“Cat Anderson only led a scattering of sessions throughout his career, and this particular set (reissued on CD in 1997) was only his second date as a leader since 1965. For a tribute to the [More]
Stretch Music (Introducing Elena Pinderhughes) is a studio album by American jazz trumpeter Christian Scott released on September 18, 2015 by Ropeadope Records. This is his fifth full-length studio album as a leader. Track listing: [More]
The Arrival of Kenny Dorham is a jazz studio album by Kenny Dorham, recorded and released in 1960. “This somewhat obscure Kenny Dorham LP features the excellent hard bop trumpeter in a quintet with baritonist [More]
“A powerful spirituality illuminates Tom Harrell’s work, but that doesn’t mean that there’s anything pretentious or dogmatic going on. An irrepressible sense of play also abounds; trumpeter/flugelhornist Harrell sounds both delighted by his musical quest [More]
Ascenseur pour l’échafaud is an album by jazz musician Miles Davis. It was recorded at Le Poste Parisien Studio in Paris on December 4 and 5, 1957. The album features the musical cues for the [More]
This album by star trumpeter Randy Brecker together with guests David Sanborn, Ada Rovatti, Wolfgang Haffner and the famous NDR Bigband from Hamburg, is a must have for all fans of fusion and jazzrock. It [More]
There are some excellent moments on this outing from the Red Rodney Quintet, but the overall results are a bit of a mixed bag. The band (trumpeter Rodney, Chris Potter on tenor, alto and soprano, [More]
Begin the Beguine (Cole Porter). “Incredible playing, incredible arrangement. …There is nothing more exciting, powerful and rich than a 17 piece big band.” “One of the best trumpet sounds anyone’s ever had.” Personnel: Doc Severinsen [More]
Diane is an album by trumpeter Chet Baker and pianist Paul Bley recorded in Denmark in 1985 and released on the SteepleChase label. Chet Baker recorded at every opportunity during the last decade or so [More]
Harry James – trumpet, bandleader Buddy Rich – drums Harry James Orchestra