Great Jazz Standards is an album by jazz composer, arranger, conductor and pianist Gil Evans recorded in 1959 by Evans with an orchestra featuring Johnny Coles, Steve Lacy, Curtis Fuller, Jimmy Cleveland, Budd Johnson, Ray [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]
“One of the greatest jazz trumpeters of all time, Fats Navarro had a tragically brief career yet his influence is still being felt. His fat sound combined aspects of Howard McGhee, Roy Eldridge, and Dizzy [More]
“Bop pianist Al Haig was unfortunately overlooked, with few opportunities to record for a long stretch in the middle of his career. Fortunately, this Original Jazz Classics compilation highlights several sessions recorded between 1949 and [More]
Al Cohn’s Tones (also released as The Progressive Al Cohn) is an album by American saxophonist, composer and arranger Al Cohn comprising two sessions, one recorded in 1950 and the other from 1953, which was [More]
Tracklisting: 00:00 A1 Infatuation (Navarro) 03:34 A2 Wailing Wall (Navarro) 07:20 B1 Stop (Lanphere) 11:30 B2 Go (Lanphere) Personnel: Fats Navarro – trumpet Don Lanphere – tenor sax Al Haig – piano Tommy Potter – [More]
Track listing: 00:00 A1 I’ve Been Working On The Railroad (Trad.) 02:51 A2 There Is A Tavern In The Town (Trad.) 05:24 A3 Waltzing Matilda (A.Paterson,M.Cowan) 08:07 A4 Swing Low, Sweet Chariot (Trad.) 11:00 A5 [More]
Patented by Edison is a 1960 jazz album by American jazz trumpeter Harry “Sweets” Edison and the Harry “Sweets” Edison Quintet. The album, recorded in New York City on February 12, 1960 and first issued [More]
Bird and Diz is a studio album by jazz saxophonist Charlie Parker and trumpeter Dizzy Gillespie. It was recorded primarily on June 6, 1950 in New York City. Two tracks featured on the original pressing, [More]
Out of the Forrest is an album by saxophonist Jimmy Forrest recorded in 1961 and released on the Prestige label. AllMusic Review by Scott Yanow: This CD reissue is an excellent example of tenor saxophonist [More]