Eric Dolphy – Something Sweet, Something Tender (1964)

Second track on the album Out to Lunch by Eric Dolphy. Much has been written about Dolphy’s odd time signatures, wide-interval leaps, and flirtations with atonality. And those preoccupations reach their peak on Out to Lunch, which is less rooted in bop tradition than anything Dolphy had ever done.  [source] Eric Dolphy – flute, alto saxophone / Freddie Hubbard – trumpet / Bobby Hutcherson – … Continue reading Eric Dolphy – Something Sweet, Something Tender (1964)

Bobby Hutcherson – Inner Glow (1975)

Inner Glow is an album by American jazz vibraphonist Bobby Hutcherson recorded in 1975 and originally released on the Japanese Blue Note label. While never issued in the U.S. the tracks were included on the Mosaic Records box set Mosaic Select 26: Bobby Hutcherson released in 2007. [source] Tracks: Boodaa / Cowboy Bob / Searchin’ the Trane / Inner Glow / Roses Poses   Oscar Brashear – Trumpet Thurman Green – Trombone Harold Land – Tenor … Continue reading Bobby Hutcherson – Inner Glow (1975)

Grachan MONCUR III – Evolution (full album) (1963)

 Evolution is the debut album by American trombonist Graham Moncur III recorded in 1963 and released on the Blue Note label. [source] All compositions by Grachan Moncur III :                                                                                 … Continue reading Grachan MONCUR III – Evolution (full album) (1963)

Eric Dolphy – Out to Lunch ! (1964)

Out to Lunch! was Eric Dolphy´s only recording for Blue Note Records as a leader and was originally issued as BLP 4163 and BST 84163. Today it is generally considered one of the finest albums in the label’s history, as well as one of the high points in 1960s jazz avant garde and in Dolphy’s discography. [source] Continue reading Eric Dolphy – Out to Lunch ! (1964)

Harold Land Quintet – Stylin’ (1968)

An unrecognized classic. The Peace-Maker is one of the high-points of the Hutcherson-Land collaboration. Until recently, it wasn’t even available on CD. But it was re-issued in Japan. It’s worth paying the high-cost import price for this disc. It’s wonderful. [Source] Personnel: Harold Land (ts, fl); Bobby Hutcherson (vib); Joe Sample (p); Buster Williams (b); Donald Bailey (d, harm). Recording Date & Location: 11 Dec … Continue reading Harold Land Quintet – Stylin’ (1968)