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Links to album reviews from 1958
The 25 Best Albums of 1957
Thelonious Himself provides an intimate setting for Monk to paint some of his moodiest pictures.
One of Thelonious Monk’s minor collaborations; one of Gerry Mulligan’s major works.
Chuck Berry’s electrifying debut.
Johnny Cash’s rockabilly debut sounds like a 50-year-old wiseman in a 25-year-old’s body.
Sun Ra released one of the trippiest jazz albums of the 1950s, because why the f*ck wouldn’t he?
Jean Barraque, Dmitri Shostakovich, Igor Stravinsky and Iannis Xenakis.
Back in the day, they called this the devil’s music.
Miles Davis’ (first) quiet masterpiece.
Like a star free agent on the open market, 1957 was the summer of Sonny. Everyone knew that Rollins was the greatest saxophonist on the face of the Earth, and so he was free to play for whoever he wanted. He took advantage of this rare opportunity by recording albums for four different record labels. […]