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]
AllMusic Review by Scott Yanow: This mostly ballad-oriented trio set with bassist George Duvivier and drummer Charlie Persip was pianist Joe Albany’s final recording. Albany, whose career (especially on records) did not really get going [More]
Melba Liston and Her ‘Bones is the sole album led by trombonist, arranger and composer Melba Liston, recorded for the MetroJazz label in 1958. Melba Doretta Liston (January 13, 1926 – April 23, 1999) was [More]
“Warm Canto” (Mal Waldron). Album: “The Quest”(1961). Personnel: Mal Waldron – piano Eric Dolphy – alto saxophone, clarinet Ron Carter – cello Joe Benjamin – bass Charlie Persip – drums
“Serenade in Blue” (Harry Warren). Album: “Let’s Swing” (1960). Personnel: Budd Johnson – tenor saxophone Keg Johnson – trombone George Duvivier – bass Charlie Persip – drums Tommy Flanagan – piano
“Blues After Dark” (Benny Golson) Album: “The Greatest Trumpet of Them All”. The Greatest Trumpet of Them All is an album by trumpeter Dizzy Gillespie featuring Benny Golson recorded in 1957 and released on the Verve [More]