Turn Up the Quiet is the thirteenth studio album by Canadian jazz singer-songwriter and pianist Diana Krall, released on May 5, 2017 by Verve Records label to positive critical reviews. “Krall has a definite vision [More]
The Max Roach Quartet featuring Hank Mobley was the debut album by American jazz drummer Max Roach featuring tracks recorded in 1953 and first released on the Debut label as a 10-inch LP. Drummer Max [More]
Allmusic awarded the album four stars and reviewer Matt Collar wrote that “The Messenger” is an enjoyable balance of groove-oriented improvisation, atmospheric ballads, and funky, contemporary instrumental jazz. Eubanks sought “to communicate the breadth of [More]
Monk Montgomery in Africa…Live! is the fourth and final solo album of American bassist Monk Montgomery. It was recorded at the Orlando Stadium, Soweto, South Africa, on November 9, 1974, and released in 1975 on Philadelphia International Records. Track [More]
It Was A Very Good Year (Ervin Drake) from the Album: Gotta Travel On (1966). Personnel: Ray Bryant – piano Walter Booker, Jr. – bass Freddie Waits – drums Eugene “Snookie” Young – trumpet Clark [More]
Swedish Schnapps (The Genius of Charlie Parker, volume 8) (MG V-8010) is a Charlie Parker compilation album, released by Verve Records, compiling recordings made by two different groups, on two different dates in 1951. The [More]
“Rare jazz album on Mainstream records from saxophonist Paul Jeffrey” (Sounds of the Universe). Track listing: A1 Minor Scene 5:15 A2 Brand New Day 5:54 A3 Love Letters 5:36 A4 Moon Madness 5:52 B1 Brand [More]
Dig This! is an album by American jazz flautist Bobbi Humphrey recorded in 1972 and released on the Blue Note label. The Allmusic review by Thom Jurek awarded the album 4 stars and wrote that”it [More]
Afro-Classic is an album by flautist Hubert Laws released on the CTI label featuring performances of popular and classical music by Laws recorded at Rudy Van Gelder’s studio in 1970. The Allmusic review by Thom [More]
Sneak Preview! is the debut album by jazz organist Leon Spencer Jr. recorded for the Prestige label in 1970. The Allmusic review by Scott Yanow awarded the album 4 stars  stating :”Spencer’s swinging solos on [More]