In 1964, Coltrane was approached by the French Canadian director Gilles Groulx to record a soundtrack for his film Le chat dans le sac. In June of that year, between the recording sessions for Crescent [More]
“Uptown’s 2013 release Boston 1950 features highlights from a series of concerts the great tenor saxophonist Lester Young gave at Boston’s Hi-Hat between May 26 and June 11, 1950. He was performing with trumpeter Jesse [More]
Jazz and the Sound of Nature is an album by multi-instrumentalist Yusef Lateef recorded in 1957 and released on the Savoy label. Track listing: “Seulb” (Wilbur Harden) – 6:13 “Song of Delilah” (Ray Evans, Jay [More]
Olé Coltrane is the ninth album by American saxophonist John Coltrane, released in 1961 on Atlantic Records. The album was recorded at A&R Studios in New York, and was the last of Coltrane’s Atlantic albums [More]
New Picture is an album by saxophonist Jimmy Heath featuring performances recorded in 1985 and released on the Landmark label. “Ten years after his most recent set as a leader, Jimmy Heath (heard here on [More]
One Flight Up is an album by American jazz saxophonist Dexter Gordon recorded in 1964 in Paris and released on the Blue Note label. “When he expatriated to Scandinavia just before this session in Paris [More]
“For this set, tenor saxophonist Red Holloway, who was a regular member of organist Jack McDuff’s group, used McDuff’s sidemen (who included guitarist George Benson) and the organist himself. This Prestige date has thus far [More]
Yeah! is an album by American saxophonist Charlie Rouse recorded in 1960 and released on the Epic label. “Tenor saxophonist Charlie Rouse is best known for his work with Thelonious Monk, playing with the enigmatic [More]
Meditation (also released as Dynamic Duo) is an album of duets by the American saxophonist George Coleman and Spanish pianist Tete Montoliu recorded in early 1977 and released on the Dutch label, Timeless. “A pairing [More]
After two ECM albums with the cooperative trio Third Reel, Swiss reedman Nicolas Masson presents a quartet for which he is the sole composer. The group has existed for more than a decade with unchanged [More]