry [More]
Wild Bird is an album by American pianist Hal Galper released on the Mainstream label in 1972. Track listing: All compositions by Hal Galper. “Trilogy: Convocation” – 7:05 “Trilogy: Wild Bird” – 8:03 “Trilogy: Change [More]
I Dream Too Much is an album led by trombonist Jimmy Knepper which was recorded in 1984 and released on the Italian Soul Note label. The Allmusic review by Michael G. Nastos awarded the album [More]
Realization is the debut album by American jazz trumpeter Eddie Henderson recorded in 1973 and released on the Capricorn label. “Although the electric Herbie Hancock Sextet (and septet) left only a slim three-album discography on [More]
Music to Ease Your Disease is an album by jazz pianist Horace Silver, his fifth and final release on the Silverto label, featuring performances by Silver with Clark Terry, Junior Cook, Ray Drummond, and Billy [More]
Crossings is the tenth album by jazz pianist Herbie Hancock, released in 1972. It is the second album in his Mwandishi period, which saw him experimenting in electronics. The album is the band’s first to [More]
“This is an important, even historic album. It marks—unannounced—the return of a great figure of the free jazz era, Pharoah Sanders. Saxophonist Albert Ayler once famously declared, “Trane was the Father, Pharoah was the Son, [More]