Don’t Look Back is an album led by American saxophonist Harold Vick recorded in 1974 and released on the Strata-East label. Track listing: All compositions by Harold Vick. “Don’t Look Back” – 5:59 “Melody for [More]
Recorded in February and March 1967 and released in the following year when in the USA the tectonic plates of jazz had already started to shift, Mexican Green was a tour de force recording for [More]
Man of Many Parts is an album by multi-instrumentalist and composer Buddy Collette recorded at sessions in 1956 and released on the Contemporary label. AllMusic Review by Scott Yanow: This CD reissue of a Contemporary [More]
The Centaur and the Phoenix is an album by multi-instrumentalist Yusef Lateef recorded in 1960 and released on the Riverside label. AllMusic Review by Stacia Proefrock: From his first explosion of recordings in the mid-’50s, [More]
One of the least known jazz-bossa albums was Buddy Collette’s Bossa Nova, recorded in 1962 for Los Angeles’s Crown label. The flutist and saxophonist was joined by Howard Roberts (g), Jim Helms (g,arr,cond), Mel Pollan [More]
The music here is what veteran jazz fans call “real tasty.” There’s a lot to savor, from the romanticism of bossas to the frisson of up-tempo bop to the deep blue luminosity of Ellington’s “Azure,” [More]
Gifts & Messages is an album by jazz multi-instrumentalist Roland Kirk. It was originally released on the Mercury label in 1964 and features performances by Kirk with Horace Parlan, Michael Fleming, and Steve Ellington. AllMusic [More]
Billy Taylor with Four Flutes is an album by American jazz pianist Billy Taylor featuring tracks recorded in 1959 for the Riverside label. AllMusic Review by Scott Yanow: In the 1950s, pianist Billy Taylor was [More]
Capricorn Rising is an album by American jazz pianist Don Pullen featuring saxophonist Sam Rivers recorded in 1975 for the Italian Black Saint label. The Allmusic review awarded the album 4½ stars. Track listing: All [More]
Sultry Serenade is an album by American jazz flautist Herbie Mann featuring tracks recorded in 1957 for the Riverside label. AllMusic Review by Michael G. Nastos: For five of the eight cuts here, Mann has [More]