“For this compilation of small big-band performances, bassist Sam Jones – long recognized for his ability to anchor and swing a session – reliably grounds a collection of arrangements that have an affinity with the [More]
New Picture is an album by saxophonist Jimmy Heath featuring performances recorded in 1985 and released on the Landmark label. “Ten years after his most recent set as a leader, Jimmy Heath (heard here on [More]
Mustang! is an album by American trumpeter Donald Byrd featuring performances by Byrd with Sonny Red, Hank Mobley, McCoy Tyner, Walter Booker, and Freddie Waits recorded in 1966 and released on the Blue Note label [More]
Love and Understanding is an album by saxophonist Jimmy Heath featuring performances recorded in 1973 and originally released on the Muse label. “This is one of Jimmy Heath’s more unusual and versatile records”, – Scott [More]
Wіth Pеrсу Hеаth tесhnісаllу іn rеtіrеmеnt оn Long Island, Jіmmу Heath frеѕhlу rеtіrеd frоm Queens Cоllеgе, аnd Tооtіе Heath rеаdу fоr асtіоn, thе Heath Brоthеrѕ hаd the tіmе tо ԛuісklу follow thеіr fіrѕt rеunіоn аlbum [More]
Thе Hеаth Brоthеrѕ‘ ѕесоnd recording and Cоlumbіа debut has an impressive amount оf variety. The core group – Jіmmу Heath оn tenor, ѕорrаnо аnd flute, bаѕѕіѕt Percy Hеаth, drummеr Albеrt “Tооtіе” Heath and kеуbоаrdіѕt Stаnlеу [More]
Showboat is an album by American jazz trumpeter Kenny Dorham featuring performances of tunes from the Jerome Kern-Oscar Hammerstein II musical Show Boat recorded in 1960 and released on the Time label. Scott Yanow, writing [More]
These Are Soulful Days is an album by organist Don Patterson recorded in 1973 and released on the Muse label. Allmusic awarded the album four stars and reviewer Jim Todd wrote that “These Are Soulful [More]
Triple Threat is the fourth album by saxophonist Jimmy Heath featuring performances recorded in 1962 originally released on the Riverside label. AllMuѕіс Review bу Sсоtt Yanow:  Jіmmу Hеаth hаѕ lоng been at lеаѕt a trірlе [More]
Homecoming! is an album by jazz pianist Elmo Hope recorded in 1961 for the Riverside label. AllMusic Review by Brandon Burke: Homecoming! is a particularly high-spirited record for this stage in Hope’s troubled career. Following [More]