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The MJQ made thеіr аnnuаl Chrіѕtmаѕ gіg аt New Yоrk’ѕ Tоwn Hаll оnе уеаr, аnd whо ѕhоuld ѕhоw uр аftеr іntеrmіѕѕіоn but Paul Dеѕmоnd, who wоuld hаrdlу brіng himself to рlау wіth anyone іn thоѕе [More]
Soul Burst is an album by Latin jazz vibraphonist Cal Tjader recorded in early 1966 and released on the Verve label. AllMuѕіс Rеvіеw bу Sсоtt Yаnоw: Bу thе mid-’60s, vibraphonist Cal Tjаdеr wаѕ rесоrdіng regularly [More]
Easy as Pie is an album by vibraphonist Gary Burton recorded in 1980 and released on the ECM label in 1981. AllMusic Review by Scott Yanow: Although best known for leading quartets that feature top [More]
The Jazz Skyline is an album by American jazz vibraphonist Milt Jackson featuring performances recorded in 1956 and released on the Savoy label. AllMusic Review by Bob Rusch: This session has interest as an example [More]
Track listing: Side 1: 01 Recado – 3:50 02 Bossa Nova New York – 3:45 03 Sambolero – 2:30 04 The Same To You – 2:20 05 Some Day – 3:40 Side 2: 06 Palhacada [More]
Reunion is a 1989 album by Gary Burton, reuniting him with guitarist Pat Metheny for their first recordings in almost 13 years. Both have been called prodigies. Burton joined George Shearing’s group in 1963 at [More]
Cal Tjader-Stan Getz Sextet is an album by vibraphonist Cal Tjader and saxophonist Stan Getz recorded in 1958 and first released on the Fantasy label. AllMusic Review by Stephen Cook: In the vein of many [More]
New Vibe Man in Town is the debut album by vibraphonist Gary Burton recorded in 1961 and released on the RCA label. AllMusic Review by Scott Yanow: Vibraphonist Gary Burton’s debut as a leader shows [More]
Jazz ‘n’ Samba is an album by American jazz vibraponist Milt Jackson featuring performances recorded in 1964 for the Impulse! label. AllMusic Review by Scott Yanow: This is an odd LP. The first session is [More]
AllMusic Review by Scott Yanow: Lionel Hampton’s classic live version of “Star Dust” at this “Just Jazz” concert is rightfully acclaimed, and remains one of the highpoints of his long career. Oddly enough Hampton does [More]