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
AllMusic Review by Scott Yanow: This LP is a reprise of Benny Carter’s brilliant Further Definitions session of 1961 and, like most sequels, it is not quite on the same level as the original. Utilizing [More]
Howard McGhee and Milt Jackson is an album by American jazz trumpeter Howard McGhee with vibraphonist Milt Jackson featuring performances recorded in 1948 and first released on the Savoy label in 1955. AllMusic Review by [More]
Album:” The Gene Krupa Sextet #2 ” Personnel: Charlie Shavers – trumpet, Ben Webster – tenor saxophone Bill Harris – trombone Teddy Wilson – piano Herb Ellis – guitar Ray Brown – bass Gene Krupa [More]
Ain’t But a Few of Us Left is an album by jazz musicians Milt Jackson and Oscar Peterson, released in 1981. AllMusic Review by Scott Yanow: Despite the pessimistic title, all of the members of [More]
The Easy Way is an album by American jazz composer and arranger Jimmy Giuffre which was released on the Verve label in 1959. AllMusic Review by Ken Dryden: Jimmy Giuffre’s small-group recordings of the late [More]