The 10 best albums of 1950. Continue reading Top 10 Albums of 1950
The “Why doesn’t Stan Kenton get the credit he deserves?” campaign.
Grade: A Continue reading Innovations in Modern Music – Stan Kenton
A great inventor, an even better musician.
Grade: A- Continue reading The New Sound – Les Paul
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
A quick rundown of the classical music of 1950. Continue reading Classical Check-Up – 1950
An early Frank Sinatra album finds a superstar in the making.
Grade: A- Continue reading Swing and Dance with Frank Sinatra – Frank Sinatra
A dusty Mexican export that is full of nostalgia.
Grade: A- Continue reading Sones of Mexico – Trio Aguilillas
Jazz from a bygone era, by one of the genre’s most underrated performers.
Grade: A Continue reading The Last Testament of a Great New Orleans Jazzman – Bunk Johnson
One of Bird’s definitive recordings.
Grade: A Continue reading Charlie Parker with Strings – Charlie Parker
Here at Colin’s Review, it’s time to step into the vault: reviewing the music of 1950. Continue reading The Music of 1950