One of only three recording sessions led by talented trumpeter Snooky Young and his only one as the lone horn, this Concord set (which includes pianist Ross Tompkins, guitarist John Collins, bassist Ray Brown, and [More]
“Guitarist Herb Ellis is joined by rhythm guitarist Freddie Green, pianist Ross Tompkins, bassist Ray Brown and drummer Jake Hanna for this lightly swinging but uneventful program which has been reissued on CD. Since Green [More]
Guitarist Herb Ellis and pianist Ross Tompkins perform nine standards on this duet set with the emphasis on light tasteful swinging and ballads. The melodic results are pleasant but sometimes a touch dull and generally [More]
The Allmusic review by Scott Yanow awarded the album 4½ stars and stated “This is one of the few examples of Howard Roberts showing what a strong jazz player he could be.” Track listing: 01.Dolphin [More]
Israel is an album by American jazz trombonists Kai Winding and J. J. Johnson featuring performances recorded in 1968 and released on the CTI label. AllMusic Review by Scott Yanow: Trombonists J.J. Johnson and Kai [More]