“The deep, smooth tenor sax tones of Ben Webster and Coleman Hawkins are clearly the models that Lew Tabackin patterns his playing after on this album featuring his quartet. The sax giants’ influence can clearly [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]
“Well, not exactly ‘mad’ as in wild, but this is an excellent – albeit pedestrian – jazz platter. White was fine Tenor sax player, equally adept at free-swinging arrangements such as “Liberty In White” and [More]
Xocia’s Dance is the thirteenth studio album by American hard bop tenor saxophonist Harold Land as bandleader. The album was initially released in 1981 via Muse Records label and re-released on CD in 1990. “Maybe best known for [More]
Rollins Plays for Bird is a 1957 album by jazz saxophonist Sonny Rollins, recorded for the Prestige label, featuring performances by Rollins with Kenny Dorham, Wade Legge, George Morrow and Max Roach on material associated [More]
Lights Out! is a studio album by saxophonist Jackie McLean, his debut on Prestige Records. “Altoist Jackie McLean’s second session as a leader is reissued on this CD. The music that he makes with trumpeter [More]
Strings & Trombones is an album by Bud Shank, featuring Bob Brookmeyer, and recorded in 1954 and 1955 for the Pacific Jazz label. The album compiles Shank’s previous 10 inch LPs Bud Shank and Bob [More]
Most Much! is an album by saxophonist Jimmy Forrest recorded in 1961 and released on the Prestige label. “Jimmy Forrest was a very consistent tenor, able to infuse bop and swing standards with soul and [More]
Keeper of the Flame is an album by saxophonist Richie Cole recorded in 1978 and released on the Muse label. The Allmusic review by Scott Yanow awarded the album 4½ stars and stated: “This is [More]
For the Good Times is an album by jazz saxophonist Rusty Bryant recorded for the Prestige label in 1973. “For the Good Times brings together two early 1970s albums from alto/tenor Rusty Bryant: 1973’s For [More]