Even though “Love for Sale” is one of Cecil Taylor’s lesser-known albums, it remains one of his most innovative releases.
“Go Bo Diddley” features a little more variety than his self-titled debut, yet it doesn’t feature the same groundbreaking innovation.
Billie Holiday’s final album before her death is an unfortunate swan-song.
Review of the self-titled 1959 debut album by Ritchie Valens.
Review of “What a Diff’rence a Day Makes,” an album released by Dinah Washington in 1959
Review of “Vaughan and Violins,” an album released by Sarah Vaughan in 1959.
Johnny Cash tries folk music on the indifferent “Songs of Our Soil” album.
“Hymns by Johnny Cash” isn’t recommended for fans of Jesus or Johnny Cash.
“No One Cares” is the saddest album of Frank Sinatra’s career. It also happens to be one of his best.
“Come Dance with Me!” is one of Frank Sinatra’s most cheerful albums of the 1950s.
“The Thelonious Monk Orchestra at Town Hall” is the perfect entry point for any first-time listener to the idiosyncratic composer.
Miles Davis’ adaptation of George Gershwin’s 1935 opera remains his most seamless collaboration with Gil Evans.