A look at two albums from two all-time jazz greats. Continue reading Monk and Powell: Jazz Pianists in 1954
A statement LP from one of the most underrated jazz pianists of all time. Continue reading The Amazing Bud Powell – Bud Powell
A rising star showcases her remarkable abilities.
Grade: B+ Continue reading Sarah Vaughan – Sarah Vaughan
Bud Powell will cure what ails you.
Grade: A Continue reading Piano Solos #2 – Bud Powell
Every two months, I will give a comprehensive wrap-up of the happenings of the music world. For more comprehensive analyses, look towards specific album reviews (plenty of links in the article). I hope you will find my opinions insightful and honest. … Continue reading State of the Union I: January-February ’18
The 50 greatest albums of the 1950s, as picked by yours truly. Continue reading The 50 Greatest Albums of the 1950s
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