Hailing from the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Afropop, funk, rock and jazz outfit Jupiter & Okwess returns with the explosive Na Kozonga album, a blast of energy that bewitches the body and feeds the spirit.
Genesis of Genius: The Contemporary Albums combines legendary jazz saxophonist Ornette Coleman's albums fo Lester Koenig's Contemporary Records. It features his first albums as a bandleader - Something Else!!!! and Tomorrow Is the Question!
The greatest bassist leader jazz has ever known, Charles Mingus, with his spirited playing and spontaneity, always kept his ears and fingers on the pulse. “Mingus was something else, man,” Miles Davis wrote in his own book. “A pure genius, I loved him.”
BREAKING POINT Recorded in May 1964, shortly after Hubbard left Blakey's Jazz Messengers, the quintet - with James Spaulding, Ronnie Mathews, Eddie Khan, and Joe Chambers - moves assuredly from free-form playing and modal jazz to the blues and balladry.
"Get ready to rock with Wayne Shorter's biggest LP, 'Adams Apple'. With his unique blend of jazz and R&B, Shorter's music is sure to be a hit with any fan of soulful and groovy beats. This LP features some of his most electrifying performances yet,
In true, stream-of-consciousness, Beat fashion, the entire album was cut in one session with one take for each track, Allen's piano weaving in and out and occasionally commenting on Kerouac's verbal riffs to great effect.