Lush Life: The Music of Billy Strayhorn is an album by jazz saxophonist Joe Henderson. Composed of songs written by Billy Strayhorn, the album was a critical and commercial success, leading to the first of [More]
Poly-Currents is an album by American jazz drummer Elvin Jones recorded in 1969 and released on the Blue Note label. The Allmusic review by Scott Yanow awarded the album 4½ stars calling it “Advanced modal [More]
Soul Outing! is an album by saxophonist Frank Foster recorded in 1966 and released on the Prestige label. This CD rеіѕѕuе frоm 1998 brіngѕ bасk tеnоr saxophonist Frаnk Fоѕtеr’ѕ ѕесоnd dаtе аѕ a lеаdеr after [More]
The Bily Taylor Trio with Candido is an album by American jazz pianist Billy Taylor‘s trio with Cuban percussionist Candido Camero featuring tracks recorded in 1954 for the Prestige label. “A very nice program of [More]
Bacalao is an album by American saxophonist Eddie “Lockjaw” Davis and organist Shirley Scott recorded in 1959 for the Prestige label. The Allmusic site awarded the album 4 stars, stating: “Organ combo soul-jazz was still [More]
After Hours is an album by the Prestige All Stars nominally led by trumpeter Thad Jones recorded in 1957 and released on the Prestige label. The album was also re-released as Steamin’ by Frank Wess [More]
Three Trumpets is an album by the Prestige All Stars nominally led by trumpeters Art Farmer, Donald Byrd and Idrees Sulieman, recorded in 1957 and released on the New Jazz label. The Allmusic review by [More]
“Good Morning Heartache” (Irene Higginbotham, Ervin Drake, Dan Fisher) from the album “I’m Shooting High” (1964). Personnel: Gildo Mahones – piano George Tucker – bass Jimmie Smith – drums ______________________________________ Released: 1964 Recorded: February 4, [More]
Cherry is a 1972 album by saxophonist Stanley Turrentine featuring Milt Jackson. The Allmusic site awarded the album 4 stars, stating: “Lush, wonderful playing by Turrentine, Jackson, despite very uneven material”. Track listing: “Speedball” (Lee [More]
Swingin’ with Pee Wee is an album by clarinetist Pee Wee Russell with trumpeter Buck Clayton which was recorded in 1960 and released on the Swingville label. The Allmusic review by Scott Yanow awarded the [More]