Links to reviews of the music of 1955. Continue reading The Music of 1955
The Top 10 Albums of 1954, as chosen by yours truly. Continue reading Top 10 Albums of 1954
Reviews of two 1954 albums by Chet Baker and June Christy. Continue reading Vocal Jazz in 1954
The debut LP from Clifford Brown (trumpeter) and Max Roach (drummer) is a jazz landmark.
Grade: A+ Continue reading Clifford Brown & Max Roach (1954)
Miles Davis’ first all-time masterpiece.
Grade: A+ Continue reading Birth of the Cool – Miles Davis
A quick rundown of the classical music of 1954. Continue reading Classical Check-Up – 1954
A look at two albums from two all-time jazz greats. Continue reading Monk and Powell: Jazz Pianists in 1954
The best album from one of the more underrated founders of bebop.
Grade: A Continue reading Al Haig Trio – Al Haig
1954 could be looked at as a turning point for modern music, especially in the realms of jazz and pop. Continue reading The Music of 1954
The Top 10 albums of 1953. Continue reading Top 10 Albums of 1953
Prince rarely gets personal, but when he does his message is boosted by several dirty jokes. Continue reading Prince changes color; “Blue Light” is red hot
A quick rundown of the classical music of 1953. Continue reading Classical Check-Up – 1953