Basics is an album by saxophonist Houston Person recorded in 1987 and released on the Muse label in 1989. “Tenor saxophonist Houston Person has stuck to his singular musical path throughout his career, playing uncomplicated [More]
Cracklin‘ is an album recorded by American jazz drummer Roy Haynes with tenor saxophonist Booker Ervin in 1963 for the New Jazz label. “Most of drummer Roy Haynes’ dates as a leader put the focus [More]
Do Nothing ’til You Hear from Me i s an album by jazz saxophonist Johnny Griffin which was recorded in 1963 and released on the Riverside label. “Johnny Griffin, known as the world’s fastest tenor-saxophonist [More]
Spectrum is an album by saxophonist Illinois Jacquet recorded in 1965 and originally released on the Argo label. The album was one of the last to be released on Argo before Chess Records changed the [More]
The Kerry Dancers (subtitled and Other Swinging Folk) is an album by jazz saxophonist Johnny Griffin which was recorded in late 1961 and early 1962 and released on the Riverside label. “Many straight-ahead bop musicians [More]
North, South, East….Wess is an album by saxophonist Frank Wess recorded in 1956 and released on the Savoy label. “This easygoing swing date is essentially a small group drawn from the Count Basie band of [More]
Jazz Mood is the first released album by multi-instrumentalist Yusef Lateef recorded in 1957 and released on the Savoy label. Track listing: All compositions by Yusef Lateef “Metaphor” – 8:09 “Yusef’s Mood” – 8:36 “The [More]
The Sound of the Wide Open Spaces!!!! is the debut album by saxophonist/flautist James Clay and the second album by David “Fathead” Newman featuring performances recorded in 1960 and originally released on the Riverside label. [More]
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]
“Dexter Gordon is a legendary figure in jazz for many reasons. He was among the first to transfer the characteristics and style of bebop innovator Charlie Parker to the tenor saxophone. His career spanned from [More]