“For this compilation of small big-band performances, bassist Sam Jones – long recognized for his ability to anchor and swing a session – reliably grounds a collection of arrangements that have an affinity with the [More]
5 by Monk by 5 is an album by the jazz pianist Thelonious Monk, recorded in 1959. It contains five of Monk’s original compositions performed by a quintet. “As the ’50s drew to a close, [More]
Things Are Getting Better is an album by vocalist Eddie Jefferson recorded in 1974 and released on the Muse label. “Singer Eddie Jefferson’s first album in five years finds him doing his best to keep [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]
From the Bottom is an album by American jazz pianist Bobby Timmons recorded in 1964 and released on the Riverside label. Pianist Bobby Timmons fіnаl rесоrdіng fоr Rіvеrѕіdе (сut rіght bеfоrе the lаbеl wеnt brоkе) [More]
Soulmates is an album by saxophonist Ben Webster and pianist Joe Zawinul featuring tracks recorded in 1963 for the Riverside label. Allmusic аwаrdеd thе album 4 ѕtаrѕ with іtѕ rеvіеw bу Jim Tоdd ѕtаtіng “What [More]
The Summer Knows is an album by American trumpeter Art Farmer recorded in 1976 and originally released on the Japanese East Wind label. Track listing: “The Summer Knows” (Alan and Marilyn Bergman, Michel Legrand) – 7:42 [More]
Red’s Good Groove is an album by American jazz pianist Red Garland with a quintet which was recorded in 1962 and released on the Jazzland label. Track listing: “Red’s Good Groove” (Red Garland) – 8:22 [More]
Groovin’ High is an album by American pianist Hank Jones recorded in 1978 for the Muse label. The Allmusic review by Scott Yanow awarded the album 4½ stars and stated: “This is essentially a bebop [More]
True Blue is an album by American saxophonist Tina Brooks recorded and released on the Blue Note label in 1960. It was Brooks only date as leader to be released during his lifetime. The Allmusic [More]