Jazz Lab is an album by American jazz trumpeter Donald Byrd and saxophonist Gigi Gryce featuring tracks recorded in 1957 for the Columbia label and released in 1957. “Alto saxophonist/arranger Gigi Gryce and trumpeter Donald [More]
Genius of Modern Music is the name given to at least four different compilation albums by jazz pianist Thelonious Monk. Each version comprises some of Monk’s first recordings as band leader for Blue Note, recorded [More]
“Shihab’s compositions and solos are the stars here, but the band is terrific too, with fine solo contributions from the likes of bassist Niels Henning Orsted-Pedersen, trumpeter Palle Mikkelborg, tenor saxophonist Bent Jaedig and numerous [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]
Lіkе many Americans who орt to lіvе аnd wоrk in Europe, thе rесоrdеd lеgасу of multі-rееd рlауеr Sаhіb Shіhаb tends to bе оvеrlооkеd bу fans іn hіѕ nаtіvе lаnd. Sеntіmеntѕ pairs rесоrdіngѕ hе mаdе fоr [More]
Curtis Fuller and Hampton Hawes with French Horns is an album by trombonist Curtis Fuller with pianist Hampton Hawes recorded in 1957 and originally released as one half of a 16rpm record Baritones and French [More]
A collaboration between Bill Evans and clarinetist Tony Scott. Track listing (CD1&CD2): 1-1 Five 7:53 1-2 She’s Different 3:34 1-3 The Lady Is A Tramp 3:56 1-4 Tenderly 4:35 1-5 Blues For Three Horns 6:06 [More]
The Jazz We Heard Last Summer is a split album featuring saxophonist Sahib Shihab and flautist Herbie Mann‘s groups recorded in 1957 for the Savoy label. AllMusic Review by Brandon Burke: This split LP pairs [More]