Señor Blues is an album by American trombonist Urbie Green featuring performances with Grover Washington, Jr. and the David Matthews Big Band recorded in 1977 and released on the CTI label. “Overlooking his commercial efforts [More]
Tudo Bem! is an album by American jazz guitarist Joe Pass and percussionist Paulinho da Costa that was released in 1978. “After countless solo guitar albums for Pablo, Joe Pass performed this welcome change of [More]
“This excellent CD features organist Charles Earland, guitarist Bobby Broom, drummer Buddy Williams and percussionist Ralph Dorsey being joined by trumpeter Lew Soloff and either Grover Washington (on two songs) or David Newman (appearing on [More]
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]