Clarke Boland Big Band: At Her Majesty’s Pleasure (1969) Black Lion


This gallery contains 10 photos.

Selection: Broadmoor  (Boland) .  .  . Order of solos: Humble (as), Bailey (flhrn), Scott (ts), Coe (cl), Sulieman (tp), Griffin (ts), Shihab (ss) Artists Jimmy Woode, bass; Kenny Clare, Kenny Clarke, drums;  Francy Boland, piano; Derek Humble, alto sax; Johnny Griffin, … Continue reading

Keno Duke/ Contemporaries: Crest Of The Wave (1975) Trident Records


This gallery contains 4 photos.

Selection: Uschi (Keno Duke) .  .  . Song title dedicated to the designer/photographer credited with the front cover, “Uschi” , which is a female name, apparently the Germanic diminutive of Ursula. The name Keno is also Germanic in origin. Somewhere … Continue reading

Shirley Scott: One For Me (1974) Universal Sounds (1997) – updated


This gallery contains 14 photos.

UPDATE 12/12/19: Photos added of Shirley Scott and Harold Vick, live, 1975. Selection: Keep On Movin’ On (Vick) .  .  . Artists  Shirley Scott, organ, mellotron; Harold Vick, alto/tenor  saxophone; Billy Higgins, drums; Jimmy Hopps, cowbell; recorded at Blue Rock … Continue reading

George Russell: The Outer View (1962) Fontana


This gallery contains 6 photos.

Selection: The Outer View (Russell) .  .  . Artists Don Ellis, trumpet; Garnett Brown, trombone; Paul Plummer, tenor saxophone; George Russell, piano; Steve Swallow, bass; Pete La Roca, drums; Sheila Jordan, vocals; recorded Plaza Sound Studios, NYC, August 27, 1962 … Continue reading

Andrew Hill: Shades (1986) Soul Note, Italy (+photos added)


This gallery contains 5 photos.

Selection: Tripping (Hill) Artists Andrew Hill, piano; Clifford Jordan, tenor saxophone; Rufus Reid, bass; Ben Riley, drums; recorded July 3-4, 1986,  at Barigozzi Studio Milan, Italy, engineer Giancarlo Barigozzi, mastered at Phonocomp, Milan by Gennaro Carona. Hill’s most prominent public … Continue reading