No One Cares – Frank Sinatra

"No One Cares" is the saddest album of Frank Sinatra's career. It also happens to be…

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Come Dance with Me! – Frank Sinatra

"Come Dance with Me!" is one of Frank Sinatra's most cheerful albums of the 1950s.

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The Thelonious Monk Orchestra at Town Hall

"The Thelonious Monk Orchestra at Town Hall" is the perfect entry point for any first-time listener…

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Porgy and Bess – Miles Davis

Miles Davis' adaptation of George Gershwin's 1935 opera remains his most seamless collaboration with Gil Evans.

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Festival Session – Duke Ellington

Album review of "Festival Session" by Duke Ellington, originally released in 1959.

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Tomorrow Is the Question!

For fans of experimental jazz, Ornette Coleman's "Tomorrow Is the Question!" is the perfect place to…

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Once Upon a Summertime – Blossom Dearie

Blossom Dearie sings like a teacher's pet. You'd expect the grade for "Once Upon a Summertime"…

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Chuck Berry Is on Top

"Chuck Berry Is on Top" plays like a greatest hits compilation. Nevertheless, it's still a classic…

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Mingus Ah Um – Charles Mingus

Charles Mingus surpasses all his idols on the 1959 jazz masterpiece "Mingus Ah Um."

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The Shape of Jazz to Come – Ornette Coleman

Appropriately titled, "The Shape of Jazz to Come" is the album that started free jazz.

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The Sopranos S4E7: “Watching Too Much Television”

Tony Soprano goes from antihero to outright villain in the season four episode, "Watching Too Much…

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The Sopranos S4E6: “Everybody Hurts”

Tony Soprano feels remorse for a suicide he's indirectly responsible for in "Everybody Hurts."

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