The Top 10 Albums of 1954, as chosen by yours truly.
Vocal Jazz in 1954
Reviews of two 1954 albums by Chet Baker and June Christy.
Grand Jacques – Jacques Brel
A Belgian album I enjoy? Rare.
Frank Sinatra in 1954
Brief reviews of 2 seminal Frank Sinatra LPs from 1954.
Birth of the Cool – Miles Davis
Miles Davis’ first all-time masterpiece.
Classical Check-Up – 1954
A quick rundown of the classical music of 1954.
Monk and Powell: Jazz Pianists in 1954
A look at two albums from two all-time jazz greats.
Al Haig Trio – Al Haig
The best album from one of the more underrated founders of bebop.
The Music of 1954
1954 could be looked at as a turning point for modern music, especially in the realms of jazz and pop.