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]
Lоnnіе Lіѕtоn Smith wаѕ 32 whеn, іn 1973, he fіnаllу gоt аrоund tо recording hіѕ fіrѕt album аѕ a leader, Astral Traveling. By that tіmе, thе pianist/keyboardist hаd a great deal оf ѕіdеmаn experience undеr [More]
Breakout is an album by jazz organist Johnny Hammond recorded for the Kudu label in 1971. The album was the first release on Creed Taylor’s Kudu label, a subsidiary of CTI Records and is the [More]
Heads is the fifth album by jazz musician Bob James. It was his first album released on his newly formed Tappan Zee label, which was distributed at the time by Columbia Records. AllMusic Review by [More]