Kenny Burrell & John Coltrane – Why Was I Born ? (1958)

Why Was I Born ? is the fourth track on the album Kenny Burrell & John Coltrane, recorded in Hackensack, NJ, March 7, 1958. Kenny Burrell and John Coltrane is an album credited to jazz  musicians Kenny Burrell and John Coltrane. It was originally released on the New Jazz label as NJ 8276 in 1963, then reissued in 1967 on Prestige as PRLP 7532, with a different cover and retitled The Kenny … Continue reading Kenny Burrell & John Coltrane – Why Was I Born ? (1958)

Art Pepper – Nature Boy (1979)

Nature Boy is the second track on the album Straight Life by saxophonist Art Pepper. Recorded September 1979 at Fantasy Studios in Berkeley, CA and released same year on Galaxy Records. Brilliant music. Art Pepper (September 1, 1925 – June 15, 1982), born Arthur Edward Pepper, Jr., was an American alto saxophonist and clarinetist. About Pepper, Scott Yanow of All Music stated, “In the 1950s he was one of … Continue reading Art Pepper – Nature Boy (1979)