Bennie Green Blows His Horn is an album by American trombonist Bennie Green recorded in 1955 and released on the Prestige label. “Bennie Green, one of the few trombonists of the 1950s not to sound [More]
Back to the Tracks is a hard bop album by tenor saxophonist Tina Brooks recorded in 1960 and released posthumously. “The music that comprises Back to the Tracks was recorded in September 1960, months after [More]
Sliding Easy is an album by American trombonist Curtis Fuller recorded in 1959 and released on the United Artists label. Track listing: “Bit of Heaven” (Curtis Fuller) – 5:25 “Down Home” (Curtis Fuller) – 4:05 [More]
‘Round About Midnight is an album by American jazz trumpeter Miles Davis that was released by Columbia in March 1957. “Given that ‘Round About Midnight was Miles Davis’ debut Columbia recording, it was both a [More]
Stardust is an album by jazz musician John Coltrane that was released in 1963 by Prestige Records. “In 1958, John Coltrane had yet to take the modal post-bop plunge. He was still a hard bopper, [More]
1958 Miles is a compilation album by American jazz trumpeter Miles Davis, released in 1974 on CBS/Sony. Recording sessions for the album took place on May 26, 1958, at Columbia’s 30th Street Studio and September [More]
Moods (also referred to as Moods Featuring Paul Quinichette) is the 1954 debut album by American jazz saxophonist Paul Quinichette featuring compositions and arrangements by Quincy Jones released on the EmArcy label. The tracks were [More]
Presenting Cannonball is the 1955 debut album by American jazz saxophonist Cannonball Adderley, released on the Savoy label, featuring a quintet with Nat Adderley, Hank Jones, Paul Chambers, and Kenny Clarke. “This set has altoist [More]
It’s Magic is the third album by American jazz vocalist Abbey Lincoln featuring tracks recorded in 1958 for the Riverside label. “Because Abbey Lincoln has always been careful to sing songs that have a deep [More]
New Bottle Old Wine is an album by jazz composer, arranger, conductor and pianist Gil Evans recorded in 1958 by Evans with an orchestra. The album is a suite of songs written by and/or associated [More]