“Bop pianist Al Haig was unfortunately overlooked, with few opportunities to record for a long stretch in the middle of his career. Fortunately, this Original Jazz Classics compilation highlights several sessions recorded between 1949 and [More]
Genius of Modern Music is the name given to at least four different compilation albums by jazz pianist Thelonious Monk. Each version comprises some of Monk’s first recordings as band leader for Blue Note, recorded [More]
Thіѕ 1972 LP, a complement tо All the Gin Iѕ Gоnе, rеlеаѕеd the remainder of tenor ѕаxорhоnіѕt Jіmmу Forrest’s twо Delmark ѕеѕѕіоnѕ, іnсludіng fоur alternate takes аnd five other ѕоngѕ. Fоrrеѕt ѕоundѕ fіnе, guіtаrіѕt Grant [More]
J. J. Johnson’s Jazz Quintets is a studio album by jazz trombonist J. J. Johnson, released by Savoy Records, containing material from three different recording sessions in 1946, 1947 and 1949. Material from the first [More]
The Jazz Giants ’56 is an album by saxophonist Lester Young, first issued in 1956 on Verve Records. AllMusic Review by Scott Yanow: Even critics who feel (against the recorded evidence to the contrary) that [More]
AllMusic Review by Stephen Cook: The music on this LP recalls the airy “Four Brothers” sound that tenor saxophonists Stan Getz, Zoot Sims and Herbie Steward, and baritone saxophonist Serge Charloff, plied in Woody Herman’s [More]
Personnel: Lester Young – tenor saxophone, John Lewis – piano Gene Ramey – bass Jo Jones – drums New York, March 8 1951.
“Gigantic Blues” (Lester Young). Album: “The Jazz Giants ’56”. Personnel: Personnel: Lester Young – saxophone Roy Eldridge – trumpet Vic Dickenson – trombone Teddy Wilson – piano Freddie Green – guitar Gene Ramey – bass [More]
“I Guess I’ll Have to Change My Plan” (Arthur Schwartz) Album : The Jazz Giants ’56 (1956). The Jazz Giants ’56 is an album by saxophonist Lester Young, first issued in 1956 on Verve Records. Personnel: [More]
“Pres Returns” (Lester Young) Pres аnd Tеddу іѕ a 1959 jаzz аlbum by The Lеѕtеr Yоung аnd Teddy Wіlѕоn Quаrtеt. Orіgіnаllу rеlеаѕеd bу Vеrvе, іt hаѕ ѕubѕеԛuеntlу been rеіѕѕuеd оn CD bу Verve, Unіvеrѕаl Jараn [More]