“You Don’t Know What Love Is” from the album “Neo/Nistico”. “You Don’t Know What Love Is” is a popular song of the Great American Songbook, written by Don Raye (lyrics) and Gene de Paul (music) for [More]
“In 1972 Benny Goodman’s All Star Sextet was recorded live in Copenhagen; this material was released shortly thereafter on a Decca double LP. After languishing for years in record company vaults, cutout bins, and used [More]
Spirit Sensitive is an album by Chico Freeman on India Navigation Records IN 1045. The LP, in contrast to many of his more avant-garde recordings of the same time frame, is a set that consists [More]
“The previously unreleased Modern Jazz Quartet performance from the 1963 Monterey Jazz Festival was first issued in this 1998 CD. The MJQ (vibraphonist Milt Jackson, pianist John Lewis, bassist Percy Heath and drummer Connie Kay) [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]
Originally recorded in Tokyo in 1974, this Piano Trio release from TBM features Tsuyoshi Yamamoto on piano, Isoo Fukui on bass and Tetsujiro Obara on drums. Yamamoto is highly musical and his expressions natural, neither [More]
“Takin’ Off is the debut album by jazz pianist Herbie Hancock released in 1962 by Blue Note Records. The recording session features Freddie Hubbard on trumpet and Dexter Gordon on tenor saxophone. The album is [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]
Gone with Golson is the fifth album by saxophonist Benny Golson featuring performances recorded in 1959 and originally released on the New Jazz label. “Shortly before the formation of The Jazztet, tenor-saxophonist Benny Golson and [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]