Jazz Lab is an album by American jazz trumpeter Donald Byrd and saxophonist Gigi Gryce featuring tracks recorded in 1957 for the Columbia label and released in 1957. “Alto saxophonist/arranger Gigi Gryce and trumpeter Donald [More]
Rhythm Crazy is an album led by American trombonist Jimmy Cleveland. It features tracks recorded in 1959, but the LP was not released on the EmArcy label until 1964. “Trombonist Jimmy Cleveland was a heavily [More]
Sliding Easy is an album by American trombonist Curtis Fuller recorded in 1959 and released on the United Artists label. Track listing: “Bit of Heaven” (Curtis Fuller) – 5:25 “Down Home” (Curtis Fuller) – 4:05 [More]
The Max Roach Quartet featuring Hank Mobley was the debut album by American jazz drummer Max Roach featuring tracks recorded in 1953 and first released on the Debut label as a 10-inch LP. Drummer Max [More]
Thelonious Monk with John Coltraneis a 1961 album by Thelonious Monk issued on Jazzland Records, a subsidiary of Riverside Records. It consists of material recorded four years earlier when Monk worked extensively with John Coltrane, [More]
Another One (also released as Oscar Pettiford Volume 2) is an album by bassist/cellist and composer Oscar Pettiford which was recorded in 1955 and first issued on the Bethlehem label. Track listing: “Another One” (Quincy [More]
The Rat Race Blues is an album by American saxophonist Gigi Gryce recorded in 1960 for the New Jazz label. AllMusic Rеvіеw bу Sсоtt Yаnоw: Altoist Gіgі Grусе’ѕ nеxt tо last album before permanently drорріng [More]
When Farmer Met Gryce is an album by trumpeter Art Farmer and saxophonist Gigi Gryce, featuring performances recorded in 1954 and 1955 and released on the Prestige label. AllMusic Review by Scott Yanow: When Farmer [More]
Mal-1 is the debut album by American jazz pianist Mal Waldron, recorded in 1956 and released on the Prestige label. A contemporaneous review by John S. Wilson stated that trumpeter Idrees Sulieman and alto saxophonist [More]
“Minority” (Gigi Gryce). Album: “The Hap’nin’s” (1960, New Jazz label). Personnel: Gigi Gryce – alto saxophone Richard Williams – trumpet Richard Wyands – piano Julian Euell – bass Mickey Roker – drums