Budd Johnson and the Four Brass Giants is an album by saxophonist Budd Johnson which was recorded in 1960 and released on the Riverside label. “This reissue of a Riverside album, which surprisingly has not [More]
Music to Ease Your Disease is an album by jazz pianist Horace Silver, his fifth and final release on the Silverto label, featuring performances by Silver with Clark Terry, Junior Cook, Ray Drummond, and Billy [More]
“For this compilation of small big-band performances, bassist Sam Jones – long recognized for his ability to anchor and swing a session – reliably grounds a collection of arrangements that have an affinity with the [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]
Color Changes is an album by trumpeter Clark Terry featuring performances recorded in late 1960 and originally released on the Candid label. “This is one of flügelhornist Clark Terry’s finest albums. Terry had complete control [More]
Edward Brian “Tubby” Hayes (30 January 1935 – 8 June 1973) was an English jazz multi-instrumentalist, best known for his tenor saxophone playing in groups with fellow sax player Ronnie Scott and with trumpeter Jimmy [More]
Tate-a-Tate is an album by saxophonist Buddy Tate with trumpeter/flugelhornist Clark Terry which was recorded in 1960 and released on the Swingville label. “This LP reissue of a Storyville set (which has not yet been [More]
“The music on this big-band date led by guitarist Mundell Lowe has a somewhat confusing history, since it was initially released as the soundtrack to the low-budget film Satan in High Heels and later reissued [More]
Duke Ellington at the Bal Masque is an album by American pianist, composer and bandleader Duke Ellington recorded in 1958 and released on the Columbia label. Track listing: “Alice Blue Gown” (Harry Tierney, Joseph McCarthy) [More]
It Was A Very Good Year (Ervin Drake) from the Album: Gotta Travel On (1966). Personnel: Ray Bryant – piano Walter Booker, Jr. – bass Freddie Waits – drums Eugene “Snookie” Young – trumpet Clark [More]