While not as good as the sequel, Bud Powell’s original “Piano Solos” album is an important landmark of bebop.
Bud Powell’s Moods
Bud Powell’s Moods builds on the nervous energy found in his previous LPs.
Piano Interpretations by Bud Powell is a rather routine effort. But routine for Powell is still amazing.
Monk and Powell: Jazz Pianists in 1954
A look at two albums from two all-time jazz greats.
Jazz at Massey Hall – The Quintet
Perhaps the first “landmark” concert recording.
Top 10 Albums of 1952
My picks for the best albums of 1952.
The Amazing Bud Powell – Bud Powell
A statement LP from one of the most underrated jazz pianists of all time.
“Piano Solos #2” Album Review
Bud Powell’s “Piano Solos #2” is music that makes you feel good. To this day, he remains one of jazz music’s most underrated musicians.