10 Saxophones and 2 Basses is an album by composer, arranger and conductor Pete Rugolo featuring performances recorded in 1961 and first released on the Mercury label as part of its audiophile Perfect Presence Sound [More]
Big Band Bossa Nova is a 1962 bossa nova album by American impresario, jazz composer, trumpeter, arranger and record producer Quincy Jones and his band. It features the popular number “Soul Bossa Nova.” The title [More]
Gifts & Messages is an album by jazz multi-instrumentalist Roland Kirk. It was originally released on the Mercury label in 1964 and features performances by Kirk with Horace Parlan, Michael Fleming, and Steve Ellington. AllMusic [More]
Quiet as It’s Kept is an album by American jazz drummer Max Roach featuring tracks recorded in 1959 and released on the Mercury label. AllMusic Review by Michael G. Nastos: Max Roach’s post-Clifford Brown ensembles [More]