Bill Evans records ‘Explorations’ with Scott LaFaro and Paul Motian for Riverside (1961)

Bill Evans' 'Explorations' is an album recorded on February 2, 1961 with Scott LaFaro and Paul Motian and released in March 1961 by Riverside.Track Listing : 1.Israel (John Carisi) - 06:12 . 2.Haunted Heart (Arthur Schwartz) - 03:28 . 3.Beautiful Love (Wayne King, Egbert Van Alstyne, Victor Young) - 05:07 . 4.Elsa (Earl Zindars) - 05:10 . 5.Nardis (Miles Davis) - 05:49 . 6.How Deep Is The Ocean?…

Julian ‘Cannonball’ Adderley records ‘Know What I Mean?’ with Bill Evans and the rhythm section of the Modern Jazz Quartet (1961)

Julian 'Cannonball' Adderley's 'Know What I Mean?' is an album recorded on January 27, February 21, March 13, 1961 with Bill Evans & the rhythm section of the Modern Jazz Quartet.Track Listing : 1.Waltz For Debby (Bill Evans, Gene Lees) - 05:15 . 2.Goodbye (Gordon Jenkins) - 06:15 . 3.Who Cares? (Take 5) (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin) - 05:57 . 4.Who Cares? (Take 4) (George Gershwin, Ira…

Wes Montgomery records his fourth album for Riverside : ‘The Incredible Jazz Guitar of Wes Montgomery’ (1960)

'The Incredible Jazz Guitar of Wes Montgomery' is his fourth album recorded on January 26–27, 1960 and released the same year by Riverside.1 . Four On Six (1965) 2 . West Coast Blues 3 . Quartet, 1965 Track Listing : 1.Airegin (Sonny Rollins) - 04:26 . 2.D-Natural Blues (Wes Montgomery) - 05:23 . 3.Polka Dots And Moonbeams (Johnny Burke, Jimmy Van Heusen) - 04:44 . 4.Four On Six (Wes Montgomery)…

Bill Evans records the album ‘The Solo Sessions, Vol. 2’ (1963)

Bill Evans' 'The Solo Sessions, Vol. 2' is an album recorded on January 10, 1963 and released in 1992 By Milestone.1 . I Loves You Porgy (NYC 1969) Track Listing : 1.All The Things You Are (Oscar Hammerstein Ii, Jerome Kern) - 09:10 . 2.Santa Claus Is Coming To Town (J. Fred Coots, Haven Gillespie) - 04:33 . 3.I Loves You Porgy (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin, Dubose Heyward) - 05:50 . 4.What…

Elvin Jones finishes the recording of ‘Elvin!’ for Riverside (1962)

Elvin Jones' 'Elvin!' is an album recorded on July 11 & December 27, 1961 and January 3, 1962 and released the same year by Riverside.Track Listing : 1.Lady Luck (Elvin Jones, Frank Wess) - 06:19 . 2.Buzz-At (Elvin Jones) - 06:31 . 3.Shadowland (Sara Cassey) - 04:06 . 4.Pretty Brown (Ernie Wilkins) - 03:30 . 5.Ray-El (Elvin Jones) - 08:03 . 6.Four And Six (Oliver Nelson) - 05:01 . 7.You Are…

Chet Baker records the album ‘Chet’ with Herbie Mann, Pepper Adams, Bill Evans, Kenny Burrell, Paul Chambers and Connie Kay (1958)

Chet Baker's 'Chet' is an album recorded on December 30, 1958 & January 19, 1959 with Herbie Mann, Pepper Adams, Bill Evans, Kenny Burrell, Paul Chambers and Connie Kay. 1 . Rome (1956) 2 . You'd Be So Nice To Come Home To Track Listing : 1.Alone Together (Howard Dietz, Arthur Schwartz) - 06:52 . 2.How High The Moon (Nancy Hamilton, Morgan Lewis) - 03:36 . 3.It Never Entered My Mind (Lorenz…

Toots Thielemans records ‘Man Bites Harmonica!’ an album for Riverside (1958)

