Song of the Day: “A Little God in My Hands” by Swans Continue reading Song of the Day: “A Little God in My Hands”
Song of the Day: “Surrender” by U2 Continue reading Song of the Day: “Surrender”
Not every album from 1956 was good. Here’s 3 bad albums that level the playing field. Continue reading 3 “Bad” Albums from 1956
1957 was the year Miles Davis and his First Great Quintet began blazing new trails in the world of jazz. The foundations for that success mere made the year prior, in which Davis released three LPs showing his continued development … Continue reading 3 Underrated Miles Davis LPs
Reviews of two Stan Kenton albums from 1956. Continue reading 1956: A Stan Kenton Resurgence
A listing of the music of 1956, with links to reviews and pages. Continue reading The Music of 1956
The best albums of 1955. Continue reading Top 20 Albums of 1955
The first, great pop album.
Grade: A+ Continue reading In the Wee Small Hours – Frank Sinatra
For piano lovers especially – the performance of a lifetime.
Grade: A Continue reading Concert by the Sea – Erroll Garner
A worthwhile primer of Venezuelan folk songs, played by a classical orchestra.
Grade: A- Continue reading Dinner in Caracas – Aldemaro Romero
Reviews of two Thelonious Monk LPs from 1955. Continue reading Thelonious Monk continued his hot streak into 1955
One of Miles Davis’ most underrated and anomalous early releases.
Grade: A Continue reading Blue Moods – Miles Davis