Reviews of two Thelonious Monk LPs from 1955. Continue reading Thelonious Monk continued his hot streak into 1955
My all-time favorite Duke Ellington LP.
Grade: A Continue reading The Duke Plays Ellington – Duke Ellington
My picks for the best albums of 1952. Continue reading Top 10 Albums of 1952
The greatest album by one of jazz’s greatest musicians.
Grade: A Continue reading Ellington Uptown – Duke Ellington
The 10 best albums of 1951 Continue reading Top 10 Albums of 1951
This 1951 recording is one of the first to truly show the capabilities of the album. An exceptional and highly underrated record from one of the greatest jazz musicians of all time.
Grade: A Continue reading Masterpieces by Ellington – Duke Ellington