Rollins Plays for Bird is a 1957 album by jazz saxophonist Sonny Rollins, recorded for the Prestige label, featuring performances by Rollins with Kenny Dorham, Wade Legge, George Morrow and Max Roach on material associated [More]
Jazz Lab is an album by American jazz trumpeter Donald Byrd and saxophonist Gigi Gryce featuring tracks recorded in 1957 for the Columbia label and released in 1957. “Alto saxophonist/arranger Gigi Gryce and trumpeter Donald [More]
Alto Madness is an album by saxophonists Jackie McLean and John Jenkins recorded in 1957 and released on the Prestige label. ” McLean became much more individual within a few years, while Jenkins would fade [More]
The Clown is an album by Charles Mingus recorded and released in 1957 on Atlantic Records as SD-1260. It is the follow-up to 1956’s Pithecanthropus Erectus and features the improvised narration of Jean Shepherd. A [More]
The Clown (album) The Clown is an album by Charles Mingus recorded and released in 1957 on Atlantic Records. On “Haitian Fight Song”, Mingus said “I’d say this song has a contemporary folk feeling. My [More]