All Day Long is a jazz album by guitarist Kenny Burrell released in 1957 under Prestige label, although it is nominally credited to the “Prestige All-Stars”. This was one of the first albums in which [More]
Basics is an album by saxophonist Houston Person recorded in 1987 and released on the Muse label in 1989. “Tenor saxophonist Houston Person has stuck to his singular musical path throughout his career, playing uncomplicated [More]
Cracklin‘ is an album recorded by American jazz drummer Roy Haynes with tenor saxophonist Booker Ervin in 1963 for the New Jazz label. “Most of drummer Roy Haynes’ dates as a leader put the focus [More]
Just Us is an album recorded by American drummer Roy Haynes’s Trio in 1960 for the New Jazz label. “Considering his stature, drummer Roy Haynes has led relatively few sessions throughout his long career. From [More]
North, South, East….Wess is an album by saxophonist Frank Wess recorded in 1956 and released on the Savoy label. “This easygoing swing date is essentially a small group drawn from the Count Basie band of [More]
Empyrean Isles is the fourth studio album by American jazz pianist Herbie Hancock, recorded in 1964 for Blue Note Records. “… A record that officially established Hancock as a major artist in his own right.” – [More]
Wail, Moody, Wail is an album by saxophonist James Moody recorded in 1955 and released on the Prestige label. The CD reissue added two bonus tracks which originally appeared on James Moody’s Moods. “James Moody’s [More]
Everything’s Mellow is an album by trumpeter Clark Terry featuring performances recorded in 1961 and originally released on the Moodsville label. “Everything’s Mellow indeed – and that fact makes the record one of Terry’s greatest [More]
Hank is an album by jazz saxophonist Hank Mobley released on the Blue Note label in 1957 as BLP 1560, and features Mobley, Donald Byrd, John Jenkins, Bobby Timmons, Wilbur Ware and Philly Joe Jones. [More]
Glory of Love is an album by flutist Herbie Mann released on the CTI label featuring performances recorded at Rudy Van Gelder’s studio in 1967. “Flutist Herbie Mann is backed by a large rhythm section [More]