Betwixt & Between is an album by jazz trombonists Kai Winding and J. J. Johnson featuring performances recorded in 1968 and released on the CTI label. The album features jazz interpretations of popular tunes linked [More]
“Georgia on My Mind” is a 1930 song written by Hoagy Carmichael and Stuart Gorrell and first recorded that year. It has often been associated with Ray Charles, a native of the U.S. state of [More]
The Great Kai & J. J. is an album by American jazz trombonists Kai Winding and J. J. Johnson featuring performances recorded in 1960 as the very first release for the Impulse! label (A-1 for [More]
This session originally appeared as a Clef LP under a different title before it was reissued on Verve in 1957 as The Modernity of Bob Brookmeyer. Regardless of the title, the valve trombonist was extremely [More]
Urbie Green is backed by an orchestra for this ballad-dominated album, recorded over three sessions in December 1957 and featuring arrangements by either Al Cohn or Irwin Kostal. The trombonist is in great form, though [More]
Evolution is the first album by the American trombonist Grachan Moncur III, recorded in 1963 and released on the Blue Note label. AllMusic Review by Steve Huey: One of the New Thing’s extremely few trombonists [More]
AllMusic Review by Bruce Eder: Shades of Night opened something of a new chapter in Jack Teagarden’s career, involving him in a concept album whose existence and recording owed itself to the new technology of [More]
A killer lost album from the early days of Blue Note – the original 10″ LP! Urbie Green‘s normally a snoozer to us, but this beautiful set of modernist bop tracks has him leading a [More]
AllMusic Review by Scott Yanow: Two unrelated session are combined on this CD reissue of an LP. Trombonist Bennie Green is heard on four ballads from 1952 while backed by a rhythm section and six [More]
Bones for the King is an album by trombonist Dicky Wells which was recorded in 1958 and released on the Felsted label. AllMusic Review by Scott Yanow: This Affinity Lp draws its material from the [More]