Contrasts is an album by American organist Larry Young recorded in 1967 and released on the Blue Note label. “For this interesting set, organist Larry Young (the first musician on his instrument to really move [More]
“Lou Bennett, one of finest organists of the 1960s, is little known among many jazz fans today, largely because he rarely played in the U.S. after 1960. Bennett was a bop pianist who began his [More]
Drag ’em Out is an album by organist Shirley Scott recorded in 1963 and released on the Prestige label. Track listing: “Drag ’em Out” (Shirley Scott) – 15:46 “The Second Time Around” (Sammy Cahn, Jimmy [More]
Countdown is an album by organist Jimmy McGriff recorded in 1983 and released on the Milestone label. “Jimmy McGriff’s Milestone debut, which has been reissued on CD, features the soulful organist heading a group of [More]
“On the road to becoming a first-class operator of the B3 Hammond organ, Columbus, OH, native Tony Monaco has had to overcome roadblocks. The major one was a polio-like debilitating disease which forced him to [More]
Jaws is an album by saxophonist Eddie “Lockjaw” Davis with organist Shirley Scott recorded in 1958 for the Prestige label. “Tenorman Eddie “Lockjaw” Davis and organist Shirley Scott co-led a popular combo during 1956-60, recording [More]
Hip Cake Walk is an album by organist Don Patterson recorded in 1964 and released on the Prestige label. “Organist Don Patterson went through a richly productive period in the ’60s, fashioning a fortress of [More]
The Prophet is an album by jazz organist Johnny Hammond recorded for the Kudu label (a subsidiary of CTI Records) in 1972. Track listing: “Prophet” (Alfred Ellis) – 7:35 “Tomorrow Belongs to the Children” (Bob [More]
One for Me is an album by organist Shirley Scott recorded in 1974 and released on the Strata-East label. “The record is a beauty with Harold Vick, perhaps the most suited and sensitive horn player [More]
The Boss Men is an album by organist Don Patterson with saxophonist Sonny Stitt and drummer Billy James recorded in late 1965 and released on the Prestige label. “The Prestige brass and listeners alike recognized [More]