Month: June 2012

Herbie Mann – Impressions Of The Middle East (1967) (Audio)

This 1967 album by Herbie Mann features a young Roy Ayers as one of his sidemen.

Shirley Scott – Superstition (1973) (Audio)

In a male dominated genre, Shirley Scott is a force behind the organ, and her album ‘Superstition’ might be the funkiest of them all.

Johnny Hammond – Gears (1975) (Audio)

Although the record cover doesn’t look the part, this album is filled with samples by contemporary artists, and it is brought to you by the great organists Johnny Hammond.

Ike Quebec – Blue & Sentimental (1961) (Audio)

A classic album by a tenor player that you may not be familiar with. This early 60’s Blue Note release stands alone as one of their best.

Roy Ayers – Africa: Center of the World (1981) (Audio)

This is a transitional album of Roy Ayers that focuses on his connection with the motherland.

John Coltrane – On Green Dolphin Street (Live) (1960) (Video)

This rare footage shows some of the greatest names in jazz performing one of the most greatest jazz tunes.

David Axelrod – Seriously Deep (1975)

David Axelrod is an extremely unique musician, and this 1975 album is unlike any other Axelrod album for many reasons.