Young Blues is the second album led by jazz organist Larry Young which was recorded in 1960 and released on the New Jazz label. “Organist Larry Young’s second recording (cut shortly before he turned 20) [More]
God Bless the Child is an album by American jazz guitarist Kenny Burrell featuring performances recorded in 1971 and released on the CTI label. “Kenny Burrell’s guitaristry is well-documented in his years with Oscar Peterson [More]
Six Views of the Blues is an album by American jazz organist Jimmy Smith featuring performances recorded in 1958 but not released on the Blue Note label until 1999. Originally the single “The Swingin’ Shepherd [More]
Hard Groovin’ is an album by saxophonist Ricky Ford which was recorded in 1989 and released on the Muse label. “The consistent tenor-saxophonist Ricky Ford, who was often the youngest player on the bandstand when [More]
Love Potion #9 is an album by jazz organist Johnny “Hammond” Smith recorded for the Prestige label in 1966. “A fairly typical mid-’60s soul-jazz effort by Johnny “Hammond” Smith. This LP (not yet reissued on [More]
Up & Down is an album by American jazz pianist Horace Parlan featuring performances recorded in 1961 and released on the Blue Note label. “By adding guitarist Grant Green and tenor saxophonist Booker Ervin to [More]
A Touch of Taylor is an album by American jazz pianist Billy Taylor recorded in 1955 for the Prestige label. The album was one of the first 12-inch LPs released by the label. Track listing: [More]
¡Caramba! is an album by jazz trumpeter Lee Morgan, released on the Blue Note label in 1968. It features performances by Morgan, Bennie Maupin, Cedar Walton, Reggie Workman and Billy Higgins with arrangements by Cal [More]
Curtis Fuller Volume 3 is an album by American trombonist Curtis Fuller recorded in 1957 and released on the Blue Note label as BLP 1583 in the original issue. “Trombonist Curtis Fuller settled in New [More]
Intuition is the second album by American jazz trumpeter Wallace Roney which was recorded in 1988 and released on the Muse label. “For this somewhat adventurous but still mostly straight-ahead date, trumpeter Wallace Roney explores [More]