One of only three recording sessions led by talented trumpeter Snooky Young and his only one as the lone horn, this Concord set (which includes pianist Ross Tompkins, guitarist John Collins, bassist Ray Brown, and [More]
Expoobident is an album by jazz trumpeter Lee Morgan originally released on the Vee-Jay label. It was recorded on October 14, 1960 and features performances by Morgan with Clifford Jordan, Eddie Higgins, Art Davis and [More]
“The distinctive trumpet of Dizzy Gillespie (1917-1993), with the idiosyncratic upward angle of its bell, is transformed into a starship on the cover of Dave Douglas’ Dizzy Atmosphere: Dizzy Gillespie in Zero Gravity, seemingly soaring [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]
“Trumpeter Roy Hargrove has the opportunity of a lifetime on this recording, sharing separate songs with five great tenors: Johnny Griffin, Joe Henderson, Branford Marsalis, Joshua Redman, and Stanley Turrentine. Everyone fares well, including Hargrove’s [More]
Ruby Braff and Dave McKennas two initial sessions together were as sidemen for other musicians – including a 1955 date with the Benny Goodman Septet. These dates were followed by the two incredible sessions included [More]
“An excellent hard bop trumpeter, Carmell Jones would probably have been much better-known today if he had not moved to Europe in the mid-’60s at the height of his career. After military service and two [More]
Blue Mitchell (also known as Soul Village) is an album by American trumpeter Blue Mitchell recorded in 1971 and released on the Mainstream label. Track listing: All compositions by Blue Mitchell except as indicated “Soul [More]
Duško Gojković (Serbian Cyrillic: Душко Гојковић; born 14 October 1931) is a Serbian jazz trumpeter, composer, and arranger. Track listing: 00:00 A1 Belgrade Blues 06:16 A2 Wee 11:34 B1 It’s The Talk Of The Town [More]
Soul Duo is an album by American jazz organist Shirley Scott and flugelhornist Clark Terry recorded in 1966 for the Impulse! label. “This is one of organist Shirley Scott’s lesser-known Impulse LPs (not yet reissued [More]