“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]
To Swing or Not to Swing (subtitled Barney Kessel Volume 3) is an album by guitarist Barney Kessel released on the Contemporary label which was recorded at sessions in 1955. “Guitarist Barney Kessel’s string of [More]
The Wes Montgomery Trio (a.k.a. A Dynamic New Sound) is an album by American jazz guitarist Wes Montgomery that was released in 1959. It was reissued by Original Jazz Classics. The track “Missile Blues” is [More]
Live at Village West is a live album by bassist Ron Carter and guitarist Jim Hall recorded in New York City in 1982 and released on the Concord Jazz label. “The second live collaboration between [More]
Johnny Henry Smith II (June 25, 1922 – June 11, 2013) was an American cool jazz and mainstream jazz guitarist. In 1984, Smith was inducted into the Alabama Jazz Hall of Fame. Track listing: A1 [More]
Street of Dreams is an album by American jazz guitarist Grant Green featuring performances recorded in 1964 and released on the Blue Note label. “Grant Green’s second session with organist Larry Young, Street of Dreams [More]
“Like most archival labels, Resonance finds its material in many strange places: private collections, audience tapes, soundboard cassettes, lost studio recordings. Early in 2017, with the release of Groovin’ Hard by the Three Sounds, Resonance [More]
The Sixteen Men of Tain is the tenth studio album by guitarist Allan Holdsworth, released in March 2000 through Gnarly Geezer Records (United States), Polydor Records (Japan) and JMS–Cream Records (Europe); a remastered edition was [More]
“It’s not as though Derek Bailey hadn’t given a hint or two before. On his wonderful Drop Me Off at 96th (on Scatter), he tantalized listeners with a couple of bars of “I Didn’t Know [More]
Track listing: A1 Rose Room A2 Polka Dots And Moonbeams A3 Rigamarole A4 Sportin’ With Morton B1 Wild Kitten B2 Soon B3 But Not For Me B4 Rosalie Ann Personnel: Mat Mathews – accordion Oscar [More]