J Mood is an album by Wynton Marsalis that won the Grammy Award for Best Instrumental Jazz Performance, Individual or Group in 1987. AllMusic Review by Michael G. Nastos: Wynton Marsalis pared his band down [More]
Mr. Hands is the thirtieth album by Herbie Hancock. It features Jaco Pastorius on the track “4 A.M.,” plus an all-synthesizer track, “Textures,” performed entirely by Hancock. “Shiftless Shuffle” (originally recorded for the Japan-only album [More]
Tony is a 1957 Columbia US album (CL938) and Philips UK album (BBL 7138) re-titled “Tony Bennett Showcase”, by singer Tony Bennett It reached number 14 on the Billboard album chart in 1957. Track listing: [More]
AllMusic Review by Scott Yanow: Michel Legrand has spent most of his life as a composer in the studios and for films, but this release is a jazz classic. Legrand took 11 famous jazz compositions [More]
Black Market is an instrumental jazz fusion album released by Weather Report in 1976. This album was produced by Joe Zawinul and Wayne Shorter. It was recorded in December 1975 and released in April 1976 [More]
Sextant is the eleventh album by Herbie Hancock, and the last album with his Mwandishi Band. AllMusic Review by Thom Jurek: When Herbie Hancock left Warner Bros. in 1971 after releasing three musically sound but [More]
Time Out is a studio album by the American jazz group the Dave Brubeck Quartet, released in 1959 on Columbia Records. Recorded at Columbia’s 30th Street Studio in New York City, it is based upon [More]
Heavy Weather is the eighth album by Weather Report, released in 1977 through Columbia Records. The release originally sold about 500,000 copies; it would prove to be the band’s most commercially successful album. Heavy Weather [More]
Jumpin’ at the Woodside, subtitled A Buck Clayton Jam Session, is an album by trumpeter Buck Clayton which was recorded between 1953 and 1956 and released on the Columbia label. AllMusic Review by Scott Yanow: [More]
A Tribute to Cannonball is a studio album by jazz pianist Bud Powell and tenor saxophonist Don Byas, released on Columbia in March 1979, featuring a session recorded at the Studio Charlot in Paris on [More]