Monk in France
Monk in France is an album by jazz pianist Thelonious Monk, originally recorded on April 18, 1961. The remastered album includes two bonus tracks, "Body and Soul" and "Crepuscule with Nellie."
With You in Mind (album)
With You in Mind was Alma Cogan's second album, issued in 1961 Cogan's first album to be released on Columbia Records an EMI Records label.The original mono version of the album has been re-issued on ...
Loin de moi
Loin de moi is Dalida's ninth album. Dalida was now leaving, little by little, her exotica style for a more pop-rock genre. This album, not as successful as the previous, contains hits like "Avec une ...
The Second Time Around (Etta James album)
The Second Time Around is the second studio album by American Blues artist, Etta James. The album was released in 1961 on Argo Records and was produced by Phil and Leonard Chess, who also produced her...
The Witch Doctor (album)
The Witch Doctor is an album by Art Blakey and his group The Jazz Messengers recorded on March 14, 1961 and released on the Blue Note label. It features performances by Blakey with Lee Morgan, Wayne S...
Boss Tenors
Boss Tenors (subtitled Straight Ahead from Chicago August 1961) is an album by saxophonists Gene Ammons and Sonny Stitt recorded in Chicago in 1961 and originally released on the Verve label.
Ring-a-Ding-Ding!
Ring-a-Ding-Ding! is a 1961 album by Frank Sinatra. It was Sinatra's first for Reprise, and, as the initial concept was "an album without ballads", included only uptempo swing numbers.The title track ...
Soul Trombone
Soul Trombone is an album by American jazz trombonist Curtis Fuller featuring performances recorded in 1961 for the Impulse! label.
The Allmusic review by Ken Dryden awarded the album 4 stars stat...
Mighty Like a Rose (Eddie Harris album)
Mighty Like a Rose is the second album by American jazz saxophonist Eddie Harris recorded in 1961 and released on the Vee-Jay label.
The Allmusic review states "Harris' playing strikes a balance b...
Jazz for "Breakfast at Tiffany's"
Jazz for "Breakfast at Tiffany's" is the third album by American jazz saxophonist Eddie Harris recorded in 1961, featuring a jazz enterpretation of Henry Mancini's score for Breakfast at Tiffany's, an...
Circulate
Circulate was the second solo album of Neil Sedaka after his 1959 debut solo album Rock with Sedaka. Circulate was released in 1961 on RCA and was produced by Al Nevins and Don Kirshner. Except for th...
The Jazztet at Birdhouse
The Jazztet at Birdhouse is a live album by the Jazztet, led by trumpeter Art Farmer and saxophonist Benny Golson. It features performances recorded in Chicago in 1961 and was originally release...
My Kind of Blues
My Kind of Blues is the sixth studio album released by B. B. King in 1961. A remastered and expanded edition was released in 2003.
Whatever Julie Wants
Whatever Julie Wants was an LP album by Julie London, released by Liberty Records under catalog number LRP-3192 as a monophonic recording and catalog number LST-7192 in stereo in 1961.For the cover ph...
A Portrait of Thelonious
A Portrait of Thelonious is a studio album by jazz pianist Bud Powell, released on Columbia in 1965, featuring a session recorded at Studio Charlot in Paris on 17 December 1961, with Pierre Michelot o...
West Side Story (soundtrack)
West Side Story is the soundtrack to the 1961 film West Side Story. Released in 1961, the soundtrack spent 54 weeks at No. 1 on Billboard's album charts, giving it the longest run at No. 1 of any albu...
Never on Sunday (album)
Never on Sunday is an album by Ramsey Lewis' Trio featuring tracks recorded in 1961 and released on the Argo label.
Allmusic awarded the album 3 stars stating "Pianist Ramsey Lewis, bassist Eldee ...
Bird Watching (album)
Bird Watching is a novelty jazz album by Don Elliott and Alexander "Sascha" Burland, recording as The Nutty Squirrels.Cannonball Adderley plays alto sax on the song "Yardbird Suite".
Tenor Stuff
Tenor Stuff is an album recorded in 1961 by Paul Gonsalves and Harold Ashby.
The Golden 8
The Golden 8 is an album by American jazz drummer Kenny Clarke and Belgian jazz composer and pianist Francy Boland recorded in Köln in 1961 and released on the Blue Note label. The album established t...
Straight Ahead (Oliver Nelson album)
Straight Ahead is a jazz studio album by saxophonist Oliver Nelson. It features acclaimed musicians such as Eric Dolphy on sax, clarinet and flute (his last appearance on a Nelson album following a se...
Booker Little and Friend
Booker Little and Friend is the final album led by American jazz trumpeter Booker Little featuring performances recorded in 1961 for the Bethlehem label. The CD reissue added two previously released a...
A Fickle Sonance
A Fickle Sonance is an album by American saxophonist Jackie McLean recorded in 1961 and released on the Blue Note label.
The Allmusic review by Al Campbell awarded the album 3 stars and stated: