Four in One (subtitled A Tribute to Thelonious Monk) is the debut album by the group Sphere featuring pianist Kenny Barron, bassist Buster Williams, and Monk’s former drummer Ben Riley, and his former saxophonist Charlie [More]
The Prophet is an album by jazz organist Johnny Hammond recorded for the Kudu label (a subsidiary of CTI Records) in 1972. Track listing: “Prophet” (Alfred Ellis) – 7:35 “Tomorrow Belongs to the Children” (Bob [More]
The Trio (also released as The Jazz Trio of Hank Jones) is an album by American jazz pianist Hank Jones recorded in 1955 for the Savoy label and released in 1956. “This is a superb [More]
Sonic Boom is an album by jazz trumpeter Lee Morgan, recorded on April 14 and 28, 1967 but not released on the Blue Note label until 1979. The 2003 CD reissue added seven tracks recorded [More]
You, Baby is an album by jazz cornetist Nat Adderley released on the CTI label featuring performances by Adderley with Jerome Richardson, Joe Zawinul, Ron Carter, and Grady Tate and an orchestra arranged and conducted [More]
Cymbalism is an album recorded by American drummer Roy Haynes in 1963 for the New Jazz label. “In the ’60s, Roy Haynes had no problem keeping busy as a sideman/accompanist, but the drummer didn’t record [More]
Crescent is a 1964 studio album by American jazz musician John Coltrane, released by Impulse! as A-66. “John Coltrane’s Crescent from the spring of 1964 is an epic album, showing his meditative side that would [More]
Fancy Free is an album by jazz trumpeter Donald Byrd that was recorded in 1969 and released by Blue Note Records during the following year. “1969’s Fancy Free marked the beginning of Donald Byrd’s move [More]
Black Orchid is an album by jazz group The Three Sounds featuring performances recorded in 1962 and released on the Blue Note label. “Between 1958 and 1962, the Three Sounds were one of the most [More]
The Boss Men is an album by organist Don Patterson with saxophonist Sonny Stitt and drummer Billy James recorded in late 1965 and released on the Prestige label. “The Prestige brass and listeners alike recognized [More]