Toots Thielemans' 'Man Bites Harmonica!' is an album recorded on December 30, 1957 and January 7, 1958.Track Listing : 1.East Of The Sun (Brooks Bowman) - 07:14 . 2.Don'T Blame Me (Dorothy Fields, Jimmy Mchugh) - 02:27 . 3.18Th Century Ballroom (Ray Bryant) - 03:46 . 4.Soul Station (Toots Thielemans) - 06:58 . 5.Fundamental Frequency (Toots Thielemans) - 04:54 . 6.Struttin' With Some Barbecue (Lil…

Bill Evans records, with Paul Motian and Scott LaFaro, ‘Portrait in Jazz’ for Riverside (1959)

Bill Evans' 'Portrait in Jazz' is an album recorded on December 28, 1959 with Paul Motian and Scott LaFaro and released in 1960 by Riverside.1 . Autumn Leaves (w/ Alex Riel, 1965) Track Listing : 1.Come Rain Or Come Shine (Harold Arlen, Johnny Mercer) - 03:24 . 2.Autumn Leaves (Joseph Kosma, Jacques Prévert, Johnny Mercer) – 6:00 . 3.Witchcraft (Cy Coleman, Carolyn Leigh) - 04:37 . 4.When I…

Flora Purim records with Joe Henderson, George Duke, Stanley Clarke, Airto Moreira et al, ‘Butterfly Dreams’ for Milestone (1973)

Flora Purim's 'Butterfly Dreams' is her second album recorded in December 1973 with Joe Henderson, George Duke, Stanley Clarke, Airto Moreira & more and released in 1974 by Milestone.Track Listing : 1.Dr. Jive (Part I) (Stanley Clarke) - 02:15 . 2.Butterfly Dreams (Neville Potter, Stanley Clarke) - 06:59 . 3.Dindi (Aloysio De Oliveira, Antonio Carlos Jobim) - 05:50 . 4.Summer Night (Harry…

Milt Jackson and Wes Montgomery record together ‘Bags Meets Wes!’ for Riverside (1961)

'Bags Meets Wes!' by Milt Jackson & Wes Montgomery is a collaboration album recorded in December, 1961 and released in 1962 By Riverside.Track Listing : 1.S.K.J. (Milt Jackson) - 05:17 . 2.Stablemates (Benny Golson) - 05:45 . 3.Stairway To The Stars (Matty Malneck, Mitchell Parish, Frank Signorelli) - 03:38 . 4.Blue Roz (Wes Montgomery) - 04:46 . 5.Sam Sack (Milt Jackson) - 06:06 Musicians…

Duke Ellington begins the recording with his orchestra of ‘The Far East Suite’ (1966)

Duke Ellington's 'The Far East Suite' is an album recorded in New-York City, with his orchestra from December 19 till 21, 1966 and released in 1967 By Rca.1 . Isfahan Track Listing : 1.Tourist Point Of View (Duke Ellington, Billy Strayhorn) - 05:09 . 2.Bluebird Of Delhi (Mynah) (Duke Ellington, Billy Strayhorn) - 03:18 . 3.Isfahan (Duke Ellington, Billy Strayhorn) - 04:02 . 4.Depk (Duke…

Wes Montgomery records his fifteenth album : ‘Goin’ Out of My Head’ for Verve (1965)

Wes Montgomery's 'Goin' Out of My Head' is his fifteenth album, arranged and conducted by Oliver Nelson and recorded on December 7, 8 & 22, 1965 and released in 1966 by Verve.1 . Twisted Blues 2 . Intro Solo & Chord Solo (Analyzing Wes Montgomery) Track Listing : 1.Goin' Out Of My Head (Teddy Randazzo, Bobby Weinstein) - 02:14 . 2.Once I Loved (Vinicius De Moraes, Antonio Carlos Jobim)…

Art Blakey records ‘Caravan,’ an album with the Jazz Messengers (1962)

Art Blakey's 'Caravan' is a studio album recorded on October 23 & 24, 1962 with the Jazz Messengers and released in February 1963 by Riverside.1 . Thermo (w/ The Jazz Messengers, Freddie Hubbard, Wayne Shorter & Curtis Fuller) Track Listing : 1.Caravan (Juan Tizol) - 09:46 . 2.Sweet 'N' Sour (Wayne Shorter) - 05:30 . 3.In The Wee Small Hours Of The Morning (David Mann, Bob Hilliard) -…

