Cracklin‘ is an album recorded by American jazz drummer Roy Haynes with tenor saxophonist Booker Ervin in 1963 for the New Jazz label. “Most of drummer Roy Haynes’ dates as a leader put the focus [More]
Gumbo! is an album by saxophonists Pony Poindexter and Booker Ervin which was released on the Prestige label in 1963. The 1999 CD reissue added eight unreleased selections from earlier sessions, three led by Poindexter [More]
“At an overbooked all-star saxophone concert held in 1965 Berlin, the musicians were supposed to only play for 15 minutes. Tenor saxophonist Booker Ervin protested against the restrictive situation by performing the intense and stirring [More]
The Blues Book is an album by American jazz saxophonist Booker Ervin featuring performances recorded in 1964 for the Prestige label. The Allmusic review by Scott Yanow awarded the album 4½ stars and stated “The [More]