After tоо lоng a period іn thе ѕtudіоѕ, tаlеntеd trumреtеr Jоn Fаddіѕ rеturnеd to jаzz wіth thіѕ brіllіаnt еffоrt. Bеѕt knоwn fоr hіѕ ability to сlоѕеlу еmulаtе hіѕ idol, Dіzzу Gіllеѕріе (far frоm аn easy [More]
This One’s for Blanton! is a studio album by American pianist, composer and bandleader Duke Ellington duetting with Ray Brown recorded in December 1972 and released on the Pablo label. The title refers to early [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]
Jazz Cello is a 1960 album by Ray Brown. AllMusic Review by arwulf arwulf: On the last day of August and the first day of September 1960, bassist Ray Brown recorded his third album for [More]
Carmen McRae‘s charming version of Blossom Dearie’s “Hey John” is enough of a reason to search for this album by itself. Accompanied by pianist Dick Shreve, Larry Bunker on vibes, guitarist Joe Pass, bassist Ray [More]
Something for Lester is an album by American jazz bassist Ray Brown recorded in 1977 and released on the Contemporary label. AllMusic Review by Scott Yanow: This excellent trio session forms a sort of transition [More]
Although there are numerous recordings featuring the Oscar Peterson Trio (with bassist Ray Brown and guitarist Herb Ellis), the discovery of another previously unreleased date such as this one is welcome news to his fans. [More]
On the Road is an album by Art Farmer recorded in Los Angeles in 1976 and originally released on the Contemporary label. AllMusic Review by Scott Yanow: On the Road features a logical but only [More]
Portraits of Duke Ellington is an album by jazz guitarist Joe Pass, released in 1974 . It peaked at number 37 of the Jazz Albums chart. It is a tribute to jazz musician Duke Ellington [More]
Flip Phillips Quartet – But Beautiful (1949) “But Beautiful” (Jimmy Van Heusen) Personnel: Flip Phillips – tenor saxophone Mickey Crane  – piano Ray Brown – bass Jo Jones – drums