Thelonious Monk records his second album : ‘Thelonious Alone in San Francisco’ (1959)

Thelonious Monk's 'Thelonious Alone in San Francisco' is his second solo album, recorded on October 21 and 22, 1959 and released the same year by Riverside.Track Listing : 1.Blue Monk (Thelonious Monk) - 03:44 . 2.Ruby, My Dear (Thelonious Monk) - 03:56 . 3.Round Lights (Thelonious Monk) - 03:34 . 4.Everything Happens To Me (Tom Adair, Matt Dennis) - 05:37 . 5.You Took The Words Right Out Of My…

Cannonball Adderley records ‘The Cannonball Adderley Quintet in San Francisco’ for Riverside (1959)

The Cannonball Adderley Quintet in San Francisco' is an album recorded on October 18 & 20, 1959 and released In 1959 by Riverside.Track Listing : 1.This Here (Bobby Timmons) – 12:29 . 2.Spontaneous Combustion (Cannonball Adderley) – 11:55 . 3.Hi-Fly (Randy Weston) – 11:09 . 4.You Got It! (Cannonball Adderley) – 05:10 . 5.Bohemia After Dark (Oscar Pettiford) – 08:0 Musicians : Cannonball…

Wes Montgomery records his fifth album : ‘Movin’ Along’ for Riverside (1960)

Wes Montgomery's 'Movin' Along' is his fifth album recorded on October 12, 1960.Track Listing : 1.Movin' Along (Wes Montgomery) - 05:40 . 2.Tune-Up (Miles Davis) - 04:27 . 3.I Don'T Stand A Ghost Of A Chance With You (Victor Young, Ned Washington, Bing Crosby) - 05:02 . 4.Sandu (Clifford Brown) - 03:23 . 5.Body And Soul (Edward Heyman, Robert Sour, Frank Eyton, Johnny Green) - 07:19 . 6.So Do It!…

Wes Montgomery records ‘Portrait of Wes’ for Riverside (1963)

Wes Montgomery's 'Portrait of Wes' is his tenth album recorded on October 10, 1963 and released the same year by Riverside..Track Listing : 1.Freddie The Freeloader (Miles Davis) - 05:14 . 2.Lolita (Barry Harris) - 06:32 . 3.Movin' Along (Wes Montgomery) - 06:16 . 4.Dangerous (Wes Montgomery) – 07:03 . 5.Yesterday'S Child (Charles Deforest) – 04:14 . 6.Moanin' (Bobby Timmons) – 05:48 Musicians :…

Thelonious Monk records ‘Brilliant Corners’ for Riverside (1956)

Thelonious Monk's 'Brilliant Corners' is a studio album recorded on October 9, 15 and December 7, 1956 and released In 1957 by Riverside.Track Listing : 1.Brilliant Corners (Thelonious Monk) - 07:42 . 2.Ba-Lue Bolivar Ba-Lues-Are (Thelonious Monk) - 13:24 . 3.Pannonica (Thelonious Monk) - 08:50 . 4.I Surrender, Dear (Barry Harris)- 05:25 . 5.Bemsha Swing (Thelonious Monk, Denzil Best) - 07:42…

Wes Montgomery records his third album : ‘The Wes Montgomery Trio (or A Dynamic New Sound: Guitar Organ Drums)’ for Riverside (1959)

'The Wes Montgomery Trio (or A Dynamic New Sound: Guitar Organ Drums)' is Montgomery's third album recorded on October 5–6, 1959 and released the same year by Riverside.Track Listing : 1.'Round Midnight (Thelonious Monk, Cootie Williams) - 04:58 . 2.Yesterdays (Otto Harbach, Jerome Kern) - 03:20 . 3.The End Of A Love Affair (Edward Redding) - 03:18 . 4.Whisper Not (Benny Golson) - 04:40 .…

Bill Evans records his debut album as a leader : ‘New Jazz Conceptions’ (1956)

