The Kerry Dancers (subtitled and Other Swinging Folk) is an album by jazz saxophonist Johnny Griffin which was recorded in late 1961 and early 1962 and released on the Riverside label. “Many straight-ahead bop musicians [More]
Empyrean Isles is the fourth studio album by American jazz pianist Herbie Hancock, recorded in 1964 for Blue Note Records. “… A record that officially established Hancock as a major artist in his own right.” – [More]
Fénix is an album by Argentinian jazz composer and saxophonist Gato Barbieri featuring performances recorded in 1971 and first released on the Flying Dutchman label. The Allmusic site awarded the album 4½ stars stating “at [More]
Glory of Love is an album by flutist Herbie Mann released on the CTI label featuring performances recorded at Rudy Van Gelder’s studio in 1967. “Flutist Herbie Mann is backed by a large rhythm section [More]
Mama Wailer is an album by American jazz organist Lonnie Smith recorded in 1971 and released on the Kudu label. “Dr. Lonnie Smith’s Mama Wailer is one of the quintessential sides issued by Creed Taylor’s [More]
In Person is a live album by American jazz pianist Bobby Timmons recorded in 1961 at the Village Vanguard and released on the Riverside label. “Bobby Timmons at the height of his powers – recorded [More]
“Many jazz fans have probably searched for this long out of print (except for a lousy bootleg CD reissued by Fresh Sound) record by Benny Golson because of the promising list of musicians present: Bill [More]
Black Is the Color is an album by American saxophonist Joe Henderson, released in 1972 on Milestone. The original idea for the album was “to approach it entirely from the standpoint of having no pre-conceived [More]
Live at Village West is a live album by bassist Ron Carter and guitarist Jim Hall recorded in New York City in 1982 and released on the Concord Jazz label. “The second live collaboration between [More]
Sky Dive is the twentieth album by jazz trumpeter Freddie Hubbard, recorded in 1972. It was his fourth album released on Creed Taylor’s CTI label and features performances by Hubbard, Keith Jarrett, George Benson, Ron [More]