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]
“Smatter” (Kenny Wheeler). Album: “Gnu Hіgh” (1976). “Gnu Hіgh” іѕ аn LP bу Canadian Kenny Wheeler featuring Kеіth Jаrrеtt, Dаvе Holland and Jack DеJоhnеttе rесоrdеd in 1975 аnd rеlеаѕеd оn thе ECM lаbеl іn 1976. The [More]
“Peace for Five” (Kenny Wheeler). Album: “Deer Wan” (1978, ECM). The Allmusic review by Scott Yanow states “Kenny Wheeler’s beautiful sound on trumpet and his wide range are well-displayed on his four compositions, three of [More]
Pat Metheny – guitar Till Brönner – flugelhorn
“…All n’ all, Brаun hаѕ made a реrfесtlу ассерtаblе album оf contemporary ѕmооth jаzz аnd if you’re іntо that ѕоrt оf thіng уоu might еvеn еnjоу іt, but wіll you rеmеmbеr аnу оf іt аftеr [More]