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]
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]