Guitarist John Scofield celebrates the music of his friend and mentor Steve Swallow in an outgoing and spirited recording, made in a day in New York in March 2019 – “old school” style as Scofield [More]
Sparks! is the debut album by soul jazz guitarist Melvin Sparks recorded for the Prestige label in 1970. “A solid soul-jazz outing that looks to commercial material for the bulk of the set, but doesn’t [More]
George Van Eps (August 7, 1913 – November 29, 1998) was an American swing and mainstream jazz guitarist. Track listing: A1 Spanish Eyes 2:39 A2 And I Love Her 1:55 A3 All My Loving 5:35 [More]
Kenny Burrell & John Coltrane is an album credited to jazz musicians Kenny Burrell and John Coltrane. Recorded on March 7, 1958, it was originally released on the New Jazz label as NJ 8276 in [More]
Oscar Frederic Moore (December 25, 1916 – October 8, 1981) was an American jazz guitarist known for his ten years with the King Cole Trio, a working jazz ensemble that included pianist and singer Nat [More]
The Al Casey Quartet is an album by guitarist Al Casey which was recorded in 1960 and released on the Moodsville label. Track listing: “Blue Moon” (Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart) – 4:35 “These Foolish Things” [More]
Live at the Hong Kong Bar, Century Plaza Hotel in Los Angeles, February 27 and 28, 1969. “Great playing, excellent harmonic changes, at the same time quite accessible.” – Amazon. Track listing: A1 Let Go [More]
Blues Sonata is an album by American jazz guitarist Charlie Byrd featuring tracks recorded in 1961 and released on the Riverside label in 1963. The album was first released on the Washington Records Offbeat imprint [More]
Blues Groove is an album by saxophonist Coleman Hawkins with guitarist Tiny Grimes recorded in 1958 and released on the Prestige label. “This music will appeal to fans of Grimes’ vintage electric guitar and to [More]
“The sophisticated guitar soloist Ed Bickert can be overly relaxed when playing with a trio, so it is a joy to hear him matched up on this quartet date with the driving swing pianist Dave [More]