Face to Face is a 1982 album by Oscar Peterson, accompanied by Freddie Hubbard. “Trumpeter Freddie Hubbard met the Pablo All-Stars for this unique and frequently exciting set. Inspired by the presence of pianist Oscar [More]
“Dexter Gordon is a legendary figure in jazz for many reasons. He was among the first to transfer the characteristics and style of bebop innovator Charlie Parker to the tenor saxophone. His career spanned from [More]
Track listing: 1 – In Case Of Emergency 0:00 2 – Last Minute Blues 10:03 3 – Chop Suey 17:19 4 – Lament 25:15 5 – Impossible Waltz 29:59 Personnel: Slide Hampton – trombone Joachim [More]
David Roy Eldridge (January 30, 1911 – February 26, 1989), nicknamed “Little Jazz”, was an American jazz trumpet player. His sophisticated use of harmony, including the use of tritone substitutions, his virtuosic solos exhibiting a [More]
“At an overbooked all-star saxophone concert held in 1965 Berlin, the musicians were supposed to only play for 15 minutes. Tenor saxophonist Booker Ervin protested against the restrictive situation by performing the intense and stirring [More]
The Dizzy Gillespie Big 7 (also released as Dizzy) is a live album by Dizzy Gillespie recorded at the Montreux Jazz Festival in 1975 and released on the Pablo label. Track listing: “Lover, Come Back [More]
If You Could See Me Now is an album by Oscar Peterson‘s quartet, recorded in November 1983. “Oscar Peterson recorded a countless number of albums for Norman Granz’s Pablo label during 1972-83 before Granz decided [More]
A Ghetto Lullaby is a live album by American saxophonist Jackie McLean recorded at the Jazzhus Montmartre in 1973 and released on the SteepleChase label. “Within a five day period in 1973, altoist Jackie McLean, [More]
One Flight Up is an album by American jazz saxophonist Dexter Gordon recorded in 1964 in Paris and released on the Blue Note label. “When he expatriated to Scandinavia just before this session in Paris [More]
“Shihab’s compositions and solos are the stars here, but the band is terrific too, with fine solo contributions from the likes of bassist Niels Henning Orsted-Pedersen, trumpeter Palle Mikkelborg, tenor saxophonist Bent Jaedig and numerous [More]