The Standard Joe is an album by American jazz saxophonist Joe Henderson recorded in 1991 and released on the Red label. For at least hіѕ fоurth rесоrdіng іn ѕіx уеаrѕ heading a pianoless trіо, the [More]
“Eleanor Rigby” from the album “Standard Deviations”. “This has always been one of my favorite Beatles songs – not just because of its concise poetic lyrics, but also its subtle use of major-minor shifts that [More]
“Body and Soul” (lirycs – Edward Heyman, Robert Sour and Frank Eyton; music – Johnny Green). Personnel: Tony Bennett – vocals Amy Winehouse – vocals Lyrics: [Tony:] My heart is sad and lonely, For you [More]
“Whisper Not” (Benny Golson). Recorded live at Jazzbaltica, Salzau, Germany, July 1st, 2006. Aѕ оnе of thе eight ѕtаndаrdѕ Bеnnу Gоlѕоn wrоtе fоr thе jаzz rереrtоіrе, “Whіѕреr Not” іѕ hіѕ most recorded jazz standard. It [More]
Although drummer Pete Magadini is the leader of this set , it is tenor saxophonist Don Menza who really dominates the music (Scott Yanow, AllMusic). This charming and curious record sheds light on four woefully [More]
You’re Gonna Hear From Me is a live album by American pianist Bill Evans with Eddie Gómez and Marty Morell recorded at the Jazzhus Montmartre in Copenhagen in 1969 but not released until the 1980s [More]
The Allmusic review by Nathan Bush awarded the album 4½ stars and stated “Guitar Groove is arguably Thomas’ strongest date as leader”. “It (“Guitar Groove”) showcases René at great length, establishing him as one of [More]
Groovin’ High is an album by American pianist Hank Jones recorded in 1978 for the Muse label. The Allmusic review by Scott Yanow awarded the album 4½ stars and stated: “This is essentially a bebop [More]
The Allmusic review by Scott Yanow awarded the album 4 stars, calling the music “a successful effort that should not have taken 20 years to release”. ” There’s quite a lot of audience noise, but the [More]
Adam’s Apple is the tenth album by American jazz saxophonist  Wayne Shorter. The Allmusic review by Stacia Proefrock awarded the album five stars and stated that “this is one of the great works of mid-’60s [More]