“The dry-toned and very individual-sounding alto saxophonist Lee Konitz recorded frequently for the Italian label Philology during the 1990s, and this quartet session with avant-garde trumpeter Enrico Rava, bassist Rosario Bonaccorso, and drummer Massimo Manzi [More]
Island is a studio album by Canadian musician Kenny Wheeler and trombonist Bob Brookmeyer, recorded in 2002 and released on Artist House Records in 2003. “Two giants of modern jazz align for Bob Brookmeyer & [More]
A City Called Heaven is an album by trumpeter Donald Byrd featuring performances recorded in 1991 and released on the Landmark label. “Byrd’s third and last album for Orrin Keepnews’ Landmark label – Part Three [More]
Track listing: [00:00] 1. 5 4 6 Soloist [Introduction], Flugelhorn – Kenny Wheeler Soloist [Introduction], Flute – Stan Sulzmann Soloist [Introduction], Piano – John Taylor Soloist [Introduction], Soprano Saxophone – Julian Argüelles Soloist, Piano – [More]
“Unlike many of the other recent tribute albums, this program of the music of the late trumpeter Lee Morgan casts his compositions in familiar surroundings not all that different from the original recordings. Trumpeter Eddie [More]
The Cup Bearers is an album by American trumpeter Blue Mitchell recorded in 1962 and released on the Riverside label. “Trumpeter Blue Mitchell and four-fifths of the Horace Silver Quintet (with Cedar Walton in Silver’s [More]
Lee Morgan Sextet (also known as Lee Morgan Volume 2: Sextet) is an album by jazz trumpeter Lee Morgan released on the Blue Note label in 1957. It was recorded on December 2, 1956 and [More]
Track listing: A1 Close Quarters 0:00 A2 Jose Beguines 5:20 B1 Blue For Slim 10:24 B2 The Sleeper 17:59 Personnel: Eddie Jones – bass Osie Johnson – drums Johnny Acea – piano Frank Foster – [More]
Graffiti Blues is an album by American trumpeter Blue Mitchell recorded in 1973 and released on the Mainstream label. “The fourth of five Mainstream sets led by Blue Mitchell (which has been reissued on CD) [More]
An Electrifying Evening with the Dizzy Gillespie Quintet is a 1961 live album by trumpeter Dizzy Gillespie, recorded at the Museum of Modern Art in New York City. “Dizzy Gillespie (along with altoist Leo Wright, [More]