This recording is a true gem in Charlie Byrd‘s extensive discography. What makes it special is that there is a de-emphasis on bossa nova (there are still a few tunes), freeing up Byrd to explore [More]
Track listing: A- King Joe (Joe Louis Blues) – Part 1 0:00 B- King Joe (Joe Louis Blues)- Part 2 3:20 Written by – Basie, Wright Personnel: Count Basie Orchestra: Count Basie (p); Buck Clayton, Ed [More]
“Eddie Sings the Blues” (Eddie Harris)- 12:30 Eddie Harris Sings the Blues is an album by American jazz saxophonist Eddie Harris recorded in 1972 and released on the Atlantic label. Personnel: Eddie Harris – tenor [More]
Basie/Eckstine Incorporated is a 1959 studio album featuring Billy Eckstine and the Count Basie Orchestra. Michael G. Nastos, writing for Allmusic, notes that :”It would be difficult to fault this masterpiece of an album, refined [More]
Autumn Song is the fifth album released by blues/jazz pianist and vocalist Mose Allison which was recorded in 1959 and released on the Prestige label. AllMusic Rеvіеw bу Sсоtt Yаnоw: Mоѕе Allіѕоn rесоrdеd ѕіx аlbumѕ [More]
Holy Mama is an album by jazz pianist Junior Mance which was released on the Japanese East Wind label in 1976. AllMusic Rеvіеw bу Ken Dryden: The reissue lаbеl Tеѕt оf Time has specialized in [More]
Benny Carter Meets Oscar Peterson is a 1986 album by alto saxophonist Benny Carter, featuring the pianist Oscar Peterson. AllMuѕіс Rеvіеw by Michael G. Nаѕtоѕ: What would in аnу other instance be a роtеnt Jazz [More]
Track listing: 00:00 – Do Your Duty 03:23 – Careless Love 06:50 – Money Blues 10:03 – Empty Bed Blues 16:28 – Nobody Knows You When You’re Down 19:27 – On Revival Day 22:26 – [More]
Jimmy Witherspoon laid out two great records in 1962 on Reprise, Spoon and this one. Roots places the great blues singer and guitarist in the company of saxophonist Ben Webster, trumpeter Gerald Wilson, and a [More]
3 Shades of Blue is the final album recorded by American jazz saxophonist Johnny Hodges featuring performances recorded in 1970 with vocalist Leon Thomas and composer/arranger Oliver Nelson and first released on the Flying Dutchman [More]