Hard bop
Hard bop is a subgenre of jazz that is an extension of bebop (or "bop") music. Journalists and record companies began using the term in the mid-1950s to describe a new current within jazz which incorp...
Crescent (John Coltrane album)
Crescent is a 1964 studio album by jazz musician John Coltrane, released by Impulse! as A-66. It features his jazz quartet group of McCoy Tyner, Jimmy Garrison and Elvin Jones playing all original Col...
Doxy (song)
"Doxy" is an early composition by jazz saxophonist Sonny Rollins. It first appeared on the 1957 Miles Davis album Bags' Groove, performed by Davis on trumpet, Rollins on tenor saxophone, Horace Silver...
Hank Mobley (album)
Hank Mobley is an album by jazz saxophonist Hank Mobley released on the Blue Note label in 1957 as BLP 1568. It was recorded on June 23, 1957 and features Mobley, Bill Hardman, Curtis Porter, Sonny Cl...
Now! (Bobby Hutcherson album)
Now! is an album by jazz vibraphonist Bobby Hutcherson, released on the Blue Note label. The album is the first of Hutcherson's to feature vocals, contributed by Gene McDaniels and a chorus. The CD re...
Dig (composition)
"Dig" is a bebop jazz standard composed by Miles Davis. It was recorded on October 5, 1951 for Prestige Records and first released on an album under the same title.Its chord sequence is identical to t...
Slow Drag (album)
Slow Drag is a jazz album by trumpeter Donald Byrd recorded in 1967 and released on the Blue Note label as BST 84292.
Lee Morgan Vol. 3
Lee Morgan Vol. 3 is the third album by jazz trumpeter Lee Morgan released on the Blue Note. It was recorded on March 24, 1957 and features performances by Morgan, Gigi Gryce, Benny Golson, Wynton Kel...
I Remember Clifford (song)
"I Remember Clifford" is the name of a jazz threnody written by jazz tenor saxophone player Benny Golson in memory of Clifford Brown, the influential and highly rated jazz trumpeter who died in an aut...
All Mornin' Long
All Mornin' Long is a jazz album by pianist Red Garland and his quintet. It was originally issued in 1958 on the Prestige label and catalogued as PRLP 7130. It features only three pieces, which belong...
Welcome to Hungary! The Tommy Vig Orchestra 2012 Featuring David Murray
Welcome to Hungary! The Tommy Vig Orchestra 2012 Featuring David Murray is a 2011 album by jazz vibraharpist Tommy Vig. It was released on the Klasszikus Jazz Records label and features performances b...
Hank Mobley Quintet
Hank Mobley Quintet is an album by jazz saxophonist Hank Mobley released on the Blue Note label in 1957 as BLP 1550. It was recorded on March 8, 1957 and features Mobley, Art Farmer, Doug Watkins, Hor...
Paris Jam Session
Paris Jam Session is a live album by Art Blakey & the Jazz Messengers with guest appearances by Bud Powell and Barney Wilen, recorded at the Théâtre des Champs-Élysées in Paris on 18 December 1959...
Giant Steps
Giant Steps is the fifth studio album by jazz musician John Coltrane as leader, released in 1960 on Atlantic Records, catalogue SD 1311. His first album for his new label Atlantic, it is the breakthro...
29th Street Saxophone Quartet
The 29th Street Saxophone Quartet was an American saxophone quartet. Established in 1982, the ensembles members are alto saxophonists Bobby Watson and Ed Jackson, tenor saxophonist Rich Rothenberg (in...
Dameronia
Dameronia was the name of a bebop jazz ensemble founded by Don Sickler and Philly Joe Jones in the 1980s that featured the original compositions and arrangements of Tadd Dameron. They recorded three a...
Jazz Lab Quintet
Gigi Gryce born George General Grice, Jr. (November 28, 1925 – March 14, 1983) was an American jazz saxophonist, flautist, clarinetist, composer, arranger, and educator.While his performing career wa...
Song for My Father
Song for My Father is a 1965 album by the Horace Silver Quintet, released on the Blue Note label in 1965. The album was inspired by a trip that Silver had made to Brazil. The cover artwork features a ...
Second Genesis (album)
Second Genesis is the second album by jazz saxophonist Wayne Shorter for Vee-Jay Records and also as leader, performing with drummer and Jazz Messengers bandmate Art Blakey.
All compositions by W...
The Procrastinator
The Procrastinator is an album by jazz trumpeter Lee Morgan released posthumously on the Blue Note label, featuring performances by Morgan, Wayne Shorter, Bobby Hutcherson, Herbie Hancock, Ron Carter ...
Hank (album)
Hank is an album by jazz saxophonist Hank Mobley released on the Blue Note label in 1957 as BLP 1560, and features Mobley, Donald Byrd, John Jenkins, Bobby Timmons, Wilbur Ware and Philly Joe Jones.