“One of the greatest jazz trumpeters of all time, Fats Navarro had a tragically brief career yet his influence is still being felt. His fat sound combined aspects of Howard McGhee, Roy Eldridge, and Dizzy [More]
Last Chorus is a posthumous album by American jazz saxophonist Ernie Henry featuring tracks recorded in 1956 and 1957 for the Riverside label. AllMusic Review by Scott Yanow: Ernie Henry was a promising alto saxophonist [More]
Brilliant Corners is a studio album by American jazz musician Thelonious Monk. It was his third album for Riverside Records, and the first, for this label, to include his own compositions. The complex title track [More]
Personnel: Fats Navarro – trumpet Ernie Henry – alto saxophone Charlie Rouse – tenor saxophone Tadd Dameron – piano Nelson Boyd – bass Shadow Wilson – drums 1947