A look at two albums from two all-time jazz greats. Continue reading Monk and Powell: Jazz Pianists in 1954
The best album from one of the more underrated founders of bebop.
Grade: A Continue reading Al Haig Trio – Al Haig
Perhaps the first “landmark” concert recording.
Grade: A Continue reading Jazz at Massey Hall – The Quintet
A semi-confident debut from a technically accomplished pianist.
Grade: A- Continue reading Introducing Paul Bley – Paul Bley
“…an essential recording for both bebop and vibraphone enthusiasts.”
Grade: A Continue reading Wizard of the Vibes – Milt Jackson
A statement LP from one of the most underrated jazz pianists of all time. Continue reading The Amazing Bud Powell – Bud Powell
One of the most popular African American artists of the early 1950s suffered from a lack of identity. Continue reading The Nat King Cole Conundrum
Bud Powell will cure what ails you.
Grade: A Continue reading Piano Solos #2 – Bud Powell
One of Bird’s definitive recordings.
Grade: A Continue reading Charlie Parker with Strings – Charlie Parker