Bill Evans ' 'New Jazz Conceptions' is his debut album as a leader recorded on September 18 and 27, 1956 and released in 1956 on Riverside Records. 1 . My Romance (Tune3) 2 . Waltz For Debby Track listing : 1.I Love You (Cole Porter) - 03:55 . 2.Five (Bill Evans) - 04:03 . 3.I Got It Bad (And That Ain't Good) (Duke Ellington, Paul Francis Webster) - 01:39 . 4.Conception (George Shearing) -…

McCoy Tyner records ‘Atlantis’ at the Keystone Korner in San Francisco (1975)

McCoy Tyner's 'Atlantis' is a live album recorded on August 31 and September 1, 1974 at the Keystone Korner in San Francisco and released in 1975 by Milestone.1 . Atlantis (Rome, 1974 Track listing : 1.Atlantis (McCoy Tyner) - 17:59 . 2.In a Sentimental Mood (Duke Ellington, Manny Kurtz, Irving Mills)- 05:39 . 3.Makin' Out (McCoy Tyner) - 13:04 . 4.My One and Only Love (Guy Wood, Robert…

Wes Montgomery records his ninth album : ‘Boss Guitar’ (1963)

Wes Montgomery's 'Boss Guitar' is his ninth album recorded on August 22, 1963 and released the same year by Riverside.Track Listing : 1.Besame Mucho (Consuelo Velázquez, Sunny Skylar) - 06:28 . 2.Dearly Beloved (Jerome Kern, Johnny Mercer) - 04:49 . 3.Days Of Wine And Roses (Henry Mancini, Johnny Mercer) - 03:44 . 4.The Trick Bag (Wes Montgomery) - 04:25 . 5.Canadian Sunset (Eddie Heywood, Norman…

Abbey Lincoln records her third album : ‘It’s Magic,’ with Benny Golson, Wynton Kelly et al (1958)

Abbey Lincoln's 'It's Magic' is her third album recorded on July 24 and August 15, 1958 and released the same year by Riverside.Track Listing : 1.I Am In Love (Cole Porter) - 02:49 . 2.It'S Magic (Sammy Cahn, Jule Styne) - 04:03 . 3.Just For Me (Jimmy Komack) - 03:36 . 4.An Occasional Man (Ralph Blane, Hugh Martin) - 03:23 . 5.Ain'T Nobody'S Business (Porter Grainger, Everett Robbins) - 04:29 .…

Gerry Mulligan and Thelonious Monk record ‘Mulligan Meets Monk’ in New York City (1957)

'Mulligan Meets Monk' by Gerry Mulligan & Thelonious Monk is an album recorded on August 12–13, 1957 In 1957 and released the same year by Riverside.Track Listing : 1.'Round Midnight (Thelonious Monk, Cootie Williams, Bernie Hanighen) - 08:29 . 2.Rhythm-A-Ning (Thelonious Monk) - 05:19 . 3.Sweet And Lovely (Gus Arnheim, Jules Lemare, Harry Tobias) - 07:17 . 4.Decidedly (Gerry Mulligan) -…

Joe Henderson records ‘The Kicker’ for Milestone (1967)

Joe Henderson's 'The Kicker' is an album recorded on August 10 & September 27, 1967 with Mike Lawrence, Grachan Moncur III, Kenny Barron, Ron Carter and Louis Hayes and released the same year by Milestone.Track Listing : 1.Mamacita (Joe Henderson) - 03:24 . 2.The Kicker (Joe Henderson) - 04:09 . 3.Chelsea Bridge (Billy Strayhorn) - 04:40 . 4.If (Joe Henderson) - 05:37 . 5.Nardis (Miles Davis)…

Thelonious Monk records ‘Misterioso’ at the Five Spot Café, New York City (1958)

Thelonious Monk's 'Misterioso' is a live album recorded on August 7, 1958 at Five Spot Café, New York City with Roy Haynes, Ahmed Abdul-Malik and Johnny Griffin.Track listing : 1.Nutty (Thelonious Monk) - 05:22 . 2.Blues Five Spot (Thelonious Monk) - 08:11 . 3.Let's Cool One (Thelonious Monk) - 09:16 . 4.In Walked Bud (Thelonious Monk) - 011:20 . 5.Just a Gigolo (Irving Caesar, Leonello…

Wes Montgomery records his sixth album : ‘So Much Guitar’ for Riverside (1961)

