The Chase Is On is an album by saxophonists Charlie Rouse and Paul Quinichette recorded in 1957 and released on the Bethlehem label. The combination of Rouse and Quinichette was a very satisfactory coupling of [More]
Groovin’ High is an album by American pianist Hank Jones recorded in 1978 for the Muse label. The Allmusic review by Scott Yanow awarded the album 4½ stars and stated: “This is essentially a bebop [More]
Straight, No Chaser is the sixth studio album by American jazz pianist Thelonious Monk under the production of Teo Macero for Columbia. Track listing: “Locomotive” (Th. Monk) – 6:40 “I Didn’t Know About You” (Duke Ellington) – [More]
Tenor ѕаxорhоnіѕt Chаrlіе Rouse, whо wоuld ѕреnd аll оf the 1960s аѕ a member оf Thelonious Mоnk’ѕ Quartet, had relatively fеw орроrtunіtіеѕ tо lead his оwn sessions. Thіѕ CD reissue has аn LP аnd a [More]
Post-bop lіvеd quite well іn thе ’70ѕ, especially whеn еxрrеѕѕеd bу Hоwаrd MсGhее and Chаrlіе Rоuѕе, as fоrmіdаblе a trumpet/tenor ѕаx tandem as hаѕ ever existed. Add рееrlеѕѕ ріаnіѕt Barry Hаrrіѕ, bassist Lіѕlе Atkіnѕоn, and [More]
Smithville is the second album by American trumpeter Louis Smith recorded in 1958. It was Smith’s final album released by Blue Note label. AllMusic Review by Stephen Thomas Erlewine: Like his debut, Smithville is another [More]
After the Morning (John Hicks). AllMusic Review by Scott Yanow: Veteran tenor saxophonist Charlie Rouse plays some high-quality post-bop on this quintet set with trumpeter Benny Bailey (in top form), pianist Albert Dailey, bassist Buster [More]
Back on the Scene is an album by American trombonist Bennie Green recorded in 1958 and released on the Blue Note label. AllMusic Review by Stephen Thomas Erlewine: It’s evident from the opening pair of [More]
AllMusic Review by Scott Yanow: Thelonious Monk’s 1960 quartet (which also includes tenor saxophonist Charlie Rouse, bassist John Ore and (for a brief period) drummer Billy Higgins is augmented on this live session by two [More]
Monk’s Dream is the first album Thelonious Monk released on Columbia Records. It was recorded in 1962 and issued the following year. AllMusic Review by Lindsay Planer: Monk’s Dream is the Columbia Records debut release [More]