Jazz Lab is an album by American jazz trumpeter Donald Byrd and saxophonist Gigi Gryce featuring tracks recorded in 1957 for the Columbia label and released in 1957. “Alto saxophonist/arranger Gigi Gryce and trumpeter Donald [More]
Blue Rose is the debut studio album by Rosemary Clooney, accompanied by Duke Ellington and his orchestra, released in mono on Columbia Records, catalogue CL 872. Although she had appeared on albums before, it had [More]
I Sing the Body Electric is the second album released by Weather Report from 1972. “Like the weather itself, this band would assume a new shape with virtually every release — and this album, half [More]
‘Round About Midnight is an album by American jazz trumpeter Miles Davis that was released by Columbia in March 1957. “Given that ‘Round About Midnight was Miles Davis’ debut Columbia recording, it was both a [More]
The Man with the Horn is an album released by Miles Davis in 1981, featuring drummer Al Foster, saxophonist Bill Evans, guitarists Mike Stern and Barry Finnerty, and others. It was Davis’s first new release [More]
Splendido Hotel is an album by jazz guitarist Al Di Meola that was released in 1980. “Talk about ambitious. This two-LP set finds guitarist Al di Meola performing with his quintet of the time (featuring [More]
The Quintet is an album by V.S.O.P. It was compiled from two concert performances: one at the Greek Theatre, University of California, Berkeley, on July 16, 1977; the other at the San Diego Civic Theatre [More]
Elegant Gypsy is the second album by American jazz fusion guitarist Al Di Meola. It was released in 1977 by Columbia Records. Elegant Gypsy won an annual award for Best Guitar Album in Guitar Player [More]
1958 Miles is a compilation album by American jazz trumpeter Miles Davis, released in 1974 on CBS/Sony. Recording sessions for the album took place on May 26, 1958, at Columbia’s 30th Street Studio and September [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]