Big 6 is the debut album by American trumpeter Blue Mitchell recorded in 1958 and released on the Riverside label. It contains the first recording of Benny Golson’s jazz standard “Blues March”. The Allmusic review [More]
The Jazz Guitarist is an album by jazz guitarist Chuck Wayne which was released on the Savoy label in 1956. The album comprised two recording sessions, one recorded in 1953 (originally released as Chuck Wayne [More]
Young Blues is the second album led by jazz organist Larry Young which was recorded in 1960 and released on the New Jazz label. “Organist Larry Young’s second recording (cut shortly before he turned 20) [More]
Now’s the Time is a 1964 album by American jazz saxophonist Sonny Rollins, released by RCA Victor featuring performances by Rollins with Herbie Hancock, Thad Jones, Ron Carter, Bob Cranshaw and Roy McCurdy on several [More]
Crossings is an album by pianist Red Garland, bassist Ron Carter and drummer Philly Joe Jones which was recorded in late 1977 and released on the Galaxy label in the following year. “Amazingly enough, this [More]
Budd Johnson and the Four Brass Giants is an album by saxophonist Budd Johnson which was recorded in 1960 and released on the Riverside label. “This reissue of a Riverside album, which surprisingly has not [More]
Hard Groovin’ is an album by saxophonist Ricky Ford which was recorded in 1989 and released on the Muse label. “The consistent tenor-saxophonist Ricky Ford, who was often the youngest player on the bandstand when [More]
The Standard Sonny Rollins is an album by jazz saxophonist Sonny Rollins, his last release for RCA Victor, featuring performances by Rollins with Herbie Hancock, Jim Hall, David Izenzon, Teddy Smith, Stu Martin, Bob Cranshaw [More]
“A hit record for the Pete Jolly Trio in 1963, Little Bird has mostly standards, but it is Jolly’s version of the catchy title track that caught on. Pianist Jolly is joined by his trio [More]
“Sister Sadie” is a jazz standard written in 1959 by Horace Silver. Personnel: Woody Herman – bandleader Tommy Anastas – baritone saxophone Gary Klein, Sal Nistico (soloist), Joe Romano – tenor saxophone Bill Chase, Paul [More]