Something Like a Bird is an album by Charles Mingus, released on the Atlantic label in 1981. The album reached a peak position of number 37 on the Billboard’s Jazz Albums chart. Mingus is featured [More]
Newer Than New is an album by pianist Barry Harris recorded in 1961 and released on the Riverside label. The Allmusic review by Ronnie D. Lankford, Jr. awarded the album 4½ stars and stated: “Barry [More]
This 1966 live set comes by its retro-bop feel honestly. Its link to the bop tradition is the group’s pianist, Barry Harris, who bridges the generation between Bird, Diz, and Bud Powell and that of [More]
Pepper Adams Plays the Compositions of Charlie Mingus, is an album by baritone saxophonist Pepper Adams featuring Quintet and Octet performances of Charles Mingus’ compositions which was recorded in 1963 and originally released on the [More]
Today’s Man is an album by American saxophonist Charles McPherson which was recorded in 1973 and released on the Mainstream label. Track listing: “Charisma” – (Charles McPherson) 5:07 “Naima” (John Coltrane) – 6:20 “Invitation” (Bronisław [More]
Bebop Revisited! is the debut album led by saxophonist Charles McPherson recorded in 1964 and released on the Prestige label. AllMusic Review by Scott Yanow: Bebop is the thing on this excellent outing as altoist [More]
Mingus is an album by jazz bassist and composer Charles Mingus. The album was recorded in October and November 1960 in New York for Nat Hentoff’s Candid label. At this time Mingus was working regularly [More]
“It Could Happen To You” (Johnny Burke , James Van Heusen). Album:” Charles McPherson / Beautiful! “. Recorded:New York City, August 12, 1975 Personnel: Charles McPherson – alto saxophone Duke Jordan – piano Sam Jones [More]
Charles Mingus – Stormy weather, album Mingus!, 1960 Charles Mingus – bass Ted Curson – trumpet Lonnie Hillyer – trumpet Jimmy Knepper – trombone Britt Woodman – trombone Eric Dolphy – alto saxophone & clarinetto Charles [More]