“For this compilation of small big-band performances, bassist Sam Jones – long recognized for his ability to anchor and swing a session – reliably grounds a collection of arrangements that have an affinity with the [More]
It’s Magic is the third album by American jazz vocalist Abbey Lincoln featuring tracks recorded in 1958 for the Riverside label. “Because Abbey Lincoln has always been careful to sing songs that have a deep [More]
Pretty for the People is an album by American jazz composer and arranger A. K. Salim featuring Kenny Dorham and Johnny Griffin recorded in 1957 for the Savoy label. Track listing: All compositions by A. [More]
It’s All Right! is an album by jazz pianist Wynton Kelly released on the Verve label featuring performances by Kelly with Paul Chambers and Jimmy Cobb with Kenny Burrell and Candido Camero recorded in 1964. [More]
Someday My Prince Will Come is the seventh studio album by Miles Davis for Columbia Records, catalogue CL 1656 and CS 8456 in stereo, released in 1961. The Allmusic site awarded the album 4 stars, [More]
Dizzy Atmosphere is an album featuring members of Dizzy Gillespie’s Orchestra recorded in 1957 and released on the Specialty label. Scott Yanow, writing for Allmusic, notes that ” Morgan plays extremely well throughout the spirited [More]
“A Masters touch on the piano”. “The music on this CD makes you feel like life is worth the living”. (from Amazon reviews) Track listing: “I Want a Little Girl” – 4:42 “I Thought” – [More]
Sittin’ In is a 1957 studio album by Dizzy Gillespie, featuring the saxophonists Stan Getz, Paul Gonsalves and Coleman Hawkins. Track listing: “Dizzy Atmosphere” (Dizzy Gillespie) – 10:57 “I’m Thru’ with Love”/”Without a Word of [More]
The Chase Is On is an album by saxophonists Charlie Rouse and Paul Quinichette recorded in 1957 and released on the Bethlehem label. The combination of Rouse and Quinichette was a very satisfactory coupling of [More]
Kelly Great is an album by pianist Wynton Kelly, released in 1959. “Pianist Wynton Kelly teams up with trumpeter Lee Morgan, tenor saxophonist Wayne Shorter, bassist Paul Chambers and drummer Philly Joe Jones for a [More]