“This superb album was recorded at the Montreux Jazz Festival in November of 1980. All of the principals have passed on, so it’s that much more of a treat. Trumpeter Dizzy Gillespie fronted the group [More]
For Someone I Love is an album by vibraphonist Milt Jackson featuring big band performances arranged by Melba Liston recorded in 1963 and released on the Riverside label. “The main reasons for this CD reissue’s success are Melba Liston’s inventive and unpredictable arrangements for [More]
Telefunken Blues is an album led by jazz drummer Kenny Clarke recorded in late 1954 and early 1955 and first released on the Savoy label. Everyone’s in gооd fоrm оn these twо ѕеѕѕіоnѕ from thе [More]
Track listing: 01. Quincy Jones and His Orchestra – Soul Bossa Nova (02:47) 02. Stan Getz – O Grande Amor (04:39) 03. Milt Jackson – Jazz Bossa Nova (03:01) 04. Sergio Mendes & Brasil ’66 [More]
Cherry is a 1972 album by saxophonist Stanley Turrentine featuring Milt Jackson. The Allmusic site awarded the album 4 stars, stating: “Lush, wonderful playing by Turrentine, Jackson, despite very uneven material”. Track listing: “Speedball” (Lee [More]
Track listing: 00:00 A1 I’ll Remember April 08:57 A2 Jerry Old Man 14:43 B1 Jay Jay’s Blues 22:34 B2 There’s No You Personnel: Percy Heath – bass Charlie Smith – drums Henri Renaud – piano [More]
Place Vendôme  is an album released by the Swingle Singers performing with The Modern Jazz Quartet. The album was a 1967 Grammy award nominee. Track listing: “Sascha” (Little David’s Fugue) (John Lewis) – 4:18 “Orchestral [More]
This album is certain to be placed in the MJQ section of any shop that carries it. In reality though, only four of the cuts here feature the permanent, stand-alone, 1952-vintage Modern Jazz Quartet; the [More]
The Jazz Skyline is an album by American jazz vibraphonist Milt Jackson featuring performances recorded in 1956 and released on the Savoy label. AllMusic Review by Bob Rusch: This session has interest as an example [More]
AllMusic Review by Scott Yanow: This Atlantic release has some unusual performances by the Modern Jazz Quartet. Two selections (“Da Capo” and “Fine”) combine the MJQ, which is comprised of vibraphonist Milt Jackson, pianist John [More]