Jazz Lab is an album by American jazz trumpeter Donald Byrd and saxophonist Gigi Gryce featuring tracks recorded in 1957 for the Columbia label and released in 1957. “Alto saxophonist/arranger Gigi Gryce and trumpeter Donald [More]
Quiet Kenny is an album by the American jazz trumpeter Kenny Dorham of performances recorded in 1959 and released on the New Jazz label. “In the liner notes of Quiet Kenny, former Downbeat magazine publisher [More]
The Dizzy Gillespie Big 7 (also released as Dizzy) is a live album by Dizzy Gillespie recorded at the Montreux Jazz Festival in 1975 and released on the Pablo label. Track listing: “Lover, Come Back [More]
Art is an album by trumpeter Art Farmer, featuring performances recorded in 1960 and originally released on the Argo label. Farmer stated in 1995 that the album, which consists mainly of ballads, was his favorite. [More]
Sliding Easy is an album by American trombonist Curtis Fuller recorded in 1959 and released on the United Artists label. Track listing: “Bit of Heaven” (Curtis Fuller) – 5:25 “Down Home” (Curtis Fuller) – 4:05 [More]
Track listing: A1 Juggin’ Around (Foster) 00:00 A2 Sermonette (Hendricks, Adderley) 06:35 A3 Swinging For Benny (Ammons) 10:51 B1 Little Ditty (Wess) 20:07 B2 Going South (Unknown Artist) 24:06 B3 Jim Dog (Ammons) 34:50 Personnel: [More]
Budd Johnson and the Four Brass Giants is an album by saxophonist Budd Johnson which was recorded in 1960 and released on the Riverside label. “This reissue of a Riverside album, which surprisingly has not [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]
Jazz Eyes is an album by saxophonist John Jenkins and trumpeter Donald Byrd recorded in 1957 and released on Regent Records (a subsidiary of Savoy Records). Savoy issued it again later with the alternate title [More]
Color Changes is an album by trumpeter Clark Terry featuring performances recorded in late 1960 and originally released on the Candid label. “This is one of flügelhornist Clark Terry’s finest albums. Terry had complete control [More]