“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]
Piano Man is the debut album led by pianist Hilton Ruiz recorded in 1975 and released on the Danish label SteepleChase until 1982. Track listing: “One for Hakim” (Hilton Ruiz) – 4:15 “Misty Thursday” (Duke [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]
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]
“This is the first of two CDs issued by Concord Jazz compiling some of the best tracks from Emily Remler’s sessions for that label. Cut short at a far too early age by a heart [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]
Firebirds is a 1968 album by two American jazz musicians, Prince Lasha  and Sonny Simmons . “The second of two collaborations by Prince Lasha (on flute, alto, and alto clarinet) and Sonny Simmons (alto and [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]
Track listing: 1 Quiet Afternoon (Stanley Clarke) 2 Paranoia 10:12 3 Baba Hengates (Mtume) 21:01 4 Miscegenation 38:33 Personnel: Buddy Terry – tenor saxophone, soprano saxophone, flute Woody Shaw – trumpet Eddie Henderson – trumpet, [More]
Outpost is a studio album by American trumpeter Freddie Hubbard released in 1981 on the Enja label which features performances by Freddie Hubbard, Kenny Barron, Buster Williams and Al Foster. This lіttlе-knоwn set was асtuаllу [More]