Paul Chambers Sextet – We Six (1956)

Recorded: Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, September 21, 1956 Personnel: Donald Byrd – Trumpet John Coltrane – Tenor Sax Horace Silver – Piano Kenny Burrell – Guitar Paul Chambers – Bass Philly Joe Jones – Drums Continue reading Paul Chambers Sextet – We Six (1956)

Sun Ra – The Magic City (1965)

The boundaries of Sun Ra’s self-proclaimed “space jazz” underwent a transformation in the mid-’60s. The Magic City is an aural snapshot of that metamorphic process. Many enthusiasts and scholars consider this to be among Ra’s most definitive studio recordings. [source] Alto Saxophone – Harry Spencer / Alto Saxophone, Flute – Danny Davis / Alto Saxophone, Flute, Oboe, Piccolo Flute – Marshall Allen / Baritone Saxophone, … Continue reading Sun Ra – The Magic City (1965)