Africa/Brass is the eighth studio album by jazz musician John Coltrane, released on September 1, 1961 on Impulse! Records, catalogue A-6. The sixth release for the fledgling label and Coltrane’s first for Impulse!, it features [More]
Concentric Circles is an album by jazz saxophonist Chris Potter that was released by Concord in 1994. “Only 23 at the time of this Concord CD, Chris Potter shows a great deal of originality in [More]
“Japanese reeds player Sadao Watanabe is a living country’s jazz legend. Started playing in early 60s, he introduced bossa nova to his homeland’s listeners and built strong hard bop following there.Starting from late 60s Sadao [More]
“Taken from Sidney Bechet’s last major tour of the United States, this live session teams his passionate soprano with the subtle wit of trombonist Vic Dickenson and a fine rhythm section (including George Wein on [More]
Spirit Sensitive is an album by Chico Freeman on India Navigation Records IN 1045. The LP, in contrast to many of his more avant-garde recordings of the same time frame, is a set that consists [More]
Black Is the Color is an album by American saxophonist Joe Henderson, released in 1972 on Milestone. The original idea for the album was “to approach it entirely from the standpoint of having no pre-conceived [More]
Gumbo! is an album by saxophonists Pony Poindexter and Booker Ervin which was released on the Prestige label in 1963. The 1999 CD reissue added eight unreleased selections from earlier sessions, three led by Poindexter [More]
Fort Yawuh is an jazz album by American pianist and composer Keith Jarrett. Originally released in 1973 by Impulse! Records, it features a live performance recorded at the Village Vanguard on February 24, 1973, by [More]
Some Shapes to Come is the debut album by American saxophonist Steve Grossman. It was released in 1974 by PM Records. “By the time Steve Grossman released this debut, he and percussionist Don Alias had [More]
Trickles is the first album by Steve Lacy to be released on the Italian Black Saint label. It features performances of five of Lacy’s compositions by Lacy, Roswell Rudd, Kent Carter and Beaver Harris. The [More]