Something Like a Bird is an album by Charles Mingus, released on the Atlantic label in 1981. The album reached a peak position of number 37 on the Billboard’s Jazz Albums chart. Mingus is featured [More]
Newport Suite is an album released by Canadian jazz trumpeter Maynard Ferguson featuring tracks recorded in 1960 and originally released on the Roulette label. The Allmusic review by Ken Dryden awarded the album 4½ stars [More]
Focus is an album by American jazz trumpeter Bill Hardman which was recorded in 1980 but not released on the Muse label until 1984. The Allmusic review by Scott Yanow awarded the album 3 stars, [More]
Two Bones is an album by American trombonist Curtis Fuller recorded in 1958 but not released until the Japanese King Records label issued it in 1980 under license. The session (plus additional alternate takes) was [More]
Melba Doretta Liston (January 13, 1926 – April 23, 1999) was an American jazz trombonist, musical arranger, and composer. She was the first woman trombonist to play in big bands during the 1940s and 1960s. [More]