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]
“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]
Hank is an album by jazz saxophonist Hank Mobley released on the Blue Note label in 1957 as BLP 1560, and features Mobley, Donald Byrd, John Jenkins, Bobby Timmons, Wilbur Ware and Philly Joe Jones. [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]
Collections is an album by vibraphonist Red Norvo, saxophonist Art Pepper, drummer Joe Morello and pianist Gerry Wiggins recorded in early 1957 originally released on the Intro label. “Joe Morello was virtually unknown when he [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]
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]
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]