Wes Montgomery's 'So Much Guitar' is his sixth album recorded on August 4, 1961 and released the same year by Riverside.1 . Twisted Blues 2 . Twisted Blues Track Listing : 1.Twisted Blues (Wes Montgomery) - 05:31 . 2.Cotton Tail (Duke Ellington) - 03:38 . 3.I Wish I Knew (Mack Gordon, Harry Warren) - 05:26 . 4.I'M Just A Lucky So-And-So (Duke Ellington, Mack David) - 05:57 . 5.Repetition (Neal…

Sonny Rollins records ‘Easy Living’ with George Duke, Paul Jackson and Tony Williams (1977)

Sonny Rollins' 'Easy Living' is an album recorded between August 3 and 6, 1977 with George Duke, Paul Jackson and Tony Williams and released the same year by Milestone.1 . My One and Only Love Track listing : 1.Isn't She Lovely? (Stevie Wonder) - 6:39 . 2.Down the Line (Sonny Rollins) - 07:59 . 3.My One and Only Love (Robert Mellin, Guy Wood) - 05:05 . 4.Arroz con Pollo (Sonny Rollins) - 05:37…

Thelonious Monk records ‘Thelonious Monk Plays Duke Ellington’ for Riverside (1955)

'Thelonious Monk Plays Duke Ellington' is an album by Monk playing well-known songs by Ellington, recorded July 21 and 27, 1955 and released the same year by Riverside.1 . Sophisticated lady (Berliner Jazztage 1969) 2 . Solitude (Berliner Jazztage 1969) 3 . Satin Doll (Berliner Jazztage 1969) 4 . Blues for Duke (Berliner Jazztage 1969) Track listing : . 1.It Don't Mean a Thing (If It Ain't…

Bill Evans records ‘Interplay’ with Percy Heath, Philly Joe Jones, Jim Hall and Freddie Hubbard (1962)

Bill Evans' 'Interplay' is an album recorded on July 16–17 and August 21, 1962, with Percy Heath, Philly Joe Jones, Jim Hall and Freddie Hubbard and released the same year by Riverside.Track Listing : 1.You And The Night And The Music (Howard Dietz, Arthur Schwartz) - 07:04 . 2.When You Wish Upon A Star (Leigh Harline, Ned Washington) - 05:45 . 3.I'Ll Never Smile Again (Ruth Lowe) - 06:32 .…

Cannonball Adderley records ‘Nippon Soul’ in Tokyo with Nat Adderley, Yusef Lateef and Joe Zawinul (1964)

Cannonball Adderley's 'Nippon Soul' is a live album recorded on July 9, 14 and 15, 1963 in Tokyo, Japan with Nat Adderley, Yusef Lateef and Joe Zawinul and released in 1964 by Riverside.1 . (w/ Yusef Lateef, 1963) 2 . Jive samba (Tokyo, 1963) 3 . Jessica's Birthday (Live, 1963) Track Listing : 1.Work Song (Nat Adderley) - 09:06 . 2.Autumn Leaves (Joseph Kosma, Jacques Prévert) - 07:27 .…

McCoy Tyner records ‘Enlightenment’ live at the Montreux Jazz Festival (1973)

McCoy Tyner's 'Enlightenment' is a live album recorded on July 7, 1973 at the Montreux Jazz Festival In 1973 and released the same year by Milestone.1 . Montreux 1973 (Part 1) 2 . Montreux 1973 (Part 2) Track Listing : 1.Presenting The Mccoy Tyner Quartet (Introduced By French Disc Jockey Pierre Lattès) . 2.Enlightenment Suite, Part 1 - Genesis (Mccoy Tyner) - 10:02 . 3.Enlightenment Suite,…

Flora Purim records ‘500 Miles High’ live at the Montreux Jazz Festival (1974)

Flora Purim's '500 Miles High' is a live album recorded on July 6, 1974 at the Montreux Jazz Festival and released the same year by Milestone.Track Listing : 1.O Cantador (Dori Caymmi, Nelson Motta) - 05:09 . 2.Bridge (Flora Purim) - 01:45 . 3.500 Miles High (Chick Corea, Neville Potter) - 05:30 . 4.Cravo E Canela (Cinnamon And Cloves) (Ronaldo Bastos, Milton Nascimento) - 06:46 . 5.Bahia (Ary…

