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]
AllMusic Review by Richie Unterberger: When Louis Jordan signed to Mercury in 1956, he tried to revive his struggling record sales by re-recording some of his more celebrated songs from his commercial heyday. That’s a [More]
Hank Mobley with Donald Byrd and Lee Morgan (also known as Hank Mobley Sextet) is an album by jazz saxophonist Hank Mobley released on the Blue Note label in 1957 as BLP 1540. It was [More]
This Is the Moment! (subtitled Kenny Dorham Sings and Plays) is an album by American jazz trumpeter Kenny Dorham featuring performances recorded in 1958 and released on the Riverside label. The album marks the recording [More]