Caravan is a jazz album released by Art Blakey and the Jazz Messengers in February 1963. It was Blakey’s first album for Riverside Records after he signed with them in October 1962. The songs were [More]
Great Ideas of Western Mann (also released as Herbie Mann Quintet featuring Jack Sheldon) is an album by American jazz flautist Herbie Mann’s Californians featuring tracks recorded in 1957 for the Riverside label. “The immodest [More]
Guitar Moods is an album by American jazz guitarist Mundell Lowe featuring tracks recorded in 1956 for the Riverside label. “This is very much a chamber jazz set. Mundell Lowe plays “Our Waltz” as an [More]
The Cannonball Adderley Quintet at the Lighthouse is a live album by jazz saxophonist Cannonball Adderley released on the Riverside label featuring a performance by Adderley with Nat Adderley, Victor Feldman, Sam Jones and Louis [More]
Big 6 is the debut album by American trumpeter Blue Mitchell recorded in 1958 and released on the Riverside label. It contains the first recording of Benny Golson’s jazz standard “Blues March”. The Allmusic review [More]
Budd Johnson and the Four Brass Giants is an album by saxophonist Budd Johnson which was recorded in 1960 and released on the Riverside label. “This reissue of a Riverside album, which surprisingly has not [More]
For Someone I Love is an album by vibraphonist Milt Jackson featuring big band performances arranged by Melba Liston recorded in 1963 and released on the Riverside label. “The main reasons for this CD reissue’s success are Melba Liston’s inventive and unpredictable arrangements for [More]
Little Big Horn (also released as Natural Soul) is an album by jazz cornetist Nat Adderley released on the Riverside label featuring performances by Adderley with Junior Mance, Kenny Burrell/Jim Hall Bob Cranshaw, and Mickey [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]
Newer Than New is an album by pianist Barry Harris recorded in 1961 and released on the Riverside label. The Allmusic review by Ronnie D. Lankford, Jr. awarded the album 4½ stars and stated: “Barry [More]