Caravan is a jazz album released by Art Blakey and the Jazz Messengers in February 1963. It was Blakey’s first album for Riverside Records after he signed with them in October 1962. The songs were [More]
Four on the Outside is an album by trombonist Curtis Fuller which was recorded in September 1978 and released on the Dutch Timeless label. “While Curtis Fuller may have reached his peak in the 1960s, [More]
Blue Odyssey is the fourth album led by saxophonist Houston Person which was recorded in 1968 and released on the Prestige label. “Houston Person, the definitive soul-jazz tenor saxophonist of the past 30 years, is [More]
Big 6 is the debut album by American trumpeter Blue Mitchell recorded in 1958 and released on the Riverside label. It contains the first recording of Benny Golson’s jazz standard “Blues March”. The Allmusic review [More]
Sliding Easy is an album by American trombonist Curtis Fuller recorded in 1959 and released on the United Artists label. Track listing: “Bit of Heaven” (Curtis Fuller) – 5:25 “Down Home” (Curtis Fuller) – 4:05 [More]
Curtis Fuller Volume 3 is an album by American trombonist Curtis Fuller recorded in 1957 and released on the Blue Note label as BLP 1583 in the original issue. “Trombonist Curtis Fuller settled in New [More]
Jazz Eyes is an album by saxophonist John Jenkins and trumpeter Donald Byrd recorded in 1957 and released on Regent Records (a subsidiary of Savoy Records). Savoy issued it again later with the alternate title [More]
It’s Magic is the third album by American jazz vocalist Abbey Lincoln featuring tracks recorded in 1958 for the Riverside label. “Because Abbey Lincoln has always been careful to sing songs that have a deep [More]
Golden Boy (full title Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers Play Selections From the New Musical Golden Boy) is a 1963 album by Art Blakey and the Jazz Messengers, performing compositions by Lee Adams and [More]
Love and Understanding is an album by saxophonist Jimmy Heath featuring performances recorded in 1973 and originally released on the Muse label. “This is one of Jimmy Heath’s more unusual and versatile records”, – Scott [More]