A compelling album of twin-piano lines – one in which Bill Evans and Bob Brookmeyer play head-to-head, in a spiraling modernist style that brings out the best in each player! Although Brookmeyer's best known as a trombonist, he's pretty great here on piano – and the album's a real ... (Jazz) read moreCD
Kenny Dorham/Jackie McLean —
Matador ... CD United Artists/EMI (Japan), 1962. Used ...
A brilliant album from Kenny Dorham – one of his more far-reaching efforts, with the expansive compositional style that he started bringing to some of his Blue Note work of the early 60s! The record features a group with Jackie McLean on alto, Bobby Timmons on piano, Teddy Smith on bass, and ... (Jazz) read moreCD
Duke Ellington/Charles Mingus/Max Roach —
Money Jungle ... CD United Artists/Blue Note, 1962. Used ...
Rarely are such "meeting of the minds" sessions worth any fuss at all – but in this case, the masterful talents of the players turn what should be a snoozy "common denominator" session into a modernist classic that still crackles with excitement after all these years! The ... (Jazz) read moreCD
One of the rarest albums you'll ever find by Curtis Fuller – a sweetly modern set that's right up there with his Blue Note LPs! Arrangements on the set are by Benny Golson and Gigi Gryce – and the record's got the feel of some of their great work from the same time – soulful, ... (Jazz) read moreCD
An expanded version of this great soundtrack – with some extra bits and dialogue dropped in, to make the soundtrack even better! Across 110th Street is one of the best blacksploitation soundtracks of the early 70's – not only for the great title cut by Bobby Womack, "Across 110th ... (Soul) read moreCD