First Place Again is the second album led by American jazz saxophonist Paul Desmond featuring performances recorded in 1959 which were released on the Warner Bros. label. “The title of this set by alto saxophonist [More]
“The previously unreleased Modern Jazz Quartet performance from the 1963 Monterey Jazz Festival was first issued in this 1998 CD. The MJQ (vibraphonist Milt Jackson, pianist John Lewis, bassist Percy Heath and drummer Connie Kay) [More]
The Wonderful World of Jazz is an album by pianist and composer John Lewis recorded for the Atlantic label in 1960. “This is one of pianist John Lewis’ most rewarding albums outside of his work [More]
Bossa Antigua is an album recorded by American jazz saxophonist Paul Desmond featuring performances recorded in 1964 which were released on the RCA Victor label. The album title is a kind of pun: Bossa Antigua [More]
“Uptown’s 2013 release Boston 1950 features highlights from a series of concerts the great tenor saxophonist Lester Young gave at Boston’s Hi-Hat between May 26 and June 11, 1950. He was performing with trumpeter Jesse [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]
With thе еxсерtіоn оf a privately issued rесоrd, thіѕ album features соrnеtіѕt Warren Vасhе‘ѕ debut as a lеаdеr оn rесоrd. Thе music is quite impressive fоr Vache (at 25) is ѕhоwсаѕеd оn fіvе numbеrѕ bасkеd [More]
Two of a Mind is an album recorded by American jazz saxophonists Paul Desmond and Gerry Mulligan featuring performances recorded in 1962 which were released on the RCA Victor label. The Allmusic review by Scott [More]
Place Vendôme  is an album released by the Swingle Singers performing with The Modern Jazz Quartet. The album was a 1967 Grammy award nominee. Track listing: “Sascha” (Little David’s Fugue) (John Lewis) – 4:18 “Orchestral [More]
Stan Getz and J.J. Johnson at the Opera House is a 1957 live album by Stan Getz and J. J. Johnson, accompanied by the Oscar Peterson trio and Connie Kay on drums. Two different versions [More]