“Many jazz fans have probably searched for this long out of print (except for a lousy bootleg CD reissued by Fresh Sound) record by Benny Golson because of the promising list of musicians present: Bill [More]
Mr. Swing is an album by trumpeter Harry Edison which was recorded in 1958 at the same session that produced The Swinger and released on the Verve label in 1960. Track listing: “Love Is Here [More]
Sonny Side Up is an album by trumpeter Dizzy Gillespie, and the tenor saxophonists Sonny Stitt and Sonny Rollins, recorded in December 1957 in New York City. It was released in 1959 on producer Norman [More]
For Someone I Love is an album by vibraphonist Milt Jackson featuring big band performances arranged by Melba Liston recorded in 1963 and released on the Riverside label. “The main reasons for this CD reissue’s success are Melba Liston’s inventive and unpredictable arrangements for [More]
West Side Story Bossa Nova is an album by saxophonist Bill Barron fearturing bossa nova versions of tunes from the Leonard Bernstein and Stephen Sondheim musical West Side Story which was recorded in 1963 and [More]
Dizzy Atmosphere is an album featuring members of Dizzy Gillespie’s Orchestra recorded in 1957 and released on the Specialty label. Scott Yanow, writing for Allmusic, notes that ” Morgan plays extremely well throughout the spirited [More]
Track listing: A1 Cool Blues 3:32 A2 Shawnuff 4:27 A3 Relaxin’ At Camarillo 5:11 A4 Bongo Bop 3:50 B1 The Hymn 4:40 B2 Communion 4:49 B3 Bongo Beep 4:37 Personnel: Cecil Payne – baritone saxophone [More]
The Young Bloods is an album by trumpeter Donald Byrd and saxophonist Phil Woods recorded in 1956 and released on the Prestige label. The Allmusic review by Scott Yanow awarded the album 4 stars and [More]
Thе Connection wаѕ аn оff-Brоаdwау play that centered around a numbеr оf dоре аddісtѕ wаіtіng to ѕсоrе a fіx frоm thеіr dеаlеr, wіth a musical score contributed bу ріаnіѕt Frеddіе Rеdd. Aftеr Rеdd rесоrdеd аn [More]
Soul Summit is an album by saxophonists Gene Ammons and Sonny Stitt with organist Jack McDuff recorded in 1962 and released on the Prestige label. AllMusic Review by Scott Yanow: The two early-’60s LPs in [More]