The Top 10 Music Artists of the 1920s shaped the sound of the world we know today.
“Voice of the Xtabay” Album Review
One of the most popular exotica albums of the early 1950s, “Voice of the Xtabay” showcases Yma Sumac’s incredible vocal talent.
“Stan Kenton Presents” Album Review
“Stan Kenton Presents” is a combination of modern classical and big band jazz that sounds remarkably ahead of its time.
“Ella Sings Gershwin” Album Review
Album: Ella Sings Gershwin Artist: Ella Fitzgerald Year: 1950 Genre: Vocal Jazz Grade: A- Always a pleasure to hear one of the greatest singers of all time. Especially when she’s singing Gershwin. Ella Fitzgerald was already 33-years-old when she released Ella Sings Gershwin, yet she sounded as youthful as ever. Ella Fitzgerald’s Ella Sings Gershwin […]
“Piano Solos” Album Review
While not as good as the sequel, Bud Powell’s original “Piano Solos” album is an important landmark of bebop.
“Change of the Century” Album Review
On “Change of the Century,” saxophonist Ornette Coleman delves even deeper into his avant-garde jazz experiments.
“Rockin’ with Wanda” Album Review
Read this album review of “Rockin’ with Wanda,” a compilation album from one of the first woman rock ‘n’ rollers.
Kansas City Suite – Count Basie
On “Kansas City Suite,” the Count Basie Orchestra plays the music of famous saxophonist Benny Carter.
No Cover, No Minimum – Billy Eckstine
“No Cover, No Minimum” finds the irresistibly suave Billy Ecstine delivering a woozy set of nightclub ballads.
Top 10 Sci-fi Films of the ‘90s
From cyberpunk to Skynet to science fiction spoofs, click here to revisit the Top 10 Sci-fi Films of the ’90s.
Top 10 Yes Songs
Read about the 10 best songs from the quintessential progressive rock band of the 1970s.
50 Best Songs of the 1920s
From blues to folk to early jazz, here are the 50 best songs of the 1920s.