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Music Review: Miles Davis – ‘Chronicles: The Complete Prestige Recordings 1951 – 1956′ [Box Set]

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'Chronicles' is an eight-CD Miles Davis set which represents his work with the Prestige label, during which the man with the horn came into his own. Read More »

Music Review: Oscar Pettiford – “Lost Tapes: Germany 1958/1959″

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Oscar Pettiford’s place in jazz music is secure because of his bass innovations and his making the cello a viable jazz instrument. For any fan of jazz and its history, "Lost Tapes..." is a must-have release. Read More »

Music Review: Terri Lyne Carrington – Money Jungle: Provocative In Blue

Money Jungle: Provocative In Blue is a worthy tribute by some of the sharpest and thoughtful artists on the scene. Read More »

Music Review: Thelonious Monk – The Very Best of Thelonious Monk

The Very Best of Thelonious Monk leaves listeners wanting more. Read More »

Music Review: Charlie Parker, Dizzy Gillespie, Bud Powell, Max Roach, Charles Mingus – The Quintet: Jazz At Massey Hall

Five jazz titans performed together in a half empty hall back in 1953. The result was one of the legendary jazz concerts of all time. Read More »

Music Review: Charlie Parker, Dizzy Gillespie, Bud Powell, Max Roach, Charles Mingus – The Quintet: Jazz at Massey Hall [Remastered]

If this isn't classic be-bop at its greatest, I'm not sure how it could get much better. Read More »

Music Review: Clifford Brown Sonny Rollins Max Roach Quintet – Complete Studio Recordings

These two hard bop albums are worthy of being identified as Essential Jazz Classics. Read More »

Music Review: Sonny Rollins – Saxophone Colossus

Two albums, ten tracks, and not a bad one among them. Saxophone Colossus, indeed. Read More »