Miles Ahead is an album by Miles Davis that was released in 1957 by Columbia Records. It was Davis’ first collaboration with arranger Gil Evans following the Birth of the Cool sessions. Along with their [More]
Super Blue is a 1978 album by jazz trumpeter Freddie Hubbard. It was originally released on the Columbia label and peaked at #6 on the Billboard Charts. The album features performances by Hubbard, Hubert Laws, [More]
Mapenzi is an album by The Harold Land/Blue Mitchell Quintet recorded in 1977 and released on the Concord label. AllMusic Review by Scott Yanow: This Concord release was tenor saxophonist Harold Land’s first as a [More]
The Jazztet at Birdhouse is a live album by the Jazztet, led by trumpeter Art Farmer and saxophonist Benny Golson. It features performances recorded in Chicago in 1961 and was originally released on the Argo [More]
Flare Up is the debut album by Caribbean trumpet player Harry Beckett. It remains an occasion to celebrate decades after its initial release during the golden age of British jazz. Beckett had been a member [More]
Sprint is alive album by the Red Rodney and Ira Sullivan Quintet . AllMusic Review by Scott Yanow: The last of six LPs by the Red Rodney-Ira Sullivan Quintet was also the band’s finest. There are [More]
Black Byrd is a 1973 album by Donald Byrd and his first for Blue Note Records produced by Larry Mizell, assisted by his brother, former Motown producer Fonce. In the jazz funk idiom, it is [More]
Ascendant trumpeter and composer Takuya Kuroda makes his Blue Note debut with the release of Rising Son, which was produced by José James. Kuroda, who is best known for his inspired presence in James’ band, steps forth here to [More]
Central Park North is a 1969 big band jazz album recorded by the Thad Jones/Mel Lewis Jazz Orchestra and released on the Solid State Records label. The album was nominated for a 1969 Grammy award [More]
Miles Davis & Gil Evans- Summertime (2 takes) [from the Porgy & Bess sessions]. August 4, 1958 Columbia 30th Street Studio, New York City, New York Miles Davis with the Gil Evans Orchestra: Miles Davis [More]