“Although a Mosaic box set claims to have all of Charles Mingus’s Candid recordings, this CD, in addition to four duplications from the box, contains three alternate takes not included elsewhere: “Body and Soul” (featuring [More]
“Many jazz fans have probably searched for this long out of print (except for a lousy bootleg CD reissued by Fresh Sound) record by Benny Golson because of the promising list of musicians present: Bill [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]
Here and There is a jazz album by multi-instrumentalist Eric Dolphy. It was originally released in 1966 on the Prestige label as PRLP 7382. The album included three live takes recorded in different places and [More]
Out Front is a 1961 album by American jazz trumpeter Booker Little featuring performances recorded and released by the Candid label. “Booker Little was the first trumpet soloist to emerge in jazz after the death [More]
Olé Coltrane is the ninth album by American saxophonist John Coltrane, released in 1961 on Atlantic Records. The album was recorded at A&R Studios in New York, and was the last of Coltrane’s Atlantic albums [More]
Musical Prophet: The Expanded 1963 New York Studio Sessions is the first official release of previously-unissued Eric Dolphy studio recordings in over 30 years! This release contains the masterpiece albums Conversations and Iron Man recorded [More]
Free Jazz: A Collective Improvisation is the sixth album by jazz saxophonist and composer Ornette Coleman, released on Atlantic Records in 1961, his fourth for the label. Its title established the name of the then-nascent [More]
Straight Ahead is a jazz studio album by American saxophonist and composer Oliver Nelson featured  Eric Dolphy on alto saxophone, clarinet and flute. AllMusic rating: 4½ stars. Track listing: “Images” (Oliver Nelson) – 5:43 “Six and Four”(Oliver [More]
Out to Lunch! was Eric Dolphy‘s only recording for Blue Note Records as a leader and was originally issued as BLP 4163 and BST 84163. Today it is generally considered one of the finest albums [More]