“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]
Boppin’ & Burnin’ is an album by organist Don Patterson recorded in 1968 and released on the Prestige label. “Although organist Don Patterson is the leader of this set that in 1998 was reissued on [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]
Brecker Brothers Acoustic Band – Freefall Summer, 2001 Lugano Switzerland Personnel: Randy Brecker – trumpet Michael Brecker – tenor saxophone David Kikoski – piano Peter Washington – bass Carl Allen – drums