Thelonious Monk records ‘Monk’s Music’ with John Coltrane, Coleman Hawkins, Art Blakey et al (1957)

Thelonious Monk's 'Monk's Music' is an album recorded on June 26, 1957 by a septet featuring Coleman Hawkins, Art Blakey and John Coltrane and released the same year by Riverside Records.1 . Off Minor (1963) 2 . Epistrophy (Jazz 625) Track Listing : 1.Abide With Me (Henry Francis Lyte, William Henry Monk) - 0:54 . 2.Well, You Needn'T (Thelonious Monk) - 11:24 . 3.Ruby, My Dear (Thelonious Monk)…

Bill Evans records ‘Sunday at the Village Vanguard’ with Scott Lafaro and Paul Motian (1961)

Bill Evans' 'Sunday at the Village Vanguard' is an album recorded on June 25, 1961 at the Village Vanguard in New-York City and released the same year by Riverside?Track Listing : 1.Gloria'S Step (Take 2) (Scott Lafaro) - 06:09 . 2.My Man'S Gone Now (George Gershwin) - 06:21 . 3.Solar (Miles Davis) - 08:52 . 4.Alice In Wonderland (Take 2) (Sammy Fain) - 08:34 . 5.All Of You (Take 2) (Cole Porter)…

Wes Montgomery records his seventh (and first live) album : ‘Full House’ with Johnny Griffin, Wynton Kelly, Paul Chambers and Jimmy Cobb (1962)

Wes Montgomery's 'Full House' is his seventh (and first live) album recorded on June 25, 1962 by Riverside/Ojc.1 . Full House 2 . Full House Track Listing : 1.Full House (Wes Montgomery) - 09:14 . 2.I'Ve Grown Accustomed To Her Face (Alan Jay Lerner, Frederick Loewe) - 03:18 . 3.Blue 'N' Boogie (Dizzy Gillespie, Frank Paparelli) - 09:31 . 4.Cariba (Wes Montgomery) - 09:35 . 5.Come Rain Or Come…

Art Blakey records ‘Ugetsu’ with the Jazz Messengers featuring Wayne Shorter and Freddie Hubbard (1963)

'Ugetsu' by Art Blakey and the Jazz Messengers is a live album featuring Wayne Shorter and Freddie Hubbard, recorded on June 16, 1963 at Birdland in New-York and released In October 1963 by Riverside.1 . One By One 2 . On The Ginza (w/ JOHN GILMORE) Track Listing : 1.One By One (Wayne Shorter) - 06:18 . 2.Ugetsu (Cedar Walton) - 11:03 . 3.Time Off (Curtis Fuller) - 04:56 . 4.Ping-Pong (Wayne…

Sonny Rollins records ‘The Sound of Sonny’ with Sonny Clark, Roy Haynes, Percy Heath and Paul Chambers (1957)

Sonny Rollins' 'The Sound of Sonny' is an album recorded on June 11, 12 & 19 1957 with Sonny Clark, Roy Haynes and Percy Heath or Paul Chambers and released the same year by Riverside.Track Listing : 1.The Last Time I Saw Paris (Oscar Hammerstein Ii, Jerome Kern) - 02:58 . 2.Just In Time (Betty Comden, Adolph Green, Jule Styne) - 03:59 . 3.Toot, Toot, Tootsie, Goodbye (Ernie Erdman, Ted Fio…

Joe Henderson records ‘Power to the People’ with Herbie Hancock and Jack DeJohnette (1969)

Joe Henderson's 'Power to the People' is an album recorded on May 23 & 29, 1969 with among others Herbie Hancock, Jack DeJohnette and released in 1969 by Milestone.Track Listing : 1.Black Narcissus (Joe Henderson) - 04:50 . 2.Afro-Centric (Joe Henderson) - 07:00 . 3.Opus One-Point-Five (Ron Carter) - 04:56 . 4.Isotope (Joe Henderson) - 04:53 . 5.Power To The People (Joe Henderson) - 08:42 .…