“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]
Crossings is an album by pianist Red Garland, bassist Ron Carter and drummer Philly Joe Jones which was recorded in late 1977 and released on the Galaxy label in the following year. “Amazingly enough, this [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]
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]
Philly Mignon is an album by drummer Philly Joe Jones which was recorded in 1977 and released on the Galaxy label. The Allmusic review by Scott Yanow awarded the album 4 stars and stated:”… Everyone [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]
Mean What You Say is an album by drummer Philly Joe Jones that was recorded in 1977 and released on the Sonet label. The Allmusic review by Bob Rusch awarded the album 4½ stars and [More]
Classic blues singer Ida Cox had not recorded since 1940 nor performed regularly since the mid-’40s when she was coaxed out of retirement to record a date for Riverside in 1961. At 65 years old [More]
Chet Baker Introduces Johnny Pace is an album by trumpeter Chet Baker featuring vocalist Johnny Pace which was recorded in 1958 and released on the Riverside label early the following year. Thе lіnеr notes begin [More]
Soulmates is an album by saxophonist Ben Webster and pianist Joe Zawinul featuring tracks recorded in 1963 for the Riverside label. Allmusic аwаrdеd thе album 4 ѕtаrѕ with іtѕ rеvіеw bу Jim Tоdd ѕtаtіng “What [More]