Art Blakey and the Jazz Messengers. (Art Blakey, Lee Morgan, Wayne Shorter, Jymie Merritt, Bobby Timmons)
Happy Born Day to Johnny Hodges.
Us Three by Horace Parlan (p), George Tucker (b), Al Harewood (d) (1960, Blue Note Records)
Johnny Coles and Eric Dolphy.
Rest in peace, Horace Silver.
"When I met Cecil Taylor it was a complete transformation of musical identities. All the tenets that I had grown up with were thrown out the...
Slug’s Saloon was a jazz club at 242 East 3rd Street, in Manhattan’s Lower East Side, operating from the mid-1960s to 1972. The location, in what...
John Zorn and percussionist Milford Graves with backdrop of a Jackson Pollock canvas at the Metropolitan Museum of Art
Earlier this week, following the news of our loss of Charlie Haden, we posted Michael Cuscuna’s memories of...
John Coltrane and Pharoah Sanders, Van Gelder studio 1966
Album Of The Day
John Coltrane – Olé Coltrane [Atlantic] 1962
John Coltrane – soprano, alto and tenor saxophone
Freddie Hubbard – trumpet
"They’re singing your praises while stealing your phrases" Charles Mingus
[l-r] Elvin Jones, McCoy Tyner, and Jimmy Garrison, pushing Dutch jazz musician and critic Michiel de Ruyter through Sarphatipark in Amsterdam, 1963...