Study in Brown  (EmArcy Records, 1955) is a Clifford Brown and Max Roach album. The album consists predominantly of originals by members of the band. The songs “Lands End”, by tenor saxophonist Harold Land, and [More]
No matter what, there is no doubt that Sonny Clark was highly esteemed among musicians and listeners. Time has only done Clark a favor and confirms this particular album as the jewel it is. The [More]
First Place is an album by the J. J. Johnson Quartet which was released on the Columbia label. The Allmusic site awarded the album 4 stars, stating:”… First Place is indisputably brilliant”. Track listing: “It’s [More]
Mingus at the Bohemia is an album by Charles Mingus, recorded during a live concert at the Café Bohemia on 23 December 1955. Further recordings from the concert were released under the title The Charles [More]
Historic Concerts is a live album by Cecil Taylor and Max Roach recorded at the McMillin Theatre, Columbia University, NYC on December 15, 1979 and released on the Soul Note label in 1984. The album [More]
Blue Trombone is an album by J. J. Johnson. An early example of hard bop, the album features pianist Tommy Flanagan, bassist Paul Chambers and drummer Max Roach. The album was originally released on Columbia [More]
Miles Davis Quartet (PRLP 161) is a 10 inch LP album by Miles Davis, released in 1954 by Prestige Records. Track listing: Side one 1. “When Lights Are Low” Benny Carter, Spencer Williams 3:24 2. [More]
The Modern Touch is the second album by saxophonist Benny Golson featuring performances recorded in late 1957 and originally released on the Riverside label. AllMuѕіс Rеvіеw bу Sсоtt Yаnоw: Benny Gоlѕоn’ѕ ѕесоnd аlbum аѕ a [More]
Last Chorus is a posthumous album by American jazz saxophonist Ernie Henry featuring tracks recorded in 1956 and 1957 for the Riverside label. AllMusic Review by Scott Yanow: Ernie Henry was a promising alto saxophonist [More]
Bird and Diz is a studio album by jazz saxophonist Charlie Parker and trumpeter Dizzy Gillespie. It was recorded primarily on June 6, 1950 in New York City. Two tracks featured on the original pressing, [More]